Tag: autism

The Boy Who Could Fly (1986) 6.5

The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)

Charlene Michaelson, her two children - teen-aged Amelia 'Milly' Michaelson and precocious adolescent Louis Michaelson - and their dog Max move into a new house in a new neighborhood after the passing of Charlene's husba...

Power Rangers (2017) 5.9

Power Rangers (2017)

High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vengeance, the group must ...

Don’t Be a Dick About It (2018) 7.1

Don’t Be a Dick About It (2018)

Two red-headed kids fight a lot, eat a lot, and grow up a little in a goofy coming of age story that looks at the small things in life that define who we are, or at least define that we're all dicks. Matthew has braces, ...

The Specials (2019) 7.5

The Specials (2019)

The story of two men, educators of children and adolescents with autism.::Hugo Van Herpe...

Molly (1999) 5.8

Molly (1999)

A bachelor becomes the unwilling guardian of his autistic, intellectually disabled sister; then an experimental treatment works a dramatic change in her brain and his attitude.::Morganalee...

Nathan’s Kingdom-2019 8

Nathan’s Kingdom-2019

Nathan's Kingdom is a Sci-Fi, coming of age drama about Laura, a 19-year-old outcast, who will not surrender Nathan, her 25-year-old autistic brother, to social services, and she takes him on an impossible quest to find ...

A Boy Called Po-2016 6.9

A Boy Called Po-2016

When David Wilson's young wife falls victim to cancer, he is left a single working dad with the sole responsibility of caring for his sixth grade son with autism. Patrick, who prefers to be called 'Po,' is a gifted but c...

Best Kept Secret-2013 7.4

Best Kept Secret-2013

JFK High School, located in the midst of a run-down area in Newark, New Jersey, is a public school for all types of students with special education needs, ranging from those on the autism spectrum to those with multiple ...

This One’s for the Ladies-2018 5

This One’s for the Ladies-2018

This documentary explores the sexual and social identity of contemporary black America through intimate, eye opening and often hilarious accounts from women and men who find love and community in the underground world of...

Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe-2016 5.1

Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe-2016

In 2013, biologist Dr. Brian Hooker received a call from a Senior Scientist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who led the agency's 2004 study on the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine and its ...

Jane Wants a Boyfriend-2015 6.8

Jane Wants a Boyfriend-2015

Inspired by real life events, the film explores a week in the life of Jane, a young costume designer working as an intern on an exciting theater piece. Despite dealing with the everyday challenges of being on the autism ...

The Story of Luke-2012 7.2

The Story of Luke-2012

Sheltered by his grandparents, Luke, a young man with autism, is thrust into a world that doesn't expect anything from him. But Luke is on a quest for a job and true love. And he isn't taking no for an answer.::Alonso F....

Cruel Summer-2016 5.4

Cruel Summer-2016

Danny (Richard Pawulski), a teenager with autism, escapes the inner city for the beautiful countryside as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. Little does he know, that bitter Nicholas (Danny Miller) is hunting hi...

Autism in Love-2015 7.5

Autism in Love-2015

Autism in Love follows the story of four adults with autism spectrum disorders as they search for and manage romantic relationships.::Anonymous...

A Remarkable Life-2016 4.6

A Remarkable Life-2016

There are many things in life that could do a number on a man's masculinity. Lenny Babbitt has his identity and manhood challenged when his wife Tracy leaves him for a female doctor named Iris who has been treating their...

The Predator-2018 5.4

The Predator-2018

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe's most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themsel...

A Dark Place-2018 6.1

A Dark Place-2018

When a young boy goes missing in a sleepy backwoods town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation....

Temple Grandin-2010 8.3

Temple Grandin-2010

Biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who overcame the limitations imposed on her by her condition to become a Ph.D. and expert in the field of animal husbandry. She developed an interest in cattle early in life wh...

Cube-1997 7.2

Cube-1997

Six different people, each from a very different walk of life, awaken to find themselves inside a giant cube with thousands of possible rooms. Each has a skill that becomes clear when they must band together to get out: ...

The Rider-2017 7.4

The Rider-2017

Brady Blackburn, a rodeo bronc rider with some renown, learned everything he knows about horses and riding from his parents, Wayne and the now deceased Mari Blackburn. Brady is recovering from a fall off a bronking horse...

A Brilliant Young Mind-2014 7.1

A Brilliant Young Mind-2014

In a world difficult to comprehend, Nathan struggles to connect with those around him - most of all his loving mother - but finds comfort in numbers. When Nathan is taken under the wing of unconventional and anarchic tea...

Adam-2009 7.2

Adam-2009

Soon after moving in, Beth, a brainy, beautiful writer damaged from a past relationship encounters Adam, the handsome, but odd, fellow in the downstairs apartment whose awkwardness is perplexing. Beth and Adam's ultimate...

Jack of the Red Hearts-2015 7.2

Jack of the Red Hearts-2015

A streetwise teenage runaway is on the lam from her probation officer. Her name is Jacquelyn, but if you call her anything but Jack, she'll cut you. Needing to lay low, earn money, and gain adequate stability to rescue h...

Dear John-2010 6.3

Dear John-2010

South Carolina US Army Special operations soldier John is on summer leave from his German base, visiting his widowed father. Being gallant on the pier, he befriends college student Savannah, a college student, and her bu...

Ocean Heaven-2010 7.6

Ocean Heaven-2010

The story of a father's tireless love for his autistic son. A terminally ill father's attempt to teach his autistic son the necessary life skills to survive on his own before he passes away. It is also a poignant tribute...

Mozart and the Whale-2005 6.9

Mozart and the Whale-2005

A dramatic-comedy, inspired by the lives of two people with Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism, whose emotional dysfunctions threaten to sabotage their budding romance. Donald is a good-natured but hapless taxi driver...

Mercury Rising-1998 6.1

Mercury Rising-1998

Bruce Willis is an outcast FBI agent who protects a 9 year old autistic boy who is the target for assassins after cracking a top secret government code....

Nessun Dorma-2016 4.6

Nessun Dorma-2016

Primary school teacher Brian Fong (Andy Hui) becomes depressed after his wife's suicide. Unable to take care of his dog, he decides to leave it with Beloved Pets, where he befriends founder Jasmine Tsang (Janice Man). Pr...

Barfi!-2012 8.1

Barfi!-2012

Set in the 1970s in a pretty corner of India, Barfi. is the story of three young people who learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's norms of normal and abnormal. Barfi, a hearing and speech impa...

Life, Animated-2016 7.5

Life, Animated-2016

Owen Suskind was a boy of considerable promise, until he developed autism at the age of 3. As Owen withdrew into his silent state, his parents almost lost hope that he find some way to interact with his world in some mea...

Please Stand By-2017 6.7

Please Stand By-2017

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.::Anonymous...

The Accountant-2016 7.3

The Accountant-2016

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. ...