Best Movies About Autism

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Best Movies About Autism

When it comes to Best Movies About Autism, there are so many films who explored this feeling. We listed 12 of the top ones.

Rain Man (1988)

Rain Man
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Barry Levinson, starring Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen
Rated R

Rain Man is a 1988 American road comedy-drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. It tells the story of an abrasive, selfish young wheeler-dealer Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise), who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of his multimillion-dollar estate to his other son, Raymond (Dustin Hoffman), an autistic savant. The film stars Cruise as Charlie, with Hoffman and Valeria Golino as his girlfriend, Susanna. The film was a huge critical and commercial success, grossing over $354 million worldwide and being the highest-grossing film of 1988. It won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor (Hoffman), and Best Director (Levinson). It also won three Golden Globes and was nominated for three more Oscars. The film follows Charlie as he discovers Raymond in an institution and they embark on a cross-country trip to Los Angeles to claim his inheritance. Along the way, the two brothers form a bond and Raymond helps Charlie to be more emotionally open and accepting of others. Charlie ultimately learns to accept Raymond's limitations and to appreciate him for the unique person he is

My Name Is Khan (2010)

My Name Is Khan
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Karan Johar, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Sheetal Menon, Katie Amanda Keane
Rated PG-13

My Name Is Khan is a 2010 Bollywood drama starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The film follows the story of Rizwan Khan, a Muslim man with Asperger's Syndrome, and his journey after relocating to San Francisco from India. After his mother passes away, Rizwan travels to the United States in search of his estranged brother and begins a quest to meet the President of the United States and tell him, "My name is Khan and I am not a terrorist." Along the way, he falls in love with a Hindu single mother, faces discrimination from those who fear Muslims, and ultimately makes the journey to the White House. Rizwan's story is one of hope and courage, in the face of adversity, and the film ultimately shows that love and understanding can overcome even the most difficult circumstances.

Snow Cake (2006)

Snow Cake
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Marc Evans, starring Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire
Rated Not Rated

The Accountant (2016)

The Accountant
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Gavin O'Connor, starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal
Rated R

Adam (2009)

Adam
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Max Mayer, starring Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving
Rated PG-13

The Black Balloon (2008)

The Black Balloon
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Elissa Down, starring Rhys Wakefield, Luke Ford, Toni Collette, Erik Thomson
Rated PG-13

A Brilliant Young Mind (2014)

A Brilliant Young Mind
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Morgan Matthews, starring Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan
Rated PG-13

The Story of Luke (2012)

The Story of Luke
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Alonso Mayo, starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Jayne Eastwood, Pam Hyatt, Cary Elwes
Rated Not Rated

Jane Wants a Boyfriend (2015)

Jane Wants a Boyfriend
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From William Sullivan, starring Louisa Krause, Gabriel Ebert, Eliza Dushku, Polly Draper
Rated R

Please Stand By (2017)

Please Stand By
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Ben Lewin, starring Dakota Fanning, Alice Eve, Toni Collette, Lexi Aaron
Rated PG-13

Fly Away (2011)

Fly Away
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Janet Grillo, starring Beth Broderick, Ashley Rickards, Aramazd Stepanian, Promotion
Rated TV-G

Molly (1999)

Molly
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From John Duigan, starring Elisabeth Shue, Aaron Eckhart, Jill Hennessy, Thomas Jane
Rated PG-13

 



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