Movies About Aspergers

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Amélie (2001)

Amélie
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta
Rated R

Amélie is a 2001 French romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The film tells the story of a shy waitress, Amélie Poulain (Audrey Tautou), who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better while struggling with her own loneliness. Through her acts of kindness and whimsy, Amélie helps others find their true happiness and discovers her own. With the help of a mysterious photo album that belonged to a former occupant of her apartment, Amélie embarks on her mission to bring joy to all those around her, including her own life. Along the way, she meets a variety of quirky and eccentric characters, including a rejected suitor, an elderly recluse, and a loveable grocer. Amélie is a story of love, self-discovery, and the power of kindness.

Wretches & Jabberers (2011)

Wretches & Jabberers
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Gerardine Wurzburg, starring Larry Bissonnette, Tracy Thresher
Rated TV-G

"Wretches & Jabberers" is a 2011 documentary directed by Gerardine Wurzburg that follows two men, Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette, who have autism, as they travel around the world to advocate for the rights of people with autism. The film follows Tracy and Larry as they meet with other people with autism and speak to them about their experiences and outlook on life. Through their conversations, Tracy and Larry make the argument that people with autism can not only be productive members of society, but also have meaningful relationships and contribute to the world in their own unique ways. The film also follows Tracy and Larry as they meet with experts and advocates in the field of autism to discuss the current state of autism and the struggles people with autism face on a daily basis. Ultimately, the film is an uplifting and inspiring look at autism and showcases how the lives of people with autism can be enriched by understanding and acceptance.

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 drama directed by Barry Levinson and starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman. The film follows Charlie Babbitt, a selfish, superficial yuppie who discovers he has an autistic older brother, Raymond (Hoffman). After their father dies, Charlie discovers his father has left him a large inheritance, but has also left the bulk of his estate to Raymond. Seeking to gain control of the money, Charlie takes Raymond on a cross-country adventure. Along the way, Charlie learns about Raymond's extraordinary mental abilities and his disability, and the two develop a strong bond. In the end, Charlie learns to care for Raymond and discovers the true value of family.

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 Indian drama film directed by Karan Johar. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in lead roles. The story follows Rizwan Khan, an Indian Muslim man with Asperger syndrome, who embarks on a journey across the United States to meet the President of the United States, hoping to make him understand the plight of Muslims in the country. Along the way, he finds allies in unexpected places and faces obstacles in his quest for justice. The film explores themes of racial and religious prejudice, and celebrates the power of the human spirit to overcome adversity.

Drive (2011)

Drive
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks
Rated R

Drive is an action-packed crime thriller, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, and Albert Brooks. The film follows a Hollywood stunt driver (Gosling) who moonlights as a getaway driver. He falls in love with his neighbor Irene (Mulligan) and agrees to help her husband Standard (Oscar Isaac) with a heist. However, things quickly spiral out of control and the driver must face off against a ruthless crime boss (Brooks) to protect himself and Irene. With a unique blend of intense action, exciting car chases, and a stunning visual style, Drive is a thrilling and unforgettable experience.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård
Rated R

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 crime thriller directed by David Fincher, based on the novel of the same name by Stieg Larsson. The film follows journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) as he is hired by wealthy industrialist Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer) to solve the mystery of the disappearance of his niece, Harriet Vanger, 40 years ago. During the investigation, he meets computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara) and the two form an unlikely alliance to uncover the truth. Together, they uncover a dark and disturbing conspiracy involving the Vanger family and the unsolved murder of Harriet. As the investigation proceeds, Blomkvist and Salander come face-to-face with a force that will stop at nothing to protect its secrets and silence anyone who dares to uncover them.

Adaptation. (2002)

Adaptation.
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Spike Jonze, starring Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton
Rated R

Adaptation is a 2002 American comedy-drama film directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman. The film follows a frustrated Hollywood screenwriter (played by Nicolas Cage) who struggles to adapt the novel The Orchid Thief into a film. Along the way, he and his twin brother (also played by Cage) deal with a variety of eccentric characters, including a love interest and an eccentric orchid thief. The film also explores themes of identity, success, failure, and the creative process. Adaptation was critically acclaimed and earned four Academy Award nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, and Best Picture.

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

Pi (1998)

Pi
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Darren Aronofsky, starring Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart
Rated R

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Punch-Drunk Love
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Andrews
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

About a Boy (2002)

About a Boy
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, starring Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Sharon Small
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

A Serious Man (2009)

A Serious Man
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick, Fred Melamed
Rated R

Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

Napoleon Dynamite
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jared Hess, starring Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell
Rated PG

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Daldry, starring Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow
Rated PG-13

The Luzhin Defence (2000)

The Luzhin Defence
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Marleen Gorris, starring John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson
Rated PG-13

Untamed Heart (1993)

Untamed Heart
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Tony Bill, starring Christian Slater, Marisa Tomei, Rosie Perez, Kyle Secor
Rated PG-13

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

Where the Wild Things Are
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Spike Jonze, starring Max Records, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Pepita Emmerichs
Rated PG

Somersault (2004)

Somersault
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Cate Shortland, starring Abbie Cornish, Sam Worthington, Lynette Curran, Damian de Montemas
Rated Not Rated

The Odd Way Home (2013)

The Odd Way Home
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Rajeev Nirmalakhandan, starring Veronica Cartwright, Christopher Rodriguez Marquette, Rumer Willis, Brendan Sexton III
Rated Not Rated

The Village (2004)

The Village
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From M. Night Shyamalan, starring Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard
Rated PG-13

OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie (2010)

OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Bud Clayman, Glenn Holsten, Scott Johnston, starring Bud Clayman, Jeff Bell, Maurice Benard, Wayne Bickerstaff
Rated Not Rated

Dear John (2010)

Dear John
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Lasse Hallström, starring Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins, Henry Thomas
Rated PG-13

Mercury Rising (1998)

Mercury Rising
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Harold Becker, starring Bruce Willis, Miko Hughes, Alec Baldwin, Chi McBride
Rated R

 



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