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Thinking about Movies About Brain Tumors, there are so many movies who explored this idea. We assembled 25 of the top ones.

Forrest Gump (1994)

Forrest Gump
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field
Rated PG-13

Forrest Gump is a 1994 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Eric Roth. The film stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, and Sally Field. The film follows the life of Forrest Gump, an intellectually challenged but kind-hearted man from Alabama who witnesses and inadvertently influences several defining historical moments in 20th century America. Forrest serves in the United States Army, meets President John F. Kennedy, and is present during the Vietnam War and its aftermath. His innocence and naivety stand in stark contrast to the turbulence of the era and the devastating consequences of war. The film was a major critical and commercial success, grossing over US$677 million worldwide. It won multiple awards and accolades, including six Academy Awards, a Golden Globe and a People's Choice Award. It was also nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks).

Magnolia (1999)

Magnolia
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Rated R

Magnolia is an ensemble drama film set in the San Fernando Valley and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. The film focuses on the interconnected lives of several characters, exploring themes of fate, family, love, loneliness, mortality, and redemption. The main characters include Earl Partridge (Jason Robards), Stanley Spector (Philip Seymour Hoffman), and Frank T.J. Mackey (Tom Cruise). Earl is a terminally ill, retired television executive whose second wife, Linda (Julianne Moore), is caring for him. Stanley is a former child prodigy and embittered game show producer who is Earl's son. Frank is a misogynistic self-help guru and motivational speaker. A mysterious event brings all of the characters together. During the night, frogs rain down from the sky, a reference to one of the Bible's plagues of Egypt. In the end, the characters all reach out to one another in an attempt to reconcile, forming an unlikely family.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, starring Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman
Rated PG-13

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is a critically acclaimed coming-of-age drama directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. It follows high school senior Greg (Thomas Mann), who is content to fly under the radar and play video games, until his mother forces him to befriend Rachel (Olivia Cooke), a classmate who has recently been diagnosed with leukemia. Initially, Greg and Rachel have a tenuous relationship, but as they spend more time together, they form a strong and special bond. As Rachel's health deteriorates, Greg and his best friend Earl (RJ Cyler) set out to make her a movie that will make her laugh and give her a reprieve from her illness. This heartfelt film explores the power of friendship and the importance of cherishing the time we have with the people we love.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

The Fault in Our Stars
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Josh Boone, starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern
Rated PG-13

The Fault in Our Stars is a romantic drama about two teenage cancer patients, Hazel and Augustus, who meet and fall in love at a cancer support group. As their relationship grows, Hazel and Augustus find themselves on an unforgettable journey to Amsterdam to visit the author of Hazel’s favorite book, An Imperial Affliction, and to search for answers about love, loss, and life. Along the way, they discover that even in the face of death, life can still be beautiful.

50/50 (2011)

50/50
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Levine, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard
Rated R

50/50 is a 2011 dramedy starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen. The film follows Adam (Gordon-Levitt) a 27 year-old public radio journalist, who learns he has a rare form of cancer. Despite his initial shock, Adam is determined to fight his illness with the help and support of his closest friends and family. Along the way, he discovers unexpected humor in the situation, and gains a new appreciation for life.

Volver (2006)

Volver
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Pedro Almodóvar, starring Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo
Rated R

Volver is a Spanish-language dark comedy-drama directed and written by Pedro Almodóvar. Starring Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas and Blanca Portillo, the film follows the story of Raimunda (Cruz), a woman who is trying to deal with the sudden death of her husband and the troubled relationship she has with her daughter. Meanwhile, her sister Sole (Maura) returns from the dead to help her family. With the help of her unusual friend Agustina (Dueñas), Raimunda and Sole plan to avenge the death of their mother years ago and finally come to terms with their troubled past. Volver is a humorous, heart-warming and life-affirming story of women and their strength and resilience in the face of life's tragedies.

The Butterfly Effect (2004)

The Butterfly Effect
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber, starring Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters, Elden Henson
Rated R

The Butterfly Effect is a 2004 American psychological thriller/science fiction film directed by Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber. The film follows Evan Treborn (Ashton Kutcher), a young man who suffers from memory blackouts and discovers he can travel back in time to critical points in his life. As he delves deeper into his memories, he discovers the power to alter his life and the lives of those around him with dangerous and dramatic consequences. In the process, he discovers that his actions in the past have a tremendous impact on his present and future. Ultimately, Evan must make the difficult decision to either continue to fix the consequences of his actions or let the present and future stand as they are.

The Life of David Gale (2003)

The Life of David Gale
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alan Parker, starring Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Cleo King
Rated R

The Life of David Gale is a 2003 drama directed by Alan Parker, starring Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, and Laura Linney. The film centers around David Gale (Spacey), a passionate death penalty activist and professor who is wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of a colleague, Constance Harraway (Linney). With only days to go before his execution, Gale enlists the help of journalist Bitsey Bloom (Winslet) to prove his innocence. Bitsey slowly unravels the true story behind the crime and discovers a powerful conspiracy behind the death penalty in Texas. With the execution clock ticking, Bitsey races against time to prove Gale's innocence and uncover the truth.

Life as a House (2001)

Life as a House
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Irwin Winkler, starring Hayden Christensen, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jena Malone
Rated R

Life as a House follows George Monroe (Kevin Kline) as he attempts to rebuild his life and reconnect with his estranged son, Sam (Hayden Christensen). After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, George decides to tear down the rundown house he shares with his ex-wife Robin (Kristin Scott Thomas) and rebuild it as a final project for himself and his son. As George and Sam work together on the house, their relationship is slowly repaired as they confront their differences, both past and present. Along the way, Robin begins to reconnect with her son, discovering the strength and courage of her family in the face of life's struggles. In the end, George is able to leave a lasting legacy for his son, and come to terms with his own mortality.

The Bucket List (2007)

The Bucket List
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Rob Reiner, starring Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd
Rated PG-13

My Life Without Me (2003)

My Life Without Me
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Isabel Coixet, starring Sarah Polley, Scott Speedman, Mark Ruffalo, Leonor Watling
Rated R

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Erin Brockovich
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Steven Soderbergh, starring Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick
Rated R

Terms of Endearment (1983)

Terms of Endearment
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James L. Brooks, starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito
Rated PG

My Sister's Keeper (2009)

My Sister's Keeper
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Nick Cassavetes, starring Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin, Walter Raney
Rated PG-13

The Ultimate Gift (2006)

The Ultimate Gift
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Michael O. Sajbel, starring Drew Fuller, James Garner, Abigail Breslin, Bill Cobbs
Rated PG

A Walk to Remember (2002)

A Walk to Remember
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Adam Shankman, starring Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote, Daryl Hannah
Rated PG

The Basketball Diaries (1995)

The Basketball Diaries
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Scott Kalvert, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio
Rated R

Stuck in Love. (2012)

Stuck in Love.
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Josh Boone, starring Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins, Nat Wolff
Rated R

The Fountain (2006)

The Fountain
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Darren Aronofsky, starring Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas, Ellen Burstyn
Rated PG-13

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Paris, je t'aime
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant, starring Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Ardant
Rated R

One Day (2011)

One Day
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Lone Scherfig, starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Tom Mison
Rated PG-13

A Christmas Tale (2008)

A Christmas Tale
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Arnaud Desplechin, starring Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Mathieu Amalric, Anne Consigny
Rated Not Rated

P.S. I Love You (2007)

P.S. I Love You
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Richard LaGravenese, starring Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Lisa Kudrow
Rated PG-13

Ways to Live Forever (2010)

Ways to Live Forever
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Gustavo Ron, starring Robbie Kay, Alex Etel, Emilia Fox, Greta Scacchi
Rated PG-13

Miss You Already (2015)

Miss You Already
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Catherine Hardwicke, starring Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper, Paddy Considine
Rated PG-13

 



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