Movies About Childhood Trauma

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Movies About Childhood Trauma

For Movies About Childhood Trauma, there is no limit to the directors who explored this feeling. Here are 8 of the top ones.

The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Sixth Sense
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From M. Night Shyamalan, starring Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams
Rated PG-13

The Sixth Sense is a psychological thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. It stars Bruce Willis as Malcolm Crowe, a child psychologist who has been shot by a disturbed patient. He takes on the case of a young boy named Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) who is able to see and talk to the dead. Malcolm ultimately comes to understand that he too has the same ability as Cole. With Malcolm’s help, Cole is able to confront his demons and accept the truth of his ability. In the end, they both learn to accept life and death and move on with their lives.

Jaws (1975)

Jaws
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary
Rated PG

Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg. It tells the story of a great white shark that terrorizes a fictional holiday resort town of Amity Island, bringing its once booming tourism industry to a halt. Police Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) is determined to save the town from the shark and finds help from the marine researcher Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and the professional shark hunter Quint (Robert Shaw). After a series of attacks, the trio sets out to hunt the great white in a thrilling finale. Jaws not only became the first summer blockbuster, but it also set a new standard for the action-adventure genre and was the highest-grossing film of all time up until the release of Star Wars in 1977.

Jumanji (1995)

Jumanji
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Joe Johnston, starring Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde
Rated PG

Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

Pee-wee's Big Adventure
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger
Rated PG

Creepshow (1982)

Creepshow
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From George A. Romero, starring Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, E.G. Marshall
Rated R

James and the Giant Peach (1996)

James and the Giant Peach
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Henry Selick, starring Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow
Rated PG

Child's Play (1988)

Child's Play
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Tom Holland, starring Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif
Rated R

Creepshow 2 (1987)

Creepshow 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Michael Gornick, starring George Kennedy, Lois Chiles, Domenick John, Tom Savini
Rated R

 



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