Movies About Recovery

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Movies About Recovery

When it comes to Movies About Recovery, there is no limit to the films exploring this topic. Here are 11 of our favorites.

Warrior (2011)

Warrior
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Gavin O'Connor, starring Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison
Rated PG-13

Warrior is a drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and released in 2011. It tells the story of two estranged brothers, Tommy and Brendan Conlon, who must face each other in a Mixed Martial Arts tournament. Both men, driven by their need for redemption, must confront their pasts and the demons that haunt them. Tommy is a former Marine who is struggling to support his family as he battles with post-traumatic stress disorder. He enters the tournament as a way to win money and gain closure. Meanwhile, Brendan is a high school physics teacher who must battle his own inner demons when his wife leaves him. He also enters the tournament to win money and prove his worth to his disapproving father. As the tournament progresses, both brothers must confront their feelings of guilt and anger and must ultimately decide whether or not to forgive each other. In the end, each brother is victorious in his own way, and both come to terms with their pasts.

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Silver Linings Playbook
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From David O. Russell, starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver
Rated R

Silver Linings Playbook follows Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper), a former teacher who returns home after spending eight months in a mental institution. He’s determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his estranged wife. Things get more complicated when he meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a mysterious girl with problems of her own. As their bond deepens, Pat and Tiffany find themselves embarking on an unexpected journey of self-discovery and love. Along the way, they discover that even when life is at its darkest, love and hope can be found in the most unexpected places.

A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)

A Street Cat Named Bob
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Roger Spottiswoode, starring Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt
Rated Not Rated

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Gus Van Sant, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black
Rated R

Ben Is Back (2018)

Ben Is Back
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Peter Hedges, starring Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton
Rated R

Smashed (2012)

Smashed
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From James Ponsoldt, starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally
Rated R

The Way Back (2020)

The Way Back
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Gavin O'Connor, starring Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Janina Gavankar, Michaela Watkins
Rated R

Four Good Days (2020)

Four Good Days
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Rodrigo García, starring Mila Kunis, Carla Gallo, Glenn Close, Stephen Root
Rated R

Animals (2014)

Animals
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Collin Schiffli, starring David Dastmalchian, Kim Shaw, John Heard, John Hoogenakker
Rated Not Rated

Body Brokers (2021)

Body Brokers
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From John Swab, starring Suzanne Wind, Frank Grillo, Alice Englert, Samone James
Rated R

A Million Little Pieces (2018)

A Million Little Pieces
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Sam Taylor-Johnson, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Odessa Young, Giovanni Ribisi
Rated R

 



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