Keyword illness Movies

The Big Sick 7.6

2017 Comedy, Drama, Romance

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty…

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Finding Neverland 7.2

2004 Drama

Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an…

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Awakenings 7.6

1990 Drama

Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled…

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Everything, Everything 7.2

2017 Drama, Romance

A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

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Lolita 7.0

1997 Drama, Romance

Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.

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Proof 6.2

2005 Drama, Mystery

Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness…

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Still Alice 7.5

2014 Drama

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

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It's Only the End of the World 7.3

2016 Drama

Louis, a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.

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The Secret of NIMH 7.5

1982 Fantasy, Animation, Drama, Family

A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her…

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Sicko 7.3

2007 Documentary

Sicko is a Michael Moore documentary about the corrupt health care system in The United States who's main goal is to make profit even if it means losing peoples lives. "The more people you deny health insurance…

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Amour 7.5

2012 Drama, Romance

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love…

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In the Land of Women 5.9

2007 Romance, Comedy, Drama

After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother and daughters who live…

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Cabin Fever 5.5

2003 Horror

A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.

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Clean, Shaven 7.0

1993 Drama, Crime

Peter Winter is a young schizophrenic who is desperately trying to get his daughter back from her adoptive family. He attempts to function in a world that, for him, is filled with strange voices, electrical noise…

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Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her 6.1

1999 Drama, Romance

In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for…

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The Boy in the Plastic Bubble 5.8

1976 TV Movie, Drama

Based on a true story, Tod Lubitch is born with a deficient immune system (which is unlike being born with AIDS). As such, he must spend the rest of his life in a completely sterile environment. His room is completely…

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Bubble Boy 5.1

2001 Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Jimmy is young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom... who pines for the sweet caresses of girl-next-door Chloe. But when Chloe decides to marry…

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Pieces of April 6.4

2003 Comedy, Drama

Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast…

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Tideland 6.3

2005 Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

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Safe 7.2

1995 Drama

Carol, a typical upper middle-class housewife, begins to complain of vague symptoms of illness. She "doesn't feel right," has unexplained headaches, congestion, a dry cough, nosebleeds, vomiting, and trouble breathing.…

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