31 movies

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

October 20, 2017

Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor's life in gradually unsettling ways.

Bitter Moon

March 11, 1994

An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is mesmerized by the man's wife, who has perfected that trick of looking a man boldly in the eye until, by looking away, he concedes sexual supremacy.

Monkey Shines

July 29, 1988

A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those who get too close to him.

The Sweet Hereafter

May 14, 1997

A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his efforts only seem to push the townspeople further apart. At the same time, one teenage survivor of the accident has to reckon with the loss of innocence brought about by a different kind of damage.

The Burrowers

September 9, 2008

It is 1879 in the Dakota Territories, a band of men who set out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, but they soon discover that the real enemy stalks them from below.

Saw

January 1, 2003

Saw is an Australian nine-and-a-half-minute short subject horror film that was later expanded to a full feature film. The story is about David, an orderly at a hospital, who tells his horrific story of being kidnapped and forced to play a vile game of survival.

The Men

July 20, 1950

Fred Zinnemann's sensitive film on the plight of paraplegic WWII veterans features Marlon Brando in his superbly moving screen debut. He plays Lt. Bud Wilozek, one of a group of veterans recovering in the paraplegic ward of a hospital in his hometown. His former fiancée, Ellen (Teresa Wright), explains to his physician, Dr. Brock (Everett Sloane), her concern about his isolation and apparent depression since he has broken their engagment and refuses to see her. He counsels her to be patient, but when he decides to broach the issue with Bud, the embittered patient reacts angrily to the doctor's intrusiveness, and continues to refuse to see Ellen. The doctor cajoles the withdrawn paraplegic into the life of the ward, where fellow patients begin to pull Bud out of his spiritual miasma. At length, his sense of hope starts to return, and after seeing Ellen for the first time in months, he begins to contemplate the possibility of marriage.

Above Suspicion

January 1, 1995

Dempsey Cain is an honored cop, a loving husband and father, and mentor to his handsome younger brother. Then a drug dealer's bullet paralyzes him for life and Dempsey's world is shattered. Suddenly, his wife and brother seem to care less about him than for each other, and a million-dollar insurance.

Echoes

July 5, 2014

A young writer experiences visions during episodes of sleep paralysis, and she retreats with her boyfriend to an isolated house in the desert. As the visions worsen, she teeters on the edge of insanity as she uncovers a life-threatening secret.

Tuya's Marriage

April 4, 2008

Set in Inner Mongolia, a physical setback causes a young woman to choose a suitor who can take care of her, as well as her disabled husband.

Ploning

April 30, 2008

In the picturesque island of Cuyo, Palawan, an illegal Taiwanese fishing vessel docks carrying the fisherman named Muo Sei, a man looking for something or someone with the name Ploning. He has from sunrise to sundown to look for this "Ploning".

Amid the craggy, dusty hills of southern France (or is it northern Spain?), a woman screams in the night. Gorgeous Melissa Comfort (Mona Proust), a wealthy heiress confined to a wheelchair since birth, cries out in her nightmares, terrified of a dream that comes night after night. In this night terror, she's 10-years-old. Running from a man who may or may not be her father.

Some Kind of Miracle

January 3, 1979

The story of a TV newscaster who is paralyzed in a surfing accident and how he, and his fiance, have to adjust to his being in a wheelchair for the rest of his life.

Coffin 2

August 5, 2017

Trick is among five hostages trapped together, paralyzed from the neck down. While an FBI agent and former detective race against the clock to find their location, the group tries to figure a way out before their promised execution.

Sunrise at Campobello

September 28, 1960

The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, the story follows the various influences on his life and his determination to recover - based on the award winning Broadway play of the same name.

Invalid

October 3, 2015

INVALID is the story of a woman (Agnes played by Joni Durian) who is tasked with caring for her vegetative brother (Andrew played by Brandon Salkil). Things get strange when Agnes begins to hear her brother’s voice in her head, and he demands blood. Its Maniac meets Psycho meets Patrick with camera work and lighting inspired by the Italian greats like Bava, Fulci, and Argento. Sleaze, art, and emotion collide in INVALID.

Leave Yesterday Behind

January 11, 1978

Paul was injured while playing polo. He then learns that he is paralyzed from the waist down. Feeling despondent, he decides to go to his grandfather's ranch. He meets Marnie a horse trainer. For some reason she decides that she wants to get him to get his head out of the sand that he placed it in since the accident. She finds herself falling for him and he for her, too. But he tries to resist cause he doesn't know what kind of future, he could give her, cause he fears that he could be impotent.

Before All Others

January 6, 2016

A young woman's world is turned upside down when she is struck with a paralyzing disease and forced to live with her estranged grandmother who she hasn't seen since she was a little girl. Rose, a widowed and lonely senior, finds a new purpose in life: to fix a 20-year-old family secret.

Bliss

May 10, 2017

"Bliss" tells the story of actress Jane Ciego. Though successful and desirable to many, Jane, now in her 30’s, has become tired of the usual projects she’s been getting. She decides to produce her own film to win respect in the industry. But things do not go as planned. A terrible accident on the set leaves her temporarily crippled, trapped in a house filled with bizarre phenomena, and under the care of her unloving husband and a strange, obsessive nurse. With the horrors and madness escalating each day, Jane’s simple dream turns into an endless nightmare.

The compelling, heart-wrenching story of high school football star Chris Carnales, whose life changed when he became paralyzed after breaking his neck in a football game. Chris soon learned of others who suffered similar injuries and, with the help of his father, overcame tremendous pain to start an organization with one goal in mind: get immediate help to other victims and their families. He called it Gridiron Heroes.

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