15 Impelling Movies That Will Change Your View Towards Mental Disorders


Mental illness is a very sensitive matter; sadly, there is hardly any awareness about it, neither any of us want to openly speak for it. Mental disorders are still taboo. People who are likely to suffer from this problem are very easily become the object of jokes or mockery.

Thanks to these outstanding movies who took a stand for them and showed us the real deal, the fear they go through each day.

1. Girl, Interrupted (1999)

This movie enlightened us about ‘Borderline personality disorder.’

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2. I’m A Cyborg, But That’s Okay (2006)

It deals with ‘Schizophrenia.’

3. Melancholia, 2011

You will learn about ‘Depression’ in this film.

4. Black Swan, 2010

This deals with ‘Psychosis.’

5. They Look Like People, 2015

Another movie shows about ‘Schizophrenia.’

6. A Beautiful Mind, 2001

It’s about ‘Paranoid Schizophrenia.’

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7. Lars And The Real Girl, 2007

Must watch! This movie is about ‘Schizoid Personality Disorder.’

8. Benny and Joon, 1993

Again a good movie enlightening us about ‘Schizophrenia.’

9. Jacob’s Ladder, 1990

This deals with ‘PTSD.’

10. The Fisher King, 1991

It is about ‘PTSD and Schizophrenia.’

11. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, 1993

The story deals with ‘Depression.’

12. Shutter Island, 2010

This movie tells about Psychosis, Or maybe not? Yes, you can’t miss this!

13. Silver Linings Playbook, 2012

It’s about ‘Bipolar disorder.’

14. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, 1975

It’s about ‘mental disorder.’

15. Memento, 2000

It deals with ‘Anterograde Amnesia.’