Join Listal here 
Existing members 
Login here 
Join Listal to create lists, share images, get recommendations and much more
Added by Lolly4Holly

on 4 Sep 2011 11:03

18990 Views No comments

Movies about Eating Disorders

Choose file... or enter url:
Sort by: Showing 9 items
People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.4 
1. The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)
Casey Powell is a young teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nevosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-induced vomiting, because of her troubled home life and problems at school in which her bickering parents must put aside their differences to help her recover before her condition kills her.
Lolly4Holly's rating:

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
2. Kate's Secret (1986)
A beautiful woman married to a successful lawyer and the perfect suburban mother turns out to be a closeted bulimic.
Lolly4Holly's rating:

People who added this item 13  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 6.9 
3. The Karen Carpenter Story (1989)
Story of the meteoric rise and sudden fall of Karen Carpenter, who became a famous singer before battling anorexia and bulemia.
Lolly4Holly's rating:

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.5 
4. For the Love of Nancy (1994)
When Nancy graduates from high school, she is apprehensive about the future. She goes to college and becomes withdrawn. She starts to obsess over her weight, exercising all the time and hardly eating. Her parents ignore the changes in Nancy, until one shocking moment at Christmas when it becomes apparent to everyone that Nancy has a serious problem--she's anorexic. The parents try to get Nancy treatment, but she resists attempts to help her. At last, her father decides to take her to court and win guardianship of Nancy so he can force her into treatment.
Lolly4Holly's rating:

People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 6.6 
5. A Secret Between Friends: A Moment of Truth ... (1996)
When two friends, Lexi and Jennifer try and get in shape, they start to get rid of their food by vomiting it up. Lexi is then taken to a bulemic center by her worried mom. When she recovers she tells her mom that Jennifer might still have the same problem. Lexi's mom confronts Jennifer's mom and Jennifer get mad at Lexi. Lexi tries to reason to Jennifer at a beach party while Jennifer is drunk and Jennifer refuses and runs away from her. She is then hit by a passing car and Lexi becomes depressed and the vomiting starts again.
Lolly4Holly's rating:

People who added this item 13  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.3 
6. Perfect Body (1997)
Andie Bradley is a gymnast with big dreams for the Olympics. When offered to work with one of the leading coaches in the U.S., she gratefully excepts. When she gets to the gym, she is scrutinized by the coach about her weight and feels the pressure to lose the pounds. At first it's just dieting, but when she meets a fellow team member, Leslie, she realizes there are ways around it. You can eat what you want, and not gain a pound.
Lolly4Holly's rating:

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.6 
7. Sharing the Secret (2000)
A teenage girl who feels she must always seem happy for her parents and friends secretly binges and purges.
Lolly4Holly's rating:

People who added this item 7  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.2 
8. Dying to Dance (2001)
To be a prima ballerina, she was willing to sacrifice anything. And everything.
Lolly4Holly's rating:

People who added this item 6  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 5.7 
9. Hunger Point (2003)
It's hard to feel normal when you are trying to be perfect.
Lolly4Holly's rating:


Added to

Related lists

eating disorders
37 item list by samara
1 votes
Killer Shark Films - Ranked
43 item list by Bml93
10 votes 4 comments
Human Disorders
120 item list by hexagon sun
3 votes
Movies About Writers
118 item list by Petri
48 votes 9 comments
Movies about Porn Industry
22 item list by Time Bomb
18 votes 3 comments
Characters with Personality Disorders
12 item list by GroovyFairy
6 votes
Devil In Disguise
16 item list by martinalostgirl
7 votes
Books about movies
10 item list by THRILLHO
1 votes 1 comment
Celebrities and their weight issues
20 item list by Lee
51 votes 15 comments
Thanksgiving Movies
20 item list by garfield2710
1 votes

View more top voted lists

People who voted for this also voted for

One Movie From Each Decade!
[Actor] Brad Pitt Films: Best to Worst
My Favorite Magazine Covers
Top 15 Favorite Comedies
Chases - Cult Flicks & Trash Pics
Peter Travers - Best Guilty Pleasure Films
All Time Favorite Movies
My Favorite Courtroom Drama Movies
2005: Top 10 Favorite Movies
2007: Top 10 Favorite Movies
2008: Top 10 Favorite Movies
2009: Top 10 Favorite Movies

More lists from Lolly4Holly

Autism in the Movies
Creepiest Monsters in the Movies
Hollywood Shorties
30 Most Heartbreaking Movies

Login or Signup to post a comment