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Added by GemLil on 10 Mar 2008 11:16
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Mental Illness Movies

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People who added this item 3362 Average listal rating (2020 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.5

Name: Howard Hughes
Disorder: Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Special gift: Aviation
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Name: John Nash
Disorder: Schizophrenia
Special gift: Mathematics
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People who added this item 942 Average listal rating (571 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2

Name: Joon
Disorder: Schizophrenia
Special Gift: Art

Description: Joon has a tendency to start fires which worries her older brother, Benny, to such an extent as to take away most of her life's freedoms. Joon feels oppressed thus and only acts out even more.


Name: Sam
Disorder: Unknown
Special gift: Humor

Description: Joon is eccentric and a true comedian. He sees the world from an artist's perspective, which helps him to bond with Joon - maybe a little too closely for Benny's taste.
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People who added this item 244 Average listal rating (142 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7

Name: Zen
Disorder: Autism
Special gift: Martial arts
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Crazy People (1990)
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People who added this item 9033 Average listal rating (5705 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.8

Name: Norton
Disorder: Multiple personality disorder/Schizophrenia
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People who added this item 9224 Average listal rating (5789 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8

Name: Forrest Gump
Disorder: Mental retardation
Special gift: Ping pong
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People who added this item 1964 Average listal rating (1191 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6

Name: Sam Dawson
Disorder: Developmental disability
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Mr. Jones (1993)
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Name: Alexandra Rover
Disorder: Obsessive-compulsive disorder/Schizophrenia
Special gift: Writing
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Name: Phoebe Lichten
Disorder: Tourette Syndrome
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Name: Pumpkin Romanoff
Disorder: Mental retardation
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Name: James Robert "Radio" Kennedy
Disorder: Mental retardation
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Name: Raymond Babbitt
Disorder: Autism
Special gift: Mathematics
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People who added this item 605 Average listal rating (353 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8

Name: Karl Childers
Disorder: Mental retardation
Special gift: Mechanics

Description: Karl Childers was sent to a mental institution since he was a child up until his being an older adult at the time of Sling Blade's beginning for killing his mother's lover - who he caught with his mom and thought was raping her - with a kaiser blade. He has a thick Southern accent and is a faithful Christian. When he gets out he finds himself bonding with a young boy named Frank Wheatley as well as his mother Linda, and her gay friend Vaughan. Childers becomes protective of the rest of the group from Linda's boyfriend Doyle's mean personality.
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Name: Nathaniel Ayers
Disorder: Schizophrenia
Special gift: Music
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People who added this item 3452 Average listal rating (2259 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.5

Name: Noah Percy
Disorder: Developmental disability
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Name: Arnie Grape
Disorder: Developmental disability
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These movies have important characters with neurological impairments. In the notes more detail is gone into. I apologize if the term "Mental retardation" offends anyone - I mean only to give the generalized term that covers that particular disorder.

If anyone knows of some more or has any general critique of this list, do not hesitate to comment.

--Pumpkinate

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