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Movies about Mental Illness:

14 movies, sorted by rating.

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Genre: Biography, Drama
About: Geniuses, Mental illness

Shutter Island (2010)

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
About: Mental hospitals, Mental illness

Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

Genre: Drama
About: Mental illness, Schizophrenia

Ordinary People (1980)

Genre: Drama
About: Mental illness, Losing a child

Everything is in its proper place in the Jarrett household -- except the past. Mary Tyler Moore scored an Oscar nod for her role as repressed mother Beth Jarrett, whose favorite son has died, leaving her with another (Timothy Hutton) she can barely tolerate. The film also netted four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Redford, in his directorial bow), Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for young Hutton.

The Machinist (2003)

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
About: Insomnia, Mental illness

What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

Genre: Drama, Romance
About: Small towns, Mental illness

I Am Sam (2001)

Genre: Drama
About: Mental illness, Parenting

The Lookout (2007)

Genre: Thriller, Drama
About: Mental illness, Amnesia