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The Best Disability Movies

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Visit us @ http://alltimebest.co/ 1. Forrest Gump, 1994 Forrest Gump1994 Film8.8/10-IMDb71%-Rotten TomatoesSlow-witted Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) has never thought of himself as disadvantaged, and thanks to his supportive mother (Sally Field), he leads anything but a restricted life. Whether dominating on the gridiron as a college football star, fighting in Vietnam or captaining a shrimp boat, Forrest insp… Moreires people with his childlike optimism. But one person Forrest cares about most may be the most difficult to save -- his childhood love, the sweet but troubled Jenny (Robin Wright).Release date: July 6, 1994 (USA)Director: Robert ZemeckisRunning time: 145 minutesMPAA rating: PG-13Featured songs: Sugar Shack, Go Your Own Way, More 2. Ray, 2004 3. Born on the Fourth of July, 1989 Born on the Fourth of July1989 Film7.2/10-IMDb90%-Rotten TomatoesIn the mid 1960s, suburban New York teenager Ron Kovic (Tom Cruise) enlists in the Marines, fulfilling what he sees as his patriotic duty. During his second tour in Vietnam, he accidentally kills a fellow soldier during a retreat and later becomes permanently paralyzed in battle. Returning home to a… Moren uncaring Veterans Administration bureaucracy and to people on both sides of the political divide who don't understand what he went through, Kovic becomes an impassioned critic of the war.Release date: December 20, 1989 (USA)Director: Oliver StonePrequel: PlatoonSequel: Heaven & EarthScreenplay: Oliver Stone, Ron Kovic 4. Adam, 2009 Adam2009 Film7.3/10-IMDbAdam Raki (Hugh Dancy), an electronics engineer, has an autism disorder called Asperger syndrome. When a young woman named Beth (Rose Byrne) moves into his apartment building, he is quite taken with her. She does not quite know how to react to Adam's unconventional overtures but decides to give him … Morea chance nonetheless. But Beth's parents are apprehensive about her new romance, which could end the young lovers' relationship before it has a chance.Release date: March 26, 2009 (USA)Director: Max MayerMusic composed by: Christopher LennertzScreenplay: Max MayerMPAA rating: PG-13 5. Children of a Lesser God, 1986 Children of a Lesser God1986 Film7.2/10-IMDb81%-Rotten TomatoesStarting his new job as an instructor at a New England school for the deaf, James Leeds (William Hurt) meets Sarah Norman (Marlee Matlin), a young deaf woman who works at the school as a member of the custodial staff. A romance slowly develops between the pair in spite of Sarah's withdrawn emotional… More state due in part to her difficult relationship with her mother (Piper Laurie). Matlin, who is deaf in real life, won the Academy Award for Best Actress for this, her first film role.Initial release: October 3, 1986Director: Randa HainesStory by: Mark MedoffMPAA rating: RAwards: Academy Award for Best Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama 6. Benny & Joon, 1993 7. Charly, 1968 Charly1968 Film7.2/10-IMDb71%-Rotten TomatoesCharly Gordon (Cliff Robertson), who has an IQ of 69, is constantly derided by his boss and fellow employees at the bakery where he works. His efforts to read and write prove fruitless. But when Dr. Straus (Lilia Skala) offers Charly an opportunity to participate in a radical medical experiment, he … Morebecomes a certified genius. The newly educated Charly develops feelings for his teacher, Alice Kinian (Claire Bloom), but their happiness is threatened by an unforeseen complication.Release date: September 23, 1968 (USA)Director: Ralph NelsonAdapted from: Flowers for AlgernonStory by: Daniel KeyesScreenplay: Stirling Silliphant