Most Popular Down Syndrome Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid 1970s.
Votes: 136,333 | Gross: $4.86M
2. Rain Man (1988)
R | 133 min | Drama
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Votes: 447,586 | Gross: $178.80M
3. Wild (I) (2014)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.
Votes: 112,220 | Gross: $37.88M
5. I Am Sam (2001)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama
A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
Votes: 137,335 | Gross: $40.31M
6. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.
Votes: 19,900 | Gross: $0.83M
8. The White Ribbon (2009)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?
Votes: 63,826 | Gross: $2.22M
9. Notes on a Scandal (2006)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Votes: 71,831 | Gross: $17.51M
10. Santa Sangre (1989)
NC-17 | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A former circus artist escapes from a mental hospital to rejoin his armless mother - the leader of a strange religious cult - and is forced to enact brutal murders in her name as he becomes "her arms".
11. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
An awkward seventh grader struggles to cope with inattentive parents, snobbish classmates, a smart older brother, an attractive younger sister and her own insecurities in suburban New Jersey.
Votes: 30,319 | Gross: $4.77M
13. The Seventh Sign (1988)
R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Abby Quinn is eagerly awaiting childbirth but is haunted by dreams where she suffers a miscarriage. When she decides to rent a room to a mysterious stranger, she realizes a chain of events that will unleash the end of humanity.
Votes: 12,350 | Gross: $18.88M
15. Wakefield (2016)
R | 106 min | Drama
Bryan Cranston gives the performance of a lifetime as Howard Wakefield, a lawyer on the edge of madness who has decided to disassociate himself from his own life.
Votes: 13,757 | Gross: $0.26M
19. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.
Votes: 16,241 | Gross: $0.09M
20. Running with Scissors (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.
Votes: 21,412 | Gross: $6.75M
21. Summer Heights High (2007)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G.
22. Down Under (2016)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, it is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide.
23. Kingdom Hospital (2004)
608 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. A great disaster threatens a haunted hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
25. The Aristocrats (2005)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy
One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.
Votes: 15,704 | Gross: $6.38M
26. Palindromes (2004)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Votes: 11,678 | Gross: $0.55M
31. Any Day Now (I) (2012)
R | 98 min | Drama
In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.
Votes: 5,530 | Gross: $0.20M
32. Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
At a reception for a fading film star making a screen comeback, a gushing, pushy fan is poisoned by a drink apparently meant for the actress.
33. Coffee Town (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy
A website manager enlists the help of his two friends in order to convince the owners of his favorite coffee shop -- which doubles as his office -- not to turn their business into a bar.
34. Please Give (2010)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Votes: 10,700 | Gross: $4.03M
35. Quiet Chaos (2008)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A look at the strange bereavement behavior of an Italian executive. Based on a novel by Sandro Veronesi.
Votes: 3,668 | Gross: $0.01M
36. What Is It? (2005)
Unrated | 72 min | Drama
What Is It? is a bewildering, unnerving, surreal, blackly comic film from the visionary mind of Crispin Glover that tells the inner and outer struggles of a young man facing villains and demons on multiple planes.
37. Johnny Stecchino (1991)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A kindhearted but bumbling idiot who likes to steal bananas, is passed off for a snitch hiding from the mob.
Votes: 9,259 | Gross: $0.57M
38. The Memory Keeper's Daughter (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama
A father separates his son from his twin sister at birth to prevent him and the mother from knowing she was born with Down syndrome. Based on the novel by Kim Edwards.
40. 24 Weeks (2016)
103 min | Drama
Centered on the dilemma faced by a woman who is already six months pregnant when she learns that her unborn child will have Down's syndrome as well as a serious heart defect. Should she be ... See full summary »
41. Jan Dara (2001)
108 min | Drama, Romance
Jan Dara grows up in a house lacking in love but abundant in lust. He quickly picks up the sinful way of life of his stepfather, Khun Luang who married his mother after she became pregnant ... See full summary »
42. My Father Die (2016)
90 min | Action, Drama
Deaf since having his hearing knocked out at the age of 12, Asher has been training for almost two decades to avenge himself on Ivan, the man that killed his older brother, 21 years ago. ... See full summary »
Votes: 871 | Gross: $0.00M
44. Visitor of a Museum (1989)
136 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic world, in which a large part of the population consists of demented and deformed mutants being kept in reservations, a man embarks upon visiting the ruins of a museum ... See full summary »
45. Set Me Free (1999)
95 min | Drama, Romance
Canadian/Swiss/French production that tells the tale of Hannah, a tomboyish 13 year-old hitting puberty in 1963. An unhappy and uncomfortable family life leads Hannah to seek escapism in the world of cinema. Specifically, she repeatedly watches and appears enthralled by Anna Karina, the character from Jean-Luc Godard's "Vivre sa vie" (1962) about a Parisian woman's descent into prostitution. Her ... See full summary »
Votes: 866 | Gross: $0.07M
46. Neon Heart (2018)
86 min | Drama
NEON HEART is a story about three people chasing life and each other. Laura returns home to Denmark after a short-lived porn career in the US. Despite the videos of her that remain online, ... See full summary »
48. ...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama
A couple whose son had been diagnosed as intellectually disabled, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is deaf, not intellectually disabled.
49. The Importance of Tying Your Own Shoes (2011)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Alex's high opinion of himself isn't backed up by reality as he is unemployed and having trouble with his girlfriend. When he finally gets a job with the local council/municipality of ... See full summary »