January 31, 2024Republic Entertainment Desk

Silver Linings Playbook To Girl Interrupted: Movies That Deal With Mental Health Issues

Silver Linings Playbook features Bradley Cooper as Pat Solitano who has bipolar disorder, with Jennifer Lawrence's Tiffany too grappling with an unnamed condition.

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From schizophrenia to obsessive compulsive disorder, 1999 film Girl, Interrupted goes a long way in dramatising these very real mental ailments. The film is available on Netflix.

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The Perks of being a Wallflower spotlights trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Order through its complex coming of age narrative. The film can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video.

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Suicide and depression stand poignantly dramatised in the Hugh Grant and Toni Collette starrer About A Boy. The film also features a young Nicholas Hoult.

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1980 release Ordinary People stars Timothy Hutton as Conrad, who suffers from major depressive disorder. The film is available for rent on Amazon Prime Video.

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Though no official diagnosis is mentioned in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, popular analysis believes the film dramatises a personality disorder.

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A Beautiful Mind depicts the real-life story of mathematician and noble prize winner John Nash who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. The film is available on Amazon Prime Video.

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