Is there any new movies about autiusm?

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13 Feb 2020, 8:10 pm

I would really like to watch something new and cool about autism.



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13 Feb 2020, 8:47 pm

Which autism related movies have you seen so far? I've seen many of them so I could recommend ones that you have not seen. Also, what services do you have access to to watch movies?

Here are some of my picks:

Feel good movies/love stories:

Jane Wants a Boyfriend
Please Stand By
Keep The Change

A love story and tragedy. Intense and not autism specific but Tourettes related:

Niagara Niagara

Also not autism specific, but the character exhibits autistic traits. This is one of my favorite movies if you can find it.

I've Heard the Mermaids Singing

Other good autism related movies:

Temple Grandin
Autism and Me
Neurotypical
Too Sane For This World
Life Animated
Fly Away
Aspie Seeks Love
Dad's In Heaven With Nixon
Adam
Dina (brief intense part related to past violent trauma)


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14 Feb 2020, 4:29 am

"Please Stand By" is my favorite.


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14 Feb 2020, 7:34 am

^ I enjoyed that one as well.

There's also a good documentary called Asperger's Are Us about the first and probably only comedy troupe where all its members have Asperger's.

There's also a great movie in Spanish called: The Lighthouse of the Whales.

I've seen all those movies and if there was a channel of only TV shows and movies about autism, I would watch such a thing primarily if not almost exclusively.


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"Ain't nothing but a stranger in this world
I'm nothing but a stranger in this world" -Van Morrison

"Are you Bluish? You don't look Bluish."

AQ-43 (32-50 indicates a strong likelihood of Asperger syndrome or autism).
EQ-14 out of 80
Rdos: Your neurodiverse (Aspie) score: 173 of 200
Your neurotypical (non-autistic) score: 39 of 200
You are very likely neurodiverse (Aspie)


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14 Feb 2020, 8:39 am

I really like Punch-Drunk Love. Adam Sandler's best performance, nothing like his other movies. They never actually say he has ASD, but you get that he does. It's definitely more on the romance side, but the cinematography, camera angles, and soundtrack I feel shows what we go through every day.



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15 Feb 2020, 8:27 pm

Both over 10 years old, but I liked "Mozart and the Whale" and "Ben X".

I also consider the 1986 movie "The Boy Who Could Fly" an underrated classic, but it could just be the nostalgia talking.



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15 Feb 2020, 10:39 pm

The Odd Way Home is another one.


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"Ain't nothing but a stranger in this world
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Rdos: Your neurodiverse (Aspie) score: 173 of 200
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You are very likely neurodiverse (Aspie)


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04 Apr 2020, 8:20 pm

How could I forget Mary and Max???


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Rdos: Your neurodiverse (Aspie) score: 173 of 200
Your neurotypical (non-autistic) score: 39 of 200
You are very likely neurodiverse (Aspie)


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05 Apr 2020, 4:41 pm

Did anyone see Autism: The Musical?


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05 Apr 2020, 7:34 pm

The movie, Yesterday seems like it has an aspie as a main character. The man is very obsessed with The Beatles to the point that they're his special interest. He's always looking at images of both The Beatles and beetles.


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