Movies to Watch

For your NAMI themed movie night you can get suggestions from our Top 10 Movies About Mental Illness list or you can browse the movies and shows below for ideas.


Home is an inspiring film about Jack, a man living with schizophrenia who wants to move out of the group home and into a home of his own with hopes of salvaging his relationship with his young son, reestablishing his life and achieving some sense of normalcy. 

Call Me Crazy

This lifetime original movie features five shorts about the triumphs of hope, love and relationships for people struggling with mental illness.

Frankie & Alice 

Inspired by a true story, Frankie & Alice, is the story of an African American go-go dancer living with multiple personalities (dissociate identity disorder “DID”).

Please Like Me

After being dumped by his girlfriend, Josh, has come to the realization that he might be gay. While dealing with some of his own life changes he moves back home to help care for his mother who is batting depression.

Silver Linings Playbook

Pat is a former teacher with bipolar disorder who returns to his parents’ home after four years in a mental institution and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. He develops a relationship with Tiffany, a young woman with depression and major challenges of her own. 

That Which I Love Destroys Me

This documentary is a look at the current epidemic of PTSD and severe mental trauma that create challenges for returning service members. In it we follow two former Special Ops Soldiers as they are overcoming reintegration and stigmas of mental illness.