5 Must-see Amazing Autism Movies & Films

If you are a parent of an autistic child who find yourself struggling to teach social, learning, and communication skills, then, movies can be a great source that teaches children of different types of disabilities the skills that no specific teacher can teach in a formal classroom setting. Movies have the power to open “magical doors” to do what nobody else can. Here is my list of must-see movies to watch with your child.

Must-See Movie #1: Inside Out

This is a Disney and Pixar film which blew families away when it just came out a few years ago. Inside Out is a story about a young girl named Riley, who is forced to deal with her emotions when her family decide to move to San Francisco.
If you have difficulty communicating about emotions in your family, by watching the film’s animated characters may give you ideas how to discuss moods and feelings with your kids.
The movie won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year.

Must-See Movie #2: The United States of Autism

This is a documentary film about a father who searches for answers to help his autistic son. Here’s IMDb summary: “Follow one man’s 11,000 mile, 40 day journey across the American landscape to visit twenty families and individuals affected by autism while searching for answers for his own son. With interviews from around the nation that include the widest spectrum of backgrounds-each conducted in the participants’ original language–the film weaves a broad and compelling tapestry across the spectrum of American life. In all its faiths, disparities, colors, and cultures, what he learns along the way will change not only his life, but the lives of those he meets, forever. It’s a story about the best days that still lie ahead for our nation, the families, and the people who give America its heart.”

Must-See Movie #3: Fly Away

Fly Away is about a mother who tries her best to care for her daughter, who must face extreme challenges because of ASD, and the decisions caregivers have to make while parenting a child with special needs.

Must-See Movie #4: Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin who was diagnosed with ASD, becomes famous through her writing, speaking, and the many challenges she have to face growing up.
From constructing big and complex contraptions to both control and soothe herself while experiencing meltdowns, to turning into a very successful professor of animal science and consultant for the livestock industry, Temple’s story will not fail to inspire the entire family. Her personal tale is not only incredible because of her ASD but also because of how she shares her experiences which dazzles the humanity of her condition.

Must-See Movie #5: The Boy Who Could Fly

The film follows a young girl, Milly, who lives next door to a nonverbal, autistic kid, Eric. The film addresses challenging subjects in an uplifting way. Though Eric’s belief that he could fly is completely ignored by everyone else, young Milly starts to wonder if Eric can really fly. This is a movie which focuses on nonverbal autism in a manner that is certain to provoke discussions among viewers.
Now you have five movies you can watch with the whole family on movie nights.

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Fun Facts & Questions on Movies & Films

  • One film shows both normal and autistic children, including triste.
  • Another film where autistic boys is killed with a scythe; it's sad the autistic boy is killed with a scythe in the film.
  • A film features ambiguously autistic characters.
  • Some movie fans ask: "Does the film the Experimenter relate to autism?"
  • Or, inquire: "Is the autism troop a comedy film?"
  • One film is on the medicalization of childhood autism.
  • Another autism in film; is it audacious?
  • Is the Tribeca film/movie about autism?
  • Are there offensive portrayals of autism in films?
  • Tom Cruise stars in a movie with autistic brother.
  • An autistic pianist appears in a movie.
  • A movie is about an autistic mathematician.
  • Bruce Willis stars in a movie with an autism kid.
  • Bruce Willis performs in a movie with an autistic kid.
  • Bruce Willas acts in a movie with an autistic kid.
  • Lifetime is a movie with autistic twins.
  • Tom Hanks acts in a movie with an autistic character.
  • Another movie features autistic Bobby piano player prodigies.
  • An older movie is about an autistic agent.
  • There's a movie about an autistic baseball player.
  • One movie is about an autistic boy and horses.
  • The movie about an autistic hitman is fun to watch.
  • The movie about an autistic girl and cows may be boring for some people.
  • The movie featuring cattle and an autistic woman can educate you on farm life.
  • Sia autistic movie: Is it worth seeing?
  • Some people might like the autistic pianist Berklee College tv movie.
  • In another movie an autistic child plays the fiddle.
  • How would you grade Ratatouille autism movie?
  • Would you ever watch Sam the autism chess movie?
  • Have you seen movie of upper st Clair family with autism?
  • There's a Netflix movie about a boy with autism who loves dolphins.
  • Many people have seen Liam Neeson autism movie.
  • Rayman movie is autism related.
  • Autism chess gb movie may be appealing.
  • The cognitive autism movie came out in 2016.
  • There's a movie about a kid with autism and imaginary girlfriend.
  • Talmud is a research movie on autism.
  • The Amadeus autism movie may be exciting to see.
  • Have you watched autism friendly emoji movie recently?
  • The Autism Speaks movie is atypical.
  • Robert De Niro stars in an autism movie.
  • There's a movie about the smartest girl with autism.
  • Both Johnny Depp and Leonardo Dicaprio work in the same autism movie.
  • There are few autism horror movie thrillers.
  • Sandra Bullock stars in the 911 autism movie.
  • Is the screening of the emoiji movie autism friendly?
  • Would you see the accountat autism movie?
  • Some people ask: "How does the movie Inside Out construct disabilities and autism?"
  • Have you seen Vaxxed, the autism vaccine movie?
  • Some movie theatres are autism friendly.
  • Would you prefer going to autism movie theaters?
  • Did Sesame Street and Power Rangers movies feature anyone with autism?
  • You may hear autism cliches in movies.
  • How many autism vaccine movies have you watched?
  • Are there movies about autism and Starbucks?
  • Is Imdb a movie about mild autism?
  • How many movies were made about autism or asperger?
  • Would you go see movies about autism 2008 hindi?
  • Have you seen movies about curing autism?
  • Would you watch Pixar Inside Out autism?
  • Or see Fly Away autism movie of 2011 Putlocker?