Asperger's Syndrome

Characters with Asperger's Syndrome on movies.
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1.
Simple Simon (2010)
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Younger brother with asperger syndrome help his older brother find a girlfriend. (85 mins.)
Director: Andreas Öhman
 
2.
Adam (2009)
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Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth. (99 mins.)
Director: Max Mayer
 
3.
My Name Is Khan (2010)
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An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey. (165 mins.)
Director: Karan Johar
 
4.
The Village (2004)
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A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated countryside village. (108 mins.)
 
5.
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
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Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king. (101 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
 
6.
Pi (1998)
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A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature. (84 mins.)
 
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Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
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A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home. (96 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
 
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Mary and Max (2009)
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. (92 mins.)
Director: Adam Elliot
 
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Drive (2011)
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A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
 
10.
Amélie (2001)
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Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
 
11.
Mozart and the Whale (2005)
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A love story between two savants with Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism, whose conditions sabotage their budding relationship. (94 mins.)
Director: Petter Næss
 
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OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie (2010 Documentary)
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Director Bud Clayman documents his struggle with OCD and Asperger's Syndrome and how it derailed his plan to become a filmmaker. (100 mins.)
 
13.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
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Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. (158 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
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A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker. (152 mins.)
 
15.
Daria (1997 TV Series)
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A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults. (30 mins.)
Director: Karen Disher
 
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Rain Man (1988)
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Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country. (133 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
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A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. (129 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
 
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Molly (1999)
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A bachelor becomes the unwilling guardian of his autistic, intellectually disabled sister; then an experimental treatment works a dramatic change in her brain and his attitude. (102 mins.)
Director: John Duigan
 
19.
Mercury Rising (1998)
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Shadowy elements in the NSA target a nine-year old autistic savant for death when he is able to decipher a top secret code. (111 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
 
20.
Ben X (2007)
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As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games. (93 mins.)
Director: Nic Balthazar
 
21.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
Episode: Lines in the Sand (2006)
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A ten-year-old boy begins screaming in pain, but nobody knows why, because he is autistic and cannot explain. House refuses to use his office because it has new carpet. (44 mins.)
 
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About a Boy (2002)
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A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy. (101 mins.)
 
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Imagination (2007)
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Dr. Reineger is a child neuro-psychologist who has become confident that the twin Anna has a form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome... (70 mins.)
Director: Eric Leiser
 
24.
Somersault (2004)
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A young girl flees her hometown and arrives in the Australian Alps, where new experiences help her learn the differences between sex and love. (106 mins.)
Director: Cate Shortland
 
25.
The Luzhin Defence (2000)
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Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty. (109 mins.)
Director: Marleen Gorris
 
26.
Dear John (2010)
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A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave. (108 mins.)
 
27.
If You Could Say It in Words (2008)
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An unapologetically romantic tale about an adulterous young woman struggling to rebuild her life and a painter suffering from undiagnosed Asperger's syndrome. (110 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Gray
 
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Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
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A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding. (95 mins.)
 
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Untamed Heart (1993)
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A waitress hardly notices a shy busboy who secretly loves her; until one night she's attacked and he comes to her rescue. From there a relationship sparks but one secret could mean disaster for these fated lovers. (102 mins.)
Director: Tony Bill
 
30.
Snow Cake (2006)
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A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident. (112 mins.)
Director: Marc Evans
 
31.
Adaptation. (2002)
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A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen. (114 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
 
32.
Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry. (107 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
 
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A Serious Man (2009)
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Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking. (106 mins.)
 
34.
David's Mother (1994 TV Movie)
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A woman estranged from her husband and family insists on caring for her autistic son alone. (92 mins.)
 
35.
Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism (2012 Documentary)
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Louis travels to DLC Warren in New Jersey, an innovative autism school. (58 mins.)
Director: Jamie Pickup
 
36.
Planet Asperger (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary about Asperger syndrome that will teach you we don't all take the same journey towards happiness (85 mins.)
 
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A Mile in His Shoes (2011 TV Movie)
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Mickey Tussler, an autistic pitcher, joins a minor-league baseball team and has a profound effect on the team and manager Arthur "Murph" Murphy over the course of a season. (89 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
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Wretches & Jabberers (2011 Documentary)
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In 'Wretches & Jabberers and Stories from the Road', two men with autism embark on a global quest to... (90 mins.)
 
39.
Citizen Autistic (2013 Documentary)
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This film explores the controversy surrounding autism advocacy from the perspectives of members of the autism communities. (58 mins.)
 
40.
Sounding the Alarm: Battling the Autism Epidemic (2014 Documentary)
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How is it we know so little about something so widespread? None of us are more than a family member or neighbor away from autism... (58 mins.)
Director: John Block
 
41.
The Odd Way Home (2013)
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The oddest couple takes an unforgettable journey through the American Southwest, finding happiness in... (87 mins.)
 
42.
Through Our Eyes: Living with Asperger's (2015 Short Film)
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This documentary tells the stories of three young adults with Asperger's Syndrome, a mild form of autism... (32 mins.)
Director: Alyssa Huber
 
43.
The Story of Luke (2012)
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Sheltered by his grandparents, Luke, a young man with autism, is thrust into a world that doesn't expect anything from him. But Luke is on a quest for a job and true love. And he isn't taking no for an answer. (96 mins.)
Director: Alonso Mayo