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1. Taare Zameen Par (2007)

PG | 165 min | Drama, Family, Music

8.5
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An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte | Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer

Votes: 98,826 | Gross: $1.20M

2. Rocket Science (2007)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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73 Metascore

Looking for answers to life's big questions, a stuttering boy joins his high school debate team.

Director: Jeffrey Blitz | Stars: Reece Thompson, Anna Kendrick, Nicholas D'Agosto, Utkarsh Ambudkar

Votes: 11,927 | Gross: $0.71M

3. Superstar (1999)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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42 Metascore

A nerdy Catholic schoolgirl, Mary Katherine Gallagher, dreams of superstardom.

Director: Bruce McCulloch | Stars: Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell, Elaine Hendrix, Harland Williams

Votes: 15,442 | Gross: $30.63M

4. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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71 Metascore

A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 78,870 | Gross: $35.10M

5. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama

7.2
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A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite

Votes: 17,033 | Gross: $7.29M

6. Any Day Now (I) (2012)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.

Director: Travis Fine | Stars: Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Isaac Leyva, Frances Fisher

Votes: 4,964 | Gross: $0.20M

7. All Over the Guy (2001)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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46 Metascore

"All Over The Guy" is a contemporary romantic comedy about the quest to find the "one" when "the one" doesn't know he's the "one." It explores the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings ... See full summary »

Director: Julie Davis | Stars: Dan Bucatinsky, Richard Ruccolo, Sasha Alexander, Adam Goldberg

Votes: 3,970 | Gross: $1.01M

8. Specijalno vaspitanje (1977)

110 min | Drama

8.4
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Educator and those educated in a home for juvenile delinquents in the same test: approach, take a peek into his soul to become a man. The story of a minor, neglected boys-offenders and ... See full summary »

Director: Goran Markovic | Stars: Slavko Stimac, Bekim Fehmiu, Ljubisa Samardzic, Aleksandar Bercek

Votes: 887

9. Killer Diller (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.

Director: Tricia Brock | Stars: Lucas Black, William Lee Scott, Fred Willard, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 350

10. Autism: The Musical (2007)

94 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Follows five autistic children as they work together to create and perform a live musical production.

Director: Tricia Regan | Stars: Hillary Aaron, Joe Aaron, Adam, Jordan Andrews

Votes: 620

11. Best Kept Secret (2013)

85 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
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100 Metascore

JFK High School, located in the midst of a run-down area in Newark, New Jersey, is a public school for all types of students with special education needs, ranging from those on the autism ... See full summary »

Director: Samantha Buck | Stars: Alyce Barnhardt, Carla Byrd, Robert Caspar, Johnson Green

Votes: 258

12. Coded (2015– )

49 min | Drama

8.1
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Shae Fitzgerald is a new teacher dogged by a violent past and a relentless desire to reach his students, five tenth-grade misfits with clinical issues who don't give a shit.

Stars: Jarod Joseph, Joely Collins, Matteo Cerullo, Joshua Morettin

Votes: 7

13. La cour de Babel (2013)

94 min | Documentary

7.2
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How to integrate into French society when you are a young immigrant newly arrived in Paris? Just join the school of La Grange aux Belles where, whether you are named Agnieszka, Eduardo, ... See full summary »

Director: Julie Bertuccelli | Stars: Maryam Aboulgila, Felipe Arellano Santibanez, Miguel Angel Cegarra Monsalve, Brigitte Cervoni

Votes: 302

14. My Bestfriend's Girlfriend (2008)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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After an awkward yet memorable encounter at a stag party, Evo (Richard Gutierrez) and Grace (Marian Rivera) thought they would never see each other again. Little did they know that Grace is... See full summary »

Director: Mark A. Reyes | Stars: Richard Gutierrez, Marian Rivera, JC de Vera, Ehra Madrigal

Votes: 206

15. Relative Fear (1994)

R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Just why are people surrounding Adam Pratman dropping down dead? Is this five year old really a murderous sociopath?

Director: George Mihalka | Stars: Darlanne Fluegel, Martin Neufeld, James Brolin, Denise Crosby

Votes: 254

16. Wretches & Jabberers (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

8.1
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63 Metascore

In 'Wretches & Jabberers and Stories from the Road', two men with autism embark on a global quest to change prevailing attitudes about disability and intelligence. With limited speech, ... See full summary »

Director: Gerardine Wurzburg | Stars: Larry Bissonnette, Tracy Thresher

Votes: 81

17. bAd (2007)

30 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.8
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This film puts you inside the head of a dyslexic child trying to get through the 5th grade in the 1970's.

Director: Vincenzo Giammanco | Stars: Remy Thorne, Jennifer Davis, Nancy Cronig, Kyle Dietz

Votes: 52

18. Duo: The True Story of a Gifted Child with Down Syndrome (1996)

Not Rated | Short, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Duo is the story of a boy with Down syndrome who falls in love with a violinist and dreams of becoming her accompanist.

Director: Alexandre Ginnsz | Stars: Stephane Ginnsz, Eden Riegel

Votes: 22

19. Recovered: Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back (2008 Video)

57 min | Documentary

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Recovered - Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back documents four children who have recovered from the Autism Spectrum. Each child received services from the Center for Autism and ... See full summary »

Directors: Michele Jaquis, Doreen Granpeesheh | Stars: Bonnie, Brett, Bryce, Doreen Granpeesheh

20. Lovey: A Circle of Children, Part II (1978 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Jane Alexander, Ronny Cox, Kristine McKeon, Jeff Lynas

Votes: 27

21. Autism in Our World (2008)

23 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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A documentary that follows a 10 year old boy with autism.

Director: Alexa DiCambio | Stars: Bonnie Bray, Brian Hoover, Avery Horne, Cole Horne

Votes: 8

22. Going to School/Ir a la escuela (2001 Video)

64 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: Richard Cohen

Votes: 5

23. Act Your Age: The Kids of Widney High Story (2010)

Documentary

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Documentary chronicles Kids' rise to underground cult fame over a ten year period, and incorporates the Kids' recent West Coast tour.

Directors: Jesse Alba, Mathew Klickstein | Stars: Spero Anthony, Tony Bollas, Ty Carlisle, Matty Carvajal

24. Are You Happy? (2006)

8 min | Short

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A short documentary about Morgan Warren, a girl with a rare chromosome disorder called 11Q Syndrome. The film illustrates her experience in an inclusion setting at an elementary school.

Director: Raewyn Mundhenk | Stars: Morgan Warren, Gretchen Warren, Sarah Aguilar

25. Dinner Time (2005)

17 min | Music, Comedy, Drama

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The world-famous Kids of Widney High --a group of young adults with developmental disabilities in a unique rock band-- improvise a series of fascinating and hilarious vignettes over a two-hour dinner at a posh Beverly Hills restaurant. Topics of conversation run the gamut between earthquakes and eyebrow fetishes.

Directors: Jesse Alba, Mathew Klickstein | Stars: Luis Fernandez, Elisa De La Torre, Cain Fonseca, Matty Carvajal

26. A Casa do Gaiato (1954)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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The life of orphans and juvenile delinquent boys sheltered and given special education at a charitable house founded by a Christian priest, Padre Américo.

Director: Armando da Silva Brandão | Star: Américo Monteiro de Aguiar

27. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Candidate for Crime (1973)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Senatorial candidate Nelson Hayward murders his domineering campaign manager, staging it to appear that Hayward himself was the intended victim of a mob hit gone wrong.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Peter Falk, Jackie Cooper, Joanne Linville, Tisha Sterling

Votes: 1,218

28. Criminal Minds (2005– )
Episode: Elephant's Memory (2008)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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When a spree killing begins in a small Texas town, Reid's identification with the killer may endanger the girl with him, and cause Reid to put his own life in jeopardy.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Paget Brewster, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler

Votes: 1,563

29. 60 Minutes (1968– )
Episode: Steve Jobs/Apps for Autism (2011)

60 min | Documentary, News

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"Steve Jobs" interviews biographer Walter Isaacson about the visionary CEO and founder of Apple Computers. "Apps for Autism" looks at how simple computer programs are being used to assist in the education of children with autism.

Stars: Steve Kroft, Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson, Lesley Stahl