Most Popular Cystic Fibrosis Movies and TV Shows
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1. Five Feet Apart (2019)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance
A pair of teenagers with cystic fibrosis meet in a hospital and fall in love, though their disease means they must avoid close physical contact.
Votes: 25,976 | Gross: $45.73M
2. The 6th Day (2000)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Futuristic action film about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
Votes: 112,401 | Gross: $34.60M
3. Excision (2012)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother.
4. Red Band Society (2014–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of teenagers live together as patients at a hospital's pediatric ward and learn how to deal with their illnesses, the experiences that they have, and the people that they meet.
5. Palindromes (2004)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Votes: 11,708 | Gross: $0.55M
6. Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jack is a N.Y.C. advertising executive with a life as glossy as the commercials he spins. Jill is new to the city, with nothing to stand on but her fiery personality and romantic ideals. Opposites attract, and together they author their own manifesto of "rules to live by." But Jill betrays Jack by violating rule one - Be Honest.
7. Alex: The Life of a Child (1986 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Biography, Drama
Alexandra Deford, a precious and precocious girl, was just eight years old when she died in 1980 following a battle against the debilitating effects of cystic fibrosis, the number-one ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis from a young age, performance artist Bob Flanagan shared his life and pain in his art, usually through sadomasochistic practices.
Votes: 1,484 | Gross: $0.12M
12. The Book of Stars (1999)
111 min | Drama
After their parents' untimely death in a car accident, Penny struggles to take care of her younger sister Mary, who suffers from an incurable disease. A precocious former poet, Penny has ... See full summary »
13. Already Gone (2012)
3 min | Short, Crime
Already Gone is a feature-length thriller about a young criminal, Jude Mulvey, who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis -A terminal condition he's been afflicted with since birth. His criminal ... See full summary »
15. 65_RedRoses (2009)
Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary
This personal and touching journey takes an unflinching look into the life of Eva Markvoort as she battles a fatal genetic disease called Cystic Fibrosis (CF). At 23, Eva needs a double ... See full summary »
17. Ill, Actually (2019)
12 min | Documentary, Short
A real life "superhero", a YouTuber and a camgirl explain why they choose to share -or hide- their chronic illnesses online. When you're too ill for IRL, where do you turn?
18. Over My Dead Body (2012)
80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The phone calls home. Adonor has been found. Dave's new lungs are on the way. He has two hours to get to the hospital. The story of a man waiting to be reborn or to die.
19. Sisters (III) (2016)
102 min | Drama
This profound family drama about a teen grappling with her chronic disease is filled with humor, hope and a love that transcends time and space. Featuring a talented cast and insightful script, Sisters is sure to become a family favorite.
22. Possibility (2005)
9 min | Short, Drama
A birthday party for an 8-year old girl who lives each day with a life-threatening illness places the mundane, everyday problems of a group of thirty-somethings into perspective.
23. The Pros and Cons of Breathing (2006)
R | 25 min | Short, Drama
A young man with a terminal condition embraces a criminal lifestyle, taking to the streets like a new age Doc Holliday, determined to go out in a blaze of glory.
24. Petits arrangements avec la vie (2018)
77 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Christophe Otzenberger is admitted in a Hospital for a lung cancer. Assisted with Stéphane Mercurio, he interviews patients of the institute on how they live with their disease and face the prospect of the end of life.
25. Family Rewritten (2017)
14 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
Despite battling Cystic Fibrosis, Camilla, age 16, identifies as a typical middle-class American teenager until the thread that holds her family together suddenly snaps.
26. In Our Own Image (2005 TV Short)
Given a choice, what parent wouldn't pick good health for their baby, over a life-threatening disease? Science is making that choice possible for a growing list of genetic conditions. ... See full summary »
The Real World (1992– )
2 Punk Rock 4 This: The Real World San Diego Reunion
TV-14 | 30 min | Drama, Reality-TV
The Real World: San Diego castmates join up 6 months after filming to discuss the show, their relationships, and what they're up to now.
Directors: Kasey Barrett, Alicia Bean, Katherine Brooks, Sara Campos, Janneke Dommisse, Claudia Frank, Rich Kim, Liz Patrick, Robert Sizemore, Troy VanderHeyden, Jeff Jenkins | Stars: Vanessa Lachey, Frankie Abernathy, Randy Barry, Jamie Chung
Cutting Edge (1990– )
A Boy Called Alex
Alex is a boy who suffers from a severe form of Cystic fibrosis. He is also a gifted composer and musician. While suffering from the disease he undertakes the tough challenge of conducting Bach's Magnificat at Eton.
TV-PG | 40 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Holmes and Watson investigate the death of a relocation expert who was hiding a secret career. Watson suffers a setback in her attempts to adopt a child.
Nova (1974– )
Cracking Your Genetic Code
TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary
Those in the know contend that soon gene sequencing will be cheap enough that anyone can have their genome deciphered. This program shows how confusing this knowledge can be as people ... See full summary »
Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005)
Death Be Not Whatever
TV-PG | Drama, Fantasy
God asks Joan to be on the lookout for people needing help and she ends up babysitting for an overstressed waitress struggling with her job, a death obsessed child and night-school. ... See full summary »
Grey's Anatomy (2005– )
Deny, Deny, Deny
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance
Cristina is determined to get back to work, and despite not being fully recovered, she manages to crack an odd case. Meanwhile, Addison offers to help Bailey with a complicated surgery, and Alex receives important news.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Goren and Eames work a case where organ donation has a price for the recipients beyond their medical bills.
TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Romance
Carol will hear whether her suspension is permanent or not. Mark and Doyle do what they can to get a patient with Down syndrome on a heart transplant list.
New Amsterdam (2018– )
Five Miles West
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama
Reynolds struggles to help a young cystic fibrosis patient with curious symptoms. Kapoor finally comes face-to-face with Ella after their awkward encounter. Sharpe takes a major step in her personal life.
Falling Skies (2011–2015)
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Tom and his team head out to track down more motorcycles for the 2nd Mass., relying on Pope to guide them to a good location. They hit the jackpot until they meet some skitters and ... See full summary »
Naked Attraction (2016– )
Leah & Ryan
46 min | Game-Show, Romance
Bisexual 30-year-old fashion designer Leah is looking to settle down but keeps scaring her dates off. Ryan is hoping to find love, despite being born with the life limiting disorder cystic fibrosis.
Bates Motel (2013–2017)
Nice Town You Picked, Norma...
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Dylan Bates, Norma's older son from a previous marriage, arrives in town to the family's displeasure and Norman spends more time with Emma.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The squad is called in to investigate when a detective discovers a man shot and sodomized in an alley behind a gay bar.