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  • A Child Is Waiting
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape
  • My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Films that accurately depict people with special needs.

9 films

Not Forrest Gump, Rain Man etc. These popular portrayals have not helped develop society's understanding of difference.

  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Inception
  • The Descendants

Everyone loves them but...

28 films

Films that are critically and economically acclaimed but I don't like.

  • White Lies
  • Trial and Error
  • The Omen
  • Redneck
  • Wonderland
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Short Eyes
  • Le Trou
  • Papillon
  • Birdman of Alcatraz

Prison dramas set only in actual Prisons.

31 films

List of best prison dramas set in actual prisons where prisoners are convicted of conventional crimes in the community.