Movies about Down Syndromeby tomas-161-121355 | created - 07 Feb 2017 | updated - 08 Feb 2017 | Public
List of movies about Down Syndrome ordered by alphabet.
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2. Anita (2009)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama
Anita is the story of a young woman with Down syndrome (Alejandra Manzo) who lives a happy, routine life in Buenos Aires, being meticulously cared for by her mother Dora (Academy Award ... See full summary »
3. Any Day Now (I) (2012)
R | 98 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 5,600 | Gross: $0.20M
5. Buddies (2012)
94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three young people with Down syndrome decide to run away in search of three simple wishes: Stalone wants to see the sea, Aninha looks for a husband and Marcio needs to fly.
6. Detektiv Downs (2013)
84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Detective Robert has Downs, his own office, a trench coat and a Bogart hat. The only thing he is missing is a case. But then a lady comes to his rescue.
Not Rated | Short, Drama, Romance
Duo is the story of a boy with Down syndrome who falls in love with a violinist and dreams of becoming her accompanist.
9. Graduating Peter (2001)
75 min | Documentary
This is a sequel of Educating Peter. The documentary follows Peter Gwazdauskas, a boy with Down syndrome. It follows him in his adventures in middle school, high school, and his high school graduation.
11. Johnny Stecchino (1991)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A kindhearted but bumbling idiot who likes to steal bananas, is passed off for a snitch hiding from the mob.
Votes: 9,390 | Gross: $0.57M
12. León and Olvido (2004)
112 min | Drama
León y Olvido recounts the cohabitation problems and the complicated relationship between León, a young man with Down 's syndrome, and his twin sister Olvido who, since the death of their ... See full summary »
15. Me Too (2009)
103 min | Drama
Daniel - a recent university graduate with Down's Syndrome - falls in love on his first day at work in the Department of Social Services. Laura is an outsider who spends her nights in the ... See full summary »
16. My Brother (2006)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
"My Brother" is an inner city story of two impoverished boys, Isaiah and James. James is developmentally disabled. Their mother, L'Tisha, finds herself in a tragic situation. Dying of ... See full summary »
Votes: 292 | Gross: $0.03M
18. Praying with Lior (2008)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
Praying with Lior asks whether someone with Down syndrome can be a spiritual genius. Many believe Lior is close to God -- at least that's what his family and community believe -- though ... See full summary »
Votes: 109 | Gross: $0.08M
19. Precious (II) (2009)
R | 110 min | Drama
In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.
Votes: 101,936 | Gross: $47.40M
20. The Frog Princes (2011)
67 min | Documentary, Drama
A Montreal-based theater troupe is working tirelessly to put on a play. The challenges they face are also a part of the usual drama behind any live show. There's the backstage politics, the... See full summary »
21. The Memory Keeper's Daughter (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama
A father separates his son from his twin sister at birth to prevent him and the mother from knowing she was born with Down syndrome. Based on the novel by Kim Edwards.
23. Ti voglio bene Eugenio (2002)
95 min | Drama
Eugenio has Down syndrome , works as a gardener at a country house , despite his illness is full of illusion and try to help those in need , as Patrizia , a young woman who has had a car accident.
24. Up Syndrome (2000)
82 min | Documentary
University of Texas student Duane Graves chronicles his charismatic childhood chum Rene Moreno, a San Antonio native with Down Syndrome, in this playful, stirring, remarkably unique portrait documentary.
25. Where Hope Grows (2014)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Family
A baseball player whose professional career was cut short due to his personal problems is suddenly awakened and invigorated by a young-man with Down syndrome who works at the local grocery store.
Votes: 2,817 | Gross: $1.10M