There have been a number of films concentrating on various mental health problems in Hollywood. Here are five of the best mental wellbeing features films that the public enjoyed.
1. Forrest Gump (1994)
Forest Gump is a Hollywood film about a guy with a low level of IQ starring actors like Tom Hanks and Robin Wright and directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film includes historical events such as the Vietnam War and Watergate occurrences. The audience loves the film a lot and has an IMDb ranking of 8.8/10.
2. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
A beautiful Mind is about a smart yet asocial mathematician’s existence. The guy was battling his hallucinations endlessly and was starred by Russell Crowe and Ed Harris. The film was directed by Ron Howard which was an adaptation of a book written by Sylvia Nasar. For the storyline, performance, and execution the film won four Academy Awards.
3. The Machinist (2004)
The Machinist by genre is a thriller film about an industrial worker who has a severe case of insomnia. Eventually, the character stars doubting his own sanity. Scott Kosar scripted the script and Brad Anderson directed it. In the lead role, the film stars Christian Bale. In the year 2001, The Machinist won several awards.
4. Split (2016)
Split was a horror-thriller that showed a man with 23 distinct personalities. M. Night Shyamalan wrote and directed the script. The movie stars in key positions celebrities such as James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Haley Lu Richardson. The movie has been enjoyed by the viewers and has a 7.3/10 IMDb ranking.
5. Joker (2019)
Being the most liked and followed film of 2019, the film explores the events that led to a guy becoming a psychopath who validated his killings. The film features actor Joaquin Phoenix in the lead role who had captured public hearts, as well as critics’ The film’s plot, was also written by the director, Todd Phillips.