The Best Movies About Eating Disorders Films

The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

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List Criteria: Movies about eating disorders and body image issues.

News of an amazing singer like Karen Carpenter tragically dying, the struggles that athletes, dancers, and gymnastics have over being more thin, people who struggle with body image, and the psychological issues that haunt people who have severe food issues – these are all things that might cross your mind when thinking about eating disorders. These issues are unfortunately prevalent enough in today's society that many films have been made about the subject.
 
Some of the best movies tell the story of a true event that happened in a person’s life, helping to make something difficult to understand more accessible. Many of the movies featured on this list take an honest look at what makes a person truly struggle with an eating disorder, how it affects their family and close friends and how people who struggle with this disorder can overcome it. Other films are fictional stories, but no less impactful.

This list has the best movies about eating disorders including: Heathers, Girl, Interrupted, Center Stage, and Perfect Body. Vote up your favorite films on this list or add one you love that isn't already included.
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    Heathers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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    Girl, Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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    The Karen Carpenter Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Louise Fletcher, Cynthia Gibb, Peter Michael Goetz

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    Sharing the Secret is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Mare Winningham, Diane Ladd, Tim Matheson

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    Perfect Body is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Wendie Malick, Amy Jo Johnson, Cathy Rigby

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    A Secret Between Friends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    A Secret Between Friends

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    Dying to Dance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Kimberly McCullough, Mary-Margaret Humes

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    For the Love of Nancy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tracey Gold, Jill Clayburgh

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    Thin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders
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    Center Stage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Zoe Saldana, Amanda Schull, Donna Murphy

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    Elvis and Anabelle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Blake Lively, Mary Steenburgen, Joe Mantegna

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    Dying To Be Perfect is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Dying To Be Perfect

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    The Best Little Girl in the Wo... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders
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    The Ellen Hart Story is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    The Ellen Hart Story

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    Little Girls in Pretty Boxes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders
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    Life Is Sweet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis

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    Kate's Secret is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Ed Asner, Mackenzie Phillips, Meredith Baxter

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    When Friendship Kills is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Ryan Reynolds, Lynda Carter, Marley Shelton

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    Likeness is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Likeness Elle Fanning, Eugenia Kuzmina, Ximena Prieto

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    Hunger Point is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Christina Hendricks, Barbara Hershey, Susan May Pratt

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    Perfect Illusions is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Perfect Illusions

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    Secret Life of Mary Margaret is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Secret Life of Mary Margaret

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    The Truth About Size Zero is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    The Truth About Size Zero

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    Super Skinny Me is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Super Skinny Me

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    Being Too Thin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Being Too Thin

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    Dying to Be Thin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Dying to Be Thin

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    Killing Us Softly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders
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    Real Life Teens: Eating Disord... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Real Life Teens: Eating Disorders

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    Welcome to the Quiet Room is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    Yū Aoi, Yuki Uchida, Hideaki Anno

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    I'm a Child Anorexic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

    I'm a Child Anorexic

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