The Best Movies About Eating Disorders Films
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The Best Movies About Eating Disorders

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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    A Secret Between Friends 1996

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    The Ellen Hart Story 1996

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    Perfect Illusions 2003

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    new! Dying To Be Perfect 1988

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    Killing Us Softly 1999

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    The Truth About Size Zero 2007

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    Dying to Be Thin 2000

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    When Friendship Kills 1996

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    Real Life Teens: Eating Disorders 2002

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