The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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List Criteria: Movies must all contain a character with PTSD.

A list of the best PTSD movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This PTSD movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about post-traumatic stress disorder are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about post-traumatic stress disorder you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous post-traumatic stress disorder movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these post-traumatic stress disorder movie titles for more information about the films.The list you're viewing contains items like The Bourne Identity and Birdy.This list answers the questions, "What are the best post-traumatic stress disorder movies?" and "What is the greatest post-traumatic stress disorder movie of all time?" Various bits of information are included with these popular post-traumatic stress disorder movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these post-traumatic stress disorder movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good post-traumatic stress disorder movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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    Fearless is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Benicio del Toro

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    Jacknife is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Robert De Niro, Ed Harris, Charles S. Dutton

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    The Deer Hunter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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    The War at Home is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Carla Gugino, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen

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    Coming Home is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

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    First Blood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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    Brothers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan

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    The Best Years of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March

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    The Prince of Tides is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, George Carlin

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    Gran Torino is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

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    Born on the Fourth of July is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger

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    Macaulay Culkin, Tim Robbins, Jason Alexander

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    The Bourne Supremacy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan

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    Reign Over Me is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Reign Over Me A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college room mate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his

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    Heaven & Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Chen

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    American Sniper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jonathan Groff

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    The Fisher King is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits

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    The Beautiful Country is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Nick Nolte, Tim Roth, Bai Ling

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    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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    Harsh Times is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Harsh Times Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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    The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

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    Short Term 12 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Short Term 12 Brie Larson, Stephanie Beatriz, Melora Walters

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    The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

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    The Edge of Love is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy

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    An Act of War is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    An Act of War Russ Russo, Natasha Alam, Doug E. Doug Russ Russo, Natasha Alam, Doug E. Doug, Joseph R. Gannascoli

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    Mystic River is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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    In the Valley of Elah is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Charlize Theron, James Franco, Susan Sarandon

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    Brothers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Connie Nielsen, Ulrich Thomsen, Hassani Shapi

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    The Manchurian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh

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    Heroes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Harrison Ford, Sally Field, Henry Winkler

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    Marnie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Sean Connery, Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren

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    Birdy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Nicolas Cage, Matthew Modine, Marshall Bell

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    Columbus Circle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Amy Smart, Selma Blair, Giovanni Ribisi

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    Home of the Brave (1949) is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Home of the Brave (1949)

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    The Ninth Configuration is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

    Stacy Keach, Robert Loggia, William Peter Blatty

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    The Manchurian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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    Joe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Joe Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Gary Poulter Nicolas Cage

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    The Unspeakable Crime: Rape is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    The Unspeakable Crime: Rape

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    Firefox is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne, John Ratzenberger

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    Hero is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Chevy Chase, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis

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    Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Movies

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    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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