Film The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked  

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This list contains information on the best films about Alzheimer's disease, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best films about Alzheimer's come in many forms. Some movies about Alzheimer's disease are works of fiction while other good movies about memory loss are documentaries. Many of the best Alzheimer movies feature award-winning actors.

What films will you find on this top movies about Alzheimer's list? The Notebook has to be near the top. Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams star as a pair of young lovers in this story of everlasting devotion. Their characters are represented in their later years by the incomparable James Garner and Gena Rowlands. Still Alice is another engaging movie about memory loss.

Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me follows the country legend, who is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, on his farewell tour. Other good films about memory loss include Wrinkles, Logan, and Away from Her.

Which movie about Alzheimer's disease is the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list and please add any good films we may have missed.

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Still Alice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Kristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin, Julianne Moore Still Alice is an upcoming 2015 drama film written by Lisa Genova and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland.

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The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a ...more

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On Golden Pond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda On Golden Pond is a 1981 American drama film directed by Mark Rydell. The screenplay by Ernest Thompson was adapted from his 1979 play of the same title. Henry Fonda won the Academy Award for ...more

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Away from Her is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Nina Dobrev, Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis Away from Her is a 2006 Canadian film which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival and also played in the Premier category at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. The feature-length ...more

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Wrinkles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Mabel Rivera, Álvaro Guevara, Tacho Gonzalez Wrinkles is a 2011 Spanish animated drama film directed by Ignacio Ferreras, based on the comic book with the same title by Paco Roca. The story is set in a retirement home and revolves around ...more

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Logan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant Logan is a 2017 American superhero drama film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine. It is the 10th installment in the X-Men film series and the third and final Wolverine solo film ...more

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow Rise of the Apes is in pre-production as of May 2010. This origin story for a new franchise takes place in modern day San Francisco and will star James Franco. It is currently scheduled for a ...more

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Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me is a 2014 documentary film directed by James Keach.

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Iris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Kate Winslet, Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent Iris is a 2001 biographical film that tells the story of British novelist Iris Murdoch and her relationship with John Bayley. The film contrasts the start of their relationship, when Murdoch was ...more

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The Iron Lady is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Iain Glen The Iron Lady is a 2011 drama and biography film written by Abi Morgan and directed by Phyllida Lloyd.

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What They Had is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster What They Had is a 2018 American drama film directed by Elizabeth Chomko. When her Alzheimer's-suffering mother wanders into a blizzard on Christmas Eve, Bridget Ertz (Hilary Swank) travels back ...more

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A Moment to Remember is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Son Ye-jin, Jung Woo-sung, David Lee McInnis A Moment to Remember is a 2004 South Korean film based on the 2001 Japanese television drama Pure Soul. It stars Son Ye-jin and Jung Woo-sung and follows the theme of discovery in a relationship ...more

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Poetry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Yoon Jeong-hee, Kim Hee-ra, An Nae-sang Poetry is a 2010 South Korean drama film written and directed by Lee Chang-dong. It tells the story of a suburban woman in her 60s who begins to develop an interest in poetry while struggling ...more

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The Taking of Deborah Logan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Jill Larson, Anne Ramsay, Michelle Ang

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Choke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Anjelica Huston, Sam Rockwell, Gillian Jacobs Choke is a 2008 black comedy film written and directed by Clark Gregg. The film stars Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston. Production took place in New Jersey in 2007. It premiered at the 2008 ...more

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Safe House is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Patrick Stewart, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Héctor Elizondo Safe House is a made for TV film directed Eric Steven Stahl. It premiered in the UK in late 1998 on Channel 5 and in the US on Showtime on January 24, 1999. Patrick Stewart stars as Mace Sowell, ...more

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Gray Sunset is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Gray Sunset Minoru Chiaki, Yukiyo Toake Gray Sunset is a 1985 Japanese film directed by Shunya Ito. It was Japan's submission to the 58th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a ...more

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Forget Me Not is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Forget Me Not Tobias Menzies, Gemma Jones, Genevieve O'Reilly Forget Me Not is a romance film directed by Alexander Holt and Lance Roehrig.

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Ashes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Ashes Ray Winstone, Luke Evans, Jim Sturgess Ashes is a 2012 drama film written by Paul Viragh and directed by Mat Whitecross.

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Before We Forget is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Before We Forget Before We Forget is a 2011 observational documentary film about two women with dementia, who live in an Asian society where terminal illnesses and dying remain taboo. It is directed by ...more

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Aurora Borealis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Juliette Lewis, Donald Sutherland, Joshua Jackson Aurora Borealis is a 2005 romantic drama film directed by James C.E. Burke and starring Joshua Jackson, Donald Sutherland, Juliette Lewis, and Louise Fletcher. The film was produced between ...more

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Extreme Love: Dementia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Extreme Love: Dementia As one of the big retirement destinations for middle class Americans, Phoenix Arizona has also become a capital of dementia care. Louis visits the city in order to spend time in state-of-the-art ...more

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Alive Inside: A Story of Music... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory is a 2014 American documentary film directed and produced by Michael Rossato-Bennett. The film premiered in competition category of U.S. Documentary ...more

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First Cousin Once Removed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
First Cousin Once Removed First Cousin Once Removed is a 2012 documentary film directed by Alan Berliner. The premiered at the New York Film Festival in October 2012.

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A Separation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini A Separation is a 2011 Iranian drama film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, starring Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, and Sarina Farhadi. It focuses on an Iranian ...more

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Memories of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Memories of Tomorrow Ken Watanabe, Asami Mizukawa, Teruyuki Kagawa Ashita no Kioku/Memories of Tomorrow is a 2006 Japanese drama film starring Ken Watanabe, Higuchi Kanako and directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi. The film is based on a novel of the same title ...more

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Traveling Companion is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
Asia Argento, Michel Piccoli, Lino Capolicchio Traveling Companion is a 1996 Italian drama film directed by Peter Del Monte. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival. For her performance Asia Argento ...more

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A Short History of Decay is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Alzheimer's Disease, Ranked
A Short History of Decay Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Michael Cunningham A Short History of Decay is a film written and directed by Michael Maren. It stars Bryan Greenberg, Linda Lavin, Harris Yulin, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Benjamin King and Kathleen Rose Perkins. Though ...more