Keyword: cancer

Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
Hazel Grace Lancaster is sixteen years old. She alternately loves and tolerates her sometimes over-doting parents. Hazel has developed a crush on a young man in her support group, Gus Waters, who seems equally smitten with her. As they grow closer, Hazel and Gus share their fears that accompany their health issues, as well as their love of books, including Hazel's favorite, "An Imperial...
50/50

50/50 (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/29/2011
Adam Lerner has a pretty great life-with a talented, sexy, artist girlfriend and a cool job with NPR, the 27-year-old seems to have it all. But when Adam discovers he has a rare and possibly fatal form of cancer, his entire life turns to chaos. As his world starts to unravel in every way, Adam finds himself dealing with the well-meaning but totally outrageous attempts by his friends and family to...
Keith

Keith (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 09/18/2008
Natalie has it all: yearbook editor, scholarship to college, star athlete, reigning social queen. Then Keith enters her life. Secretive and enigmatic, he slowly lures her from her comfort zone. The more Keith holds back, the more Natalie becomes intrigued with figuring him out. In her head, she's determined to keep him at arm's length, but in her heart she can't resist him. As Natalie's world...
Bucket List

The Bucket List (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/24/2007
A long time ago, Carter Chambers' philosophy professor suggested that his students compose a "bucket list," a collection of all the things they wanted to do, see and experience in life before they kicked the bucket. But while Carter was trying to define his private dreams and plans, reality intruded. Marriage, children, myriad responsibilities and, ultimately, a 46-year job as an auto mechanic...

My All American (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment (1983)

Rated: PG Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 11/15/1983
Multiple Academy Award-winner "Terms of Endearment" (1983) has surely endeared itself to audiences both comically, and emotionally. Based off of the novel by Larry McMurtry, the film's plot focuses on the capricious relationship between a mother and her daughter. Their lives are constantly changing and the daughter fighting a bout of terminal cancer, every day is filled with drama. The lead cast...
Stolen Summer

Stolen Summer (2002)

Rated: PG Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 03/21/2002
The friendship of two young Chicago boys, Irish Catholic Pete and Jewish Danny, is challenged when Danny discovers that he's dying. He and Pete team up to figure out how they can guarantee they'll get into Heaven, making a list of ten good deeds they call the "Decathlon of Heaven".
Beginners

Beginners (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 06/02/2011
Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who - following 45 years of marriage - came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal's new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than they'd...
Wish I Was Here

Wish I Was Here (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 07/17/2014
Aiden is an actor who hasn't booked a part in years, while his wife, Sarah, has played the role of family breadwinner, holding down a steady but dull job. Their children have been able to attend an expensive yeshiva school, thanks to Aiden's father who criticizes his son for abandoning his Jewish roots. When Aiden's father announces he has an aggressive cancer and must reserve his money for costly...
Express

The Express (2008)

Rated: PG Runtime: 129 minutes Release date: 10/09/2008
The true story of Ernie Davis, two-time All-American running back for Syracuse University who led his team to the national championship in 1960. In 1961, he became the first black man to win the Heisman Trophy. Later that year, he was the first pick in the NFL draft. But Davis never got the chance to play professional football, he was diagnosed with leukemia during the summer of 1962 and died...
Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
Peter Lake is a master thief, who never expected to have his own heart stolen by the beautiful Beverly Penn. But their love is star-crossed: she burns with a deadly form of consumption, and Peter has been marked for a much more violent death by his one-time mentor, the demonic Pearly Soames. Peter desperately tries to save his one true love, across time, against the forces of darkness, even as...
Decoding Annie Parker

Decoding Annie Parker (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Annie Parker has a personal relationship with breast cancer. Her mother and her sister died of the disease and ultimately she is diagnosed with it too. Naturally affable with an offbeat sense of humor - even in the face of her own mortality, she struggles to hold her family and life together, as her body betrays her. Meanwhile, geneticist Mary-Claire King is convinced there is a link between DNA...
Lullaby

Lullaby (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
25-year-old Jonathan Lowenstein lives in Los Angeles, estranged from his wealthy upper Eastside New York family. One day he gets the call that his father, Robert, who has been ill for ten years, has 36 hours to live and he rushes to New York where he is joined by his mother Rachel and sister Karen. Jonathan's father reveals he is tired of fighting his battle with cancer, and has requested that he...

Self/Less (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/26/2015
Evening

Evening (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 06/28/2007
Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters; Constance, a content wife and mother, and Nina, a restless single woman. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. But who is this "Harris," wonder her daughters, and what is he to our mother? While Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life and their own...
3 Days to Kill

3 Days to Kill (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 02/20/2014
Dangerous international spy Ethan Renner is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. But first, he must complete one last mission- even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking...
Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 12/03/2013
Russell Baze has a rough life: he works a dead-end, blue collar job at the local steel mill by day and cares for his terminally-ill father by night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from serving time in Iraq, he is lured into one of the most ruthless crime rings in the Northeast and mysteriously disappears. The police fail to crack the case, so-with nothing left to lose-Russell takes...
Life Itself

Life Itself (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 07/03/2014
Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, this documentary explores the impact and legacy of Roger Ebert's life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America. Given unprecedented access to Roger and his wife Chaz during the final four months of his life, the filmmakers captured Roger's fighting...
Somewhere Slow

Somewhere Slow (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 01/30/2014
When Anna Thompson gets mixed up in a convenience store robbery, she makes a split-second decision to walk out of her life and into the unknown. On her travels, she meets Travis, a teenage drifter on his own journey of self-discovery.
Guitar

The Guitar (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/06/2008
One morning Mel, a mousy, harried New Yorker with a thankless job and an even-less-appealing boyfriend learns that the tumor in her throat is cancerous; the diagnosis is terminal, so it seems that both her job and her relationship are kaput. Rather than lying down and dying then and there, she embarks on an self-indulgent, endless spree.
Angriest Man in Brooklyn

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
Some people have bad days. Henry Altmann has one every day. Always unhappy and angry at the world including everyone in it, Henry sits impatiently at the doctor's office when he is finally seen by Dr. Sharon Gill. Sharon, who is enduring her own bad day, reveals that Henry has a brain aneurysm. This news makes Henry even angrier, yelling at Sharon he demands to know how much time he has left...
Don McKay

Don McKay (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/01/2010
Don McKay is a quiet and unassuming high school janitor. Separated from his high school sweetheart, Sonny, for twenty-five years, Don still carries a love for her. When Don receives a letter telling him she is terminally ill, he drops everything and rushes to their hometown to be by her side. Upon arriving, Don and Sonny reconcile and immediately rekindle their romance, mutually agreeing that it...
Dangerous Parking

Dangerous Parking (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/22/2008
Noah Arkwright is a cult director in the indie film world and his life is on a crash course, with Noah steering himself towards his own destruction. His life is one of success and excess. Everything--alcohol, drugs, girls, fame--that Noah can get his hands on he wolfs down with an insatiable hunger. But he is running towards a brick wall--alcoholism and drug addiction have him firmly in their...
Death Of A Superhero

Death Of A Superhero (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Unfinished Song

Unfinished Song (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 06/20/2013
Arthur is a grumpy pensioner who is reluctantly inspired by his wife Marion to join a highly unconventional local choir. At odds with his son James, it is left to choir director Elizabeth to try to persuade Arthur that he can learn to embrace life. Arthur must confront the undercurrents of his own grouchy personality as he embarks on a hilarious, life-affirming journey of musical self-discovery.