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...

The Hollars (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
Stepmom

Stepmom (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 12/24/1998
Jackie and Isabel have nothing in common--one is the ideal mother, the other is struggling to be any kind of mother--until circumstances force them to share a family and put aside their mutual hostility for the sake of the children. They discover how precious life, love and the ties that bind them really are in this tale about the intricate circumstances surrounding what happens when a man's new...
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".
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...
Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering

Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 08/28/2014
The War On Cancer, launched in the early 1970s, set the stage for an influx of new ideas about how to fight cancer. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, America's leading cancer research center at the time, was assigned the task of testing an unconventional therapy called "Laetrile" in an effort to curb the public's "false hope" in the alleged "quack" therapy. Ralph W. Moss PhD, a young and...
Dir: Eric Merola
With: N/A
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...
Lion in the House

A Lion in the House (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 06/20/2006
Five diverse families--each with a child fighting cancer--navigate the ups and downs of treatment over six years, while maintaining hope in this complex portrait of human resilience.

Self/Less (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/26/2015
Letters to God

Letters to God (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/08/2010
His days had been filled with climbing trees, soccer games, and love from his family. Then one day, 9-year-old Tyler Doherty learned a new word-cancer. Brady McDaniels' life was spiraling out of control. The letter carrier had little reason to keep going, until one day he met young Tyler. The result is about what happens when a beleaguered postman must decide what to do with the prayer letters...
Little Bit of Heaven

A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 02/14/2011
Marley Corbett is young, beautiful, and wildly funny, but she's afraid of opening herself up to true love and commitment. Though she uses her humor to prevent matters from getting serious, a life-changing visit to her doctor sends both of them on an eye-opening adventure of mutual discovery, leading to revelations neither thought possible.
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.
Cléo de 5 à 7

Cléo de 5 à 7 (1962)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 09/03/1962
A spoiled and beautiful young pop singer wanders across Paris while awaiting the results of a medical test that may show she has cancer.
My Life Without Me

My Life Without Me (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 09/25/2003
Ann is 23-years-old with two young daughters, a husband who spends more time unemployed than working, a mother with a history of broken dreams, and a father who has spent the last ten years in jail. While other women her age are out partying, she spends her nights working as a janitor in a university that she could never afford to attend in the daytime. She lives with her family in a tiny trailer...
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...
Decoding Annie Parker

Decoding Annie Parker (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
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...
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...
Beaches

Beaches (1988)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 12/20/1988
When the irrepressible C.C. Bloom and the shy and proper Hillary Whitney first meet under the boardwalk at the beach, all the 11-year-olds have in common is the need for a best friend. Worlds apart in lifestyle and location, their friendship ebbs and flows through a lifetime of highs and lows, career changes, marriages, jealousy, and more.
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...

My All American (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/08/2014

Me & Earl & the Dying Girl (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/23/2014
Greg has stayed under the radar throughout high school with one friend, Earl, playing video games, avoiding Earl's scary brothers, and making terrible movies for fun. Greg's mother gets the idea that Greg should befriend a girl named Rachel, who has leukemia. Against Greg's better judgment and despite his social awkwardness, he does. When Rachel makes the decision to stop leukemia treatment, Greg...
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...