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Movies about People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

The following movies should be available at your local video store. Pop some corn, gather your family and friends around, and learn about the world of people who are deaf and hard of hearing. Of course, movies tend towards melodrama, yet there is a lot of truth in the stories they tell. Enjoy!

Also, these videos/DVDs are available at
(Just click on Book image or title to Amazon Website for further book information/order)

Amy
A Disney film about a woman working in a school for the deaf.

Bridge to Silence
A 1989 film on wonderful story of conflicts between a deaf daughter (Marlee Matlin) and a hearing mother.

Beyond Silence
A 1996 film about a girl with deaf parents. It has German Sign Language subtitles.

Children of a Lesser God (DVD)
Now classic film starring Marlee Matlin, for which she won an Academy Award.

Children of a Lesser God (VHS)
Now classic film starring Marlee Matlin, for which she won an Academy Award.

Crazy Moon (1988)

Dead Silence
Another Matlin film, this one is about a hostage situation involving deaf children and their teacher.

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
A 1968 film about a deaf–mute man who becomes friends with a teenage girl.

In the Land of the Deaf
A documentary about the cultural similarities and differences between the Deaf and hearing made in 1992. It has French Sign Language subtitles.

Introduction to the Deaf Community

Johnny Belinda
Classic 1948 film with Jane Wyman; it was well acted and one of few early movies dealing with deafness.

The Miracle Worker (DVD)
Original version with Patty Duke from 1962.

The Miracle Worker (VHS)
Original version with Patty Duke from 1962.

Mr. Holland’s Opus
A film about a teacher and musician whose son is deaf. It stars Richard Dreyfuss, who received an Academy Award nomination for this role.

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Mr. Holland's Opus

Sweet Nothing In My Ear

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Sweet Nothing In My Ear

The Sound and Fury (VHS)

The Sound and Fury (DVD)

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