There are infinite themes movies can explore, develop and include in all sorts of storylines, styles and genres. On this list we’re taking a look at films that use blindness as a central theme and the way this condition brings its characters to react and interact with the world around them. It surely limits people to a certain lifestyle, however this does not mean one is restrained from the normal activities of a regular individual.
Whether it is love, overcoming physical or psychological obstacles or achieving dreams, these movies take a look at a variety of aspects this theme can lead one up to. From horror and thriller, to love and reawakening, here is the list of top movies about blindness and about being blind. You can watch some of these best blind man movies on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
12. Butterflies Are Free (1972)
A positive comedy-drama is offered to the public with this funny and touching adaptation of the play of the same name. It is centred around a young man, blind from birth on, who moves out of his home after having lived with his mother all his life. Soon after living in his new apartment he meets a beautiful young lady who’s his neighbour and they quickly get to know each other and form a romantic relationship. Set in San Francisco, it is a lovely and touching story, with great characters performed by even greater actors who’ll make you smile and cherish their adventure.
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11. Julia’s Eyes (2010)