Does someone have a meltdown?

Browse movies, tv shows, books and more where someone has a meltdown.
It can be hard to watch someone else having a meltdown on screen, especially for autistic people due to their own experiences.
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Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
85
No
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A young character screams at another, saying "i hate you," then storms off to her room, proceeding to scribble out family drawings containing said character being yelled at.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
85
No
15
3
Pantalones
Barbie and Ken both have their own version of an existential crisis and accompanying meltdown. Ken cries a lot and Barbie comforts him. Barbie collapses facedown and lays on the ground.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
41
No
0
3
Sid
After Felix dies, the entire family has meltdowns at the breakfast table
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
36
No
1
0
VampSquirrel
It’s implied to be a result of reactions to trauma and negative effects of drugs
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
33
No
10
2
Beebug12
Main character slaps herself many times.
TV Show • 2024 Report
Yes
30
No
1
3
danc0118
S1
 E1
Martha has several meltdowns and punches herself sometimes and is told to stop

donny also has a melt down in episode 6 talking about his experiences
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
30
No
2
1
KaiserWilhelmII
Charlie in episode 7.
Alastor in episode 8
Angel in episode 4
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
26
No
0
2
Pantalones
Bella has a massive tantrum where she smashes plates and throws objects.
TV Show • 2023 Report
Yes
25
No
1
0
Pantalones
A woman who is hallucinating has a meltdown on stage. She screams and curses at things that aren't there and it ultimately ends with her throwing a microphone stand that hits another character in the head.
Movie • 2024 Report
Yes
24
No
1
2
Lots of emotional outbursts
Movie Report
Yes
24
No
4
6
FoxSocks
Many characters panic, but there are no meltdowns in the autistic sense.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
21
No
1
2
skillwithaquill24
A man accidentally injures himself while kicking & screaming due to the anguish of being trapped and forced to survive though cannibalism.
Movie • 2024 Report
Yes
21
No
0
0
kogodogo
multiple emotional meltdowns from characters that involve screaming and crying
Movie • 2024 Report
Yes
20
No
1
0
Anonymous
Multiple panic attacks/emotional meltdowns occur, but none are meltdowns in the sense of an autistic meltdown
Movie • 2004 Report
Yes
18
No
4
0
Melody0660
Adam has mutiple panic/anxiety attacks
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
18
No
1
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
17
No
1
0
Pantalones
Due to war and Godzilla PTSD, the main character has a meltdown where he can't tell if he is actually still alive or just the dreams of his dying self. He is left crying and panicking.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
17
No
4
3
Crow75
More panick attack than meltdowns that autistic people experience, if thats what the question refers to
Movie • 2024 Report
Yes
16
No
0
3
jordanowen
at the end of the film, owen starts suddenly shrieking which may be unsettling for viewers
Movie • 2004 Report
Yes
16
No
1
1
GhostlyHeaven
Regina has a meltdown-breakdown sort of thing after she finds out that cady was giving her weight gaining protein bars.
Movie • 2014 Report
Yes
16
No
0
1
ShartSimpson
The child screams and cries a lot. High pitched, ear-piercing screams.
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
16
No
6
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
16
No
1
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
16
No
1
Movie • 1997 Report
Yes
15
No
0
0
Yes the protagonist has a panic attack after leaving the subway station.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
15
No
1
0
alexwrites
in various instances rose has meltdowns
Yes
15
No
0
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
15
No
4
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
15
No
7
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
14
No
3