The way that movies have depicted disabilities of all sorts ranges from spot-on to downright offensive. Blindness in particular has been a fairly free-game disability to portray in an offensive manner without any repercussions or backlash. But why? The daily struggles to get by in a world that doesn’t accommodate for blind people are incredibly difficult. So why are the blind portrayed so comically and inaccurately in films? Luckily, there are a handful of really good movies out there that depict blindness in a way that doesn’t mock or downplay the struggles of the visually impaired.