Atypical (Netflix)

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Television
Running Time:  30 min.
Netflix: August 11, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 4.20
based on 10 votes and 6 reviews
Rate Movie | Read all user reviews

Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Jenna Boyd, Michael Rapaport, Brigette Lundy-Paine


Sam (Keir Gilchrist) is an 18-year-old with a mild form of autism. His mother (Jennifer Jason Leigh) has tried to protect him from the world, but he feels it's time he established some independence, which means first and foremost, getting a girlfriend.

Director: Michael Patrick Jann, Seth Gordon, Joe Kessler
Studio: Netflix
Screenplay: Ava Tramer, Robia Rashid

User Reviewsread all

  • 5 stars "Brilliant, thoughtful, down to earth dark comedy!!"
  • 5 stars "Tackled a tough subject and did a great job! They were spot on in many behaviors. The supporting cast did an outstanding job and brought lots of emotion and drama to the series. Worth the time to watch this one!"
  • 5 stars "Love this show. It deals with autism but also incorporates other story lines. Just finished Season 1 and can't wait for Season 2 to start!"
Atypical (Netflix) Movie Poster