mental patient

Bob Wiley

In What About Bob?, Bob Wiley (Bill Murray) is a good-natured psychiatric patient. When his therapist goes on vacation, Bob decides to follow. Initially, he’s only a mild annoyance to Dr. Marvin but as Bob ingratiates himself and his condition improves, Dr. Marvin gets pushed over the edge.

Tiffany Maxwell

In Silver Linings Playbook, Tiffany Maxwell (Jennifer Lawrence) is a recent widow going through a meltdown when she meets Pat Jr. You might say that her wardrobe is bipolar — part Hot Topic, part Foot Locker.

Pat Solitano Jr.

Pat Jr. from Silver Linings Playbook

In Silver Linings Playbook, Bradley Cooper plays Patrick “Pat Jr.” Solitano, a man suffering from bipolar disorder. After he’s released from the mental health facility, he moves in with his parents and gets back in the groove by rooting for the Eagles, entering dance competitions, and wearing trash bags.