Movies and TV shows like ER

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ER (1994)
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ER (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Explores the inner workings of an urban teaching hospital and the critical issues faced by the dedicated physicians and staff of its overburdened emergency room.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, captivating, medical drama
Plot: doctor, hospital, emergency room, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, surgery, interracial relations, coworker, suffering, nurse, intern, surgical operation, female doctor, boss and employee, workplace, love and romance, teamwork, tragic event, responsibility, loss of family member, workplace problem, power relations, friendship, medication ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois

Most similar movies to ER

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, medical drama, serious and sincere films and TV series with plots about doctor, hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace, power relations and surgery mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like ER: Grey's Anatomy (2005), The Night Shift (2014), Chicago Med (2015), Chicago Fire (2012), Scrubs (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, medical drama, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace romance, doctors and patients, couple relations, patient, colleague colleague relationship, intern, workplace, doctor patient relationship, medical student, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Night Shift (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.
Style: realistic, tense, humorous, medical drama, semi serious
Plot: emergency room, hospital, doctor, surgery, lifesaver, doctors and patients, coldhearted, against the rules, workplace, patient, power relations, medicine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 14K
Chicago Med (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in ...
Style: serious, exciting, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, patient, medical student, doctors and patients, nurse, medical profession, emergency room, surgery, coworker relationship, treatment, latex gloves
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 38K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, fire brigade, paramedic, firemen, life risking, teamwork, friendship, danger, responsibility, fire department, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 235K
Scrubs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, sincere, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, friendship, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, hospital, workplace romance, love and romance, nurse, roommate, interracial relations, verbal byplay ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 412K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, cynical, witty, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, talented, patient, human nature, mastermind, hospital, loneliness, antisocial behavior, treatment, loner, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Private Practice (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Having left behind Seattle Grace Hospital, renowned surgeon Addison Forbes Montgomery moves to Los Angeles for sunnier weather and happier possibilities. She reunites with her friends from medical school, joining them at their chic, co-op, Oceanside ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, treatment, psychiatrist, friendship, hospital, workplace, romance, responsibility, surgery, best friends, doctors and patients, clinic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Country Practice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. At its inception, one of the longest-running of its kind, produced by James Davern of JNP Productions, who had wrote the pilot episode and entered a script contest for the network in ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: hospital, countryside, friends, social relations, society, workplace, workplace situations, doctors and patients, friendship, love and romance, father daughter relationship, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Monday Mornings (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Monday Mornings was an American medical drama television series that ran on TNT from February 4 to April 8, 2013 and aired Mondays after Dallas. It is based on a novel of the same name by Sanjay Gupta. In May 2012, TNT placed a ten-episode order for ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, surgery, doctors and patients, responsibility, intern, treatment, staff, patient, workplace, workplace situations, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 6K
Saving Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: When Charlie Harris ends up in a coma, he leaves the Hope-Zion Hospital in chaos - and his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex Reid, in a state of shock. As the staff of Hope-Zion races to save lives, comatose Dr. Harris wanders the halls of Hope-Zee ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, coma, ghost, doctors and patients, figment, supernatural, fiance fiancee relationship, catatonic state, life support, supernatural power, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 4K
Chicago Hope (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chicago Hope is an American medical drama television series, created by David E. Kelley. It ran on CBS from September 18, 1994, to May 4, 2000. The series is set in a fictional private charity hospital in Chicago, Illinois. The show is set to return ...
Style: talky, touching, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace, chief of staff, administration, workplace situations, human nature, boss and employee, medicine, aids, medical research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 3K
Mercy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mercy is a medical drama which aired on NBC from September 23, 2009 to May 12, 2010. The series initially aired on Wednesday nights at 8/7c, as part of the 2009 fall season, but was pushed back to 9/8c in April. On October 23, 2009, Mercy was ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, nurse, doctors and patients, friendship, workplace, ex military, friends, love triangle, doctor, coworker relationship, rookie, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Emily Owens M.D. (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Emily Owens, M.D. is an American medical drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman. It was picked up by The CW on May 11, 2012, It premiered on The CW on October 16, 2012, and aired on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. On ...
Style: sentimental, serious, medical drama, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: hospital, doctor, intern, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, treatment, doctors and patients, workplace romance, surgery, crush, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 5K
Off the Map (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: La Ciudad de las Estrellas, a tiny town in the South American jungle, is home to an understaffed, understocked medical clinic where three idealistic doctors come looking for change.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nurse, doctors and patients, doctor, patient, starting over, idealism, fish out of water, workplace, surgery, love and romance, career, responsibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 3K
Casualty (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace situations, doctors and patients, love and romance, intern, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, medicine, catastrophe, nurse, children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 2K
Holby City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital, following the highs and lows of the staff and patients.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, cure, intern, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, workplace romance, surgery, nurse, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Strong Medicine (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of staff in the womens' health clinic of a fictitious hospital in Philadelphia.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, clinic, workplace, workplace situations, doctors and patients, boss and employee, family relations, lifesaver, lifestyle, feminism, parents and children, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 55
Presidio Med (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Presidio Med is an American medical drama that aired on CBS from September 2002, to January 2003. The series centers on a San Francisco hospital. It was created by John Wells and Lydia Woodward, who also created ER.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, medical drama
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, public health, workplace, doctors and patients, clinic, workplace romance, love and romance, relationship vs career, love affair, disagreement, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 3K
Hawthorne (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Hawthorne is an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third and ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, doctors and patients, workplace, single parent, family relations, workplace situations, friendship, male female relationship, coworker relationship, african american woman, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 1K
All Saints (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: All Saints is an Australian medical drama which first screened on the Seven Network. The series debuted on 24 February 1998 and concluded its run on 27 October 2009. It had been one of Australia's highest rating dramas and also achieved ...
Style: medical drama, touching, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: hospital, strong female presence, couples, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace romance, doctors and patients, workplace, hopes, power relations, supportive coworker, lifesaver ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
 16K
New Amsterdam (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Max Goodwin, the hospital's newest medical director, sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.
Style: medical drama, disturbing, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, surgery, patient, medical, cancer, colleague colleague relationship, rivalry, understanding, nursing, male protagonist, public health ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hospital Central (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hospital Central is a Spanish television series that follows the professional and personal lives of the staff of the fictitious Hospital Central in Madrid. New episodes are shown by Telecinco network in Spain, and cable/satellite channel Factoría ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace, relationship vs career, workplace situations, doctor patient relationship, doctor, male female relationship, nursing back to health, nursing, friendship, medical profession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
 124
MDs (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Medicine could be a lucrative business if it weren't for all those sick people. So goes the motto of the mega-sized, mega-frugal HMO that runs Mission General Hospital in San Francisco, where two renegade doctors bend the rules and find the ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, fighting the system, medicine, working the system, power relations, buddies, boss and employee, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 2.7
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Body & Soul (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Rachel Griffen returns from the Far East, planning on incorporating alternative medicine with traditional practices. Her mentor Dr. Isaac Braun is skeptical and administrator Quinten Bremmer outright hostile. Oz is the ever cheerful orderly.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace intrigue, culture clash, society, power relations, female doctor, doctor, mortician, chief of staff, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 1K
Three Rivers (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three Rivers is an American television medical drama that debuted on CBS on October 4, 2009, starring Alex O'Loughlin in the role of an infamous transplant surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On November 30, 2009, after just eight episodes of ...
Style: emotional, sincere, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transplant, hospital, doctor, moral dilemma, human nature, workplace situations, doctors and patients, change of heart, power relations, surgery, race against time, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 1K
Breathless (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Hospital drama set in London during the early 1960s, following the staff of a busy gynecology ward at a time when abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just becoming available to married women.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, touching ...
Plot: doctors and patients, hospital, workplace, patient, treatment, workplace situations, workplace romance, society, nurse, gynecologist, strong female presence, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 897
Monroe (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Monroe is a British medical drama television series created and written by Peter Bowker and produced by Mammoth Screen for the ITV network. The series follows a neurosurgeon named Gabriel Monroe, played by James Nesbitt. The six-part series was ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, emotional, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: hospital, intern, workplace, fighting illness, treatment, workplace situations, family relations, doctors and patients, parents and children, patient, boss and employee, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 413
3 lbs. (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 3 lbs is a drama that aired on CBS from November 14 to 28, 2006, replacing the cancelled series Smith. The show itself was then canceled three weeks later due to poor ratings. The title refers to the fact that the average human brain weighs ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, partners, doctors and patients, reluctant partners, workplace, power relations, doctor, neurosurgeon, friendship, rivalry, workplace situations, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Trauma Center (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a person is seriously injured in an accident, they often have only one hour to live. Dr. Michael "Cutter" Royce (James Naughton) leads a hospital's specialized emergency department that is designed to make maximum use of that one ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: rescue, hospital, boss and employee, power relations, race against time, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, paramedic, surgery, emergency room, medical ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.3
 1K
Dr. Romantic (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boo Yong Joo was once a famous surgeon at the peak of his career at a major hospital. But he suddenly gives it all up one day to live in seclusion and work as a neighborhood doctor in a small town. He now goes by “Teacher Kim” and refers to ...
Style: romantic, sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace situations, surgery, medicine, talented, treatment, teamwork, doctors and patients, obsession, cure, coworker ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%