Movies like State of Emergency 1994

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State of Emergency (1994)
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State of Emergency (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Medical drama about a major hospital whose emergency room regularly faces an overload of patients. One of the doctors finds it necessary to adopt an unorthodox procedure to try to save a patient, and finds himself in trouble in consequence.
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, emergency room, female director, doctors, medical, accident, medical profession

Most similar movies to State of Emergency

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, medical drama and suspense films with plots about hospital, doctor, nurse, murder, death, medical and female director mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like State of Emergency: Dr. Kildare (1961), Nightingales (US) (1989), The Resident (2018), Code Black (2015), P.J. (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dr. Kildare (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young intern in a large metropolitan hospital trying to learn his profession, deal with the problems of his patients, and win the respect of the senior doctor in his specialty, internal medicine.
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, doctor, mentor, medical, stethoscope, latex gloves, caucasian, doctors, medical profession, mentor protege relationship, surgeon
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Nightingales (US) (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nightingales is an American medical drama television series that aired on NBC from January 21, 1989 to April 26, 1989. The series, produced by Aaron Spelling Productions, follows the stories of Christine Broderick, a supervisor of student nurses, ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, nurse, doctor, medical, roommate, female bonding
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64%
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The Resident (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A tough, brilliant senior resident guides an idealistic young doctor through his first day, pulling back the curtain on what really happens, both good and bad, in modern-day medicine.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, medical drama ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, medical, medical student, doctors and patients, emergency room, treatment, nurse, surgery, intern, workplace intrigue, patient ...
Place: georgia, atlanta georgia
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63%
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Code Black (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by the award-winning documentary, this medical drama is set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation where the extraordinary staff confront a challenged system in order to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the ...
Style: suspense, sentimental, touching, emotional, medical drama
Plot: doctor, emergency room, hospital, saving a life, reanimation, nurse, colleague colleague relationship, team, coping, medical profession, latex gloves
Place: los angeles
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57%
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P.J. (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Traumatized and suffering from amnesia after witnessing a terrible accident, a man who calls himself P.J. (Howard Nash) is admitted to a hospital, where psychiatrist Alan Shearson tries to get him on the path to recovery. But Dr. Shearson's ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: hospital, losing-it hero, memory loss, doctors and patients, mental illness, rehabilitation, curses spells and rituals, isolation, accident, spirituality, uncover truth, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Donor Unknown (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Type A insurance fraud investigator Nick Stillman has his life extended by a heart transplant, only to be dismayed to discover that his donor was murdered so Nick could live.
Plot: evil doctor, insurance investigator, hospital, emergency room, doctor, murder, insurance agent, death, illegal immigrant, heart surgery, operation, insurance fraud ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Cutter to Houston (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cutter to Houston is an American medical drama starring Shelley Hack, Jim Metzler, and Alec Baldwin that aired on CBS on Saturday night from October 1 to December 31, 1983 at 8 p.m Eastern time. The series was created by Sandor Stern.
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, doctor, small town, medical, nurse
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Nurse (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nurse is an American medical drama that aired on CBS from April 2, 1981 to May 1982. Series star Michael Learned won an Emmy in 1982 for her role on the show.
Style: medical drama
Plot: nurse, hospital, nursing, female bonding, widow, medical, neighbor, female friendship, doctor nurse relationship, friendship between women, mother son relationship
Place: new york
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52%
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Paper Mask (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, deadly, mysterious character, danger, dishonesty, mind game, hidden identity, race against time, protagonist as suspect, crimes, investigation, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tender Loving Care (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Teenage nurses give love therapy. Lots of action when they try to straighten out the corrupt hospital staff.
Plot: hospital, sex, nurse, shower, murder, female nudity, drug addiction, exploitation, orderly, doctor, blackmail, corruption
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Always and Everyone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Always and Everyone was a British television drama that ran from 1999 to 2002. It dramatised the hectic everyday lives of the doctors and nurses running the Accident and Emergency department of the large, busy city hospital, St. Victor's. The ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, nurse, accident, surgery, emergency, doctor, patient
Place: manchester, manchester england
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49%
Extreme Measures (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. The trail leads Luthan to the door of the eminent ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, investigation, medical research, doctor, cure, uncover truth, doctors and patients, deadly, morgue, secret laboratory, doctor patient relationship, homeless man ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Face of Evil (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On her wedding night, twenty-year-old Darcy Palmer empties her fiancé's bank account and flees to New York City. Along the way, she tries robbing Brianne Dwyer, who's heading to a New England college for her freshman year, and ends up ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: female director, murder, psychopath, artist, college student, teenage girl, roommate, college, painter, stolen identity
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Lazarus Syndrome (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An adulterous newspaper reporter, who has just experienced a heart attack, pesters a black doctor into investigating the questionable medical practices taking place at the hospital where both are residing.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: doctor, hospital, newspaper reporter, adulterer, operating room, defibrillator, intercom, x ray, newspaper man, stress, surgeon, surgery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Above Suspicion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dempsey Cain is an honored cop, a loving husband and father, and mentor to his handsome younger brother. Then a drug dealer's bullet paralyzes him for life and Dempsey's world is shattered. Suddenly, his wife and brother seem to care less ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: neo noir, paralysis, courtroom, police, uncover truth, murder, family problems, disorder, spouse killer, spouse in danger, disability, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Edmond (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, cynical, rough ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, midlife crisis, racism, murder, prejudice, fortune teller, starting over, destiny, unlikely criminals, society, self control, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Personal Baggage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Vid is talented but spoiled young man smothered in his affection to the adoring mother and heedless of his aloof father. His grandfather is benevolent but self-important patriarch and his new girlfriend is a creature of voluptuous innocence ...
Plot: snow, night, painter, accident, wine, cell phone, father son relationship, death, husband wife relationship, friendship, father daughter relationship, forest ...
Place: slovenia, central europe
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45%
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Deserted (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When twenty-four-year-old Jae is released from prison for killing her mother, she returns to her childhood home in small-town Ridgecrest. The desire to go anywhere but there prompts her to agree to join her brother on a road trip out to Death Valley ...
Plot: female director, death valley, desert, female protagonist, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship
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Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, seduction, infidelity, femme fatale, dedicated lawyer, crimes, manipulation, power relations, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Rainbow Experiment (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Things spiral out of control in a high school in Manhattan when a terrible accident involving a science experiment injures a kid for life.
Plot: accident, female director, high school, experiment, love, forgiveness, bug
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In the Heat of Passion II: Unfaithful (1994)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a wheelchair-bound wife dies from an apparent accident, her husband and his adult stepdaughter turn out to be lovers, who conspired to murder her. However, tensions surface when complications arise regarding her inheritance, and soon the ...
Plot: female director, adultery, woman on top, female nudity, affair, sex scene, older man younger woman relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, sex, wheelchair, guilty conscience ...
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41%
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Top Hearts! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman (Karin Viard) in the fourth month of her first pregnancy fights to save the baby while being treated for breast cancer.
Plot: pregnant woman, hospital, breast cancer, hopes, female director, shaved head, cancer, pregnancy
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: hallucination, redemption, coma, hospital, rescue, ambulance, misfit partners, dealing with death, patient, haunted by the past, death, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Thirst (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chemical engineer, who recently moved to town, struggles to find a way to kill a deadly new variant of Cryptosporidium that has infiltrated the town's water supply, causing people who drink it to die of thirst.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, quarantine, hospital, escapades, race against time, danger, deadly, chases and races, chaos, adventure, heat wave, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Confession (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After his young son dies from the negligience of medical professionals at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kinglsey) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to win a ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspense, captivating
Plot: jewish, faith, courtroom, prayer, death in the family, redemption, murder, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, legal investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Last Light (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped inside an abandoned hospital after an unexplainable apocalyptic event. In addition to being haunted by what they've lost, the strangers must also fight off mysterious creatures that hunt them down one by ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, danger, hospital, deadly, monster, creature, violence, rivalry, standoff, abandoned building, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Best of Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Raquel, a young radio broadcaster, is deeply in love with Tomas, an Olympic runner. On the day she finds a house for them to share, he collapses during training and is rushed to the hospital. His life is in danger; his liver crashed and he is in ...
Plot: female director, hospital, hand camera, male female relationship, polaroid, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The New Interns (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: rape, hospital, injury, lovers, married couple, infertility, gang war, drinking, mental illness, stretcher, surgery, operating room ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Doctor (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that ...
Style: psychological, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hospital, medical school, doctor, surgery, doctors and patients, coldhearted, redemption, intern, family relations, couple relations, introspection, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, ...
Plot: female director, neighbor, african american, segregation, civil rights, racism, supreme court
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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