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3 lbs (2006)
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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 approximately three pounds. The show follows the medical careers of prominent brain surgeon Doctor Douglas Hanson and his protégé, Jonathan Seger. The show was promoted as, "The next great medical drama." The theme song is "Calling All Angels" by Train. Eight episodes were made, and the five episodes that did not originally air in the United States are available on Amazon Unbox. The program filmed in New York City at the request of Tucci, who didn't want to be away from home to make the series. When the pilot was originally filmed Dylan McDermott played Dr. Doug Hanson, and Reiko Aylesworth played Dr. Adrienne Holland.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious, medical drama
Plot: hospital, partners, doctors and patients, reluctant partners, workplace, power relations, doctor, neurosurgeon, friendship, rivalry, workplace situations, surgeon, physician, medical
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, medical drama and captivating films and TV series with plots about workplace situations, workplace, doctor, hospital, doctors and patients, power relations and medical mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Romance genres. Some movies like 3 lbs: The Good Doctor (2017), MDs (2002), Mercy (2009), Monday Mornings (2013), Strong Medicine (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Good Doctor (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: A young surgeon with Savant syndrome is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise: can a person who doesn't have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?
Style: clever, serious, emotional, psychological, talky ...
Plot: autism, hospital, talented, surgeon, doctor, prodigy, medicine, medical, doctors, physician, talent, male doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco
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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: serious, humorous, realistic, medical drama
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, fighting the system, workplace situations, doctors and patients, medicine, buddies, power relations, boss and employee, patient, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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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: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nurse, hospital, ex military, doctors and patients, workplace, friendship, friends, love triangle, doctor, coworker relationship, rookie, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, surgery, doctors and patients, patient, treatment, staff, intern, workplace situations, workplace, boss, medicine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, clinic, workplace, workplace situations, lifesaver, family relations, lifestyle, boss and employee, doctors and patients, feminism, strong female presence, surgery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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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: realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, society, power relations, workplace intrigue, culture clash, female doctor, doctor, mortician, strong female presence, chief of staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, touching, emotional, medical drama
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, clinic, doctors and patients, public health, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, love and romance, disagreement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, african american woman, nurse, workplace, doctors and patients, single parent, family relations, workplace situations, friendship, male female relationship, coworker relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, medical drama
Plot: rescue, hospital, workplace, race against time, power relations, workplace situations, doctors and patients, boss and employee, surgery, paramedic, doctor, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Holby City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 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: realistic, captivating, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, intern, cure, rivalry, workplace romance, surgery, nurse, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Trapper John, M.D. (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Trapper John, M.D. is an American television medical drama and spin-off of the film MASH, concerning a lovable doctor who became a mentor and father figure in San Francisco, California. The show ran on CBS from September 23, 1979, to September 4, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, power relations, lifesaver, doctors and patients, workplace situations, medical profession, nurse, doctors, medical, physician ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Do No Harm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Do No Harm is an American drama that aired from January 31 through September 7, 2013, on NBC. The network placed a series order in May 2012. On November 12, 2012, NBC reduced its episode order for the series from 13 to 12 episodes, due to scheduling ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, hospital, neurosurgeon, doctor, workplace, mental illness, doctors and patients, patient, surgery, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, transplant, doctor, medical, doctors and patients, workplace situations, moral dilemma, human nature, surgery, power relations, change of heart, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series. This show was not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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.
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Monroe (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series revolves around Rothman, Greene, and Moore, a fictional advertising firm. The storylines center on the difficulties of securing accounts and the characters' personal lives.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: workplace, advertising, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, partners, friendship, boss and employee, promotion, workaholic, ambition, advertising agency, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Royal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the staff and patients of a Yorkshire cottage hospital in the 60s, embroiled in tangled love lives and bitter power struggles.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, moral dilemma, doctors and patients, nursing, workplace, workplace situations, doctor, nun, nurse, countryside, love, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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67%
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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, doctors and patients, hospital, patient, medical profession, emergency room, nurse, medical student, medical, doctors, doctor patient relationship, physician ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, semi serious, medical drama
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Canterbury's Law (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Canterbury is a force of nature. An attorney on the rise, she puts her career on the line to take on risky and unpopular cases, even when they take a toll on her personal life. Elizabeth and her law professor husband, Matt Furey, haunted ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, law firm, price of justice, workplace, legal, injustice, lawyers and clients, rivalry, investigation, trespassing, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Nurses (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Follow five young nurses working on the frontlines of a busy hospital in downtown Toronto, dedicating their lives to helping others, while struggling to help themselves.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing, medical drama
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, nurse, medicine, physician, relationship vs career, doctor, nursing, ambition, doctors, medical, doctor patient relationship ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: sincere, disturbing, captivating, emotional, inspirational ...
Plot: hospital, medical, doctor, patient, surgery, physician, medicine, rivalry, nursing, coworker relationship, cancer, workplace ...
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Young Doctors (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
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Story: The spin-off to the original series 'In aller Freundschaft' focuses on the young doctors in a fictional clinic in Erfurt.
Style: emotional, serious, clever, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, friendship, teamwork, doctors and patients, medicine, doctor patient relationship, coworker, nurse, surgeon, workplace situations, medical profession ...
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62%
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Black Box (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Catherine Black is a world-famous neurologist at the state-of-the-art medical institution known as "The Cube". Catherine is brilliant, beautiful, and at the top of her game, though she's hiding a secret of her own: she's bipolar. ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being close to the city of Birmingham, this soap opera follows the staff and families of a doctor's surgery.
Style: captivating, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: doctor, workplace, workplace situations, doctors and patients, clinic, supportive coworker, couples, love affair, terminal illness, couple relations, social relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Mental (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Colombia, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Mental is a television series produced by Fox's subsidiary Fox Telecolombia, which aired in the summer and fall of 2009 on FOX international channels for Latin America, Europe and Asia, starring Chris Vance and Annabella Sciorra. Mental was ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: psychology, hospital, prodigy, mental disorder, intern, mentally unstable, patient, fighting illness, mystery, treatment, doctors and patients, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, intern, love and romance, medicine, doctor, disaster, nurse, death ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
St. Elsewhere (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series that originally ran on NBC from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988. The series starred Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd and William Daniels as teaching doctors at a lightly-regarded Boston hospital ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, witty, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, workplace, dark humor, doctors and patients, power relations, intern, workplace situations, doctor, surgery, emergency room, society, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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60%
Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, talky, captivating, serious
Plot: law firm, lawyer, lawsuit, workplace, workplace situations, legal, ambition, jury, rivalry, society, strong female presence, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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