Movies like The Hospital

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The Hospital (1971)
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The Hospital (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.
Style: clever, suspense, talky, psychological, funny, atmospheric, thought provoking, intellectual, enigmatic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hospital, suicide, murder, satire, medical, dark humor, midlife crisis, catastrophe, business, native american, twists and turns, doctors, psychology, loneliness, medicine, writers, obsession, cancer, feminism, age difference, hotel, gunfight, justice, psychiatrist, psychiatry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Hospital

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, clever, realistic and thought provoking films with plots about mentor, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue, obsession and culture clash mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Hospital: Network (1976), They Might Be Giants (1971), Monster in a Box (1992), Critical Care (1997), Gray's Anatomy (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Network (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, political, satirical ...
Plot: media, television, satire, journalism, adultery, media manipulation, corruption, dark humor, media satire, older man younger woman relationship, murder, workaholic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
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They Might Be Giants (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: They Might be Giants chronicles the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in modern-day New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson is a female psychiatrist fascinated by his case is almost beside the ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, thought provoking, feel good, mind bending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sherlock holmes, mental illness, dark humor, weapons, unlikely friendships, runaway, eccentricity, destiny, adaptation, redemption, catastrophe, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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63%
Monster in a Box (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living, and dealing with success while trying to be successful.
Style: witty, clever, talky, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: psychiatry, sexualized violence, greed, life & death, dark hero, genetics, drugs, catastrophe, dark humor, twists and turns, melancholy, visceral ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, suspense, humorous, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hospital, medical, dark humor, satire, parenthood, first contact, fantasy world, redemption, nudity (full frontal - brief), maze, mad scientist, sisters ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Gray's Anatomy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film documents, in an often dramatic and humorous fashion, Gray's investigations into alternative medicine for an eye condition (Macular pucker) he had developed.
Style: disturbing, breathtaking, atmospheric, cynical, thought provoking ...
Plot: culture clash, creativity, distopia, redemption, betrayal, imagination, runaway, life & death, art, twists and turns, melancholy, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
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51%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, murder, mistress, crimes, guilt, justice, blackmail, couple relations, human nature, moral dilemma, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: art, high society, racism, satire, con artists, art dealer, character study, lgbt, crimes, social differences, urban setting, social climbing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa
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46%
Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, satirical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, women, friendship, workplace, existentialism, office politics, loneliness, workplace situations, heist, fighting the system, secretary, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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44%
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Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, captivating, cynical, psychological, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, hollywood, addiction, insanity, marijuana, showbiz, buddies, friendship, love triangle, destiny, drugs, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, melancholic, meditative, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, suicide, satire, adaptation, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, transvestism, friendship, female nudity, runaway, surveillance, unlikely friendships, sarcasm, obsession, moral ambiguity, paranoid, culture clash ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
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The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, road movie, melancholic, funny, thought provoking ...
Plot: on the road, road trip, eccentricity, existentialism, friendship, midlife crisis, loneliness, sarcasm, food, restaurant, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, northern england
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38%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, touching, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, cancer, doctors, catastrophe, childhood, multiple storylines, culture clash, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, life philosophy, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, tokyo, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 27K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: greed, justice, loneliness, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, writers, satire, spectacle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
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37%
While We're Young (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.
Style: ironic, psychological, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: hipster, husband wife relationship, friendship, coming of age, midlife crisis, couples, introspection, marriage, baby, older woman younger man relationship, childless couple, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Spalding Gray sits behind a desk throughout the entire film and recounts his exploits and chance encounters while playing a minor role in the film 'The Killing Fields'. At the same time, he gives a background to the events occurring in ...
Style: humorous, talky, thought provoking, heartbreaking, allegory ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, paranoid, existentialism, eccentricity, distopia, monster, greed, childhood, catastrophe, artist, art, adaptation ...
Place: new york, usa, cambodia
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36%
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Shock Corridor (1963)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: mental institution, insanity, murder, mental illness, investigation, psychiatrist, journalism, twists and turns, murder mystery, serial killer, obsession, doctors and patients ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, japan, usa, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Peter Greenaway's first fiction feature (after the mock-documentary The Falls) made him immediately famous and was named one of the most original films of the 1980s by British critics. The action is set in the director's beloved 17th ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, stylized, surreal, witty ...
Plot: murder, adultery, manipulation, art, artist, power relations, dishonesty, boss and employee, sexual dysfunction, social climbing, crimes, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother, mother son relationship, divorce, eccentricity, brother brother relationship, sibling rivalry, honest, gunfight, loneliness, depression, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
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Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, gloomy, art house, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, drugs, addiction, drug addiction, self discovery, small town, older man younger woman relationship, alcoholic, melancholy, bittersweet, slacker, loner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: realistic, depressing, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide, psychiatrist, mental illness, hollywood, therapist, drugs, character study, loneliness, life philosophy, widower, suicide attempt, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
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State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, feel good, humorous, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, hollywood, filmmaking, greed, movie business, lifestyle, love and romance, small town life, americana, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 9K
Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, dramatic ...
Plot: car, bittersweet, marketing, business, friendship, revenge, adultery, car accident, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: This material was developed and prepared over the last year or so, mostly in comedy clubs. This special kind of goes back to when he used to just make noises and be funny for no particular reason. It felt right to him to shoot this special in a club ...
Style: witty, cynical, atmospheric, funny, humorous ...
Plot: dark humor, character study, honest, culture clash, irreverent, family relations, human nature, society, family life, stand up special, divorce, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives. Who is the mysterious Joanne and what's the real story behind ...
Style: talky, clever, emotional, sexy, satirical ...
Plot: transvestism, women, lgbt, small town, friendship, lgbtqi, drug addiction, time travel, feminist, lgbtq, twists and turns, powerful ending ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 8K
Citizen Ruth (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ...
Style: witty, political, melancholic, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abortion, drug abuse, culture clash, unwanted pregnancy, addiction, pregnancy, politics, female protagonist, moral dilemma, youth, life is a bitch, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 3K
Plaza Suite (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: wedding, multiple storylines, luxury hotel, adultery, marriage, adaptation, divorce, catastrophe, runaway, culture clash, destiny, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 14K
Stroszek (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they ...
Style: surreal, road movie, dark, thought provoking, sexy ...
Plot: insanity, immigrants, german, surrealism, bittersweet, self discovery, culture clash, american dream, on the road, pimp, art, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: wisconsin, canada, berlin germany, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 6K
The TV Set (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: satirical, melancholic, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: television, showbiz, audition, sarcasm, tv show, deadpan, farce, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire, actor's life, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, family relations, character study, couple relations, family problems, pedophile, parents and children, haunted by the past, family life, sisters, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, new jersey, california, israel, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%