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Doctor John (2019)
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Doctor John (2019)
Original name: 의사요한
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Cha Yo-Han—an arrogant but genius doctor of anesthesiology—and Kang Shi-Young—a smart, warm resident of anesthesiology—work together to help people with mysterious cases of acute or chronic pain.
Style: emotional, realistic, witty, medical drama
Plot: doctor, medical, genius, teamwork, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, love, friendship, family relations, hospital, prodigy, follow your dream, mastermind, medicine, doctor patient relationship, doctors and patients, medical profession, social relations
Place: south korea

Most similar movies to Doctor John

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out medical drama, captivating, realistic and serious films and TV series with plots about doctor, hospital, medical, doctors and patients, workplace situations, latex gloves and surgery mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Doctor John: Good Doctor (2013), Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), Doctor Stranger (2014), Medical Top Team (2013), House (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Good Doctor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: As a child, Park Shi On was sent to a specialized care center, where he discovered genius capacities for his autism. Coupled with an exceptional memory and keen spatial skills, the young savant eventually entered pediatric residency, where he ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: doctor, medical, hospital, autism, medical profession, surgery, doctor patient relationship, pediatrician, prodigy, genius, social awkwardness, coworker relationship ...
Place: south korea, korea
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100%
Kill Me, Heal Me (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cha Do Hyun is a rich heir to a family company with one major problem. Due to suppressed childhood trauma, he suffers from dissociative identity disorder manifested in 7 unique personalities who are out of his control. In order to overcome this ...
Style: romantic, captivating, twists and turns, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, psychiatrist, love, childhood memory, doctor patient relationship, family relations, doctor, friendship, hospital, brother sister relationship ...
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doctor Stranger (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a child, Park Hoon and his dad were kidnapped and taken to North Korea. He grew up there, learning to be a doctor just like his father. When Park Hoon escapes back to South Korea and begins work at a prestigious hospital, he makes it his goal to ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: korean, medical, doctor, medical profession, medicine, patient, nurse, romance, danger, dishonesty, family relations, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Medical Top Team (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The medical drama focuses on the lives of doctors and nurses who are members of an elite medical team from the fictional Gwang Hae University Hospital.
Style: medical drama, captivating, sincere, political
Plot: hospital, doctor, medical profession, medicine, nurse, patient, workplace situations, workplace, physician, doctors, medical, coworker ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, witty, cynical, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, dark humor, patient, mastermind, talented, human nature, hospital, loneliness, riddles and clues, loner, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 3K
Transplant (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Bashir Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine, makes the difficult decision to flee his country and build a new life in Canada with his younger sister Amira. Bash works to navigate a new environment after earning ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere, medical drama
Plot: hospital, intelligence, emergency room, medicine, doctor, surgery, medical, cure, doctors and patients, patient, prodigy, medical profession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
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42%
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Hekimoglu (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Ates Hekimoglu is a successful doctor in his 40s. He is working as Infectious Diseases and Nephrology Specialist in the hospital where his friend Ipek is in charge. The most well-known characteristic of Ates Hekimoglu is that he conducts research by ...
Style: sincere, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: teamwork, workplace situations, treatment, doctor, medical profession, medicine, doctors and patients, hospital, friendship, loneliness, riddles and clues, death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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
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41%
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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: medical drama, realistic, tense, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hospital, emergency room, doctor, surgery, doctors and patients, lifesaver, medical, workplace, coldhearted, power relations, patient, medicine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, san antonio texas
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39%
Hospital Playlist (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: Every day is extraordinary for five doctors and their patients inside a hospital, where birth, death and everything in between coexist.
Style: sincere, captivating, medical drama, sentimental, realistic
Plot: medical, patient, doctor, friendship, hospital, job, surgeon, coworker relationship, treatment, medical profession, doctors and patients, divorced man ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Doctors (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Hye-Jung was young, her life was difficult. She was good at fighting, but also studied well. Overcoming her tough situation, she is now a doctor.
Style: medical drama, sentimental, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: medical profession, medical, romance, doctor, strong female lead, coworker, surgeon, doubts and hesitations, teacher, hospital, prejudice, wedding ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 21K
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, doctors and patients, emergency room, medical student, nurse, intern, treatment, surgery, workplace intrigue, coworker relationship ...
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Life (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: When Okita Kazuaki was starting out as a doctor, he was forced to resign from the hospital. He left his girlfriend Danjo Mifuyu behind and went to the US alone. 10 years go by and he comes back as a surgeon with outstanding skills to save his former ...
Style: captivating, tense, medical drama
Plot: romance, medical profession, medical, doctor, doctors, workplace situations, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, medicine, hospital, workplace, fighting illness ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: medical drama, suspense, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: emergency room, doctor, hospital, nurse, reanimation, medical profession, saving a life, colleague colleague relationship, coping, team, nursing, surgery ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: medical drama, captivating, disturbing, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, medical, patient, surgery, colleague colleague relationship, physician, medicine, understanding, nursing, rivalry, coworker relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, emergency room, surgical operation, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, coworker, surgery, intern, suffering, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Medical Investigation (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Medical Investigation was an American medical drama television series that began September 9, 2004, on NBC. It ran for 20 one-hour episodes before being cancelled in 2005. The series was co-produced by Paramount Network Television and NBC Universal ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: disease, investigation, public health, medical, teamwork, epidemic, mystery, plague, lifesaver, doctors and patients, workplace situations, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: medical drama, sentimental, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, workplace romance, doctor, patient, doctors and patients, workplace, medical student, surgeon, colleague colleague relationship, couple relations, intern, treatment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 653
Open Heart (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the wake of her father's disappearance, 16-year-old Dylan Blake falls in with the wrong crowd, gets arrested, and earns court-ordered community service volunteering at Open Heart Memorial, the hospital where her mother and sister are ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: hospital, friendship, missing person, uncover truth, teenage life, investigation, love and romance, family relations, family problems, teenage love, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 17K
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, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Plot: doctor, doctors and patients, hospital, patient, medical student, nurse, medical profession, emergency room, surgery, coworker relationship, treatment, latex gloves
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, emotional, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hospital, medical, workplace, intern, family relations, parents and children, workplace situations, surgery, boss and employee, fighting illness, treatment, patient ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
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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: serious, touching, talky, 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 ⇓
31%
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 132
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, boss and employee, buddies, medical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace, workplace romance, love and romance, medical, lifestyle, intern, workplace situations, doctors and patients, treatment, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, medical drama, psychological, serious, emotional ...
Plot: autism, hospital, surgeon, doctor, talented, medicine, prodigy, medical, childhood flashback, doctors, physician, talent ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 15
Miss S (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Set in the Shanghai Bund in the 1940s, it revolves around a female detective who solve multiple cases.
Style: psychological, stylized, captivating, clever, witty
Plot: murder mystery, teamwork, friendship, peril, crime scene, investigation, prodigy, unlikely partners, verbal byplay, outside help, resourceful, romancing partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: nurse, hospital, ex military, doctors and patients, friendship, workplace, friends, love triangle, coworker relationship, doctor, rookie, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Mob Doctor (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: For most physicians, the Hippocratic oath is sacred. But for one Chicago doctor, who is indebted to the mafia, saving lives isn’t her only concern. The Mob Doctor is a fast-paced medical drama focusing on a young female surgeon caught between ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, medical, surgery, gangsters, doctor, moral dilemma, doctors and patients, crime, workplace, crimes, family relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 427
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 ⇓
27%
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, psychiatrist, treatment, friendship, hospital, workplace, romance, surgery, best friends, doctors and patients, parenthood, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%