Organ donation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant organ donation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, interesting, melancholic and clever films and TV shows about / with organ donation, death, hospital, doctor, storytelling, redemption, vengeance, dialogue, mentor and transplant plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as organ donation: Ship of Theseus (2012), Monkeybone (2001), The Animal (2001), Muggers (2000), Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Never Let Me Go (2010), All About My Mother (1999), John Q (2002), Tokyo Ghoul (2017), Donor Unknown (1995).

List of organ donation movies

Ship of Theseus (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, Netherlands
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This first feature film from Indian playwright Anand Gandhi, tells three stories about persons forced to think about the ethics and moral issues raised by medical advances: a visually impaired Egyptian photographer, who after a cornea transplant has ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: philosophy, organ donation, monastery, photographer, cause and meaning, idealism, introspection, moral dilemma, injustice, life is a bitch, society, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 4.7
 15K
Monkeybone (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out waystation for lost souls. When Monkeybone takes over Stu's body and ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parallel world, hospital, organ donation, imaginary, disorder, goofy hero, hidden identity, celebrity culture, destiny, reincarnation, danger, escapades ...
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 4.8
 52K
The Animal (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When loser Marvin Mange is involved in a horrible car accident, he's brought back to life by a deranged scientist as half man and half animal. His newfound powers are awesome -- but their adverse side effects could take over his life. Now, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, police officer, goofy hero, employee, dream, scientist, organ donation, police investigation, experiment gone awry, disorder, animal life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.6
 256
Muggers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two medical students find themselves dangerously indebted to a sadistic loan shark, they become embroiled in an illicit black-market organ transplant scam in order to save their lives. 'Muggers' is a twisted, hilarious, pitch-black ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: doctor, nurse, medical student, unlikely criminals, gory, crimes, crime, organ donation, dangerous animal, gangsters, vengeance, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. Ryu's boss, Park, has just laid him off, and in order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things ...
Style: disturbing, tense, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, kidnapping, gory, black market, ransom, factory worker, drowning, stabbing, suicide, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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 7.2
 126K
Never Let Me Go (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Plot: cloning, boarding school, friendship, love and romance, true love, love triangle, childhood, existentialism, life is a bitch, dishonesty, jealousy, couples ...
Time: year 1994, 1990s, year 1978, year 1985
Place: england, europe
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All About My Mother (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: emotional, stylized, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, actress, transsexual, lesbian, aids, redemption, friendship, transplant, nun, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, madrid, barcelona spain, barcelona
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 7.1
 111K
John Q (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, hostages, kidnapping, insurance, factory worker, surgery, police chief, financial problem, family in crisis, fighting the system, crime, heart disease ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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 5.8
 2K
Tokyo Ghoul (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A Tokyo college student is attacked by a ghoul, a super-powered human who feeds on human flesh. He survives, but has become part ghoul and becomes a fugitive on the run.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, bloody
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, murder, blood, deadly creature, danger, anti hero, fight, secret identity, gunfight, crimes, death, rivalry ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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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: hospital, death, illegal immigrant, doctor, murder, insurance fraud, operation, evil doctor, insurance agent, heart transplant, heart surgery, emergency room ...
Place: california
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 4.8
 135
Killer Deal (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 2013. After a world-wide economic collapse in 2009, the entire middle-class is wiped out, leaving only high-class and low-class. The high-class rich reside in a place called Parkland. Parkland is surrounded by high walls so they would be ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: train station, locker room, poor, rich, tv reporter, organ donation, dead body in swimming pool
Time: 2000s
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 5.0
 507
Blackout (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Recovering from a nail gun shot to the head and 13 months of coma, doctor Pekka Valinta starts to unravel the mystery of his past, still suffering from total amnesia.
Plot: shooting range, ex cop, pregnant, law student, patient, recovery, nail gun, conspiracy, doctor, break up, divorce, flashback ...
Place: finland
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Heal the Living (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. ...
Plot: hospital, accident, lesbian, pubic hair, female nudity, telephone call, cigarette smoking, elevator, death, airplane, flashback, car accident ...
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A Gift of the Heart (0000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two Families, Two Lives, One Future. A Gift of the Heart is a family friendly tale about breaking cultural barriers, love and friendship.
Audience: kids
Plot: organ donation, cancer, racism
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Shot in the Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: AND YOU'RE TO BLAME! Honey, you give love a bad name. (The story of a man coming to terms with the sins and secrets of his notorious brother and, in the process, exploring the legacy of violence in his own family.)
Style: serious, bleak, talky, realistic, tense ...
Plot: death row, murder, juvenile delinquency, crime, redemption, sexual abuse, prison, courtroom drama, false accusation, haunted by the past, price of justice, prison life ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, utah
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 7.2
 372
Nicholas' Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact based drama about an American couple on vacation in Italy in 1994 with their two children who are attacked and shot by highway bandits. Shortly they discover that their son is brain dead. The parents are then faced with the hard decision to ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, terminal illness, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, transplant, organ donation ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
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Race Against Time (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that the doctors want to claim his organs immediately, he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, fugitives, legal action, on the run, race against time, future dystopia, chases and races, life is a bitch, rivalry, chase, danger, deadly ...
Time: future
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The Clonus Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: body part, government agency, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, technology gone awry, mutant, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, escapades, heroes ...
Place: america
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A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: All his life, teenager Daniel Huffman and his grandma have dreamed of Daniel playing college football. After Daniel is cut from his high school team, his grandmother's encouragement and coaching get him a second chance at that dream. He works ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: high school, ambition, sport, athlete's life, sport team, family life, youth, power relations, hopes, rivalry, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
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 6.9
 18K
Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, transplant, fall in love, veterinarian, love of one's life, hopes, love and romance, couples, golden years, dealing with death, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
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The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: clever, humorous, surreal, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: monty python, cult, chaos, sexuality, fish, christmas, heaven and hell, farce, rock, human nature, disorder, sketch ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1870s
Place: england, europe, africa
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The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, serious, touching, realistic, tense ...
Plot: old woman, obsession, suicide attempt, postmodernism, romance, writer's life, self discovery, novelist, parent child relationship, infidelity, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
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 6.9
 15K
Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: black market, coma, hospital, murder, investigation, amateur detective, race against time, mystery, hitman, abortion, witnessing a crime, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
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 7.6
 62K
Lady Vengeance (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, crime, cult, torture, translator, bully, ex convict, teacher, redemption, righting the wronged, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, australia
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 5.7
 19K
Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, airport, romance, destiny, advertising, starting over, haunted by the past, chance, encounter, hopes, love and romance, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
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 6.2
 7K
Blink (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, blindness, murder, crime, investigation, mind game, killer, psychopath, crimes, deadly, stalking, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
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 7.7
 207K
21 Grams (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: redemption, life is a bitch, suicide attempt, desperation, surgery, guilt, death, death in the family, crimes, hit and run, mathematics, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
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The Harvest Project (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of the black market human organ trade.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moral dilemma, crimes, black market, dishonesty, against the rules, terminal illness, working undercover, law enforcement, life is a bitch, partial female nudity, organ, tied to a chair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 662
Carnage (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After a bull is killed in a bullfight, its body parts are transported across Spain, France, Italy and Belgium. The bull's parts fall into the wide variety of people, including: an Italian actress selling the bones in a supermarket promotion, a ...
Style: serious, dark humor, realistic, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, social misfits, dealing with death, human nature, romance, obsession, college, couple relations, university, destructive relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: belgium, italy, spain, europe, france ...
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The 5th Quarter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the wake of a car crash that killed his brother, football player Jon Abbate leads his school's struggling team to its most successful season ever.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sport, gymnasium, prayer, funeral, car accident, coach, athlete's life, dealing with death, american football, parents and children, high school, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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