Sick child movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sick child movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, captivating, serious, sentimental and emotional films and TV shows about / with sick child, hospital, family relations, illness, death, child illness, parents and children, life is a bitch, father son relationship and terminal illness plots mostly in Drama, Family and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sick child: Miracles from Heaven (2016), My Sister's Keeper (2009), The Heart of Christmas (2011), The Secret Garden (1993), The Harvest (2013), Heist (2015), The Trap (2007), Snowmen (2010), Heaven Is for Real (2014), A Translator (2018).

List of sick child movies

Miracles from Heaven (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: \When Christy discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle ...
Style: christian film, inspirational, sentimental, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: sick child, miraculous event, heaven, illness, faith, child protagonist, parent child relationship, medical, accident, child cancer, family relations, christian ...
Place: boston
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, sick child, mother daughter relationship, family drama, cancer, parenthood, family life, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, child illness, childhood, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, montana
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The Heart of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Dax Ryan Locke, born to Julie and Austin Locke on June 26, 2007, was diagnosed with AML M7, a rare form of leukemia, when he was 13 months old. The Heart of Christmas is set in Washington, Illinois and at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, sad, based on true events ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sick child, terminal illness, sad ending, child illness, parents and children, family life, dealing with death, small town, leukemia, family relations, blog, kindness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
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The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: childhood, countryside, orphan, old mansion, little girl, garden, sick child, friendship, aristocracy, secret, family, girl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century
Place: india, yorkshire, england, europe, liverpool ...
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 6.1
 7K
The Harvest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Maryann moves in with her grandparents after she's orphaned. Desperately lonely, she sets out to befriend a neighboring deathly ill, bed-ridden boy, despite the outright disapproval of his mother. Maryann's persistence pays off, however, ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: sick child, dark secret, boy girl friendship, secret, family secret, family, relationship problems, mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, top secret, teenager ...
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 6.1
 29K
Heist (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A father is without the means to pay for his daughter's medical treatment. As a last resort, he partners with a greedy co-worker to rob a casino. When things go awry they're forced to hijack a city bus.
Style: twists and turns, light, tense, clever, exciting ...
Plot: money, heist, criminal, casino, robbery, sick child, bus, chase, car chase, crime boss, strong female character, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: las vegas
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 7.9
 9K
The Trap (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you. It is a film about an ordinary man, who is forced to choose between life ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: terminal illness, desert, heart disease, hospital, sick child, mysterious character, wartime life, health situation, oppression, married couple, child in peril, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia
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 6.1
 688
Snowmen (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, human spirit, terminal illness, elementary school, desire for fame, ambition, youth, family, against the odds, social relations, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Heaven Is for Real (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old Colton shares the details of his amazing journey ...
Style: christian film, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, christianity, heaven, faith, family, firefighter, religions or cults, parents and children, small town, supernatural, family relations, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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 7.1
 765
A Translator (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment. Based on a true story.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: university professor, treatment, sick child, translator, investigation, catastrophe, tragedy, radiation, threat, hospital, evacuation, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: chernobyl
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 6.3
 5K
Northfork (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "We are all angels. It is what we do with our wings that separates us." In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a ...
Style: bleak, touching, disturbing, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: small town, human nature, society, hopes, angel, social relations, adoption, hallucination, priest, boy, sick child, terminal illness ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
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Summer of '92 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The 1992 Danish football team competes for the European Championship.
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, sincere, visually appealing
Plot: male objectification, football player, sport team, soccer coach, training camp, sick child, soccer match, cancer patient, football team, football, drunkenness, party ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: sweden, denmark
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Guilty Not Guilty (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A dark side of India's Nuclear Programme
Style: educational, cult film
Plot: world politics, justice, warning, racism, expose, dark humor, journalism, loss of husband, toxic waste, loss of family, changing the future, family ...
Place: new york, washington d.c.
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 5.6
 2K
Consumed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Sophie's son, Garrett, develops a mysterious illness, she embarks on a search for answers. This leads her into the controversial world of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) where a sociopolitical battle rages between organic farmers and ...
Style: political thriller, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: alcoholic mother, farmer, emotionally unstable, conspiracy, scientific research, research laboratory, mental illness, kidnapping, illness, death, depression, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 5K
M for Mother (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: What appears to be a grand love story turns sour when parents-to-be discover that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects, as a result of the mother's exposure to chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war. The father ...
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining
Plot: sick child, iraq iran war, child illness, pregnancy, pregnant woman, family problems, illness, relationship problems, parenthood, pregnant wife, mother child relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Place: iran
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The Good Mother (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After her best friend dies, a teen discovers that the girl's mother deliberately made her sick.
Style: captivating, suspense, entertaining
Plot: sick child, teenager, teenage daughter, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, family secret, uncover truth, family problems, mystery, parents and children, murderer, family relations ...
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The Cider House Rules (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: abortion, incest, orphan, nurse, coming of age, orphanage, coming-of-age, romance, love and romance, first love, farm, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england
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Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.
Style: scary, exciting, macabre, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, infected, post apocalypse, graphic violence, vaccine, sick child, living dead, chaos, survival horror, deadly, death ...
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The Ultimate Gift (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, inheritance, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, youth, introspection, wealth, life turned upside down, friendship, parents and children, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south america, ecuador, texas, new jersey
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Red Band Society (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: anorexia, teenage life, child cancer, friendship, hospital, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, doctor, coming of age, doctor patient relationship, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.3
 179
Tlayucan (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Desperate for the illness of his son, the farmer steals a pearl Eufemio image of St. Lucia in the village church. Some tourists photographed the theft, and Euphemius is about to be lynched by their neighbors. Pearl disappeared swallowed by one of ...
Plot: satire, miraculous event, sick child, small town, pearl, blind man, spinster, peasant, illness, church
Place: mexico
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 3.9
 672
The School (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a doctor looking for her missing child awakens to find herself in an abandoned school, she must survive the supernatural terror and face her own demons if she is to find the truth about where her son is.
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre
Plot: school, neurosurgeon, coma, alternate reality, sick child, ghost, supernatural, parents and children, subconscious, ghosts
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 6.2
 12K
Yamakasi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Yamakasi - Les samouraïs des temps modernes is a 2001 French movie written by Luc Besson. It demonstrates the skills of the Yamakasi, a group of traceurs who battle against injustice in the Paris ghetto. They use parkour to steal from the rich in ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: parkour, extreme sport, chase, youth, thief, police, friends, gang, unlikely criminals, chases and races, crime, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adaptation of one of Benelux most famous children's novels. Tough prime school girl Akkie loves soccer and can be a real bully. Love is the only thing she's scared of. When Akkie is diagnosed with Leukemia, she has to fight for her life. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, school, youth, life is a bitch, hopes, social relations, leukemia, family, first kiss, soccer, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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 6.7
 418
Asia (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Asia is the single mother of 17-year-old Vika. Vika's deteriorating health urges Asia to finally find her voice as a mother and to embrace and cherish their time together.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, parents and children, sick child, child illness, fighting illness, family relations, illness, relationships, family life, lifestyle, teenage girl ...
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A Bramble House Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While settling his father’s estate, Finn Conrad becomes suspicious as to why the man left a nurse $50,000. His dad knew her for less than two months before he died. Just before Christmas, Finn wants what to reclaim what he considers his family’s ...
Style: touching, disturbing, romantic, sweet, captivating
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: christmas, single mother, happy ending, sick child, love, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, romance, follow your dream, opposites attract, once in a lifetime opportunity, medical experiment ...
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 5.3
 3K
1001 Nights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Sehrazat, a young widow who is financially unable to treat her terminally ill young son, is forced to address to her charming boss, asking for help. The proposal by her boss changes her life forever.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, parents and children, moral dilemma, love and romance, wooing, couple relations, single parent, family relations, betrayal, blackmail, leukemia, sick child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Dancer in the Dark (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, USA, UK, France, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, emotional, surreal, heartbreaking ...
Plot: factory worker, death sentence, life is a bitch, secret, blind character, human spirit, police officer, tragic hero, murder, hanging, destiny, fighting illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state
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Everything, Everything (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, teenage boy, teenage girl, love, interracial love, neighbor, illness, disease, teenage protagonist, isolation, first kiss ...
Place: hawaii, los angeles, new york
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The Christmas Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tight-knit neighbors on Arthur Avenue have proudly lit Christmas luminaries for 40 years, but that long-standing tradition is cancelled this year when Matt Norman (Ty Wood), a teenage boy in the neighborhood, is hospitalized in desperate need of ...
Style: captivating, touching, entertaining, thought provoking, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas lights, christmas, faith, community, teenager, brother brother relationship, boy, against the odds, goodhearted, hopes, moral dilemma, coping ...
Place: detroit, cleveland ohio
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