Psychiatrist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant psychiatrist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychological, realistic, serious, clever, intense and interesting films and TV shows about / with psychiatrist, mentor, death, storytelling, dialogue, psychology, mental illness, life philosophy, destiny and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psychiatrist: Girl, Interrupted (1999), Shutter Island (2010), A Dangerous Method (2011), The Sixth Sense (1999), Hannibal (2013), Analyze This (1999), K-PAX (2001), Antwone Fisher (2002), The Sopranos (1999), 6 Souls (2010).

List of psychiatrist movies

Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, captivating, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental illness, friendship, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, mentally unstable, psychiatric ward, eating disorder, coming of age, patient, female protagonist, nurse ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
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 8.1
 1.0M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, mental institution, insanity, paranoia, investigation, plot twist, uncover truth, mental illness, losing-it hero, delusion, psychiatrist, island ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
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A Dangerous Method (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, talky, philosophical, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, historical character, psychoanalysis, patient, mentally unstable, sexual perversion, sexuality, mental illness, seduction, introspection, human nature, life changing experience ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe, austria, central europe, zurich switzerland
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 8.1
 854K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, psychology, afterlife, supernatural ability, death, psychic, psychic power, psychiatrist, psychologist, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 8.5
 206K
Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibal, psychiatrist, death, cannibalism, murder, special agents, crime, mental patient, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.7
 139K
Analyze This (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mafia, anger, therapy, attempted murder, gangsters, doctors and patients, crimes, introspection, criminal heroes, power struggle, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1957, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, florida, new jersey
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 7.4
 168K
K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surprise ending, touching, serious ...
Plot: benign alien, mysterious character, patient, psychiatrist, research, odd, alien, insanity, mental institution, hypnosis, planet, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, future
Place: usa, new york, iceland, albuquerque new mexico, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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 7.3
 31K
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and ...
Style: psychological, touching, uplifting, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: psychiatrist, redemption, child abuse, african american, navy, anger, demotion, childhood, first love, changing lives, human spirit, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, cleveland ohio, san diego california, new jersey
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 9.2
 260K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, psychological, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, mafia, crime, criminal heroes, family life, killings, crimes, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.1
 31K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, split personality, psychiatrist, supernatural, mental illness, mentally unstable, family relations, danger, woman in danger, family in danger, deadly, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
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 6.8
 71K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, student, patient, guilt, mental institution, obsession, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 7.8
 60K
Open Your Eyes (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, love triangle, paranoia, disfigurement, doctor, jealousy, nightmare, memory loss, dreams, mystery, love and romance, accident ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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 8.0
 68K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, witty, talky, humorous ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, dog, father son relationship, psychiatry, radio show, doctor, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, looking for love, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, manchester england, seattle washington ...
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 7.9
 3K
Huff (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Huff is an American television comedy-drama series produced by Sony Pictures Television for Showtime. The series was created by Bob Lowry and features Hank Azaria as Dr. Craig "Huff" Huffstodt, a psychiatrist whose life changes abruptly ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, self fulfillment, direction and purpose, family relations, disorder, life changing experience, fighting illness, midlife crisis, sanity, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Awkward teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie needs some friends fast, and decides that the best way to find them is to appoint himself the resident psychiatrist. He becomes one of the most ...
Style: humorous, cynical, sentimental, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: psychiatrist, depression, adolescence, girlfriend, bully, teenage life, popularity, private school, high school, drugs/alcohol, youth, acceptance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 7.4
 202K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, psychiatrist, marijuana, friendship, self discovery, romance, family relations, friends, drugs/alcohol, funeral, homecoming, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police investigation, memory loss, obsession, violence against women, psychology, depression, psychiatrist, cheating wife, mental illness, infidelity, train, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, london
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 5.9
 12K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: extramarital affair, murder, infidelity, psychiatrist, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, femme fatale, gangsters, mystery, dangerous attraction, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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 7.8
 209K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, psychopath, masked killer, violence, psychiatrist, evil, small town, violent, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
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 7.8
 131K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, partners against crime, fbi, police investigation, special agents, search, teamwork, expert, killings, partners, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, mental illness, psychiatric ward, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, friends, shyness, psychiatrist, adolescence, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Good Will Hunting (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sentimental, realistic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, genius, professor, life philosophy, philosophy, university, ambition, human spirit, life, dedicated educator, existentialism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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 7.3
 212K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, psycho film, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, motel, psychology, isolation, investigation, stranded, dissociative identity disorder, coincidence, death, psychiatrist, split personality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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 7.1
 170K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, depression, mentally unstable, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, deception, mental illness, manipulation, psychiatrist, mental institution, secret, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2004
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 13K
Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.
Style: sexy, psychological, suspense, captivating, cliffhanger
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, bisexual, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, psychology, lesbian love, lgbt, double life, psychiatrist, jealousy, unrequited love, lesbian couple ...
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, connecticut
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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, drug addiction, depression, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, downfall, insanity, destructive relationship, degradation, hallucinations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, domestic violence, life turned upside down, obsession, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, woman in danger, power relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
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Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: mental institution, terminal illness, suicide, psychiatrist, starting over, hopes, doctors and patients, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life, depression, sex, suicidal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, ireland
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 5.6
 792
Obsessed (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, manipulations, mind game, psychiatrist, dangerous attraction, mental illness, dishonesty, infidelity, prison, doctor, doctors and patients, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.8
 479K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, gloomy, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, human spirit, desert island, courage, adventure, sole survivor, solitude, suicide attempt, air disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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