Surgery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant surgery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspense, psychological, tense and sincere films and TV shows about / with surgery, doctor, hospital, nurse, latex gloves, power relations, doctors and patients, surgeon, murder and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as surgery: Awake (2007), The Night Shift (2014), Something the Lord Made (2004), House (2004), The Mob Doctor (2012), Hostel (2005), Beyond Borders (2003), Hostages (2013), M*A*S*H (1972), Monday Mornings (2013).

List of surgery movies

 6.5
 72K
Awake (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, disturbing, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, uncover truth, hospital, surgery, dishonesty, doctors and patients, parents and children, conspiracy, surgical operation, couple relations, health situation, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is a movie based on the life story of world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson from 1961 to 1987.
Style: uplifting, sincere, emotional, realistic, factual ...
Plot: against the odds, medical, surgery, african american, neurosurgeon, human spirit, christianity, rise to the top, ambition, follow your dream, surgeon, blacks and whites ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, west germany, detroit
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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: realistic, tense, humorous, medical drama, semi serious
Plot: emergency room, hospital, doctor, surgery, lifesaver, doctors and patients, coldhearted, against the rules, workplace, patient, power relations, medicine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, san antonio texas
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Something the Lord Made (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
Style: serious, sincere, uplifting, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, prejudice, surgery, racism, university, human spirit, patient, partners, society, ambition, blacks and whites, african american ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, nashville tennessee, south africa
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 8.7
 412K
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, cynical, witty, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, talented, patient, human nature, mastermind, hospital, loneliness, antisocial behavior, treatment, loner, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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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, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: hospital, surgery, gangsters, doctor, moral dilemma, crime, workplace, crimes, power relations, family relations, doctors and patients, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 5.9
 169K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, gory, psychopath, danger, captivity, gore, crimes, survival, strong violent content, serial murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
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 6.5
 26K
Beyond Borders (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: charity, negotiation, starvation, surgery, desert, pianist, landmine, love affair, romance, obsessive quest, war, danger ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1989, 20th century, year 1995 ...
Place: africa, london, england, ethiopia, cambodia ...
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 6.7
 10K
Hostages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Hostages is an American drama television series that airs on CBS as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is based on a similar Israeli series created by Alon Aranya, Omri Givon, and Rotem Shamir which will premiere on October ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: hostage, surgery, political conspiracy, family in danger, moral dilemma, hostages, confined, danger, family relations, treason, doctors and patients, surgeon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.4
 50K
M*A*S*H (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. With little help from the circumstances they find themselves in, they are forced to make their own fun. Fond of practical jokes and revenge, the doctors, nurses, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, cynical, witty ...
Plot: doctors and patients, military hospital, surgery, friendship, military, military life, doctor, sergeant, u.s. army, captain, nurse, anti war ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: korea
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Monday Mornings (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Monday Mornings was an American medical drama television series that ran on TNT from February 4 to April 8, 2013 and aired Mondays after Dallas. It is based on a novel of the same name by Sanjay Gupta. In May 2012, TNT placed a ten-episode order for ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, surgery, doctors and patients, responsibility, intern, treatment, staff, patient, workplace, workplace situations, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
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 6.2
 178K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, mind game, trap, torture, surgery, psychopath, master criminal, race against time, deathtrap, terminal illness, survival, mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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 7.8
 5K
Circles (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Germany, France, Slovenia, Croatia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Circles (Serbian: Krugovi) is a Serbian movie based on the true story of a Serbian soldier who risked his life to protect a Muslim civilian during the war in Bosnia. During the war in Bosnia in 1993, a Serbian soldier pays for his life after ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: surgery, hopes, society, post war, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, redemption, moral dilemma, metaphor, destiny, muslim, loss of son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: europe, bosnia, germany, serbia, former yugoslavia ...
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 6.3
 16K
Rabid (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only nourishment that will now sustain her.
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, body horror, rabies, infected, surgery, murder, accident, mad scientist, gory, experiment gone awry, plague, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, montreal quebec
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 5.9
 1K
Faceless (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A model named Barbara Hallen has disappeared and her father gets private detective Sam Morgan to go to Paris to find his daughter. Barbara's trail leads Morgan to a plastic surgery clinic owned by Dr. Flamand. Morgan's investigation ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, private detective, sadism, surgery, hospital, death, evil doctor, missing person, mad scientist, mystery, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.1
 12K
Blind Dating (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danny is a blind man who does not let his impairment get in the way of living his life to the fullest, except when it comes to love. Danny's brother sets him up on a series of blind dates, but all of them go disastrously wrong. Just when Danny ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, experimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: arranged marriage, blind character, blind date, culture clash, surgery, fall in love, looking for love, disability, love and romance, society, romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Genre: Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Style: gothic, cult film, bloody, futuristic, macabre ...
Plot: goth, opera, therapy, support group, surgery, powerful corporation, future dystopia, against humanity, life is a bitch, terminal illness, grudge, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: venice, paris france
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Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Plot: hotel, immigrants, friendship, theft, maid, blackmail, black market, muslim, illegal immigration, surgery, prostitute, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, nigeria, turkey ...
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The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, nurse, ambulance, paralysis, surgery, paramedic, terminal illness, fighting illness, health situation, public health, drinking problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest, canada, tokyo
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 7.7
 50K
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: doctor, hospital, emergency room, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace romance, intern, surgery, nurse, coworker, interracial relations, suffering ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.0
 567K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, androids, alien encounter, fantasy world, spacecraft, space travel, mysterious planet, distant planet, expedition, danger, hi-tech ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.6
 224K
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: mind bending, gloomy, psychological, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: life is a bitch, desperation, redemption, tragedy, suicide attempt, guilt, death in the family, surgery, cocaine, human nature, unfulfillment, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
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 6.7
 243
Dog's Heart (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Professor Preobrazhensky puts courageous experiences, trying to turn a dog in equal to in all of the person. As a result somebody turns out Doggies. Unfortunately, experience proves that it is better for dog to remain a dog.
Style: psychological, captivating, touching, disturbing
Plot: bourgeoisie, surgery, doctor, experiment, degradation, dog, stray dog, transformation, medical experiment, friend, human nature, culture clash ...
Place: soviet union
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Ankur Arora Murder Case (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Romesh (Arjun Mathur) was a young medical intern who dared to dream. He was in awe of Dr. Asthana (Kay Kay Menon), the Chief of Surgery of the Shekhawat General Hospital. All he wanted to was be like him. He lived in with Riya, his co-intern and the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, sincere, psychological
Plot: surgery, death of child, doctor, snobbism, medicine, prodigy, intensive care, peril, treatment, misdiagnosed, death, workplace situations ...
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The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, macabre, humorous ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, experiment, mad doctor, car accident, surgery, decapitation, transplant, experiment gone awry, woman in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
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X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story concerns Dr James Xavier, ably portrayed by Ray Milland. He has invented a serum for improving human vision. When his funding is cut he proceeds to experiment on himself -- with horrifying results. From the director who gave you Swamp ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: monkey, hospital, experiment, scientist, surgery, supernatural, supernatural ability, experimenting, experiment gone awry, gambling, scheming, laboratory ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
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The Attic Expeditions (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trevor Blackburn is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Faith, in a brutal ritual. He's sentenced to live in an experimental rehabilitation community and falls into a coma. When he wakes up, he meets the mysterious Dr. Elk, who tortures Trevor ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, dark humor, scary ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, mental illness, surgery, mad scientist, losing-it hero, mind game, supernatural, psychopath, mystery, mentally unstable, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.1
 16K
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, disturbing, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, surgery, patient, medical, cancer, colleague colleague relationship, rivalry, understanding, nursing, male protagonist, public health ...
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 7.0
 7K
A Gifted Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A talented but self-absorbed surgeon starts questioning his purpose in life when he is visited by the spirit of his deceased ex-wife.
Style: sincere, touching, uplifting, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, ambition, teaching the ways of the world, afterlife, surgery, life turned upside down, supernatural romance, supernatural, love and romance, workplace, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, treatment, psychiatrist, friendship, hospital, workplace, romance, responsibility, surgery, best friends, doctors and patients, clinic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, santa monica california
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