Sanitarium movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sanitarium movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, suspense and scary films and TV shows about / with sanitarium, hospital, doctor, death, cigarette smoking, female nudity, murder, husband wife relationship, chase and danger plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
sanitarium movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sanitarium: Year of Enlightment (1986), Scarred Hearts (2016), The Necessities of Life (2008), Dark Woods II (2015), Sweet Bean (2015), Two Weeks in Another Town (1962), Help Me... I'm Possessed (1974), Don't Look in the Basement (1973), The Road to Wellville (1994), Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort (2014).

List of sanitarium movies

Year of Enlightment (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: April, 1940. Manolo, 16 years old, and Jesus, who is just 8, are taken by their older brother Pepe, a lieutenant in the Army, to a sanatorium for children suffering from tuberculosis, situated on the border with Portugal. Once in the sanatorium, ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, sanitarium, teenage love, sexual content, teenage life, village, youth, love and romance, romance, hospital, tuberculosis, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: spain
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Scarred Hearts (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: During the summer of 1937, Emanuel, a young man in his early twenties, is committed to a sanatorium on the Black Sea coast for treatment of his bone tuberculosis. The treatment consists of painful spine punctures that confine him to a plaster on a ...
Style: touching, melancholic, sincere, disturbing
Plot: sadness, summer, male objectification, hospital, doctor, sanitarium, tuberculosis, love and romance, disability, masturbation, plaster cast, beach ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: black sea
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The Necessities of Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1952, an Inuit hunter named Tivii with tuberculosis leaves his northern home and family to go recuperate at a sanatorium in Quebec City. Uprooted, far from his loved ones, unable to speak French and faced with a completely alien world, he becomes ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic, inter cultural
Plot: isolation, tuberculosis, hospital, friends, hopes, human spirit, friendship, doctors and patients, family life, against the rules, family relations, wilderness ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
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Dark Woods II (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An old sanatorium is deteriorating in an isolated forest in the mountains. Five contract workers have taken on the task of tracking the huge building for hazardous waste before it's demolished. They realize that the job is more than a search ...
Plot: sanitarium, night vision, caretaker, owl, medical experiment, tent, shot in the head, female nudity, murder, night, killer, surveillance camera ...
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Sweet Bean (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (“an”). When an old lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. She will soon prove to have magic in her hands…
Style: sincere, melancholic, touching, thought provoking
Plot: meaning of life, restaurant, food, chef, tradition, life philosophy, employer employee relationship, old woman, existentialism, disability, sanitarium, small business ...
Place: japan
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Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A recovering alcoholic film director tries for a comeback in Rome.
Style: serious, sincere, stylized, realistic
Plot: ambition, filmmaking, sanitarium, alcohol abuse, ego clash, life is a bitch, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, showbiz, workplace, down on your luck, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, usa, europe, connecticut, united states ...
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Help Me... I'm Possessed (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A mad doctor runs a sanitarium in the desert, where his hunchbacked servant whips women who are chained in the basement and cuts the legs off bodies so they'll fit in the caskets.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sanitarium, dungeon, mad scientist, mad doctor, body part, basement, mutant, hunchback, mental institution, possession, chained, monster ...
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Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, danger, patient, isolation, obsession, doctors and patients, mystery, losing-it hero, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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The Road to Wellville (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An unhappy young couple visit the infamous Kellogg spa in Battle Creek, Michigan while a young hustler tries get into the breakfast-cereal business and compete against John Kellogg's corn flakes.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: doctors and patients, goofy hero, couples, cons and scams, countryside, competition, satire, eccentricity, friendship, nurse, doctor, sanitarium ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century, edwardian era, turn of the century ...
Place: michigan, usa
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Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sudden and mysterious inheritance brings Danny and his friends to Hobb Springs, a forgotten resort deep in the West Virginia hills. Hobb Springs is being looked after under the watchful care of Jackson and Sally, a socially awkward couple who ...
Style: scary, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, in the woods, psychopath, mutant, danger, survival, cannibal, sexual content, chase, escapades, deadly, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, west virginia
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Another You (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: duo, sanitarium, con artists, crime gone awry, misfit, manipulations, forgery, odd couple, femme fatale, nothing goes right, partners, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, beverly hills, california
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Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, mentally unstable, ghost, crimes, mental institution, chaos and mayhem, deadly, supernatural, danger, murder, violence, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Insanitarium (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After he's institutionalized in order to cover for his sister, a young man encounters a doctor who is turning his patients into flesh-eating psychopaths
Style: scary, rough, disturbing, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental institution, survival, psychopath, rescue, mad scientist, confined, experiment gone awry, doctors and patients, isolation, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, incest, investigation, private detective, missing person, danger, devil, haunted by the past, amnesia, crimes, neo noir, murder ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955
Place: new orleans, new york, southern usa, usa, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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Thunderball (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A criminal organization has obtained two nuclear bombs and are asking for a 100 million pound ransom in the form of diamonds in seven days or they will use the weapons. The secret service sends James Bond to the Bahamas to once again save the world.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret service, espionage, spy, terrorism, gadget, ransom, nuclear threat, british secret service, coral reef, scuba, secret organization ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: bahamas, paris france, big ben london, florida, france ...
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Norwegian Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's, high school student Toru Watanabe loses his only friend Kizuki after he commits suicide. Toru, now looking for a new life, enters a university in Tokyo. By chance, Toru meets Kizuki's ex-girlfriend Naoko in the ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, enigmatic, thought provoking, visually appealing ...
Plot: suicide, teenager, young man, love triangle, young lovers, introspection, haunted by the past, self discovery, love and romance, love affair, reading, first sexual experience ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
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Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While doing undercover work in a mental hospital, Emanuelle discovers a girl who seems to have been raised by a tribe of amazonian cannibals. Intrigued, Emanuelle and friends travel deep into the Amazon jungle, where they find that the supposedly ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, scary, sexy ...
Plot: jungle, voyeurism, sexual abuse, mental institution, ape, lesbian sex, brutality, violence, exploitation, cannibal, monkey, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, south america, tanzania, new york
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The Haunting (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Francesca is a pediatrician who is dedicated to both motherhood and children, married to another physician, Pedro. Following the birth of a new child, Francesca begins to suffer from postpartum depression. Following the advice of friend and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: losing-it hero, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, obsession, couple relations, isolation, parents and children, starting over, family problems, family relations, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Kills on Wheels (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two physically handicapped youngsters make friends with a paralysed hitman and are commissioned by a local mafia boss. They have little to lose although things are never as they first appear. The boundaries between fantasy and reality blur as the ...
Style: dark humor, twist ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, wheelchair bound, mafia, disability, massacre, assassination, gay slur, blood, friendship between men, depression, little girl, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, kidnapping, murder, race against time, haunted by the past, danger, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, confined, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1991, 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Whatever (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is a story of a depressed, isolated man stuck in a tedious but well-paying programming job.
Style: psychological, gloomy, bleak, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: midlife crisis, social decay, first sex, workplace situations, nudity (full frontal - brief), workplace, society, life is a bitch, misfit, partners, misfit partners, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
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Shiri (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: North Korea's 8th Special Forces hijacks a shipment of CTX, a potent new liquid explosive, and threatens South Korea as part of a plot to re-unify the two countries.Ryu and Lee, special agents of O.P., South Korea's secret intelligence ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, female killer, assassination, agent, spy, bomb, swat team, female assassin, espionage, race against time, undercover, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: korea, asia, south korea, north korea, seoul
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Vincent & Theo (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Style: touching, psychological, scenic, based on true events, serious ...
Plot: obsession, brother brother relationship, painter, prodigy, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, genius, art, drawing, famous painting, artist, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, holland, paris france, london
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Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A murder mystery set on an island near Venice. A schoolgirl was murdered seven years ago, and the case was never solved; now, the murderer seems to be back.
Style: realistic, serious, erotic, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, danger, serial killer, whodunit, amateur detective, gays and lesbians, mystery, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, who done it, gory ...
Time: 70s, 60s, victorian era
Place: venice, europe, italy
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Warlock Moon (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young lovers John and Jenny decide to go for a drive in the countryside one day when they happen upon the remains of a long-abandoned resort spa. After doing some exploring, they find that an elderly couple is still living in the crumbling building. ...
Style: cult film, demonic
Plot: spa, satanism, ritual, old woman, cannibalism, ruins, abandoned, cook, food, visual hallucination, killing spree, volkswagen beetle ...
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Computer Killers (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following his forced retirement from an appalling rock band, Jason decides to vacation at Brittlehouse Manor, a health farm run by the leather-gloved, ex-Nazi scientist Dr. Storm. Along the way, Jason meets Judy, also on her way to Brittlehouse ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, biting, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, survival, hospital, mind control, violence, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, mental illness, on the run, laboratory ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
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You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: absurd, dark humor, cult film, experimental, psychotronic
Plot: switching bodies, fictitious kingdom, newspaper headline, sarcasm, poetic justice, gunshot, accidental death, sunglasses, car chase, army, wish fulfillment, pretending to be dead ...
Place: central europe
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Deadfall (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices the Moreaus attempt to steal diamonds from the chateau of millionaire Salinas.
Style: realistic, serious, british noir
Plot: heist, love triangle, mansion, break in, burglar, jewel thief, concert hall, orphan, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, love and romance, rehabilitation ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid
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A Fine Madness (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: estrangement, psychiatrist, poet, writers, power relations, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lifestyle, prodigy, doctors and patients, stealing food, marital crisis ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, childhood, extramarital affair, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, self involved, producer, star, postmodernism, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, france, rome italy, copenhagen denmark ...
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