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, sexy, suspense, suspenseful and weird films and TV shows about / with sanitarium, hospital, brutality, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, female nudity, catastrophe, doctor and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sanitarium: Dark Woods II (2015), The Road to Wellville (1994), Year of Enlightment (1986), Scarred Hearts (2016), Insanitarium (2008), The Necessities of Life (2008), Sweet Bean (2015), Two Weeks in Another Town (1962), Help Me... I'm Possessed (1974), Don't Look in the Basement (1973).

List of sanitarium movies

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 ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: sanitarium, human experiment, medical experiment, murder, night, killer, caretaker, murderer, violence, violent, paranoia, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway
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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, talky, witty, surreal, clever ...
Plot: eccentricity, doctors and patients, female nudity, competition, cons and scams, countryside, couples, goofy hero, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, obsession, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, edwardian era, 1890s
Place: michigan, usa
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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: sexy, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, coming of age, sanitarium, teenage love, tuberculosis, brother, love and romance, hospital, teenage life, youth, romance, village ...
Time: 1940s, 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: sincere, melancholic, touching, disturbing
Plot: sadness, summer, male objectification, doctor, hospital, tuberculosis, love and romance, sanitarium, disability, nurse, masturbation, female objectification ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: black sea
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 5.0
 5K
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, disturbing, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, mental institution, survival, doctors and patients, experiment gone awry, confined, rescue, mad scientist, psychopath, isolation, race against time, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
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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: tuberculosis, isolation, hospital, illness, hopes, friends, human spirit, friendship, against the rules, family relations, doctors and patients, family life ...
Time: 50s
Place: canada
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 7.4
 12K
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, thought provoking, melancholic, touching, motivational ...
Plot: cooking, restaurant, life philosophy, old woman, meaning of life, disability, elderly woman, old age, employer employee relationship, tradition, existentialism, street vendor ...
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: realistic, stylized, sincere, serious, retro
Plot: filmmaking, alcohol abuse, sanitarium, infidelity, drug addiction, ambition, street artist, heart attack, mentor protege relationship, missing person, airport, limousine ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, usa, italy, europe, connecticut
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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, mad scientist, dungeon, mental institution, servant, basement, dismemberment, possession, murder, hunchback, mutant, 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: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, murder, mental institution, patient, mystery, doctors and patients, obsession, isolation, losing-it hero, mind game, mad scientist, doctors ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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 5.2
 4K
Another You (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: beer, gangsters, con artists, sanitarium, hustler, manipulation, cons and scams, gambling, fish out of water, friendship, mistaken identity, forgery ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, beverly hills, california
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Valley of the Dolls (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.
Style: cynical, stylized, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: drug addiction, price of fame, filmmaking, rise and fall, showbiz, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, couples, artists and showbiz, porn actress, actress, glamour ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york, san francisco, paris france ...
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: time travel, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, terminator, cyborgs, androids and robots, robot, apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalypse, child in peril, robot vs. robot ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1997 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north america
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Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, sad, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, love story, teenager, adolescence, forbidden love, romance, small town life, childhood sweetheart, small town, school, americana, teenage love ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, 70s
Place: kansas, california, yale university, connecticut, usa ...
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 6.7
 28K
Return to Oz (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, finds herself back in the land of her dreams, and makes delightful new friends, and dangerous new enemies.
Style: fairy tale, surreal, disturbing, harsh, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: disney, witch, adventure, scarecrow, halloween, psychiatry, magic, robot, family, culture clash, princess, mental institution ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1890s, 19th century
Place: kansas, usa
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 6.0
 5K
Crazy People (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: advertising, mental institution, mental illness, romance, advertising executive, advertising agency, insanity, farce, mental disorder, internet, childhood, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Avenging Angel (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. When she learns that Andrews was shot during a failed ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitution, revenge, female protagonist, woman with a gun, exploitation, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, hollywood, sanitarium, murder witness, death of son ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, disturbing, touching, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: incest, mother son incest, mother son relationship, coming of age, sexual initiation, oedipus complex, sex, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, love, exploring sexuality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 70s
Place: france, tokyo, europe, paris france, indochina
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 1K
Alive (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A severely injured man and woman awake in an abandoned sanitarium only to discover that a sadistic caretaker holds the keys to their freedom and the horrific answers as to their true identity.
Style: suspense, slasher, bloody
Plot: torture, held captive, mercilessness, obsession, hostage, anger, violence, brutality, survival horror, psychopath, survival, psychological torture ...
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 4.9
 1K
Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, found footage, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, hospital, violence, murder, sanitarium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.2
 89K
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: psychological, atmospheric, scary, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, devil, voodoo, private detective, twists and turns, satan, amnesia, incest, supernatural, missing person, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 20th century, year 1943, year 1918 ...
Place: new orleans, southern usa, louisiana, new york, usa ...
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 6.9
 120K
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, sexy, harsh, slasher, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, spy, secret agents, adventure, cold war, scuba diving, secret service, terrorism, espionage, diving, sea, boat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, paris france, big ben london, florida, london ...
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 6.3
 12K
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: romantic, thought provoking, visually appealing, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: suicide, love triangle, teenager, love story, coming of age, young man, young lovers, self discovery, haunted by the past, introspection, death, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, asia, japan, kyoto japan
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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: sexy, disturbing, bloody, scary, serious ...
Plot: jungle, erotica, lesbian sex, cannibalism, voyeurism, cannibal, sex, exploitation, brutality, lust, female masturbation, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, new york, south america, tanzania
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Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Bulgaria
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: slasher, scary, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, psychopath, survival, forest, female nudity, incest, mutant, inbreeding, sex scene, sexual content, isolation, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, west virginia
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 6.8
 3K
Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Ireland, Slovakia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Style: non-linear, unusual plot structure, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, closeted gay, healer, lgbt, politics, diagnosis, arrested, gay lead character, male objectification, co worker co worker relationship, mistrust ...
Time: year 1942, year 1935, 50s
Place: central europe, prague
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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, teenager, masked killer, murder, masked villain, small town, escaped mental patient, supernatural, torture, monster, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
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 4.8
 56K
Halloween II (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: slasher, scary, sadistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: halloween, hospital, murder, serial killer, insanity, murderer, serial murder, brutality, death, rage, chase, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.5
 8K
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, realistic, stylized, sexy, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, female assassin, swat team, female killer, hitman, bomb, assassination, espionage, political conspiracy, agent, korean army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north korea, korea, seoul, south korea, asia
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Vincent & Theo (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 138 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, sexy, serious ...
Plot: painter, art, artist, genius, painting, obsession, brother brother relationship, poverty, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, prodigy, famous painting ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland, paris france, london
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