Lobotomy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lobotomy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, cult film, serious, psychotronic, weird and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with lobotomy, murder, death, doctor, mental institution, danger, violence, hospital, blood and mental illness plots mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
lobotomy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lobotomy: Sucker Punch (2011), Session 9 (2001), Ratched (2020), Hellhole (1985), Brain Dead (1990), Frances (1982), Kingdom Hospital (2004), The Host (2006), Frankenhooker (1990), The Dead Pit (1989).

List of lobotomy movies

Sucker Punch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, exciting, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: escape from reality, violence, alternate reality, adventure, imaginary, confined, lobotomy, escape, steampunk, sexual abuse, female assassin, patient ...
Place: vermont
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Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: twist ending, atmospheric, twists and turns, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychology, supernatural, haunted by the past, mind game, mentally unstable, rivalry, lobotomy, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Ratched (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An origins story, beginning in 1947, which follows Ratched's journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster tracking her murderous progression through the mental health care system.
Style: sexy, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental institution, strong sexual content, lesbian romance, mutilation, psychiatric nurse, body horror, medical malpractice, lesbian relationship, hospital, lobotomy, nurse, revenge ...
Time: 50s
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Hellhole (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unlucky woman’s mother is murdered by a scarf-wielding killer named Silk, leaving the woman injured, traumatised and suffering from amnesia. She’s committed to a mental institution, where Silk follows her, looking for the papers he was trying ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: amnesia, lesbian sex, lobotomy, mental institution, sexploitation, institution, violence, doctor, lesbianism, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, surgeon ...
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Brain Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightmare, experiment, insanity, hallucination, delusion, experiment gone awry, deadly, doctors and patients, mental illness, obsession, murder, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
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Frances (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, factual ...
Plot: rich and poor, hollywood, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, family relations, showbiz, actor's life, female protagonist, life is a bitch, rise to the top, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, hospital, psychic power, supernatural, mysterious character, danger, supernatural ability, losing-it hero, deadly, haunted by the past, doctors and patients ...
Place: maine
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The Host (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, giant, sacrifice, supernatural, family in danger, toxic, quarantine, danger, snow, daughter, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006, year 2000
Place: seoul, korea, south korea, asia
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Frankenhooker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A medical school dropout loses his fiancée in a tragic lawnmower incident and decides to bring her back to life. Unfortunately, he was only able to save her head, so he goes to the red light district in the city and lures prostitutes into a hotel ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: prostitute, mad scientist, cocaine, lightning, disorder, psychopath, gory, experiment gone awry, cons and scams, reincarnation, hotel, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
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The Dead Pit (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake - which ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film ...
Plot: mental institution, zombie, supernatural, doctors and patients, danger, confined, hospital, memory loss, mental illness, vengeance, gory, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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Cyborg Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ex-DEA agent Jack receives an emergency message from his brother Phillip, whose team was ambushed on the Caribbean island of St. Keith. Jack goes to St. Keith to find his brother, who has been turned into a cyborg by the drug runner he was after.
Style: semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, heroes, mad scientist, police shootout, chaos, manhunt, journalism, danger, killer robot, island, androids ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: caribbean, denver colorado
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Hobgoblins 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sequel to the Rick Sloane classic from the 1980's, "Hobgoblins."
Style: psychotronic
Plot: fear, nurse, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, knocking on a door, doctor's office, popcorn, creature, punched in the face, mental patient, screaming in horror, puppet, hospital ...
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Callan (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: David Callan, secret agent, is called back to the service after his retirement, to handle the assasination of a german businessman, but Callan refuses to co-operate until he finds out why this man is marked for death.
Style: cult film, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, suspense
Plot: cow, suspicion, race against time, shooting range, doctor, shot in the forehead, death, world war two veteran, village, hidden gun, ex soldier, undercover agent ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, tower bridge london
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Damn Bastard! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dr. Natalio has been infected, by mistake, by a virus of his own creation. Now his only hope is to make an antidote out of the bodily fluids of a simpleton.
Plot: lobotomy, mad scientist, actress playing multiple roles, jacket, sex, dual role, grandfather grandson relationship, teddy bear, resurrection, shaving cream, drill, killing spree ...
Place: galicia
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Thalavattam (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Vinod/Vinu (played by Mohanlal) is mentally ill and is hospitalized in the institution run by Dr. Ravindran ( M G Soman). Story progresses as Vinod recovers with the help of Dr. Savithri, Dr. Ravindran's daughter (Karthika) and Dr. Unnikrishnan ...
Plot: euthanasia, accidental death, deliberate cruelty, cruelty, forbidden love, mental illness, death of protagonist, tragic love, lobotomy, mental patient, love, domineering father ...
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Princess (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happier than the rest of us?
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, depression, schizophrenia, patient, treatment, mental health, childhood trauma, suicide attempt, delusion, doctor, nurse ...
Time: 50s, 80s, 1950s, 1940s
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Cool Cat Saves the Kids (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Cool Cat is the coolest cat in town. All the kids love him. Except for the bully Butch, who hates Cool Cat for his coolness. He terrorizes Cool Cat, his friends and family with threats, taunting, and the internet. Can Cool Cat face his fears and ...
Style: educational, educational film, experimental
Plot: gun fight, breaking the fourth wall, gunfight, school shooting, child, graffiti, bullying, interracial family, cyberbullying, guitar, furry, lobotomy ...
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High-Rise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Ireland, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Style: surreal, dark humor, futuristic, art house, weird ...
Plot: skyscraper, decadence, class conflict, social class, high rise, insanity, violence, surrealism, suicide by jumping, money, talking during sex, distopia ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, future
Place: london, england
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Slacker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some manner just don't fit into the establishment norms, ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: philosophy, writers, hitchhiker, dream, moon, anarchist, telescope, atomic bomb, cafe, tent, sunglasses, hit and run ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, dallas texas, barcelona spain ...
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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, experimental ...
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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House of Dust (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: College students exploring an abandoned insane asylum accidentally shatter canisters holding the cremains of former mental patients. Inhaling the dusty ash filling the air, they're soon possessed by the souls once held within them. One is a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, serial killer, psychology, college, supernatural, buddies, mentally unstable, crimes, youth, misfit, mental illness, obsession ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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The Clonus Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cloning, conspiracy, politician, experiment gone awry, government agency, heroes, society, dishonesty, deadly, technology gone awry, future dystopia, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: america
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Clara (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, France, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: female director, concert tour, headache, lobotomy, syphilis, female musician, dying man, underwater scene, older woman younger man relationship, historical event, alcoholic, drug addict ...
Time: 1850s, 1860s
Place: hamburg germany
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The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, military, technology, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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The Ward (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.
Style: twist ending, scary, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: mental institution, dissociative identity disorder, ghost, supernatural, mental illness, doctors and patients, survival, danger, confined, murder, split personality, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 60s, 80s
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White Dog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill black people.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: dog, racism, murder, friendship, hate, racist, actor's life, dangerous animal, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Oxford Murders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: mathematics, teachers and students, riddles and clues, investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, life is a bitch, university, serial killer, oxford, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: england, europe, oxford university
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Robot Overlords (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: man versus machine, save the world, good versus evil, androids and robots, robot, save the day, adventure, escapades, youth, future dystopia, chaos, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, quarry
Place: england
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, spacecraft, alien, cowboy, sheriff, alien invasion, space and aliens, back from the dead, escape, small town, chaos ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
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Cosi (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, clever, feel good ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, theater, hospital, love and romance, romance, underdog, drug abuse, showbiz, addiction, couples, wedding ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia, california, new jersey
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