Psychiatric patient movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant psychiatric patient movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with psychiatric patient, violence, mental institution, psychiatrist, mental patient, supernatural, murder, mental illness, insanity and blood plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psychiatric patient: Maniac (2018), The Great Hypnotist (2014), Too Close (2021), Bad Twin (2016), Good Luck (2014), Pure Hearts (2006), The Young Cannibals (2019), Clair Obscur (2016), Marionette (2020), Welcome to Irabu's Office (2009).

List of psychiatric patient movies

Maniac (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 386 min.
TV show
Story: Two strangers find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry.
Style: psychological, satirical, philosophical, futuristic, sitcom ...
Plot: surrealism, computer, trippy, schizophrenia, distopia, psychiatric patient, medical experiment, alternative medicine, pills, social decay, twists and turns, society ...
Time: future
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The Great Hypnotist (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The famous psychologist Xu Ruining has a raising career, when he met the troublesome patient Ren Xiaoyan. The meeting is not easy as feeble-looking Ren is point by point against him.
Style: surreal, enigmatic, psychological, tense, rough ...
Plot: hypnosis, chinese, hypnotist, psychologist, psychiatric patient, psychotherapy, mysticism, therapist, ghost, surrealism, patient, psychology ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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Too Close (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 143 min.
TV show
Story: A dedicated forensic psychiatrist, Emma Robertson, is assigned to assess the sanity of Connie Mortensen, a “yummy mummy” accused of a despicable crime.
Style: melancholic, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, sincere
Plot: mental institution, doctor patient relationship, husband wife relationship, grieving mother, psychiatric patient, grief, married couple, female psychopath, murder mystery, mentally unstable, unsolved crime, crime solving ...
Place: england, london
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Bad Twin (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A radio host takes in her troubled sister’s twin daughters, unknowingly putting her family, her friends, and herself at risk.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: twins, niece, sister sister conflict, identical twins, psychiatric patient, twin sister, sister sister relationship, aunt niece relationship, two sisters, assassination plot, teenage girl, teenager ...
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Good Luck (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After several behavior problems, teenager John is admitted to a psychiatric clinic by his family. There he meets Judith, for who he soon falls in love. The problem is that she does not have long to live is and they know it. This shall not prevent ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, weird
Plot: psychiatric patient, older woman younger man sex, woman woman relationship, teenage girl, teenager, mental illness, mental institution, friendship, life is a bitch, relationship problems, teenage life, social problems ...
Place: rio de janeiro
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Pure Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: To the mentally ill Kriss, the world is divided the up into 'good and evil', just like in the old B&W melodrama, 'Pure Hearts', which Kriss and his fellow patient, Willy, spend their days repeatedly watching at the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: movie actress, psychiatric patient, romantic obsession, obsession, escape, obsessed fan, love interest, unrequited love, psycho, mental institution, dog, good versus evil ...
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The Young Cannibals (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven friends summon a monster when they are tricked into eating burgers made of human flesh.
Style: psychotronic, tense, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: monster, creature, cannibal, cannibalism, psychiatric patient, mental institution, violence, death, deadly creature, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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Clair Obscur (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Turkish writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu offers a parallel study of two women — a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a conservative, nearly tyrannical household — in this study of the possibilities and limitations that ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, sexual, art house ...
Plot: psychiatrist patient relationship, unhappy marriage, small town, female psychiatrist, psychiatric patient, small town life, women, repressed sexuality, male female relationship, family relations, family problems, female protagonist ...
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Marionette (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A therapist loses her grip on reality when a ten-year-old boy claims he can control her future.
Style: emotional, suspense, bleak, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: mysticism, female psychiatrist, psychiatrist patient relationship, psychiatric patient, uncover truth, paranoia, supernatural, accident, husband wife relationship, destiny, precocious child, mental disorder ...
Place: scotland
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Welcome to Irabu's Office (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to Irabu's Office, where you may be greeted by a man in a bear mask, holding a giant needle, who’s ready to cure your ills. Get to know the eccentric Dr. Ichirou Irabu who has a fetish for injections, and a rather strange methodology. ...
Style: psychological, captivating, humorous, disturbing, psychedelic ...
Plot: society, surrealism, doctors and patients, unconventional method, doctors, psychiatric patient, psychiatry, doctor, introspection, social relations, breaking the fourth wall, acrobat ...
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Fix You (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: How do you deal with anger? Where does happiness actually come from? These questions are at the heart of Fix You, a touching drama about a quirky psychiatrist on a mission to help people heal, and a rising star whose emotional wounds run deep. Lee ...
Style: psychological, humorous, captivating, emotional, sincere
Plot: psychiatrist, mental health, psychiatry, healing, doctor patient relationship, hospital, doctors and patients, psychiatric patient, emotional manipulation, doctors, medical, korean ...
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The Consolation (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Victim of vertigo and unexplained discomfort, Flavie, a television host, resolves to consult a psychiatrist. The latter suggests a test of the past that she would have concealed and proposes to browse together a photo-album of her childhood. The ...
Style: serious, factual, suspenseful, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: child abuse, rape, psychoanalyst, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, memories, brutality, traumatic childhood, physical abuse, psychologist, psychotherapy, childhood memory ...
Place: france
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Green Door (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Taiwan
TV show
Story: A troubled psychologist returns from the U.S. and sets up a clinic in Taiwan, where mysterious patients and uncanny events shed light on his murky past.
Style: captivating, scary, tense, disturbing, mystical ...
Plot: spirit, psychology, haunted, possessed, supernatural, doctor patient relationship, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, psychiatric patient, psychiatrist patient relationship, confronting the past, mysticism ...
Place: taiwan
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Lost Transmissions (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When an acclaimed music producer goes off his medication for schizophrenia, his friends chase him though the LA music scene to help commit him to a psychiatric hospital, revealing the troubling inadequacies of the mental health care system.
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: schizophrenia, medication, record producer, songwriter, music industry, mental illness, mental institution, help, friendship, musician's life, music, social realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Don't Sleep (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Moving into a Cottage Together, two Young Lovers confront Horrors of a Forgotten Childhood.
Style: dark, disturbing, macabre, scary, suspense ...
Plot: darkness, demon, fear, insanity, nightmare, bad dream, nightmare comes true, parallel world, young couple, evil, obsession, innocent person killed ...
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Mad to Be Normal (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing and his unique community at Kingsley Hall, East London in the 1960s.
Style: thought provoking
Plot: psychologist, psychiatrist, lecturer, scotsman, alcohol abuse, home birth, male female relationship, baby boy, psychiatry, electroshock therapy, psychiatric patient, hare krishna ...
Time: 60s
Place: glasgow scotland, new york, london
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspense, intense, serious ...
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, tank, military, army, courage, allies, nazi, u.s. army, paratrooper, plan gone wrong ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, england, poland, netherlands ...
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Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killing spree, masked killer, psycho, halloween, killer, evil, violence, massacre, house fire, hospital ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 21st century, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa
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Permanent Vacation (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In downtown Manhattan, a twenty-something boy whose Father is not around and whose Mother is institutionalized, is a big Charlie Parker fan. He almost subconsciously searches for more meaning in his life and meets a few characters along the way.
Style: art house, surreal, sexy, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Plot: drifter, slacker, coming of age, jazz, alienation, depression, surrealism, mental illness, melancholy, nudity (full frontal - brief), character study, artist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: psychological, gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: insanity, investigation, hallucination, paranoia, monster, small town, disappearance, supernatural, fantasy becomes reality, writers, apocalypse, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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Halloween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, halloween, violence, boogeyman, sadistic psychopath, serial murder, homicidal maniac, evil, masked villain, stalker, murderer ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: illinois, midwest
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, psychopath, murder, masked killer, death, babysitting, violence, small town, psychiatrist, high school, evil ...
Time: year 1978, 70s, 80s, year 1963, 20th century ...
Place: california, illinois, midwest
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Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, mental illness, murder, abandoned house, plot twist, death of mother, sibling relationship, schizophrenic, split personality, attic, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, year 1969
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One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: surprise ending, sexy, slasher, neo noir, neurotic ...
Plot: revenge, raped woman, rape and revenge, small town, exhibitionist, summer, traumatic childhood, sexual manipulation, revenge motive, rape, female nudity, erotica ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1976, 50s, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, south of france, provence
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The Elementary Particles (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, Atomised (aka The Elementary Particles) focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexuality. After a chaotic childhood with a hippie mother only caring ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, serious, clever, erotic ...
Plot: sexuality, nudist camp, hippie, teacher, loss of loved one, sex addict, scientist, introspection, mentally unstable, human nature, love affair, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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Bad Guys (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: To combat rising violent crimes, the Police Chief asks Detective Oh Goo Tak to form a team consisting of criminals. He is currently suspended from the police force for using excessive force. He then gathers team members: Park Woong Chul who is a ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: redemption, investigation, violence, revenge, psychopath, murder, fighting crime, bad guy, kidnapping, mental patient, serial killer, mob boss ...
Place: south korea, korea
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Aalavandhan (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Aalavandhan is a action and thriller movie. Vijay (Kamal Haasan) is the commander of an anti-terrorist squad. He gets engaged to Tejaswini (Raveena Tandon) who is pregnant with their child. Vijay's brother Nandu (also played by Haasan) is ...
Style: captivating, suspense, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, brother, violence, good versus evil, brutality, mental institution, murder, villain, psycho, serial killer, killer, identical twins ...
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Thenali (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Tenali is a comedy based movie in which, Panchabhootam (Delhi Ganesh) is a senior psychiatrist in Vizag. Kailash (Jayaram) is an upcoming psychiatrist. As Kailash takes over Panchabhootam over popularity.Panchabhootam wants to ruin the happiness of ...
Plot: doctor patient relationship, bomb, mental illness, psychiatric patient, psychotherapist, shock treatment, mouse, family vacation, vacation, phobia, mental patient, neurosis ...
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Etude (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: Croatia
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A love story of epic proportions, permeated through the six time periods and six different people who all love a woman by the name - Katrina.
Plot: grape, battles, family relations, cooking, pub, torpedo, captain, mental patient, vineyard, gay, scotsman, wound ...
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She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: melancholic, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, mental illness, mental institution, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, love triangle, family problems, love and romance, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
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