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, serious, suspenseful, realistic and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with psychiatric patient, murder, doctor, psychiatrist, family relations, obsession, husband wife relationship, violence, female protagonist and hospital plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psychiatric patient: Maniac (2018), Bad Twin (2016), Pure Hearts (2006), Marionette (2020), Green Door (2019), The Great Hypnotist (2014), Lost Transmissions (2019), The Other (2017), Slumber (2017), Mad to Be Normal (2017).

List of psychiatric patient movies

Maniac (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Two strangers find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry.
Style: satirical, philosophical, twists and turns, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: psychiatric patient, experimental drug, surrealism, distopia, pills, pill, medical experiment, alternative medicine, future shock, twists & turns, social decay, borderline personality disorder ...
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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 thriller, psychological, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Plot: twins, two sisters, identical twins, psychiatric patient, niece, aunt, sister sister relationship, aunt niece relationship, twin sister, teenager, teenage girl, assassination plot ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: movie actress, psychiatric patient, escape, obsession, mental institution, videotaping, gunshot, killing a dog, dog attack, violence, dog, good versus evil ...
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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: psychological thriller, emotional, suspense, bleak, mysterious ...
Plot: self sacrifice, self immolation, mysticism, psychiatric patient, psychiatrist patient relationship, female psychiatrist, uncover truth, alternate reality, predicting the future, paranoia, christ allegory, supernatural ...
Place: scotland
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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: scary, captivating, suspense, dorama, exciting
Plot: spirit, psychology, supernatural, injury, possessed, haunted, doctor patient relationship, haunted by the past, psychiatric patient, psychiatrist patient relationship, suicide
Place: taiwan
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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, psychological, rough, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, psychologist, chinese, mysticism, psychotherapy, therapist, manipulation, patient, brain, therapy, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: schizophrenia, older woman younger man, medication, music, music industry, record producer, songwriter, mental institution, help, friendship, mental illness, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Other (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, scary, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: demon, fear, insanity, darkness, bad dream, parallel world, nightmare comes true, nightmare, young couple, obsession, mental disorder, supernatural ...
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Slumber (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sleep doctor tries to protect a family from a demon that feeds on people in their nightmares.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: nightmare, haunted by the past, hallucination, female protagonist, supernatural, childhood trauma, laboratory, doctor, sleeping, experiment, flash forward, medication ...
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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.
Plot: hare krishna, electroshock therapy, man slaps a woman, scotsman, lecturer, father daughter relationship, woman slaps man, psychiatric patient, full moon, male female relationship, cunnilingus, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: glasgow scotland, london, new york
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The Son (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Painter Lorenzo's life spirals out of control as he fears his wife is trying to isolate him from their infant son.
Style: non-linear
Plot: paranoia, female scientist, laboratory, painter, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, doctor, little boy, boy, painting, visit, butt naked ...
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Animas (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Abraham and his female friend Álex have a close relationship; they share both secrets and fears. When Abraham starts going out with Anchi, he begins to distance himself from Álex, who gradually dives into a living hell where she encounters strange ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: father son relationship, psychotherapy, childhood friend, psychotherapist, mental illness, imaginary friend, split personality, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, childhood trauma, schizophrenic, hearing voices ...
Place: spain
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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, investigation, serial killer, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, doctor, chimpanzee, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
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Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: 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: surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns, tense, scary ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, mental illness, murder, ghost, abandoned house, violence, secret, love, plot twist, attic, murder of family, sibling relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
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What's New Pussycat (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of his own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, couples, womanizer, catastrophe, fashion, power relations, disorder, love and romance, goofy hero, prostitute, dishonesty, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, new york
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The Vatican Tapes (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a highly secured vault deep within the walls of Vatican City, the Catholic Church holds thousands of old films and video footage documenting exorcisms/supposed exorcisms and other unexplained religious phenomena they feel the world is not ready ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: supernatural horror, demonic possession, exorcism, curses spells and rituals, exorcist, vatican, supernatural, religions or cults, clergy, danger, evil, loss of control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, betrayal, romance, murder, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.
Style: sexy, psychological, suspense, captivating, psychological thriller ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, bisexual, lesbian love, psychology, bisexual woman, double life, lgbt, psychiatrist, obsession, lesbianism, lesbian relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, connecticut, new york
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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 ...
Plot: female director, mother in law daughter in law relationship, unhappy marriage, repressed sexuality, woman, psychiatrist patient relationship, psychiatric patient, female orgasm, small town life, injection, women, turkish ...
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Bates Motel (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alex West is a man who roomed with Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum for nearly 20 years. After Bates' death, Alex finds that he is in Norman's will as the inheritor of the Bates Motel, which has been vacant since Norman's ...
Style: anthology, tv series pilot, twists and turns
Plot: last will and testament, ghost, satire, renovation, suicide note, bus station, male virgin, bulldozer, weirdo, motel, electrocution, church ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 1960s
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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 ...
Plot: older woman younger man sex, female director, brazilian, table tennis, female full frontal nudity, first sexual experience, hiv positive, coming of age, psychiatric patient, card playing, male nudity, sex with teenager
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Indiscretion (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her obsessed lover infiltrates every part of her life.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: manipulation, obsession, married woman, governor, ambition, murder, delusion, lovers, fatal attraction, husband wife relationship, danger, lover ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in a hospital and is set to face trial for attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hacker, corruption, hospital, trial, psychiatrist, journalist, investigation, mystery, crime, crimes, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Twisted (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big party. The sensible Helen meets little Susan Collins at the ...
Plot: nanny, maid, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, record player, psychiatric patient, revenge, rat, bicycle, headphones, basement, cat ...
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexy, sexual, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, nightclub, terminal illness, writers, party, midlife crisis, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, milan italy, europe, los angeles, usa ...
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Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide attempt, marriage, muslim, culture clash, romance, love, love affair, destructive relationship, human nature, redemption, self destructing, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey, hamburg germany, europe, frankfurt germany ...
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Poetical Refugee (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Like a Candide dreaming of Eldorado, Jallel lands in France, hoping to try his luck. From encounter to encounter, hostel to social welfare group, Jallel will make his way through a Paris of outcasts. Although failing to achieve his hopes, he ...
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sex addict, friendship, hospital, looking for love, family life, lifestyle, romance, life is a bitch, society, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
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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: sexy, realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, wedding, village, small town, murder, sensuality, small town life, gang rape, vengeance, parents and children, haunted by the past, village life ...
Time: 80s, year 1955, 50s, year 1976, 1960s ...
Place: europe, france, south of france, southern france
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Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, isolation, deadly, crimes, psychopath, missing person, insanity, imprisonment, twins, attic, victim ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
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The Confessional (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A disturbed sculptor assumes the identity of a small town priest and designs a game of divine madness for a unsuspecting town.
Style: witty, disturbing, serious, suspense, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, film within a film, dishonesty, crimes, political corruption, infidelity, filmmaking, emotional manipulation, psychological trauma, delusion, villain, paranoid schizophrenia ...
Place: the philippines, asia
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