Pain killer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pain killer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky, dramatic, semi serious and intense films and TV shows about / with pain killer, drinking, mentor, life philosophy, culture clash, dialogue, runaway, brutality, death and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as pain killer: The Highwaymen (2019), A Prayer Before Dawn (2017), Cake (2014), Late August, Early September (1998), Bernard and Doris (2006), Stealing Sinatra (2003), Sex and Zen (1991), Bridge and Tunnel (2014), Youth in Revolt (2009), Varsity Blues (1999).

List of pain killer movies

The Highwaymen (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1934, Frank Hamer and Manny Gault, two former Texas Rangers, are commissioned to put an end to the wave of vicious crimes perpetrated by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, a notorious duo of infamous robbers and cold-blooded killers who nevertheless ...
Style: slang
Plot: fbi, criminal gang, bank robber, manhunt, texas ranger, legendary hero, corruption, politician, gambling, prison warden, bartender, politics ...
Time: 1930s
Place: austin texas
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A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, France, China, Cambodia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on the true life experience of Billy Moore who survived his Thai prison ordeal by becoming a Muay Thai boxing champion.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: boxing, prison, outsider, prisoner, sadism, murder, violence, singing, bare breasts, rape, brutality, gambling ...
Time: year 2010
Place: thailand
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Cake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: suicide, depression, support group, obsession, life is a bitch, grieving, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, suicide attempt, loneliness, friendship, group therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, mexico, tijuana mexico
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Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, emotional, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, couples, human nature, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, friends, romance, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
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Bernard and Doris (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sympathetic look loosely based on the relationship between tobacco heiress, Doris Duke (1912-1993) - think Duke University - and her shy butler, Bernard Lafferty. The icy and mercurial Duke fires her butler for serving a chilled cantaloupe; the ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere
Plot: butler, alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, charity, alcoholic, gay, orchid, estate, heiress, human nature, society, social differences ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, hawaii
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Stealing Sinatra (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story
Style: realistic, dark humor, humorous, semi serious
Plot: kidnapping, confined, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, hostages, unlikely criminals, crimes, celebrity culture, disorder, crime gone awry, loan, ransom demand ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1963
Place: paris france, dallas texas, connecticut
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Sex and Zen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to help him find women, but only if he attains a penis as ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, surreal, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, voyeurism, infidelity, transplant, transsexual, sexual abuse, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, looking for sex, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, ancient china, tokyo
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Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: hospital, workplace situations, doctors and patients, parents and children, power relations, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, workplace, medicine, doctor, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Bridge and Tunnel (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Unspooled through a series of vignettes, this slice-of-life tale follows a group of young college graduates who are forced -- because of a bleak economic environment -- to shack up with their parents and settle for low-paying jobs.
Style: talky, semi serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, twentysomething life, friends, couple relations, suburbs, couples, money, bar, funeral, love, pirate, recession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
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Youth in Revolt (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a fan of Albert Camus and Jean-Luc Godard, teenage Nick Twisp is definitely out of his element when his mother and her boyfriend move the family to a trailer park. When a pretty neighbor named Sheeni plays records by French crooners, it's ...
Style: witty, surreal, intellectual, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, looking for sex, adolescence, neighbor, student, teenage life, wooing, fall in love, youth, love and romance, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france, oakland california, california
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Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: small town, cheerleader, sport, high school, coming of age, obsession, party, american football, police car, football, athlete and trainer, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
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The Tesseract (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, Thailand, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychologist, an Englishman, a bellboy and a wounded female assasin have their fates crossed at a sleazy Bangkok hotel.
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, tense, serious ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, assassination attempt, psychologist, chase, law enforcement, deadly, gangsters, track down, death in the family, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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Kandahar (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.
Style: atmospheric, tense, bleak, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: desert, islam, on the road, survival, teacher, death, taliban, red cross, refugee, politics, race against time, black market ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan, canada, iran, africa ...
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The Passenger (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes ...
Style: stylized, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: identity, hotel, desert, on the road, starting over, journalism, terrorism, espionage, journalist, reporter, truck, guide ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, barcelona, africa, india, cairo egypt ...
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Playing God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, mind game, undercover, fbi, surgeon, drug addict, gangsters, crime, drug abuse, addiction, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: gloomy, offbeat, touching, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, gay, heist, on the run, gang, celibacy, gay relationship, jealousy, bank robbery, crime, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 1960s, 90s, year 1965
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, brazil, buenos aires argentina ...
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The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, witty, factual, sexual ...
Plot: pornography, courtroom drama, millionaire, against the rules, aids, lawsuit, civil rights, fighting the system, rebellion, rise to the top, friendship, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, cincinnati ohio, ohio
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Permanent Midnight (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ben Stiller plays comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl explores memories with survivor Kitty, who ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, heroin, hollywood, rehabilitation, police, sex, adultery, party, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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Parting Shots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: terminal illness, vengeance, hitman, nothing goes right, crime, crumbling marriage, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, fall in love, cafe, swimming ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
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North (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park. When he learns that he might be the father of a child way up north, he sets on a strange and poetic journey through Norway on a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: on the road, alcohol, wilderness, ex athlete, introspection, alcohol abuse, skiing, estrangement, iceberg, self discovery, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries ...
Style: touching, talky, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dying, professor, friendship, cancer, estrangement, homosexual, student, millionaire, radical, heroin, illness, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, future
Place: canada, quebec, colorado, united states, montreal ...
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The Invention of Lying (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: humorous, cynical, clever, funny, absurd ...
Plot: misfit, society, love and romance, dishonesty, love triangle, farce, pretense, disorder, honesty, alternate reality, loser, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Hooper (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, rivalry, friendship, bar fight, filmmaking, stuntman, chase, friends, chases and races, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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Hollywoodland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a ...
Style: stylized, talky, gloomy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: investigation, suicide, murder, private detective, hollywood, fame, loss of son, loss of loved one, neo noir, lesbian, jealousy, mystery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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In a Better World (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Style: realistic, emotional, bleak, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: friendship, bully, loneliness, hospital, moral dilemma, marital problem, small town, cruelty, dysfunctional family, bomb, teacher, anger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, sudan, africa, israel
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Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: captivating, touching, uplifting, factual, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: against the odds, justice, lawyer, righting the wronged, contamination, relationship vs career, single mother, uncover truth, fighting the system, corruption, environmental, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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The Electric Horseman (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into ...
Style: realistic, captivating, feel good, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: cowboy, horse, desert, redemption, wounded animal, romance, love and romance, hopes, workplace intrigue, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, utah, california
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Desert Blue (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. They end up staying longer than ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, road movie, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, desert, small town, friendship, fire, fbi, ice cream cone, soda, teenage life, small town life, toxic, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, texas
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Clean (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, custody, martial arts, overdose, musician's life, going straight, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, france, europe, vancouver british columbia canada, scotland ...
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Chalet Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While working a job at an exclusive ski resort to support her Dad, Kim learns to snowboard and is so good at it that she enters a competition with a huge cash prize. She has to dig deep to overcome her fears, but her life gets more complicated ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, fall in love, skiing, love and romance, young lovers, resort, boss and employee, lifestyle, workplace romance, workplace, contests and competitions, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
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