Health movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant health movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, humorous, captivating, sincere and touching films and TV shows about / with health, doctor, friendship, hospital, death, food, sex, family relations, couple relations and illness plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as health: A Cure for Wellness (2016), House (2004), 150 Milligrams (2016), The Year of the Wolf (2007), Something Bad (2015), Dopesick (2021), Thank You for Smoking (2005), Barbecue (2014), Carol's Second Act (2019), Transplant (2020).

List of health movies

A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, suspense, dark, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, spa, capitalism, capitalist, slut, dark secret, nubile girl, sauna, torture, lust ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: swiss alps, switzerland, alps, manhattan new york city, new york
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 8.7
 463K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: cynical, clever, witty, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctor, hospital, talented, mastermind, prodigy, patient, loner, expert, surgery, human nature, intelligence, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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150 Milligrams (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the hospital where she works in Brest, France, a lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: doctor, health, whistleblower, television, scientist, female protagonist, death, illness, woman, surgery, train station, heart disease ...
Time: year 2011, year 2010, year 2009, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, brittany
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The Year of the Wolf (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sari is a young, beautiful and intelligent girl who is busy studying at university,but she suffers from epilepsy and has to face death on a daily basis. Mikko is hersomewhat older university teacher, who is tired of life, and who one day decides ...
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, touching, serious
Plot: forbidden love, university, epilepsy, romance, relationships, health, love triangle, age difference, parent child relationship, love, alienation, poetry ...
Place: helsinki finland
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Something Bad (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the wake of the end of a relationship, David is faced with a life altering diagnoses which drastically changes his life and perspectives.
Style: psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hiv, acceptance, aids, health, friend, grief, male protagonist, friendship, society, friends, youth, lgbtq ...
Time: year 2015, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 8.6
 57K
Dopesick (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 492 min.
TV show
Story: The story of how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. Look into the epicenter of America's struggle with opioid addiction, from a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA, and to the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, medical drama
Plot: medical, pharmaceutical company, addiction, doctor, crime investigation, drugs, drug addiction, health, sick, crisis, opium, doctors ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, 2020s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: america, virginia, usa
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: entertaining, witty, political, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, marketing, business, lobbyist, satire, tobacco, social satire, reporter, lung cancer, journalism, society, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., vermont, california, usa, japan ...
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 6.1
 3K
Barbecue (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his 50th birthday, a man who's been watching his weight, health and temper all his life suffers a heart attack. He's been doing everything he was told he should do and it still didn't help. He decides to turn the page and let loose.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, starting over, disorder, midlife crisis, friends, hopes, infidelity, heart attack, holiday, food, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Carol's Second Act (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: After raising her two children, getting divorced and retiring from teaching, Carol Chambers embarks on a unique second act: she’s going to become a doctor.
Style: sitcom, captivating, humorous, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, doctors and patients, mother daughter relationship, medicine, friendship, medical profession, workplace situations, health, cure, female protagonist, patient
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 4K
Transplant (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Bashir Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine, makes the difficult decision to flee his country and build a new life in Canada with his younger sister Amira. Bash works to navigate a new environment after earning ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological, medical drama
Plot: hospital, intelligence, emergency room, medicine, medical, doctor, surgery, syrian refugee, brother sister relationship, doctors and patients, cure, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
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 7.9
 4K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.
Style: disturbing, political, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, radiation sickness, survival, nuclear war, atomic bomb, female protagonist, time travel, health, flashback, doctor, suitor, unmarried woman ...
Time: year 1945, year 1950
Place: hiroshima japan, asia, japan
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Shortland Street (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Shortland Street is a New Zealand prime-time soap opera centering around the fictitious Shortland Street Hospital, first broadcast on Television New Zealand's TV2 on 25 May 1992. It is the country's longest-running drama and soap opera, ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: asexual, lesbian, gay, doctor, hospital, nurse, health, relationships, medical, clinic, medical clinic
Place: new zealand
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A Very Peculiar Practice (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young and idealistic Doctor Stephen Daker arrives at Lowlands University to work at the Health Centre, but has to cope with an eccentric set of colleagues.
Style: surreal, realistic, touching, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: satire, university, professor, doctor, health, college, polish, medical school, teachers and students, nun, doctors and patients, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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An Enemy of the People (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small forest town is trying to promote itself as a place for tourists to come enjoy the therapeutic hot springs and unspoiled nature. Dr. Stockmann, however, makes the inconvenient discovery that the nature around the village is not so unspoiled. ...
Style: social, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: hunting, small town, contamination, cover-up, health, idealism, village, small town life, price of justice, americana, village life, environmentalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: norway
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The Moustache (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, on a whim, Marc decides to shave off the moustache he's worn all of his adult life. He waits patiently for his wife's reaction, but neither she nor his friends seem to notice. Stranger still, when he finally tells them, they all ...
Style: surreal, psychological, mind bending, meditative, serious ...
Plot: existentialism, loneliness, imagination, riddles and clues, mystery, insanity, hotel, husband wife relationship, dark humor, life, human nature, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: france, paris france, hong kong
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Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Political comedy about the Government (domestic and foreign policies), the president, the public's own ignorance and faults, and so forth. He also makes some hilarious detours in his own renditions of rap lyrics read out in proper, coherent ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, talky, cynical ...
Plot: democrat, artists and showbiz, dark humor, state affairs, joke, stand up comedian, election, comedian, politics, military, drugs, one-man show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, switzerland, canada, iraq, portland oregon
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 4.6
 5K
Perfect (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight. This film contains one of the greatest scenes of the '80s, an across the room sexual dance-off between the two main ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, sex comedy, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: aerobics, gym, fitness, dancing, journalism, courtroom, happy ending, redemption, fight scenes, runaway, stereotypes, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, morocco
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Dernier stade (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany
Story: No overview found
Plot: twenty something, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female relationship, athlete, competition, french, drug addiction, coach, female athlete, reporter, pregnancy, female nudity ...
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Um Mundo Catita (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The burlesque and nonsensical biography of a singer, bohemian and broke, who falls in love with his sexy dentist who is already the fiancée of a well-off executive. The adventures and misadventures of the singer in this wonderful new world are told ...
Style: parody
Plot: childhood, satire, love, entertainment industry, rock singer, exploitation, unemployment, lust, health, power, life
Place: portugal
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 2K
Consumed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Sophie's son, Garrett, develops a mysterious illness, she embarks on a search for answers. This leads her into the controversial world of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) where a sociopolitical battle rages between organic farmers and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: alcoholic mother, single mother, farmer, conspiracy, emotionally unstable, research laboratory, kidnapping, mental illness, sick child, farm, laboratory, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: isolation, starting over, friendship, fish out of water, love and romance, odd couple, elderly, hopes, disorder, couple relations, lifestyle change, cultural difference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 1K
Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, queer cinema
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: youth, coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, brother brother relationship, boy, coming of age, tragic hero, hiv, lgbt, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany
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Cat Swallows Parakeet and Speaks! (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cat Swallows Parakeet and Speaks!, Ileana Pietrobruno's triumph of mid-vaginal modernism masterfully confronts the surreal nature of societal attitudes towards the female body. Beautifully shot at Riverview Hospital (formerly an insane asylum), ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: fanaticism, feminism, mental institution, male female relationship, cosmetic surgery, surgery, sleeping, model, hospital, health, delusion, doctor ...
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 7K
LazyTown (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Sport
Country: Iceland
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Things are upside-down in LazyTown. Stephanie, an optimistic girl with bright pink hair, comes to live in LazyTown and meets a zany mix of townspeople, including the world’s laziest super-villain, Robbie Rotten. Fortunately for Stephanie, ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: laziness, surrealism, friends, family, rivalry, health and fitness, fantasy world, adventure, activism, teenage girl, children, teenager ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 1K
The Annuity (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, is in the last stages. That is why he advises Emile to ...
Style: anthology, cult film
Plot: old man, attempted murder, country house, family history, world war two, spy, television, doctor patient relationship, innocence, funeral, contract, french resistance ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: saint tropez, riviera, paris france, provence
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 7.4
 12K
Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: romantic, touching, sexy, humorous, inter cultural ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, coming out, lesbian romance, lgbtq, gay, romance, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, new york, usa, shanghai, china ...
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Kings and Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Nora Cotterelle, a woman in her 30s is caring for her ill father, Louis Jenssens. While Nora tries to present a facade that all is well with her life, she is twice divorced and has a son, Elias, whose father is dead. Nora's present relationship ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, talky ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, terminal illness, couples, couple relations, parents and children, destiny, musician's life, single parent, love and romance, life is a bitch, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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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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The Madness of King George (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.
Style: political, talky, witty, clever, melancholic ...
Plot: mental illness, king of england, royal court, politics, british monarchy, royalty, royal family, psychiatry, monarchy, british royal family, aristocracy, mental health ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, 1780s
Place: england, london, europe, north america
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First, Last and Deposit (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Tessa (Jessica White) faces more than the usual tribulations of adolescence. When bad times hit, she and her mother find themselves living on the streets. The injustice of poverty is emphasized by the fact that Tessa's school ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, rough, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, society, youth, teenage life, parents and children, working class, family relations, eviction, survival, school, corporate crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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