Institution movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant institution movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, psychological, realistic, suspense, disturbing and cult film films and TV shows about / with institution, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital, blood, murder, mental illness, violence, female nudity, insanity and sex plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Greece, UK and other countries.
institution movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as institution: Stuart: A Life Backwards (2007), The Journey of Natty Gann (1985), Anna to the Infinite Power (1983), The Attic Expeditions (2001), Glass (2019), Martyrs (2015), The Lobster (2015), Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971), Rabid Dogs (2015), Good Time (2017).

List of institution movies

Stuart: A Life Backwards (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story about the remarkable friendship between a reclusive writer and illustrator and a chaotic homeless man, whom he gets to know during a campaign to release two charity workers from prison.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, sincere, christian film ...
Plot: homeless, alcohol abuse, addiction, bullying, suicide, abuse, tragic hero, human nature, haunted by the past, homelessness, suicide attempt, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: england
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The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: great depression, coming of age, adventure, wolf, disney, dog, family, youth, friendship, animals, on the road, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, 80s
Place: usa, washington state, california, london, chicago illinois ...
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Anna to the Infinite Power (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Anna Hart was always an odd child, a genius, a shoplifter, desperately afraid of flickering lights, with strange prophetic dreams. Simultaneously, several strange things begin to happen. A strange, mysterious neighbor, by the name of MacKayla moves ...
Style: serious, scary, tech noir
Audience: family outing
Plot: cloning, gene manipulation, child prodigy, girl, nurse, teacher, medical research, holocaust, genetic engineering, science, hospital, human duplication ...
Time: 80s
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The Attic Expeditions (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trevor Blackburn is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Faith, in a brutal ritual. He's sentenced to live in an experimental rehabilitation community and falls into a coma. When he wakes up, he meets the mysterious Dr. Elk, who tortures Trevor ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mental illness, surgery, psychopath, mind game, supernatural, losing-it hero, mad scientist, supernatural ability, ghost, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
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Glass (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an ...
Style: twist ending, bad ending, psychological, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, superhero, psychology, mental illness, cheerleader, sociopath, pig, twists and turns, feminine beauty, psychic, split personality, mental patient ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
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Martyrs (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them.
Style: brutal, disturbing, bloody, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: revenge, violent, sadistic horror, torture, home invasion, torture chamber, burned at the stake, held captive, sadism, electrocution, orphan, murder ...
Time: 2010s
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The Lobster (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Style: surreal, art house, cerebral, ironic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: distopia, love, absurdism, blindness, society, manhunt, animals, suicide attempt, solitude, hotel, human becoming an animal, punishment ...
Time: 2010s, near future, future
Place: ireland, greece, hellas
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Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, physical disability, paraplegic, wedding, paralysis, couples, human nature, fall in love, isolation, destiny, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
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Rabid Dogs (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a bank job goes badly wrong, three desperate criminals take a young woman and a father and child hostage - it's the beginning of a frantic and violent road trip that not all of them will survive.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: criminal, robbery, murder, road trip, on the road, father daughter relationship, escape, hostage, police, car chase, bank, heist ...
Place: france
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Good Time (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Style: suspense, neo noir, brutal, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, prison, brother brother relationship, stolen money, loneliness, hospital, brother, heist, game playing, promise, amusement park, violence ...
Time: year 2016
Place: new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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Bad Santa 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie Soke teams up with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine who brings ...
Style: humorous, stylized, sexy, twist ending, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: holiday, christmas, heist, adaptation, dark humor, robbery, thief, adventure, escapades, parents and children, antisocial behavior, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: midwest, chicago illinois
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No Mercy No Future (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doctors say that Veronika, a woman in her 20s, is schizophrenic. She is compliant, which makes her an easy target for men. She's religious, believing she is God's favorite child; she searches for Jesus. She has sent a letter to a filmmaker ...
Style: art house, disturbing, controversial
Plot: killing an animal, suicide attempt, mother daughter relationship, schizophrenia, schizophrenic, money, husband wife relationship, delusion, father daughter relationship, beer, mental illness, restraint ...
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The Wall of Words (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother struggles to hold her family together after her son succumbs to a disease that leaves him disabled.
Plot: doctor, laboratory, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), man in a wheelchair, rainstorm, insanity, diving, bus, hospital, sea, grandmother ...
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Hider in the House (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in.
Style: disturbing, dark, psychological, serious, slasher ...
Plot: stalking, home invasion, guilty pleasure, mental disorder, mental illness, infidelity, voyeurism, attic, psychopath, couples, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
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The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspense, slasher, macabre, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, blind man, murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, blindness, chase, obsession, voyeurism, stalking, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, turin italy
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Cries from the Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: autism, mentally challenged, children, youth, sexual abuse, child molester, misfit, hopes, single parent, rehabilitation, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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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The Miracle Worker (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, blindness, blind character, disability, mute or deaf, women, human spirit, education, deafness, children, deaf, catholic ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: alabama, boston, usa
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Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Follows a group of friends that decide to go snowmobiling during their winter break. They make a "wrong turn", getting lost in a storm.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, cannibalism, survival, strong violent content, snow, murder, winter, psychopath, escapades, chase, lost in the woods, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: west virginia, usa
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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: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial killer, amnesia, mental institution, women in prison, lesbian sex, lobotomy, monster, prison, murder, death of mother, doctor, surgeon ...
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Persona (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, psychological, surreal, art house ...
Plot: medical, patient, silence, existentialism, surrealism, psychiatry, mute character, art, women, confession, nurse, mental illness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Dead Man Working (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The senior investment banker Jochen Walther is at the peak of his career at the Deutche Bank. He just finished the deal of his life along with his personal assistant Tom Slezak, when during the celebrations he suddendly jumps from the roof of the ...
Style: social, psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure, visually appealing
Plot: entity, social status, mistrust, banker, murder, power, superior, german, finance, conspiracy, financier, luxury ...
Place: germany
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He's a Mad Mad Veggos (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Thanassis leaves the orphanage tries to do various jobs but with no consolidates. A private detective manages to find his father who is rich. Thanasis will move into his luxurious house but there will come other problems.
Plot: empire, mansion, hairdresser, horse riding, estate, evil plot, missing father, mad doctor, staff, father son reunion, heir, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: athens greece, greece
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O roz gatos (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Panos and Archimedes (Panos Michalopoulos and Sotiris Moustakas) are colleagues (teachers) and roommates. The first is a new modern, and the second is more conservative. Panos will attempt to dynamically put Archimedes in life. The second will ...
Plot: female nudity, empire, roommate, teacher, sleepwalker, shyness, mother, egg, high school, sister, motorcycle, tutor ...
Time: 80s
Place: athens greece, hellas, greece
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Eftyhos... trellathika! (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charilaos Maraziotis (Nikos Stavridis) is a shopkeeper who owes the whole market and is in danger of going to jail, both because of his creditors and because of IKA and the tax administration. Iro is his secretary and fiancee, because she is poor, ...
Style: mad
Plot: debt, factory owner, girlfriend, psycho, impersonation, greek, office, business, owner, spirit, commitment, money problems ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
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The Wrestler (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ageing wrestler and circus strongman is put in an institution located somewhere in a world of its own.
Style: cult film
Plot: mental institution, escape, strongman, retirement home, train station, self esteem, wrestler, suicide by hanging, aging, death, senior citizen, suicide ...
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Out Loud (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Lebanon
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A modern tale of friendship and love in Lebanon today. It is also a bittersweet reflection on the social struggles of the after war generation.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, social, contemplative
Plot: friendship, against the rules, introspection, injustice, hopes, life is a bitch, rebellion, starting over, society, love and romance, love affair, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon
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Bluebird (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Merel is a young girl with a lot of talent. She excels at school, is good on the springboard and is careful too. Her severely handicapped brother Kasper gets a lot of attention. Merel also has talent for singing. It is no surprise that she is asked ...
Plot: teacher, school, train, singer, mentally challenged, brother sister relationship, name calling, teenage girl, adoption, bullying, skateboard, foreigner ...
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Falling Sky (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reidar is a resident at Solihøgda psychiatric institution. He is expecting the Earth to be hit by a huge meteor any time now, but until then he is busy trying to keep his fellow patient, Juni, from killing herself.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, collision, couples, love affair, couple relations, crumbling marriage, workplace, winter, christmas, suicidal, psychiatry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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Horror (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This visually arresting chiller concerns a group of runaway teens that escape from a drug rehab and encounter demonic forces in a rural farmhouse.
Style: scary, disturbing, surreal, psychedelic, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, violence spree, gang, losing-it hero, supernatural, crimes, life is a bitch, isolation, rehabilitation, drug abuse, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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