Psychotherapy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant psychotherapy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, psychological, scary, suspenseful and clever films and TV shows about / with psychotherapy, therapy, therapist, female nudity, psychiatrist, murder, death, violence, crying and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psychotherapy: Penny Dreadful (2014), Shutter Island (2010), Yes, But... (2001), The Fourth Kind (2009), Boogeyman 2 (2007), Double Exposure (1982), C(r)ook (2004), In Treatment (2008), Entanglement (2011), The Canyons (2013).

List of psychotherapy movies

 8.2
 100K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, imaginary, witch, haunted by the past, mysterious character, monster, secret, fear, scientist, psychotherapy, mental illness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, victorian
Place: england, london
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 8.1
 989K
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, serious, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, mental institution, insanity, losing-it hero, uncover truth, paranoia, doctors and patients, island, plot twist, delusion, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
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 6.7
 568
Yes, But... (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At age 17, Eglantine is troubled by a number of things. Her argumentative parents comprise an absentee and philandering father and an overprotective, occasionally alcoholic mother. Her boyfriend Sébastien is a couple of years older; he's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, therapist, teenager, psychotherapy, teenage life, youth, romance, family problems, social relations, introspection, friendship, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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The Fourth Kind (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the ...
Style: scary, based on supposedly true story, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ufo, disappearance, alien encounter, alien abduction, patient, abduction, hypnosis, paranormal activity, audio cassette, hospital, psychotherapy, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
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 5.2
 7K
Boogeyman 2 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman attempts to cure her phobia of the boogeyman by checking herself into a mental health facility, only to realize too little too late that she is now helplessly trapped with her own greatest fear.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: slasher, mental institution, elevator, shower, boogeyman, bulimia, phobia, pot smoking, psychotherapy, force feeding, bad dream, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
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Double Exposure (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A photographer for a men's magazine is haunted by disturbing dreams, in which he slaughters his models. When he learns that these models are dying in real life as they did in his dreams, he begins to go insane.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: slasher, model, murder, prostitute, psychotherapy, dream, night, crimes, gory, deadly, whodunit, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
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 6.5
 1K
C(r)ook (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer for the Russian Mafia in Vienna wants to retire and write a book about his passion - cooking. The mafia godfather suspects treason.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime, hoodlum, cooking, psychotherapy, release from prison, psychologist, police officer, falling in love, hopes, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe
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 8.3
 14K
In Treatment (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions and centering around Dr. Paul Weston, a psychotherapist who exhibits an insightful, reserved demeanor while treating his patients—but displays a crippling insecurity while ...
Style: psychological, clever, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, patient, doctors and patients, psychotherapist, therapist, emotional breakdown, one on one, clinic, psychologist, psychiatrist, psychotherapy, power relations ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.0
 501
Entanglement (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A member of a therapy group is found dead. A prosecutor and a police officer try to solve the mystery of his death.
Plot: murder investigation, sniper, psychotherapy, shooting range, gun, female nudity, shower, sex, money, prosecutor, sex scene
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 3.9
 10K
The Canyons (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The discovery of an illicit love affair leads two young Angelenos on a violent, sexually charged tour through the dark side of human nature.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: jealousy, swinger couple, neo noir, adultery, love triangle, liar, fear, sexual relations, movie business, control, affair, possessiveness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new mexico, malibu california
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 5.3
 24K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychiatrist, fbi, murder, psychopath, car chase, riddles and clues, crime, chase, psychotherapy, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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 4.2
 28K
Boogeyman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hallucination, nightmare, hometown, supernatural, ghost, gory, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, danger, parents and children, destiny, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
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Cruel Intentions (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his ...
Style: sexual, cynical, entertaining, romantic, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: incest, seduction, bet, teenage life, femme fatale, manipulation, virgin, strong sexual content, ego clash, cynic, siblings relations, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: factory, chocolate, mischievous children, candy, teacher, overweight child, cooking and food, contests and competitions, candy store, adventure, tour guide, fainting ...
Place: arizona, germany, montana
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 8.6
 267K
Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, melancholic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computers and web, rebellion, hacker, split personality, secret society, fighting the system, crimes, psychological thriller, friendship, society, talking to self, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, factory, social differences, contests and competitions, candy, mysterious character, family, adventure, fantasy world, imaginary, young heroes, imagination ...
Place: england, germany, denver colorado, bavaria, atlanta georgia ...
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 5.5
 2K
The Dead Pit (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake - which ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, mental institution, doctors and patients, gory, hospital, mad scientist, vengeance, mental illness, danger, deadly, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, psychological
Plot: poet, alcoholic, typewriter, bar, arrest, pimp, masochism, bartender, surrealism, beach, fall in love, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.7
 4K
Sitcom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The adventures of an upper-class suburban family abruptly confronted with the younger brother's discovery of his homosexuality, the elder sister's suicide attempt and sado-masochist tendencies, and the intrusion of a very free-spirited ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother son incest, s&m, incest, suburbs, family life, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, parents and children, eccentric family, family in crisis, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: ancient greece, france
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Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican investigator and a hypnotic research specialist free her from its grasp?
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: devil, possession, priest, demonic possession, exorcism, clergy, losing-it hero, pact with the devil, supernatural, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
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Day of the Wacko (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is a bitter story about a middle-aged man, who hates his life and other people, including himself. Adam Miauczynski, the character known from director Marek Koterski's previous films, is a 44 year-old teacher, who reads poetry during school ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: midlife crisis, obsession, nothing goes right, polish, unfulfillment, disorder, human nature, love and romance, ex husband ex wife relationship, anti hero, sexual fantasy, one day time span ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
Place: warsaw poland, eastern europe
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 6.6
 105K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: fear, cruelty, violence, torture, guilt, isolation, insanity, confined, male nudity, sex, depression, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Necessary Roughness (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Necessary Roughness is a USA Network television series starring Callie Thorne and Scott Cohen. The one-hour drama series was picked up for 12 episodes on January 19, 2011. The series debuted on June 29, 2011, with a 90-minute premiere episode. The ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: single parent, single mother, therapy, football, relationship vs career, sport, family relations, power relations, changing lives, overcoming, friendship, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.0
 1K
The Magus (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A teacher on a Greek island becomes involved in bizarre mind-games with the island's magus (magician) and a beautiful young woman.
Style: atmospheric, serious, mind bending, psychological
Plot: island, mind game, greek island, tarot cards, redemption, mystery, teachers and students, mental illness, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, magician ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1943, 1910s
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 6.9
 12K
Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
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, cliffhanger
Audience: date night
Plot: bisexual, lesbian, lesbian kiss, psychotherapist, lesbian relationship, bisexual woman, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, double life, dark past, therapist, female female kiss, female protagonist ...
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, connecticut, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 8.2
 265
BeTipul (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 30 min.
Story: BeTipul is an Israeli television drama revolving around the personal and professional life of an Israeli psychologist, Reuven Dagan, played by Assi Dayan. The series portrays a psychologist who treats patients at his clinic five days a week and then ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: human nature, introspection, clinic, self discovery, haunted by the past, ambition, hopes, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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A Fine Madness (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: psychiatrist, poet, estrangement, writer's life, prodigy, artists and showbiz, power relations, lifestyle, doctors and patients, adultery, writer's block, job seeking ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Late Bloomer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sex therapist goes through puberty after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland. He experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, neurotic
Plot: puberty, teenage life, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, sex, love, misfit, youth, disorder, aging, fish out of water, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Emmanuelle's Secret (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Another Emmanuelle movie, with Sylvia Kristal playing an older lady with memories of a younger life...
Plot: erotica, lesbian sex, lesbianism, voyeurism, female nudity, female protagonist, sex, sex with food, male nudity, concert, flashback, psychotherapy ...
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 6.6
 27K
The Howling (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, gothic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, serial killer, murder, dangerous animal, adultery, psychiatrist, hunting, danger, secret society, transformation, couples, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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