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, suspenseful, psychological, scary and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with psychotherapy, therapy, therapist, female nudity, sex scene, murder, psychiatrist, male nudity, crimes and sex plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as psychotherapy: Penny Dreadful (2014), Shutter Island (2010), Exit in Red (1996), Yes, But... (2001), The Fourth Kind (2009), Boogeyman 2 (2007), Double Exposure (1982), Mr. Robot (2015), C(r)ook (2004), In Treatment (2008).

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: scary, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, imaginary, witch, fear, mysterious character, haunted by the past, monster, secret, scientist, hunt down, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 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, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, investigation, insanity, paranoia, uncover truth, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, island, delusion, psychiatrist, mental illness ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
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 4.3
 512
Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, love affair, power relations, betrayal, sexuality, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, frame up, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: coming of age, therapist, teenager, psychotherapy, family life, family problems, introspection, teenage life, youth, romance, friendship, sex addict ...
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, based on supposedly true story ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, disappearance, patient, paranormal activity, hypnosis, abduction, space and aliens, investigation, uncover truth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: slasher, foosball, group therapy, nightmare, psychotherapy, pot smoking, bad dream, force feeding, elevator, shower, boogeyman, bulimia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s
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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: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: slasher, model, night, prostitute, murder, psychotherapy, dream, cons and scams, crimes, crime, gory, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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 8.5
 280K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, melancholic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computers and web, hacker, secret society, rebellion, split personality, fighting the system, drug addict, crimes, friendship, society, revolution, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever
Plot: couple relations, ambition, dishonesty, going straight, disorder, couples, hitman, retiring, cooking and food, one last job, career change, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
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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, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, patient, therapist, psychologist, one on one, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, psychotherapist, emotional breakdown, human nature, nervous breakdown, self esteem ...
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, sex, female nudity, shower, gun, prosecutor, money, shooting range, 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: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: jealousy, swinger couple, neo noir, fear, liar, adultery, love triangle, sexual relations, obsession, twentysomething life, love and romance, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, 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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, 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, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: nightmare, hallucination, supernatural, hometown, haunted by the past, danger, mentally unstable, ghost, gory, destiny, teenage life, youth ...
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, romantic, clever, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: incest, bet, seduction, femme fatale, teenage life, manipulation, virgin, sexuality, ego clash, virginity, strong sexual content, diary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 5.2
 2K
The Phenom (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Major-league rookie pitcher Hopper Gibson has lost his focus. After choking on the mound, he’s sent down to the minors and prescribed sessions with an unorthodox sports therapist, who pushes him to uncover the origins of his anxiety.
Plot: baseball, sport, baseball game, police siren, police arrest, goldfish, psychotherapy, therapy, kiss, drinking, rain, prison ...
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Therapy for a Vampire (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Horror comedy film following vampire count Geza von Kösznöm who's visiting groundbreaking neurologist Sigund Freud because he's bored of his life and frustrated of the "eternally long" relationship with his wife Elsa.
Style: dark
Plot: marriage, portrait painting, restaurant, painter, blood, alcohol, servant, painting, married couple, impalement, sunlight, forest ...
Time: 30s, 1900s, 2010s
Place: vienna
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Too Hard to Handle (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's no surprise when Karo is fired. She is loud, over-emotional and egocentric, more so than the average Berliner wise-ass, says her best friend Anna. Karo is not one to give up easily, though: she opts for radical change and goes into ...
Plot: sleeping naked, personal growth, best friends in love, 22 year old, sleeping nude, help, fireworks, male objectification, loss of job, psychotherapy, topless woman, depression ...
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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: psychological, mind bending, serious, atmospheric
Plot: island, mind game, greek island, tarot cards, mental illness, rivalry, danger, mystery, teachers and students, riddles and clues, redemption, flight attendant ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 1910s, year 1943
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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, captivating, suspense, cliffhanger
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, double life, lesbian relationship, psychiatrist, obsession, love, female protagonist, psychology, dark past, neo noir, sexuality ...
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, connecticut, grand central station manhattan new york city
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 8.3
 268
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: serious, clever, emotional, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: one on one, self fulfillment, clinic, psychologist, haunted by the past, family problems, couples, family life, emotionless, ambition, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: middle east, israel
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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: semi serious, humorous, psychological, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: estrangement, poet, psychiatrist, artists and showbiz, writer's life, prodigy, lifestyle, power relations, doctors and patients, mistaken identity, sexism, broken window ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: mental institution, zombie, doctors and patients, vengeance, mad scientist, chaos, supernatural, hospital, memory loss, danger, confined, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, neurotic
Plot: coming of age, puberty, teenage life, disorder, fish out of water, aging, misfit, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, love, sex, hysterical outburst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, lesbianism, sex, voyeurism, female protagonist, female nudity, lesbian sex, sex with food, psychotherapy, concert, male nudity, emmanuelle ...
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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: tense, suspenseful, scary, gothic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, serial killer, adultery, murder, dangerous animal, danger, hunting, psychiatrist, female werewolf, secret society, couples, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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Emmanuelle IV (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In order to escape from her former lover Marc, Sylvia goes to Brazil where Dr. Santamo transforms her into the beautiful Emmanuelle...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: sexual relations, sexual desire, sex, looking for sex, infidelity, starting over, femme fatale, erotica, gays and lesbians, lust, sexuality, love interest ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america
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 5.5
 4K
Semum (2008)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Director Hasan Karacadag argues that he tried to create a model of a Turkish-Islamic horror film and that he would make the world recognize this model, of which he sees "Semum" as the first example. "Semum" stars Ayça inci, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, satanic, surprise ending
Plot: danger, supernatural, couples, losing-it hero, couple relations, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, vomiting, dark secret, monster, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 6.8
 1K
Ana, My Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Toma and Ana meet as students in the literature faculty, and quickly fall in love. But, because of Ana's mental illness, their relationship slowly collapses.
Plot: erotica, shower, singing, confession, barefoot male, pubic hair, love, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, church, sex scene, pregnancy ...
Place: romania
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Hands of a Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family reunion aboard a ship becomes a turning point in the life of 39-year-old engineer Markus. When his son Adam (4) gets a little cut after going to the bathroom with his grandmother Renate, Markus recalls for the first time what his mother did ...
Plot: parent child relationship, rape, childhood trauma, brother brother relationship, child abuse, birthday party, incest, family secret, pedophilia, molestation, repressed memory, child molestation ...
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