Saving a life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant saving a life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, tense and exciting films and TV shows about / with saving a life, danger, death, blood, husband wife relationship, hospital, friendship, murder, chase and rescue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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saving a life movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as saving a life: Nine Lives (2016), Before I Fall (2017), The Silence (2019), Healer (2014), Underwater (2020), The Aeronauts (2019), Station 19 (2018), The Exception (2016), Tru Calling (2003), Flashpoint (2008).

List of saving a life movies

 5.3
 22K
Nine Lives (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, China, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cat, transformation, kids and family, love, switching bodies, family, magic, animals, saving a life, redemption, father daughter relationship, happy ending ...
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 6.5
 49K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: bad ending, meditative, suspense, touching, mumblecore ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: time loop, teenager, female protagonist, teenagers, strong female character, dying repeatedly, bullying, redemption, friendship, stereotypes, saving a life, suicide ...
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 5.3
 41K
The Silence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the world under attack by deadly creatures who hunt by sound, a teen and her family seek refuge outside the city and encounter a mysterious cult.
Style: disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, creature, deadly creature, survival, apocalypse, silence, danger, saving a life, family, deaf, loss of friend, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: appalachia
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 8.5
 7K
Healer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kim Moon Ho is a successful reporter at a mainstream news station, but when he stumbles upon a 10-year-old mystery, he's forced to dive into a subversive underground news agency. On his journey to break open the case, Moon Ho teams up with Chae ...
Style: exciting, romantic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, reporter, investigation, hacker, rescue, false accusation, masked hero, dating, lost child, self sacrifice, romance, tragic villain ...
Place: korea, seoul
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 5.8
 71K
Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: underwater, giant monster, sea monster, giant creature, animal attack, monster, sea creature, earthquake, ocean, fear, creature, explorer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
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 6.6
 30K
The Aeronauts (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon.
Style: uplifting, tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: balloon, weather, survival, saving a life, science, scientist, experiment, explorer, rescue, self sacrifice, flash forward, strong female character ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: england, london
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 6.7
 10K
Station 19 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of heroic firefighters at Seattle Fire Station 19—from captain to newest recruit—risk their lives and hearts both in the line of duty and off the clock. These brave men and women are like family, literally and figuratively, and together ...
Style: captivating, suspense, inspirational, compassionate, sincere ...
Plot: fire department, firemen, firefighter, team, partners, danger, fire brigade, saving a life, firefighting, father daughter relationship, woman in uniform, career ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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 6.8
 12K
The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, jewish, gestapo, love, german, third reich, german army, nazi germany, nazi officer, spy, bodyguard ...
Time: year 1940, 1920s, 1940s, year 1934
Place: germany, holland, netherlands, berlin germany, poland
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 7.4
 16K
Tru Calling (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Tru Calling is an American television supernatural drama series that was shown on the Fox Network from 2003 to 2005. Created by Jon Harmon Feldman, the series was produced by Original Film, Oh That Gus!, Inc., and 20th Century Fox Television. The ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, touching, suspenseful
Plot: changing the past or future, supernatural ability, morgue, back from the dead, psychic, changing the future, sent to the past, supernatural, chosen one, supernatural power, mission, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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 7.7
 17K
Flashpoint (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: The Strategic Response Unit (SRU) is an elite team of cops who specialize in high-risk critical incidents. Trained in tactics and psychology, they deal with extreme situations, where split-second decisions could save a life...or cost one.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: swat, swat team, police, rescue, race against time, saving a life, danger, crimes, law enforcement, sniper, confined, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.5
 498K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, bomb, destiny, save the day, race against time, terrorism, nuclear threat, alternate reality, imaginary, precognition ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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 7.3
 4K
The Cry (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of a baby from a small coastal town in Australia is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young couple as they deal with an unthinkable tragedy under both the white light of public scrutiny and behind ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate
Plot: missing child, wife husband relationship, desperation, saving a life, uncover truth, investigation, husband wife relationship, accusation, teenage daughter, wife, ex husband ex wife relationship, young wife
Place: australia, scotland
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 8.1
 11K
Code Black (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by the award-winning documentary, this medical drama is set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation where the extraordinary staff confront a challenged system in order to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the ...
Style: medical drama, suspense, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: emergency room, doctor, hospital, nurse, reanimation, medical profession, saving a life, colleague colleague relationship, coping, team, nursing, surgery ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.3
 104K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, investigation, changing the past or future, parallel universe, rescue, sent to the past, radio, murder, family relations, police detective, haunted by the past, hopes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1999 ...
Place: new york, usa
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 5.8
 2K
Gernika (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, based on true events
Plot: journalist, battlefield, civil war, saving a life, military, freedom, nazism, war violence, hiding place, politics, militia, aspiring writer ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1939, year 1937, year 1975 ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
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 4.4
 3K
The Drowning (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychiatrist faces his past, present and future when he finds himself involved in the treatment of a young man recently released from prison for a murder committed when the boy was just 11 years old.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: suicide, saving a life, mental patient, psychiatrist, self defense, husband wife relationship, juvenile delinquent, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, death, female director ...
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 5.5
 172K
Baywatch (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: lifeguard, beach, sea, rookie, drug dealer, chase, disguise, crimes, crime, saving a life, bodyguard, police car ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: california, usa, north america, florida
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 7.1
 2K
Aquaman (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A young twenty-something diver living in the Florida Keys discovers he has the power to breathe underwater.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, ocean, adventure, escapades, ocean or sea, atlantis, superhuman powers, saving a life, prince, investigation, secret, secret identity ...
Place: florida, usa
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Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back) (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: William has failed to kill himself so many times that he outsources his suicide to aging assassin Leslie. But with the contract signed and death assured within a week (or his money back), William suddenly discovers reasons to live... However Leslie ...
Style: ironic, light, feel good, absurd, cynical
Plot: death wish, suicide attempt, hitman, assassin, suicidal, criminal, chase, kidnapping, writers, saving a life, murder, boy ...
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The Last Full Measure (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor ...
Style: sincere, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, war violence, heroes, dying, death, saving a life, heroism, investigation, military, self sacrifice, thanksgiving ...
Time: year 1999, year 1969
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.7
 58K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, sincere, exciting, thought provoking, social ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, caveman, human animal relationship, dog, animal attack, cavemen, hunter, boar, boy and dog, injury ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
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Hungry Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The relationship of a couple who meet by chance in New York City is put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: pregnancy, life turned upside down, family problems, couples, vegetarian, husband wife relationship, mental illness, saving a life, tragic event, baby, murder, hunger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 4.8
 9K
Black Rock (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls’ weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival.
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: manhunt, woman in danger, survival, strong violent content, friends, confined, self defense, chase, island, communication problem, danger, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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Holmes & Watson (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.
Style: humorous, not serious, ironic, feel good, absurd
Plot: sherlock holmes, clue, queen victoria, crime investigation, doctor, saving a life, villain, prank, judge, pipe smoking, irony, queen of england ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england, buckingham palace, wyoming
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Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.
Style: reboot, funny, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, journey, rescue, saving a life, village, greed, strong female character, mistrust, escape, danger, adventure, evil sorcerer ...
Time: contemporary
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See You Up There (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: November 1918. A few days before the Armistice, Édouard Péricourt saves Albert Maillard's life. These two men have nothing in common but the war. Lieutenant Pradelle, by ordering a senseless assault, destroys their lives while binding them as ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: world war one, swindle, sculptor, banker, anti war, corruption, wound, sketch artist, battlefield, saving a life, soldier, presumed dead ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, post world war one, 1920s, year 1919
Place: paris france, france, morocco
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 7.6
 614
Jin (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Jin is a Japanese television drama series, first broadcast on TBS in 2009 and a second season in 2011. It is based on the Japanese manga series, Jin, written by Motoka Murakami. It was one of the most popular dramas of the year and won many major ...
Style: semi serious, medical drama, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, medical profession, feudal japan, saving a life, time traveler, changing the future, hospital, fiance fiancee relationship, doctor, surgery, time portal, romance ...
Time: 1860s
Place: tokyo, japan
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How Sarah Got Her Wings (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Good Samaritan Sarah Fitzpatrick has a fatal accident just before Christmas, and finds herself in the lobby before the gates of Heaven. Certain that she will be let in, she is shocked to find that her name is not on the reservation list. However, ...
Style: sentimental, light, romantic, touching, feel good
Plot: christmas, saving a life, christmas eve, rescue, love affair, kindness, love and romance, female protagonist, angel, unlikely partners, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, happy ending ...
Place: portland oregon
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 7.3
 713K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, courage, transformation, experiment, heroes, secret identity, experiment gone awry, escapades, undercover, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the lovers on a tortuous journey to the City ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tennis, espionage, betrayal, couple relations, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, saving a life, family in danger, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, moscow russia, morocco, russia
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