Chemotherapy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant chemotherapy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, realistic, captivating, humorous, sincere and serious films and TV shows about / with chemotherapy, cancer, friendship, hospital, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, doctor, drinking, death and love plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Spain and other countries.
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chemotherapy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as chemotherapy: Wit (2001), Other People (2016), Decoding Annie Parker (2013), 50/50 (2011), Synchronic (2019), James White (2015), Ma Ma (2015), Declaration of War (2011), The Midwife (2017), Why, Charlie Brown, Why? (1990).

List of chemotherapy movies

 8.0
 10K
Wit (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, intellectual, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: nurse, terminal illness, hospital, dying, chemotherapy, cancer, hopes, poetry, doctor, regret, fighting illness, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 11K
Other People (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, humorous
Plot: terminal illness, chemotherapy, gay, misfit, social awkwardness, dying, friendship, gay son, death, internet dating, alienation, lgbt child ...
Place: new york, sacramento california
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Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shortly after graduating from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, Geralyn Lucas lands her dream job working for 20/20. Lucas is then diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27 and has a dilemma - whether to have a lumpectomy ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: breast cancer, introspection, human spirit, chemotherapy, moral dilemma, terminal illness, life is a bitch, hopes, husband wife relationship, friends, unfulfillment, twenty something ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of a breast-cancer patient and a researcher who is trying to prove a genetic link to cancer intersect in a groundbreaking study.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: genetics, cancer, coping, human spirit, terminal illness, inventions and discoveries, optimism, chemotherapy, hopes, couples, genetic engineering, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.6
 323K
50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, cancer, patient, doctor, therapist, fighting illness, best friend, buddies, coping, hopes, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington, hawaii ...
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 6.2
 25K
Synchronic (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after encountering a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworldly effects.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: time travel, paramedic, drug overdose, brain tumor, disappearance, time traveler, drugs, ice age, swamp, investigation, ambulance, chemotherapy ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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 7.1
 6K
James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, terminal illness, friendship, promise, chemotherapy, lie, slacker, cancer, self destructing, new life ...
Time: year 1983, year 2000, year 2013
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
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 6.4
 4K
Ma Ma (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.
Style: touching, sincere, sad, ambiguous ending, compassionate
Plot: breast cancer, strong female character, mother son relationship, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, widower, chemotherapy, doctor patient relationship, terminal illness, friendship, female protagonist, love ...
Place: spain, siberia
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Declaration of War (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roméo and Juliette are two young actors. They fall in love at first sight, move in together and make a baby. A love story and the founding of a home like millions of others. Except that their little boy, Adam, behaves abnormally. The young parents ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, child illness, parents and children, overcoming, optimism, family problems, couples, babies and infants, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, marseille
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 6.7
 3K
The Midwife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, ...
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: illness, doctor, hospital, cancer, friend, surgery, friendship, drinking, student, death, drinking alcohol, hospital room ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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Why, Charlie Brown, Why? (1990)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A new girl comes to the neighbourhood school and Linus is smitten with her. Unfortunately, she develops the symptoms of leukemia and must go to the hospital for cancer treatment. Linus and Charlie Brown help her through the traumas of chemotherapy ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: hospital, school, leukemia, cancer, chemotherapy, child cancer, pets, hopes, youth, terminal illness, friendship, doctors and patients ...
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Ordinary Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An extraordinary look at the lives of a middle-aged couple in the midst of the wife's breast cancer diagnosis.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, philosophical, rough ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, hospital, cancer, romance, family relations, love and romance, couples, life philosophy, family, lung cancer, deadly ...
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 6.5
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Champions (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of jockey Bob Champion who overcame cancer to win the 1981 Grand National
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: horse race, horse, doctors and patients, racehorse, underdog, starting over, athlete's life, rivalry, heroes, hopes, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, kentucky
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 6.2
 380
Sickos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three teenagers appear to have a lot of fun on the children's oncology department on the fourth floor of a large hospital. Nick (14) and Iwan (15) both lost a leg as a result of bone cancer. For their friend Olivier (16) an amputation may be ...
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, light
Plot: loss of friend, friendship, father son relationship, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, prankster, teenage boy, dark humor, cancer, amputee, handicapped, chemotherapy ...
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 5.8
 181
Wishlist (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eva and Carmen are two women who meet in the worst place: the doctor’s office, waiting to hear the results of their cancer screenings. So Carmen has an idea: why don’t she and Eva rent an RV with her best pal, Mar, make a list of things ...
Plot: breakup, cancer, police, vomiting, friendship, surfing, marathon, desert, wine, wife, bar, hospital ...
Place: morocco, africa
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 6.4
 997
Jonathan (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young man struggles with the pressure of caring for his terminally ill father while trying to unlock a secret that his father seems determined to keep from him. The story takes another dramatic turn when Ron, Burghardt’s long-lost friend from ...
Style: psychological, touching, captivating, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: male homosexuality, gay father, homoeroticism, lgbt, countryside, gay, gay relationship, family secret, love triangle, unrequited love, secret love, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Fasten Your Seatbelts (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elena (Kasia Smutniak) and Antonio (Francesco Arca) seem not to be made for each other. They are too different in terms of character, life choices, worldview, and the way they relate to others. They are total opposites. However, they are overwhelmed ...
Style: sexy, romantic, humorous, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, couples, eroticism, husband wife relationship, unspoken love, marriage crisis, illness, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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 6.3
 3K
All My Life (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple's wedding plans are thrown off course when the groom is diagnosed with liver cancer.
Style: captivating, sentimental, romantic, heartbreaking, compassionate ...
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, star crossed lovers, hopes, destiny, couple relations, relationships, male female relationship, fighting illness, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: year 2015
Place: bahamas, new orleans
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 6.4
 5K
Ode to Joy (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie suffers from a serious disease that causes acute narcolepsy whenever he is happy. Although he develops a variety of techniques to deny himself pleasure and deal with his sleep issues, they’re put to the test when he falls in love.
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: librarian, brother brother relationship, neurology, love story, romantic relationship, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love at first sight, happy ending, family values, fighting illness, unlikely couple ...
Place: new york
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 6.4
 799
The Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline, with hopes of a simpler life and time for Michael to finish his first novel. All that changes when one of Michael's ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching
Plot: gay teacher, false accusation, investigation, life turned upside down, couples, society, couple relations, fight, scandal, gay slur, student, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: connecticut, usa
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From Karkheh to Rhine (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Saeed who is suffering from injuries that he received in the Iran-Iraq War, is sent to Germany for treatments. In Germany, he meets his sister and her German husband. Saeed and his sister who have not had any relations in many years try to ...
Plot: slap, flashback, wound, uncle nephew relationship, police, airport, chemotherapy, leukemia, iraq iran war, war veteran, mime, ferry ...
Place: iran, germany
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 5.6
 696
Guardami (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nina is a young and very independent porno actress. She doesn't need the help of any agent or manager. She has a daughter and a lesbian relationship with Cristiana, a porno editor. Following a usual medical check she discovers she has a cancer. ...
Style: porno movie, sexy, weird
Plot: female genitalia, unsimulated sex, erection, explicit sex, cancer, female nudity, porn actor, adult filmmaking, orgy, love, lesbian sex, porn actress ...
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A Greater Yes: The Story of Amy Newhouse (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Amy Newhouse must now fight the biggest battle of her life - cancer. Her open heart to the people of her school now sparks a passionate rally from the community. However, this passion dwindles as her cancer metastasizes. Her cancer seems to ...
Plot: cancer, x ray, rose, cemetery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, roommate, cigarette smoking, chemotherapy, wig, soccer, volleyball, faith ...
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If Dad Only Knew (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bobby is a gay man in the closet in 2003, afraid to come out to his three older brothers, even though he's at least 30 and is being pressed by his sister, his boyfriend, and his lesbian beard to tell the lads. The death of his father and a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, family relations, brother brother relationship, gay, eccentric family, forbidden love, self discovery, dishonesty, opposites attract, love and romance, best friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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I Am a Sex Addict (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just moments before his third wedding, Zahedi relates with utter sincerity and astonishing candor his obsession with prostitutes. He retraces his romantic and sexual history, including his ideological commitment to open relationships, that led to ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sex addict, eroticism, marriage, addiction, obsession, prostitute, prostitution, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, illegal prostitution, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, year 1984
Place: munich germany, austin texas, new york, san francisco, los angeles ...
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Silence Like Glass (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: True story of two diametrically opposed young women dealing with terminal illness.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, hopes, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, couples, friends, clinic, forbidden love, working class, terminal illness, dancer's life ...
Time: 80s
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 5.9
 856
White Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two roommates discover that the family of one of their girlfriends is populated with vampires.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: vampire, prostitute, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, fall in love, couple relations, couples, deadly, breakup, stalking, female vampire, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cancer, high school, friends, friendship, teenagers, dying, adolescence, terminal illness, teenager, leukemia, family relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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The Heart of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Dax Ryan Locke, born to Julie and Austin Locke on June 26, 2007, was diagnosed with AML M7, a rare form of leukemia, when he was 13 months old. The Heart of Christmas is set in Washington, Illinois and at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, sad, based on true events ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sick child, terminal illness, sad ending, child illness, parents and children, family life, dealing with death, small town, leukemia, family relations, blog, kindness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
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 7.0
 18K
Chocolate (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An autistic woman with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, debt, martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, treatment, financial problem, parents and children, deadly, danger, family problems, exile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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