Cancer patient movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cancer patient movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, sincere, psychological, disturbing, humorous and touching films and TV shows about / with cancer patient, cancer, hospital, terminal illness, illness, relationships, love story, couple relations, death and male female relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cancer patient: Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012), Stricken (2009), Patch Adams (1998), The Haunting in Connecticut (2009), We Were Here: Part 1 (2012), Giri/Haji (2019), A Little Bit of Heaven (2011), My Little Sister (2020), Summer of '92 (2015), Truman (2015).

List of cancer patient movies

Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adaptation of one of Benelux most famous children's novels. Tough prime school girl Akkie loves soccer and can be a real bully. Love is the only thing she's scared of. When Akkie is diagnosed with Leukemia, she has to fight for her life. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: terminal illness, school, teenage love, youth, life is a bitch, hopes, family, social relations, leukemia, first kiss, teenager, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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 6.8
 5K
Stricken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, self discovery, cancer, infidelity, womanizer, adultery, crumbling relationship, family problems, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, love and romance, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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 6.8
 112K
Patch Adams (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh - even if it means risking his own ...
Style: inspirational, touching, uplifting, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, medical school, medical profession, hospital, doctors and patients, friendship, compassion, unconventional method, clinic, doctor, hopes, nursing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971
Place: usa, virginia
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The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, occult, ghost, funeral home, seance, curses spells and rituals, evil force, paranormal phenomena, hallucination, reverend, cancer, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987
Place: connecticut, usa
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We Were Here: Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "We Were There" follows the 10 year romance between Motoharu Yano (Toma Ikuta) & Nanami Takahashi (Yuriko Yoshitaka). During their high school days, Motoharu Yano was the most popular boy in school, but can't get over the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious
Plot: teenage love, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cancer patient, separation, sadness, old friend, stepmother stepson relationship, high school, taxi, funeral ...
Place: japan, hokkaido, tokyo
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 7.8
 14K
Giri/Haji (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 461 min.
TV show
Story: Soulful thriller set in Tokyo and London, exploring the butterfly effect of a single murder across two cities. A dark, witty and daring examination of morality and redemption.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, police detective, terminal illness, missing brother, father daughter relationship, cancer patient, mafia, japanese police, gang war, murder investigation, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, tokyo
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A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It's a comedy about a guarded woman who finds out she's dying of cancer, but when she meets her match, the threat of falling in love is scarier than death
Style: sexy, touching, semi serious, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: doctor patient relationship, terminal illness, workplace, battle of the sexes, free spirited, fall in love, love and romance, couples, romance, cancer, strong female character, cancer patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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My Little Sister (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Berlin playwright Lisa follows her husband Martin to Switzerland, where he manages a private school. However, when her twin brother Sven’s leukaemia begins to wreak havoc on his health, she decides she must return to her roots, which has ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: brother sister relationship, siblings relations, brother, cancer patient, twin brother and sister, lifestyle change, changing lives, relationships, twin brother, actor, family relations, twin sister ...
Place: berlin germany, swiss alps
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Summer of '92 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The 1992 Danish football team competes for the European Championship.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, tense, visually appealing
Plot: football player, male objectification, party, drunkenness, football team, tournament, football, training camp, soccer coach, cancer patient, sick child, sport team ...
Time: year 1990, year 1992, 90s
Place: sweden, denmark
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 7.3
 13K
Truman (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Julián receives an unexpected visit in Madrid from his lifelong friend Tomás, who now lives in Canada, the encounter is bittersweet. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Julián is focused on putting his affairs in order, while Tomás is still ...
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, light, humorous, contemplative
Plot: friendship between men, terminal illness, friendship, father son relationship, doctor, old friend, fired from the job, friend, old friends, cancer patient, one night stand, father son estrangement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: amsterdam, canada, madrid, spain
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Red Bracelets: The Beginning (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this prequel to the TV series, the individual fates of the members of the later "Red Bracelets" and how they came together are told.
Style: sentimental, sincere, exciting, disturbing, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, death of mother, death of friend, brother sister relationship, cancer patient, death of loved one, soccer match, wedding ceremony, grandfather grandson relationship, best man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this homage to film noir, a wheelchair bound (Jim Metzler) paraplegic fantasizes about the new blonde (Andrea Thompson), who moves into the house across from him..
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, femme fatale, investigation, mystery, disability, life is a bitch, crimes, dangerous attraction, love affair, isolation, depression, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
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Dear Friends (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: High school student Rina has a bad attitude and thinks that friends are something that you use when you need them. She doesn't have any real relationships and is not even on good terms with her parents. Rina is the clubbing queen and could get ...
Style: captivating
Plot: hospital, friendship, illness, deception, cancer patient, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cancer, hospitalization, social relations, relationships, male female relationship ...
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Forever and a Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eugene arrives in Bukidnon with only one intention: to forget his problems at work. But when he meets Raffy and as they travel and go on ridiculous and death-defying activities together, they start to form a friendship that goes beyond Euge’s ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, sentimental, sincere, contemplative
Plot: father son relationship, cancer, illness, cancer patient, doctor, dying, birthday present, store, marathon, track and field, birthday, waterfall ...
Place: the philippines
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My Hindu Friend (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diego is a film director very close to death, surrounded by people who are having trouble dealing with his current tempestuous mood. Chances are he won't survive, but if he does, that means he needs to relearn how to live. live.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family problems, illness, cancer, cancer patient, fighting illness, friends, death, survival, hospital, female masturbation, injection, impotence ...
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 6.4
 1K
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, sexy, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: male homosexuality, homoeroticism, gay father, countryside, lgbt, gay parent, gay, gay relationship, family secret, secret love, unrequited love, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Door to the Night (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, Jong-Sub (Kang Shin Sung Il) raised his son alone. He lost his son in a car accident. Since the death of his son, Jong-Sub lived all alone. He retired from his job as a principle. Jong-Sub is then diagnosed with colon ...
Style: suspense, sincere, captivating
Plot: caregiver, terminal illness, cancer, cancer patient, nursing, tragic event, love story, employer employee relationship, tragic romance, illness, sick, love interest ...
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One-Two-Three Now! (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jeppe falls deeply in love with the mysterious and beautiful girl, Cecilie, from school. But their time is limited as Cecilie is diagnosed with cancer and Jeppe has to balance school, social life and the dream of becoming a professional basket ball ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: teenage love, death, cancer, teen romance, drawing, high school, sex scene, party, illness, love and romance, in love, love story ...
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South of Heaven (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Convicted felon Jimmy gets early parole after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Upon his release, he vows to give Annie, his childhood love, now dying from cancer, the best last year of her life – unfortunately it’s not that simple.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: couple relations, male female relationship, social problems, life is a bitch, love affair, criminal, cancer patient, terminal illness, cancer, ex convict, crimes, sick ...
Place: mexico
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The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Estonia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Egor Korshunov (40) is a Siberian forest guard who works in a local environmental company, fighting fearlessly against poachers in taiga. Egor is a great family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second ...
Style: lyrical, sad, melancholic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: cancer, village, male to female cross dressing, disguise, forest, changing lives, terminal illness, lifestyle change, illness, fighting illness, cancer patient, personality change ...
Place: siberia
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 7.2
 7K
Emergence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A police chief takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center ...
Style: colourful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: police, supernatural, child, daughter, science and technology, investigation, single mother, telekinesis, weapons, cancer patient, female protagonist, coastal town ...
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The Family Jewels (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martin is the ambitious one in the family. He is poised to start on his doctorate, when he is diagnosed with testicular cancer and all his future plans begin to unravel. The removal of one testicle reduces the most immediate threat, but the cancer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: hospital, evil doctor, cancer, silly humor, egg, escapades, sick, absurd humor, theft, dark humor, thief, cancer patient ...
Place: germany
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Tomorrow's a New Day (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When theatre actor Giuliano receives an unexpected visit from his childhood friend Tommasso, the encounter is bittersweet. This reunion is their first meeting in many years, triggered by Giuliano’s failing health and his decision to forgo ...
Style: captivating, psychological, humorous, sincere
Plot: friendship, cancer, terminal illness, friendship between men, friend, friends, overcoming fear, life, last wish, pet dog, best friends, best friend ...
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The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret also stuck in the time loop. Mark and Margaret form a magnetic partnership, ...
Style: suspense, humorous, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: time loop, time travel, student, existentialism, repeated event, supernatural, coming of age, repeated scene, friendship, love, teenage protagonist, dog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Horror Hotel the Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Aliens Stole My Boyfriend" - Two cute alien chicks crash land their space buggy in the parking lot of the motor court looking for Earth boyfriends. "Coma Girl" - A macabre maintenance man falls in love with a comatose patient at ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: clones, alien, future dystopia, mind control, alien creature, alien encounter, cloning, silly humor, absurd humor, supernatural ability, murderer, alien abduction ...
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 6.8
 2K
Master Cheng (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Cheng, 45, a restaurant owner from China, has travelled with his young son halfway around the world to a remote village in Finland. His wife died recently in an accident, and Cheng wanted to have a break from everything by traveling with his son to ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: chef, chinese immigrant, culture clash, father son relationship, single father, widower, cooking, small village, family relations, society, village, interracial romance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china, finland
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 6.3
 712
Romance Doll (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It was a pre-destined love and marriage for Sonoko and Tetsuo. They tied the knot and became husband and wife no questions asked. All is well then. Well, perhaps not. Each holds a secret that even the binds of matrimony cannot untie. Sonoko does not ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: japanese wife, sex doll, east asian woman, marriage, relationship problems, troubled marriage, mystery, secret, family relations, family problems, husband wife relationship, couple relations ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 217K
Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: macabre, disturbing, psychological, absurd, suspenseful ...
Plot: surrealism, symbolism, pregnant woman, brutality, uninvited guest, nightmare, marital argument, husband wife relationship, baby, death, vandalism, cult ...
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 6.1
 3K
Hideaways (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Sweden, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The elder one of each generation in the Furlong family is equipped with an extraordinary capacity. James discovers the nature of his at the time of an accident which causes the death of his father and his grandmother. Haunted by this mysterious evil ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: healing power, destiny, social misfits, supernatural ability, supernatural, longing, fall in love, romance, youth, misfit, orphan, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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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, optimism, inventions and discoveries, terminal illness, chemotherapy, couples, genetic engineering, hopes, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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