Tuberculosis movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tuberculosis movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, touching and melancholic films and TV shows about / with tuberculosis, death, murder, life is a bitch, friendship, culture clash, love, dialogue, storytelling and violence plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
tuberculosis movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as tuberculosis: King of the Hill (1993), Bread & Roses (1994), Anton Chekhov 1890 (2015), The Wind Rises (2013), The Bronte Sisters (1979), Infinity (1996), Honkytonk Man (1982), The Necessities of Life (2008), Year of Enlightment (1986), Lady Jane (1986).

List of tuberculosis movies

King of the Hill (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis. His father, a ...
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hotel, coming of age, dysfunctional family, against the odds, marbles, epileptic seizure, great depression, canary, tuberculosis, elevator operator, understanding, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: st. louis missouri, california
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Bread & Roses (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based upon the life of activist and trade unionist (and later MP) Sonja Davies. The film covers her life up to 1956, when, at age 33, she was elected to the Nelson Hospital Board. During this period she develops strong socialist beliefs, marries ...
Plot: tuberculosis, nurse, women's rights, politician, labor union, strike, socialist, activist, hospital, illegitimate child, government, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
Place: new zealand
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Anton Chekhov 1890 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Summer 1890. In order to make some money to feed his family, Anton Chekhov, modest physician, wrote short stories for newspapers to sign Antosha Tchékhonté. Important characters, writer and editor, just make him aware of his talent. His situation ...
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, captivating
Plot: tuberculosis, literature, writer's life, artists and showbiz, obsession, couple relations, siblings relations, life is a bitch, convict, island, kiss, teacher ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: inventions and discoveries, follow your dream, love, earthquake, flying, tuberculosis, airplane, hopes, love and romance, dictatorship, dreams, great depression ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: japan, asia, germany, tokyo
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: writer's life, disease, winter, painting, woman dressed as man, fire, affair, historical event, writing, tuberculosis, fainting, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, brussels belgium
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Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: tuberculosis, mathematics, terminal illness, romance, young lovers, hopes, wedding, atomic bomb, love of one's life, love and romance, college, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, new orleans, albuquerque new mexico
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Honkytonk Man (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young boy leaves the Oklahoma farm to travel with his country musician uncle who is trying out for the Grand Ole Opry. Set during the Great Depression.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, tuberculosis, prostitute, music, country, friendship, musician's life, great depression, country singer, countryside, parents and children, americana ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: oklahoma, usa, new jersey, california, tokyo ...
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The Necessities of Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1952, an Inuit hunter named Tivii with tuberculosis leaves his northern home and family to go recuperate at a sanatorium in Quebec City. Uprooted, far from his loved ones, unable to speak French and faced with a completely alien world, he becomes ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic, inter cultural
Plot: hospital, tuberculosis, inuit, sickness, isolation, human spirit, idealism, doctors and patients, friendship, culture clash, against the rules, family life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
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Year of Enlightment (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: April, 1940. Manolo, 16 years old, and Jesus, who is just 8, are taken by their older brother Pepe, a lieutenant in the Army, to a sanatorium for children suffering from tuberculosis, situated on the border with Portugal. Once in the sanatorium, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, hospital, tuberculosis, brothers, village, youth, romance, teenage life, hypocrisy, drum ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain
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Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, political intrigue, corporal punishment, head of state, betrayal, politics, tragic hero, tuberculosis, rise and fall, political unrest, royal family, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
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El mar (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Childhood friends reunite later in life in Spanish tuberculosis sanitorium. Pressures of death all around combine with dark secrets of their past.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: nun, gays and lesbians, childhood friends, tuberculosis, friendship, island, haunted by the past, gender, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, political unrest, terminal illness ...
Time: 30s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, spain
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La traviata (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Japan, Austria
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Violetta, a courtesan much wooed by Parisian society, organizes a grand party that is attended, amongst others, by the young Alfredo Germont. He confesses his feelings to Violetta, who is already suffering from consumption. She vacillates between ...
Plot: death, courtesan, jealousy, consumerism, tuberculosis, mask, party, doctor, sofa, letter, father, clock ...
Place: paris france
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Diary of a Chambermaid (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: France, around 1900. Coming from the vibrancy of Paris, pert Célestine is procured as a chambermaid in Normandy. In the Lanlaire's villa she encounters the lecherous man of the house and his asexual, tyrannical and jealous wife. Célestine is ...
Style: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, power relations, village, social differences, estate, society, dog, burglary, chambermaid, train, police, killing a dog ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, normandy
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Ravenous (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman who recounts a horrifying tale ...
Style: dark humor, serious, twists and turns, offbeat, scary ...
Plot: soldier, cave, violence, survival, chase, murder, cannibalism, cannibal, cooking, cliff, vomiting blood, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1840s
Place: california, usa
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The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA, China, Kenya
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: diplomat, corruption, aids, murder, investigation, uncover truth, death, political corruption, cover up, fighting the system, politician, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya, sudan, england, europe ...
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Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, true love, imaginary, supernatural ability, good versus evil, angel, danger, romance, power of love, impossible love, reincarnation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Gun City (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barcelona, ​​Spain, 1921. A tough cop from Madrid arrives in the city to locate, under the suspicious scrutiny of corrupt local police officers, a significant amount of military weaponry stolen from a train, allegedly by revolutionary anarchists.
Plot: anarchism, cabaret, train robbery, mob, police corruption, police chief, undercover, baron, assassination, country, revolt, cornfield ...
Time: 1920s
Place: barcelona spain, spain, barcelona
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Monte Walsh (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Monte Walsh is an aging cowboy facing the ending days of the Wild West era. As barbed wire and railways steadily eliminate the need for the cowboy, Monte and his friends are left with fewer and fewer options. New work opportunities are available to ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: aging, old west, small town, buddies, lone wolves, friendship, misfit, partners, unfulfillment, friends, human nature, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
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True Women (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs
Style: emotional, serious, epic, rough, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, friendship, emancipation, civil rights, female protagonist, revolution, rebelliousness, siblings relations, old west, political unrest, society, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, 1800s, 1830s ...
Place: texas, usa
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Mister Designer (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A famous artist strives to find the secret of eternal life through the beautiful mannequins he creates.
Style: surreal, psychological
Plot: designer, grave, art, investigation, dark secret, mysterious past, creator, mysterious death, death of husband, cemetery, gambler, model ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
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Guest (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Shortly after the Korean war, a father and a son are wandering through the country and make a stop in a remote village, where strange and dangerous happenings occur.
Plot: boy with glasses, sick child, shaman, celebration, musician, cooking, fire, rat, omen, boulder, rat poison, pencil ...
Place: south korea, korea
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The Brontes of Haworth (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dramatized biography of the Brontë sisters Charlotte, Anne and Emily.
Plot: strict father, tuberculosis, sister sister relationship
Time: victorian era
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The Citadel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 500 min.
Story: The Citadel is a 1983 BBC television adaptation written by Don Shaw from A. J. Cronin's novel The Citadel, which was originally published in 1937. It was produced by Ken Riddington. Other television versions include a British and two Italian ...
Plot: ambition, trial, husband wife relationship, scotsman, miner, medical research, dead wife, idealist, mining town, tuberculosis
Time: 1930s
Place: wales
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Lesson of a Dead Language (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An officer stationed in a remote Galician outpost at the end of the First World War is dying of consumption. Suffering from feverish dreams and hallucinations, he begins to collect religious art and attends seances.
Plot: hotel, murder, prisoner, small town, flash forward, pursuit, dying, lieutenant, death, nazi, concentration camp, austrian ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s
Place: poland
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Professor (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Sita devi is a very strict aunt for a number of young ladies, and does not allow them to fraternize with males. Along comes Pritam disguised as an elderly Professor Khanna to break every possible rule of the aunt
Plot: tuberculosis, old woman, man wearing glasses, love, train, disguise, professor, flirting, poverty, eavesdropping, tutor, woman wearing glasses ...
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Therese (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The life of little St. Therese of Lisieux, depicted in minimalist vignettes. Therese and her sisters are all nuns in a Carmelite convent. Her devotion to Jesus and her concept of "the little way" to God are shown clearly, using plain ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: convent, clergy, suburban life, religions or cults, suburbs, society, artists and showbiz, hopes, family relations, lifestyle, saint, fictional biography ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
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Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, police detective, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, neo-noir, master criminal, partners against crime, serial killer, tough law enforcer, investigation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 1950s, year 1947
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Thinking Speed (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Reader becomes trapped in an evolving autobiography of an executed killer.
Style: avant garde
Plot: execution, flashback, cemetery, speakeasy, cliff, nightclub, pop culture, surrealism, ghost, time travel, creature, dream ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, woodstock
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The Last Desperate Hours (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paolo Mancuso is a gang boss whose rivals want dead. During a failed assassination attempt, he is bitten by an infected lab rat. In the short time he has left to live, he tracks down his enemies and kills them one by one.
Plot: woman strangled to death, burned to death, tuberculosis, pimp, lab rat, animal experimentation, mafia, deadly virus, protection racket, shot in the head, italian mafia, exploding car ...
Place: milan italy
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Angela, the Marked One (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Angela Delmar (Hilda Koronel) works as a waitress for one of the seedier bars in Manila. There she meets five patrons of the bar, who also turn out to be a gang specializing in drugging and raping girls and later on selling them to prostitution.
Plot: rape and revenge, death of mother, club, nightclub, police station, cemetery, waitress, handcuffs, violence against women, white slavery, kitten, syndicate ...
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