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, touching, emotional, captivating and unusual plot structure films and TV shows about / with tuberculosis, death, friendship, family relations, love and romance, kiss, hospital, illness, culture clash and romance plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
tuberculosis movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as tuberculosis: The Wind Rises (2013), The Necessities of Life (2008), El mar (2000), Anton Chekhov 1890 (2015), Infinity (1996), Some Things That Stay (2004), Hit 'n Strum (2012), King of the Hill (1993), Bread & Roses (1993), Tombstone (1993).

List of tuberculosis movies

The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan, France, USA
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: touching, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: tuberculosis, hopes, love, earthquake, world war two, dreams, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, letter, airplane, great depression ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: japan, asia, germany, 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: isolation, tuberculosis, hospital, friends, hopes, friendship, human spirit, against the rules, family life, doctors and patients, family relations, disease ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
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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: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Plot: friendship, tuberculosis, forbidden love, terminal illness, political unrest, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, childhood friends, childhood friend, nun, gay ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe, mallorca
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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, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: literature, writer's life, tuberculosis, couple relations, obsession, life is a bitch, infidelity, convict, family relations, writers, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: world war two, terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, introspection, young lovers, tuberculosis, love of one's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, albuquerque new mexico, new orleans
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Some Things That Stay (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story of a teenage girl from a liberal upbringing who moves to a conservative baptist community in rural 1950s America.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, love affair, society, family problems, life turned upside down, love and romance, romance, teenage life, family life, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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Hit 'n Strum (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After committing a hit and run, a beautiful career woman attempts to clear her conscience by befriending her victim, a homeless but talented street musician.
Style: psychological, touching, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: street musician, father son relationship, lawyer, friendship, tuberculosis, songwriter, guitarist, singing, wedding, airplane, song, guitar ...
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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: realistic, touching, serious, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hotel, coming of age, dysfunctional family, against the odds, family problems, parents and children, family life, self discovery, siblings relations, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: st. louis missouri, california
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Bread & Roses (1993)
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: politician, women's rights, tuberculosis, nurse, female director, illegitimate child, divorce, activist, train, government, political activist, labor union ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new zealand
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Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, cowboy, gunfight, sheriff, murder, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal, gunfighter ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: fainting, historical event, affair, disease, tuberculosis, writing, winter, painting, fire, writer's life, woman dressed as man, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 1840s ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels belgium, brussels, england ...
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Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, colourful, lyrical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, terminal illness, showbiz, jealousy, love story, seduction, performer's life, nightclub, postmodernism, writers, bohemian life ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: paris france, europe, india, france
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Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, map, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), tuberculosis, inuit, snowmobile, bittersweet, friendship, romance, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 90s, year 1965, year 1941 ...
Place: canada, england, germany, montreal quebec canada, montreal ...
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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, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, prostitute, tuberculosis, brothel, music, friendship, lifestyle, family relations, friends, country, family life, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 80s
Place: oklahoma, nashville tennessee, usa, southern usa, new jersey ...
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Scarred Hearts (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: During the summer of 1937, Emanuel, a young man in his early twenties, is committed to a sanatorium on the Black Sea coast for treatment of his bone tuberculosis. The treatment consists of painful spine punctures that confine him to a plaster on a ...
Style: disturbing, melancholic, touching, sincere
Plot: sadness, summer, male objectification, hospital, doctor, sanitarium, tuberculosis, love and romance, disability, masturbation, beach, plaster cast ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: black sea
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Parasite (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: wealthy family, unemployment, scheme, basement, class differences, poor family, maid, housekeeper, rich snob, home invasion, rich poor, unemployed ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: south korea, seoul, asia
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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, realistic, humorous, touching, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, sanitarium, teenage love, sexual content, hospital, romance, village, love and romance, teenage life, youth, tuberculosis, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
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: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: corporal punishment, political intrigue, romance, politics, conspiracy, royal family, political unrest, unfulfillment, state affairs, tragic hero, betrayal, tudors ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 19th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, rome italy
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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, jealousy, courtesan, consumerism, tuberculosis, opera, doctor, party, italian opera, clock, live performance, red dress ...
Place: 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, scary, disturbing, bleak, cult film
Plot: revenge, surrealism, politics, murder, parallel universe, exorcism, death, superstition, post punk, suburbs, urban legend, anti heroine ...
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, death of son, gang war, protection racket, burned to death, tuberculosis, animal experimentation, lab rat, ex husband ex wife relationship, exploding car, burned alive, mob boss ...
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, stabbing, kidnapping, rape, disguise, gang rape, nightclub, beer, revenge, raid, mother daughter relationship, tattoo ...
Place: the philippines
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Tudawali (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tells the story of Robert Tudawali who starred in the first ever Australian technicolour feature film, "Jedda". Station hand, actor and then Aboriginal activist, Tudawali died in 1967 at the age of 38 in tragic circumstances. Includes ...
Plot: australian outback, love, death, life, friend, humanity, equality, racial slur, passion, australian, australian aboriginal, family relations ...
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Looking for Miracles (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Ryan Delaney has won a scholarship, but it's not a full one, so he needs a summer job to pay for his university expenses. And although he's not eighteen, he can't swim, and has never been to camp, he manages to get a ...
Plot: summer job, summer camp, loincloth, single parent, poverty, swimming, camp counselor, name calling, canadian, tuberculosis, lake, broom ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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Cloud Capped Star (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Although inspired from Ritwick Ghatak's life, "Cloud Capped Star" is neither a biopic on Ritwick nor a remake of Ritwick's famous film. To director Kamaleswar, Ritwick is a true star, a legend, with immense contributions to the ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: marxism, marxist, alcohol abuse, freedom, money problems, film within a film, alcoholic, filmmaker, tuberculosis, freedom fighter, filmmaking, theater ...
Place: india
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3 Seasons in Hell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls.
Style: intellectual, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: writers, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship, male objectification, teenage boy, student, friendship between men, communism, society, love and romance, youth, writer's life ...
Time: year 1947, 1940s, year 1948, year 1949
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czech republic
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The Lovers of Marona (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The movie is based on Iwaszkiewicz's autobiographic story and focuses on main character's (Janek's) close relationship with a woman named Ola and a man named Arek. It takes place in a small village called Marona which is situated by ...
Plot: sanitarium, fall in love, village life, ambiguity, homosexual, love triangle, falling in love, tuberculosis, sacrifice, teacher
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A Brief Vacation (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Vittorio De Sica's A Brief Vacation (Una Breva Vacanza) stars Florinda Bolkan as a downtrodden working woman. Forced to support herself, her children, her physically incapacitated husband and her obtrusive brother and mother, Bolkan contracts ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: mountain, factory, friendship, fish out of water, parents and children, redemption, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: milan italy, italy
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Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: couples, rise to the top, destructive relationship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, obsession, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, friendship, mortality ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: usa, new york, new mexico, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
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...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Mexican-American Marcos (Jose Alcala) recalls the hardships of the previous year, reflecting on the arduous trek his migrant-worker family made from Texas to the Midwest during harvest season. Along the way, Marcos learns plenty ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, immigrants, coming of age, rich and poor, human nature, social differences, bittersweet, americana, working class, hopes, misfit, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: minnesota, texas
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