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, touching, sentimental and captivating films and TV shows about / with tuberculosis, death, friendship, life is a bitch, murder, runaway, childhood, culture clash, husband wife relationship and love plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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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), Map of the Human Heart (1992), Infinity (1996), Honkytonk Man (1982), The Necessities of Life (2008), Year of Enlightment (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: realistic, touching, serious, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hotel, coming of age, dysfunctional family, against the odds, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, hopes, self discovery, family life, life is a bitch, child protagonist ...
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: women's rights, politician, tuberculosis, nurse, medical profession, political activist, politics, train, marriage, husband wife relationship, world war two, labor union ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s
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, realistic, captivating, gloomy, psychological
Plot: tuberculosis, literature, writer's life, obsession, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, death, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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 7.8
 60K
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: touching, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: inventions and discoveries, follow your dream, earthquake, love, flying, airplane, tuberculosis, hopes, love and romance, dictatorship, dreams, designer ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 20s, 30s, 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, realistic, serious
Plot: fainting, painting, writing, historical event, affair, winter, disease, woman dressed as man, tuberculosis, fire, writer's life, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, yorkshire, brussels belgium
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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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, map, inuit, snowmobile, tuberculosis, friendship, romance, destiny, dishonesty, lovers reunited, social differences, adulthood ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 90s, year 1941, year 1965 ...
Place: canada, england, germany, montreal quebec canada
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 6.1
 2K
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, realistic, sincere, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, young lovers, introspection, love of one's life, mathematics ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s, 40s, 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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: prostitute, on the road, tuberculosis, music, friendship, family life, musician's life, friends, family relations, countryside, americana, ambition ...
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: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, inter cultural
Plot: isolation, hospital, tuberculosis, inuit, sickness, hopes, against the rules, doctors and patients, family relations, friends, friendship, idealism ...
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, humorous, sexual, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, youth, hospital, romance, love and romance, teenage life, village, brothers, tuberculosis, catholic priest, french kiss ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain
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 7.2
 6K
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: realistic, captivating, emotional, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: political intrigue, corporal punishment, betrayal, romance, politics, head of state, political unrest, heroes, royal family, dishonesty, rally, rise and fall ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.6
 1K
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: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, friendship, haunted by the past, terminal illness, island, forbidden love, political unrest, love and romance, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, unfulfilled love, gender ...
Time: 30s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, spain
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 8.7
 186
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: courtesan, jealousy, death, tuberculosis, consumerism, maid, live performance, clock, toast, red dress, opera, mask ...
Place: paris france
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 6.3
 2K
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, mob, police corruption, train robbery, cornfield, killer, baron, army, bribery, bribe, police chief ...
Time: 1920s
Place: barcelona spain, spain, barcelona
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 7.1
 2K
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, emotional, bleak, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: aging, old west, small town, crimes, lone wolves, unfulfillment, human nature, lifestyle, society, misfit, americana, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, usa
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 6.8
 2K
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, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, revolution, friendship, emancipation, civil rights, female protagonist, rivalry, political unrest, heroes, americana, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
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: psychological, surreal
Plot: designer, death of husband, creator, mysterious death, dark secret, art, investigation, grave, model, gambler, cemetery, mysterious past ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
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 6.3
 893
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.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary, brutal
Plot: father son relationship, village, rat, musician, single father, superstition, revenge, runaway, death of son, one against many, shaman, boy with glasses ...
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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 8.4
 171
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: husband wife relationship, scotsman, tuberculosis, medical research, miner, dead wife, idealist, mining town, trial, ambition
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: death, hotel, small town, murder, symbolism, polish, dying, world war one, prisoner, pursuit, metaphor, lieutenant ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: poland
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 7.1
 177
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: professor, poverty, unemployment, illness, old woman, woman wearing glasses, flirting, tutor, eavesdropping, man wearing glasses, train, disguise ...
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 7.5
 742
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: touching, gloomy, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: convent, family relations, religions or cults, lifestyle, society, clergy, suburbs, suburban life, artists and showbiz, hopes, self harm, spirituality ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
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 7.0
 2K
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: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, police detective, robbery, partners against crime, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, violence spree, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 40s, 1950s, 1940s, 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: folklore, anti heroine, parallel universe, confusion, punk, anti authority, doomed romance, fantasy life, surrealism, jeep, psychosis, flashback ...
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: mafia, shot in the head, deadly virus, italian mafia, tuberculosis, woman strangled to death, burned to death, pimp, animal experimentation, exploding car, gang war, shot in the stomach ...
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, revenge, wig, gang rape, disguise, mother daughter relationship, chase, death, murder, rape, disco ball, syndicate ...
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 6.9
 34
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: tuberculosis, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, friendship, friend, mother daughter relationship, racism, passion, humanity, equality, racial slur, death ...
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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 camp, summer job, graduation, summer, kiss, horse, great depression, horse riding, boy, crying, widow, tuberculosis ...
Time: 1930s
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: filmmaker, tuberculosis, film within a film, alcoholic, freedom, refugee, freedom fighter, marxist, filmmaking, film set, money problems, marxism ...
Place: india
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