Patient movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant patient movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, psychological, interesting, emotional and sincere films and TV shows about / with patient, doctor, hospital, doctors and patients, nurse, mentor, catastrophe, doctors, death and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as patient: House (2004), Polseres vermelles (2011), K-PAX (2001), Girl, Interrupted (1999), 50/50 (2011), Grey's Anatomy (2005), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), In Treatment (2008), The Fourth Kind (2009), A Dangerous Method (2011).

List of patient movies

 8.7
 415K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, witty, cynical, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, intelligence, patient, talented, human nature, mastermind, hospital, peril, loner, antisocial behavior, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Polseres vermelles (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Polseres vermelles and Pulseras Rojas in Spanish, is a Catalan television show. The first season aired on TV3 in 2011, with a second season planned for 2013. The show was created by Albert Espinosa and draws on his childhood experiences as a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, teenage life, fighting illness, anorexia, patient, overcoming, youth, cancer, friendship, everyday life, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 7.4
 175K
K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, touching, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: mysterious character, patient, psychiatrist, planet, crazy, benign alien, mental institution, research, odd, hypnosis, mystery, alien ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, new york, greenland, albuquerque new mexico, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, psychiatric ward, mentally unstable, borderline personality disorder, friendship, coming of age, patient, female protagonist, nurse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 316K
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: friendship, terminal illness, 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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 7.6
 252K
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: medical drama, sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace romance, doctors and patients, patient, colleague colleague relationship, couple relations, intern, workplace, medical student, doctor patient relationship, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, first love, teenager, youth, teenage life, adolescence, cancer, love and romance, dealing with death, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam, united states
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 8.3
 15K
In Treatment (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions and centering around Dr. Paul Weston, a psychotherapist who exhibits an insightful, reserved demeanor while treating his patients—but displays a crippling insecurity while ...
Style: psychological, clever, captivating, emotional, tense ...
Plot: psychologist, introspection, patient, one on one, doctors and patients, therapist, emotional breakdown, psychotherapist, self involved, dysfunctional character, haunted by the past, power relations ...
Time: 21st century
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The Fourth Kind (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, patient, space and aliens, disappearance, hypnosis, abduction, investigation, paranormal activity, uncover truth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2000
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
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A Dangerous Method (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, sexy, philosophical, talky ...
Plot: historical character, psychiatrist, psychoanalysis, sexual perversion, patient, mentally unstable, spanking, insanity, psychology, mental illness, s&m, seduction ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, year 1912, 1910s, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe, vienna, central europe, austria ...
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 6.0
 230K
Sucker Punch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, exciting, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: escape from reality, violence, alternate reality, adventure, imaginary, confined, lobotomy, escape, steampunk, sexual abuse, female assassin, patient ...
Place: vermont
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, twist ending, atmospheric, dark, suspense ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, violence, torture, employee, health, treatment, mountain, darkness, accident, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
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 4.5
 8K
Patient Zero (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an unprecedented global pandemic has turned the majority of humankind into violent "Infected," a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: pandemic, infected, patient, bunker, end of the world, infection, virus, zombie, science, survival, professor, transformation ...
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 6.8
 75K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, student, mystery, patient, suicidal, guilt, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.5
 15K
Chicago Med (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, patient, medical student, doctors and patients, nurse, medical profession, emergency room, coworker relationship, surgery, treatment, latex gloves
Place: chicago illinois
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 7.6
 53K
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: sexy, realistic, stylized, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: womanizer, family problems, family relations, plastic surgery, friendship, ethics, physical appearance, jealousy, doctor, surgical operation, career, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, california
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 7.2
 5K
Off the Map (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: La Ciudad de las Estrellas, a tiny town in the South American jungle, is home to an understaffed, understocked medical clinic where three idealistic doctors come looking for change.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nurse, doctors and patients, doctor, patient, starting over, idealism, fish out of water, workplace, love and romance, career, surgery, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america
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The Night Shift (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.
Style: realistic, tense, humorous, medical drama, semi serious
Plot: emergency room, hospital, doctor, surgery, lifesaver, doctors and patients, coldhearted, against the rules, workplace, power relations, patient, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, san antonio texas
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Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, danger, patient, isolation, obsession, doctors and patients, mystery, losing-it hero, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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The Naked Face (1984)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince cops Rod Steiger and Elliott Gould of his innocence, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, false accusation, patient, psychiatrist, frame up, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, on the run, who done it, crimes, mystery, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 3.3
 183
Phobia (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1885, a female doctor helping a group of people with their phobias becomes embroiled in a murder mystery surrounding a patient that may or may not be a vampire.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: patient, phobia, who done it, deadly, crimes, murder mystery, character study, hypnosis, doctors and patients, vampire, catastrophe, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
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Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death - a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, depressing, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: anti war, world war one, hospital, haunted by the past, amputation, soldier, isolation, freak, patient, mute, war, disability ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, france, colorado, europe, usa ...
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Something the Lord Made (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
Style: serious, uplifting, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, prejudice, surgery, racism, university, human spirit, patient, partners, society, ambition, talented, african american ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, nashville tennessee, south africa
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 7.8
 126K
Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, ...
Style: uplifting, motivational, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, coma, hopes, doctors and patients, hospital, fighting illness, illness, patient, cure, experiment, doctor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, bronx new york city
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 7.1
 181K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: depression, murder, deception, mental illness, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, life turned upside down, manipulation, psychiatrist, mental institution, dishonesty, patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2004
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: french, human spirit, coma, disability, paralysis, rehabilitation, life turned upside down, writing, nurse, patient, courage, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, nepal, hong kong ...
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 5.1
 925
Murder by Mail (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Dr. Peter Fales’s (Klaus Kinski) patients start getting annihilated by an unknown serial killer, he and his daughter Alison (Donna Wilkes) both come under suspicion. Part slasher film and part psychological thriller, Schizoid co-stars ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: murder, violence, patient, serial killer, doctor, mental patient, suspicion, anonymous letter, doctor patient relationship, group therapy, threat, letter ...
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Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: sexy, feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mental institution, womanizer, mental illness, self discovery, psychiatrist, patient, romance, love, doctors and patients, love and romance, couples, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
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 8.1
 17K
New Amsterdam (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Max Goodwin, the hospital's newest medical director, sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.
Style: medical drama, disturbing, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, surgery, medical, patient, colleague colleague relationship, rivalry, understanding, nursing, cancer, male protagonist, public health ...
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Hospital Playlist (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: Every day is extraordinary for five doctors and their patients inside a hospital, where birth, death and everything in between coexist.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, sentimental, medical drama
Plot: doctor, friendship, hospital, patient, medical, job, coworker relationship, treatment, medical profession, doctors and patients, divorced man, backstage ...
Place: korea
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