Medical drama movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant medical drama movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out medical drama, realistic, serious, captivating, touching and emotional films and TV shows about / with doctor, hospital, medical, doctors and patients, latex gloves, power relations, surgery, patient, workplace situations and nurse plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as medical drama: New Amsterdam (2018), Grey's Anatomy (2005), Pure Genius (2016), The Good Doctor (2017), 3 lbs. (2006), Doctors (2016), Code Black (2015), Monroe (2011), Brain on Fire (2016), Royal Pains (2009).

List of medical drama movies

 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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 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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 7.2
 5K
Pure Genius (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young Silicon Valley tech-titan enlists a veteran surgeon with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a cutting-edge, new school approach to medicine.
Style: medical drama, captivating, thought provoking, exciting, touching ...
Plot: billionaire, doctor, hospital, genius, technology, medicine, computer genius, fate of humanity, invention, chance, treatment
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The Good Doctor (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: A young surgeon with Savant syndrome is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise: can a person who doesn't have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?
Style: clever, psychological, serious, emotional, medical drama ...
Plot: autism, hospital, doctor, surgeon, talented, medicine, prodigy, childhood flashback, medical, flashbacks, flashback sequence, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco
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 6.8
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3 lbs. (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 3 lbs is a drama that aired on CBS from November 14 to 28, 2006, replacing the cancelled series Smith. The show itself was then canceled three weeks later due to poor ratings. The title refers to the fact that the average human brain weighs ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, partners, doctors and patients, reluctant partners, workplace, power relations, doctor, neurosurgeon, friendship, rivalry, workplace situations, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.7
 2K
Doctors (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Hye-Jung was young, her life was difficult. She was good at fighting, but also studied well. Overcoming her tough situation, she is now a doctor.
Style: medical drama, disturbing, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking
Plot: medical profession, romance, doctor, medical, strong female lead, coworker, surgeon, teacher, wedding, prejudice, hospital, doubts and hesitations ...
Place: south korea, korea
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 8.1
 11K
Code Black (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by the award-winning documentary, this medical drama is set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation where the extraordinary staff confront a challenged system in order to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the ...
Style: medical drama, suspense, touching, emotional, sentimental
Plot: doctor, emergency room, hospital, reanimation, saving a life, nurse, colleague colleague relationship, coping, team, medical profession, latex gloves, surgery ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.6
 900
Monroe (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Monroe is a British medical drama television series created and written by Peter Bowker and produced by Mammoth Screen for the ITV network. The series follows a neurosurgeon named Gabriel Monroe, played by James Nesbitt. The six-part series was ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, emotional, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: hospital, intern, workplace, fighting illness, treatment, workplace situations, family relations, doctors and patients, parents and children, patient, boss and employee, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 6.6
 18K
Brain on Fire (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.
Style: medical drama, based on true events, thought provoking, neurotic, realistic ...
Plot: fighting illness, hospital, journalist, catatonia, doctor, strong female lead, psychosis, human brain, female protagonist, newspaper reporter, female journalist, diagnosis ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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 7.0
 19K
Royal Pains (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to ...
Style: semi serious, sexy, medical drama, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: doctor, doctors and patients, family relations, high society, starting over, millionaire, mogul, career, health situation, flirting, upscale, reluctant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 7.1
 3K
Mercy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mercy is a medical drama which aired on NBC from September 23, 2009 to May 12, 2010. The series initially aired on Wednesday nights at 8/7c, as part of the 2009 fall season, but was pushed back to 9/8c in April. On October 23, 2009, Mercy was ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, nurse, ex military, doctors and patients, friendship, workplace, love triangle, friends, doctor, coworker relationship, rookie, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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Emily Owens M.D. (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Emily Owens, M.D. is an American medical drama television series created by Jennie Snyder Urman. It was picked up by The CW on May 11, 2012, It premiered on The CW on October 16, 2012, and aired on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central. On ...
Style: sentimental, serious, medical drama, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: hospital, doctor, crush, lifestyle, intern, workplace situations, workplace, treatment, surgery, love and romance, workplace romance, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
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 7.4
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The Royal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the staff and patients of a Yorkshire cottage hospital in the 60s, embroiled in tangled love lives and bitter power struggles.
Style: realistic, captivating, medical drama, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, moral dilemma, nursing, workplace, workplace situations, doctor, nun, nurse, countryside, love, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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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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 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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 7.2
 87K
Concussion (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american football, uncover truth, doctor, concussion, brain damage, professional sports, sports injury, sport, sport team, threat, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, california, africa
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 7.5
 6K
Saving Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: When Charlie Harris ends up in a coma, he leaves the Hope-Zion Hospital in chaos - and his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex Reid, in a state of shock. As the staff of Hope-Zion races to save lives, comatose Dr. Harris wanders the halls of Hope-Zee ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, coma, doctors and patients, ghost, figment, supernatural, fiance fiancee relationship, catatonic state, life support, supernatural power, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.0
 1K
All Saints (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: All Saints is an Australian medical drama which first screened on the Seven Network. The series debuted on 24 February 1998 and concluded its run on 27 October 2009. It had been one of Australia's highest rating dramas and also achieved ...
Style: medical drama, exciting, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, strong female presence, hopes, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace romance, doctors and patients, lifesaver, power relations, supportive coworker, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: australia
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 7.5
 52
Surgeons (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Renhe Hospital nurse Zhang Shumei is forced to resign after being suspected of accidentally killing a patient. Zhang Shumei’s 4 year old daughter is abducted, and she herself dies in a car accident a couple of years later. 30 years later, Zhang ...
Style: medical drama, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: romance, medical, hospital, surgery, surgeon, doctors and patients, workplace romance, life & death, coworker relationship, workplace situations, suffering, boss and employee ...
Place: china
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery
Country:
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
Style: medical drama, disturbing, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: biology, medical research, profanity, research, genetics, death, fight, prayer, life is a bitch, escapades, danger, disorder ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 2000s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: north carolina, baltimore
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 7.9
 2K
Transplant (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Bashir Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine, makes the difficult decision to flee his country and build a new life in Canada with his younger sister Amira. Bash works to navigate a new environment after earning ...
Style: medical drama, psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Plot: hospital, intelligence, emergency room, medicine, doctor, cure, surgery, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, prodigy, teamwork, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Medical Team: Lady Davinci's Diagnosis (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Shiho works as a neurosurgeon at Nishitokyo General Hospital. She decides to quit her profession after hallucinating during surgery. Her ex-teacher Masayuki Kitabatake is the director at Tokyo University Hospital and he persuades Shiho to work at ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: white coat, surgical mask, latex gloves, medical mask, dental mask, medical
Place: japan
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 7.7
 19K
The Resident (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A tough, brilliant senior resident guides an idealistic young doctor through his first day, pulling back the curtain on what really happens, both good and bad, in modern-day medicine.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, medical drama ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, medical, medical student, doctors and patients, emergency room, nurse, treatment, intern, workplace intrigue, surgery, patient ...
Place: georgia, atlanta georgia
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 6.8
 4K
Chicago Hope (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Chicago Hope is an American medical drama television series, created by David E. Kelley. It ran on CBS from September 18, 1994, to May 4, 2000. The series is set in a fictional private charity hospital in Chicago, Illinois. The show is set to return ...
Style: talky, serious, touching, clever, emotional ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, doctors and patients, administration, chief of staff, workplace, workplace situations, human nature, boss and employee, medicine, aids, medical research ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.0
 692
Dr. Kildare (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young intern in a large metropolitan hospital trying to learn his profession, deal with the problems of his patients, and win the respect of the senior doctor in his specialty, internal medicine.
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, doctor, medical, latex gloves, surgeon, mentor, caucasian, stethoscope, mentor protege relationship, medical profession, doctors
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 7.5
 13
Syndrome (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Syndrome is a 2012 South Korean medical drama series, starring Han Hye-jin, Song Chang-eui and Park Gun-hyung. It is set in the world of neurosurgery where a medical student finds herself in a love triangle with two fellow doctors. The television ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: dental mask, latex gloves, surgical mask, medical mask, medical, nurse, doctor, surgeon
Place: korea
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 4.7
 1K
Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being close to the city of Birmingham, this soap opera follows the staff and families of a doctor's surgery.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: doctor, workplace, doctors and patients, clinic, workplace situations, supportive coworker, couples, couple relations, terminal illness, love affair, life is a bitch, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Extreme Measures (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. The trail leads Luthan to the door of the eminent ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, investigation, medical research, doctor, doctors and patients, uncover truth, cure, deadly, morgue, secret laboratory, doctor patient relationship, homeless man ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Medical Investigation (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Medical Investigation was an American medical drama television series that began September 9, 2004, on NBC. It ran for 20 one-hour episodes before being cancelled in 2005. The series was co-produced by Paramount Network Television and NBC Universal ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, medical drama, captivating ...
Plot: disease, investigation, public health, teamwork, mystery, medical, epidemic, doctor, plague, doctors and patients, workplace situations, lifesaver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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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