Therapist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant therapist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic, serious, clever and psychological films and TV shows about / with therapist, therapy, storytelling, dialogue, life philosophy, catastrophe, pornography, power relations, psychology and patient plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as therapist: Anger Management (2003), Transamerica (2005), Prime (2005), Running with Scissors (2006), Anger Management (2012), 50/50 (2011), The Sessions (2012), Being Erica (2009), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Shrink (2009).

List of therapist movies

Anger Management (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, neurotic, entertaining ...
Plot: anger, therapist, rage, therapy, trial, doctors and patients, misfit partners, treatment, psychiatrist, psychology, uptight character, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey, boston
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 7.4
 39K
Transamerica (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bree is about to get a sex change operation that will finally allow her to actually be what she’s already been in her mind for a long time: a transitioned woman. Yet before this happens she suddenly runs into her son who ends up coming for the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: transsexual, hidden identity, road trip, gender bending, therapist, cocaine, psychiatrist, on the road, self discovery, transsexuality, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
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 6.2
 38K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, artist, therapist, unlikely couple, age difference, romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, thirtysomething life, love of one's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, israel ...
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Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: offbeat, touching, tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, homosexual, poet, gay, adoption, psychiatrist, virginity, cat, parents and children, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, new jersey, california
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Anger Management (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Charlie is a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. He has a successful private practice and he performs pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison. Prior to his career as a therapist, he was a major league ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: therapy, therapist, rage, anger, doctors and patients, frustration, sitcom, support group, patient, treatment, convict, uptight character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 303K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, sincere, tragicomedy ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, fighting illness, doctor, therapist, best friend, buddies, hopes, coping, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, hawaii, canada, seattle washington
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 7.2
 40K
The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, sincere, compassionate, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: sexual exploration, male virgin, sexuality, cat, priest, therapist, misfit, life changing experience, unlikely relationship, proposal, hopes, adult virgin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, boston
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 7.5
 9K
Being Erica (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Being Erica is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that aired on CBC from January 5, 2009 to December 12, 2011. Created by Jana Sinyor, the series was originally announced by the CBC as The Session, but was retitled Being Erica before ...
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, clever, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: therapy, changing the past or future, self discovery, time travel, road not taken, introspection, hopes, psychology, destiny, thirtysomething life, haunted by the past, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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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, suspense, breathtaking ...
Plot: cure, patient, violence, mountain, therapist, health, employee, treatment, darkness, torture, death of father, dark secret ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps
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 6.7
 18K
Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: depression, suicide, therapist, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, widower, hollywood, doctors and patients, power relations, introspection, human nature, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.0
 220K
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, sexy, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escape from reality, violence, sexual abuse, imaginary, confined, adventure, escape, survival, imagination, child abuse, danger, patient ...
Place: vermont
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 7.7
 63K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: banned film, cynical, dark humor, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: pedophilia, rape, child abuse, unhappiness, loneliness, masturbation, sibling relationship, therapist, marriage, divorce, depression, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.3
 79K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: humorous, sexy, light, captivating, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, teenage life, gay, best friends, school, gay teenager, youth, couples, society, classmates, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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 5.8
 275
Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, mystery, mischievous children, social misfits, danger, mentally challenged, family life, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
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 5.8
 536
Frozen (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's two years since the mysterious disappearance of Kath Swarbrick's older sister Annie, but Kath remains haunted by a need to know what happened. When police investigations wind down, Kath continues the search herself. She gets nowhere ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, sister, drowning, therapist, family problems, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, afterlife, isolation, life is a bitch, crimes, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 5.2
 22K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mental illness, murder, violence, investigation, danger, paranoia, psychiatrist, mystery, mysterious character, therapist, group therapy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 15K
In Treatment (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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: clever, psychological, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, patient, therapist, psychologist, doctors and patients, one on one, psychotherapist, emotional breakdown, psychiatrist, doctor, suffering, depression ...
Time: 21st century
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 4K
Dag (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Meet Dag, a couple's therapist who holds a 90% divorce rate. His philosophy in life is that people should live alone and he's happy to share that with his patients. Dag leads a quiet life and the only thing he loves more than his solitude ...
Style: cynical, dark humor, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: marital problem, therapy, antisocial behavior, friends, loner, love and romance, doctors and patients, therapist, power relations, alienation, mad, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 4K
Web Therapy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fiona Wallice is a therapist with little patience for her patients. Tired of hearing about people's problems for fifty long minutes, she devises a new treatment, the three-minute video chat. And still, the sessions end up being largely about ...
Style: realistic, talky, dark humor, humorous, not serious
Plot: therapist, therapy, family problems, couples, treatment, psychologist, dysfunctional character, self involved, power relations, unconventional method, doctors and patients, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 91K
The Cell (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.
Style: psychological, scary, surreal, colourful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, virtual reality, drowning, torture, psychiatrist, crime, therapist, schizophrenia, alternate reality, surrealism, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 79K
Analyze That (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The mafia's Paul Vitti is back in prison and will need some serious counseling when he gets out. Naturally, he returns to his analyst Dr. Ben Sobel for help and finds that Sobel needs some serious help himself as he has inherited the family ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, funny ...
Plot: gold, therapist, therapy, prison, family problems, buddies, going straight, job seeking, introspection, custody, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 19K
Go On (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen, has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy, realistic
Plot: support group, coping, loss, grief, sitcom, death of wife, dysfunctional character, widow widower, life turned upside down, uptight character, patient, therapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 360
Committed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Committed is a television sitcom that aired on NBC as a midseason replacement from January 4 to March 15, 2005. Although originally broadcast twice a week the series eventually settled in a regular timeslot on Tuesdays at 9:30PM EST after Scrubs. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neurotic
Plot: sitcom, therapist, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, romance, opposites attract, family relations, disagreement, optimism, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 2K
Messiah (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned the case.
Style: gloomy, bleak, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, therapist, murder investigation, therapy, race against time, mole, deadly, law enforcement, megalomaniac, murder, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 117K
Freaky Friday (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, child as adult, switching roles, fish out of water, parents and children, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, generation gap, adult as child, grownups, selflessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Style: sexual, talky, witty, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, sexuality, sex, yuppie, drifter, therapist, interview, sexual obsession, sexual tension, free spirited, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 12K
Mistresses (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Meet Savi, a successful career woman working toward the next phase in her life -- both professional and personal -- simultaneously bucking for partner at her law firm while she and her husband, Harry, try to start a family of their own. Savi's ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistress, infidelity, extramarital affair, best friends, love affair, couple relations, family relations, cheating, single parent, casual sex, lifestyle, relationship problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Necessary Roughness (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Necessary Roughness is a USA Network television series starring Callie Thorne and Scott Cohen. The one-hour drama series was picked up for 12 episodes on January 19, 2011. The series debuted on June 29, 2011, with a 90-minute premiere episode. The ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: football, therapy, single parent, single mother, relationship vs career, power relations, overcoming, family relations, changing lives, sport, therapist, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Tell Me You Love Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tell Me You Love Me is an American cable television drama series that premiered on HBO and on The Movie Network on September 9, 2007. The series was created by Cynthia Mort and originally conceived as Sexlife. The pilot episode was produced and ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, sexy, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: therapist, seduction, patient, housewife, desire, therapy, lust, lifestyle, young lovers, introspection, marital problem, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 14K
The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: newspaper, murder, missing person, vandalism, investigation, sexual abuse, hitchhiker, birthday, therapist, forensics, fire, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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