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, psychological, serious, melancholic, clever and humorous films and TV shows about / with therapist, therapy, catastrophe, psychology, storytelling, dialogue, psychiatrist, life philosophy, power relations and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as therapist: Anger Management (2003), Transamerica (2005), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Shrink (2009), Anger Management (2012), Running with Scissors (2006), Prime (2005), Dag (2010), Being Erica (2009), 50/50 (2011).

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: therapist, anger, rage, therapy, doctors and patients, psychology, trial, misfit partners, treatment, uptight character, psychiatrist, doctor patient relationship ...
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, humorous, road movie, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, hidden identity, gender bending, therapist, road trip, on the road, psychiatrist, transsexuality, parent child relationship, cocaine, runaway, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
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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: atmospheric, gothic, suspense, tense, dark ...
Plot: patient, therapist, darkness, health, employee, violence, treatment, cure, mountain, torture, dark secret, boss ...
Place: swiss alps, switzerland, alps
Is relevant ?
 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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: depression, suicide, therapist, psychiatrist, widower, hollywood, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, human nature, power relations, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: therapy, therapist, sitcom, rage, anger, power relations, disorder, doctors and patients, support group, dysfunctional character, baseball, treatment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: tragicomedy, talky, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, adoption, gay, poet, cat, homosexual, psychiatrist, drugs/alcohol, mentally unstable, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 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, talky, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, kiss, photographer, age difference, date, nightclub, romance, therapy, painting, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, warsaw poland, salt lake city utah ...
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: therapy, marital problem, antisocial behavior, doctors and patients, love and romance, friends, siblings relations, loner, power relations, fall in love, alienation, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
Is relevant ?
 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: changing the past or future, therapy, time travel, self discovery, road not taken, introspection, hopes, destiny, thirtysomething life, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 298K
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, emotional, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, doctor, therapist, hospital, buddies, best friend, chemotherapy, vomiting, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, hawaii, canada
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 75K
Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: futuristic, surreal, psychological, mind bending, enigmatic ...
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, astronaut, space and aliens, spacecraft, psychologist, mystery, mysterious planet, hallucination, back from the dead, obsession ...
Time: future
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: humorous, not serious, talky, dark humor, realistic
Plot: therapy, therapist, doctors and patients, power relations, computers and web, couples, family problems, dysfunctional character, psychologist, treatment, alienation, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.9
 77K
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, realistic, witty, funny ...
Plot: gold, therapist, prison, therapy, buddies, introspection, doctors and patients, hopes, power relations, friends, going straight, custody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 89K
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, disturbing, surreal, colourful ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, crime, psychiatrist, virtual reality, drowning, schizophrenia, alternate reality, surrealism, torture, therapist, dreams ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 14K
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: psychological, clever, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, patient, doctors and patients, psychotherapist, therapist, emotional breakdown, one on one, clinic, psychologist, psychiatrist, psychotherapy, power relations ...
Time: 21st century
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, obsession, uncover truth, mystery, life turned upside down, woman in danger, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, power relations, paranoia, hidden truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: england, london
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 32K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: mental illness, psychotherapist, nervous breakdown, pop music, therapist, musician, songwriter, music, showbiz, musician's life, doctors and patients, addiction ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 80s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 105K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: fear, cruelty, violence, torture, guilt, isolation, insanity, confined, male nudity, sex, depression, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Before the Winter Chill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: They are the perfect French haute bourgeois couple: Paul is a respected surgeon and Lucie cooks and gardens exquisitely. But now, in the autumn of his life, Paul can’t resist the lure of an ambiguous and dangerous relationship with a mysterious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: therapist, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, sickness, hospital, mysterious character, crumbling marriage, intrigue, couple relations, infidelity, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 20
Good Advice (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Good Advice is an American situation comedy series that aired for two seasons on CBS from 1993 to 1994. It was co-created and executive produced by Danny Jacobson and Norma Safford Vela; and starred Shelley Long and Treat Williams. The Show was a ...
Plot: marriage counselor, therapist, divorce lawyer, divorce, sitcom, lawyer
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Fateful Findings (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A small boy discovers a mystical power as a child. He is then separated from his childhood girlfriend. He grows up to be a computer scientist who is hacking into the most secret national and international secrets, as well as being an acclaimed novel ...
Style: absurd, enigmatic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: conspiracy, supernatural, whistleblower, husband wife relationship, childhood friend, hacker, corruption, kidnapping, suicide, murder, therapist, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 31K
The One I Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, witty, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: marriage, therapist, crumbling marriage, self discovery, help, weekend, discovery, escape, retreat, dilemma, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
Is relevant ?
A Slice of Terror (2004)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Pizza isn't the only thing delivered in this horror-comedy. Zaffo is a pizza-delivery guy who's constantly ridiculed by his friends and co-workers. When a group of teenagers force Zaffo into a homoerotic situation, he finally decides to ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: therapist, pizza delivery, lgbt, cult, pizza, customer, pizzeria, gay, gay sex, janitor, male nudity, revenge ...
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Lathe of Heaven (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a near future society a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first but soon decides to use him for his own gain. The 2002 adaptation discards a significant portion of the original plot, some essential ...
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: utopia quest, psychiatrist, dream, therapist, supernatural ability, changing the past or future, manipulations, imaginary, supernatural
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 568
Yes, But... (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At age 17, Eglantine is troubled by a number of things. Her argumentative parents comprise an absentee and philandering father and an overprotective, occasionally alcoholic mother. Her boyfriend Sébastien is a couple of years older; he's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, therapist, teenager, psychotherapy, teenage life, youth, romance, family problems, social relations, introspection, friendship, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 1K
Peas at 5:30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It all starts with a bang. The car breaks through the crash barrier and falls off the bridge. The lights go out. After that, he is not able to see anymore. His optic nerve is severed, from now on the young stage-director Jakob is blind. His life ...
Style: road movie
Plot: therapist, new love, blindness and impaired vision, cane, wedding ceremony, dead parents, loss of eyesight, dying mother, nervous breakdown, terminal illness, scarecrow, underwater scene ...
Place: russia, hamburg germany, northern germany
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 676
Murder by Mail (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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 ...
Plot: violence, murder, patient, therapist, slasher, letter, police, serial killer, widower, anonymous letter, single father, female nudity ...
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 271
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, serious, scary, realistic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, suspicion, therapist, serial murder, murder, psychopath, slasher, gory, family life, crimes, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 525
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: drowning, priest, beach, sister, therapist, missing person, addiction, alcohol abuse, sibling relationship, down on your luck, drug abuse, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 21K
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, sexual, erotic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychiatrist, violence, murder, mental illness, femme fatale, voyeurism, grief, therapist, group therapy, car chase, paranoia, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
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