Movies about doctors

Movies about doctors
List of the best movies about doctors, surgeons, nurses, etc. selected by visitors to our site: The Good Doctor, The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka, Something the Lord Made, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Girl, Interrupted, St. Giuseppe Moscati: Doctor to the Poor, Knock, The Physician, To the Bone, Gods.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Good Doctor (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Dr. Martin Blake, who has spent his life looking for respect, meets an 18-year-old patient named Diane, suffering from a kidney infection, and gets a much-needed boost of self-esteem. However, when her health starts improving, Martin fears losing her, so he begins tampering with her treatment, keeping Diane sick and in the hospital right next to him.

The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryPoland

Michalina Wislocka, the most famous and recognized sexologist of communist Poland, fights for the right to publish her book, which will change the sex life of Polish people forever.

Something the Lord Made (2004)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is a movie based on the life story of world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson from 1961 to 1987.

Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:07

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 between normal and crazy. Susanna soon realizes how hard it is to get out once she has been committed, and she ultimately has to choose between the world of people who belong inside or the difficult world of reality outside.

St. Giuseppe Moscati: Doctor to the Poor (2007)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography
CountryItaly
Duration03:20

Giuseppe Moscati, Doctor saint of Naples, was a doctor of the early twentieth century, from an aristocratic family devoted his career to serving the poor. The film focuses on the human side, partially leaving aside the spiritual part.

Knock (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:45

Doctor Knock is a former thug who has become a doctor and arrives in the small village of Saint-Maurice to make his fortune according to a particular method. It will make the villagers believe that they are not as healthy as they might think. It is thus that he will find in each one an imaginary symptom, or not, and thus will be able to exercise his profession lucratively. Under his seductive looks and after gaining the confidence of the village, Knock is on the verge of achieving his ends. But his past catches up with him and an old acquaintance disrupts the doctor's plans.

The Physician (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:30

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.

To the Bone (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

Gods (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryPoland
Duration02:00

Set in communist Poland of the 80s the movie depicts early career of cardio surgeon Zbigniew Religa.

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Concussion (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration02:06

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 for the truth to be known. Omalu's emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world.

Patch Adams (1998)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humour is the best medicine and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh—even if it means risking his own career.

The Skin I Live In (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain
Duration02:00

A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:23

A teenager's attempts to bring a brilliant surgeon into his dysfunctional family take an unexpected turn.

Danger One (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

While transporting a dying man to the hospital, two paramedics find a million dollars in cash sewn into his clothing. When the man dies, they decide to keep it, setting them on a path for a hellish night of violence and mayhem.

The Gunman (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:24

Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.

Clinical (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history.

Inferno (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA, Malta, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:03

After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.

Dragonfyre (2013)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A battle-weary ex-Special Forces Operative buys a ranch in remote American West to flee from the world, and encounters a strange series of trespassers, including a beautiful elf princess and a Native American mystic and Orcs. When the Orcs invade his property, John must give up his isolation to become a hero, before the Orcs unleash their dragon god on our world.

The Institute (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. Subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control, she must escape the clutches of the Rosewood and exact her revenge, or else be forever lost.

The 33 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryChile, Colombia, Spain, USA
Duration02:42

Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.

Trainwreck (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:33

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.

50/50 (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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.

The Sessions (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

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 to investigate the possibility of experiencing sex himself. When his overtures toward a caregiver scare her away, he books an appointment with sex surrogate Cheryl Green (Helen Hunt) to lose his virginity.

Mommy Dead and Dearest (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:18

Child abuse, mental illness, and forbidden love converge in this mystery involving a mother and daughter who were thought to be living a fairy tale life that turned out to be a living nightmare.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.

The Shadow Effect (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.

Born to Be Wild (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreadventure, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration00:40

Born to Be Wild observes various orphaned jungle animals and their day-to-day behavioural interactions with the individuals who rescue them and raise them to adulthood. The film unfurls in two separate geographic spheres. Half of it takes place in the rain forests of Borneo, where celebrated primatologist Dr. Birute Galdikas assists baby orangutans; the other half takes place on the arid savannahs of Kenya, where zoologist Dame Daphne Sheldrick works with baby elephant calves.

Zombex (2013)
Markimdb: 2.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

ZOMBEX tells the story of a post-Katrina New Orleans as it deals with a new disaster, a zombie apocalypse. NOLA residents are no longer experiencing the depression and post-traumatic stress due to the trauma of the hurricane, thanks to the revolutionary ZOMBEX - a rogue, yet, "clinically-proven" anti-depressant pharmaceutical manufactured by a nefarious organization. For those who call the Big Easy their home, everything is just now turning around for them. Or, could it just be the drug, ZOMBEX, talking... Just as things are turning around for the city and its people, they once again must face a disaster of epic proportions. Only this time, they're dealing with the prospect of losing the people of New Orleans as they turn into the city's walking dead.

Tell Me How I Die (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

When a group of college students take part in a clinical drug trial, an unexpected side effect of the experimental medicine gives them terrifying visions of their own deaths...which begin to come true. As they scramble to escape their fate, they discover that the killer is among them and shares their ability to see the future - only he seems to be one step ahead of their efforts to survive.




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