Movies about doctors

List of the best movies about doctors, surgeons, nurses, etc. selected by visitors to our site: The Good Doctor, Concussion, The Unknown Girl, Gods, Side Effects, Pathology, Something the Lord Made, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka, Ghost Town.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Good Doctor (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersDoctors, Nurses
PlotDeath, Obsession, Blackmail
StyleAction, Depressive, Disturbing, Serious, Psychological problems

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.

Concussion (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
CharactersDoctors, Disabled people, Surgeons
PlotDancing, On real events, Sports, Death, Survival
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious

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.

The Unknown Girl (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryBelgium, France
CharactersDoctors, Strong women
PlaceHospitals, Cemetery
StylePsychological problems, Tense

Jenny, a young doctor who feels guilty after a young woman she refused to see winds up dead a few days later, decides to find out who the girl was, after the police can't identify the young woman.

Gods (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Surgeons
PlotOn real events, Political, Death
PlaceHospitals, Poland
StyleFascinating, Serious, Action

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

Side Effects (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersDoctors, Lesbians, Psychiatrists
PlotCars, Depression, Mental disorders, Obsession, Mystery
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Action, Smart, Tense

A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.

Pathology (2008)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Disturbing, Twisted plot

Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, undetectable murder, then the others compete to determine the victim's cause of death.

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

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

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Doctors, Family, Surgeons
PlotCars, Motorcycles, Supernatural, Obsession, Fear
PlaceSchool, Hospitals
StyleFascinating, Action, Heavy, Disturbing, Tense

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

The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CharactersDoctors, Writers
PlotOn real events
PlaceLake, Poland, Forest
TimeCold War, World War II
StyleSerious, Fascinating

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.

Ghost Town (2008)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersDoctors, Widows
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Life after death, Superpowers
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry

Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.

Arrhythmia (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersDoctors, Family, Nurses, Alcoholics
PlotDeath, Snow, Divorce, Birthday
PlaceRussia, Small cities, Hospitals
StyleSad ones

Oleg is a young gifted paramedic. His wife Katya works as a nurse at the hospital emergency department. She loves Oleg, but is fed up with him caring more about patients than her. She tells him she wants a divorce. The new head of Oleg’s EMA department is a cold-hearted manager who’s got new strict rules to implement. Oleg couldn’t care less about the rules – he’s got lives to save; his attitude gets him in trouble with the new boss. The crisis at work coincides with the personal life crisis. Caught up between their patients, alcohol-fueled off-shifts, and an evolving health care system, Oleg and Katya have to find the binding force that will keep them together.

Knock (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersTeachers, Doctors, Scammers, Widows
PlotDancing, Death, Cheating, Blackmail, Debts
PlaceSchool, Ships, Trains, Party, France
StyleFascinating, To cry, Soulful

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.

Stay (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersDoctors, Blind, Psychologists, Students, Psychiatrists
PlotDepression, Death, Mental disorders, Obsession
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Parallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Gloomy, Disturbing, Twisted plot

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 parents. As reality starts to contradict fact, Sam spirals into an unstable mental state. Then he finds a clue as to how and when Henry may try to kill himself, and races to try to stop him.

Mute (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
CharactersDoctors, Bartenders, Mute, Good people, Gangsters
PlotLove, Revenge, Technology, Investigation, Missing people
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleWorth watching, Netflix, Exciting, Action, Cyberpunk

A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.

Core of the World (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
CountryRussia, Lithuania
CharactersAnimals, Doctors, Family

Egor is a vet at a training facility for hunting dogs in a remote region of the country. Surrounded by foxes, deer, badgers, and dogs, he lives in a small building next to the house of the facility’s owner. He treats the dogs, cleans the kennels, oversees the workers, and meets with clients and their dogs. It’s easier for him to get along with dogs than with people. Egor is willing to take on any job to get closer to the facility’s owner and his near and dear. He wants the impossible — to become a member of that family.

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons
PlotOn real events
StyleSoulful, Serious

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

Styx (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
CountryGermany, Austria
CharactersMonkeys, Doctors, Lifeguards
PlotVacation, Holidays, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Yachts, Ocean
StyleAction, Fascinating, Psychological problems

Rike is forty, a successful doctor whose job demands everything of her. She intends to use her much-needed annual holiday to fulfill her long-cherished dream of sailing alone from Gibraltar to Ascension, a small tropical island in the middle of the Atlantic. Her desire for a carefree holiday seems to be coming to pass but then, after a storm, her beautiful adventure suddenly turns into an unprecedented challenge when she spots a badly damaged, hopelessly overloaded refugee boat nearby.

Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CharactersLawyers, Doctors, Judge, Journalists, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Investigation
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleSerious, Action, Fascinating, Psychological problems, By books

The story of the investigation and trial of abortion provider Dr Kermit Gosnell.

24 Weeks (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
CharactersPregnant, Doctors
StyleSad ones, Tense

Astrid is a comedian who makes people laugh for a living; her husband Markus is her manager and the two of them work well together. They have a nine-year-old daughter and are expecting their second child. When they learn that their child will not be born healthy, they are at first optimistic that they will be able to meet this challenge – although they have no idea what awaits them. But the closer it gets to the due date, the more Astrid begins to worry about the future of her unborn child as well as that of her family and her career. After many discussions and arguments Astrid realises that the decision that will affect all their lives must be made by her alone. What complicates matters further is the fact that, as a successful entertainer, she is in the eye of the public and the media.

Danger One (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CharactersDoctors, Hired assassins
PlotMoney, Love triangle, Ambulance, Rivalry, Skirmishes
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAction, Tense, Fascinating

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.