Movies about hospitals

Movies about hospitals
List of the best movies about hospitals selected by visitors to our site: Shutter Island, The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka, Knock, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story, Something the Lord Made, Five Feet Apart, Arrhythmia, Flatliners, Girl, Interrupted.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPsychopath, Doctors
PlotPuzzles, The escape, Investigation, Split personality, Chase
PlaceSea, Islands, Psychiatric hospitals, Hospitals, USA
StylePopular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Smart

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryPoland
CharactersDoctors, Writers
PlotOn real events
PlaceForest, Lake, Poland
TimeWorld War II, Cold War
StyleFascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:45
CharactersTeachers, Doctors, Scammers, Widows
PlotLove, Robbery, Dancing, Death, Cheating
PlaceVillage, School, Ships, Trains, Party
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists, Psychiatrists
PlotInvestigation, Lost memory
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Serious

An investigative reporter Nellie Bly, who’s on a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum, and feigns mental illness in order to be institutionalized to report from the inside. The movie is an account of actual events surrounding Nellie’s stay beginning after she has undergone treatment, leaving her with no recollection of how she came to the asylum or her real identity.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons
PlotOn real events

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

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersTeens, Disabled people, Terminally ill, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship, Death, Computers
PlaceParty, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Sad ones, To cry, Makes me think, Sad ones

Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control -- all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:35
CharactersDoctors, Family, Alcoholics, Nurses
PlotDeath, Birthday, Snow, Divorce
PlaceRussia, Hospitals, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Sad 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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlotTravel, Superpowers, Obsession, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceLaboratory
TimeHalloween
StyleTense, Disturbing

Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Doctors, Friends, Losers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Mental disorders
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, family, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersWriters, Friends, Terminally ill, Actors
PlotFriendship, Death, Funeral
PlaceEngland, London
StyleTo cry, Cute, Inspirational, Touching, Heartbreaking

Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and the inspiration that lead him to create his masterpiece “Peter Pan.”

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography
CountryItaly
Duration03:20
CharactersDoctors
PlaceHospitals
StyleInspirational, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Doctors, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, England, Hospitals
Time19th century
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense

A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:47
CharactersDoctors
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Rivalry
PlaceRussia
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

The year is 1917. We are in the Russian countryside. It is the middle of freezing winter. A pale young, newly educated doctor arrives. Having to deal with one medical challenge after another he soon becomes the center of everyone's attention. To soothe the impressions of human suffering he turns to morphine.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:09
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Clairvoyants, Psychiatrists
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Experiments
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration01:38
CharactersSerial killers, Psychologists
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Gothic

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:52
PlotMental disorders, Mystery
PlaceHospitals, Restricted areas
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Gothic

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 seem.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersDoctors, Friends, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Cancer
PlaceHospitals
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration02:06
CharactersDoctors, Disabled people, Surgeons
PlotOn real events, Sports, Survival, Dancing, American Football
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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersDogs, Lawyers, Businessmen, Maids, Guitarists
PlotLove, Racing, Relationship, Money, Cancer
PlaceParty, Beach, Hospitals, Hotels, USA
StyleLight, Fascinating, Makes me think

Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide, and neither will ever be the same.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersMonkeys, Heroes
PlotViruses
PlaceThe White House, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White House.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Psychiatrists, Nurses
PlotObsession, Loneliness, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Disturbing

A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Duration01:40
CharactersInventors
PlotOn real events
PlaceCourt, England, Hospitals, London
Time19th century
StyleRomantic

Two doctors in Victorian England use manual stimulation of female genitalia to cure their patients' ills, leading to the invention of the vibrator.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters
PlotTravel, Death, Mystery, Cheating, Fear
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryGermany
Duration02:30
CharactersKnights, Doctors, Surgeons, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Adventure
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Intellectual, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:45
CharactersRobots, Thieves, Losers
PlotLove, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Radio
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleTo cry, Cute, Fancy, Touching

Young-goon, mentally deranged and frequently electro-charging herself with a transistor radio, has been admitted into a mental institution. Firmly believing herself to be a cyborg, she refuses to consume like a human being. Il-soon is another patient, who catches the eye of Young-goon and soon becomes a close friend. Il-soon is now confronted with the biggest task - to cure Young-goon’s mental problem and have her eat real food.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryPoland
Duration02:00
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotOn real events, Death, Political
PlaceHospitals, Poland
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:31
CharactersFriends, Investigators
PlotInternet, Ghosts, Fear
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleCreepy, Disturbing

An internet broadcaster recruits a handful of people for their 'experience the horror' show at Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, a place selected as one of the '7 freakiest places on the planet'. They are to explore the haunted asylum and stream it live on their online show.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersDoctors, Artists, Ballerinas, Sisters, Artists
PlotAnorexia, Depression, Art
PlaceHospitals, Los Angeles
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersDoctors, Scientists, Surgeons
PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Obsession, Experiments
PlaceHospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, Creepy

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.





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