Movies about nursing

Movies about nursing
List of the best movies about nurses selected by visitors to our site: The Ottoman Lieutenant, Mercy Street, InSight, 12 Hour Shift, Krampus: The Reckoning, Julia, Nurse 3-D, Young Doctors in Love, The Sound of Things, Shutter Island.

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

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Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, military
CountryTurkey, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersDoctors, Soldier, Nurses
PlotLove, War, Passion, Relationship, Death
PlaceSea, Village, Hospitals, The Ottoman Empire, Turkey
TimeWorld War I

Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for the titular military man, Ismail, just as the war is about to erupt.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersNurses
PlotLove, War, On real events, Friendship, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Serious

Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green. Based on true stories and set in a Union hospital in the occupied Confederate city of Alexandria, viewers are taken beyond the battlefield and into the lives of Americans on the Civil War home front as they face the unprecedented challenges of one of the most turbulent times in our nation’s history.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersKillers, Nurses
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. She turns to family, friends, and the police, but no one takes her seriously. She decides that she must take it upon herself to try to solve the crime - or risk the terrifying visions ending in her own sanity being at stake. Ultimately Kaitlyn teams up with the detective on the case and weaves her way through the victim's past - to discover not only the brutal truth, but also some very unexpected lessons about life, love, sorrow and forgiveness along the way. (official website)

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses
StyleSerious, Disturbing

It's 1999 and over the course of one 12-hour shift at an Arkansas hospital, a junkie nurse, her scheming cousin and a group of black market organ-trading criminals start a heist that could lead to their collective demise.

Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersPsychologists, Foster children, Nurses
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts, Flowers, Gifts
PlaceHospitals
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Serious, Disturbing

Zoe, a strange child has a not so imaginary friend the Krampus who is the dark companion of St. Nicholas.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses
PlotDepression
PlaceBeach, New York
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, For single girls, Disturbing

After suffering a brutal trauma, Julia uses an unorthodox form of therapy to restore herself.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:24
CharactersNurses
PlotPassion
PlaceHospitals, USA

Abby Russell, a beautiful, dedicated nurse with a sinister side, has a secret life in which she targets and punishes dishonest men.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Doctors, Friends, Surgeons
PlotLove, Passion, Wedding
PlaceHospitals, Cemetery

An 'Airplane!'-style spoof of hospital soap operas—a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; and there's a mafioso on the loose disguised as a woman.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryCosta Rica
Duration02:02
CharactersNurses

A young and dedicated nurse is trying to avoid the pain left by her dear cousin's suicide.

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: 8.3
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:37
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Wedding, True love
PlaceUSSR
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Patriotic, Touching, Heartbreaking

Veronika and Boris come together in Moscow shortly before World War II. Walking along the river, they watch cranes fly overhead, and promise to rendezvous before Boris leaves to fight. Boris misses the meeting and is off to the front lines, while Veronika waits patiently, sending letters faithfully. After her house is bombed, Veronika moves in with Boris' family, into the company of a cousin with his own intentions.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military
CountryAustralia, China, Germany, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersLifeguards, Journalists, Orphans, Nurses
PlotOn real events, Survival
PlaceChina
StyleSoulful, Touching

About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersDisabled people
PlotOn real events
PlaceEngland
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Touching, Depressive, Serious

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

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: 8.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:16
PlaceMoscow
StylePopular, Black and White

Old Prof. Preobrazhensky and his young colleague Dr. Bormental inserted the human's hypophysis into a dog's brain. Couple of weeks later the dog became "human looking". The main question is "Is anybody who is looking like a man, A REAL MAN?"

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Genredrama, biography
CountryRussia
PlaceHospitals
StyleFascinating

The film is about a day in the life of Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, also known as Doctor Liza. Moscow, 2012. The Glinka family prepares for a celebration: thirty years together. The closest friends are invited for dinner, the sons have arrived. Of course, Liza has freed up this day for her family. There’s just a trifle: to stop by the Fund and see the weekly patients at the Paveletsky Station. But the days of Doctor Liza are always full of surprises… In a hospital in a Moscow suburb a five-year-old girl is dying. The duty doctor has to discharge Eva. Due to medical formalities the child, who suffers from cancer, is left without painkillers. In utter despair, the girl’s father turns to Liza for help. When Liza cannot find a way to help the child within the system, she decides on a desperate act…

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Monsters, Serial killers, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, The escape, Death
PlaceForest, Psychiatric hospitals, Texas, USA
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive

A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will destroy his mind, moulding him into a monster named Leatherface.

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: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersDoctors, Nurses
PlotObsession, Death, Blackmail
PlaceBeach, Hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

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.

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: 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: 5.5
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersNurses, Orphans
PlotGhosts
PlaceEngland, Hospitals, London
TimeNight
StyleWomens in main roles

London, 1974. As Britain prepares for electrical blackouts to sweep across the country, trainee nurse Val arrives for her first day at the crumbling East London Royal Infirmary. With most of the patients and staff evacuated to another hospital, Val is forced to work the night shift, finding herself in a dark, near empty building. Within these walls lies a deadly secret, forcing Val to face both her own traumatic past and deepest fears.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:52
CharactersDisabled people, Millionaires, Friends, Partners
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Loneliness, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceFrance
StyleInteresting, Popular, Kind, Light, Inspirational

A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

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: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersDogs, Nurses
PlotRevenge
PlacePrison, Hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

A nurse living in small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.

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: 6.8
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: 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: 6.2
Genrehorror
CountrySpain
Duration02:02
CharactersDemons, Police, Family, Nuns, Fathers
PlotFriendship, Death, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Party, Spain
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

Madrid, 1990s. After making a Ouija with friends, a teenager is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her whole family. Inspired by terrifying police files never solved.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:51
CharactersLawyers
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Makes me think

After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.





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