Movies about nursing

List of the best movies about nurses selected by visitors to our site: The Dig, 12 Hour Shift, Saint Maud, The Influence, Haunt, Happy Death Day 2U, Countdown, Beanpole, Hotel Artemis, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
The Dig (2021)
Markimdb: 7.1
CharactersArchaeologists, Soldier, Nurses
PlotOn real events, Relationship
PlaceEngland, Aircraft

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

12 Hour Shift (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersNurses
StyleDisturbing

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.

Saint Maud (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTerminally ill, Nurses
PlotMental disorders, Cancer, Supernatural, Fear, Loneliness, Obsession
StyleDepressive, Tense

Having recently found God, self-effacing young nurse Maud arrives at a plush home to care for Amanda, a hedonistic dancer left frail from a chronic illness. When a chance encounter with a former colleague throws up hints of a dark past, it becomes clear there is more to sweet Maud than meets the eye.

The Influence (2019)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror
CountrySpain
CharactersDemons, Nurses
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool
StyleGloomy

When Queenie, the Faraday family's grandmother and oppressive matriarch, is finally laid to rest, no one could foresee the horrifying extent of her evil influence, which continues even beyond death.

Haunt (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersStudents, Quest rooms, Friends, Killers, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Survival, Death, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA, Rides, Labyrinths, Party
TimeHalloween
StyleCreepy, Tense, For a group of friends

On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an "extreme" haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.

Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:39
CharactersManiacs, Students, Killers, Friends, Serial killers, Nurses
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Weapon
PlaceCollege, Parallel worlds
StyleFascinating, Light, Disturbing

Collegian Tree Gelbman wakes up in horror to learn that she's stuck in a parallel universe. Her boyfriend Carter is now with someone else, and her friends and fellow students seem to be completely different versions of themselves. When Tree discovers that Carter's roommate has been altering time, she finds herself once again the target of a masked killer. When the psychopath starts to go after her inner circle, Tree soon realizes that she must die over and over again to save everyone.

Countdown (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersDemons, Nurses
PlotFear, Cheating, Supernatural, Technology, Survival, Curses
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Disturbing

A young nurse downloads an app that tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.

Beanpole (2019)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:17
CharactersSisters, Dogs, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Snow
PlaceRussia, Party, St. Petersburg
TimeGraduation
StyleTouching, Soulful

Set in post-WWII Leningrad as two female soldiers return from war and attempt to rebuild their lives in the ravaged city.

Hotel Artemis (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersCriminals, Thieves, Strong women, Bodyguards, Spy, Nurses
PlotSects, Survival, Martial Arts, Bank robbery, Chase
PlaceHotels
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Los Angeles, June 21st, 2028. While the streets are being torn apart by riots, the Nurse, who runs a clandestine hospital for criminals in the penthouse of the Artemis, a closed old hotel, has a rough night dealing with troublemaker clients: thieves, assassins, someone from the past and the one who owns the place and the whole city.

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Nurses
PlotArt, Adoption, On real events
PlaceParty
StyleInspirational

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

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Mirage (2018)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:47
CharactersFamily, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotTime travel, Cars
PlaceSchool, Trains, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Tense, For men

During a mysterious thunderstorm, Vera, a young mother, manages to save a life in danger, but her good deed causes a disturbing chain of unexpected consequences.

Leatherface (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Police, Nurses, Serial killers, Sheriffs, Cannibals
PlotAdventure, Travel, Mystery, Mystery, The escape, Survival, Death, Radio, Fear
PlaceForest, USA, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleTense, Heavy, 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.

The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, military
CountryTurkey, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Death, Relationship
PlaceSea, Turkey, Village

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.

Can't Buy My Love (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses
PlotLove, Money, Relationship
PlaceUSA

Lilly, a hard working EMT, is only focused on her job and getting into medical school. So when wealthy slacker Jeff enters her life it throws her off course. At first, Lilly wants nothing to do with Jeff or his sense of entitlement and lack of direction. As she spends more time with him, she starts to realize that you can’t always judge a book by its cover.

Veronica (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror
CountrySpain
Duration02:02
CharactersPolice, Family, Demons, Nurses, Mothers, Fathers, Sisters, Nuns
PlotGhosts, Fear, Witchcraft, Supernatural, Death
PlaceSchool, Spain, Party
StyleTense, 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.

Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersParents, Businessmen, Nurses, Billionaires, Dogs, Lawyers, Maids, Singers, Poor, Guitarists
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship, Racing, Money, Cancer, Computers
PlaceParty, Hospitals, USA, Hotels, Beach

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.

Forgotten (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50
CharactersFamily, Students, Nurses
PlotMystery, Mystery, Moving, Lost memory, Chase, Cheating, Fear
PlaceKorea
TimeNew Year

Jin-seok, 21-year-old, moves into a new house with his family. He suffers from a slight schizophrenia but he carries an ordinary life under the warm care of the family. His older brother Yu-seok is a decent college student, a mentor, and role model for Jin-seok. One night, his beloved brother is kidnapped by unidentified assailants before Jin-seok’s eye. Jin-seok can’t recognize their faces, but can remember only the VIN that matches with no car. After long silence of 19 days, suddenly Yu-seok returns home, but remembers nothing which had happened in the meantime. And soon Jin-seok feels Yu-seok is a total stranger…

Justice League Dark (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersSuperhero, Demons, Superhero, Knights, Elephants, Monsters, Nurses
PlotSupernatural, Tornadoes, Ghosts
PlaceCasino
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleDC

Beings with supernatural powers join together to fight against supernatural villains.

Euthanizer (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFinland
Duration01:00
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Fathers, Nurses
PlotFear
StyleGothic, Patriotic

Euthanizer tells the story of a mechanic who euthanises sick and old pets as a side job. Despite the grim work, he has a soft spot for the animals. Trouble stirs when the owner of a dog he was supposed to end realises that the canine is still alive. The only innocent party in the drama that ensues is the dog itself.

The Children Act (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:10
CharactersTeens, Lawyers, Pianists, Judge, Singers, Nurses
PlotReligious, Death, Cancer, Funeral
PlaceCourt, Trains

In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.

Tiger Zinda Hai (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction
CountryIndia
Duration03:16
CharactersHorses, Wolves, Spy, Nurses
PlotHostage, Skirmishes, Snow

When a group of Indian and Pakistani nurses are held hostage in Iraq by the militant Abu Usman, Indian Intelligence (RAW) track down the reclusive agent, Tiger, 8 years after he fled with former Pakistani intelligence (ISI) agent, Zoya. Joining forces in the name of humanity, Tiger and Zoya lead a team of RAW and ISI agents to covertly enter the hospital where the nurses are trapped.

Arrhythmia (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:35
CharactersDoctors, Family, Nurses
PlotDivorce, Death, Snow
PlaceRussia, Small cities

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.

Kill 'em All (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 4.3)
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
CharactersFBI, Nurses
PlotMartial Arts
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

After a massive shootout, a mysterious stranger (Van Damme) arrives at a local hospital on the brink of death. Then, a foreign gang brazenly comes to the hospital to hunt him down. His nurse, the sole surviving witness to the follow-up shootout, must face an FBI interrogation that unlocks a plot of international intrigue and revenge. With enough twists and turns, KILL'EM ALL will keep you guessing until the final bullet is fired.

Everything, Everything (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersTeens, Single mothers, Neighbors, Nurses
PlotLove, Relationship, Internet
PlaceSpace, Islands, Aircraft
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, To cry

A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

Acts of Vengeance (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryBulgaria, USA
Duration01:27
CharactersKillers, Lawyers, Police, Family, Detectives, Dogs, Nurses
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Revenge, Funeral, Justice
PlaceUSA

A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.

Close-Knit (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
CharactersMothers, Childrens, Students, Nurses
PlotMoving
PlaceJapan, School

After being neglected by her mother, a little girl is taken in by her uncle and his transgender girlfriend, who create a loving home for her.

The Sound of Things (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryCosta Rica
Duration02:02
CharactersNurses

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

The Void (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:45
CharactersPolice, Nurses, Monsters, Mutant
PlotWeapon, Death, Survival, Radio, Fear
PlaceHospitals, USA, Small cities
TimeNight
StyleCreepy

In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. As the horror intensifies, Carter leads the other survivors on a hellish voyage into the subterranean depths of the hospital in a desperate bid to end the nightmare before it's too late.

Realive (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryBelgium, France, Spain
Duration02:03
CharactersTerminally ill, Nurses, Babies
PlotLove, Death, Cancer, Depression, Experiments, Fear
PlaceBeach
TimeFuture

Marc, a successful, ambitious man, is diagnosed with terminal cancer, and is given a few months to live. Unable to accept death, he decides to cryogenically freeze himself. The love of his life is devastated. Seventy years later, Marc becomes the first cryogenic resuscitated person in history. But this doesn't happen in the idealized way he dreamt of.

The Hollars (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersArtists, Mothers, Comedians, Dogs, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotDeath, Divorce
PlaceNew York, USA

Aspiring New York City artist, John Hollar returns to his Middle America hometown on the eve of his mother’s brain surgery. Joined by his girlfriend, eight months pregnant with their first child, John is forced to navigate the crazy world he left behind.

Mercy Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersNurses
PlotLove, War, Death, Fear, Political
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

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.

I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersWriters, Nurses
PlotGhosts, Death, Betrayal, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing

A young nurse takes care of elderly author who lives in a haunted house.

Surgeon (2016)
Mark3 (imdb: 5.2)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:53
CharactersDoctors, Nurses
PlotRelationship, Love, Death
PlaceRussia, Hospitals, USSR

A few days from the life of the neurosurgeon working in the big hospital.

Scarred Hearts (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryRomania, Germany
Duration02:03
CharactersDoctors, Nurses
PlotLove, Death
PlaceBeach
TimeSummer

During the summer of 1937, Emanuel, a young man in his early twenties, is committed to a sanatorium on the Black Sea coast for treatment of his bone tuberculosis. The treatment consists of painful spine punctures that confine him to a plaster on a stretcher-bed. Little by little, as Emanuel gets accustomed to the sadness of his new life, he discovers that inside the sanatorium there is still a life to be lived to the fullest.

Return to Sender (2015)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersDogs, Nurses
PlotRevenge
PlacePrison, Hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Fascinating, 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.

Land of Mine (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryDenmark, Germany
Duration02:22
CharactersDogs, Teens, Nurses, Soldier, Beetles
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Death, Fear, The escape, Hunger
PlaceBeach

In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out to the West Coast, where they were ordered to remove the more than two million mines that the Germans had placed in the sand along the coast. With their bare hands, crawling around in the sand, the boys were forced to perform the dangerous work under the leadership of the Danish sergeant, Carl Leopold Rasmussen.

Our Little Sister (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Sisters, Orphans, Fish, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotFuneral, Soccer, Death
PlaceTrains, Japan, Beach, Small cities
TimeWinter, Summer

A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.

Chicago Med (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersSurgeons, Nurses
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Action, To cry

An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room.

Animal Kingdom: Let's Go Ape (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Italy, China, Belgium
CharactersSurgeons, Family, Losers, Brothers, Inventors, Cannibals, Nurses
PlotAdventure, Tornadoes
PlaceSea, Beach, Islands, Jungle

Based on the novel 'Evolution Man' by Roy Lewis, this tells the story about the first man - young Edward - to descend from apes. Edward is ejected by his tribe, but is very resourceful. He learns to walk, discovers fire, manages to hunt - and we follow him as he evolves. He has a generous nature, and search for true humanity - a world where we don't eat our fathers.

The Scent of Mandarin (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:43
CharactersHorses, Single mothers, Deer, Nurses
PlotLove, Weapon
PlaceFrance
TimeSummer

During World War I, a home care nurse treats a man who lost one leg on the front lines. A strong bond arises between them and evolves into a passionate love affair.

Code Black (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersNurses
StyleTense, To cry, Touching

Inspired by the award-winning documentary, this medical drama is set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation where the extraordinary staff confront a challenged system in order to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the most.

Liza, the Fox-Fairy (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryHungary
Duration02:07
CharactersDemons, Singers, Nurses
PlotCurses, Love, Jealousy, Ghosts
PlaceJapan

Liza's a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?

Chronic (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryMexico, France
CharactersArchitects, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotCancer

David is a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Dedicated to his profession, he develops strong relationships people he cares for. But outside of work, it's a different story altogether.

Dementia (2015)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersNurses
PlotMusic
StyleDisturbing

After being diagnosed with Dementia, an elderly war veteran is forced by his estranged family to hire a live-in nurse, only to find she harbors a sinister secret.

Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration02:08
CharactersNurses
PlotFuneral
StyleFascinating, Touching

Kilian is a young man who has never left the mountains of Huesca which saw him grow up. In 1953 he will travel to the exotic island of Fernando Poo to work in a cacao field alongside his father and his brother. During 20 years in this island he will undertake a journey towards maturity and knowledge, but will also have to deal with pain and loss.

Cemetery of Splendour (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryThailand, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Malaysia, South Korea, Mexico, USA, Norway
Duration01:10
CharactersSoldier, Disabled people, Nurses
PlotDeath, Ghosts

In a hospital, ten soldiers are being treated for a mysterious sleeping sickness. In a story in which dreams can be experienced by others, and in which goddesses can sit casually with mortals, a nurse learns the reason why the patients will never be cured, and forms a telepathic bond with one of them.

Courted (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersLawyers, Judge, Nurses
PlotJustice
PlaceCourt

When a feared judge of the French court, Xavier Racine, encounters a French-Danish juror, Ditte Lorensen-Coteret, at a murder trial, their shared past is slowly uncovered.

Doctor Stranger (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Fathers
PlotLove, Money, The escape
PlaceKorea

As a child, Park Hoon and his dad were kidnapped and taken to North Korea. He grew up there, learning to be a doctor just like his father. When Park Hoon escapes back to South Korea and begins work at a prestigious hospital, he makes it his goal to earn enough money to go back to North Korea to rescue his true love. He'll do anything to find her, but then he meets and falls for a mysterious woman who looks exactly like her.

Ode to My Father (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:06
CharactersFriends, Fathers, Nurses
PlotPursuit
PlaceKorea, Ships
StyleTo cry, Touching

Korea, 1950. A child's vow to take care of his family marks the beginning of a lifelong promise spanning sixty years.

Rafiki (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryKenya, South Africa, Germany, Netherlands, France, Norway, Lebanon, United Kingdom
CharactersLesbians, Nurses
PlotDancing, Political
StyleTouching, Soulful, Fascinating

Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.

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