Movies about psychiatric hospitals

Movies about psychiatric hospitals
List of the best movies about psychiatric hospitals selected by visitors to our portal: I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK, The Ward, A Beautiful Mind, It's Kind of a Funny Story, Sanitarium, Ingrid Goes West, Shutter Island, Gothika, Grave Encounters, Unsane.

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Genre
Country
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:45

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.

The Ward (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.

A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.

Sanitarium (2013)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Malcom McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips and Robert Englund star in three separate stories set in an eerie mental asylum.

Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

Shutter Island (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

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.

Gothika (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration01:38

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.

Grave Encounters (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:32

A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.

Unsane (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

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

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Eloise (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.

Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990 instead of 1996, he's arrested and locked up in a mental hospital. There he meets psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Railly, and patient Jeffrey Goines, the son of a famous virus expert, who may hold the key to the mysterious rogue group, the Army of the 12 Monkeys, thought to be responsible for unleashing the killer disease.

You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration01:59

In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the energies that inhabit it. When Bianca, a young, promising actress, joins the cast, competing for the lead role, she must survive not only the intensity of the work and her cast mates, but the unknown force that is pulling them towards a tragic outcome.

Camille Claudel, 1915 (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:35

Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.

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.

Sucker Punch (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50

A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.

Crazy About Her (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySpain

After a magical night together, Adri voluntarily turns himself into the psychiatric institution where Carla lives.

Glass (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:09

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.

10 Days in a Madhouse (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Nellie Bly, a 23 year-old reporter for Joseph Pulitzer, goes undercover in the notorious Blackwell's Island women's insane asylum in order to expose corruption, abuse and murder.

On the Inside (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.

All Light Will End (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

When a capricious young author with a dark secret returns home for her brother's graduation, she finds herself haunted by the past and tormented by night terrors.

Lights Out (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and terrifying events that had once tested her sanity and threatened her safety. A frightening entity with a mysterious attachment to their mother, Sophie, has reemerged.

The Exorcism of Molly Hartley (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:05

Taking place years after The Haunting of Molly Hartley, who now, as an adult, has fallen under the possession of an evil spirit and must be exorcised by a fallen priest before the devil completely takes her.

Touched with Fire (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Carla and Marco are manic-depressive poets whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they go off their meds, they end up in the same psychiatric hospital. As the chemistry between them stirs up their emotions, it intensifies their mania. Despite doctors' and parents' attempts to separate them, they pursue their beautiful but destructive romance which swings them from fantastical manic highs to suicidal depressive lows, until they have to choose between sanity and love.

Love, Marilyn (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:47

Using the book 'Fragments', which collects Marilyn Monroe's poems, notes and letters, and with participation from the Arthur Miller and Truman Capote estates who have contributed more material, each of the actresses will embody the legend at various stages in her life.

Indiscretion (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her obsessed lover infiltrates every part of her life.

Halloween (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:42

Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Reality (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
Duration01:35

A wanna-be director is given 48 hours by a producer to find the best groan of pain, worthy of an Oscar, as the only condition to back his film.

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.




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