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, Sanitarium, Ingrid Goes West, Shutter Island, Gothika, Stonehearst Asylum, Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story, Grave Encounters.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
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: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersNurses
PlotSurvival, Split personality, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Serious

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

Markimdb: 8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersSpy, Geniuses, Mathematicians, Scientists, Terminally ill
PlotLove, On real events, Puzzles, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Twisted plot, Inspirational

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..

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
PlotObsession, Mental disorders, Art
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, USA
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Artists, Photographers, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Passion, Cars, Fight, Money
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Party, Deserts, Beach, USA
TimeHalloween
StyleLight, Fascinating, Makes me think

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.

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: 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: 6.8
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: 6.3
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: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:32
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Restricted areas
StyleDisturbing

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.

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: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTerminally ill, Psychiatrists
PlotLoneliness, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, New York
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Vital signs, Touching, Serious

After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.

Duration03:09
CharactersBodyguards, Good people, Guards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, False accusations
PlacePrison
StylePopular, To cry, Inspirational, By books, Touching

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersLosers, Psychiatrists, Nurses
PlotFreedom
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:42
CharactersInvestigators
PlotTime travel, Puzzles, Death, Supernatural
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot

A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.

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: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women, Single mothers, Nurses, Mothers
PlotOn real events, Abduction, Investigation, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceCourt, USA, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Action, To cry, Fascinating, Heartbreaking

Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersReporters
PlotOn real events, Undercover
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, USA, New York
Time19th century
StyleAction, By books, Depressive, Serious

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.

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: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersScientists, Psychologists
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, Time travel, End of the world, Time machine
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot

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.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
PlotDancing, Time travel, Mental disorders, Inheritance, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, West Germany
Duration01:51
CharactersBlind
PlotPolitical, Betrayal
PlaceItaly, Psychiatric hospitals, Paris, France
TimeHoneymoon
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Makes me think, Depressive

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

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: 8.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:16
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Survival
PlaceRussia
TimeGreat Patriotic War
StyleHeavy, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration01:59
CharactersActors
PlotDeath, Experiments, Ghosts, Insomnia
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Cemetery, Abandoned houses
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:35
CharactersFamily, Nuns
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Mental disorders, Art
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, France
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

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.

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.

Duration01:37
PlotObsession, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Ghosts, Rivalry
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Gloomy

Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Cyborgs, Terminator
PlotApocalypse, Time travel, End of the world, Artificial Intelligence, Chase
PlaceUSA, Laboratory, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Gloomy, For men, Disturbing

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50
CharactersRobots, Dragons, Captives
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Martial Arts, Passion, The escape
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleSpectacular, Exciting, Underrated, Steampunk, Atmospheric

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.





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