Movies about psychiatrists

Movies about psychiatrists
List of the best movies about psychiatrists selected by visitors to our site: Shutter Island, Veronika Decides to Die, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, The Virgin Suicides, Marionette, Nightmare Alley, Stonehearst Asylum, The Lion, Ambivalence, Gothika.

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

Genre
Country
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.

Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

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.

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:38

In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.

The Virgin Suicides (2000)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:37

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Marionette (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, detective
CountryNetherlands, Luxembourg, United Kingdom

A therapist loses her grip on reality when a ten-year-old boy claims he can control her future.

Nightmare Alley (2021)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Mexico, Canada

An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

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.

The Lion (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium

A psychiatric hospital patient pretends to be crazy. In charge of caring for this patient, a caregiver will begin to doubt the mental state of his "protégé".

Ambivalence (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:57

Two friends, young psychiatrists, perceive life in different ways. One wants to do the right thing. The second is to experiment. One is a diligent student. The second is the troublemaker. One loves, hating. The second hates, loving. It's a pity that they have only one passion - Katerina Sergeevna. For one, she is Mom, Dad's wife. For another - a lover.

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.

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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..

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.

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.

Every Breath You Take (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A psychiatrist, whose client commits suicide, finds his family life disrupted after introducing her surviving brother to his wife and daughter.

Benny & Joon (1993)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.

Ordinary People (1980)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

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.

Hypnosis (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia, Finland

Teenage boy Misha attends hypnosis sessions with psychotherapist Volkov to recover from sleepwalking. As a result, Misha falls under the influence of a hypnologist to such an extent that he ceases to understand where reality is and where illusion is. After the mysterious death of one of Volkov’s patients, Misha decides to conduct an investigation to get to the bottom of the truth. But what if the dream and reality merged into one, and in the end he becomes the main suspect?

Final Analysis (1992)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.

A Dangerous Method (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration01:39

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller
CountryUSA

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.

The Jacket (2005)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:42

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.

Shrink (2009)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.

Little Joe (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama, detective
CountryAustria, United Kingdom, Germany, France

A genetically engineered plant scatters its seeds and seems to cause uncanny changes on living creatures. The afflicted appear strange, as if they were replaced - especially for those, who are close to them. Or is it all just imagination? Thus starts a play between various truths,on which end stands the loss of the own identity.

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

Good Will Hunting (1997)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire.

Sibyl (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:02

Sibyl, a jaded psychotherapist, returns to her first passion: writing. But her newest patient Margot, a troubled up-and-coming actress, proves to be a source of inspiration that is far too tempting. Fascinated almost to the point of obsession, Sibyl becomes more and more involved in Margot’s tumultuous life, reviving volatile memories that bring her face to face with her past.

Wonder Wheel (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

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.

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.




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