Movies about surgeons

List of the best movies about surgeons selected by visitors to our site: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, The Skin I Live In, Doc Hollywood, Concussion, Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell, Quacks, Kiki, Love to Love, News from Planet Mars, Te3n, Chicago Med.

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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
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.

The Skin I Live In (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersDoctors, Scientists, Surgeons
PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Seduction, Obsession
StyleAction, Smart, Creepy, Disturbing, Psychological problems

A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

Doc Hollywood (1991)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersFamily, Losers, Surgeons
PlotLove triangle
PlaceSmall cities, Hospitals
StyleCute, To cry, Touching

After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.

Concussion (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
CharactersDoctors, Disabled people, Surgeons
PlotDancing, On real events, Sports, Death, Survival
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious

A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu's emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world.

Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, South Africa
CharactersMonsters, Pilots, Surgeons, Mutant
PlotSnow, Supernatural, Survival
PlaceCanada, Arctic, Aircraft

Burt Gummer (Michael Gross) and his son Travis Welker (Jamie Kennedy) find themselves up to their ears in Graboids and Ass-Blasters when they head to Canada to investigate a series of deadly giant-worm attacks. Arriving at a remote research facility in the artic tundra, Burt begins to suspect that Graboids are secretly being weaponized, but before he can prove his theory, he is sidelined by Graboid venom. With just 48 hours to live, the only hope is to create an antidote from fresh venom — but to do that, someone will have to figure out how to milk a Graboid!

Quacks (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Psychologists, Surgeons, Alcoholics
PlotDrug addict, Competitions
PlaceEngland, London, Hospitals

A raucous comedy set in Victorian London about four medical pioneers fighting to make a mark on the world.

Kiki, Love to Love (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersFamily, Surgeons, Teens
PlotLove, Holidays, Passion
PlaceForest, Spain, Night Clubs

Through five stories, the movie addresses sex and love: Paco and Ana are a marriage looking for reactivate the passion of their sexual relations, long time unsatisfied; Jose Luis tries to recover the affections of his wife Paloma, sit down on a wheelchair after an accident which has limited her mobility; Mª Candelaria and Antonio are a marriage trying by all way to be parents, but she has the trouble that no get an orgasm when make love with him; Álex try to satisfy Natalia's fantasies, while she starts to doubt if he finally will ask her in marriage; and finally, Sandra is a single woman in a permanent searching for a man to fall in love. All them love, fear, live and explore their diverse sexual paraphilias and the different sides of sexuality, trying to find the road to happiness.

News from Planet Mars (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersDogs, Parents, Frogs, Cats, Surgeons
PlotLove, Ghosts, Mental disorders, Birthday
PlaceSpace, France

Philippe Mars wants to please everyone. He wants to be a good father, a friendly ex-husband, a helpful colleague and an understanding brother. Unfortunately, his little world goes out of its planned orbit. His son becomes a hardcore vegetarian, his daughter a compulsive swot, whilst his sister exhibits giant paintings of their naked parents. At the office he must face the rampages of his mentally unstable colleague Jerôme who one night turns up at his door with a young woman in tow who has just been released from a clinic.

Te3n (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersPolice, Detectives, Priests, Criminals, Surgeons
PlaceChina, India, Hospitals
StyleDisturbing, Fascinating

A grandfather, police officer and a priest join hands to investigate and find a missing child.

Chicago Med (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
CharactersNurses, Surgeons
StyleExciting, Fascinating, To cry, Soulful, Action

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
CharactersFamily, Brothers, Cannibals, Losers, Nurses
PlotAdventure, Tornadoes
PlaceSea, Jungle, Beach, Islands
StyleFascinating, By books

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 Night Shift (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersDoctors, Gay, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotUprising, Rivalry, Friendship
PlaceTexas, Hospitals, USA

The stories of the men and women who work the overnight shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. They are an irreverent and special breed, particularly adrenaline junkie T.C. Callahan.

Circles (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
CountrySerbia, Germany, France, Slovenia, Croatia
CharactersSoldier, Surgeons, Military
PlotDebts, Fate
PlaceGermany, Serbia
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Gloomy, Serious, Soulful

Circles (Serbian: Krugovi) is a Serbian movie based on the true story of a Serbian soldier who risked his life to protect a Muslim civilian during the war in Bosnia. During the war in Bosnia in 1993, a Serbian soldier pays for his life after protecting a Muslim civilian from being attacked by three other soldiers. 12 years later, the consequences of this act of heroism are still having their repercussions.

The Physician (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, history
CharactersOrphans, Surgeons
PlotAdventure, Survival
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Serious, Intellectual, By books

The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.

Laurence Anyways (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada, France
CharactersFamily, Surgeons, Transgender people
PlaceCanada, Islands
StyleSoulful, Serious, Romantic

The story of an impossible love between a woman named Fred and a transgender woman named Laurence who reveals her inner desire to become her true self: a woman.

Saving Hope (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons, Brides
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Relationship
PlaceCanada, Hospitals
StyleTo cry, Touching, Soulful, Serious

When Charlie Harris ends up in a coma, he leaves the Hope-Zion Hospital in chaos - and his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex Reid, in a state of shock. As the staff of Hope-Zion races to save lives, comatose Dr. Harris wanders the halls of Hope-Zee in "spirit" form, not sure if he's a ghost or a figment of his own imagination.

My Rainy Days (2009)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersNurses, Lesbians, Surgeons
PlotLove, Blackmail, Breakup

Because of her past, 17-year-old Rio lives her days filling the emptiness in her heart with money--until one day, she meets a university professor named Kouki and falls in love.

Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, musical
CharactersTerminally ill, Surgeons
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Gothic, Creepy, Tense

A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

Already Dead (2007)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersHired assassins, Terminally ill, Surgeons
PlotRevenge, Death, Money, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Deserts
StyleFor men, Heavy, Disturbing, Tense, Serious

When Thomas Archer's happy & successful life is all but ruined following a horrific attack he is presented with a perfect opportunity to exact physical revenge upon the man who caused all his grief. However the immediate consequences of his actions and inactions are much more complicated than he imagined.

Awake (2007)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CharactersSurgeons, Billionaires
StyleAction, Disturbing, Tense, Psychological problems

While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions while wrestling with her own personal drama.