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1.
Miss You Already (2015)
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The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill. (112 mins.)
 
2.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
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High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer. (105 mins.)
 
3.
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
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Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam. (126 mins.)
Director: Josh Boone
 
4.
Lullaby (2014)
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A man estranged from his family receives word that his father has chosen to take himself off life support within forty-eight hours. (117 mins.)
Director: Andrew Levitas
 
5.
Cool Kids Don't Cry (2014)
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After an accident at school, the teenage-girl Anja must battle cancer while participating in summer camp, preparing for a soccer tournament and dealing with boys. (100 mins.)
 
6.
Kankerlijers (2014)
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Four teenage friends who suffers from cancer, uproar the hospital so to be a healthy child again.
Director: Lodewijk Crijns
 
7.
Wish List (????)
Life changes for a thirtysomething career woman when a coin she threw in a magic fountain as a girl finally reaches the bottom.
Director: Paul Feig
 
8.
Mood Indigo (2013)
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Wealthy, inventive bachelor Colin endeavors to find a cure for his lover Chloe after she's diagnosed with an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. (131 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
 
9.
Safe Haven (2013)
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A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her. (115 mins.)
 
10.
The Girl with Nine Wigs (2013)
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Rather than let cancer run her life, a young woman starts wearing different wigs to express herself and live her life to the fullest. (115 mins.)
Director: Marc Rothemund
 
11.
Now Is Good (2012)
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A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity. (103 mins.)
Director: Ol Parker
 
12.
Stuck in Love (2012)
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An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year. (97 mins.)
Director: Josh Boone
 
13.
Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012)
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Akkie is a young pretty jawn and she good at soccer and dont let nobody mess with her, until she gets cancer then she ends up falling for some cute jawn from her school and she now can face the truth of the enevitable. (96 mins.)
Director: Dennis Bots
 
14.
Mike Says Goodbye! (2012)
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After bouncing back from leukemia, 10-year-old Mike is ready to leave the hospital, but his mother never arrives to take him home. (95 mins.)
Director: Maria Peters
 
15.
Love Is All You Need (2012)
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A hairdresser who has lost her hair to cancer finds out her husband is having an affair, travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding and meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife. (116 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
 
16.
Falling Overnight (2011)
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On the day before his scheduled surgery to remove a brain tumor, Elliot meets Chloe Webb, a young photographer who invites him to her art show. An intimate night threatens to be overwritten when Elliot shares his news the next morning. (86 mins.)
Director: Conrad Jackson
 
17.
After Fall, Winter (2011)
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WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately... (132 mins.)
Director: Eric Schaeffer
 
18.
Natural Selection (2011)
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Having discovered that her dying husband has an illegitimate child living in Florida, a devout Christian housewife leaves her sheltered world on a mission to reunite father and son. (90 mins.)
 
19.
A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)
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An irreverent young woman who uses her humor to prevent matters from getting serious has a life-changing visit with her doctor. (106 mins.)
Director: Nicole Kassell
 
20.
50/50 (2011)
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Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
 
21.
One Day (2011)
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After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day. (107 mins.)
Director: Lone Scherfig
 
22.
The Heart of Christmas (2011 TV Movie)
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The Locke family are devastated when they learn their 2-year-old son, Dax, has leukemia. (86 mins.)
Director: Gary Wheeler
 
23.
Restless (2011)
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The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII. (91 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
24.
Endings (2010)
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Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth... (97 mins.)
 
25.
Norman (2010)
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A troubled high-school kid pretending to be dying of cancer confronts problems with his new girlfriend and terminally ill father as he struggles with his daily existence. (99 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Segal
 
26.
Ways to Live Forever (2010)
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Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists... (90 mins.)
Director: Gustavo Ron
 
27.
Hopeful Notes (2010)
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A young violinist with leukemia brings hope and life into a desolate Russian hospital for children. (94 mins.)
Director: Valerio Zanoli
 
28.
Letters to God (2010)
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A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and community... (110 mins.)
 
29.
Johnny (2010)
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Johnny is an inspirational story about a ten year old boy in a foster group home who is dying of leukemia... (88 mins.)
Director: D. David Morin
 
30.
The Last Song (2010)
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A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect. (107 mins.)
 
31.
Living Downstream (2010 Documentary)
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Based on the acclaimed book by ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., Living Downstream... (85 mins.)
 
32.
Stricken (2009)
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A serial adulterer faces his demons when his loving wife falls severely ill. (113 mins.)
 
33.
Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009)
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Listening in to a conversation between his doctor and parents, 10-year-old Oscar learns what nobody has the courage to tell him... (105 mins.)
 
34.
One in Nine (2009)
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Nine convicts are forced to play a game that will leave only one of them alive.
 
35.
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
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Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive. (109 mins.)
Director: Nick Cassavetes
 
36.
Funny People (2009)
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When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act. (146 mins.)
Director: Judd Apatow
 
37.
C Me Dance (2009)
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A drama centered on a teenage girl who has trained her entire life to dance for the Pittsburgh Ballet. (89 mins.)
Director: Greg Robbins
 
38.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's financial future. (49 mins.)
 
39.
The Guitar (2008)
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The life of a woman is transformed after she is diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she throws caution to the wind to pursue her dreams. (95 mins.)
Director: Amy Redford
 
40.
Keith (2008)
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Natalie has it all: yearbook editor, scholarship to college, star athlete, reigning social queen. Then Keith enters her life... (93 mins.)
Director: Todd Kessler
 
41.
A Christmas Tale (2008)
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The troubled Vuillard family is no stranger to illness, grief, and banishment, but when their matriarch requires a bone-marrow transplant, the estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas. (150 mins.)
 
42.
P.S. I Love You (2007)
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A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life. (126 mins.)
 
43.
The Bucket List (2007)
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Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die. (97 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
44.
Crazy Sexy Cancer (2007 Documentary)
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Crazy Sexy Cancer is an irreverent and uplifting documentary about a young woman looking for a cure and finding her life... (89 mins.)
Director: Kris Carr
 
45.
The Fountain (2006)
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As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi. (96 mins.)
 
46.
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
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Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened. (120 mins.)
 
47.
The Ultimate Gift (2006)
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A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be. (114 mins.)
 
48.
Volver (2006)
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After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life. (121 mins.)
 
49.
Last Holiday (2006)
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Upon learning of a terminal illness, a shy woman (Queen Latifah) decides to sell off all her possessions and live it up at a posh European hotel. (112 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
50.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
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Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly. (119 mins.)
Director: Ken Kwapis
 
51.
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
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Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal. (113 mins.)
 
52.
Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
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While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days. (138 mins.)
Director: Isao Yukisada
 
53.
Son frère (2003)
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Two brothers with a problematic relationship in the past, find together again when the elder one gets a dangerous disease and asks his brother to accompany him to several doctors. (92 mins.)
 
54.
Planta 4ª (2003)
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Growing up together. All emotions pass the revue. Friendship and hope survive all. (100 mins.)
Director: Antonio Mercero
 
55.
My Life Without Me (2003)
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A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before. (106 mins.)
Director: Isabel Coixet
 
56.
The Life of David Gale (2003)
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A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row. (130 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
57.
Ice Bound (2003 TV Movie)
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One woman's strength and courage under the most extreme weather conditions. (89 mins.)
 
58.
A Time for Dancing (2002)
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Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer. (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Gilbert
 
59.
A Walk to Remember (2002)
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The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service. (101 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
 
60.
Julie Walking Home (2002)
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Her son dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart, Julie flees to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands... (118 mins.)
 
61.
Two Against Time (2002 TV Movie)
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This film finds a mother and her teen daughter both being diagnosed with cancer. This discovery helps to overcome the longtime antagonistic relationship that the two have developed. (100 mins.)
Director: David Anspaugh
 
62.
Shattered Glass (2002)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Chris Kraus
 
63.
Brian's Song (2001 TV Movie)
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The story of professional football players Gale Sayes and Brian Piccolo, and how their friendship on and off the field was affected when Piccolo contracted a fatal disease. (88 mins.)
Director: John Gray
 
64.
Life as a House (2001)
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When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father. (125 mins.)
Director: Irwin Winkler
 
65.
The Medicine Show (2001)
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A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality. (102 mins.)
Director: Wendell Morris
 
66.
Wit (2001 TV Movie)
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A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. (99 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
67.
Sweet November (2001)
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The story centers around a man and a woman, whose fates are intertwined and will change forever. Nelson is an avid advertiser living in San Francisco... (119 mins.)
Director: Pat O'Connor
 
68.
Erin Brockovich (2000)
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An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply. (131 mins.)
 
69.
Here on Earth (2000)
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A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant. (96 mins.)
Director: Mark Piznarski
 
70.
Magnolia (1999)
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An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. (188 mins.)
 
71.
One More Kiss (1999)
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When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs... (97 mins.)
Director: Vadim Jean
 
72.
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
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Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought... (85 mins.)
Director: Julia Sweeney
 
73.
Stepmom (1998)
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A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother. (124 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
74.
Marvin's Room (1996)
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A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow. (98 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zaks
 
75.
The Basketball Diaries (1995)
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A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction. (102 mins.)
Director: Scott Kalvert
 
76.
Forrest Gump (1994)
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Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
77.
My Life (1993)
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A terminally ill man prepares for his death. (117 mins.)
 
78.
Breaking the Rules (1992)
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Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip. (100 mins.)
Director: Neal Israel
 
79.
Dying Young (1991)
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After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job... (111 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
80.
Who Will Love My Children? (1983 TV Movie)
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Based on a true story of Iowa farm wife Lucile Fray. Ann-Margret plays a dying mother of ten whose last wish is to find loving families for her children. (95 mins.)
Director: John Erman
 
81.
Terms of Endearment (1983)
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Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love and her daughter's family problems. (132 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
 
82.
Forever and Beyond (1983)
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True story of Julian, a boy of 7 years-old who knows he is dying of Leukemia. (83 mins.)
Director: Thomas Flood
 
83.
Six Weeks (1982)
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A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician... (107 mins.)
Director: Tony Bill
 
84.
Cries & Whispers (1972)
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When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface. (91 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman