IMDb Polls

Poll: Bad Nurses

While most nurses are good natured life savers, a few seem to go out of their way to make your life miserable. Which of these bad movie nurses is the most detestable?

Discuss the list here.

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    Annie Wilkes

    Kathy Bates in Misery (1990). Particularly bad as a home nurse to her idols.
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    Nurse Ratched

    Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). Particularly bad when faced with patients that don't comply willingly with her thoughts of how her ward should be run and challenges her to change her ways.
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    Nurse Noakes

    Hugo Weaving in Cloud Atlas (2012). Not afraid of using violent force, or even lethal force, against patients who doesn't do as she says without hesitation.
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    Nurse Diesel

    Cloris Leachman in High Anxiety (1977). Not a stranger to using lethal force and witchcraft if you challenge her ways of running a psychiatric ward.
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    Dr. Dakota Block

    Marley Shelton in Death Proof (2007). Not actually a doctor, even if she's credited as such; she's an anesthesiologic nurse who loves nothing more than to introduce you to her three friends, all in the form of needles.
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    Jesus Velasquez

    Kevin Alejandro in True Blood (2008). Likes to teach witchcraft to mental patients.
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    Michael Bowen in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003). Particularly bad if you're an attractive female in a vegetable state, in which case he'll act as your pimp without your knowledge or acceptance.
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    Orderly in Nursing Home

    Ben Stiller in Happy Gilmore (1996). His retirement home may seem idyllic and perfect on the outside, but when there are no relatives around the residents are treated like slaves, making quilts and such for his own personal profit.
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    Examination Nurse

    Riki Lindhome in Changeling (2008). Particularly bad if she's instructed to disinfect you, in which case she'll simply use the fire hose on you.
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    Sherri Martin

    Jill Jacobson in Nurse Sherri (1978). Particularly bad when possessed by evil spirits, making her kill off the hospital's patients.
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    Daisy Daws

    Elizabeth Montgomery in Amos (1985). Rules her retirement home with an iron hand, and will make your life even worse if she suspects you're planning to break out of it.
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    Edith Mortley R.N.

    Priscilla Alden in Death Nurse (1987). Her and her brother's idea of care is killing the patients and keep billing the state for their care.