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1. Private Practice (2007–2013)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A spin-off of the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" centering on the life of neonatal surgeon Addison Montgomery.

Stars: Kate Walsh, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland, Taye Diggs

Votes: 19,244

2. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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84 Metascore

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn

Votes: 351,355 | Gross: $27.30M

3. Man on the Moon (1999)

R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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58 Metascore

The life and career of a legendary comedian, Andy Kaufman.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry

Votes: 103,877 | Gross: $34.58M

4. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

Votes: 49,437 | Gross: $1.97M

5. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama

7.2
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A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite

Votes: 17,133 | Gross: $7.29M

6. Gray's Anatomy (1996)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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60 Metascore

After doctors inform him that an eye affliction will require risky surgery, monologist Spalding Gray recounts his various pursuits for alternative medicine to avoid the doctor's scalpel.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Spalding Gray, Mike McLaughlin, Melissa Robertson, Alvin Henry

Votes: 1,638

7. Resurrection (1980)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Sam Shepard, Richard Farnsworth, Roberts Blossom

Votes: 2,231

8. My Life (1993)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

6.8
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A terminally ill man prepares for his death.

Director: Bruce Joel Rubin | Stars: Michael Keaton, Nicole Kidman, Bradley Whitford, Queen Latifah

Votes: 8,976 | Gross: $27.48M

9. Alice (1990)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

Votes: 11,073 | Gross: $7.33M

10. Les filles du botaniste (2006)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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At the house of a famous Chinese botanist teacher his daughter and a female intern fall in love with each other - a forbidden love that must be kept secret.

Director: Sijie Dai | Stars: Mylène Jampanoï, Xiaoran Li, Dong Fu Lin, Wei-chang Wang

Votes: 1,968

11. Under Our Skin (2008)

Unrated | 104 min | Documentary

8.3
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63 Metascore

Exposes the hidden epidemic of Lyme disease and reveals how our corrupt health care system is failing to address one of the most serious illnesses of our time.

Director: Andy Abrahams Wilson | Stars: Mandy Hughes, Sean Hughes, Dana Walsh, Jordan Fisher Smith

Votes: 877 | Gross: $0.10M

12. He liu (1997)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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55 Metascore

In Taiwan, Xiao-kang, a young man in his early 20s, lives with his parents in near silence. He is plagued by severe neck pain. His father is bedeviled by water first leaking into his ... See full summary »

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Tien Miao, Kang-sheng Lee, Yi-Ching Lu, Ann Hui

Votes: 1,982

13. Domácí péce (2015)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta lives for her husband Lada, her daughter, and her patients. But then one day things change and Vlasta comes to realize that she might need some care too.

Director: Slávek Horák | Stars: Alena Mihulová, Bolek Polívka, Tatiana Vilhelmová, Zuzana Krónerová

Votes: 294

14. The Enemies of Reason (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.4
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Scientist Richard Dawkins turns a hostile eye on the world of alternative medicine.

Director: Russell Barnes | Stars: Derren Brown, Deepak Chopra, Richard Dawkins, Chris French

Votes: 1,526

15. Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days. (2009)

88 min | Documentary

7.8
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The movie follows a couple of diabetes patients quest to overcome the disease by going on a raw vegetable diet.

Director: Aiyana Elliott | Stars: Michael Beckwith, Fred Bisci, Gabriel Cousens, Joel Fuhrman

Votes: 161

16. Cancer: The Forbidden Cures (2010)

93 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: Massimo Mazzucco | Stars: René Caisse, Charlotte Gerson, Max Gerson, G. Edward Griffin

Votes: 36

17. Body & Soul (2002– )

48 min | Drama

2.7
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Dr. Rachel Griffen returns from the Far East, planning on incorporating alternative medicine with traditional practices. Her mentor Dr. Isaac Braun is skeptical and administrator Quinten ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Strauss, Larissa Laskin, Currie Graham, Gil Birmingham

Votes: 46

18. Goedenavond, Dames en Heren (2015– )

Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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Stars: Anna Raadsveld, Sophie Höppener, Huub Stapel, Loes Luca

Votes: 41

19. Searching for the Cure (2018)

Documentary | Filming

"Searching for the Cure", is an in-depth feature documentary exploring the world of "Medical Cannabis", tracing its origins, scientific research, clinical trials, legalization, and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert C MacKay | Stars: Tommy Chong, Montel Williams, Sanjay Gupta, Rob Ruckus

20. Magnetisøren's femte vinter (1999)

123 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A mysterious stranger, Meisner, arrives in a northern Swedish town in 1820, calling himself a magnetist - an amalgam of hypnotist and healer - and claiming he can cure diseases un-treatable... See full summary »

Director: Morten Henriksen | Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Ole Lemmeke, Johanna Sällström, Gard B. Eidsvold

Votes: 343

21. San Lazaro (2011)

97 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.1
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Two estranged friends journey to the town of San Lazaro to ask a faith-healer for help in saving the life of one's brother, who is possessed by an evil spirit.

Director: Wincy Aquino Ong | Stars: Ramon Bautista, Wincy Aquino Ong, Nicco Manalo, Bianca King

Votes: 61

22. Crisis (2017)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | Completed

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Director: Martin Pizarro Veglia | Stars: Juan Pablo Troncoso, Daniela Ramírez, Sergio Hernández, Willy Semler

23. Healing: Miracles, Mysteries and John of God (2008)

Documentary

7.5
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Witness the outstanding abilities of John of God, one of the most powerful and respected healers in the world today.

Directors: David Unterberg, Harald Wiesleitner | Star: John of God

Votes: 10

24. Nunal sa tubig (1976)

118 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Ishmael Bernal | Stars: Elizabeth Oropesa, Daria Ramirez, George Estregan, Ruben Rustia

Votes: 18

25. Autism: Made in the U.S.A. (2009)

101 min | Documentary

5.5
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Directors: Manette Loudon, Gary Null | Stars: James B. Adams, Julia Berle, Mark F. Blaxill, Timothy M. Buie

Votes: 17

26. War on Health, FDA's Cult of Tyranny (2012)

98 min | Documentary, News

8.6
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The film War on Health, explores the position of the FDA and it's role in the current medical paradigm, the current health crisis, and looks at possibilities for a healthier, more holistic ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Null | Stars: Mike Adams, Nancy Banks, Neal Barnard, Ronnie Cummins

Votes: 27

27. Grow Your Own Drugs (2009– )

30 min | Documentary

7.5
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James Wong presents a guide to making your own natural remedies using everyday ingredients.

Star: James Wong

Votes: 38

28. Er du skidt, skat? (2003–2004)

28 min | Comedy

4.5
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Stars: Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis, Rasmus Botoft, Peter Gantzler, Bodil Jørgensen

Votes: 8

29. Hoxsey: How Healing Becomes a Crime (1987)

Documentary, Crime

7.7
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Director: Ken Ausubel | Stars: Peter Barry Chowka, Max Gail

Votes: 35

30. Folkeopplysningen (2012– )

Reality-TV

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Andreas Wahl examines and debunks popular alternative, undocumented and supernatural claims with logical methodology and a scientific perspective.

Stars: Jan-Ole Hesselberg, Andreas Wahl

Votes: 18

31. Fate of the Lhapa (2007)

63 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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Fate of the Lhapa is a feature-length documentary about the last three Tibetan shamans living in a Tibetan refugee camp in Nepal. Each lhapa requested that their story be filmed. Their fear... See full summary »

Director: Sarah C. Sifers

Votes: 10

32. Natascha - Wettlauf mit dem Tod (1996 TV Movie)

Drama

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Seven years old Natascha is diagnosed with a rare kind of cancer. Healing chances are 95%, but she'd have to endure chemotherapy. When her parents see how other children suffer from it, ... See full summary »

Director: Bernd Böhlich | Stars: Julia Jäger, Florian Martens, Luise Helm, Hans Peter Hallwachs

33. Heaven Earth (2008)

60 min | Documentary

6.9
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Explores the practice and commercialization of amazonian ayahuasca-shamanism in Iquitos.

Directors: Rudolf Amaral, Harald Scherz | Stars: Royce Alido, Pablo Amaringo, Jeremy Bennett, Elisa Vargas Fernandez

Votes: 7

34. Natural Medicine Saved My Life (2014– )

30 min | Documentary

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Stars: Ivo Buhles, Jacqueline Hinton, Lori Morkunas Jones, Michael London

35. Supercharge Your Immune System (2003 Video)

92 min | Documentary

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Acclaimed natural health and nutrition expert, Gary Null, Ph.D. examines the factors in our diet, lifestyle and environment that adversely affect our immune system, and what actions we can take in order to reclaim our health and vitality.

Director: Gary Null | Stars: Swami Bua, Howard Kaufman, Richard Kradin, Lisa Lachoda

36. Jesus of Macon, Georgia (2008)

50 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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Director: Todd J. Phelps | Stars: Sam P. Whitehead, Gene Whitehead, Beverly Rogerson, Todd J. Phelps

Votes: 9

37. Health Reminder (2007)

Animation, Short

6.9
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A black sarcastic look at drugs, the prescription kind, and their over-presence in medical practice The 1st installment of the Health Reminder series.

Director: David Firth | Star: David Firth

Votes: 19

38. Yam (2004)

89 min | Comedy

6.9
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Reaching the menopause and misunderstood by everyone around her, Pamela takes her health into her own hands - with highly unexpected results.

Director: Angel Garden | Stars: Rob Almond, Joanna Avery, Chris Bailey, Angus Brown

Votes: 9

39. Åndehullet (2003)

28 min | Comedy

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Satirical half-hour comedy show with pushing-the-stereotype characters, solid writing and various guest appearances.

Stars: Mette Agnete Horn, Lasse Lunderskov, Farshad Kholghi, Jette Carla Pedersen

40. Arte por prescripción (2016)

52 min | Documentary

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Music, reading and photography. Can they relief the suffer of Huntington's disease and Alzheimer's patients? The documentary Prescription Art traces the evolution of Huntington's disease ... See full summary »

Director: Silvia Venegas Venegas

41. De wondere wereld (1999– )

Documentary

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Star: Ingeborg Sergeant

42. Salud integral (2003– )

60 min | Documentary

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Star: Octavio Nahum Gánem

43. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: Alternative Medicine (2003)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.2
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Penn and Teller set out to debunk reflexologists, magnetic healers and chiropractors.

Directors: Star Price, Keith Cornell, R.L. Shontell, David Wechter | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Bruce Kimmel, Stephen Barrett

Votes: 148

44. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Cherokee Hair Tampons (2000)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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Kyle needs a kidney transplant, and Cartman is the only suitable donor. Meanwhile, Mr. Garrison writes a novel.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Eliza Schneider, Dee Dee Green

Votes: 1,189

45. One Life (2003– )
Episode: Detox or Die (2004)

45 min | Documentary

7.5
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A dramatic documentary biopic in which the drug addicted filmmaker tries a radical and frightening method of detox. Link to full documentary at bottom of page.

Director: David Graham Scott | Star: David Graham Scott

Votes: 26

46. Flat Earth Conspiracy (2015– )
Episode: Flat, Free and Awake 3 (2016)

181 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Lori Frary, Lawrence Wright

47. Taboo (2002– )
Episode: Freaky Remedies (2012)

TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary

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Conventional western medicine is based on science, research, and technology. But in cultures around the world, many still look to monks, mystics, and magic potions, putting their faith in extreme cures.

Stars: Lance Lewman, Anjou Basu, Shaksum Basu, Harinath Bathani

48. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: New Age Medicine (2008)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.7
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Penn and Teller cast a critical eye over new age medicines such as Acutonics.

Directors: Star Price, Tim Rogan, Steven Uhlenberg, David Wechter | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Michael Goudeau, Stephen Barrett

Votes: 78

49. Doktor Martin (2015– )
Episode: Pokrevní vztahy (2015)

52 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Petr Zahrádka | Stars: Miroslav Donutil, Jitka Cvancarová, Gabriela Marcinková, Jana Stepánková

50. Robson Arms (2005–2008)
Episode: The Eyes of Grandma Tan (2005)

Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Bao's mother, recently arrived from Hong Kong, moves in with the Tans. "Grandma" solely speaks Cantonese but is trying to learn English. Everyone in the household needs to make adjustments ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Furukawa | Stars: Helena Yea, Jim Tai, Justine Wong, Colin Foo

Votes: 7