Most Popular "Fatal Illness" Titles
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1. In the Land of Women (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A sleazy writer has a chance to redeem himself when he goes to stay with his grandmother and befriends the neighbors.
Votes: 27,633 | Gross: $11.04M
2. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 16,345 | Gross: $7.29M
3. American Flyers (1985)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Sport
Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. He doesn't tell him that he has a brain aneurysm which... See full summary »
Votes: 4,592 | Gross: $1.40M
4. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama
Three American woman working in Rome, Italy, share a spacious apartment and the desire to find love and marriage, each experiencing a few bumps in their journeys to romance.
5. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)
G | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.
6. Pather Panchali (1955)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.
Votes: 13,403 | Gross: $0.54M
7. Marie's Story (2014)
95 min | Biography, Drama
Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself.
Votes: 900 | Gross: $0.01M
8. The Horseman on the Roof (1995)
R | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In a time of war and disease, a young officer gallantly tries to help a young woman find her husband.
Votes: 4,877 | Gross: $1.88M
9. Movie Movie (1978)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport
Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.
10. Brian's Song (2001 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama, Sport
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.
11. Wooly Boys (2001)
PG | 99 min | Comedy
A sheep rancher's visit to the big city triggers a mischevious adventure with his teenage computer-whiz grandson.
13. Yesterday (I) (2004)
R | 90 min | Drama
After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.
15. Satan's Brew (1976)
112 min | Comedy, Drama
Walter, a German anarchist poet, is short of money after his publisher refuses to give him an advance. He tries various ways of raising money, including shooting one of his mistresses and ... See full summary »
16. Endure (2010)
R | 92 min | Thriller
After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lane must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
17. India (1993)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Heinzi Boesel and Kurt Fellner are two Austrian health inspectors forced to work together, traveling through Austria. Over time a beautiful friendship evolves between the odd couple who ... See full summary »
18. Strange Relations (2001 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Drama, Comedy
Jerry is a successful New York psychiatrist who is diagnosed with leukemia. When he tells his mother, she reveals that Jerry was adopted from a young Catholic girl called Sheila in ... See full summary »
19. Land Without Bread (1933)
30 min | Documentary, Short
A surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills.
20. Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter (1979 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama
A woman, who had left home 20 years previously under acrimonious circumstances, finds out that she is terminally ill. She returns home and tries to rebuild her relationship with her ... See full summary »
21. Snowflake (II) (2014)
15 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Aurore is dying and Claire is at her side, waiting for the inevitable end to come. But Aurore has a final gift for her: a diary where she tells the story of their love. With the snowflakes ... See full summary »
22. Invitation (1952)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Romance
Always believing she had a happy marriage, a young wife's trust in her husband is shaken when she discovers that her father had paid him to marry her.
23. Nine Days of One Year (1962)
111 min | Drama
Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. ... See full summary »
24. Le Crabe-Tambour (1977)
120 min | Adventure, Drama, War
A dying French naval frigate captain tries to make a last rendezvous in the winter storm-tossed seas off the Grand Banks, with "le crab tambour," a French war hero he had betrayed twenty ... See full summary »
26. The Birch Tree (1967)
92 min | Drama, Romance
Beautiful but ailing girl is married to a harsh man who doesn't care for her. Only after she dies does he realize that he actually loves her.
27. Twisted Roots (2009)
99 min | Drama
In this stylish Finnish drama, the secrets and desires of a family can no longer be suppressed. Mikko turns out to have a hereditary illness. Since then he has been worried. How long can he... See full summary »
30. Enfances (2007)
80 min | Drama
an anthology film based on the childhoods of famous film directors.
Writer: Yann Le Gal | Directors: Ismaël Ferroukhi, Corinne Garfin, Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige, Isild Le Besco, Yann Le Gal, Safy Nebbou | Stars: Maurice Antoni, Octave Arveiller, Grégoire Azouvy, Anne Benoît
31. Robert Koch, der Bekämpfer des Todes (1939)
113 min | Biography, Drama, History
Writers: Hellmuth Unger, Lotte Neumann, Gerhard Menzel, Walter Wassermann, Paul Josef Cremers | Director: Hans Steinhoff | Stars: Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss, Viktoria von Ballasko, Raimund Schelcher
94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Jon Hastie has Duchenne - a severe form of Muscular Dystrophy. Prognosis - paralysis, 24 hour ventilation and an early death. Time is precious. Time is not for wasting. Jon decides to ... See full summary »
Director: Annie Perkins
35. Pikajuna pohjoiseen (1947)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The destinies of different kind of people encounter in a passenger train that is traveling from Helsinki to the Norht.
39. Mama (III) (2015)
A college drop-out, Abigail tries to pursue an acting career despite her mother's (Carol) wishes. Abigail constantly fights with her mom and one day says a terrible thing to her - she ... See full summary »
41. No Kind of Life (2009 Video)
72 min | Drama
One night, Jeff decided to kill himself. When his four friends show up the following day to deal with his loss, they learn that he had invited each of them over before he died to tell them ... See full summary »
42. Stof (2003)
On a motor trek through South Africa, a man stops at a service station and meets a man young enough to be his son. When the young man becomes his traveling companion, memories of the man's troubled relationship with his son resurface.
The Day of the Triffids (1981– )
27 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Bill is kidnapped and forced to be the eyes for a group of blind people.
Wide Country (1962–1963)
My Candle Burns at Both Ends
60 min | Drama, Sport, Western
Both Mitch and Andy fall for the same young woman, but she falls more for Mitch, to Andy's disappointment. What neither brother knows is that her zest for life and adventure masks the fact that she is dying of leukemia.
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Walter flashes back to 1985 while explaining Peter's otherworldly origins to Olivia. Also, Peter's mother is introduced, and details of the neighboring world reaffirms that there is more than one of everything.
Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Remember Me: Part 1
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A woman of strong faith, widow Julia Sanderson is unafraid of Doc Baker's diagnosis of incurable cancer, but knows she must help her three children cope with the news of her imminent death ... See full summary »
The Tall Man (1960–1962)
30 min | Western
Isobel Stewart, an old flame of Pat's, stops in Lincoln with her husband, Henry, who is dying of a rare disease. Unbalanced after receiving a medical opinion that his illness is fatal and ... See full summary »
Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
The Saga of Dr. Davis
Dr. William Davis is asked by his current partner Jenny to replace her with young Tad in his magic act. Everything is fine until they need to perform for some rengade Indians.