Most Popular "Medical Research" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- Instant Watch Options
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 461,104 | Gross: $56.88M
2. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Writers: Mark Protosevich, Akiva Goldsman, Richard Matheson, John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Votes: 528,783 | Gross: $256.39M
3. Downfall (2004)
R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
Votes: 247,500 | Gross: $5.50M
4. Contagion (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
Votes: 180,015 | Gross: $75.64M
5. Hollow Man (2000)
R | 112 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them.
Votes: 101,581 | Gross: $73.21M
6. Outbreak (1995)
R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?
Votes: 91,013 | Gross: $67.82M
7. Sanctuary (2008–2011)
44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of "humanity" in the modern world, but the darker side contains monsters that only few are brave enough to face, because the future lies in their hands.
8. Conspiracy Theory (1997)
R | 135 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Votes: 75,860 | Gross: $76.08M
10. Re-Animator (1985)
Unrated | 104 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
11. Junior (1994)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.
Votes: 53,374 | Gross: $36.76M
12. 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: 16,354 | Gross: $7.29M
13. Medicine Man (1992)
PG-13 | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close ... See full summary »
Votes: 17,411 | Gross: $45.50M
14. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
15. The Air I Breathe (2007)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.
Votes: 31,428 | Gross: $0.02M
16. Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
R | 91 min | Drama
Love, science, sex, infidelity, disease and comedy, the wild, mostly true story of the irrepressible Annie Parker and the almost discovery of a cure for cancer.
Votes: 2,360 | Gross: $0.04M
17. Trouble Every Day (2001)
Not Rated | 101 min | Horror, Thriller, Drama
Shane and June Brown are an American couple honeymooning in Paris in an effort to nurture their new life together, a life complicated by Shane's mysterious and frequent visits to a medical ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,158 | Gross: $0.01M
18. Something the Lord Made (2004 TV Movie)
110 min | Biography, Drama
A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
19. Middlemarch (1994 TV Mini-Series)
375 min | Drama, History, Romance
This Masterpiece Theatre production, set at the cusp of the Industrial Revolution, chronicles the life, loves, foibles and politics of the fictional English town of Middlemarch. Adapted ... See full summary »
20. Extreme Measures (1996)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,031 | Gross: $17.31M
21. Renaissance (2006)
R | 105 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
In 2054, Paris is a labyrinth where all movement is monitored and recorded. Casting a shadow over everything is the city's largest company, Avalon, which insinuates itself into every aspect of contemporary life to sell its primary export -- youth and beauty. In this world of stark contrasts and rigid laws the populace is kept in line and accounted for.
Writers: Alexandre de La Patellière, Matthieu Delaporte, Michael Katims, Jean-Bernard Pouy, Patrick Raynal | Director: Christian Volckman | Stars: Daniel Craig, Catherine McCormack, Jonathan Pryce, Romola Garai
Votes: 14,313 | Gross: $0.06M
22. Wit (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
23. The Wild Child (1970)
G | 83 min | Drama
In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.
Votes: 5,841 | Gross: $0.06M
24. Island of Terror (1966)
Unrated | 89 min | Horror
An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue.
25. Doctor X (1932)
Unrated | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.
26. Idiot's Delight (1939)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the start of WWII.
27. Dive Bomber (1941)
Approved | 132 min | Drama, War
A military surgeon teams with a ranking navy flyer to develop a high-altitude suit which will protect pilots from blacking out when they go into a steep dive.
28. Century (1993)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
Paul Reisner, a young doctor, becomes a researcher in a prestigious medical institute. He feels he has a chance to be part of a movement of unending progress in science and civilization. ... See full summary »
29. Anna to the Infinite Power (1983)
101 min | Sci-Fi
Anna Hart was always an odd child, a genius, a shoplifter, desperately afraid of flickering lights, with strange prophetic dreams. Simultaneously, several strange things begin to happen. A ... See full summary »
30. Man in the Attic (1953)
Unrated | 82 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
After an enigmatic, self-described pathologist rents the attic room of a Victorian house, his landlady begins to suspect her lodger is Jack the Ripper.
32. Driftwood (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Drama
Six-year-old Jenny rescues a collie dog, the only survivor of a plane wreck. A tag on the dog's neck states that it is en route to a medical laboratory where its blood will be used for ... See full summary »
33. The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
Unrated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, History
The biography of the pioneering French microbiologist who helped revolutionize agriculture and medicine.
34. The Citadel (1983 TV Mini-Series)
500 min | Drama
Young idealistic doctor, Andrew Mason, does all he can to improve the abysmal health conditions in a small Welsh mining town in the 1930s, but his ambitions sidetrack him.
35. Arrowsmith (1931)
Passed | 108 min | Drama
Based on Sinclair Lewis's novel "Arrowsmith". A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.
36. Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)
Approved | 103 min | Biography, Drama
True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.
37. Zombie Bloodbath (1971)
GP | 84 min | Horror
A cancer researcher on a remote Caribbean island discovers that by treating the natives with snake venom he can turn them into bug-eyed zombies. Uninterested in this information, the ... See full summary »
38. Project: Metalbeast (1995)
R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In 1974, an unhinged CIA agent injects himself with the werewolf blood he found. After a killing spree, his body is put in suspended animation, then thawed out 20 years later by his crazy boss and a team of unsuspecting doctors.
39. Head Games (2012)
PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary that follows football player and pro-wrestler Chris Nowinski's quest to uncover the truth about the consequences of sports related head injuries.
Votes: 255 | Gross: $0.01M
40. Virus (1995 TV Movie)
92 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Who could have deliberately released a rare and deadly African plague that is now spreading uncontrollably throughout America's largest urban areas? A lone determined doctor desperately and... See full summary »
41. Before I Hang (1940)
Unrated | 62 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
A physician on death row for a mercy killing is allowed to experiment on a serum using a criminals' blood, but secretly tests it on himself. He gets a pardon, but finds out he's become a Jekyll-&-Hyde.
42. Green Light (1937)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance
A brilliant young surgeon takes the blame for a colleague when a botched surgery causes a patient's death and buries himself at a wilderness research facility.
45. Cloned (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2008, a married couple is distraught over losing their 8 year old son in a boating accident. However, when the mother suddenly sees another child who looks identical to her dead... See full summary »
46. Shining Victory (1941)
Approved | 80 min | Drama
In a Scottish sanitarium, a brilliant research psychiatrist works on a treatment for dementia precox. He falls for his altruistic female lab assistant and they begin a passionate tragic relationship.
47. I Remember Me (2000)
74 min | Documentary, Biography
In 1984-85, people at Lake Tahoe fell ill with flu symptoms, but they didn't get better. Medical literature documents similar outbreaks: in 1934 at LA county hospital, in 1948-49 in Iceland... See full summary »
Votes: 93 | Gross: $0.00M
49. Glory Enough for All (1988 TV Movie)
Dramatised documentary of the 1921-22 Nobel Prize-winning discovery of insulin at the University of Toronto based on the books The Discovery of Insulin & Banting: A Biography by University ... See full summary »