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1. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 268,227 | Gross: $5.50M

2. I Am Legend (2007)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.2
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Votes: 572,073 | Gross: $256.39M

3. Twelve Monkeys (1995)

R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

Votes: 494,884 | Gross: $56.88M

4. Contagion (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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70 Metascore

Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow

Votes: 188,377 | Gross: $75.64M

5. Hollow Man (2000)

R | 112 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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24 Metascore

Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin, Kim Dickens

Votes: 106,869 | Gross: $73.21M

6. Sanctuary (2008–2011)

44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.4
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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.

Stars: Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl, Ryan Robbins

Votes: 16,256

7. Chicago Hope (1994–2000)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.

Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Adam Arkin, Hector Elizondo, Peter Berg

Votes: 2,965

8. Re-Animator (1985)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.2
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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.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale

Votes: 43,515

9. Conspiracy Theory (1997)

R | 135 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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49 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart

Votes: 80,685 | Gross: $76.08M

10. Outbreak (1995)

R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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65 Metascore

Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

Votes: 94,800 | Gross: $67.82M

11. Junior (1994)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.6
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As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Emma Thompson, Frank Langella

Votes: 56,445 | Gross: $36.76M

12. 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: 17,339 | Gross: $7.29M

13. Medicine Man (1992)

PG-13 | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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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 »

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Sean Connery, Lorraine Bracco, José Wilker, Rodolfo De Alexandre

Votes: 18,304 | Gross: $45.50M

14. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

7.8
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The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 8,127

15. Trouble Every Day (2001)

Not Rated | 101 min | Horror, Thriller, Drama

6.0
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40 Metascore

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 »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Tricia Vessey, Béatrice Dalle, Alex Descas

Votes: 5,631 | Gross: $0.01M

16. The Air I Breathe (2007)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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37 Metascore

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.

Director: Jieho Lee | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Andy Garcia, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 32,033 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Renaissance (2006)

R | 105 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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57 Metascore

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.

Director: Christian Volckman | Stars: Daniel Craig, Catherine McCormack, Jonathan Pryce, Romola Garai

Votes: 14,660 | Gross: $0.06M

18. Middlemarch (1994)

375 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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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 »

Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Douglas Hodge, Robert Hardy, Peter Jeffrey

Votes: 1,799

19. Something the Lord Made (2004 TV Movie)

110 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union

Votes: 10,117

20. Decoding Annie Parker (2013)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.3
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56 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Bernstein | Stars: Helen Hunt, Samantha Morton, Aaron Paul, Rashida Jones

Votes: 2,547 | Gross: $0.04M

21. Wit (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

8.1
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A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald

Votes: 7,734

22. Extreme Measures (1996)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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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 »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse

Votes: 14,754 | Gross: $17.31M

23. Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe (2016)

91 min | Documentary

5.8
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24 Metascore

A documentary alleging that the CDC, the government agency charged with protecting the health of American citizens, destroyed data on their 2004 study that allegedly showed a link between the MMR vaccine and autism.

Director: Andrew Wakefield | Stars: Del Matthew Bigtree, Mark F. Blaxill, Michaela Blaxill, Baxter Burrowes

Votes: 3,125 | Gross: $0.16M

24. Island of Terror (1966)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror

6.3
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An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Edward Judd, Carole Gray, Eddie Byrne

Votes: 1,948

25. The Wild Child (1970)

G | 83 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté

Votes: 6,246 | Gross: $0.06M

26. Arrowsmith (1931)

Passed | 108 min | Drama

6.2
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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.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Ronald Colman, Helen Hayes, Richard Bennett, A.E. Anson

Votes: 1,159

27. Man in the Attic (1953)

Unrated | 82 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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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.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Jack Palance, Constance Smith, Byron Palmer, Frances Bavier

Votes: 962

28. Century (1993)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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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 »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Charles Dance, Clive Owen, Miranda Richardson, Robert Stephens

Votes: 258

29. Idiot's Delight (1939)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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A group of disparate travelers are caught are thrown together in a posh Alpine hotel when the borders are closed at the beginning of World War II.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, Edward Arnold, Charles Coburn

Votes: 1,027

30. I Eat Your Skin (1971)

GP | 92 min | Horror

3.2
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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 »

Director: Del Tenney | Stars: William Joyce, Heather Hewitt, Walter Coy, Dan Stapleton

Votes: 977

31. Dive Bomber (1941)

Approved | 132 min | Drama, War

6.6
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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.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy, Alexis Smith

Votes: 1,293

32. Doctor X (1932)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.5
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A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster

Votes: 2,049

33. Project: Metalbeast (1995)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.8
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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.

Director: Alessandro De Gaetano | Stars: Kim Delaney, Barry Bostwick, Kane Hodder, John Marzilli

Votes: 556

34. The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)

Unrated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The biography of the pioneering French microbiologist who helped revolutionize agriculture and medicine.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Josephine Hutchinson, Anita Louise, Donald Woods

Votes: 1,715

35. White Corridors (1951)

102 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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Hospital drama set at the Yeoman's Hospital, in the English Midlands, during the early 1950s.

Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Googie Withers, James Donald, Godfrey Tearle, Petula Clark

Votes: 64

36. Ma vie en l'air (2005)

103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Will the fear of flying rob a man of his second chance for love?

Director: Rémi Bezançon | Stars: Vincent Elbaz, Marion Cotillard, Gilles Lellouche, Elsa Kikoïne

Votes: 1,996

37. Shining Victory (1941)

Approved | 80 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: James Stephenson, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Donald Crisp, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 393

38. Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)

Approved | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Gordon, Otto Kruger, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,162

39. The Animals Film (1981)

Not Rated | 136 min | Documentary

8.3
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The film offers a comprehensive examination of the exploitation of animals in modern society.

Directors: Myriam Alaux, Victor Schonfeld | Stars: Julie Christie, Richard Course, Sandy Dennis, Robin Howard

Votes: 106

40. The Citadel (1983– )

500 min | Drama

8.4
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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.

Stars: Ben Cross, Clare Higgins, Gareth Thomas, John Welsh

Votes: 160

41. Anna to the Infinite Power (1983)

101 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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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 »

Director: Robert Wiemer | Stars: Dina Merrill, Martha Byrne, Mark Patton, Donna Mitchell

Votes: 353

42. Driftwood (1947)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Ruth Warrick, Walter Brennan, Dean Jagger, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 185

43. Virus (1995 TV Movie)

92 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.7
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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 »

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Nicollette Sheridan, William Devane, Stephen Caffrey, Dakin Matthews

Votes: 289

44. Cloned (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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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 »

Director: Douglas Barr | Stars: Elizabeth Perkins, Bradley Whitford, Scott Paulin, Enrico Colantoni

Votes: 232

45. The Jungle Captive (1945)

Approved | 63 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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Once again, Paula Dupree, the Ape Woman, is brought back to life, this time by a mad scientist and his disfigured assistant, who also kidnaps his female lab assistant in order to have a ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Otto Kruger, Vicky Lane, Amelita Ward, Phil Brown

Votes: 220

46. Subject Two (2006)

R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A doctor invents a resurrection formula and tests it by killing his assistant over and over and over again.

Director: Philip Chidel | Stars: Christian Oliver, Dean Stapleton, Courtney Mace, Jürgen Jones

Votes: 1,367

47. Un-Vaxxed: A Docu-Commentary for Robert De Niro (2016 Video)

90 min | Documentary, News

7.3
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Un-Vaxxed: A Docu-Commentary for Robert De Niro is an unparalleled production by award-winning author, filmmaker and health science expert, Dr. Leonard G. Horowitz, who contributes more ... See full summary »

Director: Leonard Horowitz | Stars: Leonard Horowitz, Sherri Kane

Votes: 9

48. Before I Hang (1940)

Unrated | 62 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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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.

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett, Edward Van Sloan

Votes: 681

49. Green Light (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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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.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Errol Flynn, Anita Louise, Margaret Lindsay, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 362

50. Head Games (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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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.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Chris Nowinski, Gene Atkins, Laura Balcer, Hunt Batjer

Votes: 276 | Gross: $0.01M