Most Popular "Terminal Cancer" Titles
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2. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
3. 50/50 (2011)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Votes: 282,665 | Gross: $34.96M
4. White House Down (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.
Votes: 174,170 | Gross: $73.10M
5. 3 Days to Kill (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A dying CIA agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment.
Votes: 73,998 | Gross: $30.69M
7. Beginners (2010)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Votes: 77,693 | Gross: $5.78M
9. Biutiful (2010)
R | 148 min | Drama, Romance
This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move.
Votes: 73,256 | Gross: $5.10M
10. Space Cowboys (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.
Votes: 62,979 | Gross: $90.45M
11. S1m0ne (2002)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
A producer's film is endangered when his star walks off, so he decides to digitally create an actress to substitute for the star, becoming an overnight sensation that everyone thinks is a real person.
Votes: 53,609 | Gross: $9.68M
13. Broken Embraces (2009)
R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Votes: 32,995 | Gross: $5.01M
14. The Two Jakes (1990)
R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.
Votes: 8,974 | Gross: $10.01M
16. True Confessions (1981)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute.
18. Time to Leave (2005)
Unrated | 81 min | Drama
A fashion photographer with terminal cancer elects to die alone, preparing others to live past him rather than prolong the inevitable with chemotherapy or be smothered in sympathy by those who know him.
Votes: 7,487 | Gross: $0.12M
19. 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: 2,541 | Gross: $0.04M
20. Avalon (1990)
PG | 128 min | Drama
A Polish-Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.
Votes: 4,997 | Gross: $15.74M
21. The New York Ripper (1982)
Unrated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
22. Third Star (2010)
92 min | Drama
James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
23. Mum's List (2016)
101 min | Drama
A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from ... See full summary »
24. Burning Man (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
25. 4 mosche di velluto grigio (1971)
PG | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A musician is stalked by an unknown killer who's blackmailing him for an accidential killing of another stalker. But is everything what it appears to be?
26. Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006– )
182 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Approaching retirement, Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a missing girl. But the cracks soon begin to show as Jane struggles with an alcohol problem and the death of her father.
27. Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
GRIFFIN AND PHOENIX is a poignantly funny love story about two people who face a seemingly insurmountable obstacle that may stand between them and a last chance at love.
29. The Only Thrill (1997)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance
Reece McHenry is a used-clothing store owner and Carol Fitzsimmons is a seamstress working in that store. The film follows the story of their relationships from 1960s till present time (as ... See full summary »
30. Sunshine (1973 TV Movie)
121 min | Biography, Drama
A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.
31. Kings & Queen (2004)
Unrated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Parallel storylines tell the current state of affairs for two ex-lovers: Nora's a single mother who comes to care for her terminally ill father; holed in up in mental ward, Ismael, a brilliant musician, plots his escape.
Votes: 3,312 | Gross: $0.29M
33. Yu wo wakasuhodo no atsui ai (2016)
125 min | Comedy
A strict, but caring mother has an awakening when she is told she has cancer and it is terminal. She has a few months. She needs to complete her tasks in that short time frame. She needs to... See full summary »
34. Delhi-6 (2009)
141 min | Comedy, Drama
A story about love, hope and self-discovery set in the walled city of Delhi (zip code 6) and its chaotic but touching life that forces us to ask questions about ourselves.
Votes: 5,819 | Gross: $0.88M
35. Hawks (1988)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time.
37. Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)
The story of 6 friends who journey to an island off the coast of Australia for the weekend. Two of them (Emma and Harry) announce that they intend to get married, but have made no plans, ... See full summary »
38. Louise-Michel (2008)
94 min | Comedy
What to do when the workers of a factory have been laid off overnight? Louise has an original idea: why not pool the compensation money to ... hire a hit man and to liquidate the boss? ... See full summary »
39. Toutes nos envies (2011)
120 min | Drama
Moved by the plight of the mother of her daughter's school friend, a young judge facing an incurable disease teams up with an older colleague in order to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor.
40. Hanachan no misoshiru (2015)
118 min | Drama
Chie, who is a recent college graduate, becomes engaged to a man. Her life, however, takes an unexpected turn when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer. The ensuing treatment should render... See full summary »
41. Chanto tsutaeru (2009)
109 min | Drama
Shiro is twenty-seven years old and is tormented by his father's terminal cancer diagnosis. He copes by communicating his care and love to his father. We see the father and son relationship... See full summary »
42. Donkeys (2010)
78 min | Comedy, Drama
Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends. The more he tries to do right, the more he does wrong, and as his past ... See full summary »
44. 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 »
ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
A Matter of Time
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Teen Lisl Gilbert (Karlene Crockett) finds inner strength when she learns her mother (Rosemary Forsyth) is dying of cancer.
Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Babes Behind Bars
Yvonne corrals the girls into joining her new money-making scheme: the "Babes Behind Bars" phone sex hot line. Zandra's medical test results are revealed. Shell's mum comes to visit.
CSI: NY (2004–2013)
Blacklist (Featuring Grave Digger)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The case of a cyber killer, who appears to be targeting medical health-care workers, turns personal when the suspect invokes the name of Mac's father who had died nearly two decades earlier.
Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Death of a Hollow Man
102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
C.I. Barnaby donates time to the local amateur dramatic society when his wife Joyce is cast in a revival of "Amadeus," but complications arise when the leading man is murdered onstage.