Best Medical Moviesby bublefan-1 | created - 4 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Best Medical Movies
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1. Awakenings (1990)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama
The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
Votes: 111,884 | Gross: $52.10M
3. Patch Adams (1998)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The true story of a heroic man, Hunter "Patch" Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.
Votes: 95,217 | Gross: $135.03M
4. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, History
The story of the discovery of the A.I.D.S. epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
7. The Doctor (1991)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama
When a self-centered doctor is diagnosed with cancer, he becomes better able to empathize with his patients and appreciate a life outside his career.
Votes: 4,753 | Gross: $38.12M
8. Article 99 (1992)
R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy
A group of doctors in a veteran's hospital must contend with their hopeless situation: too many patients and not enough beds. The main cause of their problems is bureaucratic ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,753 | Gross: $6.38M
10. John Q (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
John Quincy Archibald takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant.
Votes: 115,094 | Gross: $71.76M
11. Dead Ringers (1988)
R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.
Votes: 36,264 | Gross: $9.13M
12. Flatliners (1990)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Five medical students experiment with "near death" experiences, until the dark consequences of past tragedies begin to jeopardize their lives.
Votes: 74,824 | Gross: $61.49M
13. 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: 18,941 | Gross: $7.29M
16. Contagion (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, 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: 201,200 | Gross: $75.66M
17. Extraordinary Measures (2010)
PG | 106 min | Drama
A drama centered on the efforts of John and Aileen Crowley to find a researcher who might have a cure for their two children's rare genetic disorder.
Votes: 15,660 | Gross: $11.85M
18. Anatomy 2 (2003)
R | 101 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The doctor and soccer player in the leisure time Jo Hauser decides to move to Berlin and be an intern in a famous clinic, expecting to increase his knowledge and expertize, and help his ... See full summary »
19. Re-Animator (1985)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
After an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue.
Votes: 49,537 | Gross: $2.02M
20. Anatomy (2000)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body of a young man she met on the train turns up on her dissection table, she begins to ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,035 | Gross: $0.01M
21. Outbreak (1995)
R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Army doctors struggle to find a cure for a deadly virus spreading throughout a California town that was brought to America by an African monkey.
Votes: 100,647 | Gross: $67.82M
22. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 828,803 | Gross: $112.00M
25. Doc Hollywood (1991)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young doctor on his way across the country to a job interview crashes his car in a small town and is sentenced to work for several days at the town hospital.
Votes: 30,434 | Gross: $54.83M
26. Philadelphia (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Votes: 205,934 | Gross: $77.32M
27. Malice (1993)
R | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Votes: 20,896 | Gross: $46.04M
28. Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
R | 121 min | Drama, Thriller
Haunted by the patients he failed to save, an extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic fights to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights.
Votes: 58,864 | Gross: $16.64M