Movies: Medical drama
As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself....
A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought ...
Brain on Fire (2017)Brain on Fire
Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity....
Something the Lord Made (2004)Something the Lord Made
A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas....
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s....
Extreme Measures (1996)Extreme Measures
Guy Luthan, a British doctor working at a hospital in New York, starts making unwelcome enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. After the trail leads Luthan to the door of an eminent surgeon at the hospital, Luthan...
Arctic Heart (2016)Arctic Heart
A timid young grad student madly in love with her scientist boss offers her body to his research....
When Harvard PhD student Jennifer Brea is struck down at 28 by a fever that leaves her bedridden, doctors tell her it’s "all in her head." Determined to live, she sets out on a virtual journey to document her story—and four other families' stories—fi...
Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7 (1993)Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7
Student nurses join some doctors to work in a medical station a few hours flying-time from the Mexican town of Catamaco. One of their planes goes down due to an engine malfunction and crashes in the rain forest. This is the story of the attempts to s...
Paris 2020, a high tech surgeon and her daughter are involved in a horrific car accident, the surgeon saves her daughter's life at the cost of manipulating her dreams and memories....
Intern Academy (2004)Intern Academy
Follows the misadventures of a group of young interns at a hospital/medical school - dealing with the pressures of school and love....
Young Doctors in Love (1982)Young Doctors in Love
An 'Airplane!'-style spoof of hospital soap operas—a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; and there's a mafioso on the loose disguised as a woman....
The Smile Man (2013)The Smile Man
A gentleman deals with the consequences of a car accident, which has left him with a spinal injury that means he has a permanent smile on his face....
Code Blue: The Movie (2018)Code Blue: The Movie
A medical team is dispatched to the patients on a helicopter to provide medical care in the field as soon as possible. One day, four young physicians are assigned to this latest medical system. The doctors experience traumatic medical situations, dea...
Poverty, Inc. (2014)Poverty, Inc.
Poverty, Inc. explores the hidden side of doing good. From disaster relief to TOMs Shoes, from adoptions to agricultural subsidies, Poverty, Inc. follows the butterfly effect of our most well-intentioned efforts and pulls back the curtain on the pove...
The Doctor's Dilemma (1959)The Doctor's Dilemma
Four doctors face a serious dilemma when the beautiful wife of a TB-stricken artist begs one of them to cure her brilliant, but amoral, husband....
A desperate doctor locks down South Union Cardiac Hospital to keep the greatest discovery in human history to himself, while a young intern races to save a dying young dancer, his ex-girlfriend, and his best friend, and stop his mentor....
Sister Kenny (1946)Sister Kenny
An Australian nurse discovers an effective new treatment for infantile paralysis, but experiences great difficulty in convincing doctors of the validity of her claims....
Gene Waltz (2011)Gene Waltz
Doctor Rie (Miho Kanno) is know as the Joan of Ark of Obstetrics & Gynecology. She works in a challenging environment with clinics shutting down due to lack of doctors and the system itself breaking down. Dr. Rie then helps an infertile woman con...
Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room: The Movie (2023)Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room: The Movie
The individuals that comprise the Tokyo MER team rush to on-site disasters and accidents, performing life-saving treatment thanks to the OR equipped within their vehicle. Their one mission is simple: leave no one dead. But conflicts arise when an unp...