The Best Doctor Movies Films

The Best Doctor Movies

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List Criteria: Movies must feature doctors or people in the medical profession.

A complete list of all doctor movies, including films about medicine, medical discoveries and the lives of doctors & nurses. A lot of the titles on this doctor movies list portray a doctor who is trying to find a treatment for someone they love. Movies about doctors appeal to a lot of people because they teach us about medicine and give us a glimpse into an interesting world that we may not know a lot about.

What's the best movie about doctors? Which one is your favorite? Scan this doctor movie list and vote for your favorites or add any that may not be included here. Every doctor movie ever made is listed here and you are able to sort them by their column headers. The doctor films list can be imported to create your own personalized doctor films list. If you know of any movies about doctors that aren't on the list of films with doctors, make sure to add it.
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    The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    The Fugitive Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Patch Adams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Patch Adams Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Monica Potter

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    Doc Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Doc Hollywood Michael J. Fox, Woody Harrelson, Bridget Fonda

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    While You Were Sleeping is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    While You Were Sleeping Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman

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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nes... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd

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    Something the Lord Made is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

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    Something the Lord Made Gabrielle Union, Alan Rickman, Mos Def

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    Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Outbreak Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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    Awakenings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Awakenings Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Vin Diesel

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    The Elephant Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    The Elephant Man Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

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    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson S... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Cuba Gooding Jr., Kimberly Elise, Aunjanue Ellis

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    M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    M*A*S*H Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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    Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    John Q is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    John Q Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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    The Patriot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    The Patriot Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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    Pearl Harbor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Pearl Harbor Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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    Nell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Nell Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson

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    Girl, Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Girl, Interrupted Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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    What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    What Dreams May Come Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow

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    M*A*S*H: Goodbye, Farewell & A... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    M*A*S*H: Goodbye, Farewell & Amen

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    Doctor Zhivago is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Doctor Zhivago Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

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    Dr. Dolittle 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Dr. Dolittle 2 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eddie Murphy, Mandy Moore

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    Waitress is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Waitress Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Andy Griffith

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    A Stolen Face is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    A Stolen Face

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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Courageous Dr. Christian is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Courageous Dr. Christian

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    Death Becomes Her is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Death Becomes Her Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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    The Skeleton Key is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    The Skeleton Key Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

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    Coma is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas, Ed Harris

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    Dr. Kildare's Strange Case is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Laraine Day

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    Threshold is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Jamie Luner, Stephen J. Cannell, Teryl Rothery

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    A Quiet Duel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    A Quiet Duel

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    The Upturned Glass is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Pamela Mason, Rosamund John

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    Nora Prentiss is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Ann Sheridan, Rosemary DeCamp, Bruce Bennett

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    Panic in the Streets is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Panic in the Streets Jack Palance, Richard Widmark, Barbara Bel Geddes

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    Disorderly Orderly is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Disorderly Orderly

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    Grindhouse is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Grindhouse Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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    Fantastic Voyage is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Fantastic Voyage Raquel Welch, James Brolin, Donald Pleasence

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    The Awful Dr. Orloff is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    The Awful Dr. Orloff

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    No Way Out is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    No Way Out Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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    Extraordinary Measures is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell

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    Gross Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Matthew Modine, Christine Lahti, Daphne Zuniga

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    A Farewell to Arms is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou

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    Carry On Doctor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Frankie Howerd

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    Playing God is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Angelina Jolie, David Duchovny, Peter Stormare

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    Blade is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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    Atonement is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Atonement Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan

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    Pathology is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Alyssa Milano, Milo Ventimiglia, Rutger Hauer

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    28 Days is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi

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    Lorenzo's Oil is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

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    Lorenzo's Oil Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Laura Linney

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    In Dreams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Aidan Quinn

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