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

    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

    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

    Michael J. Fox, Woody Harrelson, Bridget Fonda

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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nes... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd

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    Awakenings is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Vin Diesel

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    Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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    While You Were Sleeping is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman

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    Something the Lord Made is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

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    Gabrielle Union, Alan Rickman, Mos Def

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

    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

    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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    John Q is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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    Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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

    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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

    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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

    Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson

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    What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow

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    Doctor Zhivago is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

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    Girl, Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Dr. Dolittle 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eddie Murphy, Mandy Moore

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    M*A*S*H: Goodbye, Farewell & A... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

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

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    A Stolen Face is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    A Stolen Face

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    Dr. Kildare's Strange Case is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Laraine Day

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    Coma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas, Ed Harris

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    Waitress is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Andy Griffith

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    A Quiet Duel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    A Quiet Duel

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    The Upturned Glass is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Pamela Mason, Rosamund John

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

    Jamie Luner, Stephen J. Cannell, Teryl Rothery

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    Panic in the Streets is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Jack Palance, Richard Widmark, Barbara Bel Geddes

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

    Ann Sheridan, Rosemary DeCamp, Bruce Bennett

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    Disorderly Orderly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Disorderly Orderly

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    The Awful Dr. Orloff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    The Awful Dr. Orloff

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    No Way Out is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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    Extraordinary Measures is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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

    Matthew Modine, Christine Lahti, Daphne Zuniga

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    Carry On Doctor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor, Frankie Howerd

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    Atonement is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan

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    A Farewell to Arms is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou

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

    Richard Attenborough, Norm Macdonald, Rex Harrison

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    Death Becomes Her is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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    Lorenzo's Oil is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

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    Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Laura Linney

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    Young Doctors in Love is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Susan Lucci, Sean Young, Michael Richards

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    Courageous Dr. Christian is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Courageous Dr. Christian

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    Tales from the Gimli Hospital is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Kyle McCulloch, Tiffany Taylor, Angela Heck

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

    Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

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    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    John Barrymore, Edgard Varèse, Charles Lane

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    Marvin's Room is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro

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    Robin Cook's Terminal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Robin Cook's Terminal

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    The Secret of Dr. Kildare is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Laraine Day

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