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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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nes... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd

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    Awakenings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Vin Diesel

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

    Michael J. Fox, Woody Harrelson, Bridget Fonda

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    While You Were Sleeping is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman

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    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson S... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Cuba Gooding Jr., Kimberly Elise, Aunjanue Ellis

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

    Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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    The Elephant Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

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

    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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

    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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    What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 16 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) 17 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

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    A Stolen Face is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    A Stolen Face

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

    Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson

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    Dr. Dolittle 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 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) 22 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

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

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    Death Becomes Her is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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

    Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Andy Griffith

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    A Quiet Duel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    A Quiet Duel

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    The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

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    Orlando Bloom, Taraji P. Henson, J.K. Simmons

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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

    Angelina Jolie, David Duchovny, Peter Stormare

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    A Farewell to Arms is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou

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    Courageous Dr. Christian is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Courageous Dr. Christian

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    28 Days is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi

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

    Alyssa Milano, Milo Ventimiglia, Rutger Hauer

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

    Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas, Ed Harris

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    Lorenzo's Oil is listed (or ranked) 34 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) 35 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Susan Lucci, Sean Young, Michael Richards

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

    Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Aidan Quinn

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

    Jessica Alba, Hayden Christensen, Terrence Howard

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

    Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

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    Dr. Kildare's Strange Case is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Lionel Barrymore, Lew Ayres, Laraine Day

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

    Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

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    12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Sublime is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Paget Brewster, Kyle Gallner, Bird York

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    Beyond Borders is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen, Teri Polo

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    The Upturned Glass is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Pamela Mason, Rosamund John

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    Marvin's Room is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro

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

    Jamie Luner, Stephen J. Cannell, Teryl Rothery

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    Robin Cook's Terminal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Robin Cook's Terminal

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    Not of This Earth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Beverly Garland, Paul Birch, Morgan Jones

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    Dr. Caligari is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    Madeleine Reynal

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    The Millerson Case is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Doctor Movies

    The Millerson Case

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