The Best Movies About Cancer Films

The Best Movies About Cancer

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This list features the best movies about the topic of cancer. Many of the films take an in-depth approach to the life of a person who struggles with a cancer diagnosis and the aftermath of the illness, providing an intimate look at how it affects friends and family members. Whether you are facing a similar diagnosis, know someone who has been diagnosed or are just interested in a romantic love story about two people battling the odds together, there is sure to be a movie about cancer on this list that will be what you're looking for.
 
Some of the movies on this list are completely fictional stories, while others take a biographical approach to people who have fought against the odds in their battle with cancer.
 
This list is made up of the best movies about cancer, including: The Family Stone, A Walk to Remember, Decoding Annie Parker, Terms of Endearment, and Life as a House.

Vote for the movie about cancer you think is the best, or add one you love that isn't already on the list.
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    The Fault in Our Stars is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

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    Shailene Woodley, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern

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    Erin Brockovich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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    A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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    Brian's Song is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams

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    50/50 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Anna Kendrick, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    The Bucket List is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes

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    Terms of Endearment is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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    Life as a House is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Ian Somerhalder, Hayden Christensen, Kevin Kline

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    My Sister’s Keeper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    My Sister’s Keeper

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    Five is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Five

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    Living Proof is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Amanda Bynes, Angie Harmon, Bernadette Peters

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    Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga

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    Decoding Annie Parker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Rashida Jones, Helen Hunt, Alice Eve

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    Stepmom is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris

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    Sweet November is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Charlize Theron, Keanu Reeves, Lauren Graham

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    The Other Woman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Lloyd Bridges, Laura Leighton, Jill Eikenberry

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    Griffin and Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Amanda Peet, Sarah Paulson, Fred Armisen

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    One True Thing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, Lauren Graham

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    The Family Stone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes

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    Mondays at Racine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Mondays at Racine

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    Guardami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Guardami Luigi Diberti, Flavio Insinna, Claudio Spadaro

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

    William Hurt, Elizabeth Perkins, Mandy Patinkin

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    Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mast... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Patti LaBelle, Sarah Chalke, Harvey Atkin

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    Pieces of April is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Alison Pill

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    Anand is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Lalita Pawar

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    The Hot Flashes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Mark Povinelli

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    Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Ronald Reagan, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

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    Matching Jack is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Yvonne Strahovski, James Nesbitt, Kodi Smit-McPhee

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    My Life is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Nicole Kidman, Queen Latifah, Michael Keaton

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    Third Star is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Hugh Bonneville, JJ Feild

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    My Run is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    My Run Christine Redlin

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    My Life Without Me is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Cancer

    Debbie Harry, Mark Ruffalo, Alfred Molina

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