This list features the best movies about cancer, no matter if they are sad or funny, and goes far beyond the top ten Hollywood cancer movies. 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 the prospect of death affects friends and family members. Whether you are facing a similar diagnosis, know someone who has been diagnosed or are just interested in a romance 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 where a guy or girl with cancer, 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 patients that you think is the best whether or not it's about cancer patients that fall in love. Then be sure to check back for new cancer movies as they are added back to the list.
Directed by: Josh Boone
Directed by: Nick Cassavetes
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Directed by: Jonathan Levine
Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Directed by: Alex Lehmann
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Directed by: Ol Parker
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Directed by: Todd Kessler, Todd A. Kessler
Other PeopleJesse Plemons, Molly Shannon
Directed by: Chris Kelly
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Directed by: Steven Bernstein
The ProfessorJohnny Depp, Zoey Deutch
Directed by: Wayne Roberts
Directed by: Neill Blomkamp
Pieces of AprilKatie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson
Directed by: Peter Hedges
Directed by: Pat O'Connor
Directed by: Thomas Bezucha
After EverythingJeremy Allen White, Maika Monroe
Directed by: Hannah Marks, Joey Power
Directed by: Irwin Winkler
Directed by: Shannon Murphy
Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Directed by: Francesco Amato