Highest-Rated Movies about 'Doctor', Sort by Popularity


Tower (2016), Eyes Without a Face (1959), Stairway to Heaven (1946), The Cave (2019), Outback (1971), Sound and Fury (2000), Wild Strawberries (1957), Z (1969) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Doctor movies.


Tower (2016)

On Aug. 1st, 1966, a sniper rides the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opens fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunfire ends, the toll includes 16 dead, 36 wounded and a shaken nation.

college student, professor, police officer, doctor, nurse, chilling, eerie

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Eyes Without a Face (1959)

A Paris surgeon (Pierre Brasseur) tries to fix his daughter's (Édith Scob) face with skin from kidnapped women.

doctor, daughter, assistant, victim, disturbing, chilling, france

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Stairway to Heaven (1946)

A British airman escapes death by mistake and resists the messenger who keeps summoning him to the beyond.

pilot, conductor, radio operator, doctor, judge, angel, airy

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The Cave (2019)

A look at the daily life of female Syrian doctors during Syrian war.

doctor, uplifting, engaging, syria, hospital, underground shelter, sexism

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Outback (1971)

After finishing up the school term in a remote outback town, teacher John Grant (Gary Bond) looks forward to spending his holiday with his girlfriend in Sydney. But John gets waylaid in a mining town where a gambling spree leaves him completely broke. He quickly falls in with the hard-drinking locals, who constantly ply him with alcohol and force him to participate in a gruesome kangaroo hunt. Disgusted, John tries to hitchhike out of town and, when that fails, begins to contemplate suicide.

schoolteacher, sheriff, doctor, alcoholic, frightful, gritty, school

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Sound and Fury (2000)

Cousins Heather and Peter Artinian -- ages 6 and almost 2, respectively -- are deaf. Their condition could be changed by a cochlear implant, a device that stimulates hearing. The benefits are obvious, but this documentary focuses on why the children's families face a tough decision. There are concerns about how the device will change the recipient's relationship with deaf culture and whether there can ever be a true connection between those who hear sounds and those who hear only silence.

child, doctor, family member, cousin, deaf child, emotional, gripping

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Wild Strawberries (1957)

An old Swedish professor (Victor Sjöström) sees his life pass by in a series of nightmarish flashbacks.

doctor, daughter-in-law, husband, wife, son, ingénue, brooding

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Z (1969)

A judge (Jean-Louis Trintignant) proves a leftist's (Yves Montand) hit-and-run death was a Fascist plot.

political activist, government official, doctor, murderer, dark, dense, powerful

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The War Game (1966)

Filmmaker Peter Watkins envisions the physical devastation and struggle for survival following a nuclear attack on Great Britain.

police officers, firemen, rioters, reporter, doctor, brutal, bleak

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Drunken Angel (1948)

Akira Kurosawa's postwar allegory focusing on an alcoholic doctor's determination to cure a gangster of tuberculosis.

doctor, gangster, criminal, victim, neighbor, gritty, tokyo

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Of Gods and Men (2010)

An order of Trappist monks whose members include Christian (Lambert Wilson) and Luc (Michael Lonsdale) live among the Muslim population in a quiet corner of Algeria. As the country is plunged into civil war in the mid-1990s, the men of God must decide whether to stay among the impoverished residents who have been their neighbors, or flee the encroaching fundamentalist terrorists. The situation that unfolds, based on actual events, has tragic consequences.

monk, doctor, terrorist, muslim, catholic, powerful, tense

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The Exterminating Angel (1962)

Luis Bunuel's surrealistic tale of wealthy citizens who find themselves trapped in the living room of a friend's home.

nobleman, wife, servant, doctor, dying person, brother, offbeat

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Haxan (1922)

A Swedish history of black magic and witches also describes the Inquisition and other medieval horrors.

satan, witch, monk, mentally impaired person, doctor, gory, offbeat

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The Raven (1943)

Remy Germain (Pierre Fresnay) is a doctor in a French town who becomes the focus of a vicious smear campaign, as letters accusing him of having an affair and performing unlawful abortions are mailed to village leaders. The mysterious writer, who signs each letter as "Le Corbeau" (The Raven) soon targets the whole town, exposing everyone's dark secrets. This allegorical film was highly controversial at the time of its release, and was banned in France after the Liberation.

doctor, psychiatrist, nurse, patient, wife, bleak, brutal

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No Way Out (1950)

Robbers Ray Biddle (Richard Widmark) and his brother are shot and taken to the local hospital. There, the two are treated by Dr. Brooks (Sidney Poitier), the hospital's only black doctor. The brothers assault Brooks with racist slurs. And, when his brother ends up dying on the operating table, Ray accuses the doctor of murdering him. Blind with rage, Ray works to turn the white community of the city against Brooks, who finds an unlikely ally in the dead man's widow, Edie (Linda Darnell).

doctor, robber, racist, widow, surgeon, brother, tense

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Cries and Whispers (1972)

Two women (Liv Ullmann, Ingrid Thulin) visit their dying spinster sister (Harriet Andersson) in her circa-1900 Swedish manor.

dying person, suicidal person, sister, maid, doctor, priest, brooding

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Five Days Without Nora (2008)

A woman's suicide just before Passover creates many complications for her ex-husband (Fernando Luján) and their family.

widower, ex-wife, rabbi, old man, doctor, son, dark

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Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)

An actor (Kirk Douglas) and a director (Edward G. Robinson), both washed-up in Hollywood, try to make a comeback in Rome.

director, wife, actor, woman, leading man, doctor, emotional

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Pranzo di Ferragosto (2008)

In order to work off a debt, a man (Gianni Di Gregorio) takes care of four elderly women during an important Italian holiday.

middle-aged man, mother, elderly woman, landlord, doctor, amusing, lighthearted

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Salem's Lot (1979)

Based on the Stephen King novel, Ben Mears (David Soul) has returned to his hometown of Salem's Lot to write a book about the supposedly haunted Marsten House that resides on a hill overlooking the small town. His project is curtailed, however, when he finds out that someone has bought the long-empty property. But when people around the Marsten House start dying mysteriously, Mears discovers that the owner of the mansion is actually a vampire who is turning them into an army of undead slaves.

vampire, writer, teenager, doctor, priest, love interest, dark

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The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

A plot to drive a man insane backfires when the intended victim adopts his late father's sadistic persona.

husband, sister, widower, brother, doctor, ghost, dark

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Paradise: Hope (2013)

A chubby, virginal teen (Melanie Lenz) at a weight-loss camp develops a crush on her doctor (Joseph Lorenz) and becomes determined to seduce him.

doctor, daughter, mother, amusing, paradise, kenya, hope

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Sputnik (2020)

Summoned to a secluded research facility, a controversial young doctor examines a cosmonaut who returned to Earth with an alien parasite inside of him.

doctor, astronaut, survivor, bleak, dark, disturbing, frightening

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Sybil (1976)

This tale of child abuse and and its deep psychological scars, based on a true story, follows Sybil (Sally Field), an introverted student living alone in New York City who suffers from multiple personality disorder. Haunted by nightmares of her past, Sybil starts seeing a psychiatrist named Dr. Cornelia B. Wilbur (Joanne Woodward). When Dr. Wilbur discovers Sybil has over a dozen different personalities, she becomes obsessed with uncovering her patient's tortured childhood in order to heal her.

student, psychiatrist, mother, doctor, sad, intense, shocking

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12th & Delaware (2010)

One street corner in Fort Pierce, Fla., is home to both a for-profit abortion clinic and a Roman Catholic Church-supported pregnancy clinic whose mission is to prevent women from obtaining abortions. While the abortion clinic takes precautions against threats of violence and fends off protesters, the pregnancy clinic actively spreads misinformation to women about the dangers of abortion. Though neither side will speak to the other, the battle over a woman's right to choose rages on.

doctor, nurse, pregnant woman, protester, priest, volunteer, emotional

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Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

The youngest daughter (Lumi Cavazos) of a Mexican family expresses her feelings in preparing wonderful food, when tradition keeps her from marrying her true love (Marco Leonardi).

beautiful woman, sister, mother, lover, doctor, revolutionary, sultry

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A Lion in the House (2006)

Five families struggle with the ups and downs of cancer treatment over the course of six years.

son, daughter, mother, father, patient, doctor, emotional

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The Day After (1983)

A doctor (Jason Robards) cares for survivors roaming scorched Kansas in the aftermath of a Russian nuclear attack, while others face hopelessness for the future.

doctor, wife, professor, soldier, student, disturbing, frightening

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A Billion Lives (2016)

The story of the vaping revolution and tragic corruption leading to a billion deaths around the world.

expert, doctor, patient, family member, friend, narrator, brooding

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