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AllHealthcare's 10 Favorite Medical Movies

AllHealthcare's 10 Favorite Medical Movies

It doesn’t matter if you’re a doctor, medical assistant or a student. Medical movies resonate with the public because they force us to think about the worst-case scenarios or put ourselves in someone else’s shoes.

These ten movies made the cut because they are intelligent, exciting, and heart-warming. These are movies we can watch over and over. You may have seen half of our list, or you have only seen none of it – whatever the case, we suggest you pick up one of these ten great medical movies the next time you are at your local video store.

10. Bringing Out the Dead

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames
Released: 1999


This star-studded film follows a Manhattan paramedic, Frank, working the graveyard shift who hates his job but can’t bring himself to quit. He is haunted by the ghosts of those people he wasn’t able to save, but befriends the daughter, Mary, of a heart failure victim he brings in. Brining Out the Dead takes place over three nights of work, where Frank attempts to reconcile his desire to leave his job, and also develop a relationship with Mary.

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