Most Popular Medical Experiment Movies and TV Shows
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1. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 1,079,962 | Gross: $128.01M
2. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.
Votes: 625,933 | Gross: $115.65M
4. Young Frankenstein (1974)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Votes: 138,902 | Gross: $86.30M
5. The Skin I Live In (2011)
R | 120 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Votes: 132,827 | Gross: $3.19M
6. Sleeping Beauty (2011)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires.
Votes: 30,353 | Gross: $0.04M
7. The Fountain (2006)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
Votes: 223,414 | Gross: $10.14M
8. Flatliners (2017)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.
Votes: 39,324 | Gross: $16.87M
9. Awakenings (1990)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama
The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
Votes: 118,954 | Gross: $52.10M
10. Rabid (2019)
Not Rated | 107 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The quiet Rose works in women's fashion clothing, hoping to be a designer. A traffic accident damages her face. She gets experimental stem cell treatment, leaving her stronger and prettier than ever - but there's a side effect.
11. Disturbing Behavior (1998)
R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
The new kid in Cradle Bay, Washington stumbles across something sinister about the town's method of transforming its unruly teens into upstanding citizens.
Votes: 20,367 | Gross: $17.41M
12. Re-Animator (1985)
Unrated | 104 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
After an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue.
Votes: 53,707 | Gross: $2.02M
13. From Beyond (1986)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Votes: 21,409 | Gross: $1.26M
14. Fire in the Sky (1993)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy
An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975.
Votes: 20,555 | Gross: $20.10M
15. Three Identical Strangers (2018)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.
Votes: 21,924 | Gross: $12.32M
18. Flatliners (1990)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Five medical students experiment with "near death" experiences, until the dark consequences of past tragedies begin to jeopardize their lives.
Votes: 77,817 | Gross: $61.49M
20. Superhero Movie (2008)
PG-13 | 75 min | Action, Comedy
Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.
Votes: 62,163 | Gross: $26.64M
21. Rabid (1977)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A young woman develops a taste for human blood after experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into blood-thirsty zombies, leading into a city-wide epidemic.
22. Bug (2006)
R | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. The line between reality and delusion is blurred as they discover a bug infestation.
Votes: 32,232 | Gross: $7.01M
23. Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Ilsa is an evil Nazi warden at a death camp that conducts "medical experiments". Ilsa's goal is to prove that women can withstand more pain and suffering than men and therefore should be allowed to fight on the front lines.
24. V/H/S/2 (2013)
R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.
Votes: 35,025 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Doctors Herbert West and Dan Cain discover the secret to creating human life and proceed to create a perfect woman from dead tissue.
27. Kafka (1991)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Kafka works during the day at an insurance company, where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.
Votes: 9,290 | Gross: $1.06M
28. Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
After 13 years in prison, the mad scientist from Re-Animator (1985) gets a new chance to experiment with the arrival of a young prison doctor, who secretly hopes to learn to reanimate dead people. Good intentions turn to horror.
32. The Serpent's Egg (1977)
R | 119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Berlin, 1923. Following the suicide of his brother, American circus acrobat Abel Rosenberg attempts to survive while facing unemployment, depression, alcoholism and the social decay of Germany during the Weimar Republic.
34. The Grey Zone (2001)
R | 108 min | Drama, History, War
A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Votes: 10,090 | Gross: $0.52M
35. Discarnate (2018)
Not Rated | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
A neuroscientist's obsession with a drug that expands the human mind inadvertently unleashes a deadly supernatural force on his team.
37. The German Doctor (2013)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, History, Thriller
The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time.
Votes: 6,315 | Gross: $0.41M
38. Ex Drummer (2007)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
40. Resurrection (1980)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy
A woman enters the afterlife briefly after a car crash that kills her husband. But she survives - and finds herself possessing strange powers.
Votes: 2,605 | Gross: $3.91M
41. Britannia Hospital (1982)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Britannia Hospital is not preparing for a visit from Queen Elizabeth I, who died in 1603. The visitor is a fictional representation of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
42. Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012 Video)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a team of masked storm troopers. They are dragged deep underground to a hidden continent in the center of the earth. Here Nazi survivors, their ... See full summary »
43. Warning Sign (1985)
R | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A woman working as a security guard in an agricultural research facility finds herself and her co-worker Schmidt fighting to survive against their former friends.
Votes: 2,167 | Gross: $1.92M
44. Night Skies (2007)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
March 13, 1997. Five friends bound for Las Vegas accidentally hit a stalled truck belonging to an ex-soldier. Stranded together on an isolated country road, they are about to witness one of the largest UFO sightings in history.
45. Villmark 2 (2015)
Not Rated | 93 min | Horror
Five contract workers have taken on the task of tracking a huge old sanatorium for hazardous waste before demolishing. They realize that the job is more than a search for asbestos and mercury. The enormous building has much darker secrets.
46. Heart of a Dog (1988 TV Movie)
PG | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the wake of the Russian revolution, Professor Preobrazhensky rescues a starving dog from the gutter, and attempts to transform him into a man. Based on Mikhail Bulgakov's novel of the same name.
49. Neverlake (2013)
86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
On a trip home to Italy to visit her father, Jenny is thrown into a world of mystery, horror and legend as she is compelled to discover the truth behind all his secrets and lies.
50. Splatter: Naked Blood (1996)
Unrated | 76 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist taints his mother's scientific experiment with his own drug that transforms pain into a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately for the three women involved in the experiment, the drug works a little bit too well.