Medicine is an inexhaustible source of inspiration for the film industry and we will probably never be satisfied with the medical series that gets rare cases or emergencies, despite warnings that they would cause hypochondria. The movies feature film surgical operations often appear as a peak of action or to give weight to scenes placed in a future where people live by very different standards of contemporary society.
A very sophisticated operation which does left too much of what was cop Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) is in the movie “Robocop” from 1987. Director Paul Verhoeven has placed the action in Detroit sometime in the future, it will be full of criminals and the police will create a cyborg to withstand evil-doer. Unfortunately, remained seriously injured after police operation, Alex Murphy, what is his humanity, so Robocop, the cyborg created, is haunted by memories and thoughts of former policeman.
The future and way of being of society over the years and years is to blame because Vincent, Ethan Hawke, must intervene with a surgery home. In “Gattaca” by Andrew Niccol, only people who were born from laboratory genetic combinations can aspire to real jobs, others were born normally, were sent to work ordinary jobs. Vincent wants to fly so he steals the identity of Jerome, Jude Law, but to hide he must “grow” five inches. Uma Thurman is the third star of the film.
08. Total Recall
Quaid, Arnold Schwarzenegger, must make a hazardous operation: to remove the tracking device that was placed in the skull. For that, has on hand a futuristic device that can act through a nostril. The action is part of the movie “Total Recall” where Arnold is haunted by dreams of Mars, so he goes to Recall Company to implant some artificial memories, despite the insistence of his wife, Sharon Stone.
07. Boxing Helena
Philippe Caland wrote a story that came to the big screen after Jennifer Chambers Lynch, the daughter of director David Lynch has done the script, starting the film. The two have imagined what would happen if a surgeon become obsessed by a woman in white linen. After the doctor Nick Cavanaugh, Julian Sands and Helena, Sherilyn Fenn, have an affair that she does not want to continue, he sees no other way than to keep her captive.
The film directed by Terry Gilliam in 1985 is not far from what has become reality now in Hollywood, when a reality TV star got to do even ten plastic surgeries in one day. “Brazil” was a futuristic and surrealistic satire of a world in which Ida, played by Katherine Helmond make their common facial operations, which are as funny as it is disturbing. The cast are Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro and Bob Hoskins.
05. Repo Man
Again in not so distant future raises shivers: the artificial organs are bought on credit, but are very expensive. For those who can not pay the installments on time, they invented a new job, recuperator of organs. Miguel Sapochnick’s film with Jude Law and Forest Whitaker is the story of a man who bought a new heart and struggling to pay their installments on time.
04. Last House On The Left
Director Dennis Iliadis has drinkable sinister operation in the remake of the 2009 horror film directed by Wes Craven in 1972, “The Last House on the Left”. Tony Goldwyn, in the main role John Collingwood, father whose daughter was kidnapped and brutally murdered by some fugitives takes revenge. He is a doctor so that at some point, he has the opportunity; it paralyzes the evil-doer from the neck down with a precise scalpel, on the kitchen table.
03. Minority Report
Security measures in the future will be so severe that people will be caught before to do a crime. At least so the writer Philip K. Dick imagined in “Minority Report” directed by Steven Spielberg in 2002. The mysterious sci-fi action film, Tom Cruise is the head of Murder Brigade and just to him predicts that will be a crime within 36 hours, but Oracle does not know and who’s the victim. In trying to prove the future innocence, Anderton use surgical operation of changing eyes, because in future the year 2054 people will be identified by the retina.
02. Face Off
Asian director John Woo had success at Hollywood in 1997 with a film that assumed quite frail, but treat a timeless topic: identity theft. John Travolta and Nicolas Cage, the original bad boy good pickle, stir confusion among viewers by sharing their faces. Travolta is Sean Archer, an FBI agent who is after the terrorist Castor Troy, played by Cage. To infiltrate in the terrorist organization, FBI agent makes a dramatic plastic surgery that changes the face of Cage. That is, effectively, a doctor cut them before the two, and puts to terrorist the agent’s face. Castor unexpectedly recovers and takes revenge infiltrating in Archer’s family.
Jessica Alba is the charming wife of a man who needs a heart transplant. Hayden Christensen in the role of Clayton Beresford Jr., the man is a phenomenon which happens quite common: to wake up during anesthesia, but is completely paralyzed. The phenomenon occurs every 700 cases, but what happens to anyone is to not wake up during surgery in order to hear how young wife plot the murder.