5 Health-Themed Movies Of 2011

12/29/2011 08:25 am ET

Some of the biggest, most-raved about films that came out this year have been about, or were shaped by, a health issue or theme.

Some have dealt with the health issue head-on -- like going through a cancer diagnosis and treatment, in "50/50," while others, like "Melancholia," were shaped by a mental health issue of depression.

Check out this roundup of five movies that dealt with health themes, ranging from comedy to drama to science fiction.