In this vivid and provocative portrait of the American health care system, doctor Ryan McGarry gives us unprecedented access to America's busiest ER at Los Angeles County Hospital. Amidst life-and-death situations, McGarry captures a team of dedicated young doctors as they struggle to reconcile their ideals with the realities of saving lives in a complex and overburdened system. Their training ground is "C-Booth," LA County's legendary trauma bay, and the birthplace of Emergency Medicine, where more people have died and been saved than in any other square footage in the US. Powerful and vital, CODE BLACK offers a tense an unforgettable doctor's-eye view into the heart of the healthcare crisis.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
33 Ratings
33 Ratings

90% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.4/10
  • Fresh 35
  • Rotten 4

Critics Consensus: Impassioned and infuriating, Code Black awakens viewers to an endemic problem with no clear solution.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Powerful but bloody documentary about emergency medicine.

Information

Studio
Music Box Films
Genre
Documentary
Released
Copyright
© 2015 Music Box Films

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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