Netflix viewers have shared their reactions to the streaming service’s latest true crime release, The good nurse.
Released on Netflix earlier this week, The good nurse tells the true story of Charles Cullen, a male nurse and serial killer who murdered dozens – and possibly hundreds – of patients over the course of 16 years.
You can read the true story that inspired the film here.
In the Netflix film, Cullen is played by The Danish girlis Eddie Redmayne. Jessica Chastain plays Amy Loughren, another nurse.
Viewers took to social media to share their reactions to the film, with many expressing shock at the grim details of the true story that inspired it.
“The fact that The good nurse On Netflix, a true story is terrifying,” one person wrote.
“I just finished watching The good nurse and it was very disturbing that this happened in real life,” wrote another. “As someone who’s in the process of applying to nursing school, it just sickens me that there are people out there who are doing it, and some people turn a blind eye to it.”
“Finished The good nurse‘ shared someone else. “Such a haunting film and such a mesmerizing, terrifying and enduring performance by Eddie. He and Jessica were great. But I’m not sure how much hope I had in the end.”
Others, however, praised the film’s commentary on the systemic problems in the US healthcare system.
“Looked The good nurse on Netflix,” one person commented. “It was both excellent and terrifying. This is a true story. It points to systemic errors in hospital care. I’m not sure if anyone has looked into this.”
“The good nurse is a horror film. But it’s not because the nurse’s mercy kills people. nope It’s a horror film because of the appalling state of America’s healthcare system,” wrote another.
The good nurse is now available to stream on Netflix.
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