Movies like Fallen Angel 1981

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Fallen Angel (1981)
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Fallen Angel (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Twelve year old Jennifer is unhappy with her widowed mom's relationship with a family friend. Feeling lonely, she readily accepts the friendship of an adult man named Howie and joins the softball team he coaches. Soon, Howie is convincing Jennifer to pose for photographs which become more and more revealing. Howie turns out to be a pedophile who works in child pornography and he plans to make Jennifer a "star". Will Jennifer's mother be able to help her daughter before it's too late?
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, adolescence, child abuse, mother daughter relationship, child in peril, child pornography, pornographer

Most similar movies to Fallen Angel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and psychological films with plots about pedophile, pedophilia, child abuse, family relations, female nudity, sexual abuse and male nudity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Fallen Angel: Bump in the Night (1991), Towelhead (2007), For My Brother (2014), The Rabbit Man (1990), Perfect Obedience (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, alcohol abuse, child abuse, alcoholic, child in peril, child pornography, female director
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100%
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Towelhead (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.
Style: melancholic, disturbing, compassionate, enigmatic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: pedophilia, sex with a minor, older man younger woman relationship, sexual exploration, small town, child abuse, sexuality, racism, coming of age, sexual abuse, neighbor, menstruation ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1991
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, california
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100%
The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The dysfunctional twenty-three years old Sarah takes her six year old natural son Jeremiah from the home of his beloved foster parents with the support of the social service to live with her. Along the years, the boy shares her insane and lowlife ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: pedophile, prostitute, child rape, parents and children, rape, innocence lost, police, psychologist, stripper, child molestation, child molester, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tennessee
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100%
 6.6
 636
For My Brother (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The two brothers Aske (17 years old) and Bastian (12 years old) live with their father, Lasse. Their mother died seven years earlier. Every day they live in a world where fear, violence and alcohol are huge factors, but where the brothers' ...
Style: disturbing, rough, touching, suspense
Plot: brother brother relationship, child abuse, sexual perversion, child prostitution, incest, homosexual rape, pedophilia, mistreatment, father son relationship, brothers, sex with teenager, gay sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Rabbit Man (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hans and Lollo just had their first child. Hans is a gym teacher and is constantly tormented by his pupils. Hans's dad Bengt, is a news reporter on TV9, the channel who shows "such as people want to see". Bengt's latest report ...
Plot: pedophile, rapist, bicycle, sex, pedophilia, journalism, rape, bully, female nudity, school, father son relationship, tabloid ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Perfect Obedience (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The fictional Father Ángel de la Cruz is based on Legion of Christ founder Marcial Maciel, whose long history of child abuse was not addressed until 2006 and only publicly acknowledged in 2009. But director Luis Urquiza chooses to structure his ...
Style: suspense, disturbing
Plot: pedophile, pedophile priest, child abuse, catholic church, teenager, corporal punishment, punishment, priest, gay interest, chastity, bullying, obedience ...
Place: mexico
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50%
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10 1/2 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommy, 10 years old, is well known by Social Services. He is considered a danger to society. Gilles, his guardian at this halfway house, sees potential for redemption in this kid driven by violence.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: boy, kids in trouble, social worker, juvenile delinquent, child abuse, life is a bitch, isolation, hopes, youth, power relations, society, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: quebec, canada
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100%
Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Roger Dollison, a police officer, and his wife Kendra are living the American dream. They have two children, Teddy and Sandy, a lovely home, and a dog named Rex. What they know and how they live as a family is irreparably changed one day when it is ...
Plot: pedophile, sexual abuse, child molester, suspect, neighborhood, court, confrontation, shock, criminal, molestation, courtroom, pedophilia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Summer House (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A haunting portrait of a well-established German family living on the outskirts of Berlin in their ideal world, but are slowly shaken by external influences. It's a subtle portrait of human desire, inner desolation, self-deception and moral ...
Style: psychological
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, gay husband, unhappy marriage, loveless marriage, gay, male masturbation, man boy relationship, forbidden love, family secret, gender, bisexual ...
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46%
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Sons (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Trouble starts when Lars, a 25-year-old with few prospects for the future, discovers that an older man is fooling around with the teenage boys in his suburb. A terrible rage is triggered in Lars, and he embarks on a crusade to stop the abuser. But ...
Plot: pedophilia, sexual identity, sexual predator, friendship, female nudity, teenage boy, revenge, shame, crusade, child pornography, female full frontal nudity, shower
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Defending Our Kids: The Julie Posey Story (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a paedophile approaches her daughter in an on-line chat room, a homemaker (Annie Potts) poses as a lonely teenager to help expose sexual predators.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: undercover, pedophile, working undercover, society, crimes, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, computers and web, police detective, mother daughter relationship, housewife, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Night Too Young (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovenia
Duration: 65 min.
Story: On New Year's Day, two preteen boys wind up in the apartment of Katerina, a teacher from their school, along with her friends, Stepan and David. As the older trio bickers, drinks and flirts, the boys gain eye-opening insight into the adult ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: child molestation, teenage boy, sexual awakening, friendship between boys, child abuse, friendship, underage drinking, underage sex, pedophile, sexualized violence, sexual harassment, pedophilia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
By The Grace of God (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and children. One day, he discovered by chance that the priest who abused him to scouts always officiates with children. He then starts a fight, quickly joined by François and Emmanuel, also victims of the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, pedophile priest, religion, priest, children, church, journalist, lawyer, husband wife relationship, cardinal the priest, doctor ...
Time: year 2016, year 2015, year 2014
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, emotional, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, pedophile, family relations, corporal punishment, child rape, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, family in crisis, family problems, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 90s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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42%
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Una (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a young woman unexpectedly arrives at an older man's workplace, looking for answers, the secrets of the past threaten to unravel his new life.
Style: psychological, cynical, disturbing, thought provoking, sad
Plot: pedophilia, female nudity, sexual awakening, sex scene, confrontation, teenage girl, relationships, unlikely friendships, introspection, love story, mental illness, small town ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 543
Our Fathers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In the '80s, priests and especially the Father Geoghan arrested for sexual abuse of minors. Cardinal Law, also indicted, and the diocese was aware of the actions of these men of the church and was kept secret for years, until the victims decide ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: church, courtroom drama, social decay, legal investigation, clergy, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, legal, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa, france, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Boys of St. Vincent (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: pedophilia, man boy relationship, child molestation, homosexual rape, catholic priest, child abuse, child molester, orphanage, pedophile priest, pedophile, rape of a minor, sexual abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, london, newfoundland
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Gardens of the Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.
Style: serious, bleak, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: child prostitution, child abduction, hiding place, pedophile, sexual abuse, kidnapping, haunted by the past, confined, pimp, kidnapper, life is a bitch, child molestation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, pennsylvania, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 460
Head Burst (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Markus is a handsome and respectable architect who has a secret: he is a pedophile. Despite feeling disgust of himself, Markus can't help but feel attracted to young boys. When he thinks he won't be able to suppress his deepest feelings, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, tense, suspense, psychological, lgbt cinema
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, little boy, gay lead character, depression, suicidal tendency, co worker co worker relationship, family relations, identity crisis, psychotherapy, loneliness, architect ...
Time: 21st century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Child in the Crowd (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Deserted by his father, and dislocated by the Second World War, Paul is a boy who wants affection and attention and cannot find it at home. For a while, he becomes the pet of some German soldiers, running errands for them. Later, he helps the ...
Plot: pedophilia, world war two, lgbt teen, male homosexuality, occupied france, female nudity, gay, homosexual, gay youth, public humiliation, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: disturbing, psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: child abuse, male rape, homosexual rape, pedophilia, homosexual, child molestation, man boy relationship, sexual abuse, gay rape, gay, gay teenager, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1991, year 1983 ...
Place: usa, kansas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, psychological, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, pedophile, life turned upside down, child abuse, small town life, gossip and rumors, social relations, family relations, society, teacher, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Right Mom (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: While writing an article about an abused boy, a woman fights for protect him after she uncovers shocking details.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: child abuse, domestic violence, family, family problems, mentally unstable woman, violence, changing lives, parents and children, child in peril, beaten up, female protagonist, lifestyle change
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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My Little Princess (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young Violetta and her mother Hannah are a peculiar couple. Ten-year-old Violetta lives a quiet life with her grandmother, while her mother Hannah is an unpredictable photographer who lives off of the generosity of others. When Hannah forces her ...
Style: serious, sad, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: innocence lost, pedophilia, traumatic childhood, eccentric family, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, family relations, lifestyle, bad mother, female photographer, art, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Michael (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Although to the outside world he seems like the a perfectly normal insurance broker, Michael secretly keeps a 10-year-old boy, Wolfgang locked in a room in his soundproof basement.
Style: serious, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, child molestation, boy, life is a bitch, child rape, kidnapping, isolation, basement, sexual abuse, psychopath, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 33K
The Woodsman (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.
Style: disturbing, harsh, rough, sincere, intense ...
Plot: pedophilia, friendship, starting over, ex convict, factory worker, suspicion, sex maniac, police officer, anger, warden, rejection, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Parental Guidance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: A ten year old girl is received by her aunt because of her mother's confinement to a mental hospital. But the aunt lives with a man, Jean-Pierre, who seems to be a little too nice with the girl...
Plot: underage girl, innocence, nudity (full frontal - brief), girl, doctor, sexuality, child abuse, child, sex scene, female nudity, rap, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Desperate Lives (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
Plot: high school, drug addiction, teacher student relationship, drug dealing, teenage boy, teenage girl, high school student, marijuana, propaganda, car accident, drugs, suicide ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 286
A Good Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his mother's death, 17-year-old Sven moves in with his dad Achim, a taxi driver, who had divorced his mother several years earlier. It is not easy for Achim to get used to an adolescent around the house, especially since Sven hardly ...
Plot: pedophilia, taxi driver, parent child relationship, embarrassment, father son relationship, male nudity, masturbation, sex scene, female nudity, loss of son, camera, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shattered Spirits (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, downfall, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, family problems, family life, angry, intoxication, violent man ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%