Dead children movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dead children movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, weird and psychological films and TV shows about / with dead children, murder, death, violence, suspense, danger, child murder, blood, deadly and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dead children: Evilenko (2003), The Man Who Saves the World (1982), Sweet Movie (1974), The Orphanage (2007), The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012), La Saison des orphelins (2008), Wicked Little Things (2006), Ivan's Childhood (1962), Funny Games (1997), Edge of Honor (1991).

List of dead children movies

Evilenko (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student. On 15 May 1984, the pedophile Evilenko begins to rape children, and then slashing the victims in pieces and ...
Style: slasher, surreal, heartbreaking, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: serial killer, child murder investigation, pedophile, psychopath, sexual abuse, cannibalism, woman in danger, pedophilia, killer, suspense, murder, dead children ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1984, year 1992
Place: kiev ukraine, ukraine, russia, ussr, crimea
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The Man Who Saves the World (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film follows the adventures of Murat (Arkın) and Ali (Akkaya), whose spaceships crash on a desert planet following a battle, shown by using footage from Star Wars as well as Soviet and American space program newsreel clips. While hiking across ...
Style: surreal, campy, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: space opera, dead children, desert, star wars, cult, evil alien, exploitation, zombie child, mass child killing, strangulation, bar fight, mummy ...
Time: future
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Sweet Movie (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The winner (Carole Laure) of the Miss World Virginity contest marries, escapes from her masochistic husband and ends up involved in a world of debauchery.
Style: disturbing, controversial, surreal, experimental, psychedelic ...
Audience: adult
Plot: sex, erotica, orgy, breast feeding, decadence, surrealism, dead children, woman in a bikini, ship, cat, violence, boy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam, paris france, france, canada, europe ...
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy, Switzerland, Thailand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from ...
Style: futuristic, epic, dark, exciting, saga ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, adult
Plot: star wars, robot, space, sword fight, alien, space opera, space wars, heroic mission, tragic villain, personality change, fight, war ...
Time: future, 2000s
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The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, fear, macabre, missing child, death, tragic event, twists and turns, afterlife, orphanage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
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The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A year after their son goes missing, a family moves to Crickley Hall. When supernatural events begin to take place, Eve feels the house is somehow connected to her lost son.
Style: atmospheric, tense, scary, emotional, fairy tale ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, missing child, orphan, supernatural, child abuse, haunted by the past, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, parents and children, orphanage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 2010s, 21st century
Place: england
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La Saison des orphelins (2008)
Genre: Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious
Plot: orphan, dead children, secret past, childhood, dysfunctional family, orphanage, memory loss, death, suspense, theft, cave, snake ...
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Wicked Little Things (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, suspense, abandoned house, zombie child, small town life, small town, missing person, parents and children, ghost, mother daughter relationship, supernatural, little girl ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, disturbing, meditative, art house ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: orphan, world war two, war, courage, youth, man boy relationship, coming of age, childhood, boy, spy, children in wartime, death ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, ussr, europe, berlin germany, japan
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Funny Games (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, scary, controversial ...
Audience: adult
Plot: serial killer, suspense, psychopath, sadism, torture, torment, bad guy wins, kidnapping, home invasion, evil wins, family in danger, egg ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, germany, europe
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Edge of Honor (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of scouts stumble onto a cache of stolen weapons hidden in a forest. They meet up with a girl and get involved with the men who originally stole the weapons. The men try to shoot the scouts every time - but are thwarted at the end.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: forest, dead children, lumberjack, wilderness, scout, criminal's revenge, rivalry, escapades, confined, good versus evil, crime gone awry, heroes ...
Time: 90s
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Bang Rajan (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the Royal army, the villagers drives the invading Burmese ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: battles, battlefield, massacre, resistance, warrior, sword fight, leader, army, rebelliousness, military, rivalry, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 18th century
Place: burma, massachusetts, asia, thailand
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In a Glass Cage (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor who had a fetish for young boys feels guilt after torturing and murdering his latest victim, and throws himself off a roof. Some years later, the doctor, confined to an iron lung, accepts as his nurse a boy who secretly witnessed that ...
Style: art house, controversial, disturbing, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, sadism, torture, isolation, sexual abuse, lgbt, violent, suspense, war criminal, child rape, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, splatter, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: serial killer, monster, suspense, two killers, teenager, murder, brutality, violence, human monster, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 2000s, year 1957, 21st century
Place: new jersey, ohio, midwest
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Tag (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Female highs school students, including Mitsuko, Keiko and Izumi, become the targets of ghosts with various appearances including a groom with a pig's face and female teacher with a machine gun.
Style: enigmatic, surreal, tense, captivating, splatter ...
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, massacre, murder, wedding, japanese girl, girl, mass murder, death, suspense, surrealism, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Leave Us Alone (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: For children it was an exciting adventure. But for adults it became a shocking revelation...
Style: erotic
Audience: teens
Plot: children, young love, lgbt, coming of age, boyhood, male nudity, first love, homoeroticism, cooking, cruelty, blond boy, child murder ...
Place: denmark
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Trick 'r Treat (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: an everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a bitter old recluse receives ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, werewolf, monster, serial killer, masked killer, suspense, psychopath, halloween party, ghost, supernatural, prank, scarecrow ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, confusing, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, adult
Plot: twists and turns, investigation, mental illness, insanity, suspense, plot twist, psychology, paranoia, psychiatrist, mental institution, memory, isolation ...
Time: year 1954, 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
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The Reflecting Skin (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, scary, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, surrealism, supernatural, molestation, child abuse, boy, murder, brother brother relationship, vampire, family relations, parents and children, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: idaho, usa, midwest
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Citizen X (1995)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, psychological, factual ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, communism, murder, police investigation, suspense, forensics, politics, killer, corpse, bureaucracy, execution ...
Time: 1930s, year 1990, year 1987, year 1984, year 1986 ...
Place: russia, california, ussr
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Devil's Knot (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.
Style: bleak, factual, intense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder investigation, satanism, courtroom drama, teenager, court, courtroom, murder, investigation, police interrogation, legal investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 20th century
Place: arkansas, memphis, usa, southern usa
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The Return of the Soldier (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The returning soldier is amnesia victim Alan Bates, who remembers nothing of his life before suffering shell-shock--not even his long-term marriage to snooty Julie Christie. Spinsterish Ann-Margret, who has long harbored a fondness for Bates, hopes ...
Plot: world war one, shell shock, amnesia, dead children, love triangle, husband wife relationship, doctor, socialite, army captain, family tragedy, dead son, regression ...
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Lord of the Flies (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Amidst a nuclear war, a plane carrying a group of schoolboys crash lands on a deserted island. With no adult survivors, the boys are forced to fend for themselves. At first they cooperate, but when the they split into two separate camps -- one led ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, innocence lost, island, survival, stranded on an island, coming of age, bullying, isolation, youth, children, childhood, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: pacific ocean, fictional island
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Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, slasher, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: asthma, workplace, office, vengeance, manipulation, serial killer, psychopath, workplace romance, obsession, goofy hero, protagonist as suspect, evil woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, new york
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Now and Then, Here and There (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shu is a typical Japanese boy, but has an unbeatable, optimistic and determined attitude. However, when he sees a mysterious girl with strange eyes named Lala-Ru up on a smokestack, he is soon pulled into a strange desert world. Shu soon discovers ...
Style: anime, exciting, serious, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: child abuse, slavery, kids in trouble, kidnapping, society, life is a bitch, against humanity, daring rescue, post apocalypse, distopia, heroes, sexual abuse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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If.... (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, controversial, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, social satire, private school, coming of age, boarding school, boys' school, school, violence, school shooting, teacher, surrealism, corporal punishment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, california
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Beware: Children at Play (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Parents are in a panic as their children mysteriously disappear. Little do they know that the only thing worse than their children disappearing would be them coming back. After the youngsters of Tromaville fall under the ruthless control of a cult ...
Style: slasher, epic, controversial, psychological, campy ...
Plot: youth, evil child, bad kids, creepy kid, virus, violent, murder, human sacrifice, blond boy, child murderess, dead boy, mother kills own child ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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The Believers (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cult, ritual, supernatural, voodoo, child in peril, religion, murder, macabre, investigation, brutality, torture, ritual murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, minneapolis minnesota
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Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, cerebral, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space, space battle, future dystopia, cyborgs, space and aliens, androids and robots, alternate universe, good versus evil, obsessive quest, military ...
Time: future, 70s
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120 (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men are fighting at four corners of the empire and therefore can ...
Style: captivating, realistic, educational, serious
Plot: world war one, war, genocide, battles, nationalism, military, against humanity, islam, mountain, church, school, siblings relations ...
Place: ottoman empire, turkey
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