Corporal punishment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant corporal punishment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, bleak and emotional films and TV shows about / with corporal punishment, coming of age, children, male nudity, youth, teacher, nude, family relations, school and death plots mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres shot in UK, USA, Denmark and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as corporal punishment: Of Freaks and Men (1998), Abandoned (2001), Boarding School (2018), Sami Blood (2016), The Leaving of Liverpool (1993), The Slingshot (1993), The Happy Valley (1986), My Friend Joe (1996), P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982), Fanny Lye Deliver'd (2019).

List of corporal punishment movies

Of Freaks and Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: depravity, female nudity, voyeurism, obsession, corporal punishment, porn, freak, society, manipulation, sexual perversion, sadist, transformation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Abandoned (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Áron is a happy child in his family. But at some point things take a different turn, and his mother starts to lose her health rapidly. As this happens, the man in charge decides what's best for Áron without consulting the young boy's ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sincere, art house ...
Plot: corporal punishment, orphan, children, kids in trouble, human spirit, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, boarding school life, teenage life, friendship, family problems, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, hungary
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Boarding School (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When troubled 12-year-old Jacob Felsen is sent away to boarding school, he enters every kid’s worst nightmare: a creepy old mansion, deserted except for six other teenage misfits and two menacing and mysterious teachers. As events become ...
Style: scary, rough, harsh, emotional, dark
Plot: boarding school, suspense, corporal punishment, child, stepfather, stepfather stepson relationship, little boy, boy, life is a bitch, brutality, moral ambiguity, lifestyle ...
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Sami Blood (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sami girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930s and phrenological examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ...
Style: harsh, anthropological
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: racism, coming of age, corporal punishment, identity, boarding school, teenage girl, teacher, runaway, indigenous people, library, humiliation, poetry ...
Time: 1930s
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden
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You're Out of Your Mind, Maggie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A first movie based on Astrid Lindgren's novel "Madicken och Junibackens pims", which is about two sisters and their adventures in 1910s Sweden.
Audience: kids
Plot: girl, bully, child protagonist, corporal punishment, pneumonia, teacher, children, young love, blonde, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, rabbit ...
Place: eastern europe
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The Leaving of Liverpool (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A poignant and forceful saga which traces the fortunes of two English children uprooted from their beloved Liverpool dockside to the alien environment of Australia in the years following World War Two.
Plot: corporal punishment, self mutilation, world war two, first love, juvenile delinquency, orphan, schoolgirl, female protagonist, caning, spanking
Place: liverpool
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The Slingshot (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he sells. His rebellious ways has gotten him the special ...
Style: bleak, serious, harsh, enigmatic, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, jewish, childhood, anti semitism, working class, politics, bigotry, reform school, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, society, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, tokyo, sweden, europe, stockholm sweden ...
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The Happy Valley (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1940 Kenya as their country prepares for war, the local aristocratic social set lives a decadent, self-indulgent lifestyle, that leads to murder. The same events were also dramatised in the feature film White Mischief, which was released seven ...
Plot: corporal punishment, serial killer, girl, racial slur, horse, african, teacher, aristocracy, school, father daughter relationship, marital infidelity, governess ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: africa, kenya
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My Friend Joe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things turn horribly wrong however, when Chris discovers his new best friend ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, coming of age, corporal punishment, youth, impostor, first love, family relations, circus, orphan, friendship, friends, adventurer ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
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P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An enchanting comedy set in post-World War Two Britain. It studies a teenage boy's relationships and period of sexual awakening. A cricket-obsessed adolescent, Alan Duckworth lusts after his classmate Ann. When the pair score the lead roles in ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: coming of age, corporal punishment, school, first love, cricket the game, teenage protagonist, wartime, love, judaism, teenage love, youth, friends ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, year 1948
Place: england, europe
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Fanny Lye Deliver'd (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: On an isolated English farm in 1657, Fanny lives a quiet life with her oppressive husband John and their young son. One day their life is rocked with the arrival of young couple Thomas and Rebecca who claim to have been robbed and need a place to ...
Plot: corporal punishment, hedonism, female protagonist, heresy, female nudity, puritan, male full rear nudity, ambush, hostage, murder, farm, heretic ...
Time: 17th century
Place: britain, england
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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, disturbing, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, coming of age, rape, domestic violence, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, pedophile, children, sexual assault, family in crisis ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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Evil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Stockholm, the fifties. Though academically bright, violent pupil Erik Ponti is expelled from his state school with the headmaster’s words “there’s only one word for people like you – evil… what you need is a good thrashing, and more”. ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, touching, rough, emotional ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: rebellion, coming of age, private school, friendship, rebelliousness, corporal punishment, humiliation, life is a bitch, bully, high school, violence, boarding school ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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My Mistress (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's a long hot summer for Charlie Boyd. He's sixteen, his hormones are raging and he's just found out his mother is having an affair with his father's best friend. One thing takes his mind off his problems, the mysterious woman ...
Style: sexy, erotic, captivating, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: bdsm, dominatrix, older woman younger man relationship, femdom, erotica, sex scene, strong female character, strong female lead, sexy woman, older woman younger man sex, corporal punishment, sexual sadism ...
Place: australia
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Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: adult
Plot: erotica, widow, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, female rapist, femme fatale, seduction, older woman younger man relationship, older woman teenage boy relationship, woman rapes man, older woman younger man sex, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The determined new headmaster of an English prep school attempts to reform the frequently unruly students, who are tormented by a ruthless bully.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: corporal punishment, bullying, coming of age, self discovery, friends, hardcase students, lifestyle, misfit, dedicated educator, power relations, teachers and students, teenage life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, serious, sincere ...
Plot: child abuse, juvenile delinquency, orphan, dedicated educator, reformatory, corporal punishment, child rape, gay rape, boarding school life, sexual abuse, children, discipline ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: ireland, europe, spain
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Lady Macbeth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The passionate affair of a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience unleashes a maelstrom of murder and mayhem on a country estate.
Style: psychological, cynical, depressing, philosophical, feminist film ...
Plot: forbidden love, father in law, cruelty, secret lover, sex scene, marriage of convenience, father in law daughter in law relationship, english countryside, neglectful husband, male nudity, forced marriage, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, year 1865
Place: england, northern england
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Joe the King (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A destitute 14 year old struggles to keep his life together despite harsh abuse at his mother's hands, harsher abuse at his father's, and a growing separation from his slightly older brother. Petty thefts for food grow into more major ...
Style: emotional, harsh, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: children, dysfunctional family, child abuse, coming of age, corporal punishment, working class, youth, abusive father, redemption, alcohol abuse, poverty, childhood ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
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The Day Will Come (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the blooming 1960s, the film centres around two young brothers who are instantly robbed of their lives when they are placed in a boy's home forgotten by time. Armed only with a vivid imagination and a fickle hope, the boys engage in the ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, social
Plot: orphanage, abuse, brother brother relationship, brother, bully, violence, mockery, escape, rules, sexualized violence, medical experiment, humiliation ...
Time: 60s
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Die Puppenspieler (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Helpless, the young convent student Richard has to watch as his mother Sarazenin Zobeida is condemned by the inquisitor Heinrich Institoris as a witch and burned at the stake. From then on, Richard swears revenge on Institoris for what he did to his ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: inquisition, revenge, religious faith, religion, religious fanaticism, social problems, life is a bitch, medieval, corporal punishment, skinny dipping, renaissance, fatherhood ...
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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: disturbing
Plot: pedophile priest, child abuse, punishment, teenager, pedophile, corporal punishment, catholic church, catholic priest, bullying, gay, seminary, confession ...
Place: mexico
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Anne of Avonlea (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, chases a cow, and wins (to her chagrin) a baking soda company's writing contest. She acts as ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, beautiful scenery, coming of age, school, mentor, corporal punishment, teachers and students, love, bittersweet, orphan, family relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada, england, usa, chicago illinois, boston ...
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13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: nazi germany, hitler, nazi, battered woman, world war two, gestapo, resistance fighter, anti fascist, assassination attempt, corporal punishment, infidelity, public speaking ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1932, year 1934 ...
Place: germany, munich germany, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly ...
Style: bleak, brutal, harsh, disturbing, controversial ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: convent, nun, life is a bitch, human spirit, corporal punishment, mistreatment, punishment, sexual harassment, human rights, religion, sin, catholic orphanage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, latin america, dublin ireland, europe
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Birth of a Nation (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A new teacher at a highly problematic comprehensive school feels that corporal punishment may just be inflaming the problems, and so begins to campaign against it.
Plot: school, corporal punishment, riot, juvenile delinquent, sex education, teacher, children, education, bullying, profanity, classroom
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Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.
Style: emotional, stylized, captivating, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love story, women, geisha, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, japanese culture, rivalry, brothel, slavery, destiny, love and romance, orphan ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan
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Bedlam (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George is haunted by the demons of his family's past and tortured by the voices inside his head. He makes one last attempt at recovery by contacting his dead mother's doctor. The doctor's orders; that he attend Bedlam Hospital for a ...
Style: brutal, rough, scary, dark
Plot: electroshock therapy, torture, psychoanalysis, schizophrenia, manic depression, pills, rape, mentally unstable, brutality, suspense, mental patient, mental institution ...
Time: year 1964
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Celia (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in mid 1950s Australia, with the fear of communism in the air and the country's farmlands overrun by a plague of rabbits, the film depicts a long hot summer seen through the eyes and over-active imagination of nine year old Celia. Shaken by ...
Style: slasher, stylized, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: coming of age, corporal punishment, girl, folklore, child, nightmare, children, childhood, women, woman with a gun, mental disorder, suburbs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Run Boy Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Run Boy Run is the true story of Jurek, an eight-year-old boy, who escapes from the Warsaw ghetto, then manages to survive in the woods and working as a farmhand, disguising himself as a Polish orphan. He encounters people who will betray him for a ...
Style: captivating, touching, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, youth, human spirit, on the run, young heroes, hidden identity, orphan, against humanity, anti semitism, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland
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