Beating movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant beating movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, psychological, disturbing, interesting and bleak films and TV shows about / with beating, violence, suspense, brutality, youth, teenager, death, coming of age, murder and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
beating movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as beating: Gardens of the Night (2008), King of Devil's Island (2010), Perfect Obedience (2014), Song for a Raggy Boy (2003), Mum & Dad (2008), The Invisible (2007), Murdered for Being Different (2017), School (2010), Fifty-Fifty (2004), The Raid (2011).

List of beating movies

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: bleak, serious, sincere, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: kidnapping, child prostitution, rape, pedophilia, child molester, child abduction, pimp, child molestation, pedophile, police officer, confined, haunted by the past ...
Place: california, usa, pennsylvania, san diego california
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King of Devil's Island (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Norway, France, Sweden, Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, ...
Style: bleak, tense, atmospheric, visually appealing, serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: punishment, prison life, juvenile detention, island, prison, sexual abuse, rebellion, child abuse, isolation, survival, humiliation, riot ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: scandinavia, poland, eastern europe, norway, japan
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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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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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Mum & Dad (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream of transient workers who populate the ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, controversial ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, woman in danger, serial killer, murder, psychopath, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, eccentric family, moral dilemma, held captive, violent, airport ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, europe
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The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, South Africa, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, sad, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, ghost, afterlife, coma, invisibility, suspense, regret, teenager, friendship, existentialism, family relations, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
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Murdered for Being Different (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Drama telling the true story of the murder of 20-year-old Sophie Lancaster in 2007, who was kicked to death in a park by a gang. Her boyfriend, Robert Maltby, was also severely beaten and put into a coma. The two of them were attacked because they ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: goth, goth girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, violence, investigation, hate crime, threat, society, young couple, confession, teenage boy ...
Time: year 2007
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School (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: 9 "A" was an exemplary class, while their class teacher was Nosov Anatoly Germanovich - a strong and experienced teacher, recognized in 2009 as the Teacher of the Year. After his sudden illness, 9 "A" is left without a strong ...
Style: depressing, talky, light, ridiculous, brutal ...
Plot: troubled youth, puberty, school, teenager, teenage life, suicidal tendency, brutality, family relations, social misfits, defloration, blackmail, teenage sex ...
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Fifty-Fifty (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teen involved in the world of underground boxing vows to take care of a dead fighter's family.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, rough, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, gambling, redemption, tragic love, coming of age, love and romance, underdog, survival, unfulfilled love, fight ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, turkey, kazakhstan
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The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, brutal, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, survival, trapped, swat team, gangsters, fistfight, kung fu, suspense, death, gunfight, warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hong kong, indonesia
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Brimstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.
Style: brutal, epic, disturbing, dark, psychological ...
Plot: female protagonist, church, mute, sign language, obsession, suspense, brutality, father daughter incest, rape, preacher, plot twist, retribution ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: netherlands
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, atmospheric, psychedelic, cerebral ...
Plot: gang, insanity, rape, violent, surrealism, psychology, drugs, distopia, violence, psychopath, brutality, murder ...
Time: future, year 1995, 20th century, 90s, 70s ...
Place: london, england, britain, europe, united kingdom
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The Turncoat (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Directed by Academy Award-winner Florian Gallenberger from Sigefried Lenz's international bestseller, "Der Überläufer" is set in the summer of 1944. German soldier Walter Proska is about to return to the Eastern Front when his train ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, german soldier, nazi germany, pow, eastern front, defector, border crossing, escape, jail, abuse, loyalty ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 1956, post world war two, year 1944
Place: berlin germany, germany, east berlin, hamburg germany
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Blind Spot (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three strangers are drawn together in search of Darcy, a man they all love who has been involved with some nasty underworld business.
Style: neo noir, captivating, touching, suspenseful
Plot: missing person, disappearance, seduction, journey, unrequited love, gay teenager, hallucination, loss of innocence, stolen identity, runaway, coming of age, investigation ...
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Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, suspense, investigation, violence, sadist, captive, sadism, obsession, psycho killer, murder ...
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: bleak, tense, realistic, cynical, suspenseful ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug addiction, drugs, police, investigation, murder, suspense, police investigation, police officer, addiction, twists and turns, dark humor ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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Youngblood (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship ...
Style: exciting, sexy, sex comedy, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport, violence, rivalry, teenager, brother brother relationship, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, fistfight, bully, farm ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, alaska, new jersey, argentina
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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA, UK, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Style: touching, inspirational, sentimental, emotional, brutal ...
Audience: manly, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, conscientious objector, religion, american soldier, u.s. army, bible, military, father son relationship, pacifism, u.s. military ...
Time: 1940s, middle ages, 20th century, year 1945
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan, japan, tennessee, usa
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Style: melancholic, touching, emotional, depressing, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: disability, dysfunctional family, mentally challenged, self discovery, small town, mental illness, responsibility, coming of age, brothers, family problems, life philosophy, countryside ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
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Lawn Dogs (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the affluent, gated community of Camelot Gardens, bored wives indiscriminately sleep around while their unwitting husbands try desperately to climb the social ladder. Trent, a 21-year-old outsider who mows the neighborhood lawns, quietly observes ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, hypocrisy, magic realism, infidelity, coming of age, girl man relationship, adultery, male nudity, wealth, poverty, discrimination, suspicion ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: road movie, psychedelic, avant garde, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, road trip, motorcycle, friendship, on the road, biker, marijuana, existentialism, rock music, drugs, rebelliousness, self discovery ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, california, usa, southern usa ...
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Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, funny, sex comedy, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, beer, party, female nudity, marijuana, youth, teenager, revenge, lust, cheerleader, slacker, sex ...
Time: year 1962, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: pennsylvania
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Footsteps (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man called Andrew is forced to endure a bitter encounter with a man known as the Cameraman, who enjoys filming beatings, murders and rapes in an abandoned underpass.
Style: controversial, psychological, disturbing
Plot: subway, cameraman, coma, depression, hospital, loss of job, suspense, found footage, monster, exploitation, train station, best friend ...
Place: england
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A Hidden Life (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II and is executed by them in 1943. Opening at Jägerstätter’s home in Austria’s countryside, the film follows Franz and his wife, Fani, ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, romantic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, clergy, farmer, military, courtroom, prisoner, prison life, catholic, treason, love, lawyer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941, year 1939, year 1943
Place: austria, germany, berlin germany
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The Art of Self-Defense (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Casey is attacked at random on the street and enlists in a local dojo led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei in an effort to learn how to defend himself. What he uncovers is a sinister world of fraternity, violence and hypermasculinity and a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, surprise ending, twist ending, funny ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, conspiracy, dojo, karate, accountant, gang leader, female martial artist, manipulative person, murder, aggression, traumatized man ...
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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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From Afar (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo Vigas’ mesmerizing feature debut examines the struggles of a man petrified by the notion of human contact and intimacy. Armando, aged 50, (played by Pablo Larraín favourite Alfredo Castro in one of his most striking performances yet), ...
Style: tense, psychological, sexy, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay bashing, gay crush, homosexual history, older man younger man relationship, gay hustler, hustler, gay slur, father son relationship, violence, gay latino, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: venezuela
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The Fool (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: fighting the system, russian, society, suspense, apartment building, courage, tragedy, rebellion, injustice, corruption, moral dilemma, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
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Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, West Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, disturbing, art house, thought provoking ...
Plot: childhood, ghost, christmas, children, emotional abuse, brother sister relationship, grief, coming of age, abusive stepfather, child abuse, domestic violence, christmas eve ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, turn of the century, 90s, 1910s
Place: sweden, tokyo, eastern europe, scandinavia
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Lost in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Khoi, a naive twenty-year-old, travels to Ho Chi Minh City from the countryside to begin a new life. It's his first time in the big city and he's looking for a place to live. He befriends Dong, a handsome extrovert who offers to share his ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gay asian, gays and lesbians, love affair, prostitute, gay relationship, gay hustler, mentally challenged, pimp, theft, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vietnam, saigon, asia
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