Decadence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant decadence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, visually appealing, talky and sexy films and TV shows about / with decadence, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, male nudity, brutality, sex, corruption, murder, storytelling and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
decadence movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as decadence: High-Rise (2015), Requiem for a Dream (2000), The Big Feast (1973), La Petite Mort: Die Nasty (2009), Diablo Guardián (2018), White Mischief (1987), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Less Than Zero (1987), The Last Emperor (1987), The Damned (1969).

List of decadence movies

High-Rise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Ireland, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Style: surreal, dark humor, futuristic, art house, weird ...
Plot: skyscraper, decadence, class conflict, social class, high rise, insanity, violence, surrealism, suicide by jumping, money, talking during sex, distopia ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, future
Place: london, england
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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, addiction, drug addiction, life is a bitch, depression, hallucination, drug use, downfall, insanity, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
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The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, art house, sexy ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, society, social decay, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, strong sexual content, friends, gluttony ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
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La Petite Mort: Die Nasty (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Three friends, Simon, Nina and Dodo, travel to Mallorca but their flight is delayed in Frankfurt. Accidentally the get mugged and wind up at a restaurant called "Maison de la Petite Mort", a notorious venue where members of the Elite Class ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, brutal, sadistic
Plot: psychopath, decadence, brutality, murder, slasher, death, fear, pain, fetish, sadist, room, finger cut off ...
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Diablo Guardián (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: The story of Violetta, a young woman who flees her native Mexico to start anew in New York City. But instead of a living a dream, Violetta is awoken to a harsh reality when she runs out of money, sending her into the arms of the villainous ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sexy
Plot: decadence, femme fatale, unfulfillment, one night stand, life turned upside down, promiscuous woman, romance, inspiration, sexual desire, sex, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Place: las vegas
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White Mischief (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Kenya
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A millionaire past his prime and his young wife arrive in Kenya circa 1940 to find that the other affluent British expatriates are living large as the homefront gears up for war. They are busy swapping partners, doing drugs, and attending lavish ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, decadence, couple relations, infidelity, couples, imperialism, social differences, love affair, deadly, society, romance, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: kenya, africa, england
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: dark humor, clever, motivational, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, corruption, success, corporate crimes, greed, wall street, cons and scams, ambition, drugs/alcohol, rags to riches, millionaire ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983 ...
Place: new york, usa, big ben london, manhattan new york city, switzerland ...
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Less Than Zero (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: drug addiction, drug abuse, hedonism, friendship, college, prostitute, coming of age, cocaine, decadence, addiction, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, palm springs california ...
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, non-linear, serious, realistic ...
Plot: emperor, suicide attempt, communism, world war two, arranged marriage, childhood, teacher, breast feeding, divorce, empress, arson, confession ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: china, asia, beijing china, japan
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The Damned (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the early days of Nazi Germany, a powerful noble family must adjust to life under the new dictatorship regime. The transition from democracy to dictatorship is thus dramatized through the lives of the family which also owns a powerful German ...
Style: rough, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mother son incest, incest, family relations, world war two, third reich, decadence, aryan, gestapo, orgy, murder, poison, sexual abuse ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Planetarium (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Follows the journey of sisters who are believed to possess the supernatural ability to connect with ghosts. They cross paths with a visionary French producer while performing in Paris.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, enigmatic, disturbing, pre war
Plot: sister sister relationship, seance, ghost, anti semitism, dream, seeing dead people, filmmaking, luxury, promoter, decadence, film producer, actress ...
Time: 1930s, year 1943
Place: paris france
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Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, atmospheric, bleak, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, psychological trauma, social decay, villain, social problems, mental patient, bad attitude, character change, evil clown, social problem ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 20th century, year 1981
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The Servant (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A decadent London aristocrat hires a man-servant to attend to his needs. However, the balance of power starts to shift...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, thought provoking, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: master and servant, manipulation, alcohol abuse, mind game, servant, bachelor, obsession, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, couple relations, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: england, london, britain
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The Traveller (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The devil, following in the footsteps of Christ, decides to become flesh and take a stroll around Earth to see how humans have progressed, and have a little fun creating havoc and mayhem in the process.
Style: sex comedy, suspense
Plot: decadence, devil, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair, female nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex
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Me and My Sister (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of two sisters, one from the country with simpler attitudes who comes to stay for a short while with her sophisticated sister who lives in the big city.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: parents and children, breaking point, dull life, family relations, sibling relationship, luxury, sibling rivalry, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, optimism, frigidity, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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I Walk the Line (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tawes is the sheriff in a godforsaken little hole somewhere in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful girl who turns his world upside down. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: small town, nubile woman, heist, vengeance, small town life, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chases and races, on the run, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
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The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, family relations, prince, politics, opportunist, civil war, nobility, family life, introspection, political unrest, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, naples italy, palermo italy ...
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75 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A car crash victim, humiliated housewife and two repressed teens are connected by their relationships with hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against ...
Style: social realism, suspense, tense, psychological, dark humor ...
Audience: kids
Plot: double life, strong female character, organized crime, drug use, secret life, social problem, secret, doctor patient relationship, paranoia, friendship between men, introspection, psychiatrist ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, year 2016
Place: ohio, cincinnati ohio, kentucky, midwest, usa ...
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The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, pornography, father daughter relationship, party, alcoholic, single father, corruption, murder, investigation, neo noir, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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A Touch of Sin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.
Style: bleak, serious, melancholic, meditative, brutal ...
Plot: working class, realism, society, social decay, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, violence, dehumanization, factory worker, loneliness, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, japan, tokyo
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Titus (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.
Style: rough, captivating, serious, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sacrifice, head of state, state affairs, war, violence spree, life is a bitch, society, goth, brutality, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), ancient ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young teen girl Xiu Xiu is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975 (sending young people to there was a part of Cultural Revolution in China). A year later, she agrees to go to even more remote spot with a ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: underage sex, prostitute, revolution, innocence lost, coming of age, virginity, life is a bitch, society, politics, youth, apprentice, redemption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, tibet, asia, tokyo
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Party Girl (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A student will do anything to become part of the "in-crowd" at the exclusive school she attends in New York.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, school, dysfunctional family, coming of age, schoolgirl, jealousy, teenage life, high school life, teenage love, destructive relationship, teachers and students, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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Sweet Movie (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
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: sexy, controversial, experimental, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: satire, ship, murder, revolution, sugar, sex, chocolate, surrealism, deadly, sexual abuse, farce, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, canada, russia ...
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Schramm: Into the Mind of a Serial Killer (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Lothar Schramm is a simple man with complex problems, yet he seems like such a nice guy. He works as a taxi driver and lives by himself where he is happy to answer his door to strangers and kill them outright. As with many shy loner types he has a ...
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, prostitute, violence, crimes, mentally unstable, crime, maniac, sadism, taxi driver, hallucination, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
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Scarlet Diva (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: actor's life, drug abuse, celebrity culture, tragic love, sexual relations, showbiz, addiction, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, downfall, filmmaking, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, paris france, los angeles, europe, france ...
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Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, adultery, murder, family relations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, scandal, socialite, love, gay, family problems ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 70s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: europe, london, new york, england, usa ...
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Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, emperor, incest, ancient rome, intrigue, warrior, rivalry, betrayal, power struggle, political conspiracy, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, egypt, alexandria egypt
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Ring of Steel (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A champion fencer accidentally kills an opponent in a match. Disgraced, he is blackballed from the fencing community, until a mysterious stranger saves his life one night from a gang of muggers. He soon finds himself caught up in the world of ...
Plot: fencing, underground fighting, decadence, rapier, male female relationship, duel, rescue, samurai sword, accidental death, sword fight, gladiator, tournament ...
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Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: tense, sexual, sexy, clever, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, sexual relations, aristocracy, seduction, mind game, love triangle, innocence lost, arranged marriage, passion, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: france, europe, paris france
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