Sexual abuse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sexual abuse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, rough and intense films and TV shows about / with sexual abuse, life is a bitch, rape, brutality, violence, storytelling, vengeance, pornography, death and sex plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sexual abuse: The Girl Next Door (2007), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013), Irreversible (2002), Bad Education (2004), A Serbian Film (2010), Bully (2001), 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), Bastard Out of Carolina (1996), I Spit on Your Grave (1978).

List of sexual abuse movies

The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, torture, rape, sadist, cruelty, child molestation, torment, sister, suffering, helplessness, victim ...
Time: 1950s, contemporary
Place: america
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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: disturbing, scary, brutal, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, vengeance, gang rape, murder, rapist, violence against women, violence spree, danger, woman in danger, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, vengeance, rapist, torture, danger, left to die, gory, female protagonist, woman in danger, brutality, model ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, bulgaria
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 7.4
 109K
Irreversible (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring ...
Style: disturbing, tense, bleak, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: rape, violence, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, anal rape, sadism, strong sexual content, sexual cruelty, party, rape and revenge, brutality, cruelty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.4
 52K
Bad Education (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, transsexual, transvestism, gay, child abuse, teacher, priest, dangerous attraction, blackmail, first love, male nudity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 5.1
 52K
A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: brutal, banned film, macabre, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: pedophilia, sexual abuse, rape, murder, strong sexual content, sadism, pornography, violence, insanity, necrophilia, incest, gory ...
Time: 21st century, ancient history
Place: serbia, europe
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 6.9
 33K
Bully (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, stylized, gloomy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, teenage rape, rivalry, gay slur, teenage sex, vengeance, youth, teenage life, bully, social decay, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gabita is pregnant, abortion is strictly forbidden in Romania during the communist regime. Despite this it is common practice and Gabita wants an abortion. The movie follows her and her friend Otilia during the day she has made the appointment with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, abortion, unwanted pregnancy, communism, friendship, hotel, black market, young woman, doctor, roommate, pregnancy, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: romania, europe, california
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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: thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, corporal punishment, pedophile, life is a bitch, family relations, innocence lost, family in crisis, coming of age, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 40s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: south carolina, usa
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I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: banned film, psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, cruelty, vengeance, murder, psychopath, revenge, brutality, danger, serial killer, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, new york, connecticut
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 7.3
 9K
The War Zone (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, father daughter incest, teenager, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, innocence lost, family relations, small town, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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 7.4
 16K
Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: human trafficking, sexual abuse, kidnapping, child rape, child molestation, missing child, slavery, track down, rescue, virginity, child abuse, sex slave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, usa, texas, new jersey, poland
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, thought provoking, epic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, punishment, physical appearance, children, family secret, domestic violence, death, teacher, cruelty, torture, innocence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, northern germany, italy
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 7.0
 2K
Accused (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On the surface Henrik and Nina Christofferson are an ordinary family living happily. But they have a problem. Their daughter, Stine, a difficult 14 year old, has a habit of telling lies in class. When Stine accuses her father of sexual abuse, and is ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prisoner, lawyer, incest, parents and children, under the surface, family relations, child abuse, youth, life is a bitch, family problems, degradation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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 6.2
 36K
Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, sincere, captivating, emotional, entertaining ...
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, porn star, notoriety, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, redemption, actor's life, strong sexual content, life is a bitch, prostitution, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, malibu california, florida, new jersey, san francisco ...
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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: psychological, disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, homosexual, pedophilia, sexual abuse, child molestation, male rape, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, teenage life, man boy relationship, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1991, year 1987 ...
Place: usa, kansas, new york
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The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sexual relations, sadism, dangerous attraction, sexual cruelty, s&m, bondage, obsession, lust, sexual sadism ...
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 7.5
 53K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, murder, lust, self defense, vengeance, family in danger, revenge, brutality, couple relations, breaking point, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
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 7.1
 7K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: bleak, rough, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual perversion, murder, kidnapping, sexual abuse, sadism, hostages, rape, crimes, isolation, woman in danger, sexual torture, kidnapped girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan, soviet union, ussr
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 7.8
 1K
Sex Traffic (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans. Because of the near epidemic problem of sex ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, human trafficking, pimp, sex trafficking, woman in danger, society, life is a bitch, crimes, whistleblower, stripper, rich and poor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, england, eastern europe
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 6.9
 40K
Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, youth, investigation, parents and children, family in crisis, teenage life, internet, child rape, school, obsession, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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The Color Purple (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, compassionate ...
Plot: domestic violence, incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, feminism, slavery, rape, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, child molestation, self discovery, letter ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s, 1910s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, africa, tennessee, georgia
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, rape, danger, sexual abuse, missing person, crime, search, journalist, uncover truth, strong sexual content, hacker, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1966
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
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House of Tolerance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young woman begins a new life at the Apollonide bordello, a high-class brothel in Paris.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, sexploitation, sexual abuse, female nudity, disfigurement, confined, social misfits, life is a bitch, isolation, sexual perversion, physical appearance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.3
 6K
Hounddog (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
Style: touching, serious, disturbing, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, domestic violence, life is a bitch, music, blues, family problems, escape from reality, youth, solace, oldies, child's point of view, precocious child ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
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Cleveland Abduction (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A single mother becomes Ariel Castro's first kidnapping victim, and finds herself trapped in his home with two other women for 11 years.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, sexual abuse, woman in danger, confined, violence, life is a bitch, crimes, survival, true crime, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
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 7.1
 148K
Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: age difference, torture, pedophile, vengeance, sexual abuse, older man younger woman relationship, dangerous attraction, pedophilia, manipulation, sociopath, seduction, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sardu runs the theatre of the macabre. Sardu is into S&M. Sardu likes to kill people in public and make them think it's fake.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, kidnapping, torture, chainsaw, confined, gory, toxic, serial killer, supernatural, artists and showbiz, violence spree ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 40K
Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working ...
Style: bleak, sincere, serious, thought provoking, harsh ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, poverty, sexual abuse, downfall, human trafficking, social decay, teenage life, teenage prostitution, redemption, youth, forced prostitution ...
Place: sweden, europe, estonia, denmark, russia ...
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The Seasoning House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Seasoning House - where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, planning her escape. Planning her ingenious and brutal revenge.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rapist, sexual abuse, prostitute, escape attempt, dehumanization, danger, confinement indoors, revenge, captivity, life is a bitch, kidnapping, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s
Place: europe
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