Moral dilemma movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant moral dilemma movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, psychological, suspense, suspenseful and interesting films and TV shows about / with moral dilemma, death, dialogue, betrayal, murder, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, revenge and violence plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Russia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as moral dilemma: The Major (2013), Better Call Saul (2015), The Box (2009), Self/less (2015), Would You Rather (2012), My Sister's Keeper (2009), The Hunger Games (2012), The Fool (2014), The Dark Knight (2008), Womb (2010).

List of moral dilemma movies

The Major (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a cold winter’s day Sergey Sobolev, a major at the local police office, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth to their child. High from happiness, he’s driving too fast and runs down a boy on a passage walk, who ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: moral dilemma, crimes, police corruption, police station, law enforcement, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, social decay, irony of fate, justice, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: dark humor, captivating, stylized, realistic, witty ...
Plot: lawyer, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, moral dilemma, workplace situations, family relations, private investigator, crimes, legal, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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The Box (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: conspiracy, moral dilemma, gift, human nature, money, murder, experiment, mystery, sacrifice, decision, button, under the surface ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
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Self/less (2015)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: body swapping, moral dilemma, soul transference, uncover truth, cloning, chase, disorder, twists & turns, laboratory, manhunt, hidden identity, dealing with death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, st. louis missouri, caribbean
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Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, moral dilemma, danger, survival, deathtrap, captivity, mind game, torture, threat, group of strangers, dishonesty, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, family drama, cancer, sick child, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, parenthood, childhood, family relations, child illness, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, los angeles
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, survival, young heroes, contests and competitions, against the odds, rivalry, youth, heroes, society, killings, death, trap ...
Time: future
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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: bleak, suspense, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, moral dilemma, society, violence, rebellion, corruption, small town, lone hero, evacuation, courage, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, good versus evil, batman, organized crime, double life, rivalry, super villain, psychopath, moral dilemma, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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Womb (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Hungary, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, serious, touching ...
Plot: mother son incest, tragic love, cloning, hopes, unfulfillment, couple relations, moral dilemma, parents and children, genetic engineering, dealing with death, childhood sweetheart, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: good versus evil, teenage protagonist, witch, happy ending, disney, high school, imaginary, villain, imaginary kingdom, adventure, danger, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
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Heart of a Lion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: racism, moral dilemma, fascism, graphic violence, fall in love, single parent, love and romance, crimes, gang, family relations, psychopath, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland
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Nerve (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds ...
Style: exciting, suspense, romantic, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: game, teenage boy, technology, internet, rivalry, danger, computer cracker, party, teenage girl, courage, moral dilemma, surveillance ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: seattle washington, new york, seattle
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The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: law firm, legal, moral dilemma, mafia, surveillance, lawyer, fighting the system, crimes, seduction, blackmail, murder, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee, boston, harvard university ...
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Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, moral dilemma, millionaire, gambling, temptation, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, adultery, couple relations, social differences, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
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Chained (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A serial killer kidnaps a young boy after murdering his mother, then raises him to be his accomplice. After years in captivity, the boy must choose between escaping or following in his captor's bloody footprints.
Style: psychological, scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: captivity, serial rapist, serial killer, slave, escape attempt, slavery, crimes, abuse, psychopath, childhood trauma, taxi driver, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Sicario (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, bleak ...
Plot: moral dilemma, cia, tough girl, black ops, drug cartel, neo noir, swat team, u.s. mexico border, special agents, fbi, mercenary, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, el paso texas ...
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Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, moral dilemma, experiment, danger, violence, escape, surveillance, psychologist, cloning, fight, genetics ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
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Side Effects (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: America! Built on a better pill. Karly Hert has spent the last ten years selling drugs. Legally, that is. Karly is a pharmaceutical sales representative. She sells pills to doctors. She makes lots of money. She has a company car. She has a nice fat ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Plot: moral dilemma, public health, fighting the system, ambition, love affair, corporate crimes, introspection, workplace situations, relationship vs career, obsession, boss and employee, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: tv show, cheating, investigation, moral dilemma, manipulation, contests and competitions, media, ethics, fame, prejudice, advertising, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, boston
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Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, sexy, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, temptation, old love, lovers reunited, love and romance, moral dilemma, ex couple relations, family problems, trust, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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The Booth at the End (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A mysterious man sits in the booth at the end who people make a deal with to get what they want. They do the task or they don't - that is up to them, but there are no rule changes.
Style: psychological, captivating, mind bending, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: mysterious character, changing lives, wish come true, moral dilemma, human nature, deal, doubts and hesitations, mission, death, choice, outside help, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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New World (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal gang, undercover cop, working undercover, moral dilemma, crimes, mafia, mind game, police chief, rivalry, group of criminals, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
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Monster (2004)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Kenzou Tenma, a Japanese brain surgeon in Germany, finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: doctor, murder, moral dilemma, mastermind, hospital, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, guilt, track down, society, crimes, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, tricky, psychotronic
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, female lawyer, murder suspect, false accusation, judge, corpse, moral dilemma, marriage, lawyer, suspect ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain
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Good Kill (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game–only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned bunker in the Nevada desert. But as he yearns ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: drone, moral dilemma, military, suspicion, war, family relations, family problems, family life, taliban, terrorism, murder, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, year 2010
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, afghanistan, middle east ...
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Unthinkable (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspense, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, violence, investigation, fbi, moral dilemma, interrogation, race against time, torture, right and wrong, manipulation, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
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Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: comic, bleak, twists and turns, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, superhero, conspiracy, parallel world, human nature, anti heroes, save the world, superhuman powers, neo noir, good versus evil, moral dilemma, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, soviet union, afghanistan, antarctica, russia ...
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Felony (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three detectives become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in critical condition. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, police corruption, police, accident, police investigation, life turned upside down, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime gone awry, intrigue, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Shadow Dancer (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ira, moral dilemma, snitch, family relations, radical, state affairs, betrayal, undercover, siblings relations, political unrest, loss of son, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1973, year 1993 ...
Place: ireland, england, london, europe, northern ireland ...
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