Child marriage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant child marriage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, thought provoking, touching, bleak, realistic and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with child marriage, family relations, children, child bride, couples, dancing, girl, women, arranged marriage and singing plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, India, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as child marriage: The First Teacher (1965), Wadjda (2012), The Royal Exchange (2017), Water (2005), King (2011), Master, Mistress and Servant (1962), Bandit Queen (1994), Capernaum (2018), The Chipmunk Adventure (1987), Bluebeard (2009).

List of child marriage movies

I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yemen, France, United Arab Emirates, USA, Sweden, Jordan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Nojoom was forced to marry a 30-year-old man. The dowry offered the family a small income and 'one less mouth to feed'. Nojoom discovers that her life will take a turn for the worse. Her husband is indifferent to her age. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, touching, thought provoking
Plot: child bride, tradition, divorce, little girl, sheik, forced marriage, family honor, judge, escape, courtroom, rape, marital separation ...
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The First Teacher (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dyuishen is assigned to the mountainous Kirghiz region of Central Asia by the Young Communist League after he is discharged from the Red Army. It is 1923 and the Civil war has ended. The former soldier becomes a teacher, bringing the Leninist ...
Plot: world war one, child marriage, nude, communist, female nudity, river, school, children, arranged marriage, sheep, teacher, forced marriage ...
Place: russia, ussr
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Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: touching, talky, stylized, feminist film, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, bicycle, islam, muslim, muslim girl, children, school, gender, dreams, coming of age, women, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
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The Royal Exchange (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1721, the Regent of France, wanting to seal the peace with Spain, offers to the Spanish King, a marriage between their respective heirs: Louis XV, age 11, and Maria Anna Victoria, the 4-year-old Spanish infanta. The Regent of France also offers ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, scenic, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: child bride, king of france, princess, union, intrigue, reconciliation, engagement, politics, french royalty, royal family, forced marriage, swinger ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: versailles, france, spain
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Water (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The year is 1938, and Mahatma Gandhi's groundbreaking philosophies are sweeping across India, but 8-year-old Chuyia, newly widowed, must go to live with other outcast widows on an ashram. Her presence transforms the ashram as she befriends two ...
Style: touching, bleak, melancholic, controversial, intense ...
Audience: adult
Plot: hinduism, women, prostitute, prostitution, friendship, marriage, love, politics, relationships, mentor, sin, brutality ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: india, canada, asia
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King (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The movie opens with a scene of a bank robbery in progress. The actions of the robbers during the gateway is photographed by Ashwin (Jeeva). After a chase, the injured Ashwin loses his camera to the robbers but managed to retrieve the memory card. ...
Style: political, political thriller
Plot: terrorist, assassination, political campaign, political corruption, terrorism, election, journalism, journalist, politician, election campaign, bomb, murder ...
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Master, Mistress and Servant (1962)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: affair, women, cult, alcohol abuse, family relations, couples, power relations, estate, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, master and servant, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, kolkata
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Bandit Queen (1994)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, political, realistic, rough ...
Plot: rape and revenge, women, rape, poverty, gang, indians, violent, vengeance, feminist, sexual abuse, assassination, female warrior ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, year 1983, year 1981 ...
Place: india, asia
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Capernaum (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, France, Cyprus, Qatar, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.
Style: social, sad, thought provoking, rough, cynical ...
Plot: poverty, traumatic childhood, slum, misery, child abuse, refugee, neglected child, child protagonist, child labor, low lives, life is a bitch, child neglect ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon
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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, 2d animation, cult film
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: balloon, reckless driving, superhero, love affair, brother sister relationship, nanny, child in peril, sister sister relationship, shark attack, siblings, brother brother relationship, penguins ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, north america, balkan, egypt, united kingdom ...
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Bluebeard (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard.
Style: fairy tale, serious, tense, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, husband wife relationship, convent, family relations, older man young girl relationship, feminism, innocence lost, gender, battle of the sexes, siblings relations, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 16th century, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Wolf and Sheep (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In rural Afghanistan, people are storytellers who make up and tell each other tales of mystery and imagination to explain the world in which they live. The shepherd children own the mountains and, although no adults are around, they know the rules; ...
Plot: shepherd, dead animal, wound, child marriage, theft, nude, bull, cow, female nudity, wolf, death of father, muslim ...
Place: afghanistan
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Halam Geldi (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Halam Geldi"(My Aunt has Arrived) does not just tell a story in the Greek village of Northern Cyprus, where the sounds of the Ezan is accompanied by the church bells, it also underlines a tradition in Anatolia; the drama of child brides. ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense
Plot: child bride, family relations, military, teenage girl, border crossing, young girl, domineering father, loss of child, school, friendship, corruption, father daughter relationship ...
Place: cyprus
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S.W.A.L.K. (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two youngsters declare to their parents that they want to get married. Not sometime in the future but as soon as possible.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, feel good, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, young love, first love, school, youth, parents, teacher, amusement park, boyhood, women, child, love story ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
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Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into conflict with others in the industry, and even earned ...
Style: sexy, cerebral, harsh, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, musician, rock and roll, rise and fall, dancing, older man younger woman relationship, rock, scandal, prejudice, child bride, age difference, rock music ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Bulbbul (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A child bride grows up to be an enigmatic woman presiding over her household, harboring a painful past as supernatural murders of men plague her village.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic, scary, tense ...
Plot: village, murder, tragedy, rape, supernatural horror, revenge, witch, patriarchy, folklore, violence, family relations, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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A Return to Salem's Lot (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Weber is an anthropologist who takes his son on a trip to the New England town of Salem's Lot unaware that it is populated by vampires. When the inhabitants reveal their secret, they ask Joe to write a bible for them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, surprise ending, offbeat
Plot: vampire, sex scene, child vampire, monster, supernatural, youth, homecoming, small town, bad kids, supernatural being, suspense, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, new england
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