Child murder movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant child murder movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with child murder, murder, deadly, crimes, serial killer, death, husband wife relationship, blood, child murderess and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as child murder: Child 44 (2015), The Tortured (2010), The Lovely Bones (2009), Maria Labo (2015), The Green Mile (1999), Evilenko (2004), Devil's Knot (2013), Harmony Lessons (2013), Perfect Nanny (2019), Nightmare Cinema (2018).

List of child murder movies

Child 44 (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, Russia
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, intense, factual ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, child murder, police investigation, stalinism, uncover truth, crimes, investigation, lone hero, serial murder, murder investigation, against the rules ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1933 ...
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia, ukraine, berlin germany
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The Tortured (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, rough, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, child killer, homicidal maniac, psychopath, sadism, vengeance, confined, death of son, gory, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
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The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: psychological, emotional, tense, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: pedophile, afterlife, rape, loss of child, death in the family, family drama, loss of daughter, dealing with death, serial killer, child rape, tragic event, neighbor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania, united states, delaware
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Maria Labo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A popular urban legend about a woman "aswang" who cooked and ate her two children. The legend is popular in the Visayas and in Mindanao
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: child murder, cannibalism, child in peril, dismembered body, psychiatric ward, human monster, mother, bully, rapist, chase, gang rape, chief of police ...
Place: the philippines, saudi arabia
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The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, prison, life philosophy, death row, supernatural, prison life, human nature, supernatural ability, convict, death sentence, justice, stephen king ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 90s, year 1935 ...
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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Evilenko (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student. On 15 May 1984, the pedophile Evilenko begins to rape children, and then slashing the victims in pieces and ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, scary ...
Plot: pedophile, serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, psychopath, slasher, woman in danger, child murder, child murder investigation, pedophilia, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, year 1984, year 1992 ...
Place: kiev ukraine, ukraine, russia, soviet union, crimea
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Devil's Knot (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, factual, based on true events, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: police investigation, satanism, legal, private detective, child killer, teenager, child murder, murder, loss of son, incompetence, false accusation, mental retardation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: arkansas, usa, memphis, southern usa
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Harmony Lessons (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During a medical examination, 13-year-old Aslan is humiliated in front of a load of his fellow pupils. The incident unleashes his latent personality disorder. Plagued by self-doubt, he strives for cleanliness and perfection and is obsessed with ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy
Plot: school, social misfits, misfit, youth, life is a bitch, village, vengeance, child murder, boy, teenage boy, humiliation, youth gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan, asia
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Perfect Nanny (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Myriam, the mother of two young children, decides, despite the reluctance of her husband to resume his activity in a law firm, the couple is looking for a nanny. After a severe casting, they engage Louise, who quickly conquers the affection of ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, biting
Plot: nanny, children, child murder, brutality, deadly, crimes, family relations, disorder, danger, violence, obsession, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
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Nightmare Cinema (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A series of down-on-their-luck individuals enter the decrepit and spine-chilling Rialto theater, only to have their deepest and darkest fears brought to life on the silver screen by The Projectionist – a mysterious, ghostly figure who holds the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hospital, ghost, demonic possession, child in peril, child murder, teenage boy, possession, gore, danger, demon, violence ...
Time: contemporary
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The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, murder, child murder, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, sex maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
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Confessions (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, teachers and students, mystery, grief, bullying, unlikely criminals, social decay, child murder, crime and punishment, mentally unstable, deadly, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, police investigation, obsession, small town, journalism, amateur detective, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, mentally challenged ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, milan italy
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Abattoir (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A reporter unearths an urban legend about a home being constructed from rooms where horrific tragedies have occurred.
Style: enigmatic, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: haunted house, evangelist, crime scene, collection, mansion, murder of sister, child murder, violence, killings, investigation, uncover truth, small town ...
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Downriver (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: James has served time for drowning a little boy when he was a child, although the body was never found in the river. A visit from his victim's mother upon parole sends him on a quest to find the truth. With little time and danger at every turn, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: ex convict, child murder, gay teenager, dysfunctional family, cover up, uncover truth, gay sex, gay, mother son relationship, lgbt, gay interest, masturbation ...
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The Gray Man (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Early 20th century. Albert Fish, a seemingly benevolent father and grandfather who reared his family by himself after his wife deserted them, turns out to be a serial child molester and murderer. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, investigation, manhunt, kidnapping, obsession, psychopath, police detective, deadly, danger, child murder, cannibalism, murder ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 30s
Place: usa, new york
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Under Suspicion (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, interrogation, questioning, mystery, serial child killer, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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Amish Grace (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mass murder, murder, hopes, hitman, family problems, family relations, social relations, religions or cults, introspection, death in the family, deadly, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Sun Scarred (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Katayama is on the way home to his wife and little daughter when he stumbles on a gang of punks beating up an innocent man. Katamaya decides to help the stranger and surprisingly wins the fight. This turns out to be a bad decision as his daughter is ...
Style: bleak, captivating, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: killer child, revenge, suicide, death, cruelty to animal, funeral, murder, lawyer, rehabilitation, death of daughter, death of wife, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, France, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?
Style: touching, serious, emotional, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, loss of son, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, guilt, tragic event, depression, hit by a car, child murder, anguish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Fritz Lang (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Filmmaker Fritz Lang seeks inspiration for his first sound film by immersing himself in the case of serial killer Peter Kürten.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, sincere, exciting
Plot: husband wife relationship, murder investigation, serial killer, police, adultery, ritual murder, confession, police detective, prisoner, unfaithful husband, child murderess, strangler ...
Place: germany
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Alias Maria (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Colombia, Argentina, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A vision of Colombia's inhuman armed conflict, seen through the eyes of a young - and pregnant - girl soldier.
Style: tense, psychological, rough, unusual plot structure
Plot: female protagonist, mother child separation, child with gun, motherhood, female soldier, teenage girl, child murder, paramilitary, child soldier, massacre, gun, child ...
Time: 2010s
Place: colombia
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Every Secret Thing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One clear summer day in a Baltimore suburb, a baby goes missing from her front porch. Two young girls serve seven years for the crime and are released into a town that hasn't fully forgiven or forgotten. Soon, another child is missing, and two ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: missing child, police detective, teenage girl, suspect, manipulation, child murder, interrogation, kidnapping, life is a bitch, murder mystery, uncover truth, ex convict ...
Place: baltimore
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Doll Graveyard (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: It's 1905 when 12 year old Sophia plays all by herself in her big, creepy house with only four handmade dolls as friends. When her abusive father has finally had enough, he forces her to bury them in the backyard. But, after she ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: family in danger, afterlife, vengeance, ghost, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, gory, teenage life, murder, curses spells and rituals, killer doll ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1900s
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Troubled Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He finds work as a church organist and develops a rewarding relationship with a priest and her young son. However, his caring for the boy catches the attention of his old ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, drowning, loss of child, loss of son, single mother, child murder, reconciliation, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, oslo norway
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Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, uncover truth, serial killer, law enforcement, psychopath, who done it, legal, deadly, mystery, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, georgia
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Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
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Story: About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant JonBenét Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, child killer, who done it, parents and children, small town life, deadly, mystery, media, dishonesty, law enforcement, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: colorado
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Hellbreeder (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five years ago Alice saw her son murdered; now every day is consumed with the need to find his killer. In the sleepy town of Ludlow, the arrival of the mysterious stranger Alice suspects to be the killer of her son coincides with a renewed spate of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, rough, serious ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, mystery, supernatural, crimes, social relations, serial child killer, insanity, child murder, killer clown, uncover truth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
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Silk (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A scientist uses his invention - the "Menger Sponge" - to capture the energy of a dead child's spirit in an old building. In trying to determine why the energy of the ghost does not dissipate, the team discovers the identity and the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, mystery, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, supernatural, who done it, haunted by the past, paranormal activity, danger, deadly, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
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The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, vengeance, terrorist, fbi, special agents, survival, rivalry, save the day, race against time, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, london, england, cyprus, europe ...
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