Child bride movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant child bride movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking, atmospheric and sexy films and TV shows about / with child bride, family relations, friendship, death, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, runaway and violence plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as child bride: Dukhtar (2014), The Royal Exchange (2017), Halam Geldi (2013), Child Bride of Short Creek (1981), Mustang (2015), Bora Bora (1968), Hollywood Babylon (1971), Bluebeard (2009), Big Love (2006), Great Balls of Fire! (1989).

List of child bride 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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Dukhtar (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Pakistan, Norway, USA, India
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the mountains of Pakistan, a mother and her ten-year-old daughter flee their home on the eve of the girl's marriage to a tribal leader. A deadly hunt for them begins.
Style: tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: child bride, forced marriage, female protagonist, family relations, little girl, family feud, child in peril, chase, mother daughter relationship, on the run, escape, woman in danger ...
Place: pakistan
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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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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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Child Bride of Short Creek (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Partially based on the true events surrounding a rural religious cult in the American Midwest, and how the members' children suffered for their parents' fanaticism.
Plot: child bride, religion, age difference, engagement, picnic, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, sheriff, investigation, misogyny, attorney general, sect, polygamy ...
Time: 50s
Place: arizona, utah
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Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, realistic, art house, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: sisters, teenage girl, coming of age, virginity, arranged marriage, teenager, women, sister sister relationship, orphan, female protagonist, sexism, children ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, israel, california ...
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Bora Bora (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Musical
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Frenchman finds his runaway wife on an island in the Pacific.
Style: sexy, hot, sexploitation film
Plot: island, erotica, infidelity, tropical island, unfaithful husband, cheating wife, ferry, open marriage, husband wife relationship, female nudity, sex scene, sexploitation ...
Place: polynesia, oceania
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Hollywood Babylon (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is like a documentary on the scandals in the Golden Age of Hollywood during the 1920's. Contains many reenactments of major scandals.
Plot: sex scandal, hollywood, promiscuous woman, oral sex, orgy, sex scene, teenage pregnancy, pedophile, trophy wife, pregnancy, world war one, child bride ...
Time: 1920s, year 1916, 1910s, year 1929
Place: california, los angeles, paris france
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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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Big Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Bill Henrickson and his life in suburban Salt Lake City, balancing the needs of his three wives -- Barb, Nicki and Margene-- their seven kids, three new houses and the opening of his newest hardware store. When disturbing news arrives ...
Style: light, social, entertaining, melancholic, epic ...
Audience: chick flick, adult
Plot: polygamy, husband wife relationship, mormon, marriage, double life, religion, eccentric family, society, family relations, couples, working class, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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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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The Daydreamer (1966)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A fictional account of a teen-aged Hans Christian Anderson. In this film, young Hans runs away from home and each time he falls asleep he experiences in his dreams the different characters he would later write about including The Little Mermaid, ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic, anthology, fable
Plot: mermaid, mythology, writers, stop motion, quest, mission, surrealism, puppet, fantasy world, emperor, mole, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: 19th century
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Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: sexy, sincere, romantic, light, enigmatic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: tudors, royal family, royalty, politics, conspiracy, british monarchy, corporal punishment, women, renaissance, female nudity, beautiful scenery, political intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 16th century, 1930s, 18th century, middle ages
Place: london, england, europe, rome italy
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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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Tulpan (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, arranged marriage, bittersweet, family disapproval, love and romance, unfulfilled love, family life, desert, looking for love, hopes, self discovery, nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan, asia
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Shy People (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A New York journalist visits her distant cousin for the first time to write an article about her hard life in the bayous of Louisiana. The journalist's wild, drug-addicted daughter adds tensions between the two relatives' cultures.
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, swamp, summer, sibling relationship, drug addiction, journalist, countryside, life is a bitch, society, hopes, culture clash, addiction ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, new york, usa
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Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: epic, captivating, atmospheric, dramatic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, adult
Plot: intrigue, dragon, medieval, warrior, fantasy world, incest, power struggle, conflict, vicious, political intrigue, abuse of power, peril ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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The Pied Piper (1972)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants her dowry to pay his army while his father ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, art house, serious, captivating ...
Plot: ancient, wedding, clergy, burned alive, witchcraft, revenge, vengeance, society, state affairs, politics, dealing with death, escapades ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: germany, europe, northern germany
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Midnight's Child (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kate and her artist husband are busy working parents. Everything seems to be going fine, going about their daily lives. Then, Anna, the Swedish nanny that Kate hired to care for their daughter, comes into their lives. She tells Christina odd ...
Style: sexy, psychotronic
Plot: nanny, satanism, fire, supernatural, woman seduces a man, au pair, witch, little girl, gas, nun, fistfight, spell ...
Place: stockholm sweden
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Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexy, serious, erotic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: gay, poet, lgbt, melancholy, gay teenager, male nudity, older man younger man relationship, writer's life, writers, art, age difference, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, paris france, africa, france, london ...
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Elvis and Me (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The story of Priscilla's life with rock and roll star Elvis Presley.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: elvis presley, unhappy ending, rock and roll, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, folk hero, introspection, desire for fame, musician's life, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: 60s
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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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Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, epic, exciting ...
Plot: ancient history, ancient rome, roman empire, roman emperor, intrigue, emperor, politics, assassination, betrayal, ambition, tragic hero, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: alexandria egypt, rome italy, europe, macedonia, greece ...
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Guncrazy (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: California teen Anita Minteer struggles in the face of an absentee mother, her mom's abusive boyfriend, Rooney, and a lack of respect from her classmates. This all changes when a pen-pal school project connects her with convict Howard. Anita ...
Style: neo noir, serious, erotic, realistic
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, lovers on the run, on the run, prison, murderous pair, anti heroine, teenage girl, small town, ex convict, age difference, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: country music, music, female protagonist, poverty, singer, musician, rags to riches, music business, rising to stardom, women, human spirit, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, kentucky, nashville tennessee, washington state, appalachia
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The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, heroes, gunfight, bandit, vengeance, bounty hunter, wrestling, village life, dishonesty, folk hero, on the run, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sonora, mexico
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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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Taisho Otome Fairy Tale (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Tamahiko Shima has been exiled to the country because of his disability, but the sudden arrival of an arranged bride upends his lonely life.
Style: anime, captivating, disturbing, psychological, humorous
Plot: disability, slice of life, male female relationship, family relations, father son relationship, father and son, depression, social problems, dysfunctional family, family problems, exile, physical disability ...
Time: 1920s
Place: japan
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Robin and Marian (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, his Brother John a moron, and the age of great adventure has seemed to have ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: robin hood, knight, folk hero, tragic love, medieval, aging, crusade, nun, rivalry, old love, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: middle ages, 70s, 80s, 12th century
Place: england, france
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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, sentimental, touching, sad, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: african american, incest, sexual abuse, feminism, rape, domestic violence, life is a bitch, incest rape, slavery, women, human spirit, wife abuse ...
Time: 1930s, edwardian era, 20th century, 1920s, 1910s ...
Place: africa, southern usa, usa, tennessee, georgia
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