Violence against women movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant violence against women movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious and psychological films and TV shows about / with violence against women, violence, female nudity, murder, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman in danger, rape, sexual abuse and kidnapping plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as violence against women: I'll Never Die Alone (2008), I Spit on Your Grave (2010), Human Trafficking (2005), The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Papicha (2019), I Spit on Your Grave: Deja Vu (2019), The Last House on the Left (2009), The Magdalene Sisters (2002), The Accused (1988), Enough (2002).

List of violence against women movies

I'll Never Die Alone (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A violent thriller set in the outback of remote La Plata region, I'LL NEVER DIE ALONE (aka NO MORIRE SOLA) is a tough and pounding story of revenge for rape, mercilessly carried out by a group of women intent on pursuing their attackers to the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: rape victim, violence against women, violence, rape and revenge, rapist, rape, sexual abuse, wrong place wrong time, rape revenge, forest, sexual assault, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, mexico
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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: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, rapist, vengeance, rape revenge, sexual humiliation, strong violent content, woman in danger, torture, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Human Trafficking (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: When a sixteen-year-old girl from the Ukraine, a single mother from Russia, an orphaned seventeen-year-old girl from Romania, and a twelve-year-old American tourist become the victims of international sex slave traffickers, a specialized team of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human trafficking, kidnapping, forced prostitution, sex trafficking, violence against women, slavery, child abduction, prostitute, captivity, conspiracy, child prostitution, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, eastern europe, asia, ukraine, russia ...
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: melancholic, psychological, rough, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: surrogate mother, slavery, sexism, rape, infertility, totalitarianism, tyranny, violence against women, violence, protest, kidnapping, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
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 7.0
 3K
Papicha (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Algiers, 1997. The country is in the hands of terrorist groups, seeking to establish an Islamic and archaic state. Women are particularly affected and oppressed by primitive diktas, who seek to take control of their bodies and control their passage ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: hijab, violence against women, muslim girl, female protagonist, sea, islamic terrorism, mass murder, university, unwanted pregnancy, attempted rape, teenage girl, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: algeria
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I Spit on Your Grave: Deja Vu (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Following her rape, Jennifer Hills wrote a bestselling account of her ordeal and of the controversial trial in which she was accused of taking the law into her own hands and brutally killing her assailants. In the small town where the rape and ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: rape, rape revenge, rape and revenge, violence against women, sexual abuse, rape victim, revenge, psycho, freak, murder, backwoods, rapist comeuppance ...
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The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, woman in danger, sadism, violence, sexualized violence, torture, murder, violence against women, rage, family, kidnapping, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nun, convent, sexual harassment, punishment, sin, life is a bitch, corporal punishment, human spirit, mistreatment, violence against women, sexual abuse, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland, latin america
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 7.1
 35K
The Accused (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rape, injustice, courtroom drama, violence against women, sexual abuse, rape victim, gang rape, lawyer, testimony, legal action, justice, district attorney ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., boston, massachusetts, washington state
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 5.7
 43K
Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: violent husband, abusive husband, self defense, domestic violence, stalking, abusive relationship, strong female character, violence against women, life is a bitch, woman in danger, on the run, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles, seattle
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 6.6
 73K
Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: twist ending, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, profiler, police investigation, violence against women, missing person, forensics, who done it, crimes, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, los angeles, washington d.c., usa, california
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 3.5
 1K
Snuff 102 (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Argentinian reporter is writing an article about snuff films - which depict real torture, rape and murder of people. But seeking the films and those behind them might backfire. She herself is in danger of becoming one of the suffering.
Style: disturbing, suspense, brutal, psychological, tense ...
Plot: violence against women, sexualized violence, torture, violence, murder, brutality, rape, sexual cruelty, sadism, attempted rape, mockery, secret ...
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, memory loss, psychology, obsession, depression, adultery, train, violence against women, mental illness, psychiatrist, murder, infidelity ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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 4.9
 67K
Showgirls (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, cynical, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, erotica, strip club, rivalry, showbiz, showgirl, pole dancing, strong sexual content, sexual relations, striptease, violence against women, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Russian Dolls: Sex Trade (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Young women from Lithuania and Russia are taken to Belgium by a gang involved in the sex trade to work as sex slaves.
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: sex slavery, sex trafficking, human trafficking, violence against women, forced prostitution, striptease, organized crime, prostitution, brothel, police corruption, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Place: eastern europe
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Amateur Porn Star Killer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The unofficial story of a killer who kidnaps and kills three girls is told through the tale of his last victim, 'Amateur Porn Star Killer' is about a girl he picks up on the street and convinces to go back to his hotel room. The girl is ...
Style: erotic, rough, bleak, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: forced sex, violence against women, serial killer, murderer, murder, violence, sexual deviant, videotaping, sexual abuse, sex, psycho killer, perversion ...
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 7.7
 243K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: investigation, murder, native american reservation, forest, violence, rape, murder investigation, fbi, mountain, fbi agent, snow, female fbi agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, usa
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 6.0
 4K
Priceless (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: James, down on his luck and desperate for some quick cash, agrees to drive a small truck across country. He soon realizes that he's made a huge mistake and has inadvertently become involved in a dangerous human trafficking ring. The unlikely ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, touching, tense, christian film ...
Plot: human trafficking, violence against women, injustice, dark past, oppression, human rights, social injustice, friendship, kidnapping, slavery, sister sister relationship, death ...
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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, sexy ...
Plot: brothel, prostitute, sexploitation, female nudity, coitus, sexual abuse, disfigurement, fondling, sex trafficking, debauchery, violence against women, confined ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1900
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 7.0
 53K
Colonia (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture chamber, cult, military dictatorship, religious fanatic, coup d'etat, violence against women, kidnapping, torture, escape, political unrest, survival, sect ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, south america, latin america, germany, new jersey
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 8.1
 102K
The Fall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, female detective, police detective, police investigation, policewoman, crimes, forensics, law enforcement, coworker, victim, evidence, violence against women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, united kingdom, northern ireland, belfast
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 9.3
 2.0M
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, sexual, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, dragon, king, intrigue, adventure, incest, betrayal, political intrigue, medieval, throne, swords and armor, power struggle ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 4.8
 28K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, school, violence against women, success, haunted by the past, revenge, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
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House of Whipcord (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of the English countryside a former judge and a group of former prison warders, including his lover, run their own prison for young women who have not been held properly to account for their crimes. Here they mete out their ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: female prisoner, female whipping, murder, sadism, prison, women's prison, torture, violence against women, misogynist, exploitation, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 17K
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, serious ...
Plot: human trafficking, sexual abuse, child rape, forced prostitution, kidnapping, sex slavery, sex slave, child molestation, missing child, sex with a minor, slavery, virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, new jersey, el paso texas, texas, new york ...
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 5.7
 12K
The Paramedic (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Unable to face his new reality in a wheelchair, Ángel develops a deadly obsession with the woman who left him and unleashes a sinister revenge plot.
Style: tense, macabre, emotional, suspense, intense ...
Plot: violence against women, stalking, obsession, physical abuse, murder, jealousy, hidden identity, paramedic, accident, car accident, paraplegic, quadriplegic ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 3K
Much Loved (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A social drama about four marginalized prostitutes in Marrakech and their complex relations with their families and society at large.
Style: touching, captivating, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: sex, humiliation, violence against women, child prostitution, prostitution, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, estranged mother, debauchery, teenage daughter, muslim, poverty ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, north africa
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The House That Jack Built (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A depiction of a serial killer's 12 years' worth of murders and how it shaped his prime intelligence.
Style: bleak, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic psychopath, extreme violence, sadism, violence, cruelty, kidnapping, murder, psychopath as protagonist, animal cruelty, deception ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 132K
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: bleak, rough, surreal, non-linear, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, anal rape, violence, sadism, brutality, strong sexual content, rape and revenge, violent, sexual cruelty, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.0
 980
Orphan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young woman who moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. The grown-up at last, an accomplished woman, who thought she was safe from her own past. Gradually, these characters come together to form a single heroine.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: violence against women, little girl, teenage girl, father daughter conflict, female protagonist, violent father, social problems, confronting the past, tragic past, family problems, lifestyle, male objectification ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, romania
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