Mistreatment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mistreatment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, disturbing, suspense, rough, realistic and cult film films and TV shows about / with mistreatment, violence, death, blood, cruelty, sadism, murder, brutality, abuse and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
mistreatment movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mistreatment: The Magdalene Sisters (2002), The Class (2007), For My Brother (2014), An American Crime (2007), Joker (2019), Mysterious Skin (2004), A Serbian Film (2010), Hard Candy (2005), Whore (1991), Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998).

List of mistreatment movies

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, disturbing, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: convent, nun, life is a bitch, corporal punishment, sexual harassment, violence against women, human spirit, sin, punishment, evil nun, sexual abuse, mistreatment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, latin america, europe
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The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: school shooting, life is a bitch, social misfits, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, society, youth, humiliation, friendship, social relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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For My Brother (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The two brothers Aske (17 years old) and Bastian (12 years old) live with their father, Lasse. Their mother died seven years earlier. Every day they live in a world where fear, violence and alcohol are huge factors, but where the brothers' ...
Style: disturbing, rough, touching, suspense
Plot: brother brother relationship, child prostitution, child abuse, incest, sexual perversion, pedophilia, homosexual rape, mistreatment, father son relationship, male masturbation, lgbt, gay sex ...
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An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: harsh, disturbing, serious, bleak, brutal ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, torture, domestic violence, crimes, dysfunctional family, confined, captivity, court, mentally unstable, sadism, family problems, threat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, social problems, insanity, psychological trauma, loneliness, mental patient, villain, evil clown, mental disorder, social decay, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: disturbing, psychological, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, gay, sexual abuse, homosexual rape, child molestation, pedophilia, male rape, homosexual, coming of age, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, man boy relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1991 ...
Place: kansas, usa, new york
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A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, torture, insanity, incest, perversion, pedophilia, sadism, murder, sexual perversion, necrophilia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, psychological, twist ending, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vengeance, torture, age difference, pedophilia, manipulation, pedophile, sexual abuse, mind game, revenge, child abuse, justice, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An investigative reporter Nellie Bly, who’s on a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum, and feigns mental illness in order to be institutionalized to report from the ...
Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental institution, mistreatment, female reporter, investigation, investigative reporter, female psychopath, torture, abuse, journalist, violence, fish out of water, investigative journalism ...
Time: victorian era
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Whore (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This melodrama investigates the life of a prostitute in a pseudo-documentary style.
Style: erotic, harsh, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitution, sex, prostitute, rape, redemption, sex worker, street prostitution, violence, mistreatment, sexuality, friendship, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sentimental, light, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, cinderella story, love, prince, cinderella, royalty, female protagonist, class differences, legends and myths, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, stepsister stepsister relationship ...
Time: 16th century, 50s
Place: france, europe
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The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, childhood trauma, supernatural, fear, ghost, psychiatrist, nightmare, curse, abusive mother, haunted by the past, family in danger ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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The Bunny Game (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A prostitute looking for her next meal hitches a ride with a trucker that leaves her praying for her next breath.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, rough, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: sadism, torture, sexual cruelty, violence, prostitute, perversity, sexual torture, misogyny, sadist, mercilessness, captivity, torturer ...
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Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: disability, child abuse, life is a bitch, human spirit, family problems, self discovery, society, social misfits, hopes, parents and children, isolation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Seasoning House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Seasoning House - where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, planning her escape. Planning her ingenious and brutal revenge.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, rapist, confinement indoors, strong violent content, sexual abuse, revenge, prostitute, rape and revenge, dehumanization, vengeance, escape attempt, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: balkan, europe
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The Afflicted (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother (imdb.com)
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: crimes, parents and children, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, alcohol abuse, family problems, domestic disturbance, siblings relations, child abuse, serial killer, bad mother, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: macabre, disturbing, rough, slasher, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, serial killer, murder, torture, maniac, psychopath, violence, investigation, sadism, pedophilia, sadist, suffering ...
Time: year 2001
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new york state, new york
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Bug (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, macabre ...
Plot: paranoia, conspiracy theory, insanity, mental illness, psychosis, obsession, addiction, couples, losing-it hero, delusion, psychology, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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Petulia (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, witty, psychedelic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, socialite, divorce, infidelity, marriage, flashback, doctor, husband wife relationship, surgeon, hospital, unhappy marriage, domestic violence ...
Time: 60s, year 1968
Place: california, usa, san francisco, tijuana mexico, america ...
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Nathalie: Escape from Hell (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A beautiful American doctor imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp uses her skill to save the life of an SS officer, who falls in love with her. However, a sadistic female SS officer considers him her personal property, and has no compunction about ...
Plot: female prisoner, sexual sadism, lesbian sex, nazism, erotica, mistreatment, female nudity, orgy, fondling, lesbianism, world war two, humiliation ...
Time: 1940s
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The Cottage (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a remote part of the countryside, a bungled kidnapping turns into a living nightmare for four central characters when they cross paths with a psychopathic farmer and all hell breaks loose.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, slasher, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: countryside, ransom, kidnapping, dark humor, gangsters, murder, cottage, chase, nothing goes right, hostage, confined, monster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
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Martyrs (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them.
Style: brutal, disturbing, bloody, suspense, tense ...
Plot: sadistic horror, violent, revenge, torture, torture chamber, held captive, home invasion, child abuse, torment, burned at the stake, electric torture, deeply disturbed person ...
Time: 2010s
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The Labyrinth of Grisaia (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Yuuji makes the unexpected decision to pursue promotion within the institution he works for. He meets with JB to discuss the documents he submitted for review as a part of the promotion process, documents pertaining to his own past.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious, adult animation
Plot: killer child, fight, mistreatment, hostage, murder, dysfunctional family, violence, abusive father, sadism, mother son relationship, loss of mother, patricide ...
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Redo of Healer (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a world of monsters, adventurers and magic, some of the most gifted healers are subjugated to brute force. Keyaru gains the ability to rewind time and turns the tables on those who’ve exploited him in this dark fantasy tale of vengeance and ...
Style: ecchi, captivating, entertaining, dark fantasy, seinen
Plot: magical power, magic, harem, magical, rape, magician, romance, adventure, erased memory, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, wizards ...
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Class of 1984 (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Andy is a new teacher at a inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. There is metal detectors at the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and ...
Style: disturbing, psychotronic, satirical, melancholic, macabre ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, punk, gang, teacher, revenge, juvenile delinquency, school, teenager, bullying, violence, rock and roll, vigilante ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, plymouth
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Lullaby of the Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of an orphan girl, brought up in naive, rustic innocence by an elderly relative, who is suddenly exposed to the brutality, greed and deceptiveness of the outside world when her grandmother dies. Notwithstanding her healthy distrust of all ...
Plot: mistreatment, strangulation, theft, death of grandmother, chambermaid, female protagonist, rain, food, flashback, girl fight, juggling, island ...
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Captive Women 4 (1977)
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To improve the morale of the German officers, a train with beautiful girls is arranged to entertain them when on leave.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: world war two, nazism, oral sex, lust, prostitution, lasciviousness, forced prostitution, lesbian cunnilingus, sex, prostitute, lesbian sex, sexploitation ...
Time: 1940s
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The House That Screamed (1969)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lilli Palmer owns and runs a school for wayward girls in France. Her absolute discipline has fostered a social order among the girls with rampant sex, lesbianism and torture the norm. Palmer also has an adolescent son (Moulder Brown) she tries to ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, humiliation, lesbian, missing person, bullying, youth, society, obsession, woman in danger, secret, sadism, repression ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, south of france, europe
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Bamboo Women's Prison (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A nurse in a Japanese women's POW camp during World War II masterminds an escapee.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: women's prison, cruelty, lesbian rape, violence, nurse, brutality, prison, female prisoner, sadism, friendship, spy, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s
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Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the thirteenth century, the region around the city of Berzano was ruled by a legion of Templar Knights, who sought eternal life through the ingestion of human blood. They terrorized the region by harvesting the land and committing human ...
Style: slasher, biting, macabre, gothic, serious ...
Plot: zombie, zombification, rape, living dead, walking dead, morgue, tomb, occult, medieval, knights templar, evil, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 13th century
Place: europe, spain, portugal
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