Trafficking movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant trafficking movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with trafficking, crimes, murder, violence, gun, danger, blood, human trafficking, society and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
trafficking movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as trafficking: Frontier (2016), Left to Die (2012), Lilya 4-Ever (2002), Beat (2018), I Am All Girls (2021), Johan Falk 5 (2009), A Hitman in London (2015), The Hummingbird Project (2018), Trafficked (2017), King of Thieves (2003).

List of trafficking movies

Frontier (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in late 18th century Canada. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, exciting, harsh, captivating ...
Plot: native american, trafficking, rivalry, intrigue, medieval, fight for supremacy, competitor, showdown, crimes, society, fight, rivals ...
Time: 18th century, 2010s
Place: canada
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Left to Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With help from U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, Tammi Chase (Rachael Leigh Cook) fights to free her mother (Barbara Hershey) from an Ecuadorean prison.
Style: suspense, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: prison, trafficking, vacation, mother daughter relationship, drug dealing, drug dealer, lifetime, drugs, drug cartel, illegal drugs, confined, drug traffic ...
Place: ecuador
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Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working ...
Style: bleak, depressing, bad ending, serious, sad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: prostitution, human trafficking, poverty, sexual abuse, suicide, life is a bitch, russian, teenage prostitution, prostitute, youth, rape, social decay ...
Place: sweden, europe, denmark, russia, eastern europe ...
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Beat (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robert Schlag, nicknamed "Beat", is a Berlin club promoter who lives for the excesses of sex, drugs and the city nightlife. His connections to the underworld lead the police to use Beat to try and infiltrate a notorious organ smuggling ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, erotic
Plot: techno, drugs, secret service, trafficking, nightlife, organ theft, organized crime, drug abuse, gay, stalker, intelligence agency, undercover agent ...
Place: berlin germany
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I Am All Girls (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: sex trafficking, human trafficking, serial killer, lesbian relationship, policewoman, pedophile, child trafficking, criminal, criminal syndicate, fighting crime, slave trade, partners against crime ...
Time: year 1994
Place: africa, johannesburg south africa
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Johan Falk 5 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan Falk and his colleagues at the GSI go after sex traffickers importing young women from the East and forcing them into prostitution.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, criminal, police, trafficking, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, graphic violence, surveillance, cell phone, hotel room, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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A Hitman in London (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After his last assignment ended with the death of an innocent woman, a hitman's new job in London is compromised when he is overcome with guilt, and ends up helping a desperate woman who is caught up in a human trafficking operation.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: hitman, slave girl, murder, revenge, trafficking, pimp, killer, survival, criminal, assassin, slavery, meaning of life ...
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The Hummingbird Project (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.
Style: psychological, sentimental, rough
Plot: stock market, merchant, hacking, finance, trafficking, game, violence, court, hopes, death, odyssey, computer ...
Place: usa
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Trafficked (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In this story inspired by real characters, three girls from America, Nigeria and India are trafficked through an elaborate global network and enslaved in a Texas brothel, and must together attempt a daring escape to reclaim their freedom.
Style: disturbing, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: chick flick
Plot: human trafficking, sex slavery, slavery, forced labor, escape, brothel, abduction, captivity, woman in danger, sex trafficking, forced prostitution, female friendship ...
Place: nigeria, northern california, houston texas, new delhi
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King of Thieves (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two amateur circus kids from a poor Ukrainian village, ten-year-old Barbu and his older sister Mimma, are sold to a circus artist called Caruso who promises them a career in the West.
Style: disturbing, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: child prostitution, youth, circus, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, kidnapping, crimes, dishonesty, hopes, siblings relations, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, berlin germany, ukraine, europe, germany
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Mister Johnson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching, psychological ...
Plot: worker, world war one, trafficking, wife beater, colonialism, misfit, society, human spirit, fish out of water, unemployment, discrimination, racism ...
Time: 1920s
Place: africa, nigeria
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Wonderful Copenhagen (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a middle-aged woman born in privilege opens a café in a vibrant party of her hometown of Copenhagen, she's confronted with its dark sides as well in the shape of human trafficking and prostitution, and she has to make some hard choices.
Style: low-budget
Plot: trafficking, prostitution, violence, mother daughter relationship, loss of daughter
Place: copenhagen, poland
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600 Miles (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons from Arizona to Mexico for a drug cartel, but he is being investigated by agent Harris. When agent Harris blows his covers, he and Arnulfo end up in a journey where he will be the hostage of this young criminal.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: on the run, escapades, crimes, on the road, government agency, arms dealing, criminal, border, desert, gang, reluctant partners, captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, arizona
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Divines (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Qatar
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a ghetto where religion and drug trafficking rub shoulders, Dounia has a lust for power and success. Supported by Maimouna, her best friend, she decides to follow in the footsteps of Rebecca, a respected dealer. But her encounter with Djigui, a ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: ghetto, friendship, drug dealing, poverty, urban decay, slum, police, seduction, street gang, greed, dancer, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france
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Incomplete Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jang Geu Rae played the board game “baduk” (a strategy game somewhat like chess) since he was a child. Playing the game was everything to him, but he failed to become a professional baduk player. Now he is thrown out into the real world. By an ...
Style: inspirational, light, captivating, feel good, buddy movie
Plot: office, workplace problem, fish out of water, employee employee relationship, coworker, against the odds, corporation, career, rivalry, employer employee relationship, disorder, mentor ...
Place: seoul, korea
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Hacker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex, an immigrant from Ukraine comes to Canada and becomes involved with an online criminal organization called Darkweb. What starts off as a way to help his parents financially, soon becomes a personal vendetta against the entire banking system, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, thought provoking, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, black market, identity theft, fighting the system, computer, jail, cons and scams, robbery, dishonesty, vengeance, happy ending, money ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, taiwan, hong kong, bangkok thailand, canada ...
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, violence, against humanity, wartime, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, vatican, europe, israel ...
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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Style: futuristic, apocalyptic, entertaining, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, lone hero, car, survival, oil, end of the world, cyberpunk, disaster, death, runaway, weapons ...
Time: future
Place: australia, south australia, sydney australia
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Contract of a Century (1985)
Genre: History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Film is set in 1980s in Germany and Russia. A major gas pipeline is to be built from Siberia to Europe. German banks are open for discussions about the credit contract for the project. The Russian delegation comes to Germany for business meetings ...
Plot: politics, bank, spy, business, trafficking
Place: siberia, europe, germany
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The Black Cauldron (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, tense, gothic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, horror for children
Plot: magic, good versus evil, pig, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, princess, beast, witch, wizards, mythology, supernatural, disney ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, britain
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Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, missing person, village life, hostage, village, intrigue, rivalry, race against time, adventure, rescue, terrorism, cold war ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, bear attack, survival, native american, adventure, vengeance, hallucination, paranoia, fear, wounded, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: north dakota, usa
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The Niklashausen Journey (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can a small group of people start a proletarian revolution, asks the "Black Monk" in a leather jacket. The medieval shepherd, Hans Boehm, claims to have been called by the Virgin Mary to create a revolt against the church and the ...
Style: art house
Plot: preacher, catholicism, christianity, sheep, bishop, massacre, politics, female nudity, oppression, burned at the stake, religion, preaching ...
Time: 15th century
Place: chicago illinois, germany, paris france
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Backfire (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A greedy gold smuggler hires a handsome hero to transport a stolen fortune to a new hideout accompanied by the smuggler's sexy girlfriend.
Plot: smuggling, photographer, organized crime, stealing food, customs, gold, womanizer, customs officer, fashion photographer, criminal organization, trafficking, photograph ...
Time: 60s
Place: naples italy, lebanon, beirut lebanon, mediterranean sea, geneva switzerland ...
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Down and Dangerous (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventive and resourceful cocaine smuggler defends his trade against violent rival traffickers, a monstrous and vengeful killer, and the DEA agents who want to lock him up – all while falling for a stunningly beautiful woman with a taste for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, crimes, woman in danger, rivalry, smuggler, chase, drugs, smuggling, mexican american border, graphic violence, trafficking, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
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Geronimo (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: South of France. In the sultry August heat, Geronimo, a young social educator, tries to ease tensions between the youngsters of the St Pierre neighborhood. The mood changes when Nil Terzi, a teenage girl of Turkish origin, flees an arranged ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, romantic
Plot: gypsy, interracial relations, forbidden love, marriage of convenience, rebellion, rivalry, youth, hopes, love and romance, society, world, dedicated educator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, south of france
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Welcome in Vienna (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the conclusion of Axel Corti's trilogy (following God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore and Santa Fe) Freddy, a Viennese Jew who emigrated to New York after Hitler's invasion, and Adler, a left-wing intellectual originally from Berlin, ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: world war two, jewish life, skating, theater, trafficking, red army, frontline, traitor, german soldier, deserter, anti semitism, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945, post world war two
Place: vienna
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At First Sight (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942 in occupied France, a Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the Liberation she meets an actor, gets pregnant, and marries ...
Style: feminist film, captivating, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, lesbian, lgbt, female nudity, lesbianism, feminist, judaism, woman, women, family relations, deportation, refugee ...
Time: year 1942, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, italy ...
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Siddharth (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A chain-wallah from Delhi travels across India in search of his missing son, in the hopes that whoever took him, returns him unharmed.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, psychological, disturbing, spiritual ...
Plot: missing child, missing son, social decay, society, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, dehumanization, parents and children, factory worker, against humanity, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, delhi, punjab
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Unforgivable (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged writer is looking for a quiet retreat; a slightly younger female estate agent gives him details of a house a close to Venice.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: suspicion of adultery, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, amateur detective, crimes, parents and children, missing person, dealing with death, infidelity, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, venice
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