Sex trafficking movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sex trafficking movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out disturbing, suspense, serious, realistic, rough and tense films and TV shows about / with sex trafficking, human trafficking, crimes, kidnapping, prostitution, female nudity, rape, life is a bitch, prostitute and forced prostitution plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sex trafficking: Sold (2014), Sex Traffic (2004), Eden (2012), Russian Dolls: Sex Trade (2005), The Whistleblower (2010), Human Trafficking (2005), Shuttle (2008), Traffik (2018), Sweet Karma (2009), Malena (2000).

List of sex trafficking movies

 6.8
 2K
Sold (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut on a mountain in Nepal. When the Himalayan monsoons wash away all that remains of the family's crops, Lakshmi's father says she must leave home and take a job to ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, suspense, social
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sex trafficking, child prostitution, child trafficking, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, poverty, forced prostitution, new job, stepfather, salvation, teenager, human trafficking, rape ...
Place: nepal, india
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 7.8
 2K
Sex Traffic (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans. Because of the near epidemic problem of sex ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: human trafficking, sex trafficking, sexual abuse, prostitute, pimp, woman in danger, society, crimes, life is a bitch, kidnapping, gangsters, human rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, england, eastern europe
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 6.6
 9K
Eden (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of Chong Kim who, as a young teen, was abducted into the sex trade, and the complicated moral choices she had to make in order to survive as her situation grew more desperate.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: human trafficking, kidnapping, prostitution, sex trafficking, rape, teenage life, slavery, crimes, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, innocence lost, prostitute ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1994
Place: new mexico, nevada, las vegas, 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: erotic, touching, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: sex slavery, sex trafficking, violence against women, forced prostitution, human trafficking, sexualized violence, prostitution, sex club, striptease, organized crime, escort, sexploitation ...
Place: eastern europe
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The Whistleblower (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an ...
Style: rough, political, factual, heartbreaking, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: un, sex trafficking, corruption, rape, politics, conspiracy, investigation, brutality, crimes, sex crime, women, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, year 1999 ...
Place: bosnia, iraq, new jersey, bosnia herzegovina, sarajevo ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, human trafficking, violence against women, captivity, sex trafficking, forced prostitution, slavery, child prostitution, child abduction, prostitute, child rape, corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, eastern europe, thailand, europe, russia ...
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 5.6
 6K
Shuttle (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When two friends return from a girls weekend vacation in Mexico, they find themselves stranded at the airport. Trying to get home safely, they board an airport shuttle for the short trip. But once their feet cross the threshold of the shuttle, a ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex trafficking, kidnapping, kidnapped, human trafficking, woman in danger, race against time, nothing goes right, crimes, held captive, expedition, survival, hopelessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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 5.9
 20K
Traffik (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
Style: sad, rough, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, fight, kidnapping, human trafficking, female journalist, escape, young couple, death of loved one, chase, corrupt cop, black man, gang ...
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 5.1
 2K
Sweet Karma (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mute Russian girl infiltrates Toronto's underground sex trade to avenge the death of her sister.
Style: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexploitation, rape and revenge, woman fights a man, sex trafficking, human trafficking, strip club, vengeance, mute, forced prostitution, life is a bitch, crimes, anal rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, russia
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 7.4
 103K
Malena (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: wartime, hot and sexy, women, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, world war two, longing, small town, older woman younger man, jealousy, life is a bitch, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, sicily, mediterranean sea
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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: erotic, serious, emotional, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, coitus, prostitution, fondling, sexual abuse, lust, disfigurement, debauchery, sexploitation, female nudity, sex trafficking ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, year 1900
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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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Girl Lost: A Hollywood Story (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interweaving stories of four different women involved in the sex industry offers a glimpse into the dark underbelly of Los Angeles and the taboo lifestyle of a sex worker. A teen runaway, single mother and two career escorts interconnect through ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: prostitution, teenage prostitute, sex trafficking, single mother, stripper, runaway, teenager, life is a bitch, friendship, society, lifestyle, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
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 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, dark ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: human trafficking, kidnapping, sex slavery, sexual abuse, missing child, child molestation, child rape, sex slave, forced prostitution, rape victim, sexual assault, slavery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, mexico city, texas, poland, el paso texas ...
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 6.7
 5K
Loro 1 (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Loro", in two parts, is a period movie that chronicles, as a fiction story, events likely happened in Italy (or even made up) between 2006 and 2010. "Loro" wants to suggest in portraits and glimps, through a composite ...
Style: factual, psychological, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: sex trafficking, politics, lie, political corruption, politician, party, sex scene, extramarital affair, family relations, society, italian politics, garbage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: italy, rome italy
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 7.8
 604K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, entertaining, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, vigilantism, human trafficking, dark hero, chase, one man army, secret service, father daughter relationship, lone hero, abduction, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, north america
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 6.5
 7K
Nowhereland (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born into the seedy, underground world of prostitution, 15-year-old Shara has known no other life. Her mother is an aging, career escort, who is now looking to Shara to make the kind of money she made in her youth.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, compassionate, realistic, serious ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, prostitution, underage, sex trafficking, mother daughter relationship, teenage prostitute, forced prostitution, violent man, abusive boyfriend, drug use, life is a bitch, human trafficking ...
Place: los angeles
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Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute.
Style: disturbing, suspense, serious, slasher, bloody ...
Plot: revenge, rape and revenge, exploitation, rape, sexual abuse, vengeance, sex scene, female nudity, forced prostitution, anal rape, intercourse, explicit sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, switzerland
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 3.7
 623
Slave (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Darryn Welch's explosive thriller SLAVE follows young American couple Georgie (Natassia Malthe) and David (Sam Page) as they visit David's father Robert's stunning Spanish villa, hoping to get his blessing on their marriage. The ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: prostitute, sex trafficking, crimes, family secret, mystery, organized crime, criminal, lechery, dark secret, crime boss, slavery, empire ...
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 6.2
 123
She Has a Name (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jason, an American lawyer, poses as a john to build a legal case against a pimp trafficking girls to Bangkok. Can he win the trust of a young prostitute known only as Number 18 and convince her to risk her life to testify against her pimp?
Style: suspense, captivating, christian film
Plot: human trafficking, sex trafficking, slavery, child trafficking, investigation, slave trade, prostitution, slave trader, sexploitation, social problems, private investigation, prostitute ...
Place: thailand
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Killer in Suburbia (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gina and her teenage daughter Kelsey move into a new town so Kelsey can attend a better high school. It’s the start of senior year – meaning new parties to attend and new friends to make. But when Kelsey is abducted while on a date, all Gina’s ...
Style: heartbreaking, tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: human trafficking, sex trafficking, missing child, family relations, uncover truth, investigation, desperation, slave trade, missing person, disorder, starting over, police ...
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California Dreaming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two Southern California College Students plot their escape after being kidnapped by a human trafficking ring while on Spring Break in Mexico.
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, contemplative
Plot: villain, drug dealer, heroes, drug cartel, cocaine, kidnapping, cartel, sex trafficking, fight, college, human trafficking, war on drugs ...
Place: california, mexico
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 6.6
 842
The Jammed (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young Australian woman reluctantly agrees to help a Chinese mother search for her missing daughter and becomes involved in human trafficking and the sex slave trade.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Plot: sex trafficking, missing person, crimes, deportation, manipulation, prostitute, immigrants, social decay, gangsters, sexual abuse, human trafficking, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Confessions of Emanuelle (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Famous undercover journalist Emanuelle teams with her friend Cora Norman to uncover a white slave ring.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: orgy, emmanuelle, sex slave, sex orgy, female masturbation, sex trafficking, rape, erotica, guru, menage a trois, lesbian sex, exploitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, san francisco, new york, usa, europe ...
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 5.0
 1K
Hypersomnia (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young actress rehearsing for a play about human trafficking begins to relive terrifying scenes that may be dreams -- or an alternate reality.
Style: scary, psychological, unusual plot structure, bleak, erotic ...
Plot: violence, magic realism, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, theatre play, lesbianism, violence against women, aspiring actress, sex trafficking, female nudity, brothel, stress ...
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Catch the Fair One (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Native American boxer embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: human trafficking, sister, abduction, sex trafficking, female protagonist, missing child, women, crime investigation, disappearance, missing woman, investigation, unsolved crime ...
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Daughter of the King (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: DAUGHTER OF THE KING follows Ashley Miller as she rebuilds herself after a drug filled episode trying to live a normal life. An outstanding debt gets her sucked back into the underworld that is ruled by Haydar, a ruthless man that forces her into ...
Style: christian film
Plot: human trafficking, sex trafficking, prostitute, trafficking, captive, redemption, prostitution, rape, christian, forgiveness, freedom, pregnancy ...
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 8.1
 5K
Three Girls (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The story of three of the children who were victims in the 2012 grooming and sex trafficking case in Rochdale, for which nine men were convicted and sentenced. The drama explores how these girls were groomed, how they were ignored by the authorities ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: rape, human trafficking, teenage girl, sex slave, police investigation, court case, true crime, sexual abuse, friendship, working class, sexualized violence, pakistani ...
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 5.7
 2K
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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Killing Angels (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: violence, kidnapping, murder, death, revenge, sex trafficking, human trafficking, vengeance, chase, gangsters, crimes, criminal underworld ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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