Obedience movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant obedience movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, clever and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with obedience, nude, society, mentor, friendship, violence, suspense, power relations, dialogue and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
obedience movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as obedience: The Story of O (1975), Compliance (2012), Level 16 (2018), Ella Enchanted (2004), Punish Me (2006), Kept Woman (2015), The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015), Perfect Obedience (2014), Diplomacy (2014), Equilibrium (2002).

List of obedience movies

The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, controversial, sensual ...
Audience: adult
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sex, sexual perversion, sexualized violence, s&m, rape victim, coitus, sadism, dangerous attraction, sexual cruelty, pervert ...
Place: france
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Compliance (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sandra is the manager at a fast-food restaurant, and Becky is her teenaged counter girl who really needs the job. One stressful day, a police officer telephones and accuses Becky of stealing money from a customer’s purse, which Becky vehemently ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, sexy ...
Audience: adult
Plot: manipulation, twists and turns, suspense, psychology, false accusation, police investigation, human nature, dishonesty, power relations, moral dilemma, sexual humiliation, confined ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, ohio, canada
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Level 16 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The teenage girls of Vestalis Academy are meticulously trained in the art of being “clean girls,” practicing the virtues of perfect femininity. But what exactly are they being trained for? Vivien intends to find out.
Style: brutal, captivating, suspenseful, melancholic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: boarding school, discipline, imprisonment, distopia, dark secret, girls' boarding school, punishment, women's prison, obedience, female protagonist, isolation, secrets ...
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Ella Enchanted (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: fall in love, magic, fairy, love and romance, fairy godmother, cinderella story, imaginary kingdom, true love, cinderella, prince, wizards and magicians, elf ...
Time: middle ages
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Punish Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deals with the obsessive relationship between a confused teenager and an elder woman. Elsa Seifert successfully works as probation officer, but the relationship to her longtime companion is in trouble since their common daughter moved out. Then she ...
Style: touching, psychological, sexy, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: dominant woman, sex game, mature woman, fetishism, obsession, destructive relationship, teenage boy, juvenile delinquent, pedophile, society, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, sao paulo brazil, hamburg germany
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Kept Woman (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jessica and her fiancé Evan just moved from the city into their dream home on a quiet suburban street. Soon after, Jessica catches her seemingly friendly new neighbor, Simon, in a strange lie and can't let her suspicions rest. The danger ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: held captive, kidnapping, isolation, abduction, deception, female protagonist, prison, imprisonment, professor, robbery, brainwashing, disappearance ...
Place: new york
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The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: psychology, prison, human experiment, university, human nature, experiment, prisoner, confined, teachers and students, character study, prison escape, student ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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Perfect Obedience (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The fictional Father Ángel de la Cruz is based on Legion of Christ founder Marcial Maciel, whose long history of child abuse was not addressed until 2006 and only publicly acknowledged in 2009. But director Luis Urquiza chooses to structure his ...
Style: disturbing
Plot: pedophile priest, child abuse, punishment, teenager, pedophile, corporal punishment, catholic church, catholic priest, bullying, gay, seminary, confession ...
Place: mexico
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Diplomacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1944. The fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Grand Paris, who is preparing, on Hitler’s orders, to blow up the French capital. The descendent of a long line of Prussian military men, the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, talky, political
Plot: world war two, diplomacy, soldier, wartime life, french resistance, sabotage, obedience, german occupation, disobey, race against time, death, demolished city ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: paris france, germany, france, sweden, europe
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Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, philosophical, psychological, clever ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: distopia, martial arts, fighting the system, gunfight, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, utopia, rebellion, totalitarianism, future dystopia, dystopic future, lone hero ...
Time: future, 80s, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
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The Experiment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, rough, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, experiment, torture, suspense, aggression, human experiment, psychology, disorder, prison escape, isolation, degradation, abuse ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: germany, canada
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In Memory of Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Investigates the life a young man who has decided to enter a Jesuit monastery in Venice, but is then overcome by agonizing doubts before his ordination.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: monastery, lifestyle, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, starting over, clergy, hopes, society, religions or cults, obedience, christianity, self doubt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, venice, europe
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The Tenth Level (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Inspired by the Stanley Milgram obedience research, this TV movie chronicles a psychology professor's study to determine why people, such as the Nazis, were willing to "just follow orders" and do horrible things to others. Professor ...
Style: thought provoking
Plot: psychology, obedience, experiment, college professor, university, scientific experiment
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Doubt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and ...
Style: sincere, psychological, clever, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: priest, clergy, suspense, religion, sexual abuse, nun, teacher, guilt, pedophilia, pedophile, catholic, school ...
Time: 60s, victorian era, year 1964, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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Zapped (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, high school life, teenage life, social relations, wish come true, step siblings, teen romance, half brother, disney, blended family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Holy Innocents (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Somewhere in the spanish country, in the 60s. Paco and his wife Régula are very poor. They work as tenant farmers for a very wealthy landowner. They have 3 children. One is backward. The others can not got to school because the master ...
Style: captivating, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, countryside, servant, francisco franco, spanish civil war, spanish history, provincial life, human rights, landowner, peasant, obedience, sacrifice ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, iberian peninsula, europe, milan italy
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Willard (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Desperate for companionship, the repressed Willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late father's deteriorating mansion. In these furry creatures, Willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: rat, vengeance, suspense, workplace, psychopath, misfit, greed, brutality, obsession, loneliness, dangerous animal, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century
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Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctor Who and his companions are hurled into the future and make a horrifying discovery: the Daleks have conquered Earth! The metal fiends have devastated entire continents and turned the survivors into Robomen.
Style: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, distopia, alien invasion, post apocalypse, evil alien, alien, apocalypse, good versus evil, spacecraft, time machine, girl, police ...
Time: future, 60s, 22nd century
Place: london, england, united kingdom
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Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, mind bending, surreal, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, adult, teen drama
Plot: mental illness, psychology, insanity, time travel, imaginary friend, surrealism, parallel universe, hallucination, suspense, time loop, suburbs, schizophrenia ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, year 1988
Place: virginia, los angeles, usa
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Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap (2013)
Genre: Biography
Country: India
TV show
Story: Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap is an Indian television series produced by Abhimanyu Singh of Contiloe Entertainment, based on the life of 16th century Rajput ruler of Mewar, Maharana Pratap Singh. The series premiered on Sony TV on May 27, ...
Style: captivating, saga
Plot: bravery, king, male female relationship, family relations, relationships, mother son relationship, heir, legacy, crown prince, palace intrigue, historical figure, historical character ...
Place: india
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Vidheyan (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Thommy, a Christian migrant labourer from Kerala is an obedient slave of his aggressive, tyrannical landlord Bhaskara Pattelar. Thommy obeys all the orders of his master, whether it is to make his own wife sexually available to his master or in ...
Style: sexual, sexy, cult film
Plot: master servant relationship, loyalty, river, suicide, obedience, attempted murder, fishing, immorality, conscience, freedom, murder of wife, uxoricide ...
Place: india
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Rope and Skin (1979)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Okoma (literally, Red Cherry) was a woman gambler until she retired from the yakuza world. Two years later, she returns home, and finds that the big boss has been assassinated and his daughter is having trouble keeping things in line against the ...
Style: erotic
Plot: exploitation, yakuza, prostitution, sexual harassment, bondage, kidnapping, sex scene, submission, female nudity, revenge, female protagonist, husband wife relationship ...
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Fear and Trembling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amélie, a young Belgian woman, having spent her childhood in Japan, decides to return to live there and tries to integrate in the Japanese society. She is determined to be a "real Japanese" before her year contract runs out, though it ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, funny ...
Plot: translator, workplace, culture clash, fish out of water, employer employee relationship, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, demotion, friendship, cultural difference, japanese culture ...
Time: year 1993, year 1991, year 1990, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, belgium
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Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: samurai, shogun, feudal japan, seafaring, jesuit, ancient, battles, politics, survival, war, state affairs, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, portugal
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Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 547 min.
TV show
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: atmospheric, epic, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, shogun, jesuit, martial arts, intrigue, leadership, interracial relations, white man asian woman relationship, historical event, world history, tokugawa shogunate, dutch history ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, portugal, asia
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The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, talky, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, depression, multiple storylines, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, relationships, art, women, male female relationship, impossible love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, california, london, florence ...
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The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, suspenseful, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: investigation, monastery, uncover truth, clergy, monk, medieval, murder, religion, murder mystery, riddles and clues, twists and turns, abbey ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: canada, europe, france, south of france, italy
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Law of Desire (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio ...
Style: surreal, sexy, stylized, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: male nudity, gay, murder, love, love triangle, movie business, obsession, lgbt, family relations, gays and lesbians, writers, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, iberian peninsula, europe, morocco, madrid
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I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: political, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, kennedy assassination, government corruption, uncover truth, witnessing a crime, political corruption, legal investigation, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, yale university
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Vision (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hildegard von Bingen was truly a woman ahead of her time. A visionary in every sense of the word, this famed 12th-century Benedictine nun was a Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, naturalist, scientist, physician, herbalist ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: nun, gender, healing power, visionary, seer, medieval, prodigy, convent, catholic church, human nature, monastery, hopes ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: germany, europe, rome italy
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