Child sexual abuse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant child sexual abuse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out disturbing, psychological, suspense, realistic, serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with child sexual abuse, child abuse, sexual abuse, violence, pedophilia, pedophile, murder, child molestation, family relations and teenager plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as child sexual abuse: Little Tickles (2018), Trust (2010), Take Me to the River (2015), Una (2016), Dream Boy (2008), Orphan Flowers (2015), Sleepers (1996), Short Term 12 (2013), Paterno (2018), Three Girls (2017).

List of child sexual abuse movies

Little Tickles (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Odette is eight, she likes to dance and draw. Why would she be wary of a friend of her parents who offers to play "Tickling"? Once an adult, Odette frees her word, and plunges body and soul into her career as a dancer, in the whirlwind of ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, suspense, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: child rape, abused child, pedophile, female nudity, little girl, child sexual abuse, traumatic childhood, psychoanalysis, pedophilia, court, father daughter relationship, rape victim ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: france
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Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, realistic, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: sexual abuse, teenager, father daughter relationship, investigation, bullying, innocence lost, teenage life, lie, youth, crimes, child abuse, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, california, usa, cleveland ohio, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Take Me to the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A naive California teen plans to remain above the fray at his Nebraskan family reunion, but a strange encounter places him at the center of a long-buried family secret.
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, sincere, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, family secret, river, gay, suspicion, injustice, child abuse, summer, threat, farm, boy, lgbt ...
Place: nebraska
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Una (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a young woman unexpectedly arrives at an older man's workplace, looking for answers, the secrets of the past threaten to unravel his new life.
Style: psychological, cynical, thought provoking, sad, disturbing ...
Plot: pedophilia, teenager, female nudity, sex scene, confrontation, child sexual abuse, pedophile, child abuse, forbidden love, teenage girl, love, sex ...
Time: contemporary
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Dream Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Nathan, a young teenager who tries to flourish in a romantic relationship with neighbour Roy. The two young men will have to face the brutal reality of the rural south of the United States in the late 1970s.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, gay couple, dysfunctional family, child abuse, gay rape, homosexual rape, closeted gay, child sexual abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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Orphan Flowers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: "Eylül" is a 16 year old girl sexual harassment by her stepfather , and her mother did not believe her and she went with "Eylül" to the orphanage , and left her daughter there. Then Eylül become friends with the girls in the ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: girls' boarding school, life is a bitch, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, family problems, stepfather, crimes, domestic violence, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, child abuse, friendship between girls, parents and children ...
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Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, suspenseful, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: child abuse, childhood, vengeance, courtroom drama, lawyer, rape, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, pedophilia, friendship, pedophile, juvenile prison ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees
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Short Term 12 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, works with her boyfriend and colleague, Mason, to help at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.
Style: emotional, compassionate, thought provoking, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, teenager, social worker, suicide attempt, depression, adolescence, foster child, self mutilation, self harm, troubled teen, coming of age, problem child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Paterno (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the ...
Style: suspense, non-linear, disturbing, sexploitation film
Plot: fired from the job, football, cover up, pedophile, conspiracy, scandal, investigation, media, teenager, evidence, expose, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 2011, year 2001
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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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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, suspense
Plot: pedophile priest, punishment, pedophile, child abuse, teenager, catholic church, corporal punishment, bullying, gay, confession, seminary, catholic priest ...
Place: mexico
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Acid (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They have been abandoned in a world adorned with concepts such as family, friendship, love, and opportunities. In search of answers to their questions, they devour themselves like a chemical substance that corrodes the world around, in order to ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, depressing, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: child molestation, circumcision, underage sex, suicide, child molester, unprotected sex, sex orgy, friendship, group sex, defloration, perversity, fondling ...
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Twilight Portrait (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marina, an upper-crust social worker with a doting husband and an enviable downtown apartment, is suddenly transformed into a bizarre twilight version of herself when she is raped by three policemen.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexy, serious, rough ...
Plot: rape, oral sex, love affair, sexual humiliation, injustice, couples, vengeance, best friends, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, ussr
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Don't Tell (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on true events that changed the law. This is the story of a survivor, Lyndal, a young woman sexually abused as an 11 year old while attending a prestigious school. Her courage to fight for justice is entrusted to a local lawyer determined to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: lawyer, pedophile, investigative reporter, justice, child molestation, struggle, friendship, child abuse, trust, cover up, husband wife relationship, truth ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 2001 ...
Place: australia
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The Children of Times Square (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a shady crime boss.(IMDB)
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: youth, drug dealer, runaway, gang, juvenile delinquent, street kid, coming of age, drugs, children, street life, child in peril, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Hands of a Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family reunion aboard a ship becomes a turning point in the life of 39-year-old engineer Markus. When his son Adam (4) gets a little cut after going to the bathroom with his grandmother Renate, Markus recalls for the first time what his mother did ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, serious
Plot: parent child relationship, family secret, childhood trauma, dysfunctional family, psychotherapy, repressed memory, mental illness, child abuse, sexual abuse, husband wife relationship, shame, rape ...
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Summer of Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The presence of a malicious stranger threatens to destroy the peace and harmony of a vacationing executive's family life.
Plot: child sexual abuse, family relations, assault, father son relationship, photographer, secret, flashback, stranger, small community, past, house, vacation ...
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Megan Is Missing (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sexual, slasher, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, deathtrap, teenage girl, rape, internet, teenage life, missing person, murder, youth, missing child, rape of a minor, party girl ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Out of Bounds (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Travis Elliot, a star high school basketball player from Memphis, Tennessee must save his older brother but is torn between playing the sport that he loves or living a life of crime.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: love, addiction, friendship, redemption, revenge, trust, manipulation, basketball, murder, determination, school, coach ...
Place: mississippi, memphis, tennessee
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Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, child abuse, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, mystery, murder, maid, sexual abuse, small town, women, strong female lead, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
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Now and Then, Here and There (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shu is a typical Japanese boy, but has an unbeatable, optimistic and determined attitude. However, when he sees a mysterious girl with strange eyes named Lala-Ru up on a smokestack, he is soon pulled into a strange desert world. Shu soon discovers ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, bleak, tense ...
Plot: child abuse, slavery, kidnapping, kids in trouble, daring rescue, against humanity, society, life is a bitch, post apocalypse, distopia, heroes, sexual abuse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Good Will Hunting (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. ...
Style: psychological, emotional, philosophical, uplifting, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: mathematics, professor, genius, psychology, life, prodigy, life philosophy, university, philosophy, psychiatrist, existentialism, psychologist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, harvard university, massachusetts, usa
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Calvary (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Style: meditative, atmospheric, cynical, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: death threat, priest, catholic church, clergy, murder, confession, character study, existentialism, catholic, child molestation, human nature, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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Psych:9 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman with a troubled past takes a job at recently closed down hospital. Working the night shift alone she begins to experience a series of unsettling events that lead her to believe that the hospital may be connected to a number of recent ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, murder, haunted by the past, terror, mystery, mentally unstable, serial killer, troubled past, nightshift, nurse, traumatic past, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Revenge in Olympia (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the middle of a desperate search for his well-connected American father, a young Vietnamese boy named Dustin decides -- ill-advisedly -- to spend a romantic night in the woods with his gay lover. News of a brutal bias attack on the couple by a ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay interest, interracial sex, man in a wheelchair, oral sex, erection, brother sister relationship, personal trainer, hysterical man, child prostitution, billionaire, hitman ...
Place: vietnam, thailand, los angeles, saigon
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Manhattan Night (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when Caroline, a seductive stranger asks him to ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: blackmail, twists and turns, temptation, investigation, affair, crimes, newspaper man, journalist, secret, husband wife relationship, infidelity, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, surreal, sadistic, brutal ...
Plot: violence, dark humor, serial killer, psychopath, insanity, mass murder, crimes, criminal heroes, murderous pair, lovers on the run, sadism, violence spree ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nevada, arizona, new mexico, paris france, london ...
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Tenderness of the Wolves (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story of a gay serial killer who murders young boys so he can serve them as dinner to his circle of fellow cannibals.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, gothic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gay, secret, psychopath, boy, serial child killer, black market, true crime, cannibal, crimes, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, germany, central europe
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Who's Watching Oliver (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of a mentally unstable loner lost in a life forced upon him. By night Oliver aimlessly wanders the streets and bars on what can only be described as a truly shocking and humiliating killing spree. His only savior and possible way out of a ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape, sex maniac, violence, emotional abuse, abusive mother, killing spree, mental illness, psychological abuse, disposing of a dead body, mother son incest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
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Veronica (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A female Psychologist who has stopped practicing medicine, decides to take the case of Veronica de la Serna, a young woman whose previous therapist has mysteriously disappeared.
Style: suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: revenge, lesbian teen, gays and lesbians, judiciary, girl, psychologist, masturbation, psychology, country house, psychoanalysis, topless woman, redemption ...
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