Prostitution movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prostitution movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic, harsh, talky and bleak films and TV shows about / with prostitution, prostitute, pornography, mentor, runaway, brutality, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
prostitution movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as prostitution: Sleeping Beauty (2011), Eden (2012), Night Shift (1982), Sex Doll (2016), The Deuce (2017), Harlots (2017), Numbered Days (1994), Mute (2018), Young & Beautiful (2013), Lilya 4-Ever (2002).

List of prostitution movies

Sleeping Beauty (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A haunting erotic fairytale about Lucy, a young University student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of beauty and desire.
Style: erotic, psychological, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, sexual perversion, perversion, limousine, student, s&m, life is a bitch, memory loss, eroticism, sexual relations, sexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Eden (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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, bleak, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: prostitution, human trafficking, kidnapping, slavery, smuggling, life is a bitch, teenage life, captivity, moral dilemma, danger, youth, confined ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, new mexico
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Night Shift (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, light, talky ...
Plot: pimp, friendship, prostitution, morgue, nightshift, cons and scams, nightlife, misfit, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Sex Doll (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in London's world of high class call girls, Amoureux Solitaires tells the story of London based French escort Virginie, and Rupert, a man who rescues trafficked girls.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, melancholic, captivating
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prostitution, love, nightclub, call girl, sex scene, novel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rescue attempt, prostitute, train, hotel, taking a bath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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The Deuce (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early ’70s through the mid ’80s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed there until the rise of HIV, the violence of the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, melancholic, gross out humor, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female nudity, prostitution, drugs/alcohol, male objectification, porn industry, society, sleaze, sex scene, pornography, rivalry, beating, obsession ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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Harlots (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: prostitution, brothel madam, rivalry, woman, brothel, rival, businesswoman, class differences, prostitute, period piece
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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Numbered Days (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Antonio, a gunman of the terrorist group ETA, days before making an attack, he meets Charo, a junkie of eighteen years, despite the sordid environment in which they grew up, still has the naivety. He has dedicated his life to a cause they do not ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, tense
Plot: terrorism, prostitution, prostitute, change of heart, introspection, deadly, fall in love, couples, drug dealing, danger, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
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Mute (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.
Style: tech noir, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: cyberpunk, mute, bartender, neo-noir, technology, amish, doctor, prostitution, bar fight, robotics, male objectification, gangster ...
Time: near future, future
Place: germany
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Young & Beautiful (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, teenage girl, lust, sexual exploration, female nudity, sexual relations, teenage life, first sex, sex scene, money, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, cote d'azur, tokyo, california
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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: sincere, bleak, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, poverty, downfall, social decay, teenage life, life is a bitch, rape, redemption, slavery, innocence lost, youth ...
Place: sweden, europe, estonia, mcdonald's restaurant, denmark ...
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The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: stylized, gloomy, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: quarantine, prostitution, corruption, confession, prostitute, theft, boat, dancer, polish, nightmare, escape, money ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, poland, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america ...
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The Tribe (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine, Netherlands
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Deaf mute Sergey enters a specialized boarding school for deaf-and-dumb. In this new place, he needs to find his way through the hierarchy of the school’s network dealing with crimes and prostitution, the Tribe. By taking part of several ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: abortion, prostitute, boarding school, misfit, prostitution, bullying, juvenile delinquency, sign language, deaf, mute or deaf, crime, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine
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Bad Guy (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A criminal who runs a brothel becomes obsessed with a beautiful college student. When she rejects him he sets her up by introducing her to a loan shark and when she can't pay, she is forced into working in the brothel. But when she gets the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, prostitution, loan, soldier, pimp, gang, prostitute, voyeurism, deaf, gangsters, deadly, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul, tokyo
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My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, pinball machine, female protagonist, free will, life is a bitch, new wave, introspection, artist, worn out ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
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Christiane F. (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the ...
Style: rough, gloomy, bleak, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroin, downfall, drug abuse, addiction, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, friendship, society, drug dealing, lifestyle, prostitute, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, west germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, poland ...
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Pixote (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the runaways are murdered by ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, juvenile delinquency, homeless, down on your luck, youth, urban ghetto, street kid, social decay, society, lifestyle, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil
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Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, harsh, emotional ...
Plot: prostitute, lesbian, serial killer, destructive relationship, rape, tragic love, murder, death penalty, sexual abuse, mentally unstable, lawyer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida, michigan, usa, ohio
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Johns (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's the day before Christmas, the day before John's 21st birthday. He's a prostitute on Santa Monica Blvd in L.A., and he wants to spend that night and the next day at the posh Park Plaza Hotel. He's ripped off a local drug ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: hotel, homeless, prostitution, friendship, prostitute, male prostitute, christmas, drug dealing, youth, teenage life, misfit, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
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Half Moon Street (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Lauren Slaughter, a research fellow at the Arab-Anglo Institute in London is utterly frustrated by her job. To supplement her income, she starts moonlighting at the Jasmine Escort Service, where she has more control over men and money than she ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: intrigue, politics, prostitution, escort service, escort, romance, espionage, couples, dishonesty, frame up, fall in love, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: london, england, europe, middle east, los angeles
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Two or Three Things I Know About Her... (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of a housewife who must work the streets to earn an extra living - and who becomes the starting point for a larger socio-political essay.
Style: talky, clever, cynical, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: vietnam war, prostitute, prostitution, quotation, new wave, obsession, dysfunctional family, society, lifestyle, human nature, losing-it hero, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, france, europe, asia, paris france ...
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Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: psychological, disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, sexual abuse, rape, life is a bitch, teenage life, youth, haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, gay slur, homosexual, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1981, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, new york, kansas
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My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: surreal, road movie, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, sexuality, prostitution, homosexuality, homosexual, prostitute, fainting, on the road, alienation, hustler, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, washington state, portland oregon ...
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Wayne (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In this gritty and sometimes bloody tale, sixteen year-old Wayne sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del to take back the 1978 Pontiac Trans Am that was stolen from his father before he died. It is Wayne and Del against the world.
Style: tense, brutal, comic, dark humor, gross out humor ...
Plot: teenage boy, tragic hero, violence, adventure, target, family, prostitution, love, blood, falling in love, dead father, poetic justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts
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Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Before Slumdog Millionaire came Salaam Bombay!, Mira Nair’s Oscar-nominated drama tells the moving story of life on the streets of Bombay as seen through the eyes of Chaipu, a twelve-year-old boy living rough in the city.
Style: realistic, captivating, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitution, pimp, addiction, drug dealing, street kid, kids in trouble, homeless, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, young heroes, crimes, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
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Sharky's Machine (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prostitution, revenge, police, law enforcement, prostitute, white slavery, scam, transvestism, robbery, martial arts, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, california, new jersey
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Hustler White (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Reminiscent of Sunset Boulevard, Hustler White transposes the action from the silver screen's old movie backlots to contemporary male prostitution and the porn industry. Said to be an homage to classic Hollywood cinema.
Style: sexual, clever, offbeat, disturbing, cynical ...
Plot: prostitution, gay, gay sex, bdsm, gays and lesbians, misfit, crimes, romance, low lives, life is a bitch, social misfits, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, new orleans, california
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Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 94 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, vigilantism, chase, dark hero, rescue, young woman, danger, daring rescue, human trafficking, car chase, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france, arc de triomphe paris
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Off Limits (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, serial killer, murder, vietnam war, prostitution, violence, racism, helicopter, investigation, police investigation, crime, military ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, australia
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Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitution, strong sexual content, femme fatale, sex, sexuality, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, manipulations, legal investigation, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, loneliness, prostitution, supernatural, romance, danger, hidden identity, misfit, social relations, small town, supernatural romance, small town life ...
Place: iran, california, middle east
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