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 stylized films and TV shows about / with prostitute, prostitution, runaway, brutality, mentor, pornography, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as prostitution: Sleeping Beauty (2011), The Deuce (2017), Pretty Baby (1978), Mute (2018), Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999), The Immigrant (2013), The Tribe (2014), Bad Guy (2001), 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, sexual ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, sexual perversion, student, limousine, perversion, sexual relations, eroticism, memory loss, life is a bitch, male nudity, s&m ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 8.1
 16K
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: captivating, suspenseful, gross out humor, sexy, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitution, drugs/alcohol, society, porn industry, male objectification, female nudity, sleaze, sex scene, rivalry, pornography, party, obsession ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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 6.6
 8K
Pretty Baby (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq (Keith Carradine) at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet (Brooke Shields). When Violet is brought on as ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, erotic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, innocence lost, photographer, brothel, loss of virginity, prostitute, prostitution, sexuality, girl man relationship, love and romance, child prostitution, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: new orleans, usa
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 5.4
 23K
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, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mute, cyberpunk, bartender, neo-noir, technology, amish, prostitution, doctor, bar fight, male objectification, robotics, gangster ...
Time: near future, future
Place: germany
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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deuce Bigalow is a less than attractive, down on his luck aquarium cleaner. One day he wrecks the house of a gigolo and needs quick money to repair it. The only way he can make it is to become a gigolo himself, taking on an unusual mix of female ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, goofy hero, dishonesty, fall in love, social misfits, prostitution, gigolo, stupidity, fish, parody, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, malibu california
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 6.6
 25K
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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: quarantine, prostitution, corruption, money, prostitute, nightmare, escape, doctor, murder, immigrants, polish, confession ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, poland, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america
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 7.1
 9K
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: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, abortion, boarding school, prostitution, mute or deaf, bullying, deaf, sign language, juvenile delinquency, adolescence, gang, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine
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 6.8
 8K
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: psychological, disturbing, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, prostitution, deaf, gang, prostitute, soldier, pimp, loan, college, voyeurism, eroticism, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul, tokyo
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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: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, first sex, lust, strong sexual content, coming of age, prostitution, sexual exploration, teenage girl, sexual relations, birthday, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, cote d'azur, tokyo, california
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 7.9
 39K
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, serious, sincere, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, poverty, downfall, social decay, life is a bitch, teenage life, innocence lost, youth, slavery, coming of age, redemption ...
Place: sweden, europe, estonia, denmark, russia ...
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 7.3
 120K
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, realistic, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, lesbian, destructive relationship, rape, prostitution, murder, sexual abuse, death penalty, deadly, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: florida, michigan, usa, ohio
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 6.5
 12K
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, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: pimp, prostitution, prostitute, friendship, morgue, buddies, nightlife, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, goofy hero, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.0
 5K
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: juvenile delinquency, prostitution, prostitute, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, down on your luck, urban ghetto, social decay, life is a bitch, homeless, society, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro
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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, serious, gloomy, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, new wave, prostitution, philosophy, life is a bitch, introspection, free will, female protagonist, pinball machine, human nature, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
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 7.6
 19K
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: gloomy, bleak, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: downfall, heroin, drug abuse, addiction, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, friendship, society, drug dealing, prostitute, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, west germany, poland
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 6.3
 2K
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: prostitution, hotel, prostitute, friendship, social misfits, drug dealing, teenage life, friends, gays and lesbians, human nature, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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Half Moon Street (1986)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
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, suspense, erotic ...
Plot: intrigue, prostitution, escort service, escort, politics, romance, witnessing a crime, bombing, eroticism, espionage, political intrigue, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, middle east
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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, cynical, psychological, serious, clever ...
Plot: vietnam war, prostitute, new wave, prostitution, quotation, obsession, losing-it hero, housewife, social misfits, human nature, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, asia, europe, france, paris france
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 7.8
 526K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 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, rescue, daring rescue, danger, car chase, young woman, track down, human trafficking, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, arc de triomphe paris
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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, emotional, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, sexual abuse, gays and lesbians, rape, small town, child molestation, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, youth, rebelliousness, teenage life, sexual identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1987, year 1981 ...
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: road movie, surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, prostitution, on the road, narcolepsy, male friendship, gay sex, unrequited love, hustler, robbery, father son relationship, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, washington state, oregon ...
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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, serious, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: prostitution, drug dealing, addiction, pimp, realism, drugs/alcohol, urban ghetto life, homeless, kids in trouble, street life, urban ghetto, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bombay 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, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prostitution, revenge, police, scam, martial arts, white slavery, transvestism, robbery, police investigation, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, california
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, prostitution, gay sex, bdsm, strong sexual content, prostitute, serendipity, hollywood, gay pornography, fetish, tourist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, new orleans
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 2K
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, serious, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, serial killer, prostitution, violence, murder, helicopter, racism, vietnam war, crime, investigation, partners against crime, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, california, australia
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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, bleak, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: vampire, loneliness, prostitution, stalking, supernatural, romance, small town, imaginary, city, iranian, hidden identity, supernatural romance ...
Place: iran, california, middle east
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The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, violence, revenge, prostitution, vigilantism, police investigation, rape, gore, torture, ex soldier, chase, gang ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
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 6.3
 208
Chloé (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a violent dispute with her mother, sixteen-years old Chloé ends up in the streets with nowhere to go. Then she finds Jean-Michel, a charming young man who will lead her to prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, love, mother daughter estrangement, teenage prostitute, prostitute, sex, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, bare breasts, runaway, pimp, teenager ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 8K
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: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: human trafficking, slavery, prostitution, smuggling, kidnapping, prostitute, innocence lost, moral ambiguity, crimes, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, new mexico, usa
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 5.6
 3K
Paprika (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.
Plot: prostitute, lesbian sex, anal sex, prostitution, brothel, marriage, lesbian, pimp, train, self sacrifice, sex, female nudity ...
Time: 1950s
Place: italy, rome italy
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