Exploitation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant exploitation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, stylized and rough films and TV shows about / with exploitation, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, brutality, vengeance, storytelling, danger, mentor and chase plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
exploitation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as exploitation: Run! Bitch Run! (2009), The Elephant Man (1980), The Help (2011), Trade (2007), Nicholas Nickleby (2002), A Bug's Life (1998), Avatar (2009), Death Proof (2007), Virgin Witch (1972), Storytelling (2001).

List of exploitation movies

Run! Bitch Run! (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Things go horribly wrong when Catherine and Rebecca, two Catholic School girls, knock on the wrong door while selling Religious paraphernalia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, brutal, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: deviant sex, exploitation, rape and revenge, revenge, bondage, rape, murder, violence spree, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Elephant Man (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, surreal, harsh ...
Plot: disfigurement, social misfits, freak, dignity, life is a bitch, exploitation, melancholy, disability, human nature, hopes, suffering, cruelty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, uplifting, thought provoking, inspirational, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, maid, friendship, master and servant, discrimination, hopes, civil rights, interracial relations, racial issues, social relations, racial segregation, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
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The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Taking inspiration from The Human Centipede films, the warden of a notorious and troubled prison looks to create a 500-person human centipede as a solution to his problems.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, bloody, brutal, slasher ...
Plot: sadistic horror, torture, exploitation, prison, depravity, brutality, violence, insanity, murder, sadist, suffering, death ...
Time: 80s
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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, serious ...
Plot: human trafficking, sexual abuse, child rape, forced prostitution, kidnapping, sex slavery, sex slave, child molestation, missing child, sex with a minor, slavery, virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, new jersey, el paso texas, texas, new york ...
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Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Charles Dickens story of Nicholas Nickleby, a young boy in search of a better life for his recently torn-apart family. A young compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his coldheartedly grasping ...
Style: touching, captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family reunited, haunted by the past, rescue, exploitation, boarding school, arranged marriage, fall in love, vengeance, family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: london, europe, yorkshire, liverpool, england
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A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, friendship, good versus evil, deception, teamwork, villain, exploitation, misfit, adventure, fight, exile, individualism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
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Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, culture clash, alien, adventure, creature, space travel, scientist, alien planet, space and aliens, mysterious planet, benign alien, warrior ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Death Proof (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel leering from behind the wheel of his muscle car, revving just feet away.
Style: rough, cynical, exciting, slasher, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vengeance, serial killer, dark humor, violence, psychopath, sadism, stalking, car chase, exploitation, misogynist, stuntman, sadist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: tennessee, usa, texas, austin texas
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Virgin Witch (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Christine gets her big chance at modelling when she applies at Sybil Waite's agency. Together with Christine's sister Betty they go to a castle for the weekend for a photo shoot. Sybil has lured Christine to the castle for more than ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: occult, witch, exploitation, witchcraft, fashion, countryside, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, twins, model, virgin, coven ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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Storytelling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: bleak, cynical, rough, humorous, witty ...
Plot: maid, exploitation, celebrity, high school, dark humor, dysfunctional family, filmmaking, family problems, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, suburbs, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, israel, colombia
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Made in Ash (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A grittily realistic tale of prostitution at an Eastern European border town
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, exploitation, roommate, life is a bitch, sexual content, down on your luck, seamstress, innocence lost, nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, czech republic
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Paradise: Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the beaches of Kenya they're known as "Sugar Mamas" -- European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living. Teresa, a 50-year-old Austrian and mother of a daughter entering puberty, travels to this vacation ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: beach, interracial relations, tourist, older woman younger man relationship, strong sexual content, black man white woman relationship, resort, male prostitute, exploitation, older woman younger man sex, looking for sex, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa
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Black Snake Moan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: sexy, psychological, rough, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: sex addict, nymphomaniac, redemption, musician, blues, captive, exploitation, nervous breakdown, abuse, sexual promiscuity, going straight, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, southern usa, usa, mississippi
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It's a Free World... (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film focuses on Angie (Kierston Wareing), a working class woman who, after being fired by the agency that she works for, decides to set up a recruitment agency of her own, running it from her kitchen with her friend Rose (Juliet Ellis). Taking ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak
Plot: realism, exploitation, fighting the system, immigrants, employment agency, injustice, workplace, society, legal, life is a bitch, cons and scams, working class ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
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Absentia (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A missing FBI agent reappears six years after being declared dead.
Style: slasher, disturbing, melancholic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, fbi, exploitation, amnesia, fbi agent, crimes, memory loss, new life, survival, brutality, memory, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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House of Whipcord (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of the English countryside a former judge and a group of former prison warders, including his lover, run their own prison for young women who have not been held properly to account for their crimes. Here they mete out their ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: female prisoner, female whipping, murder, sadism, prison, women's prison, torture, violence against women, misogynist, exploitation, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
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Fair Game (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback is in for trouble when she is confronted by three kangaroo hunters. Bored with killing kangaroos, they decide to kill the animals in the sanctuary, and when they see how attractive ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exploitation, rivalry, woman in danger, countryside, vengeance, isolation, save the day, adventure, animal life, chase, dead animal, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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The Boss: Anatomy of a Crime (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, Venezuela
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This incredibly disturbing story follows the exploitation of an apprentice butcher, Hermógenes, and his trial after he murders his boss in broad daylight. Hermógenes, a farmhand from northern Argentina, relocates to Buenos Aires in search of a ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating, neorealism
Plot: exploitation, employer employee relationship, cruelty, murder, violence, working class, poverty, social realism, immigrants, slaughterhouse, life is a bitch, society ...
Place: south america, argentina
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Geisha Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: One rainy night in the Edo period, Kotono (a geisha) confronts samurais who killed her father. The samurais attack her one after another, but she fights hard against samurais with her sword. Kotono tries to chase the samurais who scramble to escape. ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: female ninja, sword fight, geisha, female martial artist, duel, japanese woman, samurai, revenge, exploitation, parent child relationship, female protagonist, vengeance ...
Place: japan
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Holy Hell (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Holy Hell is the over-the-top, outrageous, sexually-deviant, blood-drenched story of Father Augustus Bane: a priest pushed too far who begins praying to a revolver and hunting down the gangsters who killed his parishioners. In the vein of recent ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: revenge, murder, massacre, satire, torture, religion, justice, priest, exploitation, blasphemy, lord, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: rough, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, car chase, serial killer, killer, sadism, zombie, friendship, exploitation, revenge, crimes, woman in danger, cannibalism ...
Time: year 2007, 70s
Place: tennessee, usa, texas, austin texas, mexico
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Western
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, sadism, sheriff, psychopath, torture, brutality, murder, humiliation, exploitation, vengeance, insanity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, usa
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Hungary
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: intellectual, captivating, inspirational, lyrical
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, lesbian relationship, novelist, bisexuality, nobel prize, exploitation, woman, writers, manuscript, ghost writer, lesbian sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, year 1900
Place: paris france, algeria, louisiana, marseille, france
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Call Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Ireland
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Stockholm, late 1970s. Within a stone’s throw of government buildings and juvenile homes lies the seductive world of sex clubs, discotheques and private residences. Call Girl tells the story of how young Iris is recruited from the bottom of ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, tense, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, prostitute, prostitution, call girl, police investigation, exploitation, power relations, crimes, youth, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: sweden, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Pocahontas (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: princess, interracial romance, forbidden love, disney, native american, romance, culture clash, tragic love, disney princess, tribe, adventure, interracial relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: virginia, usa, europe, england, london ...
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The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei "Fallen" Pakhomov and Vladimir "Little brother" Epifantsev. So, both lieutenant begin their ...
Style: macabre, sadistic, art house, rough, sinister ...
Plot: male rape, feces, degradation, prison, exploitation, deviant sex, murder, all male cast, pervert, cruelty, prisoner, sexual cruelty ...
Place: russia
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The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a ...
Style: brutal, macabre, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mad scientist, crimes, insanity, experiment gone awry, psychopath, victim, surgeon, violence, confined, murder, body horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This film tells the tale of the Harper Affair, in which young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace marijuana. Along the way he receives help from his girlfriend Mary and Jesus ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, not serious, lyrical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, teenage love, teenage life, crimes, drug dealing, youth, social relations, exploitation, satire, cannabis, insanity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
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Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Mouna Rudo was born and raised among the Seediq people, an indigenous tribe in Taiwan, and as he grew to be a man he became a member of the Seediq Bale, a courageous band of native warriors. However, Rudo's way of life is threatened under the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, culture clash, against the rules, human spirit, revolution, exploitation, battles, oppression, leadership, traditional versus modern, rebelliousness, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: asia, taiwan
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