Abortion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant abortion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, melancholic, talky and harsh films and TV shows about / with abortion, pregnancy, storytelling, friendship, runaway, brutality, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, mentor and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as abortion: If These Walls Could Talk (1996), 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), The Cider House Rules (1999), Unplanned (2019), Vera Drake (2004), Story of Women (1988), Citizen Ruth (1996), Maelstrom (2000), The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002), The Banishment (2007).

List of abortion movies

If These Walls Could Talk (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If These Walls Could Talk follows the plights of three different women and their experiences with abortion. Each of the three stories takes place in the same house in three different years: 1952, 1974, and 1996.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: abortion, moral dilemma, pregnancy, multiple storylines, family relations, unwanted pregnancy, nurse, women's rights, couples, society, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996 ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gabita is pregnant, abortion is strictly forbidden in Romania during the communist regime. Despite this it is common practice and Gabita wants an abortion. The movie follows her and her friend Otilia during the day she has made the appointment with ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: sexual abuse, abortion, unwanted pregnancy, rape, communism, friendship, realism, young woman, doctor, female friendship, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: romania, europe, california
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The Cider House Rules (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: abortion, incest, orphan, nurse, coming of age, orphanage, first love, love and romance, romance, farm, adoption, justice ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: maine, usa, new england, england
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 5.7
 14K
Unplanned (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: abortion, unplanned pregnancy, transformation, redemption, religious faith, clinic, faith based, unwanted pregnancy, women's rights, medical clinic, female protagonist, propaganda ...
Time: 21st century, year 2013
Place: xian, texas
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 7.6
 25K
Vera Drake (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain – a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.
Style: sincere, bleak, thought provoking, gloomy, compassionate ...
Plot: abortion, unwanted pregnancy, neighbor, miscarriage, rape, life is a bitch, injustice, working class, double life, understanding, family problems, selflessness ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: england, europe, london, hamburg germany, korea ...
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, ends with death, prostitution, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, society, down on your luck, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
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 7.0
 8K
Citizen Ruth (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abortion, drug abuse, politics, addiction, unwanted pregnancy, moral dilemma, culture clash, pregnancy, satire, youth, life is a bitch, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
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 6.8
 6K
Maelstrom (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bibiane is the daughter of a well-known fashion designer who dabbles in modeling when she's not busy helping to run the family business with her brother. But Bibiane has not been especially happy in her work lately, owing in part to an ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, harsh, meditative, intense ...
Plot: abortion, self discovery, fall in love, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, human nature, family problems, romance, hit and run, drugs, car accident, suicide attempt ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, norway
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The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: touching, realistic, harsh, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, celibacy, priest in love, abortion, sex with a priest, catholicism, clergy, sin, drug lord, bishop, drug dealing, priest ...
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo
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The Banishment (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city.
Style: serious, emotional, melancholic, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, abortion, death, countryside, adultery, russian, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, misunderstanding, family bonds, relationships, hide and seek ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, russia
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 6.6
 8K
October Baby (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: OCTOBER BABY is the coming of age story of a beautiful and naive college freshman who discovers that her entire life is a lie and sets out on a road trip with a host of misfits to discover herself and the answers she craves.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, christian film
Plot: asthma, self discovery, birth mother, abortion, adoption, journey, life turned upside down, youth, coming of age, best friends, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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 7.0
 15K
Alfie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, playboy, abortion, promiscuity, lifestyle, self discovery, sexual relations, coming of age, infidelity, morality, jazz, party ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, california
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, high school, loss of virginity, first sex, friendship, high school life, abortion, teenage love, unwanted pregnancy, youth, teacher, vandalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california, los angeles
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 6.7
 16K
Grandma (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: road trip, aging, abortion, on the road, family relations, parents and children, pregnancy, grandparent grandchild relationship, introspection, teenager, friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.7
 9K
Dumplings (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich woman, Mrs. Li, is losing her attractiveness and longs for passion with her husband, who is having an affair with his younger and more attractive masseuse. In order to boost her image, she seeks out the help of Aunt Mei, a local chef. Mei ...
Style: macabre, disturbing, psychological, suspense, clever ...
Plot: healing power, abortion, obsession, masseuse, starlet, aging, career change, pregnant teenager, chef, fetus, cannibalism, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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 6.7
 7K
Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, abortion, family relations, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: housewife, family problems, adultery, under the surface, suburbs, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, couple relations, death of wife, jealousy, deadend life, abortion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1948, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.
Style: meditative, sad, serious, social, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, sexual abuse, abortion, rape victim, rape, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, teenager, bus trip, unwanted pregnancy, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york
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Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the investigation and trial of abortion provider Dr Kermit Gosnell.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious
Plot: serial killer, abortion, court, abortionist, abortion clinic, doctors, journalist, crimes, criminal, fake doctor, crime investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Story of Guy Maddin, hockey player for the Maroons, and son of a local hairdresser/abortion doctor. Guy tries to overcome his own cowardice (and multiple head-knocks) as he navigates through a dream-like Winnipeg.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, romantic ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, abortion, vengeance, psychopath, dangerous attraction, tragic love, obsession, prodigy, investigation, ice hockey, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 6.9
 12K
Fashion (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Fashion begins in, where aspiring model Meghna Mathur (Priyanka Chopra) expresses her wish to go to Mumbai and pursue her dream of becoming a supermodel. Through her eyes we see that behind the glitz and glamour of the world of fashion not ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: fashion, model, ambition, rivalry, drug abuse, abortion, rise to the top, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, desire for fame, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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He Loves Me… He Loves Me Not (2002)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angelique, a young student, is in love with a married doctor. We see her attempts to make him leave his pregnant wife, but he does not appear for meetings or finally the booked journey to Florence. Then the movie is turned back to the beginning, and ...
Style: psychological, non-linear, tense, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, mental illness, delusion, abortion, stalker, female psychopath, artist, adultery, insanity, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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 7.1
 47K
11:14 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different characters and five different storylines that all converge to tell the ...
Style: non-linear, cynical, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: dark humor, murder, vandalism, chase, accident, crime gone awry, crimes, robbery, nothing goes right, thief, theft, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 225K
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: sexy, feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, dancing, love and romance, unlikely couple, dancer's life, fall in love, dancer, couples, teenage love, resort, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.0
 11K
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, rough, bleak, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mute or deaf, prostitute, misfit, boarding school, juvenile delinquency, sexual intercourse, bullying, gang, abortion, crimes, young lovers, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine
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Saint Frances (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.
Style: disturbing, touching, sincere, light, humorous
Plot: nanny, abortion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, survival, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, teacher, guilt, ex classmate ex classmate relationship, feminism, female protagonist ...
Place: illinois
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 6.4
 7K
Unpregnant (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 17-year old Missouri teen named Veronica discovers she has gotten pregnant, a development that threatens to end her dreams of matriculating at an Ivy League college, and the career that could follow.
Style: sweet, road movie, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: teenage pregnancy, abortion, unplanned pregnancy, road trip, pregnant girl, teenager, teenage girl, pregnant girlfriend, schoolgirl, pregnant teenager, girlfriend, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2020s
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 1.8
 193
Green Celery (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adriana finds out the son she's expecting suffers a brain malformation that won't allow him to live outside her womb. As therapeutic abortion is illegal in Chile, she must wait until her baby is naturally born.
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: abortion, miscarriage, paranoia, motherhood, pregnancy, mental breakdown, doctors, anguish, rage, anger, husband wife relationship, doctor ...
Place: chile
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 992
Blame (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When the single mother nurse Gloria has financial difficulties, her colleague and friend Dr. Ana Torres invites her to move with her six year-old daughter Vicky to her old big house where she runs a gynecologic clinic. In return, Gloria would assist ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, abortion clinic, abortion, supernatural, doctors and patients, couples, family problems, single mother, dark secret, friendship, motherhood, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
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 7.4
 6K
The Circle (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sincere, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: on the run, prostitute, rebellion, life is a bitch, pregnancy, politics, injustice, society, friendship, abortion, women's rights, discrimination ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east, california
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