Films about human trafficking

Films about human trafficking
List of the best films about human trafficking selected by visitors to our site: Trade, Taken, I Am All Girls, Darc, Attrition, Amistad, Manderlay, Antebellum, Amazing Grace, Midnight in the Switchgrass.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA, Mexico
Duration02:00
CharactersCriminals, Brothers, Mentors
PlotOn real events, Abduction, Slavery, Pursuit, Human trafficking
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

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 was promised a better life in America also becomes a victim.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, USA, Turkey, United Kingdom
Duration01:33
CharactersFamily
PlotAbduction, Chase, Human trafficking
PlaceParis, USA
StyleDisturbing

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 best years possibly behind him, the job may be more than he can handle.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Africa
PlotInvestigation, Human trafficking, Trafficking in girls
PlaceAfrica

A special crimes investigator forms an unlikely bond with a serial killer to bring down a global child sex trafficking syndicate.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersYakuza, Criminals
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Hostage, Justice, Human trafficking
PlaceAsia
StyleExciting, Action, Serious, For men

To bring down a global human trafficking ring, an Interpol agent recruits the help of a brutal criminal with inside knowledge of the yakuza.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryThailand, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Partners
PlotWar, Kung Fu, Friendship, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceJungle, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating

When a Thai girl with mythical powers goes missing, Axe and his old team unite in attempts to bring her back.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
PlotOn real events, Travel, Slavery, Freedom, Uprising
Time19th century, 18th century
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryDenmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Finland, Norway, Italy
Duration02:19
CharactersLawyers
PlotSlavery, Freedom
StyleSmart, Fancy, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to influence the situation. But when harvest time comes Grace sees the social and economic reality of Manderlay.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
PlotSlavery, Supernatural, Justice, Freedom
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersMusicians
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Friendship, Political, Freedom
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century, 18th century
StyleSoulful, Serious

The true story of William Wilberforce and his courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Along the way, Wilberforce meets intense opposition, but his minister urges him to see the cause through.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Truckers, FBI, Beautiful girls
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Cheating, Human trafficking
StyleAction, Womens in main roles

FBI Agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo are very close to busting a sex-trafficking ring. When they realize their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with a Texas Ranger to put an end to the infamous 'Truck Stop Killer'.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryBrazil
CharactersSlaves
PlotHuman trafficking

An impoverished teen seeking to escape the clutches of a human trafficker must weigh living up to his moral code against his struggle to survive.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersGangsters, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotRobbery, Money
StylePopular, Exciting, For men, Worth watching

American expat Mickey Pearson has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersMusicians, Family
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Travel, Abduction
PlaceUSA, New York
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Oscars, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryChina, USA
CharactersDogs, Horses, Heroes, Singers
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Weapon, Chase, Freedom
PlaceCemetery, New York
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Makes me think

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:30
CharactersPresidential
PlotWar, On real events, Slavery, Political, Justice
PlaceThe White House, USA
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Tense, Epic

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersCowboys, Lifeguards, Heroes, Hunters, Partners
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Slavery
PlaceWild West, Mansions, USA
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Black humor, Epic, Serious

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:42
CharactersPoor
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Death, Justice, Freedom
PlaceUSA
Time19th century
StyleInspirational

Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryIndia, USA, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada
Duration03:03
CharactersModels
PlotRevenge, Lost memory
PlaceIndia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or incidents that have happened before in his life.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration02:00
CharactersTeens, Police, Friends, Street children, Orphans
PlotLove, Travel, Relationship, Money, True love
PlaceIndia
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Oscars, Touching, Serious

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany
PlotInvestigation, Missing people

When a man's only son goes missing, he travels to the town where his ex-wife lives in search of answers. To play a man whose life is clouded by mystery, McAvoy will not be given a script of dialogue.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, western, crime, history
CountryAustralia
Duration01:51
CharactersSpy, Cowboys, Police, Judge, Farmers
PlotTravel, Skirmishes, Slavery, Investigation, Weapon
PlaceCourt, Deserts, Australia
StyleCute, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFinland, France, Germany
Duration01:33
CharactersFriends, Losers, Poor, Good people, Refugees
PlotFriendship
PlaceFrance
StyleTwisted plot, To cry, Atmospheric, Fancy, Makes me think

Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a shoeshiner. As Arletty suddenly becomes seriously ill, Marcel's path crosses with an underage illegal immigrant from Africa, who needs Marcel's help to hide from the police.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Friends, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Friendship, Death
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, Australia
Duration01:48
CharactersPolice
PlotCars, Death, Depression
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAction, Soulful, Oscars, Fascinating, Gloomy

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Viruses
PlaceRussia, China, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Atmospheric, Heavy, Cyberpunk

In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious young woman with a secret.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersSpy
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Fight, Karate, Investigation
PlaceIslands
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:21
CharactersGirlfriends
PlotPrison Break, Survival, The escape, Depression, Mystery
PlaceWomen's Prison, Boarding school
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

The teenage girls of Vestalis Academy are meticulously trained in the art of being “clean girls,” practicing the virtues of perfect femininity. But what exactly are they being trained for? Vivien intends to find out.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersSlaves, Parents
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Uprising
PlaceCourt, England, Estate
Time18th century
StyleFascinating, Serious

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England

Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
PlotHuman trafficking
StyleSerious, Disturbing

In an effort to control the city the Mayor opens the doors to the Russian Mob. It is not long until he realizes they aren't going to follow his rules. To fix the problem he accepts an offer to set up the Russians and open the door for the Cartel. When the Russians find out they take the Mayors Daughter and then the real games begin.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersHackers, CIA
PlotRivalry, Human trafficking
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son's friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court Justice Walton is the target, and this armed faction will stop at nothing to kidnap her and use her as leverage for a pending landmark legal case.





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