Movies about pedophiles

Movies about pedophiles
List of the best films about pedophiles according to visitors: Spotlight, The Summer House, Michael, The Lovely Bones, Trust, The Tale, Paterno, Blood, The Strange Ones, Brimstone.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Spotlight (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

The Summer House (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama
CountryGermany
Duration01:35

A haunting portrait of a well-established German family living on the outskirts of Berlin in their ideal world, but are slowly shaken by external influences. It's a subtle portrait of human desire, inner desolation, self-deception and moral decadence. The Larsens are a picture perfect family from the German upper-middle class. However, the head of the family, Markus, an architect, lives a secret, bisexual double life as his wife Christine and their eleven-year-old daughter Elisabeth drown in unendurable loneliness. Markus realizes that he has a strong yearning for one of his daughter's school friends, Johannes, 12. He succeeds in getting closer to Johannes and binds the boy to himself with ever-increasing intensity. His wife is desperately aware of the emotional distance of her husband, but only her daughter Elizabeth, reacting to the sexually laden atmosphere, sees through the lies and secrets that she instinctively knows to be an growing, disruptive threat to the entire family

Michael (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustria
Duration01:36

Although to the outside world he seems like the a perfectly normal insurance broker, Michael secretly keeps a 10-year-old boy, Wolfgang locked in a room in his soundproof basement.

The Lovely Bones (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:15

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

Trust (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her parents are shattered by their daughter's actions and struggle to support her as she comes to terms with what has happened to her once innocent life.

The Tale (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:43

An investigation into one woman’s memory as she‘s forced to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

Paterno (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims.

Blood (2012)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32

Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.

The Strange Ones (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is the feature film version of the 2011 short film going by the same name.

Brimstone (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, detective
CountryNetherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45

In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.

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Meadowland (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA

In the hazy aftermath of an unimaginable loss, Sarah and Phil come unhinged, recklessly ignoring the repercussions. Phil starts to lose sight of his morals as Sarah puts herself in increasingly dangerous situations, falling deeper into her own fever dream.

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada

A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces about the written correspondence he once shared with the former, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.

The Club (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
CountryChile
Duration01:42

In a secluded house in a small seaside town live four unrelated men and the woman who tends to the house and their needs. All former priests, they have been sent to this quiet exile to purge the sins of their pasts, the separation from their communities the worst form of punishment by the Church. They keep to a strict daily schedule devoid of all temptation and spontaneity, each moment a deliberate effort to atone for their wrongdoings.

Perfect Obedience (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryMexico
Duration01:39

The fictional Father Ángel de la Cruz is based on Legion of Christ founder Marcial Maciel, whose long history of child abuse was not addressed until 2006 and only publicly acknowledged in 2009. But director Luis Urquiza chooses to structure his film through the largely uncomprehending, wondering eyes of 13-year-old Julián, who travels from the arms of his loving pastoral family into the austere, hallowed halls of the seminary. Singling out the boy as his intimate disciple, installing him in his palatial private quarters and redubbing him “Sacramento Santos,” Father Ángel begins Julian’s instruction into the mysteries of “perfect obedience,” whose cardinal rule is: Never question a superior’s actions.

3096 Days (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryGermany
Duration01:51

A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the real-life case of Natascha Kampusch.

The Hunt (2012)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryDenmark, Sweden
Duration01:55

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Life During Wartime (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).

Doubt (2008)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and authority.

You Were Never Really Here (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:09

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

The Missing (2014)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, USA

A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.

King Cobra (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Based on a stranger than fiction true story, King Cobra is a deliciously dark, twisted plunge into the behind-the-scenes world of the pornography industry. A young Sean Paul Lockhart (using the stage name 'Brent Corrigan') is a fresh-faced wannabe adult video performer. He is moulded into a star by Stephen (aka Bryan Kocis), a closeted gay porn mogul who runs the skin flick empire Cobra Video from his seemingly ordinary suburban home. But as Brent’s rise and demands for money put him at odds with his boss, he also attracts the attention of a rival producer, Joseph Kerekes, and his unstable lover, Harlow Cuadra, who will stop at nothing to squash Cobra Video and steal its number one star.

Night Hunter (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA

A Minnesota police officer crosses paths with a committed and tireless vigilante as he follows the trail of a ruthless predator responsible for several abductions and murders.

That's My Boy (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding.

Intruders (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain
Duration01:40

Though no one can see him, Hollow Face lurks in the corners, desperately desiring love but only knowing how to spread fear and hate. He creeps into the life of John Farrow after Farrow’s beloved 13-year-old daughter Mia is assaulted in their home. The line between the real and the imaginary blurs as fissures start to open within the family unit. It seems that no security measure can keep Hollow Face out.

Deliver Us from Evil (2006)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA

Documentary filmmaker Amy Berg investigates the life of 30-year pedophile Father Oliver O'Grady and exposes the corruption inside the Catholic Church that allowed him to abuse countless children. Victims' stories and a disturbing interview with O'Grady offer a view into the troubled mind of the spiritual leader who moved from parish to parish gaining trust ... all the while betraying so many.

The Vanished (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA

A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when parents Paul and Wendy discover their young daughter has vanished without a trace. Stopping at nothing to find her, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.

A Christmas Carol (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.

Breathing Room (2008)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Thrown naked into a desolate room with thirteen strangers, Tonya discovers that she is the final contestant in a deadly game. Restrained by lethal electronic collars, the players must utilize hints and tools from a box marked "pieces" to find both an exit and the reason for their abduction. One by one the players are eliminated as their "curfew" begins and the lights go out. With each dead body comes another clue, which they use to discover that one of them is the killer. The question is ... which one?

Running Scared (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:02

After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun before the police and the mob find them first.

Hard Candy (2005)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.




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