Taboo movies

List of the best films about taboo according to visitors: Blame, Close My Eyes, Kinsey, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask, Before the Rains, Beyond Paradise, Golden Dawn, Tarzan and the Mermaids, Tehran Taboo, Ex Drummer.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotLove, Passion, Loneliness, Depression, Jealousy
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Touching

A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersBrother and sister
PlotLove, Dancing, Cars, Friendship, Mystery
StyleDepressive, Serious

After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie. Now married, the relationship proves dangerously obsessional.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersLesbians, Scientists, Students
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Intellectual, Serious

Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of human behavior.

Markimdb: 6.8
StyleSmart, Fancy

A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality. From aphrodisiacs to sexual perversion to the mystery of the male orgasm, characters like a court jester, a doctor, a queen and a journalist adventure through lab experiments and game shows, all seeking answers to common questions that many would never ask.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, India, United Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Horses
PlotCars, Friendship
PlaceVillage, England, India, Asia
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Set in southern India in the late 1930s, this provocative tale traces the story of three people caught in an inexorable web of forbidden romance and dangerous secrets. After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an idealistic young man finds himself torn between his ambitions and his family, his village and his past.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama

Haunted by a tragic past, a stunning music student flees her homeland and ends up in an estranged marriage in Los Angeles, where her piano teacher's lover sparks a passion in her that threatens to destroy everything.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music

Golden Dawn (1930) is a musical operetta released by Warner Brothers, photographed entirely in Technicolor, and starring Walter Woolf King and Noah Beery. The film is based on the semi-hit stage musical of the same name by Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto Harbach. Beery's extraordinarily deep bass voice registers particularly well in the songs.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure
CharactersMermaids, Investigators
PlotWedding, Death, Cheating, Rites of passage
PlaceJungle, Islands, Africa

A high priest tries to force a young beauty to marry a pearl trader who is masquerading as the god Balu.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, cartoon
CountryGermany, Austria
CharactersMusicians, Judge, Lovers, Cats
PlotDancing, Snow, Divorce
PlacePrison, Court, Party, Night Clubs
StyleFascinating, Serious

The lives of three strong-willed women and a young musician cross paths in Tehran’s schizophrenic society where sex, adultery, corruption, prostitution and drugs coexist with strict religious law. In this bustling modern metropolis, avoiding prohibition has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, music
CountryBelgium, France, Italy
CharactersMusicians, Friends
StyleFancy, Black humor, Disturbing

Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersBrothers, Girlfriends
PlaceMansions, Estate

When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may know him better than he knows himself.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersVampire, Teens, Serial killers, Judge
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Blackmail
StyleAction, Tense, Explicit scenes, Depressive, Serious

Six young adults struggle with their personal demons while staying at a secluded mansion during a dark and stormy night where a seemingly innocent game of 'taboo' brings out their inter-most secrets which soon leads to murder.

Markimdb: 6.4
PlotFamily life

A widower and two of his sons become infatuated by their beautiful housekeeper, and all three set out to seduce her using their own unique methods.

Markimdb: 4.2
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersArtists, Brides
PlotLove, Passion, Love triangle

Love Actually... Sucks! was inspired by real-life events, and opens with a dramatic wedding feast. It tells a variety of stories about love that has gone wrong: a brother and sister in an illicit relationship, a married painter who falls in love with his young male life model, a dance school teacher who is besotted with his senior student, and a lesbian couple, one of whom has role-play paranoia, and is caught in a complex love triangle. The film celebrates the belief that life is love.

Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, Spain, Romania, USA
CharactersMusicians, Widows
PlotLove, Travel, Music, Obsession, Competitions

Two young lovers change the lives of their parents forever when the parents learn from the joyful experience of their kids, and allow themselves to again find their love.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, musical, biography
CharactersGiants, Lions, Businessmen, Singers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Fight, Friendship, Ballet
PlaceParty, Beach, USA
StyleExciting, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, biography
CharactersSuperhero, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Survival
PlaceVillage, Trains, India

Concerned about his wife Gayatri's menstrual hygiene, Lakshmikant Chauhan urges her to ditch the cloth and opt for sanitary napkins. Gayatri is reluctant to go for disposable pads as they are expensive. Lakshmi obsessing over a 'ladies problem' makes her cringe but he insists on bringing upon a change by addressing the taboo topic. Subjected to hostility for ruffling the religious and age-old beliefs of people around, can the man brave the resistance and get his point across?

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersDogs, Architects
PlotPassion, Obsession, First love, True love, Cheating
StyleLight, For girls

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.