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40+ Powerful Movies About Pedophilia  

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A list of the best movies about the horrifying subject of pedophelia, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. Obviously this is a disgusting subject to make a film about, but sometimes the only way to spread awareness is through art. This pedophilia movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the most powerful movies about pedophilia are at the top of the list. If there are any movies about pedophilia you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous pedophilia movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already.

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Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Bruce Greenwood
The Sweet Hereafter is a 1997 Canadian drama film written and directed by Atom Egoyan, adapted from the novel of the same name by Russell Banks. The film was highly acclaimed upon its release ...more
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Death in Venice is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 40+ Powerful Movies About Pedophilia
Dirk Bogarde, Silvana Mangano, Marisa Berenson
Death in Venice is a 1971 Italian-French drama film directed by Luchino Visconti and starring Dirk Bogarde and Björn Andrésen. It is based on the novella Death in Venice, first ...more
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Lindsay Lohan, Jane Fonda, Felicity Huffman
Georgia Rule is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney, Garrett Hedlund, and Cary Elwes. The ...more
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Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Salli Richardson
Antwone Fisher is a 2002 American biographical drama film directed by Denzel Washington, marking his directorial debut. He also stars in the film as the psychiatrist Jerome Davenport, alongside ...more
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Spotlight is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 40+ Powerful Movies About Pedophilia
Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams
Spotlight is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed by Tom McCarthy. The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the ...more
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Una is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 40+ Powerful Movies About Pedophilia
DeborahTragasz added Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn, Riz Ahmed
Una is an American-British-Canadian drama film directed by Benedict Andrews based upon the play Blackbird. A woman (Rooney Mara) confronts an older man (Ben Mendelsohn) to find out why he ...more
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Robin Williams, Jim Caviezel, Mira Sorvino
The Final Cut is a 2004 science-fiction thriller film written and directed by Omar Naim. It stars Robin Williams, Jim Caviezel, Mira Sorvino, Mimi Kuzyk, Stephanie Romanov, Genevieve Buechner ...more
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Gabrielle Union, Lisa Edelstein, Kathy Najimy
Say Uncle is an independently produced black comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Peter Paige.
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Robin Williams, Sandra Oh, Toni Collette
The Night Listener is a 2006 psychological thriller film directed by Patrick Stettner. The screenplay by Armistead Maupin, Terry Anderson, and Stettner is based on Maupin's 2000 bestselling ...more
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Cliff Curtis, Temuera Morrison, Rena Owen
Once Were Warriors is a 1994 film based on New Zealand author Alan Duff's bestselling 1990 first novel. The film tells the story of the Hekes, an urban Māori family, and their problems with ...more
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Charlotte Rampling, Dirk Bogarde, Helmut Berger
The Damned is a 1969 Italian-German drama film written and directed by Luchino Visconti. The plot centers around the Essenbecks, a wealthy industrialist family who have begun doing business with ...more
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The Hunt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 40+ Powerful Movies About Pedophilia
Mads Mikkelsen, Alexandra Rapaport, Thomas Bo Larsen
The Hunt is a 2012 Danish drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg and starring Mads Mikkelsen. The story is set in a small Danish village around Christmas, and follows a man who becomes the ...more
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The Shack is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 40+ Powerful Movies About Pedophilia
Mike Chapman added Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Graham Greene
The Shack is a 2017 American Christian fantasy-drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine, based on the 2007 novel by William P. Young. Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) was abused by his father. He ...more
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Monica Bellucci, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman
Under Suspicion is a 2000 American thriller film directed by Stephen Hopkins. It stars Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Monica Bellucci and Thomas Jane. The film is based on the 1981 French film ...more
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Blythe Danner, David Strathairn, Jack Warden
Judgment is a 1990 drama film directed by Tom Topor.
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Jack Nicholson, Mickey Rourke, Helen Mirren
The Pledge is a 2001 American mystery film directed by Sean Penn. The film features an ensemble cast, starring Jack Nicholson, Aaron Eckhart, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright Penn, Vanessa Redgrave, ...more
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The Perfection is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 40+ Powerful Movies About Pedophilia
Allison Williams Logan Browning Steven Weber
The Perfection is a 2018 American horror thriller film directed by Richard Shepard.
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Roberto Benigni, Fred Gwynne, Jill Clayburgh
La Luna, also known as Luna, is a 1979 Italian film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring Jill Clayburgh. The film concerns the troubled life of a teenage boy and his relationship with ...more
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Mel Gibson, Nick Stahl, Gaby Hoffmann
The Man Without a Face is a 1993 American drama film starring and directed by Mel Gibson, in his first film as a director and actor. The film is based on Isabelle Holland's 1972 novel of the ...more
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Loretta Devine, Clifton Powell, Kimberly Elise
Woman Thou Art Loosed is a 2004 film directed by Michael Schultz and written by Stan Foster. It was produced by Stan Foster and Reuben Cannon. It is the 44th film or series directed by Schultz ...more
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Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Ian Bannen
The Offence is a 1972 British drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, based upon the 1968 stage play This Story of Yours by John Hopkins. It stars Sean Connery as police detective Johnson, who ...more