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40+ Powerful Movies About Pedophilia

Updated December 14, 2020 3.4k votes 1.6k voters 215.4k views54 items

A list of the best movies about the horrifying subject of pedophilia, 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.

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, such as The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane and Sin City.

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    Lolita

    Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith

    Released1997

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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    Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon

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    Kevin Bacon, Mos Def

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    Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson

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    Directed byKen Russell

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    Christina Ricci, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Michelle Trachtenberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    Dakota Fanning, Robin Wright

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    Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen

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    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn

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    Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Jennifer Connelly, Kate Winslet

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    Gabrielle Union, Lisa Edelstein

    Released2006

    Directed byPeter Paige

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    Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released1995

    Directed byTaylor Hackford

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    Amanda Seyfried, Dakota Fanning

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    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep

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    Elisha Cuthbert, Camilla Belle

    Released2005

    Directed byJamie Babbit

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    Laura Dern, Ellen Burstyn

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    Mads Mikkelsen, Alexandra Rapaport

    Released2012

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    Robin Williams, Sandra Oh

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Meagan Good

    Released1997

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    Winona Ryder, Jeremy Renner

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