The 100 (TV)
An adult character has numerous sexual relationships with teenage girls. S3E10 ('Fallen'): a man is chained by the neck and verbally threatened by a woman. He is subsequently forced to have sex with her in order to avoid death.
12 Angry Men (Movie)
13 Cameras (Movie)
S1E1: it is revealed that a teenage boy lied about having slept with a teenage girl, publicly sharing a suggestive (although not overly revealing) photograph of her. From this point onwards, the girl is subjected to harassment and bullying with a sexual overtone throughout the series. From S1E2 onwards, there is a narrative which centres around a teenage boy having lied about sleeping with a teenage girl in order to punish his girlfriend for not wanting to sleep with him. S1E3: a teenage boy gropes a teenage girl in a store without her consent (42:50-43:15). Following the incident, she is seen crying and describes the emotional fallout. S1E9: a key character is raped on screen. The scene lasts approximately two minutes. S1E9-S1E13: following an on-screen rape in episode 9 the incident is discussed and analysed at length for the rest of the season. S2E10: a teenage boy is attacked and sexually assaulted; the scene is extremely graphic.
1408 (Movie)
Two female characters are in jeopardy of gang rape and are sexually harassed. One is a minor/underage.
300 (Movie)
A woman submits to a corrupt official's advances, but only because she believes that it's the only recourse available to her in order to save her husband.
3 Generations (Movie)
Worthy of note: a group of boys have a somewhat graphic discussion about a girl.
3 Idiots (Movie)
A student gives a speech which mentions rape. Worthy of note: there is a 'hazing' scene where male students pull down their trousers.
4Th Man Out (Movie)
Worthy of note: homophobic remarks are made about the main character (a gay man) near the beginning of the film, with overarching sexual themes which play on the stereotype of gay men being predatory. Worthy of note: a man (not the main character) attempts to have sex with a woman he obviously has no attraction to and she mocks him for his lack of enthusiasm.
6 Days (Movie)
8 Women (Movie)
90210 (TV)
90210 is a long-running series that contains sexual themes throughout. There are some instances where the nature of these plot lines may be distressing to some viewers. Rape or sexual assault mentioned, discussed, implied: a student accuses a teacher of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment on-screen: the slurs s**t and w***e are used throughout the series, sometimes in a joking manner but, on other occasions, maliciously. Other episodes feature characters attempting to manipulate others into sex. A sexual relationship between an adult and teenager/rape on screen: in S2E22 a teacher rapes a student, saying 'who's gonna believe you? You're the girl who cried wolf.'
Events occur in 'L is for Libido'.
Accident Man (Movie)
The movie is loosely based on a true story about a gang rape. The protagonist is gang-raped at a bar. The scene lasts for over five minutes. At one point, a waitress enters the room and is told that she'll be next, at which she appears obviously disturbed and quickly leaves. The rest of the film's plot revolves around the protagonist's attempts to get justice through the successful sentencing of her attackers and the people at the bar who watched the attack happen/egged them on.
One man recalls his desire to sexually assault women and specifically goes into detail about sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.
Most intense/potentially disturbing scenes occur between 0:30:16-0:31:16 and 1:08:35-1:08:59. Sexual abuse in the film is part of its broader thematic exploration of LGBT+ rights, treatment and culture. For example; the uncertainty, for many people within this community, of whether a place they are visiting is going to be safe for and accepting of them or not. The topic is treated relatively sensitively. Some verbal sexual abuse occurs following the second timestamp (1:08:35-1:08:59), but is subverted by the protagonist into something positive/empowering.
In 'Yes Men' (S01E15), a one-time female character can control men and uses her ability to seduce them. While the male characters act as if the resulting relationship is consensual, it is the product of this mind control. There is a scene where she and one of the lead characters begin to kiss passionately in a hotel room and it is strongly implied that they have sex while he is under her influence. For an entire seven-episode arc (S04E16-S04E22), a recurring female character controls a different lead male character and manipulates him so that he believes he is in love with her. While there is no on-screen sexual relationship, it is implied that one occurs. The male character, when he is no longer controlled, confronts the woman for violating his agency.
Chappelle tells a joke about a superhero who has to rape women in order to sustain his powers (22:00-24:00). Chappelle makes a series of jokes about transgender people, including one (37:20) about ‘tricking’ people into sleeping with him by posing as a woman. Chappelle jokes about people giving oral sex in exchange for basic resources such as food during World War Two (45:00-47:00). Chappelle mentions the fact that Bill Cosby allegedly raped 54 women during the 70s, joking about the high number of women involved (48:20-49:20). He speaks in general terms about Cosby, the related rape allegations and backlash against jokes Chappelle has previously made on the topic until the 55:00 minute mark. From the 1:00:00-1:02:02 mark, Chappelle mentions Cosby again, saying that ‘[he’s] not defending him,’ but observing that Cosby has ‘a valuable legacy,’ that cannot be ‘thrown away,’ comparing him to the superhero mentioned earlier in the show.
A young woman is imprisoned by an older man, whose sexual intentions are heavily implied. The man attempts to force the woman to fall in love with him. At one point, the woman kisses the predatory antagonist man as the only means to distract him from the actions of her rescuers.
Rape on-screen: A flashback during S1E1 shows the rape of a patient who is tied down and unable to resist. In S1E4, a character is sexually assaulted in a dream. Incest, child sex abuse: a character recounts having been raped by her father as a child.
Alien (Movie)
Worthy of note: phallic/vaginal imagery is used throughout the movie in ways which often evoke violent symbolism of rape and assault. The movie's screenwriter is quoted as having said “I’m going to attack the audience. I’m going to attack them sexually,” regarding the choices he made regarding this imagery during the film's creation.
Alien 3 (Movie)
A man forces a woman down and kisses her. Worthy of note: near the end of the film, two characters are attacked while having sex. The implicit sexual nature of the attack with the glib tone of the scene may be uncomfortable for some viewers.
The show features multiple scenes set in child brothels. The main plot revolves around a serial killer who murders children/teenage boys who were forced into prostitution.
Aliens (1986) (Movie)
A character gives a very graphic description of her sexual assault by a family member.
Allegiant (Movie)
Many episodes involve nudity, sexual abuse, and rape, but the most graphic assault is in S1E10.
Amadeus (Movie)
Amelie (Movie)
Woman is shown having sex. She is largely disinterested in the encounter but her consent is not violated.
A grown man's sexual fixation on a teenager is central to the plot of this film. A middle aged man observes his teenage daughter's friend and has sexual fantasies about her. The same teenage girl implies that this kind of behaviour is a regular occurrence from older men. She implied that she was once sexually exploited by a photographer. Later, the same adult man who has fixated on her throughout the film makes sexual advances towards her, undressing her (with the intention of committing statutory rape), but stops when she discloses that she is a virgin. In other scenes, an adult films the household without their knowledge, the implication that this is a regular occurrence and is done with the intention of capturing intimate and private moments on film without consent. In one scene, an adult man forces a kiss onto another adult man. Worthy of note; virulent and at times violent homophobia is an ongoing theme.
S1E2: an omniscient god informs a slave that his relative has been murdered for refusing to submit to a rape. A main character frequently flirts/sleeps with very young women. A female character attempts to coerce a male character into accepting oral sex after he explicitly declines her offer. He eventually manages to rebuff her despite her physical attempts to force herself on him.
Passing mention of rape, metaphorical (i.e. 'rape of our country,' 36:25). Prison guard threatens prisoners, collectively, with sexual violence (01:07:00). A man is gang-raped in prison, scene is relatively graphic (1:21:00-1:23:00). The direct aftermath of this attack (the victim lying in a prison hospital ward) is depicted until the 1:23:49 mark. The attack is alluded to on multiple occasions in later scenes. Between 1:26:50-1:27:16, the victim walks through the prison canteen, obviously injured from the previous attack, while his attackers jeer and mock him.
A teenage girl of colour is in a relationship with a white adult man who is her boss. Though it is never discussed, there is obviously a strong power imbalance present in the situation. The protagonist is paid money to go on dates and perform sexual acts, though little is shown.
Season one (Murder House): S1E1: a woman is raped by a teenage boy wearing a rubber suit which conceals his identity (she ostensibly consents to have sex but believes him to be her husband). She becomes pregnant as a result of this, and the pregnancy is an ongoing theme throughout the season. Discussions and depictions of miscarriage and abortion also occur throughout. The man in the rubber suit appears frequently and his identity is ambiguous until S1E8. S1E2: a woman is held captive by a home invader and told first to undress and then to put on a nurse's costume. S1E3: a man violently rapes his maid, on the premise that they two had had consensual sex in the past, until he is interrupted. In the same episode, a maid repeatedly makes sexual advances towards a man who expresses that he wants her to stop doing so. He accuses the maid of spiking his coffee with an opiate which causes memory loss. S1E4: near the beginning of the episode, it is implied that a man is raped using a fire poker. This scene is revisited near the beginning of S1E8. S1E8: the woman who was raped and impregnated by the man wearing the rubber suit is institutionalised because her husband and peers do not believe that she was raped. In S1E9, this is resolved when her husband learns she was telling the truth, but she is forced to lie and say that she was not raped in order to leave the hospital. S1E9: near the beginning of the episode, a woman is raped by her doctor while she is under general anaesthesia for a dental procedure. Season two (Asylum): S2E1: one of the characters introduced as an inmate of the asylum is diagnosed as a 'nymphomaniac' and has sex with the orderlies at night - this could be considered an unequal power dynamic and might make some viewers uncomfortable. A woman signs a document committing her partner to the asylum under threat that she and her partner will be outed as lesbians if she does not submit, ruining their careers. Homophobia is a theme throughout the season. A man is diagnosed as a chronic masturbator and is seen masturbating in some scenes; could be interpreted as threatening behaviour. S2E2: a woman is called a 'slut' and a 'whore' by one of the doctors overseeing the asylum. It is revealed that she was committed to the asylum by her husband who punished her for engaging in extramarital sex by accusing her of nymphomania. Shame with regards to sex and 'promiscuity' are recurring themes in this episode and throughout. S2E3: near the end of the episode, one of the asylum staff attempts to rape a patient and then surgically mutilates her. S2E4: it is revealed that one patient killed her father for sexually abusing her. In the same episode, a lesbian woman is forced to undergo a form of conversion therapy where a doctor attempts to make her feel revolted by images of nude women and then compels her to touch herself sexually while also touching a naked man. S2E6: a woman is kidnapped and made to play a 'motherly' role for her kidnapper; this could be seen to have sexual overtones. In S2E7, her kidnapper rapes her. As a result, she becomes pregnant. When she escapes, she is picked up by a man who begins a misogynistic tirade against women in general and his wife specifically, refusing to take her to the hospital and eventually pulling out a gun. S2E8: in a flashback, it is revealed that one of the patients was raped in jail. At the end of the episode, a man intends to rape a woman in revenge for her treatment of him but before he can do so she kills him. S2E9: near the beginning of the episode, there is a relatively graphic scene in which a woman attempts to abort the pregnancy which began when she was raped. S2E10: a woman rapes a priest. S2E11: a man tells a woman about how he killed her partner and had sex with the corpse. Later in this episode, the woman gives birth to the child of her rapist, despite multiple failed abortion attempts. Season three (Coven): S3E1: it is revealed that a black slave and a white woman have had an affair. He swears that she initiated the sexual contact as he loves somebody else, but is tortured anyway. In another scene during this episode, a young woman is drugged and gang-raped by a group of men at a fraternity party. Discussions of and references to this incident occur periodically throughout the season. S3E3: a woman makes sexual advances towards a minotaur. At another point in the episode, it is revealed that a woman has been sexually abusing her college-aged son. Eventually, he beats her to death when she makes sexual advances towards him. Scenes of this murder continue into S3E4. S3E6: a man lies and tells other characters that he killed a woman whose corpse they discover in order to feed his necrophiliac appetites. At another point in the episode, a young man relives the trauma of sexual abuse by his mother when a woman who is caring for him tries to clean his genitals, lashing out as a result. S3E7: it is revealed that a character has been secretly watching a woman he is obsessed with since she was eight years old. S3E8: near the beginning of the episode, a homeless man is killed because he is accused of being a paedophile. Later in the episode, a man's mother forces him to strip while chastising him. Season four (Freak Show): S4E1: a woman is coerced into remaining silent about her experiences and not going home because she is threatened with the potential release of a sexual video in which she features. S4E3: in a flashback, a woman is made to give birth in front of a crowd of paying spectators as part of a 'freak show.' S4E4: in a flashback, it is revealed that a woman once worked in as a dominatrix catering to extreme and violent fetishes and that she was abducted to be the object of a snuff film. In another flashback in the same episode, a man is accused of sexually abusing young patrons of his show, although this does not seem to be true. S4E5: a reference is made to the fact that an upper-class family is particularly prone to mental health problems due to inbreeding. Season five (Hotel): S5E1: a hotel guest is shown taking heroin and then being violently raped by a faceless demon. As he is on the verge of passing out, a woman appears and tells him that she loves him. The guest's body is hidden and his ordeal continues until S5E3. S5E8: a character is said to have checked in and molested a 10-year-old boy, leaving behind polaroids of this crime. S5E11: a woman is violently raped by a faceless demon in a flashback. Season six (Roanoke): S6E3: a character is found having sex with a witch while local people look on and touch themselves sexually; he claims to have no memory of this incident after the fact. If this is the case then one implication might be that he was magically compelled to take part in this act. S6E4: in an attempt to gain more information, one character offers somebody another character's sexual services. Later, she turns up and demands what was promised to her. S6E7: a woman manipulates a man into participating in sexual activity with her until two other characters intervene. Season seven (Cult): S7E1: a woman wakes up to find a clown in her bed. S7E3: a couple's address is posted online by an unknown party, alongside an invitation for strangers to walk into the house and have sex with them. Video footage is posted online of intimate moments between two characters. S7E4: two women handcuff a man in retaliation for him groping one of them during a heated argument. A man's boss degrades him by making him clean up semen on multiple occasions. A man openly masturbates in a communal shower stall. A woman attacks a teenager when her speech is interrupted by bystanders saying 'grab her by the p***y.' S7E7: a woman sleeps with a man for money and he refuses to pay her the agreed amount. S7E8: a man attempts to rape a woman, but she kills him before he can further assault her.
American Made (Movie)
American Mary (Movie)
A woman is drugged and raped by her professor; it is very graphic and the emotional impact is reflected in the rest of the film as the woman exacts her retaliation.
There is a brief mention of sexual assault over the phone. Worthy of note: there are several scenes in which the main character is having sex with two sex workers. He physically hurts them during these encounters and later pressures one of them to come back and have sex with him again.
During a flashback in the pilot episode, a woman is pinned down and raped.
A man possessed by a ghost sleeps with his teenage sister. Consent is dubious as this encounter is a result of the possession, rather than any conscious desire.
Anaconda (Movie)
Andi Mack (TV)
A character admits to the brutal assault and rape of a young woman.
Andrei Rublev (Movie)
A woman kisses a man who is tied up against his will. A woman has her robe pulled off by people who are pursuing her. We see a woman being dragged away by a group of men who are going to rape her. From a distance, a group of soldiers watches a woman lying with her dress pulled up.
A teenage boy tries to force a kiss on a girl and they fall over, making it appear that they were lying on top of one another. They are seen and the girl is embarrassed.
Animal House (Movie)
A male character watches several half-naked women through a window.
Annie Hall (Movie)
Worthy of note: a humanoid creature presses a woman up against a wall, and while this is not a sexual attack, it may resemble one.
An adult man sexually harasses a teenager and attempts to coerce her into having sex with him. Her classmates spread rumours that she is a prostitute following this incident.
The main character unknowingly sleeps with his mother, resulting in the conception of a child.
Aoki Hon (Movie)
Adultery is a theme. Worth noting: in one scene a man responds unenthusiastically to the sexual advances of a woman.
Three women entertain soldiers by dancing. The men storm on to the stage and attempt to grab the women. The women are rescued and taken away by other soldiers.
Apostle (Movie)
A male character ties up two girls and threatens them with rape, but is killed before he can go through with it.
Archer (TV)
Arjun Reddy (Movie)
The relevant incident occurs towards the end of the film.
A major theme and recurring joke is one character's crush on his cousin and cousins who don't know they're cousins flirting with one another. In season 4, the community becomes inhabited entirely by sex offenders. Also in season 4, a woman has sex with a teenage boy, thinking he's an adult, while pretending to be a teenager herself in an attempt to frame him for statutory rape.
Arrow (TV)
A lesbian character is forced to marry a man despite violent protests, though she and the main character joke about the marriage in later seasons.
Atlanta (TV)
Atomic Blonde (Movie)
Atonement (Movie)
A fifteen-year-old girl is raped by an adult who is never caught or punished for his crime.
Atypical (TV)
Worthy of note: a ballet teacher masturbates in the same room as his practising seven year old pupil.
A character hits another character and knocks her out; he is prepared to rape her until another character intervenes.
The Babadook (Movie)
Baby Driver (Movie)
In one scene, some teenagers are playing spin the bottle and one girl is dared to kiss everybody present. She has no problem doing so, but one boy in the group is visibly uncomfortable with the prospect of being involved. Although she comforts him and he seems placated, this may be uncomfortable for some.
Marty's young mother is attracted to her own future son without realising they are related. Off-screen, she removes his trousers while he is unconscious and makes an open sexual advance. She later kisses him. Marty's father is shown to have spied on his future wife undressing without her knowledge. In another scene, a teenage boy attempts to force sex on a teenage girl in a car before she is rescued.
Bad Moms (Movie)
A character is the leader of a pedophilic cult. Nothing is explicitly shown, but rather heavily implied.
S1E2: a video is played during a police interrogation of an adult man raping a young boy. A 17 year old boy receives sexual comments from other men in prison. S1E3: a man finds a 17 year old boy naked and tied up after being raped.
A woman is sold by her father to a husband against her will.
Barry (TV)
S1E4: an agent propositions an actor who turns him down, and the agent then claims he was only joking. His intent was clearly to intimidate the actor.
Basket Case (Movie)
A man molests his 9- or 10-year-old stepdaughter in the car. It is implied that he does this repeatedly throughout the course of the film, culminating in a violent and graphic rape scene.
S1E1: a character is graphically raped on-screen after being handcuffed by an angry man (22:30-25:28). S1E2: two characters discuss how four women were kept/sold as sex slaves (32:33-33:32). Two teenagers searching for one of their graves is a plot point for the rest of the episode. This sub-plot continues throughout the season. S1E3: from this episode onwards, a character is tacitly blackmailed/coerced into a sexual relationship. S1E10: a character discusses being raped by her older brother when she was a child. In the same episode, a teenage boy is coerced into sex with his high school teacher. References to sexual assault, incest, sex slavery and violence against women occur throughout the series.
Batman Begins (Movie)
Batman Ninja (Movie)
Beast (Movie)
A male character is very persistent in his advances towards a woman. After the woman who he is targeting politely rejects him, he continues to invade her space and touch her. At one point, he corners her against a door and it is implied that he is going to kiss her, but the scene is disrupted before this can transpire.
Worthy of note: the antagonist follows the heroine home even when she attempts to politely turn him down and frequently invades her personal space, even grabbing at her skirt at one point. His behaviour throughout the movie toes the line of being considered stalking, especially when it becomes clear that she loves someone else.
Before I Wake (Movie)
The Beguiled (Movie)
Worthy of note: in a fit of jealousy, the protagonist tackles his wife, threatens her with a handgun, and forces her to make a phone call. He then locks her in a cage, ties her hands, and puts tape over her mouth. Though the actions themselves are upsetting, they are presented as ridiculous and inappropriate, and the protagonist later faces consequences for his actions.
There are several rape scenes, which, while cartoony, are graphic and violent.
Worthy of note: a young male child harasses and threatens his babysitter, a teenage girl. Despite being a child, his aggression can still be disturbing.
A serial killer's crimes are discussed, and his rapes of young girls are described in detail.
S1E3: a character claims to be a self-taught 'expert' in sexual harassment law; the joke makes light of his ongoing problematic behaviour. S1E9: wireless webcams are attached to remote control cars and are used to look up a female character's skirt. S2E7: two characters spy on a house filled with models. They later visit the house under the pretense of being 'cable men'. S2E12: a woman is pressured to apologise to a man for pointing out his frequently predatory and misogynistic behaviour and language. S2E20: a woman enters a room full of men and everyone in the room stares at her. S3E23: a character has sex with someone who is obviously highly intoxicated. S4E4: a character reveals that she has found a hidden webcam in her teddy bear, placed there by one of the male protagonists. S4E22: a character drunkenly strips completely nude in public in an attempt at seduction, exposing himself to a woman. S6E11: a comment is made by one of the characters making light of the time that she passed out at a 'frat party' and woke up 'with more clothes on'. The implication is that nobody wanted to rape her because she was sexually undesirable. One of the main characters in particular repeatedly engages in lude and inappropriate acts directed at women. This is not only unchecked but often encouraged. There are numerous instances throughout the series where women are objectified by the four male protagonists. This varies from ogling from afar to making inappropriate and sexist comments.
Big Hero 6 (Movie)
Worthy of note: in 'Fan Friction' a character's rival is kidnapped by a knife-wielding villain, who believes that she is her rival's girlfriend. Though the kidnapping happens off-screen, there are scenes where she is tied to a chair with a scarf over her mouth (13:40-13:45). There is also a short scene where the other members of Big Hero 6 are also tied up (15:54-16:28).
In a dream, a man looks up women's skirts.
Throughout the first season, abusive relationships are a theme. The depictions of domestic violence vary in intensity throughout the seasons and occur in most episodes. Rape is discussed and depicted in detail. One woman grapples with the emotional implications of raising a son who was conceived when she was raped. This conflict is revealed in S1E3, partially through flashbacks to the rape itself.
Big Mouth (TV)
S1E8: a teenage boy and girl are lying in bed kissing. The teenage boy attempts to push the teenage girl's head towards his genitals, indicating that he would like her to perform oral sex. He does not stop doing this when she shows obvious resistance and continues to pressurise her until she verbally refuses and ends the interaction altogether. It is revealed that the boy involved has a history of attempting to pressure girls into performing oral sex on him. This scene opens up a wider conversation about consent during the course of the episode. In the same episode, another teenage boy and girl kiss one another, getting carried away so that their crotches accidentally touch. The teenage girl is ashamed of herself for being too forward, although the boy has no problem with what happened between them. The teenage girl's parents assume that the boy assaulted her.
The Big Sick (Movie)
Worthy of note: the plot centres around attempts to rescue a woman who is kidnapped and forced into sexual slavery.
Male character finds himself suddenly aroused and attempts to force himself onto his partner without her consent.
The romantic relationship portrayed in the film is between a 17 year old and a 21 year old.
S1E4: A child character is sexually propositioned by an adult man. The child is drugged, locked in a cage, and about to be sold on a black market before being rescued. The same episode includes a scene that seems to be implying sex between a child and an adult, but it's a fake-out; the scene is merely the adult putting the child in a corset. Both seasons of the anime heavily imply child sexual abuse and sex slavery in the backstories of the main characters. This is more graphically depicted in the latter half of Book of Circus through a series of flashbacks, and in Book of the Atlantic.
There is a recurring location where it is well known women are kidnapped and forced into prostitution.
S3E4: a character is stated to be responsible for aiding and facilitating the kidnap and rape of another character. S3E5: a character is dragged and pinned to a table by a group of men; it is implied that their intention is rape. S4E10: a character discusses being found guilty of rape while he was at university.
S1E1: character is coerced into publicly engaging in bestiality; this act is partially shown on-screen. S1E2: a character is given a drink called 'compliance,' which leads her to agree to be part of a sex ring. There is sexual harassment before she is pressured into going into the ring and taking off her shirt by two men and a woman, who also make other sexual comments. While she says 'yes' in the videos of her sexual encounters, which are distributed throughout the community, she is hesitant to do so, and it is clear that saying 'no' is not an option. S3E3: Discussion of child pornography, violations of the privacy of a teenage boy used for the purposes of coercion. A character is shown masturbating to child pornography (although nothing on his laptop is shown) and is later arrested. This character also interacts with (but does not assault) a child. S4E1: two women are forced to kiss a man several times. A third woman is tortured when she refuses to kiss someone. There is one suggestion of a main character forcing a woman into sex. S4E2: the woman coerced into doing porn by the judges of a talent show is referenced. S4E6: A man is shown spanking his girlfriend during sex, despite her repeated requests for him not to do so. In the context of the episode, it is made clear that he is doing this specifically to cause her pain, in order to utilise a device that turns her pain into his pleasure.
Black Robe (Movie)
Rape scene on-screen is followed by immediate repercussions for the rapist carried out by the victim. A woman engages in intercourse with a man who is keeping her prisoner in order to distract him and then kills him by hitting him over the head.
Black Rock (Movie)
A woman talks about being molested by her mother's boyfriend as a child. Her mother accuses her of lying.
Black Swan (Movie)
In a brief scene, the main character, a ballerina, is sexually harassed by a man on the subway who makes 'kissing' sounds in her direction and mimes masturbation. The main character's director also forcibly kisses her in one scene. He later asks her inappropriate sexual questions and tells her to masturbate as part of her 'training' for her role. Worthy of note: another character later suggests performing sexual favors for the director, although it is unclear if she is joking or not. At one point the main character goes to a club with another woman, who sneaks ecstasy into the main character's drink without her consent, although the main character clearly knows the drink is drugged. Later, after she has had the drink, the main character abruptly comes to her senses while being kissed and groped by a man in the bathroom. While we do not see him forcibly assault her, she is obviously high by this point and unable to give consent. After leaving the club, the main character takes a taxi with the other woman, who puts her hand between the main character's (clothed) legs and attempts to grope her. The two later have a sex scene in which the other woman is very aggressive, pushing the main character down on the bed and performing oral sex on her without verbal consent. Although at the beginning of this scene the main character actively kisses and undresses the other woman, and does not resist the sex in any way, she is still heavily under the influence at this point. Although it is never stated that incest or child sexual abuse has occurred, the main character and her mother have an extremely unhealthy relationship, elements of which may be perceived as incestuous.
Blade Runner (Movie)
There is a very controversial scene in which a man forces a crying woman to kiss and (it is implied) have sex with him. Worthy of note: the troubling implications behind replicants, who look and act like humans but are not considered truly human. Within the context of the film, this means that it is not seen as necessary for them to provide consent for sexual acts.
Sexual harassment on-screen: There are two instances of non-consensual kissing. Worthy of note is the troubling implications behind replicants who look and act like humans but are not considered truly human. Within the context of the film, this means that it is not seen as necessary for them to provide consent for sexual acts as they are described as machines that fit a purpose e.g pleasure, entertainment etc.
Blair Witch (Movie)
Blame (2017) (Movie)
S1E1, S1E2: A female character jokingly makes a lot of innuendos and sexual comments to the protagonist, comparing some past encounters they had to rape. S1E5: A female character grabs a woman's breasts.
Rape is frequently used as a comedic punchline by antagonists.
Blend S (TV)
Blockers (Movie)
Bloody Milk (Movie)
There is a consensual relationship between a 15-year-old and a woman whose age is somewhere between 18 and 22. The film is French, and the age of consent in France is 15, but the age gap may be uncomfortable for some audiences.
Blue Ruin (Movie)
Worthy of note: the protagonist makes a joke about child sexual abuse that some may find in poor taste.
Blue Velvet (Movie)
Sadomasochism and other non-mainstream sexual acts are a consistent theme throughout along with elements of violence and coercion.
Burnham mentions paedophilia in the context of a joke about double standards (13:35-13:45). In a song, Burnham sings about 'rape-y vibes' in country music songs (roughly 22:20). Later in the same song, he sings about undressing a sleeping woman. A heckler in the audience tells Burnham to take off his trousers. At roughly 53:10 Burnham sings that he would rather perform oral sex on his father than eat a burrito with a fork. Worthy of note: a slur for gay people is used just after the 14:00 minute mark. This slur is repeated at various points up to the 14:45 mark.
A woman is forced into handcuffs and raped on screen.
The main protagonist gropes another character without his consent and is firmly rebuffed.
S2E2: it is implied that a child was sexually abused by her stepfather. S2E7: sexual harassment is implied in discussions throughout the episode, though nothing is ever described. S2E11: a 17-year-old asks an adult man to have sex with her, and we see them getting undressed before getting caught, though nothing graphic is ever shown. This incident is discussed in detail in S3E1 and S3E11. At one point, the adult man turns up at the young girl's college and she appears shaken by his appearance. S4E5: a character is catcalled and threatened. At another point, a character off-handedly implies that he had to hitch a ride with a paedophile when he was in middle school, though it's stated he came home 'unscathed'.
S1E10: the effects rape has on women are discussed. Several characters discuss in minor detail their own experiences with sexual assault. S2E6: another woman reveals she was raped by the same man discussed in S1E10.
Bones (TV)
There are several episodes where child abuse is discussed. These topics are discussed in a way that always condemns them and the perpetrators are always punished in some way (e.g. jail mostly).
Bone Tomahawk (Movie)
A woman is ambushed by two men who attempt to rape her.
Border (Movie)
Bound (1996) (Movie)
Boy Erased (Movie)
The attempted rape of woman by a man is shown. The film also features stalking and revenge porn.
Boys (2014) (Movie)
On-screen rape; hate crime committed against a transgender man.
Braveheart (Movie)
A man attempts to rape a woman, she fights him off and escapes.
A woman discusses the fact that she got married to a grown man when she was 14. On a number of occasions, a drunk man behaves in sexually aggressive and threatening ways towards her, and she tries to avoid him.
There is a scene in which a teenage boy hastily hides under a table, ending up between the legs of a teenaged girl. He moves his face further between her legs with clear sexual intent. It is suggested that she traps his head between her legs to stop him until he can come out of his hiding place. In another scene, the same is girl pressured into admitting she is a virgin by the group (composed of three teenage boys and one other teenage girl). Also worthy of note: in the same scene, the other girl tells the group how she had sex with her male therapist and several other men. She later says that that none of this is true, claiming she said it because she is a compulsive liar, though it is heavily implied that she simply wanted to make the others uncomfortable.
There is an imaginary sequence that includes the rape of a servant by their employer. It is implied that the transgender main character becomes a sex worker as a last resort in order to survive. A man, expecting the main character to be a sex worker, attempts to rape her and strangles her with a necklace. She then escapes from his car by spraying perfume in his face. It is also of note that there is a lot of violence and brutality toward the transgender protagonist, perpetrated by people who have power over her in some way. This mistreatment includes parental child abuse and abuse by implied romantic partners and police.
S2E1: a character forcefully attempts to initiate sex with his wife. He stops after she screams for him to stop. S5E4: it is implied at the end of the episode that a character engages in sexual activity with his wife and that she is too afraid of him to refuse to comply.
Breaking In (Movie)
The protagonist comments on the inappropriate sexual comments and occasional grabbing she experiences from a family friend.
Bright (2017) (Movie)
Brimstone (Movie)
The protagonist's mother is threatened with rape. It is implied that the main character may have been raped before another character intervenes, but this is not clear.
Rape or sexual assault mentioned, discussed or implied: rape is a recurring theme throughout the entire show. Some men discuss the drugging of a woman with the intention of raping her. There is one instance where a woman tell others that she is willing to have men rape her to get her son back. Sexual relationship between an adult and teenager: in various instances, married men are shown engaging in sexual acts with teenagers. Child sexual abuse/incest: a woman discusses how her husband used to regularly rape their daughter. In another instance, a man confesses his 'love' for an 11-year-old boy. Rape off-screen or strongly implied: in season 3, the crimes of a serial rapist are a major plot-point throughout the season.
A female character enters a relationship with a millionaire because of her economic situation, and he beats her when she expresses reluctance to have sex with him.
S1E5: a man makes an inappropriate sexual comment to a woman he works with, and spanks a man he works with without his consent. S1E6: it is mentioned that a man was arrested for groping multiple women without their consent. S1E13: a stripper is hired to give a lap dance to somebody who is clearly uncomfortable with the situation. S2E23: a woman touches a man's body, under the pretence of frisking him, in an excessively slow and drawn out fashion which may imply/evoke sexual undertones. S3E2: a man implies that he has been accused/guilty of workplace sexual harassment in the past. S3E10: a woman agrees to help a friend, on the condition that he secures for her a picture of one of their colleagues naked. Throughout the show, a woman makes various (often sexualised) comments about the appearance of a man who she works with, who makes it clear that he is married and faithful to his wife.
Brother Bear (Movie)
Bruiser (Movie)
A boss makes frequent sexual advances towards his female employees.
S1E4: a monster disguised as a teacher imprisons boys with the intent to breed with and murder them. S1E6: attempted rape. S2E2: threat of assault. S2E5: episode plot is a metaphor for rape/sexual assault - villains use methods which are evocative of those used by real-life predators. S2E19: relationship between teacher and student. S2E20: attempted rape, victim-blaming, threat of assault. S3E1: a man gropes the protagonist. S3E10: the language used preceding a murder is evocative of the language used by real-life predators. S3E15: sexual assault. S4E7: strongly implied attempted rape, eventually played for laughs. S6E13: antagonists create a device that can turn women into compliant slaves and attempt to use it on an ex-girlfriend. S6E19: attempted rape at the 22:18-25:26 mark. A man violently assaults the main protagonist because he wants to be in a relationship with her. She repeatedly states that she does not want this throughout the duration of the assault. She fights him off and, realising 'what he's done,' leaves. The protagonist is already vulnerable due to a back injury when the assault occurs, and her attacker is aware of this. The vampires in the show are presented as sadistic and evil and it is heavily implied that they rape some of their victims. A number of their on-screen attacks are clear metaphors for sexual assault. One of the main romances in the show occurs between a teenager and an adult. Their romance starts when the female lead is 16 and the male character is over 200 (he looks like he’s in his mid-20s), and their sexual relationship starts when she is 17.
Bully (2001) (Movie)
Worthy of note: a character is a pedophile and the caretaker of a young girl, and his affection towards her can therefore be unsettling.
Rape scene also features unsimulated sexual intercourse.
A main character pretends to rape his girlfriend.
Worthy of note: one character awakens to another masturbating beside them in bed. The film takes place largely in a conversion therapy camp for lesbian and gay teenagers, which include some uncomfortable activities like acting out intercourse.
The rape of a slave woman by her owner is implied; screams are heard.
It is implied that one female character is assaulted by her father. It is also implied that her father filmed her and another child in a sexual context.
Children are forced into prostitution, though nothing explicit is shown. A character is assaulted by a man implied to be her father.
In one scene, Caligula rapes both a bride and her groom.
The main romantic relationship of this film is between a 17-year-old boy and a 24-year-old man, who is a student of the boy's father. Although the relationship is presented as healthy, with the younger boy being extremely persistent and the relationship itself being very brief, some viewers may find the age difference to be disturbing or upsetting.
Cam (2018) (Movie)
Although no sexual violence actually takes place, there is a scene in which [SPOILERS //] a character says they want to have sex with another character, then attempts to abduct them from a public place.
Camp Camp (TV)
Camp Dread (Movie)
An indigenous woman is raped and then impaled by her abuser.
A teenage girl is coerced into taking nude photos, which are shared amongst her peers at school without her consent.
Worthy of note: a character is brainwashed and left unable to viably consent to anything which happens to them. They are shown tortured and midway through the brainwashing procedure.
Discussions regarding child grooming online and abusive relationships between adults and minors, as well as mentions of child sex trafficking and pedophile rings.
Carol (Movie)
Cars (2006) (Movie)
Cars 3 (Movie)
'Here's looking at you, kid.'
Casino (1995) (Movie)
Casualty (TV)
Changeling (Movie)
A woman is being hosed down in the mental hospital and a female doctor tells her to spread her legs so she can check her for venereal diseases. Nothing is shown, but the scene is intended to convey the distress this puts the woman in.
Charmed (TV)
Cherry Falls (Movie)
Worthy of note: sexual attraction is implied between a high school girl and her teacher.
Worthy of note: a sexual scene is later revealed to be coercive.
Made-for-TV documentary about the cult 'The Children of God,' who participated in leadership-sanctioned child sexual abuse. Non-explicit clips are shown from 'strip tease' videos which young children were coerced to act in. Segments of documents sanctioning/encouraging child sexual abuse are shown. Ex-members discuss the abuse that they suffered.
The female protagonist finds the peddler who sold her a possessed doll, who then attempts to rape her as a form of currency (50:00-50:32).
Chinatown (Movie)
Worthy of note: it is implied that a woman is being physically abused by her husband.
Worthy of note: the villain tries to trick a protagonist into marrying someone he doesn't know.
Circus Kane (Movie)
Citizen Kane (Movie)
Citrus (TV)
Relatively non-graphic scene in which a woman is raped by a man. In another scene, a man is forced to strip at gunpoint and is insulted with homophobic slurs.
Clique (TV)
S1E6: a very explicit on-screen rape by a group of men against a single woman viewed through a CCTV camera.
The female protagonist has multiple relationships with adult men, on and off screen, as a survival tactic.
There are three major scenes of rape or attempted rape. The first, a gang of boys attempts to rape a woman but she escapes. There is then a gang who breaks into a woman's home and rapes her, and there is also a video briefly showing a woman being gang raped. The protagonist, a teenager, is sexually assaulted by his social worker.
Closer (2004) (Movie)
A woman is forced to have sex with her estranged husband in order to get him to sign their divorce papers.
The main character witnesses a group of boys attacking another boy for being gay, raping him with a foreign object. It is mentioned that the physical damage caused by this attack was so great that the victim was permanently paralysed. This occurs off-screen between the 9:20-12:20 marks.
Cloud Atlas (Movie)
A teenage girl, after accepting a ride home from a teenage boy, is forcefully kissed and touched by him after explicitly telling him that she has no interest in him beforehand. She shoves him away and tells him off but he continued to force his advances on her until she gets out of his car. Also noteworthy: the movie results in an intimate relationship between step-siblings. It is pointed out often and explicitly though that their parents were only married for a short while and they never saw each other as siblings.
Coco (2017) (Movie)
Cold Skin (Movie)
Worthy of note: a protagonist has a dubiously consensual sexual relationship with a humanoid creature.
The Collector (Movie)
A man watches a couple have sex.
The main character is sexually abused by both her father and her husband, with depictions of rape onscreen. There are other scenes of sexual harassment in a bar and in the street; the latter is implied to culminate in an offscreen rape.
A female lead experiences unwelcome advances from some male characters. This provokes an escalation of violence. Worthy of note: a man is violent towards a woman throughout the movie, motivated by unrequited love and jealousy.
Columbus (Movie)
Come and See (Movie)
A girl is thrown into a truck full of soldiers, and her screams imply that she is raped.
Compliance (Movie)
A young woman is forced to strip in front of two elderly women. She then puts on an apron which a man is instructed to ask her to remove. She is told to perform jumping jacks while the man describes aspects of her body to another man over the phone. A young woman's naked body is intimately inspected, without her consent, by a man. She is instructed by him to perform a number of other sexual acts, including oral sex.
The protagonist rapes several women throughout the film. Most of the women in the movie are sex slaves, and there are various instances of them being in bondage or used as sacrifices. Their presence is clearly intended for titillation.
Confirmation (Movie)
Worthy of note: the film is about a sexual harassment case, and the harassment is described in detail as part of the trial.
The Conjuring (Movie)
There is a very brief mention of childhood sexual abuse by a father at approximately the 43:40 mark.
Constantine (Movie)
Continuum (TV)
S2E16: when the police are investigating a serial killer, they discuss whether the killer may be committing sexual violence. A witness is asked if she had previously been the victim of sexual abuse.
Promotional material describes the encounter as a 'one-night stand,' but it is actually date rape. Following this incident, the woman believes that she has contracted an STD, but is mistaken. This is the central plot of the film.
Cool Runnings (Movie)
Coraline (Movie)
The Craft (Movie)
Crank (Movie)
In one episode, a character discusses how she had a sexual relationship with her teacher when she was in high school. It was apparently consensual and the character claims it was no big deal, but another character is highly disturbed by this, pointing out that it was statutory rape and asking if the teacher was ever fired.
Creed (2015) (Movie)
Creep 2 (Movie)
Worthy of note: a character tells a story that alludes to necrophilia.
Creep (2004) (Movie)
Creep (2014) (Movie)
A character confesses that he broke into his own house wearing a wolf mask and subsequently raped his wife (this is, however, later implied to be a fabrication which did not actually occur).
The show is a crime procedural and, as a result, goes into detail regarding incidents of sexual violence on many occasions. One plotline involves a main character who must repeatedly confront a man who once molested him, along with many other pre-pubescent boys. S2E12: one of the main characters is revealed to have been molested by his football coach, who was a father figure to him for a time, during his childhood. The man who hurt him has also hurt many other young boys. He has to confront this man later in the episode. This topic is handled relatively sensitively. S8E18: the same man has to confront the man who sexually abused him. He has to shake the hand of this man at one point. The details surrounding his sexual abuse are discussed, but there are no graphic descriptions of the act itself. Once again, the topic is handled relatively sensitively.
Crimson Peak (Movie)
A brother and a sister have a sexual relationship - they are seen kissing and engaging in sexual contact with one another, although the scene is not graphic.
A male character frequently harasses female characters and makes generally inappropriate remarks about women. At one point he flashes his penis at a female character.
There are numerous, highly disturbing scenes of rape and psychological coercion, with the intent to shock and titillate.
The protagonist’s wife is raped and subsequently murdered in front of him.
The Crown (TV)
Two stepsiblings are shown to be highly sexually attracted to one another, one luring the other into a bet with the promise of sex. In a deleted scene, the stepbrother attempts to rape his stepsister. The male lead performs oral sex on a girl after giving her a drink that he didn't tell her had alcohol in it. The girl is also extremely naive and dimwitted, strengthening the impression that he's very much taking advantage of her.
Alternative title: Naked Youth
Cube (1997) (Movie)
A man becomes increasingly flirtatious and leers at a young teenage girl.
A man hypnotises a woman while she is incapacitated, forcibly kissing her. It is implied that he has raped her in past 'sessions.'
The film features a lengthy and graphic attempted rape scene in which the main female character is bound to a bed by a man. It is implied that her aggressor violates in her in ways which are not directly shown on screen. Incest is a theme throughout. Worthy of note: some may find that the actress who plays the woman who is the target of the attempted rape (as well as the object of graphic, incestuous fantasies) appears ambiguously childlike in the film. The character she plays begins menstruating for the first time directly before getting married to an adult man.
Daddy's Home (Movie)
Dangal (Movie)
A man recalls the first time he beat up a criminal, noting that it was because he repeatedly overheard a child being sexually assaulted and knew that the father was was covering it up so that the problem could not be dealt with through legal means.
Dark (TV)
A pre-teen/teenage girl witnesses two other young adults about to have consensual sex and later lies to the police and tells them she saw the man raping the woman. The false rape charges are mentioned briefly in other episodes.
The Dark (Movie)
A man tells a female character to 'come a little closer' while reaching out as if to grope her. She obliges by walking over to him and breaking his hand.
S1E1: a woman describes how an ex-boyfriend victimised her by releasing revenge porn, in some cases accompanied by personal details such as her name and address and occasionally alongside threatening comments implying that she wanted to live out rape fantasies with strangers. S1E3: this episode addresses the prevalence of child pornography, including interviews with children who have been victimised by this industry. S1E4: one sub-plot looks at the work of people who remotely moderate the internet usage of children. This includes one instance where somebody online has attempted to solicit sexual pictures from a schoolchild online (this person’s attempt is stopped and reported by the moderators). S1E7: part of this episode addresses hateful online comments made towards women activists. Many of these comments make reference to or threats regarding rape and sexual assault.
A Dark Song (Movie)
The protagonist is forced to participate in a ritual in which a man masturbates as she takes her clothes off. She is clearly uncomfortable. Throughout the film, she endures a man's abuse to reach her goal.
S1E1: rape is mentioned in passing at two separate points.
In one scene, a man grabs the breasts of a passing woman. In another, a character sprays water onto the crotch of a woman.
Dead Alive (Movie)
Deadly Prey (Movie)
The opening scene shows one of the protagonists raping and murdering a teenage girl.
A boy grabs a teenage girl whilst trying to get her to go on a date with him.
Deadpool (Movie)
The film contains a lot of innuendo and a great deal of dark humor, and as such there are often references and depictions that may be upsetting to viewers, but are presented as jokes. In one such instance, a character recommends kidnapping a romantic interest. A male character engages in a sexually experimental and consensual encounter with his partner, however he is visibly nervous and vocally protests when he is penetrated. In another scene, a character pulls at the jeans of a male in a fight, exposing his buttocks. Other scenes depict characters inappropriately touching the genital regions of other characters, Worthy of mention: T.J Miller, who plays Weasel in the film, has been accused of sexual abuse. Miller has denied the veracity of these claims and has been recast in the sequel due to be released in 2018.
Deadpool 2 (Movie)
A character who murders women is introduced halfway through the film. During a flashback, the killer is shown approaching a victim, tearing her clothes off, and killing her.
A Lao woman is (briefly) verbally accosted by a group of male Australian tourists trying to take advantage of her.
One of the characters is accused of having raped children as young as seven. There is a scene towards the middle of the film where he is heavily implied to use his authority (backed by the threat of death or imprisonment) to force a prepubescent child to join him for an unstated reason, whereupon the film cuts away. The girl in question is later seen being given back to her parents, appearing traumatised and being given a flower by the man (historically, a practice used to claim 'consent,' usually accepted - again - under the threat of imprisonment and/or execution). His history as a serial rapist is later explicitly brought up as evidence, with the victims listed, in a mock trial/execution towards the end of the film. It is implied that a woman is assaulted to get her husband to talk and that another woman did 'everything' to get her husband released by his captors.
Death Wish (Movie)
Death Wish 3 (Movie)
Death Wish II (Movie)
Chappelle jokes that a man who threw a banana peel at him during a show is going to be raped in jail (around the 03:40 mark). Chappelle jokes about asking a woman to give him oral sex as repayment for her son’s hate crime (around the 10:00-10:10 mark). Chappelle mentions the alleged rapes committed by Bill Cosby between 18:30-18:40. He mentions this in passing again between 21:10 and 21:15. Chappelle jokes about an attempt that was made to extort him by threatening to release his sex tapes from an earlier relationship. Chappelle jokes about masturbating using his sleeping wife's feet from the 1:02:45 mark, saying 'you can't rape feet.' Worthy of note: Chappelle mentions the video which emerged of NFL athlete Ray Rice violently assaulting his girlfriend in an elevator from the 24:10 mark. At another point, he uses a slur to refer to a transgender woman and jokes about having publicly misgendered her while she was inebriated at a party, also making derogatory comments about her genitals.
S2E7; S7E1; S8E13-14
A postman attempts to rape a woman near the climax of the movie.
Delirium (Movie)
Deliverance (Movie)
Graphic and disturbing on-screen depiction of rape of a man by another man.
Rape scene occurs almost immediately, 2-3 minutes into the film.
Demo Reel (TV)
A young actress reveals she was sexually abused by her uncle on a camping trip when she was a child. It's heavily implied the abuse continued, and that her parents knew what he was doing, but forced her to spend time with him anyway. Throughout the series, it's implied that the same character has been sexually harassed by men in the film industry.
Denial (2016) (Movie)
The Departed (Movie)
The Descent (Movie)
Desert Hearts (Movie)
S1E6: Episode plot revolves around the wedding of a 60-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl. The wedding guests are other 'couples' of adult men and teenage girls.
Devil's Bride (Movie)
One musical number contains implications of the sexual abuse of a child by a parent.
Worthy of note: being based on the real events of the Magdalene laundries, there are implications of women being tortured and sexually abused. While giving birth, a woman is forcibly subjected to a painful procedure.
Devil's Gate (Movie)
Dexter (TV)
S1E1: Early in the episode a pastor is revealed to have raped and killed numerous young boys. Also early in the episode, the main character views a website which displays a violent rape on-screen. This clip is roughly 10 seconds long. This is not relevant to the overarching plot but, although brief, may be disturbing to some viewers. The character Rita is also a survivor of an abusive domestic relationship. S5E3: A character is introduced as a survivor of rape. The impacts of this trauma are made clear in the way she reacts when faced with large groups of men or when she is touched.
Dhaka Attack (Movie)
Die Hard (Movie)
Worthy of note: in S1E1, a woman is tied to a bed. While it is not sexual, she is seen struggling and the imagery may still be upsetting.
S1E2: a crude description of rape is used as a metaphor for unfair treatment by a loan company.
An actress has to perform a sex scene with an actor who insists they both be completely naked, but the actress is clearly uncomfortable with this.
Disobedience (Movie)
Divergent (Movie)
Film is set in the era of American slavery. Black characters are treated as chattel; with the specific implication that black women can be treated as sexual objects for the pleasure of men up to and including rape.
S7E11: the titular character kisses a woman without her consent and responds to her protestations with a joke.
Film depicts several scenes of sexual torture between individuals for the purpose of entertainment.
Doggie Heaven (Movie)
A man is raped by a dog, then later says that he has 'seen dogs do things that no human should see.' This occurs between the 3:14-4:14 minute marks.
Dogtooth (Movie)
Don Giovanni (Movie)
Donnie Darko (Movie)
Worthy of note: a high school teacher is arrested for possessing child pornography.
Don't Breathe (Movie)
A woman is held captive and is revealed to have been impregnated by her captor. A man captures a female character and attempts to impregnate her as well.
There is a non-graphic rape scene of a main character in a sequence of highly graphic and intense violence; another character has his genitals severed.
Dorothy Mills (Movie)
A graphic scene where a girl is raped by several men occurs near the end of the film. A man makes unsolicited sexual comments about a woman in a public space.
Worthy of note: a woman discusses her husband's domestic violence.
Downrange (Movie)
Rape is strongly implied in S4E3, and its aftermath is dealt with following this.
The main character is attacked by a gang and they attempt to rape him, but are fought off.
The Dreamers (Movie)
Worthy of note: the sex scenes in the movie are very graphic, with incest being present in nearly all of them.
Rape scene is not visually graphic, but marks the beginning of Komarovsky's disturbing psychological control over Lara (who he raped) through a large part of the film.
Dude (2018) (Movie)
Sex begins consensually. However, the woman insists that she only wants to do oral sex and her partner ends up penetrating her vaginally and ejaculating inside of her, all while she tells him to stop. This scene occurs between the 56:48-58:30 minute marks.
Worthy of note: the extremely graphic animal abuse depicted throughout the movie is sometimes sexual in nature and may be disturbing.
Easy (TV)
Episode 4: on-screen rape scene is conveyed as ambiguous due to the fact that the female protagonist is drunk and initially wanted to have sex due to her conflicted emotions.
Easy A (Movie)
A guidance counsellor has a sexual fling with a student at the high school she works at, though he's in his twenties due to being held back several times. The protagonist is nearly raped after a date but fights the aggressor off. He makes repeated attempts to physically approach/touch her, despite her repeated verbal indications that she does not want him to do so. The scene is not especially explicit/violent but may be upsetting.
Eden (2012) (Movie)
The teenage protagonist is kidnapped and forced to become a sex slave by human traffickers. When she realizes that the people running the ring will kill her when she gets too old to be interesting to the customers, she begins working with her captors and working her way up the ranks of the operation in order to ensure her own survival.
The protagonist, an eighth grader, learns that the boy she has a crush on recently broke up with his last girlfriend because she refused to send him nude pictures of herself. The main character proceeds to tell the boy she has a folder of nude photos intended for her future boyfriend on her phone and he is interested. He asks her if she gives blow jobs and she responds that she does and she is good at them. Later, the girl is seen watching YouTube videos about how to give oral sex. They are not graphic. Minutes later, the girl goes into the kitchen and takes a banana. She brings the banana up to her mouth, obviously intending to practice giving oral sex, but her father enters the kitchen and asks why she is holding a banana when she hates to eat them. The girl proceeds to try and eat the banana, clearly disgusted, but spits it back out and leaves. The scene is played for comedy. Later on, the main character is given a ride home by a male high school senior (age unknown, but he could be a legal adult). Shortly after the only other high schooler gets out of the car, the driver pulls over and gets into the backseat with the main character. He pressures her into playing a game of truth or dare, taking his shirt off and trying to get her to do the same. The main character grows increasingly uncomfortable and when the high schooler touches her, she shouts no. She apologizes several times and the high schooler gets back into the driver's seat. He is upset and guilts the main character, telling her she is going to feel ashamed when a boy her age finds out she is inexperienced, and that he was 'only trying to do her a favour'. The main character is dropped off at home, where she goes to her room and starts to sob; her father attempts to console her. The scenes are played very seriously. Bo Burnham, the writer and director, stated (regarding the car scene) during a Q and A after the early screening that scenes dealing with anything sexual were on closed, tightly controlled sets. Even if the banana scene plays 'funny' it was not funny on set, but handled respectfully. Burnham claimed he wanted to portray a sort of 'intelligence' in teenage males, rather than the 'brutish jock type' typically seen taking advantage of younger girls. He recognizes that even if nothing physically violent took place, the car scene depicts something terribly violating.
Prior to the start of the film, a teacher is fired for having an affair with his teenage student. The main character blames the student and schemes to destroy her, but it's clear he's not being entirely objective or fair.
Rape/sexual assault are occasionally mentioned/discussed throughout the series. Not graphic.
Elf (Movie)
Worthy of note: the socially unaware protagonist enters a women's restroom while another character is showering.
Two characters in a romantic relationship are said to be cousins, but it is unsure specifically how closely they are related. One interpretation could take the term to imply that they are simply close friends. A naked young girl (9-years-old) is told to undress and bend over by her father, who is a paedophile.
Worthy of note: the protagonist is at one point grabbed and pulled to the ground with her mouth covered.
Elle (2016) (Movie)
Protagonist is raped on-screen in a graphic scene. Sexual harassment is depicted in a video game, supposedly representing the rape of the protagonist shown earlier in the film. Worthy of note: the film depicts some characters willingly role-playing as an aggressor" and a "victim" for sexual gratification, which, although consensual, may be upsetting for some viewers.
El Topo (Movie)
There are many rape scenes, some of which are real, filmed rape and not just simulated.
Embers (Movie)
The Endless (Movie)
A woman is shamed for stealing by having all her clothes removed. The protagonist goes to a gay bar and a group of men attempt to rape him. A woman cries and disassociates as her husband has sex with her.
End of Days (Movie)
S1E1: a teenage girl mentions her stepfather having made an inappropriate comment towards her. Later, he offers her a beer, despite the fact that she is underage, and makes a comment complimenting her looks while suggestively touching her back (roughly 14:15). S1E2: teenagers accept a ride from an adult man after crashing their car. The man touches the teenage boy sexually and compels the teenage boy to reciprocate, and the teenage girl uses this as blackmail to get him to give them his wallet (13:10-14:29). They discuss what happened directly after the event, until roughly the 15:00 mark. S1E3: a teenage girl (17 years old) kisses an adult man and invites him back to a house to sleep with her, he references the gap between their ages but ultimately complies. They kiss and partially undress but do not sleep together. He reacts negatively when she changes her mind about having sex and cuts their time together short. A teenage boy discovers photographs and videos which show nude women who have been tied up and injured/murdered (13:00-13:44). Only tiny and indistinct snippets of the videos can be seen, but screaming can be heard. Two teenagers take shelter in a house which isn't theirs. When the owner returns, he attempts to rape one of them, but they escape (17:54-end of the episode). S1E4: this episode deals with the aftermath of the attempted rape in the previous episode, as well as the discovery of the disturbing sexual photographs which the teenagers discovered. Flashes of the videos of women being tortured are shown again, screams are heard, although the images shown are non-explicit (04:40-04:52). S1E5: there is a brief (1 second) and non-explicit flashback to the attempted rape from S1E3. S1E6: the photographs of women who were tied up and killed appear in a flashback (02:00-02:03). Three women discuss previous accusations of sexual assault made against the man who attempted to rape the teenage girl in S1E3 (12:00-13:29). Two women discover evidence (the videos and photographs) suggesting that the man from S1E3 may have been killed in self-defence. Mention of rape, in passing (17:30-17:40).
Enemy (2013) (Movie)
The main characters have an incestuous relationship.
Estranged (Movie)
Event Horizon (Movie)
The Evil Dead (Movie)
A woman is raped on-screen by possessed tree branches.
A demon tells a man his little sister is being raped in hell. A woman is held in the air by branches and a snake-like entity crawls up her legs and disappears between her thighs. She screams in pain. A possessed woman licks up another woman's legs and thighs with a bloodied tongue. She forces the other woman to kiss her.
S1E2: mention of rape, some description of the crime (37:50-38:10). Two other mentions of rape, one with reference to a man's crimes, and one metaphorical (41:20-41:50). S1E3: mention of rape in on-screen text (27:50-28:00). S1E4: a man says that he's a 'convicted child abuser' - nature of abuse is unclear (7:40-8:00). Mention of rape (27:10-27:25).
Excision (Movie)
Worthy of note: violence and sex are very intertwined throughout the film.
Ex Machina (Movie)
While possessed, a young girl carries out violent sexual assaults on herself with various objects.
Film is a dramatic reenactment of the Stanford Prison Experiment. Depicts the attempted rape of an inmate.
Extremities (Movie)
The film is based on a feminist play about a woman getting brutal revenge on a man who invaded her home and attempted to rape her. Sexual assault and rape culture are discussed throughout.
Face 2 Face (Movie)
FaceOff (Movie)
A man impersonating a woman's husband has sex with her while she believes him to be her husband. The man gloats about this throughout the movie.
The Fall (TV)
Due to the nature of the show, it contains a number of references to rape, sexual violence and sexual sadism. A man breaks into a house and places underwear and a vibrator on the bed. A man holds a woman down on a bed, attacking her; she is wearing only underwear. References are made to the fact that a man is sexually aroused by violence. A teenage girl tries to kiss an adult man. A woman is shown injured, with blood on her face, wearing only underwear.
Family Blood (Movie)
As an adult comedy series, most episodes contain some offensive material. The comedy often goes to dark places and may be distressing to some.
The sexual assault discussed involves (what is essentially) mind-control and has a clear racial component.
Fargo (1996) (Movie)
Fat Girl (Movie)
Fear (Movie)
The main character is hesitant to have sex with a man, but this does not stop him from continuing what he's doing. A male character physically harasses a woman, followed by assaulting her off screen.
Fearless (TV)
There is brief discussion and suspicion mentioned at various points that the murder of a teenage girl was sexually motivated. It is revealed and mentioned throughout that an adult male photographer was taking 'glamour' shots of teenage girls. In episode 3, a character talks about a statutory crime which occurred when she was 15 and of parties she was told about where young girls 'met' older, wealthy men. SPOILER: They turn out to be irrelevant to the story, and the conversation in episode 3 is the only one with any detail on the subject.
Fences (2016) (Movie)
Worthy of note: the real life figure portrayed in the film has had two women come forth claiming he sexually assaulted them, though the film does not address this issue.
Multiple examples of ambiguous consent, coercion into performing extreme sexual acts, non-consensual BDSM acts performed. This is presented as romantic and erotic.
Fight Club (Movie)
One character strongly implies that she was abused as a child. This discussed in sexual terms.
A teenage boy takes an up-skirt photo of an unsuspecting teenage girl.
Finding Dory (Movie)
Finding Nemo (Movie)
'Just keep swimming...'
Finsterworld (Movie)
Film features a rape accusation.
Firefly (TV)
In the first episode, a character says that the Reavers (savages) will rape and kill those that they capture. Additionally, in the last episode, a man threatens a woman with rape to keep her from alerting the other members of the crew.
The male character forces himself on his best friend, first kissing her (which she rejects) then pushing her down onto the bed and touching her breasts. Though she takes her own clothes off, she looks uncomfortable throughout the encounter.
First Man (Movie)
Fish Tank (Movie)
The film's plot revolves around a sexual relationship between a 15-year-old girl and her mother's new boyfriend. In one scene, two men attempt to rape a girl, holding her down to restrain her. She manages to escape.
The Flash (TV)
Full nudity is shown in a medical context. In one scene, a male student lifts up the cloth which is covering a body's genitals in order to taunt a female student in his class.
Flight (Movie)
S1E3 ('Mugged'): a supporting character briefly discusses her rape fantasies with the subject of her fantasies. S1E8 ('Girlfriends'): the episode revolves around a main character being abused by his girlfriend, culminating in an on-screen rape scene at the 20:41 mark and lasting until 21:09. There is an attempted rape at 13:29, which lasts until 14:13. Sexual harassment features in the episode, both between the man and his girlfriend and between another man and the girlfriend's friend (at one point, the former tracks and chases the latter down a dimly-lit street, trying to convince her to have sex with him). Discussions of rape culture and victim-blaming also occur.
A protagonist is a prostituted woman living in a motel with her daughter.
Two children are the product of an incestuous relationship. A teenage brother and sister kiss one another in a romantic/sexual way. Later, they are shown lying in bed together; nothing is shown, but it is implied that they had sex.
Discussion of the fact that two girls were raped and assumed dead. A sexual/romantic relationship between a nephew and his aunt-in-law.
In a scene strongly implying rape, a man removes a woman's clothing before the scene cuts away, and there is later a flashback to this scene.
Forrest Gump (Movie)
It is implied that a key female character was sexually abused by her father during her childhood. Later in the movie, as an adult, she is singing nude on stage and harassed by a male audience.
One of the main characters discusses and describes how she was raped by her foster brother. Her PTSD is a subject of other episodes. A character has sex with his father's girlfriend while drunk, briefly onscreen. His trauma from this is a subject of later episodes. A teenage character is prostituted, and in one episode there is a verbal altercation between her, a pimp, and another character.
Foxfire (Movie)
Frances Ha (Movie)
Frank (Movie)
This is set in Victorian London and deals with period-typical themes of prostitution and the abuse of teenage girls. One teenage girl becomes pregnant from being raped by an older man. However, nothing is discussed explicitly or seen onscreen.
Freeway (Movie)
The film's opening sequence has drawings of women in scenarios suggestive of sexual assault. A teenage girl's stepfather attempts to sexually assault her early on the film but is pushed off. Later, she is picked up on the road by a pedophile and murderer posing as a counselor. He gets her to open up about her sexual assault by her father in graphic detail, and then attempts to get her to say degrading sexual things as a form of therapy. When she tries to escape, he attempts to rape her.
Freeze Me (Movie)
Rape and revenge are central to the plot of this movie.
Frenzy (1972) (Movie)
Graphic and potentially disturbing rape scene; the victim is simultaneously strangled.
A rapist is stabbed while attempting to rape someone.
It is implied that a character becomes a vengeful witch as an adult because she was raped by two boys while at an orphanage.
Friends (TV)
The primary antagonist forcefully holds a woman hostage and rips open her nightdress, exposing her breasts. He gropes and mentions that in 'another life' he would enjoy her 'another way'. Later, said woman (under the influence of the villain's invention), gropes an unconscious man (nothing is shown) and straddles him. She is stopped by another character.
From Hell (Movie)
Frontier (TV)
Frozen (2013) (Movie)
Discussed in the context of news.
One soldier exposes himself to a sex worker. The drill instructor is also shown to use abusive and derogatory language towards soldiers with sometimes sexually aggressive undertones.
Family is taken hostage in their home, a woman is forced to strip naked in front of her husband and son.
Furious 7 (Movie)
Fury (Movie)
The Planet Express crew discover a planet-sized, tentacle-covered alien which wants to copulate with every citizen of planet Earth using its tentacles. This is the central plot of the film.
Accidental incest occurs as a result of time travel. On-screen scene where consent is unclear; definitely not enthusiastic.
Gal Pals (TV)
Worthy of note: a lesbian and a heterosexual man have sex while both are very intoxicated. This is treated as a comedic plot point, although the consent involved is dubious. This plot point is addressed in S1E7 and S1E8.
Galveston (Movie)
A child is revealed to be the product of rape. Near the end of the film, a woman is found dead, naked, and posed in such a way that implies she was raped.
S1E2: a man touches a woman's knee and then attempts to climb on top of her, on a bed. S1E6: while never explicitly stated, it's heavily implied that a main character was sexually abused by his father. Throughout the series, multiple characters are pressured by superior officers into having sex with enemy agents in order to manipulate information from them.
S1E1: a young woman is forced by her brother to marry a man she does not want to. Her brother threatens that he will make sure she is raped if she does not comply: she is raped on her wedding night. A twin brother and sister have consensual sex with one another on-screen. A young woman is touched in a sexual fashion by her older brother; although she does not resist, it is implied that she is uncomfortable. S1E2: one character makes a remark to another about some convicted 'rapers' who were sent to The Wall as punishment. S1E8: village women are raped indiscriminately by an invading army. S1E9: a man tells a story about how he once saved a woman from being raped before falling in love with and briefly marrying her. The man's father then forces him to watch and she is raped and 'paid' by a number of his men (an allusion to the fact that she is supposedly a sex worker who his father secretly hired for him; this sub-plot is mentioned at least once in every subsequent season). S2E1: a sub-plot involving a father who systematically rapes and impregnates his daughters, killing any sons they produce and keeping any daughters as future sex slaves, is introduced in this episode. S2E2: sub-plot featuring systematic incestuous rape. At another point, a man intimately gropes a woman he does not know is his sister in an attempt to seduce her. S2E3: sub-plot featuring systematic incestuous rape. S2E9: a main character is rescued from being gang-raped during a military raid by another character. Earlier in the same episode, an older woman bluntly tells her that she and all of the other noblewomen present will be raped if they are found by the soldiers. S3E3: a woman is going to be raped by her captors before her fellow prisoner convinces them that she is from a very rich family and that they will receive a large amount of money if she is returned home safely. In the same episode, a man who is being kept prisoner is released and then recaptured. When he is recaptured, a soldier threatens to rape him, pulling down his own trousers as he does so. A sub-plot revolving around systematic incestuous rape features in this episode. S3E4: a man describes how, as a child, he was drugged and castrated by an older man. Similarly, in the same episode, it is revealed that recruits to the Unsullied army are castrated as children in order to make them better warriors. A sub-plot revolving around systematic incestuous rape features in this episode. S3E7: a man asks another man if he was kicked out of the Order of the Maesters because he 'fondled one boy too many.' A man is being kept prisoner and cannot help but become aroused when two women are sent into his cell to seduce him. When this happens, a group of men enter the room and castrate him. S3E8, a woman seduces a man. He consents to sex with her, but it is a trick and she ties him up in order to drain his blood using leeches for use in a magical ritual. A teenage girl is forced to marry an adult man who she does not want to marry; he chooses never to consummate the marriage due to her displeasure with the situation. A man at the wedding ceremony jokes that her new husband might like to rape her. S4E1, two characters travelling together encounter a group of soldiers harassing and touching a woman in a tavern, while her father begs them to stop; the two travellers confront and kill the soldiers. S4E2: a man rapes his twin sister in the presence of the corpse of their son (note: this scene has been very controversial and some have argued that it was not intended to be read as rape). S4E5: a (presumably teenage) girl is captured by traitors alongside her companions and one of them threatens to rape her, although they escape before this can happen. This episode also features a lengthy and graphic montage of soldiers raping women (who have previously been forced into sex slavery under their tyrannical father). S4E7: a group of soldiers are found on the verge of raping an innkeeper's daughter and imply that they have committed many more rapes during the process of destroying the town they are in. S4E8: a character mentions that an older man tried to touch him sexually once, although nothing came of it. In the same episode, another character repeatedly mentions how the man he wants to fight and kill raped and killed his sister and killed her children. S5E3: a very young king consummates his marriage to an adult woman; they are seen in bed together on their wedding night and it is implied that they slept together. Although he does not seem unhappy, he is clearly very young. S5E4: a grown man passionately kisses a teenage girl. S5E5: a man describes to his illegitimate son how he was conceived through rape. S5E6: a young woman’s unwilling marriage to an extremely violent and abusive adult man begins in this episode. He rapes her on their wedding night and forces his prisoner to watch. S5E7: a group of men intend to rape a woman before she is rescued. Worthy of note: in one of the animated 'Histories and Lore' stories released on Blu-ray (season 4, The Kingsguard), a character describes how he was forced to stand guard outside the room of a former king while he raped his wife, whose screams can be heard. When he asks his peers whether they should intervene, they respond negatively. In the show's main episodes, it is implied that these experiences deeply shook the character who stood guard.
Garden State (Movie)
G.B.F. (Movie)
Georgia Rule (Movie)
Geostorm (Movie)
Gerald's Game (Movie)
Film centres around a husband who handcuffs his wife to the bed for sexual purposes. One scene shows a father sexually assaulting his daughter. The child sex abuse scene is clearly shown towards the end of the movie and there are hints of it leading up to this point.
A woman discusses how a male character coerced her into oral sex before firing her. In S1E6, she then coerces the man to give her oral sex as an act of revenge, telling him that nobody will believe him if he reports the rape.
Get Hard (Movie)
The implication is made that it is necessary to be able to perform oral sex on men in order to survive in prison, despite the character's reluctance to engage in this activity.
An intimate romantic relationship is revealed to have been undertaken by one partner for ulterior motives. Worthy of note: possible disturbing undertones with reference to consent, implication that individuals are made unable to control their own bodies, possibly (although not explicitly stated) also in sexual contexts.
One character, while possessed by a ghost, tries to seduce a man who refuses to sleep with her. In another scene, a ghost hand grabs a woman's breast and holds her down, pulling down her shirt to reveal her body. Two people kiss passionately while possessed by evil spirits. There is a dream sequence in which a man receives oral sex without his consent.
Ghostland (Movie)
A Ghost Story (Movie)
S1E5: there is a flashback in which a male character drugs a younger female character with the intent to rape her. She dies from the drug before anything happens.
Ghost World (Movie)
A man drugs a woman and videotapes himself laying her on a bed. It's heavily implied that he raped her as an act of revenge on her husband.
S3E19: a plot point is that a male teenager gets angry at his girlfriend for saying no to sex. Season 4 (in particular, S4E9, S4E10, S4E19, S4E20): features a relationship between an 18-year-old student and a professor in his 60s. This is handled with a comedic touch, but some viewers may find the imbalance of power between the two (due to the professor's position and age) unsettling.
Ginger & Rosa (Movie)
A sexual encounter between a teenager and an adult is seen briefly from the point of view of another teenager. The scene is not explicit, although sexual noises can be heard and the moment becomes a central focus of the film thereafter as the teenager involved in the encounter falls pregnant as a result.
A teen girl and boy are kissing in a car when the girl becomes forceful and rapes the boy.
An employee at a rehab centre extorts sex from female patients, some of whom are teenagers.
S1E1: relationship between an adult and a teenager. S1E2: rape on-screen.
A woman is asleep in bed when a man creeps into her rooms and begins to have intercourse with her. At first, she resists, but then she is seemingly overcome with lust and apparently responds positively.
Though the sexual violence is mostly implied, a major theme depicted in the movie is violence against women.
Girls Trip (Movie)
A woman is made to perform oral sex for money. Later, she washes her own mouth out with soap. Graphic rape scene where a woman is handcuffed and stripped. In revenge, the woman who was raped later rapes the man who raped her with a sex toy.
The antagonist expresses sexual desire for his sister; in one scene he harasses her and touches her mouth, and in another he attempts to coerce her into a sexual relationship with him. He also attempts to provoke the main character by telling him his wife has been raped by soldiers.
Glee (TV)
One season three plot arc involves the sexual tension and 'will-they-won't-they' uncertainty between an adult woman and the teenage biological father of her adopted daughter (the boy in question also attends the school that she works at, and is her biological daughter's ex-boyfriend). They kiss once (S3E4), following which she rebuffs him. They have sex (S3E7) and then breaks their relationship off entirely, stating that it was a mistake to sleep with him. The same teenage boy's tendency to sleep with adult women is a running joke in earlier seasons. S3E5: a character is pressured to have sex by his drunk boyfriend, and is distressed before he escapes the situation. S3E7: a lesbian is propositioned with corrective sexual assault/rape (this is portrayed in a negative light). S4E2: there is a mention of childhood sexual assault, although it is said in a very joking manner by a character who is known to have lied on multiple occasions in the past. It is never made clear if this is a misguided attempt at bravado (which is self-consciously the purpose of the statement) or if it is really based in reality. The subject is never brought up again. S4E20: the rape and sexual assault of minors are discussed. Firstly, by a male survivor who is treated badly by his friends as a result (rather than sympathising, they congratulate him). Later in the episode, a girl who was in the room comes and talks to him about her similar experience, apologising for the behaviour of the men in the room. The episode makes it clear that their reaction was not appropriate or acceptable. Throughout the show, a high schooler regularly discusses having sex with older women (this is portrayed in a positive light).
Glitch (TV)
In S2E4 (31:56-31:45) a woman witnesses her friend's rape and is told that she will be next.
S2E5: an executive gropes an actress and tries to coerce her into having sex with him.
One of the antagonists' routine acts of evil is to rape any women they find.
The Godfather (Movie)
Worthy of note: explicit depiction of domestic violence. Whether or not this includes sexual abuse is ambiguous.
Worthy of note: domestic violence is shown on screen.
In S1E1 an unnamed woman is violently gang-raped. S1E2: a man wakes up next to a woman who is sobbing; the implication is that she is traumatised by having been raped in the past. Her rape is discussed on-screen, and her injuries are shown later in the show. In a flashback in S1E4 a group of men violently rape a woman, leaving her severely wounded. The physical scars from this encounter are seen in other scenes throughout the series. One of the main characters discusses how his sister was raped.
Contains some low-key agressive sex scenes.
Gogglebox (TV)
S9E6: a (fictional) rape victim is discussed in negative terms.
The Gold Rush (Movie)
Worthy of note: one of the main characters is played by Charlie Chaplin, who has been embroiled in sexual abuse allegations during recent years.
Gone Girl (Movie)
Main character inserts the top of a wine bottle into her vagina to make it appear as though she has been raped (action is obscured and not fully seen). She proceeds to discuss her 'rape.'
A husband (drunk) picks up his wife and carries her up the stairs against her will, and the next scene is of them in the morning, after an implied night of 'love-making' - this could be interpreted as marital rape.
A man is wanted on numerous accounts of rape. A man beats a woman and it is implied that she is raped.
Goodfellas (Movie)
Character alludes to his own experience of raping people in prison.
S1E1: a woman's boss tries to coerce her into a sexual relationship. They are interrupted before anything can happen. Near the end of the episode, he attempts to rape her but is stopped by her sister.
S1E3: in one of the flashback scenes of a woman's life, her then-boyfriend tells her not to buy coffee from someone on their street because he was revealed to be sexually harassing people. He shows her a button-cam video that a reporter took while pretending to interview for a job of the man groping her breasts; this is shown from the chest point of view, since the camera was attached to her chest. At the time of the flashback, the woman doesn't think that this is a big deal and signs up as a rewards customer out of spite for her now-ex boyfriend. This is supposed to demonstrate one of the many ways in which she was a horrible person while alive on Earth, but is also somewhat played for humour. S2E7: A character implies she was sexually abused by a teacher while in school. A minor character is revealed to have sexually harassed his female employees. A character films two other characters having sex without their knowledge.
Goon (2011) (Movie)
Verbal and occasionally physical harassment involving references to genitals, crude sexual and homophobic content in the context of 'hockey chirping'.
In season 1 a male character is shown trying to force sexual advances onto other characters, although this activity does not develop further. S2E17: a female teacher has sex with a male high school student. This is not presented as an explicitly negative thing.
Gotham (TV)
S1E2: a minor threatens to accuse someone of 'touching' her. S3E4: a male character is introduced alongside his sister. While talking with another character, the sister says 'but then he [her brother] started putting other thoughts in my head, thoughts a brother should never have.' This heavily implies that he is sexually attracted to his sister. Some may find the interactions between these characters uncomfortable at times.
The Graduate (Movie)
Sexual violence occurs multiple times in various episodes of the show, and is usually handled sensitively and used to make points regarding consent/sexism. However, in season 30 a sexual assault is excused because the victim was drunk and the perpetrator faces no blame or consequences.
Gran Torino (Movie)
Some verbal references to rape. A woman is approached by three men, who forcefully grope her and make sexual remarks. It is implied that a woman was violently raped; her beaten and bloody face and body are shown. This incident is referred to once; 'she was raped.'
A Gray State (Movie)
There is a scene where a character calls in his secretary and then holds her down as though to kiss her, until he is interrupted by a phone call.
It is implied a woman is raped after she is knocked out and dragged into a hut. Off screen, a tool to test virginity is used on the female characters.
Green Room (Movie)
S1E2: a victim of a rape is shown to have major injuries. It is revealed that she fought off her attacker. S13E23: a character recounts a past incident when someone attempted to rape and kill her.
Grimm (TV)
A female character disguises herself as an ex of the protagonist in order to trick him into having sex with her. The same female character takes advantage of another male character while he is under the influence of magic in order to have sex with him and uses mind control magic to seduce a third man.
In prison, a male character is approached by another (visibly physically stronger) male character who makes a suggestive comment to him and touches his face without consent. Worthy of note: In the same prison, a female character is aggressively harassed and cornered by several male characters, though not with the goal of sexually assaulting her but rather with the goal of killing her. Though sexual slurs are used, the situation in itself is not sexual.
The Guild (TV)
Guilty At 17 (Movie)
Relevant scenes do nothing to progress the plot and may seem gratuitous as a result.
Hacksaw Ridge (Movie)
Worthy of note: a topless teenage girl is stabbed to death by her little brother.
A man makes crude sexual remarks towards a teenage girl; the daughter of his partner. A teenage girl jokes about a man making inappropriate sexual advances towards her. A 10-year-old boy walks into his sister's room and tickles her bare thigh; she becomes angry when she realises that her brother is the one doing it. A girl is raped at a mental hospital.
Hamlet (1996) (Movie)
Worthy of note: a male character throws a female character onto a bed in a fit of anger. This is not intended to be sexual but may be alarming for some viewers.
A woman's uncle forces her to read erotic passages to a group of men. A history of childhood sexual abuse is implied, as she was trained to read pornographic material to men from childhood. Non-consensual touching/grabbing occurs on quite a few occasions. Non-sexual violence is used to create fear in a child. Rape and sexual assault are implied in a pornographic image and in a casual conversation between two characters. Attempted rape scene occurs near the end of the film.
The story of The Handmaids Tale is set in a dystopian future where due to declining fertility rates, fertile women are conscripted into becoming 'Handmaids.' This involves state-sanctioned rape and, as such, rape and sexual violence/control are running themes throughout the show. Related themes include female genital mutilation, sex trafficking and domestic violence. S1E1: mention of campus sexual assault (16:00-17:00). Description of gang-rape, by the victim; a group of women are compelled to tell her that this was her fault (25:00-27:00). Ceremonial rape on-screen (ceremony begins at 28:30, sexual contact and direct aftermath from 29:20-32:30). A man who has been convicted of rape is presented to a crowd of women for punishment, and the nature of his crime is described (42:20-45:50). S1E2: episode begins with ceremonial rape on-screen (until the 2:00 minute mark). S1E4: ceremonial rape on-screen (ceremony begins at 26:10, sexual contact between 29:00-29:45, although no actual intercourse occurs). S1E5: ceremonial rape on-screen (ceremony begins at 19:50, sexual contact between 22:40-24:10). This process is repeated with a different man, with the ceremony beginning at 26:50 and sexual contact occurring between 27:25-28:18. S1E6: a man tells a woman to kiss him. She complies, but it is clear that declining is not an option and she is disturbed by the encounter (23:30-24:45). Discussion of rape, explicit description (42:51-43:00). Mention of rape (46:40-46:50). S1E8: a man sexually assaults a woman on-screen (31:30-32:30). Much of this episode takes place in a brothel/sex club where it is made clear that women are forced to work. Various sexual acts and encounters between these women and men visiting the club are shown on-screen. Although none of the women physically resist the men, it is clear that they have no ability to reject their advances. S1E9: ceremonial rape on-screen (ceremony begins at 22:25, sexual contact and direct aftermath from 22:50-23:20). The victim is visibly distressed and resistant. Rape on-screen 23:35-24:25, with the direct aftermath of this event shown until 25:40. S1E10: mention of rape (34:40-34:50). S2E5: a group of adolescent girls are married off to adult men.
A doctor briefly sexually harasses a patient.
The Hangover (Movie)
A man catcalls women from his car.
A transgender woman describes having sex with a character while he was intoxicated in graphic detail to him, now sober, and this is played for laughs.
One antagonist is all but stated to have abused or molested his sister, partially because he is a sadist and partially because she's a lesbian. He also has her uterus forcefully removed so she can't bear children.
Paedophilia is a theme: a father speaks to his son about various sexual topics, including how he raped two children who were his son's friends. He drugs his family in order to rape one of the boys. He tells his son that he masturbates to avoid raping him. A character masturbates to teenagers' magazines. A woman confides in a man, telling him that she was raped by the doorman of her building.
Hard Candy (Movie)
The film's plot revolves around a teenage girl's attempts to expose a man who she suspects is a paedophile (having spoken to him in sexually suggestive terms via an online chatroom for weeks prior).
Attemped rape of a woman by several police officers. Her clothes are being torn off as one of the men removes his pants. This is interrupted and stopped by the main character. The woman is disheveled but not nude. The main character then mutilates the genitals of the police officer with his trousers off through his boxers. The scene is quite violent, and occurs around the 54:00 minute mark.
Harlots (TV)
Harold is 19, and Maude is 79. They have a romantic - implied sexual - relationship. The age gap might be uncomfortable for some viewers.
A teenage girl sends a teenage boy sweets infused with a 'love charm', which would cause him to become immediately infatuated with her and lust after her if he ate them. The sweets are eaten by another teenage boy accidentally and have the same effect on him. He is soon provided with an antidote. The intentions of the female character are never explicitly stated to be sexual, but it is worthy of note that she wished to simulate romantic reciprocation from somebody who did not naturally provide it. Worthy of note: at the holiday party, Hermione talks about her date being 'all hands' and eats a smelly hors-d'oeuvre to put him off.
The main character frequently expresses his sexual attraction to a woman, oblivious to the fact that she is actually his daughter (season 3 onward). In one episode (season 3 or 4), a man rapes a female intern. The scene has no bearing on the plot and is never mentioned again.
In a flashback, a man is forced to walk naked through the snow and perform fellatio on another man.
The main character's girlfriend asks the main character not to film them when they're having sex, but he does it anyway.
S1E3: a child psychologist working with a 9 year-old girl discovers the girl is being molested by her foster father.
Haven (TV)
Heat (1995) (Movie)
The main character's boyfriend often forcefully kisses her without her consent. After she breaks up with him, he does it again, this time pinning her to the couch until she punches him and breaks free. In another scene, he wraps his arms around her after she dumps him, despite her clearly not wanting him to, and she again has to shove him off. Two football players are stated to be date-rapists. One has sex with a girl he's on a date with, but it's unclear how consensual this is. A teenage girl is coerced into performing oral sex on a college student. A college student makes a pass at the protagonist and she responds by quickly leaving.
An adult and a minor character are shown having sex. The younger character is clearly disassociating and flashes in and out of fantasy sequences replacing her reality.
Heavy Trip (Movie)
Worthy of note: it is strongly implied that one woman, a sex worker, has her freedom restricted by her pimp and has been ostracised by the community she was born into.
S1E7: a man murders a woman, tears the shirt off her corpse, and proceeds to rape her.
S1E2: a fairly graphic rape scene is shown on screen, with the woman begging for the man to stop and the man ignoring her. One male character has romantic and sexual feelings for each of his two half-sisters, both before he knows that they are his half-sisters (the first is played out in season 1, and the second in season 3). The same character experiences sexual tension with his estranged mother in season 1. SPOILERS: The first of these incestuous relationships is the result of vampiric mind control: the half-brother and sister involved are not aware of what is happening/in control of their actions.
Her (Movie)
Hereditary (Movie)
S2E20: Belarus sexually harasses her older brother, Russia, and even destroys some of his property when he refuses to marry her.
Hick (2011) (Movie)
There is a scene where the main character (a 13-year old girl) is in the bathroom, and a man comes in and attempts to rape her. Later, she is raped (off-screen) by an adult who kidnaps her. Another character then talks about being raped and getting pregnant as a result.
A woman is harassed and then raped on-screen by a man. In another scene, a woman is raped on-screen.
High Tension (Movie)
A mutant attempts to rape a teenage girl but stops when he is interrupted.
A man licks and sucks a woman's chest and breasts against her will: she cannot resist because he is holding a gun to her infant child. A teenage girl is raped by a mutant man. Her sister is groped and then murdered in front of her. Both scenes are graphic and violent.
Discussion/mention of sexual harassment and of a teacher touching a student inappropriately, non-explicit. The situation in which this inappropriate touching occurs is shown, although the touching itself is not depicted in any great detail. This plot line could potentially be upsetting to viewers, especially as the movie's judgement on these events is left more or less ambiguous. A different teacher, less than 5 years older than the student in question, is sexually propositioned by said student and does not react negatively.
An ambiguous but intense scene which some may find distressing: a violent argument between a married couple transitions into a very aggressive sex scene which some may interpret as rape.
Hold the Dark (Movie)
A woman is drugged and impregnated; although her rape is not shown, a man is seen standing over her bed. She is then kept as a prisoner by women who want access to the baby she is pregnant with.
An invisible man pulls off a woman's robe and rapes her. A man tells a rape joke.
Hollywood Cop (Movie)
Home (2015) (Movie)
A woman is emotionally and physically abused by her husband. In at least one scene, it's implied that she feels pressured into sex with him.
Homeland (TV)
A woman attempts to seduce a coworker by pressing up against him in S1E1. This is non-consensual. In S1E1 a man has violent sex with his wife, however, the nature of the encounter is very much forced. In S4E2, there is a sexual encounter between a very drunk man and a sober woman.
Worthy of note: a woman stabs herself between the legs in an attempt to remove something inside her.
Horns (2013) (Movie)
A woman is beaten and raped.
One character's boss repeatedly sexually harasses him in his workplace despite the fact that he clearly has no desire to reciprocate and is soon to be married; this is played for laughs. She repeatedly orders him to have sex with her, despite his refusals. At one point, she locks him in a room with her and implores him to have sex with her while she is practically naked. In another scene, she invites his fiancèe to the office, claiming that the free dental work is a wedding gift. He is unable to explain why he does not want his fiancèe to get this work done and while she is unconscious his boss implores him to have sex with her on top of his fiancèe's unconscious body. She threatens to show his fiancèe nude photos of him which she took without his consent while he was unconscious unless he sleeps with her. He manages to escape the situation. The same woman routinely sexually touches her unconscious patients. The man who is being sexually harassed explains that he would like to leave his job but can't because he was wrongfully placed on the sex offenders register for urinating in public. His harasser is aware of this and uses it to manipulate him.
The villains discuss raping the main character at the end of the film, although they do not do this.
Hostiles (Movie)
Hotel Artemis (Movie)
Hotel Rwanda (Movie)
Women appearing underage is presented as a desirable trait by multiple people. Man refers to some women in the sex industry as ‘teeny-boppers,’ implying that their lack of experience (real or apparent) is a significant part of what makes them sexually appealing. Potentially exploitative sexual relationships/dynamics are a continuing theme; glorification of sex with very young people (teenagers, mostly girls), and of unprotected sex, as well as people entering into sex work in order to remedy financial struggles. Many young women are encouraged to take up sex work with promises of money and other luxuries. In one scene, a man pretends to be the adult friend of a young girl’s family, ‘taking advantage’ of her sexually. The actress is instructed to act as though she is ‘never fully engaged’ in the sex, and the actor is told that he should begin undressing her and assume that he can continue although she never explicitly expresses consent. Later, she talks about how much she 'hated' filming the scene. References are made to websites which specialise in pornographic videos specifically of exploited teenagers. One storyline addresses the prevalence of ‘forced oral sex’ and other abuse in pornography, often taken to extremes (one woman is made to vomit and lick her vomit off the floor). Women are verbally abused; often, there is a racial element to this abuse. A woman jokes that a dog ‘tried to rape her.’
Two men are forced to have oral sex after a confrontation with another group of men. This is played for laughs.
A woman is kidnapped, tied to a bed, stripped and implied to have been raped several times by her captors.
House (TV)
S2E13: a father admits to having sex with his daughter. S3E5: a male patient is punished for being annoying by having a rectal thermometer left in him for several hours. S3E12 'One Day, One Room': a character is raped and has become pregnant.
It's revealed that a highly emotionally disturbed and stunted man has been spying on and drawing scenes of the main character and her family since she was a child, including when she was in the bath. However, his intentions were not sexual and it's implied he doesn't even realize the implications.
Season 2 contains the detailed discussion of rape from the perspective of survivors from episode 15 onwards. The long-term impacts of sexual assault are woven into the plot for the remainder of the season. The emotional impact of rape is the focus of the narrative, and there are no grim or graphic depictions or details offered. Season 3 contains a number of scenes that depict violence within a marital relationship, one of which has a potentially very distressing sexual element. In season 4 there are some scenes of domestic violence which are presented as fantasies. This could be distressing to some audiences.
There is a sexual relationship between twins. It is dubiously consensual in the backstory, and one is actively trying to escape it during the film's plot.
A character develops a romantic attraction to her cousin, and they carry out a romantic relationship together. A woman is beaten by men who intend to rape her but successfully flees her captors.
S1E13: a character angrily discusses being sexually abused by her uncle as a child. S2E6: mentions of gang rape and a character who had been sexually abused by her father as a child. S2E14: A character reveals that she was raped long ago by another character. In season 4, a councilman is accused of rape. This forms an integral part of the plot and is referenced throughout.
The film's plot revolves around extreme and non-consensual acts with sexual overtones.
The film's plot revolves around extreme acts with sexual overtones.
The entire premise of the movie is that an experiment backfires, resulting in a group of monsters that goes on a rampant rape spree.
Humans (TV)
The topic of sexual assault is dealt with in the show, and sexual assault is consistently presented in a very negative light. However, there are scenes which some viewers may find disturbing. This happens in many episodes but it is usually clear when something of this nature might be about to happen. Child sexual abuse is only ever mentioned, but one of the characters is very affected by the fact that this happened to her. The show also features forced sex work. The lines regarding this are often blurred, as the show is about robots (who exactly resemble humans) which have gained consciousness and experience feelings in the same way that humans do. However, human people are unaware that the robots are conscious. This results in scenes which could be interpreted as rape, which are felt to be rape by the female robots targeted, but which the human men involved do not interpret as such.
Humongous (Movie)
A woman is raped at a cocktail party, and the life of the son she has as a result (a murderous monster) is the main subject of the film.
An elderly man becomes infatuated with a woman. He forcefully grabs and threatens her. Later, before he is about to execute her, the man offers to save the woman from death if she submits sexually to him. She refuses and he proceeds to carry on with the execution. The woman is later saved.
A male character grabs a female character and kisses her.
A male character describes being forced into sex work by the government after winning the Hunger Games.
A man is falsely accused of abusing children. This is central to the plot.
Ambiguous or suggestive language is used which might imply sexual abuse/paedophilia, and direct allegations of paedophilia are made.
The film's plot revolves around a man's attempt to retrieve his 'wife,' who he kept as his subordinate, treating her as property, before she was taken away by another man (who claims that he wants her to teach him to read - they later fall in love). A sex worker is assaulted and tortured (primarily off-screen, although much of her nude body is visible) with a cigar and cigar cutter.
Hush (Movie)
I Am Sam (Movie)
It is implied that the main character's daughter was conceived from rape.
Ideal Home (Movie)
Ikiru (Movie)
In one scene, a man's friend gets up to make an announcement while at a dinner party with his friend, his friend's fiancee, and a number of their family members. In this announcement, he heavily implies that the man's fiancee should perform oral sex on his friend, much to her embarrassment.
No rape or sexual assault however there is brief discussion where it is implied that men are coerced into performing oral sex in return for favours while in prison. The scene is played in a comedic way, leaving it up to the viewer's interpretation. It is also implied that the character Phillip Morris has been lied to by men in the past in order to be persuaded to perform sexual favours for them.
The film centres around the experience of an immigrant woman who has moved to the USA. She is forced into sex work against her will and subjected to a number of violent abuses. It is also revealed that her father attempted to rape her as a child. SPOILERS: At the end of the film, she falls in love with the man who forced her into sex work against her will.
Impulse (TV)
The 16-year-old protagonist discovers her ability to teleport when she is in a truck with a teenage boy, who tries to rape her. She has a seizure and teleports away from the situation, inadvertently injuring him and leaving him paraplegic. The consequences and emotional fallout of this event are referenced and dealt with throughout the show.
Incendies (Movie)
A woman is seen dressing herself after having been raped.
Inception (Movie)
Worthy of note: one character uses a distraction in order to 'steal' a kiss.
The main character is sexually assaulted by her husband in a flashback scene toward the end of the movie.
Violent sexual assault is a foundational part of the film. The damage done to the victims’ bodies is also later described in great detail.
Worthy of note: an uneasy relationship in the second could be interpreted as a man taking advantage of a woman's compromised emotional state.
A man implies that he wants to sleep with a woman and attempts to intimidate her when she refuses, forcing himself into the room where she is and blocking the exit.
A large part of the plot revolves around the sexualisation of teenage girls.
An anthology series - some episodes may contain no content relating to sexual violence. Relies heavily on plot twists, some of which may make instances of sexual violence less easy to predict. 'Sardines' - off-screen child sexual assault 'The Understudy' - character engages in some potentially uncomfortable flirting, is framed for sexual harassment. 'Devil of Christmas' - some interplay between sex and violence. 'Riddle of the Sphinx' - a character is paralyzed, another character gropes her and suggests rape. 'Zanzibar' - some sexual activity occurs in conjunction with mistaken identities/hypnosis, although this is mostly played comedically and doesn't involve intercourse. 'Bernie Clifton's Dressing Room' - brief mention of Yewtree, an investigation into sexual assault. 'To Have And To Hold' - plot twist involves a sex slave.
Inside Out (Movie)
Insidious (Movie)
Characters sexualise, nonconsensually touch and kiss two young women, whose ages are not specified. A man physically and verbally abuses his daughter. When she is 16, he makes a comment which off-handedly implies sexual abuse/carries sexual implications, saying that 'all you've ever done is ask for it.' This is never expanded on. Worthy of note: women are held captive in a dark room in their underwear.
Insurgent (Movie)
Interstellar (Movie)
A vampire who resembles a child flirts with and attempts to have a sexual/romantic relationship with an adult man. A woman is stripped on a theatre stage in a scene that resembles a sexual assault.
A woman is raped on-screen; her struggle with her attacker, as well as her subsequent injuries and trauma, are seen.
Into the Wild (Movie)
An adult (in his early 20s) and a teenage girl have a romantic relationship. She attempts to seduce him but he refuses to sleep with her on the basis of her age.
The scenes featuring Red and the Wolf imply rape and/or sexual assault off-screen. On-screen, the Wolf makes overt physical and verbal advances towards Red. Worthy of note: the scenes between Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf are an allegory for a child predator attempting to kidnap a victim.
Intruders (Movie)
Inuyasha (TV)
Iron Man 2 (Movie)
A male character looks up a woman who is his employee and, upon finding pictures of her posing in lingerie, makes a suggestive comment to a second woman who is the first woman's superior. It is unclear whether he was talking to the second woman or to himself; nonetheless, she promptly shuts him down.
Graphic rape of protagonist by stranger is central plot point. Film focuses on the events after the rape of a woman in reverse-chronological order.
A man attempts to rape a young girl, removing her clothes and exposing some of her body. He appears to sexually assault her off-screen but is interrupted. A man rapes a woman, briefly revealing some of her body. Later, he is shown raping her on-screen. A man undresses and rapes a woman as she resists him: in the film, she appears to begin to enjoy the intercourse as it is happening. This scene only exists in the Korean cut of the film.
The film's central plot revolves around a woman seeking revenge against the men who violently raped her. A woman is raped by a number of men: these scenes are prolonged and graphic. The film contains three relatively long and very graphic rape scenes in total. The woman seduces one of the men who previously raped her before killing him.
The film's central plot revolves around a woman seeking revenge against the men who violently raped her. A woman is raped by a group of men: this scene is prolonged and graphic. A man is formed to perform fellatio on a gun and his own castrated penis. Another man is raped.
It (Movie)
A scene implies that a teen girl is sexually harassed.
It (2017) (Movie)
A young girl's stepfather is implied to be abusive. There are some potentially distressing scenes in which he refers to her as his 'little girl' or 'my girl.' He is shown to be extremely possessive and controlling throughout the film, and she is visibly frightened of him. He is shown climbing on top of her towards the end of the film and seems to be unbuckling his belt. During this scene, he threatens to prove that she is still his little girl. The girl kicks him and escapes.
In a dream sequence, a woman passionately kisses a teenage boy.
The IT Crowd (Movie)
S1E2: a character says that he can't go to prison because 'they'll rape the flip out of me.' S4E3: a masseuse kisses a male character's backside while he is lying down for a massage. In the same episode, the character goes to court to give evidence against the masseuse on sexual assault charges; this is played for laughs.
It Follows (Movie)
This is a horror movie where the monster is a shapeshifting, unstoppable entity passed on through sex. Two preteen boys spy on the main character while she is swimming and changing clothes without her consent. Her reaction implies that this isn't the first time this has happened. The main character has a consensual sexual encounter with a man, but it takes a turn into potentially disturbing territory when he drugs her, knocks her out, and whisks her away to an unknown location. She then wakes up half-naked and strapped into a wheelchair in an abandoned warehouse. Although he does not actually rape her, the scene is purposely evocative of a rape, and she feels understandably violated and betrayed, consequently filing a police report. The monster itself kills through sex and, at one point, takes the form of a victim's mother before raping him to death. Several of the monster's forms purposely evoke the image of a rape victim.
I, Tonya (Movie)
There are two instances of sexual harassment on-screen: in one scene, an underage girl is groped, without her consent, by her older step-brother. In another, there is a short shot of non-consensual/forced kissing.
S1E1: two of the characters conspire to get another one of the characters drunk so that he will have a sexual encounter with a man and stop marketing their venue as a gay bar. S1E3: the bar becomes a 'safe haven' for underage drinkers; potentially concerning power dynamic between drunk, inexperienced teenagers and adults. S1E4: one of the characters tells women he has been diagnosed with cancer in order to get them to sleep with him. S1E7: a key plot point in this episode is a former teacher getting arrested for molesting his students. Some of the characters whether one of one of their friends was a victim of this teacher and another character is jealous that he, too, wasn't molested. S2E1: a man uses the fact that he is in a wheelchair to get attention from some women who are strippers. The whole gang decides to fake disabilities in order to get attention and sympathy. S2E4: a man attempts to get a woman he has feelings for to sleep with him through the use of lies and deception. S3E9: a key plot point in this episode is one of the main characters taking up a relationship with somebody who may have a mental disability. Another character pens a potentially disturbing song about being molested by a strange creature. S3E11: a key plot point in this episode is one of the main characters being mistaken by the community for a convicted sex offender who has been released from prison due to overcrowding. S3E13: a man's father compels him to sleep with older women for money in order to pay off the group's debts. S4E4: two characters listen to two other characters having sex without their knowledge. S4E13: one of the characters attempts to write a musical based on a song he composed in an earlier episode about being molested by a strange creature. S5E4: a man attempts to seduce his former sister-in-law. S5E12: a character reveals his 'foolproof' system for seducing women, which is based largely on emotional manipulation and deception. S6E1: upon hearing that a transgender woman from an earlier episode is getting married, a character spends the entire episode protesting against gay marriage out of jealousy. S6E2: a character finds out that her partner is only with her in order to hurt his wife. S7E1: derogatory treatment of sex workers. One character pretends to be a millionaire in order to trick a woman into sleeping with one of his friends. S7E3: a character becomes involved in local beauty pageants and is terrified of being accused of paedophilia. S7E8: two characters stalk a man who shushed them in a bar. S11E5: evidence mounts that one of the main characters regularly sexually assaults women. Worthy of note: one of the main characters is a serial sexual predator who targets both men and women. Although the audience never witnesses any of his assaults, one of the show's running jokes is regarding this character's creepy behaviour. He videotapes the women who he has sex with without their consent. Despite being in his mid-to-late thirties, he tries to have sex with teenagers/coerce them into having sex with him. Other characters on the show explicitly refer to his actions as rape on multiple occasions. In addition to this, it is heavily implied that one of the main characters was molested by his uncle as a child and his trauma around this is repeatedly discussed. Another recurring plotline involving this character addresses his stalking/harassment of a woman he has known and been infatuated with since high school. There is a family of characters (the 'McPoyle Family') that is featured in many episodes. They are portrayed as being 'creepy' and are rumoured to be incestuous until later when they display incestuous behaviour between cousins and siblings (this is mostly implied, but is made unambiguous).
A man chases a housekeeper and insists he is in love with her. There are also scenes with men ogling a woman as she walks down the street. In another scene, a woman loses her robe and is left naked, the man she is with refuses to hand over the robe and jokes about 'selling tickets' to see her naked.
Jack Frost (Movie)
Jamestown (TV)
A character is raped in the first episode, and it is a key plot point throughout the rest of the series.
Jason Bourne (Movie)
Worthy of note: a man complains about having to use a condom until his female partner is coerced into throwing the condom away. There are several genre-typical scenes of women struggling to avoid violence, often while scantily clad.
It is mentioned and joked about that the protagonist was sexually abused by her step father.
Worthy of note: a scene where a teenage girl is kidnapped and sacrificed to Satan is highly evocative of a rape; older men take advantage of her when she's been traumatized, give her liquor, and ignore her when she requests to be brought home, before tying her up against her will.
Jerry Maguire (Movie)
Rape, sexual assault and abusive relationship dynamics are central to the plot of season 1. The antagonist has the ability to control minds and employs this ability to coerce numerous women into abusive sexual relationships. One of these relationships results in an aborted pregnancy. The effects of this are shown through the protagonist, whose mind was controlled by the antagonist for eight months. Her character suffers from depression, PTSD and alcoholism as a result of this sexual and psychological abuse. In the season finale, the antagonist threatens to repeatedly rape the closest friend of the antagonist. An incestuous relationship between a brother and sister is hinted at but never made explicitly clear. In season 2, the protagonist continues to deal with PTSD, depression and alcoholism resulting from past events when she was mind-controlled and forced to enter into a sexual relationship with a man, who is now out of the picture. The fact that she was raped is mentioned several times, and is generally handled sensitively. S2E2: the protagonist's sister is a survivor of sexual assault. She was repeatedly sexually assaulted by an older man when she was a child/teenager. Their mother is aware of this, and in the present-day, even says that she trusts her daughter with him more than she would her daughter with the protagonist (around 45:33-46:00). On-screen, she tries to blackmail him for information and the topic of her past sexual assault is brought up. He essentially says that it wasn't rape and that he was the one being used. It is possible that he is still engaged in sexual abuse with underage girls. A friend of hers hears the conversation and confronts the man, who once again blames her and says it wasn't his fault. Conversations happen between approximately the 36:50-39:03 and 42:32-43:05 marks. S2E4: the protagonist says that she was raped, referencing past events that have already been discussed on the show. The protagonist and her sister once again confront the man who raped her sister when she was a child. The topic of this past sexual assault is brought up. S2E6: two characters have sex while one is under the influence of an unknown drug. S2E7: there is a flashback in which the protagonist finds her sister about to engage in a sexual act with a man who gave her drugs, and puts a stop to it (the sister is high during this encounter). S2E11: the protagonist repeatedly experiences hallucinations featuring the man who repeatedly raped her in the past, including: one where he briefly touches her while she is naked in the shower and one where they both reference the fact that he raped her (but the rapist makes it sound like they had consenting sex).
Jigsaw (Movie)
One character is implied to have rape feature as part of his backstory but this is not made explicit.
Part I: Phantom Blood and Part II: Battle Tendency - a woman is forcefully kissed, against her will. In another scene, a character peeks through a keyhole to watch a character bathe without her permission or knowledge. In episode 12, there is a scene where multiple women with baskets of food are groped and have their skirts lifted during a 'cavity search.' Part III: Stardust Crusaders - a young woman is almost raped by an orangutan, but she is saved. A character's sister is murdered, and a bystander claims that she was also raped. It is later implied that her attacker raped numerous women before her, as he claims that he had many girls who 'loved and admired' him, her being just one of them. In one scene, two men's bodies become magnetised, causing them to become caught in sexually suggestive poses. This is played for laughs, and they are fully clothed. A character is transformed into a child but retains the body of an adult man. He is bathed by an adult woman and is shown hugging her (clothed) breasts and clearly enjoying the experience. Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable - a serial killer is said to have raped, mutilated and murdered young boys. At one point, a flashback of one of the boy's corpses is shown. It is implied that a teenage boy transforms himself into other people in order to have sex with copies of his crush; he explains that he only does this because he does not have the 'courage' to force himself on her. A man and a young boy are shown in a bath together; at first glance, this is a normal scene because they are father and son. However, the scene takes on a disturbing tone when it becomes apparent that the older man is actually a serial killer posing as the boy's father.
Worthy of note: some viewers might find references to 'race defilement' (in the context of 'Aryans' engaging in 'improper' relationships with Jewish people) distressing. There is discussion about whether an elderly Jewish man should be beheaded, as he is accused of sleeping with a 16-year-old 'Aryan.'
A boy attempts to grab his classmate's breast. The scene is played for laughs.
Jumper (2008) (Movie)
Juno (Movie)
Worthy of note: the film's plot revolves around the unplanned pregnancy of a 16-year-old girl. Additionally, the same girl maintains a friendship with a much older man which, while it is not sexual, some may consider inappropriate.
An antagonist plans to marry and then kill the the main character.
Jurassic Park (Movie)
Kangaroo Jack (Movie)
A woman's breasts are groped without her consent.
The opening scene of the movie is a very graphic rape scene.
A male character roughly kisses his ex girlfriend.
Karla (Movie)
There are multiple instances of on-screen rape.
The sexual abuse of children is the central topic of every episode.
Kidnap (Movie)
Kids (1995) (Movie)
Follows a group of teens who fixate on performing sexual acts on virgins and pre-teen girls.
The main character, while comatose after an extreme injury, is 'rented out' for sexual use by a hospital employee.
A character is briefly groped by her mother. A student is sexually harassed by a teacher and it is played off as humorous.
In S3E16 a man is raped by a dolphin and is paid by the establishment where it happened to prevent him from reporting it. A woman working at the same establishment is sexually harassed by male patrons. Note: this is an animated show.
Worthy of note: during an otherwise consensual sexual encounter, a main character inserts a tracking device into a woman's vagina.
A male character makes suggestive comments about his wife in front of her son and a third male character, hinting at a sexual encounter between the couple and the third male character. The woman is clearly uncomfortable with this situation. In another scene, a male character makes a suggestive comment to a man suggesting that the third male character from the previous scene is a sex worker, deliberately talking loudly and while standing next to the younger man who is their topic of conversation. Worthy of note: main character is drugged with Rohypnol at a bar, and wakes up restrained in an unfamiliar location; however, the situation is not sexual.
A boy says a girl wearing the short skirt “is asking for it “. A boy tries to drag a girl into a hot tub before he is stopped.
A protagonist is violently raped by a much older boy when he is a child. The scene is not graphic, but it is unambiguous, and the incident is heavily discussed for the rest of the narrative.
Knocked Up (Movie)
An intoxicated woman is lead to a sexual encounter in which she does not have the capacity to consent. The man involved recounts the situation as if she wanted to have unprotected sex, and gaslights her when she questions his account of what happened.
Knock Knock (Movie)
Two women gain entry to a man's home by telling him that they are stranded and need help. The film centres around their abuse of him following this. Explicit and arguably gratuitous rape scenes, extended sexual harassment throughout. In one scene, the man is forced into having intercourse with one of the women through the use of blackmail. Although he seems to enthusiastically cooperate with her sexual demands, it is clear that he did not freely choose to have intercourse with her.
Labyrinth (Movie)
Worthy of note: the adult antagonist has romantic feelings for the teenage protagonist (16), but she doesn't appear to return them.
Worthy of note: a woman is found naked, restrained, and bloody. It is not clear how exactly she was abused, but there is enough of an implication that it may have been sexual.
Lady Bird (Movie)
Lady Macbeth (Movie)
A woman is shown raping other female inmates.
Two hallucination scenes include clearly implied, but not graphic, scenes of women being raped by a group of violent men as part of a broader violent scene.
Lake Bodom (Movie)
An incident where a character was drugged and had nude pictures of her spread throughout her school is discussed on multiple occasions. While this turns out to be untrue, the rumours still have an impact on her life.
La La Land (Movie)
La Nina (TV)
Though the rape happens before the series' events, there are multiple flashbacks that detail it. Though they are non-graphic, they are potentially distressing to watch and the discussion of the rape is a major overarching plot throughout the show, as they try to arrest the man who violated the character.
Worthy of note: forced marriage is a major plot point.
Two teenage girls are brutally gang-raped.
A woman is kidnapped and forced to marry a man.
An adult man holds a teenage girl captive, threatening to kill her when she rejects his advances.
Note: the actress involved in this rape scene (Maria Schneider) was not informed of it beforehand as it was not in the original script with which she was provided. Schneider has since spoken about the humiliation she felt as a result of filming the scene. The director of the film (Bernado Bertolucci) is quoted as having wanted her reaction to the scene to be one of genuine upset and humiliation.
The main focus of the show is a team of detectives who investigate sex crimes; all forms of sexual assault are discussed extensively, and sometimes shown onscreen, though actual rapes are rarely shown in vivid detail.
Lawrence is implied to have been beaten and possibly raped by Turkish soldiers.
Leatherface (Movie)
The main character's boss forcefully kisses her and fires her when she refuses his advances.
Legend (Movie)
In one scene, a drunk man pushes a woman around and forces her to the floor; the scene ends.
S1E5: Over the course of the episode, the main character harasses a boy she likes to admit to having feelings for her despite the fact that he denies her multiple times. When he finally admits that he does have feelings for her, but is in a complicated situation because he has equally strong feelings for his girlfriend, she interrupts him by kissing him. S2E6: one of the main characters is involved in filming a moving picture and becomes convinced that his female co-star is in love with him, not being able to tell the difference between her and her character's attraction to his character. During one scene, where her character is thoroughly tied up and unable to escape, he deviates from the script by forcefully kissing her. Her discomfort is clearly shown. When chastised by the director, he says it just 'felt right'. Afterwards, he tells his co-star that it seemed like she liked the kiss and must have feelings for him, to which she responds with disgust. He goes on to treat other love interests poorly, even bargaining with an ex-girlfriend to help her find her missing family only if she promises to take him back when they're done. He continually makes comments throughout the search about how his actions are him 'winning her back.'
Legion (TV)
S1E6: an antagonist gropes the main character without his consent.
The precise nature of the relationship between the two protaganists (a grown man and a twelve year old girl who came into his care) is ambiguous - potential interpretation of romantic feelings between the two are never acted on. Girl tells hotel manager that the man is not her father but is her lover (this is a lie intended to shock the manager.) Twelve year old girl repeatedly emphasises how much she loves the man, sometimes in sexual terms.
A character has sex with a man to get money for her daughter, who she believes is dying.
The heterosexual main character is forced to endure homosexual sexual assaults to pay off a drug debt.
Liar Liar (Movie)
Lie to Me (TV)
Life (2017) (Movie)
Pedophilia is a major subject of the film.
Life Itself (Movie)
Life of Brian (Movie)
A woman mentions rape in regards to the conception of her son.
Life of Pi (Movie)
In season two, the main character has a relationship with her adult teacher. Also in the second season, it is revealed that the main character was sexually abused by her foster father as a child, and she has to recount the events in court.
Like Father (Movie)
Lilo & Stitch (Movie)
Lilting (Movie)
Lilya 4-Ever (Movie)
The rape of a woman is heavily implied throughout.
Limitless (TV)
Lion (Movie)
A young boy is nearly sold to sex traffickers, but he escapes.
The Lion King (Movie)
There are multiple rape scenes, which are played for laughs.
A woman is in an abusive relationship with a man who rapes her and sexually harasses her throughout the movie. She escapes from the relationship later in the film.
A woman is raped by a state official in the back of a limousine.
The main character's sister, who is 21, ends up involved in an abusive and controlling relationship with a man who's strongly implied to be much older than her. The boyfriend coerces the woman into filming a sex tape and then attempts to sell the tape online without her consent. He's stopped, but the experience is highly traumatic for the woman and she ends up having to go into counselling.
The Lobster (Movie)
One conversation during the film mentions violent sexual acts.
Locke (Movie)
The antagonist of the film is a rapist and there are many graphic scenes.
The Lodgers (Movie)
Logan (Movie)
Logan Lucky (Movie)
Lolita (Movie)
Lolita (1962) (Movie)
Although often marketed as a romance, the movie is centred around a dangerously obsessed paedophile who imprisons his stepdaughter, blackmails her into giving him sexual favours and conspires to eliminate her mother, who he married in order to gain access to the aforementioned girl.
The Lorax (Movie)
Lost (TV)
S1E13: a step brother and step sister are shown having sex.
The Lost Boys (Movie)
Lost Girl (TV)
S1E1: a character is drugged by a man and rescued by the protagonist before anything happens.
Between the 22:30 and 22:40-marks C.K. jokes that 'maybe he wants to [sleep with]' an attractive child. He speaks about this until the 23: 15-minute mark, escalating to joking about sleeping with a dead child (he argues that this is better because nobody would actually get hurt).
Love Actually (Movie)
The antagonist and her father lust after one another. She tries to persuade him to consummate their relationship, but he clearly has misgivings. The film's plot revolves around a teenage girl and her father kidnapping and torturing a teenage boy who the daughter has unrequited feelings for.
Film surrounds the acts of three emotionally abused people.
Lovelace (Movie)
The film's plot revolves around a woman who is coerced into sex work and subsequently a career in porn by her abusive husband, and is based on a true story. At several points, a woman is forced at gunpoint to sleep with men. A woman's clothes are ripped off of her and she is forced into a shower. A woman is left in a room with multiple men and begins to cry as they undress her. Rape is strongly implied, although not shown on-screen.
The main character is raped and murdered by a pedophile and deals with the aftermath from the safety of the afterlife.
Lover's Knot (Movie)
Love, Simon (Movie)
An older man repeatedly makes sexual advances towards an uninterested woman. A group of men attempt to rape a woman, but another man intervenes.
S1E10: a character turns down sex with a woman because she is too intoxicated. What's troubling is the implication is that he normally would sleep with her, but has suddenly had a change in character.
Lucky (Movie)
Luke Cage (TV)
The Lure (Movie)
Lust, Caution (Movie)
M (Movie)
Plot revolves around attempts to catch a serial killer who targets children. At one point, the murders are referred to as "sexual crimes," but the circumstances in which the children are killed and what specifically has been done to them are never mentioned.
There are two scenes where characters check to see if Reg is 'anatomically correct' without his consent, once implied (while he was deactivated) and once on-screen. A young girl is naked and strung up as a punishment, shown struggling and embarrassed, though the scene is played off lightheartedly.
There is a scene where a woman is a assaulted by a man on-screen for a fairly long amount of time. The protagonist of the movie watches this happen and does nothing.
The premise of the film is that a group of women is trying to escape from sex slavery in a male-dominated society where women are used for reproductive and sexual purposes and treated as objects. Additionally: a woman from a far-off clan disrobes in despair, use of naked women as bait.
Mad Men (TV)
S2E3: a character forces himself onto a woman. This is quite complicated, however, as the forcefulness is something the woman ostensibly enjoys. S2E12: a man rapes another character. S3E4: when a character discusses moving to Manhatten with her mother, she tells her that 'you'll get raped. You know that.' S4E2: a joke is made about the government 'raping our wives'. S4E8: a character is accused of 'walking around and trying to get raped.' S6E1: a character makes a joke to her husband about him raping a teenager while she holds her down to 'spice things up.' S6E8: a woman engages in sexual activity with a young boy (a minor) despite his unwillingness to participate. The show explores gender roles at great length. As a result, sexual harassment (often based in the workplace) is frequently depicted on-screen, much of which is physical.
Rape happens on-screen near the beginning of the movie.
S1E1: the scene where a female character is recruited to a new magic school involves her sexual assault (her shirt is forcibly removed). S1E13: graphic and potentially distressing on-screen rape of a female lead. She becomes pregnant as a result of this event, although she then terminates the pregnancy (these repercussions are dealt with into season 2). It is revealed that a key male character was a victim of child sexual abuse when he was younger.
Magic Magic (Movie)
Magnolia (Movie)
The main character is forced into a marriage with a near-stranger because she resembles the girl that he raped years earlier. Worth noting: the rapist is treated as the victim in this arrangement, and characters state multiple times that he did not know what he was doing. This view is not challenged on screen.
Make Me Up (Movie)
A scene features written messages of rape, mutilation, murder, and general misogyny.
Maleficent (Movie)
The scene where Maleficent wakes to find that her wings have been stolen has been confirmed by the writers to be an intentional allegory for rape and its aftermath. A man kisses a woman while she's unconscious in order to break a curse. He openly wonders whether or not she would be okay with this, but is shushed.
Malevolent (Movie)
Mama (2013) (Movie)
Mandy (Movie)
A cult leader attempts to rape a woman who he later murders. It is implied that other cultists are being sexually abused.
One main character attempts to provoke another by suggesting his mother had sex with multiple men under financial/political coercion; it is implied that this is true.
Maniac (TV)
Worthy of note: a mother kisses her son on the lips in a way that is more intense than what could be considered normal.
Worthy of note: in S1E5, there is discussion of a botched vaginoplasty.
Marrowbone (Movie)
The protagonist has escaped from a sexually abusive cult.
The Martian (Movie)
Mary and Max (Movie)
Worthy of note: a teenage girl briefly mentions being groped.
The Matrix (Movie)
The Maus (Movie)
Mean Girls (Movie)
A teacher has sexual relationships with multiple teenage girls. A character offhandedly reveals that her cousin is a 'good kisser.'
Meatballs (Movie)
A man begins to harass his co-worker once their boss leaves the room. This includes looking down her blouse, aggressively wrestling her, and burying his face in her behind while she is pinned down, all while she screams “no!” In terror. When she begins to scream for help, he flips her over to be on top of him, screams along with her, and deceives her and their boss into thinking that she was the one attacking him. This scene occurs at the 23:30 minute mark.
Medium (TV)
S1E15, S2E12, S3E4: the spirit of a rapist possesses doctors in order to gain access to young female patients. There are several graphic verbal descriptions of this.
The Meg (Movie)
At a party with their peers, girls are told that they must either pay $10 for entry or perform sexual favours for one of the male hosts. Later, one teen boy attempts to grope a girl while his friend films the interaction. The boy slaps the girl when she pushes him away. These scenes consistently feature very young teens drinking, doing drugs and engaging in sexual contact (often under pressure). It is revealed that one of the main characters (a young teen) was raped by her stepfather over a two-year period from the age of 9 onwards, resulting in his eventual imprisonment. Her mother, afraid of being abandoned by this man, blames the daughter and treats her poorly as a consequence. The film's primary plotline revolves around one teenage girl's disappearance, which follows her striking up a relationship with somebody who she believes is a teenage boy online, eventually meeting him for an in-person 'date.' Prior to their meeting in person, he makes numerous sexually-charged advances, i.e. asking her to pan her webcam down, ostensibly so that he could see her blouse. In conversations following the girl's disappearance, the same online man makes comments regarding the missing girl's perceived promiscuity, implying that nothing which went on between the two was out of the ordinary. When the other female (also aged 14) lead reports her knowledge of this man to the police, he threatens her via an online chatroom. It is revealed that sexually explicit photos of the kidnapped girl were uploaded to an internet fetish site; she is shown bound and bloody, clearly having been abused both sexually and otherwise. The film ends with what captions claim are the final 22 minutes of raw, unedited footage from the video camera of the girl who reported the man. These scenes feature the graphic and disturbing rape and torture of the teenage girl in question. Worthy of note: although this film is fictional and performed by actors, some may find it more disturbing due to its claims (at the beginning) that its plot is based on real events.
One female protagonist frequently gropes another, and attempts to blackmail other characters by framing them for groping her and taking pictures.
Memento (Movie)
Film contains more than one depiction of rape and also scenes of domestic violence.
Mercy (2016) (Movie)
Mersal (Movie)
The movie is about a paedophile who keeps a captive child in his basement.
Stand-up routine makes jokes about rape whistles, Bill Cosby and the role of women. As such, there may be mention of distressing themes with the intention of provoking a comedic reaction.
S2E1: the group is held captive and are threatened with rape. They escape. In the same episode, a man is raped and killed off-screen. S3E5: a joke is made about the moon being a 'vanilla rapist.' In the same episode, a decapitated (but still living and conscious) head is raped by a non-human creature. S3E6: a homeless person admits he had planned to rape a key character. During the same episode, a character also makes similar comments towards a different character. Worthy of note: in the Book of Boosh it is mentioned that the hobbies of the Hitcher character include 'playing cards and raping.'
The series revolves around interviews with serial killers, many/most of whom have also committed sexual crimes. S1E1: rape is briefly mentioned in the context of a crime scene reconstruction (33:47-33:36). Description of a crime scene, including the bodies of a woman and her young son, who have been beaten, sexually assaulted and murdered (51:59-54:54). This verbal description is accompanied by a series of relatively graphic photographs of the crime scenes and bodies. S1E2: a man discusses some of his past violent sexual attacks (26:41-27:02). This continues in more general terms until roughly the 29:20-minute mark, including the man's description of his intense contempt for women in general. Brief mention of a violent rape and murder (29:33). Discussion of a sexual assault (groping, assault), accompanied by photographs of a beaten and bruised elderly woman (33:08-33:12). Mention of rape (40:49-40:54). A man describes murdering his mother and 'humiliating' the corpse (43:00-43:32). S1E3: mention of rape/necrophilia in passing (07:40-07:45). Discussion of a sexual assault against an elderly woman, accompanied by relatively graphic photographs of the crime scene and body (14:51-15:04). This continues - with occasional, briefer flashes of the photographs - in more general terms until roughly 16:17. A man mentions his desire to rape women (27:55-28:09). S1E4: rape mention in passing around the 4:00-minute mark. A man mentions the women who he raped (06:20-06:25). He mentions these crimes again between 07:50-08:00 and discusses them again between 9:40-12:59. Rape mention in passing (20:10). A brief description of a rape/murder (20:10-20:26). Rape mention (25:27). Brief, general discussion of rape (44:17-44:32). S1E5: Mention of rape in the context of discussing a murder (15:18-15:35). Much of the episode revolves around the murder and sexual mutilation of a woman: includes some factual descriptions of her injuries, but no images. S1E6: mention of sexual assault - description of a situation where a man wanted to sleep with his girlfriend but knocked her out when she didn't comply (04:30-04:40). Rape mention (06:20-06:30) and rape discussed generally/alluded to during the process of an interrogation until 07:00. Rape mention (16:10-16:20). The details of this crime are mentioned and discussed more generally until the 17:50 mark. Rape mentions in passing, referencing the circumstances of an investigation (25:00-25:23). S1E7: a man begins masturbating while two FBI agents and a guard are present - non-graphic, no nudity is shown but the man's back is seen and sounds are heard (25:25-25:44). Rape mention in passing, in the context of discussing various violent crimes (roughly 38:55). S1E8: discussion about a school employee (principal) who 'has a thing for tickling' young children (under 10) in his care, when they are sent to his office for disciplinary reasons - it is strongly implied that this has a sexual overtone, is inappropriate and may lead to more overt sexual advances towards children in the future (7:09-8:40). This is mentioned again in another conversation (10:20-11:35) and again until 12:52 in a discussion with a police officer who denies the seriousness of the reports. A mention of necrophilia (19:40-19:43) and discussion of sexual assault until roughly 20:52, with the implication that a victim 'probably liked' being coerced to take sexual photographs. Mention of violent necrophilic act (25:50-26:00). Discussion about the actions of the school employee mentioned earlier in the episode (28:00-28:40). Another discussion about this, with the perpetrator (who defends his actions), occurs from roughly 28:55-30:30 and more generally, amongst other characters, until 37:10, when they return to discussions with the perpetrator until 38:30. A brief discussion about the school employee who tickles children in his care (roughly 48:38-48:50) and again in general slightly later (43:25-46:04). A discussion regarding the continued employment of the aforementioned school employee and the potential for his behaviour towards children to escalate (49:50-50:46). S1E9: graphic sexual threats, which are not acted upon, from a man in a cell (06:40-07:37). These include slurs for POC and LGBT people. Reference to potentially forced fellatio, in passing (09:10-09:15). Discussion of rape and murder, with the perpetrator of these crimes (11:45-13:30). Discussion of violent sexual crimes (18:40-19:35). Conversation with the wife of the school employee from the previous episode who was fired for tickling children, in which she expresses anger regarding her husband's dismissal and subsequent ostracisation from their community (23:20-25:28). Discussion of the kidnapping, rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl, accompanied by black and white photographs of the crime scene and corpse which show no nudity or gore (26:41-29:40). Further discussion of this incident, without the photos, continues in other settings until 33:10. S1E10: mention of the rape of a child, in passing (04:03). Discussion in which a 12-year-old girl is talked about in sexual terms, in order to make a suspect feel at ease (12:00-14:07 and 15:22-19:03). Brief mention of the previous discussion about the sexual appeal of very young girls (21:00-21:10). Mention of rape, in passing (25:11). Mention of rape (27:10-27:25). Mention of the rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl, in passing (39:35-39:41). A number of sketches of nude women bound and apparently in distress are seen as they are thrown into a fire (49:00-49-48).
In S2E2 a (relatively) sober person kisses someone who is clearly very intoxicated. When he protests the kiss, she says that 'nothing happened, you liked it.' In the same episode, it is implied that a different sober woman led the drunken man away to have sex. In S3E4, a man is having consensual sex with a woman and repeatedly tries to initiate anal sex, which she does not consent to, despite his partner's protestations.
Minions (Movie)
Miranda (TV)
S2E3: a man comes to a woman's flat (she does not want him there) and gets naked.
Worthy of note: a male character is forcefully given a love potion that makes him hopelessly devoted to a female character until an antidote is found. While the action of giving him the potion is treated as deplorable, the man's state while he's under the influence is played for laughs, and mocked by the other characters.
Misery (1990) (Movie)
Worthy of note: the film's plot revolves around a woman's unhealthy obsession with her favourite writer. Her interest in him is not sexual, however.
Sexual assault between student and professor briefly/vaguely discussed and an early scene where a man slaps the rear of his female co-worker in a public setting without her consent. Various sexual innuendos/comments (i.e. 'nice apples' in reference to a woman's breasts).
The show centers on sexual predators who prey on children.
A minor is forced to perform fellatio on an adult. A man rapes his younger cousin. A relationship between an adult and a 16-year-old.
Miss Stevens (Movie)
The Mist (TV)
In S1E1 it is revealed that a character was raped while intoxicated and drugged. She is accused of lying. It is a recurring theme throughout the series, is discussed further throughout the remainder of the series. SPOILER: S1E10: There is a revelation that the rape of one character was incestuous as the rapist was the victim's half-brother.
Moana (Movie)
Modern Times (Movie)
A character chases after a woman to tighten the bolts (buttons) that are strategically placed on the front of her jacket, with wrenches in his hands.
Mom (TV)
A character tells her friends about being raped at a party.
Mommy (Movie)
A man discovers the woman he loved and thought was dead is in fact alive and attempts to have sex with her while she resists. A man kisses a child who is being held hostage. A woman offers herself to a man in an attempt to not be killed.
Monster (Movie)
The protagonists blackmail a girl with photographs that were accidentally taken of her.
Monte Carlo (Movie)
Worthy of note: a group of teenage girls attempt to undress a character under the pretense of medical care despite his protests.
S3E4: rape is discussed and strongly implied. S3E6: brief mentions of rape/sexual assault.
There are several instances of characters making lewd comments at one another, sometimes for the specific purpose of irritating one another. In the fifth season, a character believes he's cheated on his boyfriend when he wakes up in bed with another man after a night of drinking. However, towards the end of the season, it's revealed they didn't actually have sex, the other man specifically pointing out that the character was way too drunk to give consent.
Mother! (Movie)
Protagonist is beaten, stripped and raped by a group of men.
Moulin Rouge! (Movie)
The unrequited love of an older man for a young (although adult) woman - as well as her need to, at least ostensibly, reciprocate this love in order to maintain financial security - is central to the plot of the film. There are a number of scenes in which he touches or otherwise pursues her in ways she is evidently uncomfortable with. She continues their relationship only due to fear of what might happen if she does not (as well as due to pressure from other characters).
The majority of potentially troubling content relates to the relationship between a parent and their child. While no sexual abuse is shown while the son is still a child, the abuse is mentioned several times and there are several scenes in which the abuse is shown to continue into his adulthood.
Mr. Robot (TV)
In episode 1, child pornography is mentioned near the beginning of the episode. In episode 2, a woman is found naked and unconscious in a bathtub. She explains that she and a man got high together, but that she doesn't remember anything after that point - especially having had sex with him. She chooses not to report the incident, despite her friend's insistence that she should. Later, the man who she had been with boasts about having raped her, in code, on Twitter. In episode 5, a man is revealed to run a black market website that deals in sex slaves, among other illicit goods and services. In episode 7, a gang corners a man in an alleyway and attempts to rape him. This scene is violent and graphic and may potentially be disturbing for some viewers. In episode 11, a very young girl asks a grown woman whether she 'cries during sex.'
At the beginning of the film, a character commits suicide, with the implication that this decision was a result of nonconsensual sex with another character Later in the film, the villain kisses the female protagonist while she's asleep. At another point, the male protagonist forcefully kisses the female protagonist without her consent.
S1E1: A man forces a kiss on a woman in order to disguise themselves. He does this again in S1E2. S2E8: A character discusses selling young girls as sex slaves. In that same episode, a man tries to rape a woman, which includes throwing her on the floor and pinning her down. S2E9: The off-screen attempted rape of a family member is discussed.
Mute (2018) (Movie)
Worthy of note: one scene in which a man exposes his bare buttocks to a woman in a car.
One character during the first season gropes a female character inappropriately. While she responds negatively, the scene is largely presented as comedic. Later in the show, the first character and another boy trick the girls in their class into putting on cheerleader uniforms. Worthy of note: the father of another character, who was in a very high position of power, was abusive to his wife, who in turn harmed their son during a mental breakdown. It is unclear whether or not sexual assault was involved between the father and the mother.
Worthy of note: a character is implied to have been raped by her father in the past.
A male character is raped with a strap-on; this is played for laughs.
The abuse of young boys by an adult man and their resulting trauma is a key plot point of this film; there are multiple scenes that depict these relationships. There are multiple scenes of a teenage boy engaging in sex work with much older men; one of these develops into a very graphic and violent scene of rape.
It is shown in a relatively brief flashback that the titular character was raped as a girl.
Nana (TV)
One character is a 15-year-old boy who makes money by sleeping with older women.
Worthy of note: although ages are not confirmed in the script, the protagonists are based on a real criminal couple with a man in his twenties and a girl in her mid-teens.
Plot centred around group of women who become obsessed with becoming successful models, murder and sexually assault those who get in their way. A man can be heard raping a teenage girl from another room.
A character masturbates over a comatose girl’s body. Later, an adult kisses a teenage boy with the implication that she will have sex with him.
New Blood (TV)
S1E1: a protagonist is groped by an antagonist while he is working undercover as his employee. S1E3: the assault from S1E1 is referenced in a conversation about the antagonist's various crimes. S2E1: a man grabs a woman's arm and speaks to her in a threatening and demeaning way. S3E1: a man tries to cut another man's penis off in order to scare him away from investigating a crime (the man escapes before this can happen and nothing is shown).
New Girl (TV)
S6E14: the main character and her then-boyfriend go on a camping trip together and realize that they are distant cousins. They immediately break up as a result.
At one point, it is implied that a character (incorrectly) believes she has been kidnapped and that her kidnappers plan to rape her.
A college-aged girl is non-consensually groped at a bar.
It is heavily implied that the villain was both a child molester and killer.
Comedy segments by Michelle Wolf and Hasan Minaj contain several references to sexual assault.
Ninja Scroll (Movie)
A husband and wife talk on the couch while they watch television. Jokingly, the man says 'keep running your mouth like that and I'll take you in the back and screw ya.' Could be perceived negatively.
Women are sexually harassed by a group of men. There is a short and implicit but still potentially disturbing rape scene in which a woman is restrained and screaming. The perpetrators boast about raping and murdering women throughout the film.
The rape scene is both on and off screen and is very drawn out.
Nosferatu (Movie)
Notting Hill (Movie)
A group of men speak in demeaning and sexual terms about a woman, unaware that she is listening. They apologise when she confronts them. Another subplot involves a woman of whom sexual videos and photographs have been publicly released without her permission.
A young girl being held captive by the army is implied to be regularly sexually assaulted. We see her fight off a man trying to force himself on her. Later, we find out she is pregnant as a result of this.
One character rapes and beats another, who later commits suicide. There are other scenes of consensual violence during sexual situations.
The rape scene occurs in the middle of the movie. Some criminals attack a family, and throughout the film, several nuns are exploited by a corrupt clergy.
Nurse 3D (Movie)
A character is given drugs without her knowledge or consent while at a nightclub and, as a result, proceeds to have sex with a number of other characters. This is not acknowledged to be rape.
Follows the life of a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac and includes a scene wherein she has sex with an 18-year-old boy at the age of 14. At one point, the main character performs oral sex on a man despite his asking (or begging) her to stop throughout. The main character later acknowledges this is wrong, although it is unclear that this isn't because he was a married man. Another character even praises her 'forwardness.'
Near the end of the movie, a man attempts to rape the main character.
The OA (TV)
Worthy of note: two characters discuss a rescue plan that involves claiming the captors molested another character.
Ocean's 8 (Movie)
S1E1: a man makes an inappropriate comment to his female employee. A man makes inappropriate comments about a woman over the phone, unaware that he is on speakerphone and she can hear him. A man makes a pun alluding to child molestation. S1E2: a number of men publicly make sexual remarks about a woman who is new to the office; she appears uncomfortable. A crude sexual email about a man is circulated around the office. A group of men make inappropriate and derogatory sexual remarks towards their female boss; she is angry and upset. S1E3: a man makes inappropriate sexual comments about a woman. S1E4: mention of rape. S1E5: men harass women in a nightclub. S2E3: men make inappropriate sexual comments towards a woman, who is obviously uncomfortable. S2E5: a man makes inappropriate sexual comments and gestures towards a woman, who is obviously uncomfortable. A group of men forcibly take off another man's trousers and expose him publicly. A man forcibly kisses another man, who tries to physically resist him.
Sexual harassment and misconduct are generally presented in a critical (although lighthearted, given the genre) light throughout the duration of the show. S1E1: a woman's boss comments that 'if you think she's cute now, you should have seen her a couple of years ago.' A man makes a number of crude remarks about a woman over the phone, unaware that he is on speakerphone and that she is in the room listening. S1E2: a (white) man suggests that everybody in the office should say a race which they are sexually attracted to as part of a pro-diversity training session. One man complies with this suggestion, and the woman he is sitting next to (the only woman in the office belonging to one of the ethnicities he named) appears uncomfortable. S1E5: a woman's boss makes derogatory and sexually objectifying remarks about her to her fiancee and a group of men, without her present. He continues to make derogatory remarks regarding the appearances of women who work for him through the duration of the episode, often in their presence. S1E6: the episode revolves around a woman visiting the office who many of the men are attracted to. This results in them (especially the manager) treating her strangely, and some make inappropriate comments about her appearance while not in her presence. S2E1: the manager gives out a 'hottest in the office' award to an obviously uncomfortable employee, slapping his rear as he leaves without his consent. He makes a number of other inappropriate comments over the course of the episode. S2E2: the title of this episode is 'Sexual Harassment.' Its plot revolves around one HR employee administering a seminar on sexual harassment, while the manager and his chauvinistic friend try to 'prove' that such seminars are not necessary (and, in doing so, prove the opposite). S2E6: a man and a woman are play-fighting. It appears that they are both enjoying this until the woman becomes nervous and upset and demands to be let go of; the man complies immediately. S2E7: a man and his boss engage in sexual contact while drunk. The next morning, she is clearly regretful and asks him whether he intentionally got her drunk or 'slipped her something.' This marks the beginning of their on-and-off romantic relationship, which is often highly one-sided. S2E10: a drunken woman spontaneously kisses a man who is not expecting it, and who reacts negatively. Another drunken woman reveals her breasts to another man, who also reacts negatively. S2E13: a woman's manager tells her that she should wear her hair one way rather than another because it's 'sexier.' S2E14: some male characters make a number of objectifying comments about a female coworker. S2E15: a man discovers a sex doll with his own face taped to it i