Films about abusive relationshipsby tomhansonn | created - 28 Jun 2013 | updated - 29 Jun 2013 | Public
These are the only ones I found so far. I'm sure there's more! If you know any you can contact me. thanks
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1. Enough (I) (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After running away fails, a terrified woman (Jennifer Lopez) empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband (Billy Campbell).
Votes: 33,299 | Gross: $40.01M
2. Fear (1996)
R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear.
Votes: 34,402 | Gross: $20.75M
3. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 14,388 | Gross: $39.10M
4. No One Would Tell (1996 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A shy high school student's seemingly perfect relationship with a popular jock quickly turns abusive and dangerous.
6. The Burning Bed (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama
An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
7. Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story (1994 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
Hooked on steroids and unable to control his bursts of sudden rage, a police officer keeps his wife under his thumb and routinely abuses her behind the closed doors of their house.
8. Shattered Dreams (1990 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
Charlotte marries John. Things seem ok; John has a good job and he's going up in the world, working for the government. But every so often he loses his temper and Charlotte gets the brunt ... See full summary »
9. Escape from Terror: The Teresa Stamper Story (1995 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Teresa Walden-Stamper is happily married to her husband Paul Stamper and together they have one daughter Katie Stamper. The marriage seems happy until Paul starts abusing Teresa and becomes... See full summary »
10. The Promise (1999 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
Lisa's husband, Bill, abuses her. With her sister's encouragement, she takes their three kids and leaves her husband. Bill keeps interfering with Lisa's attempts at a new life. She gets an ... See full summary »
13. Dolores Claiborne (1995)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.
Votes: 31,607 | Gross: $24.36M
14. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Votes: 41,119 | Gross: $101.60M
15. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
Votes: 66,107 | Gross: $98.47M
16. Bleeder (1999)
98 min | Crime, Drama
Two stories for the price of one: Lenny works in a video shop and tries to get aquainted with the waitress Lea. Leo beats his pregnant wife, Louise, which is a VERY bad idea, as her brother, Louis, is a violent racist.
18. When No One Would Listen (1992 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama
Jessica has been married to her controlling husband Gary for years.The abuse only gets worse when she gets a job at a bakery and makes two really caring friends: her co-worker and neighbor Lee, and her boss Walter.
19. Dangerous Child (2001 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 91 min | Drama
A divorced mother faces the bitter irony of being suspected of child abuse when in fact her own teen son is taking verbal and physical swipes at her.