Top 10 Abusive Relationship Movies

A list where the subject of an abusive relationship is present.
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1.
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
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The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from abusive husband, Ike Turner. (118 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
 
2.
Dolores Claiborne (1995)
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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. (132 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
3.
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
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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. (99 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
 
4.
If Someone Had Known (1995 TV Movie)
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A young wife and mother is abused by her husband and keeps the secret from her friends and family. (80 mins.)
Director: Eric Laneuville
 
5.
Dangerous Intentions (1995)
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A man stalks his wife and child when they leave for an abused women's shelter. (96 mins.)
 
6.
A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989 TV Movie)
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Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order... (96 mins.)
 
7.
Shattered Dreams (1990 TV Movie)
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Charlotte marries John. Things seem ok; John has a good job and he's going up in the world, working for the government... (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
 
8.
Escape from Terror: The Teresa Stamper Story (1995 TV Movie)
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Teresa Walden-Stamper is happily married to her husband Paul Stamper and together they have one daughter Katie Stamper... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Scott
 
9.
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992 TV Movie)
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True story about a rape victim who took a stand that rape is never the victim's fault and inspired many other victims who felt shame about what had happened to them to speak out. (96 mins.)
Director: Harry Winer
 
10.
Men Don't Tell (1993 TV Movie)
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This movie shows another side to spousal abuse that not too many people thought is possible--the husband being abused and the wife the abuser. (95 mins.)
Director: Harry Winer