Most Popular "Abusive Father" Titles
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1. Divergent (2014)
PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
3. Oculus (I) (2013)
R | 104 min | Horror
A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
4. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after becoming infatuated with his daughter's attractive friend.
5. The Breakfast Club (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
6. The Shining (1980)
R | 144 min | Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
8. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.
9. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar.
10. The Iceman (2012)
R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.
11. Jumper (2008)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.
12. Chronicle (2012)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
13. The Last House on the Left (2009)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.
15. Haunt (2013)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery
An introvert teen befriends his new neighbor, and together the couple begin to explore the haunted house that his family has just purchased.
16. It (1990 TV Mini-Series)
Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In 1960, seven outcast kids known as "The Loser Club" fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. 30 years later, they are called back to fight the same clown again.
17. The Cell (2000)
R | 107 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
An FBI agent persuades a social worker, who is adept with a new experimental technology, to enter the mind of a comatose serial killer in order to learn where he has hidden his latest kidnap victim.
18. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.
19. Spawn (1997)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
A mercenary is killed, but comes back from Hell as a reluctant soldier of the Devil.
20. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical
When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
21. Rust and Bone (2012)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
22. Murder by Numbers (2002)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.
23. Saw IV (2007)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to ... See full summary »
24. The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As computer hacker Lisbeth and journalist Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name.
25. The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens, a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with ... See full summary »
27. Awake (2007)
R | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The story focuses on a man who suffers "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. His mother must wrestle with her own demons as a turn of events unfolds around them, while trying to unfold the story hidden behind her son's young wife.
28. Perfect Stranger (2007)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her childhood friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
29. Lakeview Terrace (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A LAPD officer will stop at nothing to force out the interracial couple who just moved in next door.
30. Chained (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob's footsteps or breaking free from his captor.
33. A Perfect World (1993)
PG-13 | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
34. Purple Rain (1984)
R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A young man with a talent for music has begun a career with much promise. He meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs. A complicated tale of ... See full summary »
35. Feast of Love (2007)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. and is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
36. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
R | 91 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Bettie Page, uber-successful 1950's pin-up model, one of the first sex icons in America, and the target of a Senate investigation (based on her bondage photos).
37. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, N.Y., during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs or in prison, he comes to believe he has been saved from their fate by various so-called saints.
38. Shine (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.
39. Tromeo and Juliet (1996)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A modern, punk adaptation of Shakespeare's classic. Told irreverently, this film attempts to impact the viewer in the same way theatre-goers were effected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, ... See full summary »
40. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
R | 119 min | Drama
Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.
41. Broken Embraces (2009)
R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
43. American Anthem (1986)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Steve is a talented gymnast who has given up competition and is working at his father's bike shop. Julie is the new girl at his old gym, who has moved to town to train with their powerful ... See full summary »
44. The Quiet (2005)
R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
Dot (Belle), a young deaf and mute woman, is sent to live with her godparents (Falco and Donovan) and their daughter (Cuthbert). The new addition to the household realizes that everything is not copacetic in the home, and the family's dark come to light.
45. Foxfire (1996)
R | 102 min | Drama
The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of ... See full summary »
46. The Mighty (1998)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
This tells the story of a strong friendship between a young boy with Morquio's syndrome and an older boy who is always bullied because of his size. Adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty,... See full summary »
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good.
48. Fireflies in the Garden (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama
The Taylor family is devastated by an accident that takes place on the day their matriarch is due to graduate from college -- decades after leaving to raise her children.
49. Dear Frankie (2004)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance
After having responded to her son's numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him.