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1. Sinister 2 (2015)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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32 Metascore

A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.

Director: Ciarán Foy | Stars: James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Robert Daniel Sloan, Dartanian Sloan

Votes: 30,428 | Gross: $27.74M

2. W.E. (2011)

R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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37 Metascore

The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.

Director: Madonna | Stars: Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, Oscar Isaac

Votes: 10,158 | Gross: $0.58M

3. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 2,948

4. As It Is in Heaven (2004)

133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden. It doesn't take long before he is ... See full summary »

Director: Kay Pollak | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Frida Hallgren, Helen Sjöholm, Lennart Jähkel

Votes: 13,983 | Gross: $0.01M

5. The Human Contract (2008)

R | 103 min | Drama

5.2
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A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark secret befriends a free-spirited stranger who encourages him to ditch his stuffy lifestyle and live life in reckless abandon.

Director: Jada Pinkett Smith | Stars: Jason Clarke, Paz Vega, Idris Elba, T.J. Thyne

Votes: 1,621

6. The Burning Bed (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie

Votes: 1,834

7. Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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When the body of a fourteen-year-old teenager is found in the margin of a lake in Paradise, Massachusetts, the Chief of Police Jesse Stone and his officer Simpson seek clues in the spot. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Tom Selleck, Viola Davis, Kohl Sudduth, Orla Brady

Votes: 3,046

8. Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)

Not Rated | 96 min | Thriller

6.8
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A series of murders are committed near the estate of a degenerate author and his wife.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Anita Strindberg, Luigi Pistilli, Ivan Rassimov

Votes: 1,826

9. Independence Day (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, David Keith, Frances Sternhagen, Cliff De Young

Votes: 375

10. Ladybird Ladybird (1994)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.5
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This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Crissy Rock, Vladimir Vega, Sandie Lavelle, Mauricio Venegas

Votes: 2,488 | Gross: $0.15M

11. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series ('Trilogy', 'The Long Day Closes') is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Freda Dowie, Angela Walsh, Dean Williams

Votes: 2,486 | Gross: $0.69M

12. The Desperate Trail (1994 Video)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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After years of suffering under her beating husband, Sarah decides to no longer take any humiliation or battery - and kills him. For that, Marshal Speakes - her father in law - sentences her... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Pesce | Stars: Sam Elliott, Craig Sheffer, Linda Fiorentino, Frank Whaley

Votes: 608

13. Jerichow (2008)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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71 Metascore

The dishonorably discharged Afghanistan veteran Thomas returns to his home village of Jerichow. Ali, a local Turkish-German businessman, owner of a snack-bar chain, hires him as a driver. ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Nina Hoss, Hilmi Sözer, André Hennicke

Votes: 1,725 | Gross: $0.05M

14. Petulia (1968)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Julie Christie, George C. Scott, Richard Chamberlain, Arthur Hill

Votes: 2,234

15. Run for Your Life (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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A journalist must make a decision to flee with her two children from her abusive ex-husband or kill him before he kills her.

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Amy Smart, Mark Humphrey, Aislyn Watson, Genea Charpentier

Votes: 196

16. Leaving Normal (1992)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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For her entire life, twenty-seven year old Marianne Johnson has been on the move, the decisions which she's made as an adult which have been total failures, such as her second most recent ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Christine Lahti, Meg Tilly, Patrika Darbo, Lenny von Dohlen

Votes: 1,196 | Gross: $1.51M

17. Break Up (1998)

R | 100 min | Thriller

5.1
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Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings. One night, he pushes her over the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Bridget Fonda, Hart Bochner, Steven Weber

Votes: 1,530

18. Our Mother's Murder (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Fact-based true crime story about the murder of publishing heiress Anne Scripps Douglas who, in 1989, married a young hunk who eventually killed her.

Director: Bill Norton | Stars: Holly Marie Combs, Roxanne Hart, Sarah Chalke, James Wilder

Votes: 417

19. Walang hanggan (2012)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.6
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Cruz sisters Virginia (Susan Roces) and Margaret (Helen Gamboa) vie for the love of Joseph Montenegro (Eddie Garcia) in the fictional province of Olivarez... See full synopsis »

Stars: Coco Martin, Julia Montes, Dawn Zulueta, Richard Gomez

Votes: 86

20. Steaming (1985)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.6
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Three female frequenters of a steam room decide to fight its closure.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, Diana Dors, Patti Love

Votes: 307

21. Black and Blue (1999 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 96 min | Drama

6.3
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After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Mary Stuart Masterson, Anthony LaPaglia, Will Rothhaar, Sam Robards

Votes: 454

22. Act of Will (1989– )

240 min | Drama

5.9
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The story of three generations of women, from 1926 to the present day.

Stars: Serena Gordon, Melanie Jessop, Lynsey Baxter, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 94

23. Marimar (2007– )

Crime, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Marimar is a very poor and naive woman who lives in a beach hut with her dog, Pulgoso, and her grandparents. Sergio, the son of the Ibañez estate, falls in love with Marimar. The two get ... See full summary »

Stars: Katrina Halili, Manilyn Reynes, Nadine Samonte, Bianca King

Votes: 93

24. Stranger in My Bed (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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To escape her abusive spouse, Sarah fakes her own death and flees. Seems like a good plan, right? Sadly, it doesn't take her estranged husband long to get wise and hunt her down. This game between them will turn deadly and it looks like only one will survive.

Director: George Erschbamer | Stars: Jamie Luner, Chris Kramer, L. Harvey Gold, Ivan Cermak

Votes: 224

25. Ji sor (1997)

117 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Foon escapes an arranged marriage by walking the road of a Ji Sor. After an affair with Shing, she becomes pregnant. An attempted abortion nearly costs Foon her life. Wan, the young owner ... See full summary »

Director: Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung | Stars: Carina Lau, Charlie Yeung, Ya-Lei Kuei, Theresa Lee

Votes: 414

26. Kammerflimmern (2004)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Traumatised paramedic looks for the woman of his dreams.

Director: Hendrik Hölzemann | Stars: Matthias Schweighöfer, Jessica Schwarz, Jan-Gregor Kremp, Florian Lukas

Votes: 1,771

27. House of Secrets (1993 TV Movie)

120 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

5.6
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Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as ... See full summary »

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Bruce Boxleitner, Kate Vernon, Michael Boatman

Votes: 180

28. Life with Billy (1993 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

7.5
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A Nova Scotian woman falls into a violently abusive relationship with a disgusting man, finally taking drastic measures to get rid of him forever.

Director: Paul Donovan | Stars: Nancy Beatty, Stephen McHattie, Deb Allen, Glenn Wadman

Votes: 122

29. Amar Prem (1971)

143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.1
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Nandkishore Sharma alias Nandu is born in the Sharma family. His mother tragically passes away, leaving him in the care of his father who decides to re-marry a woman named Kamla. Kamla is ... See full summary »

Director: Shakti Samanta | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Bindu

Votes: 1,096

30. Babangon ako't dudurugin kita (1989)

Action, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Salve, a content barrio lass, is married to Alfred, an aspiring politician. Alfred meets Via finds out that they can both be very useful to each other's lives. He is set on pursuing a ... See full summary »

Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Sharon Cuneta, Christopher De Leon, Hilda Koronel, Bembol Roco

Votes: 26

31. Red Diaries (2001)

156 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.6
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assunta was great in this movie

Director: Maryo J. de los Reyes | Stars: Assunta de Rossi, Chiqui Xerxes-Burgos, Anton Bernardo, Jam Melendez

Votes: 7

32. Den 5:e kvinnan (2002)

229 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Marie Richardson, Lars Melin, Christer Fant

Votes: 486

33. Where the Ladies Go (1980 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A small-town bar, open from 9AM to 3PM and owned by Buck (Earl Holliman) is the setting where bored housewives and wandering husbands go to find some adventure in their miserable lives.

Director: Theodore J. Flicker | Stars: Earl Holliman, Karen Black, Candy Clark, Lisa Hartman

Votes: 13

34. Lalamunan (2008)

Drama

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Director: Jigs Recto | Stars: Jordan Herrera, Hazel Cabrera, Rico Barrera, Maricar Dela Fuente

35. The Kay Griggs Interviews (1998– )

History, Talk-Show

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Pastor Rick Strawcutter interviews Katharine Pollard Griggs, the wife of Marine Corps Colonel George Griggs, about the history of the U.S. military and the power elite.

Stars: Kay Griggs, Rick Strawcutter

36. Peon-chi le-i-di (2007)

121 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.4
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(Korean with English subtitles) Ha-eun is a housewife physically abused by her mixed martial artist husband regularly. When her husband hit their daughter one day, Ha-eun is driven to her ... See full summary »

Director: Hyo-jin Kang | Stars: Ji-won Do, Sulli Choi, Byeong-cheol Kim, Ji-wan Kim

Votes: 217

37. A Married Woman (1982)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Irene is a young housewife and mother who tries to raise her young family, love her husband and keep her home all the while studying her masters' degree. Mario, her husband, is a good man, ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Bojórquez | Stars: Alma Muriel, Gonzalo Vega, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Votes: 37

38. The Removalists (1975)

93 min | Drama

6.6
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A good and a bad cop assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.

Director: Tom Jeffrey | Stars: Peter Cummins, John Hargreaves, Jacki Weaver, Kate Fitzpatrick

Votes: 52

39. St. Louis Blues (1929)

16 min | Short, Drama, Music

6.6
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In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin' with a pretty, younger woman; he leaves and she sings the blues, with chorus and ... See full summary »

Director: Dudley Murphy | Stars: Bessie Smith, Jimmy Mordecai, Isabel Washington, Hall Johnson Choir

Votes: 207

40. La Familia de al Lado (2010–2011)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.4
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Gone are the days of tranquility for the billionaire family Fabres, strange things happen inside his home and around his people in a place where nothing is what it seems.

Stars: Álvaro Rudolphy, María Elena Swett, Pablo Díaz, Jorge Zabaleta

Votes: 23

41. Kung mahawi man ang ulap (2007– )

Drama, Romance

8.9
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Catherine goes through all the travails of a young woman including first love Stan, a vulnerable mother, and her mother's scheming first boyfriend/new husband and his equally money-hungry family.

Stars: Nadine Samonte, Glydel Mercado, Dennis Trillo, Iwa Moto

Votes: 7

43. Loretta (1994)

Drama

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Director: Mel Chionglo | Stars: Ruffa Gutierrez, Gabby Concepcion, Jaclyn Jose, Rosemarie Gil

44. Bukas bibitayin si itay (1995)

Drama, Action

6.7
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Elmo is an ex-convict who loves his family. He is wrongly accused of killing Arthur after he caught him abusing his wife, Cathy. Elmo is pursued, tried and brought to court by the mayor, brother of Arthur.

Director: Cesar S.B. Abella | Stars: John Regala, Andy Poe, Beth Tamayo, Sarah Jane Abad

Votes: 6

45. Til Death Do Us Part (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Crime

6.6
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Til Death Do Us Part takes the viewer on a journey with incarcerated battered women, as they relate their stories from first falling in love, through the abuse by their spouses, the murder,... See full summary »

Director: Vita Lusty

Votes: 33

46. Bahid (2002)

105 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Eddie Garcia, Dina Bonnevie, Diether Ocampo, Assunta de Rossi

Votes: 11

47. Mapusok (1998)

Drama, Crime

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Director: Mel Chionglo | Stars: Rosanna Roces, Julio Diaz, Emilio Garcia, Eva Darren

48. Babangon ako't dudurugin kita (2008– )

Crime, Drama, Romance

8.9
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Salve is a sweet girl, the kind who would wait hand and foot on her husband. But she lacks the qualities Alfred is looking for in a wife. He wants a woman who can be his business partner, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dina Bonnevie, Marvin Agustin, Yasmien Kurdi, JC de Vera

Votes: 12

49. Temps de chien (1996)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Director: Jean Marboeuf | Stars: Catherine Arditi, Françoise Arnoul, Evelyne Bouix, Fabienne Chaudat

Votes: 5

50. Alma (1985 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Christian Brym | Stars: Minken Fosheim, Svein Tindberg, Lieselotte Holmene, Julie Øksnes