Most Popular "Emotional Abuse" Titles
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1. Whiplash (2014)
R | 107 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cutthroat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
2. Orphan (2009)
R | 123 min | Mystery, Thriller
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
3. I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
R | 108 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead.
5. The Experiment (2010)
R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
6. Ordinary People (1980)
R | 124 min | Drama
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.
9. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.
10. La Strada (1954)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.
11. Run for Your Life (2014 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A journalist must make a decision to flee with her two children from her abusive ex-husband or kill him before he kills her.
12. Cries & Whispers (1972)
R | 91 min | Drama
When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.
14. The Notebook (2013)
R | 112 min | Drama, War
Twin siblings enduring the harshness of WWII in a village on the Hungarian border hedge their survival on studying and learning from the evil surrounding them.
15. Martian Child (2007)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A science-fiction writer, recently widowed, considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
16. The Shape of Things (2003)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation.
17. Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
18. No One Would Tell (1996 TV Movie)
96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Shy sixteen-year-old Stacy Collins can't believe that the most popular guy in school, an attractive athlete named Bobby Tennison, is interested in her. At first she is flattered by his ... See full summary »
19. Diabolique (1996)
R | 107 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
The wife and mistress of the sadistic dean of an exclusive prep school conspire to murder him.
20. Perfect Blue (1997)
R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery
A retired pop-singer-turned-actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
21. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Passed | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde.
22. Love, Marilyn (2012)
Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography
Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.
Writers: Truman Capote, Liz Garbus, Ralph Greenson, Elia Kazan, Natasha Lytess, Norman Mailer, Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe, Norman Rosten, Gloria Steinem, Billy Wilder | Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn
23. Dev D (2009)
144 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After breaking up with his childhood sweetheart, a young man finds solace in drugs. Meanwhile, a teenage girl is caught in the world of prostitution. Will they be destroyed, or will they find redemption?
25. Opposing Force (1986)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The commander of an Air Force camp simulates prisoner-of-war conditions for realistic training goes too far, creating all too real torture situations. He prays on the only woman in the experiment.
26. Guest in the House (1944)
Approved | 121 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A young manipulative woman moves in with her fiances family and turns a happy household against itself.
Writers: Ketti Frings, Hagar Wilde, Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert | Directors: John Brahm, John Cromwell, André De Toth, Lewis Milestone | Stars: Anne Baxter, Ralph Bellamy, Aline MacMahon, Ruth Warrick
27. The Sound and the Fury (1959)
110 min | Drama
Loosely based on the William Faulkner novel, this movie follows the lives and passions of the Compsons: a once-proud Southern family now just barely scraping by both financially and ... See full summary »
28. Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story (2006 TV Movie)
88 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Fantasia Barrino overcomes sexual abuse, illiteracy, and other setbacks and becomes the winner of "American Idol" in 2004.
29. Control Factor (2003 TV Movie)
84 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An average everyman discovers he's the unwitting target of an ultra secret domestic black-op centering on mind control.
30. Gulaal (2009)
140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law student witnesses the struggles of the Rajputs, deception, homicide, and crime after being elected as General Secretary of his college.
31. If Someone Had Known (1995 TV Movie)
80 min | Drama
A young wife and mother is abused by her husband and keeps the secret from her friends and family.
33. Love, Lies and Murder (1991 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 150 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
This movie, based on the true story, begins with the murder of a housewife. When troubled teenage daughter confesses the crime, it looks like a solved case. But, the investigators are ... See full summary »
35. Indian Summer (1972)
132 min | Drama
In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in the Liceu replacing another teacher. His ... See full summary »
36. Tournament of Dreams (2007)
88 min | Drama, Sport
A dramatic feature about an inner city girl's high school basketball team who, with the help of a dedicated coach struggle though personal issues to save their basketball program.
37. The Return of the Vampire (1944)
Approved | 69 min | Drama, Horror
When an errant bomb unearths the coffin of a vampire during the London Blitz, a gravedigger unknowingly reanimates the monster by removing the stake from his heart
39. Zelly and Me (1988)
PG | 87 min | Drama
A young orphan who lives with her grandmother in a large Virginian home infatuates herself with the voices of Joan d'Arc. Her nanny seeks out the help of a rich suitor (David Lynch's first ... See full summary »
40. Paanch (2003)
130 min | Crime, Thriller
4 friends (Luke, Murgi, Joy and Pondy) wasted by youth and self destruction play together in a band along with a fifth female member (Shiuli). Luke the lead singer and self-imposed leader ... See full summary »
41. Submission (1976)
R | 116 min | Drama
1940 France just before the great invasion. Eliane is a pharmacist who is married to her dull husband and has a teenage daughter. Eliane is an attractive woman who has let her passion fall ... See full summary »
42. Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? (1993 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
Drama, based on a true story, about a teenage girl, Diana, who inadvertently is sucked into the world of prostitution by her boyfriend-turned-pimp, A.J., whom starts abusing her and ... See full summary »
43. SuperGals (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 125 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Ran Kotobuki is the self-proclaimed world's greatest gal. She lives to shop, eat, and have as much fun as possible, because Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. In the midst of all of her goofing off... See full summary »
45. Kayla (1999)
96 min | Family, Drama
Sam, the 12 year old son of a famous missing polar explorer, has despaired. His mother has married again and moved with him and her new husband to the wasteland of Canada. He doesn't like ... See full summary »
50. Passing Fancy (2005)
120 min | Crime, Mystery
"Passing Fancy" is a film about the devastating effects that emotional and sexual abuse reap on the human mind. In this story the abuse leads to drugs, deception, insanity and eventually ... See full summary »