Most Popular "Marital Abuse" Titles
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1. The Godfather (1972)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
2. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
TV-MA | 47 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
As the Clone Wars near an end, the Sith Lord Darth Sidious steps out of the shadows, at which time Anakin succumbs to his emotions, becoming Darth Vader and putting his relationships with Obi-Wan and Padme at risk.
4. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller
A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years -- which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
5. Purple Rain (1984)
R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance and his own dissatisfied band as his star begins to rise.
6. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
R | 99 min | Crime, 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.
8. The Rainmaker (1997)
PG-13 | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An idealistic young lawyer and his cynical partner take on a powerful law firm representing a corrupt insurance company.
9. Session 9 (2001)
R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
10. This Boy's Life (1993)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The story about the relationship between a rebellious 50s teenager and his abusive father, based on the memoirs of writer and literature professor Tobias Wolff.
11. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of rock singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.
12. W.E. (2011)
R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance
The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.
13. Once Were Warriors (1994)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts.
15. Angel Eyes (2001)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A mysterious man is drawn to a feisty female police officer and a unusual relationship ensues, as not everything is as it seems.
16. Not Without My Daughter (1991)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well.
17. Unhook the Stars (1996)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance
Character study about Mildred, an elderly woman who has spent her life caring for others. When her daughter finally leaves home, she finds that, for the first time in her life, she has ... See full summary »
18. East Is East (1999)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
In early 1970s England, a Pakistani father finds the authority he has previously maintained challenged by his increasingly Anglicized children.
19. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance
An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare.
20. Mortal Thoughts (1991)
R | 102 min | Mystery, Thriller
Cynthia comes forward to talk to detective John about the murder of her best friend's husband. The story is told as a series of flashbacks... James was a bullying, verbally and physically ... See full summary »
21. 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.
22. China Moon (1994)
R | 99 min | Romance, Thriller
Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an... See full summary »
23. The Funeral (1996)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama
New York City, the 1930s. A powerful crime family is caught in a lethal crossfire between union organizers and brutal corporate bosses. Against this turbulent backdrop, the family's three ... See full summary »
24. The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992 Video)
R | 583 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family.
25. Fire (1996)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Ashok runs a family business that sells takeout food that also has a video rental store at the side. Ashok's extended family includes his wife Radha, his brother Jatin, their ailing mother ... See full summary »
26. Tumbleweeds (1999)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Comedy
A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom... See full summary »
27. A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and ... See full summary »
28. Independence Day (1983)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
29. Stardom (2000)
R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy
A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.
30. Caught (1996)
R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller
Joe and Betty run a fish market and have sunk into a comfortable, if somewhat boring life. Enter the drifter Nick, who takes a job in the store and a place in their home. He proceeds to ... See full summary »
31. Touch (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing ... See full summary »
33. Ruby (1992)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama
An exploration of certain conspiracy theories surrounding the JFK assassination from Jack Ruby's perspective. Ruby owns a run-down strip club in Dallas, and does what he can for credibility... See full summary »
34. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
PG-13 | 85 min | Drama
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 »
35. China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)
R | 102 min | Western
Condemned gunman Clayton is given a last minute reprieve on condition he murders rancher Matthew for a railway company. Visiting Matthew's ranch, Clayton is unable to bring himself to kill ... See full summary »
36. Caterpillar (2010)
85 min | Drama, War
During the Second Sino-Japanese War, in 1940, Lieutenant Kurokawa returns home as a honored and decorated soldier... but deprived of his arms and legs lost in battle in mainland China. All ... See full summary »
37. Martha (I) (1974 TV Movie)
116 min | Drama, Thriller
A single woman in her early thirties, Martha (Margit Carstensen) is on vacation with her father in Rome when he has a heart attack and falls down dead. She reacts rather indifferently and ... See full summary »
38. Astitva (2000)
109 min | Drama
Astitva is a bold film with adultery. An ambitious male chauvinist and his loving wife are happily married but the guy is not able to give time to the family as he want to make it big in ... See full summary »
39. Eve of Destruction (1991)
R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A terrorist hunter is hired by a scientist to deactivate her android double, a walking, talking, murderous nuclear bomb which has gone amok in the big city and is about to explode.
40. Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997 TV Movie)
95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Breaking the Surface is about the tough times Greg Louganis had on his way to becoming one of the world's top Olympic divers. Some topics discussed were Greg's childhood problems, his ... See full summary »
41. Illicit Dreams (1994)
Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
A man and a woman sharing a psychic link meet and fall in love, but the woman's influential and powerful husband stands in their way.
42. Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy, War
The boys' Army buddy, Eddie Smith, is killed in the trenches in France, leaving his baby girl an orphan. Back home after Armistice, they try to find Eddie's father and turn the child over ... See full summary »
44. Sleeping with the Devil (1997 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama
Moving Drama about a women (Shannen Doherty) recovering from a domestic violence relationship, only her former partner still wants her - even if it means killing her.
45. Sophie & the Moonhanger (1996 TV Movie)
A woman pits herself against her husband and his Ku Klux Klan member friends when she learns that they are planning an attack against her black maid and her husband.
46. Bas Ek Pal (2006)
R | Drama, Romance
Nikhil Kapoor decides to re-locate from Parksville, USA to Bombay; meets with Anamika Joshi and instantly falls in love with her but she does not reciprocate. When he sees her again, she is... See full summary »
47. Ab... Bas! (2004)
Somiya Mathur lives a middle-class lifestyle with her dad and mom in Mumbai. At the age of five her parents go through a bitter divorce and she moves out to live with her mom. After she ... See full summary »
49. Raincoat (2004)
117 min | Drama, Romance
All he wanted was to see her just once. Manu was from a village in the backwoods. Neeru was the girl next door, his lost love.
50. Shattered Dreams (1990 TV Movie)
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 »