Most Popular "Marital Abuse" Titles
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PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.
Votes: 558,084 | Gross: $380.26M
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.
Votes: 338,310 | Gross: $217.54M
5. This Boy's Life (1993)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The story about the relationship between a rebellious 50s teenager and his abusive step-father, based on the memoirs of writer and literature professor Tobias Wolff.
Votes: 37,485 | Gross: $4.10M
6. 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.
8. 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.
Votes: 9,153 | Gross: $3.68M
10. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
R | 99 min | 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.
Votes: 39,284 | Gross: $101.58M
11. 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.
Votes: 45,918 | Gross: $0.37M
13. 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.
Votes: 10,258 | Gross: $0.58M
15. 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.
Votes: 26,675 | Gross: $2.20M
16. 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.
Votes: 15,148 | Gross: $4.17M
17. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 14,024 | Gross: $39.10M
18. 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.
Votes: 10,168 | Gross: $14.79M
19. 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.
Votes: 20,115 | Gross: $24.04M
20. Goin' South (1978)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse-thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the sheriff, the bank - and each other.
21. China Moon (1994)
R | 99 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle reluctantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Votes: 4,415 | Gross: $3.04M
22. 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.
23. Mortal Thoughts (1991)
R | 102 min | Mystery, Thriller
The hairdresser, wife and mother Cynthia Kellogg is in police department being interrogated by the experienced detective John Woods and his partner, Detective Linda Nealon. Through ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,096 | Gross: $19.02M
24. The Funeral (1996)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama
In the 30's, in New York, the coffin of the leftist gangster Johnny Tempio is brought to the house of his older brother Ray for the wake of family and friends. Ray is a cold gangster that ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,158 | Gross: $1.23M
25. 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 »
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 »
Votes: 3,000 | Gross: $1.28M
27. 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 »
Votes: 983 | Gross: $0.32M
29. Ruby (1992)
R | 110 min | Biography, 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 »
Votes: 1,223 | Gross: $0.92M
30. 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 »
Votes: 4,964 | Gross: $0.40M
31. 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 »
Votes: 1,859 | Gross: $0.23M
32. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Music
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 »
Votes: 2,543 | Gross: $0.69M
33. 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.
34. 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 »
Votes: 2,037 | Gross: $0.41M
35. 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.
36. Caught (1949)
88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
It was Leonora Eames' childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a man worth millions. But her innocent dream became a nightmare once she realizes the truth about her husband ... See full summary »
37. Ab... Bas! (2004)
137 min | Thriller
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 »
38. 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.
Votes: 1,633 | Gross: $5.45M
39. 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. China 9, Liberty 37 (1978)
R | 102 min | Romance, Western
The railroad hires a condemned killer to murder an uncooperative rancher but the assassin fails to deliver, prompting the railroad men to go after him instead.
43. 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 »
44. 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 »
46. Bas Ek Pal (2006)
R | 150 min | 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. 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 »
48. 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 »
49. Unforgivable (1996 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
A man who batters women, after nearly killing his girlfriend in a violent rage, finds himself facing his own demons when he is forced to join an innovative group therapy program for abusive men.