Most Popular "Spouse Abuse" Titles
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3. North Country (2005)
R | 126 min | Drama
A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
4. 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.
5. Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)
R | 118 min | Drama
A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.
6. Boy Wonder (2010)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A traumatized boy grows into a shy, determined teenager who patrols the mean streets of New York City, helping those in need and dishing out severe punishment to remorseless thugs.
7. 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 reluctantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
8. 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 »
9. Framed for Murder (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a woman falsely accused of murdering her husband is released from prison after eight years, she hires a private investigator, determined to find out who framed her. However, she does not realize that the killer is about to do it again.
10. The Merry Gentleman (2008)
R | 110 min | Drama
A woman leaves an abusive relationship to begin a new life in a new city, where she forms an unlikely and ironic relationship with a suicidal hit man (unbeknownst to her). Enter a worn, ... See full summary »
11. Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
102 min | Drama, Mystery
On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks -- a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.
12. 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 »
13. Blue-Eyed Butcher (2012 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Texas beauty Susan Wright appeared to have a fairytale life with an adoring husband, Jeff, two beautiful kids, and close family and friends. But in 2003, six years into their marriage, the ... See full summary »
14. Stranger in My Bed (2005 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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.
15. 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 »
16. 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 »
17. The House Next Door (2006 TV Movie)
86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Walker Kennedy and his wife Col are a happy, voluntarily childless suburban couple. Then the thing they fear the most happens: part of their green surrounding is turned into a building site... See full summary »
18. Behind the Wall (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
Maine coastal town Harrison Bay is broke, so deputy mayor Drew Cabot arranges a deal with a contractor to develop the abandoned lighthouse for tourism. Father Hendry fails to convince the ... See full summary »
19. Mesmerized (1985)
PG | 94 min | Drama
An orphaned New Zealand girl married to an older, wealthy businessman learns to deal with his strange sexual desires.
20. Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
R | 101 min | Drama
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 »
21. Ju Dou (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without ... See full summary »
22. Pineapple (2008)
R | Drama
Andrew, an Austin, Texas publishing executive, who's on the wagon and in A.A., walks in on his wife in bed with another man, and in the nasty divorce that follows, Andrew falls hard off the... See full summary »
23. The Other Woman (2008 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama
Jill is confronted by her husband, Derek's, young and sexy coworker, who states that she plans to marry Derek. Derek denies the affair, but as the pair began as lovers while Derek was married, Jill may now face the other side of betrayal.
24. Living the Dream (2006)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
Living the Dream" is a docudrama about two friends who after being bullied as children become corrupt when growing up because they have been conditioned to believe that they need to achieve... See full summary »
25. I Eat Your Skin (1971)
GP | 84 min | Horror
A cancer researcher on a remote Caribbean island discovers that by treating the natives with snake venom he can turn them into bug-eyed zombies. Uninterested in this information, the ... See full summary »
26. Men Don't Tell (1993 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
This movie shows another side to spousal abuse that not too many people thought is possible--the husband being abused and the wife the abuser.
27. No Way Out (2008)
Unrated | 97 min | Drama
Joaquin (Polo Ravales), an unassuming fisherman, is forced to confront his homosexuality when his sex-starved wife Cynthia (Althea Vega) returns from her overseas job eager to get pregnant.... See full summary »
28. Mysteries of Lisbon (2011 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Drama, Mystery
Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
29. Blue Ridge Fall (1999)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
In Jefferson Creek, North Carolina, the colors of autumn signal Friday night lights, and high-school quarterback Danny Shepherd is the main event. He and his friends, Shane and Taz, live ... See full summary »
30. Caresses (1998)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Eleven episodes portray different encounters in Barcelona during the course of a single night towards the end of the millennium.
31. Bound and Gagged: A Love Story (1993)
94 min | Drama
Leslie's husband Steve is a brute and she wants out, at least she thinks she does. Her lover Elizabeth agrees that Steve needs to go away, so they plot his murder. Meanwhile their friend ... See full summary »
32. Advocates II (1992 TV Movie)
180 min | Crime, Drama
A three part mini-series set in Edinburgh about Greg McDowell, a lawyer hired by a man accused of murdering his own wife. A serial killer might be the real culprit, so Greg investigates and puts his young girlfriend Sarah in danger.
33. Our Time Is Up (2004)
14 min | Comedy, Short
When therapist Dr. Leonard Stern discovers he has six weeks to live, he adopts a fresh method of treatment: brutal honesty.
34. The Rounders (1914)
Unrated | 16 min | Comedy, Short
Two drunks live in the same hotel. One beats his wife, the other is beaten by his. They go off and get drunk together. They try to sleep in a restaurant using tables as beds and are thrown ... See full summary »
35. A Judgment in Stone (1986)
R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller
An English woman, psychotic and sexually repressed, murders her sadistic father, then moves to America. She soon secures a job as a maid for a wealthy family. Soon her severe psychosis and ... See full summary »
36. Twice a Woman (2010)
94 min | Drama
The story of Catherine, who, after her violent husband puts her life in serious danger one night, decides to run away with her son and start a new life under a fresh identity.
Waking the Dead (2000– )
A Simple Sacrifice: Part 1
58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After serving half her sentence for the murder of her husband and neighbor's son, new evidence suggests that Annie Keel could be innocent.
American Dad! (2005– )
A.T. The Abusive Terrestrial
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Roger finds another neighborhood kid to be his best friend, but winds up getting in an abusive relationship. Meanwhile, Stan and Francine become obsessed with saving Mr. Pibb after they find out that it is being discontinued.
Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
During a hunt for a killer who collects macabre trophies, Murdoch becomes a target.
Asking for Flowers
TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The SRU pulls out all the stops to rescue a cop taken hostage on his boat, but soon learn that the captor is his battered wife's older sister.
Foyle's War (2002–2015)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Foyle investigates a mysterious disease affecting local farm animals and looks into the stabbing of a war hero.