Most Popular "Wife Abuse" Titles
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1. Chocolat (2000)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.
3. All Good Things (2010)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.
4. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.
5. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman (Whoopi Goldberg) struggles to find her identity after suffering years of abuse from her father and others over 40 years.
6. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
7. The Bucket List (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.
8. Amores Perros (2000)
R | 154 min | Drama, Thriller
A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love.
9. Awake (2007)
R | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The story focuses on a man who suffers "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. His mother must wrestle with her own demons as a turn of events unfolds around them, while trying to unfold the story hidden behind her son's young wife.
10. Ship of Fools (1965)
149 min | Drama, Romance, War
1933: An ocean liner belonging to a second-rate German company is making a twenty-six day voyage from Veracruz, Mexico to Bremerhaven, Germany. Along the way it will stop in Cuba to pick up... See full summary »
11. 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.
12. Tell No One (2006)
Unrated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the corpse... See full summary »
13. Waitress (2007)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
14. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
15. Inland Empire (2006)
R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.
16. The Human Stain (2003)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.
17. Stop-Loss (2008)
R | 112 min | Drama, War
A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.
18. 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.
20. The Last Seduction (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.
21. Death to Smoochy (2002)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Kids show host Rainbow Randolph is fired in disgrace while his replacement, Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, finds himself a rising star. Unfortunately for Sheldon, the kid's TV business isn't all child's play.
22. 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.
23. Dear Frankie (2004)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance
After having responded to her son's numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him.
24. As It Is in Heaven (2004)
133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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 »
25. Together (2000)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, she packs her bags, takes the kids and goes to her brother Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. ... See full summary »
26. Crazy in Alabama (1999)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.
27. Nil by Mouth (1997)
R | 128 min | Drama
The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug ... See full summary »
28. Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
R | 104 min | Horror
A family moves into their new home, which proves to be evil, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him.
29. Henry Fool (1997)
R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama
Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talentless novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the ... See full summary »
31. 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 »
32. Mumford (1999)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
33. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music
This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best... See full summary »
34. Sordid Lives (2000)
R | 111 min | Comedy
As three generations of a family in a small Texas town gather for a funeral, we learn the hilarious, sad, trashy truth of the "Sordid Lives."
35. Ride the High Country (1962)
Approved | 94 min | Western
An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
37. Lackawanna Blues (2005 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music
In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
38. Skins (2002)
R | 84 min | Crime, Drama
An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.
39. Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of the struggling, blue-collar Porters, and the privileged Campbell family. ... See full summary »
40. The Men's Club (1986)
R | 101 min | Drama
A group of men get together to form a "discussion group". They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. The party gets rowdier and rowdier, and then the wife returns home. ... See full summary »
41. Joe the King (1999)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama
A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality.
42. Hate Crime (2005)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Robbie Levinson and Trey McCoy suddenly encounter intolerance and hostility at the hands of their new neighbor, Chris Boyd, the son of a fundamentalist preacher. One evening, Trey sets out ... See full summary »
43. Branded to Kill (1967)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, putting him into conflict with his treacherous wife, with a mysterious woman eager for death and with the phantom-like hit-man known only as Number One.
44. 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 »
45. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama
It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge ... See full summary »
46. 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 »
47. Priest of Love (1981)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they ... See full summary »
48. The Official Story (1985)
R | 112 min | Drama, History, War
After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
49. 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 »
50. Retroactive (1997)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.