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Men Don't Tell (1993)

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.

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Ed MacAffrey
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Laura MacAffrey
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Riley
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Chuck
Mary Kane ...
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Pope
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Ruth
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Cindy
Michael Rand ...
Alan MacAffrey
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Danny
Nick Angotti ...
Greg
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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.

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14 March 1993 (USA)  »

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Büszke férfiak  »

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Laurie's hair changes from long to short & back again from scene to scene. See more »

Quotes

Cindy: Stop it, mommy! Stop yelling!
Laura MacAffrey: Don't talk to me like that; I am your mother!
Cindy: I want you to stop it!
[Laura slaps her very hard]
Cindy: [cries out in pain] OW!
Ed MacAffrey: NO!
Laura MacAffrey: [about to hit her again] Stop cry...
[Ed grabs Laura]
Ed MacAffrey: DON'T YOU DARE HIT HER!
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I have real love 4 it , truthful and real w/ life problems
8 July 2002 | by (ohio) – See all my reviews

I love to watch violence just like anyone else who is a desentized freak of my generation. I thought this movie was going to like any other domestic abuse shocker, cept it was about a GUY!, i realized after the first half hour that this was as a real concern as female abuse and that it was real, it broke some mental barriers and also showed how even after the struggle and shocking abuse this man(a 9-5er)can also heal.

It was able to show reality, sadness and pain. It was a real heart tugger


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