6.5/10
237
13 user 1 critic

Unforgivable (1996)

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.

Director:

Writers:

(story) (as A.R. Simoun), (teleplay) (as A.R. Simoun) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Truth About Jane (TV Movie 2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.

Director: Lee Rose
Stars: Stockard Channing, Ellen Muth, Kelly Rowan
The Brooke Ellison Story (TV Movie 2004)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Rendered a quadriplegic since a child from a near-fatal neck injury, a young girl fights against all odds to succeed in life from grade school to her acceptance into college under the assistance of her loyal and dedicated mother.

Director: Christopher Reeve
Stars: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John Slattery, Lacey Chabert
Chance of a Lifetime (TV Movie 1998)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Irreverent freelance investigative reporter Tom Maguire hits rock bottom when bigot editor in chief Ivan refuses to print his pieces anymore and his bad back most be operated, but his ... See full summary »

Director: Deborah Reinisch
Stars: Stan Ivar, John Ritter, Katey Sagal
A Child's Wish (TV Movie 1997)
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A family discovers their youngest daughter has cancer. But the real struggle has yet to start.

Director: Waris Hussein
Stars: John Ritter, Tess Harper, Anna Chlumsky
My Brother's Wife (TV Movie 1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Barney is a guy who comes home for his father's funeral. Eleanor, his brother's wife who is Barney first love meets him and they go to the club where they first met. And Barney recalls how ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Bender
Stars: John Ritter, Mel Harris, Dakin Matthews
The Haunted (TV Movie 1991)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When the Smurl family moves into a duplex, they find out its haunted.

Director: Robert Mandel
Stars: Sally Kirkland, Jeffrey DeMunn, Louise Latham
The Only Way Out (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Jeremy Carlisle's ex-wife Lynn is trying to stay away from her dangerously disturbed ex-boyfriend Tony, and Jeremy does all he can do protect his family.

Director: Rod Hardy
Stars: John Ritter, Henry Winkler, Stephanie Faracy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Paul Hegstrom
...
Judy Hegstrom
...
Milton 'Milt' Stella
...
Beth French
...
Tammy (as Gina Phillips)
Mariangela Pino ...
Helen Jessup, M.D.
Aaron Leigh ...
Jeff Hegstrom
Elisabeth Lund ...
Heidi Hegstrom
...
Spider
Steven Anderson ...
Doctor
Doug Caputo ...
Steve
...
Ben Corbin
Carmen Fournier ...
Patrolman #2
...
Dave
Curley Green ...
Group Member #1
Edit

Storyline

John Ritter plays a family man who puts his wife through domestic violence and his children through emotional torture. After leaving his family and almost killing his new girlfriend in one of his rages, he is ordered to seek professional help through an innovative therapy program or go to jail. Written by Cris Marion

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 April 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Asyghoriti orgi  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Paul Hegstrom: Jeff, I never meant to hurt you.
Jeff Hegstrom: No! You meant to hurt mom!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A different type of domestic violence movie ...
14 August 2004 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Paul (John Ritter -- R.I.P.) is a nasty, cheating wife-beater who struggles to control his anger at home and at work. I won't re-cap the plot, instead I'll simply say this is an excellent TVM about domestic violence. It explores the reasons WHY men beat their wives/girlfriends and what can be done about it.

In a jaded, cynical world, this movie gives hope that some people CAN change and there's help out there if you need it -- all you have to do is ask.

The cast do a magnificent job in their respective roles and being a true story, there's a little epilogue at the end. I believe it was very courageous for the real life Paul Hegstrom to put himself out there and tell the world what he'd done. We all make mistakes, not many of us can admit it. A must see!


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?