Domestic Violence in Moviesby aline_pottier | created - 25 Jul 2015 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. 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.
2. Sólo mía (2001)
100 min | Drama
A women meets a charming man and falls in love, they get married and start a family. As they age and have children, the man's becomes violent and abusive.
Paz Vega https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sel2sl7KAL0
3. 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: 10,946 | Gross: $14.79M
4. Unforgivable (1996 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 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.
Harley Jane Kozak https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwEfKDwzJU0
5. 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: 5,065 | Gross: $3.04M
Madeleine Stowe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sel2sl7KAL0
6. The Rainmaker (1997)
PG-13 | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent insurance company.
Votes: 53,334 | Gross: $45.86M
Claire Danes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sel2sl7KAL0
7. Te doy mis ojos (2003)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance
One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...
Votes: 5,662 | Gross: $0.03M
8. Mulheres (2014– )
Comedy, Drama, Romance
The best Portuguese production 2014.
A Woman played by Jessica Athayde. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAN8F8zac0U
9. Escape from Terror: The Teresa Stamper Story (1995 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Teresa Walden-Stamper is happily married to her husband Paul Stamper and together they have one daughter Katie Stamper. The marriage seems happy until Paul starts abusing Teresa and becomes... See full summary »
10. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama
A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.
Votes: 59,384 | Gross: $82.42M
Ruth Jamison, played by Mary Louise-Parker, is victm of Domestic Violence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CF5zDVHbdGo
11. Die Ungehorsame (2015 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
A young woman is accused of having brutally murdered her husband. In court the truth behind the domestic abuse unravels.
Felicitas Woll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sel2sl7KAL0
12. The Caller (2011)
R | 92 min | Thriller
A young divorcee is getting her life back together by moving into an apartment. But what will she do when a strange person repeatedly calls her, and threatens to change her new life around?
13. Betroit (2012)
Betroit is a portrayal of three couples as their lives become intertwined with one another. An act of violence disturbs the lives of these intertwined couples in which they each realize how... See full summary »
Darine Hamze https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAN8F8zac0U
14. No estás sola, Sara (2009 TV Movie)
Amaia Salamanca https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAN8F8zac0U
15. 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: 43,585 | Gross: $101.60M
Julia Roberts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJrrJR8CiRc
16. Sleeping with the Devil (1997 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Shannen Doherty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9cQMLUnHKE
17. The Living (2014)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A man hires an ex-con to kill his sister's abusive husband, but the desperate act sets into motion a shocking series of events in this intense indie drama.
Jocelin Donahue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJrrJR8CiRc
18. Enough (I) (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After running away fails, a terrified woman empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband.
Votes: 34,853 | Gross: $40.01M
Jennifer Lopez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhrPU0NfvhM
19. O Profeta (2006–2007)
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A countryside young man gifted with precognitive powers moves to the big city, where he meets some unscrupulous people interested in his gift, and the girl he knows is the woman of his life.
Sônia, played by Paolla Oliveira suffer domestic violence.
20. The Turning (2013)
R | 180 min | Drama
A collection of short films based on stories by Australian writer Tim Winton.
Directors: Jonathan auf der Heide, Tony Ayres, Jub Clerc, Robert Connolly, Shaun Gladwell, Rhys Graham, Justin Kurzel, Yaron Lifschitz, Anthony Lucas, Claire McCarthy, Ian Meadows, Ashlee Page, Stephen Page, Simon Stone, Warwick Thornton, Marieka Walsh, Mia Wasikowska, David Wenham | Stars: Colin Friels, James Fraser, Henri Phillips, Nikita Leigh-Pritchard
Rae played by Rose Byrne in segment The Turning suffer domestic violence. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIeSV2nj9_A
21. Jolene (2008)
R | 121 min | Drama
A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."
Jessica Chastain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIeSV2nj9_A
22. La capture (2007)
92 min | Drama
23. The Assassin Next Door (2009)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A woman forced to work for the Russian Mafia as an assassin agrees to help her next-door neighbor kill her abusive husband.
24. Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg (1994 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
This is the fact-based made-for-TV movie of Laurie Kellog, who was accused of the murder of her husband Bruce in May 1992, told in flashbacks while she's waiting for her judgment. When she ... See full summary »
Jennie Garth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9cQMLUnHKE
25. Break Up (1998)
R | 100 min | Thriller
Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings. One night, he pushes her over the ... See full summary »
Bridget Fonda https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9cQMLUnHKE
26. 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.
Votes: 40,911 | Gross: $19.07M
Keri Russell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9cQMLUnHKE
27. Sin & Redemption (1994 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama
A rape victim learns the truth about her husband when their daughter has a life-threatening illness.
28. Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story (1994 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama
A woman unwittingly marries a psychopathic serial killer.
29. Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story (1994 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
Hooked on steroids and unable to control his bursts of sudden rage, a police officer keeps his wife under his thumb and routinely abuses her behind the closed doors of their house.
30. E Depois, Matei-o (2012 TV Movie)
Isabel Abreu e Sónia Balacó
31. Black and Blue (1999 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 96 min | Drama
After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.
Mary Stuart Masterson
32. A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama
Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and ... See full summary »
33. Safe Haven (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Votes: 93,206 | Gross: $71.35M
Julianne Hough https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m49XLnOyUNA
34. La sonata del silencio (2016)
70 min | Drama
Marta Etura https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m49XLnOyUNA
35. Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres (2013– )
30 min | Drama
Dramatization of the stories that different women living in their social environment.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m49XLnOyUNA Ep: Doble Amenaza
36. As Cariocas (2010)
The remarkable women of Rio de Janeiro in many different situations and places throught the city.
EP: A ATORMENTADA DA TIJUCA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9cQMLUnHKE
37. Provoked: A True Story (2006)
Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
It's the true story of a Punjabi woman named Kiranjit Ahluwalia who leaves India to marry a London-based guy, only to be badly abused. She ends up in prison for murdering her abusive husband.
38. Mai per amore (2012– )
EP: Troppo amore / Antonia Liskova
39. Somebody Is Waiting (1996)
R | 90 min | Drama
Charlotte Ellis is a devoted mother, caring for her five children alone, following the departure of her cruel, alcoholic husband Roger To make her situation worse, her son Leon is going off the rails.
Nastassja Kinski https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JC8VTn0XgQk
40. I, Tonya (2017)
R | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Votes: 114,621 | Gross: $30.01M
Margot Robbie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JC8VTn0XgQk
41. Big Little Lies (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder.
Nicole Kidman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JC8VTn0XgQk