Tag: domestic violence

Karla (2006) 5.5

Karla (2006)

Storyline:True story about a woman who falls in love with a violent rapist and murderer. Karla Homolka marries Paul Bernardo despite already having aided him in the rape and murder of her younger sister. Through their...

Heaven & Earth (1993) 6.8

Heaven & Earth (1993)

Storyline:The final movie in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy follows the true story of a Vietnamese village girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam war. As a freedom fighter, a h...

The Last Rites of Joe May (2011) 6.9

The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)

Storyline:THE LAST RITES OF JOE MAY chronicles the last days in the life of Joe May, an aging, short money hustler who always believed that a glorious destiny awaited him around every corner. Now in his sixties, his h...

Urban Cowboy (1980) 6.3

Urban Cowboy (1980)

Storyline:Bud Davis is a country boy who moves to the city to visit his uncle and his family. He starts hanging out at Gilley's, the popular nightclub owned by Mickey Gilley himself. He takes a job at the oil refinery...

Thappad (2020) 7

Thappad (2020)

Storyline:Thappad is a story of Amrita whose seemingly perfect life is shattered when her husband slaps her once in a party. But is one slap enough to question what a relationship stands for?User Reviews: The movie Th...

The Dunes (2019) 0.0

The Dunes (2019)

Storyline:When a domestic counselor's ex-wife attempts to move to the other side of the country with their son and new boyfriend, he decides to do whatever is necessary to keep it from happening.User Reviews:

Waitress (2007) 6.7

Waitress (2007)

Storyline: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.User Reviews:

Una familia de tantas (1949) 7.8

Una familia de tantas (1949)

Storyline:Rodrigo Cataño seeks to impose in his family a Porfirian order. One day a door to door salesman, Roberto del Hierro, comes into the house to sell an American vacuum cleaner from the User Reviews:

The Savages (2007) 6.9

The Savages (2007)

Storyline:A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.User Reviews:

Passion Gap (2017) 6.8

Passion Gap (2017)

Storyline:Elani survived her brutal childhood by carefully watching people. Now she plans to use her relationship with Mikey to get out of Cape Town for good. All she has to do is manage his ego for one more night, bu...

Another Man’s Poison (1951) 7.1

Another Man’s Poison (1951)

Storyline:Mystery writer Janet Frobisher lives alone in a dark English country house, when she's not philandering with her secretary's fiancée. At an extremely awkward moment, she has an unwelcome visitor: George Bate...

Not Without My Daughter (1991) 6.3

Not Without My Daughter (1991)

Storyline:"Moody" is an Iranian doctor living in America with his American wife Betty and their child Mahtob. Wanting to see his homeland again, he convinces his wife to take a short holiday there with him and Mahtob....

Fanny and Alexander (1982) 8.1

Fanny and Alexander (1982)

Storyline:It's the early twentieth century Sweden. Adolescent siblings Alexander and Fanny Ekdahl lead a relatively joyous and exuberant life with their well-off extended paternal family, led by the family matriarch, ...

Til Death Do Us Part (2017) 4.5

Til Death Do Us Part (2017)

Storyline:Michael and Madison Roland had planned to spend the rest of their lives together, until one day Michael's controlling ways turned their perfect marriage. With the help of her best friend, Madison decides to ...

The Banishment (2007) 7.6

The Banishment (2007)

Storyline:A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city.User Reviews: Not as strong as Zvyagintsev's haunting 2003 debut 'The Return'/'Vozvrashcheniye' (grand prize at ...

I, Tonya (2017) 7.5

I, Tonya (2017)

Storyline:From the proverbial wrong side of the tracks in Portland, Oregon, former competitive figure skater Tonya Harding was never fully accepted in the figure skating community for not inherently being the image of...

Kisses (2008) 7.3

Kisses (2008)

Storyline:Two kids, Dylan and Kylie, run away from home at Christmas and spend a night of magic and terror on the streets of inner-city Dublin.User Reviews: Interview with Lance DalySynopsis Kisses is a road movie in ...

Higher Ground (2011) 6.3

Higher Ground (2011)

Storyline:Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carol...

American Beauty (1999) 8.4

American Beauty (1999)

Storyline:After his death sometime in his forty-third year, suburbanite Lester Burnham tells of the last few weeks of his life, during which he had no idea of his imminent passing. He is a husband to real estate agent...

Raging Bull (1980) 8.2

Raging Bull (1980)

Storyline:When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. ...

Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) 6.2

Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

Storyline:Laura and Martin have been married for four years. They seem to be the perfect, happiest and most successful couple. The reality of their house- hold, however, is very different. Martin is an abusive and bru...

To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) 6.5

To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

Storyline:After jointly winning a local drag queen pageant in New York City, Noxeema Jackson and Vida Boheme win the right and are given the round trip airfare to compete in the Drag Queen of America pageant in Hollyw...

The Rainmaker (1997) 7.1

The Rainmaker (1997)

Storyline:Rudy Baylor is a young attorney out to make a difference in the justice system. He is also the only hope of an elderly couple after their corrupt insurance company refuses to payout a claim that could save t...

The Brood (1979) 6.9

The Brood (1979)

Storyline:A man's wife is under the care of an eccentric and unconventional psychologist who uses innovative and theatrical techniques to breach the psychological blocks in his patients. When their daughter comes back...