Movies with Abusive Relationship/Domestic Violenceby BatBanks | created - 8 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 15,800 | Gross: $39.10M
2. Dolores Claiborne (1995)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.
Votes: 35,786 | Gross: $24.36M
3. 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: 46,169 | Gross: $101.60M
5. 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.
6. 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: 62,129 | Gross: $82.42M
7. No One Would Tell (1996 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A shy high school student's seemingly perfect relationship with a popular jock quickly turns abusive and dangerous.
9. The Color Purple (1985)
PG-13 | 154 min | Drama
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
Votes: 72,411 | Gross: $98.47M
11. 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 »
12. 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: 42,051 | Gross: $19.07M
13. Big Little Lies (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The apparently perfect lives of upper-class mothers, at a prestigious elementary school, unravel to the point of murder when a single-mother moves to their quaint Californian beach town.
14. 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: 148,348 | Gross: $30.01M
17. The Secrets of Comfort House (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
A multiple murder investigation in a small hunting town focuses on one suspect, Wendy Sinclair, who operates a battered women's shelter where each of the victims' wives have sought shelter.
18. Sparkle (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music
In the 1960s, three sisters form a girl group and soon become local sensations with major label interest, but fame becomes a challenge as the close-knit family begins to fall apart.
Votes: 5,672 | Gross: $24.40M
19. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.
Votes: 10,183 | Gross: $63.26M
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )
Murder in Montparnasse
TV-PG | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Phryne's post-war Parisian past returns when a reopened case over the murder of a famous painter targets Bert and two fellow war veterans for death.