Tag: domestic-violence

Jerichow (2008) 7

Jerichow (2008)

The dishonorably discharged Afghanistan veteran Thomas returns to his home village of Jerichow. Ali, a local Turkish-German businessman, owner of a snack-bar chain, hires him as a driver. That's when Thomas meets Laura, ...

Beast from Haunted Cave (1959) 4.4

Beast from Haunted Cave (1959)

Gangster Alexander Ward, his girl friend, Gypsy Boulet, and two henchmen come to Deadwood, South Dakota with the idea of stealing a few gold bars. They enlist the aid of a local ski instructor, Gil Jackson, and plan to u...

Donna (2020) 7.6

Donna (2020)

A young mother's "American Dream" turns into a living nightmare, until she finds the inner strength to listen to a voice she hadn't heard before: her own.::Jaret Martino...

It’s a Girl! (2012) 7.6

It’s a Girl! (2012)

In India, China and many other parts of the world today, girls are killed, aborted and abandoned simply because they are girls. The United Nations estimates as many as 200 million girls are missing in the world today bec...

Verdict (2019) 6

Verdict (2019)

Joy and her six-year-old daughter Angel live in Manila, with her husband, Dante, a small-time criminal. As so often in the past, Dante comes home drunk at night and beats Joy brutally. This time, he also hurts Angel. Joy...

Herself (2020) 7

Herself (2020)

This is the story of young mother Sandra who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system. She sets out to build her own home and in the process rebuilds her life and re-discovers herself....

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993) 7.3

What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Anna Mae Bullock always had a special voice. Soon after arriving in St. Louis to live with the mother who had walked out when she was small, she soon attracts the attention of pop group leader Ike Turner. She becomes his...

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) 7

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

In the early 1970s during the Cold War, the head of British Intelligence, Control (Sir John Hurt), resigns after an operation in Budapest, Hungary goes badly wrong. It transpires that Control believed one of four senior ...

Deadly Family Secrets (1995) (TV) 5.8

Deadly Family Secrets (1995) (TV)

A woman returns to her Texas home town after a 15 year absence and witness a man killed. She then discovers that the killer may have a connection to her.::anonymous...

Survival Skills (2020) 6.3

Survival Skills (2020)

Survival Skills is a lost training video from the 1980s. In it, Jim, the perfect policeman, gets in over his head when he tries to resolve a domestic violence case outside the law....

Baker County, U.S.A. (1982) 5.9

Baker County, U.S.A. (1982)

When a group of college students come across a redneck in the wilderness murdering his wife's lover, they become the objects of his crazed vengeance.::gwenhazelstone...

Intentions of Murder (1964) 7.8

Intentions of Murder (1964)

A housewife living under her tyrannical husband has her life stressfully turned upside down after getting raped by a burglar.::Samovarkov...

Written on the Wind (1956) 7.5

Written on the Wind (1956)

On 24 October 1955, the hard-work geologist of the Hadley Oil Company Mitch Wayne meets the executive secretary Lucy Moore in the office of her boss Bill Ryan in New York and invites her to go to a conference with the al...

Karla (2006) 5.5

Karla (2006)

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 marriage he ...

Sparkle (1976) 6.9

Sparkle (1976)

Three sisters (Sister and the Sisters) from Harlem become singers. Sister (Lonette McKee) becomes involved with drugs, while Sparkle (Irene Cara) ends up being the one who gets famous. This film tells of how drugs ruin S...

Heaven & Earth (1993) 6.8

Heaven & Earth (1993)

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 hustler, young...

The Group (1966) 6.4

The Group (1966)

In June 1933, eight young women, who are close friends and members of the upper-class group at South Tower College, graduate and start their adult lives. The film documents the years between their graduation and the begi...

The Last Rites of Joe May (2011) 6.9

The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)

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 health failing...

Urban Cowboy (1980) 6.3

Urban Cowboy (1980)

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 where his un...

Husbands (1970) 7.4

Husbands (1970)

A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be short-lived....

Thappad (2020) 7

Thappad (2020)

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?...

3-Iron (2004) 8

3-Iron (2004)

A young drifter enters strangers' houses - and lives - while owners are away. He spends a night or a day squatting in, repaying their unwitting hospitality by doing laundry or small repairs. His life changes when he runs...

Vegas-2009 6.5

Vegas-2009

You don't choose your family. You choose your friends. Vegas is the story of Thomas, Marianne and Terje - three teenagers with nowhere to go. After witnessing his mother being beaten up, Thomas is sent to a young people'...

Bloody Reunion-2006 6

Bloody Reunion-2006

Buried grudges have disasterous consequences for a class reunion in this unapologetically bloody film from Korean director Dae-wung Lim.::Anonymous...

Jens Pulver: Driven-2011 6.8

Jens Pulver: Driven-2011

Jens Pulver: DRIVEN is an intimate feature documentary film about legendary mixed martial arts champion, Jens Pulver, who rose from a childhood laced with violence and substance abuse, to become one of the most loved and...

The Salton Sea-2002 7.1

The Salton Sea-2002

After the murder of his beloved wife, Danny Parker is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey he befriends slacker Jimmy the Finn and becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her ...

My Ain Folk-1973 7.5

My Ain Folk-1973

Jamie and Tommy are separated by the death of their grandmother; Jamie with another relative and Tommy to a welfare home. Now Jamie is all alone and his life is not at all happy taken over by silence, rejection and viole...

Waitress-2007 7

Waitress-2007

Jenna is unhappily married, squirreling away money, and hoping to win a pie-baking contest so, with the prize money, she'll have enough cash to leave her husband Earl. She finds herself pregnant, which throws her plans a...

Boys on the Side-1995 6.5

Boys on the Side-1995

Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first was uncertain about her. A stop i...

One Hour Fantasy Girl-2009 5.6

One Hour Fantasy Girl-2009

Based on a true story, ONE HOUR FANTASY GIRL is a compelling coming-of-age drama that is like no other film of its kind. Boldly honest and thought provoking, the film introduces audiences to the world of a 20-yr-old fant...

East Is East-1999 6.9

East Is East-1999

In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly se...

Miss Violence-2013 7.1

Miss Violence-2013

To celebrate Aggeliki's eleventh birthday, a well-organised party is held in her honour. Everything is in order, and all the ingredients of a usual birthday gathering are here: a nice and big sugar-glazed cake, happy mus...

Jason’s Lyric-1994 6.6

Jason’s Lyric-1994

The story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love, as well as a sense of owed responsibility to his mother and troubled brother Joshua (Bokeem Woodbine). Jason, an a...

The Free World-2016 6.1

The Free World-2016

Following his release from a brutal stretch in prison for crimes he didn't commit, Mo is struggling to adapt to life on the outside. When his world collides with Doris, a mysterious woman with a violent past, he decides ...

Sleeping with the Enemy-1991 6.2

Sleeping with the Enemy-1991

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 brutally obsesse...

The Banishment-2007 7.6

The Banishment-2007

A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city.::IMDb editor...

Chinatown-1974 8.2

Chinatown-1974

In 1937 Los Angeles, private investigator Jake 'J.J.' Gittes specializes in cheating-spouse cases. His current target is Hollis Mulwray, high-profile chief engineer for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, whos...

The Astronaut’s Wife-1999 5.4

The Astronaut’s Wife-1999

A pair of shuttle astronauts leave their spacecraft to repair a satellite. There's an explosion. NASA loses contact for two minutes, but the both are rescued and safely returned to Earth. Eventually it becomes evident th...

Passion Gap-2017 6.6

Passion Gap-2017

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, but the seeds o...

The Devil Is a Woman-1935 7

The Devil Is a Woman-1935

Film told in flashbacks of an older man's obsession for a woman who can belong to no-one but can frustrate everyone. The backdrop is SternbergÍs surreal and fantastic Carnaval in Spain. In a café the older man details hi...