Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

Movies With Abuse, Emotional

This curated site recognizes movies with abuse means films about or that include emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, child abuse, verbal abuse, psychological abuse, and domestic abuse -- or domestic violence -- among many others.

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
N/A Adventure Family Fantasy
Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Little People/People of Small Stature Abuse, Physical

In 1939, in the farmlands of Kansas, a teenager named Dorothy fears her dog, Toto, will be killed. So they run away from the home she shares with Aunt...

Director : Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor
Cast : Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr,Jack Haley, Billlie Burke, Margaret Hamilton

Rio Bravo (1959)
N/A Action Drama Romance Western Music
Alcoholism Antalgic Gait/Limp Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Alcoholic, Recovering

Chance, the sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape...

Director : Howard Hawks
Cast : John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond, John Russell

Schindler's List (1993)
R Drama History Biography
Abuse, Emotional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Sex Abuse, Physical Rape

Oskar Schindler is an arrogant, greedy German businessman who becomes an unlikely humanitarian during WWII's Nazi reign as he turns his factory into a...

Director : Steven Spielberg
Cast : Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall

Marty (1955)
NR Drama Romance
Social Anxiety Disorder Weight Challenged Enabling Learned Helplessness Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Attachment Disorder Asocial Behavior Wendy Syndrome Inferiority Complex Abuse, Emotional

In 1955 Bronx, New York thirty-four-year Marty is the last of six children, unmarried and living at home with a controlling mother. After being goaded...

Director : Delbert Mann
Cast : Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Jerry Paris, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli, Joe Mantell, Karen Steele

Saratoga Trunk (1945)
NR Action Drama History Romance
Abuse, Emotional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Suicidal Little People/People of Small Stature Illegitimacy Unexpected Pregnancy

After being exiled to Paris for being the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy New Orleans family, Clio Dulaine's mother accidentally kills her father w...

Director : Sam Wood
Cast : Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Flora Robson, Jerry Austin

Used People (1992)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Senior Interest
Death of Spouse Abuse, Verbal Weight Challenged Delusional Chronic Depression Single Parenting Alcoholism Insecurity Divorce Abuse, Emotional

At her husband's funeral, Pearl, the Jewish mother of two divorced daughters, meets an Italian man who her husband confided in many years earlier, and...

Director : Beeban Kidron
Cast : Shirley MacLaine, Marcello Mastroianni, Bob Dishy, Kathy Bates

Swimming Upstream (2003)
PG-13 Drama Sport Biography
Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Suicidal Enabling Abuse, Physical Domestic Violence Depression Alcoholism

Set in late 1950's Brisbane, Australia this is the true story of Tony Fingleton, a young man in Australia from a large troubled family who defied the ...

Director : Russell Mulcahy
Cast : Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl

The Karen Carpenter Story (1989)
Drama Biography Music
Bulimia Nervosa Abuse, Emotional Anorexia Nervosa

The story of the meteoric rise and the sudden fall of pop singing superstar Karen Carpenter, a talented musician who couldn't recover from her anorexi...

Director : Joseph Sargent, Richard Carpenter
Cast : Cynthia Gibb, Mitchell Anderson, Peter Michael Goetz, Michael McGuire

Affliction (1997)
R Drama Mystery Thriller
Genetically Predisposed Divorce Abuse, Emotional Enabling Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Domestic Violence Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Alcoholism

Wade Whitehouse is the hostile, unhappy sheriff of a small New Hampshire town and an alcoholic who, according to many, has achieved nothing in life. H...

Director : Paul Schrader
Cast : Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn, Willem Dafoe, Brigid Tierney, Holmes Osborne, Jim True-Frost

Detective Story (1951)
NR Crime Drama Mystery Film-Noir
Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Kleptomania/Shoplifting Abuse, Verbal Abortion, Illegal

Jim is a tough, cynical detective who believes in a strict interpretation of the law. The current object of his zealousness is Karl, an abortionist re...

Director : William Wyler
Cast : Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Lee Grant, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell

Eight Men Out (1988)
PG Drama History Sport Based on True Events
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Illiteracy Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Depression, Situational

In 1919 Chicago's professional baseball team, the pennant winning White Sox, are resentful and frustrated because their are under paid by their manage...

Director : John Sayles
Cast : John Cusack, John Sayles, David Strathairn, D.B. Sweeney, Charlie Sheen, John Mahoney, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd, Studs Terkel

Apocalypse Now (1979)
R Action Drama War Military Psychological Historical Fiction
Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Insanity Catatonia Abuse, Physical

It is the peak of the Vietnam war, U.S. Army Captain Willard is sent by Colonel Lucas and a General to carry out a mission: find the insane Green Bere...

Director : Francis Ford Coppola
Cast : Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

The Elephant Man (1980)
PG Drama Biography Based on True Events
Disfigurement Club Foot Rape Little People/People of Small Stature Depression Body Image Abuse, Child Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical

John Merrick was born disfigured with Neurofibromatosis. He grew up to be used and abused in carnival acts for years in Victorian England before final...

Director : David Lynch
Cast : Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

The Best of Everything (1959)
Approved Drama Romance
Depression, Clinical Virginity, Female Delusional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Miscarriage Alcoholism Abuse, Emotional Adultery Abuse, Verbal Abortion, Illegal Abuse, Physical Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Harassment, Female Depression, Situational Suicide

While her fiancee Eddie studies abroad for a year, Radcliffe grad and aspiring editor Caroline decides to get job with Manhattan's Fabian Publishing. ...

Director : Jean Negulesco
Cast : Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer, Joan Crawford, Louis Jourdan, Diane Baker, Robert Evans, Brian Aherne

The Homesman (2014)
R Drama Western Historical Fiction
Abuse, Psychological Virginity, Female Postpartum Depression Self-Mutilation Panic Attacks Misogyny Sexual Dissatisfaction Diphtheria Caregiving Abuse, Sex Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Insanity Sexual Harassment, Female Depression, Situational Suicide Rape Death of Child Catatonia Depression, Clinical

In 1854, on the brutally harsh Nebraska frontier, a lonely female farmer, Mary Bee, struggles to maintain her farm without the husband she traveled we...

Director : Tommy Lee Jones
Cast : Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, Sonja Richter, James Spader, Hailee Steinfeld, John Lithgow, Tim Blake Nelson

The Cure (1995)
PG-13 Comedy Drama
HIV infected Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal

Eleven year old Dexter is infected with AIDS from a blood transfusion. He and his next door neighbor, Eric become best friends. Eric also adopts Dexte...

Director : Peter Horton
Cast : Brad Renfro, Aeryk Egan, Diana Scarwid, Annabella Sciorra, Delphine French, Mona Powell

Walk the Line (2005)
PG-13 Drama Biography Music Country Western
Substance Abuse Alcoholism Insecurity Divorce Abuse, Emotional Blended Families Rehabilitation Facility Single Parenting

In the 1944 Arkansas, Johnny has grown up picking cotton, loving music, and feeling inadequate compared to his older brother. By 1950, a tragedy with ...

Director : James Mangold
Cast : Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Shelby Lynne

Good Will Hunting (1997)
R Drama Romance
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Orphaned Abuse, Physical Attachment Disorder Alcoholism, Functional Foster Care

A victim of child abuse after many years in the foster family system has left mental and physical scars on Will. With the exception a few loyal, male ...

Director : Gus Van Sant
Cast : Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Kinsey (2004)
R Drama Erotic Biography Based on True Events Erotica Historical Fiction
Addiction, Substance Abuse, Psychological Virginity, Female Enabling Self-Mutilation Virginity, Male Sexual Confusion Addiction, Sex Abuse, Child Abuse, Emotional Adultery Abuse, Verbal Sexual Therapy Heart Attack

Alfred Kinsey has been interested in biology since he was a child during the early 1900's, despite the rigid criticisms of his overbearing, devoutly C...

Director : Bill Condon
Cast : Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard,Timothy Hutton, John Lithogow, John Krasinski, Oliver Platt, Julianne Nicholson, Lynn Redgrave, Veronica Cartwright, Tim Curry

North by Northwest (1959)
APPROVED Action Adventure Mystery Romance Suspense Thriller Roadtrip Psychological
Abuse, Psychological Enabling Commitment Phobia Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Scapegoat Identity Narcissistic Personality Disorder Abuse, Sex Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Gaslighting Insecurity Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Physical

In 1959 Manhattan, at the height of the Cold War, a Madison Avenue advertising executive named Roger is mistaken for another man and kidnapped. To esc...

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Cast : Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Martin Landau, Jessie Royce Landis

Death Nurse (1987)
NR Horror Thriller
Alcoholism Tuberculosis Abuse, Emotional Weight Challenged Abuse, Sex Abuse, Physical

Edith, a murderous nurse, and her brother run a fake medical facility from the suburban house that they share. They take in patients and then kill the...

Director : Nick Millard
Cast : Priscilla Alden, Albert Eskinazi, Royal Farros, Frances Millard

A Thousand Acres (1997)
R Drama Mystery Based On Novel
Abuse, Emotional Incest Adultery Death of Parent Breast Cancer Dementia Denial Abuse, Sex Abuse, Child

In Iowa, Larry, a prosperous farmer decides to retire and split his thousand acres of land among his three daughters, Ginny, Rose, and Caroline. Ginny...

Director : Jocelyn Moorhouse
Cast : Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jason Robards, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Shine (1996)
PG-13 Drama Biography Music Based on True Events Inspirational
Mental Health Facilities Abuse, Psychological Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Schizophrenia Stuttering/Stammering Scapegoat Identity Abuse, Child Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Abuse, Emotional

Australian pianist David Helfgott, is a child prodigy who grows up under the traumatic control of an abusive father who uses his children as scapegoat...

Director : Scott Hicks
Cast : Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, John Gielgud, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Chris Haywood

Take the Lead (2006)
PG-13 Drama Music Based on True Events Ballroom Dancing Dance
Substance Abuse Abuse, Psychological Enabling Narcissistic Personality Disorder Caregiving Single Parenting Abuse, Sex Prostitution Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Alcoholism Abuse, Emotional Artificial Insemination Abuse, Verbal Weight Challenged Abuse, Physical Sexual Harassment, Female Stress

In New York, a dance instructor, Pierre, sees a black teenager vandalizing the car of an inner city high school principal due to his frustration over ...

Director : Liz Friedlander
Cast : Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Yaya DaCosta, Alfre Woodard

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
PG Comedy Romance Coming of Age
Weight Challenged Alzheimer’s Disease Abuse, Emotional

Toula is thirty-years-old, single, and stuck working in her family's Greek diner Dancing Zorba's in Chicago. Her father Gus just wants her to marry a ...

Director : Joel Zwick
Cast : Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, Michael Constantine, Andrea Martin, Ian Gomez, Christina Eleusiniotis, Kaylee Vieira

To Sir, with Love (1967)
UNRATED Drama Music Coming of Age Based On Novel
Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Harassment, Female Domestic Violence Learning Disabilities Abuse, Child Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Developmental Delays Divorce Abuse, Emotional

Mark, an unemployed engineer living in London in 1967, begins as a new teacher in a reform school in the poverty stricken East End to earn money whil...

Director : James Clavell
Cast : Sidney Poitier, Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall

Laurel Canyon (2002)
R Drama Romance Dark Comedy Coming of Age Erotica
Substance Abuse Abuse, Psychological Enabling Commitment Phobia Sexual Dissatisfaction Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Insecurity Anxiety Alcohol Abuse Abuse, Emotional Sexual Dysfunction Adultery Promiscuity Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Addiction, Sex Depression, Situational Denial Voyeurism

Newly graduated Psychiatrist, Sam and his fiancee, Alex leave the confines of a rigid Harvard life for Sam's residency in Los Angeles. Sam has avoided...

Director : Lisa Cholodenko
Cast : Frances McDormand, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale, Alessandro Nivola, Natascha McElhone

Camilla Dickinson (2012)
Drama Family Romance Coming of Age
Depression, Clinical Abuse, Psychological Adultery Suicidal Narcissistic Personality Disorder Caregiving Alcoholism Insecurity Divorce Abuse, Emotional

In 1948 Manhattan, fifteen-year-old Camilla lives an affluent but sheltered life with an immature, needy mother and a cold, controlling father on the ...

Director : Cornelia Moore
Cast : Adelaide Clemens, Samantha Mathis, Gregg Sulkin, Cary Elwes, Camryn Manheim, Margaret Colin, Colby Minifie

Hide and Seek (2005)
R Horror Mystery Thriller
Death of Spouse Adultery Delusional Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Depression, Situational Suicide Denial Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse, Emotional

In 2005, following the suicide of his wife, psychologist David Callaway decides to take his daughter, Emily, away from Manhattan to start a new life i...

Director : John Polson
Cast : Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue

Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
NR Comedy Drama Romance
Abortion, Illegal Enabling Unexpected Pregnancy Panic Attacks Learned Helplessness Commitment Phobia Narcissistic Personality Disorder Inferiority Complex Anxiety Abuse, Emotional

Angie Rossini, a Macy's sales girl, is the only sister in a claustrophobic apartment that includes her controlling mother and over-possessive brothers...

Director : Robert Mulligan
Cast : Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams, Herschel Bernardi, Tom Bosley, Harvey Lembeck

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R Comedy Drama Romance Dark Comedy Ballroom Dancing Dance
Substance Abuse Abuse, Psychological Enabling Survivor Guilt Scapegoat Identity Bipolar Disorder Alcoholism, Functional Addiction, Sex Addiction, Gambling Genetically Predisposed Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Physical Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

Dolores discharges her son Pat, Jr. from a mental health institution, against his doctor's advice and without the knowledge of her husband, Pat Sr., a...

Director : David O. Russell
Cast : Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

Lolita (1962)
NOT RATED Drama Romance Satire Psychological
Antisocial Personality Disorder Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Death of Parent Abuse, Sex Abuse, Child

Humbert Humbert, a divorced British professor of literature, travels all the way to a small-town in the United States for a teaching position. Once th...

Director : Stanley Kubrick
Cast : James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Peter Sellers, Gary Cockrell

Big Eyes (2014)
PG-13 Drama Biography
Divorce Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Single Parenting Psychopathy Abuse, Physical Domestic Violence

In the late 1950's, a recently divorced mother, Margaret, moves to North Beach, California hoping to start a new life supporting her daughter as a pro...

Director : Tim Burton
Cast : Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Jason Schwartman, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter

Born Yesterday (1950)
APPROVED Comedy Romance
Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Verbal Enabling Abuse, Physical Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Alcoholism, Functional Depression, Situational Abuse, Emotional

In 1950, an abusive junkyard tycoon named Harry descends upon Washington D.C. attempting to buy off s few congressmen. He brings along, Billie, his mi...

Director : George Cukor
Cast : Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford, William Holden, Howard St. John

Stick It (2006)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Sport Coming of Age
Abuse, Psychological Addiction, Danger Addiction, Physical Challenges Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Oppositional Defiant Disorder Abuse, Child Insecurity Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Adultery Abuse, Physical

After a run-in with the law for severe sport stunts on a bike in an empty pool in Plano, Texas, seventeen-year-old Haley has a choice: juvenile detent...

Director : Jessica Bendinger
Cast : Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, Julie Warner, Annie Corley, Vanessa Lengies, Nikki SooHoo, Gia Carides

The Big Lift (1950)
Drama Romance War Military Based on True Events Historical Fiction
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical

Following WWII, in 1948, the Russians in the Soviet Union blockaded the Allied sectors of Berlin, Germany in an early attempt at Cold War to control t...

Director : George Seaton
Cast : Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas, Cornell Borchers, Bruni Löbel

Blackboard Jungle (1955)
APPROVED Crime Drama Film-Noir
Rape Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Miscarriage Abuse, Physical

WW II veteran Rick Dadier is one of three new teachers hired at North Manual High, an inner city school for boys. His first teaching assignment, he ne...

Director : Richard Brooks
Cast : Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes

The Help (2011)
PG-13 Drama Dark Comedy
Abuse, Psychological Domestic Violence Alzheimer’s Disease Narcissistic Personality Disorder Caregiving Miscarriage Infertility Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Anxiety Alcohol Abuse Abuse, Emotional Cancer Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Abuse, Child

In 1963, Skeeter graduates from college and returns home to her life long friends in Jackson, Mississippi determined to become a journalist. As she re...

Director : Tate Taylor
Cast : Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer, Allison Janney, Sissy Spacek, Cicely Tyson

The Immigrant (2013)
R Drama Romance Historical Fiction
Tuberculosis Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Virginity, Female Abuse, Verbal Virginity, Male Narcissistic Personality Disorder Abuse, Sex Prostitution

Fleeing post-WWI Poland in 1921, Ewa and her sister Magda arrive at Ellis Island only to be separated when the doctors discover that Magda has tubercu...

Director : James Gray
Cast : Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Dagmara Dominczyk

Like Sunday, Like Rain (2014)
R Drama Music Coming of Age
Alcoholism Abuse, Emotional Depression, Chronic Denial Death of Parent Narcissistic Personality Disorder Gifted and Talented

In Manhattan twenty-three-year-old Eleanor is working as a waitress and living with her dishonest boyfriend, an aspiring musician. After she leaves hi...

Director : Frank Whaley
Cast : Leighton Meester, Julian Shatkin, Debra Messing, Billie Joe Armstrong

Sybil (1976)
Drama Biography Based on True Events Psychological
Abuse, Psychological Repression Enabling Delusional Genophobia/Coitophobia Single Parenting Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Abuse, Sex Self-Esteem Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse, Emotional Suicidal Abuse, Physical Schizophrenia Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Self-Inflicted Wounds Denial Abuse, Child Depression, Clinical

Sybil, a introverted twenty-nine year old student living alone in New York City has blackouts and nightmares about her childhood. After wounding herse...

Director : N/A
Cast : Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, Brad Davis, Martine Bartlett

Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
Drama History Romance Biography Based on True Events Based On Novel
Polio Abuse, Psychological Respiratory Failure Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Sexual Confusion Narcissistic Personality Disorder Mobility Alcoholism Insecurity Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Adultery Death of Parent Heart Attack Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Denial Abuse, Child

From Eleanor and Franklin's meeting as cousins and teenagers in the late 1890's, to their courtship and marriage during their uncle Teddy Roosevelt's ...

Director : Daniel Petrie
Cast : Jane Alexander, Edward Herrmann, Rosemary Murphy, Pamela Franklin

Ordinary People (1980)
R Drama Romance
Suicidal Enabling Death, Sudden Survivor Guilt Death of Child Depression, Situational Denial Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Death of Sibling Abuse, Emotional

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of their other son. Conrad has survival guilt to the extent of a suicide...

Director : Robert Redford
Cast : Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Dreamgirls (2006)
PG-13 Drama Musical Music Dance
Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Weight Challenged Enabling

In 1960's Detroit, Curtis Taylor, Jr. breaks into the music business with big dreams. He signs a trio of young women, calls them the Dreamettes, gets ...

Director : Bill Condon
Cast : Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Spotlight (2015)
Crime Drama Mystery Based on True Events
Substance Abuse Abuse, Psychological Virginity, Female Sexual Harassment, Male Repression Chronic Depression Virginity, Male Sexual Confusion Abuse, Child Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Physical Sexual Harassment, Female Rape

In 2011 Boston, Mass, The Boston Globe hires a new editor who is Jewish. As an unbiased outsider with no previous loyalties, he assigns "Spotlight," t...

Director : Thomas McCarthy
Cast : Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci, Michael Keaton, Liev Schriever, John Slattery, Brian d'Arcy James, Jamey SheridanBilly Crudup,

Brooklyn (2015)
PG-13 Drama Romance
Death of Sibling Abuse, Emotional Virginity, Female Repression Depression, Situational Survivor Guilt Passive Aggressive Behavior

In the 1950's, Eilis, a young woman from Ireland, who is sponsored by a priest, leaves her village and travels alone to Brooklyn where a job and board...

Director : John Crowley
Cast : Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Julie Waters, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Michael Zegen,

The Departed (2006)
R Crime Drama Thriller Erotica
Substance Abuse Impotency Abuse, Psychological Panic Attacks Single Parenting Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Cancer Abuse, Verbal Orphaned Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Addiction, Sex

Billy, a recent orphan and South Boston police officer graduate is requested by his boss to go undercover to infiltrate the Irish mobster, Frank. As B...

Director : Martin Scorsese
Cast : Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Vera Farmiga, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen

Nothing Bad Can Happen (2013)
Drama Thriller Psychological
Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Abuse, Physical Psychosis Narcissistic Personality Disorder Epilepsy Seizures/Convulsions

In Hamburg, Germany, Tore is the newest teenager to be a member of the "Jesus Freaks," a group attempting to correct what other denominations have got...

Director : Katrin Gebbe
Cast : Julius Feldmeier, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Annika Kuhl, Swantje Kohlhof

A Chorus Line (1985)
PG-13 Drama Musical Music Based on a Play Dance
Abuse, Psychological Biracial Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Sexuality Depression Body Image Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Suicidal Abuse, Physical

Inside a dark Broadway theater in New York City in the mid-1980's, Zach, a famous choreographer, must narrow down hundreds of unemployed, hopeful danc...

Director : Richard Attenborough
Cast : Michael Douglas, Alyson Reed,

Running with Scissors (2006)
R Comedy Drama Dark Comedy Coming of Age
Substance Abuse Promiscuity Enabling Agoraphobia Sexuality Domestic Violence Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Bipolar Disorder Alcoholism Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal

After years of observing his father's alcoholism and his mother bi-polar disorder, Augusten's parents finally divorce. He lives with his ill mother wh...

Director : Ryan Murphy
Cast : Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood