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.

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

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

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

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

Philomena (2013)
PG-13 Drama Mystery Biography Roadtrip Based on True Events Dark Comedy
Abuse, Psychological Chronic Depression Death of Child Illegitimacy Depression, Situational Abuse,Child Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Adoption Abuse, Emotional Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Unexpected Pregnancy AIDS/HIV

In 1952 Ireland, a naive teenager named Philomena became pregnant. Her mother dead and her father horrified, he abandoned her to a an abusive workhous...

Director : Stephen Frears
Cast : Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham,Anna Maxwell Martin

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

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

Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 Comedy Coming of Age
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Eating Disorders Body Image

Teenage Cady Heron was home-schooled in Africa by her scientist parents. When her family moves back to the suburbs of Illinois, Cady finally gets to e...

Director : Mark Waters
Cast : Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, Acey Chabert, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Tim Meadows

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

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

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

Doubt (2008)
PG-13 Drama Mystery Suspense Psychological Based on a Play
Abuse, Psychological Sexual Harassment, Male Repression Sociopathy Scapegoat Identity Glaucoma Single Parenting Abuse, Sex Abuse,Child Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Vision Abuse, Physical

It's 1964 at St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx, New York. Father Flynn, the new and popular priest is trying to bend the school's strict customs...

Director : John Patrick Shanley
Cast : Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

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

Flipped (2010)
PG Comedy Drama Romance Senior Interest Coming of Age Inspirational
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Depression, Clinical Abuse, Emotional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Abuse, Verbal Down’s Syndrome

Juli Baker devoutly believes in the sanctity of trees, the eggs she collects from her backyard flock of chickens and that, someday, she'll kiss Bryce ...

Director : Rob Reiner
Cast : Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Rebecca De Mornay, Anthony Edwards

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 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

This Property Is Condemned (1966)
UNRATED Drama Romance Historical Fiction
Abuse, Psychological Arranged Marriage Promiscuity Delusional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Depression, Chronic Asocial Behavior Abuse,Child Prostitution Tuberculosis Abuse, Emotional

Alva Starr is the main attraction at her Mama Hazel's boarding house of prostitution. With loving authority figure Alva is used to her role, yet she ...

Director : Sydney Pollack
Cast : Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson, Kate Reid, Mary Badham, Robert Blake, Dabney Coleman

Carrie (1976)
R Horror Thriller Satire
Abuse, Psychological Insanity Delusional Abuse, Physical Androphobia Rape Psychosis Single Parenting Abuse,Child Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Abuse, Emotional

Carrie is a sensitive, shy seventeen-year old girl who lives with her child abusing, religiously crazed mother in a small,white house on the edge of t...

Director : Brian De Palma
Cast : Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, Betty Buckley, William Katt, John Travolta, Nancy Allen

American Beauty (1999)
R Drama Fantasy Romance Satire
Substance Abuse Abuse, Psychological Enabling Delusional Sexual Dissatisfaction Narcissistic Personality Disorder Insecurity Genetically Predisposed Abuse, Emotional Adultery Abuse, Verbal Promiscuity Insanity Depression, Situational Suicide Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Depression, Situational Abuse,Child Mental Health Facilities Depression, Clinical Voyeurism

Lester and Carolyn Burnham believe that they present themselves as the perfect husband and wife, in a perfect house to their neighbors. To themselves ...

Director : Sam Mendes
Cast : Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

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

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
NOT RATED Drama Historical Fiction Based On Novel
Addiction, Substance Social Anxiety Disorder Abuse, Psychological Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Sexual Harassment, Male Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Schizoid Personality Disorder Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal

During the Great Depression in the 1930's Scout and her older brother Jem live in racially divided Maycomb, Alabama. Having lost their mother young, t...

Director : Robert Mulligan
Cast : Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Philip Alford, Robert Duall, Brock Peters, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

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

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

Things That Hang from Trees (2006)
R Drama
Abuse, Psychological Promiscuity Abuse, Physical Domestic Violence Single Parenting Abuse,Child Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Asthma Alcoholism Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal

In 1969 Saint Augustine, Florida eight-year-old Tommy, incorrectly viewed as developmentally delayed by the locals, lives alone with his promiscuous m...

Director : Ido Mizrahy
Cast : Deborah Kay Unger, Peter Gerety, Laila Robins, Daniel Von Bargen

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

Kinsey (2004)
R Drama 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

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,

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,

Rio Bravo (1959)
N/A Action Drama Romance Western Music
Alcoholism Gifted and Talented 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

Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Drama Romance Dark Comedy Based On Novel
Death of Spouse Abuse, Psychological Enabling Bipolar Disorder Asthma Alcoholism Insecurity Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Cancer Adultery Suicidal Death of Parent Stroke Depression, Situational Suicide Schizophrenia Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Survivor Guilt Kleptomania/Shoplifting Depression, Clinical

From 1980 to 2005 the inhabitants of a small town in Maine face a number of mental health challenges. Their actions are seen through the harsh, hurt e...

Director : N/A
Cast : Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Zoe Kazan, Rosemarie DeWitt, Bill Murray, Ken Cheeseman, Ann Dowd

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

Waitress (2007)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Inspirational
Abuse, Emotional Adultery Abuse, Verbal Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Unexpected Pregnancy Single Parenting Depression, Chronic Body Image

Jenna is unhappily married and squirreling away money in the small southern town where she lives with her possessive, immature husband, Earl. She work...

Director : Adrienne Shelly
Cast : Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Jeremy Sisto, Adrienne Shelly, Andy Griffith, Eddie Jemison, Lew Temple

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

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

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

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

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

Mystic River (2003)
R Crime Drama Mystery Suspense
Death of Spouse Abuse, Psychological Death, Sudden Death of Parent Death of Child Abuse, Sex Abuse,Child Developmental Delays Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Marital Separation Abuse, Emotional

In the summer of 1975 in a blue collar boston neighborhood, Dave, Jimmy and Sean are playing on the sidewalk when Dave gets pulled into a car and driv...

Director : Clint Eastwood
Cast : Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Laura Linney, Marcia Gay Harden

Real Women Have Curves (2002)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Coming of Age
Abuse, Emotional Virginity, Female Abuse, Verbal Weight Challenged Body Image Scapegoat Identity Menopause

This is the story of Ana, an ambitious forward thinking first generation Mexican-American teenager, trapped by her mother's attitudes in Latino East L...

Director : Patricia Cardoso
Cast : America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez

Mulholland Drive (2001)
R Avant-Garde Drama Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Dark Comedy Erotica Psychological
Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Retrograde Amnesia

A bright-eyed hopeful young actress arrives in Hollywood ready to be the next star. Instead, she's ensnared in a complex conspiracy involving a woman ...

Director : David Lynch
Cast : Naomi Watts, Jeanne Bates, Dan Birnbaum, Laura Harring

The Grifters (1990)
R Action Crime Drama Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Psychological
Abuse, Psychological Delusional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Psychopathy Asocial Behavior Addiction, Gambling Abuse,Child Prostitution Abuse, Emotional Incest Kidney Condition Insanity Unexpected Pregnancy Kleptomania/Shoplifting

In Los Angeles, Roy, a twenty-four-year old grifter independent since he was sixteen and posing as a salesman, receives a smashed kidney by an angry b...

Director : Stephen Frears
Cast : Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, J.T. Walsh, Pat Hingle, Sandy Baron,

Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
R Crime Drama Thriller
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Laura and Martin have been married for four years and from the outside, appear to be a perfect, successful couple. The reality, however, is very diffe...

Director : Joseph Ruben
Cast : Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence

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

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

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

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

Casino (1995)
R Crime Drama Biography Based on True Events
Addiction, Substance Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Verbal Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Abuse, Physical Domestic Violence Narcissistic Personality Disorder Abuse,Child Prostitution Abuse, Emotional

In early-1970's, low-level mobster Sam "Ace" Rothstein is flattered when he's chosen by his mobster bosses to head the Tangiers Casino in Las Vegas. A...

Director : Martin Scorsese
Cast : Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

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

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