Domestic disturbance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant domestic disturbance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary, psychological and tense films and TV shows about / with domestic disturbance, family problems, danger, family relations, murder, deadly, parents and children, death, dysfunctional family and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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domestic disturbance movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as domestic disturbance: Sleep Tight (2011), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), A Haunted House (2013), The Amityville Horror (2005), Flowers in the Attic (2014), The Haunting (1999), Aurore (2005), The Uninvited Guest (2004), The Silent House (2010), The Afflicted (2011).

List of domestic disturbance movies

 7.2
 38K
Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Apartment concierge Cesar is a miserable person who believes he was born without the ability to be happy. As a result, he decides his mission is to make life hell for everyone around him. A majority of the tenants are easy to agitate, but Clara ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, domestic disturbance, obsession, apartment building, home invasion, blackmail, concierge, caretaker, downfall, unlikely criminals, double life, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, asthma, danger, family in danger, domestic disturbance, loss of child, psychopath, child, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: not serious, humorous, ridiculous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, danger, domestic disturbance, couple relations, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, imaginary, stupidity, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, family relations, parents and children, family problems, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
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Flowers in the Attic (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.
Style: sadistic, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: brother sister incest, abusive mother, attic, incest, locked in a room, domestic disturbance, captive, family relations, parents and children, mansion, life is a bitch, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: virginia
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 5.0
 71K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, insomnia, evil, psychology, delusion, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 1K
Aurore (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the sudden death of her mother, Aurore Gagnon is abused by her disturbed step-mother as her town remains in the silence followed by her death. Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: stepmother, domestic disturbance, remarry, life is a bitch, buried truth, family relations, parents and children, society, child abuse, kids in trouble, trial, physical abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: canada, quebec
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The Uninvited Guest (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if ... you let a stranger into your house to use your phone, but while you've been patiently waiting in the kitchen, he just disappears ... or does he? Félix, an architect who has just split up with his girl-friend and inhabits a huge ...
Style: scary, surreal, psychological, psychological thriller, realistic ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, architect, paranoia, family problems, telephone call, voyeurism, intruder, loneliness, hearing voices, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Silent House (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Uruguay
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Laura (Florencia Colucci) and her father Wilson (Gustavo Alonso) arrive at a cottage off the beaten path in order to repair it since its owner (Abel Tripaldi) will soon put the house on sale. They will spend the night there in order to start the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, family in danger, survival, family problems, danger, escapades, village, father daughter relationship, haunted house, plot twist, painting, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: uruguay, latin america
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The Afflicted (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother (imdb.com)
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: child abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, deadly, danger, family problems, crimes, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, beating with a belt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Are We Done Yet? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: family, renovation, family life, domestic disturbance, nothing goes right, family problems, parents and children, house, interracial friendship, african american, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.9
 188K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, serious ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, family problems, family in danger, mysterious character, parents and children, manipulation, female psychopath, murder, deadly, insanity, murderer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
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A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, couples, family problems, domestic disturbance, couple relations, countryside, family in crisis, husband wife relationship, silly humor, crumbling marriage, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Saving Grace B. Jones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a 1950s-era Missouri town the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband's sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, emotional, realistic
Plot: family in danger, redemption, family in crisis, estrangement, couples, family problems, homecoming, disorder, mentally unstable, life turned upside down, family relations, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: missouri, usa
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Murder in Pacot (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Haiti, France, Norway
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, a middle-aged Port-au-Prince couple come face to face with the stark contradictions of Haitian society when they are forced to rent out their villa to a foreign aid worker and his enterprising local ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: social differences, life turned upside down, mysterious character, family problems, couples, danger, starting over, human nature, domestic disturbance, couple relations, hopes, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: haiti
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 5.5
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, crimes, danger, dishonesty, woman in danger, haunted by the past, graphic violence, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, teenager, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family in crisis, redemption, hopes, family problems, domestic disturbance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Home Sweet Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The wife and son of an unemployed, foul-tempered man suffer under ever-worsening domestic violence. One day while his father is taking a nap, the young son decides to take matters into his own hands. In a panic, the wife and son both believe the man ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: family in crisis, disability, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, parents and children, dysfunctional family, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, homecoming, abusive father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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 5.4
 3K
Static (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple facing marital problems after losing their child finds their life together further complicated by a mysterious visitor.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: home invasion, danger, domestic disturbance, couple relations, stalking, deadly, loss of child, husband wife relationship, realtor, novelist, mourning, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.6
 70
Ritual (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young man drops out of college to fix his family when he senses something is terribly wrong at home.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspense, controversial ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, curses spells and rituals, redemption, social decay, family problems, estrangement, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, youth, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california, bahamas
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 6.4
 51K
The Money Pit (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: old house, screwball, romance, family in crisis, couple relations, nothing goes right, chaos, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, danger, unfulfillment, home renovation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, rio de janeiro
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 4.1
 293
Family Demons (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When an abused teenage girl murders her alcoholic mother, the mother's vengeful spirit returns to haunt her. Even in death, the mother is hell bent on denying her daughter her freedom.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, ghost, dysfunctional family, teenage life, deadly, danger, crimes, addiction, woman in danger, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 5.6
 473
Living Hell (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Family is the source of all evil, in this aspiring horror film which traces its descent from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre gore and the atmospheric Hammer films. Chiyo, an old woman and her granddaughter, Yuki, are the sole survivors of a horrendous ...
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, premonition, family in danger, life is a bitch, supernatural, family problems, family relations, disability, isolation, deadly, serial killer, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 90s
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 3.6
 114
Anna's Eve (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the dedicated social worker Anna Liu finds the boy Michael Duncan dreadfully murdered in the kitchen of his house and his mother Eve Duncan missing, she has a nervous breakdown. Eight months later, she is still recovering using pills and living ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: ghost, murder, family in danger, supernatural, custody, afterlife, missing child, family problems, danger, deadly, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.3
 970
The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: mystery, supernatural, couples, murder, deadly, supernatural ability, golden years, domestic disturbance, pregnancy, disappearance, neighbor, young couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The House of Branching Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sort of "Divorce Finnish Style," Mika Kaurismäki's rambunctious comedy, The House of Branching Love , recounts the breakup of a thirty-something professional couple - Juhani, a family therapist, and his wife, Tuula, a successful ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, farce, breakup, battle of the sexes, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, destructive relationship, family problems, couples, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
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 6.8
 3K
Our Children (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young and full of life, Murielle (Emilie Dequenne, Rosetta) has a promising future ahead of her when she meets and falls head over heels for Mounir (Tahar Rahim, A Prophet). A wedding soon follows, and the happy couple quickly set about preparing to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: generosity, children, love, family relations, downfall, family problems, parents and children, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, morocco
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Wait Until Dark (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, psychological, serious ...
Plot: heroin, disability, blindness, murder, search, stabbing, crime, crimes, drug dealing, neighbor, police, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, montreal, montreal quebec
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 5.4
 340
Child of Mine (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An Alberta small-town police chief officially finds no suspect in the bloody stabbing to death of 'working girl' Jane McGill. Her daughters are adopted two years later, trough his friend Alvin, by a London couple who don't qualify yet ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: adoption, murder, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, family problems, family relations, uncover truth, family in danger, parents and children, sister sister relationship, suspicion, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, canada, london
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 5.3
 41K
Trespass (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kyle (Nicolas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen ...
Style: rough, intense, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, betrayal, robbery, danger, dishonesty, crime, infidelity, parents and children, wife husband relationship, masked man, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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