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, suspense, scary and psychological films and TV shows about / with domestic disturbance, danger, family problems, murder, violence, deadly, family relations, death, nudity (full frontal - brief) and chase plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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domestic disturbance movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as domestic disturbance: Orphan (2009), Sleep Tight (2011), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), A Haunted House (2013), The Amityville Horror (2005), Flowers in the Attic (2014), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), The Haunting (1999), Aurore (2005), The Uninvited Guest (2004).

List of domestic disturbance movies

 7.0
 217K
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, psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, killer child, female psychopath, mysterious character, family in danger, parents and children, insanity, murder, murderer, family problems, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
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 7.2
 43K
Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: stalking, home invasion, obsession, apartment building, maniac, domestic disturbance, caretaker, sleeping, woman in danger, concierge, blackmail, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
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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, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, nanny, vengeance, female psychopath, psychopath, family in danger, sexual abuse, asthma, suicide, domestic disturbance, home invasion, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington state, san francisco, new york, usa
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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: parody, not serious, humorous, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, found footage, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, stupidity, supernatural, couple relations, disorder, surveillance, farce, satire ...
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, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, paranormal activity, family in danger, domestic disturbance, family relations, parents and children, family problems, insanity, death ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
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Flowers in the Attic (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Story: After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister incest, attic, incest, brother sister sex, incestuous sex, abusive mother, mansion, child abuse, locked in a room, captive, violent woman, corporal punishment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: virginia
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Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, violent husband, domestic violence, woman in danger, starting over, obsessive love, psychopath, dangerous attraction, on the run, haunted by the past, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: iowa, boston, usa, san francisco
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 5.0
 76K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil, supernatural, psychology, insomnia, survival, domestic disturbance, delusion, research, destiny, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.3
 2K
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, art house, bleak
Plot: stepmother, stepdaughter, domestic disturbance, child abuse, life is a bitch, society, family relations, parents and children, hidden truth, physical abuse, court, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: quebec, canada
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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, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: intruder, crimes, domestic disturbance, paranoia, mystery, missing person, family problems, home invasion, hearing voices, loneliness, haunted house, hunting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 76K
Dark Skies (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing ...
Style: scary, serious, twist ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, alien, alien abduction, disorder, paranormal activity, family in danger, parents and children, evil alien, child abduction, bird, abduction, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 65K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, home invasion, psychopath, trap, homicidal maniac, maniac, deathtrap, violence, held captive, massacre, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 6.5
 99K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, survival, masked killer, murder, deathtrap, massacre, crimes, confined, parents and children, gang, family relations, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
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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: bleak, suspenseful, tense, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted house, domestic disturbance, family in danger, survival, family problems, escapades, village, found footage, father daughter relationship, home invasion, painting, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, contemporary
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: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: crimes, parents and children, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, alcohol abuse, family problems, domestic disturbance, siblings relations, child abuse, serial killer, bad mother, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Are We Done Yet? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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: entertaining, humorous, funny, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: renovation, family, african american, contractor, kids and family, family relations, suburbs, family life, domestic disturbance, house, family problems, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.7
 44K
Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: domestic violence, violent husband, self defense, violence against women, abusive husband, abusive relationship, strong female character, stalking, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, obsessive love, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, seattle, los angeles
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 7.2
 95K
Dogtooth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, sexy, art house ...
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, brother sister incest, child abuse, isolated house, overprotective father, sexual awakening, explicit sex, brother sister sex, perversion, sex, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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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: serious, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: life turned upside down, mysterious character, social differences, couples, couple relations, hopes, starting over, family problems, human nature, domestic disturbance, earthquake, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: haiti, africa
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 5.5
 4K
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, uncover truth, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, murder, abuse, graphic violence, lesbian sex, lesbian, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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House in the Alley (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Until they lose their baby to a miscarriage, a young couple were happily settling into their new life in their spacious home. After the tragedy, Thao is inconsolable and won't let her baby's body leave the house. Normal life eludes her as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, isolation, family problems, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, death in the family, starting over, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.6
 93
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: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, life is a bitch, youth, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, family life, social decay, curses spells and rituals, redemption, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas, malibu california
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 5.7
 513
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, serious ...
Plot: murder, premonition, family in danger, life is a bitch, supernatural, isolation, domestic disturbance, serial killer, disability, family relations, family problems, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
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 3.7
 139
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, rough, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural ability, amateur detective, crimes, domestic disturbance, family problems, afterlife, missing child, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.5
 6K
The Echo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bobby Reynolds is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: ghost, ex convict, riddles and clues, supernatural, family problems, parents and children, domestic disturbance, grudge, curses spells and rituals, paranormal, domestic violence, auto mechanic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 5.2
 1K
The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense
Plot: mystery, supernatural, couples, murder, domestic disturbance, golden years, supernatural ability, pregnancy, disappearance, young couple, neighbor, old man ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Aggression Scale (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When out-on-bail mob boss Bellavance discovers that $500,000 of his money is missing, he sends four hardcore hit men to send a "loud and messy" message to the suspected thieves' families. But when the killers invade the Rutledge home, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: home invasion, murder, heroes, domestic disturbance, young heroes, rivalry, youth, deathtrap, embezzlement, family in danger, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous
Plot: family relations, farce, battle of the sexes, breakup, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, lifestyle, nothing goes right, destructive relationship, couples, family problems, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, clever, suspense ...
Plot: blindness, home invasion, heroin, murder, disability, blind woman, surveillance, doll, crimes, drug dealing, panic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, montreal
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 5.3
 44K
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, suspenseful, intense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, betrayal, hostage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, robbery, masked man, dishonesty, parents and children, infidelity, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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