Most Popular Abusive Stepfather Movies and TV Shows
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1. Serenity (2019)
R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A fishing boat captain juggles facing his mysterious past and finding himself ensnared in a reality where nothing is what it seems.
Votes: 28,524 | Gross: $8.55M
2. RocknRolla (2008)
R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its more established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged-out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million-dollar prize fall into... See full summary »
Votes: 224,700 | Gross: $5.69M
4. This Boy's Life (1993)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The story about the relationship between a rebellious 1950s teenager and his abusive stepfather, based on the memoirs of writer and literature Professor Tobias Wolff.
Votes: 44,087 | Gross: $4.10M
6. The Book of Henry (2017)
PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather.
Votes: 21,702 | Gross: $4.22M
7. The Amityville Horror (2005)
R | 90 min | Horror
Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.
Votes: 101,512 | Gross: $65.23M
8. The Stepfather (2009)
PG-13 | 101 min | Crime, Thriller
Michael Harding (Penn Badgely) returns home from military school to find his mother Susan (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, he becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand.
Votes: 29,209 | Gross: $29.06M
9. Maps to the Stars (2014)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Votes: 36,017 | Gross: $0.35M
10. The Voices (2014)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A likable guy pursues his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets, but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date.
11. The Curse (1987)
R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
When a meteorite lands near his family farm during a storm in Tennessee, the son of a struggling farmer believes it's connected to strange plague-like events afflicting the crops, the farm animals and even the family themeselves.
Votes: 2,471 | Gross: $1.93M
13. October Sky (1999)
PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
Votes: 77,619 | Gross: $32.48M
14. The Flowers of War (2011)
R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance
An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Votes: 46,980 | Gross: $0.01M
16. Pet Sematary II (1992)
R | 100 min | Fantasy, Horror
A teenage boy and his father move to his recently-deceased mother's hometown, where they encounter the ancient Native American cemetery with the power to raise the dead.
Votes: 18,274 | Gross: $17.09M
18. Transamerica (2005)
R | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A preoperative transgender woman takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York.
Votes: 39,464 | Gross: $9.02M
19. Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993)
R | 96 min | Horror
Lovecraft visualizes 3 stories in Necronomicon: The Drowned, The Cold and Whispers, about bringing a dead wife and child back to life, extending life and aliens.
21. My Soul to Take (2010)
R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Votes: 18,946 | Gross: $14.64M
23. Sweet Sixteen (I) (2002)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Votes: 12,406 | Gross: $0.03M
24. Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A city girl teams up with a tomboy to solve the mystery of Bear Mountain, Molly Morgan, and the buried treasure as well as learn about true friendships.
Votes: 3,920 | Gross: $6.03M
26. Scream for Help (1984)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Crime
A teenaged girl discovers that her stepfather is trying to murder her and her mother, but when she tells people, no one will believe her.
28. A Girl at My Door (2014)
119 min | Drama
Young-nam was a promising graduate of the police academy before she was transferred to the small seaside village, as a result of misconduct. On her first day in the village, she encounters ... See full summary »
29. All the Little Animals (1998)
R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Bobby Platt (Christian Bale) is a mentally slow young man who escapes an abusive, hateful stepfather who has killed his pets one by one. To save himself, Bobby runs away and meets a strange... See full summary »
Votes: 2,550 | Gross: $0.03M
32. The Insect Woman (1963)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama
Life story of a woman born in poverty trying to succeed. Through her many schemes, she faces her ups and downs in a cyclical nature, fueled mostly by self-interest.
33. The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008)
Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the ... See full summary »
36. Chiquititas (1995–2001)
60 min | Musical, Family, Comedy
The lives of a group of orphans that live at the manor known as Rincón De Luz are touched and changed by a sweet-hearted, dedicated young woman.
37. Our Mother's Murder (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
Fact-based true crime story about the murder of publishing heiress Anne Scripps Douglas who, in 1989, married a young hunk who eventually killed her.
38. Devil's Diary (2007 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When two friends, Dominique and Ursula, uncover an ancient book in a graveyard one night, they discover that the book has the supernatural power to grant any evil desire written within it. ... See full summary »
39. The Flower of Evil (2003)
R | 104 min | Drama
Three generations of a wealthy Bordeaux family are caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for mayor, thanks to a political pamphlet that revives an old murder scandal.
Votes: 2,885 | Gross: $0.18M
40. Up Against Amanda (2000)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
After childhood abuse by her step-father and eight years in a juvenile psychiatric lockup, Amanda Lear is released. Her shrink is also her lover, who surreptitiously pays her rent on a nice... See full summary »
41. Just, Melvin: Just Evil (2000)
96 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the director James Ronald Whitney's family history of incest spanning at least three generations and the devastating consequences that include drug abuse and alcoholism.
42. Touchless (2013)
72 min | Drama, Thriller
Jolana (18) is an object of her stepfather's desire. She is unable to cope, especially when her own mother turns a blind eye. Those events are heavily paid for when she finds herself ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Music
Two young men shoot themselves in a churchyard. Ray Belknap dies; James Vance - severely disfigured - survives. Their parents take heavy-metal icons Judas Priest to court, claiming the band... See full summary »
46. Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007 Video)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A film based on the notorious mass killer Richard Speck, who systematically tortured, raped and murdered a group of student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
47. Runaways (2003)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance
Runaways is Steve Moore's story. He's sixteen and lives with his younger sister, mother Cheryl and her boyfriend John, in a modest house in Bakersfield, California. An abusive and often ... See full summary »
48. Vanessa (2007 Video)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama
A young abuse victim runs away from home, eventually resorting to prostitution as a means of supporting herself while praying for the miracle that will steer her away from suicide and help ... See full summary »
50. Sinful (2006 Video)
R | 73 min | Drama, Thriller
An unhappily married young woman plots to steal the unborn baby of her single and pregnant next door neighbor by befriending her and waiting for the right time to act.