Keyword self-destruction Movies

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 8.0

1975 Drama

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Mildred Ratched.

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Alien 7.5

1979 Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet…

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Point Break 6.6

1991 Action, Thriller, Crime

In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of…

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The Hours 6.7

2002 Drama

"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and…

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Betty Blue 7.4

1986 Drama, Romance

Betty Blue, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg, a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate…

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The Captive 3.8

2000 Music, Drama, Romance

An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love.

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The Deep Blue Sea 5.4

2011 Drama, Romance

The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.

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The Vicious Kind 6.2

2009 Comedy, Drama

A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.

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Feast II: Sloppy Seconds 5.1

2008 Action, Comedy, Horror

The monsters have made it into a small neighboring town in the middle of nowhere and the locals have to band with the survivors of the bar' slaughter to figure out how to survive.

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Jezebel 5.8

1938 Drama, Romance

Spoiled, strong-willed New Orleans belle Julie Marsden (Bette Davis) is engaged to banker Preston 'Pres' Dillard (Henry Fonda). In retaliation for Pres refusing to drop his work and accompany her while she shops…

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Less Than Zero 5.9

1987 Drama, Crime, Romance

A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.

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Tales of Ordinary Madness 6.1

1981 Drama

Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.

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The Exterminating Angels 4.5

2006 Drama, Fantasy

François, a French director, is conducting a rather unorthodox casting. He tries to understand how women desire and especially how they get pleasure. But by getting too close to their fire, he hasn’t sensed the…

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Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) 7.2

2010 Documentary, Music

The documentary explores the enigmatic life and music of Harry Nilsson in an attempt to answer the question, "Who is Harry Nilsson?" The film includes new and archive audio and film including interviews with Robin…

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The Insomniac 0.0

2013 Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller

After someone breaks into John Figg's home and takes all of his material and sentimental possessions, he develops a severe case of insomnia and learns that the people around him are not as trustworthy as they appear…

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Nancy, Please 6.8

2012 Drama

NANCY, PLEASE tells the story of Paul Brawley, a gifted PhD candidate at Yale University. Paul has just moved into an apartment with his pragmatic girlfriend, Jen, and is struggling to complete his dissertation…

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Janie Jones 6.6

2010 Drama, Music

A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.

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Of Human Bondage 6.0

1946 Romance, Drama

A medical student with a club foot falls for a beautiful but ambitious waitress. She soon leaves him, but gets pregnant and comes back to him for help.

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Chaos 5.5

2006 Drama, Foreign

The movie is about three brothers and a sister. The brothers include a would-be tough guy thug, a sleazy lawyer and an anarchist. The anarchist and the sister (Maria Strzelecka) have a thing for each other that…

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Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes 3.0

1999 Documentary

Friends, enemies, acquaintances, and family of porn star John Holmes recall their experiences with him, from his childhood to his eventual death from AIDS in 1988.

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