Keyword: custody battle

JCVD

JCVD (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/06/2008
Movie hero Jean-Claude Van Damme finds himself out of money, fighting for custody of his daughter and losing every good action role to Steven Seagal. In an attempt to escape, the aging star walks away from his shrinking spotlight and returns home to his native Brussels. But when he is thrown into a real-life hostage situation, everyone sees a side of Van Damme they've never seen before as he...
Mrs. Doubtfire

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/23/1993
An out of work voice-over actor and his wife get divorced, with the wife gaining custody of the three children. Unhappy with the alotted time given him to spend with the kids, the father dresses up as an old lady and gets a job as the kids' nanny.
Next Best Thing

The Next Best Thing (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 03/02/2000
Abbie Reynolds is a Los Angeles yoga instructor who is approaching 40 and has been burned by too many past relationships. Robbie Whitaker is a gay, aging Hollywood playboy who works as a gardener and has become Abbie's best friend. Their relationship takes a different turn when, after the funeral of a mutual friend who has died of AIDS, Abbie and Robbie get rip-roaring drunk and end up in bed...

Black and White (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Attorney Elliot Anderson is widowed after the car-crash death of his wife. Elliot has raised his bi-racial granddaughter, Eloise, since his daughter died in childbirth. As he struggles with his grief, Elliot's world is turned upside-down when the child's African American grandmother Rowena demands that Eloise be brought under the care of her father Reggie, a drug addict who Elliot blames for the...
Hollow Reed

The Hollow Reed (1997)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 04/17/1997
Based on true events, a gothic horror story of a gay man, Martyn, who fights his ex-wife in a no-win battle to get custody of his young son, Oliver. The battle begins once Martyn's worst suspicians are confirmed that the reticent Oliver is, indeed, being abused by his own mother's seemingly respectable live-in boyfriend.
Brood

The Brood (1979)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 05/24/1979
Frank Carveth and his ex-wife Nola are locked in a brutal custody battle over their daughter. Nola seeks therapy from Dr. Raglan, whose controversial practices include Psychoplasmics, a treatment that encourages patients to give form to their inner conflicts and anger. As the fragile Nola digs ever deeper into her own psyche, she births to a series of mutant, homicidal 'children' that carry on...
Kramer vs. Kramer

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Rated: PG Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/18/1979
Returning home late from work one night, a career-obsessed Ted Kramer is told by his wife, Joanna, that she is leaving him. After a lifetime of being "somebody's wife," she's going off to find herself, leaving Ted to care for their six-year-old son. Ted, while trying to hold down his job, gets to really know his son as few fathers do: cooking his meals, taking him to the park, understanding...
Ladybird, Ladybird

Ladybird, Ladybird (1994)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 12/08/1994
A young woman fights the British bureaucracy to keep her family--four children by four different men--intact.
For Ellen

For Ellen (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 09/04/2012
Aspiring rock star Joby Taylor has wanted nothing more than to "make it," having flirted with fame but never crossed over into true success. In the midst of a low period in his life, he agrees to sign divorce papers with his estranged wife in order to see money from the sale of their home, only to discover that by signing the papers, he will forfeit custody of his six-year-old daughter, Ellen...
Good Mother

The Good Mother (1988)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 11/03/1988
A recently divorced woman faces problems when her attention becomes divided between her young daughter and a new man in her life.
Instructions Not Included

Instructions Not Included (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 08/29/2013
Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy-until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and takes off without a trace. Valentin leaves Mexico for Los Angeles to find the baby's mother, but only ends up finding a new home for himself and his newfound daughter, Maggie. An unlikely father figure, Valentin raises Maggie for six years, while also establishing himself as one of Hollywood's top...
Good Father

The Good Father (1987)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 02/10/1987

Melanie (1982)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 12/31/1982
Rupture

La Rupture (1969)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 11/29/1969
A recently divorced woman must defend herself against the diabolical schemes of a ruthless operative bent on destroying her reputation.
Let's Dance

Let's Dance (1949)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 11/29/1949
Careful, He Might Hear You

Careful, He Might Hear You (1982)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 12/31/1982
Piano in a Factory

The Piano in a Factory (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2009
Steelworker Chen has a passion for music and plays the accordion in a local band. When his estranged wife returns one day after years of absence, she demands a divorce and sole custody of their daughter. Chen does not mind getting a divorce but he cannot bear to be separated from his daughter. When asked if she would rather stay with her father or go with her mother, the girl gives a practical yet...
Last Woman

The Last Woman (1975)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 11/29/1975
No puedo vivir sin ti

No puedo vivir sin ti (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/30/2009
About a father who is in danger of losing his daughter because of his life as a vagrant.
One Potato, Two Potato

One Potato, Two Potato (1963)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 12/31/1963
When her husband leaves her, a white mid-western woman remarries a black man. But when her ex-husband returns, he fights her for custody of their children.