Domestic Disturbance (2001)



Critic Consensus: Well-made but extremely predictable, Domestic Disturbance is an average thriller that may work better on TV.

Movie Info

John Travolta stars in this thriller as divorced husband and father Frank Morrison, a boat builder concerned about his son Danny (Matthew O'Leary), a troubled 11-year-old who has shown a tendency to lie since his parents broke up. When his ex-wife Susan (Teri Polo) announces that she's getting remarried to Rick Barnes (Vince Vaughn), a recent arrival in town and a popular, wealthy philanthropist, Frank struggles with jealousy but feels that Rick might be a stabilizing influence for his son. When … More

Rating: PG-13 (for violence, brief sexuality and language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Lewis Colick
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 16, 2002
Box Office: $44.4M
Paramount Pictures - Official Site


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as Ray Coleman

as Sgt. Edgar Stevens

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as Coach Mark

as Don Patterson

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as Police Technician

as Bob Lerner

as Bartender

as Conroy's Waitress

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as TV Reporter

as Wedding Band Leader

as Wedding Band Member

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Critic Reviews for Domestic Disturbance

All Critics (119) | Top Critics (33)

At least it's not Battlefield: Earth II.

Full Review… | November 28, 2001
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
Top Critic

It's dire, unimaginative silliness.

Full Review… | November 6, 2001
Village Voice
Top Critic

Movies like Domestic Disturbance leave me dispirited. There's nothing likable, exciting, or intriguing about them.

Full Review… | November 4, 2001
Top Critic

It's big and dumb, all right -- the sort of thing you'd like to shoot with an elephant gun to put out of its misery.

Full Review… | November 3, 2001
Top Critic

Dark, suspenseful thriller has mature themes, profanity.

Full Review… | November 25, 2014
Common Sense Media

In a movie that casts as Vince Vaughn as its primary psychotic villain, it becomes plainly obvious that the studios just aren't even trying.

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

Audience Reviews for Domestic Disturbance

Quite dull for a thriller and lacking in storyline. I would be seriously annoyed if I paid money to see this at the cinema instead of watching it on tv.
Looks cheaply made like a tv movie, except I have seen more entertaining tv movies. Why Vince Vaugh's character is a psycho is never explained (or it was but I was asleep through boredom in that bit). Pile of wishy washy characters I couldn't care less about.

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer


Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer


Surprisingly good, a little predictable in places but a pretty good Thriller.

I do prefer Vince Vaughns more serious roles and think in this case he made a good bad guyl.

Easy watching, enjoyable and entertaining.

Lady D'arbanville

Super Reviewer

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