Domestic Disturbance

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

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Frank Morrison (John Travolta) no longer lives with his ex-wife, Susan (Teri Polo), and 12-year-old son, Danny (Matt O'Leary). Susan and Danny now live with Rick Barnes (Vince Vaughn), Susan's new husband. Danny, who has a reputation for telling lies, has accused his stepfather of committing a murder. But Frank is the only one who believes him. Now the father Danny trusts must protect him from the stepfather he fears.

Cast

John Travolta
as Frank Morrison
Vince Vaughn
as Rick Barnes
Matt O'Leary
as Danny Morrison
Teri Polo
as Susan Morrison Barnes
Steve Buscemi
as Ray Coleman
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
as Sgt. Edgar Stevens
Chris Ellis
as Det. Warren
Debra Mooney
as Theresa
Leland L. Jones
as Coach Mark
William Parry
as Don Patterson
Suzanne Nystrom
as Wedding Coordinator
George Christy
as Wedding Photographer
Tait Ruppert
as Wedding Guest
Darryl Warren
as Walter Ward
Holmes Osborne
as Shady Tree Motel Clerk
Zack Hanner
as Police Technician
Jim Meskimen
as Bob Lerner
Steve Roberts
as Bartender
Sara Graves
as Conroy's Waitress
Vipin Patel
as Crestview Motel Manager
Patt Noday
as TV Reporter
Benton Hill Jr.
as Wedding Band Leader
Vince Beard
as Wedding Band Member
Leroy Harper
as Wedding Band Member
Brad LLoyd
as Wedding Band Member
Brad Merritt
as Wedding Band Member
Marc Siegel
as Wedding Band Member
Vince Stout
as Wedding Band Member
Lee Venters
as Wedding Band Member
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Critic Reviews for Domestic Disturbance

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Audience Reviews for Domestic Disturbance

  • Aug 24, 2012
    Domestic Disturbance was an odd film when it was released. On one hand it's full of star power, character actors and a filmmaker who is at home with these thrillers. On the other hand the trailer showed many scenes that were cut out that looked to improve the depth of the film. The film as it was released is a mess and offers very little to recommend it. There was clearly issues in post productions and they cut the film down to the current running time. This needed to be longer and it's odd they chose to cut the film down when the audience was going to be that older market. This is an empty film that is only passable thanks to the cast but there's nothing special on offer here. Travolta had only resurrected his career with the defining Pulp Fiction and he was already diving on these films that offered very little character work. 20/07/2020
    Brendan O Super Reviewer
  • Jun 18, 2012
    "Domestic Disturbance" is the result of uninspired direction, a generic script, and awkward editing. Virtually every scene or line has been used a thousand times before in other less notable movies, so to call it 'predictable' would be a massive understatement; you need only watch the film's first ten minutes to know exactly how it ends and the steps that it takes to get there. John Travolta turns in a watchable performance, but the rest of the cast is below average. Vince Vaughn is horrifically miscast, and any scene where he's supposed to be intimidating or scary is pure comedy.
    Stephen E Super Reviewer
  • Apr 22, 2011
    A suspense thriller about a divorced boat-builder Frank Morrison (John Travolta) living in a seaside town who is hoping to get along with his ex-wife's new husband, but his pre-teen son who is having trouble coping with his mother's second marriage to the creepy Rick Barnes (Vince Vaughn) convinces him that the new hubby is bad news when he accidentally witnesses Rick murder a co-hort (Steve Buscemi) in cold blood and incinerate him, leaving virtually no evidence. Sadly, because the lad has a reputation as a habitual liar, no-one believes him least of all his mother (Teri Polo) who doesn't realize that her new hubby is torturing her child under her own roof in an effort to keep him silent and now it is up to his recovering alcoholic, good old dad to come to the rescue. Although the script was somewhat predictable it kept my attention throughout and Vince Vaughn pulls off the bad guy role reasonably well.
    Deb S Super Reviewer
  • May 17, 2009
    For being PG13, it was still pretty creepy. The boy did a really good job, and Travolta was awesome as always. It was weird seeing Vince in a serious role though!
    Erin C Super Reviewer

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