Movies about Anger

Anger Issues: Most Recommended Movie List

The history of movies is littered with characters possessing anger issues or problems with impulse control. Generally these characters either see the error of their ways or face the consequences of their actions. We’ve compiled a list of Anger Issues movies that we feel are representative of such a cross section. Click on the movie poster thumbnail, or movie title, to learn more and a chance to purchase as well.

The Karate Kid

Starring Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita and Elisabeth Shue
Directed by John G. Avildsen

Released in 1984


Starring Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott and Nick Nolte
Directed by Ang Lee

Released in 2003


Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal and Sandy Dennis
Directed by Mike Nichols

Released in 1966


Clean and Sober

Starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell and Chris Elliott
Directed by Harold Ramis

Released in 1993


Raging Bull

Starring Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty and Joe Pesci
Directed by Martin Scorsese

Released in 1980


Inside Out

Starring the Voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader and Lewis Black
Directed by Pete Docter and Ronnie Del Carmen

Released in 2015

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