Secretary

Movie • 2002 • Comedy  

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A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.
This movie contains 20 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Unhinged.but.handsome
There's a dog in a scene around 38:00
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Unanswered Triggers
Is an animal abandoned?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Is there body horror?
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Is there misophonia?
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Are there transphobic slurs?
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Unhinged.but.handsome
Not toward his children. Just the mom

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Is there on-screen pooping?
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Abandonment
Is a child abandoned by a parent?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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beamjeem
the father abuses the mother while drunk, pushes her over etc
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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AliciaF
The father's struggle with alcohol addiction is a theme throughout but especially at the beginning
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overturezzzmedia
The main character’s father is a violent alcoholic (who later goes through recovery)
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Animal
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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vanawesome
A worm is shown alive. Later, dead and dried
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Are animals abused?
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vanawesome
There are humane mouse traps - you see a mouse released from one
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there alligators/crocodiles??
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Are there snakes?
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Are there sharks?
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Are there bugs?
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vanawesome
Worm, and later a dead cockroach
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Assault
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Unhinged.but.handsome
Pushed
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Is there pedophilia?
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Is someone held under water?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is someone beaten up by a bully?
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overturezzzmedia
Consensual BDSM restraints
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CanadianMadeline
there is a non consensual BDSM spanking scene, could definitely be triggering
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AliciaF
The main character fully consents to having sex with a side character, but doesn't really enjoy it.
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Bodily Harm
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vanawesome
Self-harm is central to the plot in the first half off the movie - mostly in the form of cutting. You don't see many close-ups.
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AliciaF
No, only heavy breathing (due to being out of breath)
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there amputation?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
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Is there a hanging?
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Does someone asphyxiate?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone become unconscious?
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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Does someone fall down stairs?
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Does someone fall to their death?
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
Is an infant abducted?
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Does a kid die?
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Death
Does someone sacrifice themselves?
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Does a major character die?
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AliciaF
The main character kills a worm (implied offscreen)
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Does someone die?
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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Drugs/Alcohol
Does someone overdose?
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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bigtallray
in the form of spanking and bdsm, no vanilla sexual contact
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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Are there razors?
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES® (1-800-DONTCUT)
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Scenes in a bathtub
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Gross
Does someone wet/soil themselves?
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Does someone vomit?
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Dad is drunk at wedding in very beginning of movie. Says he’s not feeling good after hugging daughter, girlfriend was instantly triggered and had to stop watching….
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
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Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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vanawesome
Yes, on plants. Not on people.
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AliciaF
In one of the first scenes, the main character is talking to a therapist outside a mental institution she'd stayed at. We don't see the inside
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CanadianMadeline
alcoholic father ends up hospitalized, she visits him
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
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vanawesome
It's central to the plot in the first half of the film
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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overturezzzmedia
Character occasionally limits her eating to portions directed by her dominant as part of their sexual play/BDSM lifestyle (I.e. she eats four peas, a tablespoon of mashed potatoes, a slice of butter, and ice-cream for dinner)
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Noxious
Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
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overturezzzmedia
Movie ends with main character looking at camera
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Are there babies or unborn children?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Are there n-words?
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Relationships
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overturezzzmedia
Their is an age gap between the two leads, although the size is unclear
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Sex
Is there sexual content?
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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overturezzzmedia
Full frontal female nudity
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Is there bestiality?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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Sexism
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Sickness
Does someone have a stroke?
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Social
Is someone homeless?
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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Is there gun violence?
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