The Burning Bed (1984)
An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there’s not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
Director: Robert Greenwald
Writers: Rose Leiman Goldemberg (teleplay), Faith McNulty (book)
Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur