Punch-Drunk Love (2002) is a romantic drama written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson about Barry Egan (Adam Sandler), a man who grew-up being bullied by his sisters and is still tormented by them as an adult until a series of events, that includes falling in love, leads him to stand up for himself like never before.
Everyone needs someone to love who will love them back.
Barry: “I have so much strength in me. You have no idea. I have a love in my life. It makes me stronger than anything you can imagine.”
- Punch Drunk Love: The Budding of an Auteur (sensesofcinema.com)