Movies like The Price of a Broken Heart

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The Price of a Broken Heart (1999)
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The Price of a Broken Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a landmark legal battle. A woman (Park Overall) learns that her husband has been having a very open affair with his secretary (Laura Innes) and has promised marriage. The wife sues for divorce and also sues the secretary based on an obscure law on alienation of affection, which was created to protect married couples from homewreckers. This sets a new court room consideration, as the culpability of the other woman must be defended and removes from consideration the fault of the married partners.
Plot: christmas, mistress, courtroom, unfaithful husband, divorce, adultery, parent child relationship, workplace romance, secretary, redheaded woman, wedding anniversary, family man, husband wife relationship, diner, extramarital affair, surprise birthday party, lawsuit, husband wife conflict, job promotion, husband leaves wife, watching news on tv, blowing out candles on a birthday cake, kiss on the lips, caught kissing, dancing couple ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: north carolina

Most similar movies to The Price of a Broken Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about husband wife relationship, adultery, family relations, life is a bitch, infidelity, extramarital affair and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Price of a Broken Heart: Fifteen and Pregnant (1998), Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001), Two Voices (1997), When Andrew Came Home (2000), Too Far to Go (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, teenage life, family in crisis, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, high school, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, obsession, dishonesty, family relations, family problems, couples, addiction, love affair, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Two Voices (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sybil, a housewife with breast cancer has to be subjected to a mastectomy after which will silicone implants. Another woman, Kathleen also uses a breast implant for cosmetic reasons. Sybil start having problems with implants and the surgeon advised ...
Plot: courtroom, secretary, hotel room, attorney, friendship, judge, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, hotel, husband wife relationship, testimony, research ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: kentucky, los angeles, washington d.c., sicily, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, kids in trouble, reunion, life is a bitch, single parent, confined, danger, hopes, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, captivity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Too Far to Go (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know as marriage. For behind the seemingly comfortable well-trimmed hedges of suburban Americana, live and often love, ...
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, extramarital affair, marriage, divorce, engagement, wedding, husband wife relationship, adultery, dancing
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 50s, 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Someone I Touched (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love triangle, sexually transmitted disease, secretary, extramarital affair, grocery store, swimming pool, looking at self in mirror ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Bixler and Amanda Nelson have known each other for several years and lead successful and seemingly functional families. However, their friendship is ripped to shreds and their families shattered when the husband of one of the women has an ...
Plot: extramarital affair, betrayal, lawyer, female protagonist, adultery, marital problem, unfaithful husband, mother daughter relationship, attorney, supermarket, law firm, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Taking Back Our Town (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A true story about a concerned housewife, Pat Melancon, who tries to block Shintech, a massive Japanese petrochemical conglomerate, from building a plant in her toxic township already known as "cancer alley". Pat and a few newly recruited, ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: cancer, fighting the system, environmentalism, human spirit, heroic mission, hopes, society, obsessive quest, terminal illness, social relations, small town, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Dirty Pictures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: disturbing, serious, contemplative, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: lawsuit, s&m, politics, jury, museum, courtroom, courtroom drama, against the rules, fighting the system, perversion, righting the wronged, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jane Seymour makes a six-course meal of her starring role as a magazine editor in Obsessed With a Married Woman--indeed, her performance is the only tangible reason for sitting through this artistically bankrupt TV movie. The story contrives to have ...
Plot: infidelity, affair, mistress, adultery, magazine editor, obsession, magazine, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, writers
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Other Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the divorce from Michael, Tessa raises her daughters Kate and Lara alone. None of them can stand Michael's new young wife Carolyn, a model. But when Tessa learns that she's suffering from cancer and soon will die, she tries to get ...
Style: realistic
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, divorce, model, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Baby Sister (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sultry college dropout Annie Burroughs moves in with her older sister Marsha and proceeds to break up the relationship between Marsha and her live-in boyfriend David Mitchell so Annie can begin a sensuous love affair and have David all for herself.
Plot: adultery, relationships, sister, love, father daughter relationship, mother and daughter, seductress, male objectification, art gallery, mother daughter relationship, dropout, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 404
Coming Apart (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A psychiatrist secretly films his female patients as an experiment; he pushes both him and his customers in ways that induce his own mental breakdown.
Style: avant garde
Plot: psychiatrist, alcohol, voyeur, sex, symbolism, skyscraper, female full frontal nudity, model, psychoanalyst, apartment, drinking, baby ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
For My Daughter's Honor (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Tate, Oklahoma a popular coach, Pete Nash, is accused of having a sexual relation with 14 years old Amy, one of his school's pupils.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: teachers and students, teacher student relationship, courtroom, high school, teacher student sex, courtroom drama, high school life, sexual relations, friendship, redemption, innocence lost, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: family relations, divorce, tennis court, marital crisis, infidelity, dysfunctional family, breakup, family problems, parents and children, family life, family in crisis, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 1K
Custody (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a hard-working single mother, Sara Diaz, has her children taken from her after she is suspected of injuring her son, Ally Fisher, a recent law school graduate, is assigned to represent her case before Judge Martha Schulman, a veteran of the ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: single mother, judge, lawyer, custody, children, hearing, abuse, child abuse, social issues, courtroom drama, class differences, convict ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Une femme d'extérieur (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Françoise breaks up with Jacques after living with him for fifteen years. She's left alone with their three children, a lovely home, and her nursing job at a hospital. Françoise quickly refuses to assume responsibility for this new situation ...
Plot: hospital, extramarital affair, secretary, feminism, boxing ring, bar, provincial, nightlife, thirty something, drinking, mother child relationship, nurse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: true crime, revenge, lawyer, courtroom, murder, divorce
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: divorce, courtroom, single father, custody battle, couples, lawyer, marriage, family relations, selfishness, father son relationship, family problems, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 39K
North Country (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: disturbing, rough, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, courtroom drama, feminism, rape, lawsuit, against the odds, small town, fighting the system, sexism, labor union, family relations, financial problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Television drama in which miners spend their Christmas Eve in a collapsed mine.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: danger, christmas, workplace situations, race against time, life is a bitch, heroes, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, chases and races, labor union, catastrophe ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beyond the Call (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Russell Gates (David Strahairn) is a Vietnam vet on death row for killing a policeman. His childhood sweetheart, Pam O'Brien (Sissy Spacek), is stunned to learn this and does not believe he could commit such a crime. She writes to him much to ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: death row, prison, friendship, family life, prison life, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, love and romance, suicide attempt, vietnam veteran, prisoner ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1989
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of a judge who lives a double life, and stays married to two women for more than 15 years. While one knows nothing of the other, his second wife doesn't care that he is married already as long as he comes home to her as well. ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, captivating, sexual
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, injustice, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, life is a bitch, judge, bigamy, father ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking ...
Plot: holiday, parent child relationship, family, christmas, falling through ice, sleigh, loss of mother, child in peril, tradition, getting home, old love, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, self defense, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, couples, crimes of passion, uncover truth, false accusation, small town, who done it, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Birch Interval (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl is sent to live with Amish relatives in post-war Pennsylvania, where her life dramatically changes.
Plot: loyalty, uncle niece relationship, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, 11 year old, tied to a tree, countryside, family relations, weirdo, recluse, infidelity, adultery ...
Time: 1940s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 27K
A Civil Action (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to "get rid of" a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything - including his career and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, lawsuit, small town, law firm, leukemia, uncover truth, legal investigation, legal, dedicated lawyer, righting the wronged, reach out ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, new york, washington d.c., massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 448
Le Garcu (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A self-centered man (Gérard Depardieu) with many diversions occasionally visits his 4-year-old son (Antoine Pialat) and the boy's mother (Géraldine Pailhas).
Plot: death of father, male female relationship, mistress, immaturity, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, childhood, older man younger woman relationship, death, female nudity, marital crisis ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of a breast-cancer patient and a researcher who is trying to prove a genetic link to cancer intersect in a groundbreaking study.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: genetics, cancer, coping, human spirit, terminal illness, inventions and discoveries, optimism, chemotherapy, hopes, couples, genetic engineering, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%