Supportive spouse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant supportive spouse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, captivating, sincere and melancholic films and TV shows about / with supportive spouse, couples, family relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship, marriage, love and romance, love, catastrophe and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as supportive spouse: Still Alice (2014), The Theory of Everything (2014), Medium (2005), Breathe (2017), White Collar (2009), Julie & Julia (2009), The Luzhin Defence (2000), Christmas in Conway (2013), Halt and Catch Fire (2014), Amour (2012).

List of supportive spouse movies

 7.5
 133K
Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological, sad ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, supportive spouse, mother daughter relationship, memory loss, terminal illness, relationships, illness, doctors, columbia university, family bonds, life turned upside down, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Theory of Everything (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, compassionate, sincere ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, disability, against the odds, love, fall in love, cambridge university, handicapped, supportive spouse, life is a bitch, couples, physical disability ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: oxford university, england, united kingdom
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 7.1
 28K
Medium (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Allison Dubois works in the District Attorney’s office using her natural intuition about people and her ability to communicate with the dead to help to solve crimes. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: supernatural ability, psychic, a vision, investigation, who done it, family relations, crimes, strong female lead, fighting crime, supportive spouse, parents and children, prophecy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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 7.1
 22K
Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: factual, compassionate, sentimental, sad, realistic ...
Plot: disability, husband wife relationship, illness, paralysis, supportive spouse, polio, adaptation, human spirit, englishman abroad, twins, countryside, baby boy ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971, year 1970, year 1965, year 1960 ...
Place: germany, spain, england, africa, kenya
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 8.3
 128K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, mastermind, fbi, unlikely partners, art thief, special agents, con artists, genius, law enforcement, criminal, intelligence, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.0
 117K
Julie & Julia (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, sentimental, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: cooking and food, chef, cooking, self fulfillment, couple relations, food, cookbook, blogger, supportive spouse, life changing experience, writer's life, breaking point ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, new york, europe, usa ...
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The Luzhin Defence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: chess, obsession, prodigy, mentally unstable, supportive spouse, contests and competitions, ambition, genius, family relations, love story, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: italy
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Christmas in Conway (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Duncan Mayor decides the perfect Christmas present for his beloved wife, Suzy, is a ride on a real Ferris wheel, set up in their very own back yard. As a young man, it was the perfect place for a wedding proposal. Now, years later, in order to ...
Style: touching, captivating, entertaining, sweet, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, christmas, supportive spouse, couple relations, obsession, couples, social relations, love and romance, fall in love, husband wife relationship, small town, christmas present ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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Halt and Catch Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the ...
Style: clever, realistic, serious, captivating, melancholic
Plot: programmer, inventions and discoveries, computers and web, businessman, supportive spouse, workplace situations, computer system, partners, ego clash, rivalry, dishonesty, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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 7.9
 99K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, death, aging, husband wife relationship, illness, love, daughter, nurse, supportive spouse, nursing, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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 7.0
 28K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: painter, artist, alcohol abuse, painting, art, bohemian life, supportive spouse, rise and fall, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949, year 1950 ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, self discovery, family problems, introspection, human nature, supportive spouse, family in crisis, medical school, hopes, love, bittersweet, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The young-adult novel by Garrison Keillor and Jenny Lind Nilsson gets a lively update in this Showtime feature about an unusual family in Sandy Bottom, Wisconsin. The Greens share musical aspirations, but daughter Rachel (Madeline Zima), a talented ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, culture clash, family life, musician's life, dull life, family relations, performer's life, supportive spouse, music, music conductor, choir, orchestra ...
Time: 90s
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Agamenon: The Film (2012)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The trajectory of the clumsy reporter Agamenon Mendes Pereira, always present in key events of history, his biggest scoops and his eternal love for Isaura, who survives his unexpected travels around the world, in search of news and fame.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: relationship vs career, desire for fame, ambition, goofy hero, couple relations, supportive spouse, journalism, couples, media, disorder, world spanning
Place: brazil
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The Identical (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, identical twins are separated at birth. One, Drexel Hemsley becomes a wildly successful '50s rock star, while the other, Ryan Wade, struggles to balance his passion for music and pleasing his parents, who want him ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, exciting ...
Plot: twins, musician, ambition, musician's life, supportive spouse, family relations, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, follow your dream, jazz, twin brother, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1940s, 1930s, 60s ...
Place: usa, alabama
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Two Days, One Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandra is a young woman who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues they must give up their bonuses in order for her to keep her job — not an easy task in this economy.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, compassionate ...
Plot: injustice, depression, unemployment, workplace, employer employee relationship, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, moral dilemma, human nature, workplace situations, working class, supportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: belgium, europe
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The Linda McCartney Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dramatization of her life, Linda Eastman, takes a job snapping pictures for Rolling Stone Magazine, despite the objections of her straight-laced father, Lee Eastman. As Linda rubs elbows with music royalty, she bumps into rock star Paul ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: lifestyle, music band, supportive spouse, couple relations, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, couples, terminal illness, nightclub, tragic event, husband wife relationship, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, year 1996
Place: japan, scotland, new york, manhattan new york city, london
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The Hawk Is Dying (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Gainesville Florida auto upholsterer (Giamatti) attempts to subvert his mundane life by training a wild, red-tailed hawk.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: obsession, mentally challenged, hawk, midlife crisis, family relations, family problems, supportive spouse, death in the family, parents and children, losing-it hero, uncle nephew relationship, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
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 6.3
 43K
High Crimes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military ...
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: army investigation, lawyer, murder, life turned upside down, false accusation, fighting the system, family relations, military, frame up, legal, marines, witness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles, mexico, latin america
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United States of Tara (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: United States of Tara is an American television comedy-drama created by Diablo Cody, which began airing on Showtime in 2009. The series follows the life of Tara, a suburban housewife and mother coping with dissociative identity disorder.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: split personality, mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, dysfunctional family, jealousy, family relations, eccentric family, introspection, family life, misfit, supportive spouse, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
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Kill Your Darlings (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A desperate young writer is lured on a wild ride through the desert by a mysterious woman in this darkly comic take on the all-American road trip. Along the way they cross paths with a hapless mobster, a 6 foot transvestite and a lovesick housewife, ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, psychological, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: desert, supportive spouse, on the road, looking for love, crimes, writer's life, criminal heroes, dark humor, hollywood, writers, gangsters, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada
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 7.0
 53K
Away We Go (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt’s parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. ...
Style: humorous, touching, talky, scenic, depressing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, family relations, parenthood, parents and children, couple relations, eccentric family, sexual humor, supportive spouse, doubts and hesitations, road trip, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, belgium, tucson arizona, miami ...
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Grace of Monaco (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early ...
Style: realistic, stylized, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: state affairs, husband wife relationship, royal family, family relations, royal court, politics, society, political intrigue, supportive spouse, couple relations, teaching the ways of the world, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: monaco, monte carlo, europe, french riviera
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 6.5
 304
Sisters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Argentinian sisters Elena and Natalia, who were separated, meet again in Texas in 1984.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: love and romance, betrayal, prodigy, on the run, survival, estrangement, family relations, teenage life, mentally unstable, supportive spouse, couple relations, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, texas, spain
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Playing Mona Lisa (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young pianist is looking for love in all the wrong places once her fiancee drops her. Maybe her flame will be rekindled both for the piano and a new love?
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, nothing goes right, opposites attract, relationship vs career, musician's life, contests and competitions, supportive spouse, lifestyle, love and romance, love, pianist ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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 6.7
 29K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: thought provoking, semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, scandal, usa president, media, extramarital affair, head of state, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
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 7.0
 11K
The Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Thailand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Yeoh) who spent more than a decade under house arrest. David Thewlis portrays Suu Kyi's husband, Dr. Michael Aris. Rebecca Frayn began working on the project after she and her husband, producer ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: election, military dictatorship, militant, resistance, human spirit, leadership, selflessness, social activist, tragic love, idealism, politics, social problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1998, 90s ...
Place: burma, asia, oxford university
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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. It was first broadcast in 1973 and ran for three series, ending in 1978. The series follows the accident-prone ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: job seeking, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, couple relations, workplace situations, comedy of errors, disorder, family relations, couples, supportive spouse, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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 8.5
 32K
John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
TV show
Story: The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: american history, president, historical character, leadership, politics, lawyer, colonial america, human spirit, head of state, state affairs, freedom, army ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s, 1790s
Place: usa, england, france, pennsylvania, paris france ...
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Presumed Innocent (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Life takes a nasty twist for D.A. Rusty Sabich when the woman he has been romantically involved with is murdered. He is assigned to investigate the case, but is soon charged with the murder.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, mistress, murder, lawyer, infidelity, investigation, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
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