Unsupportive spouse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unsupportive spouse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, psychological, semi serious, humorous and touching films and TV shows about / with unsupportive spouse, couples, family problems, couple relations, family relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, infidelity and dishonesty plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unsupportive spouse: Pretty Rosebud (2014), A Boyfriend for My Wife (2008), English Vinglish (2012), Marie and Bruce (2004), I'm Staying (2003), Free Fall (2014), Stay (2013), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), Big Bad Love (2001), Changing Sides (2008).

List of unsupportive spouse movies

 6.3
 755
Pretty Rosebud (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Drama - A career woman stuck in an unhappy marriage struggles to find happiness. - Chuti Tiu, Kipp Shiotani, Dana Lee
Style: sincere, realistic, tense, touching, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, infidelity, sexual content, rebellion, unfulfillment, workplace, rebelliousness, immigrants, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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A Boyfriend for My Wife (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: El Tenso does not know how to face his ill-tempered wife, Tana, to tell her that he wants to separate. Carlos, a friend of Tenso, suggests him to invert the situation and cause Tana to leave him by hiring Cuervo Flores, an irresistible seducer, to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: boyfriend, manipulation, dull life, couples, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, midlife crisis, divorce, wooing, husband wife conflict, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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English Vinglish (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: ENGLISH VINGLISH is the story of a woman who does not know English and is made to feel insecure by her family and society at large. Circumstances make her determined to overcome this insecurity, master the language, and teach the world a lesson on ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: self fulfillment, self esteem, family life, language learning, unsupportive spouse, housewife, self discovery, teachers and students, fish out of water, language barrier, doubts and hesitations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
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Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate ...
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, crumbling marriage, family problems, unsupportive spouse, women, empire, couples, unfulfillment, city life, couple relations, urban
Time: contemporary
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 5.3
 758
I'm Staying (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, love triangle, rivalry, infidelity, uninhibited rivalry, family problems, couple relations, love and romance, breakup, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 6.5
 1K
Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: suspense, surreal, semi serious, humorous, art house ...
Plot: family relations, unsupportive spouse, social decay, couple relations, obsession, dark humor, disorder, couples, parents and children, society, guru, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
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A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set within the Kaga Domain in the Edo Period. Oharu is an excellent cook and recognized for her skills. Due to her cooking talents, she marries Yasunobu, who is an heir in the Funaki family. The Funaki family serves as the cook for the Kaga Domain. ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, food, cooking, unsupportive spouse, society, couples, unfulfilled love, couple relations, husband wife relationship, edo period, arranged marriage, rebellion ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the Rabbinical Court.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, touching, serious, suspense ...
Plot: judge, courtroom drama, divorce, fighting the system, rebellion, unhappy wife, marital separation, legal, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, society, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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 5.6
 782
Stay (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, unsupportive spouse, single parent, homecoming, family relations, love, women, older man younger woman relationship, family problems, fear of commitment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland
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The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, buddy movie, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, dark humor, adultery, mafia, murder, organized crime, farce, twists and turns, bandit, violence, crimes, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, canada, montreal, usa
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 5.9
 709
Big Bad Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Leon Barlow is struggling as a writer, and his personal life isn't much better. His unsympathetic ex-wife Marilyn doesn't approve of his visits with his two children, and he has problems with alcohol. Yet even when Leon ...
Style: serious, surreal, rough, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic hero, unsupportive spouse, breakup, family problems, family in crisis, hopes, life is a bitch, writer's life, couples, estrangement, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, asia, mississippi, vietnam
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Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, battle of the sexes, family relations, fish out of water, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, dull life, family problems, disorder, parents and children, family life, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 6.5
 614
Secret (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A detective suspects that his wife murdered a gangster's brother. As he tries to misdirect the police and the bloodthirsty gangster while independently investigating his wife, terrible secrets slowly begin to surface.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: crimes, infidelity, mentally unstable, state affairs, murder, dishonesty, police detective, unsupportive spouse, suspicion of murder, heroes, who done it, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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 6.4
 430
Counterparts (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Teacher Anne and policeman Georg are thought of as the perfect couple. However, appearances are deceptive: one of them is covered with scars and bruises. But which one is the abuser?
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, family problems, family, couples, police officer, conflict, unsupportive spouse, sex scene, family relations, love, society, helplessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Home Sweet Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The wife and son of an unemployed, foul-tempered man suffer under ever-worsening domestic violence. One day while his father is taking a nap, the young son decides to take matters into his own hands. In a panic, the wife and son both believe the man ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, psychological
Plot: domestic violence, abusive father, disability, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, parents and children, couple relations, dysfunctional family, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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The Return of Joe Rich (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe believed in right and wrong until... His job outsourced to India. His teaser rate spiked. His wife bailed. But Joe has a plan...to get it all back, and more. Joe returns home, to the last place on planet Earth where real men can be ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: crimes, gangsters, unsupportive spouse, singleness, bandit, american dream
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, india
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 6.5
 878
Hard Labor (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: With her husband having lost his job, Helena opens her own grocery store, but is soon plagued by strange occurrences.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: career change, family problems, workplace, store, boss and employee, power relations, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, mysterious character, suspicion, unemployment, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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Mom's on Strike (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She was an overworked mom trying to get her family's attention. She didn't know she would become a national sensation.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, feminism, family problems, rebellion, battle of the sexes, family, rebelliousness, family life, couple relations, couples, family relations, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.3
 349
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, tragedy, unsupportive spouse, destructive relationship, fall in love, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Adrift in Manhattan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of three lonely strangers intersect while commuting on New York's 1 and 9 subway lines.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, interracial relations, family problems, couple relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, unsupportive spouse, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, teenage life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.1
 426
Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: semi serious, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family problems, couples, friends, couple relations, relationship problems, lifestyle, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, city life, husband wife relationship, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 5.8
 214
Standing Firm (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: David, a widower, is working himself to death. Late nights doing paperwork and running on fumes is normal. Bills are piling up by the week, and foreclosure looms on the horizon. Blaming God for his wife's death, he ends his relationship with ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film, touching, sentimental
Plot: family relations, family problems, church, religions or cults, society, grieving widower, unsupportive spouse, best friends, hopes, parents and children, christian, widower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.2
 4K
Premonition (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five year old daughter Nana in the obituary. He sees his wife Ayaka ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, prediction, newspaper, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, destiny, family problems, journalism, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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The Happy Ending (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, couples, dysfunctional family, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, family problems, couple relations, impossible love, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, colorado, denver colorado
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 6.9
 712
Parking (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: On Mother's Day in Taipei, Chen Mo makes a date for dinner with his wife, hoping to bring their estranged relationship back together. While buying a cake on his way home, a car unexpectedly double parks next to his car, preventing his exit.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychological, offbeat
Plot: family relations, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, elderly couple, prostitute, on the run, night, hairdresser, orphan, fish, letter, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taipei
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 7.4
 732
Existence (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Astitva is a bold film with adultery. An ambitious male chauvinist and his loving wife are happily married but the guy is not able to give time to the family as he want to make it big in life. His work is of paramount importance to him. His work ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, social
Plot: independence, seduction, husband wife relationship, romance, family relations, dysfunctional marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, breakup, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
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The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: infidelity, investigation, mystery, adultery, extramarital affair, marriage, murder, twists and turns, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
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 7.1
 13K
Climates (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, art house ...
Plot: family relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, sexual relations, rape, winter, alienation, art ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 5.4
 669
Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: twist ending, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, female nudity, cheating wife, inheritance, vietnam veteran, family problems, couple relations, infidelity, woman with a gun, manipulation, dangerous attraction, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam
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 5.8
 284
Other Voices (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Phil and Anna are a young, married couple, who begin to suspect one other of an affair. When a shady private investigator gets involved in their relationship, things begin to spin out of control, in this turn-of-the-millennium thriller.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, private detective, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, family problems, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crimes, stalking, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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