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, touching, semi serious, humorous and psychological films and TV shows about / with unsupportive spouse, couples, couple relations, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, husband wife relationship, crumbling marriage, infidelity and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unsupportive spouse: English Vinglish (2012), The Break-Up (2006), Big Eyes (2014), Changing Sides (2008), Pretty Rosebud (2014), Free Fall (2014), A Boyfriend for My Wife (2008), Stay (2013), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), Big Bad Love (2001).

List of unsupportive spouse movies

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, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self fulfillment, housewife, self esteem, unsupportive spouse, family life, foreign language, bollywood, wedding, language learning, fish out of water, humiliation, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 5.8
 127K
The Break-Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and ...
Style: humorous, cynical, sentimental, funny, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: crumbling marriage, breakup, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, uninhibited rivalry, romance, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, introspection, family problems, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.0
 87K
Big Eyes (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, sentimental, suspense ...
Plot: art, plagiarism, painter, creativity, painting, court case, unsupportive spouse, ambition, couple relations, greed, marriage, courtroom ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: hawaii, san francisco, california, honolulu hawaii, usa ...
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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, family relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, dull life, unsupportive spouse, nothing goes right, family problems, disorder, parents and children, relationship vs career, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 6.3
 399
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: serious, realistic, sincere, tense, touching ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, interracial sex, culture clash, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, workplace, society, introspection, workplace situations, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.7
 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, anthology ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, family relations, social decay, obsession, dark humor, couple relations, parents and children, society, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), guru, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
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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: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: samurai, cooking, couples, unsupportive spouse, society, couple relations, unfulfilled love, husband wife relationship, edo period, world, cooking and food, master and servant ...
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: touching, sincere, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, judge, rebellion, fighting the system, courtroom drama, rivalry, legal action, society, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, legal, working the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, manipulation, forbidden love, midlife crisis, couples, dull life, boyfriend, wooing, divorce, husband wife conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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 5.7
 682
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: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, homecoming, single parent, unsupportive spouse, family relations, love, family problems, female director, fear of commitment, bathtub ...
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, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, dark humor, mafia, murder, farce, crime, crimes, dentist, unlikely partners, misfit, opposites attract, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
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 6.0
 628
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: rough, serious, surreal, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, unsupportive spouse, tragic hero, family problems, breakup, writer's life, life is a bitch, hopes, estrangement, couples, family in crisis, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vietnam, asia, mississippi
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 710
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: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, love triangle, romance, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, breakup, love and romance, couples, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 6.4
 384
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, sentimental, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: family problems, marriage, couples, family, unsupportive spouse, police officer, conflict, sex scene, cheating wife, family relations, love, society ...
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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: abusive father, family in crisis, family problems, disability, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, dysfunctional family, couple relations, domestic disturbance, unsupportive spouse, homecoming ...
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crimes, unsupportive spouse, singleness, bandit, american dream
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, india
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 6.7
 760
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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: family problems, career change, workplace, store, boss and employee, mysterious character, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, power relations, suspicion, wall, 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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: feminism, gender, battle of the sexes, rebellion, family, family problems, rebelliousness, couple relations, family life, hopes, unsupportive spouse, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 2K
Blackpool (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Soon after local entrepreneur Ripley Holden opens his arcade in his beloved home town of Blackpool, a murder investigation makes tears at the fabric of his personal and professional lives.
Style: serious, surreal, realistic
Plot: gambling, murder, investigation, casino, arcade, relationship vs career, ambition, life turned upside down, dishonesty, family life, love triangle, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england
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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, captivating ...
Plot: stalking, interracial relations, family problems, couple relations, dysfunctional family, love and romance, lifestyle, unsupportive spouse, artists and showbiz, estrangement, obsession, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.1
 402
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, touching, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: friends, couples, family problems, couple relations, city life, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, relationship problems, husband wife relationship, sailor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 5.9
 186
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, sentimental, touching
Plot: family problems, religions or cults, church, family relations, society, best friends, parents and children, unsupportive spouse, hopes, grieving widower, widower, christian ...
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, serious ...
Plot: prediction, supernatural ability, supernatural, newspaper, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, family problems, destiny, professor, journalism ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 6.5
 4K
In Paris (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to Paris and moves back in with his divorced father and amorous younger brother, Jonathan. While his carefree sibling and doting father try in vain to cheer him up, a visit from his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, tense, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, wooing, love triangle, siblings relations, twentysomething life, infidelity, couples, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, twins, brother brother relationship, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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: disturbing, realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, couples, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, crumbling marriage, impossible love, couple relations, estrangement, family problems, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, colorado
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 627
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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, breakup, unsupportive spouse, pregnancy, women's rights, seduction ...
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: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, family problems, dishonesty, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 12K
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, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: family relations, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, sexual relations, snow, vacation, rape, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 254
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: infidelity, private detective, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, family problems, crimes, love and romance, stalking, unsupportive spouse, breakup, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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All Night Long (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, love and romance, nightlife, love affair, human nature, unsupportive spouse, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, suburbs, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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