Crumbling marriage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant crumbling marriage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic, emotional, romantic and talky films and TV shows about / with crumbling marriage, infidelity, couples, couple relations, marriage, husband wife relationship, adultery, dialogue, romance and family problems plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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crumbling marriage movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as crumbling marriage: The Affair (2014), Enough (2002), Couples Retreat (2009), To the Wonder (2012), The Painted Veil (2006), The Break-Up (2006), Far from Heaven (2002), Return to Eden (1983), Blue Valentine (2010), Desperate Housewives (2004).

List of crumbling marriage movies

 7.9
 35K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, love affair, life turned upside down, strong sexual content, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, sexual relations, haunted by the past, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 5.7
 37K
Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, scary ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: life is a bitch, self defense, domestic violence, stalking, violence against women, violent husband, crumbling marriage, on the run, abusive husband, hidden identity, strong female character, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
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Couples Retreat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: resort, friendship, crumbling marriage, couple relations, island, nothing goes right, farce, couples therapy, marriage, couples, romance, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
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 5.9
 26K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, introspection, homecoming, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, womanizer, love story, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, oklahoma, usa, paris france
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The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, marriage, doctor, cheating wife, couples, redemption, cholera, epidemic ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china, england ...
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 5.8
 118K
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, sentimental, cynical, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, uninhibited rivalry, romance, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, rivalry, hopes, family problems, introspection, break-up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Far from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
Style: emotional, psychological, sincere, tense, stylized ...
Plot: housewife, crumbling marriage, friendship, prejudice, infidelity, homosexuality, racism, hypocrisy, social differences, marital problem, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: connecticut, usa, miami
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Return to Eden (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 267 min.
Story: Stephanie Harper is rich but insecure 40 year old heiress with two failed marriages behind her. Stephanie believes that she has found true love with tennis pro Greg Marsden, but after the wedding, Greg promptly begins an affair with Stephanie’s ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: betrayal, crumbling marriage, crimes, attempted murder, presumed dead, dishonesty, greed, hidden identity, rivalry, revenge, romance, plastic surgery ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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 7.4
 172K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, crumbling marriage, lust, strong sexual content, marital problem, nurse, dysfunctional family, depression, romance, introspection, up and down relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, sexual, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, secret, neighbor, social relations, female friendship, couple relations, friendship, family relations, investigation, infidelity, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.7
 7K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, youth, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, puberty, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, normandy, paris france, tokyo, germany
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 8.5
 128K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, murder mystery, secret, family life, housewife, marriage, intrigue, parent child relationship, adultery, mother, crumbling marriage ...
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Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, obsession, violent husband, starting over, woman in danger, haunted by the past, danger, on the run, psychopath, faked death, marital abuse ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa, boston, san francisco
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 8.3
 64K
The Good Wife (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption ...
Style: captivating, serious, clever, touching, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, dedicated lawyer, legal, legal investigation, lawyer, trial, crumbling marriage, district attorney, law firm, corruption, politics, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 20K
Fireproof (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: christian, firefighter, self discovery, marriage, introspection, couple relations, dysfunctional marriage, couples, crumbling marriage, firemen, faith, religious conversion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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 6.1
 5K
Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: touching, sexual, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lgbt, lesbian couple, family problems, fall in love, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, infidelity, lifestyle, love affair, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 4K
Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, couple relations, dishonesty, marriage, under the surface, crumbling marriage, secret, dysfunctional marriage, adultery, male escort, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.9
 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, interracial romance, unlikely couple, marriage, opposites attract, fall in love, couple relations, male female relationship, infidelity, singleness, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
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 6.2
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, captivating, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, cuckolded husband, cheating wife, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, extramarital affair, opposites attract, love affair, family problems, breakup, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 7.0
 46K
Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, depressing, sad ...
Plot: loss of child, death in the family, grief, marriage, family problems, estrangement, housewife, crumbling marriage, loss of son, support group, memory, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
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Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex scene, infidelity, gambling, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, moral dilemma, temptation, family problems, adultery, couple relations, millionaire, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
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 5.3
 310
Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: isolation, infidelity, captivity, family problems, dishonesty, secret place, missing person, confined, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.8
 2K
Zebra Lounge (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alan and Wendy Barnet have been married just long enough for the excitement to have gone out of their relationship, and they're looking for a way to put some spice back in their lives. After placing a personal ad looking for another couple ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, tense, sexual, suspense ...
Plot: wife swapping, mate swapping, couples, sexual relations, swinger, obsession, femme fatale, legal investigation, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, manipulations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.4
 36K
In the Bedroom (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a music teacher. He is involved ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, suspense ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family in crisis, jealousy, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, small town, age difference, dysfunctional marriage, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
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Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, friendship, breakup, dishonesty, family problems, friends, human nature, romance, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 9K
Parade's End (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: In the years before the First World War, three Britons are drawn into fraught and ultimately tragic relations: Anglican Christopher Tietjens, second son of the lord of the manor of Groby, Yorkshire, who is a disconsolate, Tory statistician in ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: loveless marriage, high society, love triangle, crumbling marriage, lovers, romance, couple relations, marriage, conservative, countryside, love and romance, estate ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
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 5.3
 16K
Serving Sara (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Serving Sara is a 2002 romantic comedy film which stars Matthew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley and Bruce Campbell. Joe Tyler (Perry) is a process server who is given the assignment to serve Sara Moore (Hurley) with divorce papers.
Style: funny, road movie, entertaining, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: chase, divorce, rivalry, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, couple relations, race against time, husband wife relationship, unfaithful husband, on the road, road trip, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, texas, dallas texas, florida ...
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The Banishment (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A trip to the pastoral countryside reveals a dark, sinister reality for a family from the city.
Style: serious, emotional, melancholic, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, abortion, death, russian, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, adultery, countryside, misunderstanding, family bonds, relationships, family drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, russia
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, depressing, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, under the surface, couple relations, jealousy, abortion, destiny, housewife, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
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