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, stylized, melancholic, talky and clever films and TV shows about / with crumbling marriage, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, infidelity, family problems, husband wife relationship, marriage, adultery and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as crumbling marriage: Revolutionary Road (2008), The Affair (2014), The Banishment (2007), The Break-Up (2006), Desperate Housewives (2004), The Good Wife (2009), Gone Girl (2014), Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), Couples Retreat (2009), Big Little Lies (2017).
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The Good Wife
Crime, Drama, Mystery
USA
43 min.
 8.3
The Banishment
Drama
Russia
157 min.
 7.7
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Big Little Lies
Crime, Drama, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 8.6
45 Years
Drama, Romance
UK
91 min.
 7.1

List of crumbling marriage movies

Revolutionary Road
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: serious, depressing, heartbreaking, bad ending, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, relationships, loneliness, under the surface, existentialism, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, family problems, destiny, psychology, life philosophy ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s, year 1955
Place: connecticut, usa, california, paris france
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 8.0
 30K
The Affair
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: serious, realistic, psychological, emotional, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, adultery, husband wife relationship, dishonesty, love affair, life turned upside down, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Banishment
Genre: Drama
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, melancholic, emotional, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, family bonds, relationships, death, family drama, russian, adultery, misunderstanding, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, europe, czech republic
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 5.8
 113K
The Break-Up
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, funny, cynical, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, relationships, crumbling marriage, uninhibited rivalry, verbal byplay, romance, opposites attract, introspection, infidelity, hopes, rivalry, break-up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Desperate Housewives
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: twists and turns, cynical, dark humor, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, secret, family relations, female friendship, crumbling marriage, neighbor, couple relations, suburban life, social relations, infidelity, investigation, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.3
 60K
The Good Wife
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: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crumbling marriage, starting over, legal, workplace situations, couple relations, hopes, infidelity, law firm, corruption, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 8.1
 719K
Gone Girl
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: tense, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, missing wife, mystery, investigation, disappearance, manipulation, obsession, police investigation, psychology, moral ambiguity, infidelity, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.
Style: romantic, funny, light, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, husband wife relationship, marital problem, crumbling marriage, divorce, starting over, witness protection, couple relations, love and romance, runaway, adaptation, marital infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wyoming, new york, los angeles
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Why Did I Get Married Too?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, friendship, family problems, crumbling marriage, breakup, dishonesty, infidelity, lifestyle, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas
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Couples Retreat
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: humorous, funny, romantic, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: marriage, couple relations, island, romance, couples therapy, divorce, farce, resort, multiple storylines, friendship, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, tahiti, chicago illinois
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Big Little Lies
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: twists and turns, surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: female friendship, new life, family life, secret, mystery, crumbling marriage, unhappy marriage, parents, domestic violence, parent child relationship, marriage, adultery ...
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A Good Marriage
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: uncover truth, family problems, mind game, danger, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, couple relations, crimes, couples, female protagonist, dark secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 44K
The Money Pit
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, family in crisis, nothing goes right, chaos, crumbling marriage, home renovation, old house, screwball, culture clash, domestic disturbance, adaptation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 8.6
 171K
Mad Men
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, family problems, advertising agency, career, workplace, workplace intrigue, womanizer, crumbling marriage, boss and employee, sexism, urban, adultery ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york
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 8.4
 953K
American Beauty
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: dramatic, realistic, melancholic, cynical, cerebral ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, parenthood, parent child relationship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, depression, loneliness, family problems, life philosophy, obsession, teenage life, existentialism ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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The Painted Veil
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, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, redemption, marriage, adultery, crumbling marriage, hospital, period piece, love story, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, england, london, shanghai china
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 7.4
 164K
Blue Valentine
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: emotional, realistic, talky, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, romance, dysfunctional family, love, depression, parenthood, divorce, male nudity, death, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, florida
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 114K
Lost Highway
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, sexual, gothic ...
Plot: mystery, insanity, pornography, murder, paranoia, schizophrenia, surrealism, neo noir, crumbling marriage, urban, jealousy, time loop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 41K
Waitress
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, pregnancy, friendship, romance, marriage, adultery, workplace, infidelity, domestic violence, hospital, crumbling marriage, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, southern usa
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Scenes from a Marriage
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
Story: Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage. He is a college professor, she a divorce lawyer. They say that they are happily married - unlike their friends Katarina and Peter ...
Style: talky, realistic, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, marriage, divorce, crumbling marriage, relationships, love, romance, introspection, honest, love story, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
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Far from Heaven
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: stylized, emotional, serious, gloomy, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, small town, racism, prejudice, infidelity, segregation, gay, marriage, single father, crumbling marriage, interracial romance ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: miami, usa, connecticut
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 35K
In the Bedroom
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, serious, dramatic, melancholic ...
Plot: small town, vengeance, murder, vigilantism, violence, revenge, crumbling marriage, divorce, tragedy, character study, storytelling, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, new england
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 826
Big Animal
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Left behind by a circus, a camel wanders to the house of a simple middle-aged couple in a Polish village. Although the wife is initially bewildered by the strange and unexpected animal, her husband immediately adopts it as a pet.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: bank, crumbling marriage, circus, working class, small town, society, pets, social misfits, small town life, animal life, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 152
Vegetarian
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An ordinary housewife, Yeong-hye, who has nightmares every night, finally becomes a vegetarian, throwing away all the meats in her refrigerator. Her husband Kil-soo starts to complain about her actions. Her family also worries about her health. ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, family relations, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, family problems, body painting, marriage crisis, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 4K
Satisfaction
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, under the surface, unfulfillment, infidelity, couples, marriage, dishonesty, family problems, dysfunctional marriage, casual sex, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 1K
Ploy
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A husband and wife are locked inside a single hotel room with a stranger named Ploy. Subtle suspicions build up to jealousy as the young woman triggers devastating consequences for the couple.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sexual, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, unfulfillment, couples, love triangle, love and romance, hotel room, cigarette smoking, song, bathroom, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
Is relevant ?
 3.9
 377
Night Fire
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A wife with burning desire. A husband with dangerous motives. The quest for ecstasy can turn into a struggle for survival.
Style: serious, erotic, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, sexual relations, erotic thriller, unfulfillment, voyeurism, couples, power relations, manipulations, destructive relationship, infidelity, looking for sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 356
All About Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andy Lau plays a husband who only learns the importance of expressing his tremendous love for his wife when it is too late.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: crumbling marriage, dealing with death, love triangle, romance, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, love affair, destiny, estrangement, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong
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Confessions of a Crap Artist
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The narrator, "Barjo" (nutcase, crap artist), is an obsessive simpleton, given to filling his notebook with verbatim dialog, observed trivia, and oddball speculation on human behavior and the end of the world. When his house burns, he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, factory, obsession, suburbs, couple relations, couples, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, twins, siblings relations, suburban life, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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Period of Adjustment
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, romance, friendship, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, adult virgin, in laws, police station, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
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