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, sexy, erotic, tense and emotional films and TV shows about / with crumbling marriage, couples, couple relations, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marriage, unfulfillment, family problems, love and romance and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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crumbling marriage movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as crumbling marriage: The Affair (2014), Why Women Kill (2019), Big Little Lies (2017), The Break-Up (2006), Satisfaction (2014), To the Wonder (2012), The Painted Veil (2006), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), Zebra Lounge (2001), The Party (1980).

List of crumbling marriage movies

 7.9
 45K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, sex scene, life turned upside down, sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 8.3
 23K
Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: women, housewife, marriage, open marriage, crumbling marriage, male female relationship, female protagonist, family in crisis, strong female lead, society, adultery, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 2010s, 1940s
Place: usa
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 8.5
 192K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, enigmatic, slasher ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, murder mystery, female friendship, housewife, family life, murder, marriage, crumbling marriage, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, infidelity, intrigue ...
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 5.8
 133K
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: funny, romantic, humorous, intense, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, breakup, opposites attract, romance, unsupportive spouse, relationships, battle of the sexes, infidelity, uninhibited rivalry, verbal byplay, family problems, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.2
 4K
Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, erotic ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, family problems, marriage, dysfunctional marriage, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, male escort, infidelity, adultery, under the surface, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.8
 29K
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: philosophical, melancholic, emotional, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love triangle, love, love story, love affair, starting over, homecoming, introspection, couple relations, affair, troubled marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, oklahoma, usa
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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: touching, emotional, scenic, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, loveless marriage, couple relations, cheating wife, love and romance, adultery, marriage, couples, epidemic, cholera, doctor, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 50s
Place: china, london, england, shanghai, asia
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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, tense, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, violent husband, domestic violence, woman in danger, starting over, obsessive love, psychopath, dangerous attraction, on the run, haunted by the past, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: iowa, boston, usa, san francisco
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 4.6
 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, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mate swapping, swinger, wife swapping, couples, femme fatale, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, group sex, obsession, sexual fantasy, dangerous attraction, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.7
 9K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 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: humorous, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, teenage love, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, puberty, first love, family problems, teenage life, love, teenager, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, normandy, germany
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 7.5
 10K
Parade's End (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 287 min.
TV show
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: world war one, crumbling marriage, love triangle, adultery, high society, romance, loveless marriage, lovers, couple relations, love and romance, conservative, marriage ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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 5.7
 44K
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, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: domestic violence, violent husband, self defense, violence against women, abusive husband, abusive relationship, strong female character, stalking, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, obsessive love, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, seattle, los angeles
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, sexy, twists and turns, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: housewife, suburban life, neighbor, female friendship, social relations, family life, investigation, friends, family relations, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Far from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, sincere, sexy, psychological, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: housewife, racism, gay, infidelity, friendship, crumbling marriage, gay husband, suburbs, homosexuality, interracial relations, prejudice, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: connecticut, miami, usa, baltimore
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 7.4
 197K
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: romantic, emotional, sexy, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, dysfunctional family, depression, love, couple relations, lust, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, marital problem, romance, husband wife relationship, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, florida, brooklyn new york city
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Return to Eden (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: betrayal, crumbling marriage, crimes, attempted murder, dishonesty, hidden identity, rivalry, presumed dead, greed, boat, romance, plastic surgery ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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 6.6
 2K
Cloud 9 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a woman who enters into an affair after 30 years of marriage.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, crumbling marriage, couples, infidelity, breakup, aging, divorce, golden years, funeral, bittersweet, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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 5.4
 333
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: missing person, captivity, infidelity, secret place, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, confined, rivalry, isolation, husband wife relationship, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 40K
In the Bedroom (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 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, suspense, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, dysfunctional family, vengeance, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, age difference, small town, revenge, grief, jealousy, dysfunctional marriage, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
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 6.0
 6K
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, captivating, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, coming out, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, family problems, fall in love, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Perfect Day (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Antonio and Emma have been separated for years, but he does not accept when Emma dates other men. Indeed Antonio proves obsessive, aggressive and intrusive, and again threatens Emma to hurt the children: little Kevin, shy and introverted, and the ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, obsession, ex husband, abusive husband, parents and children, breaking point, losing-it hero, family problems, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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 5.3
 18K
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, romantic, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: divorce, chase, husband wife relationship, opposites attract, on the road, road trip, crumbling marriage, couple relations, race against time, rivalry, gold digger, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, new york, manhattan new york city, miami ...
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 5.5
 109K
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, sexy, romantic, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: resort, divorce, couples therapy, couple relations, friendship, marriage, friends, couples, island, farce, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, tahiti, chicago illinois
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 8.4
 75K
The Good Wife (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, realistic, touching, clever ...
Plot: workplace situations, dedicated lawyer, law firm, legal investigation, lawyers and clients, lawyer, court, female protagonist, legal, self discovery, working mom, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Late Bloomers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Late Bloomers stars Isabella Rossellini and William Hurt as a married couple pulled apart by the threat of old age. Each reacts in a different way: Hurt’s distinguished architect chases after his glory days, while Rossellini’s housewife installs ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, self discovery, romance, couples, couple relations, family problems, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, aging, elderly, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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 8.4
 1.1M
American Beauty (1999)
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: thought provoking, sexual, melancholic, cerebral, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, existentialism, age difference, coming of age, dysfunctional family, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, obsession, youth, family problems, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Love Finds A Home (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this sequel, Lillian has been adopted and it's several years later. Annie, married and pregnant, visits her fellow doctor friend, Dr. Owen. Dr Owen desperately wants a baby, but seems unable to become pregnant. Lillian finds a love ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, hopes, romance, couples, couple relations, young lovers, small town, small town life, family relations, feminism, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
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 7.7
 56K
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: sexy, realistic, stylized, disturbing, erotic ...
Plot: womanizer, plastic surgery, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), doctor, family problems, surgical operation, family relations, physical appearance, jealousy, surgery, partnership ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, contemporary
Place: miami, california, usa, los angeles, florida
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The Memory Keeper's Daughter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a blizzard in 1964, Dr. David Henry delivers his son Paul with the help of nurse Caroline. But when Henry realizes his wife is also carrying a girl with Down syndrome, he hands the second child over to Caroline without his wife's ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sad ...
Plot: disability, down syndrome, haunted by the past, family problems, parents and children, crumbling marriage, love and romance, twins, obsession, child illness, family in crisis, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: kentucky, pittsburgh
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 4.7
 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, romantic, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, marriage, romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, infidelity, male female relationship, love, female teacher ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, antarctica
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