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, romantic, emotional and tense films and TV shows about / with crumbling marriage, couples, couple relations, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marriage, love and romance, romance, family problems and adultery 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), Satisfaction (2014), The Break-Up (2006), Blue Valentine (2010), To the Wonder (2012), Desperate Housewives (2004), Far from Heaven (2002), Enough (2002), Big Little Lies (2017).

List of crumbling marriage movies

 7.9
 38K
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, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, love affair, sexual relations, husband wife relationship, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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, dark humor ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: housewife, women, crumbling marriage, open marriage, male female relationship, marriage, female protagonist, closeted homosexual, society, jealousy, adultery, family in crisis ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 2010s, 1940s
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: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, dishonesty, marriage, infidelity, under the surface, husband wife relationship, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, female nudity, male escort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.8
 122K
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: breakup, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, uninhibited rivalry, romance, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, hopes, rivalry, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.4
 179K
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, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, marriage, couple relations, lust, strong sexual content, nurse, marital problem, dysfunctional family, depression, romance, introspection, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
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 5.9
 27K
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: emotional, serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, introspection, homecoming, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, womanizer, love story, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, usa, oklahoma
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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, dark humor, stylized, cynical, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, family relations, female friendship, suburban life, neighbor, social relations, couple relations, infidelity, investigation, friendship, lifestyle, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, suburbs, interracial relations, prejudice, infidelity, racism, hypocrisy, social differences, couples, marital problem ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: miami, connecticut, usa, baltimore
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 5.8
 38K
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, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, violent husband, self defense, domestic violence, abusive husband, violence against women, life is a bitch, on the run, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, strong female character, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, seattle, los angeles, seattle washington
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 8.5
 139K
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: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, murder mystery, family life, housewife, parent child relationship, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, gossip and rumors, mother, murder ...
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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, fashion model ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, obsession, woman in danger, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, on the run, haunted by the past, faked death, marital abuse, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
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 6.7
 8K
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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, youth, family life, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, puberty, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
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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, captivating, serious, scenic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, marriage, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, adultery, couples, doctor, redemption, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: china, london, asia, shanghai, shanghai china ...
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 8.3
 66K
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: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: workplace situations, dedicated lawyer, legal, legal investigation, lawyer, crumbling marriage, law firm, corruption, district attorney, politics, infidelity, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbianism, gays and lesbians, family problems, fall in love, coming out, crumbling marriage, infidelity, lifestyle, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Love Finds A Home (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family, 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: sentimental, realistic, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couples, young lovers, couple relations, romance, hopes, gender, feminism, small town, small town life, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
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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, gloomy
Plot: twins, haunted by the past, disability, family in crisis, parents and children, family problems, down syndrome, crumbling marriage, obsession, love and romance, child illness, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 1960s
Place: pittsburgh, kentucky
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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: interracial romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, marriage, couple relations, opposites attract, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
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 6.2
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Crime, 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, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, extramarital affair, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, breakup, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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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, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, moral dilemma, millionaire, gambling, temptation, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, adultery, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
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 5.3
 311
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, isolation, infidelity, captivity, secret place, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, rivalry, vengeance, confined, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, sexual, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mate swapping, wife swapping, couples, sexual relations, obsession, femme fatale, legal investigation, swinger, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, love affair, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.4
 37K
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, 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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional marriage ...
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, breakup, crumbling marriage, friendship, family problems, dishonesty, age difference, human nature, couple relations, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
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: world war one, high society, love triangle, loveless marriage, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, lovers, love and romance, marriage, conservative, countryside ...
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, breakup, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
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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, sexy, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: resort, friendship, couple relations, island, couples, farce, male objectification, nothing goes right, couples therapy, marriage, crumbling marriage, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
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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, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, obsession, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, parents and children, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, family problems, breaking point, abusive husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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 5.4
 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, teens, girls' night
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, miami, dallas texas ...
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