Destructive relationship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant destructive relationship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic, visually appealing, psychological and intense films and TV shows about / with destructive relationship, couples, love and romance, brutality, storytelling, pornography, obsession, dialogue, mentor and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as destructive relationship: Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), Clip (2012), The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008), Bitter Moon (1992), Candy (2006), Requiem for a Dream (2000), Lolita (1962), The Great Gatsby (2013), Match Point (2005), 9½ Weeks (1986).

List of destructive relationship movies

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, bdsm, sex scene, strong sexual content, rich man poor woman, love and romance, sexual relations, sexual fantasy, destructive relationship, love affair, billionaire, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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 5.7
 6K
Clip (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jasna, a beautiful teenager, leads a crude life in post-war Serbia. She goes on a spree of sex, drugs and partying until she finds love and tenderness in a harsh environment.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, sexual, bleak ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: innocence lost, destructive relationship, sexual relations, teenage life, youth, explicit sex, parents and children, family problems, strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol, family relations, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a ...
Style: emotional, serious, disturbing, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: injustice, destructive relationship, discrimination, witnessing a crime, sadism, tragic hero, loss of family member, village, society, couple relations, journalist, stoning ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
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 7.2
 33K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: femme fatale, sexual relations, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, love affair, infidelity, s&m, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
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 7.3
 42K
Candy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and ...
Style: touching, emotional, surprise ending, romantic, disturbing ...
Plot: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, destructive relationship, obsession, marriage, life is a bitch, junkie, lovers, artist, professor, theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, life is a bitch, depression, downfall, insanity, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship, degradation, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
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 7.6
 88K
Lolita (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, psychological, serious, sexy ...
Plot: seduction, forbidden love, lolita, lust, age difference, pedophilia, perversion, sexual obsession, girl man relationship, destructive relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: new hampshire, usa, ohio
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The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, high society, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, party, social differences, obsessive love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island, midwest
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 7.6
 199K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring ...
Style: tense, psychological, talky, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, seduction, love triangle, lust, love and romance, destructive relationship, adultery, instructor, tennis, businessman, couples, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.0
 36K
9½ Weeks (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex scene, erotica, strong sexual content, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, obsession, bdsm, sexual awakening, destructive relationship, mysterious character, love and romance, sexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 130K
Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, emotional, harsh ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, lesbian, destructive relationship, rape, tragic love, murder, death penalty, sexual abuse, mentally unstable, lawyer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, michigan, ohio
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 7.6
 21K
Christiane F. (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroin, addiction, downfall, teenage life, friendship, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, drug dealing, life is a bitch, youth, destructive relationship, prostitution ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, berlin germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, poland ...
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The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: psychological, disturbing, controversial, bleak, serious ...
Plot: masochism, pianist, older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, bdsm, fetish, overbearing parent, desire, destructive relationship, teacher, age difference, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria, vienna
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Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, classic literature, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, social differences, love affair, estate, family relations, destructive relationship, obsession, love triangle, society, punishment, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
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The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: realistic, sexy, serious, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, destructive relationship, interracial relations, extramarital affair, infidelity, romance, repression, social misfits, clergy, adultery, betrayal, illegitimate child ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, europe, usa, england ...
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 5.4
 17K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, high school, dysfunctional family, parents and children, teenage life, manipulations, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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Broken Embraces (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Style: stylized, emotional, sentimental, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, love triangle, jealousy, destructive relationship, love, filmmaking, neo noir, actress, couple relations, romance, suffering ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
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 7.0
 28K
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: cult film, captivating, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, punk, heroin, drug abuse, destructive relationship, vandalism, dwarf, domestic violence, bassist, punk rock, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, new york, europe, london, usa ...
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 6.4
 13K
Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, sexual relations, mysterious character, drifter, extramarital affair, crimes, court case, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland
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 6.9
 49K
Lolita (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: lolita, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, older man younger woman relationship, pedophile, pedophilia, perversion, older man young girl relationship, forbidden love, sex with teenager, underage sex, incest, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: cannes, new england
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Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, melancholic, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, destructive relationship, revenge, orphan, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract, family disapproval ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
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The Bridesmaid (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hard-working young man meets and falls in love with his sister's bridesmaid. He soon finds out how disturbed she really is.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: destructive relationship, murder, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, love affair, danger, mentally unstable, couples, power relations, crimes, romance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
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The War of the Roses (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, psychological, satirical ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, lawyer, destructive relationship, uninhibited rivalry, divorce, suburbs, marriage, greed, family feud, death, relationships, materialism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This BBC historical drama stars James Purefoy as Beau Brummell, the original sharp-dressed dandy of 18th-century London. A socialite responsible for inventing the modern suit, Brummell befriends and restyles Prince Regent of Wales.
Style: realistic, touching, tense, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: destructive relationship, love triangle, love and romance, master and servant, dishonesty, royal family, rise and fall, bankruptcy, fashion, male bonding, love, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, london
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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and ...
Style: gothic, captivating, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, singer, disfigurement, musician's life, fall in love, love and romance, dangerous attraction, prodigy, disguise, tragic hero, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, 1870s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, london
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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, love and romance, family problems, love, dull life ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
Is relevant ?
 4.2
 370
Sun Kissed (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teddy, a young writer, ventures to an isolated desert house to complete his first novel, where he meets and seduces the mysterious caretaker, Leo. Layers of memory and hallucination unfold that intertwine the two men.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: destructive relationship, couple relations, master and servant, love and romance, love affair, tragic love, destiny, romance, gays and lesbians, wilderness, mental illness, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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 7.3
 40K
Arizona Dream (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a naturalist's gofer. He's happy there, but a messenger arrives to ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: destructive relationship, nervous breakdown, fall in love, self discovery, coming of age, family relations, on the road, eccentric family, love and romance, american dream, love triangle, fan ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, alaska
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Heavenly Creatures (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, two close friends who share a love of fantasy and literature, who conspire to kill Pauline's mother when she tries to end the girls' intense and obsessive relationship.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, obsession, murder, friendship, insanity, opposites attract, destructive relationship, love, passion, crime, crimes, best friends ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: new zealand, australia
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The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: war crime, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, s&m, sexual perversion, hotel, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, danger, eroticism, guilt ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, 1940s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, hungary, germany, vienna ...
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