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 serious, realistic, sexy, melancholic, erotic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with destructive relationship, couples, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, brutality, obsession, mentor, storytelling and dialogue 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: Requiem for a Dream (2000), Clip (2012), Match Point (2005), Candy (2006), 9½ Weeks (1986), Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), Lolita (1962), The Great Gatsby (2013), Bitter Moon (1992), Christiane F. (1981).

List of destructive relationship movies

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, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, depressing ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, drug addiction, insanity, hallucination, depression, drug trip, degradation, downfall, drug use ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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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: realistic, rough, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: explicit sex, destructive relationship, innocence lost, teenage sex, teenage life, sexual relations, youth, strong sexual content, masturbation, seduction, teenage girl, teen drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
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Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, 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, twists and turns, psychological, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lust, seduction, fatal attraction, love and romance, destructive relationship, adultery, sexy woman, sexual attraction, passionate interest, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new york
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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, drug abuse, addiction, destructive relationship, junkie, marriage, life is a bitch, obsession, artist, lovers, painting, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
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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, romantic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, erotica, obsession, sex scene, sexualized violence, sexual relations, sexual desire, destructive relationship, bdsm, sexuality, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: rich man poor woman, bdsm, sex scene, dangerous attraction, billionaire, strong sexual content, love and romance, sex, couples, sexual relations, sex toy, virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
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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 ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: lolita, seduction, lust, forbidden love, pedophilia, age difference, perversion, girl man relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, sexual obsession, adolescence, destructive relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 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, bad ending, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high society, millionaire, loneliness, obsession, love and romance, social differences, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, obsessive love, unfulfilled love, love story ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, midwest, long island
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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, exciting, touching, tense, sincere ...
Plot: destructive relationship, love and romance, love triangle, dishonesty, rise and fall, master and servant, royal family, bankruptcy, fashion, love, friendship between men, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, london
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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, psychological, sexual, breathtaking ...
Plot: s&m, femme fatale, obsession, sexual relations, infidelity, sexual perversion, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, seduction, love affair, cruise, passionate interest ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
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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, serious, bleak, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, life is a bitch, downfall, juvenile delinquency, friendship, teenage life, drug overdose, teenage prostitution, heroin addict ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: berlin germany, europe, west berlin west germany, west germany, poland ...
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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: realistic, serious, disturbing, emotional, political ...
Plot: injustice, discrimination, sadism, destructive relationship, society, loss of family member, conspiracy, arranged marriage, village, witnessing a crime, hijab, tragic hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
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Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, harsh, psychological, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, prostitute, sexual abuse, rape, lesbian love, destructive relationship, misanthrope, female killer, tragic love, death sentence, murder ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, michigan, ohio, miami
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The Housemaid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man's affair with his family's housemaid leads to a dark consequences. Eun-yi is hired as an au pair for Hae-ra (pregnant with twins) and her rich husband Hoon. Eun-yi's primary task is watching the couple's young daughter, ...
Style: erotic, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: maid, master and servant, strong sexual content, eroticism, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, seduction, high society, unwanted pregnancy, servant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: korea, south korea, asia
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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, melancholic, sexual, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lolita, older man younger woman relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, pedophile, obsession, older man young girl relationship, sex with a minor, perversion, forbidden love, pedophilia, underage sex, lust ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, 50s, 1920s
Place: new england, cannes
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The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Austria, 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, sexual, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, masochism, pianist, sexual relations, desire, bdsm, fetish, age difference, older woman younger man sex, overbearing parent, teacher, teacher student sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, vienna, paris france
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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, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, disfigurement, dangerous attraction, singer, musician's life, love and romance, aristocracy, love triangle, disguise, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, london
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Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, sexual pleasure, sex scene, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, beefcake, love and romance, seduction, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
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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: neo noir, stylized, emotional, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, love triangle, jealousy, destructive relationship, filmmaking, blind character, actress, love, couple relations, romance, suffering ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
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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, neo noir, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, extramarital affair, crimes, drifter, court case, dishonesty, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, year 1954
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, older man younger woman relationship, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, infidelity, adultery, teenage life, betrayal, manipulation, destructive relationship, high school, obsessive love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Style: erotic, disturbing, psychological, rough, sexual ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual perversion, nymphomaniac, nymphomania, lust, strong sexual content, sexual relations, hardcore, deviant sex, erection, destructive relationship, multiple lovers ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
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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, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, social differences, obsession, love triangle, opposites attract, master and servant, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, revenge, family disapproval, orphan ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
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Bo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Deborah meets Jennifer who steers her into a career as an escort. Under the alias Bo she begins a new life that she cannot handle and starts a downward spiral that only she can end.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, teenage prostitution, downfall, destructive relationship, lifestyle, woman in danger, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, youth, life is a bitch, society, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antwerp, belgium, europe
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Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: John flies over to Paris to find out his girlfriend Elizabeth. He finds a mysterious fashion designer named Lea and her assistant Claire, and it turns out that Lea was Elizabeth's friend in Paris. Lea says to John that Elizabeth married and ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: lust, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, obsession, love, prostitute, lovers reunited, love triangle, male female relationship, dishonesty, fashion, anger ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, hospital, destructive relationship, extramarital affair, handicapped, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, relationships, secret love, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
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Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: voyeur, prostitute, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, cheating wife, manipulation, fall in love, dishonesty, dull life, striptease, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
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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, gothic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, obsession, love affair, love triangle, estate, social differences, family relations, destructive relationship, society, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
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, serious, sexy, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, destructive relationship, pregnancy, clergy, infidelity, betrayal, romance, extramarital affair, repression, social misfits, adultery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa, europe ...
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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: surreal, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: desert, destructive relationship, love and romance, master and servant, love affair, tragic love, couple relations, couples, romance, gays and lesbians, destiny, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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