Spouse leaving movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant spouse leaving movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, sincere, touching, humorous and emotional films and TV shows about / with spouse leaving, family relations, husband wife relationship, parents and children, society, unfulfillment, profanity, mentor, hopes and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as spouse leaving: Bloodworth (2010), Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012), Lost Paradise (2012), A Dog Year (2009), Food of Love (2002), Out of Practice (2005), The Giant Mechanical Man (2012), ...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979), A Pain in the Ass (2008), The Chosen One (2010).

List of spouse leaving movies

 6.0
 2K
Bloodworth (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: E.F. Bloodworth has returned to his home - a forgotten corner of Tennessee - after forty years of roaming. The wife he walked out on has withered and faded, his three sons are grown and angry. Warren is a womanizing alcoholic, Boyd is driven by ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: country music, haunted by the past, family problems, small town, spouse leaving, estrangement, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, country, family curse, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
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Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart, or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions?
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, light, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, family relations, loss of wife, family feud, society, eccentric family, spouse leaving, widower, car, family gatherings, divorced man, world war two veteran ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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 5.6
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Lost Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucie and her father Hugo have grown closer since Lucie's mother left unexpectedly a year prior. When her mother returns, Hugo becomes jealous and angry.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, spouse leaving, unfulfillment, single parent, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife conflict, family conflict, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
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 6.0
 3K
A Dog Year (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jon Katz is close to burnout. He's a writer with writer's block; his wife has left for her sister's because he's emotionally distant; he rarely answers his phone. A kennel sends him a border collie that's undisciplined ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dog, midlife crisis, pet owner relationship, marital problem, pets, lifestyle, friendship, parents and children, deadend life, spouse leaving, artists and showbiz, animal training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.1
 2K
Food of Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Young aspiring pianist attracts attention of famous musicians. Chance encounters bring them together but expectations must be managed by all.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, family relations, lgbt, love affair, gay relationship, coming out, youth, romance, musician's life, lifestyle, passionate interest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, new york, usa, spain, california ...
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Out of Practice (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Out of Practice is an American situation comedy that was produced by Paramount Network Television and originally broadcast on sister company CBS from September 19, 2005 to March 29, 2006. With producers Joe Keenan and Christopher Lloyd at the helm, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: family relations, family, eccentric family, parents and children, doctor, therapy, couple relations, power relations, doctors and patients, siblings relations, lesbian, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.
Style: sincere, feel good, touching, humorous, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: self discovery, romance, fall in love, lifestyle, shyness, workplace romance, adulthood, misfit, workplace, social misfits, singleness, self involved ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple whose son had been diagnosed as mentally retarded, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is in fact deaf.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sign language, deaf, coming of age, youth, family relations, mute or deaf, family, hopes, family problems, misdiagnosed, spouse leaving, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, ohio
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A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, odd couple, hotel, farce, disorder, dark humor, suicide attempt, friendship, society, chance meeting, comedy of errors, spouse leaving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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The Chosen One (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul is an ordinary man who is at the end of his rope. He hates his job, his beautiful wife has left him, and his mother and gay, Buddhist-monk brother constantly remind him of his shortcomings. Although Paul doesn't know it yet, his life is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: chosen one, self discovery, brother brother relationship, suicide attempt, family relations, society, oracle, life turned upside down, farce, destiny, deadend life, car salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south america, colombia, los angeles, santa monica california
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Grown Up Movie Star (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Ruby, 13, determined to grow up fast after her mother runs away to become a movie star, leaving Ruby with her hopelessly rural father.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: coming of age, single father, family relations, teenage sexuality, teenage girl, blind ambition, ambition, teenage life, gender, parents and children, rebelliousness, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, newfoundland
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Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?
Style: intense, serious, realistic, bleak, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, redemption, addiction, nightlife, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, starting over, supportive spouse, downfall, friendship, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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South from Granada (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Brenan arrives at Yegen on foot, interrupting the funeral held for the daughter of the local cacique. He collapses from dysentery and soon learns that the local cacique, Don Fernando, is leaving for Granada with his wife. Brenan rents Fernando’s ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic
Plot: intrigue, love affair, writer's life, romance, fish out of water, fall in love, village, village life, illegitimate child, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), spouse leaving ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919
Place: spain, andalusia, england
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Serious Moonlight (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A high-powered attorney duct tapes her adulterous husband to the toilet ... right before their home is invaded by burglars.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: marriage, love triangle, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance, infidelity, woman, hostage, mistress, robbery, love, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A citizen of the Veneto in her sixties. Three stories of "love in the country".
Style: suspense, biting, sexy, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: sexual dysfunction, social relations, couples, spouse leaving, love and romance, society, youth, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations, sexual relations, small town ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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 5.7
 3K
Game 6 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Game 6 is a 2005 American film directed by Michael Hoffman, first presented at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005 and released in the United States in 2006. Michael Keaton stars. The film depicts the events of October 25, 1986 in the life of Nicky ...
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: baseball, writer's life, artists and showbiz, rivalry, career change, obsession, nothing goes right, lifestyle, showbiz, parents and children, husband wife relationship, taxi driver ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 3K
Skirt Day (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A troubled and emotionally fragile woman finds herself at the center of a firestorm, in this gut-wrenching psychological drama.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, rough, sincere ...
Plot: female teacher, hostage, teachers and students, juvenile delinquency, hardcase students, high school, youth, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, society, breaking point, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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 7.2
 3K
Crying Fist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jobless, besieged by creditors, and abandoned by his wife, the once silver medalist Tae-shik has sunk to street hustling, becoming a human punching bag. Meanwhile, young Sang-hwan's delinquent ways land him behind bars. Both men look to boxing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, gloomy
Plot: juvenile delinquency, ex athlete, confined, ambition, contests and competitions, society, athlete's life, rivalry, prison life, underdog, sport, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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 6.7
 83K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: romantic, sexy, feel good, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, friendship, coming of age, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, relationships, class differences, dysfunctional family, first love, bullying, single father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, massachusetts
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Beautiful Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her widowed mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hairdresser, romance, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, disorder, beauty salon, farce, mistaken identity, empire, fan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t give him any money to start anew. He tries to find someone to blame for his misfortunes ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: depression, obsession, hypocrisy, assassination, suicide, crime gone awry, robbery, tragedy, revenge, attempted murder, head of state, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, baltimore, vietnam
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Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, visually appealing, thought provoking ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, addiction, unemployment, loneliness, character study, tragedy, self discovery, salesman, starting over, marital problem, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, new jersey, texas, usa, phoenix arizona
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Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, talky, sad ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, women, pregnancy, lawyer, family relations, mother daughter relationship, existentialism, manipulation, parents and children, estrangement, hopes, teenage mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973
Place: los angeles
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Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, sad, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, divorce, single father, custody battle, marriage, family, father son relationship, family relations, court, abandonment, legal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.9
 4K
Huff (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Huff is an American television comedy-drama series produced by Sony Pictures Television for Showtime. The series was created by Bob Lowry and features Hank Azaria as Dr. Craig "Huff" Huffstodt, a psychiatrist whose life changes abruptly ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, direction and purpose, self fulfillment, mental disorder, family relations, family problems, disorder, fighting illness, sanity, life changing experience, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.7
 81K
Super (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.
Style: cynical, tragicomedy, surreal, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: superhero, revenge, vigilante, dark humor, vigilantism, obsessive quest, humiliation, heroin, fighting crime, loser, wannabe, drug addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.4
 199K
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: inspirational, factual, uplifting, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: environmental, lawyer, court, contamination, justice, small town, investigation, corporate crime, single mother, against the odds, contaminated water, female protagonist ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles, usa
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 7.8
 172K
The Insider (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand
Style: cerebral, political, suspense, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: journalism, whistleblower, corruption, business, reporter, conspiracy, politics, legal, courtroom, lawyer, media, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., mississippi, iran, south carolina, new york
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 7.3
 536K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: sword fight, ancient, mythology, ancient history, warrior, revenge, courage, greek mythology, war, betrayal, battlefield, empire ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages
Place: ancient greece, greece, paris france, rome italy, europe
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: touching, philosophical, atmospheric, dramatic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: aging, true love, life & death, life philosophy, child as adult, love and romance, existentialism, destiny, tragic love, impossible love, puzzle, journey ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, pearl harbor, new york, france ...
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