Estranged couple movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant estranged couple movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, psychological, clever, suspenseful and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with estranged couple, death, mother daughter relationship, infidelity, father daughter relationship, couples, husband wife relationship, murder, sex and dysfunctional family 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 estranged couple: Vacancy (2007), The Child in Time (2017), Life Itself (2018), American Beauty (1999), Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), Contempt (1963), The Abyss (1989), Seven Lucky Gods (2014), The War of the Roses (1989), Story of Women (1988).

List of estranged couple movies

Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, one night, slasher, estranged couple, isolation, hotel, deception, psychological thriller, survival horror, hidden camera, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Child in Time (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set two years after his daughter went missing, The Child In Time follows Stephen Lewis, a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelma have ...
Plot: missing daughter, marital separation, marriage crisis, estranged couple, lost child, missing child, time travel, school, little girl, husband wife relationship, bathtub, crying ...
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Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: unreliable narrator, estranged couple, traumatic childhood, pregnancy, tragic event, hit by a bus, child abuse, sex, car accident, dead mother, marriage proposal, jealousy ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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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, cynical, biting, cerebral ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, family problems, dysfunctional family, loneliness, teenage life, coming of age, youth, age difference, virgin, american dream, parenthood, lust ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, coming of age, love affair, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, lovers, teenage love, lesbian relationship, crumbling relationship, french, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: france, kindergarten, europe, california
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Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, stylized, psychological, clever, cynical ...
Plot: screenwriter, filmmaking, new wave, director, sexism, writer's life, divorce, villa, love triangle, jealousy, movie business, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
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The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: exciting, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: underwater, ocean, sea, alien encounter, sea disaster, submarine, ocean or sea, space and aliens, scuba diving, sacrifice, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
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Seven Lucky Gods (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Albania, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Albania infiltrates the lives of a group of Londoners with devastating consequences.
Plot: illegal immigrant, murder, gay, gay hustler, estranged couple, sexless marriage
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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, uninhibited rivalry, suburbs, divorce, greed, destructive relationship, marriage, family feud, relationships, death, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: serious, bleak, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, unwanted pregnancy, down on your luck, wartime life, injustice, women's prison, society, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
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Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts Bacchanalia for local hippies, and humiliates his wife Irina in ...
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, gothic, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, voyeurism, psychopath, crime, gory, slasher, sex, violence, whodunit, violence spree, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, venice
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Red White & Blue (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman attracts the attention of a psychotic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: sex talk, cruelty, terminal illness, aids, cancer, anti social, revenge, mental illness, beer, rock band, obsession, promiscuity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
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Paradise: Faith (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Second film in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy. A devout Catholic woman practises her religion at home and in the local community, but is unprepared for the reappearance of her estranged husband, who is a Muslim.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, biting
Plot: culture clash, religions or cults, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, society, sex scene, orgy, religious fanatic, crucifix, kneeling, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
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96 Souls (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A university research scientist, about to lose funding and status, has a lab accident and discovers he can see people's true intentions -- making his situation even worse.
Style: spiritual, light
Plot: goggles, science, homelessness, spirituality, mad scientist, sense of smell, odor, onion, scientist, research, homeless, evidence ...
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A Girl at My Door (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Do-Hee experiences family violence. Young-Nam works as the head of the police substation. She tries to protect Do-Hee from her violent stepfather Yong-Ha. Though Do-Hee looks naive, she hides a secret. Young-Nam becomes involved in a case with her ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: small town, child abuse, adult child friendship, father daughter relationship, schoolgirl, incest, police station, obsession, kissing, small town life, woman in danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Isle Of Man, UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: gloomy, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, suicide, shepherd, sheep, secret, child abuse, afterlife, missing person, supernatural, small town, mysterious character, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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Lower Level (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young female architect is left stranded in an empty highrise while her secret "admirer" stalks her.
Style: suspense
Plot: bitch, captive, stalking, walkie talkie, animal trap, held captive, nipples, diary, jumping from height, victim, fragments of glass, elevator shaft ...
Place: california
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Mind Prey (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: interrogation, kidnapping, suicide, police station, fishing, forensic evidence, child molestation, schoolgirl, television, psychopath, sewer, television crew ...
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The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1962)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Martians replace scientist & his family to pave way for invasion.
Plot: mansion, alien invasion, martian, christmas, scientist, mars, estranged couple, outer space, alien
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Paper Boys (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A ragtag bunch of teenage door to door salesmen wreak havoc and spread the news of their coming of age in this summer before they begin their college lives. It centers around Sean, a sexually confused and drug afflicted teen who just can't seem ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: repressed homosexual, closeted homosexual, homosexual, friendship, flashback, dysfunctional marriage, dysfunctional family, fight, high school, drug addiction, fast car, college ...
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Halla Bol (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ashfaque (Ajay Devgan) is a small town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group run by a reformed dacoit Sidhu (Pankaj Kapur) who uses street theatre as a medium to bring about an awakening in the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, actor's life, society, bollywood, politics, crime, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, award ceremony, minister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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75 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A car crash victim, humiliated housewife and two repressed teens are connected by their relationships with hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against ...
Style: tragic ending, depressing, social realism, sad, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bathing, meal, teen smoking, intoxication, self inflicted injury, moral ambiguity, bottle, reverend, manipulation, lunch, ignorance, homoeroticism ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, kentucky, america, ohio, midwest ...
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Blume in Love (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lawyer Stephen Blume, specialized in divorces, lives a paradoxical situation when, having his own marriage break up, is still in love with his ex-wife. Gedorge Segal plays a divorce lawyer who is divorced himself after his wife (Susan Anspach) ...
Style: talky, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, divorce, marriage, lawyer, infidelity, human nature, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: beverly hills, europe, italy, los angeles, usa ...
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The Gathering (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Adam Thornton learns that he only has a little time left, he decides that he wants to make peace with his family. Only problem is that most of his family are not exactly fond of him because he walked out on his wife and of his stubborn nature ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: terminal illness, golden years, single parent, introspection, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, estrangement, family life, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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Mission Istaanbul (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A promising journalist Vikas Sagar (Zayed Khan) is offered a position to head a controversial news station in Istanbul by its owner Owais Husain (Sunil Shetty). With this offer comes the promise of money and many other perks that make this offer ...
Plot: loss of wife, terrorism, martial arts, gun, helicopter, terrorist, car chase, chase, divorce, explosion, exploding bus, news reporter ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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Out of Order (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: I suppose this is the story of the beauty and brutality of a long-term marriage as seen through the eyes of a writer who aspires to make art, but makes his living writing popcorn movies. Someone who wants to be a good man, but finds himself ...
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, hollywood, unlikely couple, writer's life, suburbs, cheating, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
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Vincent, Fran?ois, Paul and the Others (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three friends face mid-life crises. Paul is a writer who's blocked. François has lost his ideals and practices medicine for the money; his wife grows distant, even hostile. The charming Vincent, everyone's favorite, faces bankruptcy, his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional, psychological
Plot: friendship, buddies, crumbling marriage, factory, human nature, introspection, infidelity, adoption, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, midlife crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
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Having You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack has finally managed to propose to his infertile girlfriend when his life is turned upside down by the arrival of an old one-night stand that introduces him to his seven year old son.
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, accident, letter, hospital, engagement, female doctor, death of mother, injured child, little boy, alcoholic, terminal illness, paternity revealed ...
Place: england
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Snow Angels (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, depressing, heartbreaking, melancholic ...
Plot: teenage love, small town, small town life, depression, dysfunctional family, parents and children, couple relations, young love, family problems, first love, single parent, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
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Paper Hearts (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Western drama directed by Rod McCall. Henry deserted his family years before, Henry (James Brolin) kicks up a storm when he shows up to see his youngest daughter before her wedding. He has ulterior motives, including a divorce from wife Jenny (Sally ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, strong sexual content, friendship, parents and children, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, introspection, infidelity, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york
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