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, surprise ending, talky and clever films and TV shows about / with estranged couple, death, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, infidelity, murder, couples, flashback and gun plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as estranged couple: Vacancy (2007), The Child in Time (2017), Life Itself (2018), Contempt (1963), American Beauty (1999), The Abyss (1989), Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), Seven Lucky Gods (2014), The War of the Roses (1989), Story of Women (1988).
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American Beauty (1999)
Drama
USA
122 min.
 8.4
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Drama, Romance
France, Belgium, Spain
180 min.
 7.8
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Life Itself (2018)
Drama, Romance
USA
117 min.
 5.9
75 (2017)
Crime, Drama
USA
97 min.
 7.9

List of estranged couple movies

 6.2
 87K
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, tense, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: survival horror, trapped, one night, slasher, estranged couple, hotel, deception, psychological thriller, hidden camera, hostages, 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, time travel, lost child, estranged couple, marriage crisis, school, dressing gown, surveillance, loss of friend, abduction, male objectification ...
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 5.9
 2K
Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, traumatic childhood, estranged couple, tragic event, death of mother, suicide, pregnancy, terminal illness, dead father, orphan, sex, child abuse ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 24K
Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama
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: new wave, screenwriter, filmmaking, director, sexism, writer's life, movie business, villa, divorce, jealousy, love triangle, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
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 8.4
 953K
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, family problems, dysfunctional family, teenage life, loneliness, youth, age difference, coming of age, american dream, parenthood, under the surface, marital problem ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 147K
The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, alien encounter, sea disaster, ocean or sea, space and aliens, submarine, heroic mission, ufo, first contact, sea, scuba diving ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
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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, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, teenage love, youth, young woman, french, love affair, adolescence, couples, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, kindergarten, europe
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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, gay hustler, estranged couple, sexless marriage, gay, murder
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The War of the Roses (1989)
Genre: Comedy
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, greed, uninhibited rivalry, suburbs, divorce, 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: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, based on true events ...
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, prostitution, nazi collaborator, women's prison, unwanted pregnancy, down on your luck, wartime life, injustice, 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: 96 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: serious, sexual, gothic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, voyeurism, psychopath, crime, gory, slasher, violence, sex, whodunit, violence spree, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: venice, italy
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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, husband wife relationship, wheelchair, lust, female masturbation, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
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 6.5
 696
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, sense of smell, odor, onion, scientist, spirituality, homeless, mad scientist, research, priest ...
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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, schoolgirl, adult child friendship, incest, child abuse, lesbian, 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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 5.4
 10K
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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 5.3
 164
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: elevator, obsession, security camera, female protagonist, death, love, bus, stabbed in the back, hostage, psychopath, jealousy, female removes her clothes ...
Place: california
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 4.9
 179
Mind Prey (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: faked death, wig, basement, psychiatrist, mental illness, marriage proposal, interrogation, television, kidnapping, telephone call, doctor patient relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
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The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1963)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Martians replace scientist & his family to pave way for invasion.
Plot: alien invasion, mansion, outer space, christmas, scientist, martian, mars, alien, estranged couple
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 3.8
 125
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, homosexual, closeted homosexual, lava lamp, drug dealer, domineering father, drug, hanging, depression, coming of age, quitting a job, fight ...
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 6.1
 2K
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, politics, bollywood, crime, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, security ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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 7.9
 18
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: dark, suspense, ambiguous ending, depressing, social realism ...
Audience: kids
Plot: looking at picture, wife abuse, short shorts, doomed romance, heroin addiction, silence, drug withdrawal, punk, living together, officer, biblical quote, smuggler ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: ohio, cincinnati ohio, kentucky, america, usa ...
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 6.5
 759
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: semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, lawyer, divorce, marriage, 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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 8.0
 521
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: serious, emotional, 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: exploding bus, gun, chase, divorce, car chase, estranged couple, news reporter, submachine gun, terrorism, explosion, terrorist, loss of wife ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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 7.0
 643
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: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, hollywood, unlikely couple, suburbs, writer's life, 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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 6.4
 734
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: injured child, childless couple, playground, infertility, dinner party, cancer, recovering alcoholic, small business, estranged couple, little boy, restaurant, marriage proposal ...
Place: england
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 6.9
 12K
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, tragic ending ...
Plot: small town, teenage love, small town life, suicide, depression, dysfunctional family, first sex, reconciliation, photographer, christianity, letter, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.5
 92
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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
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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Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, murder, car chase, crime, police investigation, gangsters, psychopath, vengeance, gang, tough law enforcer, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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