Marital strife movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant marital strife movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with marital strife, husband wife relationship, family relations, infidelity, chase, couples, family problems, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship and marriage 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 marital strife: Life in Flight (2008), The Queen's Sister (2005), Psycho Yoga Instructor (2020), Northern Borders (2013), The Darkness (2016), Walking the Halls (2012), Happy Ever Afters (2009), Flames of Desire (2016), Animal Heart (2009), Skin Walker (2019).

List of marital strife movies

Life in Flight (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Will is a rising star in New York City architecture, managing a tough project and negotiating to join an important firm. He rarely smiles. His wife Catherine is on the rise as well, as the social engine of his success. They have a son, about eight. ...
Style: realistic, serious, romantic, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, divorce, troubled marriage, marital strife, family problems, couples, family relations, introspection, parents and children, family life, single parent, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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The Queen's Sister (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An in-depth biopic of Princess Margaret from the days following her father's death in 1952 until the 1970s. She was known to be a flamboyant royal but she remained a stickler for protocol. She had many controversial romances and also infamously ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: british royal family, rise and fall, against the rules, love affair, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, head of state, romance, love and romance, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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Psycho Yoga Instructor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Justine Grace is desperate to sort out her life, her marriage to her husband Tom, and herself. When Domenic, a handsome yoga teacher, takes an interest in her, it seems like he might be the one to finally bring happiness to her life. However, he has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: husband wife relationship, mental illness, mind game, marital strife, obsession, manipulation, infidelity, insanity, nightmare, yoga instructor, family in crisis, psychopath ...
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Northern Borders (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 'Northern Borders' tells the story of ten year-old Austen Kittredge who is sent by his father to live on his grandparents' Vermont farm, where he experiences wild adventures and uncovers long-festering family secrets. It's 1956 ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: boy, childhood, child protagonist, family relations, bereavement, old man, coming of age, child with gun, heist, marital strife, bank robber, desertion ...
Time: 50s
Place: vermont
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The Darkness (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A family returns from a Grand Canyon vacation with a supernatural presence in tow.
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: supernatural horror, animal attack, haunted house, demon, self sacrifice, autism, portal, husband wife relationship, son, imaginary friend, marital strife, infidelity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, arizona
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Walking the Halls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High school senior Casey finds herself seduced into the fast lifestyle of a call girl ring run by a campus police officer and must pull herself out before she loses all self-control. made for TV
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: corrupt officer, self control, parents and children, youth, chance, social relations, teenage life, high school life, prostitute, lifestyle, popularity, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Happy Ever Afters (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two weddings collide when both receptions are held at one hotel.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, social differences, true love, fall in love, disorder, family relations, screwball, opposites attract, society, love and romance, nothing goes right, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Flames of Desire (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
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Story: Melek and Kerim are betrothed at a young age by their fathers. Time passes and Kerim's family gets rich. Meanwhile Melek's family continues to struggle in life. Hülya, Melek's sister, is determined to run away from her poor life. She ...
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, twists and turns, compassionate ...
Plot: friendship between men, fiancee, marital argument, family feud, best friends, childhood friend, family problems, friends, old friend, engagement, young couple, family conflict ...
Place: turkey
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Animal Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suddenly he thinks her alone, his wife. This person whom he doesn't know how to love and who is now falling prey to a gnawing disease. This woman whom he knows so little about and whom he would like to be with him. Right now, Just like before.
Style: captivating, rough
Plot: family problems, village life, tragic love, domestic violence, violence, jealousy, power relations, battered wife, forbidden love, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, villager ...
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Skin Walker (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her grandmother is brutally murdered, Regine, a fragile young woman must return to the countryside she has struggled to escape in order to engage with the family guilt she’s tried to shut out of her life - and to connect with the brother she ...
Style: gothic horror, tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: death of grandmother, death, murder, getting home, family problems, family relations, investigation, fear, secret, private investigation, family values, murder investigation ...
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You Should Have Left (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In an effort to repair their relationship, a couple books a vacation in the countryside for themselves and their daughter. What starts as a perfect retreat begins to fall apart as one loses their grip on reality, and a sinister force tries to tear ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, mystical, disturbing ...
Plot: time loop, jealous husband, family life, nightmare, missing child, house, murderer, countryside, drowning, husband wife conflict, father daughter relationship, murder ...
Place: wales, new york, mexico, london
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My First Wife (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the ...
Plot: marriage as hell, radio announcer, marital separation, depression, police officer, reconciliation, rejection, marital strife, unhappy marriage, sex scene, suicide attempt, subway ...
Place: australia
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Not Bad for a Human (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film follows a boy and the relationship between his birth mother and step mother. Based on the novels by Aapeli.
Plot: chief of police, blacksmith, dancer, parent child relationship, funeral, flashback, prohibition, summer, prohibition era, acrobat, burial, female nudity ...
Time: 1920s
Place: finland
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Support the Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Conroy is general manager at a highway-side 'sports bar with curves', Double Whammies. She nurtures and protects her employees fiercely--but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction…Double ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: waitress, job interview, fund raising, girl power, employer employee relationship, family business, attempted robbery, husband wife relationship, friendship, flirting, professor, sexploitation ...
Time: year 2007
Place: nashville tennessee
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13 Cameras (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Newlyweds Claire and Ryan have just moved into a new house. Both are hoping Claire’s pregnancy will be the cement needed to hold their already fraying relationship together. Little do they know their marital issues are the least of their problems. ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, cult film
Plot: hidden camera, obsession, voyeur, captive, surveillance, marital problem, prisoner, friend, infidelity, marriage, landlord, violence ...
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Framed (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The National Gallery in London has flooded, and senior curator Quentin Lester has a dramatic solution. He proposes that the entire collection of priceless paintings should be removed from London and stored in an abandoned slate mine inside a Welsh ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, village, culture clash, family business, secret place, parents and children, family life, family problems, fish out of water, love and romance, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, wales
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Enough Rope (1963)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two total strangers suspect each other of murdering their own wives.
Plot: guilt, bookstore, murder, psychopath, insanity, interrogation, suicide, jealousy, mistress, marital strife, movie theatre, lie
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XX (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This all-female horror anthology features four dark tales from four fiercely talented women.
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: exploitation, group of friends, transformation, fear, secret, supernatural, husband wife relationship, possessed woman, birthday, death, gift, doll ...
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Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, native american, track down, tough heroes, on the run, rescue, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gambler, survival, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, utah, arizona
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Children of Love (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shows us a weekend in the life of a family torn by disputes and disappointments.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, custody, starting over, dysfunctional family, family life, couples, family problems, youth, love and romance, single parent, child custody, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brussels, belgium, europe
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Take My Eyes (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional
Plot: domestic violence, violent husband, starting over, haunted by the past, siblings relations, fall in love, dysfunctional family, therapy, family problems, understanding, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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The Promotion (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, intense, satirical ...
Plot: rivalry, promotion, supermarket, workplace, ambition, boss and employee, corporate world, husband wife relationship, dancing, sarcasm, justice, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, canada, quebec
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Lemming (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: After the death of his boss's wife, a young engineer faces the sudden psychological metamorphosis of his own wife, seemingly possessed by the soul of the deceased...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: suburbs, murder, infidelity, extramarital affair, cuckold, suicide, love affair, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south of france
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Heat (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, bank robbery, gunfight, robbery, police detective, group of criminals, crimes, thief, one last job, tough law enforcer, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: neo noir, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mentor, organized crime, fbi, surveillance, undercover, crimes, friends, investigation, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, florida, usa, miami, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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Dead End (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: forest, time loop, wrong place wrong time, family relations, ghost, family problems, family, pregnancy, hallucination, marital argument, car accident, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
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China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, crimes, dishonesty, self defense, interrogation, frame up, fall in love, romance, small town, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: french, village life, friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, postman, foe turned friend, social satire, happy ending, social relations, family, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, provence, europe, south of france, flanders ...
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Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday.
Style: surreal, mind bending, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: disneyland, hallucination, amusement park, losing-it hero, parents and children, disorder, surrealism, paranoia, chase, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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Brownian Movement (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychiatrist's adulterous past continues to haunt her and her husband after they move to India.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sexy, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: strong sexual content, cuckold, couple relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family in crisis, doctors and patients, couples, power relations, sex addict, adultery, female doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brussels, belgium, india
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