Marriage crisis movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant marriage crisis movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, captivating, serious, touching and humorous films and TV shows about / with marriage crisis, husband wife relationship, family relations, couples, love and romance, female nudity, relationships, marriage, infidelity and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as marriage crisis: Why Women Kill (2019), The Children Act (2017), The Duchess (2008), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), America's Sweethearts (2001), The Son's Room (2001), Lantana (2001), The Intervention (2016), Albatross (2011), To Take a Wife (2004).

List of marriage crisis movies

Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: open marriage, crumbling marriage, marriage, housewife, strong female lead, male female relationship, women, jealousy, female protagonist, adultery, family in crisis, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 2010s, 1940s
Place: usa
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The Children Act (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, captivating, serious ...
Plot: judge, illness, marriage crisis, moral dilemma, hospital, crisis of faith, female protagonist, jehovah's witness, lawyer, older woman teenage boy relationship, husband wife relationship, dying ...
Place: london
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The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: dramatic, sexy, emotional, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, love triangle, adultery, love affair, duchess, infidelity, high society, marriage, marital rape, duke, destiny, marital infidelity ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: romantic, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, romance, love and romance, dating, midlife crisis, divorce, lovers, friends, mentor, couples, looking for sex, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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America's Sweethearts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: couples, hollywood, love triangle, paparazzi, romance, showbiz, dishonesty, desire for fame, filmmaking, marriage crisis, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Son's Room (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, parents and children, family problems, hopes, family in crisis, redemption, overcoming, marriage crisis, death in the family, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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Lantana (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: emotional, psychological, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, disappearance, jealousy, psychiatrist, divorce, mystery, human nature, unhappy, dishonesty, police investigation, love and romance, marriage crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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The Intervention (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A weekend getaway for four couples takes a sharp turn when one of the couples discovers the entire trip was orchestrated to host an intervention on their marriage.
Style: touching, captivating, sexy, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: lesbian seduction, lesbian couple, lesbian, marriage crisis, intervention, fleeing, lesbian relationship, group of friends, sex scene, lesbianism, bisexual woman, travel ...
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Albatross (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, direction and purpose, teenage life, lifestyle, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, parents and children, infidelity, sexual relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, oxford university
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To Take a Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story takes place in Haifa, Israel, in 1979, during three days before the Shabbat. A young woman trying to raise three children, work from home, and observe the strict Moroccan traditions of her family finds herself at constant odds with her ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: married couple, marriage, coercion, extramarital affair, marriage crisis, family feud, conflict, lovers, divorce, dysfunctional family, synagogue, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
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It's Winter (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The struggle to survive, for a generation, torn between wanting to leave its country, yet bound by blood to home.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: society, unemployment, winter, love affair, working class, leaving home, realism, survival, life is a bitch, human nature, family life, marriage crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
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Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: writers, twins, writer's block, obsession, satire, siblings relations, thief, mentally unstable, filmmaking, swamp, weirdo, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
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365 Days (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film tracks a hasty marriage through its first 365 days.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: marriage crisis, marriage, husband wife relationship, troubled marriage, tragic love, male female relationship, couples, family problems, family relations, love affair, relationship problems, relationships ...
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Jindabyne (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in the river. Rather than return to the town immediately, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: fishing, murder, police detective, countryside, serial killer, small town, investigation, crimes, couple relations, couples, weekend, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
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Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, enigmatic ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, monster, family problems, supernatural, perversion, infidelity, marriage crisis, insanity, surrealism, husband wife relationship, husband wife estrangement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, europe, poland ...
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Hall Pass (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When best buds Rick and Fred begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives take a bold approach to revitalize their marriages: they grant the guys a "hall pass", one week of freedom to do whatever they want. At first, it seems ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friends, looking for sex, adultery, midlife crisis, marital problem, infidelity, couple relations, masturbation, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, atlanta georgia
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Gurov & Anna (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With his marriage to Audrey almost at an end, Ben begins a torrid affair with Mercedes, a young French student in his writing class. The affair soon spins out of control, their emotions and Ben and Audrey's family hanging in the balance.
Style: disturbing, sexy, romantic, captivating, contemplative
Plot: teacher student relationship, older man younger woman sex, obsession, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, teacher student romance, age difference, rape, marriage crisis, wife leaves husband, unhappy marriage, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal, canada
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Original Bliss (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Helen Brindel is trapped in a violent marriage and the prison of her faith when she falls in love with a scholar, Professor Eduard Gluck. But he’s a secret porn addict. Slowly, carefully, two very different individuals get to know each other.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: marriage crisis, unhappy marriage, psychologist, marriage, desperation, faith, family problems, husband wife relationship, marital problem, dysfunctional family, relationships, family relations ...
Place: berlin germany
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Star Boys (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Through the eyes of two 12-year-old boys, the sexual revolution arrives in a conservative and religious small town in Northern Finland.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, sexy, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sexual revolution, marriage crisis, infidelity, friendship, wife leaves husband, husband wife relationship, camping, birthday party, dysfunctional marriage, birthday, strained relationship, anger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: finland, europe
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Vegetarian (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An ordinary housewife, Yeong-hye, who has nightmares every night, finally becomes a vegetarian, throwing away all the meats in her refrigerator. Her husband Kil-soo starts to complain about her actions. Her family also worries about her health. ...
Style: sincere, serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, human nature, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, unfulfillment, marriage crisis, unfaithful husband, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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A Rational Solution (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Germany, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four of Sweden's top actors anchor Jörgen Bergmark's tragi-comedy about a couple, both marriage counsellors, who find themselves in deep water when the husband falls for his best friend's wife. A smart, funny film made for adults. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, clever, witty ...
Plot: open marriage, love triangle, love and romance, buddies, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, against the rules, society, family problems, fall in love, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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Naked Sins (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cole and Erica run an upscale escort service which sets their clients up on anonymous and impromptu "dates" at hotels. They discover one of their female clients murdered, and that the man who signed up for their service on the same day ...
Style: erotic, suspense, sexy, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: erotica, murder, couples, escort, marriage crisis, sexploitation, sex, murder of wife, murder investigation, investigation, crime solving, murderer ...
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17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, popularity, family relations, high school life, parents and children, adult as child, family, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1989, 80s ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
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Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, middle age romance, romance, hotel, parents and children, love story, infidelity, couples, true love, midlife crisis, marriage crisis, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
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I Married a Dumbass (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Florencia, a rising actress, ends up falling in love with her co-star, a famous film star. When they decide to marry, Florencia becomes aware that in reality she fell in love with the character and that her husband is indeed a real idiot.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, neo screwball comedy
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage crisis, actress, actor, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, fall in love, desire for fame, celebrity, lifestyle, married couple, showbiz ...
Place: argentina
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4 Nights in the Hamptons (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A married couple of 6 years invites an old friend and his new, free spirited girlfriend to their Hamptons Summer home for a long weekend. Emotions and desires are stirred but in ways none of them expected.
Style: sexy, light, humorous, contemplative
Plot: open marriage, unhappy wife, seductress, husband wife relationship, open relationship, friendship, friendship between men, unhappy marriage, marriage crisis, couples, friends, sex ...
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Buss till Italien (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie is about two young teenagers who leave for a trip around Europe to sing in a choir. They cross the entire continent straight to Domodossola, a little town on the north of Italy.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, touching, road movie
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, friend, adultery, choir, marriage crisis, reconciliation, older woman teenage boy sex, teenage sex, neglected wife, male full rear nudity, male masturbation, coming of age ...
Place: eastern europe
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Kiss Me Again (2006)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A married couple decides to test the boundaries of their relationship with a seductive Spanish woman. When an unlikely relationship ensues, all three are forced to rethink their definition of love.
Style: sexy, psycho sexual, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: threesome, swinger, bisexual girl, swinger couple, love triangle, lesbianism, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbian lover, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, england, london, europe, usa ...
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My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: ambition, prodigy, love and romance, society, lifestyle, family life, couple relations, tragic love, celebrity culture, couples, isolation, free spirit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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The Theory of Everything (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, compassionate, sincere ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, disability, against the odds, love, fall in love, cambridge university, handicapped, supportive spouse, life is a bitch, couples, physical disability ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: oxford university, england, united kingdom
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