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The list contains the best, new and most relevant divorce movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, light, melancholic, entertaining and clever films and TV shows about / with divorce, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, culture clash, family, couples, happy ending and first contact plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as divorce: The War of the Roses (1989), Mother's Day (2016), Closer (2004), Laws of Attraction (2004), Couples Retreat (2009), Loveless (2017), America's Sweethearts (2001), Look Who's Talking (1989), Desperate Housewives (2004), Two and a Half Men (2003).
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Loveless
Drama
Russia, France, Germany, Belgium, USA
127 min.
 7.7
Closer
Drama, Romance
USA, UK
104 min.
 7.3
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Life of the Party
Comedy
USA
105 min.
 5.5
Den of Thieves
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
148 min.
 7.0

List of divorce movies

The War of the Roses
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, psychological, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, divorce, relationships, uninhibited rivalry, lawyer, marriage, suburbs, greed, destructive relationship, manipulation, family feud, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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 5.6
 27K
Mother's Day
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Intersecting stories with different moms collide on Mother's Day.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, humorous, touching, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single father, holiday, divorce, relationships, transformation, secrets, multiple storylines, mother daughter relationship, character change, parenthood, changing lives, adoption ...
Place: new jersey
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 7.3
 185K
Closer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, melancholic, psychological, intellectual, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love triangle, divorce, marriage, betrayal, love, complex characters, life philosophy, romance, obsession, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manhattan new york city
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Laws of Attraction
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, sexy, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, love story, unlikely couple, opposites attract, workplace romance, love and romance, divorce lawyer, husband wife relationship, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university
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Couples Retreat
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: marriage, couple relations, island, romance, couples therapy, divorce, farce, resort, multiple storylines, friendship, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, tahiti, chicago illinois
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 7.7
 20K
Loveless
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening ...
Style: rough, melancholic, depressing, heartbreaking, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, divorce, dysfunctional family, search, loveless marriage, search party, husband wife relationship, dispute, dysfunctional marriage, missing son, anger, selfishness ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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America's Sweethearts
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: feel good, humorous, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, hollywood, love triangle, showbiz, infidelity, divorce, couples, desire for fame, dishonesty, filmmaking, marriage crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.
Style: romantic, funny, light, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, husband wife relationship, marital problem, crumbling marriage, divorce, starting over, witness protection, couple relations, love and romance, runaway, adaptation, marital infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wyoming, new york, los angeles
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Look Who's Talking
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mollie is a single working mother who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James, a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to make them both happy. But Mollie won't even consider James. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, funny, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: pregnancy, kids and family, romance, babies and infants, child's point of view, love and romance, single parent, fall in love, family life, couples, divorce, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Desperate Housewives
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: twists and turns, cynical, dark humor, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, secret, family relations, female friendship, crumbling marriage, neighbor, couple relations, suburban life, social relations, infidelity, investigation, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Two and a Half Men
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.
Style: humorous, not serious, situational comedy, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, womanizer, single parent, roommate, beach house, singleness, casual sex, ex spouse, friendship between men, slacker, parents and children, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, malibu california
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Little Indian, Big City
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young ...
Style: humorous, funny, comic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, mischievous children, fish out of water, family, adventure, indians, nothing goes right, disorder, estrangement, city life, adaptation, jungle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, latin america, venezuela, africa ...
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 6.6
 112K
Joy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.
Style: witty, inspirational, stylized, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, storytelling, divorce, businesswoman, family, parents and children, life philosophy, loneliness, bankruptcy, flashback, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey, dallas texas
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 6.1
 19K
HouseSitter
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, lie, opposites attract, love story, screwball, unlikely couple, divorce, stranded, small town, disorder, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
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 7.9
 188K
Mr. Nobody
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, surreal, philosophical, futuristic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, alternate reality, destiny, love affair, philosophy, time, depression, childhood, utopia, divorce, postmodernism, life ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1975
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 6.8
 167K
The Vow
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, Australia, UK, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, romance, amnesia, true love, win over, marriage, relationships, wooing, destiny, hopes, renewed love, newlyweds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.1
 90K
Daddy's Home
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, children, dumb, uninhibited rivalry, father, parenthood, kids and family, rival, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, culture clash, manipulation ...
Place: new orleans
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 7.0
 38K
Cougar Town
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, parents and children, friends, sitcom, looking for love, wine, parenthood, hot and sexy, divorce, neighbor neighbor relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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The Next Best Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, friendship, custody battle, pregnancy, stereotypes, couple relations, aids, divorce, casual sex, romance, dysfunctional family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, santa monica california
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What Men Talk About
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four old friends - Kamil, Lesha, Sasha and Slava - all well-to-do professionals in their late 30s embarking on a two days road trip from Moscow to Odessa. They wish to escape the metropolis and the everyday routine of work, family and girlfriends to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, buddies, road trip, friendship, vacation, male bonding, on the road, husband wife relationship, divorce, infidelity, sarcasm, dialogue driven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, ukraine
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 7.3
 167K
Chef
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with ...
Style: touching, feel good, light, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, father son relationship, chef, starting over, cooking and food, parenthood, family relations, staff, internet, divorce, creativity, kitchen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, florida, miami, usa ...
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 6.2
 48K
Heartbreakers
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cons and scams, mother daughter relationship, farce, parents and children, manipulation, love story, manipulations, frame up, love and romance, divorce, dishonesty, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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 6.5
 28K
Sleuth
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.
Style: talky, intellectual, suspense, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: mind game, verbal byplay, dialogue driven, writers, one on one, game playing, fear, manipulation, rivalry, brutality, greed, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 132K
Marley & Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, family, family relations, parenthood, pets, marriage, chaos and mayhem, death of dog, divorce, pregnancy, love, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, ireland, usa, pennsylvania
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Grace and Frankie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Elegant, proper Grace and freewheeling, eccentric Frankie are a pair of frenemies whose lives are turned upside down - and permanently intertwined - when their husbands leave them for each other. Together, they must face starting over in their 70s ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, touching, not serious
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sitcom, friendship, life turned upside down, couple relations, gender, rivalry, gay, elderly, foe turned friend, odd couple, family problems, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 93K
Bad Moms
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self-indulgence.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, touching, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: women, friendship, family, parenthood, unlikely friendships, single mother, working mom, motherhood, female friendship, friendship between women, stereotypes, prank ...
Place: california, chicago illinois
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Life of the Party
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dumped by her husband, longtime housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Winding up at the same school as her daughter, Deanna plunges headlong into the campus experience – embracing fun, freedom and frat boys.
Style: funny, humorous, light, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: college, education, mother daughter relationship, age difference, adulterous husband, starting over, human spirit, friends, daughter, divorce, party, housewife ...
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 6.3
 9K
Loving Pablo
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, husband wife relationship, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, pregnant woman, minister, flashback, airplane, lover, television ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1992, year 1981, year 1984 ...
Place: colombia, florida, panama
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Kramer vs. Kramer
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, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: divorce, courtroom, marriage, lawyer, family, father son relationship, single parent, single father, justice, custody, guilt, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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 8.3
 186K
A Separation
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Style: talky, realistic, tense, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: divorce, marriage, courtroom drama, morality, guilt, islam, parenthood, religion, hospital, moral dilemma, depression, maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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