Marital crisis movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant marital crisis movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, sexy, humorous, suspense and psychological films and TV shows about / with marital crisis, husband wife relationship, female nudity, family relations, infidelity, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, male nudity and adultery plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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marital crisis movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as marital crisis: Married for 7 Years (2003), American Gothic (2016), Marriage Killer (2019), Urban Feel (1999), The Anniversary Party (2001), The Son (2019), Love Exchange (2001), One (2011), Manual of Love (2005), The Trade Off (2013).

List of marital crisis movies

Married for 7 Years (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After seven years of marriage, a couple of professional workers (he, a doctor and she, a banker) try to refresh their sex life.
Plot: marital crisis, sex therapist, husband wife relationship, doctor, sex shop, sexual fantasy, wedding, kissing, female nudity, lesbian kiss, sex, wife husband relationship
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American Gothic (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A prominent Boston family attempts to redefine itself in the wake of a chilling discovery that links their recently deceased patriarch to a string of murders spanning decades — amid the mounting suspicion that one of them may have been his ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: family secret, murder investigation, dysfunctional family, suspicion, murder, serial killer, betrayal, cover up, secret, family secrets, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Place: boston, usa
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Marriage Killer (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: a married couple decide to explore a "member's only night club" but quickly realize the deadly consequences of their actions.
Plot: open marriage, marital crisis, sexual tension, swinger couple, swinger, swingers, watching sex, conspiracy, villainess, lesbian kiss, sexually frustrated woman, husband wife relationship ...
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 5.8
 145
Urban Feel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An estranged couple receives an unexpected visitor who throws everything in their family off balance.
Plot: cuckolded husband, orgy, marital crisis, unfaithful wife, adultery, obsession, extramarital affair, cuckold, sex, sex scene, sex club, routine ...
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The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: cynical, humorous, melancholic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, party, love and romance, lifestyle, family problems, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, anniversary, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.4
 3K
The Son (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Painter Lorenzo's life spirals out of control as he fears his wife is trying to isolate him from their infant son.
Style: non-linear
Plot: paranoia, little boy, female scientist, marital crisis, laboratory, painter, husband wife relationship, doctor, boy, painting, mistrust, thunderstorm ...
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Love Exchange (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jackie (Holly Sampson) and Ben (Eddie Jay) move into a luxurious new home in the affluent neighborhood of Verdana Hills. They are immediately welcomed and befriended by their sexy new neighbor Lizellee (Monique DeMoan) and invited to a pool party to ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: wife swapping, swinger couple, open marriage, married couple, swingers, public sex, marital crisis, cheating wife, swinger, swinger party, female nudity, unfaithful husband ...
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 5.6
 7K
One (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A journalist tries to balance the duties of marriage and motherhood while researching a piece on college women who work as prostitutes to pay their tuition.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, feminist film
Plot: prostitution, journalist, ambition, introspection, female friendship, society, hopes, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, sex, feminism, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, family relations, infidelity, couple relations, romance, family life, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, love, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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The Trade Off (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man is forced to re-evaluate the choices he's made in his life.
Style: sexy, psychological, disturbing, serious
Plot: love triangle, husband wife relationship, confession, guilty conscience, dysfunctional family, duplicity, self discovery, adultery, infidelity, marital crisis, dysfunctional marriage, betrayal ...
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 5.9
 37
Us 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A love story of the 21st century. Hoping for change, Ema (Jana Plodková) runs away from her family and leaves her husband. She hides at the apartment of her hairdresser, a gay guy Tony (Ondrej Nosálek), even though she barely knows him. At the ...
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, friendship, marital crisis, female protagonist, bossy woman, estranged son, mother daughter relationship, strong female lead, adulterous husband, love triangle, gay man straight woman relationship, strong female character ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
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 6.4
 378
Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, suspenseful, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, family tragedy, marital crisis, brother sister relationship, shipwreck, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, fear ...
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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Yi Yi: A One and a Two... (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Each member of a family in Taipei asks hard questions about life's meaning as they live through everyday quandaries.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, lyrical, depressing ...
Plot: midlife crisis, wedding, lovers reunited, first love, dysfunctional family, coma, family, infidelity, introspection, family values, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, taipei, asia, tokyo, taiwan ...
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 6.2
 845
Killing God (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Carlos (Eduardo Antuña) invites his father (Boris Ruiz) and his brother (David Pareja) to spend a pleasant New Year in a strange house isolated in the forest with him and his wife Ana (Itziar Castro). But what promised to be a quiet family ...
Style: dark humor, psychotronic, bad taste humour, scary, humorous
Plot: apocalypse, family relations, prophecy, panic, husband wife relationship, survival, survivor, brother brother relationship, suicide, love hate relationship, jealousy, father son relationship ...
Place: europe
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 6.2
 3K
Valeria (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: A writer in a creative and marital crisis finds refuge and support in her three best friends. Based on the novels by Elisabet Benavent.
Style: witty, humorous, twists and turns, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, sexually dissatisfied wife, friendship, writers, doubt, marital crisis, cheating wife, creative block, bigger dreams, bare breasts, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.6
 436
Penance (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maddie. Following the loss of their son, Rosalie and Luke find their marriage under immense strain. Maddie and Rosalie find themselves in the caring hands of Jed, a charming and charismatic young man that they encounter at bereavement counselling ...
Style: suspense, psychological, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, pursuit, death of son, unhappy marriage, therapist, marital crisis, sexually frustrated woman, sexual obsession, teenage sexuality, backfire, psychological manipulation, psychological trauma ...
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The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: smuggling, cons and scams, undercover agent, farce, soviet, crimes, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, gem, espionage, police station, seduction ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, istanbul turkey, russia
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 6.1
 657
The Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marie, who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. Though she is relatively content with her life, she feels something is wanting. Enter 50-year ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, sexual
Plot: unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, cuckold, interracial sex, bored housewife, opposites attract, love affair, sexual relations, social differences, midlife crisis, destructive relationship, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, infidelity, love triangle, one night stand, adultery, couple relations, love affair, family problems, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 305K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: orgy, strong sexual content, erotic thriller, sexuality, sex party, explicit sex, sex, disguise, prostitute, sexual relations, neo noir, sexual obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, seattle washington, manhattan new york city ...
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Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: family relations, divorce, tennis court, marital crisis, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tennis, breakup, family in crisis, love affair, parents and children, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
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White Knuckles (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sweet housewife has been married to the same crotchety man for 40 years and she just can't bear another day. She starts to poison his food just to see if he might change. When he falls ill, both are awakened to the raw reality of life and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspense, mumblecore
Plot: couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, housewife, family relations, thirtysomething life, family in crisis, in the woods, cooking and food, improv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.8
 120K
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, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: looking for sex, friends, marital problem, adultery, midlife crisis, infidelity, masturbation, lifestyle, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, atlanta georgia, united states
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 4.5
 171
Separate Ways (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wife unhappy in her marriage begins an affair with an art student, unaware that her husband, a race driver, is also having an affair.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: infidelity, nightclub, marital crisis, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, love affair, college, down on your luck, couples, romance, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: future
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4 Days in France (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A man leaves everything behind to travel aimlessly through France, letting himself be guided only by the people and landscapes he encounters: four days and four nights of wandering, during which his lover tries to locate him via Grindr, a smartphone ...
Style: visually appealing, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: lgbt, breakup, male homosexuality, loneliness, gay, gay interest, stranger, countryside, awkward situation, parisian, gay relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: alps
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 4.6
 2K
Lemon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.
Style: dark humor, humorous, ironic, funny, witty
Plot: blindness, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, self pity, audition, brother brother relationship, marital separation, ex husband ex wife relationship, white male black female relationship, braille, actor, photographer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, milwaukee wisconsin, denmark, japan, dallas texas ...
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The Land of Steady Habits (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After leaving his wife and his job to find happiness, Anders begins a clumsy, heartbreaking quest to reassemble the pieces of his fractured life.
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, witty, ironic ...
Plot: divorce, identity crisis, retirement, routine, irony, marriage, crumbling marriage, meaning of life, pension, elderly man, new life, complex characters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Mr & Mme Adelman (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: How did Sarah and Victor get along for more than 45 years? Who was this enigmatic woman living in the shadow of her husband? Love, ambition, betrayals and secrets feed the story of this extraordinary couple, as they experience both the large and ...
Style: realistic, tragicomedy, witty, thought provoking, cynical
Plot: soul mate, supportive spouse, life philosophy, up and down relationship, couple relations, fall in love, writer's life, family life, opposites attract, love, true love, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
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 5.3
 2K
Big Bad Wolf (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Cameron, a group of hunters is attacked by a wild animal, and Charlie Cowley survives, but sees his brother Scott dying. Seven years later, his teenage nephew Derek Cowley steals the key of his stepfather's cabin in the isolated Fire Road ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, serial killer, gory, survival, teenage life, dangerous animal, adventurer, supernatural, stalking, stepfather, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england, africa
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The View from Greenhaven (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grumpy old man living in an idyllic coastal town who can't see he has the perfect life.
Plot: family relations, ferry, coastal town, motorcycle, gratitude, marital crisis, barn, redemption, train wreck
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