Failed marriage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant failed marriage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, suspense, touching and melancholic films and TV shows about / with failed marriage, husband wife relationship, couples, friendship, couple relations, marriage, love and romance, family relations, female nudity and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as failed marriage: Hope Springs (2012), One-Trick Pony (1980), The Woman Who Ran (2020), Lavender (2016), For Better and Worse (2015), Everything is Love (2014), The Belly of an Architect (1987), Save the Tiger (1973), Tell It to the Bees (2018), Intersection (2016).

List of failed marriage movies

Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, talky, complex ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, romance, doctors and patients, therapy, family problems, therapist, crumbling relationship, guru, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A divorced woman finds sexual liberation through online dating.
Style: romantic, captivating, sexy, sincere
Plot: older woman younger man sex, cheating wife, abusive husband, sexual desire, sex scene, ambition, failed marriage, single mother, unfaithful husband, sexually frustrated woman, hot, online dating ...
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One-Trick Pony (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jonah (Paul Simon) is an aging rock star trying to put together a new album in the face of an indifferent record label and a talentless producer. At the same time, he's struggling to save his failing marriage.
Style: gloomy, sincere, emotional, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: failed marriage, rock music, record, music, music band, ambition, musician's life, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, starting over, human nature, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
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The Woman Who Ran (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 77 min.
Story: While her husband is on a business trip, Gamhee meets three of her friends on the outskirts of Seoul. They make friendly conversation, as always, but there are different currents flowing independently of each other, both above and below the surface.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, melancholic, complex, sincere
Plot: female friendship, friends, business, chance meeting, secret past, character study, secret revealed, male female relationship, travel, trip, loneliness, secret ...
Place: seoul
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Lavender (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A photographer struggling with memory loss discovers her pictures may indicate something sinister is hitting close to home.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: amnesia, psychiatrist, female protagonist, empowerment, confusion, photographer, uncover truth, murder, recovery, danger, crimes, suspicion ...
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For Better and Worse (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A couple on the brink of divorce attempts to hide their crisis at a grand wedding, but it turns out they are not the only ones with false appearances.
Plot: wedding, family, failed marriage, fiancee, groom, unfaithful husband, castle, dysfunctional marriage, marriage, husband wife relationship
Place: eastern europe
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Everything is Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Follows the lives of different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic few days before Christmas in Frankfurt, Germany.
Plot: christmas, failed marriage, wedding, divorced parents, loss of job, gay relationship, unfaithful husband, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, loss of mother, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, santa claus ...
Place: frankfurt germany
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The Belly of an Architect (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The American architect Kracklite arrives in Italy, supervising an exhibiton for a French architect, Boullée, famous for his oval structures. Tirelessly dedicated to the project, Kracklite's marriage quickly dissolves along with his health.
Style: grotesque, talky, sexy, sexual, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, stomach, architecture, architect, illness, obsession, couple relations, human nature, celebrity culture, destructive relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Save the Tiger (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman's professional struggles begin to conflict with his personal life over the course of two days.
Style: suspense, contemplative, gloomy, psychological, clever ...
Plot: midlife crisis, world war two, arson, factory, businessman, enema, workplace situations, cons and scams, down on your luck, human nature, love affair, introspection ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, pacific ocean, los angeles
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Tell It to the Bees (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the ...
Style: sad, psychological, thought provoking, romantic, touching
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, emotional abuse, intolerance, lesbian sex, parent child relationship, secrets, love and romance, society, working class, beekeeper, female director ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: scotland
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Intersection (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: Naz who is a paediatrician loses her baby during pregnancy. Even though her husband wants another baby, she refuses to go through the same thing all over again. She goes to Italy for a conference and meets Ali Nejat there.
Style: suspense, touching, sincere, psychological, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, friends, designer, passion, businessman, single father, racecar driver, blueprint, society, youth, adventure, car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
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BH90210 (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Having gone their separate ways since the original series ended 19 years ago, the cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 reunites when one of them suggests it’s time to get a reboot up and running. But getting it going might make for an even more delicious ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, captivating, reboot ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, mother daughter relationship, brawl, group of friends, filmmaking, stalker, betrayal, film making, couple relations, love, teenager ...
Place: beverly hills, california, usa
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Wildlife (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry—a housewife and a golf pro—in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job—and his sense of ...
Style: suspenseful, melancholic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: teenage boy, infidelity, unemployment, parents and children, husband wife relationship, family drama, unemployed, coming of age, golf, fire, bus, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1960
Place: montana, idaho, portland oregon, washington state
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Social Animals (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined not to turn into her parents, or be drawn into any relationship longer than a one night stand, Zoe constantly struggles with her failing business and love life. Then she falls in love for the first time with Paul. But there's one ...
Plot: singing in a car, male prostitute, divorce, extramarital affair, twins, lice, female director, failed marriage, pot smoking, husband wife relationship, marijuana, eviction notice ...
Place: austin texas
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The Theory of Everything (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
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, factual ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, against the odds, disability, supportive spouse, human spirit, life is a bitch, fall in love, religion versus science, adaptation, love, life turned upside down ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: oxford university, england
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Strangerland (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Newly arrived to a remote desert town, Catherine and Matthew are tormented by a suspicion when their two teenage children mysteriously vanish.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, australian outback, family in crisis, troubled marriage, social relations, family problems, missing daughter, desert, haunted by the past, protagonist as suspect, crimes, outback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Kath & Kim (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
TV show
Story: Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The Australian version was created by its original stars, Jane ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, sincere, witty ...
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, marital problem, jealous spouse, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: witty, twists and turns, dark humor, cynical, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, neighbor, female friendship, infidelity, couple relations, social relations, family life, family relations, friendship, lifestyle, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: death row, race against time, investigation, false accusation, journalism, death penalty, crime, crimes, uncover truth, lethal injection, journal, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
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The Playroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four children in their attic hideaway make up a fantastic story, while downstairs their parents weave a drunken intrigue of their own.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, tense
Plot: cuckolded husband, family relations, parents and children, intrigue, lifestyle, society, siblings relations, adultery, unhappy wife, loveless marriage, suburbs, cuckold ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, england
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Lover of the Monster (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kinski plays a retired doctor and jealous husband who returns with his wealthy wife (Katia Christian) to her family castle. He discovers his late father-in-law's basement laboratory, and angry at the attention his wife is paying to an old ...
Style: gothic
Plot: doctor, jekyll and hyde, gothic horror, castle, rape, murder, failed marriage, drifter, killing spree, italian gothic, rage, death by hanging ...
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Titoo MBA (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A small town stud dreams of hitting the big time and making some big money. He tries out various schemes until he hits the jackpot as a gigolo, living a sort of double life that he keeps hidden from his wife.
Plot: dog, gigolo, wristwatch, arranged marriage, gossip, schoolboy, hockey stick, infidelity, lawyer, photo shoot, kicked in the butt, lust ...
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Beyond Paradise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haunted by a tragic past, a stunning music student flees her homeland and ends up in an estranged marriage in Los Angeles, where her piano teacher's lover sparks a passion in her that threatens to destroy everything.
Style: captivating, touching, romantic, sincere, inter cultural ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, female empowerment, star crossed lovers, cross cultural relations, husband wife estrangement, passion, haunted by the past, unrequited love, marriage of convenience, marital problem, husband wife relationship ...
Place: kurdistan, malibu california, los angeles, barcelona, paris france ...
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Girl with the Golden Panties (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Luys Forest is a writer with a political past Falangist, who lives isolated in a coastal town, writing his memoirs (actually rewriting and adapting his autobiography with the times), and brooding over his failed marriage. His sister is worried about ...
Plot: breast fondling, simulated blow job, bare breasts, older man younger woman sex, female full frontal nudity, accidental incest, blow job, older man younger woman relationship, regret, topless, failed marriage, sexual attraction ...
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Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unassuming and single thirty-three year old Tillie Shlain is at that phase of her life of being known as a soon to be spinster if she doesn't marry soon. She isn't looking forward to meeting the latest in a long string of blind dates, his ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, semi serious, clever, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: breakup, friendship, leukemia, marriage, nurse, hospital, death of son, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, best friends ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: san francisco
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Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationship problems, best friends in love, platonic, best friend, romance, couple relations, best friends, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, childbirth, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
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Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jacques Mesrine, a loyal son and dedicated soldier, is back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Soon he is seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido, Mesrine turns ...
Style: tense, rough, bleak, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: romancing a criminal, robbery, mafia, rise to the top, crime, organized crime, gangsters, against the rules, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, prison life ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: france, paris france, montreal, europe, canada ...
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Hero (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who ...
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: mistaken identity, air disaster, rescue, chase, petty criminal, escapades, dishonesty, couple relations, rivalry, love and romance, custody battle, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, partners, gangsters, nothing goes right, buddies, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: southern france, france, south of france
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Gospel According to Harry (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film is a biblical soap-opera whose action unfolds in the Californian desert. Karen and Wes's marriage is crumbling apart - like a sandcastle. Karen can't even make love to her husband any more - the sand has managed to get everywhere. ...
Style: gloomy, humorous, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: desert, life turned upside down, family problems, humble, couples, high maintenance, life is a bitch, future dystopia, couple relations, downfall, crumbling marriage, tragic hero ...
Time: future, 60s
Place: california
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