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, touching, captivating, psychological, suspense and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with failed marriage, husband wife relationship, love and romance, couple relations, marriage, couples, family problems, adultery, storytelling and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Italy, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as failed marriage: Anthem (2011), Paranoia (2011), The Woman Who Ran (2020), None Like Us (2018), One-Trick Pony (1980), The Door in the Floor (2004), Hope Springs (2012), A Pain in the Ass (1973), Matrimonial Chaos (2018), Lavender (2016).

List of failed marriage movies

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, sincere, sexy, hot
Plot: older woman younger man sex, sexual desire, sex scene, abusive husband, failed marriage, single mother, sexually frustrated woman, online dating, ambition, unfaithful husband, cheating wife, lifetime ...
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Anthem (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer and his attractive wife looking to climb the social ladder move to an affluent area outside of Scottsdale AZ. Little do they know... Once you say yes... it's hard to say no.
Style: touching, captivating, suspenseful, sexy, suspense
Plot: infidelity, marriage, adultery, young couple, betrayal, seduction, swinger party, older man younger woman relationship, swinger couple, failed marriage, cheating wife, orgy ...
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Paranoia (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A serial killer is terrorizing a small town. Mark Bishop (Brad Jones) has just killed an intruder who attacked him in his home. Only he's not sure if he killed the real serial killer, but knows he doesn't want the attention. Mark has to ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, unusual plot structure, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, hallucination, psychopath, killing spree, robbery, murder, surrealism, breakup, violence, prostitute, paranoia, failed marriage ...
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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: sincere, sentimental, melancholic, thought provoking, feminist film ...
Plot: female friendship, friends, chance meeting, business, secret past, trust, secret, husband wife relationship, travel, life philosophy, failed marriage, meet cute ...
Place: seoul
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None Like Us (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The imperfections of love and its bitter consequences in Turin, Italy, during the ‘80s, before the social networks and smartphones. What happens to your heart when you discover that you're madly in love with your best friend? What happens to ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, sexy, thought provoking, romantic
Plot: school teacher, teenage boy, marital infidelity, unhappy marriage, dysfunctional marriage, marriage crisis, high school life, loveless marriage, new love, love and romance, passion, failed marriage ...
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I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yemen, France, United Arab Emirates, USA, Sweden, Jordan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Nojoom was forced to marry a 30-year-old man. The dowry offered the family a small income and 'one less mouth to feed'. Nojoom discovers that her life will take a turn for the worse. Her husband is indifferent to her age. ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, touching
Plot: child bride, tradition, little girl, divorce, sheik, forced marriage, judge, rape, family honor, courtroom, escape, marital separation ...
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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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: rock and roll, failed marriage, rock music, music business, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, starting over, music band, hopes, aging, ambition, rising to stardom ...
Time: 70s
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The Door in the Floor (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alternately tragic and comic, an exploration of the complexities of love in both its brightest and darkest corners. Adapted from John Irving's best-selling novel A Widow for One Year, the film is set in the privileged beach community of East ...
Style: psychological, emotional, melancholic, touching, erotic ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, writers, writer's life, dysfunctional family, masturbation, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), older woman younger man sex, art, cheating wife, secrets, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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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: melancholic, light, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, relationships, romance, marriage counselor, therapy, psychiatrist, marriage, twists and turns, depression, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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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: funny, neurotic, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, psychiatrist, assassination attempt, suicide attempt, hotel room, killer, failed marriage, lost love, runaway, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france
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Matrimonial Chaos (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Is marriage really the completion to love? This comedy drama begins with this question and defines the difference in thought between men and women about love, marriage and family.
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: marriage, marital problem, family relations, society, couple relations, love story, family problems, love and romance, troubled marriage, husband wife relationship, social relations, male female relationship ...
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Lavender (2016)
Genre: Horror, 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: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: amnesia, psychiatrist, female protagonist, confusion, empowerment, murder, uncover truth, recovery, suspicion, crimes, death, farm ...
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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, marriage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, castle, unfaithful husband, groom, fiancee
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.
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: christmas, husband wife relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, relationship problems, male female relationship, marital problem, love story, romantic relationship, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance ...
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: art house, sexual, talky, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: architecture, architect, artist, art, infidelity, obsession, painter, tragedy, paranoia, insanity, cancer, melancholy ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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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: disturbing, philosophical, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, self discovery, business, mental disorder, fashion show, world war two, arson, factory, one night stand, prostitute, debt, failed marriage ...
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, pacific ocean, manhattan new york city
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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, touching, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, intolerance, emotional abuse, lgbtq, gay, lesbian interest ...
Time: 50s, 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, captivating, touching, sincere, psychological
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: friendship, passion, friends, businessman, single father, car, adventure, youth, racecar driver, society, plan, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, family saga, touching, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, high society, society, family relations, forbidden love, love and romance, adultery, couple relations, parents and children, wealthy family, unfulfilled love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: disney, love and romance, princess, beast, opposites attract, power of love, transformation, prince, castle, magic, fall in love, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
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Rifkin's Festival (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a married American couple who go to the San Sebastian Film Festival. They get caught up in the magic of the festival, the beauty and charm of Spain and the fantasy of movies. She has an affair with a brilliant French movie director, and ...
Style: sincere, humorous, light, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adulterous husband, adultery, marital infidelity, husband wife relationship, cheating wife, troubled marriage, love triangle, love and romance, romantic relationship, marital problem, crumbling marriage, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
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Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, murder, police investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, manipulation, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
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The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied. As his ...
Style: psychological, emotional, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, relationships, rising to stardom, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, family relations, understanding, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, italy, rome italy, london
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The Handyman (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One of Canada's talented directors, actress Micheline Lanctot expresses an effective, engaging approach in this simple, poignant drama about Armand (Jocelyn Berube), a handyman with one problem romance after another. The quiet Armand settles ...
Plot: travel, basement, thief, suicide by hanging, waking up, wife leaves husband, eviction, handyman, stepfather stepson relationship, night, home renovation, two brothers ...
Place: montreal
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Lover of the Monster (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, Turkey
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, gothic horror
Plot: doctor, castle, rape, murder, jekyll and hyde, failed marriage, murderer, jealous husband, scientific experiment, jealousy, forest, murder trial ...
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Snow Angels (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: meditative, enigmatic, lyrical, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, dysfunctional family, teenage love, small town, small town life, loneliness, life philosophy, family problems, first love, parents and children, young love, football ...
Time: contemporary
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Mesrine: 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: bleak, tense, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, rise to the top, against the rules, prison, robbery, prison escape, crimes, romancing a criminal, character study, heist ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, canada, montreal, europe ...
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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, harsh, sentimental, satirical, touching ...
Plot: air disaster, mistaken identity, chase, corruption, happy ending, rescue, unlikely hero, escapades, dishonesty, petty criminal, custody battle, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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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: surreal, realistic, serious, gloomy, humorous ...
Plot: surrealism, desert, sex, female nudity, high maintenance, downfall, crumbling marriage, society, unfulfillment, ego clash, life is a bitch, blind ambition ...
Time: future, 60s
Place: california
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Stuck in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.
Style: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, sad, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: writer's life, coming of age, teenage love, relationships, family, casual sex, family relations, youth, teenager, writers, love, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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