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The list contains the best, new and most relevant marriage of convenience movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, talky, serious, melancholic, humorous and clever films and TV shows about / with marriage of convenience, marriage, love and romance, couples, husband wife relationship, wedding, romance, couple relations, adultery and infidelity plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as marriage of convenience: Intolerable Cruelty (2003), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), Angelique (1964), Scoundrel in White (1972), Regina (1990), Bambina (1974), Twinkle (1992), Tristana (1970), Fingersmith (2005), Jodha Akbar (2013).
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Angelique
Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
France, West Germany, Italy
115 min.
 6.9
Fingersmith
Crime, Drama, Romance
UK
181 min.
 8.0
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Beyond Paradise
Drama, Romance
USA
101 min.
 5.8
From the Land of the Moon
Drama, Romance
France, Belgium, Canada
120 min.
 6.7

List of marriage of convenience movies

Intolerable Cruelty
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: witty, romantic, sexy, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hotshot lawyer, marriage of convenience, lawyer, farce, eccentricity, verbal byplay, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, greed, manipulations, opposites attract, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, california, malibu california
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love, young lovers, love triangle, love story, love and romance, marriage of convenience, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, class differences, first love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, tokyo
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 6.9
 2K
Angelique
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique (Michèle Mercier) marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac (Robert Hossein) out of convenience, but eventually, she falls in love with him. So when Jeoffray is arrested and then ...
Style: stylized, romantic, sentimental, sexy, serious ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, tragic love, romance, escapades, society, conspiracy, noblewoman, forced marriage, nobility, husband wife relationship, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Scoundrel in White
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jean-Paul Belmondo plays Paul, a former womanizer who marries the head of the medical department's "unattractive" daughter Christine because he thinks attractive women can't be trusted and make poor wives. A car accident leaves ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: womanizer, farce, battle of the sexes, crime, opposites attract, marriage of convenience, obsession, romance, dangerous attraction, infidelity, paraplegic, marriage for money ...
Time: 70s
Place: tunisia, africa
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 6.4
 27
Regina
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The beautiful, educated and independent Regina hears from her partner Tiit that he has decided to marry a young pregnant girl. Then, she gets an inheritance - a house in a small borough. There's both a reason and an opportunity for a ...
Plot: nightmare, children, alcoholic, marriage of convenience, remorse, one night stand, pregnant woman, love, teacher, loneliness
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 6.3
 130
Bambina
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to convince Raimonda, a wealthy noble woman, to finance his project for a holiday resort, Saverio gets engaged to Clotilde, her mentally-disturbed and sex-obsessed adolescent daughter. He plans to have her kidnapped and raped by an ...
Plot: maid, older man younger woman relationship, marriage of convenience, mentally challenged, nymphomaniac, kidnapping, teenager, wheelchair, virginity, sex, praying, scheme ...
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 6.3
 102
Twinkle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Shoko and Mutsuki get married to satisfy their worried parents, but she is well past the age at which a 'good' Japanese woman should marry, and he is in love with a young male college student. The film is less a realistic exploration of ...
Plot: alcoholic, gay, marriage, restaurant, double life, love triangle, doctor, secret, unrequited love, marriage of convenience, arranged marriage, stranger ...
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 7.6
 9K
Tristana
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tristana is a young Spanish woman left to the care of Don Lope, a protective but impoverished aristocrat. Don sells his possessions to avoid manual labor and champions the causes of the dispossessed and downtrodden of society. He takes advantage of ...
Style: surreal, serious, psychological, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: society, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, innocence lost, piano playing, orphan, maid, death of husband, tumor, marriage of convenience, unrequited love, crutches ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, spain
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 8.0
 7K
Fingersmith
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The lives of two young women collide in Victorian England when a trio of 'fingersmiths' (pick-pockets) concoct an elaborate scam to defraud a young heiress of her inheritance. The story alternates between the twisting back alleyways of ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, social differences, cons and scams, fall in love, dishonesty, lesbian, love and romance, abuse, deception, lgbt, class distinction, psychiatric ward ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.0
 328
Jodha Akbar
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Jodha Akbar is an epic drama about a sixteenth century story of the political marriage of convenience between a Mughal emperor Abu'l-Fath Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar and a Rajput princess Jodha Bai. The show focuses on how their political ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, ruler, marriage, battle, war, muslim, emperor
Time: 16th century
Place: india
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Ned and Stacey
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A self-centered ad exec and a liberal journalist enter into a marriage of convenience. He's trying to boost his business image; she likes his apartment.
Style: not serious, witty, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, ego clash, couple relations, couples, disorder, writer's life, siblings relations, lifestyle, love and romance, partners, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 7.5
 15K
Queen Margot
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: romance, politics, adultery, religion, male nudity, incest, murder, tragic hero, french, marriage, catholicism, period piece ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, europe, spain, england, poland ...
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I Want to Go on Living
Country:
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman stops waiting for her med student boyfriend and marries a rich man so she can pay her grandmother's medical bills.
Plot: stepmother stepdaughter relationship, marriage of convenience, jealousy, election, marriage, wedding, cigarette smoking, doctor patient relationship, love, lawyer, self sacrifice, doctor ...
Place: hong kong
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From the Land of the Moon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Plot: female protagonist, post world war two, learning the truth, marriage of convenience, pain, unrequited love, pregnant, pregnant woman, applying lipstick, opium, provence, seaside ...
Time: 1950s
Place: south of france
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The Wedding Banquet
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, immigrants, wedding, homosexuality, culture clash, family, sexuality, marriage, comedy of errors, drinking, gays and lesbians, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 96K
Love, Rosie
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: romantic, humorous, sweet, light, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: best friends in love, love, true love, love story, best friends, love and romance, destiny, couple relations, road not taken, male female friendship, teenage pregnancy, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
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Muriel's Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, dysfunctional family, wedding, australian, cancer, drinking, disability, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, betrayal, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 7.0
 2K
Effi Briest
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A German-made film based on one of the most famous German novels by Theodor Fontane. Effi Briest (Hanna Schygulla) is a socially ambitious, 17-year-old German girl who accepts a proposal of marriage from Baron Geert Von Instetten, a much older ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, duel, adultery, age difference, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, society, couples, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s
Place: europe, germany, northern germany
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Fanny and Alexander
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, West Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, emotional, clever, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, childhood, bishop, christmas, orphan, swedish, surrealism, young heroes, small town, family drama, parents and children, loneliness ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, turn of the century
Place: sweden, tokyo
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 7.0
 12K
Chinese Puzzle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: humorous, touching, clever, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, relationships, french, urban, midlife crisis, unlikely friendships, drinking, technology, pornography, loneliness, magic realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, france, new jersey
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And God Created Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out of prison, but soon decides to seduce James Tiernan, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: prison, romance, femme fatale, destiny, unlikely couple, womanizer, opposites attract, mentor, couple relations, dangerous attraction, fight scenes, rock and roll ...
Time: 80s
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Beloved Sisters
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters -- one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, aristocrat, family relations, family life, favoritism, favoritism among siblings ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 345
The Pallisers
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This sprawling BBC saga follows an aristocratic family through three generations of power, wealth, intrigue, and scandal in Victorian England. Based on Anthony Trollope’s “political” novels .
Plot: aristocrat, social climber, rise to power, aristocracy, class differences, marriage of convenience, greed, duke, duchess, member of parliament, parliament, prime minister ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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 6.2
 352
Mahaan
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Amitabh Bachchan in a triple role as father with twin sons. The standard plot of families separated then united many years later with a string of coincidences. Throw in a diamond necklace and Amjad Khan playing the bad guy, some musical numbers, ...
Plot: bollywood, swimming pool, court, robbery, photograph, adoption, fire, train, disguise, newspaper, wig, single mother ...
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 7.0
 40K
Bobby
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, president, corruption, friendship, assassin, assassination, senator, drugs/alcohol, tragic hero, tragedy, death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: california, los angeles, usa, texas, vietnam
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 6.2
 7K
In Secret
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1860s Paris, a young woman, Therese, is trapped in a loveless marriage to the sickly Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. She spends her days behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominos with an ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, ghost, infidelity, couple relations, murder, tragic love, crimes, dishonesty, couples, daydreamer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 350
Loving Couples
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives.
Plot: gunshot, forest, belt, maid, perfume, guardian, hate, shooting a dog, search, killing a dog, unhappiness, death of husband ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden
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 6.1
 160
Rock Hudson
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Biography of actor Rock Hudson focuses on his struggle with his homosexuality. Based on the book by his ex-wife, Phyllis Gates, and on the court records from the civil suit brought by his former lover, Marc Christian.
Plot: aids, in the closet, homosexuality, celebrity, homosexual, actor, closeted homosexual, hugging, illness, gay lead character, gay, marriage of convenience
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 4.9
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Jenny
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unwed mother-to-be marries a total stranger avoiding the draft. She now has a father for her child and he doesn't have to go to the Army. But this marriage-of-convenience leads to a romance between the two.
Plot: pregnant wife, falling in love, breast feeding, childbirth, woman in labor, pregnancy, unwed pregnancy, maternity ward, marriage of convenience, pregnant bride, unwed mother, vietnam war ...
Time: 1960s
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A Paper Wedding
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman agrees to a marriage of convenience with a refugee.
Plot: interracial romance, apartment, visa, refugee, arrest, female teacher, washing dishes, living together, moustache, poet, wedding dress, arranged marriage ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, canada
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