Housewife movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant housewife movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out melancholic, realistic, talky, serious, visually appealing and dramatic films and TV shows about / with housewife, husband wife relationship, storytelling, family relations, marriage, loneliness, dialogue, friendship, couples and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
housewife movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as housewife: Desperate Housewives (2004), The Stepford Wives (2004), Why Women Kill (2019), Big Little Lies (2017), The Stepford Wives (1975), Serial Mom (1994), Far from Heaven (2002), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), Good Girls (2018), The Hours (2002).

List of housewife movies

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, stylized, cynical, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, female friendship, infidelity, family life, neighbor, social relations, family relations, couple relations, friendship, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Stepford Wives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech, terrifying little town.
Style: satirical, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, women, transformation, battle of the sexes, friendship, suburbs, uncover truth, dishonesty, gender, couple relations, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: marriage, housewife, crumbling marriage, open marriage, extramarital affair, jealousy, women, male female relationship, female protagonist, strong female lead, family in crisis, society ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s, 1940s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, family life, housewife, murder mystery, murder, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, rape, gossip and rumors, adultery ...
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The Stepford Wives (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The urban aspirant photographer Joanna Eberhart moves from Manhattan to Stepford, Connecticut with her family. Her husband Walter Eberhart decided to live in a calm suburb, but Joanna did not like the neighborhood with beautiful and perfect ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: housewife, suburbs, feminism, small town, robot, missing person, woman in danger, women's liberation, mystery, crimes, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: psycho film, parody, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: housewife, dark humor, murder, serial killer, female killer, family relations, crime, crimes, psycho killer, suburban life, mental illness, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
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Far from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
Style: emotional, sincere, psychological, tense, stylized ...
Plot: housewife, crumbling marriage, friendship, suburbs, interracial relations, prejudice, infidelity, racism, hypocrisy, social differences, african american, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: miami, usa, connecticut, baltimore
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The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: romantic, feel good, uplifting, heartbreaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, impossible love, housewife, adultery, middle aged, lovers, fall in love, photographer, midlife crisis, choice, letter, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1965, 1960s ...
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
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Good Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.
Style: ironic, funny, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: female friendship, housewife, family relations, money laundering, female protagonist, netflix, criminal, convenience store robbery, love hate relationship, crimes, husband wife relationship, cons and scams ...
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The Hours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, captivating, serious, sincere ...
Plot: depression, suicide, aids, mental illness, housewife, drowning, suicidal, writer's life, writers, terminal illness, bipolar disorder, human nature ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1920s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, new york, england, europe, usa ...
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Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, strong sexual content, infidelity, extramarital affair, sexual pleasure, housewife, suburbs, love affair, unfaithful wife, parenthood, castration, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, california
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English Vinglish (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: ENGLISH VINGLISH is the story of a woman who does not know English and is made to feel insecure by her family and society at large. Circumstances make her determined to overcome this insecurity, master the language, and teach the world a lesson on ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self fulfillment, housewife, self esteem, unsupportive spouse, family life, foreign language, bollywood, wedding, language learning, fish out of water, humiliation, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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The Lunchbox (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India, France, Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system (Mumbai's Dabbawallahs) connects a young housewife to a stranger in the dusk of his life. They build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: housewife, cooking, everyday life, love and romance, delivery, letter, unlikely relationship, accountant, love, age difference, relationships, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, asia
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Mildred Pierce (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 336 min.
TV show
Story: A newly divorced, uniquely independent woman struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family in Depression-era California.
Style: emotional, serious, clever, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: depression, family relations, divorced divorcee, single parent, housewife, tragic event, lovers, struggle, suffering, friendship, ambitious, divorce ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: family problems, housewife, under the surface, suburbs, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, couple relations, death of wife, jealousy, abortion, destiny, adultery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1955, 1940s ...
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california
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Bewitched (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Bewitched is an American fantasy situation comedy originally broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972. It was created by Sol Saks under executive director Harry Ackerman, and stars Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: housewife, time travel, family relations, witch, magic, temptation, supernatural ability, family, love and romance, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, culture clash, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship, actor, couple relations, friendship, dull life, housewife, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan, yale university
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Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time loop, alternate reality, time travel, dealing with death, foreknowledge, parallel world, psychic, starting over, housewife, death, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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Thelma & Louise (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sincere, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, feminism, female friendship, fugitives, friendship, free spirited, escapades, housewife, on the run, highway, hitchhiker, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, arkansas, southern usa, usa, oklahoma ...
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Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: loss of child, death in the family, grief, estrangement, loss of son, marriage, family problems, housewife, support group, memory, redemption, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
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Bread and Tulips (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her begin. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: flower shop, self discovery, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, housewife, romance, disorder, human nature, hopes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, venice, rome italy
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Tokyo Sonata (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Netherlands, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ryûhei Sasaki (Teruyuki Kagawa) is keeping a secret from his wife, Megumi (Kyôko Koizumi), and his two teenage sons. Even though he leaves the house every day, he's not really going to work. He's going to an employment office. He ...
Style: serious, touching, psychological, realistic, lyrical ...
Plot: family relations, housewife, job seeking, unemployment, pianist, alienation, layoff, rebellion, hopes, family secret, dysfunctional family, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, china, middle east
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Fido (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Timmy Robinson's best friend in the whole wide world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. But when Fido eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the earth to keep Fido a part of the ...
Style: humorous, touching, parody, stylized, witty ...
Plot: zombie, suburbs, housewife, monster, cannibalism, back from the dead, small town, siege, master and servant, child's point of view, satire, unlikely hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, parody, odd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dark humor, siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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Housewife Alien vs. Gay Zombie (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ken and Rob just moved into an old house with a dark past - the old owner turned into a zombie. Rob ignores the warning and read from a mysterious book that summons a demon from the forest. Ken is tormented by the demon and gradually turned into a ...
Style: parody, psychotronic, humorous, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: alien, zombie, housewife, exploitation, massacre, gore, investigation, back from the dead, paranormal investigation, resurrection, demon, old house ...
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Caught (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A desperate housewife discovers her husband is having an affair and kidnaps his unsuspecting mistress, but what starts as a prank quickly spirals out of control.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: mistress, housewife, unfaithful husband, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, woman, attempted murder, captive, teenager, teenage girl, kidnapping, prank ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Room (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Julia Barker, an over-worked, middle-aged Texas woman is haunted by psychic visions which drive her to New York in search of the Room.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, contemplative, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, housewife, migraine, self discovery, family relations, journey, anxiety, hotel, emptiness, room, city ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, texas, houston texas
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Safe (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Carol, a typical upper middle-class housewife, begins to complain of vague symptoms of illness. She "doesn't feel right," has unexplained headaches, congestion, a dry cough, nosebleeds, vomiting, and trouble breathing. Her family ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: contamination, quarantine, housewife, desert, allergy, illness, retreat, psychiatrist, suburbs, medicine, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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American Woman (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This 1970s period dramedy inspired by the real life Kyle Richards and set amid the sexual revolution and the rise of second-wave feminism follows Bonnie, an unconventional mother struggling to raise her two daughters after leaving her husband. With ...
Style: inspirational, ironic, humorous, uplifting
Plot: housewife, single mother, sexual revolution, crumbling marriage, feminism, changing lives, child care, topical humor, family, love
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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Swallow (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.
Style: art house, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: self harm, control, housewife, obsession, psychotherapist, loneliness, husband wife relationship, dark secret, pregnancy, female protagonist, parents and children, bored housewife ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa, new york state, pittsburgh
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