Unhappy marriage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unhappy marriage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, sexy and psychological films and TV shows about / with unhappy marriage, husband wife relationship, infidelity, couples, adultery, female nudity, murder, extramarital affair, nudity (full frontal - brief) and sex scene plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in France, USA, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unhappy marriage: My Brother's Wife (2005), Mon Amour (2006), United States of Love (2016), The Princess of Montpensier (2010), Hatred (2016), A Crime in Paradise (2001), The Woman in White (2018), Malice Aforethought (2005), Big Little Lies (2017), The Untamed (2016).

List of unhappy marriage movies

My Brother's Wife (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After almost 10 years of marriage, attractive Zoe discovers that her marriage lacks passion and surprise, and is seduced by the possibility of finding those sensations already forgotten in her husband's brother. From this premise a series of ...
Style: stylized, sincere, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, unhappy marriage, sexual desire, cheating wife, love affair, sexual abuse, passion, family relations, love triangle, family problems, betrayal, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, los angeles, usa
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 5.3
 5K
Mon Amour (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marta is a young housewife, married to Dario, a successful book publisher. Although she still loves her husband, Marta hasn't been able to achieve sexual satisfaction for months due to their dull and predictable love life. While staying in ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: erotic fantasy, unfaithful wife, vaginal penetration, lust, sexual pleasure, double penetration, extramarital affair, infidelity, unhappy marriage, sex orgy, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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United States of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Poland, 1990. The first euphoric year of freedom, but also of uncertainty for the future. Four apparently happy women of different ages decide it's time to change their lives, and fulfill their desires.
Style: psychological, tense, contemplative, touching, visually appealing
Plot: unhappy marriage, female protagonist, horny wife, lesbian interest, lesbian, sexually dissatisfied wife, man hits a woman, priest, couples, love and romance, love, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1990, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland
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The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the ...
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: forbidden love, unfaithful wife, royal court, love affair, french history, princess, aristocracy, society, jealous husband, passion, forced marriage, royal family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.6
 5K
Hatred (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking
Plot: genocide, nazi occupation, war atrocity, unhappy marriage, female protagonist, survival, anti war, murder, village, escape, baby, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1939
Place: poland
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A Crime in Paradise (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: unhappy marriage, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, notoriety, village, lawyer, farmer, divorce, french countryside, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, europe, usa, france
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The Woman in White (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of two half-sisters and their drawing master get caught up in a deadly conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed all in white.
Style: gothic
Plot: heiress, unhappy marriage, secret, inheritance, art teacher, based on a novel, flashback, cemetery, half sister half sister relationship, doppelganger
Time: victorian era
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Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, deadly, danger, dishonesty, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, murder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
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 8.5
 157K
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, murder mystery, family life, housewife, murder, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, rape, gossip and rumors, mother ...
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 6.1
 5K
The Untamed (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Norway, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hypnotic, perturbing, and utterly enthralling, The Untamed combines a suspenseful family drama with truly bizarre elements of science fiction and horror. Desperate to flee but consumed by fear, Alejandra, a young mother and working housewife, is ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: interspecies sex, animal sex, extraterrestrial, alien, sex scene, unhappy marriage, female nudity, meteorite, creature, hospital, doctor, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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Under the Tree (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Poland, Denmark, Germany, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: tree, husband wife relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife conflict, father daughter relationship, unhappy marriage, dysfunctional family, marital separation, adultery, revenge, missing person, small town ...
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When Love Digs a Hole (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Montreal, June 1995. Miron is a young delinquent who parties instead of going to school. His parents, both university professors, force him to move to the countryside in the hope that the remoteness of the city's distractions would allow him to ...
Style: sexy, suspense, humorous, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: age difference, love, teenager, high school, parenthood, unhappy marriage, teenage sexuality, coming of age, sexually frustrated woman, older woman teenage boy sex, simulated blow job, deep cleavage ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 5.9
 335
Modesty (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Pudor is about intimacy, about the desires, obsessions, secrets and fears that we keep hidden, even from those we love most. The characters in this story are a man who is going to die, a woman who receives anonymous erotic notes, an older man who is ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, sincere
Plot: husband wife relationship, adultery, guilt, dysfunctional family, unhappy marriage, secret admirer, loneliness, teenage sexuality, dementia, father son relationship, insecurity, brain tumor ...
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Presença de Anita (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Presença de Anita is a 2001 Brazilian miniseries based on the novel of the same name written by Mário Donato. An obsession, seduction and death story about the 18-year old lolita-type girl, Anita and the 45-year old family man, Fernando, it stars ...
Style: erotic, captivating, sexy
Plot: nymphomaniac, older man younger woman relationship, betrayal, lolita, romance, seduction, unhappy marriage, murder, sex scene, addiction, voyeur, brazilian ...
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The Summer House (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A haunting portrait of a well-established German family living on the outskirts of Berlin in their ideal world, but are slowly shaken by external influences. It's a subtle portrait of human desire, inner desolation, self-deception and moral ...
Plot: pedophile, gay husband, pedophilia, loveless marriage, bisexual, unhappy marriage, gay, cuckolded husband, male nudity, male masturbation, cuckold, swinger ...
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The Old Settler (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: The Old Settler is the story of two middle-aged sisters, Elizabeth and Quilly, who share an apartment in Harlem in 1943. The sisters quarrel amiably, but they share a wounded history that becomes revealed as the tale unfolds. An earnest but ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: unhappy marriage, lost love, female friendship, identity crisis, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, racial prejudice, female director, duo, nightlife, seductress, urban setting ...
Time: 1940s
Place: harlem, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 4.1
 272
Aaghaaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: After putting together his life once again from a traumatic experience in his past; Govind Narang accompanied by his sister Rattna comes to reside in Azad Nagar, Bombay. He cannot stand injustice in any shape and form; this brings him into enmity ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: rebellion, heroes, betrayal, love, criminal, unhappy marriage, tough guy, swashbuckler, deception, sororicide, rape and revenge, neighborhood ...
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 7.1
 11K
My King (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Tony is admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious ski accident. Dependent on the medical staff and pain relievers, she takes time to look back on a turbulent relationship that she experienced with Georgio.
Style: rough, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: marital problem, breakup, unhappy marriage, unhappiness, husband wife conflict, marriage, wedding, newborn, egotism, child custody, wedding ceremony, wheelchair ...
Place: france
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 5.8
 555
Marlene (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, starlet, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, showbiz, infidelity, extramarital affair, career, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, usa, germany, europe
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This Beautiful City (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friday night in Toronto’s lower west end. Chatter from a dinner party in Harry and Carol’s nouveau riche condo drifts through an open balcony door, as two freebase cokeheads, Pretty and Johnny, have a party on their own in the alley below. As ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, introspection, destructive relationship, addiction, drug abuse, couple relations, infidelity, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, family problems, city life, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 5.1
 9K
Addicted (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A gallerist risks her family and flourishing career when she enters into an affair with a talented painter and slowly loses control of her life.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, sexual
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, lust, temptation, obsession, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, lie, fatal attraction, couples, sexual relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.1
 4K
Therese (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures and her boring suburban setting.
Style: serious, realistic, sad, melancholic, gloomy
Plot: poisoning, marriage of convenience, suburban life, dull life, unfulfillment, husband wife relationship, unhappy marriage, bourgeoisie, women in society, female protagonist, dysfunctional marriage, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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 4.1
 37
Antisex (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: What's going to happen if you meet your soul mate but she's not ready even to hear about sex?..
Style: sexy, sex comedy, touching, captivating, modern fairy tale ...
Plot: marital problem, family relations, husband wife conflict, comedy of errors, husband wife relationship, unhappy marriage, arranged marriage, male female relationship, love, seductive, urban setting, seduction ...
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 4.8
 1K
Often (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ricky (Emraan Hashmi) is a leading fashion photographer, who carries his heart on his sleeve. He's an absolute womanizer. The film begins with Ricky getting a call from Sheena (Udita Goswami), who asks him to meet her in a gym. Once there, the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, femme fatale, love triangle, love affair, manipulation, couples, crimes, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film follows Sanna, who sets out to document the countless ways there are to ruin a marriage for her doctoral thesis.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, couples, love and romance, dysfunctional marriage, research, love, divorce, wedding, unhappy marriage, one night stand, single, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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The Happy Ending (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, impossible love, couple relations, family problems, estrangement, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, colorado
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Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Everyone hates Ward’s wife and wants her dead, Ward (Donald Faison) most of all. But when his friends’ murderous fantasies turn into an (accidental) reality, they have to deal with a whole new set of problems — like how to dispose of the body ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, dark humor, tense ...
Plot: crimes, buddies, disorder, couples, nothing goes right, murder, husband wife relationship, female antagonist, unhappy marriage, selfish woman, hysterical woman, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.2
 41K
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as "firemen", to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, book, totalitarianism, social decay, fighting the system, resistance, book burning, oppression, introspection, rebelliousness, satire ...
Time: future, 1960s, near future, 60s
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 5.7
 489
Darkness Falls (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: captivity, hostage, confined, couples, family problems, vengeance, haunted by the past, estate, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
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 6.1
 99
Login (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: "Login" is a Hindi feature film about three different individuals and how the Internet and social networking sites affect their lives...
Style: realistic, serious, tech noir, suspenseful
Plot: bollywood, couple relations, couples, love and romance, looking for love, computers and web, adult virgin, dishonesty, technology, unfaithful wife, unhappy marriage, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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