Movies about Divorce

Movies about Divorce
List of the best divorce movies selected by our site visitors: Carol, Enough Said, Holiday in the Wild, Milf, Indignation, Tell Her, Marriage Story, Let's Get Divorced, Wildlife, Seven Dinners.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Carol (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:35

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Enough Said (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest Albert — a sweet, funny and like-minded man. But things get complicated when Eva discovers that Albert is in fact the dreaded ex–husband of Marianne...

Holiday in the Wild (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

When her husband abruptly ends their marriage, empty nester Kate embarks on a solo second honeymoon in Africa, finding purpose and potential romance.

Milf (2010)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A group of nerdy college guys who can't seem to connect with girls their own age discover the excitement of hooking up with sexy older women.

Indignation (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration02:23

In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.

Tell Her (2021)
Mark
Genredrama
CountryRussia

How to be a son, whose parents ask every day whom he loves more? Mother or father? How to be a mother if she madly loves her son, but circumstances compel her to take away the child from his father? How to be a father if his son is taken away to America forever, and he can’t imagine a life without him? This is a story about choice. Parents who decide for their children more than often act as best suits them. The child agrees, afraid to cause pain, but time will pass and the child will mature and at some point decide for himself. Only for the parents this is a lot more painful.

Marriage Story (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

Let's Get Divorced (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia

The film’s heroine is the gynaecologist Masha, whose husband leaves her. When a man leaves his wife, he carries away all her hopes for a future. Of course, it would be noble to let the husband go, but Masha is a strong woman and begins a desperate struggle for her infidel husband Misha. The power is unequal. Masha is already well in her thirties, while the fitness-trainer Oksana is just over twenty. But behind Masha stand a great experience of life and two small children. In this situation she is ready to use the entire arsenal available, including extraterrestrial forces. The young Oksana relies only on feelings. And on her fine figure, her magnificent hair and irrepressible temperament. Who will win this fight and get the prize? And what happens when the dream of one of them will become true?

Wildlife (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

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 purpose) he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves.

Seven Dinners (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:08

After five years of marriage, their relationships have come to a dead end – no kids, no common interests, almost no more love is left… When the wife asks for divorce, the husband tries the last remedy to cure their relationships – a scientific method known as "7 dinners"...

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What Maisie Knew (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Based on the Henry James novella, the story frames on 7-year-old Maisie, caught in a custody battle between her mother – a rock and roll icon – and her father. What Maisie Knew is an evocative portrayal of the chaos of adult life seen entirely from a child’s point of view.

Divorce French Style 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:10

Two years have passed. After missing their separation, the Leroy seem perfectly successful in their divorce. But the appearance of two new lovers in the life of Vincent and Florence will set fire to the powders. The match between the former spouses resumes.

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Israel

The trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the Rabbinical Court.

It’s Your Turn, Honey! (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:28

Toni and Marc want to divorce, because the great passion seems to be extinguished after 15 years of marriage. It should be a consensual separation, but the new beginning is not so easy: Both have just the chance of a job abroad.

The Past (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryFrance, Italy, Belgium, Iran
Duration02:10

After four years apart, Ahmad returns to his wife Marie in Paris in order to progress their divorce. During his brief stay, he cannot help noticing the strained relationship between Marie and her daughter Lucie. As he attempts to improve matters between mother and daughter Ahmad unwittingly lifts the lid on a long buried secret...

Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding novelist; he, a free spirit who keeps things from getting boring. Their only problem is that they have decided to get divorced. Can their perfect relationship withstand this minor setback?

A Separation (2011)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryIran
Duration02:03

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.

What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.

The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.

It's Complicated (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:00

Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her life – just when she thought she had it all figured out.

The Break-Up (2006)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and Brooke continue to live under the same roof, all while cooking up schemes to drive each other off the premises.

Laws of Attraction (2004)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:27

Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.

Acrimony (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

A faithful wife takes action when it becomes clear to her that her devious husband has betrayed her.

Listening (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Cambodia
Duration01:40

For years, we have tried to harness the power of the human mind… and failed. Now, one breakthrough will change everything. Beyond technology. Beyond humanity. Beyond control. David, Ryan, and Jordan hope the telepathy invention will solve all their problems, but the bleeding-edge technology opens a Pandora’s box of new dangers, as the team discovers that when they open their minds, there is nowhere to hide their thoughts.

Hollywood Dirt (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA

Hollywood arrives in force to Quincy, the small town where the secret Crown Cola billionaire's live. They want to film about the billionaire's and how they made their fortunes. Summer Jenkins, who was the town pariah, joins forces with the scout, Ben, and finds filming locations, extras, lessons with the town officials and house owners, etc. When Cole Masten arrives, they hate each other, but sparks fly. Cole is running from a nasty divorce, yet is captivated by Summer. Summer is dying to leave town to get away from the gossip. This is a great story about Southern customs, a Southern girl, and a Hollywood star who finds his lady.

Beautiful Boy (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:40

A married couple on the verge of separation are leveled by the news their 18-year-old son committed a mass shooting at his college, then took his own life.

The Lodge (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

Saint Frances (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.

Krystal (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

A young man living a sheltered life develops a crush on a stripper and joins her Alcoholics Anonymous group just so he can be in the same room with her.




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