Movies about Divorce

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

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

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Country
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration02:35
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Lawyers
PlotTravel, Passion, Relationship, Art, Love with age difference
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Gloomy, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Jews, Students, Teachers, Singers
PlotLove, War, Friendship, Religious, Baseball
PlaceCollege, Hospitals, Cemetery, USA
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Intellectual

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersAnimals, Elephants, Artists
PlotTravel, Divorce
PlaceNature, Africa, New York
TimeNew Year, Honeymoon
StyleLight, Cute, Soulful, Touching

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

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersLesbians, Friends
PlotPassion, Divorce, Seduction
PlaceCollege, Party

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersMaids, Poets, Parents, Good people
PlotLoneliness, Divorce
PlaceParty, USA
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Smart

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...

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Genredrama
CountryRussia
StyleFascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersLawyers, Sisters, Cats, Actors, Singers
PlotDivorce
PlaceUSA, New York, Los Angeles
TimeHalloween
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Heavy, Makes me think, Touching

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

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:08
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Fate, Date
StyleRomantic, Twisted plot, Light, To cry, Touching

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"...

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama
CountrySweden
Duration01:55
CharactersVampire, Teachers, Childrens, Immortals, Losers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Supernatural, Snow, Fear
PlaceSchool, Sweden
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Depressive, Gothic

Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only appears at night in the snow-covered playground outside their building.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersDoctors, Police, Family, Girlfriends, Lovers
PlotLove, Obsession, Loneliness, Divorce
PlaceHospitals
StyleLight

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?

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersFirefighters, Angels, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Soccer, Treason, Fight
PlaceAircraft, Forest
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:28
PlotLove, Passion, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceGermany
StyleAction, Fascinating, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:21
CharactersGeniuses, Special agents, Scammers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Adventure, Money, Chase
StylePopular, Exciting, To cry, Fascinating, Smart

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:10
PlotLove, Divorce, Happiness, Confrontation
PlaceFrance
StyleLight

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersJournalists, Sheriffs
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Smart, Tense

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Israel, Germany
CharactersStrong women, Judge
PlotDivorce, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceIsrael
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersMusicians, Lawyers, Singers
PlotDivorce
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryFrance, Italy, Belgium, Iran
Duration02:10
PlotDepression, Divorce
PlaceParis, France

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...

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Divorce
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry

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?

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryIran, France, Australia
Duration02:03
CharactersMaids, Poor
PlotDivorce
StyleHeartbreaking

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.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersTerminally ill, Child Prodigies
PlotDepression, Cancer, Seduction
StyleUnexpected ending, Soulful, Makes me think, Depressive

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersJournalists, Girlfriends
PlotLoneliness, True love, Divorce
PlaceCollege, New York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersTeens, Writers, Parents
PlotDepression, Tennis, Divorce
PlaceNew York
StyleSoulful, Intellectual

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:00
CharactersLawyers
PlotLove triangle, Love with age difference
PlaceHotels, New York
StyleLight, For girls

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersFriends, Judge, Newlyweds
PlotWedding
PlaceParty, Hotels, Casino, New York
StyleLight, Cute

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:27
CharactersLawyers
PlotDivorce
PlaceIreland, New York
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Smart

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

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:48
PlotPuzzles
StyleSad ones, Twisted plot

A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
PlotBreakup, Baseball, Rivalry
PlaceChicago
StyleRomantic, To cry

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersLawyers, Friends
PlotLife, Friendship, Loneliness, Jealousy, Family life
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:46
CharactersFriends
PlotLoneliness, Depression
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fancy, Gloomy

As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.





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