Movies about Divorce

Movies about Divorce
List of the best divorce movies selected by our site visitors: Tasting Menu, Obvious Child, Brillantissime, Let There Be Light, The Past, Frankie, Fun Mom Dinner, Won't Back Down, Chance, Who You Think I Am.

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Tasting Menu (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySpain, Republic of Ireland, France
StyleRomantic, To cry

A year ago, just before his break, Marc and Rachel manage to book a table at one of the best restaurants in the world, reserve to which none of them is willing to give. In this idyllic corner of the Costa Brava will find connoisseurs worldwide. Together they share one of the best sensory experiences of his life. It will be an unforgettable evening.

Obvious Child (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotLove, Loneliness, Divorce
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Black humor

An immature, newly unemployed comic must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student results in an unplanned pregnancy.

Brillantissime (2018)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotAdventure, Relationship, Divorce, Freedom
PlaceFrance, USA
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, Vital signs

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Let There Be Light (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
PlotWedding, Religious, Life after death, Cancer, Divorce
StyleHeavy, Makes me think

An atheist goes through a near-death experience in an auto accident before converting to Christianity.

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

Frankie (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Portugal
CharactersGay, Terminally ill, Hairdressers, Tourists, Actors
PlotLove, Money, Friendship, Breakup, Cancer
PlaceMountains, Forest, Beach, Hotels

About three generations of a family grappling with a life-changing experience during one day of a vacation in the historic town of Sintra, Portugal.

Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
CharactersTeens, Jews, Family, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotFriendship, Divorce, Parenting
PlaceParty, USA
StyleLight, Fascinating

Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner". When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.

Won't Back Down (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Single mothers, Poor
PlotDivorce, Uprising
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching, Serious

Jamie Fitzpatrick and Nona Alberts are two women from opposites sides of the social and economic track, but they have one thing in common: a mission to fix their community's broken school and ensure a bright future for their children. The two women refuse to let any obstacles stand in their way as they battle a bureaucracy that's hopelessly mired in traditional thinking, and they seek to re-energize a faculty that has lost its passion for teaching.

Chance (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersDoctors, Police, Detectives
PlotDivorce, Cheating, Hatred

San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist Eldon Chance reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.

Who You Think I Am (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersPsychologists, Single mothers, Psychiatrists
PlotInternet, Divorce, Cheating
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Makes me think

Claire, a 50-year-old divorced teacher, creates a fake Facebook profile of a 24-year-old woman. She finds a photo of a pretty young brunette and uses it. She has created an entirely fictional character, but why?

Acrimony (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersStrong women, Psychologists, Sisters
PlotTreason, Fight, Depression, Divorce, Cheating
PlaceCollege, Hospitals
StylePsychological problems, For girls, Heavy

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

Chesapeake Shores (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, family
CharactersFamily, Friends, Architects
PlotIntrigue, Divorce
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleSoulful, Touching

A divorced mom deals with an old romance and complicated family issues when she returns to her hometown with her twin daughters.

Mother's Day (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Family, Writers, Parents
PlotDivorce, Fate, Mystery, Adoption, Holidays
StyleTo cry, Touching

Intersecting stories with different moms collide on Mother's Day.

For Ellen (2012)
Markimdb: 6
PlotDolls, Billiards, Snow, Divorce, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby has a special meeting—with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, goatee, and his head firmly floating in the clouds, Joby hasn’t been around to be a dad. Now is his last chance to fight for shared custody of his daughter, Ellen.

The Last Five Years (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CharactersGay, Snake, Jews, Writers, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Depression, Computers, Divorce
PlaceShips, Party, USA
StyleRomantic, To cry

In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.

Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
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?

Milky Way (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
PlotRelationship, Divorce
PlaceRussia, Moscow
TimeNew Year

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You Again (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotWedding, Life, Divorce, Family life, Rivalry

History -- make that high school -- may repeat itself when Marni learns that Joanna, the mean girl from her past, is set to be her sister-in-law. Before the wedding bells toll, Marni must show her brother that a tiger doesn't change its stripes. On Marni's side is her mother, while Joanna's backed by her wealthy aunt.

Aurora (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
CountryRomania, France, Luxembourg, Germany
PlotDepression, Divorce
StyleAction, Soulful, Depressive, Serious

An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what seems to be a family. The same city, the same man: driving through traffic with two hand-made firing pins for a hunting rifle. The man is 42 years old, his name - Viorel. Troubled by obscure thoughts, he drives across the city to a destination known only to him.

Winter Sleep (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
CountryTurkey, France, Germany
PlotSnow, Divorce
PlaceHotels, Turkey
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Smart, Gloomy, Makes me think

Aydin, a retired actor, owns a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal and his sister Necla, who is coping with her recent divorce. During the winter, snow covers the ground and boredom brings the return of old memories, pushing Aydin to flee…