The Best Movies About Marriage Films

The Best Movies About Marriage

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List Criteria: Movies about the institution of marriage.

Marriage is hard; spending all of your waking time with the same person, day after day can be exhausting. But at the same time it can be the best, sweetest, decision you’ll ever make. Since marriage is for life it makes perfect sense that so many movies would look at the drama (and comedy) and unfolds in so many marriages. In fact, some of the film industry’s greatest movies are about marriage.
 
The movies featured on this list provide some great inspirational messages, like the idea of never giving up on the one you love the most, no matter the cost. Others are comedies, looking at how difficult the first few years of marriage really are, as in the Just Married. No matter what kind of genre you’re craving there’s sure to be a movie on this list that you and your own spouse will love.
 
This list has the best movies about marriage, including: The Notebook, Gone With the Wind, A Walk to Remember, and Father of the Bride. Vote up your favorite marriage movie below or add one you and your dearly beloved enjoy that isn't already on the list.
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    Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Father of the Bride Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

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    The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    The Notebook Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    Marley & Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, Owen Wilson

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    A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    A Walk to Remember Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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    Meet the Fockers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Meet the Fockers Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman

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    Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Gone with the Wind Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Something's Gotta Give is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Something's Gotta Give Jack Nicholson, Keanu Reeves, Diane Keaton

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    Steel Magnolias is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Steel Magnolias Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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    Sweet Home Alabama is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Sweet Home Alabama Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning

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    It's Complicated is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin

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    The Money Pit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna

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    Yours, Mine and Ours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Miranda Cosgrove, Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo

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    Date Night is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey

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    Couples Retreat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman, Vince Vaughn

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    On Golden Pond is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    On Golden Pond Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda

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    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy

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    Just Married is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy, Christian Kane

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    The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    The Time Traveler's Wife Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

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    Love Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Love Story Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal

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    While You Were Sleeping is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    While You Were Sleeping Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman

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    Life as We Know It is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Life as We Know It Christina Hendricks, Katherine Heigl, Steve Nash

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    Terms of Endearment is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Terms of Endearment Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison

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    Unfaithful is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Unfaithful Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan

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    Children of a Lesser God is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Children of a Lesser God William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie

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    My Big Fat Greek Wedding is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    My Big Fat Greek Wedding Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone

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    Barefoot in the Park is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Barefoot in the Park Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Doris Roberts

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    Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    Meet the Parents Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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    The Story of Us is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis, Betty White

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    The War of the Roses is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    The War of the Roses Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

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    When a Man Loves a Woman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    When a Man Loves a Woman Meg Ryan, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andy Garcia

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    Fools Rush In is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Fools Rush In Salma Hayek, Matthew Perry, Jill Clayburgh

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    The Mirror Has Two Faces is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Barbra Streisand, Pierce Brosnan, Elle Macpherson

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    Eyes Wide Shut is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    Eyes Wide Shut Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Stanley Kubrick

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    The Family Man is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    The Family Man Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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    Autumn in New York is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Winona Ryder, Richard Gere, Rachel Nichols

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    Kill Bill Volume 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    Kill Bill Volume 2 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

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    The Four Seasons is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    Carol Burnett, Alan Alda, Rita Moreno

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    Four Christmases is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Four Christmases Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn

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    Sweet November is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Sweet November Charlize Theron, Keanu Reeves, Lauren Graham

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    Funny Girl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Funny Girl Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Anne Francis

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    Untamed Heart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Marisa Tomei, Christian Slater, Rosie Perez

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    You, Me and Dupree is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Kate Hudson, Seth Rogen, Michael Douglas

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    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal

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    Engagement is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Emily Blunt, Alison Brie, Chris Pratt

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    The Way We Were is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    The Way We Were Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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    Hanover Street is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Harrison Ford, Christopher Plummer, Patsy Kensit

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    My Favourite Wife is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott

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    Aladdin and the King of Thieve... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    Aladdin and the King of Thieves Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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    Indecent Proposal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson

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