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The Best Movies About Marriage

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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    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

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