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

    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

    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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    Steel Magnolias is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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    Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Sweet Home Alabama is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning

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    Marley & Me is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, Owen Wilson

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    Meet the Fockers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman

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    Something's Gotta Give is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Jack Nicholson, Keanu Reeves, Diane Keaton

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    On Golden Pond is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda

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    While You Were Sleeping is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman

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    The Money Pit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna

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    It's Complicated is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin

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    Terms of Endearment is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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    Yours, Mine and Ours is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Miranda Cosgrove, Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo

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    Date Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey

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    Couples Retreat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman, Vince Vaughn

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    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy

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    The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

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    Love Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal

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    Just Married is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy, Christian Kane

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    Life as We Know It is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Christina Hendricks, Katherine Heigl, Steve Nash

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    My Big Fat Greek Wedding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone

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

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    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison

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    Fools Rush In is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Salma Hayek, Matthew Perry, Jill Clayburgh

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    Unfaithful is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan

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    Children of a Lesser God is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie

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    Barefoot in the Park is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Doris Roberts

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    The Story of Us is listed (or ranked) 30 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) 31 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

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    When a Man Loves a Woman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Meg Ryan, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andy Garcia

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    Autumn in New York is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Winona Ryder, Richard Gere, Rachel Nichols

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    The Mirror Has Two Faces is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Barbra Streisand, Pierce Brosnan, Elle Macpherson

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    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Stanley Kubrick

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    Kill Bill Volume 2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

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    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

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    The Four Seasons is listed (or ranked) 37 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) 38 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn

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    The Family Man is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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

    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

    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

    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

    Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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    My Favourite Wife is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott

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    Hanover Street is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies About Marriage

    Harrison Ford, Christopher Plummer, Patsy Kensit

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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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    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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