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The Best Movies About Bad Relationships  

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List Rules Movies about dysfunctional or just plain bad relationships. No horror movies.

What is it about watching a movie about a truly bad relationship that appeals to us so much? Maybe it’s because it makes us feel better about our own relationships in life, or maybe we’re just curious about how other people live their lives. No matter what your reason for taking an interest in dysfunctional relationships is, if you’re craving a good movie about a bad relationship, one on this list will do the trick.

The best movies in the bad relationship category range from completely serious dramas, psychological thrillers, and romantic comedies. So no matter what your interest in watching one of these flicks is, there is sure to be one featured on this list to meet your movie cravings.

This list hass the best movies about bad relationships, including: Revolutionary Road, Enough, The Break Up, Blue Valentine, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and Why Did I Get Married? Vote up your favorite movie about a dysfunctional relationship below or add one you love that isn't already on the list.

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Gone Girl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Bad Relationships
pilotos10 added Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Bad Relationships
Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey
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Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss
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Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas
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carlybobarly added Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Karl Malden
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Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Julie Benz
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates
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Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives
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CraigAlarm added Glenn Close, Michael Douglas, Jane Krakowski
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RobLein added Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari
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CraigAlarm added Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz
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Reese Witherspoon, Alyssa Milano, Mark Wahlberg
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Jennifer Lopez, Juliette Lewis, Noah Wyle
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Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods
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Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal
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Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams
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Blue Valentine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Bad Relationships
Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel
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CraigAlarm added Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara
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Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kyle Secor
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CraigAlarm added Julie Andrews, Bo Derek, Dudley Moore
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Jack Nicholson, Ann-Margret, Candice Bergen
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CraigAlarm added Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison
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Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson
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Tom Islava added Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton
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RobLein added Jack Lemmon, Mel Blanc, Lee Remick