Divorce is one of the most difficult things a person can go through. It's also one of the most common things people have to deal with in life. Whether you're going through a divorce or you know someone who is, there are some great movies about divorce and custody that will help you get through it.Some of these films are funny, some are sad, but they're all good movies to watch when dealing with this difficult subject matter. Vote up your favorite divorce and custody films below and feel free to add any that are missing! This list includes both comedies and dramas about divorce. Some of these movies feature happy couples who end up getting divorced (like The War of the Roses), while others focus on unhappy marriages that end in tragedy (like The Virgin Suicides). There are also plenty of great films about child custody battles as well (such as Kramer vs Kramer). Which movie will be crowned king? That's up for you to decide! Be sure to vote up your favorites below and downvote any bad titles if you think they don't belong on this list! And if we missed any good ones, please add them! The War Of The Roses - Michael Douglas & Kathleen Turner star in this dark comedy about an affluent couple whose marriage goes sour after years together. When their relationship completely falls apart, they begin fighting over money like dogs over a bone - hence the title 'War Of The Roses.' This film was directed by Danny DeVito & written by Michael Douglas himself; he also produced it along with Steven Spielberg & Mark Rydell. It was released in 1989 by Orion Pictures Corporation & Warner Bros., grossing $30 million at the box office against its $25 million budget - making it a financial success despite receiving mixed reviews from critics upon its release (it currently holds a 45% rating on Rotten Tomatoes). The Break-Up - Released back in 2006 by Walt Disney Pictures, 'The Break-Up' stars Vince Vaughn & Jennifer Aniston as two people who decide to split after realizing their relationship has become too comfortable for their liking; however, once they move out into separate apartments neither one can seem to let go...and so begins an epic battle between two former lovers trying desperately not only win back each other's love but also keep control over all their shared possessions during what becomes an increasingly bitter breakup war between exes living under one roof together until
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The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and written by Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg. The film stars Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, and Josh Hutcherson. The plot follows two lesbian mothers who are faced with the prospect of their children's biological father reentering their lives.
The Kids Are All Right is a heartwarming story about the importance of family, no matter what form it takes. Bening and Moore give strong performances as the mothers struggling to keep their family together, while Ruffalo shines as the charming but flawed father. Wasikowska and Hutcherson are also great as the kids caught in the middle of it all. The film's frank portrayal of divorce and custody issues is refreshing, and its ultimately optimistic message is sure to resonate with anyone who has ever been through a similar situation.
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