Film The Best R-Rated Marriage Drama Movies  

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List of R-Rated marriage drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated marriage drama movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Marriage Drama movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated marriage drama movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated Marriage Drama movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great R-Rated Marriage Drama films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Marriage Drama film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris A History of Violence is a 2005 American crime thriller film directed by David Cronenberg and written by Josh Olson. It is an adaptation of the 1997 graphic novel of the same name by John Wagner ...more

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Jennifer Connelly, Kate Winslet, Jackie Earle Haley Little Children is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, who along with Field wrote the screenplay. It stars Kate Winslet, ...more

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Eyes Wide Shut is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Marriage Drama Movies
Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Stanley Kubrick Eyes Wide Shut is a 1999 American erotic thriller film loosely based upon Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 novella Dream Story. The film was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick. It was ...more

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Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson Indecent Proposal is a 1993 drama film based on the novel of the same name by Jack Engelhard. It was directed by Adrian Lyne and stars Robert Redford, Demi Moore, and Woody Harrelson.

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Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Stephanie Seymour Pollock is a 2000 biography drama film written by Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith, Barbara Turner and Susan Emshwiller and directed by Ed Harris.

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Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Stellan Skarsgård The Unbearable Lightness of Being is a 1988 American film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Milan Kundera, published in 1984. Director Philip Kaufman and screenplay writer Jean-Claude ...more

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Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutchersonm, Molly Shannon American Splendor is a 2003 American biographical comedy-drama film about Harvey Pekar, the author of the American Splendor comic book series. The film is also in part an adaptation of the ...more

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Kristen Stewart, Glenn Close, Joshua Jackson The Safety of Objects is a 2001 independent film based upon a collection of short stories of the same name, written by A. M. Homes and published in 1990. It features four suburban families who ...more

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Tommy Lee Jones, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Chen Heaven & Earth is a 1993 Vietnam war film directed and written by Oliver Stone, and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Haing S. Ngor, Joan Chen, and Hiep Thi Le. It is the third and final film in ...more

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Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands, Charles Horvath A Woman Under the Influence is a 1974 American drama film written and directed by John Cassavetes. It focuses on a woman whose unusual behavior leads her husband to commit her for psychiatric ...more

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Kristen Stewart, James Gandolfini, Ally Sheedy "Trauma transforms us. Years after their teenage daughter’s death, Lois and Doug Riley, an upstanding Indiana couple, are frozen by estranging grief. She isolates herself in their ...more

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Elizabeth Hurley, Sean Penn, Josh Lucas The Weight of Water is a 2000 French-American mystery thriller film based on Anita Shreve's 1997 novel of the same name. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, the film stars Elizabeth Hurley, Catherine ...more

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Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey, Manu Bennett Lantana is a 2001 drama film written by Andrew Bovell and Ray Lawrence.

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Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges, Elle Fanning The Door in the Floor is a 2004 American drama film written and directed by Tod Williams. The screenplay is based on the first third of the 1998 novel A Widow for One Year by John Irving.

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Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel "Blue Valentine is the story of love lost and love found told in two parallel moments in time. Flooded with romantic memories of their courtship, Dean and Cindy use one night to try and ...more

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Eva Mendes, Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal Trust the Man is a 2005 romantic comedy film starring David Duchovny, Billy Crudup, Julianne Moore, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. It was directed and written by Bart Freundlich. The film primarily ...more

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Renée Zellweger, Julianna Margulies, Christopher Eccleston A Price Above Rubies is a 1998 film directed by Boaz Yakin, starring Renée Zellweger as a young woman who finds it difficult to conform to the restrictions imposed on her by her ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Kline, Jennifer Jason Leigh The Anniversary Party is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written, directed, produced by, and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alan Cumming.

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Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Laila Morse Nil by Mouth is a 1997 British-French drama film portraying a family of characters living in South East London. It was Gary Oldman's debut as a writer and director; the film was produced by ...more

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Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Stockard Channing Bitter Moon is a 1992 Franco-British-American romantic thriller film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner and Peter Coyote. The film is ...more

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Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson, Helmut Berger The Romantic Englishwoman is a 1975 British film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson, Helmut Berger, and marks the feature-length screen debut for Kate Nelligan. The ...more

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Sam Neill, Joan Allen, Shirley Henderson Yes is a 2004 film written and directed by Sally Potter. It stars Joan Allen, Simon Abkarian, Samantha Bond, Sam Neill, Shirley Henderson, Raymond Waring, Stephanie Leonidas, and Sheila Hancock. ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis, Betty White The Story of Us is a 1999 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer as a couple married for 15 years. The depiction of the ...more

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Christian Bale, Emily Watson, John Wood Metroland is a 1997 British comedy-drama film directed by Philip Saville and starring Christian Bale and Emily Watson. Written by Adrian Hodges, based on the novel Metroland by Julian Barnes, ...more

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Rachel Hunter, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Lauren Hutton Just a Little Harmless Sex is a 1999 romantic comedy film which revolves around the offer of oral sex by a stranded motorist to a monogamous man who stops to help her. Arrested by a passing ...more

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Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Harvey Keitel Mortal Thoughts is a 1991 mystery thriller, about a woman who is interrogated by the police regarding the death of her friend's husband. It was directed by Alan Rudolph and stars Demi Moore, ...more

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Charles Dance, Sheryl Lee, Laila Robins The Blood Oranges is a 1997 erotic drama film directed by Philip Haas. This was Haas’s third feature film, which is based on the 1970 erotic cult novel by John Hawkes. The film depicts two ...more

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Meg Ryan, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andy Garcia When a Man Loves a Woman is a 1994 American romantic drama film written by Al Franken and Ronald Bass, starring Andy García, Meg Ryan, Tina Majorino, Mae Whitman, Ellen Burstyn, Lauren ...more

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Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon One Deadly Summer is a French film directed by Jean Becker. Isabelle Adjani won a César award for her performance in this film. The film was a massive hit in France gaining 5,137,040 ...more

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Desperate Characters Shirley MacLaine, Carol Kane, Kenneth Mars Desperate Characters is a 1971 American drama film produced, written, and directed by Frank D. Gilroy, who based his screenplay on the 1970 novel of the same name by Paula Fox.

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Cindy Crawford, William Hurt, Harry Connick At a Halloween party, an eccentric fortune teller predicts that one of the couples present will break up by the year’s end. But will it be Katherine (Lynn Redgrave) and her younger boyfriend ...more

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Cliff Curtis, Temuera Morrison, Rena Owen Once Were Warriors is a 1994 film based on New Zealand author Alan Duff's bestselling 1990 first novel. The film tells the story of the Hekes, an urban Māori family, and their problems with ...more

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Laura San Giacomo, Fisher Stevens, Cristi Conaway

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Sela Ward, Elizabeth Peña, Brett Cullen Suburban Madness is an American crime drama television film based on a true story starring Sela Ward as PI Bobbi Bacha of Blue Moon Investigations. Suburban Madness is very loosely based on the ...more

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Michael Lonsdale, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Françoise Fabian 5x2 is a 2004 French film directed by François Ozon, which uncovers the back story to the gradual disintegration of a middle class marriage by depicting five key moments in the ...more

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Liam Neeson, Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow Duet for One is a film adapted from a British play, a two-hander by Tom Kempinski, about a world-famous concert violinist named Stephanie Anderson who is suddenly struck with multiple sclerosis. ...more

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Dinner With Friends Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell, Toni Collette Dinner With Friends is a 2001 television film directed by Norman Jewison.

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Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey Heartburn is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Stockard Channing, Jeff Daniels and Miloš Forman. The screenplay by Nora Ephron ...more

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Tom Wilkinson, Terence Stamp, Rupert Everett Separate Lies is a 2005 British drama film directed by Julian Fellowes, who also wrote the screenplay, updating the 1951 novel A Way Through the Wood by Nigel Balchin, which had already been ...more

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Sharon Stone, Jennifer Morrison, Richard Gere Intersection is a 1994 film, directed by Mark Rydell and starring Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, and Lolita Davidovich. A remake of the French film Les choses de la vie by Claude Sautet, the story ...more

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Diane Keaton, Albert Finney, Karen Allen Shoot the Moon is a 1982 drama film directed by Alan Parker, written by Bo Goldman and starring Albert Finney and Diane Keaton, in their Golden Globe-nominated performances. The film also ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Bettany, Olivia Williams The Heart of Me is a 2003 British period drama film directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Bettany and Olivia Williams. Set in London before and after World War ...more

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Naomi Watts, Mark Ruffalo, Laura Dern We Don't Live Here Anymore is a 2004 drama film directed by John Curran. It is based on the short stories We Don't Live Here Anymore and Adultery by Andre Dubus. Set in Washington state, the ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Angie Dickinson, Rosanna Arquette Big Bad Love is a 2001 film directed by Arliss Howard, who co-wrote the script with his brother, James Howard, based on a collection of short stories of the same name by Larry Brown. The story ...more

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Cybill Shepherd, Stockard Channing, Mary Stuart Masterson Married to It is a 1991 film directed by Arthur Hiller about three New York City couples with disparate careers, ages, and lifestyles who nonetheless bond through their mutual connection to a ...more

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Gong Li, Leslie Cheung, Zhou Xun Temptress Moon is a 1996 Chinese film directed by Chen Kaige. It was jointly produced by the Shanghai Film Studio and the Taipei-based Tomson Films. The film saw Chen reuniting with Leslie ...more

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Flannel Pajamas Stephanie March, Julianne Nicholson, Justin Kirk Flannel Pajamas is a 2006 film directed by Jeff Lipsky, starring Julianne Nicholson and Justin Kirk. It charts the course of a short-lived marriage, from its passionate beginning through the ...more

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Robin Tunney, Denis Leary, Hope Davis The Secret Lives of Dentists is a 2002 drama film directed by Alan Rudolph. The screenplay was written by Craig Lucas, based on the novella The Age of Grief by Jane Smiley. It was screened at ...more

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Vera Farmiga, John Pisano, Marceline Hugot Never Forever is a 2007 South Korean-American romantic drama film written and directed by Gina Kim. The film was critically acclaimed when it was first screened at the 2007 Sundance Film ...more