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Film The Best Movies With Wife in the Title  

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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with wife in the name. This list ranks the best movies with wife in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with wife in the name? This isn't a common way to categorize films, but that's part of the fun. There are probably one or two movies with wife in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with wife in the title includes movies like The Time Traveler's Wife, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, and The Preacher's Wife. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word wife in it.

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The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston
The Time Traveler's Wife is a 2009 American romantic science fiction drama film directed by Robert Schwentke. The story follows Henry DeTamble, a Chicago librarian with a paranormal genetic ...more

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The Bishop's Wife is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Cary Grant, David Niven, Loretta Young
The Bishop's Wife, also known as Cary and the Bishop's Wife, is a Samuel Goldwyn romantic comedy feature film from 1947, starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, and David Niven in a story about an ...more

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The Astronaut's Wife is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton
The Astronaut's Wife is a 1999 American science fiction/thriller film directed and written by Rand Ravich. It stars Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron.

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A Good Lawyer's Wife is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Lee Chun-hee, Hwang Jung-min, Moon So-ri
A Good Lawyer's Wife is a 2003 South Korean film written and directed by Im Sang-soo. The film is about the various affairs of members of a dysfunctional South Korean family.

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The Slugger's Wife is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Randy Quaid, Rebecca De Mornay, Lynn Whitfield
The Slugger's Wife is a 1985 romantic comedy film about a baseball star who falls for a singer. Written by Neil Simon, directed by Hal Ashby and produced by Ray Stark, the film stars Michael ...more

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How to Murder Your Wife is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Claire Trevor
How to Murder Your Wife is a 1965 American comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Virna Lisi. It was directed by Richard Quine, who also directed Lemmon in My Sister Eileen, It Happened to Jane, ...more

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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Helen Mirren, Tim Roth, Michael Gambon
This film is a 1989 British-French romantic black comedy drama film written and directed by Peter Greenaway, starring Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren and Alan Howard in the ...more

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Sorry, I Impregnated Your Wife is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Mulan Jameela, Shanty, Rizky Mocil
Maaf, Saya Menghamili Istri Anda is a 2007 Indonesia film written and directed by Monty Tiwa.

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The Priest's Wife is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Venantino Venantini
The Priest's Wife is a 1971 Italian comedy film directed by Dino Risi.

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I Think I Love My Wife is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Kerry Washington, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi
I Think I Love My Wife is a 2007 romantic comedy-drama film starring Chris Rock and Kerry Washington. Rock co-wrote the film with Louis C.K. and also directed and produced it. It is a remake of ...more

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My American Wife is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Ann Sothern, Grant Mitchell, Francis Lederer
My American Wife is a 1936 comedy film written by Elmer Davis, Edith Fitzgerald, Virginia Van Upp and William Slavens McNutt and directed by Harold Young.

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Wife vs. Secretary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
James Stewart, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow
Wife vs. Secretary is a 1936 comedy film directed and co-produced by Clarence Brown, and starring Clark Gable as a successful businessman, Jean Harlow as his secretary, and Myrna Loy as his ...more

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Dream Wife is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Walter Pidgeon
Dream Wife is a 1953 romantic comedy film starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Sidney Sheldon and produced by Dore Schary, from a screenplay by ...more

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The Preacher's Wife is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Whitney Houston, Denzel Washington, Lionel Richie
The Preacher's Wife is a 1996 Christmas romantic comedy-drama family film directed by Penny Marshall, and starring Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, and Courtney B. Vance. It is a remake of ...more

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The Prairie Wife is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Herbert Rawlinson, Dorothy Devore
The Prairie Wife is a 1925 American Western film directed by Hugo Ballin and featuring Boris Karloff, and based on a story by Arthur Stringer. The film is considered to be lost.

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The Butcher's Wife is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, Frances McDormand
The Butcher's Wife is a 1991 romantic comedy film, in which a clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband, who she has seen in her dreams and is a butcher in New York. They marry ...more

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A Boyfriend for My Wife is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Adrián Suar, Gabriel Goity, Valeria Bertuccelli
Un novio para mi mujer is a blockbuster 2008 Argentine romantic comedy film directed by Juan Taratuto and starring Adrián Suar, Valeria Bertuccelli and Gabriel Goity. The plot is about ...more

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My Favourite Wife is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott
My Favorite Wife is a 1940 screwball comedy produced and co-written by Leo McCarey and directed by Garson Kanin. The picture stars Irene Dunne as a woman who returns to her husband and children ...more

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The Wife of the Centaur is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
William Haines, John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman
The Wife of the Centaur is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by King Vidor, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer shortly after it formed from a merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn ...more

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The Senator's Wife is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Jennifer Aniston

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The Farmer Takes a Wife is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Julie Newmar, Betty Grable, Thelma Ritter
The Farmer Takes a Wife is a 1953 romantic musical comedy film directed by Henry Levin.

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Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Bianca King, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Cherry Pie Picache
Mano Po 4: Ako Legal Wife is Regal Entertainment's entry for the 2005 Metro Manila Film Festival. The film focuses on the lives of the Chinese-Filipino community. It stars Jay Manalo, Zsa Zsa ...more

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The Miller's Beautiful Wife is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Vittorio De Sica
The Miller's Beautiful Wife is a 1955 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Camerini.

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Lot's Wife is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Okan Avcı, Somer Kavran, Yaman Ceri
"A modern day tale of Sodom and Gomorrah set in Istanbul where conservative orthodoxy is still the predominant ethos. Can two men find love in such a space?" Quoting the description ...more

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Mourning Wife is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Wife in the Title
Yukijirô Hotaru
Mourning Wife aka An Affair with a Woman in Mourning is a 2001 Japanese Pink film directed by Daisuke Gotō. It won the Silver Prize at the Pink Grand Prix ceremony. Personnel awards also went to ...more