Divorces are never fun to go through, but some of us enjoy watching movies on divorce. If you enjoy watching movies on divorce, then get ready for our top 10 movies about divorce in America …
10) One Fine Day (1996): An architect and a newspaper journalist, both divorced, meet one morning by chance when both, also parents, are late dropping their kids off at school for a field trip. Bitter divorces lead them to judge each other, but in the end they have to work together.
9) Liar Liar (1997): A fast talking lawyer on the fast track can’t lie for 24 hours when his son makes a birthday wish in this hilarious fantasy-comedy, which complicates the high-profile divorce case he must win.
8) Mrs. Doubtfire (1993): Robin Williams in drag? After a bitter divorce an actor figures that posing as an elderly British nanny is the only way he’ll be able to see his kids since his ex-wife (Sally Field) refuses to increase his custody and visitation
7) The First Wives Club (1996): When they are brought together by the death of a mutual friend, three women vow to help each other get revenge on the husbands who all left them for younger women.
6) Life As A House (2001): A man with terminal cancer desperately tries to repair his relationship with his estranged wife and misanthropic teenage son. Touching on the abandon that children face because of divorce, this story deals with drug use, sex, and other such issues.
5) The Squid And The Whale (2005): Based on true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, this heartfelt tale tells of two young boys who deal with their parents’ divorce in Brooklyn during the 1980s.
4) It’s Complicated (2009): Alec Baldwin and Meryl Streep are divorced but rekindle their feelings at their son’s graduation. Baldwin is already remarried and thus complication and hilarity ensues.
3) Stepmom (1998): An intricate and intimate look at love, life, and what really matters when two women must learn to share a family. One is an ideal mother and one is struggling to become one. Also, one is dying of cancer…
2) Kramer vs. Kramer (1979): Adapted from an Avery Corman novel, and winner of 5 Acadamey Awards, this classic film follows a man who must make sense of his divorce and learn to care for his son as a single father to win his custody battle in court.
1) The War of The Roses (1989): You can’t beat Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas clawing desperately at each other, not to repair their broken marriage but to force the other to leave the house! One of the most vicious divorce stories—and most hilarious—ever filmed!