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1. Gone Girl (2014)

R | 149 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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79 Metascore

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Votes: 798,742 | Gross: $167.77M

2. Revolutionary Road (2008)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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69 Metascore

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald, Jonathan Roumie

Votes: 185,528 | Gross: $22.91M

3. The Hot Chick (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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29 Metascore

An attractive and popular teenager, who is mean-spirited toward others, finds herself in the body of an older man, and must find a way to get back to her original body.

Director: Tom Brady | Stars: Rob Schneider, Rachel McAdams, Anna Faris, Matthew Lawrence

Votes: 86,777 | Gross: $35.08M

4. Bandits (2001)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity

Votes: 63,451 | Gross: $41.58M

5. Madame Bovary (2014)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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52 Metascore

Bored in her marriage to a country doctor and stifled by life in a small town, the restless Emma Bovary pursues her dreams of passion and excitement, whatever they may cost.

Director: Sophie Barthes | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Ifans, Ezra Miller, Logan Marshall-Green

Votes: 7,212

6. Ginger & Rosa (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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69 Metascore

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, Oliver Platt

Votes: 9,942 | Gross: $1.01M

7. Darker Shades of Elise (2017 Video)

R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

4.1
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Elise's life takes a sharp turn for the worst when she meets a mysterious and alluring stranger who has more than friendship on his mind - A tale of love, fantasy and obsession.

Director: Jamie Weston | Stars: Darcie Lincoln, Louisa Warren, Becca Hirani, Tessa Hart

Votes: 393

8. Alice (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

Votes: 12,724 | Gross: $7.33M

9. Flower & Snake: Zero (2014)

113 min | Thriller

4.9
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Misaki Amemiya is an assistant inspector for the Metropolitan Police Department's Community Safety Bureau who becomes ensnared in a trap while investigating a mysterious illegal video ... See full summary »

Director: Hajime Hashimoto | Stars: Maiko Amano, Noriko Hamada, Rina Sakuragi, Naoki Kawano

Votes: 327

10. Tokyo Sonata (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyôko Koizumi, Yû Koyanagi, Kai Inowaki

Votes: 8,302 | Gross: $0.28M

11. Lustful Illusions (2011)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

6.9
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Unfulfilled housewife Allison (Darian Caine) secretly yearns for adventure. When a mysterious antique movie camera appears in her living room, it heralds the beginning of a sexual odyssey ... See full summary »

Director: Brian McNulty | Stars: Darian Caine, Jackie Stevens, Sativa Verte, A.J. Khan

Votes: 49

12. Petulia (1968)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Julie Christie, George C. Scott, Richard Chamberlain, Arthur Hill

Votes: 2,684

13. American Dreamer (1984)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.6
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Frustrated housewife/writer Cathy Palmer ghostwrites a story about Rebecca Ryan, a dashing international spy, and wins a trip to Paris. While there, she is involved in an accident, and ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini, Coral Browne

Votes: 1,352 | Gross: $5.02M

14. Montenegro (1981)

R | 96 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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A bored wealthy housewife on the verge of insanity cuts loose with some lively Yugoslavian immigrants who delight in their bohemian lifestyle.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Susan Anspach, Erland Josephson, Per Oscarsson, Marianne Jacobi

Votes: 1,808

15. Sibling Rivalry (1990)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

5.4
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A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, Jami Gertz

Votes: 2,350 | Gross: $17.85M

16. Up the Sandbox (1972)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A bored housewife takes refuge in a fantasy world.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Barbra Streisand, David Selby, Ariane Heller, Terry Smith

Votes: 1,237

17. Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy

6.0
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All about the citizens of Putnam's Landing and their reactions to an Army missile base in their backyard.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Joan Collins, Jack Carson

Votes: 1,081

18. French Twist (1995)

R | 104 min | Comedy

6.4
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After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.

Director: Josiane Balasko | Stars: Victoria Abril, Josiane Balasko, Alain Chabat, Ticky Holgado

Votes: 4,416 | Gross: $1.40M

19. Ripe (1996)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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When their abusive parents are killed in a car crash, twin sisters Rosie and Violet vow to run away to Kentucky in search of a better life. While on the road, the girls meet up with Pete, a... See full summary »

Director: Mo Ogrodnik | Stars: Monica Keena, Daisy Eagan, Gordon Currie, Ron Brice

Votes: 951

20. Privè (2002 Video)

85 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Francesca (Dana Ceci), a wealthy lady can not sexually satisfied with her husband, Massimo (Danilo Quintilli). She starts acting in porn movies through a friend of hers, Michele (Roberto ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Mattei | Stars: Dana Ceci, Danilo Quintilli, Hugo Baret, Claudia Taylor

Votes: 39

21. Madly (2016)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A global anthology film featuring innovative love stories from the some of the world's most visionary directors.

Directors: Bat for Lashes, Gael García Bernal, Anurag Kashyap, Sebastián Silva, Sion Sono, Mia Wasikowska | Stars: Radhika Apte, Kathryn Beck, Justina Bustos, Zoë Castle

Votes: 116

22. Secret Games (1992 Video)

R | 90 min | Thriller, Drama

4.4
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A bored and neglected housewife joins a local escort service and soon sinks deeper into trouble when she finds that she's not permitted to quit when the work gets tough.

Director: Gregory Dark | Stars: Martin Hewitt, Michele Brin, Delia Sheppard, Catya Sassoon

Votes: 346

23. Maya (1993)

130 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.3
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A beautiful, wealthy woman's insatiable appetite for romance leads to tragedy and a police investigation.

Director: Ketan Mehta | Stars: Deepa Sahi, Farooq Shaikh, Raj Babbar, Shah Rukh Khan

Votes: 1,970

24. Lady Chatterley's Daughter (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

5.6
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Married but lonely, Sandra finds herself absorbed in the novel Lady Chatterley's Lover. But passion soon leaps from the pages of the book to Sandra's personal life--especially when she takes an amorous interest in a hot young housekeeper.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Holly Sampson, Jessie Lunderby, Cassandra Cruz, Randy Spears

Votes: 42

25. Lipstikka (2011)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Two women reunite in London, where they go over the details of a life-changing event which occurred when they were teenagers in Jerusalem.

Director: Jonathan Sagall | Stars: Clara Khoury, Nataly Attiya, Daniel Caltagirone, Moran Rosenblatt

Votes: 170

26. Dillinger Is Dead (1969)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A man decides to cook for himself, but finds the revolver of John Dillinger hidden in his kitchen instead.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Anita Pallenberg, Gino Lavagetto, Mario Jannilli

Votes: 2,017

27. Suburban Wives (1972)

R | 87 min | Comedy

5.2
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Seven stories of marital infidelity, told from the women's point of view.

Director: Derek Ford | Stars: Eva Whishaw, Peter May, Maggie Wright, Barry Linehan

Votes: 34

28. Le secret (2000)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Marie (Anne Coesens), who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois (Michel Bompoil) for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. ... See full summary »

Director: Virginie Wagon | Stars: Anne Coesens, Michel Bompoil, Tony Todd, Quentin Rossi

Votes: 634

29. The Amorous Milkman (1975)

86 min | Comedy

2.4
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Randy Milkman Davey bites off more than he can chew when he starts to deliver more than pints of milk to some of the bored housewives on his route. In a short space of time he finds himself... See full summary »

Director: Derren Nesbitt | Stars: Julie Ege, Diana Dors, Brendan Price, Donna Reading

Votes: 288

30. The Escape (2015)

96 min | Drama

5.7
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A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.

Director: Ineke Houtman | Stars: Rik Mayall, Abbey Hoes, Kees Boot, Matthijs van de Sande Bakhuyzen

Votes: 554

31. Hot Target (1985)

R | 93 min | Crime, Thriller

4.5
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Wife of successful NZ businessman is seduced by fellow American after "chance" meeting in park. However, Greg has more than love-making with the beautiful Christine in mind.

Director: Dennis C. Lewiston | Stars: Simone Griffeth, Steve Marachuk, Bryan Marshall, Peter McCauley

Votes: 236

32. Sinful Obsession (1999)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.3
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A sexually unfulfilled housewife begins working in a high class brothel and starts a mutually obsessive relationship with a creepy regular customer.

Director: Eric Gibson | Stars: Nikki Fritz, Burke Morgan, Dana Robbins, Julia Kruis

Votes: 202

33. Numéro deux (1975)

88 min | Documentary, Drama

6.5
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An analysis of the power relations in an ordinary family.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Sandrine Battistella, Pierre Oudrey, Alexandre Rignault, Rachel Stefanopoli

Votes: 697

34. Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

3.5
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An unhappily married couple find love in strange situations.

Director: Prem Soni | Stars: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sohail Khan, Preity Zinta

Votes: 2,535 | Gross: $0.20M

35. Housewife's Afternoon Delight (2010)

70 min | Drama

5.1
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Sayaka is a housewife living in an apartment complex. Her husband Yuji is always busy with work and they rarely have communication, let alone sex. Sayaka is surrounded by various neighbors ... See full summary »

Director: Shun Nakahara | Stars: Sakiko Takao, Masaki Miura, Masashi Endô, Kiriko Shimizu

Votes: 114

36. Hawas (2004)

123 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

2.7
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Complications arise when a bored young wife embarks on an extra-marital affair with a stranger, leading to emotional turmoil and eventually, murder.

Director: Karan Razdan | Stars: Shawar Ali, Meghna Naidu, Tarun Arora, Mukesh Tiwari

Votes: 196

37. Debauchery (1983)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

5.4
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(Japanese with English subtitles) A jaded housewife joins a secret member's only club in an attempt to salvage her bored marriage in this Japanese cult classic.

Director: Hidehiro Ito | Stars: Ryoko Watanabe, Serina Nishikawa, Tatsuya Nanjô, Mizuho Nakagawa

Votes: 119

38. Glass Ceiling (1971)

92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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Marta spends a few days alone while her husband is on a business trip. But she starts to get scared when she hears some mysterious steps every night on the top floor. Her neighbor will try ... See full summary »

Director: Eloy de la Iglesia | Stars: Carmen Sevilla, Dean Selmier, Patty Shepard, Fernando Cebrián

Votes: 162

39. The Swap and How They Make It (1966)

101 min | Drama

6.6
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Two bored suburban housewives, neglected by their workaholic husbands, take on a couple of college kids for kicks, then decide to join a wife-swapping club. Complications arise when love, jealousy and resentment arise.

Director: Joseph W. Sarno | Stars: Patricia McNair, Sheila Britt, George Wolfe, Louis Waldon

Votes: 84

40. Warning: Parental Advisory (2002 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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The story of the 1985 Senatorial hearings to place "Warning: Parental Advisory" labels on music albums with "obscene" lyrics and themes - and the rockers who tried to fight it.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Jason Priestley, Mariel Hemingway, Dee Snider, Deborah Yates

Votes: 488

41. Madmast Barkhaa (2015)

Not Rated | 102 min | Romance, Thriller

3.4
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Barkhaa is married to Ranbir, a soldier who has to leave and Barkhaa finds herself alone. Due to her lonely, passionless married life, she begins an affair with her husband's friend, Akaash... See full summary »

Director: Jaspal Singh | Stars: Ekaansh Bhaardwaaj, Mithilesh Chaturvedi, Farida Dadi, Ashish Joshi

Votes: 20

42. Cuisine et dépendances (1993)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Martine and Jacques knew their friend before he became an important television personality, but have not seen him for over ten years. They are hospitable people - witness the fact that they... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Muyl | Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Laurent Benoît, Zabou Breitman, Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Votes: 1,259

43. Ritual (2000)

78 min | Drama

5.7
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Sensing there is something terribly wrong at home, a young man drops out of college and tries to 'fix' his family.

Director: Stanley Bennett Clay | Stars: Clarence Williams III, Denise Nicholas, Shawn Michael Howard, Angelle Brooks

Votes: 67

44. Women in Hospital (1977)

85 min | Drama

6.3
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Schuman and Oberhoff are successful hospital doctors who treat pregnant women. However, their personal lives are a mess. Schuman has to deal with his drug-addicted wife Claudia, while Oberhoff deals with his teenage daughter's pregnancy.

Director: Rolf Thiele | Stars: Horst Buchholz, Stephen Boyd, Lillian Müller, Karin Dor

Votes: 15

45. Those Secrets (1992 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

5.1
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A wife and mother drifts back to her life as a call girl.

Director: David Manson | Stars: Blair Brown, Arliss Howard, Paul Guilfoyle, Louis Giambalvo

Votes: 36

46. Nightsongs (2004)

95 min | Drama

6.3
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She is full of energy for life; she wants to have fun and be happy. But husband sits all day on the couch, reading. But the young woman does not give up; she wants more out of life. She encourages him, she provokes him.

Director: Romuald Karmakar | Stars: Frank Giering, Anne Ratte-Polle, Manfred Zapatka, Marthe Keller

Votes: 252

47. Keep Them Happy at Home (1971)

50 min | Drama

4.8
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The adventures of three neglected housewives whose husbands spend too much time working in the city. As is the case with all such suburban sybarites, the temptations of extra-marital sex - ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Dyer, Donna Stanley, Phyllis Stengel

Votes: 6

48. Nevermore (2007)

Thriller

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A wealthy man believes his wife is trying to drive him insane and hires a private detective to investigate her.

Director: Thomas Zambeck | Stars: Vincent Spano, Jennifer O'Dell, Judd Nelson, Sidi Henderson

Votes: 154

49. Fujian Blue (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.8
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In the wake of China's open-door policy in the early 1980's, Fujian was one of the first Chinese coastal provinces to be opened to the outside world. Many of the male residents opted to go ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Shouming Weng | Stars: Shu Chen, Zhaolin Li, Yile Lin, Haochen Liu

Votes: 50

50. Gnome (2005)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Clutching her little can of Mace, Amanda (Lauren Graham) braves the wilds of Jersey City to enjoy the guilty pleasures of her favorite empanadas. Little does she know, but a sudden fender ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jenny Bicks | Stars: Lauren Graham, Joey Cee, Joe Holt, Michael Benjamin Washington

Votes: 227



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