6 Uplifting Movies for Anyone Going Through a Divorce

Scene from the movie The First Wives Club.
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Get a glass of wine and get comfy.

Divorce isn't easy and can have you feeling as though you're alone.

We've found some movies about divorce that you can relate to if you're currently going through one right now.

There's a light at the end of every tunnel, which is something these films prove to be true.

Check out which divorce flick is most relatable to you below!

1. It's Complicated

Starring: Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin

Jane (Meryl Streep) and Jack (Alec Baldwin) have been divorced for some time now. Jack is remarried and Jane is working on her successful restaurant business, but when they agree to go out for dinner, they begin an affair.

It gets very complicated when the architect who is remodeling her house begins to have feelings for Jane.

2. The First Wives Club

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith

After one of their college friends commits suicide when she finds out her ex-husband left her for a younger women, three friends reunite after 30 years and try to figure out why their friend took her life.

When they find out that their ex-husbands had done the same to them, they seek revenge and get back at their husbands.

3. Mr. Wonderful

Starring: Matt Dillon, Annabella Sciorra, Mary-Louise Parker

Gus (Matt Dillon) is tired of paying his ex-wife alimony. In an attempt to get out of the payments, he tries to set up his ex-wife with potential new husbands.

Through the process feelings change for Gus and leave him conflicted on whether he wants to go through with the matchmaking.

4. Kramer vs. Kramer

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander

Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) is a successful advertising executive and as things start looking up in his career, his marriage comes to a halt when his wife Joanna Kramer (Meryl Streep) says she is leaving him and their son. Now Ted has to figure out divorce and how to raise a child alone.

While working hard to be a single parent, his job is in jeopardy. Ted starts to finally create a bond with his son, but now his ex-wife wants custody.

5. Bye Bye Love

Starring: Matthew Modine, Randy Quaid, Paul Reiser

Three recently divorced friends try to figure out life post-marriage. They try to balance the relationship with their children, work, and even dating.

The confide in each other for guidance in a new journey they begin together.

6. Under the Tuscan Sun

Starring: Diane Lane, Raoul Bova, Sandra Oh

Frances Mayes (Diane Lane) finds out her husband is having an affair. Frances falls into a depression and is then encouraged by her friend to travel to Italy to get her mind off her divorce. While in Italy, Frances impulsively buys a villa and starts a new life in Tuscany.

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