Top Films on Marriage

 Fireproof (2008) Rated PG

Kirk Cameron stars as Caleb Holt, a dedicated firefighter whose marriage has taken a severe turn for the worse and is about to end in divorce. But just when hope seems to be running out, his Christian father intervenes in this inspirational drama.

Key thing learned work on your marriage, it can be saved.

 Julie and Julia (2009) Rated PG-13

This heartwarming, truth-inspired tale stars Amy Adams as Julie Powell, who decides to spice up her uneventful life by cooking all 524 recipes outlined in Julia Child’s culinary classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

I loved how Paul Child loved Julia in this film. I want a love like that. Even though,  in life Julie Powell’s marriage ended in divorce. I loved how it was portrayed in the film by how rocky it was and how they too worked at it.

 The Notebook (2004) Rated PG-13

Two young lovers are torn apart by war and class differences in the 1940s in this adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’s best-selling novel. Their story told by a man who, years later, reads from a notebook while he visits a woman in a nursing home. Nick Cassavetes directs this heart-tugging romance about the sacrifices people will make to hang on to their one true love.

Another film that makes me long for a love that’s in it.

  Shall We Dance? (1996 & 2004) Rated PG & PG-13

Though John Clark has all he could ever ask for — including a successful law career and a loving wife — true happiness eludes him. But when an impulse prompts him to take ballroom dancing lessons, he finds an undiscovered passion within.

I prefer the 1996 foreign film but I loved how it portrays complacency in marriage.

 Up (2009) Rated PG

After a lifetime of dreaming of traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer, unexpectedly in tow. Together, the unlikely pair embarks on a thrilling odyssey full of jungle beasts and rough terrain.

The beginning montage will bring a tear to your eye.

synopsis by Netflix.

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