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Movie Marriages: 5 Great Movies About Troubled Marriages (PHOTOS)

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By Christy Lemire, AP Movie Critic

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones play a longtime married couple who've fallen into a rut in the surprisingly honest and effective "Hope Springs." She hopes intensive couples' therapy will restore their romance; he's content to fall asleep in front of the television every night watching The Golf Channel.

Marriage, in all its states, is such a universal topic that it's been portrayed in countless films. But troubled marriages can provide showy performances and moments of uncomfortable truth. Here are five great examples:

5 Great Movies About Troubled Marriages
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