Keyword: mid-life crisis

American Beauty

American Beauty (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 09/14/1999
Lester Burnham's wife Carolyn, who's cheating on him, hates him, his daughter Jane regards him with contempt, and his boss is positioning him for the ax -- the typical suburban nightmare. When you've got nothing to lose, you might as well risk everything. Provoked by forbidden passions, Lester decides to make a few changes in his life that are less mid-life crisis than adolescence redux. The freer...
Lulu Femme Nue

Lulu Femme Nue (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/21/2014
Following a disastrous job interview, Lulu decides not to go back home and leaves her husband and three children. Improvising, she grants herself a few days of freedom which she wants to enjoy without any feeling of guilt. Along the way, she encounters people who, like her, want to escape, and these decisive encounters help her find herself.
Lost In Translation

Lost In Translation (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 09/11/2003
Bob Harris and Charlotte are two Americans in Tokyo. Bob is a movie star in town to shoot a whiskey commercial, while Charlotte is a young woman tagging along with her workaholic photographer husband. Unable to sleep, Bob and Charlotte cross paths one night in the luxury hotel bar. This chance meeting soon becomes a surprising friendship. Charlotte and Bob venture through Tokyo, having often...
Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 12/24/2013
Walter Mitty is a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job, along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world, embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.
World's End

The World's End (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 08/22/2013
Twenty years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year-old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their hometown and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub - The World's End. As they...
Sideways

Sideways (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 10/21/2004
A wine-tasting road trip to salute Jack's final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles hit the gas en route to mid-life crises. The comically mismatched pair, who share little more than their history and a heady blend of failed potential and fading youth, soon find themselves drowning in wine and women. Emerging from a haze of pinot noir, wistful yearnings and trepidation...
Concussion

Concussion (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Abby Abelman is a wealthy, married, lesbian housewife who suffers a blow to the head which leads her to re-examine every corner of her suburban New Jersey life and confront a mounting desire for something more. After buying a pied-à-terre in Manhattan, Abby roams the city streets, remembering what it feels like to be sexy and desirable. Her libido newly awakened and not something she can express...
Don Peyote

Don Peyote (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
A midlife crisis over his upcoming wedding sends 32-year-old unemployed stoner Warren Allman on the drug trip of a lifetime. Fueled by vivid apocalyptic dreams, Warren becomes obsessed with 2012 Doomsday theories and decides to make a documentary on the subject while his fiancé is busy planning their wedding.
Tree of Life

The Tree of Life (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 05/26/2011
Jack, the wide-eyed, 11-year-old, eldest son of a 1950s-era family, loses his innocence after encountering sickness, suffering and death for the first time. He finds himself caught between his mother, who views the world with love and mercy, and his father, whose severity in teaching his son self-reliance leaves a lasting impression on Jack. Approximately 40 years later, an adult Jack is a lost...
Light Sleeper

Light Sleeper (1992)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 08/20/1992
Set in New York City, a disillusioned drug "delivery boy" tries to make something of his life at the age of 40.
Alan Partridge

Alan Partridge (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
Alan Partridge has had his ups and downs in life. As host of a national, live television show he was responsible for the death of a guest. He recently suffered a nervous breakdown and his self-published book, "Bouncing Back," remains unsold. Now a morning DJ in Dundee, he's in fear of losing his job when the station is taken over by a conglomerate. So to protect his position, Alan decides to...
Barbecue

Barbecue (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/29/2014
Although he's always been very health conscious, Antoine suffers a heart attack when he turns 50. He realizes that nothing is eternal and life must be enjoyed to the fullest as death can strike at any moment. Instead of sparing himself and living more cautiously, Antoine chooses the opposite approach by doing what he has always resisted: being able to say and act however he pleases. He goes on...
Chlorine

Chlorine (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
In the town of Copper Canyon, people are cashing in on an economic housing boom, and the local country club is buzzing about the investment opportunity. Once vivacious couple, Roger and Georgie Lent have settled into a complacent lifestyle of mediocrity where their marriage is falling apart and their children are turning away from them. Nonetheless, desperately discontent Georgie, pushes Roger...
Escape From Tomorrow

Escape From Tomorrow (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
An epic battle begins when Jim White, middle-aged American husband and father of two, learns that he has lost his job. Keeping the news from his nagging wife and wound-up children, he packs up the family and embarks on a full day of park-hopping amid enchanted castles and fairytale princesses at Disneyworld. Soon, the manufactured mirth of the fantasy land around him begins to haunt his...
La ritournelle

La ritournelle (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/10/2014
Brigitte and Xavier are farmers in Normandy. Their two children are gone and they end up alone together, stuck in a routine that takes its toll on Brigitte. While she remains an inveterate dreamer, her husband is obsessed with his work. That weariness, which creates tension between them, eventually threatens their marriage. Brigitte decides to run away to Paris and Xavier realizes that he might be...
Shirley Valentine

Shirley Valentine (1989)

Rated: R Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 08/29/1989
A housewife from Liverpool takes a Greek vacation and falls in love with an islander.
Quitter

The Quitter (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
When a failed baseball player's ex-girlfriend moves back to the neighborhood with their seven-year-old daughter, he realizes that he carries more regrets than how he handled his baseball career. What follows is his earnest, awkward, and at times hilarious fight to become the father he never was.
All the Light in the Sky

All the Light in the Sky (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
An actress in her mid-40s is wondering what her life holds for her next when a visit from her 25-year-old niece forces her to reflect on aging in Hollywood and her relationships with men.
Accident

Accident (1967)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 04/16/1967
A study of two rival Oxford dons whose lives are affected by a female student.
La vie domestique

La vie domestique (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/01/2013
Juliette has left Paris to live with her family in the suburbs where she feels overwhelmed by her maternal duties and neglected by her husband Thomas, the principal at a high school for underprivileged kids. Juliette refused to become one of those stay-at-home moms who spend home all day waiting for their husbands to come home. She has met three such women in the neighborhood and realizes they...
Son of the Bride

The Son of the Bride (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 03/21/2002
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He's overwhelmed by his responsibilities and just isn't having any fun. He has spent most of his life frantically trying to run the restaurant his father Nino founded. He has achieved success, but continues to live in the old man's shadow. He rarely visits his aging mother Nora. His ex-wife is bitter towards him because he doesn't spend enough time...
King of Escape

The King of Escape (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
When a gay, middle-aged tractor salesman, Armand, saves a 16-year-old girl, Curly, from a bunch of thugs, she becomes smitten with her rescuer and entices him to help her run away from home. Bored with his situation in life, Armand agrees, and the two embark on a romp across southwestern France.

The Volunteer (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
After dramatically leaving her successful but soul-crushing career, forty-something Leigh finds herself wondering if there is more to life, to love, to everything. Overwhelmed by apathy and a vague sense of guilt, she decides to volunteer at a local soup kitchen where, for the first time, she sees how the other half lives. While working at the kitchen, she begins an unexpected and electric affair...
Dir: Vicky Wight
With: N/A
Oconomowoc

Oconomowoc (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 04/18/2013
Lonnie Washington is a confused adult who moves back in with his boozing mother and reluctantly helps out with his friend's mishandled t-shirt business in hope of finding a little direction.