1. Death Becomes Her
This is a list of films that are similar to Death Becomes Her based on user ratings and reviews. Keep in mind that the order of the items on this list is arbitrary.
Ruth Patchett (Roseanne Barr), a chubby and untidy housewife and mother, can’t seem to make her unhappy husband Bob (Ed Begley Jr.). Patchett does everything she can to ignore Bob’s infidelity with romance novelist Mary Fisher (Meryl Streep) until Bob finally leaves her for Fisher. Patchett is driven by vengeance and embarks on a complex project that will lead to the destruction of everything Bob holds dear — as well as plans for Fisher.
3. The Witches Of Eastwick(1987)
Alex (Cher) and Jane (Susan Sarandon) and Sukie (Michelle Pfeiffer), three small-town friends who lost the man in their lives, are feeling unfulfilled until Daryl Van Horne (Jack Nicholson) arrives and begins courting them one-by-one. Daryl reveals to them that they are witches in the end. As the three friends spend more time at Daryl’s mansion, they become concerned about his intentions as they have fun and learn more about their abilities.
4. The First Wives Club(1996)
A middle-aged divorcee commits suicide by jumping from her penthouse after becoming depressed over her ex-marriage husband’s to a younger woman. After nearly three decades apart, a group of the woman’s old college pals (Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton) reunite at her funeral. They realize that their ex-husbands have taken them for granted when they learn the true reason for their friend’s suicide. Deciding it’s time for vengeance, the three of them agree to get even with their ex-husbands.
5. The War Of The Roses(1989)
Barbara (Kathleen Turner) and Oliver Rose (Michael Douglas) are fed up after 17 years of marriage. Neither of them wants to give up their lavish mansion, and that’s part of the problem So begins a protracted conflict between husband and wife, which escalates to absurd levels, destroying much of the house as well as the couple’s lives. Family members (Sean Astin and Heather Fairfield) are horrified as lawyer Gavin D’Amato (Danny DeVito) tries to stop the carnage from spreading to their neighborhood.
Newton Davis (Steve Martin), an architect, is devastated when Becky (Dana Delany), his girlfriend, rejects his proposal and refuses to move into the opulent house he designed for her. Newton Davis is devastated. Gwen (Goldie Hawn) is a dishonest waitress he believes doesn’t speak English, and Davis confides in her about his woes. In the middle of his reconciliation with Becky, Davis finds out that Gwen has moved into the house that he and Becky are about to buy.
7. Troop Beverly Hills(1989)
The Beverly Hills housewife Phyllis Nefler (Shelley Long) uses the Wilderness Girls troop she leads to help repair the damage her marriage has caused. Even though roughing it for Phyllis means staying the night at the Beverly Hills Hotel, her affluent troops are perfectly content with that. Because of Phyllis’s troubles with a rival leader, the girls are in danger of losing their group unless they can demonstrate their wilderness expertise at the yearly jamboree.
8. Serial Mom(1994)
As a serial killer, a Baltimore woman (Kathleen Turner) who appears to be the picture of perfection as a wife and mother becomes a household name.
9. Teen Witch(1989)
Louise Miller (Robyn Lively), a high school nerd, finds out on her 16th birthday from psychic Madame Serena (Zelda Rubinstein) that she is endowed with magical abilities. When the prophecy comes true, the teenager makes good use of her newfound abilities to achieve her lifelong goal of fame. After taking revenge on a few bullies, the young witch decides to cast a spell on jock Brad Powell, who happens to be quite attractive (Dan Gauthier). However, Louise quickly discovers that achieving one’s goals isn’t as simple as it seems.
10. Sugar & Spice(2001)
The A-Squad steps in to help Jack (James Marsden) and Diane (Marley Shelton) when they find themselves in an unexpected adult situation. The A-Squad undertakes a small after-school project known as bank robbery in order to assist their friend Diane. As a result of the A-sugar-and-and-spice Squad’s approach, their friendship, future and the nation’s perception of teen spirit are forever altered.