The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships Films

The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

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List Criteria: Movies about characters who are in a long distance relationship.

There’s a reason that classic stories like William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet appeal to us so much. The thought of not being able to be with the person you love the most in life is almost unbearable. The inspiring message that love never gives up, no matter the cost is one of the most powerful forces in nature. Many movies have been about long distance relationships and this list has all the best ones.
 
The movies featured on this list tell some of the greatest long distance relationship stories in the history of film. It’s impossible not to be deeply affected by a woman who refuses to let go of her fiancée even in the midst of war and leaves everything to search for him!
 
This list has the best movies about long distance relationships, including: A Very Long Engagement, The Notebook, Message in a Bottle, Gone With the Wind, An Affair to Remember, and Cold Mountain.

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    Going the Distance is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Drew Barrymore, Leighton Meester, Christina Applegate

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    Like Crazy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Jennifer Lawrence, Keeley Hazell, Felicity Jones

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    The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    The Notebook Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    Dear John is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, Richard Jenkins

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    The Time Traveler’s Wife is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    The Time Traveler’s Wife

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    Atonement is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Atonement Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan

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    The Holiday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    The Holiday Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet

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    The Lake House is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    The Lake House Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

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    Before Sunrise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Before Sunrise Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg

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    The Other End of the Line is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Sara Foster, Shriya Saran, Jesse Metcalfe

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    Pride and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Pride and Prejudice Laurence Olivier, Greer Garson, Maureen O'Sullivan

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    Sleepless in Seattle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Sleepless in Seattle Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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    Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, John Lithgow

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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Gone with the Wind Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Serendipity is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Serendipity Kate Beckinsale, John Cusack, Bridget Moynahan

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    Cold Mountain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Cold Mountain Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law

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    Message in a Bottle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Hayden Panettiere, Kevin Costner, Paul Newman

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    Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Casablanca Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    Before Sunset is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

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    Before Sunset Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff

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    Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    Legends of the Fall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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    Sense and Sensibility is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Sense and Sensibility Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson

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    Two Weeks Notice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, Norah Jones

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    The Other Side of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Anne Hathaway, Christopher Gorham, Nathaniel Lees

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    An Affair to Remember is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    An Affair to Remember Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

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    Two Brothers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Two Brothers Guy Pearce, Freddie Highmore, Jean-Claude Dreyfus

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    Beaches is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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    Reds is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Reds Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman

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    Becoming Jane is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Anne Hathaway, Maggie Smith, James McAvoy

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    Forever Young is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Forever Young Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood

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    A Very Long Engagement is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    A Very Long Engagement Jodie Foster, Marion Cotillard, Audrey Tautou

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    Moonrise Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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    Must Love Dogs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Must Love Dogs Diane Lane, John Cusack, Christopher Plummer

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    Frequency is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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    Somewhere in Time is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Somewhere in Time Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

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    Life in a Day is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Life in a Day

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    The Awful Truth is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    The Awful Truth Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Ralph Bellamy

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    Mammoth is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Michelle Williams, Gael García Bernal, Thomas McCarthy

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    My Favourite Wife is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott

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    Wicker Park is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Wicker Park Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne, Jessica Paré

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    Love Affair is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

    Love Affair Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya

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