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.

Vote up your favorite today, or add a long distance relationship movie you love that isn't already on the list.


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    Going the Distance

    Drew Barrymore, Leighton Meester, Christina Applegate

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    The Notebook

    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    Like Crazy

    Jennifer Lawrence, Keeley Hazell, Felicity Jones

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    Dear John

    Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, Richard Jenkins

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    Atonement

    Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan

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    The Time Traveler’s Wife

    The Time Traveler’s Wife

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    The Holiday

    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet

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    The Lake House

    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

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    Before Sunrise

    Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg

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    Pride and Prejudice

    Laurence Olivier, Greer Garson, Maureen O'Sullivan

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    Sleepless in Seattle

    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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    The Other End of the Line

    Sara Foster, Shriya Saran, Jesse Metcalfe

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    Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, John Lithgow

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    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    Serendipity

    Kate Beckinsale, John Cusack, Bridget Moynahan

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    Cold Mountain

    Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law

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    Message in a Bottle

    Hayden Panettiere, Kevin Costner, Paul Newman

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    Gone with the Wind

    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Before Sunset

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    Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    Sense and Sensibility

    Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson

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    Two Weeks Notice

    Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, Norah Jones

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    An Affair to Remember

    Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

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    The Other Side of Heaven

    Anne Hathaway, Christopher Gorham, Nathaniel Lees

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    Beaches

    Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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    Legends of the Fall

    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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    Two Brothers

    Guy Pearce, Freddie Highmore, Jean-Claude Dreyfus

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    Reds

    Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman

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    Becoming Jane

    Anne Hathaway, Maggie Smith, James McAvoy

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    Forever Young

    Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood

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    A Very Long Engagement

    Jodie Foster, Marion Cotillard, Audrey Tautou

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    Must Love Dogs

    Diane Lane, John Cusack, Christopher Plummer

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    Somewhere in Time

    Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

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    Frequency

    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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    Moonrise Kingdom

    Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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    Mammoth

    Michelle Williams, Gael García Bernal, Thomas McCarthy

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    The Awful Truth

    Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Ralph Bellamy

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    Life in a Day
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    My Favourite Wife

    Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott

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    Wicker Park

    Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne, Jessica Paré

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    Love Affair

    Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya

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