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The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships

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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    Christina Applegate, Carole Davis, Mike Birbiglia

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    James Garner, Sam Shepard, Rachel McAdams

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    Humphrey Bogart, Curt Bois, Claude Rains

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    Renée Zellweger, Jena Malone, Jack White

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    Kevin Costner, Hayden Panettiere, John Savage

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    John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Eugene Levy

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    Richard Farnsworth, Cliff Edwards, Butterfly McQueen

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    Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Frederick W. Smith

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    Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Paul Bradley

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    Hugh Grant, Norah Jones, Dana Ivey

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    Diane Keaton, George Plimpton, William Daniels

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    Elijah Wood, Joe Morton, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Clovis Cornillac, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Gaspard Ulliel

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    John Cusack, Diane Lane, Steve Schirripa

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    Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Michael Cera

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