The Best Movies About Long Distance Relationships Films
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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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    Drew Barrymore, Leighton Meester, Christina Applegate

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    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Keeley Hazell, Felicity Jones

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    Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, Richard Jenkins

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    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

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    Laurence Olivier, Greer Garson, Edna May Oliver

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    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet

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    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Hugh Grant

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    Hayden Panettiere, Kevin Costner, Paul Newman

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Tommy Nolan

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    Kate Beckinsale, John Cusack, Bridget Moynahan

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    Guy Pearce, Freddie Highmore, Jean-Claude Dreyfus

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    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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    Anne Hathaway, Christopher Gorham, Nathaniel Lees

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    Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman

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    Anne Hathaway, Maggie Smith, James McAvoy

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