films The Best Movies for Heartbreak  

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The films on this list of the best movies for heartbreak have been ranked by the community and are sure to warm your heart as you deal with your own heartbreaks. This list features the best heartwarming movies and is compiled from the most popular titles on this subject. What are the best movies to watch when you're heartbroken?
 
This list includes titles that have been top box office hits and many of the heartbreak films on this list have received multiple awards as well. Some of the titles here feature true events that inspired the making of the movie, while others are completely fictional in nature. A variety of genres are also covered, including drama, comedy, and romance.
 
This list includes the top movies for heartbreak such as Annie Hall, Where the Heart Is, Forrest Gump, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Little Miss Sunshine, and Moonrise Kingdom. Vote up the films that you think are the best for getting through heartbreak or add a movie you think is great but isn't already on the list.
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Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis

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Fried Green Tomatoes Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell

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Dead Poets Society Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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Pride & Prejudice Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Judi Dench

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The Lovely Bones Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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Pay It Forward Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment

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I Am Sam Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning

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Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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Little Women Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale, Claire Danes

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My Sister's Keeper Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Emily Deschanel

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American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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Where the Heart Is Natalie Portman, Sally Field, Ashley Judd

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Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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Rudy Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau filmography

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

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(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Happy Feet Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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About Time Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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Brian's Song is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies for Heartbreak
Brians Song Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams - Brian Piccolo (James Caan) and Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) are teammates on the mid-1960s Chicago Bears. At a time when professional football still bears a certain amount of race-basedsegregation, the growing friendship ...

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Love & Other Drugs Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jaimie Alexander

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The Family Man Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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Finding Neverland Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Dustin Hoffman

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About a Boy Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant, Toni Collette

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Serendipity Kate Beckinsale, John Cusack, Bridget Moynahan

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Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies for Heartbreak
Frozen Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

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Love Story Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal

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Under the Tuscan Sun Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Kate Walsh

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Flipped Stefanie Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Penelope Ann Miller

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August Rush Robin Williams, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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The Champ Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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How to Make an American Quilt Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto

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Daddy's Little Girls Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, Louis Gossett

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Waiting to Exhale Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Kelly Preston

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Freedom Writers Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Imelda Staunton

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My Life is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies for Heartbreak
My Life Nicole Kidman, Queen Latifah, Michael Keaton

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Sliding Doors Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeanne Tripplehorn, John Hannah

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The Jane Austen Book Club Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace, Maria Bello

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Sulemani Keeda Kristen Bell, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins

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A Home of Our Own Edward Furlong, Kathy Bates, Soon-Tek Oh

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Annie Hall Woody Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Walken

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If Only Jennifer Love Hewitt, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Nicholls

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig