There are a lot of ways different people handle getting dumped. Some put on sweatpants and reach for a pint (or 12) of Cherry Garcia. Others go out to a bar to drink away their sorrows. Then there are those that seek comfort in entertainment. If you happen to be looking for a little helping hand from the cinema, search no farther than this list. These are the best movies about being dumped.
These are great movies to watch after being dumped for several reasons. Number one is because they help you remember that you’re not alone. At some point in life, everyone gets broken up with. It’s reassuring to know that even people who look like Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, and Gwyneth Paltrow get dumped.
This may be hard to believe, but perhaps getting dumped is not the worst thing that can happen. Think about Legally Blonde. When Elle Woods's BF dumps her for not being smart and serious, she shows him a thing or two, getting into and excelling at Harvard Law. If he hadn't dumped her, she wouldn't have become the high-powered female attorney that was lurking inside her!Watching the best breakup movies from this list will help you cope after a tough breakup. So put away that box of Kleenex and spend the day watching famous actors get shown the door. Then be sure to upvote your favorite movies for when you get dumped, or add other movies about getting broken up with below.
An unhappily married richie on a yacht argues with her carpenter, falls off yacht, & suffers insomnia while at the mercy of said carpenter & his childless kids. Hawn & Russell are always fun.Overboard is a 1987 American romantic comedy film starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. It was directed by Garry Marshall, produced by Roddy McDowall, and loosely inspired by the 1974 Italian ...more
A very interesting breakup scene at the end makes one question the nature of having just too much in common. Ryder and Christian Slater play a very interesting couple.Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael Lehmann.
Not so much a breakup movie as a view of how a getaway can introduce unforeseen possibilities.The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Nancy Meyers. Distributed by Columbia Pictures and Universal Pictures and filmed in both ...more
Endearing but bi-polar Bradley Cooper tries to win back his aloof and estranged wife. Jennifer Lawrence as a masterful eccentric and neurotic widow. Excellent film.Silver Linings Playbook is a 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by David O. Russell, adapted from the novel The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. The film ...more