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.
Directed by: Marc Webb
Directed by: Nicholas Stoller
Directed by: Michel Gondry
Directed by: Frank Coraci
Directed by: Robert Luketic
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Directed by: Hugh Wilson
Directed by: Sharon Maguire
Directed by: John Hamburg
Directed by: Savage Steve Holland
Directed by: Danny DeVito, Thomas Lofaro
Directed by: Kevin Smith
Directed by: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Directed by: Betty Thomas
Directed by: Garry Marshall
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.
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Directed by: Doug Liman
Directed by: Sam Wood, George Cukor, Victor Fleming
Directed by: Michael Lehmann
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.
Directed by: Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton
Directed by: P. J. Hogan
Directed by: David O. Russell
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