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.
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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.
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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.