Perfect breakup movies to help you move on
Here is my list of the absolute must-watch breakup movies that will make you laugh, cry, feel inspired, feel relieved and restart your life. Here we go.
#1 The Break-Up (2006)
“It’s not about doing the things you love, it’s about doing things with the one you love!”
Yes, this seems like the most obvious choice, but it’s definitely a good one. After Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) and Gary (Vince Vaughn) breakup, they continue to live in their shared apartment. As you can guess, things get crazy as both exes try to get the other to cave in. From lovers to exes to hostile roommates. Yikes!
#2 To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)
“The more people you let into your life, the more that can just walk right out.”
Lara Jean (Lana Condor) is a teenage high school girl who writes love letters to all her former crushes but never sends them out. But when all of them get released accidentally and all the boys start approaching her, Lara’s life goes completely out of control. This is a fantastic movie about love and life that you can’t afford to miss.
#3 Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
“Shut up, please. I am very busy and important.”
Bridget Jones (Renee Zellweger) decides to take charge of her life on a New Year and starts writing a diary. She puts her life together through written words that turns out to be the most hysterical, erotic and provocative document ever. Her diary talks about everything from food to exercise, from men to sex and everything else you can imagine. This movie will remind you that you are perfect as you are and you should not settle for anyone who is not worth it.
#4 Call Me by Your Name (2017)
“How you live your life is your business, just remember, our hearts and our bodies are given to us only once. And before you know it, your heart is worn out, and, as for your body, there comes a point when no one looks at it, much less wants to come near it. Right now, there’s sorrow, pain. Don’t kill it and with it the joy you’ve felt.”
This beautiful coming-of-age romantic drama tells the story of 17-year-old Elio (Timothée Chalamet) who falls in love with Oliver (Armie Hammer), a handsome doctoral student. But their love gradually grows apart and it hurts just like any other breakup. This amazing movie show how love can transform us and break our hearts. Take the tissues out and get ready for some cathartic release.
#5 Crazy, Stupid Love (2011)
“You play to your strengths, pal. That’s all any of us can do.”
If you want to get over your breakup, then nothing can be better than a healthy dose of Ryan Gosling. Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) gets his heartbroken after he finds out that his wife Emily (Julianne Moore) has cheated on him. The 40 years old shy and confused Cal files for divorce and starts dating again. That’s when he meets Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling), a smooth talking player who teaches him everything he needs to know and turns his life around. You have to watch it to know how great it is.
#6 Eat, Pray, Love (2010)
“Maybe my life hasn’t been so chaotic. It’s just the world that is and the only real trap is getting attached to any of it. Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.”
What do you need to heal from a breakup? Pizza. Meditation. And the willingness to open your heart. After Liz Gilbert (Julia Roberts) gets divorced and moves away from her rebound relationship, she decides to turn her life around by getting out of her comfort zone. Liz embarks on a transformative journey for self-exploration and self-discovery through Italy, India and Bali. This is one of the most inspiring movies you can watch post breakup.