“The best way to mend a broken heart is time and binge-watching movies!” Breakups can be tough, but sometimes all you need is a little pick-me-up to get you through the tough times. And what better way to cheer yourself up than with a good movie? Whether you’re in the mood for something light and funny or something a little more serious, there’s a movie out there that’s perfect for you. So, without further ado, here are ten movies to watch after a nasty breakup.
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Mamma Mia: This movie is the ultimate feel-good movie, with catchy songs, gorgeous scenery, and a hilarious cast. It’s the perfect movie to watch when you need a little escapism after a breakup. And who knows—maybe it’ll inspire you to take a trip to a beautiful Greek island someday.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days: This classic rom-com is a great choice for anyone who’s just been through a tough breakup. Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey have great chemistry, and the movie is funny, lighthearted, and full of memorable quotes. Plus, who doesn’t love a good makeover montage?
Runaway Bride: If you’re feeling a little disillusioned with love after your breakup, this movie is a great choice. Julia Roberts stars as a woman who has left multiple men at the altar, and Richard Gere is the journalist who’s trying to get to the bottom of why. It’s a sweet, feel-good movie that will leave you with a smile on your face.
Casablanca: Okay, so this one might not be the most uplifting movie on this list, but it’s a classic for a reason. The iconic romance between Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman is timeless, and the movie is full of unforgettable lines. It’s a great choice if you’re looking for something a little more serious to watch.
Gone Girl: If you’re feeling angry or vindictive after your breakup, this movie might be just what you need. Rosamund Pike’s performance as a woman who disappears and leaves her husband (Ben Affleck) to take the fall is chilling and unforgettable. It’s a dark, twisty thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Grown Ups: Sometimes, after a breakup, all you need is a good laugh. And this movie, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, and David Spade, delivers. It’s a silly, slapstick comedy that will have you in stitches. Plus, it’s always nice to see a group of friends come together and support each other.
Legally Blonde: This movie is a classic for a reason. Reese Witherspoon’s performance as Elle Woods, a sorority girl who goes to law school to win back her ex-boyfriend, is iconic. It’s a funny, empowering movie that will leave you feeling like you can conquer anything.
Call Me By Your Name: This movie might not be for everyone, but if you’re in the mood for something a little more serious and introspective, it’s a great choice. It’s a beautifully shot movie that explores the relationship between two men in Italy in the 1980s. It’s a quiet, understated movie that will leave you with a lot to think about.
Bridesmaids: If you’re looking for another movie to make you laugh, this one is a great choice. Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph are hilarious as two friends navigating the ups and downs of wedding planning. It’s a raunchy, irreverent comedy that will have you in stitches.
No Strings Attached: And finally, if you’re not quite ready to dive back into the dating world after your breakup, this movie is a good reminder that it’s okay to take things slow and enjoy being single for a while. Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher star in this rom-com about two friends who decide to have a casual, no-strings-attached relationship. It’s a fun, light-hearted movie that will remind you that you don’t need to rush into anything new after a breakup.
The Holiday: After a tough breakup, Amanda and Iris decide to switch houses for the holidays. While on vacation, they both unexpectedly find love and discover more about themselves. With a star-studded cast and a heart-warming story, it is the perfect movie to lift your spirits and remind you that love can be found in unexpected places.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall: After being dumped by his famous girlfriend, Peter heads to Hawaii to try and forget about her. But things take a hilarious turn when he ends up at the same resort as Sarah and her new boyfriend. It is the perfect movie to help you laugh through the pain of a breakup.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: In this mind-bending romantic comedy-drama, Joel decides to erase memories of his ex-girlfriend Clementine. But as the memories disappear, he realizes he still loves her. With a complex storyline and standout performances from Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet, it is the perfect movie to make you think about the complexities of relationships.
The Break-Up: When Brooke and Gary break up, they continue living together, which makes things even more difficult. This movie will remind you that sometimes the best thing to do after a breakup is to focus on yourself and move forward.
So there you have it, ten movies to watch after a nasty breakup. Whether you’re in the mood for something funny, something serious, or something in between, there’s a movie on this list that’s perfect for you.
“The only way to get over a broken heart is to give it time.” Remember, it’s okay to feel sad and to take some time to heal after a breakup. But it’s also important to take care of yourself, surround yourself with friends and family who love you and find joy in the little things. And sometimes, a good movie can help with all of those things.