This film has that plus gorgeous Italian vistas. But if you are going through a breakup, Jon Favreau plays Mike, the perfect heartbroken character to keep you company. Plus, making your relationship a dead shark pulls the thoughts away from you specifically. Sure, maybe this is an extreme example but don't try to act like you don't relate a bit. The women scheme and manipulate to make their former husbands lives hell.
Because relationships are complicated, scary things, right? Both actors excel in this film as they demonstrate the theoretical possibility of erasing select relationship-related memories through an experimental medical treatment. You sat down to watch a film about a perfectly quirky love story and instead got stuck with a narrative about how idealizing people inevitably leads to breakup, and heartbreak. This movie has a lot to say about relationships and messing things up and being unhappy and making terrible decisions so let it wash over you, take it all in and meditate on it. Grab some popcorn and a box of tissues, and check out these films. That you have this amazing gift called life still in your hands and that you have a chance to make the most of it. There's more love to go around than just the love of a partner.
Wouldn't ya know it, love blossoms between the heartbroken singer and the waitress who really isn't in love with her soon-to-be husband. How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days — How Not to Date This is a laugh out loud movie with the benefit of having Matthew McConaughey in it. We will teach you how to move on, step-by-step. The final scenes never fail to make me cry, and are as much of a promise of better things to come in our own lives as they are a testament to the joy of life, the idea that we are here to love and to be loved. The walk took three months and they said goodbye when they met in the middle. But from the breakup comes hope.
And sometimes before you feel ready to talk it out with a friend or parent, you'd rather just crawl under the covers and tune everything out with a movie. If you're a Gmail subscriber, sometimes our emails end up in the Promotions tab of your inbox. This movie is literally named after a breakup, so of course, it's on the list! By that we mean she gets into Harvard law school, excels, and ends up with a much better job than her crappy ex come graduation. When it's time to focus on friendships, this is the movie to watch. Is there any better way to bounce back after a breakup? Just when she thinks she's found a keeper in her charming boss, Daniel Cleaver Grant , she catches him with an attractive, younger, thinner woman. Sometimes that life change is a good one! I bet you wanna do that right now too.
Unthinkably good things can happen, even late in the game. Once Mike learns to be himself in a town full of aspiring actresses, he makes a real connection with Heather Graham, no less and takes flight in the City of Angels. Noah Ryan Gosling and Allie Racehl McAdams fall fast and hard when they first meet in their teen years. Then one day I sat down and watched it and realized what everyone was raving about. During that period of healing where you just want to curl up in your favourite pyjamas with a carton of your favourite ice cream, you need something that makes you laugh or cry or rage.
Watching The Vow you will watch one such relationship. The kooky, crazy and awkward love that matches our own kind of crazy. Others inspire you by letting you know that it's not the end of the world and things really will get better. No, I love this movie because it is the story of someone turning heartbreak into an opportunity. The comforting ways of good cinema. Turn her last months into a celebration of life, rather than a mourning process. No, instead she comes up with an elaborate plan and frames him for her murder.
Less luckily for the film, that loses it significant points in our ratings system. You just have to tune it slightly to turn it from failure to success. When Robbie's Adam Sandler fiancé breaks his heart, he finds himself unable to do his job. Her best friend suggests a trip to Italy which turns into her spontaneously purchasing a Tuscan Villa. In the end, he realizes that repeating the mistakes of relationships past will never allow a future with the only woman he's truly loved. Friends are so important… all the way to the end. When I look at you lately, I just want to smash your face in.
If only our attempts to get over bad relationships could go that far in real life. I said, God I lost the man I love and I lost my work, because we were working together. This is an unconventional breakup movie for the simple reason that it feels more true to life than most movies on this list. Rene Zellweger and Tom Cruise may not have the best chemistry, but the tenderness of their relationship is absolutely well done and gently inspiring. Ted's Dustin Hoffman wife Joanna Meryl Streep leaves him and his son one day, saying she needs to go find herself. She only needs herself and her brains to succeed in life.