7 Break Up Movies To Watch When You Feel Down

Movies are a quick fix for when we feel down. Here are 7 movies guaranteed to brighten your day.

1. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001, Sharon Maguire)

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

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2. How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998,  Kevin Rodney Sullivan)

Stella is a highly successful, forty-something San Francisco stock broker who is persuaded by her colorful New York girlfriend Delilah to take a well deserved, first-class vacation to Jamaica. As she soaks in the beauty of the island, she encounters a strapping, young islander, Winston Shakespeare. His pursuits for her turn into a hot and steamy romance that forces Stella to take personal inventory of her life and try to find a balance between her desire for love and companionship, and the responsibilities of mother and corporate executive.

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3. Pride and Prejudice (1940, Robert Z. Leonard)

In the early 19th century, in the English village of Meryton, the arrival of wealthy bachelors, most notably Mr. Darcy, stirs up the families with single daughters. Among those is the Bennet family, with five eligible daughters, including the spirited Elizabeth and her pretty older sister, Jane. As Mrs. Bennet aggressively tries to pair off her girls, Elizabeth crosses swords with the imperious Darcy.

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4. Chocolat (2000, Lasse Hallström)

A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

5. High Fidelity (2000,  Stephen Frears)

Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.

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6. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008,  Nicholas Stoller)

Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah’s traveling to the same resort as her ex – and she’s bringing along her new boyfriend.

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7. My Best Friend’s Wedding(1997,  P.J. Hogan)

When a woman’s long-time friend reveals he’s engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.

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