Most of us have had a break up at least once in our life. So, almost everyone knows how hard it can be to get over break ups. When you have been through a bad relationship, suffering and negativity is all that you remember and hope is usually the last thing that you might see. You start feeling that all your efforts and time went in vain and that you’ll feel lonely for the rest of your life.

But, this is the worst it can get. From here on, it can only get better, and it definitely will. All you need to do is take a large tub of your favorite ice-cream or hot chocolate and watch one these movies which will surely help in your distress. These movies will fix your mood in no time and give you hope. Thus, soon enough you’ll feel quite normal and perhaps may even see the bright side of break ups like learning to better understand your own emotions and desires.

So here are 5 movies to get over a breakup!

1. 500 Days Of Summer

movie to watch when you are heartbroken
500 days of summer

Anyone with a broken heart is sure to feel sorry for Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who believes in true love and is in search of his ‘soul-mate’. Tom then meets Summer, played by Zooey Deschanel, a girl that doesn’t believe in love and thinks that true love only exists in fairy tales. In due course of their relationship, Tom begins to wonder whether it is worth to keep trying to get Summer to love him back. Eventually, despite all of Tom’s efforts, the relationship ends and Summer gets engaged to someone else. But, Tom finally gets over Summer with the help of his friends and family which just shows that friends and family play a very important role in our life.

2. High Fidelity

High Fedality movie
High Fidelity

This movie is based on a novel of the same name. The only thing worse thing you can deal with, besides a bad relationship, is five bad relationships. The central character of the movie, Rob (played by John Cusack), is a music enthusiast. After getting dumped by his current girlfriend, Rob decides to consider all his past relationships to see where he went wrong. After seeing Rob’s condition, one is sure to feel that perhaps their condition was far better and that some people have it worse than them.

3. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind - A Film To Watch If You Are Heartbroken
Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

The movie, revolving around Joel (Jim Carrey) and Clementine (Kate Winslet), is basically a complete recap of your whole relationship. Right from watching them fall in love and then seeing all of it going horribly wrong, this movie sympathizes with you completely in understanding your wish to forget it all. But there is still a positive aspect here to this. After reliving all those lovely moments, you can definitely say that there was something worth loving and cherishing in your relationship.

4. The Holiday

Here, two heartbroken women, Amanda (Cameron Diaz) and Iris (Kate Winslet) decide to swap homes for the holidays. Though initially depressed and tired of their lives, eventually both of them find love again. Giving hope and showing that you can always find someone better, makes this movie one of the best options to mend a broken heart. It also proves that going on a vacation and taking a break might be the best solution in getting over a breakup.

The Holiday A Movie For The Heartbroken
The Holiday

5. Annie Hall

This movie is one of the most brilliant romantic movies ever made. It involves Alvy (played by Woody Allen) and Annie (played by Diane Keaton). The two of them go through every up and down in a relationship and fight their way through to remain together. But eventually, even though they loved each other dearly, they decide to end it. The movie teaches us that loving someone truly is the hardest thing one can do. In the end, one still has to move on without dwelling on the past and accept things the way they are. Most importantly, acceptance is the first step to get over any type of grief.

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