Break up movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant break up movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, romantic, talky, touching, light and semi serious films and TV shows about / with break up, love and romance, female nudity, couples, storytelling, mentor, friendship, dialogue, relationships and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as break up: Friends with Benefits (2011), Chasing Amy (1997), This Is Us (2016), You Me Her (2016), She's Out of My League (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), Fugitive Pieces (2007), Drinking Buddies (2013), Always (2011), Call Me by Your Name (2017).

List of break up movies

Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of ...
Style: sexual, sexy, humorous, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sexual relations, love and romance, friends, looking for sex, lovers, sexual attraction, sexual activity, fall in love, friendship, young people, urban, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 7.3
 125K
Chasing Amy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sexuality, jealousy, lesbian, bisexuality, romance, opposites attract, unlikely relationship, couple relations, twentysomething life, friendship, break up, sexual exploration ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.7
 78K
This Is Us (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: adoption, parenthood, childhood memory, childhood, depression, grieving, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, weight loss, sibling, husband wife relationship, love interest ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
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 7.0
 7K
You Me Her (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 28 min.
Story: An unusual, real-world romance involving relatable people, with one catch - there are three of them! You Me Her infuses the sensibilities of a smart, grounded indie rom-com with a distinctive twist: one of the two parties just happens to be a ...
Style: light, romantic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: threesome, lesbian relationship, polyamory, lesbian romance, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, lesbian, cheating wife, break up, free love, female student ...
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She's Out of My League (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When he starts dating drop-dead gorgeous Molly, insecure airport security agent Kirk can't believe it. As his friends and family share their doubts about the relationship lasting, Kirk does everything he can to avoid losing Molly forever.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: teen comedy, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: opposites attract, odd couple, love and romance, young people, pilot, self esteem, buddies, couple relations, crumbling relationship, dating, culture clash, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania, new jersey, las vegas
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Love & Other Drugs (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. ...
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, sexuality, couple relations, workplace situations, romance, love, drugs/alcohol, caught having sex, salesman, casual sex, break up ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
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Fugitive Pieces (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Greece, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, emotional, rough ...
Plot: holocaust, haunted by the past, childhood trauma, life is a bitch, fugitives, wartime life, survival, coming of age, redemption, war, loss of parents, world war two ...
Place: canada, europe, greece, poland
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A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charles Swan III, a successful graphic designer, has it all: fame, money and devilish charm that have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. But when a perplexing beauty named Ivana suddenly ends their relationship, Charles is left heartbroken. ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, couples, disorder, unfulfilled love, love and romance, down on your luck, life turned upside down, break up, brother sister relationship, love, ex girlfriend, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, mumblecore, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, weekend, unfulfillment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, break up, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, new jersey
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 7.8
 7K
Always (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cheol-Min, a man with a dark, picks up a part-time night job as a parking lot attendant. He sits in the tiny pay booth in the parking lot and stares at the small television. A woman named Jung-Hwa walks into the booth. Cheol-Min realizes the woman ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, blindness, boxing, break up, opposites attract, love affair, couples, misfit, true love, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.
Style: sweet, light, romantic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, first love, love and romance, happy ending, teenage girl, couples, youth, sister sister relationship, high school student, teen romance, love letter, teenage boy ...
Place: scotland
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Brazil, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, gay teenager, first love, summer, teenage boy, self discovery, gay, coming out, homosexual, gay lead character, masturbation ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
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 7.2
 101K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, age difference, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, women, impossible love, gender, department store, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, family gatherings, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
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 5.9
 77K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, high school life, bet, fall in love, social misfits, cinderella story, teenager, teenage life, teen romance, misfit, young lovers, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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A Date for Mad Mary (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "Mad" Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell in prison for something she'd rather forget. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Her best friend, Charlene, is about to get married and Mary is maid of honor. When ...
Plot: wedding, nightclub, best friend, female friendship, bridesmaid, prison, lesbian, coming of age, dating, bus, lesbian interest, bedroom ...
Place: ireland
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Fucking Berlin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sonia breaks the perhaps most exciting time of her life, because the 20-year-old moves to Berlin for a mathematics study. Once there, she soon began to build up a new circle of friends, and then she fell in love with the kind, but irresponsible ...
Plot: college student, woman in bra, guinea pig, crotch grab, sleeping naked, woman, fetishism, handjob, female objectification, sleeping nude, clothed female naked male, lecture ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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 5.5
 574
Love Me! (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sarah is loud, non-conform, rude, honest and provocative. She seems invincible, but she is lonely and lost. Struggling with her daily life.
Style: mumblecore
Plot: lake, topless, apartment, apple computer, city, laptop, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, student, cardboard box, woman, black stockings ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 4.3
 75
Wuff (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about the love confusion of four girlfriends, whose lives are properly turned upside down by their four-legged friends. After being abandoned by her boyfriend, Ella adopts a half-breed called Bozer, who jumbled up her everyday life, ...
Plot: dog lover, dog, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, cancer, pianist, financial problem, down syndrome, break up, hospital, cemetery, dog walker ...
Place: berlin germany
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The Mystery of Henri Pick (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An editor discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier.
Plot: publisher, manuscript, hotel, caught in a lie, tv broadcast, smoking, cemetery, widow, break up, lawn mowing, watching television, train ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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20th Century Women (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – ...
Style: melancholic, talky, reflective, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: single mother, feminist, feminism, coming-of-age, punk music, parent child relationship, balcony, generation gap, coming of age, loneliness, teenager, cancer ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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 7.0
 896
Hanamizuki (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives with her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru) in Hokkaido, Japan. Her father Kemimichi (Arata) once ...
Plot: first love, seaside, bandana, altar, dreaming, driver's license, japanese woman, ponytail, cow, kiss on the lips, statue, hoodie ...
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo
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 7.2
 11K
Copenhagen (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After weeks of traveling through Europe, the immature William finds himself in Copenhagen, the place of his father’s birth. He befriends the youthful Effy, who works in William’s hotel as part of an internship program, and they set off to find ...
Style: realistic, touching, disturbing, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, romance, self discovery, youth, womanizer, haunted by the past, track down, disorder, urban, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia, berlin germany ...
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Think Like a Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the men realize that the women have ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: reading a book, love, advice, couples, battle of the sexes, manipulations, love and romance, shyness, buddies, power relations, friends, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, friendship, gay, death, lgbt, gays and lesbians, parents and children, family relations, friends, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fateful day pushes an aimless college dropout (Tom Schilling) to stop wasting his time and finally engage with life.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, humorous, tragicomedy, melancholic ...
Plot: slacker, loner, society, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, misfit, social misfits, unsupportive parent, german, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 13K
A Late Quartet (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: classical music, rehearsal, music, aging, lust, music band, elderly, performance, anniversary, family problems, musician's life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
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Love Is All You Need (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: breast cancer, seaside town, hairdresser, infidelity, chance meeting, wedding, family relations, disorder, family feud, couples, eccentric family, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 765
Funkytown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in Montreal during the disco phenomenon some 35 years ago, Funkytown follows the life of a group of colorful characters. We follow their lives and tribulations as everyone converges on a regular basis at Montreal's hot disco spot: ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, based on true events
Plot: disco, politics, nightclub, addiction, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, love and romance, clubbing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1972, year 1982 ...
Place: canada, montreal quebec, toronto ontario canada, montreal
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 6.9
 10
Borderline (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Craving that girl she was never able to replace and seeking inspiration in her presence, or absence, or rather fantasy, a troubled writer embarks on a stormy journey of love, passion and potentially perdition.
Style: mumblecore
Plot: creativity, imagination, cigarette smoking, park, listening to music, flashback, crying, dancing, friendship, break up, smoking, ice ...
Place: paris france, scotland, italy
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