Broken heart movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant broken heart movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, melancholic, serious, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with broken heart, friendship, love and romance, kiss, mentor, storytelling, romance, catastrophe, adaptation and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as broken heart: Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Jane Eyre (2011), A Single Man (2009), Nana (2006), The Sterile Cuckoo (1969), UnREAL (2015), 200 American (2003), UFOria (1985), Wild Reeds (1994), The Love Guru (2008).

List of broken heart movies

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: breakup, resort, romance, depression, love and romance, nothing goes right, crumbling relationship, one-night stand, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, broken heart, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
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 7.4
 72K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, captivating, gothic, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, rich and poor, love and romance, family secret, master and servant, estate, power of love, fall in love, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, society, young woman ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 7.6
 97K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, stylized, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, tragic love, love and romance, homosexual, gay, gender, suicidal, broken heart, unfulfillment, best friends, death ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, denver colorado, santa monica california
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 8.4
 2K
Nana (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Nana is a 2006 anime series based upon the manga of the same name. It centers on two girls with the same name and of the same age, crossing paths and ending up living together in Tokyo.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician, rock band, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flatmate, broken heart, looking for love, friendship between girls, train, friendship, twentysomething life, love triangle ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo
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The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams - a kooky, lonely misfit with no family and no place to go, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, broken heart, bus, college life, unlikely couple, young lovers, romance, opposites attract, student life, coming of age, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
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 7.9
 12K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: realistic, biting, twists and turns, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, dishonesty, manipulations, media satire, artists and showbiz, reality tv, workplace intrigue, tv show, workplace situations, blind ambition, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.4
 761
200 American (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Conrad is a gay man living in NYC. He's also CEO of an ad agency and by nature a control freak. Although Conrad is still in love with Martin (his ex), he hires a young Aussie hustler named Tyler, first for a night and then to work for his ...
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, transsexual, romance, broken heart, photographer, prostitution, advertising executive, advertising agency, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 360
UFOria (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sheldon Bart (Fred Ward) is a drifter, and a small-time con man. He meets his old friend, Brother Bud (Harry Dean Stanton), a big-time con man into faith healing and fencing stolen cars, at his revival tent outside a small town. While he's ...
Plot: supermarket, broken heart, alcoholic, mobile home, flying saucer, evangelist, ufo, desert, budweiser, religion
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 7.5
 5K
Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, coming out, gay, love triangle, boarding school, gays and lesbians, friendship, politics, french, homosexuality, romance, self discovery ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, algeria, south of france
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 3.8
 46K
The Love Guru (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Born in America and raised in an Indian ashram, Pitka returns to his native land to seek his fortune as a spiritualist and self-help expert. His skills are put to the test when he must get a brokenhearted hockey player's marriage back on track ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, gag humor, idiotic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: guru, sport, ice hockey, parody, athlete's life, contests and competitions, broken heart, chastity, spiritualist, expert, couple relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, india, toronto ontario canada
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 6.6
 4K
Suntan (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kostis is a 40-year-old doctor that finds himself in the small island of Antiparos, in order to take over the local clinic. His whole life and routine will turn upside down when he meets an international group of young and beautiful tourists and he ...
Style: sexy, surprise ending
Plot: sexual promiscuity, girl wearing a miniskirt, short skirt, female full frontal nudity, skinny dipping, female nudity, bare breasts, nudism, cheating girlfriend, premarital sex, nude sunbathing, mini dress ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece, medical school
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 23K
Julieta (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film spans 30 years in Julieta’s life from a nostalgic 1985 where everything seems hopeful, to 2015 where her life appears to be beyond repair and she is on the verge of madness.
Style: classic literature, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, dramatic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, childhood, guilt, death, loneliness, friendship, depression, hospital, autobiography, female friendship, single mother, secret ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s
Place: spain, galicia, portugal
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The Wedding Singer (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Robbie, a local rock star turned wedding singer, is dumped on the day of his wedding. Meanwhile, waitress Julia finally sets a wedding date with her fiancée Glenn. When Julia and Robbie meet and hit it off, they find that things are more ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, funny, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: marriage proposal, fall in love, romance, looking for love, infidelity, couple relations, friends, dishonesty, wedding, music band, love story, secret ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: new jersey, usa, nevada
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 7.3
 15K
Quadrophenia (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
Style: bleak, serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, motorcycle, rocker, working class, music, youth, gang, rock, estrangement, music festival, crimes, urban ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1965
Place: england, london, europe, brighton, woodstock ...
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200 Pounds Beauty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese manga, "Kanna-San, Daiseikou Desu," this story revolves around Kang Han-na (Kim Ah-jung), an overweight phone sex employee and secret vocalist for Ammy, a famous Korean pop singer who actually lip syncs as she cannot ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, touching
Plot: physical appearance, self discovery, hidden identity, looking for love, fan, overweight woman, music, romance, society, unfulfillment, starting over, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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 7.3
 42K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sisters, sister sister relationship, first love, couple relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, family values, love and romance, young love, family bonds, women, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, paris france, massachusetts, england
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, funny, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, village, holiday, redemption, social misfits, kids and family, disorder, monster, fish out of water, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 2000s
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 3K
Chinese Box (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, city life, romance, love and romance, urban, society, unfulfillment, couples, human nature, introspection, couple relations, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, beijing china, north korea
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In the Shadow of Women (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Pierre and Manon are poor. They make documentaries with nothing and they live by doing odd jobs. Pierre meets a young intern, Elisabeth, and she becomes his mistress. But Pierre will not leave Manon for Elisabeth; he wants to keep both.
Plot: infidelity, metro, paris metro, subway, church, cafe, broken heart, cheating wife, funeral, extramarital affair, caught cheating, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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Mademoiselle de Joncquières (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a romance between a widow and a notorious libertine takes an unexpected turn, Mademoiselle de Joncquières becomes instrumental to one lover’s plans for revenge.
Plot: bare breasts, cleavage, spinster, chair, brothel, birthday present, womanizer, widow, broken heart, dinner, poverty, ex prostitute ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
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La Didone (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Live performance by Les Arts Florissants at the Théâtre de Caen, recorded on 18 Octorber 2011. "One of the earliest operas deserving of the name, Didone is our first surviving musical version of the famous episode in Virgil's Aeneid ...
Plot: opera live performance, queen, torment, stage performance, broken heart, isolation, opera
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 1K
Two Friends (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mona, a prisoner on work release, meets Clément, a shy actor. Desperate to impress Mona, Clément recruits his extroverted friend, Abel, to help. When Mona becomes more interested in Abel, it sets off a conflict between the two friends. Meanwhile, ...
Plot: female nudity, hotel, bare breasts, shower, dancing, love triangle, gay, hotel receptionist, bathtub, obsession, friendship between men, drunkenness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
Is relevant ?
7:20 ONCE A WEEK (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Dominican Republic
Story: Two strangers have an intense casual encounter but later, both will realize that what has emerged is superior to pure physics, understanding that human relationships are more complex than a simple exchange of caresses.
Style: erotic
Plot: art, fight, rough sex, night, casual sex, desire, travel, affair, passion, letter, sushi, bed ...
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, young heroes, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, school, chosen one, boarding school life, good versus evil, magical, werewolf, betrayal, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
My Sister, My Love (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: It is a taboo story about love and incest between twins. Its not about sex, its about the feelings the two have for one another and how society views them.
Plot: brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, incest, knee injury, tragic love, souvenir, unrequited love, forbidden love, dating, rooftop, teenage boy, friendship ...
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 141
Other Girls (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Other Girls tells the story of four young girls nearing graduation, all of them struggling with various issues.
Plot: body image, first time, friendship, drug use, teenager, party, anger, bare breasts, female nudity, lesbian, insecurity, diary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 11K
Wonderfalls (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Wonderfalls is a comedy-drama television series that was broadcast on the Fox television network in 2004. The show centers on Jaye Tyler, a recent Brown University graduate with a philosophy degree, who holds a dead-end job as a sales clerk at a ...
Style: feel good, surreal, semi serious, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good deed, niagara falls, lesbian, eccentric family, twentysomething life, psychic power, young adult, family life, imaginary, family relations, disorder, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
Zorba the Greek (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: greek, friendship, village, dance, dancing, widow, monastery, world, culture clash, buddies, romance, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
Is relevant ?
The Face of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: widow, fall in love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love affair, physical appearance, couples, reflection in a mirror, falling to the ground, man wrapped in a towel, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
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You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the work performed by a young acting company, La ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: friends, actor's life, village, friendship, estate, tragic love, reunion, countryside, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, death of loved one, playwright ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
Is relevant ?