Breakup movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant breakup movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, sexy, touching, semi serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with breakup, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, obsession, friendship and unfulfillment plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as breakup: 500 Days of Summer (2009), The Break-Up (2006), How to Be Single (2016), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Skip Beat! (2008), Sex & Mrs. X (2000), The Break-Up Artist (2009), The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020), You (2007), Cashback (2006).

List of breakup movies

500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: sweet, realistic, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: breakup, couple relations, relationships, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life philosophy, love, dating, destiny, unfulfilled love, depression, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 5.8
 132K
The Break-Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and ...
Style: humorous, cynical, sentimental, funny, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: breakup, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, uninhibited rivalry, romance, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, family problems, rivalry, hopes, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: singleness, breakup, couple relations, romance, women, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, pregnancy, friendship, single, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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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, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, breakup, vacation, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, jealousy, resort, love and romance, nothing goes right, crumbling relationship, dumped, hotel, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
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 7.8
 1K
Skip Beat! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The girl Kyoko Mogami lives alone in an apartment with her big love the childhood friend Sho Fuwa. He is a big music star and has many fans. One day he breaks up with her telling her she is a plain woman, and the only reason he stayed with her all ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, shoujo, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, teenage love, love and romance, rising to stardom, breakup, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, betrayal, teenage life, couple relations, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 5.6
 559
Sex & Mrs. X (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman regains her sense of self through a sexual reawakening after her husband leaves her for another woman.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self esteem, seduction, breakup, starting over, self confidence, journalist, infidelity, self discovery, divorce, battle of the sexes, love and romance, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, love and romance, romance, couples, rivalry, workplace, fall in love, wooing, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lucy is a young gallery assistant who collects mementos from her relationships. She discovers that she must let go of her past to move forward, and comes up with a lovely, artistic way to help herself and others who have suffered heartbreak.
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: breakup, broken heart, art gallery, chance meeting, roommate, new life, male female friendship, curator, museum, memorabilia, love, painter ...
Time: year 2014, year 2006
Place: harvard university, brooklyn new york city, new york, paris france, manhattan new york city
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 4.7
 172
You (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michèle shares her life with Paul, her husband and work colleague. She has a lover, Thomas, a musician with whom she has been having a passionate affair for some time. Attracted by Thomass non-conformity and lust for life, Michèle abandons her ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, breakup, cheating wife, sexual promiscuity, life turned upside down, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, family relations, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 7.1
 87K
Cashback (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.
Style: atmospheric, witty, humorous, meditative, stylized ...
Plot: introspection, sexual attraction, time freeze, stopped time, breakup, nightshift, art, insomnia, student, nudity (full frontal - brief), painting, time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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The Simian Line (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Simian Line is an American improvisational film, released in 2001. When Katharine (Lynn Redgrave) throws a party on Halloween, a psychic called Arnita (Tyne Daly) predicts that one of the three couples present at the party will break up by the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, family relations, ghost, introspection, looking for love, family problems, dull life, couples, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Matt Sullivan's last big relationship ended in disaster and ever since his heart's been aching and his commitment's been lacking. Then came Lent, that time of year when everybody gives something up. That's when Matt decides to go ...
Style: sex comedy, humorous, sexy, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, breakup, celibacy, love and romance, strong sexual content, bet, romance, workplace, lifestyle, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, erotic, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian relationship, lovers, lesbian love, explicit sex, lesbianism, lgbt, gender, coming of age, lesbian teen, sexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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Angels in America (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 352 min.
TV show
Story: Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.
Style: touching, captivating, thought provoking, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, aids, life is a bitch, breakup, americana, loneliness, angel, marital problem, dying, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1985
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 4K
Break Up Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: BREAK UP MAN is an odd couple road movie and tells the story of Henri, who works for a break up agency in Berlin and on behalf of those who want to separate themselves from their future “ex”-partners. To complete his most important mission he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: breakup, love, odd couple, friendship, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, male female relationship, relationship problems, problem solving, couples, problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 978
In Bloom (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gritty and heartbreaking portrayal of love and loss, In Bloom shows a personal and realistic tale of losing first love. During a tumultuous summer in Chicago, a serial killer terrorizes boystown while two young men experience the pain of ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: gay relationship, gay, breakup, drug dealer, looking for love, life turned upside down, couples, down on your luck, couple relations, wooing, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 1K
Testosterone (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dean has been stumped for some time in his attempt to produce a follow-up to "I was a Teenage Speed Freak," his incredibly successful graphic novel. His fans expect great things from him and his editor, Louise, is hounding him. Instead of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic
Plot: breakup, obsession, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, dark humor, love and romance, gender, infidelity, siblings relations, estrangement, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, malibu california
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An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, starting over, midlife crisis, self discovery, romance, betrayal, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, family problems, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.1
 990
Love & Air Sex (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When brokenhearted Stan flies to Austin for the weekend in hopes of "accidentally" running into his ex-girlfriend Cathy, he arrives to find their best friends Jeff and Kara in the middle of their own vicious breakup. Before too long, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: breakup, best friends, clubbing, battle of the sexes, contests and competitions, disorder, escapades, sex, love and romance, couple relations, buddies, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austin texas, usa, texas, new york, pasadena california
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A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenager discovers that mending a broken heart is no simple thing in this independent romantic drama from Mexico. Gerardo (Juan Carlos Ortuno), a 17-year-old who has recently embraced his homosexuality, has just parted ways with his first serious ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, breakup, unfulfilled love, teenage life, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, romance, love and romance, obsession, strong sexual content, sexual relations, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, mexico city
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My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When New York architect Matt Saunders dumps his new girlfriend Jenny Johnson - a smart, sexy and reluctant superhero known as G-Girl - she uses her powers to make his life a living hell!
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, obsession, breakup, grudge, romance, vengeance, rivalry, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 4K
Committed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After her husband, Carl, suddenly leaves, Joline travels from New York to Texas to track him down. Although Joline tries to remain upbeat, she is discouraged when she discovers that Carl already has a new girlfriend, the lovely Carmen. Familiarizing ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, breakup, obsessive quest, love triangle, self discovery, obsession, family relations, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, on the road, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, new york, usa, el paso texas, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 2K
Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, romance, couples, breakup, gays and lesbians, gay couple, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, northern california
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 5.7
 1K
Two Drifters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a woman named Odete (Ana Cristina De Oliveira) descends into madness and claims to be pregnant with the child of Rui's (Nuno Gil) late lover, Pedro (João Carreira). As grief-stricken Rui mourns ...
Style: sexual, realistic, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, love and romance, breakup, obsession, lgbt, insanity, gay relationship, couples, gender, solace, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
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Breakup Buddies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Recently cuckolded and reeling from a messy divorce, a hapless former singer hits the road - and the bar - with his all-too-helpful best bud, in this hilarious romantic comedy.
Style: humorous, road movie, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, on the road, best friends, couple relations, couples, love, friendship, unfulfillment, romance, travel, hopes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
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What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, absurd, scenic ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: breakup, vacation, family, parents and children, family problems, nothing goes right, countryside, secret, loss of grandfather, family relations, nature, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, london, england
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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: semi serious, surreal, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: breakup, unfulfilled love, love and romance, disorder, couples, down on your luck, life turned upside down, ex girlfriend, love, brother sister relationship, creative block, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 484
Drift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Man in relationship connects with another man and tries to make love-triangle work. (Canadian)
Style: sexual, touching, psychological, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, breakup, serial killer, novelist, introspection, fall in love, tragic love, moral dilemma, drug abuse, couples, youth, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california, los angeles
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 6.1
 2K
The Past (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After 12 years, Sofía and Rímini decided to separate. While Rímini finds it easy to move on and start a new life, Sofía stays stuck in the past and constantly harasses him. She reappears again and again on Rímini's horizon to reconquer ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: breakup, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, obsession, love and romance, downfall, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
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The Republic of Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thrice-divorced radio DJ meets the woman of his dreams but can he convince her of the truth of his feelings? An exploration of love, adapted from the novel by Pulitzer prize winning author Carol Shields.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: true love, breakup, fall in love, looking for love, thirty something, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, tragic love, love affair, love at first sight, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france
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