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, semi serious, sexy, touching and emotional films and TV shows about / with breakup, love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, break up, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, sex and break-up plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as breakup: 500 Days of Summer (2009), The Break-Up (2006), Skip Beat! (2008), Sex & Mrs. X (2000), You (2007), Cashback (2006), The Simian Line (2000), Angels in America (2003), Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), Break Up Man (2013).

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: realistic, sweet, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: breakup, love and romance, couple relations, love, life philosophy, relationships, unrequited love, dating, destiny, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unfulfilled love, heartache ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 5.8
 124K
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: crumbling marriage, breakup, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, uninhibited rivalry, romance, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, introspection, family problems, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.9
 1K
Skip Beat! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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: captivating, feel good, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, showbiz, rivalry, teenage love, artists and showbiz, breakup, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, teenage life, betrayal, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 5.8
 519
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, breakup, starting over, seduction, journalist, self discovery, self confidence, divorce, battle of the sexes, love and romance, infidelity, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 4.4
 157
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: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, breakup, sexual promiscuity, life turned upside down, love affair, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, romance, family relations, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.2
 82K
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: witty, atmospheric, humorous, meditative, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, insomnia, breakup, sexual attraction, art, nightshift, student, painting, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, touching, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, family relations, ghost, doubt, introspection, looking for love, love and romance, lifestyle, supernatural ability, couples, family problems, dull life ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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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: gays and lesbians, terminal illness, gay, aids, americana, breakup, life is a bitch, loneliness, imaginary, angel, dying, marital problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1985, 1990s
Place: new york, 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: touching, sexual, atmospheric, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian love, explicit sex, lovers, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming of age, sexuality, lesbian couple, youth, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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 5.6
 3K
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
Plot: breakup, friendship, odd couple, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, love, friends, money, break-up
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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 6.4
 908
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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: gay relationship, breakup, gay, drug dealer, looking for love, gender, life is a bitch, romance, life turned upside down, couples, love and romance, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 5.4
 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: serious, realistic, dark humor, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: breakup, obsession, brother sister relationship, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, love and romance, gender, gay couple, siblings relations, infidelity, couples, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, malibu california
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Save the Date (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a bookstore manager resists a seemingly perfect guy's attempts to woo her.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, breakup, break-up, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, siblings relations, singleness, couple relations, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: touching, sentimental, psychological, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, starting over, midlife crisis, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, betrayal, romance, human nature, hopes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.1
 900
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: breakup, battle of the sexes, clubbing, best friends, disorder, contests and competitions, escapades, sex, love and romance, couples, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, austin 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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: breakup, teenage life, unfulfilled love, losing-it hero, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, obsession, sexual relations, strong sexual content, lgbt, gay ...
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, unlikely couple, rivalry, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, rivalry, workplace, wooing, fall in love, career change, workplace situations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 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, crumbling marriage, family relations, couples, human nature, on the road, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, new york, usa, el paso texas, new jersey
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 5.8
 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: emotional, psychological, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: gay, love and romance, breakup, obsession, insanity, gay relationship, couples, male nudity, gender, solace, lgbt, 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, light, road movie, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, on the road, best friends, couples, couple relations, love, unfulfillment, friendship, romance, trip, alcohol abuse, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
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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: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: breakup, couples, disorder, unfulfilled love, love and romance, life turned upside down, down on your luck, love, ex girlfriend, brother sister relationship, break up, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: breakup, obsession, couple relations, human nature, obsessive quest, lifestyle, self discovery, couples, battle of the sexes, gender, romance, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.3
 452
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: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night, student film
Plot: love triangle, serial killer, breakup, novelist, introspection, lifestyle, fall in love, starting over, moral dilemma, tragic love, drug abuse, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 458
Mr. Right (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Louise thought she’d met the man of her dreams. But it all went wrong when she introduced him to her gay friends... Harry hates being a TV producer and dreams of leaving his job to travel the world. He loves Alex, an aspiring actor who is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, breakup, gay, single parent, aspiring actor, looking for love, romance, gender, couple relations, family relations, model, artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, breakup, fall in love, human nature, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, love triangle, adultery, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, france, europe, paris france
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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, emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: true love, breakup, fall in love, radio show, looking for love, thirty something, love affair, tragic love, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 274
10 Attitudes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Story of a jewish man who discovers that his boyfriend of 10 years is cheating on him.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: breakup, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, romance, looking for love, coming out, fish out of water, looking for sex, aspiring actor, hollywood, cheating boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, malibu california, cleveland ohio, ohio
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Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna is coming out. But not as gay as a revolutionary. Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a rockin love song to the heady rush of sex, freedom and rebellion that happens when an everyday girl discovers her own strength and the righteous indignation ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, love triangle, breakup, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, self discovery, couple relations, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, year 1948
Place: los angeles, california
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40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
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: humorous, sexy, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, love and romance, breakup, strong sexual content, bet, romance, workplace, couple relations, lifestyle, dishonesty, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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