Breakups suck big time. They’re probably one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to go through in life, and whether it takes a long time or just a millisecond to get over your ex-boyfriend, you’re going to go through a whole phase that will hurt like hell and make you believe it’s never possible to be happy again.
We'll be honest: You’re definitely going to have nights when you just want to curl up in bed in your comfiest pajamas and watch movies that are either going to make you laugh and forget all about your horrible break up, or help you cry out all your pain and sadness.
So you won’t have to bother thinking of the perfect film to distract you, we’ve gone ahead and rounded up 12 awesome post-breakup flicks to help you heal.
Served best with your favorite ice cream flavor. And chips.
1. Pitch Perfect
Because, really, when is it not a good time to watch Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and the Bellas? It’s the perfect funny movie to help you stop thinking about what’s-his-name.
2. 500 Days of Summer
Relationships are all about learning the difference between expectations and reality, and no other movie talks about it better.
3. Legally Blonde
Elle Woods is the perfect break-up inspo because it really never is too late to reinvent yourself and have a fabulous life without him!
4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
If you’re in the mood to cry it out, it’s definitely time to watch this. Because you’re basically going to find out that forgetting is not the answer and there are just things you shouldn’t and won’t be able to forget. So, make sure to bust out those tissues!
5. The Holiday
This classic is the perfect blend of funny and kilig to make you believe that there is hope for you to find love again. P.S. It doesn’t hurt at all that Jude Law is in it. Not at all!
6. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
If you’ve been cheated on, this is the movie for you! Not only will you get good vibes because of Jason Segel’s super cute character, you’re also gonna love the fact that Sarah totally gets it in the end! Uh-huh, honey.
7. High Fidelity
Watch as John Cusack goes on a journey to find out why none of his past relationships have lasted. It might just teach you a thing or two as well.
8. The Break-Up
Because even the most perfect couples can fall apart. You’re definitely not alone!
9. First Wives Club
If your man didn’t treat you right, you’re gonna learn a few pointers on how to get the best kind of revenge.
10. He’s Just Not That Into You
This movie will show you that maybe he just didn’t like you like you thought he did. Plus, it’s totally going to change the way you look at guys.
11. Bridget Jones’s Diary
Get ready to shake your head in agreement with everything Bridget says, because picking and finding the right guy is really as hard as they say it is.
12. The Hangover
It might just inspire you to finally have that long-awaited #YOLO/post-break up weekend with your besties!