6 Things to Watch If You're Getting Over a Breakup

6 Things You Need to Watch If You're Getting Over a Breakup


No matter the circumstances, breakups are the worst. So, get your friends together, throw on your comfiest sweatpants, and find happiness in these movies and shows that are sure to make you laugh (and get over a breakup in the process).

1. Moana

This newer Disney movie features a feisty, determined island princess who doesn’t need a guy to be successful and happy. Moana, encouraged by her grandma, saves her island from a deadly curse. Moana is so inspiring because she knows exactly who she is and she stays true to her individuality.

2. Up

Carl Fredericksen has to learn how to enjoy life after the passing of his beloved wife. With the help of a young boy, Russell, Carl fulfills his wife’s dreams of adventuring and also learns to be kind and to love again as he cares for Russell. This heartwarming story is sure to make anyone feel good and remember that adventure is always out there!

Related: 14 Strong Female-Driven Movies You Need to Watch

3. Miss Congeniality 2

Let’s be honest, if Sandra Bullock can get over a breakup, so can we. After being broken up with, Gracie Hart (Bullock) becomes the new face of the FBI. Hart gains compassion as she gets to know her bodyguard and gains a new best friend in the process. This movie is sure to inspire, uplift, and bring out your individuality.

4. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

After being kidnapped for 15 years, Kimmy is more than ready to start her adult life and chooses to start over in New York City. This show is sure to make you laugh, as well as boost your confidence! Kimmy takes on a whole new world with naïve confidence, but inspiring confidence nonetheless.

5. Gilmore Girls

This show is not only hilarious, but a fantastic reminder of the age-old saying “sisters before misters.” Featuring Lorelai and her daughter Rory, this mother and daughter shows what it means to be best friends and to always have each other’s back. They are both involved in several relationships throughout the show, but no matter what happens, they are always there for each other.

6. Ugly Betty

This early 2000’s TV show is sure to put a smile on your face and remind you that life gets better. Betty Suarez jumps into the world of fashion - something she knows nothing about - where she is constantly scrutinized and humiliated for her own appearance and inexperience at her job. Despite these setbacks, Betty has remarkable optimism, bold self-confidence, and unmatched determination to reach her goals.

Filmography links and data courtesy of IMDb.


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