Recently, Jennifer Aniston said that filming The Break Up actually helped her get over her divorce with Brad Pitt. "It was just a beautiful human story about a couple breaking up. I was slightly familiar on the topic and the issue. And I sort of honestly felt, like, what a great way to sort of exercise some of that," she said during an episode of Inside the Actors Studio.
Well, here at YourTango we can totally see where she's coming from. We've all been there and found watching a really great movie that relates to (or distracts from!) how you're feeling can sometimes help the healing process.
Here's a list of some of our staff and our readers' favorite movies to watch after a break up and the reason the films prove cathartic post-breakup.
by Mel Matzker