It's pretty brave of the filmmakers behind the upcoming Facebook movie 'The Social Network' to start the film with a breakup scene.

If done well, breakups in movies can become almost as iconic as the film itself. From heartwrenching to hilarious to hopelessly awkward, check out the following 10 great movie breakups that (we hope) would trump any you'll experience in real life.
Waiting to Exhale Movie Poster
Waiting to Exhale
In Theaters on 1995

Navigating through careers, family and romance, four friends bond over the shortcomings in their love... Read More

Gone With the Wind Movie Poster
Gone With the Wind
Based on 18 critics

Epic Civil War drama focuses on the life of petulant southern belle Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh). Starting... Read More

Breakfast at Tiffany's Movie Poster
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Based on 6 critics

Based on Truman Capote's novel, this is the story of a young woman in New York City who meets a young... Read More

Bananas Movie Poster
In Theaters on May 28, 1997

In this early Woody Allen comedy, the director stars as Fielding Mellish, a hapless product-testing New... Read More

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Wet Hot American Summer
Based on 24 critics

Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, "Wet Hot American Summer" follows a group of... Read More

Closer Movie Poster
Based on 42 critics

Alice (Natalie Portman), an American stripper who has moved to London, meets Dan (Jude Law) on the street.... Read More

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The Foot Fist Way
Based on 22 critics

Fred Simmons (Danny R. McBride), a bombastic but hopelessly inept master of a strip-mall dojo, falls... Read More

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Based on 37 critics

Struggling musician Peter Bretter (Jason Segel) is better-known as the boyfriend of TV star Sarah Marshall... Read More

(500) Days of Summer Movie Poster
(500) Days of Summer
Based on 36 critics

Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard... Read More

Say Anything... Movie Poster
Say Anything...
Based on 18 critics

In a charming, critically acclaimed tale of first love, Lloyd (John Cusack), an eternal optimist, seeks... Read More

The Social Network Movie Poster
The Social Network
Based on 42 critics

In 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) begins work on a new... Read More

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