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
R1995
In Theaters on 1995

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

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Gone With the Wind
G1939
In Theaters on January 17, 1939

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

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Breakfast at Tiffany's
1961
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

March 13, 2017
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Bananas
PG-131971
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
R2001
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

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Closer
R2004
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
R2006
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
R2008
Based on 37 critics

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

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(500) Days of Summer
PG-132009
Based on 36 critics

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

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Say Anything...
PG-131989
Based on 17 critics

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

February 27, 2017
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The Social Network
PG-132010
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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