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

A high-school senior (John Cusack) loves an England-bound honor student (Ione Skye). Read More

The Social Network
PG-132010
Based on 42 critics

Legal and personal complications follow the founding of popular website Facebook. Read More

Closer
R2004
Based on 42 critics

Four people (Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman) grapple with love and betrayal. Read More

Waiting To Exhale
R1995
In Theaters on December 22nd, 1995

Relationships preoccupy Phoenix friends: divorcee Bernadine, careerist Savannah, Robin and Gloria. Read More

Gone With The Wind
G1939
In Theaters on January 17th, 1939

Civil War rogue Rhett Butler (Clark Gable) loves Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh). Read More

January 29, 2017
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The Foot Fist Way
R2006
Based on 22 critics

After his wife betrays him, a martial artist (Danny R. McBride) embarks on a quest to meet his idol. Read More

Forgetting Sarah Marshall
R2008
Based on 37 critics

A struggling musician encounters his ex-lover and her new boyfriend while vacationing in Hawaii. Read More

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

After his lover dumps him, a writer tries to figure out where their relationship went wrong. Read More

February 16, 2017
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Breakfast at Tiffany's
Not Yet Rated1961
In Theaters on October 5th, 1961

New York playgirl (Audrey Hepburn) puzzles writer (George Peppard) in her building. Read More

January 8, 2017
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Bananas
PG-131971
In Theaters on May 28th, 1997

A rejected New Yorker (Woody Allen) leads a banana-republic revolt. Read More

Wet Hot American Summer
R2001
Based on 24 critics

A camp's staff pursues romances that were brewing all season. Read More

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