Movie breakup scenes: Anti-Valentine’s Day film supercut (VIDEO).

The Most Agonizing and Liberating Breakup Scenes in Movies

The Most Agonizing and Liberating Breakup Scenes in Movies

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Feb. 13 2015 3:08 PM

Breaking Up Is Fantastic

Especially with the help of these prime breakup scenes from movies.

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If breaking up is hard to do, it’s certainly not hard to watch. The brutal end has proven irresistible fodder for movies, dredging up the grief and occasional tragicomedy of a near-universal experience.

For Valentine’s Day, or maybe just because these scenes never get old, enjoy the cathartic supercut above, tracing memorable cinematic breakups from Gone With the Wind to Waiting to Exhale to Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

Miles Fletcher is a freelance producer and editor for Slate Video and the founder of Mileage creative.