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Old 07-09-06, 01:36 AM
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Greatest "sad love story"?

Just like how we listen to songs that reflect how we feel at the time (damien rice during a breakup, the smiths during a rejection, dashboard confessionals during a whiny emo-momeny), what are some movies that best portray how it feels to be rejected, emotionally hurt, alone, etc.

My vote is Closer, which was a great movie but terrible choice to watch with a date
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Before Sunrise and Casablanca for me.
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'Love Story'.....................and 'Irreversible'.
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40 Year Old Virgin.......no, seriously though, I liked Amelie, mainly because of Audrey Tatou's overwhelminlgly likeable performance.
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I'm gonna go with Love Story and The Notebook, but that's only b/c I don't watch many "love stories".
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City of Angels.

Then ending makes you mad and very sad all at the same time.
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Another vote for Leaving Las Vegas.
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No votes for Waking the Dead with Billy Crudup and Jennifer Connelly yet? One of my all-time favorites.
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My votes...

Dying Young
Moulin Rouge
My Life
Message in a Bottle

A few other notables...

The Story of Us
Stepmom
Closer
Sweet November
Tristan & Isolde
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Nothing compares to Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. Actually, I think I prefer Before Sunset.
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Whoever said "The Notebook"...I'm not sure I get that being a sad love story.
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The Last American Virgin
That gets my vote as well. Kills me every time I watch it. Definitely bucked the trend of the usual '80s teen comedy fare. And killer soundtrack by way.

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