Here's How to do 💔 Heartbreak and Revenge According to Movies ...

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The movies deal with revenge after heartbreak in ways that most of us can only dream of. Whether it’s heartbreak due to romance or the excruciating pain of losing a loved one, the movies get very creative when portraying the act of revenge.

1. Gladiator

Perhaps the ultimate cinematic tale of heartbreak and revenge, we all lived through Maximus’s trials and tribulations and were behind him every step of the way!

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2. Fatal Attraction

A classic from the 1980s that not only displays both passion and revenge but also gave birth to several pop culture phrases like ‘bunny boiler!’.

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3. Addicted to Love

A 1997 comedy starring Meg Ryan about two jilted exes who come together to plot revenge on the people who left them.

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4. The Other Woman

A fun movie starring Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton as three women who plan revenge on the man who was playing all of them.

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5. The War of the Roses

A fabulously dark comedy starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner as a divorced couple who embark on a revenge battle for their family home.

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6. Vertigo

A classic Hitchcock movie about a man who is chasing a woman who turns out to be not what she seems.

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7. The Women

This is the remake of a 1930s classic starring Meg Ryan and others as a group of friends who discover a husband is cheating with a hot young thing.

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8. Braveheart

An epic tale of Scottish vs. English forces starring Mel Gibson as the infamous William Wallace whose struggle for national freedom is fuelled by the execution of his love.

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9. A Perfect Murder

Another revenge film starring Michael Douglas! This time with the beautiful Gwyneth Paltrow as his partner.

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10. Kill Bill

The first in a double bill (excuse the pun!) from Quentin Tarantino that tells a dramatic story of revenge by a woman who was left in a coma after an attempted assassination that also killed her unborn baby.

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11. Memento

A thrilling and intelligent movie about a man who is trying to seek revenge for his dead wife, but suffers from amnesia and has to rely on his body tattoos to reveal the truth.

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12. Django Unchained

Another Tarantino movie - he sure loves his revenge! Only Tarantino could make such a crazy, outlandish movie about a freed slave getting revenge on those who wronged him in the past.

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13. The First Wives Club

A girl power classic from the 90s starring three iconic actresses who all turn their revenge on their ex-husbands in to a philanthropic venture. Don’t get mad, get even!

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14. Mad Max

The first film in the legendary franchise, Mel Gibson goes full ‘mad’ as he seeks revenge for the murder of his wife and child.

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15. John Wick

Keanu Reeves goes on a revenge rampage after the death of his wife and beloved dog, taking down everybody in his path!

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16. The Patriot

Mel Gibson features again as an American man who joins the Revolution when the British burn his beloved farm and kill his son.

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17. She-Devil

A fun revenge movie starring Roseanne Barr as a dowdy wife who seeks revenge on her husband and his young gorgeous mistress. (Although I will say, read the book (The Life anf Loves of a She-Devil by Fay Weldon) - it's much better than the movie.)

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