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Divorce Movies: 5 Movies That Will Save You After Your Divorce

11/09/2010 10:15 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Laura Dave Author of the novels "The First Husband", "The Divorce Party" (Viking 2008), and "London Is The Best City In America" (Viking 2006)

I spent a year researching marriage and divorce for my novel, The Divorce Party, talking to dozens of people about how they got from happily ever after to...happily somewhere else.

Many of the divorcees that I spoke with talked about two things that saved them: the value of a friend who could make them laugh--and how therapeutic it was to watch others going through the same things they were. Here's a guide to some of their favorite movies about finding a way through love on the rocks.

5 Movies That Will Save You After Your Divorce