If you’re looking for a great rom-com, The Broken Hearts Gallery is it.
What if you saved a souvenir from every relationship you’ve ever been in? The Broken Hearts Gallery follows the always unique Lucy, a 20-something art gallery assistant living in New York City, who also happens to be an emotional hoarder.
I feel a little attacked by this movie description on IMDB. I never really saved souvenirs from relationships per se, but I love souvenirs that remind of people, places, and things. When I travel, I collect ornaments for our Christmas tree so when I decorate each year, I can reminisce about the trip or experiences with the trip. I think of it as sentimental. My husband, 100%, would call it emotional hoarding.
The opening credits scroll through the streets of New York City with giant collectibles pinpointing locations of hoarded memorabilia of Lucy’s past relationships. This post contains affiliate links.
At the heart of the movie, Lucy is inspired to create a gallery after she is dumped by her latest boyfriend. The gallery, the namesake of the film, is where people can leave trinkets and emotional baggage from past relationships. As word of the gallery spreads, it starts a movement for fresh starts for all the romantics hanging on to pieces of the past, including Lucy. The Broken Hearts Gallery was a fun rom-com and a lighthearted feel-good movie full of great moments and quotes. We’ve curated some of our favorites for you.
Best Quotes from The Broken Hearts Gallery Movie
Pain is inevitable. It’s what you do with it that matters. – Eva Woolf
Heartbreak is the loneliest, most isolating feeling in the world. And the truth is, it happens to us all. It is the great equalizer. – Lucy
Now all I have left of our love is this sad, second place duck. – Lucy
Your collecting is quirky and adorable. You’re basically an anthropologist. – Nadine
I live in a cave of souvenirs, like The Little Mermaid. – Lucy
Sentimental? It was sentimental when we were twelve. This is full mental. – Amanda
That’s what people say in horror movies before they get herpes and die. – Amanda
I’m pretty sure the first rule of compliments is, you don’t reference yourself in a compliment. – Nick
Love makes you do crazy, stupid, irrational things. – Nick
You can’t have a good relationship because you’re constantly mourning the old one! – Amanda
Did you just call me “ma’am”? We’re the same age. You can relax. – Lucy
You’re carrying a garbage bag. – Hostess
Yeah. And you tell people where to sit for a living. And your dress is undone. – Lucy
You just magically show up everywhere. Are you my stalker? – Lucy
I think the words you’re looking for are “thank you.” And then I say, “You’re welcome.” – Nick
I’m nice. If you got to know me, you’d be obsessed with me. – Lucy
Okay, the car was just pregame. This is where you actually murder me. – Lucy
You collect these things in anticipation that your relationships are going to end. – Nick
Is this the heartbreak gallery? / You’re in the right place. Welcome! – Lucy
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