You Tell Him, Sister! Hollywood's Best Breakup Lines

From Bridget Jones' triumphant moment to Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman, these ladies knew how to say get lost with style. (18 Photos)

Shanna Yehlen on Dec 7, 2010 at 10:09AM

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You Tell Him, Sister! Hollywood's Best Breakup Lines

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The Social Network (2010)

The Situation: Based on the founding of Facebook and the life of its young creator, Mark Zuckerberg, The Social Network begins in a random Boston bar. Socially awkward Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) is on date with his long-time Boston University girlfriend Erica Albright (Rooney Mara). Lost in a deeply one-sided conversation, Mark manages to insult Erica's intelligence and values in what can only be described as a rapid-fire stream of consciousness. Erica gets more and more infuriated, realizing that, while Mark may be brilliant, he is not a nice guy. She immediately dumps him with brutal honesty.

Quote: "You are probably going to be a very successful computer person. But you're going to go through life thinking that girls don't like you because you're a nerd. And I want you to know, from the bottom of my heart, that that won't be true. It'll be because you're an ass. " - Erica Albright (Rooney Mara)

Why It Works: Erica's swift action and harsh words remind women everywhere that respect and kindness are not negotiable traits in a relationship.
 

 

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