When watching a movie or a TV show, we always hope that our favorite couples with incredible chemistry are cordial off-screen, looking exactly as we feel on screen. Notice to the cast of The Avengers, Marvel fans are so excited when “superheroes” are actually close friends.
While it would be nice if everyone in Hollywood got along, that’s simply not the case. In fact, it is true that some movie couples that seemed to like each other while the camera was rolling actually couldn’t stand each other once it stopped. It is understandable that as in any job, sometimes we and co-workers hate each other due to disagreement, conflict of interest, or simply a difference of personality. Though some on-screen couples are actually like cats and dogs, it proves that their acting abilities are amazing.
Here are 12 celebrity duos who portrayed couples in love on screen but can’t stand each other in real life.
#1 Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley — The Vampire Diaries
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During the first 5 months of filming “The Vampire Diaries”, Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley never get along. The actress shared, “I respected Paul Wesley, I didn’t like Paul Wesley”. Dobrev also added: “It’s so funny how time changes everything because I never thought that he would be one of my best friends.”
#2 Lauren Graham and Scott Patterson — Gilmore Girls
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Lauren Graham and Scott Patterson star as a couple in the movie but in reality, they don’t get along. In an interview, Graham was asked if she and Patterson were actually real friends, and she said, “No…” before adding that they were “not intimates.”
#3 Pierce Brosnan and Teri Hatcher — Tomorrow Never Dies
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During the filming of “Tomorrow Never Dies”, Pierce Brosnan constantly complained about his partner due to her tardiness. He said, “She was always keeping me waiting for hours. I must admit I let slip a few words which weren’t very nice”. It turned out the actress suffered from sickness when being pregnant with her daughter, Emerson. Despite the fact, they had bad memories of working together.
#4 Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher — That ’70s Show
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Despite their marriage, the relationship between Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher hasn’t always been sweet. They first met on the set of “That ’70 Show” and couldn’t stand each other in reality. They played a couple and had a first kiss on the set.
#5 Harrison Ford and Sean Young — Blade Runner
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The actors became a couple in the movie but the atmosphere on set was never romantic. In fact, they hated each other, even the crew called their love scene “a hate scene”.
#6 Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier — The Princess and the Showgirl
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After years, Oliver always contempt his partner, Marilyn Monroe. They worked together in the movie “The Princess and the Showgirl”, but never got along. The actress was constantly late, acted erratically and behaved badly. That made him so angry.
#7 Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush — One Tree Hill
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The actors met first on the set in season 1 and quickly fell in love with each other. In 2005, they got married. But their marriage only lasted 5 months, and they had to act as a couple until 2009. Working together for Bush and Murray was a real trial, and the relationship between them was very tense
#8 Marlon Brando and Sophia Loren — A Countess from Hong Kong
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Sophia Loren had a bad experience when working with Marlon Brando on the set of the movie. She said that the actor behaved inappropriately behind the scenes. “All of a sudden he put his hands on me. I turned in all tranquility and blew in his face, like a cat stroked the wrong way and said, ’Don’t you ever dare to do that again. Never again!” shared Loren.
#9 Shannen Doherty and Jason Lee — Mallrats
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It turned out that working together in the movie was a test for Shannen Doherty and Jason Lee. They had no pleasant memories on the set.
#10 Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl — Knocked Up
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While Rogen had a lot of fun working on the movie, Heigl didn’t. She wasn’t pleasant the process of collaboration or the finished result, which was a huge shock for Rogen. “I was never that mad, honestly. I assumed she didn’t want to work with us anymore honestly because she seemed to not like the result of the work we did together,” shared the actor.
#11 Anthony Hopkins and Shirley MacLaine — A Change of Seasons
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The actors portrayed a couple with relationship problems and the filming process wasn’t smooth. Hopkins even called MacLaine “the most obnoxious actor” he’d ever worked with. And the actress also didn’t like him.
#12 Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson — Vacancy
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For Kate Beckinsale, working on the set of “Vacancy” was not the most pleasant experience. The actress hated her partner and claimed that Wilson was rude to her, behaved unprofessionally and repeatedly turned up to the set looking inappropriately.