Hollywood is responsible for our true love pipe dream. Thanks to the likes of Snow White, Cinderella, and Pretty Woman, we all believe and princes and princesses, and are granted their happy ever after.
It’s true that romance is one of the most popular movie genres. There is something special about two beautiful actors bringing a well-crafted love story to life. Just look at 50 Shades of Grey!
Being a popular genre, there are a lot of romance movies. These movies are even more believable when the actors have great chemistry with each other. Great chemistry between actors breathes life to their story, making them evermore soothing to our bitter, cynical, and miserable souls. For about two hours, it makes the idea of love magical and attainable.
In fact, some movie couples have such great chemistry that the love stories they tell become epics. And here are the top 20 of these legendary love stories.
#1 Anna Scott and William Thacker: Notting Hill (1999)
Played by Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant
#2 Lloyd Dobler and Diane Court: Say Anything… (1989)
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Played by John Cusack and Ione Skye
#3 Céline and Jesse: Before Sunrise (1995)
Played by Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke
#4 Summer Roberts and Seth Cohen: The O.C. (2003)
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Played by Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody
#5 Josh and Cher: Clueless (1995)
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Played by Paul Rudd and Alicia Silverstone
#6 Lucy Honeychurch and George Emerson: A Room with a View (1985)
Played by Helena Bonham Carter and Julian Sands
#7 Jamie Sullivan and Landon Carter: A Walk to Remember (2002)
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Played by Mandy Moore and Shane West
#8 Alex Wyler and Kate Forster: The Lake House (2006)
Played by Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock
#9 Harry Burns and Sally Albright: When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Played by Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan
#10 Gerry and Holly: P.S. I Love You (2007)
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Played by Gerard Butler and Hilary Swank
#11 Bob Rueland and Grace Briggs: Return to Me (2000)
Played by David Duchovny and Minnie Driver
#12 Ariel and Ren: Footloose (1984)
Played by Lori Singer and Kevin Bacon
#13 Ronny Cammareri and Loretta Castorini: Moonstruck (1987)
Played by Nicolas Cage and Cher
#14 Jack Dawson and Rose DeWitt Bukater: Titanic (1999)
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Played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet
#15 Marisa Ventura and Christopher Marshall: Maid in Manhattan (2002)
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