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15+ Movie Couples Who Have So Much Chemistry On Screen That Viewers Forget About Their Age Gaps In Real Life

There is no denying that some cult-classic romantic movies have relatively shocking age gaps. Pretty Woman, The Great Gatsby, Kate & Leopold,… have given us many iconic couples on the screen to root for, despite their large age differences. Their chemistry is so moving that it makes the viewers fall in love with the characters and forget everything else.

Ready to get shocked by the actual numbers? Let’s take a look at some of the most well-played onscreen romances in which one of the partners was significantly older than the other.

1. Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman – 18 years

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Pretty Woman is one of the most iconic love stories that has ever been told on the screen. The chemistry between Richard Gere and Julia Roberts was so good that many of us forget that they have an 18-year age gap between them. At the moment the film was released, Richard Gere was 41 years old while Julia Roberts was only 23.

2. Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron in Sweet November – 11 years

Source: Warner Bros. and co-producers

Despite their 11-year gap, Keanu and Charlize still managed to melt viewers’ hearts. Keanu was 37 and Charlize was 26 back then.

3. Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – 13 years

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Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet make a cute couple in the iconic movie. Jim was 42, while Kate was 29.

4. Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman in Kate & Leopold – 7 years

Source: Everett Collection

Don’t let the look fool ya! Back when this movie was just released in the cinema, Meg Ryan was 40, while Hugh was only 33!

5. Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean – 8 years

Source: Walt Disney Pictures

When Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl was released, Orlando Bloom was 26 and Keira Knightley was only 18.

6. Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson in Water for Elephants – 10 years

Source: 20th Century Fox

Robert was only 24 while Reese was 34 when the movie was filmed, but their chemistry made it hard for us to notice their age difference.

7. Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise in Edge of Tomorrow – 20 years

Source: Warner Bros

Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise made a great hero couple in Edge of Tomorrow. Their interactions on screen were so good that we forgot Tom was in his 50s, while Emily was 31.

8. Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan in The Great Gatsby – 11 years

Source: Warner Bros

The 2013 movie charmed many hearts thanks to DiCaprio and Mulligan’s chemistry on screen. Little did we know that Leonardo was 38 years old, and Carey was 27 at that time.

9. Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Entrapment – 39 years

Source: 20th Century Fox

One of the biggest age gaps in movie history must be Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Entrapment. Catherine was only 29, while Sean Connery was 68.

10. Clint Eastwood and Rene Russo in In the Line of Fire – 24 years

Source: Columbia Pictures

In real life, Clint Eastwood was 63 at the time, and Rene Russo was 39 years old, making for a 24-year age gap.

11. Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook – 15 years

Source: The Weinstein Company

Bradley Cooper was 35 and Jennifer Lawrence was 22 when the movie hit the cinema.

12. Uma Thurman and Robert Pattinson in Bel Ami – 16 years

Source: StudioCanal

During the shooting of the historical drama, 26-year-old Robert Pattinson was paired with Uma Thurman, who was in her 40s.

13. Adriano Celentano and Ornella Muti in The Taming of the Scoundrel – 17 years

Source: Capital Film

In this movie, Adriano Celentano was 42, and Ornella Muti was 25.

14. Diane Keaton and Keanu Reeves in Something’s Gotta Give – 18 years

Source: Everett Collection

Despite not ending up together, Diane Keaton and Keanu Reeves’s characters in Something’s Gotta Give still charmed a lot of us. Keanu was only 39 at that time, while the actress was 57.

15. Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany in the MCU and WandaVision – 18 years

Source: Marvel Studios

Elizabeth is 33, while Paul is 51 years old.

16. Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway in Get Smart – 20 years

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures

When the movie hit the cinemas, Steve Carell was 44, and Anne Hathaway is 24.

17. Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston in Only Lovers Left Alive – 21 years

Source: Soda Pictures

And to finish it off, we have the Sorcerer Supreme dating the trickster god as vampires in Only Lovers Left Alive. Tilda Swinton was in her 50s, while Tom Hiddleston was only 32.

 

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