There’s nothing better than watching couples radiate love off a movie screen. There’s just something about fictional romances that’s pure magic. They can whisk you away to paradise or keep you in suspense with their relationship twists and turns that unveil at breakneck speeds. Best of all, they can prove that true love simply does exist. So, just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re rounding up the best movie couples of all time for you to swoon over:
1. Sally & Harry - When Harry Met Sally
Harry and Sally began their love journey as friends (like many of us!) and there’s something refreshing about the fact that their path to romance wasn’t as direct as we’d thought it would be.
2. Jack & Rose - Titanic
What kind of list would this be if we didn’t include Jack and Rose? Not all romances end up at the altar but these two star-crossed lovers are as iconic as they come.
3. Allie & Noah - The Notebook
“If you’re a bird, I’m a bird.” Need we say more? Noah and Allie’s is a love story for the ages and manages to kick you right in the feels while being utterly charming and romantic about it.
4. Princess Leia & Han Solo - Star Wars
She’s a feisty princess, he’s a bit of a careless cad but for some reason this relationship just worked. Maybe opposites do truly attract huh? May the force of love be with them.
5. Carrie & Big - Sex And The City
We’re cheating a bit here because SATC started off on television but hey, there were two movies made eventually OK? Plus, Big and Carrie’s undeniable connection kept us rooting for them even though they were on and off-again for what felt like forever!
6. Vivian & Edward - Pretty Woman
Honestly, this movie was the quintessential struggling girl-meets-billionaire knight in shining in armour of the 90s. And Julia Roberts killed it with her unforgettable take on the rags-to-riches working girl.
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7. Jane & John - Mr & Mrs Smith
This movie is iconic in itself because it marked the start of Brangelina. Though they played a married couple who were trying to assassinate each other you could feel the sparks flying with passion in this one.
8. Satine & Christian - Moulin Rouge
The plot for this one was simple: A writer moves to Paris and falls in love with a courtesan. But it was how their love story unfolded that really captured our hearts. Plus, Nicole and Ewan have amazing singing voices.
9. Mia & Sebastian - La La Land
La La Land marks movie #3 in which Emma and Ryan share a screen together as a couple. Well, third time’s the charm because they blew it out of the water and made musical magic together in the streets of L.A.
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10. Li-zhen & Mo-wan - In The Mood For Love
After discovering their spouses are having an affair, this pairing fall in love and though they don’t exactly end up living happily ever after, they’re both changed by their relationship in a huge way.
11. Sandy & Danny - Grease
Catchy tunes, super hot leads. What’s not to love about this on-screen couple? They brought the 1950s high-schools vibes alive and looked electrifying as they did it.
12. Shi-Jin & Mo-Yeon - Descendants Of The Sun
Two words: Doctor. Crush. That’s probably the most succinct way to sum up this duo’s on-screen relationship. Shi-Jin’s and Mo-Yeon’s love was so convincing that they are now one of the best couples to have ever existed in K-drama history.
13. Li Mu Bai & Yu Shu Lien - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Yu Shu Lien and Li Mu Bai are two world-weary martial-arts masters who keep their love for each other repressed out of a sense of duty and of course, there’s just something about their tragic and ill-fated romance that tugs at our heartstrings.
14. Bridget & Mark - Bridget Jones' Diary
She’s a hot mess, he’s an uptight lawyer but together these two were a match made in movie heaven. Endearing, warm and a little bit awkward – these are just some of the reasons why we love this on-screen couple.
15. Christian & Ana - 50 Shades Darker
If this was a list about the sexiest on-screen movie couple, these two would win hands down. Sadly it’s not, but Ana and Christian still make a sultry impact on the film world in this book-to-film adaptation.
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