Are you ready to fall in love? You might be, when you're done with this quiz! Given all the couples that have appeared on your movie and TV screens, can you recognize them all?
Since the beginning of time, people have been falling in love with romance. From the 1939 classic about Scarlett O'Hara to the NYC love story of Carrie Bradshaw, Hollywood has been creating iconic movie couples for decades.
While we thank William Shakespeare for the 16th-century classic, Romeo and Juliet, you should definitely remember the '90s retelling of their love story. Nicholas Sparks has been publishing romance novels since 1996, but who could forget the blossoming love between Noah and Allie in The Notebook?
Although these characters are ingrained in our hearts, it's the actors and actresses that allow them to remain in our memory. Would we have fallen in love with Jack and Rose if we didn't watch Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet shiver in the middle of the ocean? Would Jerry Maguire have been the same without Renee Zellweger's "You had me at 'hello'"?
The love stories will forever fill our screens, but it's the couples that make them memorable. Can you recognize these iconic couples, from Baby and Johnny to Shrek and Fiona? Can you match them to their movies? Or will you be left heartbroken? Let's see if you can conquer love in this quiz!
Nobody could predict that Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams would make such a perfect screen couple. While Ryan spent months preparing for the role and even lived in North Caroline to better understand his character, Rachel was not ready for an audition at all - the actress got her script the night before, and had to improvise a lot.
After a few movies or thousands of pages of Harry Potter’s story, it becomes clear that this has been J. K. Rowling’s theme from the beginning: love, friendship and sacrifice. From Snape's devotion to Lily and eventually her son, Harry, to a life-long friendship between Ron and Hermione, the Harry Potter series is all about the power of love. As Dumbledore has told Harry often enough: his strength is his ability to love. At the end, it is also the main reason he can defeat the evil Lord Voldemort.
Reese Witherspoon is one of those rare stars who has enough charm, talent, and sense of humor to keep an entire movie afloat. In "Sweet Home Alabama," she effortlessly portrays an average Southern girl who after years spent in New York finds it impossible to go home again.
"Jerry Maguire" is one of the best romantic comedies for adults - it's realistic and sweet at the same time. It's not a fairy tale where loves always wins - here, the love story isn't even the most important part of the plot. What matters most are characters themselves: a successful sports agent, Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise), and a lonely single mother, Dorothy Boyd (Renee Zellweger).
Pat is surprisingly confident and positive for a man just released from a mental hospital and under a restraining order from his wife. That's because he is determined to make it right and fix everything, but life turns out different than what he has planned...
"The Fellowship of the Ring" was the first of three books in the successful "Lord of the Rings" series. Apart being an exciting epic set in the fictional world of Middle-earth, these books - as well as all movies - are full of wonderful love stories.
Another movie where Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star together, "Crazy, Stupid, Love" is a story of an average couple. Those two lived together for years, but suddenly everything changes when a wife asks her middle-aged husband for a divorce. Interesting fact: the filmmakers couldn't come up with the title for this movie for a while, so they were actually giving a free iPad on-set to whomever came up with a title.
"Before Sunrise," starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, feels like real life - it's not your usual romantic movie, it's more like a documentary. He is American, she's French. They take the same train and at the last minute, they decide to get off in Vienna and spend a night together until he catches his plane. However, there will be no betrayals, drama, violence, or fancy sex scenes. It's mostly just conversation, as they wander the city of Vienna.
"Rocky" is not your typical sports movie - it's a beautiful love story hidden behind the training montages and the brutal scenes of combat. Being a motivational story on the extraordinary capacity of some of us to rise above our own conditions, it's also a complex movie about two lost self-doubters who believe they have nothing to offer the world. But as soon as those two find each other, they become unbreakable, both in body and spirit.
"An Officer and a Gentleman" is a 1982 classic that was nominated for six Oscars and won two of them - one for the hit song "Up Where We Belong." The closing scene of this movie has become a classic of romantic movies.
This 1988 American romantic comedy sports film was inspired by the minor-league baseball experiences of director Ron Shelton. As the titile suggests, the movie depicts the players and fans of the Durham Bulls, a real American baseball team from Durham, North Carolina.
"Return of the Jedi" is both a familiar "Star Wars" movie and a totally new one. The majority of critics agree that it's the most disappointing of the original three episodes but is still charming and exciting. It concludes the stories of the major human characters in the saga that you've met before, particularly Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and Darth Vader, but at the same time revisits some other characters, including Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi, Yoda and Chewbacca.
Despite the fact that Mr. Big was always afraid of commitment and serious relationships, Carrie Bradshaw still ends up marrying him at the end. This plot twist disappointed a lot of fans because, well, Chris Noth's unstable character just wasn't marriage material. And what about Aidan Shaw?
Serendipity is a unique, beautiful word that means an art of finding what we are not seeking. It's also a perfect title for this 2001 romantic comedy film. After their first brief encounter, two strangers already in other relationships realize they have real feelings for each other. Years later, they still try to reunite.
An epic, action-packed romance, the movie "Titanic" was set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic that sank in 1912. Notably, one person who worked on the film was actually living in 1912 when the Titanic sank - Gloria Stuart.
One of the greatest rom-coms, "10 Things I Hate About You" was inspired by Shakespeare's classic "The Taming of the Shrew." Thanks to the role of the handsome rebel Patrick Verona, Heath Ledger was quickly noticed by critics and got his acclaimed roles in "Brokeback Mountain" and "I'm Not There."
Romeo + Juliet is an unusual adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy by William Shakespeare set in a modern city Verona Beach. Featuring the soundtrack by Radiohead, this experimental movie for teens is a crazy mix of old and new.
The romantic sci-fi drama Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is not for everyone. Complex and intriguing, it could have been another love story if those two won't try to erase each other from their memories after a breakup.
Pop icon Hillary Duff portrays a completely new Cinderella - a California teen who works in her stepmother's diner - in this fresh and funny adaptation of the classic fairy tale. And Chad Michael Murray stole everyone' hearts when he played a confident, smart, and handsome high school football superstar.
When London bookstore owner met a famous American actress Anna Scott, he realized what true feelings were. Notting Hill is a contemporary British fairy tale that became a classic romantic movie and the highest grossing British film released in 1999.
Moulin Rouge is not only the glamorous nightclub in Paris with a long history. It's also the name of the one of the best love stories out there! When a young, struggling poet saw a club's most beautiful star, Satine, he had no idea that he just met the love of his life...
Speed is a smart, inventive thriller as well as the fastest-moving adventure film ever made. But it's not only packed with action, it's also a love story - Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock have great chemistry on a screen.
Even if a controversial, black comedy focused on taboo relationship between a gloomy teen and an 80-year old eccentric lady doesn't sound too romantic for you, check it out! Harold and Maude is a classic, must-watch movie that explores complicated topics such as the meaning of life and how to deal with life's problems.
Bill Murray called it 'probably the best work I've done', and even after all those years, Groundhog Day is still a perfect movie that will make you think. It's the odd romantic comedy about a grumpy, middle-aged weatherman who must live the same day over and over again until at last he gets Andie MacDowell to fall in love with him.
A story of an ogre named Shrek and beautiful princess Fiona is not your classic romantic fairy tale with a happy ending. The first movie about a grumpy ogre and fairy tale characters was so popular, that when Shrek 2 was released in theaters, it became the highest-grossing animated film of all time in the United States, a record it was holding for years.
Epic Civil War drama, inspired by a bestselling book, focuses on the life of a strong and independent woman Scarlett O'Hara and her complicated relationship with handsome but troubled Rhett.
The most successful movie musical of all time, the movie Grease was inspired by one of the most beloved Broadway shows of all time. Since 1978, this timelessly funny story of 1950s teen love has found millions of fans, thanks to catchy songs, colorful settings and costumes, charming cast, as well as plenty of quotable lines.
The masculine romance of Brokeback Mountain is something that made this 2005 movie unique and famous at the first place. Beware - this touching story of two men who keep up their tortured and sporadic affair over the course of 20 years can break your heart.
A sincere, honest, affection-hooking, coming-of-age drama about a shy, awkward teen Charlie who found two charismatic friends, his calling, and his first love is something everyone should watch to feel less lonely and lost.
The Dirty Dancing is one of those movies that was better off without a sequel or a remake. While the original succeeded despite low budget and a cast of unknowns, not to mention a bunch of problems the crew faced along the way, its 2017 remake by ABC is not only a weak parody, it's an unsuccessful creation on its own as well. Its sequel - Dirt Dancing 2: Havana Nights - was also a failure and just a re-creation of the popular romantic movie we all love.
The Bridges of Madison County is a touching love story about a photographer who met the love of his life while shooting the historic bridges of Madison County. Even though these two soul mates have met too late, this brief affair changed their lives.
This touching and entertaining romantic drama film was inspired by a novel by David Nicholls, published in 2009. One Day is a story of love, friendship, and loss. Two friends re-unite on a same day every year, until one day they realize that they were made for each other...
Pretty Woman is a modern update on Cinderella where a beautiful prostitute and a wealthy businessman fall in love with each other. Originally, the film was called $3,000, and it was much darker - its title was a reference to how much Edward paid Vivian to be his escort.
When Harry Met Sally is a classic rom-com that inspired countless romance feature films. It explores a lot of complicated topics such as friendship, dating, sex, marriage, and shows how men and women understand the concept of love differently.
It came as a huge surprise for everyone when Ghost, a supernatural melodrama with a low budget, became the highest-grossing film in 1990, was nominated for five Academy Awards, and eventually won two Oscars.
Romance never happens the way you plan, and True Romance is the movie that perfectly illustrates this point. When a passionate fan of Elvis who collects comic books met a prostitute and fell in love with her, he made a complete 180 degree change in his life...
Forrest Gump finds himself in the middle of many historic moments of the 1960s and '70s, fights in Vietnam, captains a shrimp boat, but the only thing that matters to him is his true love, Jenny Curran,
The Sound of Music was inspired by the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups after World War II. This classic 1964 film is the third-highest-grossing film of all time in both Canada and the US.
Not everyone noticed it, but the writer Stephenie Meyer couldn't resists making a cameo in Twilight! In the scene where Bella and her dad are having lunch at the diner, Meyer is seen sitting with her laptop.
This unusual fairy tale that combines the elements of comedy, adventure, fantasy, and romance, is all about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. The movie begins with a young boy's grandfather reading him a book called The Princess Bride...
When young and promising playwright William Shakespeare is out of ideas and broke, he meets his true love and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays - Romeo and Juliet.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a worldwide phenomenon - shot on a small budget of $5 million, this touching love story eventually earned about $368 million at the global box office! The film written by its main star, Nia Vardalos, had a happy end that didn't suggest a sequel, but after 14 years, the whole family has returned for My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.
The Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan classic, Sleepless in Seattle is one of the most popular romantic movies. It's about two people who fell in love at first sight because they are destined for one another.
A twisted movie about super complicated relationships, Your Sister's Sister is focused on an unexpected love triangle between Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt, and Rosemarie DeWitt.
Passengers is a new, intriguing space-set romance with an unexpected ending. Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, this movie became one of the most critically acclaimed movies of the year when it was released in 2016.
Celeste and Jesse Forever is the classic romantic comedy released in 2012 that remains sweet, smart and very enjoyable. Celeste and Jesse met in high school, fall in love, married young, but when they turned 30, they started to drift apart...
In an attempt to spice things up, Olive (Emma Stone), an average high school student, lies about losing her virginity and quickly becomes famous but for the wrong reasons. Back in 2010, this hilarious, fresh comedy for teens made underappreciated Emma Stone a famous star.