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    Top 10 Iconic Movie Couples Who Made Us Believe in Love

    Romantic movies know how to set the bar high each time. From butterfly-inducing romantic gestures to memorable declarations of love, we have many adorable ‘too-great-to-be-real’ movie couples. The ‘haters to the lovers’ trope is another favorite of viewers who love the genre. Some of these romantic couples and their stories have stood out so much that they’ve made us yearn for that special someone.

    Here are the most iconic couples who made us believe that fairytale love stories can happen in real life, and maybe, the perfect love isn’t too far-fetched of a desire.

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    10. Baby and Johnny – ‘Dirty Dancing’

    Top 10 Hollywood movie couples
    Dirty Dancing (1987)

    The 1987 flick, ‘Dirty Dancing‘ introduced everyone to Baby (Jennifer Grey) and Johnny (Patrick Swayze). The classic, steamy couple gets real about their vulnerabilities and dark backgrounds, becoming each other’s safe haven, and having a love to be cherished.

    9. Kate and Patrick – ’10 Things I Hate About You’

    10 Things I Hate About You
    10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

    One of the most loved 90s rom-com is ‘10 Things I Hate About You.’ Patrick serenading Kate from the bleachers has been widely adored. The love story between the two was born unintentionally and shows how two people with completely opposite and defiant personalities can come together.

    8. Vivienne and Edward – ‘Pretty Woman’

    top 10 Hollywood movie couples who make true love seem real
    Pretty Woman (1990)

    Vivienne (Julia Roberts) and Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) are one of the most unlikely couples. The movie shows a love story between a prostitute and a business suitor, who form a relationship of insecurities and subsequent comfort. They address the flaws of their fantasies and rescue each other – both literally and metaphorically.

    7. Molly and Sam – ‘Ghost’

    Ghost (1990)
    Ghost (1990)

    The movie touches romance in an entirely different way than you might have imagined. Molly (Demi Moore) and her fiance, Sam (Patrick Swayze) are separated, not by a breakup or misunderstandings. No, death separates them. However, the ghost of Sam still looks over Molly and protects her. Keep some tissues nearby when you watch this tale of undying love.

    6. Allie and Noah – ‘The Notebook’

    The Notebook's Allie and Noah are one of the Top 10 movie couples who made us believe in love
    The Notebook (2004)

    The heart-wrenching, imperfectly perfect movie, ‘The Notebook‘, is based on Nicholas Sparks’ novel of the same title, which is a timeless romantic classic. Noah (Ryan Gosling) stops at nothing to win Allie (Rachel McAdams), and the climax is a real tearjerker. Allie and Noah are that one couple who always loved each other against all odds, making us believe in the supreme power of love.

    5. Ennis and Jack – ‘Brokeback Mountain’ 

    Ennis and Jack are one of the top movie couples who made us believe in love
    Brokeback Mountain (2005)

    Brokeback Mountain‘ kick-started both Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger’s careers. The movie features the secret love affair of Ennis and Jack, which spans over a lifetime. Amidst the lakes and mountains of Wyoming, the two find their escape. A story of love and tragedy, Ennis and Jack remain one of the best couples.

    4. Anna and William – ‘Notting Hill’

    Notting Hill has the most loved couple, William and Anna
    Notting Hill 1999

    The 1999 British romantic comedy, ‘Notting Hill‘, brought to the screen a sweet love story between Anna and William. The movie captures the ups and downs of a relationship, which strikes a chord with the viewers. The initial peculiarity of a filmstar falling in love with a bookstore owner is stripped away as the movie narrates how two people come together keeping their privileges at bay.

    3. Marianne And Héloïse – ‘Portrait Of A Lady On Fire’

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire
    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    The movie is set in an 18th-century estate, where Marianne and Héloïse come together for a profound love. The two women bring each other space and freedom, while also indulging in romance. All of it leads to close connection between them. The movie isn’t about grand, huge romantic gestures, but shows how, when you fall in love, little things like stealing glances and lingering looks matter. Marianne and Héloïse bring a love that gracefully transcends beyond the mundane.

    2. Rose And Jack – ‘Titanic’

    Titanic (1997)

    Rose (Kate Winslet) and Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) are the classic couple who could have had everything, but unfortunately, didn’t. The tragedy of the sinking ship doesn’t sink their love for each other. Till Jack’s very last breath, he is connected with his love, Rose. Their exciting love affair on the big screen has throbbed fans’ hearts for a long-long time!

    1. Jesse and Celine – ‘Before’ Trilogy

    The Before Trilogy
    The Before Trilogy (1995-2013)

    The love story of Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) is unexpected, but beautifully so. Jesse, an American, meets the Frenchwoman on a train ride and decides to spend his last hours in Vienna with her. The trilogy is spread over a time span of 18 years, which captures the essence of human relationships, time and boundary constraints, disillusionments, and most importantly, love.

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    Aliya Khan
    Aliya Khan
    Aliya Khan is currently an undergraduate English student. Growing up, she surrounded herself with all kinds of fiction she could possible get her hands on. Indeed, she loves all things literature and music! Writing is something that came out of all the reading, and today, she is looking to pursue it professionally. Oh, and she wouldn't miss a good zombie apocalyptic series to binge watch!

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