Call it the “Knocked Up” syndrome — when an attractive actress is romantically paired onscreen with a guy she’d never give a second thought to — but Hollywood has made quite a habit of casting unrealistic and unbelievable romantic pairs. Even before Seth Rogen made a baby with Katherine Heigl, stars like Woody Allen and Chevy Chase were casting themselves opposite knockout leading ladies. (Chase famously admitted that he wanted Beverly D’Angelo cast as his wife in the “National Lampoon”‘s series because she was so pretty.) And guys aren’t the only ones guilty of this (cough, Queen Latifah, cough).
Check out our list of wildly mismatched onscreen couples we just can’t believe.
Give me a classic movie with the hot couples of yesteryear and it will turn me on every time. They didn’t need to take their clothes off back then. The way filmmakers set the scene and the chemistry between the two was enough to ignite the whole set. Keep reading »
While we aren’t exactly jumping in line to see the newly released “Nights in Rodanthe” — even the trailers for it give us a cavity — we bet there are plenty of people — like maybe our moms? — who are excited to see Diane Lane and Richard Gere reunite on screen for the first time since their 2002 flick, “Unfaithful.” We also feel pretty “eh” about Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio’s upcoming film “Revolutionary Road,” the first time they’ve teamed up since their epic, over-the-top blockbuster, “Titanic,” robbed us of three hours [...and 14 minutes! -- Editor] back in 1997. There are, however, some other cinematic couples we would love to see share some screen time again, if not some hot and steamy sex scenes, too (well, some of them, anyway). After the jump, the top ten movie couples we’re dying to see reunite on-screen:
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