Certain movies have power couples that are memorable and lovable in their own way. Some, even, go down in history.
These famous movies are automatically more likable and enjoyable because they have our favourite couples in them and they are so irresistible and so utterly romantic, that everyone who believes in true love should definitely know them!
Which power couple is your favourite?
Table of contents:
- 1. Jack and Rose
- 2. Romeo and Juliet
- 3. Sandy and Danny
- 4. Baby and Johnny
- 5. Carrie and Big
- 6. Sam and Molly
- 7. Kat and Patrick
- 8. Noah and Allie
- 9. Cher and Josh
- 10. Edward and Bella
1 Jack and Rose
In Titanic, Jack and Rose are a couple that shouldn't be together due to their social class differences of the time and because they are from totally different backgrounds. Rose is unhappy and doesn't love her fiancée, but it takes her a while to admit that her heart lies with Jack. Once they decide to fight the rules of society to be together, they become a power couple who struggle through to the bitter end.
2 Romeo and Juliet
"Romeo + Juliet", 1996
In Romeo + Juliet, there is ongoing feud between two families (Montague vs Capulet) who see each other only in competition. That is, until Romeo Montague lays eyes on Juliet Capulet and vice versa, falling deeply in love with each other. All hell breaks loose as the families do everything they can to separate their children, but the pair are determined to prove they belong together and won't let anyone interfere with their romance and intense passion. They are focused on being together until the very end.
3 Sandy and Danny
In Grease, Sandy and Danny had a romantic fling before high school, thinking they would never see each other again as they go to different schools that are separated with plenty of distance. However, when Sandy ends up moving to the same high school as Danny, things change dramatically as he tries to maintain his 'stud' image, despite Sandy's romance and passion for him.
4 Baby and Johnny
"Dirty Dancing", 1987
In Dirty Dancing, Johnny is a dance teacher who agrees to teach Baby salsa in their spare time. It's not long before they end up falling for each other but trouble brews and her parents ban her from seeing him. Even so, they continue to be together in secret but ultimately agree that no one can separate them and they should be able to be together freely.
5 Carrie and Big
"Sex & The City", 1998 - 2010
In Sex & The City, Carrie and Big have a very on-and-off relationship, including a full-blown affair at one stage. In the first movie they decide to get married but there's a shocking twist on the day of the wedding itself, which throws Carrie's world upside down. In the second movie, they're back together but face trouble once again as realise marriage is a lot harder than they thought and requires compromise. Even so, the two of them push through thick and thin together and become an amazing power couple.
6 Sam and Molly
In Ghost, Sam and Molly are deeply in love with one another until one day, coming back home from a late-night movie, tragedy strikes. Sam becomes a ghost quite early on in the movie as the plot is about him trying to protect Molly and keep her safe from danger as nasty people threaten her safety. Even though they're separately and in 'different worlds', they find ways to communicate and reach each other as their love continues to live on.
7 Kat and Patrick
"10 Things I Hate About You", 1999
In 10 Things I Hate About You, Kat and Patrick couldn't be more different and don't exactly start off as a couple in the most honest and genuine way. Even so, as they spend time together they begin to learn more about each other and that the certain 'images' they have at school are nothing but a front to their vulnerable and romantic sides. These two strong characters carry on, through good times and bad, to become a very likable couple together.
8 Noah and Allie
'The Notebook", 2004
In The Notebook, Noah and Allie are not a popular couple as far as their families are concerned due to different social classes and the pressure from society to marry someone of 'equal wealth' to theirs. Even so, they make a point of being together to prove that it can last. Although not a couple all the way through the movie, they're constantly finding their way back to each other and grow old together as they continue to love each other.
9 Cher and Josh
In Clueless, Cher is a highly selective teenage girl who would rather be single than with a boy her age who she's not all that keen on. Cher keeps her standards high, waiting and hoping that true love will find its way into her life. Little does she know, it already has and it ends up being right in front of her for so much of the movie! It's only towards the end that she suddenly realises this, but luckily it's not too late to grab it with both hands and hold on tight.
10 Edward and Bella
In Twilight, Bella is new to a small town and has trouble fitting in - for both the right and wrong reasons! Edward notices her straight away as she captures his attention and it doesn't take long before romantic feelings are developed and they become a couple. Throughout the movie, they face many challenges both together and individually as they struggle to be together in a way that works for them.
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