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The 25 most iconic movie couples of all time

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From spine-tingling kisses to unforgettable romantic gestures, these are the most memorable duos to ever be captured on film

Everyone remembers their first love – but we’ll also never forget the love stories we learned about from some of the most iconic movie couples ever. No doubt about it, they captured our hearts from the very beginning.

Whether we spend our lives searching for a romance to match up to theirs, or just love to let them melt our hearts, we all have our favourite on-screen love affair that we could watch all day on repeat.

Remember being swept up with Rose and Jack’s whirlwind affair on board Titanic (and bawling your eyes out), or watching Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie‘s real-life love story unfold before our very eyes in Mr & Mrs Smith? And of course, that Toby Maguire and Kirsten Dunst upside down Spiderman kiss we all wished we could try?

Of course, we don’t need to tell you how iconic the line ‘If you’re a bird, I’m a bird’ is – or which film it’s from, for that matter. That was the very moment that our undying love for Ryan Gosling first began, all thanks to The Notebook. The story of Allie and Noah, who enjoy a fast-paced summer romance, is both exhilarating and heartbreaking. And the 1930s fashion makes for an extremely iconic backdrop to an utterly convincing romance while we watch them lose themselves in giggles and smiles throughout.

Twilight’s Bella Swann and Edward Cullen, of course, have to win the award for the most romantic modern-day couple – (spoilers) she literally becomes a vampire for him, after all. And when it comes to the black and white greats, who can forget the classic love affairs, such as Scarlett and Rhett in Gone With The Wind? Or Isla and Rick from Casablanca?

Read on for the best on-screen romances (and Hollywood hook-ups) of all time. Did your favourite movie couples make the cut?

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