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Wildly mismatched romantic on-screen couples

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Double Down, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    In the effort to lighten the mood a bit, I bring to you this fun piece from this week's Onion AV Club, documenting their favorite mismatched on-screen romances.

    http://www.avclub.com/content/feature/inventory_13_films_with_wildly

    Feel free to submit your own.

    I offer up two obvious ones:

    Hunt and Nicholson, As Good As It Gets: Sorry, but this was two actors turning in two decent performances in what should have, or could have been, two different films. There is no way she falls for him, the crazy crank, just because he pays for her kid's health care. Hunt was credible, but it would have been a better film if they'd picked an actress 10 to 15 years older than her for her part, or an actor 10 to 15 years younger for Jack's.

    Crusie and Zellweger, Jerry MaGuire: Is there anyone who actually believes Cruise's character genuinely loves Dorothy at the end? Plu-ase. I think we all know Jerry MaGuire's fictional marriage ended in a fictional divorce two years later when Jonathan Lipnicki's character grew out of his cute faze and started screaming "Fuck you, you're not my real dad!" when Jerry tried to make him pick up his toys.

    Honorable mention: Brad Pitt and Claire Forlani in Meet Joe Black.
     
  2. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Kevin James and anyone.
     
  3. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Jonathan Silverman and Catherine Mary Stewart. No way could a whiny pussy like Silverman tap Stewart.
     
  4. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    David Spade and anyone.
     
  5. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Jon Bon Jovi and Calista Flockhart in "Ally McBeal."

    Excuse me while I pick up the remaining pieces of my manhood.
     
  6. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Jay Mewes and Shannon Elizabeth in Jay and Silent Bob strike back
     
  7. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Oh yeah: Jonathan Silverman and Alyssa Milano.

    And consider, for a minute, Devon Sawa's career. Ali Larter, Jessica Alba and Jamie King? Look at him. No way he's pulling any of the three. Talk about suspension of disbelief.
     
  8. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Oh please, no one took that seriously, that's what made it so funny.

    Though Jason Lee and Shannon Doherty in Mallrats would be an acceptable answer.
     
  9. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    I bought Lee and Doherty. Both of them were smartasses.

    What about Rosario Dawson and Brian O'Hallaron (sp)?

    And Uma Thurman and Bill Carradin (sp) in Kill Bill?
     
  10. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    What about the other one: Jeremy London and Claire Forlani?

    How about a real life one: Kevin Smith and Joey Lauren Adams.
     
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Call me Donnie call me Jordan...
     
  12. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    David Carradine?
     
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