15 Classic Movie Romances That Never Would Have Lasted

1
Bridget and Mark, 'Bridget Jones's Diary'
Bridget and Mark, 'Bridget Jones's Diary'
Miramax Films
At some point, you would think Mark (Colin Firth) would get fed up with being treated like an ugly Christmas sweater. {Image Credit: Miramax Films}
2
Josie and Sam, 'Never Been Kissed'
Josie and Sam, 'Never Been Kissed'
20th Century Fox
Josie (Drew Barrymore) might have never been kissed, but she also never was preyed upon by a teacher a bit too willing to hit on a supposed underage student. Until, of course, she met Shakespeare high school teacher Sam (Michael Vartan). Wherefore art thou, Chris Harrison? {Image Credit: 20th Century Fox}
3
Edward and Vivian, 'Pretty Woman'
Edward and Vivian, 'Pretty Woman'
Buena Vista Pictures
So what happens after he climbs up and rescues her? Probably a few tense months of hooker-related insecurities and class-clashing arguments before Vivian (Julia Roberts) street-walks right out the door. Big mistake. Huge. {Image Credit: Buena Vista Pictures}
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Samantha and Jake, 'Sixteen Candles'
Samantha and Jake, 'Sixteen Candles'
Universal Pictures
If we had a birthday cake, we'd wish Jake Ryan (Michael Schoeffling) didn't become creepily infatuated with a faceless young admirer (Molly Ringwald) who wrote in a note to a friend that she was saving herself for him. Then again, we're probably just jealous. Jake Ryan, guys! {Image Credit: Universal Pictures}
5
Sam and Annie, 'Sleepless in Seattle'
Sam and Annie, 'Sleepless in Seattle'
TriStar Pictures
Annie (Meg Ryan) is not only a frighteningly adept stalker, but — as we learned when she boasted about her possible future with Sam (Tom Hanks) to her fiancé (Bill Pullman) minutes after dumping him — she's also a terrible person. Best not to let your young son dictate your love life. {Image Credit: TriStar Pictures}
6
Claire and Bender, 'The Breakfast Club'
Claire and Bender, 'The Breakfast Club'
Universal Pictures
Because the princess and the criminal can never live happily ever after, no matter how many lipstick tubes they go through. {Image Credit: Universal Pictures}
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Lucy and Jack, 'While You Were Sleeping'
Lucy and Jack, 'While You Were Sleeping'
Buena Vista Pictures
Not only did Lucy (Sandra Bullock) first fall in love with Jack's (Bill Pullman) brother, Peter (Peter Gallagher), she also lied to his entire family about being the comatose Peter's fiancé for weeks. And you thought the holidays with your in-laws were awkward. {Image Credit: Buena Vista Pictures}
8
Margaret and Andrew, 'The Proposal'
Margaret and Andrew, 'The Proposal'
Walt Disney Studios
Margaret (Sandra Bullock) was a terrible person. Andrew (Ryan Reynolds) despised her terribly. We're supposed to believe a naked collision was enough to bring them together? Also, HR called — you're both fired. {Image Credit: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures}
9
Mary and Ted, 'There's Something About Mary'
Mary and Ted, 'There's Something About Mary'
20th Century Fox
Because Mary (Cameron Diaz) has since discovered Brett Favre's sexting skills. {Image Credit: 20th Century Fox}

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