72 Actors Whose Onscreen Chemistry Was So Hot, They’ve Steamed Up Our Screens Forever

72 Actors Whose Onscreen Chemistry Was So Scorching, They’ve Steamed Up Our Screens Eternally

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Over the previous couple of years, we have requested our BuzzFeed Group to inform us which actors they imagine have had probably the most scintillating, jaw-dropping, awardworthy chemistry onscreen, and so they’ve come by means of time and time once more with some actually marvelous solutions!

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So — with that in thoughts and offered in no specific order — listed here are the preferred responses we have obtained, multi function place for straightforward entry. Prepared? I certain hope so! Right here we go:


Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen in Pleasure and Prejudice (2005)

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“There’s just one proper reply. Each time they’re onscreen collectively, it is so filled with chemistry, it would explode. Their dances, their fights, their appears of longing…the scene the place they’re standing within the pavilion within the rain is pure sexual stress. I’ve by no means seen two actors have chemistry like that.”



Anjelica Huston and Raul Julia in The Addams Household (1991)

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“They match collectively like puzzle items, and the actors enjoying them flowed collectively so properly, nearly nothing may cease their rhythm. I am so unhappy that Raul died earlier than they had been in a position to movie a 3rd film.”



Eva Mendes and Will Smith in Hitch (2005)

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“I at all times thought they had been lovely collectively, and extremely plausible.”



Carrie-Anne Moss and Keanu Reeves in The Matrix sequence

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Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in Carol (2015)

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“This was actually among the best onscreen relationships I might EVER seen.”



Liv Tyler and Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings trilogy

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“AMAZING! I adore it!”

—Mona Fiéry, Fb


Lily James and Richard Madden in Cinderella (2015)

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“A private favourite of mine. They get me each time!”

—Stacey Louise, Fb


Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in Loopy, Silly, Love. (2011)

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“There is a purpose they have been romantic leads in a number of movies collectively. They’re on hearth in actually something collectively!”



Whoopi Goldberg and Ray Liotta in Corrina, Corrina (1994)

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“I’m certain most individuals gained’t consider this film, however I nonetheless imagine it’s one of many sweetest, finest rom-coms of all time, and their chemistry was good.”



Drew Barrymore and Dougray Scott in Ever After (1998)

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“My all-time favourite film, and my all-time favourite film couple!”

—Elizabeth Ashley Oestreich, Fb


Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner in The Bodyguard (1992)

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“A fragile Whitney Houston and a protecting Kevin Costner? Perfection.”

—Nova Iva, Fb


Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman in Australia (2008)

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“There is a scene on the finish of the film the place the 2 of them reunite, and it actually felt like they had been in love. It was a ravishing film made even higher by their electrical chemistry!”



Sanaa Lathan and Simon Baker in One thing New (2006)

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“I could also be homosexual, however my god, the chemistry in that film between the 2 of them was 🔥🔥🔥.”

—Shelsea Stephenson, Fb


Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)

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“In all three motion pictures, frankly. You simply wished them to reside fortunately collectively ceaselessly and ever, it doesn’t matter what!”



Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke within the Earlier than trilogy

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“They’re my favourite onscreen couple of all time. Their chemistry was so pure and easy.”



Faye Dunaway and Steve McQueen in The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

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“A little bit of a throwback, however they had been nice in it.”

—Annie Marks, Fb


Jennifer Gray and Patrick Swayze in Soiled Dancing (1987)

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“Their chemistry was plausible; you couldn’t even inform they really hated one another in actual life!”



Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler in The Wedding ceremony Singer (1998)

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Catherine Zeta-Jones and Antonio Banderas in The Masks of Zorro (1998)

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“The electrical energy was actually crackling between them!”



Julia Roberts and Richard Gere in Fairly Lady (1990)

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“They’d pure chemistry. Go watch the scene the place he exhibits her the necklace and closes the field on her fingers — it was meant to be a blooper, however they had been so cute that they left it within the film!”



Tessa Thompson and Michael B. Jordan in Creed (2015)

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“Such a ravishing, reasonable couple. They need to’ve given them some sort of award for certain!”



Robin Wright and Cary Elwes in The Princess Bride (1987)

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“I do know the film itself is a little bit goofy, however the chemistry between them was so pure and candy.”



Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci in Julie & Julia (2009)

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“I actually imagine they’re marriage objectives.”

—Sydney Kenning, Fb


Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey in Everlasting Sunshine of the Spotless Thoughts (2004)

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“Nice writing and excellent casting.”

—Cat Girard, Fb


Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner in The King and I (1956)

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Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling in The Pocket book (2004)

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“Individuals STILL need them to be collectively in actual life to this present day, all these years later!”



Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson in Indecent Proposal (1993)

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“I die a little bit bit each time I watch this film as a result of their chemistry was SO good!”



Zoe Saldana and Chris Pine in Star Trek (2009)

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“I imply, I cherished her with Spock, however I actually felt she had extra warmth with the captain.”



Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey in How you can Lose a Man in 10 Days (2003)

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“I felt that their chemistry was scorching.”

—Chanelle Blick, Fb


Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor in Moulin Rouge! (2001)

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“They really had a few of the finest romantic chemistry I’ve ever seen in my life!”



Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford in The Manner We Had been (1973)

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Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic (1997)

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“It is a basic, and their chemistry is undeniably good. Everytime you see the each of them onscreen, you imagine of their love. Particularly when Rose obtained off the lifeboat and Jack rushed to her and mentioned how silly she was for getting off the boat. I used to be like, ‘Oh, that is actual.’ From begin to end, their connection was simply so real.”



Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks in Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

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“I imply, truthfully, any movie with these two was an prompt basic!”



Keira Knightley and James McAvoy in Atonement (2007)

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“After I first watched this film, I started to marvel if they really did fall in love in actual life!”



Karen Allen and Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Misplaced Ark (1981)

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“Their love/hate relationship was so genuine, and you could possibly simply think about how passionate their relationship will need to have been all these years in the past. Indy’s romantic entanglements within the different movies couldn’t maintain a candle to Marion.”



Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio in Romeo + Juliet (1996)

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“They deserve an Academy Award, just because they managed to behave so believably as teenagers in love, though they hated one another in actual life!”

—Annariina Hietanen, Fb


Morena Baccarin and Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool (2016)

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“Like Wade (Reynolds) says within the film, ‘Your loopy matches my loopy.’ The 2 of them had been meant for these roles, and I firmly imagine they’re the one two individuals who may’ve performed them.”



Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster in From Right here to Eternity (1953)

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“That kissing scene on the seaside was simply magical.”

—Ana Stojic, Fb


Woman Gaga and Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born (2018)

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“Even of their a number of reside performances of ‘Shallow,’ their chemistry is plain.”



Sandra Bullock and Invoice Pullman in Whereas You Had been Sleeping (1995)

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“You had been rooting for them to be collectively proper from the beginning. Pullman was lovely and, up till this film, he was at all times the man who misplaced the woman within the motion pictures he was in. This time he obtained her ultimately. Additionally, this wasn’t Bullock’s first film, but it surely was the primary actual blockbuster along with her within the lead!”



Donna Reed and Jimmy Stewart in It is a Fantastic Life (1946)

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“I do know it is an older film, however that telephone scene? It makes me soften each single time.”



Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan in The Final 5 Years (2014)

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“They’re simply so in love — it rips my coronary heart out each time!”



Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain (2005)

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Kate Winslet and Jack Black in The Vacation (2006)

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“Probably the most plausible, cutest {couples} ever!”

—Jennifer Chandler, Fb


Lana Condor and Noah Centineo in To All of the Boys I’ve Beloved Earlier than (2018)

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“They’ve such a ravishing friendship offscreen that many people can solely dream of. Everybody cherished this film as a result of their chemistry is so intense and properly displayed!”



Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender in The Gentle Between Oceans (2016)

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“Fingers down! This was the primary film the place I felt just like the romance was 100% actual. Not solely the chemistry, however the real love simply transcended the display screen and grabbed my coronary heart, too. I wasn’t shocked in any respect after I learn that they fell in love whereas filming this film and have been fortunately married since.”



Margot Robbie and Alexander Skarsgard in The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

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“Regardless that they had been aside for many of the film, the scenes they did have collectively had been AMAZING.”



Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard in Hustle & Move (2005)

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“And so they took all of the chemistry that they had in that film and moved it proper on over to Empire!”

—Mallory O’Neill, Fb


Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston in Solely Lovers Left Alive (2013)

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Juliette Lewis and Woody Harrelson in Pure Born Killers (1994)

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“The psychotic king and queen of film couple chemistry. The whole lot about their performances had been Oscar-worthy.”

—Andrea Huber-Murphy, Fb


Anne Hathaway and Chris Pine in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

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“STAY WITH ME. Manner earlier than Pine catapulted to stardom in Star Trek, I assumed Hathaway had heart-fluttering chemistry with the blazing blue-eyed newcomer solid as her mischievous suitor. Whether or not they had been spewing witty zingers at one another on a palace stairwell or falling head over heels right into a fountain, Princess Mia and Lord Nicholas nonetheless mild up the display screen each time I revisit this pleasure of a rom-com.”



Lucy Boynton and Rami Malek in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

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“They had been so cute and plausible, and the actors are courting in actual life!”



Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps in Love & Basketball (2000)

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“Their chemistry was wonderful, and I feel they had been collectively in actual life for a short while after? I would not be stunned!”



Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer in The Sound of Music (1965)

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“They mainly invented onscreen chemistry. Simply watch them dance the Laendler. It exudes sexual stress.”



Kate Winslet and Idris Elba in The Mountain Between Us (2017)

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“One in every of my favourite motion pictures. They’re each wonderful actors, and so they captured one thing particular on this movie.”

—Marnika Stander, Fb


Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Spader in Secretary (2002)

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“Scorching rattling!”

—Rachelle Betti-Bailey, Fb


Jodie Turner-Smith and Daniel Kaluuya in Queen & Slim (2019)

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“Their chemistry was completely unimaginable, and it is what made the movie unforgettable.”



Julia Ormand and Richard Gere in First Knight (1995)

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That first kiss scene?! It was so, so passionate.”

—Margaret Davidson, Fb


Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in your entire Star Wars franchise

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“It helped that you simply obtained to see the development of their relationship over three movies, however once they noticed each other for the primary time in who is aware of how lengthy in The Drive Awakens? It was heart-melting.”



Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man (2008)

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Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves in Pace (1994)

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“Is nobody going to say the chemistry between them?! All that stress, whew!”

—Reshme Subramaniam, Fb


Mandy Moore and Shane West in A Stroll to Keep in mind (2002)

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“They even admitted to having crushes on one another, and are nonetheless near this present day!”



Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant in Infamous (1946)

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Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner in Romancing the Stone (1984)

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“I nonetheless suppose they’re the most popular onscreen couple I’ve ever seen.”

—René Martinez Bohn, Fb


Rachel Weisz and Brendan Fraser in The Mummy sequence

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Jennifer Lopez and George Clooney in Out of Sight (1998)

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“There was a scene the place they shared a glass of whiskey, and, my phrase, the sexual stress was palpable.”

—Deborah Langner, Fb


Emmy Rossum and Gerard Butler in The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

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“Soooooo steamy!”

—Mary Goodrich, Fb


Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom within the Pirates of the Caribbean sequence

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“How…HOW…may nobody title these two? I do know it is a Disney film, however their chemistry was INCREDIBLE.”



Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

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Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in The Proposal (2009)

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“That is in all probability a very unusual reply to most individuals, however I cherished them collectively.”

—Ashley McConiga, Fb


Winona Ryder and Gary Oldman in Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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And at last: Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

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“My all-time favourite onscreen chemistry will ceaselessly and at all times, palms down, be these two. A basic best-friends-turned-lovers story. Flawless and unbelievable chemistry. I feel we’ll ALL have what they’re having.”


Properly, you’ve got learn their picks, however now it is your flip! Do you agree with all of those? Do you disagree? If there have been an Academy Award for “Greatest Onscreen Chemistry,” who would you nominate? Share your choose(s) within the feedback under!

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