10 Famous Fictional Couples
Everyone has placed himself or herself in a fairy tale or fictional world at least once in their life, where everything seems to be perfect. With media playing a pivotal role in our day-to-day lives, we tend to believe that fictional characters can exist for real, when we see them. For little girls, stories of Cinderella and Rapunzel seem so fascinating and exciting, that they see themselves in their shoes most of the time and hope that they too will get a perfect Prince Charming for themselves. Our lives are immensely influenced from cinema and books, and this is the primary reason why we get attracted to the fictional stories and their characters.
In the course of time, there have been many famous fictional couples that have been extremely popular, thanks to books, movies, sitcoms and animated series. These fictional couples have inspired us, and have shown love to us in a magical form, such that we can relate to them in every way. Some of the most famous fictional couples that have touched our hearts are as follows.
1. Jack and Rose, Titanic
The characters of Jack and Rose escalated to fame with the blockbuster and Academy Award winning movie, Titanic. Portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet respectively, this couple has been engraved in the hearts of all die-hard romantics forever. The love and romance between these two came alive with their believable performances. Audiences, especially women, could understand the tragedy that these lovers faced, and related to them in many ways. They are known to be the most romantic couple in the history of cinema.
2. Noah and Allie, The Notebook
This fictional couple of Noah Calhoun and Allie Hamilton, was penned by a famous American novelist, Nicholas Sparks, in his celebrated novel, The Notebook. This is a romantic book that showcases the journey of these two young lovers, who grow old together. The book was also made into a blockbuster Hollywood movie, which was loved and appreciated by all. The main characters of Noah and Allie were brought alive by Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. They are one of the most loved fictional couples of all time.
3. Johnny Castle and Baby, Dirty Dancing
You definitely have “the time of your life” when you witness the romance of Johnny Castle and Baby, from the musical romantic hit movie, Dirty Dancing. This movie was released in the year 1987 and was a massive success at the box office, thanks to the iconic romance and dance moves in it. The characters of Johnny Castle and Baby, were portrayed by Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey respectively, and it was an instant hit with the youth. This movie went on to become one of the must-watch romantic movies of all time, and the couple is still remembered fondly.
4. Christian and Satine, Moulin Rouge
In the epic musical romantic film Moulin Rouge, Christian, played by Ewan McGregor, a depressed poet/writer comes to the city of Paris and falls in love with Satine, a cabaret performer and courtesan, played by the beautiful Nicole Kidman. The chemistry between these two wonderful actors made the fictional characters believable, and was loved by one and all. The music and story of this film received much appreciation worldwide, making Christian and Satine one of the most popular fictional couples of all time.
5. Chandler and Monica, Friends
Who can ever forget ‘Friends’, the most popular and loved sitcom in the history of American television? ‘Friends’ was first aired in 1994 and went on to become an epic show with some amazingly created characters by David Crane and Marta Kauffman. Out of all the fictional characters, Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry) and Monica Geller (Courteney Cox) was one couple that was extremely adorable and convincing. The relationship that these two shared started off from being good friends, to lovers, that culminated into marriage. The love between these two characters was charming and delightful, making them the most popular couple of all time in television shows/sitcoms.