Power Rankings: Best Movie Couples

The SAW Power Rankings is our weekly ranking of a certain movie-related topic. Please feel free to comment on our rankings and provide a list of your own in the comments below.

Ah, it’s that special time of the year where romance is in the air, even if it’s manufactured to either not be alone or to sell cards and candy. What is authentic, however, are these on-screen love connections of all sorts. These couples are #relationshipgoals that are straight lit. Let us know what you think of these movie couples and gives us your list down below in the comments!

Vincent Kane:

  1. Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) and Adrian (Talia Shire) in Rocky (1976)
  2. Alabama (Patricia Arquette ) and Clarence (Christian Slater) in True Romance (1993)
  3. Nick (Michael Cera) and Norah (Kat Dennings) in Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)
  4. Quincy (Omar Epps) and Monica (Sanaa Lathan) in Love & Basketball (2008)
  5. Stanley Spadowski (Michael Richards) and Mop (a mop) in UHF (1989)


  1. Joe (Tom Hanks) and Kathleen (Meg Ryan) in You’ve Got Mail (1998)
  2. Robbie (Adam Sandler) and Julia (Drew Barrymore) in The Wedding Singer (1998)
  3. Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) in When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  4. Westley (Cary Elwes) and Buttercup (Robin Wright) in The Princess Bride (1987)
  5. Kip (Aaron Ruell) and LaFawnduh (Shondrella Avery) in Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

Marmaduke Karlston:

  1. Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) and Mary (Rachel McAdams) in About Time  (2013)
  2. Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie Davis (Rachel McAdams) in Game Night  (2018)
  3. Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and Jennifer (Claudia Wells) in Back to the Future  (1985)
  4. Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
  5. Toula (Nia Vardalos) and Ian (John Corbett) in My Big Fat Greek Wedding  (2002)

Sailor Monsoon:

  1. Gomez (Raul Julia) and Morticia (Angelica Huston) in The Addams Family (1991)
  2. Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) and Samantha (Scarlett Johansson) in Her (2013)
  3. Lars (Ryan Gosling) and Bianca (a sex doll) in Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
  4. Ennis (Heath Ledger) and Jack (Jake Gyllenhaal) in Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  5. Allan (Adam Driver) and Nicole (Mackenzie Davis) in What If (2013)

Lee McCutcheon:

  1. Han (Harris Ford) and Leia (Carrie Fisher) in Star Wars
  2. The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) and the Blind Girl (Virginia Cherrill) in City Lights (1931)
  3. (Takahiro Nishijima) and Yōko (Hikari Mitsushima) in Love Exposure (2008)
  4. Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) in Before Trilogy
  5. Carol (Cate Blanchett) and Therese (Rooney Mara) in Carol (2015)

Author: Vincent Kane

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