Roman Holiday (1953)
When the going gets tough, the tough goes on a vacation. A princess (Audrey Hepburn) goes AWOL during an official tour of Rome, and meets a journalist (Gregory Peck) who brings her home for the night. In the hope of landing a scoop, he shows the royal around the Italian capital, but ends up falling in love with her.
You’ve Got Mail (1998)
Remember what your parents said about not talking to strangers – and those you’ve never even met at that? In an era way before dating apps like Paktor and Blindfold, Shopgirl (Meg Ryan) and NY152 (Tom Hanks) start an e-mail friendship. But the budding romance hits a snag when her bookstore goes bust.
No friends, no problem. A shy but kind waitress (Audrey Tatou) encounters a strange guy (Matthieu Kassovitz) at the instant-photo booth at the train station. She finds out that his hobby is putting together photos that have been torn up and tossed at photo booths. It doesn’t stop her from dreaming about a happy-ever-after with him.
Corpse Bride (2005)
Always keep your wedding rings away from strange places. A bumbling bridegroom-to-be (Johnny Depp) places his on the finger of Emily (Helena Bonham-Carter), who becomes so excited by the proposal that she returns from her grave and drags him away to the Land of the Dead.
Mr & Mrs Smith (2005)
Got a secret you’ve been trying to hide from the SO? Being found out comes with serious consequences. John (Brad Pitt) and Jane (Angelina Jolie) discover they are assassins hired to take out the same guy. Bullets fly as a battle of wits and egos ensues.
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