Movie romances are fun, they move us to tears and even shape our very understanding of love and relationships in the modern world.
Today is International Kissing Day, what better time to celebrate some of film’s most enduring love stories and relive some of the most iconic kisses ever put to film?
From Gone With the Wind to Titanic, these are the best movie kisses of all time.
Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in "Gone With the Wind."
In the movie Gone With the Wind, after Scarlett says "You're a fool, Rhett Butler. When you know I shall always love another man," Rhett grabs her and says "Stop it. You hear me Scarlett, stop it. No more of that talk." The kiss that followed makes this 1939 classic worth re-watching again and again.
Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in "Casablanca."
The star-crossed lovers in this 1942 favorite can't ever seem to get it together. Even so, we absolutely melted when Ilsa finally confessed her love for Rick, followed by one of the most passionate kisses ever.
Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in "The Notebook."
The movie 'The Notebook' released in 2004, the scene in the rain in which Noah says "It wasn't over. It still isn't over" was cited by many of our readers as their absolute favorite on-screen kiss. We can see why. Their kiss was talked about the pair even re-enacted it at the MTV Awards.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in "Titanic."
Jack and Rose are the lovers on this doomed ship. But before all hell breaks loose, he takes her to the very tip of the bow. With her arms outstretched and her eyes closed, Rose says "I'm flying!" Jack wraps his arms around her and they kiss. Beautiful.
Tobey Maquire and Kirsten Dunst in "Spiderman."
This is the most unconventional kisses of all, who could ever forget the upside down kiss these two stars shared in this 2002 blockbuster?