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Ann Casano
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Hollywood loves to put together mismatched couples. Sometimes, these oddball relationships work out, and we can expect that the couple will live happily ever after, like Edward and Vivian in Pretty Woman. Other times, these pairings are simply not meant to be, like Alvy and Annie, in Annie Hall. Whether or not the couple makes it for the long haul, or burns out after a brief spark, one thing is for sure, opposites certainly do attract and there are lots of examples of odd couples in movies.
 

There are a million reasons why these famous Hollywood movie couples make for a strange pairing. Perhaps it’s because of an incredible age difference, like the teenage boy Harold and the octogenarian Maude, in the 1971 twist on the romantic comedy Harold and Maude. Maybe it’s because the couple are actually brother and sister, like Luke and Leia in Star Wars. In their defense they didn’t find out that they were twins until The Return of the Jedi. However, Richie and Margot from The Royal Tenebaums, did know they were brother and sister. Sure, Margot was adopted, but that’s still pretty gross.
 

On the complete other end of the spectrum, perhaps a couple seems a bit odd, because well, their significant other only exists in their imagination, like Lars’s blowup girlfriend in Lars and the Real Doll. Of course, there is the whole inter-species thing as well, like Allen and Madison, in the literal fish out of water comedy Splash.  


Regardless of the reason why these couples in films are mismatched, and whether they live happily ever after or not, they're here on this list of Hollywood and cinema's best mismatched couples, waiting for you to decide which of them is one of the best movie couples, despite being an odd pairing.

Vote up the famous couples in movies who, though a bit of a mismatch, are great, memorable, and some of the best film couples ever. Don't see a couple you think is the most mismatched in film? Add them below!

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Kip and LaFawnduh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Kip and LaFawnduh Napoleon Dynamite

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Edward Scissorhands and Kim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Edward Scissorhands and Kim Edward Scissorhands

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Beast and Belle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Beast and Belle Beauty and the Beast

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Kyle and Rhonda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Kyle and Rhonda Road Trip

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Shrek and Princess Fiona is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Shrek and Princess Fiona Shrek

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Ted and Tami-Lynn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Ted and Tami-Lynn Ted

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Louis and Claudia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Louis and Claudia Interview with a Vampire

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Edward and Vivian is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Edward and Vivian Pretty Woman

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Jake and Samatha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Jake and Samatha Sixteen Candles

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King Kong and Ann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
King Kong and Ann King Kong (2005)

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Jake and Neytiri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Jake and Neytiri Avatar

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Tyler and Marla is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Tyler and Marla Fight Club

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Allen and Madison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Allen and Madison Splash

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Ben and Alison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Ben and Alison Knocked Up

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Blane and Andie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Blane and Andie Pretty in Pink

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Lewis and Betty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Lewis and Betty Revenge of the Nerds

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Benjamin and Daisy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Benjamin and Daisy The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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Jonathan and Emmy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Jonathan and Emmy Mannequin

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Josh and Susan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Josh and Susan Big

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Luke and Leia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Luke and Leia Star Wars

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Harold and Maude is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Harold and Maude Harold and Maude

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Anna and the King of Siam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Anna and the King of Siam Anna and the King, The King and I

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Joel and Clementine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Joel and Clementine Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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Roger and Jessica is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Roger and Jessica Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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Quasimodo and Esmeralda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Quasimodo and Esmeralda The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Kermit and Miss Piggy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Kermit and Miss Piggy The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper The Muppets Take Manhattan

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Benjamin and Mrs. Robinson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Benjamin and Mrs. Robinson The Graduate

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Howard the Duck and Beverly is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Howard the Duck and Beverly Howard the Duck

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Leon and Mathilda is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Leon and Mathilda Leon: The Professional

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Melvin and Carol is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Melvin and Carol As Good as It Gets

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WALL-E and EVE is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
WALL-E and EVE WALL-E

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Eliza Doolittle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Eliza Doolittle and Professor Higgins My Fair Lady, Pygmalion My Fair Lady

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Homer and Marge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Homer and Marge The Simpsons Movie

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Scarlett and Rhett is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Scarlett and Rhett Gone With the Wind

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Joe and Jess is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Joe and Jess Bend It Like Beckham

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Theodore and Samatha is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Theodore and Samatha Her

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Bob and Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Bob and Charlotte Lost in Translation

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Ennis and Jack is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Ennis and Jack Brokeback Mountain

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Frank and Athena is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Frank and Athena Tomorrowland

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Tiana and Naveen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Tiana and Naveen The Princess and the Frog

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Tom and Becky is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Tom and Becky Tom Sawyer

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Jimmy and Chloe is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Jimmy and Chloe Bubble Boy

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Matt and Danielle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Matt and Danielle The Girl Next Door

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Edward and Bella is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Edward and Bella Twilight

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Richie and Margot is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Richie and Margot The Royal Tenenbaums

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Brian and Sally is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Brian and Sally Cabaret

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Wolfgang and Constanze is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Wolfgang and Constanze Amadeus

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V and Evey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
V and Evey V for Vendetta

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C.D. and Roxanne is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
C.D. and Roxanne Roxanne

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Martha and George is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mismatched Movie Couples
Martha and George Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?