Unrequited Love in movies and tv shows (spoiler)
887 7 7.11. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Mike Waters: I'd like to talk with you. I mean I'd like to, uh, really talk with you. I mean we're talking right now, but, you know, I don't know, I-I don't feel like I can be... I don't feel like I can be close to you. I mean we're close, you know, right now we're close, but, I mean, you know...
Scott Favor: How close, I mean...
Mike Waters: I don't know, whatever.
Scott Favor: What?
Mike Waters: What I mean to you?
Scott Favor: What do you mean to me? Mike, you're my best friend.
Mike Waters: I know, man, I know... I know... I know I'm your friend. We're good friends, and that's good to be, you know, good friends. That's a good thing.
Scott Favor: So...
Mike Waters: So I just...
Mike Waters: That's okay. We're going to be friends.
Scott Favor: I only have sex with a guy for money.
Mike Waters: Yeah, I know, I mean...
Scott Favor: And two guys can't love each other.
Mike Waters: Yeah. Well, I-I don't know, I mean, I mean for me, I could love someone even if I, you know, wasn't paid for it. I love you, and... you don't pay me.
Scott Favor: Mike...
Mike Waters: I really wanna kiss you, man.
Mike Waters: Well goodnight man.
Mike Waters: I love you, though.
Mike Waters: You know that. I do love you.
4170 7.3 7.72. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
I think that what the duke feels for satine hardly can be consider love..but still, he is unrequited
Satine: I don't need you anymore! All my life you made believe I was only worth what someone would pay for me! But Christian loves me. He loves me! He loves me, Harold. And that is worth everything! We're going away from you, away from the Duke, away from the Moulin Rouge!
3006 7 7.33. Closer (2004)
3144 7.5 7.84. (500) Days of Summer (2009)
Summer: We've been like Sid and Nancy for months now.
Tom: Summer, Sid stabbed Nancy, seven times with a kitchen knife, I mean we have some disagreements but I hardly think I'm Sid Vicious.
Summer: No I'm Sid.
Tom: Oh, so I'm Nancy...
Summer: Let's just eat and we'll talk about it later. Mmm, that is good, I'm really glad we did this. I love these pancakes... what?
[Tom gets up and walks away from the table]
Summer: Tom, don't go! You're still my best friend!
2906 7.9 8.15. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
571 5.8 6.26. The Hole (2001)
Elizabeth Dunn: Have you ever loved anyone so much you didn't care what happened to yourself? You just had to be with them. If they look at you, your heart stops. If you feel their breath on your skin, you just ache. Have you ever craved anyone so much you didn't exist any more?
Dr. Philippa Horwood: No.
Elizabeth Dunn: I have.
3633 5.1 5.27. Twilight (2008)
4376 7.8 88. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Actually this is not an unrequited love..Jack was just too distracted by his plans to understand that sally loved him :)
Sally: [examining Jack in his newly-finished Santa suit] You don't look like yourself, Jack. Not at all.
Jack Skellington: Isn't that wonderful? It couldn't be more wonderful!
Sally: [holds up the clipboard sketch of him] But you're the Pumpkin King!
Jack Skellington: Not anymore!
[breks it over his knee]
Jack Skellington: I feel SO much better now!
Sally: [pulling a loose thread from his cuff] Jack, I know you think something's missing, but -
[accidentally catches his finger]
Jack Skellington: [lightly] Ow.
7809 7.7 89. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Best unrequited love ever, and so sad!
Kim: You're here... They didn't hurt you, did they?
[Edward shakes his head]
Kim: Were you scared? I tried to make Jim go back, but, you can't make Jim do anything. Thank you for not telling them that we...
Edward: You're welcome.
Kim: It must have been awful when they told you whose house it was.
Edward: I knew it was Jim's house.
Kim: You... you did?
Kim: ...Well, then why'd you do it?
Edward: Because you asked me to.
6250 6.7 7.410. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
4215 7.3 7.511. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Stre... (2007)
2328 7.1 7.412. Carrie (1976)
Carrie White: Tommy?
Tommy Ross: Yeah?
Carrie White: Why?
Tommy Ross: Why what?
Carrie White: Why am I here?
Tommy Ross: Because it's the prom.
Carrie White: Why am I here with you?
Tommy Ross: Because I asked you.
Carrie White: Why'd you ask me?
Tommy Ross: Because I wanted to.
Carrie White: Why'd you want to?
Tommy Ross: Because you liked my poem. Only I didn't write it. Somebody else did.
Carrie White: Oh.
6011 7.8 8.413. American Beauty (1999)
Jane Burnham: I need a father who's a role model, not some horny geek-boy who's gonna spray his shorts whenever I bring a girlfriend home from school. What a lame-o. Someone really should just put him out of his misery.
Ricky Fitts: Want me to kill him for you?
Jane Burnham: Yeah. Would you?
419 7.6 8.314. Angels in America (2003)
Harper Pitt: I don't understand why I'm not dead. When your heart breaks, you should die.
Prior Walter: You're seeing someone else.
Louis Ironson: What? No.
Prior Walter: You are.
Louis Ironson: I'm not! Well - occasionally, I - he's a... just a pickup...
Prior Walter: Goddamn, ask me how I knew.
Louis Ironson: How?
Prior Walter: Threshold of revelation.
Louis Ironson: What?
Prior Walter: Fuck you! I'm a prophet.
435 8.1 8.715. Shameless (2011)
2002 7.6 816. True Blood (2008)
1335 6.5 6.817. Glee (2009)
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