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Added by Sam-with-Jam on 21 Sep 2008 09:10
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Doomed From The Start (Couples)

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People who added this item 3649 Average listal rating (2300 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Romeo and Juliet

A rather obvious first choice, this love story is known to almost everyone.
Expected to hate eachother, Romeo and Juliet must hide their relationship from everyone around them, and although their love overcomes many obstacles, it ends in tragedy.
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Rhett and Scarlet

Rhett and Scarlet's relationship is short lived. They both seem reluctant to love eachother, but they do. However their selfish personalities eventually drive them apart, and after cold words they go their separate ways.
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People who added this item 9223 Average listal rating (5766 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.8
Jack and Rose

After meeting in unusual circumstances the pair proove to be just what each other needs and gradually fall in love, only to be separated by the tragedy of the 'unsinkable ship'.
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People who added this item 4401 Average listal rating (2812 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Christian and Satine

A case of mistaken identity causes these two to fall for eachother.
It is not easy for them to be together though, and Satine's life, health and insanely jealous client threaten to split them up.
Despite loving eachother throughout, it ends in heartache.
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Ennis and Jack

In this forbidden love story, Ennis and Jack must keep their relationship secret to protect themselves and their families. They remain devoted to eachother their entire lives, but they can never be together.
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People who added this item 9282 Average listal rating (5822 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
Forrest and Jenny

Right from the start Forrest and Jenny lead very different lives. While Forrest does whatever he thinks is right, Jenny follows a self destructive pattern with pleasure as her only aim.
Forrest remains loyal to Jenny despite the fact that she repeatedly runs away and eventually they marry. Their relationship is cruelly cut short and Forrest loses Jenny, again.
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People who added this item 583 Average listal rating (296 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.2
Vanity Fair (2004)
Rawdon and Becky

Rawdon and Becky are complete opposites; he is a lazy gambler and she is an ambitious social climber. Rawdon loves Becky however and sacrifices everything to be with her, losing his inheritance and family. Becky's desire for social status pushes the pair apart and they split.
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Will and Viola

The love between the impoverished writer Will and the betrothed lady Viola is ill-fated.
They manage to steal time with eachother during rehearsals for Will's play, but are soon forced back to reality; Viola must go to her intended husband and they will never see eachother again.
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Anakin and Padme

Newly weds Anakin and Padme are deeply devoted to one another, but their relationship is destroyed when Anakin begins to turn to the dark side.
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Michael and Kay

The on-and-off relationship between Michael and Kay lasts for years. After they marry, Michael becomes more and more obsessed with 'business' and Kay is forced to accept that he is no longer the young man she fell in love with.
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The second part of my on-screen couples list, here are the relationships that ended badly.

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