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Added by sleepless101 on 9 Apr 2010 09:42
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Seriously...where are all the men like these?

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People who added this item 2992 Average listal rating (1813 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
Mr. Darcy




Why I wish he really existed:

1. He's rich, elegant and refined...and of good breeding of course.

2. He's beautiful...that never hurts.

3. He's silent, brooding, and mysterious.

4. He's a family man at heart. He loves his sister and tries to respect his aunt.

5. He's willing to go to extraordinary lengths to get his girl, including paying for scandalous weddings and fixing up older sisters!

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People who added this item 4104 Average listal rating (2856 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 5.2
Twilight (2008)
Edward Cullen



Why I wish he really existed:

1. He is supernaturally strong, fast, and hot with senses to rival anything on earth, and an ability to never sleep.He has eternal youth and immortality...and the power to give it to others!

2. He waded through a century worth of possible lovers to find the one person in the world that he was meant for.

3. He worships the ground that a clumsy, weak, plain girl walks on...and gives her everything she wants before she even knows she wants it.

4. He's got a century worth of wisdom, cultural knowledge, musical ability, and foreign languages under his belt.

5. The in-laws are awesome!
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People who added this item 3520 Average listal rating (2256 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Notebook (2004)
Noah Calhoun



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because I love a man who flips houses!

2. He's quiet, observant, and unassuming...the quintesential nice guy with a work ethic from the Gods.

3. He's persistent, and he's willing to dance in the middle of the street without music to get the girl he loves.

4. He'll be in love until the day he dies, and no other men, no time or distance, or even mind-destroying disease can take that away from him.

5. Because he's willing to work hard at making it work. He just wants his girl...all of her, forever, him and her, every day."
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People who added this item 4874 Average listal rating (3333 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
Troy (2004)
Achilles



Reasons why I wish he really existed:

1. Because he was blessed with the luck of the gods...and the body of one too!

2. Because he's lived a life of war, can kill the best soldier without effort in under 15 seconds, and is the best soldier in mythology (according the the film) and yet he lives by an unbreakable set of morals and honor that he will not break...even for a king.

3. Because he was willing to take on a garrison of men just to save a slave girl from being attacked.

4. Because he was willing to give up destiny, glory, and a name that enters into immortality for that very same slave girl.

5. Because his loyalty lies with his men, his family, and the woman he loves...and is far above the petty quarrels of two kingdoms.
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People who added this item 3434 Average listal rating (2185 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Mark Darcy



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because no one else can look cuddly in such a terrifying sweater.

2. Because he's quiet...and charmingly inarticulate.

3. Because he takes heartache so nobly.

4. Because he punched Hugh Grant, and let's just admit it...we've all wanted to do that at some point.

5. Because he likes her. Very much. Just as she is.
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People who added this item 4039 Average listal rating (2666 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
Pretty Woman (1990)
Edward Lewis



Why we wish he really existed:

1. He is the ultimate Sugar Daddy!

2. Because her past doesn't matter at all to him.

3. Because he's willing to face his greatest fears and be the knight in a shining limo.

4. Because he'll punch one of his oldest friends smack in the face to defend her honor.

5. Because life with him means you'd get to eat snails, wear diamonds, learn Polo, and snub people on Rodeo Drive.
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People who added this item 3202 Average listal rating (2064 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
Guido Orefice



Why I wish that he really existed:

1. Because you just can't get rid of the squirrely little bugger...and in the end, you really don't want to.

2. Because he made us believe that keys are a sign from God and that magic things happen if you repeat them three times and wiggle your hands.

3. Because he was willing to risk punishment, suffer, and die just to prevent his son from understanding a moment of what a death camp represented.

4. Because fate is on his side.

5. Hey! Who wouldn't want to wake up daily to Buon Giorno, Princupesca! from the man they loved?
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People who added this item 2516 Average listal rating (1630 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Westley



Whay I wish he really existed:

1. Three words: "As you wish."

2. Because he fights every battle with sarcasm, humor, wit...and swords!

3. Because he's ambidextrous, has developed an immunity to poison, and is not afraid of death at all, and yet he is completely under the control of the woman he loves.

4. Because he's worldly...and a pirate!

5. Let's face it...it's because of the little ponytail!
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People who added this item 108 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1
Bed of Roses (1996)
Lewis Farrell



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because he's learned the hard way how to appreciate every fleeting moment of the love that comes into his life.

2. Because he has taken an ugly metropolitan rooftop and turned it into the garden of Eden.

3. Who wouldn't want their favorite flowers sent to them every hour on the hour until you give in and fall in love?

4. Because he loves kids, and promotes reading.

5. Anyone who would propose in front of an entire extended family is really, REALLY not afraid of commitment.
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People who added this item 941 Average listal rating (520 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
Tristan



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because of those beautiful curls. I'm allowed a bit of superficiality in the making of my own list.

2. Because he's proof that chivalry existed at one point, even if it was a long long time ago.

3. Because he'd rather stomach the pain of seeing the one he loves in the arms of another than leave her alone and unprotected.

4. Because he is honor bound and loyal to his friend and king, forsaking even the woman he loves to perform his duty.

5. Because he knows that love extends beyond death.
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People who added this item 1008 Average listal rating (597 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7
Don Juan



Why I wish that he really existed:

1. Because I am an absolute sucker for all things Spanish...especially accents!

2. Because his whisper can turn a woman into a quivering pile of lust.

3. Because the boy can spin one hell of a tale.

4. Masks are mysterious...

5. Look at the picture! Do I really need any more reasons?

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People who added this item 2277 Average listal rating (1428 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
Seth



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because he's brand new to everything in the mortal world...perfect training material.

2. Because wouldn't we all like to believe that there are angels among us? Maybe not watching us while we are in the bathroom...but somewhere out there?

3. Because no one can stare straight into your soul like one someone who's lived among them for centuries.

4. Because you can never truly appreciate the taste of something as simple as a pear until the man you love asks you to describe it in words.

5. Because he gave up heaven for the woman he loved. Not a career...not a lifestyle, but HEAVEN!!!
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People who added this item 2573 Average listal rating (1634 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
The Holiday (2006)
Graham



Why I wish the he really existed:

1. Because he chose his kids over everything else.

2. Let's be honest...he's a DILF!

3. Because he's charming and bumbling and entirely not used to being drunk.

4. Because he's the torrid foreign affair that everyone in almost any country longs for.

5. Because he made her forget every last care in the world and see England through the eyes of someone who loves it.
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People who added this item 1249 Average listal rating (756 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Leopold



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because he brings a bit of 1800's charm and duty into the modern world.

2. Because he's chivalrous and charming and creative and intelligent...and completely clueless in modern day New York.

3. Because he would fall through time to get to the woman he loves...and make it so she would do the same.

4. Because he's got money, power, and a title to his name in a time when title meant something...and he walked away from it all out of pure cuiousity.

5. Because he chose the one he loved out of a sea of richer, more elegant women who were much higher on the social scale and had a clue how to live in the 19th century.
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People who added this item 1858 Average listal rating (1136 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8
Sam Baldwin



Why I wish he really existed

1. Because he's the ultimate hurt puppy.

2. Because any man who doesn't beat his child for running away to a place across the continent has to be one of the best fathers in cinema.

3. Because he's got a great radio voice.

4. Because he's got some nice beach-front property!

5. Because it's been so long since he was on the market that you could probably completely mold him to your wishes.
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People who added this item 1342 Average listal rating (793 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 5.2
Christopher Marshall



Why I wish he really existed

1. Because we'd all love to believe that political figures do more than just sleep with the maid and then cover it up!

2. Because he loves kids and big floppy dogs.

3. Because he's graceful under pressure.

4. Because a woman he just met is more important than a prestigious political career.

5. Because I love a public speaker with stage fright.
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People who added this item 385 Average listal rating (242 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.3
Charlie Lang



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Come on! He gave a waitress a 2 million dollar tip!

2. Because he is a man of his word, no matter how much it costs him.

3. Because he's one of the last ones left in New York that's not thinking of only himself.

4. Because he'll suffer in silence the terrors of days and days of shopping.

5. Hey, it may be new money, but it's money!
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People who added this item 539 Average listal rating (323 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Paul Sutton



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because we all love a soldier in uniform!

2. Because he's not afraid to get a little vineyard dirt underneath those perfectly manicured fingernails.

3. Because he agreed to endure the wrath of a father-in-law without actually being a son-in-law.

4. Because he fell in love with the girl knowing that she was pregnant with another man's child.

5. Because he can pull a generations old starter vine out by it's roots.
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Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Christian



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because he's a dreamer.

2. Because he sees the music inside every little detail of life and love.

3. Because he knows how to manipulate the situation to his advantage.

4. Because he can make every trial of life into a dramatic adventure worthy of a theatre.

5. Because he cares nothing about what she did in her past or what she is forced to do in the present...only that her future is with him.
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People who added this item 4354 Average listal rating (2982 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Henry Roth



Why I wish he really existed

1. Because he's an animal lover.

2. Because he owns one hell of a boat.

3. Because he gets along great with his in-laws and is willing to take on pretty much all of the duties of two parents.

4. Because he's willing to spend the rest of his life inventing new ways to make the girl of his dreams fall in love with him on a daily basis.

5. Who can resist that egg head?
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People who added this item 2429 Average listal rating (1563 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
Matt Flamhaff



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because we all love the story about the little fat kid who turn out to be hot.

2. Because anyone who is willing to dance Thriller in the middle of a high class New York fashion party is awesome in my book.

3. Because he is the faithful friend right from the beginning...the all out nice guy (with terrible taste in music.)

4. Because when all was said and done, he stuck to his commitments, no matter how much it hurt him to do it.

5. Because he rose above all of the petty, vicious high school banter and competition that she couldn't get away from.
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Florentino Ariza



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because he waited 51 years, nine months, and four days to be with the woman he loved.

2. Because he loved her even though she rejected him for another man, bore that other man's children, and loved him for nearly half a century before finally giving in to Florentino.

3. Because he was able to pull himself out of the ashes that Fermina created, learn from his mistakes, and make a LOT of money...then use it all on her once again.

4. OK, so the idea of 500 women isn't so appealing, but it was done to ease the pain of losing his love, and at least he made an effort to remember every one of their names and faces.

5. Because he was willing to pass the rest of eternity alone on an Amazon steamboat with her in his arms.
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People who added this item 462 Average listal rating (270 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.9
Captain Antonio Corelli



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because he manages to see the good in everything and be happy in the middle of World War II.

2. Because he was a moment of peace in one of the most gruesome wars in history.

3. Because he made an instrument as comical as a mandolin sound beautiful and tragic.

4. Because he survived a mass murder and could only think of returning for her.

5. Hey, there's got to be something absolutely perfect about him for Penelope to choose THAT over CHRISTIAN BALE!
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People who added this item 2098 Average listal rating (1345 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
Robin of Locksley



Why I wish he really existed:

1. Because there is no one left who actually robs from the rich and gives to the poor.

2. Because he's willing to be catapaulted over a wall, fight half of England, and die for the woman he loves.

3. Because he's loyal to his king even when his king isn't very loyal to his country.

4. Because he can hit a tiny tightened rope with an arrow from a castle wall all while being chased by the royal guard...who isn't impressed?

5. Because he took a rabble of untrained forest men and brought a usurper of the throne to his knees.
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A list of the characters that could never exist in real life...but we can dream, can't we?

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