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Poll: Match Made in Heaven

Listed below are couples that might seem a match made in heaven. Of course, they never existed because the characters appeared in different and unconnected films and so, unfortuately, they never met.

Which of the couples do you think would be the best match?

Discuss here

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    Indiana Jones

    (Harrison Ford) in the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and LARA CROFT (Angelina Jolie) in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) - Both are adventurers who travel the world in search of ancient artifacts, dealing with dangers along the way. Also, she would be a good partner for him whenever snakes are involved.
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    Vianne Rocher

    (Juliette Binoche) in Chocolat (2000) and WILLY WONKA (Gene Wilder) from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) - the lives of both of them revolve around the manufacture of chocolate and the joy the stuff spreads among the young and not so young. Chocolate will be a family business with them.
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    Ryan Stone

    (Sandra Bullock) in Gravity (2013) and JIM LOVELL (Tom Hanks) in Apollo 13 (1995) - "Houston, we both have a problem..."
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    Barry Lyndon

    (Ryan O'Neal) in Barry Lyndon (1975) and ROSY RYAN (Sarah Miles) in Ryan's Daughter (1970) - they're both Irish, he has to leave his home town, joins the British army, has adventures and wants to marry money, she has a rather well off daddy, wants to leave her home town and have excitement, and falls for an officer in the British army.
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    Sarah Connor

    (Linda Hamilton) in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and RICK GRIMES (Andrew Lincoln) in The Walking Dead (2010) - they're both good with guns, they're both mentally unstable, they both battle some kind of apocalypse, they both have a son they're protective of.
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    Dr. John Dolittle

    (Rex Harrison) in Doctor Dolittle (1967) and ELLY MAY CLAMPETT (Donna Douglas) in The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) - they can talk to the animals together.
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    Ellen Ripley

    (Sigourney Weaver) in Alien and R.J. MACREADY (Kurt Russell) in The Thing (1982) - both are experts in dealing with extremely dangerous aliens that pose a threat to all humanity.
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    Mame Dennis

    (Rosalind Russell) in Auntie Mame (1958) and MOSES PRAY (Ryan O'Neal) in Paper Moon (1973) - they both take in an orphan child and bring it up in a way that is rather unconventional. Together they'd make one complete family: Mother, father, son and daughter.
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    (Peter O'Toole) in Murphy's War (1971) and ROSE SAYER (Katharine Hepburn) in The African Queen (1951) - each of them is hellbent on destroying a German boat in revenge, with limited resources and only one, rather unwilling, helper. Together they'd sink a fleet.
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    Victoria Grant

    (Julie Andrews) in Victor Victoria (1982) and Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman) in Tootsie (1982) - both work in show business, she has to pretend to be a man to get work, he has to pretend to be woman in order to get work. They sould get along swimmingly.
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    Borat Sagdiyev

    (Sacha Baron Cohen) in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) and BRIDGET JONES (Renée Zellweger) in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) - they both enjoy reporting from far off countries and both are in hot pursuit of a mate. If they got together, they could finally concentrate on the job.
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    Kathleen Kelly

    (Meg Ryan) in You've Got Mail (1998) and WILLIAM THACKER (Hugh Grant) in Notting Hill (1999) - each of them owns an independent and not terribly viable book shop; together they'll open The Travel Book Shop 'Round the Corner, with outlets in London and New York.
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    Miranda Priestly

    (Meryl Streep) in The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and ELI CROSS (Peter O'Toole) in The Stunt Man (1980) - when they're at work, they both reign supreme and all who work for them obey their every wish and whim, in private they are rather vulnerable; they both use the insignia of the devil on their advertisig poster. Also she would tell him that while a cigarette holder is very stylish, stripes are definitely not.
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    Katniss Everdeen

    (Jennifer Lawrence) in The Hunger Games (2012) and OLIVER QUEEN (Stephen Amell) in Arrow (2012) - both can handle the harsh trials of survival, both are champions of the oppressed, both are superb archers, and they both have a little sister...and would do anything to keep her safe.
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    Norma Desmond

    (Gloria Swanson) in Sunset Blvd. (1950) and ALAN SWANN (Peter O'Toole) in My Favorite Year (1982) - both are film stars from times gone by, whose stars have faded, and neither of them acts very rationally. If she married him, he'd no longer have to appear on tv shows to pay the bills and be allowed to stay in the country, in return he'd cheer her up with his escapades.
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    Thomas Crown

    (Pierce Brosnan) in The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) and NICOLE BONNET (Audrey Hepburn) in How to Steal a Million (1966) - he first ingenuously steals a priceless piece of art from a heavily guarded museum, then generously loans it to said museum as exhibit, she first generously lends a priceless piece of art to a museum for an exhibition, then ingenuously steals same piece of art from the heavily guarded museum.
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    Elle Woods

    (Reese Witherspoon) in Legally Blonde (2001) and VINNY GAMBINI (Joe Pesci) in My Cousin Vinny (1992) - both are young lawyers who don't let their lack of experience stand in the way when a friend needs their help in a seemingly hopeless court case.
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    Jack Torrance

    (Jack Nicholson) in The Shining (1980) and LIZZIE BORDEN (Christina Ricci) in Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014) - both know how to use an ax.
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    The Bride

    (Uma Thurman) in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and PAUL KERSEY (Charles Bronson) in Death Wish (1974) - both take ruthless action to revenge the murder of their beloved one(s).
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    Charlie Hinton

    (Eddie Murphy) in Daddy Day Care (2003) and MARY POPPINS (Julie Andrews) in Mary Poppins (1964) - they can set up shop together and the world of child care will never look back.
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    Dicky Eklund

    (Christian Bale) in The Fighter (2010) and MAGGIE FITZGERALD (Hilary Swank) in Million Dollar Baby (2004) - both come from the wrong side of the tracks, both have a strong sense of loyalty, both are world class pugilists, both are proud of their Irish heritage, both have suffered. They'd understand each other perfectly.
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    Amélie Poulain

    (Audrey Tautou) in Amélie (2001) and FORREST GUMP (Tom Hanks) in Forrest Gump (1994) - both are rather naive and both help those aroud them and try to make the world a better place.
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    (Ruth Gordon) in Harold and Maude (1971) and ALEXIS ZORBA (Anthony Quinn) in Zorba the Greek (1964) - they are both free spirits who don't conform to the social norm, and who enjoy the small things in life others often don't even notice. She'd enjoy the dolphins with him and he the sunflowers with her.
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    (Jennifer Lopez) in Shall We Dance (2004) and JOHNNY CASTLE (Patrick Swayze) from Dirty Dancing (1987) - two dancing teachers who can turn even the shyest and most awkward customers into stars.
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    Susie Salmon

    (Saoirse Ronan) in The Lovely Bones (2009) and SAM WHEAT (Patrick Swayze) in Ghost (1990) - both are murder victims who are in limbo after their deaths, and who influence the lives of those who were close to them before they find eternal peace.
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    Dr. Manhattan

    (Billy Crudup) in Watchmen (2009) and PHOENIX (Framke Janssen) in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) - both possess incalculable power over matter and energy, both prefer solitude due to their near-omnipotent nature, both have so far been unlucky in love.
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    Vito Corleone

    (Marlon Brando) in The Godfather (1972) and VIOLET CRAWLEY, DOWAGER COUNTESS OF GRANTHAM (Maggie Smith) in Downton Abbey (2010) - each of them is the head of a powerful family: he is the patriarch of an Italian dynasty and the matriarch of an aristocratic British family. He could add a hereditary title to his name, she would love to make offers nobody can refuse...
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    (Tom Hanks) in Big (1988) and JENNA RINK (Jennifer Garner) in 13 Going on 30 (2004) - they both were children who wished to become adults right then and there, and when their wish suddenly and unexpectedly came true, neither was altogether happy with the situation. They would understand each other perfectly.
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    Dexter Morgan

    (Michael C. Hall) in Dexter (2006) and JESSICA HAMBY (Deborah Ann Woll) in True Blood (2008) - both yearn to love and be loved, both appreciate family life, both are nocturnal, both have an urge for blood, albeit for different reasons, they would surely be sensitive to each other's needs, both are efficient killers, usually going for the neck first.
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    (Greta Garbo) in Ninotchka (1939) and JAMES BOND (any of the many who played him) in any of the James Bond films - they are both special agents sent by their governments, they both have affairs with glamorous representatives of the opposite sex. Now that the iron curtain is no more, it's time they settled down with a worthy partner. They can go into the field together against a common enemy.
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    J.R. Ewing

    (Larry Hagman) in Dallas (1978) and ALEXIS CARRINGTON COLBY (Joan Collins) in Dynasty (1981) - both rich and powerful, they were the king and queen of intrigue in 80's tv. They would seem a perfect fit for each other.
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    Santa Claus

    (Edmund Gwenn) in Miracle on 34th Street (1947) and THE FAIRY GODMOTHER from Cinderella (1950) - the wishes of all children will come true forevermore; they'd be the most popular couple on the planet!