Never Been Kissed
The title of the film refers to the experiences of Josie Geller (Drew Barrymore), a reporter who goes undercover at a local high school in pursuit of a story. Her revisiting, however, triggers her past school life, where she was treated like a loser and mocked for being an outcast. In true rom-com fashion, she redeems herself by making it with the in-crowds, falling for the hunky teacher, and nabbing an epic first kiss before the end credits come rolling.
What’s more romantic than locking lips with a lover you’ve been separated from for so long because of a violent war? Doing it under the pouring rain. Your clothes are drenched, lending a peek into your body’s welcoming warmth. The velvety touch of droplets tickling down your skin as you grab each other with ferocious passion. It’s a Nicholas Sparks moment just waiting to erupt with overflowing cheesiness. No wonder Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and Allie Hamilton (Rachel McAdams) steamed up movie screens. Of course they take thing indoors and under the sheets right after.
Lady and the Tramp
A pretty cocker spaniel named Lady and a well-mannered stray from the wrong side of the kennel named Tramp fall in love when the latter rescues the former from a pack of rabid mongrels. He shows her what it’s like to live a collar-free life in a dog-eat-dog world, and this leads to the iconic scene of the two mutts dining on some spaghetti, sharing the same noodle, and eventually having their snouts meet in the sweetest of animated smooching.
Despite Peter Parker’s (Tobey Maguire) web-slinging action, most recall his gravity-defying make out sesh with Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten Dunst). The reason: not only does he play tonsil hockey with her after saving her from a band of hooligans, he also does it upside down, in the rain, and half-masked. Now that’s what you call superhero snogging.
If you and your beau have ever been on the bow of a ship, you’ve probably imitated this scene at least once. Your arms spread like an eagle as you soar through the surface of the ocean, his wrapped tightly around your waist. Don’t be ashamed of pretending to be Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose (Kate Winslet). Now cue Celine Dion.
After the Barden Bellas win the a cappella national competition, Anna Kendrick’s Beca Mitchell finally musters up the courage to kiss Skylar, the guy she’s been crushing on the whole semester. Her profession of admiration in an auditorium cheering after an amazing performance is simply aca-awesome!
The Fault In Our Stars
Okay so TFIOS’ Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) share their first kiss inside the home of Anne Frank. Sound depressing? Well, think about it, if you’re already dying of cancer, there’s no reason not to #YOLO your way into a boy’s heart.
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
The spark between the two protagonists of this hip romance is first ignited when they share a surprising kiss inside a dingy bar. When Norah (Kat Dennings) approaches Nick (Michael Cera) and asks him to pretend to be her boyfriend, they both experience a classic case of undeniable chemistry. It’s short but powerful, and in the end, totally unforgettable.
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