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    "She Was 15 Years Old, I Was 20 Years Old" — 29 TV And Movie Couples Who Had Huge Age Gaps In Real Life

    I'm honestly surprised by High School Musical...

    Let's begin by saying that age gap relationships aren't inherently bad (if everyone's a consenting adult), and acting, is, well, acting. Sometimes, the age gap becomes a major, self-aware point in the film; it's not always an unconscious decision, and it's not always presented as a good thing.

    With that said, it's still amazing just how often Hollywood casts actors with significant age gaps to play love interests on-screen. So, we thought we'd share just a few:

    I could have gone well above 29, but as a woman, this list taught me to stay under 30 if I can.

    1. Hillary Duff was 15 in A Cinderella Story, while Chad Michael Murray was 22.

    2. Corbin Bleu was 16 during the filming of the first High School Musical movie, but Monique Coleman was 25.

    3. Sasha Pieterse was 14 while filming her character's romantic dalliance with 26-year-old Ryan Merriman on Pretty Little Liars.

    4. An 18-year-old Kiera Knightley played 26-year-old Chiwetel Ejiofor's newlywed in Love Actually.

    5. In Lost In Translation, a 52-year-old Bill Mmurray played the love interest of 18-year-old Scarlett Johannson.

    6. Laura Dern was 23 when she played 42-year-old Sam Neill's love interest in Jurassic Park.

    7. Margot Robbie was 24 to Will Smith's 46 in Focus.

    8. Speaking of Margot Robbie, the actor was 23 while playing 39-year-old Leonardo DiCaprio's wife in The Wolf Of Wall Street.

    9. But Olivia Wilde DID pick up a role at 29... playing 61-year-old Liam Neeson's love interest in Third Person.

    10. Danielle Campbell was 14 when she started shooting Starstruck, while love interest Sterling Knight was 20.

    11. A 28-year-old Mila Kunis played 41-year-old Mark Wahlberg's love interest in Ted.

    12. Meanwhile, Mark Wahlberg was 44 and Amanda Seyfried was 29 in Ted 2.

    13. Tom Skerritt was 58 to Drew Barrymore's 17 in Poison Ivy.

    14. Anne Hathaway was 25 to Steve Carrell's 45 in Get Smart.

    15. John David Washington was 36 when he starred in Malcolm & Marie while Zendaya was 24.

    16. Catherine Zeta-Jones was 29 to Sean Connery's 68 in Entrapment.

    17. 32-year-old Maggie Gyllenhaal played the love interest of 60-year-old Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart.

    18. Emma Stone was 25 when she played a 53-year-old Sean Penn's love interest in Gangster Squad.

    19. Mila Kunis was 15 when she started That '70s Show while Ashton Kutcher was 20.

    20. Keira Knightley was 17 and Orlando Bloom was 25 when they filmed Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl.

    21. Selena Gomez was 16 and Drew Seeley was 26 while filming Another Cinderella Story.

    22. Molly Ringwald was 16 and Judd Nelson was 25 while filming The Breakfast Club.

    23. Zooey Deschanel was 21 in Elf, while Will Ferrel was 34.

    24. Viggo Mortensen was 43 and Liv Tyler was 24 while filming Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

    25. Sarah Michelle Gellar was 20 when 35-year-old James Marsters joined Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

    26. 26-year-old Kaylee DeFer's Gossip Girl character played alongside 43-year-old Matthew Settle.

    27. Emily Rossum was 17 in The Phantom Of The Opera while playing the love interest to both 30-year-old Patrick Wilson and 33-year-old Gerard Butler.

    28. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan had just turned 18 when she started filming with 29-year-old Darren Barnet in Never Have I Ever.

    29. Chloë Grace Moretz was 16 compared to Jamie Blackley's 22 in If I Stay.

    Can you think of any other examples? Let us know in the comments below!