31 Grand Romantic Gestures That Gave You Unrealistic Expectations For Love

    I was told there'd be more choreography. (Many spoilers ahead.)

    1. When Jake met Sam at her sister's wedding to remind her that someone was thinking about her in Sixteen Candles.

    2. When a rain-soaked Mr. Darcy proposed to Elizabeth in Pride and Prejudice.

    He insults her in the process (the original neg) but!! "Most ardently"!!!!!!!

    3. When Mark bought Bridget a brand-new diary in Bridget Jones's Diary.

    4. When Amélie orchestrated a whimsical scavenger hunt to lead Nino to his lost photo album (and, eventually, to her) in Amélie.

    5. When Edward presented Sandra with every daffodil in five states in Big Fish.

    6. And when Max presented Lorelei with exactly 1,000 yellow daisies in Gilmore Girls.

    7. When Ennis jumped Jack in a fit of passion, even though he was in FULL VIEW of his wife, in Brokeback Mountain.

    8. When Frank took a bullet for Rachel in The Bodyguard.

    9. When Dre popped up during Syd's Hot 97 interview to ask a very important and LONG OVERDUE question in Brown Sugar.

    10. When Jim made Pam a video montage of their very own love story in The Office.

    11. When Monica turned the tables on Chandler's proposal and surprised him in a candlelit apartment on Friends.

    12. When Patrick serenaded Kat in front of the entire soccer team in 10 Things I Hate About You.

    13. When Danny learned the dance to "Try Again" and performed it for Mindy on The Mindy Project.

    14. When the men of The Best Man Holiday treated the ladies to a ~private performance.~

    15. When Kip offered Hana exclusive late-night access to the artwork in an old Italian cathedral in The English Patient.

    16. When the Beast gave Belle his ENTIRE MAGNIFICENT LIBRARY in Beauty and the Beast.

    17. When Darius reworked a poem upon meeting Nina and dedicated it to her in Love Jones.

    18. When Ned brought bees to the roof of The Pie Hole so Chuck could pick up her beloved hobby on Pushing Daisies.

    19. And when Idgie dipped her arm into a beehive just to get Ruth some wild honey in Fried Green Tomatoes.

    20. When Noah built Allie her dream house with his own two hands in The Notebook.

    21. When Felicity followed Ben across the country because she was certain they should be together in Felicity.

    22. When Edward overcame his fear of heights to woo Vivian on the fire escape in Pretty Woman.

    23. When Seth got on the kissing booth to announce his feelings for Summer on The O.C.

    24. When Rachel climbed a car in the middle of a traffic jam to shout her love to Luce in Imagine Me & You.

    25. When Sam ran past airport security to bid Joanna good-bye in Love Actually.

    26. When Harry ran to a New Year's Eve party so he could kiss Sally at midnight in When Harry Met Sally.

    27. When Josie apologized to Sam in the city newspaper and then posted up in the middle of a baseball field to see if he'd come kiss her, in Never Been Kissed.

    28. When Johnny interrupted a live performance just to get Baby out of the corner in Dirty Dancing.

    29. When Anna bought Will an original Chagall painting (of which he had a print hanging in his apartment) in Notting Hill.

    30. When Robbie enlisted Billy Idol and some flight attendants for an in-flight song and proposal to Julia in The Wedding Singer.

    31. And when Lloyd stood outside Diane's window in Say Anything, playing the song that they listened to on their first night ~together~.