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Top 10 Movie Proposals

Over the years, we have seen an abundance of romantic proposals on the big screen. Some were emotional and some were funny - but we then thought what were the most memorable movie proposals? So, we thought we would put a list together of the must-see movie proposals there is to offer. There may be a few spoiler alerts here - but it’ll be worth it....

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10. The Proposal

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No spoilers here (the clue is in the title….) High-powered book editor Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock) is preparing to return to Canada as her hapless assistant, Andrew (Ryan Reynolds) enters into the workplace to confess his love for her and proposes in true Ryan Reynolds style...

9. The Wedding Singer

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When Robbie announces his love for Julia in style by serenading her with the famous “Grow Old With You” song, whilst she’s 30,000 feet aboard a flight on the way to marry her horrible fiancé. This song has become one of the most popular and famous proposal songs used by many - Bravo Sandler!

8. High Fidelity

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Rob (John Cusack) proposes to Laura (Iben Hjejle) in one of the most casual, yet romantic manner. Maybe this is the way people should propose, maybe not. Anyway, the proposal is not only endearing, it is also heartfelt and the speech is something which has melted the hearts of many around the world!

7. Sex and the City - The Movie

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Avid fans of the series must have had a hunch that the film would be the final bow and the happy ending for (Sarah Jessica Parker) everyone was wishing for - and they got it! As the on and off couple finally tied the knot and the romantic proposal will go down in history as one of the most eagerly anticipated proposals EVER!

6. Rocky ll

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Usually known for epic training routines and bloody bruising fights the Rocky franchise also has a deep and endearing love story throughout. Rocky’s love for Adrian is very apparent through every film and the proposal is not only fitting to the film - it’s pretty damn romantic!

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While performing "Burning Ring of Fire," the legendary Johnny Cash (portrayed by the incredible Joaquin Phoenix) stops mid-song on stage to pop the question to June Carter (Reese Witherspoon). The Cash has taken serenading to another level in this truly emotional scene…

4. Runaway Bride

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After the rightly branded “Runaway Bride” falls for a journalist, who has been writing about her antics and 5 no shows at the altar - she finally declares her love for Ike (Richard Gere) by proposing to him in a heartfelt speech, which has gone down as one of the most memorable proposals to be seen on the big screen.

3. Four Weddings and a Funeral

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“Is it still raining? I haven’t noticed” - this could be one of the cheesiest lines ever in a rom com - but it was overshadowed by one of the most romantic confessions of love by Charles (Hugh Grant) which results in a very romantic proposal and a cheeky kiss in the rain!

2. When Harry met Sally

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One of the most memorable scenes from a timeless and romantic classic. When Harry (Billy Crystal) finally declares his love for Sally (Meg Ryan) in an argument which soon turns into a declaration of love for one another. Very smooth Harry..

1. Love Actually

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One of the most infamous marriage proposals there is to date, Love Actually treats us to a truly heartwarming marriage proposal as Jamie (Colin Firth) breaks down the language barrier by learning the native tongue of the love of his life. Lovely proposal speech!

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