15+ Movie Couples Who Had Strong Chemistry Despite Their Big Age Difference

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Harley Quinn and The Joker, Clementine and Joel, and Kate and Leo — these couples have become iconic. We worried about their relationships, sometimes more than our own, and believed in their love. In these duos, the actors and actresses were a perfect match, but we had no idea that they had a significant age difference between them.

At Bright Side, we want to recall our favorite big-screen couples in which one of the partners was significantly older than the other.

Diane Keaton and Keanu Reeves, (Something’s Gotta Give) — 18 years

She’s 57, he’s 39.

Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones (Entrapment) — 39 years

He’s 69, she’s 30.

Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) — 13 years

He’s 42, she’s 29.

Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman (Kate & Leopold) — 7 years

She’s 40, he’s 33.

Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl) — 8 years

He’s 26, she’s 18.

Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson (Water for Elephants) — 10 years

She’s 35, he’s 25.

Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore (Ghost) — 9 years

He’s 37, she’s 28.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby) — 11 years

He’s 39, she’s 28.

Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron (Sweet November) — 11 years

He’s 37, she’s 26.

Til Schweiger and Johanna Wokalek (Barefoot) — 12 years

He’s 42, she’s 30.

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) — 15 years

He’s 37, she’s 22.

Uma Thurman and Robert Pattinson (Bel Ami) — 16 years

She’s 42, he’s 26.

Adriano Celentano and Ornella Muti (The Taming of the Scoundrel) — 17 years

He’s 42, she’s 25.

Richard Gere and Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) — 18 years

He’s 41, she’s 23.

Jared Leto and Margot Robbie (Suicide Squad) — 19 years

He’s 50, she’s 31.

Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway (Get Smart) — 20 years

He’s 46, she’s 26.

Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston (Only Lovers Left Alive) — 21 years

She’s 53, he’s 32.

Was your favorite movie couple among those we listed? Whose age difference struck you the most? Tell us in the comments below.

Please note: This article was updated in August 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.


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