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18 Times Actors Reunited With Their Stage Colleagues Many Years After Filming

A group of scientists together with professor Christel Antonia Russel conducted a study to try to find out why we like to watch TV series and films, read books, and return to places we like over and over again. One of the reasons is that it gives us an opportunity to assess the changes in our lives using a book or a film as a measuring tool.

Bright Side has chosen our favorite films and TV series to reminisce about the moments of our lives and have a look at the actors who’ve finally found each other again many years after working together.

18. When Harry Met Sally, 1989 and 2019

The premiere of When Harry Met Sally took place 30 years ago. So 74-year-old Billy Crystal and 60-year-old Meg Ryan appeared together on the red carpet for the first time in a while. On April 11, they attended a gala devoted to the anniversary of their film and the TCM Classic Film Festival opening.

17. American Pie, 1999 and 2019

This year, American Pie turned 20 years old. In honor of this event, Entertainment Tonight has organized a reunion where all the actors got together. A selfie that Alyson Hannigan posted on her Twitter account that was taken at the event went viral on the internet.

16. Desperate Housewives, 2010 and 2017

The story about friends from Wisteria Lane was said to be one of the most successful TV series in the world. After the show finished, it was not just the “housewives,” but also their “children” who’ve since made cameo appearances together. In 2017, Madison De La Garza (Juanita Solis) invited Daniella Baltodano (Celia Solis) to her house where they shared their memories from the past and recorded a video for Madison’s YouTube channel.

15. The Terminator, 1991 and 2018

In September 2018, on his Instagram, Arnold Schwarzenegger congratulated “Sarah Connor” (Linda Hamilton) on her birthday. He called her a wonderful human being and said that he was really pleased to work together with her again. In October 2019, a new version of The Terminator was released.

14. Scrubs, 2001 and 2018

This comedy series about young doctors finished up in 2010. Then the film directors said there’d be no more episodes. In 2018, Zach Braff posted a touching photo of the actors who all got together at the Vulture festival and added the comment “Season 10.”

13. Clueless, 1995 and 2019

In March 2019, the actors from Clueless got together at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo for the first time in 24 years. But unfortunately, not all the cast members managed to attend the event.

12. Charlie’s Angels, 2000 and 2019

In 2019, Lucy Liu got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz, who were her colleagues on the set of Charlie’s Angels, came out to congratulate and support her. Liu wrote on her Instagram, “20 years ago we were forming an elite crime-fighting team.”

11. Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, 1999 and 2019

On February 25, 2019, Melissa Joan Hart posted a picture with Beth Broderick and Caroline Rhea on her Instagram. She congratulated Broderick on her birthday.

10. Mean Girls, 2004 and 2019

It’s been 18 years since the release of Mean Girls. In January, before launching Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club, the actress went to Jonathan Bennett’s studio and did an interview with him.

9. My Best Friend’s Wedding, 1997 and 2019

Film friends Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, and Rupert Everett got together 22 years after the premiere of My Best Friend’s Wedding. Entertainment Weekly gathered the actors together to take part in a photo shoot and an interview.

8. Jurassic Park, 1993 and 2019

In the Jurassic Park film from 1993, Laura Dern and Joseph Mazzello played Dr. Ellie Sattler and Tim Murphy. Mazzello was 10 then, and Dern was 26.

In 2019, the actors got together at the Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony in California. Dern was nominated for her role in The Tale and Mazzello came to support the Bohemian Rhapsody cast.

Laura Dern also got together with Sam Neill (Dr. Alan Grant). The actors took part in the HBO Television Critics Association press tour in California.

7. Harry Potter, 2007 and 2018

At Hogwarts, Neville Longbottom (Matthew Lewis) studied at Gryffindor and Draco Malfoy (Tom Felton) at Slytherin. In 2018, when they got together, Felton tried to “persuade [Lewis] to enter Slytherin.” He decided he almost nailed it, though, on his Instagram, Lewis answered that he was nowhere close to being convinced.

6. A Walk to Remember, 2002 and 2019

On March 25, 2019, Mandy Moore got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Her colleagues from This Is Us, together with Shane West, her “beloved” from A Walk to Remember, came to support her. West gave a touching speech and gave the actress a photo of them from the set of the melodrama.

5. Dumb & Dumber, 1994 and 2018

In 2018, Jeff Daniels visited Conan O’Brien’s late-night show to tell us about The Looming Tower series where he plays the main character.

There was a surprise for Daniels: Jim Carrey was waiting for him inside. The actors started joking and remembering the events that happened on the set of Dumb & Dumber. By the way, it’s been 28 years since the premiere. The last part of the franchise was released 8 years ago.

4. Back to the Future, 1985 and 2018

In 2018, 33 years after the premiere, the main characters Michael J. Fox (Marty McFly), Thomas F. Wilson (Biff Tannen), Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown), and Lea Thompson (Lorraine Baines) got together at the Fan Expo Boston festival.

3. Gladiator, 2000 and 2018

In 2018, Russell Crowe and Connie Nielsen got together at the Colosseum where there was a charity broadcast of Gladiator, which was originally released in 2000.

2. The X-Files, 1997 and 2019

The X-Files was released in 1993. David Duchovny was 32 and Gillian Anderson was 24. In 2018, the eleventh season was released, so Mulder and Scully got the chance to come together again.

Anderson also posted a photo from the set of All About Eve, where her former colleague came to visit her.

1. True Lies, 1994 and 2019

28 years after the release of True Lies, Jamie Lee Curtis and Arnold Schwarzenegger got together again. The actress posted a picture of them on her Instagram. Unfortunately, it’s not clear whether they’re going to work together again or not.

Are there any films that make you remember certain moments of your life?

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