What Winners and Nominees for Best On-Screen Duo From the ’90s Look Like Today
Portraying a friendship or an adoring couple on screen that will capture viewers’ attention and make them swoon is not an easy task. And the actors who make it possible are not left unseen. Many have been rewarded with a nomination for the MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo.
We at Bright Side went through the list of all the winners and nominees and couldn’t believe that more than 20 years have passed since we saw some of these perfectly matched duos on screen. That’s why we decided to make a compilation and see what they look like today.
1. Dana Carvey and Mike Myers — winners, 1992 (Garth Algar and Wayne Campbell — Wayne’s World, 1992)
2. Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone — nominees, 1993 (Det. Nick Curran and Catherine Tramell, Basic Instinct, 1992)
3. Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves — winners, 1995 (Annie and Jack Traven, Speed, 1994)
4. Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt — nominees, 1995 (Lestat and Louis, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, 1994)
5. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence — nominees, 1996 (Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett, Bad Boys, 1995)
6. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes — nominees, 1997 (Romeo and Juliet, Romeo + Juliet, 1996)
7. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon — nominees, 1998 (Chuckie and Will, Good Will Hunting, 1997)
8. Meg Ryan and Nicolas Cage — nominees, 1999 (Dr. Maggie Rice and Seth, City of Angels, 1998)
9. Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz — nominees, 1999 (Ted and Mary, There’s Something About Mary, 1998)
10. Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook — nominees, 1999 (Zack Siler and Laney Boggs, She’s All That, 1999)
Who was your favorite duo from the ’90s? Which of these movies would you want to see re-made today?
Preview photo credit Basic Instinct / Carolco Pictures, Invision/Invision/East News, LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/East News
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