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The Best Movie Kisses of All Time

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Big Kisses on the Big Screen

Here you will find some of the best movie kisses of all time. I will not be presumptuous enough to put them into some ranked system, because it is far too subjective - the movies are too different, and the kisses are too different. They cannot be properly compared.The movie kisses included are what I believe are the "best of the best".

This is a list which is obviously always growing. If you think of one I have forgotten (or would like to dispute one I have included) visit the guestbook at the bottom of the page.

Kiss Me - Movie Kiss Montage

Song: Kiss Me by Six Pence None The Richer

Ghost - Patrick Swayze - Demi Moore - Kiss

Ghost - Patrick Swayze - Demi Moore - Kiss

Ghost

This kiss was actually not effective for me. I have put it on the list by popular demand. I actually laughed through this scene, but to each his own.

The Princess Bride kiss

The Princess Bride kiss

The Princess Bride

(1987)

Is this a kissing book?

Well apparently it is!

Watch the Princess Bride kiss

Lady and the Tramp kiss

Lady and the Tramp kiss

Lady and the Tramp

(1955)

Often imitated, never duplicated.

Watch Lady and the Tramp kiss

Movie Kiss Links

It's A Wonderful Life kiss

It's A Wonderful Life kiss

It's A Wonderful Life

(1946)

Quite a kiss for a Christmas movie!


Kiss Like a Star: Smooching Secrets from the Silver Screen

Rainman elevator kiss

Rainman elevator kiss

Rainman

This kiss is proof that awkwardness contributes to a great kiss. The ultimate in rooting for the underdog - Rainman in the elevator with his brother's girl.

Dirty Dancing kiss

Dirty Dancing kiss

Dirty Dancing

(1987)

The Ultimate PDA (public display of affection)

Finally kissing in public after so much falling in love in private.

What makes it great? - What is it about the kiss?

What is it that makes a kiss in a movie great? Is it the actual kiss or the characters that do the kissing?

What is it that makes a kiss in a movie great? Is it the actual kiss or the characters that do the kissing?

Movie Kiss Montages - Video Montages of Amazing Kisses on Film

The Goonies kiss

The Goonies kiss

Goonies

Hmmm. Another underdog kissing his brother's girl. I love it! This kiss was great. Again, awkward and unexpected. With the sense of emanating danger, the spooky setting, and an absolutely lovable little nerd. How can you not be pleased to watch this first kiss?

Spider-Man upside-down kiss

Spider-Man upside-down kiss

Spiderman

The ultimate solution to the question "where do the noses go?"

And, the rain! A kiss in the rain always gets bonus points. Passion supersedes having sense enough to come in out of the rain.

Watch the kiss

Breakfast at Tiffany's kiss

Breakfast at Tiffany's kiss

Breakfast at Tiffany's

(1961)

More rain.

What is it about the rain that just makes the kiss work?

Watch this rain kiss

Gone With The Wind kiss

Gone With The Wind kiss

Gone With The Wind

(1941)

The definition of a classic.

Watch the kiss

Some Kind of Wonderful Movie Kiss

Some Kind of Wonderful Movie Kiss

Some Kind of Wonderful

(1987)

The old "let me teach you" trick, eh?

He does not need any lessons.

And, if you couldn't figure out the end of the movie by this kiss alone then you're in need of some real relationship therapy.

Watch the kiss

Wedding Singer Kiss - Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore

Wedding Singer Kiss - Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore

The Wedding Singer

(1998)

Hmm. Apparently, practice kisses were big in the eighties.

Ladies, don't let your man practice the kiss on someone else! They always end up with her in the end.

Casablanca kiss

Casablanca kiss

Casablanca

(1943)

Absolutely timeless.

Star Wars kiss

Star Wars kiss

The Empire Strikes Back

To appease the Sci-fi folks who needed an out-of-this-world kiss.

NOTE:

I specifically chose this kiss from the Star Wars trilogy rather than the one when Princess Leia kissed her brother (Luke).

A Mighty Wind Kiss With Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara as Mitch and Mickey

A Mighty Wind Kiss With Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara as Mitch and Mickey

A Mighty Wind

(2003)

Any kiss by Eugene Levy is memorable.

(I just creeped myself out.)

Well, it is memorable.

Watch this kiss from A Mighty Wind

Mr. and Mrs. Smith kiss

Mr. and Mrs. Smith kiss

Mr. and Mrs. Smith

(2005)

By far, the best film kiss that ends with a punch in the face.

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Titanic

(1997)

Okay, be honest...you we're hoping the wind knocked them down, too, right?

The Notebook kiss in the rain

The Notebook kiss in the rain

The Notebook

(2005)

Okay, Okay. By popular demand...The Notebook.

Another kiss in the rain. We've already learned that rain helps a kiss. Oh, and this one has him lifting her - that's another biggie. When a man is lifting a woman in a field, it's love!

Watch a video of the kiss from The Notebook.

Where It All Started - The First Kiss on Film

Shrek wedding kiss

Shrek wedding kiss

Shrek

(2001)

Hands down, the best ogre-on-ogre kiss on film.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Kiss

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Kiss

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

(2006)

Personally, I saw too much bacteria on the screen for this kiss to work for me, but to each his own.

Daredevil and Electra kiss

Daredevil and Electra kiss

Daredevil

Daredevil and Electra, without their spandex, kiss in the rain where he can "see" her. Again, the rain factor helps.

Casper movie kiss

Casper movie kiss

Casper - 1995

The first kiss for both of them, and he turned back into a ghost midway through! A beautiful kiss, that is actually appropriate for a 12 year old.

Watch a video of the kiss from Casper

From Here to Eternity kiss

From Here to Eternity kiss

From Here to Eternity

(1953)

"I never knew it could be like this. Nobody ever kissed me the way you do"

In those Hawaiian waves, this is the kiss that every 16 year old girl is just dying for (and we all know she'll be waiting on it for quite some time).

On Golden Pond Kiss

On Golden Pond Kiss

On Golden Pond

(1981)

The love we all dream of having until we are old.


Have I hit all the big ones, or does another movie kiss really do it for you?

Let me know.

What was your favorite film kiss? - Please leave your thoughts. You don't need to log in.

Niktravelfit on July 01, 2014:

Nice lens. Empire Strikes back for sure.

AmyLOrr on April 05, 2014:

Some Kind of Wonderful OR The Empire Strikes Back - both great kisses :)

evawrites1 on January 25, 2014:

The Princess Bride was great!

Lorenelake on January 01, 2014:

A little 1994 film called Foreign Student starring Robin Givens and German actor Marco Hofschneider has 2 or 3 best movie kiss candidates!

Lorenelake on January 01, 2014:

A little 1994 film, Foreign Student starring Robin Givens and a German actor, Marco

Hofschneider, has 2 or 3 best kiss candidates!

Susan Holland from Southwest Missouri on December 23, 2013:

I just watched George and Mary kiss the other night in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. I couldn't hardly wait for Rhett to kiss Scarlett - gets me every time.

Kerri Bee (author) from Upstate, NY on November 09, 2013:

@DorotheaK: Thanks. You can do it using HTML. There are many instructional lenses for how to do that.

DorotheaK on November 07, 2013:

Yes did hit the Big ones.

May I ask you how you insert the links,I am trying for some time with no success.:)

Joebeducci on October 25, 2013:

Really interesting lens! I remember reading about the kiss in the Hitchcock classic ''Notorious.'' It was the longest kiss in the history of movies in the time. It was not just one kiss however, but the production code forbade a kiss lasting longer than three seconds, so Bergman and Grant alternate kissing with dialogue and eyeplay, while never leaving one another's arms (http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-noto...

Greets,

Joebeducci

KathyZ1 on October 17, 2013:

Great lens. Thanks for your sharing!

seriesdescarga-colabora on October 12, 2013:

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PlumberJorge on August 24, 2013:

Ghost, along with the soundtrack!

sierradawn lm on August 20, 2013:

I think you DEFINITELY hit all the big ones! What a refreshing & new idea to write about! I love it!

anonymous on August 17, 2013:

@Tous88: Totally agree with you on "Never Been Kissed." Really moving scene and the way Drew Barrymore wraps her arms around Michael Vartan's neck (twice) is sweet and passionate.

SamanthaHaupt on August 13, 2013:

Great list. The Notebook by far has the best movie kiss!! I also agree with Tous88 to add Never Been Kissed to the list!

Tous88 on July 31, 2013:

Wow, great list. I'm surprised you didn't put "Never Been Kissed" or "The Replacements" If you haven't watched them in a while, they both happen in the end. Very worth it! (Replacements has another great kiss prior to the last game which is also great cause it's swept in by some awesome Voice Over work).

anonymous on July 16, 2013:

Ghost!

anonymous on July 15, 2013:

Enjoyed the lens. Thanks, also for stopping by mine and liking it. I appreciate it!

octopen on July 11, 2013:

I suppose it is not really a movie, but in Downton Abbey when Sybil and Branson kissed for the first time. AAAAAAhhhh cutest moment ever!

WhiteIsland on June 21, 2013:

I love the 'forced' kiss between Amy Adams and Matthew Goode in Leap Year (love that whole scene, actually). Maybe not classic (yet), but sweet. ;) Han and Leia also work... the character chemistry and love-hate relationship make it fantastic.

ChristyZ on June 20, 2013:

The Titanic and the Notebook kiss are my all time favorites, both kissing scenes make me cry every time I see them, lol. :)

Elyn MacInnis from Shanghai, China on June 19, 2013:

My favorite kisses are from my sweet husband. :-)

Meganhere on June 16, 2013:

Daniel Day-Lewis and Madeleine Stowe in Last of the Mohicans and Heath and Jake in Brokeback Mountain.

yania227 on June 07, 2013:

I love your lens. "The Notebook kiss" is my favorite since I first saw it!

RazzbarryBreeze on June 06, 2013:

This is a fabulous lens.. I am a sucker for a good chick flick especially with a great kiss in it! Wow.. So many great movies featured here an I believe my two favs are Mr. and Mrs. Smith and The Notebook.

ajmac on May 09, 2013:

Nice lens."It's A Wonderful Life"

BarbsSpot on May 07, 2013:

@Lensmaster...Actually, you can't get a better character kiss than the one between Lady and The Tramp -- spaghetti wins, twice! Great Lens. Congratulations on its Purple Star!

Paladins on April 23, 2013:

What a great lens. You hit a "home run" with this one!

Underrated on April 21, 2013:

Cool

waynekat on April 16, 2013:

what a beautiful lense, thank you!

Fran Tollett on April 14, 2013:

I have to vote for Buttercup and Westley...aaaaassssssss yooooouuuuuuu wiiiiiiiiiiish!

anonymous on April 12, 2013:

@anonymous: yes that and just about every other kiss they have

anonymous on April 10, 2013:

You can't forget the pizza scene in "The Big Easy". Boy, that Dennis Quaid can sure give some great deep, slow kisses....etc. Yummy!

anonymous on April 10, 2013:

An Officer and a Gentleman.

lionmom100 on April 09, 2013:

It's A Wonderful Life, Gone With The Wind, Casablanca and Lady And The Tramp are my favorites.

Klaartje Loose on April 08, 2013:

I miss the kiss in the rain of four weddings and a funeral!

anonymous on April 06, 2013:

Best Kisses

Adrian Broady and Halle Berry at the Oscars, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor Micheal Douglas that split seconf BEFORE he kissed Sharon Stone. The look on his face was MANLY!

FancyThatUSA on March 26, 2013:

Cute lens! There are just too many good ones to chose just one.

tanaribel on March 24, 2013:

Excellent collection. Thank you!

anonymous on March 22, 2013:

@anonymous: I thought this was the sexiest kiss I have ever seen. I had to buy the video to just see the kiss over and over. I could feel that kiss and i would agree that it is orgasmi. It was a goodbye kiss and it was a beginning of the end kiss. But it was a kiss that looked worth it. Gere was one sexy kisser but I never saw another of his or anyone else as sexy as this one.

Rosanna Grace on March 21, 2013:

Baz's contemporary take on Romeo and Juliet with Claire Danes and Leo Di Cap. The soundtrack "Kissing You" by Des'ree makes that scene in my humble opinion. :)

anonymous on March 21, 2013:

What no kissing from The Rock (Dwayne Johnson), Boris Kodjoe or Denzell Washington? They are truly blessed with looks and brawn. I am truly Disappointed....

anonymous on March 19, 2013:

Any kiss that involves Patrick swayze

anonymous on March 17, 2013:

Daniel Day-Lewis and Madeleine Stowe...Last of the Mohicans.

alina nicoleta92 on March 15, 2013:

The Notebook is my favorite, both kiss and movie:)

anonymous on March 14, 2013:

My favorite screen kiss is between Grace Kelly and Jimmy Stewart in Rear Window. He's asleep, and this scary shadow moves over his face, then the camera angle changes and we see her floating towards us like an angel. Then they kiss. Just beautiful

anonymous on March 14, 2013:

@anonymous: Totally agree with this comment. Great kiss.

Did anybody think about that Here to Eternity kiss and the temp of the water? That is a cold Pacific that was washing over them.

anonymous on March 14, 2013:

What about the first time Edward tries to kiss Bella!

OrganicMom247 on March 14, 2013:

best lens for me as of this time, hehe.

anonymous on March 13, 2013:

Sarah Michelle Gellar & Selma Blair in Cruel Intentions

anonymous on March 13, 2013:

Don't forget John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara in " The Quiet Man ".

Kerri Bee (author) from Upstate, NY on March 13, 2013:

@jim bruce guita: hmmmm.

jim bruce guita on March 13, 2013:

Jim Cary in Dumb and Dumber

anonymous on March 12, 2013:

Emma Stone and Ryan Gossling in Crazy, Stupid Love, so hot and Richard Here and Debra Winger in Officer and a Gentleman. And of course, Titanic

anonymous on March 12, 2013:

Not a movie kiss but at 2008 Academy Awards ceremony... winner for "The Pianist," Adrien Brody kissed presenter Halle Berry and it was captured on video.

anonymous on March 11, 2013:

Kevin Costner and Mary McDonnell in Dances With Wolves - loved that their first kiss made them virtually weak-in-the knees!

anonymous on March 11, 2013:

"A Lot Like Love," Amanda Peete and Ashton Kusher.

anonymous on March 11, 2013:

In "Elizabethtown," there are a number of good kisses between Orlando Bloom & Kirsten Dunst-especially at the end of the movie.

anonymous on March 09, 2013:

The kiss from The Journey of Natty Gann with John Cusak. The best kiss ever!

anonymous on March 07, 2013:

Kiss between Richard Gere and Julia Ormond in First Knight is orgasmic. Also the kiss between Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon is pretty hot

anonymous on March 07, 2013:

@anonymous: I totally agree.

anonymous on March 07, 2013:

nice movies

anonymous on March 06, 2013:

Twilight ? New moon ? Eclipse ?

anonymous on March 06, 2013:

What nothing with Redford? He and Meryl in Out of Africa

anonymous on March 05, 2013:

"Gone With The WInd" - Gable and Leigh! Where's something with Monroe?

anonymous on March 02, 2013:

How about a nod to the kiss between Colin Firth and Renee Zellweger at the end of Bridget Jones's Diary? Snow falling...Hot guy..LONG kiss. Excellent!

anonymous on March 02, 2013:

Thnx for this love lens

anonymous on March 01, 2013:

I will have to show this to my wife....who knows?

anonymous on March 01, 2013:

Love in the Afternoon.

Salsa Dancing on February 27, 2013:

Thanks for not including Twilight!

lesliesinclair on February 26, 2013:

I don't have any nominate.

anonymous on February 25, 2013:

have you not seen Edward and Bella's first kiss in Twilight!!

anonymous on February 25, 2013:

There's a great kiss in A Star is Born (1976). When she she comes home and finds him in bed with some girl. She's destroying things in the house and yelling at him. They come together and she's saying "I hate, I hate you...she bites his lip and they end up in a kiss.

anonymous on February 24, 2013:

The kiss on "Lady Hawke" during the eclipse when it was neither day nor night.

anonymous on February 23, 2013:

@anonymous: Excellent work film fan !!! .. esp Gilda ... phew !!

anonymous on February 23, 2013:

You forgot the kiss between Richard Gere and Julia Ormond in First Knight, Thornbirds (kiss on the beach), Little House On The Prairie Nellie and Percival's first kiss. Still love Rachael and Ross's big kiss!

anonymous on February 23, 2013:

@anonymous: Definitely my second favotite!

anonymous on February 23, 2013:

The kiss i could watch over and over again is in the last scene of the first Twilight movie between Edward and Bella on the gazebo.

Malu Couttolenc on February 22, 2013:

There is a beautiful Italian movie called "Cinema Paradiso", if you haven't watched it I strongly recommend it. Besies the beautiful story around the town movie theatre, you see how all kiss scnens where cut out of the movie before it was shown to the public. The end... you better watch it :) I like Gone with the Wind and Cinema Paradiso :)

gibsonplayer on February 21, 2013:

Great Collection, my girlfriend will

like this lens! Thanks!

anonymous on February 20, 2013:

@anonymous: I love that too! I love that movie, and no one ever knows what I'm talking about when I mention it!

anonymous on February 17, 2013:

casper and goonies for sure!! so cute and innnocent

anonymous on February 16, 2013:

The Vampire Diaries: Any kiss between Elena and Damon... Doesn't hurt that they're a couple in real life too. Pure chemistry!

anonymous on February 16, 2013:

Kiss between Ross and Rachel on friends. The one where they were watching an old video and Ross was going to go with Rachel but her date finally showed up.

anonymous on February 16, 2013:

The kiss between Channing Tatum and Amanda Bynes in "She's the Man".

anonymous on February 15, 2013:

Rhett and Scarlett in "Gone with the Wind".... and Leo and Kate in "Titanic"... on the beach in "From Here to Eternity"...

anonymous on February 14, 2013:

@anonymous: yes!

anonymous on February 14, 2013:

One of my favorites is from the movie The Luck of the Irish with Tyrone Power. Included in the cast was Jayne Meadows as his girlfriend. When the two of them kissed, it was remarkable considering the movie was from the 40s or 50s. It caused the director to comment "I don't know who was eating who."

anonymous on February 13, 2013:

Thorn Birds mini series, the kiss on the beach!

anonymous on February 10, 2013:

My favorite of all time is from the movie "Catch and Release" and the kiss is between Jennifer Garner and Timothy Olyphant - OMG. Best ever !!!!

anonymous on February 05, 2013:

I forgot one more...Kevin Coster & Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio in ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES after he's saved her from evil Alan Rickman, the Sheriff of Nottingham.

anonymous on February 05, 2013:

Oh, you missed quite a few. But, I'll limit my suggestions to five. Can't go wrong with these. How could you not include ONE kissing scene with Cary Grant?!?! The man could teach a semester-long course on memorable kissing scenes! Watch these on YouTube:

1) Jean Arthur & Joel McCrea in THE MORE THE MERRIER - watch all 4.5 minutes, from the walk to the stairs to when she can barely catch her balance to go up to her room; sexy, seductive & hilarious

2) Cary Grant & Grace Kelly in TO CATCH A THIEF - there are two kisses, the one at the door & the one when she seduces him into holding "her diamonds" & fireworks explode behind them

3) Cary Grant & Eva Marie Saint in NORTH BY NORTHWEST - the moving kiss in her train stateroom shot through a somehow transparent wall is electric!

4) Tony Curtis & Marilyn Monroe in SOME LIKE IT HOT - He's impersonating Cary Grant & she steams up his glasses while trying to get a rise out of him. Literally. Because he's claimed to be impotent. Because there's nothing so irresistible to a woman as a guy who is not interested in women. It's intercut w/scenes of Jack Lemmon doing the tango in drag with Joe E. Lewis. It's a great kissing scene precisely because Curtis is trying so hard to *not* be aroused by MM, so she does all the work. Monroe's flawless comic timing is the piece de resistance to this kissing souffle. "So inhale!"

5) Glenn Ford & Rita Hayworth in GILDA - They have a past, she just married his boss, and it's film noir. "I hate you too, Johnny. I hate you so much, I think I'm going to die from it." Ooooooo!

anonymous on February 05, 2013:

Richard Gere and Julia Ormond in "First Knight". The kiss when she "asks" him to as he is leaving here. The way he crosses the room to her and just slams their lips together...oh my!

JimboBimbo on February 04, 2013:

What a fantastic idea for a lens.. OK, admittedly, it's not a kiss scene from a movie (or even a kiss for that matter), but I still laugh every time I watch the episode of Friends with Chandler and Phoebe pretending they want to kiss each other, getting closer and closer to that awesome moment, and finally pulling away in panic before it goes to far!

anonymous on February 04, 2013:

WHat about ROcky and Adrian in Rocky 1????? Awesome and tender!

anonymous on February 03, 2013:

Oh my, you forgot Daniel Day-Lewis and Madeline Stowe in LAST OF THE MOHICANS!!!

alexbricker on February 02, 2013:

I liked the kiss in Groundhog Day. The scene at the end where Bill Murray kisses Andie MacDowell. He finally turns into a good guy and learns his lesson when he begins to help and serve others besides himself.

anonymous on January 31, 2013:

Robert Redford and Barbra Striesand in "The Way We Were"

anonymous on January 30, 2013:

Val kilmer and elizabeth shue in the Saint

Tasha Marie from Mahomet, Illinois on January 29, 2013:

I have a tie! The Notebook kiss and Some Kind of Wonderful! Best Kisses ever! Great lens.....Love it!

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