1. Natalie Portman & Hayden Christensen - Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones (2002)
Between Christensen’s sulky adolescent brooding, Portman’s doe-eyed emptiness and a stream of beyond-cliché digital courting locales – his hometown, a balcony, a windswept field – this is as close as we’re ever going to get to Dawson’s Creek In Space.
The nagging feeling that Pacey’s going to emerge from a shuttle and deliver some smug line about everyone having their whole lives ahead of them is muted only by the crushing realisation that it’s all so very real - this it actually what Lucas made and wanted.
He can't act. She can't emote. Their dialogue is dire ("I wish I could just wish away my feelings!"). Sure - love hurts, but this is all pain, no gain.
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