The 50 best movie kisses. And they say romance is dead...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011)

The Kissers: Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) and Hermione Granger (Emma Watson).

The Kiss: Y’know, that kiss. The one they’ve been building up to for a decade.

Passion Or Romance: The cute smiles after the kiss give it away - these kids are in love. Bless.

Titanic (1997)

The Kissers: Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose DeWitt Brubaker (Kate Winslet).

The Kiss: On top of the world. Or, technically, at the front of a big boat.

Passion Or Romance: Seeing that they don’t start shagging there and then on the deck, we have to assume it’s the real deal.

Lady And The Tramp (1955)

The Kissers: A classy cocker spaniel (Lady) and a mongrel (Tramp).

The Kiss: Al fresco becomes al frisky as the dogs’ dinner sees them sharing spaghetti.

Passion Or Romance: C’mon, Tramp loves Lady enough to give her his last meatball. What do you think?

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

The Kissers: Ennis del Mar (Heath Ledger) and Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal).

The Kiss: One-time lovers Ennis and Jack meet up and, despite both being married – in fact, Ennis’ missus is watching – the reunited pair lock faces.

Passion Or Romance: It started as passion, but by now it’s a full-blown love story.

Casablanca (1942)

The Kissers: Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) and Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman).

The Kiss: Reunited in Morocco because Ilsa needs Rick’s help saving her new husband from the Nazis, these old flames realise they still share sparks.

Passion Or Romance: The film’s theme song reckons “a kiss is just a kiss,” but this is proof of one of the screen’s most heartfelt romances.

Spider-Man (2002)

The Kissers: ‘Spiderman’ aka Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten Dunst).

The Kiss: Mary Jane thanks Spidey for rescuing her with a kiss, even though he’s hanging upside-down.

Passion Or Romance: Superhero fetish. It’s probably the mask that’s turning her on.

The Notebook (2004)

The Kissers: Allie Hamilton (Rachel McAdams) and Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling).

The Kiss: A reunion in the rain after years apart. Allie thinks Noah never wrote to her, but when she finds out he wrote a love letter every day, it's lip-locking time.

Passion Or Romance: “It still isn’t over” – not when the romance is this strong.

Back To The Future (1985)

The Kissers: George McFly (Crispin Glover) and Lorraine Baines (Lea Thompson).

The Kiss: History in the (re)making. Not only is Marty McFly's future saved, but George will no longer be a doormat for Biff Tannen.

Passion Or Romance: Pure enchantment, and not just under the sea.

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The Kissers: Scoundrel Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher).

The Kiss: Having fallen in love during their escape from the Empire, Leia isn’t about to let the small matter of Han being frozen in carbonite prevent their first kiss.

Passion Or Romance: “I love you.” “I know.” The most romantic kiss in sci-fi, although the follow-up in Return of The Jedi – as Leia reunites with blind Han – nearly matches it.

From Here To Eternity (1953)

The Kissers: Milton Warden (Burt Lancaster) and Karen Holmes (Deborah Kerr).

The Kiss: The iconic ‘snogging in the surf’ scene, memorably parodied by Airplane! and most likely copied by everyone who's ever had some seaside lovin'.

Passion Or Romance: Karen’s married, so her clinch with Milton is pure passion. No wonder they need to cool down in those Pacific waves.