Real-life friendships among onscreen couples! From the dynamic duo of Harry and Lloyd in “Dumb & Dumber” to the lovely pair of Monica and Rachel in “Friends,” here are 11 famous movie and TV couples who are also best friends away from the cameras:
1. Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds have been best friends since their time together in the set of the romantic comedy “The Proposal” in 2009. The two have even been photographed attending events together over the years and appear to be very close.
2. Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox
As Monica and Rachel from “Friends”, Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox became pretty close. And that friendship spilled over into real life. They have been best friends for more than 20 years and have even vacationed together.
3. Brad Pitt and George Clooney
Brad Pitt and George Clooney became good friends after co-starring in the 1997 cult classic “The Ocean’s Trilogy”. The two have even gone on to work together again in more recent films like “Moneyball”.
4. Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson
Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson worked together in the “Hunger Games” film series. During that time, the two developed a strong friendship, which they’ve kept going even after the movie wrapped.
5. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet have been best friends since starring in the classic movie “Titanic” in 1997. The two have even taken vacations together and remain close to this day.
6. Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans
Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans have been good friends ever since their time together in the set of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They have even been spotted hanging out outside of work.
7. Matthew McCounaughey and Woody Harrelson
Matthew McCounaughey and Woody Harrelson worked together in the crime drama “True Detective” and became close friends. They have since collaborated on several other projects.
8. Adam Sandler and Kevin James
Adam Sandler and Kevin James were co-stars in the hit comedy movie “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry”. In real life, they’ve been close friends for decades and have collaborated on a number of projects.
9. Rooney Mara and Ryan Gosling
Rooney Mara and Ryan Gosling have been close friends ever since their time together in the set of the drama “The Place Beyond The Pines” in 2012. The two have even attended red carpet events together over the years.
10. Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan are another classic on-screen couple that became best friends in real life. The two have been friends for more than two decades since they appeared in the romantic comedy “You’ve Got Mail”.
11. Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield
Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield co-starred in the 2012 reboot of “Spiderman”. The two became friends and eventually started dating. Even though they aren’t together anymore, they still remain best friends.