15 Pairs of Actors That Look Like They Were Born to Star in Movies Together
You could say some actors are just destined to work together. After all, casting directors hired them to be in the same movie or TV program multiple times, and their chemistry did not go unnoticed by fans either. When the 2 actors we know and love are working together again, you know it’s going to be a good show.
1. Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon
Fans remember Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon as Carrie and Miranda from Sex and the City and its sequel, And Just Like That... However, this project is not the first time they worked together — the pair starred in the TV drama, My Body, My Child, back in the 1980s.
2. Rob Schneider and Adam Sandler
3. Amy Adams and Christian Bale
4. Timothée Chalamet and Saoirse Ronan
Timothée Chalamet and Saoirse Ronan first appeared together in the movie Lady Bird. The couple looked so natural on the screen that they were invited to 2 other projects — Little Women and The French Dispatch.
5. George Clooney and Brad Pitt
The duo first starred together in the 2001 movie, Ocean’s Eleven, which was later turned into a franchise, but they also have made several other movies together, such as Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) and Burn After Reading (2008).
6. Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson
Both men appeared together as the main characters in more than 10 movies. First, they met in 1975 on the stage of the TV show Saturday Night Live, and afterward, they reunited in Zoolander and Night at the Museum.
7. Uma Thurman and John Travolta
8. Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper
This duo has worked together in 6 movies, with their first project being Silver Linings Playbook in 2012. Cooper said that them getting so many joint projects is “just a happenstance” and that he respects Lawrence a lot as a professional and thinks she is “the best [actor] there is.”
9. Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah
The duo was cast as leads of the movie, Set It Off, in the 1990s. After making this film, the 2 women became very close friends. They got to reunite on-screen 2 decades later to work on the comedy, Girls Trip.
10. Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter
The duo first met during the filming of Alice in Wonderland in 2010. Afterward, they took part in 3 more projects, including Ocean’s Eight.
11. Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke
Rising stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke’s first project together was a Marvel movie, Black Panther, but before that, the 2 were university classmates. Their real-life chemistry did not go unnoticed by director Jordan Peele, who then cast them in his horror movie, Us, as a married couple.
12. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson
They have several movies together that are a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including the Thor movies and Avengers flicks. However, aside from that, the duo also starred in the movie, Men In Black: International, and critics noted their chemistry together.
13. Allison Janney and Viola Davis
The actresses made 3 movies together over the course of 8 years — the first one was The Help in 2011, followed by the movie, Get on Up, in 2014. The duo then reunited half a decade later to work on the film, Troop Zero. Janney described her co-star as an “electrifying actress.”
14. Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara
This duo has been collaborating for over 40 years now, with their first project together being Second City Television back in the 1970s. After that, they made a few movies together. In 2015, Eugene Levy and his son, Daniel, created and starred in a sitcom, Schitt’s Creek, which became a critically acclaimed series, and Catherine O’Hara was personally cast by Levy as his character’s wife.
15. Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung
Wong Kar-Wai’s movie, In the Mood for Love, became a career game-changer for both Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung, who played the leading roles. However, it is not their only (or even their first) movie together. You can also see the pair act together in Days of Being Wild, Ashes of the Time, and Hero.
Which on-screen duo stole your heart? What actors do you want to see work together again?