Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder have a new romantic comedy coming out this year called Destination Wedding. They play strangers who meet at the title wedding and hate each other, before falling for each other. Here's the trailer if you haven't seen it.
The Reeves/Ryder reunion got us thinking about all the other '80s actors who'd be great in a modern rom-com together. There are almost too many to choose from. The '80s were a golden era for teen romances, but we think we've got some good ones.
Matthew Broderick and Mia Sara - The Ferris Bueller's Day Off co-stars had serious chemistry back in 1986. Sara doesn't act much anymore, so it might take some convincing her, but she'll see the light.
Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy - There were a few partners to choose from for Ringwald, who ruled the '80s. Sorry, Judd Nelson (Bender was a fling), and Michael Schoeffling (not acting anymore). McCarthy wins out for his good guy appeal in Pretty in Pink.
Demi Moore and Rob Lowe - They circled each other in St. Elmo's Fire as friends, and fell hard for one another in About Last Night. We think they have the potential to make the best modern rom-com together.
Ally Sheedy and Emilio Estevez - Get these two Breakfast Clubbers (and St. Elmo's Fire buds) back together! We'd kill to see how Allison and Andy grew up. This one demands a 30-years-later sequel.
Ione Skye and John Cusack - Their Say Anything... characters came from opposite sides of the spectrum, but we all love those star-crossed lovers tales. Break out the boombox, Cusack, we're bringing you back.
Robin Wright and Cary Elwes - For a generation, Westley and Princess Buttercup were the poster children for romance thanks to The Princess Bride. They'd be great together again as one of those classic blond couples who look like brother and sister.
Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn - Why this hasn't happened yet is a mystery, but we think it's inevitable. Russell and Hawn are still married, and still one of Hollywood's most iconic couples. Overboard got remade without them this year, but they should do a new story anyways. Maybe Kate and Wyatt will co-star.
Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky - Forgive us for including a couple '90s stars. Culkin still acts once in a while, but he's been mostly out of the game. He'd have some catching up to do to keep pace with his old My Girl bestie Chlumsky, who's one of the great actresses on TV (Veep) today.
Diane Lane and Matt Dillon - While the preps went to see Flashdance in 1983, the bad kids got tickets for The Outsiders and Rumble Fish, both starring Dillon and Lane as teens in love. They were the rebellious, dangerous couple of the decade. Maybe they could rekindle that fire.