Which Classic Movie Couple Are You and Your Significant Other?

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Ashley Linkletter

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

If there's anything to be learned from classic romantic films, it's that no two relationships are exactly alike. In some movies, the attraction is felt immediately. The chemistry is palpable, even from the audience's vantage point — how can you forget Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio gazing at one another during the aquarium scene in Baz Luhrmann's version of "Romeo + Juliet"? 

For other classic movie couples, the timing and circumstances are all wrong. For example, it isn't until Audrey Hepburn does some much-needed soul-searching that she can allow herself to fall for Gregory Peck's decidedly more conservative personality in "Breakfast at Tiffany's."  Would Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks have fallen in love at the end of "You've Got Mail" if it wasn't for their initial disdain of one another? Not in the world of romantic comedies, where most relationships can only begin after a prolonged period of mutual dislike (or even hatred).

While these examples of iconic movie couples are all very different from one another — and they fall firmly into the category of fiction — there's something to be said about the universal appeal of a good romantic story. Answer the following questions about your current relationship, and we'll tell you which famous movie couple you resemble the most, even though the plot of your story is probably very different than that of the actual movie.  

How did you meet your significant other?

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Every season is the season of love! When did you first meet one another?

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It's Friday night and you're having a night at the movies in the comfort of your own home: which movie are you watching?

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Almost every kind of date is made even better by pizza. What kind of pizza do you both like to order?

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You and your partner totally dominate at trivia night. What is your trivia team name?

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Which famous Canadian couple — past or present — do you identify with the most?

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When you're at a restaurant, you sometimes like to split a starter. What's your go-to appetizer?

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You won tickets to see a musical — which show did you go see?

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You're spending a lazy Sunday catching up on reruns of which show?

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Plenty of couples have a special song. What's yours?

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How do you and your partner like to spend Saturday mornings?

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Your favourite restaurant serves which kind of food?

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If you could go on a quick weekend getaway anywhere in Canada, where would you go?

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Which CBC Radio podcast do you listen to when you're both in the car?

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Let's pretend for a minute that you could give your partner a famous work of art — which piece would you choose?

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You're going to a Halloween party, which obviously means you'll need the perfect couple's costume. What are you going to go as?

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How do you decide what to order when you go to a new restaurant?

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If you had to name a pet peeve about your significant other, what would it be?

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Are you close with your partner's immediate family?

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You sent a flower delivery to your partner just because you were thinking about them: what kind of flowers did you choose?

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Do you live with your significant other?

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How do you cheer up your partner when they're feeling blue?

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If you could get your significant other to throw away one ugly possession, which item would it be?

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Which sports team do you both root for?

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You're going to see a concert tonight: who are you seeing?

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How would you describe your style as a couple?

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Do you have a shared hobby? If you do, what is it?

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You both love visiting nearby historical monuments. Which one is particularly meaningful to you both?

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What do you like to do after dinner on weeknights?

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You order a set of matching novelty T-shirts — what do they say on the front?

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