Valentine's Day is just around the corner.
Here's a look at a few of the characters from some of Hollywood's most romantic films.
The film also stars Carrie Fisher as Marie and Bruno Kirby as Jess the respective best friends of the lead characters, as well as a memorable cameo by Rob Reiners's mother Estelle Reiner ("I'll have what she's having").
The story of star crossed lovers, first published in 1597, was written by William Shakespeare and was one of his most popular plays during his lifetime.
This story has been retold in films, plays, books and cartoons in various forms from purist originals to modern day settings.
More recently a version was done in 2013.
"West Side Story" is an excellent "modern musical" version of the story. The 1961 film version starred Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer in the lead roles as well as Rita Moreno, George Chakiris and Russ Tamblyn.
The Biblical story of Samson and Delilah has been retold in opera form by Camille Saint-Saens, and in various songs, including one by the Grateful Dead.
There have also been many film versions, including a silent era 1922 version.
The 1949 classic version of the film was directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starred Hedy Lamarr and Victor Mature in the lead roles, as well as George Sanders as the Saran, Angela Lansbury as Semadar, and Henry Wilcoxon as Ahtur.
The Princess Bride
This 1987 tongue-in-cheek adventure love story is the tale of Buttercup (Robin Wright), a former farm girl, her husband to be Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon) and her one true love, Westley (Cary Elwes).
The talented and funny cast also includes Mandy Patinkin as Inigo Montoya, Christoper Guest as Count Tyrone Rugen, Wallace Shawn as Vizzini, Andre the Giant as Fezzik, Carol Kane as Valerie and Billy Crystal as Miracle Max.