Ranked: The Most Beautiful Film Couples Of The '80s

Zack & Paula - "An Officer and a Gentleman" (1982)

Zack Mayo, an aspiring Navy pilot, faces tough challenges at the Aviation Officer Candidate School. 

Lloyd Dobler & Diane Court - "Say Anything&" (1989)

Lloyd and Diane, high school graduates with contrasting personalities, find a deep connection. They overcome adversity and disapproval, proving that true love can triumph against the odds.

Ren & Ariel - "Footloose" (1984)

Ren and Ariel's love story unfolds in a small town that bans dancing and rock music. Despite societal constraints and differing backgrounds, their bond grows stronger as they stand together against the town's authority.

Samantha Baker & Jake Ryan - "Sixteen Candles" (1984)

In John Hughes' teen rom-com, Sam and Jake s relationship is filled with typical teenage angst and longing. Their awkward yet sincere connection captures the essence of young love.

Buttercup & Westley - "The Princess Bride" (1987)

Buttercup and Westley's epic romance involves overcoming evil, traversing a Fire Swamp, and enduring numerous challenges.

Andie & Blane - "Pretty in Pink" (1986)

John Hughes presents another iconic couple with Andie and Blane, who navigate high school social structures and their differing backgrounds. 

Princess Leia & Han Solo - "Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back" (1980)

Despite their differences, their willingness to do anything for each other is epitomized in the heartbreaking scene where Leia watches Han get frozen in carbonite.

Johnny Castle & Frances Baby Houseman - "Dirty Dancing" (1987)

Set in the Catskill Mountains, Baby and Johnny's forbidden love story is highlighted by steamy dance routines and undeniable chemistry. Their romance is a classic tale of passion and rebellion.