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Less Than Radiant Reunions

by Ally the Manic Listmaker
[ Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo’s hands in Breathless ] Some actors have that magic and memorable chemistry that lives forever through cinema. Sometimes that success has tried to be duplicated. These are some examples of films whose stars have been re-paired in films that have ultimately failed or have been forgotten. Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo Hit: Breathless aka A bout de souffle Ill-fated reunion: Échappement libre Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio Hit: Titanic Ill-fated reunion: Revolutionary Road Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten Hit: Shadow of a Doubt Ill-fated reunion: The Steel Trap Henry Fonda and Barbara… Read more


[ Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo’s hands in Breathless ]

Some actors have that magic and memorable chemistry that lives forever through cinema. Sometimes that success has tried to be duplicated. These are some examples of films whose stars have been re-paired in films that have ultimately failed or have been forgotten.

Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo
Hit: Breathless aka A bout de souffle
Ill-fated reunion: Échappement libre

Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio
Hit: Titanic
Ill-fated reunion: Revolutionary Road

Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten
Hit: Shadow of a Doubt
Ill-fated reunion: The Steel Trap

Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck
Hit: The Lady Eve
Ill-fated reunion: You Belong to Me

Wishlist:
It would be wonderful for Faye Dunaway and Robert Redford to not only reunite, but to reprise their roles in Three Days of the Condor. Unfortunately, I don’t think that would ever happen. If it did, I’m not sure too many people would care. Then again, it could be a hit. Or another ill-fated reunion.

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