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It’s hard to overlook the potential partner perfection that is Keanu Reeves’ character in Something’s Gotta Give. But Erica couldn’t overlook their age difference before it even began.

Erica Barry in ‘Something’s Gotta Give’

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We learn that Mia and Sabastian have chosen to go their separate ways in a stunningly painful montage. It highlights the sacrifices that dreams sometimes require, including ending a magical relationship when the going gets tough.

Mia in ‘La La Land’

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Andy, dreamy-eyed Blane, and Andy’s best friend Duckie are all blind in different ways. Most obviously, Andy is fixated on Blane and seems completely oblivious to her BFF’s crush on her. The ending being changed suggests that things could’ve or should’ve gone differently.

Andy Walsh in ‘Pretty in Pink’

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There are plenty of people Ana could’ve explored her sexuality with. Would they have been handsome, troubled billionaires? We don’t know. But the majority of them wouldn’t have made her sign paperwork and then whipped her, We're sure.

Anastasia Steel in ’50 Shades of Grey’

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The love triangle in Reality Bites is another case of everyone potentially being better off alone. Winona Ryder’s character didn’t necessarily make a mistake by dating Ben Stiller’s character over brooding Ethan Hawke’s character. But Michael (Stiller) clearly wasn’t the guy for her.

Lelaina Pierce in ‘Reality Bites’

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The problem is, they both let what others think influence their relationship too heavily. If they were destined to fly into the sky in a hotrod fueled by love, why wasn’t it possible to get there by being true to themselves?

Sandy Olsson in ‘Grease’

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