The Movie Obstacles That Keep Star-Crossed Lovers Apart
Jack and Rose, Bella and Edward — like Romeo and Juliet before them, these onscreen star-crossed lovers had something standing in the way of their destined love. Soon to be joining their ranks is the pair from Upside Down, Adam (Jim Sturgess) and Eden (Kirsten Dunst), who come from two different worlds with opposing gravity. We've pinpointed a few common obstacles that have plagued iconic movie couples, like distance, age, and culture. Take a look at all the obstacles that keep onscreen lovers apart and the movies that showcase them.