Actors Reveal Their Favorite Onscreen Kisses
Elements of romance are found in most of the television series and movies we watch. Where there's romance, you can usually find two actors doing some kissing on screen.
We’ve all heard the stories about actors who didn't want to kiss their co-stars — usually because they despise them — but the enjoyable onscreen kisses are rarely discussed! We scoured some interviews with celebs to find some confessions from actors who revealed their favorite onscreen lip locks. Take a look!
Keira Knightley and James McAvoy
James McAvoy is truly a gem in Hollywood. His acting skills are so impressive that he has even played multiple characters in the same movie. Before all that, he was in the dramatic film Atonement with co-star Keira Knightley.
Amy Adams and Will Ferrell
This one is probably kind of shocking for many fans of comedic legend Will Ferrell. We see the funny guy and rarely think about his kissing skills, not really expecting him to have any. Amy Adams dished on her favorite onscreen kiss in an interview, and she shocked fans when she named Will Ferrell as the very best.
Zac Efron and Zendaya
A lot of ladies out there dream of locking lips with actor Zac Efron. He has kissed many beauties on various projects, but when he was asked about his favorite onscreen kiss, he named singer and actress Zendaya as his number one.
Ethan Hawke and Angelina Jolie
Ethan Hawke used to be married to Uma Thurman, and they had played romantic co-stars in films before. Imagine fan’s surprise when he named Angelina Jolie as his favorite onscreen kissing partner.
Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt
Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt are co-stars in the Jurassic World franchise. The pair locked lips in the movie, and when asked about it, Howard said that Pratt was great and a perfect gentleman.
Megan Fox and Shia LaBeouf
Megan Fox is no stranger to sharing kisses with co-stars on screen. She has kissed a number of Hollywood's most attractive actors and actresses for various roles. When an interviewer asked about her favorite kiss, she surprisingly named Shia LaBeouf.
Paula Patton and Tom Cruise
A fair share of ladies have talked about Tom Cruise's kissing skills over the years, Gwyneth Paltrow being among them. However, it was Paula Patton who said he was her favorite onscreen kiss.
Ryan Guzman and Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez is an absolute icon who has appeared in many movies. In many of those movies, she plays a character with a serious love interest. Ryan Guzman was lucky enough to be that love interest in the movie The Boy Next Door.
Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke
Although Uma Thurman apparently wasn't Ethan Hawke's favorite onscreen kiss, he was certainly hers. Back in 1997, they were in the sci-fi drama Gattaca together.
Vin Diesel and Charlize Theron
Kisses, especially those done for the cameras, may feel a bit different, depending on which party you ask. That was the case with Vin Diesel and Charlize Theron on the set of The Fate of the Furious.
Simon Pegg and Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst has kissed a lot of guys on screen, but Simon Pegg hasn't had quite as many kisses while filming. The two filmed How to Lose Friends and Alienate People and had some real chemistry. In an interview, Pegg said about the kiss: "I loved it. She has the best lips ever." He went on to say that he would give her a "clear 10" in the kissing department!
Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia
This Is Us is a real tear-jerker. On the popular NBC series, Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia play spouses, and the chemistry is really on point! On the show, they seem like a real-life couple.
Penn Badgley and Blake Lively
Penn Badgley, the star of the Netflix Series You, was asked about his best and worst onscreen kisses. Interestingly, his best kiss and worst kiss were with the same person: Blake Lively. How is that possible?
Kate Hudson and Heath Ledger
Kate Hudson and Heath Ledger worked together on the film The Four Feathers back in 2002. Sadly, Heath Ledger passed away, so the pair never got the chance to work together again. The duo had remarkable chemistry in the film.
Hugh Grant and Renee Zellweger
Hugh Grant and Renee Zellweger were co-stars in the film Bridget Jones’ Diary. The pair were in a love triangle and shared a lot of kisses during the movie. When asked about kissing Zellweger in the movie, Grant said she was a "top snogger," meaning a great kisser.
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair
This was one of those kisses that both parties enjoyed and have discussed in interviews. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair filmed Cruel Intentions together and had a very talked-about kissing scene in the 1999 film.
Jennifer Lopez and Josh Lucas
Although there have been a lot of men who loved kissing Jennifer Lopez on set, you may be curious about who she thought was the best kisser. While working on An Unfinished Life in 2005, she worked with Josh Lucas.
Margot Robbie and Alexander Skarsgard
Kissing a man as gorgeous as Alexander Skarsgard is probably the dream of many, many women. It's not a shock that he's on this list! He and Margot Robbie worked together on The Legend of Tarzan, and they were throwing around all kinds of steamy vibes.
Ryan Reynolds and Anna Kendrick
Ryan Reynolds and Anna Kendrick are both hilarious, attractive and fun-loving personality types. They also don't shy away from interacting with fans.
Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart
Even though it was Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart who had an off-screen relationship following the film Twilight, it was Taylor Lautner who named her his best onscreen kiss after the movie.
Amanda Seyfried and Megan Fox
Amanda Seyfried has experienced a lot of onscreen kisses. She has also been in a ton of movies and is always eager to take on new roles in nearly every genre. When asked about her favorite onscreen kiss, there was no hesitation when she named Megan Fox.
Christina Ricci and Robert Pattinson
Christina Ricci and Robert Pattinson worked together on the film Bel Ami, and both had a very enjoyable experience. The film was made in 2012, and the two won't forget their experiences any time soon.
Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson
Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson made quite the duo on the big screen while filming Harry Potter. They were undeniably wonderful side by side, as many fans and critics love pointing out. Since those days, Watson has locked lips on screen with many others and so has Daniel Radcliffe.
Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams
Nobody can deny the absolute couple goals that Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams brought to the big screen in the film The Notebook. They played the roles as if they were a real couple, deeply in love, and the movie boasts some of the best romantic scenes ever produced.
Marion Cotillard and Johnny Depp
Quite a few women over the years have praised Johnny Depp for his kissing skills. One of those women was his Public Enemies co-star, Marion Cotillard.
Madchen Amick and Chace Crawford
Gossip Girl used to be all the rage. All the couples, the hookups, the kissing, the drama — fans just couldn't get enough. Madchen Amick talked about what it was like to kiss one of the Gossip Girl hotties, Chace Crawford.
Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult
Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult met on the set of X-Men: First Class. The pair really hit it off and actually dated off-screen too. There have been a lot of men who have discussed how Lawrence likes to add comedy to kissing scenes in other movies, but it wasn't the case on this one.
Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker shared a kiss in the film The Butler. Both of them really enjoyed working with each other, and both didn't hold back when it came to each other’s kissing skills.
Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen
Rachel Bilson met Hayden Christensen on the set of Jumper. The two hit it off and started dating in real life shortly after meeting. However, it ultimately didn't work out between them. They were engaged at one point and had a child but called it off.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tom Cruise
It isn't too much of a surprise that Tom Cruise would end up on this list twice. Lots of ladies love kissing the guy, and one of those ladies is the beautiful Gwyneth Paltrow. She did a small cameo in the movie Austin Powers 3 and locked lips with Cruise.