17 Movie Couples With Huge Age Gap We Didn’t Even Notice


They say that age is just a number, and that is certainly true in Hollywood films. More frequently than not, an older male actor plays the love interest of a younger female actress. While this may not appear odd, the exact age gap between the actors may surprise you.

Liam Neeson (61) and Olivia Wilde (29) in Third Person

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Anne Hathaway (25) and Steve Carell (45) in Get Smart

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Bill Murray (52) and Scarlett Johansson (18) in Lost in Translation

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Emma Stone (25) and Colin Firth (53) in Magic in the Moonlight

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Catherine Zeta-Jones (29) and Sean Connery (68) in Entrapment

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Margot Robbie (24) and Will Smith (46) in Focus

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Jack Nicholson (60) and Helen Hunt (34) in As Good as It Gets

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Robert Redford (56) and Demi Moore (30) in Indecent Proposal

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Michael Douglas (54) and Gwyneth Paltrow (26) in A Perfect Murder

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Tom Skerritt (58) and Drew Barrymore (17) in Poison Ivy

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Jack Nicholson (66) and Amanda Peet (31) in Something’s Gotta Give

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Richard Gere (51) and Winona Ryder (29) in Autumn in New York

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Anne Heche (29) and Harrison Ford (55) in Six Days Seven Nights

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Gene Wilder (51) and Kelly LeBrock (24) in The Woman in Red

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Jeff Bridges (60) and Maggie Gyllenhaal (32) in Crazy Heart


Emma Stone (25) and Sean Penn (53) in Gangster Squad

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Warren Beatty (61) and Halle Berry (31) in Bulworth

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What are your thoughts on the age disparities amongst these actors? Could you tell there was a difference in age?

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