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7 Romantic Gestures In Movies That Would Be Creepy In Real Life

Diana Lee |
October 30, 2014 | 1:17 a.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

(The Notebook/fanpop)
(The Notebook/fanpop)
If you're not sure how you feel about online dating, this may help you make a choice: a woman recently got stuck in a chimney while sneaking into the house of a man she met online. (It's not Christmas yet?) After hearing about this ridiculous act, we wondered about some of those romantic scenes in movies…that would be extremely creepy in real life.

"10 Things I Hate About You"

Sure, it's sweet that Cameron tried to learn an entire language, so that he can talk to his crush. But if a guy that you've never talked to pretends to know a language to tutor you, it might be just a tad over-the-top.

"This Means War"

In this movie, two CIA agents take their secret investigative skills to the next level. That is, by setting up a surveillance camera in the home of the woman they both like.

"17 Again"

Even though Zac Efron plays a charming teen in this movie, there are a couple questionable moments. For example, when he tries make a move on his soon-to-be-ex wife as a 17-year-old, it gets a little awkward for everyone. Although time machines obviously don't exist, this plot would make for a strange turn of events in real life. 

"The Spectacular Now"

As much as I love this movie, Sutter showing up to Aimee's college without warning, months after their last encounter, is somewhat bizarre. They probably lost contact after he ditched their plans to move together, but hey, a call would have been nice. 

"The Graduate"

Speaking of colleges, imagine someone moving to your campus so they can see you everyday. And following you around asking if you'll marry him/her. Even in the library.

"The Notebook"

Being one of the most famous love stories, The Notebook has all the elements of pure love that you could wish for. But there are definitely some moments that make you think twice about how appropriate they would be in reality. Noah's extreme ways of pursuing Allie reminds us of Gatsby's obsession with Daisy. 

"Sleepless in Seattle"

Sam makes a good point: for all you know, Annie could be a "crazy, sick lunatic" who has fatal attraction towards him. Plus, going across the country to meet someone you only know through the radio might not be such a good idea. But, to be fair, his son was right in the end as their first encounter seemed magical.

So remember, if someone pulls one of these tricks on you, run!

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