Much time and space have been given in the annals of film production to tales of romance that cross, well, time and space. From the early B-movies through to latter-day sci-fi extravaganzas, filmmakers and audiences alike clearly adore some inter-stellar, even occasionally inter-species lovin’. Here, ten of the best:
10. DR. IRA KANE AND DR. ALISON REED
Played by David Duchovny and Julianne Moore
Subgenre: Alien Invasion
The irascible Ira Kane had been a respected military researcher before an unauthorized experiment led to his exile at the little-regarded Glen Canyon Community College. Earnest Allison Reed still works for the government, and despite a propensity for clumsiness only rivaled by the least coordinated of the Stooges, her position brings the two of them into a sharp-tongued conflict that endangers their initial attraction to each other. Harsh words are exchanged from which surely their relationship can never recover…fortunate, then, that an aggressive alien menace hitches a ride to Earth on a piece of space debris and they subsequently have to work together to defeat it, and somewhere in all the chaos manage to find their way to a happily ever after. All in the name of science, of course.
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