For actors, kissing their co-stars is just another part of the job. It has to be treated almost clinically considering the number of times two actors have to kiss before they get a scene just right! But, over the years, many actors have gushed about enjoying their on-screen kisses a little too much. Not that we mind getting the tea about our fave actors fave movie kisses. Some of these actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars ending up kissing them again — off-screen! You just can't fight chemistry.
On the other hand, though, there are actors who have gushed about kissing their co-stars only to have the other half of the equation report that it was "meh." Ouch! Either way, at least one-half of these kissing equations was all in for the on-screen smooches! We love hearing about actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars because it makes the chemistry between the actors in a film feel that much more real. Here are all of the actors who have dished about how much they loved locking lips with their co-stars!
Okay, not gonna lie, we'd gush about kissing Chris Pratt, too. These two star in the Jurrasic Park reboot films together and Howard has clearly loved the experience. She shared that she wished their kiss in the first film (which was totally spontaneous, Y'all!) was "10 more frames longer" to prolong the romance. She's also noted that Pratt's breath was like Starburst when they kissed which, yeah, sounds about right for the sweet star! Howard thinks Pratt is "perfect in every way" and so do we. Sometimes we totally relate to actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars!
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Daniel and Emma Watson practically grew up together on the sets of the Harry Potter films so a kiss between them could get a bit awkward. Watson even admitted as much, though she conceded that Radcliffe is a good kisser. Daniel, though, took his comments about their steamy kiss in the seventh Harry Potter film a bit further. The actor said,
"To be honest, it wasn't too awkward. It was quite enjoyable. I quite liked it. She was very good as well, I might add. It was passionate. I thought it was going to be a slow, soft shy kind of thing, but no, that went out the window very quickly. It was vigorous. It was great!"
After the two starred in The Boy Next Door together, neither of them could stop talking about their steamy kisses in the film! Lopez, for her part, noted that Guzman was the second-best on-screen kiss she's ever had. So, she definitely enjoyed kissing the hunky actor! But, Guzman was the one who raved about kissing J. Lo. He said she was by far the best kiss he's had on-screen when cornered by TMZ one night. He also didn't mind being her second place — she's been in a ton of movies and kissed a ton of leading men. Second place isn't so bad!
Badgley and Blake Lively began dating after meeting on the set of Gossip Girl, so it makes sense that he would rave that she was his best on-screen kiss of all time! When you're really in love it's easy to enjoy getting paid to kiss someone all the time. The only unfortunate thing is that the two broke up during their time on the show and still had to kiss on the show! So, Badgley notes, his former flame was also his worst on-screen kiss because, seriously, who wants to be making out with their ex all the time after a split?! Lively hasn't publicly commented on where Badgley ranks on her best on-screen kisses list but we're guessing he may be best and worst, as well!
Many actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars a bit too much were hot for them behind-the-scenes and this situation is no different. Thurman said in an interview that the romantic scenes she shared with Ethan Hawke in Gattaca were the best she's ever had mostly because she was super into Hawke in real life. The two even got married after meeting on the set of the film and have two kids together! Though they split eventually, she says she still loves the man (he is the father of their children!) and the kissing scenes they did together!
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This time Hawke isn't the kisser getting raved about — he's the one raving about the kiss! The actor admits that he enjoyed macking on co-star Angelina Jolie quite a bit in the film Taking Lives. On Bravo's Watch What Happens Live the actor recalls her being his favorite kiss ever on-screen because of her "pillowy lips" and the fact that she used "a lot of tongue." He went further by saying that Jolie makes men weak when she kisses them and that Hawke barely remembered his name after a kiss from the beautiful actress! Rumor has it the two were hooking up in real life while filming Taking Lives, so it makes sense that he would remember kissing his co-star so fondly!
Tom Cruise has been one of Hollywood's leading men for decades, so it should come as no surprise that his co-stars love kissing him! Patton talked about her favorite on-screen make-out sessions on an episode of Live With Kelly and Ryan and while she didn't crown Cruise as her number-one, she did rave about his breath! The two starred alongside each other in Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol and, years later, the actress still remembers her co-star's amazing breath that was "just perfect." He may not have been her best (that honor is still a mystery!), but Cruise is still a great kisser in Patton's book!
Kiera starred in Atonement with James McAvoy which is, uh, not exactly the most romantic movie. Their romantic moments actually ruin their lives! But, in real life, Knightley was really enjoying her make-out scenes with her hunky co-star. In an interview, she didn't mince words by saying McAvoy was "the best kisser ever!" This is coming from a woman who has also kissed Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom! Their chemistry is off the charts in the film and, clearly, it's because the two were having fun doing their job!
These two shared a steamy scene in the film Jennifer's Body and Fox reported enjoying it a lot! In an interview, she said that she feels safer around women, so she felt more comfortable kissing Seyfried than any guy co-star she's shared a makeout scene with. Years after the movie was released, Seyfried chimed in with her views on the scene and remembers fondly that the two kissed "really well together" and their similar kissing styles made the scene work. She even said that she finds the scene really sexy when she watches it back now! We love when both actors enjoyed kissing their co-stars in a movie!
When these two starred in Bel Ami together, they had to get up close and personal several times. Luckily, Ricci enjoyed it! The actress reports that Pattinson is a great kisser and one of the best kinds of people to shoot uncomfortable love scenes with. His self-deprecating nature and ability to laugh at himself made the sex scenes between the two easier to manage. That and his top-notch kissing expertise! In the film, Pattinson romances several women so we're kind of wondering what they have to say about his lip-locking skills! Reese Witherspoon was NOT a fan.
Here's another instance of actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars because they were kissing off-screen, as well! Gosling and McAdams couldn't stand each other during most of the time they spent filming The Notebook. They butted heads constantly at first, which makes their love story a real example of life-imitating-art. It must have been sexual tension or the middle-school ploy of being mean to the person you like because the two ended up dating and it lasted for years. They even shared a super steamy kiss on stage at the MTV Movie Awards. They realized by the end of the film that not only did they enjoy kissing each other on-screen, but wanted to do it off as well. It led to three years of a real-life Noah and Allie relationship!
Renee Zellweger got to live every woman's dream in Bridget Jones's Diary when she got to kiss Colin Firth and Hugh Grant. But who was her fave kiss?! That she hasn't spilled on — rightfully noting that any day she gets to kiss either of those guys is a great day on-set! But, one of her co-stars has gushed about Zellweger's kissing prowess. Grant said in an interview that she is a "top snogger" and his best on-screen kiss of all time. He also noted that he and Firth were quite competitive about who was the better kisser while filming the movie!
Yet another example of actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars so much that they decided to do it after work! Dobrev and Somerhalder started dating shortly after The Vampire Diaries became a huge hit on The CW and fans began obsessing over their character's sexual tension. While it took a little while for the two to hook-up on-screen, it was definitely well worth the wait! They enjoyed kissing each other on-screen so much that even after their real-life breakup, they continued to gush about one another and enjoy their on-screen romance. These two are the friendliest exes in Hollywood!
This is one of the most interesting cases of actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars because one-half of this pairing loved the on-screen smooches while the other vehemently hated them! Vin and Charlize Theron starred alongside each other in Fast and Furious 8 and had a steamy romantic storyline. But, turns out, only Diesel was into the romance! He reported in an interview that she was his "best kiss ever" in a movie. Theron, though, was not a fan of kissing Diesel! She said in an interview that it was like kissing a dead fish and that she likes a bit more movement in her men! The crazy part? Before she made her stance on the kiss known Diesel was going around reporting that he could tell she loved it because the "lips don't lie" — whatever that means. *Sigh* Men.
You could put us on any list about actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars a little too much if we got to kiss Ryan Reynolds! But, it turns out Anna Kendrick is the better kisser in this equation! When a fan asked Reynolds on Twitter what it was like to kiss the actress in the film The Voices he responded it was "like taking your face to Awesometown." Kendrick, for her part, has actually raved more about kissing Reynolds' wife than Reynolds himself!
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Zac Efron has kissed a lot of leading ladies so it's high praise that his best on-screen kiss of all time is Zendaya in The Greatest Showman. In a press interview, he admitted that he loves that the kiss feels so earned between the two characters and the emotional component has made it his favorite kiss he's gotten to do in a movie. Zendaya was right alongside him during the interview and echoed his statements. She said the kiss was "incredibly special" and noted how in-the-moment the two were during their big romantic scene. TBH, we're hoping these actors who enjoyed kissing their co-stars turn into the real deal off-screen. They are both single after all!