They may have chemistry and, surely, they have had to deny more than once that they have a relationship, but these celebrities have managed to maintain a long and lasting friendship despite the fact that, for a long time, it has been said that men and women cannot be just friends.
Although the nature of their relationship has been questioned for years, these 22 pairs of famous friends in Hollywood are living proof that friendship between men and women is possible and can be one of the longest and most sincere of all.
1. Joseph Gordon-Levitt y Zooey Deschanel
Despite having one of the best-known friendships in Hollywood and having starred in 500 Days of SummerBoth have always made it clear that they love each other as brothers and have never felt anything but special affection.
2. Sandra Bullock y George Clooney
They are two of the most successful actors in the field, however they have never had romances nor has it been possible to verify anything more than a long friendship, which began in the 90s, between these two Hollywood giants.
3. Kate Winslet y Leonardo DiCaprio
They have starred in different movies together, and although we all love Rose and Jack in Titanic, the British has always shown that Leo is like his brother. Whenever they can, they take photos together, confirming their tender friendship.
4. Justin Timberlake y Mila Kunis
The rumors that they could be a couple started after they played two friends falling in love after having a casual relationship, however Justin is married to Jessica Biel, while Mila is with Ashton Kutcher.
5. B. J. Novak y Mindy Kaling
These two met during the production of the hit series The Office, and although for more than 15 years it has been rumored that they had a romance like that of their characters, Novak is the godfather of the children of Kaling.
6. Bradley Cooper y Jennifer Lawrence
Their great chemistry has been reflected in two different films, but despite having a great friendship and having faced rumors about a possible romance, they have always been great friends on and off the set.
7. Charlize Theron y Keanu Reeves
Their friendship began in the nineties and although they played a couple in Sweet NovemberBoth actors have had one of the longest friendships in Hollywood, without dating rumors or anything like that.
8. Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal
Everyone believed that Hathaway and Gyllenhaal were having an affair when they worked together on Love & Other DrugsHowever, they have always had a great friendship and nothing but love for each other.
9. Courteney Cox y Matthew Perry
One of the most famous and lasting friendships. It is said that during the third season of Friends, Courteney helped Matthew overcome his drug addiction, get in shape, and improve his acting style on the show.
10. John Krasinski y Jenna Fischer
During an interview in 2010, Fischer explained that the great chemistry she and Krasinski had in The OfficeIt was thanks to their friendship and the trust that one felt with the other at the moment of saying tender things and kissing.
11. Tina Fey y Steve Carell
Both are considered great comedians in Hollywood and their friendship has been one of the reasons that Carell and Fey have been able to collaborate on different projects, either as leads, writers or producers.
12. Scarlett Johansson y Chris Evans
They have worked together on various projects inside and outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and while they have a ton of on-screen chemistry, they have one of the longest and most genuine friendships in Hollywood.
13. Alexa Chung and Harry Styles
For some time it was rumored that the designer and model could have more than just a friendship with the British singer, however, over time, they have simply proven to have a great relationship as friends.
14. Emma Stone y Ryan Gosling
They are everyone’s favorite platonic couple, however their great on-screen chemistry has been thanks to the fact that both have forged a great friendship since the first project they worked on together, Crazy and stupid love from 2011.
15. Tom Hanks y Meg Ryan
Meg went on to state that the best projects she has worked on have been where she plays a couple with Hanks, since they have been best friends since they met when they began their careers in the 80s.
16. Julia Roberts and Richard Gere
Although they played a couple in one of the most famous films in the world, the actors have maintained and verified that they have a very special relationship and have considered each other best friends for two decades.
17. Adam Sandler y Drew Barrymore
We all love them in The Wedding Singer and Like it was the first timeThey have one of the longest friendships in the world and they have always made it clear how special they love each other, so much so that their families tend to live together a lot.
18. Matthew McConaughey y Kate Hudson
They were one of the most famous platonic couples at the beginning of the 2000s, however they have always maintained a great friendship and even, it is said, that their respective families have spent vacations together.
19. Jennifer Aniston y Paul Rudd
Both have stated on more than one occasion that they love working together and interpreting couples in the cinema thanks to the fact that they have a great friendship and the chemistry between them is something easy to show when they have known each other for more than 20 years.
20. Emily Blunt y Jason Segel
Their first project together was in Gulliver’s Travels, and since then the English actress and the American actor have formed a great friendship over time, even agreeing to work once more as a couple in 2012.
21. Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek
They met when both were just beginning to get roles in Hollywood, and despite the fact that much was rumored about a possible romance, the Spanish and the Mexican have always made their great friendship clear.
22. Kristen Stewart y Jesse Eisenberg
Others who have played a couple more than once, Jesse and Kristen have managed to forge a great friendship thanks to their very particular way of handling the success of their careers in Hollywood.