For those who are missing their SOs during this quarantine, we’re pretty sure that you’re already missing that kilig and swooning feeling you usually get with them. Thanks to Netflix though, we find ways to cope with the separation anxiety we’ve been having through numerous shows and films currently streaming online.
Of course, a good romantic story is nothing without a good couple to play it out. Here’s a rundown of 10 couples from Netflix films and shows that we love to love. Check them out below:
Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky (Lana Condor and Noah Centineo)
To All the Boys I Loved Before
When it comes to our favorite OTPs, Peter Kavinsky and Lara Jean Covey will always make it to our lists. This couple may have started out on a contract relationship, but we love just how their feelings for each other developed through time and over countless locker notes. We know that their story is a thing for YA novels and teen romcoms only, but after seeing the movie, we’re pretty sure we want a Sixteen Candles moment for ourselves!
Sasha Tran and Marcus Kim (Ali Wong and Randall Park)
Always Be My Maybe
In Always Be My Maybe, Ali Wong and Randall Park portray Sasha and Marcus, childhood best friends who get reunited when they are already in their 30s. Despite losing touch for so many years, the two are still able to rekindle their friendship and pick up where they left off later on. What we loved about their relationship is not only how they support and let the other shine in their own way, but also how they’re both willing to do grand gestures if that’s what it would take for them to feel special.
Yoon Se Ri and Ri Jeong Hyeok (Son Ye Jin and Hyun Bin)
Crash Landing On You
This list is nothing without everyone’s favorite K-drama couple right now – Yoon Se Ri and Ri Jeong Hyeok. Their relationship showed us that a relationship is not always about grand gestures, but about the little details that we notice and remember about each other. While Se Ri and Jeong Hyeok definitely lacked in the skinship department, this drama still was able to give us so many romantic moments – from the little plants they gave for them to grow to actually coming to the other’s beck and call when the baddies are out to get them.
Nomi and Amanita (Jamie Clayton and Freema Agyeman)
Nothing screams “power couple” more than Nomi and Amanita’s relationship in Sense8. In the show, Nomi is a transgender lesbian “hacktivist” and Amanita is a cis queer woman working in a bookstore. Their relationship has always been one of the best and healthiest on the show, and we love how much they support each other through and through. In the end, they’re just two badass people ready to fight for each other and for what they believe in.
Frank and Amy (Joe Cole and Georgina Campbell)
Hang The DJ, Black Mirror
Black Mirror’s Hang the DJ is probably one of the few stories in the show with a happy ending. In this episode, Frank and Amy are two people who rebel against a dating app simulation 998 times of 1000 just to be with each other. Hang the DJ tells a story about what modern romance is, and their actions toward and with each other definitely made us want to look for someone to rebel against the system with, dating app or not.
Violet Markey and Theodore Finch (Elle Fanning and Justice Smith)
All the Bright Places
In All the Bright Places, Elle Fanning and Justice Smith portray Violet and Finch, two high schoolers who are both hiding emotional and physical scars from their past. When they get paired for a school project, the two begin to wander around their town, and they learn how to find beauty in even the smallest and most mundane places and moments. Despite the film’s sad ending, it was nice to see the two characters try to heal each other no matter what their differences are, helping Violet eventually rediscover the meaning to life and love.
Eric Effiong and Adam Groff (Ncuti Gatwa and Connor Swindells)
Adam and Eric’s storyline didn’t really start off well, what with all the bullying that Eric had to endure because of Adam. Things change, however, after one detention session, and we get to learn more about Adam’s insecurity and loneliness. Eric helped Adam accept parts of himself that he wasn’t ready to acknowledge before, leading him to become a better person. After Season 2’s finale, we’re definitely excited to see how our OTP will develop even further!
Mike Wheeler and Eleven (Finn Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown)
Mike and Eleven’s chemistry was already strong from the moment that they met. Even despite Eleven’s strangeness, Mike saw her as a friend and even helped her cope with her new life outside the laboratory. The two characters always have each other’s back and it’s adorable how they’re always there to protect and to help each other at all times. With Eleven leaving town at the end of Season 3, we hope that they get to reunite once again so our ship can continue to sail!
Yorkie and Kelly (Mackenzie Davis and Gugu Mbatha-Raw)
San Junipero, Black Mirror
San Junipero is another one of those Black Mirror episodes that give us a more hopeful and happier ending. Yorkie and Kelly are two people who meet, fall in love, and end up losing touch with each other because of the circumstances of the time they were living in. Despite knowing that their characters didn’t end up together in “the real world”, it was a satisfying to know that they got the happy ending they deserve in San Junipero, a simulated reality where the dead and the dying can live young forever.
Titus Andromedon and Mikey Politano (Tituss Burgess and Mike Carlsen)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Different as Titus and Mikey can be when you first look at them, what we love about this ship is how they use their differences to balance each other out. Titus helped Mikey learn everything he needs to know about being gay, and they still went in on the relationship despite it being messy. The two characters are willing to accept everything about their partners, and so they were able to be more true and comfortable to be with each other over time!