If you asked us for our best piece of dating advice it would be to stop doing that weird thing with your eye. Which, as helpful as it is, also shows that we need a bit of help with our wingman repertoire.
So we scoured the history of cinema for some of Hollywood's advice on how to deal with the potentially hellish world of dates.
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Cal (The 40-Year-Old Virgin)
Played by: Seth Rogen
"Just ask a question, that's it. Because women do not care about what you have to say at all and all they want to do is talk about themselves"
Played by: Greta Gerwig
"Hurt people hurt people"
Sala (The Rum Diary)
Played by: Michael Rispoli
"Do not confuse love with lust nor drunkenness for judgment."
Will (Robin Hood)
Played by: Scott Grimes
"The secret to success is to never go for the prettiest one."
Wallace (Scott Pilgrim Vs The World)
Played by: Kieran Culkin
"If you want something bad, you have to fight for it. Step up your game...break out the L-word."
Played by: Vince Vaughn
"If you call too soon you might scare off a nice baby who's ready to party."
Juan (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
Played by: Javier Bardem
“Only unfulfilled love can be romantic.”
Prime Minister (Love Actually)
Played by: Hugh Grant
"I'm not sure that politics and dating really go together."
Played by: Maya Rudolph
"Make room for someone who is nice to you."
Paul (Midnight In Paris)
Played by: Michael Sheen
"Sex and alcohol – it fuels the desire but kills the performance."
Oz (American Pie)
Played by: Chris Klein
"You ask them questions, and listen to what they have to say and shit."
Tommy (Friends With Benefits)
Played by: Woody Harrelson
“It’s not who you want to spend Friday night with. It’s who you want to spend all day Saturday with.”
Sean (Good Will Hunting)
Played by: Robin Williams
"You're not perfect, sport, and let me save you the suspense: this girl you've met, she's not perfect either. But the question is whether or not you're perfect for each other."
Alex Hitchens (Hitch)
Played by: Will Smith
"A woman who doesn't want to kiss takes her keys out, puts them in the door, goes in the house. A woman that wants to kiss, she fiddles."
Gary (The Break-Up)
Played by: Vince Vaughn
"It's not about doing the things you love, it's about doing things with the one you love!"
Alvy Singer (Annie Hall)
Played by: Woody Allen
"A relationship, I think, is like a shark. You know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies."
Rachel ((500) Days Of Summer)
Played by: Chloe Grace Moretz
"Just because she likes the same bizzaro crap you do doesn't mean she's your soul mate."
Harry (When Harry Met Sally)
Played by: Billy Crystal
"No man can be friends with a woman that he finds attractive. He always wants to have sex with her."
Yuri (Lord of War)
Played by: Nicolas Cage
"That’s the trouble with falling in love with a dream girl. They have a habit of becoming real."
Van Wilder (Van Wilder)
Played by: Ryan Reynolds
"First dates are interviews"
Joel (Eternal Sunshine...)
Played by: Jim Carrey
"Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating.."
Kate (Drinking Buddies)
Played by: Olivia Wilde
"That's the problem with heartbreak, to you it's like an atomic bomb and to the world it's just really cliche, because in the end we all have the same experience."
John (Wedding Crashers)
Played by: Owen Wilson
"Love doesn't exist, that's what I'm trying to tell you guys. And I'm not picking on love, 'cause I don't think friendship exists either."
Laramie (The Arizona Raiders)
Played by: Buster Crabbe
"Romance is when a man runs after a woman until she catches him."
Barney (The Expendables)
Played by: Sylvester Stallone
"The man who best gets along with women is the man who can get along without them."
William (Finding Forrester)
Played by: Sean Connery
"The key to a woman's heart is an unexpected gift at an unexpected time."
Officer Michaels (Superbad)
Played by: Seth Rogen
"You don't want to meet a chick in a bar man...you gotta go to other places. You gotta go to spin class, a farmer's market...just somewhere social, non-threatening"
Louis 'Mountain' Rivera (Requiem For A Heavyweight)
Played by: Anthony Quinn
“When you’re out with a lady, you should act special.”
Played by: Amy Adams
"I think anybody who falls in love is a freak. It's a crazy thing to do. It's kind of like a form of socially acceptable insanity."
Mac (The Heartbreak Kid)
Played by: Rob Corddry
"Plaster on a fake smile, plow through the next half century, sit back, relax, and wait for the sweet embrace of death!"