With many classic pairings in movies such as Robert De Niro & Al Pacino and Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling. Planet 7 took to find which acting duos took in the most money at the box office.
Duos That Made the Most Money at the Box Office
Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson – averaging at $268,510,320 at the box office
Robert Schneider & Adam Sandler – averaging at $234,926,710 at the box office
Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling – averaging at $233,038,814 at the box office
Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper – averaging at $164,225,463 at the box office
Seth Rogan & James Franco – averaging at $153,123,735 at the box office
Even though Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson seem to be the most profitable duo with films such as Zoolander and Starsky & Hutch, they aren’t the critic favourites. With the highest average Metacritic scores given to Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper films, with films such as Silver Linings Playbook, it comes as no surprise the duo are liked by critics and fans alike.
Duos That Critics Love According to Metacritic
Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper – 85.5 average rating
Amy Adams & Christian Bale – 76.7 average rating
Robert De Niro & Al Pacino – 74.0 average rating
Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling – 67.3 average rating
Seth Rogan & James Franco – 67.0 average rating
Surprisingly Robert de Niro and Al Pacino are only third in the ranking even with iconic films such as Godfather II and Heat on their duo roster. Hollywood’s favourite lovebirds Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling also only make it into fourth, with romantic films such as La La Land and Crazy, Stupid Love being some memorable joint ventures.
Duos That Critics Hate According to Metacritic
Robert Schneider & Adam Sandler – 39.7 average rating
Adam Sandler & Drew Barrymore – 46.0 average rating
Will Ferrell & John C. Reily – 47.0 average rating
Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan – 52.5 average rating
Owen Wilson & Ben Stiller – 54.7 average rating