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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Dubbed Hollywood's Highest-Grossing Romantic Couple

January 18, 2013 (3:02 am) GMT
The 'Twilight Saga' on- and off-screen lovers top the list compiled by Forbes with $1.17 billion domestic box office revenue from the last three years.

and 's on- and off-screen romance has proven to be a big moneymaker. Forbes has announced that the pair top its list of Hollywood's Highest-Grossing Romantic Couples, which is compiled based on domestic box office revenue of romantic movies in the last three years.

During the period, the Edward Cullen and the Bella Swan of the vampire film franchise earned $1.17 billion with the last three "" movies. "There is something unique about these films in the way that people have attached themselves to them," said Dorothy Pomerantz of Forbes.com. "The movies are unconventional, and you have the added element that the two people are a couple in real life."

Robert lands twice on the list, taking the tenth place with his "" co-star . The 2011 movie which is based on bestselling-novel by Sara Gruen raked in $59 million in the U.S. alone.

and , who are the only other pair of costars-turned-lovers landing on the list, place eighth with $63 million from their film "". Their romance sparked on the set of the movie based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.

Taking the runner-up spot are and , whose tear-jerking movie "" grossed $125 million. and snatch the third place with $103 million from their romantic-comedy flick "".

and of the hit "" movies land on the fourth place. For this list, only "", which raked in $95 million, is accounted. Rounding up the top five are and whose movie "" earned $84 in North America.

  1. and - $1.17 billion (three "" movies)
  2. and - $125 million ("")
  3. and - $103 million ("")
  4. and - $95 million ("")
  5. and - $84 ("")
  6. and - $80 million ("")
  7. and - $71 million ("")
  8. and - $63 million ("")
  9. and - $60 million ("")
  10. and - $59 million ("")


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