Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)

Matchmaking celebrity couples from different eras
George Clooney and Marilyn Monroe
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01/15/2014 02:00PM

After, "Who are you wearing?," the most important question on the Oscars' red carpet is "Who are you here with?"

Celebrity couples are always alluring. Drench them in tulle, tuxes and accolades, and they become nearly irresistible. But it's a shame that today's biggest stars can't hob knob with the glamorous old guard of Tinseltown ... or can they?

Thanks to the magic of Photoshop, it is possible to have love connections between celebrities of every era – and the results are what Hollywood dreams are made of.

Frank Sinatra and Jennifer Lawrence

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Jennifer Lawrence and Frank Sinatra

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She loves blue eyes. He appreciates younger blondes with short haircuts. The romance between The Voice and Hollywood's new "It" girl writes itself.

Amy Adams and Clark Gable

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Clark Gable and Amy Adams

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Out of all the starlets on the carpet, Adams is the only one that can make Gable give a damn.

Marlon Brando and Halle Berry

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Marlon Brando and Halle Berry

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Brando easily could've been a contender for Berry's heart.

Natalie Wood and Grumpy Cat

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Natalie Wood and Grumpy Cat

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They went to an imaginary award show once. It was awful.

Sofia Vergara and Paul Newman

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Sofie Vergara and Paul Newman

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Newman's famous quip about fidelity, "Why go out for a hamburger when you have steak at home?," seems especially poignant with Vergara by his side.

Bradley Cooper and Elizabeth Taylor

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Bradley Cooper and Elizabeth Taylor

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Imagine the hours this pair could spend staring into each other's eyes.

Audrey Hepburn and Leonardo DiCaprio

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Audrey Hepburn and Leonardo DiCaprio

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Don't worry Leo, Hepburn is happy to share her Oscar with you.

George Clooney and Marilyn Monroe

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

George Clooney and Marilyn Monroe

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If anyone can make Clooney settle down, it's another stunning serial monogamist.

Christian Bale and Bette Davis

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Christian Bale and Bette Davis

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Bale has been skinny and stout, but Davis thinks his current size is just right.

Sandra Bullock and Humphrey Bogart

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara, Producers Class, RolesClass, Academy Awards

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Blondes may have more fun, but brunettes rule awards season.

Joaquin Phoenix and Sophia Loren

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara, Actor Class

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After mastering the future of dating in Her, Phoenix is ready to go old school again.

Matthew McConaughey and Grace Kelly

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Bette Davis, Matthew McConaughey and Grace Kelly

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Alright, alright, alright, McConaughey landed himself a Princess – and Bette Davis to boot!

Shirley Temple and Rico Rodriguez

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)| Academy Awards, Oscars 2014, Amy Adams, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence, John Wayne, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew McConaughey, Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Rico Rodriguez, Shirley Temple, Sofia Vergara

Shirley Temple and Rico Rodriguez

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Puppy love has never been so tap-dancingly talented.

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