meet-cute


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meet-cute

 (mēt′kyo͞ot′)
n.
A plot contrivance by which two protagonists in a romantic comedy first meet under unexpected and often comically adverse circumstances.
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There are also a couple of romantic subplots that dont really pay off, although the meet-cute between mostly mute Lilly (Hana Mae Lee) and a silent DJ (D.
OSTENSIBLY A MERE ROM-COM, BARAKAH MEETS BARAKAH--ONLY THE SECOND FEATURE FILM EVER TO ORIGINATE FROM SAUDI ARABIA --COMES COMPLETE WITH MEET-CUTE, KOOKY DATES AND WORLDS-APART LOVERS.
Writer/director Marc Meyers' first feature since 2010's "Harvest" uses its initial meet-cute scenario as the jumping off point for an intimate and incisive portrait of a clandestine affair and the thorny consequences it begets for all involved.
Ali and Deniz have a meet-cute over a smashed watermelon, and Ali immediately falls in love with the girl.
05am John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale meet-cute in a disarming rom-com with a clutch of funny characters supporting the attractively hesitant leads.
Take two: Tartan trousers and a pajama-inspired top are a total meet-cute.
If you appreciate a meet-cute followed by an eventual happy ending, this book has them in spades.
There are so many clever touches in Frozen, from Anna's bits of business during songs -- shaking hands with a suit of armour, posing in front of various paintings -- to the splendid meet-cute between Anna and Hans (it involves a horse and a precariously-balanced boat) or the rocks that turn into trolls.
In the hysteria of the moment, a bright-eyed girl named Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo) is hurled in his direction, and the moment they set eyes on each other it's a real black-and-white meet-cute moment.
It's a meet-cute for the ages, and Norris wants to see her again, but that's harder than it initially seems.
There's a nifty little comedy about our crumbling educational system in here, somewhere, if the producers weren't so busy trying to meet-cute with viewers.