21 Proposals In Movies And Sitcoms That Will Make You Go ‘Awwww’

Come on, we’ve all thought about the perfect proposal and more often than not it’s inspired by the movies we see and the sitcoms we binge watch. So in our head we have a list of what’s right and what’s wrong, but when you see Barney Stinson going down on his knees, all those lists go out the window, because awww! These ones have definitely set a benchmarks for guys everywhere and given girls some serious expectations.

1. Barney and Robin – How I Met Your Mother

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He was a casanova turned one woman man. Their love story was in no way traditional and nor was his proposal. He pulled all the stops, right from making her jealous with Patrice to handing over a page of his playbook that reads ‘Hope she says yes’, he did it all. A man who didn’t believe in the concept of marriage, made us believe in true love.
Watch the proposal here.

 

2. Monica and Chandler – Friends

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We’ve seen them having an argument about whether Monica would date Chandler if he was the last man on earth to moving in together. But this scene, was the moment every F.R.I.E.N.D.S fan had a tear in their eye. Chandler in his typical ways was trying to throw her off the scent of his impending proposal, until she did the unexpected and went down on her knees to propose to him in a room full of candles.
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3. Mike and Rachel – Suits

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Audiences everywhere have been rooting for them to end up together and his proposal to her was the sweetest thing in the world. He even called Daddy Zane to take his permission before he popped the question with his perfect speech.
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4. Jim and Pam – The Office

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The location may have been a bit off but when he says ‘ I can’t wait’, it was all forgiven. The Office’s best couple, had to have the cutest proposal and the rain was the perfect touch.
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5. Ted and Tracy – How I Met Your Mother

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The audience was waiting with baited breath for ‘The Mother’, though Tracy stirred mixed emotions among fans, this scene made it clear that it was meant to be. Ted already knew where he was going to propose to his future wife and when she said the exact same words that Ted had said 2 years ago at the same spot, he had to make the moment worth remembering with an engagement ring.
Watch the proposal here.

 

6. Mary and Matthew – Downton Abbey

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There are not enough emotions to describe what viewers felt when this on again, off again couple, who were on the brink of marriage way too often, got it together. Mary walks out into the snow and he follows her and confesses his love for her, to stop her from flying to America. But the truly awesome bit was when he says, ‘I don’t forgive you because I don’t believe you need my forgiveness’, that’s true love bitch.
Watch the proposal here.

 

7. Chuck and Blair – Gossip Girl

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Chuck and Blair going to the movies, chuck and blair holding hands, well they were never going to be that, but what they became was so much more. They loved each other for all their flaws and got married amidst all the turmoil you can imagine, because their love was bigger and better than everything else. This proposal shows just how much.
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8. Derek and Meredith – Grey’s Anatomy

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He didn’t believe in the traditional because Meredith was anything but, so he put together a proposal for his independent, workaholic girlfriend in the most romantic way possible. He accepted and loved her dark and twisty. So he put together all the surgeries that signified important phases in their relationship, with a little help from Richard.
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9. Castle and Kate – Castle

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Watching his proposal to Kate, everyone realized Castle had a deeper and serious side to him, he loved her enough to respect her space. His proposal is so typically Castle and Beckett, all the bickering is what made it so damn cute!
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10. Margaret and Andrew-  The Proposal

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Andrew follows her back to New York, when she runs away from their hoax wedding, and ignores her dictating terms like his boss, which she was, and tells her just how much he loves her. This time they get married for real!
Watch the proposal here.

 

11. Liv and Daniel – Bride Wars

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Kate Hudson finds the ring in his closet accidentally and she can’t wait for him to pop the question, so she races to his office and asks him to marry her. The proposal makes you fall in love with them as the couple, especially when he tells her all the reasons he loves her.
Watch the proposal here.

 

12. Jamie and Aurelia – Love Actually

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He learns to speak portuguese for this very moment. He takes a flight and goes back to Aurelia’s house, only to find her family. They tell him her location and walk with him to the restaurant at which she’s waitressing. So he enters the restaurant with a procession and makes the most public and adorbs proposal ever.
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13. Maggie and Ike – Runaway Bride

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She ran away from their near miss wedding, but she ran right back to him once she discovered who she was on her own and what kind of eggs she liked. She goes down on one knee and hands him her running shoes, so that she can spend the rest of her life staying stationed in one place together.
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14. Jamie and Landon – A Walk To Remember.

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I can’t even. I mean seriously, this scene makes you want to howl at how sad the whole affair is. This boy, who’s like barely out of school, finds the love of his life and marries her to fulfil all her wishes on her bucket list before she succumbs to her illness. If you haven’t watched the movie I’m sorry for the spoiler!
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15. Carrie and Big – Sex and the City

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How do you propose to a fashionist? Mr Big taught you just how.
P.S: A walk-in closet is involved.
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16. Beth and Neil – He’s Just Not That Into You.

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Another man, getting over his doubts about the concept of marriage and plunging face first into bliss. It’s one of the most personal and adorable proposals on TV and you need to get a sneak peak.
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17. Robbie and Julia – The Wedding Singer

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Maybe ‘Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaye’ ruined the movie for you, but this proposal beats the tacky scene you witnessed in its hindi remake. He steals her away from her no-good fiance by singing ‘I wanna grow old with you’, with so much feels that’s it’s hard not to go ‘awww’.
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18.  Elizabeth and Mr Darcy – Pride and Prejudice

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You’ve read the book and you know second time’s the charm. Mr Darcy, we are all in awe.
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19. Melanie and Andrew – Sweet Home Alabama

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Maybe he wasn’t the one she married, but the proposal was one hell of an effort. He booked out Tiffany’s and gave us all a proposal we’d remember forever!
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20. Naina and Kabir – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

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When Kabir leaves his dream job to be with her on new years, little did she know he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. He tells her all the reasons she has become his priority and romantic looks sexy as hell on Ranbir. Wish this were real life, don’t you?
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21. Aaliya and Abhay – Break Ke Baad

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He makes her believe that he’s getting married, so she leaves everything and rushes to India to stop said wedding only to discover, she was the bride all along! Way to plan
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Now that we’ve overdosed you with cuteness, it’s time for a movie marathon. 

Let’s reminisce

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