We've all been there. You're waiting in anticipation for your impending date and then, out of nowhere, bam! It gets crazy - and not the good crazy. They talk too much, eat like an ogre, they don't look anything like their picture, and the list goes on. Take a look at our favorite bad date moments in film.
Along Came Polly
Reuben tries his best to play it cool when Polly suggests Moroccan food, even though he knows spicy food is his nemesis. You can imagine what happens next. Awkward bodily noises, trips to the bathroom where a toilet overflows. In reality, you'd never get a return phone call.
40 Year Old Virgin
When Andy's friends drag him to date-a-palooza not just one awkward date occurs, but twenty.
Married suburbanites Claire and Phil made the mistake of taking someone else's reservation, and spent the rest of their evening avoiding gun shots.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Technically it wasn't a date, but is there really anything more vulnerable than getting dumped while you are standing in front of your girlfriend of five years completely naked? Oh, right. Getting dumped for a rockstar and then vacationing beside them in Hawaii.
There's nothing like getting all dolled up Elle Woods style thinking you're getting engaged to the love of your life only to get dumped.
Silver Linings Playbook
Take two hot heads and put them in a diner where one orders Raisin Bran. Everyone knows it's not a date if you order breakfast cereal.
Jack and Rose fell instantly into deep love, but their date ended in the most tragic way. Could it get any worse than finding the love of your life, hitting an iceberg and having him die in the frozen waters?
Mia Wallace and Vincent Vega aren't on what you would call a typical date. But, even so, they have witty banter, they dance, she snorts some heroin and overdoses. He has to give her an adrenaline shot to the heart to bring her back. You know, just your average date.
Kate's in her late 30s, successful and single. She's aware her biological clock is ticking. But she might not have needed to tell her guy on their first date that she wants a baby NOW. He, of course couldn't have gotten out of there faster.
When Harry Met Sally
Tired of being lonely, Harry and Sally attempt to set each other up with their BFFs.The four of them head out to dinner and it completely backfires when their friends leave to go home together and eventually get married.
The Invention of Lying
Imagine going on a date where you couldn't lie, and the inner dialogue in your head about how miserable you are on your date actually comes out? Like in "The Invention of Lying" when Anna is about as blunt as you could get on a first date. Telling Mark that it's not gonna happen between the two of them because she doesn't want "short, fat kids with snub noses."
Marge Gunderson ended up in a precarious situation when she showed up to what she thought was a friendly dinner with old schoolmate Mike Yanagita. She had to break it to him that she was married and pregnant. He spent the next little while crying about how lonely he was. Turns out, Mike was suffering from some psychiatric problems.
There's Something About Mary
Poor dorky Ted was so excited about his date with Mary, to the prom, no less. But when he had an incident with his zipper, well, he was headed to the emergency room, instead of the school dance.
Jim and Lauren go on a date and it turns out to be a pretty bad one. They think they've put it behind them when they run into each other (with their respective families) at a resort. But somehow it seems the more time they have together, the more they like each other.
You know that scene where Hitch accidentally kicks Sara off her jet ski, then eats shellfish and has an allergic reaction causing his face to swell up like a blowfish. Only in Hollywood would you get a second chance after that disaster of a date.