the wolf of wall streetYes, the couple from “The Wolf of Wall Street” is based on real life.Mary Cybulski/Paramount Pictures

Sometimes actors fall in love on movie sets. Other times, they’re playing couples inspired by actual events.

Some of the best romantic comedies, tearjerkers, and Oscar-nominated pictures are based on true stories. Keep reading to see the real couples that have had their stories shared and adapted for the big screen.

Frank Pallotta contributed to a previous version of this story.