Ironically, I came up with the "favorite rainy-day scenes" idea long before this past week, when rain became anything but a light-hearted topic for so many people. So even as we chat about favorite fictional rainy scenes, good thoughts and wishes go out to those here in Alabama, in Florida, in Maryland, and other spots that have been so hard-hit by wicked weather this week.
For now, let's talk about FICTIONAL rain. Asked about their own favorite rainy-day scenes (and, yeah, I allowed shower scenes to count--LOL), here are the ones a few of my fellow Lady Scribes came up with:
"I have to admit I never read The Notebook, but that scene in the movie where the hero and heroine get caught in the rain in the rowboat is great. And hot once they are out of the rowboat."--Samantha Grace
"This also is an adaptation of a book rather than a book, but that scene in the Kiera Knightly Pride and Prejudice where Mr. Darcy is (poorly) confessing his love in folly out in the rain. I love that scene. Mr. Darcy looks so miserable to be telling the love of his life about his feelings and the rain only makes it worse. Plus, the scenery is so beautiful!"--Jennifer Lohmann
"The Notebook is one of my all time favorite books and movies, so, of course, the scene where they get caught in the rain on the lake is my favorite! Talk about hot steamy passion!"--Julie Johnstone
I have to confess I haven't read "The Notebook" or seen the movie. I'm more a "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" kind of movie girl, which will surprise exactly no one.
What? Oh, sorry. I was pondering Brad Pitt. There was too rain--it was in the last six seconds!
Here are a few more I came up with, from movies:
The final scene from "Breakfast at Tiffany's"--I mean you have Audrey Hepburn, the missing cat, the downpour, the dressing-down from the guy, and the big finale. Sigh.
How about the upside-down kiss in the rain from "Spiderman?" (And who'd think Spiderman had a hot rain scene?)
Or Hugh Jackman (ahem) in "Australia"? Oh yeah, Nicole Kidman was there too, wasn't she?
What? Oh, sorry. I was pondering Hugh Jackman.
What about you? Weigh in with a favorite rain scene (it doesn't HAVE to be romantic) in a book or movie for a shot at a $5 Amazon GC. Let it rain!