6 most disliked MCU couples, ranked

Some of the romance in the MCU keeps our hearts beating faster than Quicksilver on a sprint, but others... not so much.

Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios' WANDAVISION. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.
Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios' WANDAVISION. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved. /
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3. Thor and Jane Foster

Thor, the mighty God of Thunder from Asgard, who can summon lightning and has muscles that could easily win him the Mr. Universe title falls in love with the brilliant astrophysicist, Jane Foster. You'd think it'd be a match made in Valhalla, right? Well, not quite.

It's kind of like mixing together chocolate and pickles—both great on their own but together? Highly questionable - I didn't mix those two together even when I had pregnancy cravings. The first couple of Thor movies tried to sell us this grand cosmic love saga between Thor and Jane, but it felt more like watching two very pretty but very awkward birds trying to figure out if they should peck at each other or just fly to different continents. Their interactions often felt stiff, like they were both thinking about their grocery lists instead of being lost in a whirlwind romance.

Part of the hiccup comes from trying to mesh two worlds that are as different as can be. On one hand, you've got Thor, who comes from a realm where people throw feasts that could feed a small country and fight monsters for fun. On the other, there's Jane, who spends her nights staring through a telescope and gets excited about anomalies in space-time. Their dates were less "let's watch the sunset together" and more "let's prevent an interdimensional disaster together" - which, admittedly, is pretty cool but not exactly conducive to building a believable romantic connection. It's as if the filmmakers decided that just throwing them together would be enough, without considering if their personalities actually clicked.

TL;DR - Despite their best efforts, Thor and Jane's romance ended up feeling more like a science experiment gone wrong than a tale of epic love - but the end of Love and Thunder still hurt like no other.