In (500) Days of Summer, Tom Hansen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is the classic underachiever, trained as an architect but working as a writer for a greeting card company. He falls hard for a co-worker named Summer and they eventually date, but something tells me that their days are numbered.
Lars Lindstrom, played by Ryan Gosling, is an antisocial shut-in who lives in a garage and spurns all social interaction. One day, he introduces his family to his new girlfriend Bianca, a Real Doll of Brazilian and Danish descent that he ordered off the Internet.
In Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, free spirited Clementine, played by Kate Winslet, decides to have her memory erased of her former lover, Joel Barish. They unknowingly rekindle their relationship on a train ride when they decide to “meet in Montauk”.