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[[caption-width-right:350:This Big Damn Kiss requires BigDamnHeroes to throw in.]]
->''"Since the invention of the kiss there have been five kisses that were rated the most passionate, the most pure. This one left them all behind."''
-->-- '''Grandpa''', ''Film/ThePrincessBride''

A kiss that is SeriousBusiness, with all the spectacle that entails. In all probability it's a FirstKiss that finally puts an end to UnresolvedSexualTension and/or other typical obstacles that get in the way of True Love. [[SceneryPorn The scenery will be epic]], [[OrbitalKiss the camera will go wild]], [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic the music will swell]]. The most straightforward way to telegraph a TheyDo which isn't an actual wedding.

Some tropes, such as SmoochOfVictory, HollywoodKiss, ConcertKiss, BeachKiss, and LipLockSunBlock, are almost always examples of this as well. If a kiss is built up to be this but fails miserably, it's probably an AwkwardKiss.

'''Beware of spoilers.'''

Has nothing to do with BigDamnHeroes. [[SmoochOfVictory Usually.]] But kinda can overlap if the BigDamnHeroes kiss in a [[{{Pun}} big damn]] dramatic way.


* The two minute mark on this old car advert [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LENbh_560s here]].
* Parodied in a 4G Epic commercial.

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''[[Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena Adolescence of Utena]]'' ends with [[LesYay Utena and Anthy]] passionately kissing as they drive away from Ohtori (also, [[{{Fanservice}} they're both nude]]), finally free from the oppression of Akio and his schemes.
* ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'': [[spoiler: Keiichi and Belldandy. Finally in chapter 278, complete with thousands of FLOWERS bursting from the floor]] [[{{Squee}} Thank your Goddess of choice!]]
* In the manga version of ''Manga/{{Akira}}'', [[ExtraordinarilyEmpoweredGirl Kei]] and [[BadassBiker Kaneda]] actually have two in the same scene. First, they sit down and kiss very gently... but after they part, they have a discussion since [[spoiler: Kaneda believes that Kei, who's going to fight Tetsuo under orders of Lady Miyako, is doing so without regards towards her life]] and he leaves in a huff. She's rather dejected.... and then he returns, says he forgot something, and kisses her again, this time more passionately, and when they part he promises that he will come back to her ''and'' will stay by her side all night long.
* ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'':
** Guts and Casca's first non-IntimateHealing kiss pretty much [[TheyDo sealed the deal]] between them being the series' OfficialCouple, so much so that there's gorgeous SceneryPorn, DramaticWind is blowing Guts's BadassCape as to encircle the couple, AND somebody rendered this all [[http://www.mattbrowning.com/berserk/colors/guts_casca_kiss_final.jpg in color.]]
** Played totally straight in the new movie trilogy, where Guts and Casca aren't even involved in a [[CPRCleanPrettyReliable CPR kiss]] until the third movie. Advertising even plays this up with an AlmostKiss clip in one TV spot.
* When [[spoiler: Eiji Asuka and Anna Stephanie]] '''finally''' manage to kiss at the end of the Anime/BlueCometSPTLayzner ''Hallmark 2000'' OAV, it's after quite the sequence where everyone rushes to [[spoiler: meet Eiji after his return from his and Layzner's last battle]], then they stop and allow [[spoiler: Anna]] to take the lead. She then jumps off from a stone wall as [[spoiler: Eiji descends from Layzner]], but he's still far away. ''Then'' they run into each other's arms and [[HeldGaze look into each other's eyes]]. And only '''then''', they epically smooch. With ''La Rose Rouge'' as background music. [[EarnYourHappyEnding YESSSSS!]]
* ''Anime/{{Claymore}}'': The kiss between [[ActionGirl Clare]] [[BodyguardCrush and]] [[PrecociousCrush Raki]] took almost two whole pages of the manga.
* ''Anime/DarlingInTheFranxx'': In Episode 15, [[spoiler:Hiro initiates one with Zero Two after they cleared up all their misunderstandings and apologized for their mistakes. This moment cements their OfficialCouple status and triggers Strelizia's red transformation.]]
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'':
** The series [[AlmostKiss finally]] allows [[spoiler: Satou and Takagi]] [[http://mangafox.me/manga/detective_conan/v64/c673/16.html to kiss at the end of file 673.]]/ [[http://www.detectiveconanworld.com/wiki/File:Sato_and_Takagi_kiss.jpg episode 535]]. In the manga, the frame with the kiss takes up a little over half of the page, with a close-up of the two's faces taking up about 60% of ''that''. And the rest of the frame is a more medium-range, full-body shot of them. In the anime, the first part of the scene is a shot with them kissing, and then the camera pans to the full-body shot.
** Apparently Aoyama [[AuthorAppeal ended up liking the trope]] in regards to these two, since he gave [[spoiler: Sato and Takagi]] ''another'' Big Damn Kiss in [[http://www.mangareader.net/detective-conan/808/14 File 808]] / [[http://www.detectiveconanworld.com/wiki/File:Takagi_and_Sato_second_kiss.jpg episode 683]]. After a rather emotionally-exhausting case where [[spoiler: Takagi is mistaken for someone else and put inside a DeathTrap, and Sato goes the ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend for him]], when all's said and done she pretty much glomps him and gives him a rather epic SmoochOfVictory [[SnowMeansLove as it starts to snow on them]].
** Later in the story, [[http://www.detectiveconanworld.com/wiki/File:ShukichiYumiKiss.jpg there's a rather nice one]] between [[spoiler: Sato's best friend Yumi and her love interest Shukichi.]]
** In chapter 1004, even when it's on the cheek, [[spoiler: Ran and Shinichi]]'s recent kiss is [[http://mangafox.me/manga/detective_conan/v95/c1004/16.html VERY MUCH framed as this]].
* ''Anime/EurekaSeven'' has three in the final three episodes, including the mid-air, upside down reunion of [[spoiler:Dominic and Anemone]] in Episode 48. In the final episode, [[spoiler: Renton and Eureka [[UnresolvedSexualTension finally]] have their first kiss in what they [[NowOrNeverKiss believed to be the final act of their respective lives]], only to be saved by Nirvash's sacrifice]] so that they can enjoy the third epic kiss as they float down from orbit.
* At the climax of ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'', right after an epic fighting scene between its two participants, right before the appearance of a PhysicalGod, and right at the middle of the song ''[[CrowningMusicOfAwesome I THINK I CAN]]''.
* Toward the end of the ''Manga/FruitsBasket'' manga, although [[spoiler: Kyo and Tohru]] share a sorta-first-kiss earlier in the same scene, it's the ''hug'' that's really climactic -- at first because it means that he's finally gotten past the fact that he's [[InvoluntaryShapeshifting possessed]], but it gets even more [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming heartwarming]] when [[spoiler: he doesn't transform]]. Cue TearJerker montage as [[spoiler: the curse proceeds to break]].
* The final ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'' novel's epilogue eventually gives us the kiss we'd been promised for several books, and had been anticipating the whole series: at [[spoiler:Jindai High's graduation]], [[CannotSpitItOut Kaname]] and [[ChasteHero Sousuke]] finally meet and he plants a long-awaited big one on her while the entire crowd cheers.
* There are some of these in ''Anime/GrimmsFairyTaleClassics''. The most striking ones take place between [[Literature/SleepingBeauty Princess Briar Rose and her Prince]], and between the ActionSurvivor maid and the Prince from ''The Old Woman in the Woods''.
* ''Manga/HanaNoMizoShiru'': Arikawa and Misaki's [[http://www.dm5.com/m104616-p31/ full-page kiss in a field of flowers]] at the end of Chapter 4.
* ''LightNovel/{{Inukami}}'': [[spoiler:Keita kisses Youko in the climax, as they fly toward the BiggerBad, undeniably returning the affection she's showed him the entire series.]]
* ''Manga/InuYasha'' has one right in the anime finale when Kagome and Inuyasha [[spoiler: are reunited inside the Shikon Jewel]].
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1RBUoCFBuw This kiss]] in ''Manga/KannazukiNoMiko'' with a HumongousMecha using it's finishing move in the background.
* ''VisualNovel/{{Kanon}}''. The spinning pan-out and reflective teardrop in the 2006 version make it.
* ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie'' has one of these between [[spoiler:[[OfficialCouple Naruto and Hinata]]]] at the end of the movie--much to [[FanPreferredCouple the delight of many fans]]. It doesn't get any damn bigger than a [[HollywoodKiss Hollywood-like]] FirstKiss [[TrueLovesKiss of True Love]] [[SmoochOfVictory after defeating Toneri]], [[LongRunner 15 years]] of ShipTease [[RelationshipUpgrade in the making]], forming a FullMoonSilhouette and [[LoveFloats gracefully floating]] [[FlightOfRomance high in the air!]]
* ''Anime/MazingerZ'': In the ''Mazinger-Z vs Great General of Darkness'' feature, Kouji is going to sortie with Mazinger-Z to fight a battle he knows he can not win, and thinking he'll die. Sayaka stops him to give him his little brother's birthday gift, and both stare into each other's eyes for a long while... and then Kouji turns around and leaves. However, in the manga version of that moment they ''do'' kiss -- the panel itself featured them floating in a void, and flower petals falling around them.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'':
** Negi does this to Chachamaru to prove a point that Chachamaru has a soul by forming a Pactio with her. It was 4 pages long and [[StuffBlowingUp caused an explosion]]. ''Extreme Kissing people!''
** [[SchoolgirlLesbians Setsuna and Konoka's]] Pactio kiss was pretty damn long, too. So much that Setsuna almost suffocated from this kiss. (One doesn't know about Chachamaru, since she is a robot.)
** Negi also does this to [[spoiler: Luna aka Shiori]]. With the side-effects of [[spoiler: undoing her MasterOfDisguise powers (which she used to masquerade as Asuna), saving her from being non-fatally shot by Mana, '''and''' creating a Pactio with ''a girl who's a member of Fate's AmazonBrigade''.]]
** Almost at the end of the series, [[spoiler: Asuna gives one to Negi. Rather bittersweetly, it doubles as a LastKiss: she's about to go into a years-long sleep so this is her goodbye to him, and she tells him to think well about who will be the next girl he'll kiss.]]
** Even if not in the league of the others, [[spoiler: Natsumi and Kotarou]]'s Pactio Kiss was pretty epic too.
* Being a super troupe-y shoujo manga, ''Manga/MarmaladeBoy'' is no slouch regarding this trope:
** Yuu and Miki's first kiss is set like this, and crosses into DudeShesLikeInAComa since she had been knocked out after getting a basketball to the face in PE class. [[spoiler: Not really, she was faking it in hopes that Yuu wouldn't tease her for being a CuteClumsyGirl, and [[OhCrap was totally off-guard]] when he smooched her instead.]] They later had a mutual and "proper" one in the beach (though they're standing on the sand so it's not exactly a BeachKiss) and as the sun sets...
** Also the deals between [[spoiler: [[TeacherStudentRomance Meiko and Namura]] ]] are properly revealed to the viewers when they share one of these in the empty library. [[spoiler: ''Almost'' empty; Yuu sees them, but [[SecretKeeper he keeps it to himself]] at Meiko's request.]] Then they have another, when [[spoiler: Namura leaves to Hiroshima after their romance is uncovered and Meiko is willing to run away with him, but Namura immediately shoots that down to not bring her down with him, and only accepts to give her a kiss before taking off.]] And in the anime [[RuleOfThree there's a third one]] [[spoiler: when they reconcile in Hiroshima.]]
** The end of the anime takes the trope UptoEleven, with a whole sequence featuring kisses and including those above alongside ''many'' others. [[spoiler: It finishes with Yuu and Miki kissing while wearing [[WeddingsInJapan bridal/groom attire]].]]
* Chapter 140 of ''Manga/MedakaBox'' ends with one between [[spoiler:Medaka and Zenkichi]], who have just thwarted [[spoiler:Najimi]]'s plan to end it all.
* In ''The Melancholy of LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'', the first season climax, accompanied by an {{Ominous Latin Ch|anting}}orus, and giant monster things destroying the area around them. It's even more awesome as [[spoiler:[[RealityWarper Haruhi]] is subconsciously '''[[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroying the world]] out of her restrained jealousy at the time''' and Kyon kisses her to [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan make her undo it]].]] It works, even though Haruhi thinks it was AllJustADream afterwards and Kyon is in denial. And just to make it even better, the entire scene is overlaid with the first song of Mahler's Symphony No.8 Movement 1, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plqzqdEWJNA Veni Creator Spiritus]]. FUCK. YES.
* In ''Manga/SeraphOfTheEnd'', Krul did one on Mika on the mouth. See here [[http://owarinoseraph.wikia.com/wiki/Krul_Tepes?file=Ep_4_Snapshot_23.png]]
* In ''LightNovel/{{No 6}}'' [[spoiler: [[HoYay Shion kisses Nezumi]] halfway through the series]]; in the final episode [[spoiler: Nezumi]] returns the favor before he leaves.
* ''Manga/OutlawStar'': Gene and Melfina have theirs at the heart of the Galactic Leyline, when he [[spoiler: says he wants her to stay with him. But he realized he was being selfish, so he asks what *she* wants. She wishes for the same thing and said she wanted to remain herself.]] [[OfficialCouple Then they seal it with a kiss.]]
* The first chapter of ''Manga/SakuraTrick'' ends with a pretty epic kiss. Haruka and Yuu go on to kiss [[OnceAnEpisode every chapter after that]], but none are quite as impressive as the first.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBIqrTYZDv0 The First Kiss]] between the titular couple of Anime/RomeoXJuliet, complete with Romeo chasing the disguised Juliet through the streets of Neo Verona, as the Theme Song, a variation of the song ''You Raise Me Up'' plays in the background. He finally catches her on a bridge, and before she can run away again catches her hand and pulls her into an embrace, her disguise falling away and then kisses her, to which she lets her guard down and lets her feelings for him come through and kisses him back. Oh yeah, and by the way, fireworks are exploding in the background to conclude the days lovers ceremony... [[StoodUp as Romeo's betrothed Hermione awaits for him.]]
* In the conclusion of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}} XY'', Serena finally kisses Ash as she prepares to board her flight to Hoenn. The lighting as the two of them close in and the music adds to the atmosphere; unfortunately, [[KissingDiscretionShot it's not seen whether it was on the lips or on the cheek]].
* In ''Manga/SilverSpoon'', after a LoveConfession from both Hachiken and Mikage, they finally kiss in chapter 120.
* A more tender yet equally as awesome variant happens at the climax of the second season of the ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'' anime, when [[spoiler:Gourry, against all odds, breaks into ''another dimension'' to rescue Lina from being eradicated from existence. His fondness and desire to protect her apparently impresses [[GuardianOfTheMultiverse the Lord of Nightmares]] enough to bring Lina back.]] They share a kiss, spinning in place amidst bubbles of light.-- sadly, since StatusQuoIsGod, [[LaserGuidedAmnesia they don't recall what happened when they return to the world below.]]
* Subverted at the end of ''Anime/SummerWars''. Kenji and Natsuki are about to kiss ([[ShipperOnDeck at the insistence of the latter's family]]), only for Kenji's PsychicNosebleed to come back. So Natsuki just gives him a small peck on the cheek instead (which doesn't help his nosebleed situation at all).
* It's not framed by explosions (unlike [[{{HSQ}} everything else in the show]]), but Kamina and Yoko's first ''[[spoiler: and only]]'' kiss in ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' is accompanied by erupting volcanoes... which was only matched with Yoko's second, courtesy of Kittan. ''[[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic "Libera Me From Hell"]]'' playing in the background just made it more epic.
* ''Manga/VampireKnight''. In chapter 46, Zero reveals his affections for Yuuki this way. Before [[spoiler: declaring that he will eventually kill her.]]
* In TheMovie for ''Anime/YesPrettyCure5GoGo'', we have the first kiss between Nozomi/Cure Dream and Coco, which also doubles as a IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight. It should be noted that this is the ''only'' kiss between characters in the franchise's 10-year history.
* ''Manga/YoureUnderArrest'' has one between Natsumi and Toukairin, after she knocks off early so she could make it to the airport before his departure. After she catches her breath, she gives him a piece of her mind for throwing their last arm-wrestling contest and [[spoiler: and for not manning up about his feelings for her.]] Toukairin cuts her off with a ShutUpKiss, so he can finally get a word in edgewise. Then he tells her, followed by "the big one."
* ''Anime/YuriOnIce'', in episode 7, after all the ShipTease, [[spoiler:Victor Nikiforov]] throws himself in the arms of [[spoiler: Yuuri Katsuki]] and kisses him passionately. To add even more grandiosity, it's while they are in front of the entire audience of the Cup of China, and the kiss is televised internationally. And ''[[UpToEleven even more]]'', though [[spoiler: Victor]]'s arm [[KissingDiscretionShot blocks]] it, the circumstances leading to the scene (including close-ups to [[spoiler: Yuuri]]'s face and [[spoiler: Victor]]'s mouth) ''and'' the reactions of [[spoiler: Yuri]] himself plus [[spoiler:Minako, Yuuri's family and the Nishigori family (as in, not just Yuuri's HappilyMarried {{childhood friend}}s Yuuko and Takeshi, but also ''their triplet daughters'')]] pretty much leave zero doubt that it's a kiss on the mouth.
* In ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'', Keiko and Yusuke share two. The first one was a sort-of IntimateHealing [[spoiler: since Yusuke's still sort-of dead body needed a kiss to get enough LifeEnergy to wake up, and due to several circumstances Keiko was the only one able to give it to him before midnight struck; she managed to do so ''with one second to spare'' and after practically dashing her way to the Urameshi household before it was too late.]] The second one [[spoiler: happened at the very end of the series, when Yusuke returned home after three years in the Demon World and reunited with Keiko and his friends in the nearby beach.]]
* ''Manga/ZeroIn'': Mikuru and Kou in Chapter 68.

[[folder:Audio Plays]]
* In the AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho episode "Scherzo", the Eighth Doctor and companion Charlotte finally get their Big Damn Kiss. It... [[BodyHorror does not go well]].

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''Comicbook/{{Runaways}}'':
** Chase plants one on Gert right after she saves his life with CPR right after ''he'' saves ''her'' from a giant, flaming rock monster.
** The second series ends with Nico and Victor sharing a big kiss after [[spoiler:they survive a battle with the Gibborim]], and the first arc of the third series ends with Karolina and Xavin sharing their first (and only) on-panel kiss [[spoiler:just before Xavin clocks Karolina and impersonates her so that they can hand themselves over to the Light Brigade, thus sparing Karolina their wrath]].
* The first kiss between [[RelationshipUpgrade Scott and Ramona]] in ''Comicbook/ScottPilgrim's Precious Little Life''.
* In Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} story ''Comicbook/YoungLove'' Linda Danvers -the titular heroine- and [[OldFlame Dick Malverne]] meet again after several years without seeing each other. When Dick kisses her, they float in the air. Literally, since Linda started hovering.
* Occurs during the climax of the second volume of ''Comicbook/MikiFalls''...
* The kiss between Franchise/{{Superman}} and Comicbook/LoisLane while on the moon during ''ComicBook/AllStarSuperman''. (Creator/GrantMorrison considered doing a ''Film/FromHereToEternity'' BeachKiss reference here, but ended up going with something else.)
* The conclusion of "Reign of the Supermen" storyline, which was also the conclusion of the entire "Death and Return of Superman" story arc, had one of these; Lois wakes up in her apartment to the sound of tapping outside her apartment window. She opens the curtains, thinking it's just a bird...only to see Superman, his powers restored and finally back in his iconic blue and red, floating outside.
-->'''Narration:''' There isn't a doubt in her mind. She's in his arms faster than a speeding bullet.
* In the ''Comicbook/SpiderMan'' comics Peter and MJ share their first kiss in a mostly empty section of JFK airport (well mostly empty sans Robbie Robertson who was there too) with a big snowy window behind them before Peter went on assignment in France. It may not have been upside down, but as MJ said "Wow, why didn't you ever tell me you could kiss!" Followed by after she let it sink in for a minute "Far freaking out." (made even funnier by the fact the kiss was her idea).
* ''Comicbook/{{Fables}}'' has one in issue 50 at the end of Chapter Seven: The Big Valley between [[TheBigBadWolf Bigby]] and [[Literature/SnowWhite Snow]]. As the author [[AllThereInTheManual notes in the script]] for the issue: "They kiss. This is the truest of true love's kisses since the beginning of time. It's every poem ever written and every song ever sung. This is the one panel at which the dream of every female reader of FABLES has come true. Each and every one of them must be made to cry or squeal or swoon like a character in a Creator/JaneAusten novel. Don't blow it, Buckingham. We sort of, kind of know where you live."
* ''ComicBook/YoungAvengers Vol 2'':
** Near the end of Children's Crusade, Teddy breaks Billy out of a months long depression after the fantastic mess their latest shenanigans caused by proposing to him. They seal the deal with their first on panel kiss. It is spectacular, and extremely gratifying.
** When Teddy briefly broke up with Billy after having doubts in their relationship, they reunite when the team go to save Teddy from [[HumanoidAbomination Mother]]. As Billy tries to fight her off, Teddy assures him that he loves him and the two kiss, making Billy so happy he becomes the 'Demiurge' for a moment, resulting in Mother being vanquished and, for a moment, he's in control of the entire universe. You don't get a kiss bigger and damner than that.
* One strip of ''ComicStrip/{{BC}}'' [[InvokedTrope invokes]] this where one character notices a volcano about to erupt, he decides to take and kiss the Cute Chick right as it blows. Turns out to have worked pretty well.
* In ''ComicBook/AstroCity'' story "Pastoral", Cammie's seeing this is TheReveal at the end of the story. [[spoiler:Cammie already knew Roustabout's SecretIdentity; it was discovering his SecretRelationship with her cousin that pushed her to become a SecretKeeper. May also have been a SmoochOfVictory, since it was shortly after he defeated Team Carnivore, and a ReunionKiss, since he travels with the carnival, and their previous meetings with this arrival were constrained by the need for secrecy.]]
* Hellion tries to invoke one in issue 19 of Marjorie Liu's ''Comicbook/{{X 23}}'' series. After squaring away the [[Comicbook/FantasticFour Richards kids]] when they were kidnapped by the Collector, he grabs Laura and plants a ForcefulKiss on her, believing that it would lead to a RelationshipUpgrade and fix the tension between them. It...doesn't end well when Laura shuts him down cold, to the point they ''still'' haven't spoken since.[[note]]The issue was released in December ''2011''.[[/note]]
* ''ComicBook/ThanosRising'': After denying Thanos for many years, Death finally embraces and kisses Thanos after he starts believing that she's just a figment of his imagination after all.

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11886910/1/Gankona-Unnachgiebig-Unità Gankona, Unnachgiebig, Unità]]'': Italy told Germany and Japan [[TyingUpRomanticLooseEnds he would kiss the person he chose]]. [[spoiler:He kissed both ''simultaneously''. [[{{Polyamory}} He chose both]].]]
* ''Fanfic/AdviceAndTrust'':
** In chapter 1 by Shinji and Asuka. After an awkward beginning they were so engrossed in kissing each other they not even noticed where they were going to. They tripped, landed on a beanbag and still they would not break their lip lock or stop. After a long while they broke off and panted heavily as they gazed quietly at each other.
** [[spoiler:In chapter 10, Rei and Kaworu kiss at the stroke of midnight on New Years, marking their RelationshipUpgrade.]]
* ''Fanfic/TheBully'': Harry Smith and Ellie [=McCoy=] go down onto the beach in ''Harry Smith in Sincostan: Part II'' and kiss for ten straight minutes.
* ''Fanfic/TheChildOfLove'': In chapter 5, Shinji and Asuka kiss while watching fireworks during the Obon festival.
-->Too late. Asuka takes Shinji's head in her hands and kisses him hard on the lips. The kiss feels like it could last for an eternity, while their tongues dance in their mouths. It's like when the two of them danced together while battling Israphel, the 7th Angel. The only sounds audible are the pops and pams from the fireworks behind them. Asuka can't believe the sensations that are forcing their way into her...she didn't want to fall for Shinji, but it's already too late. On the other side, Shinji returns the kiss with all his heart. He really loves Asuka, despite all the things she had done and said to him. Finally, Asuka breaks off the kiss. She has a big smile on her face.
* At the end of ''Chaos Reigns'', two-shot side story of ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', Wanda Maximoff pulls Harry Dresden into a {{UST}} and ShipTease resolving SmoochOfVictory as a prelude to getting together.
* ''Manga/{{Evangelion 303}}'': In chapter 16, after many months of ShipTease, doubts and angst, [[spoiler:[[BetaCouple Rei and Kaworu]]]] finally hug each other and kiss.
* ''Fanfic/HigherLearning'': In the last episode Shinji has been searching Asuka for a long while in the Well of Souls (a amalgam of all human souls). During a talk with other souls Shinji begins playing a song that he and Asuka played a while ago... and the music guides her back to him. Both teens play together for a while. Then Shinji walks towards her, cups her chin, and they embrace and kiss in the center of Instrumentality.
* ''Fanfic/LastChildOfKrypton'':
** Between Shinji and Asuka in chapter 12:
-->She closed her eyes and he closed his again, and she rested her hand on his neck, drawing him in, tilting his head just a bit. They were close, very close, and then it happened. Her lips touched his, warm and moist and tasting ever so slightly of strawberries from the lip gloss she wore, open just a touch so that he could taste her breath, feel it mingle with hers. He shuddered, his belly muscles contracting involuntarily.\\
Gingerly, without opening his eyes, he put an arm around her and drew her into a second, deeper kiss, longer and harder. She shifted her weight onto him and he put his other arm around her waist to support her, and soon she was only his lap, her head above his, holding his chin with both hands. She drew back again and fell against him onto his shoulder and breathed a soft sigh under his chin.\\
"Wow," he said.\\
"Wow," she smiled.
** In the rewrite it happened in chapter 9:
-->She sat up. She grabbed him by the collar--he still had his stupid school uniform on, at least the shirt, anyway--and she kissed him. He jerked back for an instant, and then he kissed her back, slipping his arm around her waist. She threw her arms around his neck and pulled, dragging him onto the bed with her. She broke from the kiss, and the look of shock on his face, the way his breath quickened, excited her. With both hands on his shoulders, she pushed him down onto the bed, threw her leg over him, and sat on his waist. He had on a pair of sleeping shorts, and the skin of her thighs whispered against his.
* This is how ''Fanfic/RainbowInTheDark'' actually ends, combining a Big Damn Kiss with a ShutUpKiss.
--> '''Rainbow Dash''': [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/73406/rainbow-in-the-dark "Shut up and kiss me."]]
* ''Fanfic/TheSecondTry'': At the end of chapter 4, "Love", Shinji and Asuka get married and kiss in front of the Red Sea (which means that they kiss in front of ''literally'' everybody) and remaining kissing for a long while as the sun sets.
* ''Fanfic/SOE2LoneHeirOfKrypton'': Shinji and Asuka kissed for first time in chapter 19 after he confessed, as they were floating in the night sky above the city.
-->''Kaji didn't interrupt them this time, and their lips touched. The moment he'd dreamed about for what had felt like an eternity had finally come, in the night sky above Tokyo-3, and it was even better than he could've imagined.''
* Occurs in [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/93809/1/a-pleasant-surprise/a-pleasant-surprise A Pleasant Surprise]] when Fluttershy and Midnight confess their feelings for each other.
* ''Fanfic/ShardsOfMemory'' has this in Chapter [[spoiler:19]] when [[spoiler:Terra tries to free Cloud from Sephiroth's mind control]].
* [[spoiler: Javert and Valjean]]'s kiss in ''Webcomic/{{Roommates}}'' may count, but fandom reaction has certainly been… enthusiastic, even attracting several new shippers.
* ''FanFic/AGrowingAffection'' has Naruto and Hinata's FirstKiss causing the two of them to forget where they are for about a minute. Where are they? In the Leaf Stadium, surrounded by almost every Leaf and Sand ninja, at the conclusion of Naruto's trial.
* [[Manga/LuckyStar Kagami]] and [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Homura's]] FirstKiss in [[FanFic/StarsAbove Stars Above]], which comes after seventeen chapters of emotional turmoil.
* ''Fanfic/TheLionKingAdventures'' teases the idea of Simba and Nala getting together throughout Series One. [[spoiler: They finally get their big kiss after defeating two [[BigBad Big Bads]] and surviving several threatening ordeals.]]
* [[LadyOfWar Samara]] kisses [[TheCaptain Malleus]] at the end of the ''Franchise/MassEffect''[=/=]''[[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer40000}} Warhammer 40,000]]'' crossover [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6731833/1/Angels-of-the-Storm Angels of the Storm]]. Problem is, Malleus is a SpaceMarine and has been struggling with his AbsoluteXenophobe views since the previous story, so the kiss is more of an AccidentalKiss and he is deeply shaken by it. [[spoiler: They still hook up later.]]
* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6844942/1/Knocked-Up Knocked Up]]'' has an incredibly heartwarming one in chapter thirteen. After all the trouble the two went through, and after Roxanne finally gives birth, they confess that they love each other and kiss.
* Another ''WesternAnimation/{{Megamind}}'' story by the same author, called ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7110406/1/True-Beauty True Beauty]]'', has a good one.
-->'''Roxanne''': ''(after hearing Megamind put himself down again because of his looks)'' Could you turn the disguise off?
-->'''Megamind''': ''(does so)'' But...why?
-->'''Roxanne''': Because I don't want to kiss a hologram. ''(kisses him)''
* In a side-story to ''Fanfic/AllAmericanGirl'', Mike and DJ's first kiss - the first human/pony couple in Earth history - qualifies as such:
-->Instinctively, their lips met, brushed together, then fully connected, sending both into paradise. The room exploded into [[SmellsSexy the full-out scent of dark chocolate]], so much so that there was no one who couldn’t smell it now. The two continued kissing until the adults present, confused at two teens of different species making out but realizing that it wouldn’t be a great example, broke them up.
* After chapters of [[AlmostKiss teasing]] and fake outs, ''FanFic/RWBYReckoning'' finally has Yang and Darrel kissing in Chapter 27, much to the relief of the readers, if the reviews are anything to go by.
* In ''Fanfic/WeissReacts'', after chapters upon chapters of UnresolvedSexualTension, SuspiciouslySpecificDenial and general insanity, Ruby and Weiss FINALLY kiss in the climax of the Music Festival arc. Twice. In front of the entire school. [[ConcertKiss After winning the entire festival.]] As usual, [[MetaGuy Yang and Blake]] tease Weiss for [[BreakingTheFourthWall taking seventy-two chapters to finally admit what]] [[EveryoneCanSeeIt everyone saw.]]
* In ''FanFic/SonOfTheDesert'', Roy and Ed share one when [[TheyDo Ed agrees to Roy's marriage proposal.]]
* In the 23rd chapter of the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' fanfic ''Fanfic/TheVow'', [[VillainProtagonist Lord Shen]] interrupts the [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe forced]] marriage between himself and [[DatingCatwoman Lady Lianne]]. He [[IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy sets her free]], having realized that he loves her too much to chain her to him on [[IveComeTooFar his dark path]]. To his utter surprise, Lianne finalizes the marriage ceremony out of her own will and kisses him. He cries for the first time in years as he responds to the kiss, and she cries with him. When they part, they give each other the [[TitleDrop Vows]] of everlasting love. The scene is made very beautiful by the author recommending it to be read with the tune "Pastorale" of Secret Garden (an Irish-Norwegian music duo).
* In ''Fanfic/TheLegendOfTotalDramaIsland'', Justin and Lindsay go over the top with their NowOrNeverKiss.
--> In a trice, the show’s [[CapitalLettersAreMagic Royal Couple of Beauty]] clinched, kissing with unexampled fire. The other girls—yes, even Heather, who no longer had anything to gain by trying to keep Lindsay and her beau apart—found the scene unspeakably adorable.
* In chapter 11 of ''FanFic/NeonGenesisEvangelionGenocide'', Shinji and Asuka kiss at last after a heated argument:
-->Her rosy lips parted, and she closed her eyes as she descended on him.\\
Shinji had waited for this moment for so long. He had always been torn by his feelings towards her. In the darker days of the fight with the Angels he couldn't bear to be with her. Asuka had become so hostile, so angry. Everything she said was an insult, all she did was hurt him. He hadn't known if he could live with her. It was the most painful time he could recall. But he'd come to identify with her and her pain.\\
It was not, he realized, that he was there for her. It was simply that he was hers. That he belonged to her--all of him. He always had, ever since meeting her.\\
Their lips met gently, with nothing more than a caress, but that was enough for Shinji to feel a shockwave of electricity flowing through him. The sensation flooded her every cell, and ate its way into his being. It became almost like a tangible thing and he opened himself to it.\\
Never had he shared such an intimate bond with another human being. Never felt this way about anyone.\\
Faced which such heartfelt comfort, Shinji caved in and submitted to her, his body relaxing instinctively under her kiss.\\
The smell of her hair surrounded him, and her taste poured into him. He looked deep within himself, down into the very core of who he was, and realized he was starving for her. His mind became a blur where all he could make out was the warm sensation in his mouth as they worked their lips against each other.\\
It was not their first kiss, but it was the first time it felt right. Before Asuka had teased and goaded him into kissing her, even bringing up his dead mother. Then she had held his nose and pinched it until he turned blue while kissing him. It had not been entirely unpleasant, just strange. Now it was different.\\
Asuka intoxicated him as he pressed harder against her lips, feeling them quiver and part further, relishing more of her taste. He was drunk with it.\\
In this moment, only the two of them existed in the world.\\
Had he not needed to breathe, Shinji would have kissed Asuka forever. Just as he had said he would be with her forever. But that was not to be. When the kiss finally broke they both gasped for air, and locked eyes with each other again.
* Bruce and Diana's FirstKiss in "Christmas in Kansas", part of the ''Fanfic/SorrowfulAndImmaculateHearts'' series.
* ''Fanfic/SpotsOff'', after Adrien tells Marinette he's loved her since they defeated Stoneheart. "Marinette wasn’t really thinking very clearly. All she knew was that the boy of her dreams and possibly her best friend had just told her that he loved her, all of her, Ladybug ''and'' Marinette. The one-sided prison she had thought she was trapped in had been an illusion all along. She leaned forward, closed her eyes, and pressed her lips to his. He felt surprised at first, but then he relaxed and leaned forward, wrapping his hand around her neck. It was just like she had always pictured in her dreams, only better because this wasn’t kissing some idolized stranger, this was kissing her partner and her friend. It was perfect."
* In Chapter 29 of ''FanFic/OriginStory'', when Alex manages to return from Buffyworld and tracks Louise to Wakanda, where the latter is hiding, they reuinite with a magnificently described kiss:
-->''Alex lifted Louise from the ground and held the other woman in her arms. She brought one hand up to cup her lover’s face and kissed her. To Alex, the kiss felt like it went on for all of eternity. It felt like they were dancing. The only thing Alex heard was the distant explosion of fireworks going off around her. The sensation of Louise held against her body caused a warmth to spread across Alex’s entire being. And Louise returned the kiss with just as much fiery passion. Alex could feel the love Louise felt for her through her skin. Despite everything that had happened, despite everything that had tried to separate them, Alex had made it back to her Louise. Nothing – '''nothing''' – could ever keep them apart.''
* Adagio and Fluttershy have theirs' in Chapter 23 of ''Fanfic/SuckerForACuteFace''.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie'' has one near the end between Homer and Marge while driving a motorcycle.
-->'''Marge:''' Best kiss of my life.\\
'''Homer:''' Best kiss of your life ''so far.''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'': Blu and Jewel, during the film's climactic "falling" scene.
* At the end of ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'', Jack and Sally get together at the top of [[FanNickname Spiral Hill]].
* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'':
** [[{{Tsundere}} Helga]] gives one to Arnold in ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnoldTheMovie'' after doing her AnguishedDeclarationOfLove. Arnold gets confused about it afterwards.
** ''HeyArnoldTheJungleMovie'': Arnold tells Helga that he realizes she was trying to give him a LoveConfession earlier and that he reciprocates her feelings. He takes her hands and they kiss until [[MomentKiller Gerard happens upon them and interrupts]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerbTheMovieAcrossThe2ndDimension'', this happens when [[spoiler:Isabella]] kisses [[spoiler:Phineas]] near the end of the movie.
* ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'': Belle and the Prince's kiss after his transformation, the magical force of which created fireworks that could be said to have cheered and then exploded into a WorldHealingWave kind of rain that cleansed the castle and its inhabitants of their cursed forms. The kiss Belle and the Prince shared on the dance floor moments later is no less epic.
* In ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'', Rapunzel's FirstKiss shows: she kisses Flynn on the mouth much as Mother Gothel kissed her. Flynn promptly pulls her closer and starts to demonstrate the differences before the cut.
* The end of ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': Felix kisses Calhoun on the cheek spur-of-the-moment, then promptly looks nervous as he realizes it might not have been a great idea. She grabs him by the front of his shirt, [[TinyGuyHugeGirl pulls him up so that he's level with her]]... and then [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan kisses him for real]].
* In a way, the nuzzle between Simba and Nala in ''Disney/TheLionKing'' could count as well.
* At the end of ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'' when Jane decides to stay in Africa, she runs from the boat to the beach and kisses Tarzan. She looks very embarrassed, but then Tarzan swoops in for a kiss.
* When Kristoff in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' accidentally lets slip that he wants to kiss Anna, then mixes up his words.
-->'''Kristoff:''' I... could. I mean I would. I'd like to. May we? We me? Wait, what?
-->'''Anna:''' ''[kisses Kristoff]'' We may.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'':
** Manolo and Maria just after [[spoiler:the former comes back to life.]]
** [[spoiler: Even La Muerte and Xibalba have one after they reconcile in form of a KissingDiscretionShot.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'': [[spoiler: Marianne]] and [[spoiler: the Bog King]] have a pretty dramatic one, with a [[JukeBoxMusical two part song]] leading up to this, with the event itself involving the two flying and spinning whilst a [[DisneyAcidSequence completely unexplained kaleidoscope]] whirls around them.
* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'':
** Hiccup and Astrid share their first kiss after Hiccup have defeated the Red Death and ended the war with dragons.
** In ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2'', Hiccup and Astrid share a kiss after Hiccup and Toothless have defeated Drago Bludvist.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': In TheMovie GrandFinale, Mr. Boynton is jealous of Miss Brooks spending time with millionaire Lawrence Nolan. Wondering how he can compete with a millionaire, Miss Brooks suggests that "a good offense is the best defense." Mr. Boynton is initially [[ObliviousToLove clueless as per normal]]. Suddenly, he has a EurekaMoment, his eyes lights up, goes back to the Mrs. Davis' door and passionately kisses Miss Brooks. [[WhamShot Something he hadn't had nerve to do for the previous eight years of radio or eight years of television.]]
-->'''Miss Brooks''': Like, wow.
* The climax of ''Film/AFairlyOddMovieGrowUpTimmyTurner'' has [[spoiler:Timmy admitting his love for Tootie and then passionately kissing her in order to save the lives of his fairy godfamily.]]
* ''Film/StepsTroddenBlack'': After risking his life to bring her back from the dead with alien technology, Jack gets one with Sam.
* One of the earliest films, ''Film/TheKiss'' (1896) featured nothing but a couple kissing for 18 seconds. It was the first time movie audiences saw two people kissing on screen and by being seen in such a large frame it immediately caused a scandal.
* The 2002 ''Film/{{SpiderMan}}'' gave us the upside-down kiss that has since become one of the most iconic kisses in cinema history[[note]]Apparently the scene was a pain to shoot, because rainwater was going straight into Tobey Maguire's nose and he was taking gasps of air out the far side of his mouth).
* The kiss between Elizabeth and Will in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd'' after [[spoiler: their marriage at sea: Surrounded by an Epic Fight, trading blows between exchanging vows, culminating in an OrbitalKiss a few minutes before Will is killed and comes back from the dead]]. There's a Big Damn Kiss at the end of all three movies, too and [[spoiler:one in their reunion at the end of the fifth one too]].
* A rather famous one in Creator/AlfredHitchcock's ''Film/{{Notorious}}'' between Creator/CaryGrant and Creator/IngridBergman. The censors at the time didn't allow for a kiss to last longer than 3 seconds. The Big Damn Kiss moment in that movie breaks up the kiss at just the right moments to have the couple keep repeatedly kissing each other.
* [[Creator/AlfredHitchcock Hitchcock]]'s ''Film/TheLadyVanishes'' contains another [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsL_gdAOCmI classic example]]. {{Socialite}} Iris Henderson is saying goodbye to fellow-passenger [[Creator/MichaelRedgrave Gilbert Redman]], while waiting for her fiancé, Charles, to pick her up from the station:
-->'''Gilbert''': Any sign of Charles yet?\\
'''Iris''': No, I can't see him.\\
'''Gilbert''': Well, this is where we say goodbye. ''[Iris is about to shake his hand when she suddenly sees someone and hastily gets inside a nearby cab.]''\\
'''Gilbert''': ''[taken aback]'' What's the matter? ''[Iris simply looks agitatedly outside the window. Gilbert, following her gaze, sees the ultimate UpperClassTwit standing in the station, evidently searching for someone.]''\\
'''Gilbert''': ''[jumps into the cab and settles down besides Iris with a wide grin]'' Charles?\\
'''Iris''': ''[amused and embarrassed]'' Yes, you heartless, careless, selfish, swollen-headed beas… ''[She is stopped as Gilbert sweeps her into his arms and seals her mouth shut with their FirstKiss.]''\\
'''Cab driver''': Are you going anywhere?\\
'''Gilbert''': ''[muffled]'' Foreign Office.
* At the end of ''Film/DemolitionMan''.
* The unforgettable kiss done by Seymour and Audrey in ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors'' at the end of the "Suddenly Seymour" number. [[http://www.horrorstew.com/images/SuddenlySeymore.jpg Aww]]...
* Speed and Trixie's kiss at the end of the ''Film/SpeedRacer'' live action movie.
* At the very end of ''Film/{{Runaway}}'', Sgt. Jack R. Ramsay and Karen Thompson lock lips amid a shower of sparks. The make out session keeps going for most of the credits, lasting well over 2 minutes with the longest individual kisses easily over half a minute in length.
* Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in ''Film/TrueLies'', as a nuclear warhead goes off in the background.
* The 1978 Danish film ''Du er ikke alene'' (''You Are Not Alone'') ends with a show the boys at a boarding school put on to illustrate the Ten Commandments. 'Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself' is illustrated with a short movie showing 15-year-old Bo, a pupil at the school, and 12-year-old Kim, the headmaster's son (Kim is a male name in Denmark) hugging and kissing. It packs quite a punch, both within the film itself and within the context of the time when the film was made. The film became iconic for being the first Danish film to show a homosexual relationship.
* Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse:
** [[spoiler:Double subverted]] in ''Film/{{Thor}}'' where Thor and Jane [[spoiler: almost kissed with Thor uncertainly pulling away before it happened]] and he [[IKissYourHand kissed her hand]] for a second time. But [[spoiler: Jane pulls him into the kiss anyways]].
** Happens in ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'', [[spoiler:between Bruce and Natasha. Granted, she pushes him off a cliff immediately after, but it's still cute]].
-->[[spoiler:'''Natasha:''' I adore you... But I need [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk the other guy.]]]]
* Subverted in ''Film/DoctorStrange2016''. Strange sincerely apologizing to Christine about the JerkAss he was seems to set up one of those. Instead, she just gives a LastKiss on his cheek and leaves.
* In the mind-synching scene of ''Film/{{ET|The Extraterrestrial}}'', Elliot emulates the movie E.T. is watching at home, culminating in the film's Big Damn Kiss.
* In ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Part 2'', Hermione has just destroyed a Horcrux, she and Ron are both drenched with water, and they just pounce on each other, replete with epic kiss music. The fact that this is a pureblood wizard and a Muggleborn witch kissing ''in the Chamber of Secrets'' just adds to the epic.
* ''Franchise/StarWars'':
** The kiss from ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack''. Yeah, [[SignatureScene that one]].
** Anakin and Padme's NowOrNeverKiss en route to the arena in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''.
** [[spoiler:Finn and Rey]] have a Big Damn Hug towards the end of ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', after [[spoiler:he tells her that rescuing her from Starkiller Base was his idea]].
*** The exchange was more poignant than that:
-->[[spoiler:'''Rey''': Finn, what are you doing here?]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Finn''': We came back for you!]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Chewbacca''': grumbles]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Finn''': What did he say?]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Rey''': ({{beat}}) That it was your idea.]]
* ''Film/ThePrincessBride'': "Since the invention of the kiss there have been five kisses that were rated the most passionate, the most pure. This one left them all behind." (Curiously, in the original novel, this line--and the kiss--was at the ''beginning'' of the story, while in the movie it was at the end.)
* ''Film/NationalTreasure'' featured one. Two words: "Come here."
** Immediately lampshaded by one of the villain's mooks: "Why does that never happen to me?"
* {{Justified|Trope}} in ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' with George and Lorraine at the dance, since their kiss is crucial to restoring the timeline. The kiss comes complete with a huge music swell.
* ''Film/{{Vertigo}}'' shows waves crashing in the background while Scottie and Madeline share their first kisses.
* Between Batman and Selina in ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises''
-->'''Selina''': You could have gone anywhere, but you [[HesBack came back]].\\
'''Batman''': [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre You too]].\\
'''Selina''': Well, I guess then we're both suckers. ''[They kiss]''
* Between Clark and Lois at the end of ''Film/ManOfSteel'', combining SmoochOfVictory with the atmosphere of GladToBeAliveSex.
* Averted in ''Film/PacificRim''; Raleigh and Mako have a HeadbuttOfLove at the end, and Raleigh does talk about "never thinking about the future until now" while looking at Mako, but nothing else.
* In ''Film/TheHeat'' Mullins gives one to a random guy at a bar, and he is played by none other than Melissa [=McCarthy=]'s real life husband Ben Falcone.
* Madmartigan and Sorsha get ''two'' in ''Film/{{Willow}}''. The first is in Sorsha's tent while Madmartigan is under the influence of a LovePotion. He kicks the ass of a couple guards, cuts the ropes supporting the tent, and takes a moment to grab Sorsha for a passionate kiss as it collapses around them, all before cutting his way out of it again to escape with Willow and Elora Danan. Later during the fight at Tir Asleen, Madmartigan single-handedly takes down the giant two-headed dragon while Sorsha is watching him throughout the battle, increasingly amazed at his badassery. When the dragon goes down and Madmartigan is thrown to the ground she's standing over him with her sword drawn, and as he backs away from her unarmed (she's still technically his enemy at this point) Sorsha grabs him by the front of his armor, hauls him to his feet and plants an equally epic kiss on him as she completes her HeelFaceTurn.
* Kenny and Melissa in ''Film/WereTheMillers''.
** Also David and Rose.
* ''Film/AgeOfSummerhood'': The speech! The music! The having to step upward so the boy can even reach the girl!
* ''Film/HustleAndFlow'': Shug plants a giant kiss on [=DJay=] before he goes to his climactic meeting with Skinny Black. This is the first overt romantic gesture between them.
* ''Film/MoulinRouge'': Christian and Satine at the end of the Elephant Love Medley, the background dissolves away to a field of stars that swirl around them, while they sing an Epic Duet of ''I Will Always Love You'' as the Man In The Moon sings opera and a choir vocalizes.
* Katniss and Peeta on the beach in ''[[TheHungerGamesCatchingFire Catching Fire]]''.
* ''JumanjiWelcomeToTheJungle'': Spencer and Martha share a surprisingly passionate one right near the end of the movie not long after they’ve repossessed their original teen forms.
* Subverted in ''Film/JurassicWorld'', where Lowery decides to [[GoingDownWithTheShip remain at his station]] to provide aid despite the risk and tries to give one of these to his co-worker Vivian before she leaves. She backs off and asks him what he's doing, and reveals she has a boyfriend. She just doesn't talk about him because they're at work. An earlier scene between the main characters Owen and Claire played the trope straight (which only made the later subversion funnier) after Claire saves Owen from a ''Dimorphodon''.
* In ''Film/{{Interstellar}}'', Murph is so excited with her literal EurekaMoment that she gives her co-worker Getty a big one.
* ''Film/VanHelsing'': Before getting into the final battle, Anna Valerious and Van Helsing finally let out their sexual tension and both kiss with great passion.
* ''Film/{{Valentines Day}}'':
** Kutcher (Reed) and Julia try for this. [[{{Subversion}} It becomes awkward]]. However, they talk about it later and try it again. [[DoubleSubversion This time, the music swells.]]
** Kara (Biel) and Kelvin get one because the background is in the night, [[InvokedTrope and his co-workers immediately change it to sunset.]]
* ''Film/SmallSoldiers'': The next morning, after the climax, Christy says goodbye to Alan and kisses him on the cheek. Cue Jerry Goldsmith's sweeping score as he responds by grabbing her arm and pulling her in for a passionate this trope.
* PlayedForLaughs in the final battle of ''Film/GetSmart'', Maxwell [[BrickJoke remembers how kisses can distract the opponent]] and gives one to [[spoiler:the [[HeelFaceTurn traitor]] Agent 23]].
* The song "Sixteen going on seventeen" in ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'' finishes with Rolfe giving one to Liesl in a RomanticRain.
* ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies'': Although Bond is ostensibly giving air to Wai Lin so that she can breathe underwater, the way his mouth closes over hers for an extended period of time and the manner in which he holds her face look ''exactly'' like a passionate French kiss. The sweeping music, their flowing hair (the ocean current creates an effect which appears similar to wind), the warm colouring and lighting of the shot leave absolutely no doubt that this scene is epically ''romantic''. Cue the collective swooning of Creator/PierceBrosnan's fangirls.
* The first ''Film/{{Tremors}}'' film ends with a spectacular (audience demanded) kiss between Val and Rhonda.
* ''Film/StarshipTroopers3Marauder'': Dix Hauser and Lola Beck kiss each other with an EarthShatteringKaboom in the background.
* ''Film/ReadyPlayerOne2018'': Wade gives one to Samantha after [[spoiler:finding Halliday's EasterEgg (combining this trope with SmoochOfVictory)]]. Samantha promptly gives him a more intense one, which ends with him dipping her while hanging from his OASIS rig.
* ''Film/LoveSimon'': Simon and [[spoiler:Bram]] share several kisses at the top of a Ferris wheel at the movie's climax.

* Cullen in ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'' with his fianceé, his reaction to her proposing to him. The witnesses consider it inappropriate. He doesn't care.
* Jenny Doolittle and Lynn Lambretta's kiss in episode 17 of ''LightNovel/BodaciousSpacePirates''. Cue massive [[{{Squee}} Squeeing]] from all the schoolgirls in the room.
* ''Literature/HarryPotter'':
** Hermione gives Ron one after retrieving the Basilisk's fangs in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows'' when Ron realizes they need to warn the house-elves to get out (Hermione having been the only person worried about their rights up until then). [[ShipperOnDeck Harry's happy for them]], but...
---> '''Harry:''' Is this really the moment? …OI! There's a war on here!
** There's also one between Harry and Ginny in ''The Half-Blood Prince''.
--->Harry looked around; there was Ginny running towards him; she had a hard, blazing look in her face as she threw her arms around him. And without thinking, without planning it, without worrying about the fact that fifty people were watching, Harry kissed her.
* ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'': [[spoiler:Percy and Annabeth share a spectacular UnderWaterKiss at the end of ''The Last Olympian'', ending five books of BelligerentSexualTension. Even [[BloodKnight Clarisse]] thought it was about time!]]
* "Think of life!" In ''Literature/{{Sabriel}}'', this describes Sabriel and Touchstone's first kiss--bonus points because she's kissing him to resist the lure of Astarael, the bell that can send them both into Death, easily.
* ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'': [[spoiler:Jame and Tori]], in Mother Ragga's lodge, during a volcanic explosion. But while the trope itself isn't subverted, some of its expectations are. It does '''not''' resolve the UnresolvedSexualTension, and TheyDo does '''not''' ensue. They have an ''epic'' kiss… then Tori freaks out and runs away.
* After having gone through hell, nearly died, found healing in each other's company and watched together as their world ended, Faramir and Éowyn claim the only romantic kiss of ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' on Minas Tirith's walls:
-->"Then must I leave my own people, man of Gondor" she said. "And would you have your proud folk say of you: 'There goes a lord who tamed a wild shieldmaiden of the North! Was there no woman of the race of Númenor to choose?'"
-->"I would," said Faramir. And he took her in his arms and kissed her under the sunlit sky, and he cared not that they stood high upon the walls in the sight of many.
* ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'':
** Alec [[spoiler:[[ComingOutStory finally outs himself]] in ''City of Glass'' by kissing Magnus in front of, well, everybody]].
** Jace and Clary's first kiss in ''City of Bones'', and their kiss in the faerie court in ''City of Ashes'', also count.
* ''Literature/{{Nightrunner}}'': Alec and Seregil. Twice up til now. [[spoiler: First time after a reunion, second time in the face of death.]]
* In ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'' by Creator/TerryPratchett, when Juliet and Trev kiss at the end of the match, they float in the air and are lit with a golden glow. Other characters comment on this.
* In-universe in ''Literature/TheHungerGames'', where Katniss and Peeta share a few kisses that might qualify for the Capitol audience. In particular, [[spoiler:their passionate kisses on the beach in the Quarter Quell. Serves as a Big Damn Kiss moment for many readers too.]]
* [[spoiler:Hazel and Augustus in front of a crowd of tourists ''in the Anne Frank house'']] in ''Literature/TheFaultInOurStars''.
* After the climax of ''Literature/HeartOfSteel'', Alistair and Julia share one that overlaps with SmoochOfVictory, described thus:
-->''Their lips met like protons in a particle accelerator.''
* Mortimer and Gabriel share one in a church after hours in ''Literature/DemonMeatForDinner'', finally confirming their feelings for each other.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Jon and Ygritte after their ascent of the Wall in "The Climb".
** Sam and Gilly have their FirstKiss as he prepares to go into battle in "The Watchers on the Wall".
** Missandei and Grey Worm in "Kill the Boy".
* ''Series/TheWestWing'': It takes over six and a half seasons (145 episodes) of UST for [[spoiler:Josh and Donna to finally kiss]].
* ''Series/{{Smallville}}'': The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqaFWpUS7Pk final kiss]] (it isn't titled "Best [[FanPreferredCouple Clark and Chloe]] scene ever" for nothing) between [[Franchise/{{Superman}} Clark]] and [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend Chloe]] as [[WatchingTroyBurn Metropolis erupt into chaos]] due to ComicBook/{{Brainiac}}'s virus and [[NowOrNeverKiss before Clark goes to face Zod]] in the season five finale, finally resolving the sexual tension that has been building up for the first five seasons, during which they shared [[FakeOutMakeOut four]] [[KissingUnderTheInfluence kisses]] but this one is the first [[spoiler:and last, chronologically (season eight showed their FirstKiss in a HappyFlashback)]] fully consensual kiss after ''Obscura'' in season one.
* ''Series/GilmoreGirls'': After 4 seasons of dancing around each other, Luke and Lorelai ''finally'' share their first kiss in "Raincoats & Recipes". As seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXhJ95_1I48 here]].
-->'''Lorelai''': What are you doing?\\
'''Luke''': Would you just stand still?\\
''[They kiss. When they separate, Lorelai moves in for another one.]''\\
'''Luke''': ''[surprised by her action]'' What are you doing?\\
'''Lorelai''': Would you just stand still?\\
''[They kiss again.]''
* ''Series/{{Friends}}'':
** Ross and Rachel at the ends of "The One Where Ross Finds Out", "The One with the Prom Video", and "The Last One".
** Chandler and Monica have one in 'TOW Everyone Finds Out'. A big damn one because they have kissed before but this is their first public kiss, in front of all their friends and right after Chandler's openly yelled out his love for her.
--->'''Chandler''': I love her! ''[Cue shocked looks]'' That's right, I love her! I ''love'' her... I love you, Monica.\\
'''Monica''': I love you too Chandler. ''[They kiss]''
** They have several more in 'TOW Ross Says Rachel', 'TOW In Vegas', 'TOW The Proposal', 'TOW Monica and Chandler's Wedding' and 'TOW The Birth Mother'
** The season two finale, "TOW Barry and Mindy's Wedding", ends with Chandler and Janice making out. Not a happy version like the ones above, as she's married, they've broken up many times and this closes out a season where it's established he has a lot of issues and HatesBeingAlone.
* ''[[Series/TheFirstShopOfCoffeePrince Coffee Prince]]'': There are a ton of these, but the one that really stands out is the "tackle kiss" where Eun jumps on top of her boss, and makes passionate kissing with her legs around his waist and pushing him into walls and other obstacles.
* ''Series/LostGirl'', Although not the main couple, Kenzi and Hale's first real kiss could be labeled this. Hale has been pining after her for three seasons, which is even pointed out by Dyson. After a first smaller kiss, Kenzi mentions that it's a little weird. Rather than quit, this leads to a pretty hot, although funny, makeout session on Kenzi's kitchen counter.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** Susan and David in "The Dalek Invasion of Earth" -- a Time Lady and a human celebrating their newfound love in the middle of a massive interstellar war.
** Vicki and Troilus, while looking out over the ruins of Troy, in "The Myth Makers".
** Jack Harkness very gently kisses both Rose and the Doctor on the lips in "The Parting Of The Ways", before rushing off to what he believes will be his end. A few scenes later, the Ninth Doctor gives one to Rose -- golden light and dramatic music and everything -- after what has to be the absolute worst pun ever delivered in the series ("I think you need a Doctor"). It saves her life, and kills him, triggering his regeneration.
** When Rose and [[spoiler: Ten's part-human meta-crisis clone]] kiss in "Journey's End", it epitomizes this trope, complete with epic music. Even better in the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPl47lfLl2E behind-the-scenes clips]]
** When River Song and the Doctor [[spoiler: get married, the ensuing kiss restarts time again.]] ThePowerOfLove indeed! Also even better in the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PD8qNJiuPK0 behind-the-scenes clips!]]
** Before that, River [[spoiler: saved the Doctor's life, giving him all her remaining regenerations]] by kissing him.
** The Doctor and the TARDIS share one which, although understated at the time, becomes very epic once it's revealed who she is.
** Rory and [[spoiler: Older]] Amy have an absolutely romantic one in "The Girl Who Waited".
** Rory and Amy have another one toward the end of "Asylum Of the Daleks". Considering that they were on the verge of a divorce, this came as a relief for most fans.
** The Doctor initiates what may be the biggest damn kiss in the ''entire 50-year history of the series'' with [[spoiler: the VirtualGhost of River toward the end of "The Name of the Doctor" after telling her that he can always see her, that he loves her, and that saying goodbye would hurt too much.]]
** The Doctor's kiss with the Victorian echo of Clara is a sweeter example of this. While it catches the Doctor off guard, we get a sweet little melody playing behind it, some lights short-circuiting and a very surprised Doctor. The height difference is made very obvious as the Doctor is pulled down and his face afterwards... On the special "Creating Clara", the clothes designer commented on deliberately dressing both the Doctor and Clara as a couple for this scene.
** In "The Crimson Horror", Jenny cures the Doctor from a poison that had rendered him barely mobile and unable to talk for weeks. His reaction to regaining his mobility is dipping and snogging lesbian, ''married'' Jenny. As soon as he pulls her back onto her feet, [[KissKissSlap she smacks him across the face]].
** In a demented variation on the theme, in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS34E11DarkWater Dark Water]]", the Doctor gets aggressively and elaborately snogged against a wall by Missy -- a woman who later turns out to be [[spoiler:the Master, bringing ''forty-three years'' of FoeYay to critical mass]]. Possibly even bigger is their second kiss in the next episode, when it's mutually consensual.
* ''Series/{{Lost}}'':
** The series promised its viewers a spectacular kiss in the season 4 finale. Halfway through, it seemed to be Kate and Sawyer in the helicopter. Then later in the episode it was topped by Desmond and Penny's reunion.
** In the finale, [[spoiler: Kate and Jack have defeated the Man in Black, and realize they're never going to see each other again. The ensuing kiss is quite epic.]]
* When Odo ''finally'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTbL4DbaNTI kisses Kira]] on ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', he does so in the middle of the very crowded Promenade (just outside of Quark's, no less) immediately following a very loud, very heated UST-charged argument between the two. Bonus points for everyone else stopping what they're doing to turn and stare as Odo and Kira kiss. Additional bonus points for Quark with an IKnewIt / [[EveryoneCanSeeIt I Could See It]] expression on his face.
-->"You're right, who needs dinner?"
* Fraser and Thatcher on top of a train full of unconscious Mounties heading toward nuclear disaster in the ''Series/DueSouth'' episode All the Queen's Horses.
* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'':
** Arthur and Gwen's first kiss is shot in slow motion, with [[LipLockSunBlock dramatic lighting]] and an orchestra of violins. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzlv3nuT8WM It is epic.]]
** They got another epic kiss when Gwen kisses Arthur to [[TrueLovesKiss break a spell that has made him "fall in love" with a spoiled princess]]. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ztalsGcqFU It is also epic]].
** In a season three episode Gwen is accused of witchcraft and dragged away to be burnt at the stake before Arthur's eyes. He lunges after her for a LastKiss, and it takes ''four grown men'' to tear them apart. This kiss is actually [[FanNickname referred to]] as [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHXg7YTXoAg the Kiss of Epic]].
** Yet [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeW-oDlLvxY another one at the end of series 4]] (spoilers).
* ''Series/TheMiddle'': Without a whole lot of warning to the fans, Axl kisses Lexie right when he shows up at her apartment at the end of the episode "The Par-tay".
* On ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' there is that stunning kiss between Jack and Ianto just before [[spoiler: [[NowOrNeverKiss the Hub blows up]] and Jack is killed by a bomb in his stomach]]
* ''Series/{{Glee}}'':
** [[spoiler: Kurt and Blaine's kiss]] is treated like this by the fans, and for good reason. LoveEpiphany? Check. Incredibly romantic speech [[spoiler: from Blaine to Kurt]] ''about'' the epiphany? Check. ''Complete aversion'' of [[spoiler: ButNotTooGay]]? Check, finally. Fans flooding the Internet with posts after they catch their breath from {{squee}}ing loud enough to break windows? ''Fucking check.'' Not to mention all the real-life news celebrating how it's a media milestone (on ''FOX'', no less!).
** Finn and Rachel's [[spoiler:on-stage Nationals kiss in the season two finale. Even Finn comments on its epicness…]]
--->'''Finn''': It was the Superman of kisses. It came with its own cape!
* Booth and Brennan's kiss on ''Series/{{Bones}}'', [[spoiler: the real one]]. Seriously, five seasons on a show that's pratically based on UnresolvedSexualTension.
* ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' and Sarah have at least one a season [[spoiler: until they FINALLY get together mid-season three]]. They even have two in one season-three episode.
* ''Series/TheNanny'' has the epic kiss between [[spoiler: Niles and CC]].
* It wasn't their first kiss, but Richard and Kahlan's final kiss that ends ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker'' was the perfect end to the show, especially since they are the epitome of EarnYourHappyEnding.
* ''Series/{{Community}}'':
** The episode "[[Recap/CommunityS1E25PascalsTriangleRevisited Pascal's Triangle Revisited]]" ends with one between [[spoiler: Jeff and Annie]].
** [[spoiler: Annie and Abed]] have one in "A Few Paintballs More." Subverted in that he drops the persona like a hot potato when they "die," and doesn't seem affected by it in the slightest.
** [[spoiler:Jeff and Annie]] have one in the series finale "Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television." They admit that while neither one is in a good position for a real relationship, they imply that they can try for real once they've spent some time apart.
--->'''[[spoiler:Annie]]:''' I think if you don't kiss me goodbye you'll regret it for the rest of your life.
* ''Series/TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager'': For shippers of the couple, [[spoiler: Ricky and Amy]]'s kiss [[ConcertKiss onstage]] at the former's high school graduation is this. It wasn't their first kiss, but it was a big deal since they got engaged seconds before the kiss. And before that, there was their "[[TestKiss practice]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8yIQkZHLuk kiss]]"
* Between Jo Min Sung and Yoo Eun Joo in ''Series/OnceUponATimeInSaengchori''.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
** Homaged with the kiss between Buffy and Spike in "Once More With Feeling" which, as it takes place at the end of a MusicalEpisode, is accompanied by swelling music and falling curtains.
-->'''Spike:''' We kissed, you and me, all ''Gone With the Wind'' with the rising music and the [[SomethingElseAlsoRises rising…]] [[LastSecondWordSwap music]].
** Parodied (twice !) with [[spoiler: Xander and Cordelia]] in "What's My Line Pt2" (with cheesy music and all).
* When Series/{{Angel}} becomes human in "I Will Remember You"; Buffy finds out about it when he walks up to her in the sunlight and sweeps her into his arms for a passionate embrace.
* ''Series/BabylonFive'' gives John Sheridan and Delenn theirs in "And the Rock Cried Out 'No Hiding Place'" after Delenn shows Sheridan a whole fleet of fast, maneuverable, highly advanced ''White Star'' spaceships. Keep in mind that he'd confessed his love for her ''nine episodes earlier''. It would be easy to assume this wasn't their FirstKiss, except their body language ''screams'' that they've never done this before ([[AlmostKiss although they got]] [[MomentKiller pretty close once]]). Apparently that pesky war kept getting in the way...
-->'''Delenn''': We finally have, as you say, a fighting chance.\\
'''Sheridan''': [''after a long HeldGaze''] …I don't know what to say.\\
'''Delenn''': Then say nothing…\\
[''Sheridan proceeds to snog her senseless'']
* Much like the painfully obvious UST between [[Series/TheXFiles Mulder and Scully]], the writers absolutely loved to torture and tease fans with this trope. There were two [[AlmostKiss almost kisses]] and one very passionate kiss during a Wizard of Oz-like fever dream before Mulder and Scully ''finally'' kissed for real in season 7's "Millenium." And for the sizzling UST that had (at that point) been building for seven years, the kiss was surprisingly chaste. It was a quiet moment in a hospital while watching the ball drop on New Year's Eve. It didn't even get heated. It's considered by the fans to be the Big Damn Kiss just because it actually ''happened'' and kick-started the resolution of their UST. Off-screen, of course. Damn you, Chris Carter!
* ''Series/{{Castle}}'': [[spoiler:Beckett and Castle finally kiss for keeps after 4 seasons of UST!]]
* Two on ''Series/{{MASH}}'':
** First, Hawkeye and Margaret are taking shelter from artillery fire. During the ensuing madness, they finally kiss.
** Hawkeye and Margaret again, in the series finale. With the rest of the 4077th going their separate ways after the end of the war, the two have an EXTENDED makeout session before parting. B.J. and everyone else just kind of mill about and look away politely, waiting for it to end.
* The conclusion of the ''Series/HappyDays'' episode "Joanie's First Kiss." 'Nuff said.
* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' has the long awaited kiss between [[spoiler: Tony and Ziva, just in time for Cote de Pablo to depart the show in the season 11 opener]]. And it is ''glorious''.
* ''Series/{{Frasier}}'': Daphne and Niles have two extremely big damn ones: their first kiss in [[spoiler: "Moon Dance"]], and their second one [[spoiler: the night before Daphne's wedding]].
* Manny gets what is apparently his FirstKiss at the beginning of the ''Series/ModernFamily'' episode "Party Crasher", only for both of them to find out that a surprise birthday party has been planned for him.
* ''Series/VeronicaMars'': After a CMOA from one of the [[spoiler: previously hateful characters in the series, Logan Echolls. Though Logan begins warming up to Veronica en Episode 4, first season, and their relationship has been building up for many more episodes, his suddenly protective attitude is a hint of what will happen afterwards. Veronica kisses him slightly in the corner or his mouth, apparently as a gesture of thanks for his chivalrous behaviour. Then she looks surprised, as if she couldn't believe what she's done. Logan eats her with his eyes before he kisses her]], and then they embrace passionately. Great buildup by plot, impressive acting from both leads, and perfectly matched music. The crew meant for this one to be a Big Damn one, and they succeeded. (In all the youtube recaps for the couple's best moments, their first kiss is normally either number one or number two).
* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'':
** [[spoiler: After going off on a rant about romance, Sheldon initiates [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w504mPLblsk one of the most romantic TV kisses of all time]] with Amy on Valentine's Day in "The Locomotive Manipulation." AND HE LIKES IT.]]
** During season nine, we get a second BigDamnKiss between [[spoiler: Sheldon and Penny, and a million Shenny shippers squeed in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FtztHBUMe4 delight]]. However, it turns out to be AllJustADream]]
** A third happens during the same season [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR6CrqlCy2o toward the end of "The Earworm Reverberation"]]. Particularly notable since [[spoiler:Sheldon and Amy had broken up and were having issues getting over it]]. It even continues through TheStinger!
* ''Series/TheMentalist'': [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz1SYFnSImo The season 6 final scene…]]
* Parodied in ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'''s parody of ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'''s kissing scene. Creator/AndrewGarfield and Creator/EmmaStone prepare for shooting the climactic kiss scene, only for them [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-wV0xbD1-s to turn to have no idea how to kiss like normal]].
* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'': After a season of UnrequitedLoveSwitcheroo, Ted and Robin finally got together in this style
* ''Series/MadMen'', of all shows, does this in the finale with [[spoiler: Peggy and Stan. It's done in the most romcom manner humanly possible but yet it still completely works in spite of all the cheese]]
* In ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'', this kind of kiss is delivered by Sara Lance and Leonard Snart [[spoiler: right before he dies in order to save the team]]. It was obviously the only possible outcome after a lot of UnresolvedSexualTension and ShipTease. The music which has been used as credit music throughout the first season swells from dramatic to romantic, lights are burning in the background. It is the last time these two characters interact in Season 1.
* ''Series/{{Killjoys}}'': "I Love Lucy" has ''three'' examples. John kisses Lucy (in a {{fembot}}), Dutch kisses Alvis and D'Avin kisses Sabine (the latter two having sex as well).
* ''Series/StrangerThings'': Mike kisses Eleven in the last episode after desperately trying and failing to explain his feelings for her. Given they're both about 12 it's an extremely cute moment. Considering Eleven had to have even the concept of ''friendship'' explained to her, it's not surprising she's shocked. Even Mike is shocked that he had the courage to do it.
* After 20+ episodes' worth of [[ShipTease buildup]], ''Series/HolbyCity'''s [[spoiler:Berenice "Bernie" Wolfe]] unceremoniously and quite desperately snogs her colleague and dearest friend (and fellow surgeon) [[spoiler:Serena Campbell]] as they sit slumped on the floor of the operating theatre after frantically working to save [[spoiler:Fletch's]] life. It takes [[spoiler:Serena]] a good few seconds to recover her wits enough to snog [[spoiler:Bernie]] back -- which she does, enthusiastically.
* ''Series/{{Shadowhunters}}'':
** Clary and Jace after Clary [[spoiler:gets the Cup]] in "Major Arcana." Accompanied by a swelling, dramatic soundtrack, no less.
** Alec and Magnus in the appropriately titled episode "Malec" after [[spoiler:Magnus interrupts Lydia and Alec's wedding and Alec finds the courage to come out rather than marry Lydia and remain closeted and unhappy]].
* Nick and Jess's first kiss in ''Series/NewGirl'' is a textbook example despite the fact that is technically three kisses, the first one passionate and intense and the third soft and sweet.
-->'''Nick''': It was like a damn fairytale that kiss. It was the best kiss of your life!
* ''Series/PennyDreadful'': After a season and a half of major UnresolvedSexualTension and ShipTease, Ethan and Vanessa finally have one, complete with [[ClimacticMusic swelling music]], RomanticRain and HollywoodFire.
* ''Series/{{Supergirl}}'':
** In the episode [[Recap/Supergirl2015S1E18WorldsFinest "Worlds' Finest",]] [[Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} Kara]] and [[Comicbook/JimmyOlsen James]] kiss, after almost a season of UST. Kara reacts with glee, Jimmy doesn't react [[spoiler: because he's being [[MindControl mind-controlled]], like every other human in National City]].
** In the episode [[Recap/Supergirl2015S2E8Medusa "Medusa"]], we get ''two'' - between Alex and Maggie, and between Kara and Mon-El, who's dying of exposure to [[spoiler: Kryptonian]] bioweapon. He passes out right after, and at the end of the episode when he's back to normal, he seems to have no memory of it.
* ''Series/StillStarCrossed'': On the eve of Benvolio's execution, he and Rosaline share a passionate kiss through the bars of his jail cell, completing their arc from [[CharacterDevelopment enemies to friends to lovers]].
* ''Series/TheIndianDetective'': At the end of Episode 4, Priya finally kisses Doug (and several times too!) after she tells him she broke off her arranged engagement.
* ''Series/EverythingSucks'': [[spoiler: Kate and Emaline]] have one in the first season finale.
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': At the end of the animated portion of the crossover episode with ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'' ("Scoobynatural"), Velma plants a big one on Sam.

* "Dark & Long" by Music/{{Underworld}} from ''Music/{{dubnobasswithmyheadman}}'', a 7:19 track where the line "Now I kiss you dark & long" is repeated at various intervals.
* Hernaldo's song "El beso que me has dado" (The kiss that you have given me) is from the POV of someone who has just been on the receiving end of a Big Name Kiss and is very happy about it.

[[folder:Pro Wrestling]]
* Spike Dudley and Molly Holly had several Aborted First Kisses before they finally had the big one after a match between their two families (the Dudley Boyz and the Holly Cousins). Jim Ross said it was "just like Brad Pitt and what's-her-name".
* Wrestling/AJLee is a master at this, but arguably her greatest kisses were:
** The first kiss with Wrestling/{{Kane}}.
** Kissing Wrestling/CMPunk and then sending him and [[Wrestling/BryanDanielson Daniel Bryan]] crashing through a table.
** And the two passionate kisses she gave Wrestling/DolphZiggler on consecutive nights.

* Used for gruesome BodyHorror in ''AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho''. After a whole lot of UnresolvedSexualTension, the Eighth Doctor and his companion Charlotte finally decide to talk about their feelings. As it happens, at the time they're trapped in a nightmare void for weeks or possibly months, their senses have been dulled completely, they're blinded by piercing light, there's a constant piercing screech in their (and our) ears, something is slowly ''eating'' them, and they discover that they've been [[SecurityCling holding hands]] for so long that [[spoiler: their fingers have started melting together]]. As a desperate last-ditch effort to survive, the Doctor tells Charlotte to [[spoiler: mash her mouth against his so they can melt into each other's faces and become a single organism together]].

* In ''Theatre/ByeByeBirdie'', to grab one last bit of publicity out of Conrad Birdie before he is inducted into the Army, he is to give "One Last Kiss" to one girl "chosen at random from 1,200,000 hysterical teen-agers." Unfortunately, what the television cameras capture is not Conrad Birdie planting a kiss on [=Kim MacAfee=] of Sweet Apple, Ohio but Kim's boyfriend Hugo flooring Conrad with one blow.
* ''Theatre/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'' combines this with a TearJerker BittersweetEnding beautifully.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoXkJIXNB3A "Champagne"]] from ''Theatre/InTheHeights'' has one at the end, complete with swelling music.
* In ''Theatre/CityOfAngels'', Stone and Alaura shared a big passionate kiss as her theme music swells.
* The ''Theatre/MrsHawking'' play series: In part four, ''Gilded Cages'', {{subverted}} by the FirstKiss between Victoria and Reginald. It has all the trappings of one, but it's all wrong as Victoria has no romantic feelings for him.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Franchise/MassEffect'':
** ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'' features this for the final romance scene, if the player pursues that option. Given that an AlmostKiss had happened very recently beforehand, it makes it all the more meaningful.
** Executed brilliantly, beautifully, heartwarmingly well at the conclusion of ''Lair of the Shadow Broker'' between Shepard and a romanced Liara in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''.
** Perhaps making up for the HeadbuttOfLove in the second game, Garrus and female Shepard have two of these in ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' if their relationship continues. [[spoiler: The first is during their date high atop the Presidium when Shepard agrees to be his girlfriend, and the second is in London before the final battle for Earth]]. And if Shepard's reaction is any indication, Garrus is one hell of a kisser for a [[BizarreAlienBiology guy who doesn't have lips]].
* Creator/BioWare loves this trope in general, as the same thing happens in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' as Hawke's having one last conversation with the party members before the VeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon. It's especially poignant if Hawke's LoveInterest is either Fenris (due to the SecondActBreakup they had) or Anders [[spoiler: because he's a fugitive terrorist at that point]].
* In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' DLC ''Trespasser'', Inquisitors who romanced [[spoiler:Solas]] will combine the trope with IntimateHealing and potentially LastKiss during their final encounter [[spoiler:when he stops the Mark from killing her by magically removing her left forearm]]. Swelling music, spinning camera, gorgeous scenery, glowing effects - the whole nine yards.
* The [[VideoGame/ScottPilgrim Scott Pilgrim video game]] ends each of the first four levels with one between Scott and Ramona.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' had a [[UpToEleven 2-minute long sequence]] of this between Tidus and Yuna.
* ''VideoGame/BrutalLegend'' has the awesome moment where [[spoiler: Eddie and Ophielia kiss for the first time while the Screaming Wall blares a shockwave of sonic energy, causing hair to billow dramatically]].
* ''VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles'' has a big one between Welkin and Alicia at the climax of the "Maiden's Shield" chapter, where he [[spoiler:stops her from attempting a HeroicSacrifice against the Marmota]] by declaring his love and asking her to marry him. Alicia tearfully accepts and they share an emotional first kiss, which includes a [[OrbitalKiss 360 degree camera pan]] and [[spoiler:sparkling light from her Valkyria transformation]].
* In ''VideoGame/DeadRising3'', Nick and Annie share one after Red is defeated.
* After 13 chapters of UST in ''VideoGame/Disgaea2CursedMemories'', [[spoiler:Adell embraces Rozalin in the good ending to calm her "True Overlord Zenon" form. She turns back to normal from Adell's CooldownHug, and the following dialogue occurs:]]
--> [[spoiler:'''Rozalin:''' ''(sob)'' Sh- Shut up... you're an enemy! I can't trust anyone...\\
'''Adell:''' Stop talking and trust this.\\
''(cue The Big Damn Kiss)'']]
* ''VideoGame/LifeIsStrange'' has [[spoiler:two potential ones in the finale. Depending on your past choices with him, Max, still drenched from the storm, has the option of kissing Warren before she leaps back in time. At the end of the game, if you choose to sacrifice Chloe to save the town, depending on your RelationshipValues with her, Max can grab Chloe and kiss her in front of the tornado. In both cases, Max can just hug them instead if RelationshipValues aren't high enough.]]
* At the climax of Season One of ''VideoGame/GuildWars2's'' Living World, NPC party member Kasmeer Meade kisses Marjory Delaqua passionately on the lips out of relief to find that she's still alive, confirming all former hints of their homosexuality and [[RelationshipUpgrade becoming an official couple]].

[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* An omnipresent trope in the {{Renai}} genre. Kissing scenes are always one of the few that get their own unique CG art, while the rest of the story uses character sprites.
* ''VisualNovel/LittleBusters'': One of the last [=CGs=] in Mio's route shows them kissing dramatically in front of a [[SceneryPorn truly beautiful sky]].
* Pictured above: Miyako Miyamura and Hiro Hirono get one in ''VisualNovel/EfAFairyTaleOfTheTwo''.
* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'' has one for every route, but out of all of them, [[ThePollyanna Emi]]'s is very striking.
* ''VisualNovel/ShallWeDateNinjaShadow'' also has some for (almost) every route. The one between the PlayerCharacter and [[spoiler: Okita]] is nice enough to be featured as the very last CG of his [[EarnyourHappyEnding Sweet Ending]].

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* ''Webcomic/CheckPlease'' after two years of dancing around each other, [[spoiler:Jack and Bitty]] kiss on the finale of year 2 "Goodbye to Summer", solving their WillTheyOrWontThey. TheyDo.
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'':
** [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20110817 "Oh for pity's sake. Go give him something to fight for."]] [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20110819 So big]] it takes two pages. [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20110907 Or]],
--->'''Tarvek''': When she kissed Wulfenbach, my ''glasses'' started to ''melt''.
** And of course, [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20120713 there's this, too.]] [[Film/ThePrincessDiaries "Foot pop"]] and all on the [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20120716 second page]].
* [[ExaggeratedTrope Exaggerated]] and [[ParodiedTrope Parodied]] several times in ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''.
** Jake kissing [[spoiler:Dirk]] [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=007150 here]], with his coat billowing in the wind, while a volcano erupts behind them, a dragon circles overhead, and the apocalypse approaches, would be one of the most over the top examples here, except, well, [[spoiler: He's kissing [[ItMakesSenseInContext Dirk's Severed Head]]]].
** When Kanaya is kissed by [[spoiler: a drunk Rose]], [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=007321 they get]] a dramatic LensFlare, courtesy of a [[SomethingElseAlsoRises boost]] in Kanaya's [[PowerGlows glowing skin]]. And of course, this being Homestuck, [[spoiler: Rose immediately falls [[RunningGag down the]] [[Webcomic/SweetBroAndHellaJeff stairs]].]]
* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' Elan delivers a glorious ShutUpKiss [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0400.html to Haley]]. And it's comic #400, to boot!
* ''Webcomic/{{Misfile}}'' - FINALLY!!! Ash and Emily's first [[http://www.misfile.com/?date=2012-08-27 real]] [[http://www.misfile.com/?date=2012-08-28 kiss!]]
* [[http://ohumanstar.com/chapter-2-page-46/ Here]] in ''Webcomic/OHumanStar''.
* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'':
** The [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2006-09-29 kiss]] between, [[spoiler: Nanase and Ellen]] at the end of the Grace's Birthday Party arc was given an extra-large panel, and a glowing, star-filled background. There were even [[http://www.egscomics.com/bg/egs_bg_0039_800x600.jpg four]] [[http://www.egscomics.com/bg/egs_bg_0040_800x600.jpg different]] [[http://www.egscomics.com/bg/egs_bg_0041_800x600.jpg wallpapers]] [[http://www.egscomics.com/bg/egs_bg_0042_800x600.jpg made]] using that panel.
** The kiss between [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=2073 Elliot and Ashley]] in the "So a Date at the Mall" arc was emphasized with a large panel, and an [[DutchAngle odd angle,]] and served as a turning point in the arc, as they transitioned from two characters on a date to an actual couple.
* From ''Webcomic/AMiracleOfScience''. It took over four hundred pages, a number of explosions, and [[spoiler: falling from orbit on wings of fire]], but it was well worth it for a [[http://www.project-apollo.net/mos/mos434.html kiss]] this damn big.
* ''Questionable Content'': [[spoiler: Dale and Marigold]] kiss for the first time [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=2589 here]].
* Another QC example [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3744 here]] between [[spoiler: Faye and Bubbles]]
* At the end of ''Webcomic/{{Inverloch}}, [[spoiler:Lei'ella gives one to Varden when she decides not to rejoin elven society and he invites her to be his thieving partner]].
* ''Webcomic/{{Housepets}}'': After getting stuck in the woods, falling down a gully, getting trapped in a cage, and having a run-in with one of [[JerkassGods Pete's]] gargoyles, Jessica and Zach have a nice, long heart-to-heart. Once they patch each other up, Jessica says she's like to hang out with him again and pulls him in for a Big Damn Kiss. [[labelnote:note]]The Jessica-Rabbit ship had been going strong for over a year.[[/labelnote]]
* In ''Webcomic/GoodGuyComic'' the protagonist, [[ADogNamedDog Guy]], gets one at the end of the second chapter.
* In ''Webcomic/AgentsOfTheRealm'', Camel gives Folami one as a way to accept her marriage proposition.
* In ''Webcomic/GoGetARoomie'', after Roomie opens up to Lillian about her insecurities and how she doesn't want to keep pushing people away when they get too close to her, to prove she's serious, she asks Lillian to give her a birthday present she'll accept no matter what. [[http://www.gogetaroomie.com/comic/strip-666 Lillian gives her a present.]]
** Native American sweat lodge rituals aren't meant for couple therapy... [[http://www.gogetaroomie.com/comic/falling-over but for Lillian and Roomie it's a nice little bonus.]]
--> '''*disclaimer: sweat lodges don't magically invoke roomillian smooches'''

[[folder:Web Original]]
* In ''WebVideo/ClassicAlice'' we have a few parties do a 'big kiss' (though the biggest is the last of this list). There is one between [[spoiler: Alice and Ewan]] in episode 13, the kiss between Cara and Lily in Musica Mundana, and finally the very slow burn kiss between [[spoiler: Alice and Andrew]] in episodes 51 and 53.
* Roy and Valerie share a big damn kiss after they reconcile in ''[[WebVideo/TheCartoonMan Journey of the Cartoon Man]]''. [[spoiler: It enables them to escape from a pit of quicksand.]]
* In ''Podcast/WelcomeToNightVale'', after 27 episodes of [[TheNarrator Cecil]] crushing on [[HotScientist Carlos]], they kiss at the end of their first date.
* There's a ''lot'' of kisses in ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'' but the biggest one is actually pretty subtle: [[spoiler: after many episodes of Ship Tease and being on the receiving end of thankful cheek-kisses, Percy at last initiates a kiss with Vex'ahlia and promises that they'll "talk later" just before the end of Episode 72.]]

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* At the end of the Creator/VanBeurenStudios cartoon "Circus Capers", Milton Mouse (an obvious MickeyMouse copycat) gives this to his girlfriend, and it [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar literally makes her panties fly clean off!]]
* GreenLantern and [[ComicBook/{{Hawkman}} Hawkgirl]] have one at the end of the ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' episode ''Wild Cards''.
* Harley Quinn goes back for seconds after giving Batman a "Thank You" peck on the lips in the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' episode [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wBjZemeh3k "Harley's Holiday"]].
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' ends with a beautiful one between Aang and Katara, which brings the series to a close and cements their status as an OfficialCouple.
* Season 1 of the SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' ends pretty soon after one between [[spoiler:Mako and Korra]].
** The comic continuation of the series, ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfKorraTurfWars'', has one between Korra and [[spoiler:Asami]].
* The end of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible: [[TheMovie So The Drama]]'' ends with Kim Possible and Ron Stoppable going through their RelationshipUpgrade and kissing at the junior prom. Originally this was intended to be the GrandFinale to the series. At the end of the ''real'' GrandFinale, after graduating high school and saving the world from an AlienInvasion, Kim and Ron kiss whilst flying off towards the moonrise in their FlyingCar.
* Due to their recent exposure to AppliedPhlebotinum, Sonic and Sally cause fireworks when they kiss at the end of the ''WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM'' finale.
* Starfire and Robin kiss in the rain at the end of ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans [[WesternAnimation/TeenTitansTroubleInTokyo Trouble In Tokyo]]'', with a rotating camera a tiny bit of ShutUpKiss and smiles and "It's about time"s from the team AND the fandom.
* In Season 21, Episode 15 of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "Stealing First Base", Bart's crush, Nikki, performs mouth-to-mouth on him after a fall from the school building puts him into an unconscious state. What ensues is a montage of many famous kisses in films and media, including kisses from "Ghost", "Spider-Man", and "Wall-E". [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-5gYHJaXPc See for yourself.]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Thundercats 2011}}'' episode "Legacy," LaResistance member Panthera celebrates [[{{Catfolk}} her people's]] PyrrhicVictory over their oppressive commander by initiating a SmoochOfVictory with her boyfriend, RebelLeader Leo, [[spoiler:just as their ship is about to crash into what will become Third Earth.]]
* The ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'' episode "Assault on Abysus" has Rex and Circe kiss, complete with slow-motion and tears in Circe's eyes before she [[HeroicSacrifice helps Rex escape from Providence, getting captured herself in the process.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'': Happens at the end of "My Dinner With Elmyra" when Elmyra plants a big one on Montana Max. To his credit, Max said he enjoyed it after he got back in his limo.
* ''WesternAnimation/AngelsFriends'': [[spoiler: Raf and Sulfus finally kiss in episode 26 much to the joy of Reina and fangirls. ]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'':
** In "Eight Days A Week," Paul fills in for movie kisser Lips Lovelace, but his lady co-star is a chronic kisser. After a chase with the co-star's "jealous boyfriend" and constant kissing, Paul is ready to give the job back to Lovelace, but not before his co-star wants to thank him with a "great...big...kiss!"
** In "Baby's In Black," Paul is so relieved that the girl in the vampire get-up wasn't a real vampire that he plants a big one on her. She's so ecstatic ("Paul actually kissed me!!") she starts flying ''without'' the wires she used earlier.
* When [[spoiler:Goliath and Elisa finally kiss]] in ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'', it's more of a Small Damn Kiss, but since (particularly older) fans had been waiting upwards of 60 episodes for this to happen, it still counts.
* After breaking away from the "friend zone" placed on him by an omniscient asteroid, Mordecai kisses Margaret during an epic meteor shower in ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow''. It is just as epic as it sounds.
* One occurs in ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' between Mabel and Mermando.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' has one in [[spoiler: "The Shell" between Gumball and Penny]].
--> '''Gumball''': [[spoiler: That's not what you are, it's how you feel, and this is how ''I'' feel]].
* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug:'' In the episode Dark Cupid, [[spoiler: Chat Noir is hit by arrow that causes him to hate Ladybug with a passion. How is he broken out of it? Ladybug has to kiss him. Doubles as a TrueLovesKiss, thanks to the love-square.]]
* The DistantFinale episode of ''Series/PhineasAndFerb'' appears to subvert this between [[spoiler: Phineas and Isabella]], with them merely sharing a warm hug and a promise to meet up at college as she drives off. Then he goes after her, pulls her out of the car, and does it for real.
-->'''[[spoiler:Isabella:''']] [[WorthIt "That was worth the wait."]]
* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': Ashi, a girl from a band of sister warriors sent to kill Jack, becomes his companion (after an EnemyMine session). In episode XCIX after Jack and Ashi defeat an insectoid monster to exhaustion, they turn to each other and...well, what else? And to a recording of the Dean Martin standard "Everybody Loves Somebody."
* Two from ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'':
** In ''Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure'', Irwin kisses an unconscious Mandy. When she awakens, she clocks him.
** The episode "Heartburn" had a kiss between the two but this time it was consensual.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* TheVJDayKiss. An unidentified sailor kisses Edith Shain (RIP, 6/20/2010) on news of the end of World War II.
* [[UsefulNotes/BarackObama Barack]] and Michelle Obama [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-20267690 shared a Big Damn Hug]] when TV networks announced the former's victory in the 2012 presidential election. It quickly became the most tweeted photo in ''history'', beating the previous record set by Music/JustinBieber.
* When Creator/AdrienBrody won his Academy Award, he was so overcome with joy he [[http://img2-3.timeinc.net/ew/dynamic/imgs/060215/101126__brody_l.jpg planted one]] on presenter Creator/HalleBerry. A few months later, while he was at the MTV Movie Awards, Music/QueenLatifah decided [[http://img2-1.timeinc.net/ew/dynamic/imgs/030602/91752__mtv_l.jpg it was her turn.]] Since the next year's Best Actress award is presented by the previous year's Best Actor winner, Adrien Brody humorously referenced his kiss and quickly used some breathspray before announcing the winner, Creator/CharlizeTheron, who did give Brody a quick kiss on the lips.
* Creator/RyanGosling and Creator/RachelMcAdams shared [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiX38OrigQM a legendary kiss]] at the MTV Movie Awards in 2005 after winning Best Kiss for ''Film/TheNotebook''.
* Six words: [[spoiler: [[WeddingAndEngagementTropes "You may now kiss the bride."]]]]
* When Creator/JuliaLouisDreyfus won the Emmy for Outstanding Actress in an Emmy in 2014, Creator/BryanCranston planted [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLDe29cUz_Y one of the most epic (but staged) kisses]] in award show history.
* After the Spanish victory in [[UsefulNotes/TheWorldCup the 2010 World Cup]], goalkeeper Iker Casillas planted one on his girlfriend, well-known reporter Sara Carbonero... while she was interviewing him on live television.
* The city of Vancouver rioted after its hockey team lost. In the midst of the chaos, Alexandra Thomas was knocked down. To calm her, her boyfriend, Scott Jones, kissed her as they sat in the middle of the street, surrounded by armed police. It was caught on [[http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/24/overlooked-vancouver-video-shows-kissing-couple-was-knocked-down-by-riot-police/?_r=0 camera.]]