Cast reunions of your favorite TV shows and movies are the ultimate in throwback fun. Scroll through to see the then-and-now photos of some of Hollywood's most iconic stars and as they get together – sometimes completely by surprise! – with their castmates from way back in the day.Dawson's Creek
It might not be the reunion fans of the hit '90s show were hoping for but Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, Joshua Jackson and James Van Der Beek came together for a cover of Entertainment Weekly to celebrate the show's 20th anniversary in March 2018.
“I think we’ve all sort of seen each other over the years, but not everybody all together,” Katie Holmes shared with the magazine. “And never for long enough.”
Photo: Entertainment Weekly/Warner Bros.
Pretty Little Liars
In March 2018, Pretty Little Liars stars Lucy Hale and Ian Harding had a one-on-one reunion, much to the thrill of their fans. The two, who played on-screen love interests Aria Montgomery and Ezra Fitz on the popular show, which ended in 2017 after a seven-year run, were dressed down in warm jackets and hats for the meet-up. Lucy shared the photo to her Instagram page, captioning it: "Look who I found in Chicago."
Photos: WENN, Instagram/@lucyhale
Nearly two decades after shooting the bewitching 1999 romantic comedy, Practical Magic stars Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock had a spontaneous reunion on the Oscars 2018 red carpet. While Sandra was being interviewed, her longtime friend Nicole popped in for a surprise chat! The two Oscar winners bonded and chatted about their respective projects, the upcoming Ocean's Eight and hit TV series Big Little Lies.
Photos: WENN, YouTube
The Wedding Date
It may have been more than 12 years since Amy Adams and Debra Messing filmed the romcom, but it's as if time has stayed the same. The red heads reunited on August 13 at Jennifer Klein's Day of Indulgence party in Brentwood, California.
Debra shared the photo with the caption: "Every time I see Amy I flash back to the two of us, babies, in London, filming "TheWeddingDate." Laughing, being silly, standing up out of the sunroof of a limo, dancing, waving and screaming to passerbyes, in the middle of the night. The city was so alive that night and so were we. Faux half-sisters forever."
Photo: Getty Images, Instagram/@therealdebramessing
Fans of the 1997 blockbuster Titanic were thrilled to see the film's stars – Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, also known as lovers Rose and Jack, and Billy Zane, who played Cal, the movie's unforgettable villain – reunite at a party for Leonardo’s conservation foundation. The irony of the gathering at the environmental fundraiser was not lost on Billy, who posted this photo to his Instagram with the caption: "Gangs back together. Now we're saving icebergs. Go figure."
Photo: Instagram/@billyzane, Getty Images
Lois & Clark
Superman and Lois Lane are together again! Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher, who starred in the 1990s superhero reboot Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman had a daring reunion in Sydney, Australia in June 2017. The pair – seen at the Emmys in 1993, left – posed for this high-flying selfie after climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge together. Desperate Housewives star Teri posted the photo, captioning it: "Soaring together again. So fun to reunite. Thanks to #bridgeclimbsydney. #loisandclark #deancain".
Photo: Getty Images, Instagram/@officialterihatcher
The last episode of Felicity aired in 2002 and 15 years later, Scott Speedman joined Keri Russell as she received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 30.
The duo was also put in the hot seat on Jimmy Kimmel Live later that night where they discussed the romance between Ben Covington and Felicity Porter on the WB show and offscreen.
The Animal Kingdom star shared of Felicity's pixie cut: "It was a big deal. But we were actually dating at the time, and I had been such a disaster of a boyfriend up until then, and I knew I had to put on a good show, and I was going to see her and her new haircut."
Photo: Getty Images
After the loss of co-star Erin Moran, 56, to cancer in April 2017, the Happy Days cast got together at a memorial in the late actress' honor. There for the bittersweet reunion was actor-director Ron Howard, top second from right, and his fellow stars from the iconic TV show, left to right: Scott Baio (Chachi), Cathy Silvers (Jenny Piccolo), Marion Ross (matriarch Mrs. Cunningham), Anson Williams (Potsie), and Don Most (Ralph Malph). It was Scott, who played Erin's love interest on both the long-running show and it's spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, who posted the photo, captioning it: "Celebrating the life of #ErinMoran #HappyDaysFamily."
Photos: Twitter/@ScottBaio, Facebook/Happy Days
That Thing You Do!
For one night only, The Wonders — Tom Everett Scott, Johnathon Schaech and Ethan Embry— formally known as The Oneders — reunited at The Roxy Theatre in L.A. "That movie means so much to so many people. We loved getting back together and glad the word got out about the reunion," Johnathon tells HELLO! about the memorable reunion. "A good reminder for us to know that the thing you dream will become that thing you do."
The movie focused on four teens from Eerie, Pennsylvania who went on to boy band success in the early '60s and also starred Steve Zahn, Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler and Charlize Theron.
Wizards of Waverly Place
Selena Gomez was reunited with her co-stars from the Disney show at the wedding of her former onscreen brother, David Henrie. The singer shared several snaps of herself with David and the rest of their onscreen family – Jennifer Stone, David DeLuise, Maria Canals-Barrera and Jake T. Austin – to celebrate the special day. David tied the knot with former Miss Delaware beauty queen Maria Cahill in South California and were joined by around 170 guests.
Selena shared several photos of the group together, writing: "Very much in my feelings about my big brother getting married. Even though we for sure knew it would be him first. May God bless you and your beautiful wife Henrie!"
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
In March 2017, more than 20 years after the TV comedy ended in 1995, 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' star Will Smith reunited with the show's cast in this photo posted by Alfonso Ribeiro, who played cousin Carlton Banks in the hit series. Dearly missed at the gathering was James Avery, aka Uncle Phil, who passed away in 2013 at 68. "Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family. Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make this complete," Alfonso captioned the photo.
Right, from left to right in 2017: Tatyana Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro, Karyn Parsons, Will Smith, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Joseph Marcell.
Photos: Facebook/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Instagram/@therealalfonsoribeiro
High School Musical
Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale were quite the bubbly pair when they hit the promotion trail for Disney Channel's now-iconic 'High School Musical' back in December, 2015 (left). And now that they're all grown up, the longtime BFFs are now toasting with frozen rosé! Vanessa shared a clip of the reunion on Instagram on March 12, 2017, captioning it: 'Best ladies brunch @catch ❤ thank you @markbirnbaum #Frozé'.
Photos: Getty Images/@vanessahudgens
Although it is a season favorite every year since the 2003 release of the movie, in March 2017, the cast reunited for a sequel of sorts. Martine McCutcheon shared a photo on her social media with Hugh Grant, her love from the film, and director/writer Richard Curtis as they taped for Red Nose Day.
Photos: Instagram/@MartineMcCutcheon/Getty Images
A Walk to Remember
A stroll down memory lane! Mandy Moore and Shane West reunited after the 2017 Super Bowl with the director of their 2002 film, Adam Shankman. The actress noted of the reunion, "Welp. These 2 gentlemen are still some of the best around. Loved catching up with ya, @theshanewest and @adamshankman. My [heart] is full." Meanwhile Adam said, "After 15 years their love is still like the wind: i cant see it but i will always feel it. Love u guys soooo much. #awtrreunion #AWalkToRemember #proudpapa."
Photos: Warner Brothers/Getty Images/Instagram/@adamshankman
Lord of the Rings
Back to fellowship! Thirteen years after they all shared the big screen, the guys of Lord of the Rings trilogy shared some laughs in January 2017. Orlando Bloom, Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd and Viggo Mortensen recreated some of their infamous poses from the franchise during a dinner outing, this time leaving the archery behind and grabbing cutlery to hilariously fight a cave troll.
Emma Stone and Jonah Hill, who starred in the 2007 comedy produced by Judd Apatow reunited in 2017 at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Photos: Getty Images
Vivian and Edward together again! Over two decades after the 1990 film was released, Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, along with Laura San Giacomo, Hector Elizondo, and director Garry Marshall sat down with Today’s Matt Lauer in 2015. During the interview, the cast members opened up about their classic film, which they revealed wasn't meant to be funny or a love story, but rather a dark tale!
Photos: Getty images
Will & Grace
The stars of the beloved sitcom came together to encourage voters of the 2016 presidential election to go to the polls. Sean Hayes tweeted a photo of himself along with his former co-stars, Debra Messing, Eric McCormack and Megan Mullally writing, “We're baaaaaaack!”
It was also announced that the gang will be back together for new episodes of the hit sitcom.
Photo: Twitter/@SeanHayes, Getty images
Back to Stars Hollow! Netflix announced during the 2016 Television Critics Association press tour, that there would be a Gilmore Girls revival, A Year in the Life. The four-part series began on November 25, 2016 with Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel returning to play unforgettable mother-daughter team Rory and Lorelai alongside other veteran characters.
Everyone’s favorite set of Friends (or well, most of them) reunited in 2016 to honor veteran sitcom director James Burrows. Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer and Lisa Kudrow came together to participate in the NBC tribute special. Noticeably absent from the program was actor Matthew Perry, who was in London at the time. While it might not have been the full reunion fans were hoping for, the chemistry among the cast clearly remained unchanged.
Photos: Getty Images
In September 2016, the cast of 1980s classic Who’s the Boss reunited at Patsy’s Italian Restaurant in New York City for a photo shoot for Entertainment Weekly. What was on the menu for the former co-stars? Patsy’s popular signature dish, veal meatballs and spaghetti.
Photos: Twitter/Columbia Pictures Television
Thelma and Louise
Twenty-five years after the release of Ridley Scott’s Thelma and Louise, actresses Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon reunited behind the wheel of their infamous 1966 Ford Thunderbird Convertible, during an appearance on Good Morning America.
Photos: Getty Images
Sex and the City
Reunited in the city! Sarah Jessica Parker channeled her inner Carrie Bradshaw dazzling in an embellished Dolce & Gabbana frock at the premiere of her new HBO series Divorce alongside her former co-star Cynthia Nixon.
Photo: Stephen Smith / SIPA USA/PA Images
Friday Night Lights
On-screen lovebirds Scott Porter and Minka Kelly had a reunion at an exclusive sold-out screening of Sixteen Candles at Cinespia, presented by Amazon Studios, in Los Angeles in 2016.
The actors, who starred on the hit show, which premiered in 2006, posted photos of their meet-up to social media, writing “Six” (Jason’s nickname on the show) and “Garrity” (the last name of Kelly’s character).
Photos: Getty Images
Have mercy! Netflix revived the popular ‘90s family sitcom Full House in 2016 with a modern-day spin-off of the show titled Fuller House, which brought back the Tanner family to their San Francisco town house.
Photo: Instagram/@fullerhouse, Facebook/FullHouse
Six years after the comedy series ended, the stars, including America Ferrera, reunited at the 2016 ATX Festival in Austin, Texas to chat about all things MODE plus share their theories of where their characters would be present day.
Photos: Getty Images
A reunion to remember. Over 15 years later, the stars of the popular 1999 thriller, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Reese Witherspoon and Selma Blair, came together to attend The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Cruel Intentions in 2015. The women posted numerous photos of themselves including Reese, who captioned a snapshot, “Best girls night of the year!!! #cruelintentions.”
Photos: Getty Images, Instagram/@reesewitherspoon
Boy Meets World
Familiar faces from the '90s show came together with the cast of Girl Meets World. Disney Channel released a photo of the original stars and those from the spin-off show in 2016 on set filming the Season 3 finale. Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel, who reprised their roles on the Disney series, were joined by Rider Strong, Danny McNulty, William Russ, Betsy Randle, William Daniels, Will Friedle, Anthony Tyler Quinn and Lee Norris.
Photos: Instagram/@bensavage, Facebook/BoyMeetsWorldSeries