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Romantic movies are a guilty pleasure. Deep down you know they're unrealistic, but that doesn't stop you from dreaming. Just be careful, watching enough chick flicks can make you believe crazy things like you'll be able to afford an apartment in Manhattan or that love is real. You may even start to believe it's OK to break the law. Here are 15 romantic movie storylines that in real life would get you in real trouble.

1. Identity Theft.

Pretending to be someone else is a popular device in rom-coms, but in real life, it's totes illegal, bro. Even if the false identity you provide leads to adorable hijinks like in While You Were Sleeping, this crime carries a maximum penalty of 15 years imprisonment and substantial fines.​