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The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans 

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Updated June 12, 2020 1.9k votes 334 voters 18.9k views 59 items

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Want a little action and adventure with your romance? These are the best and most romantic action movies the hybrid genre has to offer. Good action romance movies are great for date night. Often times these movies get your heart beating with their combination of action and passion. Prime examples of action romances include Hitchcock’s classic North by Northwest and new classics like Tony Scott’s True Romance. But are these films the top action romance films out there?

The greatest action romance films offer relatable love stories but also deliver either comedy and/or the expected adrenaline rush. Now it's time to determine the best action romance movie of all time. Vote up the action romance movies that you love and vote down the ones that you wish you'd never seen. Don't see your favorite romantic action movie on the list? Feel free to add it and check back to see how other users rank your additions.

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison

Released: 2005

Directed by: Doug Liman

Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a 2005 American action comedy film directed by Doug Liman. Bored upper-middle class married coupleJohn (Brad Pitt) and Jane Smith (Angelina Jolie) learn that they are ...more

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Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Baby Driver is a 2017 British-American action thriller film written and directed by Edgar Wright. A young talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) who works for different hooligans gets in trouble ...more
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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

Released: 2006

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the first to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Martin Campbell and ...more

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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 1993

Directed by: Tony Scott

True Romance is a 1993 American film directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette with a supporting cast featuring Dennis ...more

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Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein

Released: 2016

Directed by: Tim MIller

Deadpool is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Tim Miller, based on the Marvel Comics character. After being given mutant abilities with a scarred physical appearance, Wade Wilson (Ryan ...more

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Drive is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2011

Directed by: Nicolas Winding

Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the ...more

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North by Northwest is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Eva Marie Saint

Released: 1959

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

North by Northwest is a 1959 American spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman, who ...more

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Romancing the Stone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

Released: 1984

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Romancing the Stone is a 1984 American action-adventure romantic comedy. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, it stars Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. The film was followed by a 1985 ...more

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Knight and Day is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Maggie Grace

Released: 2010

Directed by: James Mangold

Knight and Day, is a 2010 action comedy film starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. The film, directed by James Mangold, is Cruise and Diaz's second on-screen collaboration following the 2001 ...more

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Bonnie and Clyde is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

Released: 1967

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Bonnie and Clyde is a 1967 American biographical film directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the title characters Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. The film ...more

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Prizzi's Honor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Anjelica Huston

Released: 1985

Directed by: John Huston

Prizzi's Honor is a 1985 American film directed by John Huston. It stars Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia and, in an Academy Award-winning performance, the director's daughter ...more

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The Bounty Hunter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler, Jason Sudeikis

Released: 2010

Directed by: Andy Tennant

The Bounty Hunter is a 2010 American romantic action comedy film directed by Andy Tennant, starring Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler. The story centers on a bounty hunter hired to retrieve his ...more

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The Getaway is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Sally Struthers

Released: 1972

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

The Getaway is a 1972 American action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw. The film is based on the Jim Thompson novel of the same name, with the screenplay ...more

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True Lies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

Released: 1994

Directed by: James Cameron

True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead roles with Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, ...more

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The Thomas Crown Affair ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Pierce Brosnan, Faye Dunaway, Rene Russo

Released: 1999

Directed by: John McTiernan

The Thomas Crown Affair is a 1999 American film directed by John McTiernan. The film, starring Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo and Denis Leary, is a remake of the 1968 film of the same name. The film ...more

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Date Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey

Released: 2010

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Date Night is a 2010 comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. It was released in the United States on April 9, 2010. For a time it was marketed as Crazy Night ...more

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Foul Play is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Dudley Moore

Released: 1978

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Foul Play is a 1978 American comic mystery/thriller film written and directed by Colin Higgins, and starring Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith, Eugene Roche, Rachel ...more

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Keeping Up with the Jone... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Keeping Up with the Joneses is a 2016 American action comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and written by Michael LeSieur. The film follows a suburban couple (Galifianakis and Fisher) who begin ...more

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Charade is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

Released: 1963

Directed by: Stanley Donen

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The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Debbie Reynolds

Released: 1992

Directed by: Mick Jackson

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Grosse Pointe Blank is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack, Hank Azaria

Released: 1997

Directed by: George Armitage

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Someone to Watch Over Me... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Tom Berenger, Mimi Rogers, Jerry Orbach

Released: 1987

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Someone to Watch Over Me is a 1987 romance crime thriller film starring Tom Berenger and Mimi Rogers and directed by Ridley Scott. The film's soundtrack includes the George and Ira Gershwin song ...more
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The Tourist is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany

Released: 2010

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

The Tourist is a 2010 romantic thriller film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. It is a remake of the 2005 French action film Anthony Zimmer. ...more

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Mission: Impossible III ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan

Released: 2006

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

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The Mexican is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Gene Hackman

Released: 2001

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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