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The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans  

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Want a little action with your romance? These are the best and most romantic action movies the hybrid genre has to offer. 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 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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Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James
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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North by Northwest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Eva Marie Saint
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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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson
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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Drive is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan
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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Bonnie and Clyde is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder
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) 6 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Anjelica 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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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig
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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Romancing the Stone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas
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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The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Debbie Reynolds
The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. Costner stars as a former Secret ...more
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Eraser is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, James Coburn
Eraser is a 1996 American action film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan and Vanessa L. Williams. The film was released in the United States on June 21, 1996. ...more
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The Getaway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Sally Struthers
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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Keeping Up with the Joneses is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher
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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The Tourist is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany
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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Trouble Bound is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Billy Bob Thornton, Patricia Arquette, Michael Madsen
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After the Sunset is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Salma Hayek, Shaquille O'Neal, Pierce Brosnan
After the Sunset is a 2004 action comedy film starring Pierce Brosnan as Max Burdett, a master thief caught in a cat-and-mouse game with FBI agent Stan Lloyd, played by Woody Harrelson. The film ...more
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Payback is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello
Payback is a 1999 American action film directed by Brian Helgeland and starring Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello and David Paymer. It was based on the novel The Hunter by Donald E. Westlake ...more
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Into the Night is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
David Bowie, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dan Aykroyd
Into the Night is a 1985 American comedy-thriller film directed by John Landis, starring Jeff Goldblum and Michelle Pfeiffer. The film is notable for a large number of cameo appearances made by ...more
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The Thomas Crown Affair is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Pierce Brosnan, Faye Dunaway, Rene Russo
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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Did You Hear About the Morgans... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant, Sam Elliott
Did You Hear About the Morgans? is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed and written by Marc Lawrence. Golden Globe winners Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker portray the film's ...more
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Mission: Impossible III is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan
Mission: Impossible III (stylized as M:i:III) is a 2006 American action spy film directed by J. J. Abrams, and the third film in the Mission: Impossible series. Retired from field work, IMF ...more
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The Bounty Hunter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler, Jason Sudeikis
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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Sliver is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Sharon Stone, Tom Berenger, Martin Landau
Sliver is a 1993 thriller film based on the Ira Levin novel of the same name about the mysterious occurrences in a privately owned New York high-rise apartment building. Phillip Noyce directed ...more
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Grosse Pointe Blank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack, Hank Azaria
Grosse Pointe Blank is a 1997 American comedy film directed by George Armitage, and starring John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin and Dan Aykroyd. The film received positive reviews from ...more
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Charade is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn
Charade is a 1963 Technicolor American romantic comedy/mystery film directed by Stanley Donen, written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. The cast also ...more
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The Tamarind Seed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle
The Tamarind Seed is a 1974 American-British romantic drama film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Julie Andrews and Omar Sharif. Based on the 1971 novel The Tamarind Seed by ...more