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The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans

Updated November 11, 2020 4.1k votes 609 voters 33.6k views86 items

List RulesVote up your favorite romantic action movies.

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 Hollywood 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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    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

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  • True Romance6
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    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer

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  • Romancing the Stone9
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    Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

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  • Bonnie and Clyde11
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    Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway

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    Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick

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    North by Northwest

    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

    Released1959

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

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  • True Lies14
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

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    Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Huston

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  • Date Night17
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    Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw

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  • The Tourist21
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