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The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans

Updated September 28, 2020 3.1k votes 402 voters 23.6k views59 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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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

    Released2005

    Directed byDoug Liman

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    Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Baby Driver

    Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Casino Royale

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green

    Released2006

    Directed byMartin Campbell

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    Knight and Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Knight and Day

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

    Released2010

    Directed byJames Mangold

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    Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Deadpool

    Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin

    Released2016

    Directed byTim MIller

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    Drive is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Drive

    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling

    Released2011

    Directed byNicolas Winding

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    Romancing the Stone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Romancing the Stone

    Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

    Released1984

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    True Romance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    True Romance

    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer

    Released1993

    Directed byTony Scott

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    Bonnie and Clyde is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Bonnie and Clyde

    Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway

    Released1967

    Directed byArthur Penn

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    North by Northwest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    North by Northwest

    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

    Released1959

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

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    True Lies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

    Released1994

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    The Bounty Hunter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    The Bounty Hunter

    Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler

    Released2010

    Directed byAndy Tennant

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    Prizzi's Honor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Prizzi's Honor

    Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Huston

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    The Getaway is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    The Getaway

    Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw

    Released1972

    Directed bySam Peckinpah

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    Keeping Up with the Joneses is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Keeping Up with the Joneses

    Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm

    Directed byGreg Mottola

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    The Thomas Crown Affair is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    The Thomas Crown Affair

    Pierce Brosnan, Faye Dunaway

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

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    The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    The Bodyguard

    Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner

    Released1992

    Directed byMick Jackson

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    Foul Play is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Foul Play

    Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase

    Released1978

    Directed byColin Higgins

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    Charade is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Charade

    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant

    Released1963

    Directed byStanley Donen

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    Mission: Impossible III is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Mission: Impossible III

    Maggie Q, Keri Russell

    Released2006

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

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    Date Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Date Night

    Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn

    Released2010

    Directed byShawn Levy

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    The Tourist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    The Tourist

    Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp

    Released2010

    Directed byFlorian Henckel von Donnersmarck

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    Grosse Pointe Blank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Grosse Pointe Blank

    Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack

    Released1997

    Directed byGeorge Armitage

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    Mr. Right is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Mr. Right

    Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick

    Released2015

    Directed byPaco Cabezas

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    Someone to Watch Over Me is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans
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    Someone to Watch Over Me

    Tom Berenger, Mimi Rogers

    Released1987

    Directed byRidley Scott

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