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Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching  

Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Traditionally "macho" movies that also have an interesting love story or subplot. Basically movies that have explosions, but also love.

Ladies: After a tough week of work, do you ever want to relax on a Friday night with some Chinese food and a movie that’s all about people falling in love? While that might sound like a perfect night in to you, your boyfriend is probably bored to tears with the thought of watching yet another movie where Justin Long mopes around his apartment pining for Drew Barrymore. If you want to watch a movie with your boo, your best bet is to trick him into watching one of the rom-coms for men on this list. Generally, romantic movies guys like include at least one explosion and usually Harrison Ford or Keanu Reeves. Check out this list of romantic movies that you can trick your boyfriend into watching and get thyself to your favorite streaming site.

Romantic films for men usually involve a couple of things: explosions, dudes taking off their shirts, and a hot babe for those shirtless dudes to fall in love with. Also Patrick Swayze; he’s like action-rom-com vanilla - that dude is in everything. Once you trick your boyfriend with a few of these romantic movies guys love, they’ll be on board with watching J Lo plan a wedding, even if you have to tell them to wait till the end for the explosions.

Vote up the best romantic movies to trick your boyfriend into watching with you below. If there’s a romantic movie with some gun play, but also luv, that you’ve entrapped your stubborn BF with, add it to the list!
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Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
dontyouwish added Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly
Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen
Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan was from a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman. It was produced by ...more
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Top Gun is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer
Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, in association with Paramount Pictures. The screenplay was written by Jim ...more
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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas writing the film's story ...more
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Romancing the Stone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
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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Point Break is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze
Point Break is a 1991 American action film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Lori Petty and Gary Busey. The title refers to the surfing term point break, where ...more
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Speed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper
Speed is a 1994 American action film directed by Jan de Bont in his feature film directorial debut. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton, and Jeff Daniels. A ...more
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Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison
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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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more
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Grosse Pointe Blank is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
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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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
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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The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman
The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman and Milla Jovovich. Mostly set in the ...more
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True Lies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis
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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Bad Boys is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence
Bad Boys is a 1995 American action comedy film produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, producers of Top Gun and Beverly Hills Cop, and directed by Michael Bay in his directorial debut. It ...more
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A Knight's Tale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon
A Knight's Tale is a 2001 medieval adventure comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland. The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus ...more
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner
This film is a 1991 American-British adventure film directed by Kevin Reynolds. The film stars Kevin Costner as Robin Hood, Morgan Freeman as Azeem, Christian Slater as Will Scarlet, Mary ...more
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The Last of the Mohicans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Last of the Mohicans is a 1992 historical epic film set in 1757 and produced by Morgan Creek Pictures. It was directed by Michael Mann and based on James Fenimore Cooper's novel of the same ...more
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American fantasy swashbuckler film based on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney theme parks. It was directed by Gore ...more
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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
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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Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia
Die Hard is a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Steven E. de Souza and Jeb Stuart. It is based on the 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever, by Roderick Thorp. Die ...more
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Raising Arizona is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter
Raising Arizona is a 1987 American comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen brothers, and starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, ...more
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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu
Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as three women working for a private investigation agency. The film is ...more
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Field of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
patty-bugland added Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner
Field of Dreams is a 1989 American fantasy-drama film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, who also wrote the screenplay, adapting W. P. Kinsella's novel Shoeless Joe. It stars Kevin Costner, Amy ...more
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Heat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro
Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer. The film was released in the United States on ...more
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The Tourist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
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