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Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching

Updated August 12, 2019 1.5k votes 171 voters 3.5k views

List RulesTraditionally "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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