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Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching 

Jacob Shelton
Updated August 12, 2019 1.2k votes 168 voters 3.3k views

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
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Released: 2019

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

Released: 1987

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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Indiana Jones and the Ra... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

Released: 1981

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

Released: 1997

Directed by: Luc Besson

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Star Wars Episode V: The... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1980

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

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Grosse Pointe Blank is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack, Hank Azaria

Released: 1997

Directed by: George Armitage

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Point Break is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

Released: 1991

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

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Top Gun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

Released: 1986

Directed by: Tony Scott

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Speed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

Released: 1994

Directed by: Jan de Bont

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison

Released: 2005

Directed by: Doug Liman

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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

Released: 2006

Directed by: Martin Campbell

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Romancing the Stone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

Released: 1984

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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The Mask of Zorro is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
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Released: 1998

Directed by: Martin Campbell

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Heat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

Released: 1995

Directed by: Michael Mann

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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 1993

Directed by: Tony Scott

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Pirates of the Caribbean... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

Released: 2003

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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A Knight's Tale is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon

Released: 2001

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

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True Lies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

Released: 1994

Directed by: James Cameron

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Field of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
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Released: 1989

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

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The Tourist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany

Released: 2010

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

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Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

Released: 1991

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

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Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

Released: 1992

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

Released: 1988

Directed by: John McTiernan

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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu

Released: 2000

Directed by: Joseph McGinty Nichol

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Raising Arizona is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Romantic Movies You Can Trick Your BF Into Watching
Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

Released: 1987

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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