It’s date night, you both decided to stay in, cook a meal together and then cuddle for a movie. You’re not feeling the action thriller tonight and he doesn’t want to watch the cliché chick flick. Don’t worry, we have a solution – believe it or not there are a list of romantic movies that even guys will enjoy. You’ll find that these films have a great plot and will keep your partner on edge the entire date night.
Some of these films are classics and others are recent flicks, but regardless new or old these romantic films are guaranteed to keep your man’s attention. Check out these romantic movies next time the two of you decide to keep date night indoors or when you’re just looking for a film that any couple can equally enjoy. Go ahead and get your start lining up your Netflix queue or perhaps putting these films into your watch list on Amazon Prime – no matter what your movie outlet may be, don’t miss out on these great romantic films that males and females love.
Silver Linings Playbook
The romantic movie Silver Linings Playbook is the film that showed the world just how incredibly awesome Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper truly are together. The chemistry between Lawrence and Cooper is undeniably amazing and portrays a very realistic relationship between a man and woman.
Both actors are amazing in their roles in this Oscar-winning movie, which should come as no surprise to fans of either of them. Even though the film has an underlying romance beneath every situation, there are some darker tones and moments of comedy that make it a film more about life than a film merely about two people falling in love. The film deals with various difficult topics such as mental illness and premature death. There is no doubt that Silver Linings Playbook is a film that men will enjoy.
Will Smith, an Academy Award nominee, has the ability to play a number of versatile roles. From serious to humorous, Smith is able to nail just about every role he takes on and Smith’s role in Hitch is no different. Smith co-stars in the film alongside Kevin James – and the duo is perfect! Throughout the film they bounce humorous one-liners off of each other and both men and women will be entertained.
Men will enjoy Smith in this romantic role because a big part of the appeal is the comedy aspect of this film. This romantic movie is definitely not too serious, not too sappy and just enough laughs to appeal to men as well as women. Women will be happy because there is romance and men will be laughing so hard that they won’t mind the cheesy one-liners that Smith tests on his love interest that’s played by the talented Eva Mendes.
Believe it or not ladies, men like Ryan Reynolds too – not for his killer good looks, but because he is absolutely hilarious! So many of us average people were not very popular in high school, and there’s a definite amount of joy that comes from running into your old high school friends and enemies when you have the chance to showcase a cooler version of your life. And that’s exactly why the romantic movie Just Friends is so awesome. A former loser in high school, who got turned down by the girl of his dreams back then, comes back to town as a hip, good-looking man. Both guys and girls can understand how great that would feel. The secret to watching this film ladies is to try to down play Reynold’s amazingly perfect good looks and hilarious sense of humor. Just Friends is relatable on so many different levels for anyone who’s ever looked back on their high school days and cringed a little.
10 Things I Hate About You
10 Things I Hate About You is a quintessential 90’s romantic movie that every teen who grew up in the decade seems to love – yes, gals I’m talking about guys too. The film features Heath Ledger before he took on the role of the Joker – which was a whole new and darker level. Ledger plays the part of a high school teenager out to catch the interest of a specific girl. Even though it may sound simple enough, many people would be surprised that this romantic movie isn’t your average teen comedy. The film takes place in high school – the film is also based on The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare. And while it’s meant to be cute and sweet, there are several instances of clever, cultural references that fans of Shakespeare will without a doubt appreciate.
The Wedding Singer
It definitely goes without saying that 90’s Adam Sandler flicks will almost always entice the male audience. Therefore, The Wedding Singer is no different. This romantic movie just so happens to have a very sweet story underneath all the goofy humor that will have both men and women laughing endlessly.
Drew Barrymore and Sandler are pretty perfect together – this is the first of many films where Barrymore and Sandler display their on-screen chemistry. If you happen to be a child of the 80’s, the soundtrack and humor will bring back some memories for sure. The music helps to tell the story and plug in expressions that no lines could define. Despite the romantic movie’s cheesy lines women will find their men laughing out loud.
Crazy, Stupid, Love
The star studded cast of Crazy, Stupid, Love is nothing short from awesome. Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, and Kevin Bacon are the cast of this romantic movie. After dropping that list of names, do I really need to say anymore? There are plenty of laughs to be had and overall, a love story underneath it all that is very realistic. Despite the film’s somewhat predictability at times, it’s a sweet film that will leave you feeling mushy by the end. Ladies, your men even hold you a little closer after watching the romantic movie. The film maintains a relatable feel that will resonate with anyone who’s every fallen in love before.
So ladies before you begin watching the trailers of all those action thrillers, in attempts to narrow down the list of films you may not fall asleep watching, make sure that you check out these great romantic movies. Not only do these films star fantastic male actors that your partner enjoy watching, but you’ll find that the humor and overall relatable story lines in all of these films will keep both men and women engaged during the film’s entirety. Go ahead and save these awesome romantic movies to your must watch lists. Or perhaps you already have these film in your video library and just assumed your partner would categorize them in the chick flick cliché category – if so, dust them off because your guy will definitely enjoy these romantic movies.