Romantic Adventure Movies To Watch With A Date

Wednesday, August 31 by Shawn Lealos

There are many romantic adventure movies to watch with a date but few that pass the muster and entertain both males and females alike. These movies must have strong female characters as well as men who provide female viewers someone they can cheer for. These are some of the best movies of all time and give both genders something to enjoy.

“Casablanca” 

Widely considered one of the best movies of all time, “Casablanca” is also a great romantic adventure movie perfect to watch on a date. Humphrey Bogart plays Rick, the owner of a bar in Casablanca who finds a woman, played by Ingrid Bergman, in need of his assistance.

“The English Patient” 

This romantic adventure movie won nine Oscars and is a perfect movie to watch on a date. Ralph Fiennes plays a mysterious burn victim during World War II who is cared for by a beautiful nurse, played by Juliette Binoche. Wilem Defoe and Colin Firth also star.

“Atonement” 

Joe Wright’s second British film, “Atonement,” is one of the best adventure movies to watch on a date. Part of the movie takes place in a small family where a girl is torn apart from her lover thanks to false accusations by her sister. The other half takes place during the war, when the lovers fight.

“The Tourist” 

Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie makes this a perfect romantic adventure movie to watch on a date. Depp plays a man caught up in a strange game of espionage and spies when he falls in love with Jolie’s character, who knows more than she lets one.

“Romancing the Stone” 

Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner star in this romantic adventure movie to watch with a date. The movie is a classic adventure flick where the two lead characters set out to find treasure while always refusing to get along.

“The Princess Bride” 

This is a fairy tale movie with loads of humor, the perfect romantic adventure movie to watch on a date. Cary Elwes stars as a farmhand who becomes a pirate and returns home to save the princess when she is kidnapped by three wandering criminals.

“The Jewel of the Nile” 

Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner return in this sequel to “Romancing the Stone,” as the two continue to search for treasure. The two now live together but, when treasure is once again to be found, old feelings rise to the surface.

“The African Queen” 

This classic Oscar winning movie was unavailable on DVD for years until it was finally released in 2010. It can now finally be seen, making it a more recent romantic adventure movie to watch of a date. Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn star as two people taking the war to the Germans in World War I.

“The Thomas Crown Affair” 

Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo star in this remake of the 1968 film of the same name, a great romantic adventure movie to watch with a date. The film is a heist movie with Brosnan playing an investment banker who steals a painting while Russo is an investigator on the case.

“Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” 

Kevin Costner stars in this update of the Robin Hood mythology in one of the best romantic adventure movies to watch on a date. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio stars as Maid Marian while Alan Rickman is brilliant as the Sheriff of Nottingham.

- Shawn Lealos