Look we all know that women and action movies are like men and romance comedies right? You know, it makes me wonder why they don’t have a name like “chick flicks” for movies where everything explodes. While I know that there are a number of women out there who can appreciate a good ass kicking movie, excuse my generalizing as I talk about the majority that can’t.
At a glance most women aren’t into action movies, the girls I know tip towards drama and love. There is a reason why many of the action movies that we watch have a stupid romance angle forced into it; the writers are assuming that it will keep our women interested. Then you have newer action movies with hot female leads to influence girl power… but it doesn’t garner female attention; here’s a hint – It’s for us guys! So Hollywood has made it even harder to convince a girl to sit and watch an action movie.
So what’s a guy to do on date night? Well the answer is found in 2 minor details…
Women Require A Hot Guy To Stare At…
If you want your girl to watch an action movie, you can easily convince her if any of the following names are in the lead: Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper, Denzel Washington, Brad Pitt, Jake Gyllenhaal, George Clooney, Common and for some women – Jason Statham… You see where I’m going with this? Yes, that means you can throw on Snatch and your chick will stick around. But there is no tolerance for regular actors and Shia LeBouf, you can blame him for the lack of Transformers in your dating life, well he AND Megan Fox but I will explain later.
This is step #1 in choosing an action movie that your lady will watch. MAKE SURE THAT THE LEAD IS A STUD… someone who she is feeling.
Women Won’t Watch Movies Starring Actresses They Hate
If you think that your girl will turn a blind eye to all that Angelina Jolie hotness on the screen, you are out of your damn mind. Just like its important to make sure your girl has some abs to stare at onscreen, you have to be careful to avoid the threateningly hot women playing co-star. Women avoid action movies involving hawtes such as: Meagan Good, Megan Fox, Angelina Jolie, Zoe Saldana, Scarlett Johansson, Ziyi Zhang, and Heather Graham.
Men, you have to pick pretty women that are considered “safe” (read: not beautiful), women with names like: Reese Witherspoon, Katherine Heigl, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jill Scott, Michelle Yeoh, Sandra Bullock and Gwyneth Paltrow. Now you know why you had to watch Colombiana by yourself… Damn you Zoe and your perfect blend of slender and fine!
A good gauge is to judge whether or not women as a whole like the actress or not. Angie Jolie is seen as a blessed beauty who steals men, so the hate for her is beyond thick. Megan Fox is just so blazingly hot that women see her as unapproachable and stuck-up. This is all on the level boys, trust me – hot actress = wife not interested in movie.
So that’s our 2nd step: Pick a movie whose actress is considered “safe and pretty”, not “hot and beautiful”.
With those 2 steps you should have no problem in getting a woman to watch stuff blowing up on screen with you. Just remember to go with The Transporter instead of Tomb Raider, Killers instead of Transformers 3, Iron Man instead of X-Men, I think you get what I’m saying here. So when you choose an action movie for date night just be sure to consider who the stars are before suggesting it.See some words or phrases that you don't understand? Check out The Dragon's Lexicon.