Traditionally, the date movie has always been a romance with some light comedy centered around the female character or characters, because they're the only people who are really in touch with their inner feelings. But in recent years, there has been a small but successful sub-genre of date movies that are targeted toward a male audience. These movies are to be prized and treasured by both men and women, because they're among the few films that can be watched in a mixed group or on a first date that both parties are almost guaranteed to enjoy.

It's hard to pin down exactly what makes these date movies great for guys, but some common qualities include: