Movies like The Bodyguard 1992

A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks fireworks of another sort, and the love-averse tough guy is torn between duty and romance.

If you already watched and love The Bodyguard, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to The Bodyguard.

1 Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves 1991

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of terror.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Drama, Romance

Director:

Kevin Reynolds

Writers:

Pen Densham (story), Pen Densham (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 What Women Want 2000

Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's thoughts, he puts his newfound talent to work against Darcy, his new boss, who seems to be infatuated with him.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writers:

Josh Goldsmith (story), Cathy Yuspa (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

3 Pearl Harbor 2001

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

Genres:

History, Romance, War, Drama

Director:

Michael Bay

Writer:

Randall Wallace

Country:

United States of America
6.2

4 Ghost 1990

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Jerry Zucker

Country:

United States of America
7

5 When A Man Loves A Woman 1994

An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Luis Mandoki

Country:

United States of America
6.6

6 The Family Man 2000

Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy

Director:

Brett Ratner

Country:

United States of America
6.8

7 It Could Happen To You 1994

Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket happens to be a winner, in the sum of $4 million. True to his word, Lang proceeds to share the prize money with Biasi, which infuriates his greedy wife, Muriel. Not content with the arrangement, Muriel begins scheming to take all the money.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Andrew Bergman

Writer:

Jane Anderson

Country:

United States of America
6.4

8 Far And Away 1992

A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local barehands boxer, and rides in glory until he is beaten, then his employers steal all the couple's money and they must fight off starvation in the winter, and try to keep their dream of owning land alive. Meanwhile, the woman's parents find out where she has gone and have come to America to find her and take her back.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Bob Dolman (story), Ron Howard (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

9 Erin Brockovich 2000

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts investigating and soon exposes a monumental cover-up.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writer:

Susannah Grant

Country:

United States of America
7.3

10 Dangerous Minds 1995

Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns to the classroom, she does so armed with a no-nonsense attitude informed by her military training and a fearless determination to better the lives of her students -- no matter what the cost.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

John N. Smith

Writers:

LouAnne Johnson (book), Ronald Bass (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

11 Meet Joe Black 1998

When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe Black, Death begins taking part in Parrish's daily agenda and falls in love with the man's daughter. Yet when Black's holiday is over, so is Parrish's life.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Martin Brest

Writers:

Ron Osborn (screenplay), Jeff Reno (screenplay) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

12 G.I. Jane 1997

A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.

Genres:

Action, Drama

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Danielle Alexandra (story), David Twohy (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

13 Legends Of The Fall 1994

An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Romance, War

Director:

Edward Zwick

Writers:

Susan Shilliday (screenplay), William D. Wittliff (screenplay) (as Bill Wittliff) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

14 City Of Angels 1998

When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple embarks on a tender but forbidden romance spanning heaven and Earth.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Brad Silberling

Writers:

Wim Wenders (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin"), Peter Handke (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin") | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, Germany
6.7

15 The Devil's Own 1997

Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real identity. Their surprising friendship, and Tom's growing suspicions, forces Frankie to choose between the promise of peace or a lifetime of murder.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Alan J. Pakula

Writers:

Kevin Jarre (story), David Aaron Cohen (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

16 Face/off 1997

An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

John Woo

Country:

United States of America
7.3

17 Speed 1994

Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And that's still not the end.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Crime

Director:

Jan de Bont

Writer:

Graham Yost

Country:

United States of America
7.2

18 The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc 1999

In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her mission to reclaim god's diminished kingdom - through her amazing victories until her violent and untimely death.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Action, History, War

Director:

Luc Besson

Countries:

Czech Republic, France
6.4

19 Cold Mountain 2003

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their farm. As Inman makes his perilous journey home, Ada struggles to keep their home intact with the assistance of Ruby, a mysterious drifter sent to help her by a kindly neighbor.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, History, Romance

Director:

Anthony Minghella

Writers:

Charles Frazier (book), Anthony Minghella (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom, Romania, Italy
7.2

20 Great Expectations 1998

Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the surprising interactions of these vivid characters, "Great Expectations" takes a unique and contemporary look at life's great coincidences.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Writers:

Charles Dickens (novel), Mitch Glazer (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

21 Sleepers 1996

Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Barry Levinson

Writers:

Lorenzo Carcaterra (book), Barry Levinson (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.6

22 Les Misérables 1998

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, History, Romance

Director:

Bille August

Writers:

Victor Hugo (novel), Rafael Yglesias (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.5

23 9½ Weeks 1986

An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Adrian Lyne

Writers:

Elizabeth McNeill (novel), Patricia Louisianna Knop (screenplay) (as Patricia Knop) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

24 The Bridges Of Madison County 1995

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Robert James Waller (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.6