Action Thriller: The features of an actionadventure film are explosions, gun scenesand car chases. Thriller contains plottwists, suspense and hero in trouble. Many ofthe James Bond films are examples of thisgenre.
1930’S MR. MOTO TAKES A VACATION (1939)Mr. Moto takes a vacation was released on the 7th July, 1939and was directed by Norman Foster.Mr Moto who is disguised as a GermanArchaeologist, discovers the Queen of Sheba’s crown andmust protect it from criminals.
1940’S BERLIN EXPRESS (1948)The Berlin Express was released on the 1st May, 1948 and was directed by Jacques Tourneur.An unexpected group of train passengers accidentally become involved in a world war 2 assassination plot.
ROGUES’ REGIMENT (1948)Rogues’ Regiment was released on the 28th September, 1948. It was directed by Robert Florey.This film is a mixture of ex world war 2 soldiers, stolen identities, art dealers and jungle warfare.
1950’S NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)North by Northwest was released on the 22nd November1959 and was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film wasrated a PG.A New York advertising executive is wrongly accused ofbeing a government agent and is pursued by foreignspies. On his journey he has to find ways to survive.
REAR WINDOW (1954)Rear Window was released on the 14th January 1954, anddirected by Alfred Hitchcock. The certificate of the film is a12A.Overlooking his neighbours, a wheelchair boundphotographer discovers that there could be a potentialmurderer.
1960’S DR. NO (1962)Dr. No was a James Bond film released on the 6thOctober, 1962. The director was Terence Young and thecertificate of the film was a PG.‘Dr No’ leaves James Bond in Jamaica searching for amissing colleague which leads him to unveil a plot to endthe U.S space programme
SALT AND PEPPER (1968)Salt and Pepper was released on the 3rd July, 1968. Itwas directed by Richard Donner and was rated a PG.Charles Salt and Christopher Pepper, owners of LondonNightclub find the body of a murdered female agentleading them to an investigation about an evil plotpotentially over throwing the government.
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963)From Russia with love was another James Bond filmwhich was released on the 11th October 1963. It wasdirected by Terence Young which was rated a PG.A soviet encryption device which was stolen bySPECTRE, has to be retrieved by James Bond.
1970’S THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971)The French Connection was released on the 9thOctober, 1971. It was directed by William Freidkin and wasrated an 18.Two NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau come across a drugsmuggling job with a French connection.
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974)The man with the golden gun was another bond filmwhich was released on the 19th December, 1974. Thedirector was Guy Hamilton and was rated a PG.James Bond thinks he is targeted by the worlds mostexpensive assassin and must hunt him down and try tostop him.
1980’S THE RUNNING MAN (1987)The running man was directed by Paul Michael Glaser andwas released on the 21st October, 1987. The film was ratedan 18.An arrested man must try to survive a public executiongauntlet staged as a TV game show but have they got theright man?
THE LETHAL WEAPON (1987)The Lethal Weapon was released on the 28th August, 1987 and directed by Richard Donner. The certificate of the film was an 18. Two cops who hate working in pairs must work together to try an stop a group of drug smugglers.
ROBOCOP (1987)Robocop was released on the 5th February, 1988 and wasdirected by Paul Verhoeven. The certificate of the film wasan 18.An injured cop returns to a Cyborg with memories stillhaunting him.
1990’S THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER (1990)The Hunt fir Red October was released on the 20thApril, 1990 and directed by John Mctiernan. The film wasrated a PG.The top submarine captain in 1984 heads for the USA but ishe starting a war or trying to defend?
THE ROCK (1996)The Rock was released on the 21st June, 1996. It wasdirected by Michael Bay and rated a 15.A lone general and his group of U.S. Marines take overAlcatraz and threaten San Francisco Bay with differentweapons but will the weapons specialist and the onlyman to escape from the rock cause trouble.
ENEMY OF THE STATE (1998) ACTION THRILLEREnemy of the State was released on the 26th December1998 and was directed by Tony Scott. The film was rated a15.A lawyer accidentally receives evidence to a seriouslymotivated crime and becomes the target by a corruptpolitician.
2000’S RED PLANET (2000)Red Planet was released on the 1st December 2000. It wasdirected by Antony Hoffman and rated a 12.Earth is dying so astronauts travel to mars in order to save itbut will they face troubles along their way?
THE BOURNE SUPREMACY (2004)The Bourne Supremacy was released on the 13th August, 2004 and was directed by Paul Greengrass. The certificate of the film was a 12A.Jason Bourne must face life as a trained assassin in order to survive.
TAKEN (2008)Taken was released on the 26th December 2008 and directed by Pierre Morel. The certificate of the film is a 15.A young women is taken and has been forced into the slave trade but will her former spy father be able to save her in time?
2010’S THE A-TEAM (2010)The A-Team was released on the 30th July 2010 and was directed by Joe Carnahan. The certificate of the film is a 12A.A group of soldiers want to clear their name with the military, who suspect the men of doing some sort of crime which they didnt commit.
HANNA (2011)Hanna was released on the 6th may, 2011 and wasdirected by Joe Wright. It was rated a 12A.A young 16 year old is dispatched across Europe asher father wanted her to be the perfect assassin. WillHanna be tracked?
ALFRED HITCHCOCK Was a British film director and producer Directed many films in the suspense, Psychological and thriller genres In order to create suspense in his films, he would alternate between different shots to extend cinematic time He hated to shoot on location. He preferred to shoot at the studio where he could have full control of lighting and other factors.
TERENCE YOUNG Was known for directing three films in the James Bond series RICHARD DONNER•Is an American film director•Regularly uses Long shots looking atactors through gaps in scenery or betweenother actors in the scene•Directed ‘Salt and Pepper’
JAMES BOND Dr. No (1962) From Russia with love (1963) Goldfinger (1964) Thunder ball (1965) Octopussy (1983) A view to kill (1985) GoldenEye (1995) The world is not enough (1999) Skyfall (2012)Most of the James bond movies have been action adventure thriller which involve spy.
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