1950’s„North by Northwest‟ – (1959)O “A New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by spies, A chase occurs through and across the country while he looks for a way to survive”
1960’s„Salt and Pepper‟ – (1968)O Discovering the body of a murdered female in their London nightclub, owners Charles Salt and Christopher Pepper take part in an investigation, uncovering an evil plot to overthrow the government. Can the duo stop the bad guys in time?
1970’s„The Poseidon Adventure‟ - 1972O The Poseidon, an ocean liner, is charting its course. After midnight, Captain spots the mother of tidal waves. It‟s the last thing that he and almost everyone else onboard see before drowning. Poseidon is turned upside down, with only few survivors, led by no-nonsense minister Frank Scott desperately attempt to climb from the top of the ship.
1980’sTequila Sunrise (1988)O Tequila Sunrise is the story of a drug dealer called Mac Mckussic who is trying to go straight. Old, best friend and cop Nick Frescia, must investigate and bring him to justice. Jo Ann, (the owner of modern restaurant) comes on the scene and Mac and Nick fall for her charms and are instantly attracted to her, putting their friendship in jeopardy.
1990’sThe Three MusketeersO Three Musketeer and DArtagnan join forces, to end the Cardinal Richelieus evil plot, which is to form a union with enemy England, by Milady. Cardinals right-hand man, (Rochefort), declares the official separation of the Kings Musketeers. Three, refuse to give up – Athos (fighter and drinker), Porthos (pirate and lover) and Aramis (priest and poet). DArtagnan uncovers the Cardinals plans to the Musketeers and the four embark on the task, to protect King and Country.
2000’sBatman Begins (2005)O After seeing his hometown, Gotham City being overrun with corruption and misdeed, Bruce Wayne is determined to be the hero that Gotham urgently needs... Batman.
2010’sO Hanna (2011)The perfect assassin at age 16, created by her father. Sent across Europe on a mission, meanwhile she‟s being chased by an agent and her operatives.
Iconic films Dr. No (1962) From Russia With Love (1963) Goldfinger (1964) O James Bond Thunderball (1965) You Only Live Twice (1967) On Her Majestys Secret ServiceJames Bonds (1969) Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Sean Connery Live and Let Die (1973 George Lazenby The Man with the Golden Gun Roger Moore (1974) Moonraker (1979) The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) Timothy Dalton For Your Eyes Only (1981) Pierce Brosnan Octopussy (1983) Daniel Craig A View to a Kill (1985) The Living Daylights (1987) Licence to Kill (1989) GoldenEye(1995) Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) The World is Not Enough (1999) Die Another Day (2002) Casino Royale(2006) Quantum of Solace (2008) Skyfall (2012)
Iconic Films (2)O Indiana Jones Starring:Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Harrison FordIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
ConclusionO To conclude, most action adventure thrillers involve some sort of chase scene, either away from something or to something. The leads in the films are usually male with female sidekicks. There is commonly many aspects of danger is action, adventure, thriller movies, mostly the female character (damsel in distress).