What is Action Adventure? Action adventure is a film genre where one or moreheroes is thrust into a series of They often use their challenges that require action scenes preferably physical feats, to display and explore extended fights and frenetic exotic locations in an chases. energetic way They usually show a resourceful character struggling against incredible odds such as, life-threatening situations, an evil villain, and/or being chased in several ways of transportation .
Air Hawks 1934An early film features Ralph Bellamy as the owner of an airlinecompany battling it out with another bigger and more lucrative outfit over an airmail contract with the government. However,the competition turns deadly and criminal when Bellamys rivalhires a mad scientist to hit Bellamys planes with his giant ray machine.
Arson Racket Squad 1938When he is assigned to the arson squad inorder to get the goods on some dangerousfirebugs, New York City fireman BobLivingston faces the toughest challenge ofhis career. After his boss dies in one of thedeliberately set blazes, Livingston turnsdown a promotion in order to put an end tothe arson-for-profit racket once and for all
A dazzling spectacle, loosely based on the famous 19th-century fables, focusing on the battle between two brothers over their late fathers throne. Evil brother Leif Erickson nearly kills sibling Jon Hall in a fight, but sultry dancing girl Maria Montez nurses the fallen brother back to health. With help from bestfriend Sabu, an aging Sinbad (Shemp Howard) and Aladdin (John Qualen), Hall sets out to regain his rightful position Arabian Nights 1942
Captain Kidd1945 Charles Laughton is superb as one of the most notorious pirates to ever sail the seas, with Randolph Scott as the man charged with bringing him to justice.
Big House USA1955 In this vintage crime thriller, a group of hardened criminals decide to escape from prison in order to claim $200,000 in hidden ransom money. After working out the logistics of their plan, they hatch a daring underwater rescue. With the feds on their backs, can the men reach the riches, or will they be sent back to the big house?
Trail Blazer 1957 Bruce Bennett stars as the coonskin- capped pioneer in this exciting saga about the opening of the American frontier. Lon Chaney, Jr., Faron Young. 76 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
Billy Budd 1962 Herman Melvilles seafaring story receives a superb treatment from director/co-star Peter Ustinov. Terence Stamp (in his film debut) is Billy Budd, an optimistic, young British sailor during a 1797 war between England and France who wins favour with all his crewmates, except for the sadistic master-at-arms, who accuses Budd of plotting a mutiny. The charge leads to a trial in which Budd fights for his life.
Two in love young kids, Bobby and Roseare forced to run away from home whenthey are accused of committed robberyand an assassination. Director: Floyd Mutrux Writer: Floyd Mutrux Paul Le Mat, Dianne Hull and Tim McIntireAloha, Bobby and Rose 1974
A young man set up on a phony drug charge by the corruptSheriff Duke is released after serving three years in prison, Pokeonly wants to start a new life with his girlfriend and their baby. But when he learns that his gal has taken up with Duke, Poke vows revenge against the sinister lawman.A small town inTexas 1976 Rated: PG Jack Starrett
John J. Rambo is a former United States Special Forces soldier who foughtin Vietnam and won the Congressional Medal of Honor, but his time inVietnam still haunts him. As he came to Hope, Washington to visit a friend,he was guided out of town by the Sheriff William Teasel who insults Rambo, but what Teasel does not know that his insult angered Rambo to the point where Rambo became violent and was arrested, as he was at the county jail being cleaned, he escapes and goes on a rampage through the forest to try to escape from the sheriffs who want to kill him. Then, as Rambos commanding officer, Colonel Samuel Trautman tries to save both the Sheriffs department and Rambo before the situation gets out of hand. Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy and Richard Crenna First Blood 1982
Crocodile Dundee 1986 Stars: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee is an Meillon, David GulpililAustralian crocodile hunter who lives in the Australian outback and runs a safari business with his trusted friend and mentor Walter Reilly. After surviving a crocodile attack, a New York journalist named Sue arrives to interview Mick about how he survived and learns more about the crocodile hunter. After saving Sue from acrocodile, Sue invites Mick to visit NewYork City, since Mick has never been to a city. Mick finds the culture and life in New York City a lot different than his home and he finds himself falling in love with Sue
New York CityDetective JohnMcClane has justarrived in Los Angelesto spend Christmaswith his wife.Unfortunately, it is not Director:going to be a Merry John McTiernanChristmas for Writers:everyone. A group of Roderickterrorists, led by Hans Thorp (novel), JebGruber is holding Stuart (screenplay),everyone in theNakatomi Plazabuilding hostage. Withno way of anyonegetting in or out, its upto McClane to stopthem all. All 12! Stars: Die Hard 1988 Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman and Bonnie Bedelia
Robin Hood, Prince ofStars: Kevin Costner, Morgan Thieves 1991Freeman, Mary ElizabethMastrantonio,Christian SlaterAfter being captured by Turks during the Crusades,Robin of Locksley and a Moor, Azeem, escapeback to England where Azeem vows to remain untilhe repays Robin for saving his life. Meanwhile,Robins father has been murdered by the Sheriff ofNottingham and when Robin returns home he vowsto avenge his fathers death. Even though Marian,his childhood friend, cannot help him, he escapesto the Forest of Sherwood where he joins a band ofexiled villagers and becomes their leader. With theirhelp he attempts to cleanse the land of the evil thatthe Sheriff has spread.
William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruelEnglish ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown ofScotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallaces father andbrother, along with many others, lost their lives trying to free Scotland. Once heloses another of his loved ones, William Wallace begins his long quest to makeScotland free once and for all, along with the assistance of Robert the Bruce. Braveheart 1995 Director: Mel Gibson Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen
Jeff and Amy Taylor are moving Breakdown 1997to California and must driveacross the country. When they Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh and Kathleenfind themselves stranded in the Quinlanmiddle of a desert with hardlyanyone or anything around,their trip comes to a suddenhalt. Amy had taken a ride witha friendly trucker to a smalldiner to call for help, but after along time, Jeff becomesworried. He finds that no one inthe diner has seen or heardfrom his wife. When he findsthe trucker who gave Amy theride, the trucker swears he hasnever seen her. Now Jeff mustattempt to find his wife, whohas been kidnapped and isbeing held for ransom. But whocan he trust?
Chain of Command 2000 Director: John Terlesky Writer: T.L. LankfordConnelly, a secret service agent whose contempt for the new presidents moralsmakes him unwilling to take a bullet for the guy is transferred to football duty.The football in question is the briefcase which gives the president control overthe whole of Americas nuclear arsenal. It must be kept within 40 feet of him at alltimes and officers guarding it have responsibility only for the briefcase. However,during unofficial negotiations with a prominent Chinese businessman both thepresident and the football are captured.
The Bourne Identity 2002 Director: Doug Liman Stars: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen Based very loosely on Robert Ludlums novel, the Bourne Identity is the story of a man whose wounded body is discovered by fishermen who nurse him back to health. He can remember nothing and begins to try to rebuild his memory based on clues such as the Swiss bank account, the number of which, is implanted in his hip. He soon realizes that he is being hunted and takes off with Marie on a search to find out who he is and why he is being hunted
Hot Fuzz 2007Jealous colleagues conspire to get a top London cop transferred to a small town and paired with a witless new partner. On the beat, the pair stumble upon a series of suspicious accidents and events. Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy
The Forbidden Kingdom 2008 Director: Rob Minkoff Stars: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Yifei Liu An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.