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The Black Tulip (1964 film)

The Black Tulip is a French-Italian-Spanish film which reused some names in the novel of the same title by Alexandre Dumas but its story does not follow the novel. It is, essentially, a star vehicle for the popular French actor Alain Delon. Like ...

                                               

Black Thursday (film)

Black Thursday is a French film from 1974 directed by Michel Mitrani. It was entered into the 24th Berlin International Film Festival.

                                               

The Chess Players (film)

Shatranj Ke Khilari is a 1977 Indian film written and directed by Satyajit Ray, based on Munshi Premchands short story of the same name. Amjad Khan plays the role of Wajid Ali Shah, King of Awadh, and Richard Attenborough plays the role of Genera ...

                                               

Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016 film)

Alice Through the Looking Glass is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film directed by James Bobin, written by Linda Woolverton and produced by Tim Burton, Joe Roth, Suzanne Todd, and Jennifer Todd. It is based on the characters created by Lewis C ...

                                               

Hundra

Hundra belongs to a tribe of Amazons. She is the only tribe member of her age who has never been with a man. She declares she will keep it like that. One day when she goes hunting, her tribe is outnumbered and slaughtered by barbarians. As the on ...

                                               

Ashanti (1979 film)

Ashanti is a 1979 action adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Michael Caine, Peter Ustinov, Kabir Bedi, Beverly Johnson, Omar Sharif, Rex Harrison, and William Holden. It is based on the novel Ebano by Alberto Vazquez-Figuero ...

                                               

The Tiger of Eschnapur (1959 film)

The Tiger of Eschnapur, or in original German, Der Tiger von Eschnapur, is a 1959 West German-French-Italian adventure film directed by Fritz Lang. It is the first of two films comprising what has come to be known as Fritz Langs Indian Epic ; the ...

                                               

The Last King

The film centers on the efforts of the Birkebeiner loyalists to protect the infant, Haakon Haakonsson, who was an heir to the Norwegian throne after the death of his father, King Haakon Sverresson. The film is set during the civil war era in Norw ...

                                               

Gods of Egypt (film)

Gods of Egypt is a 2016 fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas based on the ancient Egyptian deities. It stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Rufus Sewell and Geoffrey R ...

                                               

Barbarian (film)

Barbarian, also known as Kane the Barbarian, is an American sword and sorcery action direct-to-video film released in 2003. It can almost be considered a remake from the 1983 film Deathstalker. It stars the American bodybuilder, wrestler and acto ...

                                               

Vasyok Trubachyov and His Comrades

The film shows the life of schoolchildren from the USSR on the eve of the Great Patriotic War, the film tells how easily a friend can become an adversary.

                                               

Rope of Sand

Rope of Sand is a 1949 adventure-suspense film noir produced by Hal Wallis, and directed by William Dieterle. Set in South West Africa, the film stars Wallis contract star Burt Lancaster and three stars from Walliss Casablanca - Paul Henreid, Cla ...

                                               

Wing Chun (film)

Wing Chun is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts action drama film produced and directed by Yuen Woo-ping, starring Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen. The film was preceded by a 1994 television series of the same name.

                                               

The Paper (film)

The Paper is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall. It received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song for "Make Up Your Mind", w ...

                                               

The Ballad of Cossack Golota

The film is based on the novel R.V.S. by Arkady Gaidar. The film takes place in 1920 during the Civil War. All the men of Olkhovka village went to war. A young man Zhigan visits his grandfather and meets the son of a soldier of the Red Army - Sas ...

                                               

Life of Pi (film)

Life of Pi is a 2012 adventure drama film based on Yann Martels 2001 novel of the same name. Directed by Ang Lee, the films adapted screenplay was written by David Magee, and it stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall, Tabu, Adil Hussain, and ...

                                               

Lost in Space (film)

Lost in Space is a 1998 American science-fiction adventure film directed by Stephen Hopkins, and starring William Hurt, Matt LeBlanc, and Gary Oldman. The plot is adapted from the 1965–1968 CBS television series of the same name. Several actors f ...

                                               

The Land of Sannikov

The Land of Sannikov is a Soviet 1974 adventure film about the fictional Sannikov Land loosely based on the novel of the same name by Vladimir Obruchev.

                                               

The Call of the North (1914 film)

The Call of the North is a 1914 American silent adventure-drama film directed by Oscar Apfel and Cecil B. DeMille. It is based on a novel, The Conjurors House; a Romance of the Free Forest by Stewart Edward White and its 1908 play adaptation The ...

                                               

Fool's Gold (2008 film)

Fools Gold is a 2008 American adventure-romance film from Warner Bros. Pictures about a recently divorced couple who rekindle their romantic life while searching for a lost treasure. The film was directed by Andy Tennant and reunites the How to L ...

                                               

Iguana (film)

Iguana is a 1988 American adventure drama/thriller film directed by Monte Hellman and starring Everett McGill in the main role. The movie is based on the titular novel by Spanish author Alberto Vazquez-Figueroa, itself based on the life of a real ...

                                               

Alatriste

Alatriste is a 2006 Spanish epic historical fiction war film directed by Agustin Diaz Yanes, based on the main character of a series of novels written by Arturo Perez-Reverte, The Adventures of Captain Alatriste. The film, which stars Viggo Morte ...

                                               

Captain Jack (film)

Captain Jack is a 1999 direct-to-video British comedy film produced by John Goldschmidt and written by Jack Rosenthal. The cast includes Bob Hoskins, Sadie Frost, Gemma Jones, Anna Massey, Peter McDonald, Maureen Lipman and Michele Dotrice. The f ...

                                               

Cartouche (film)

In the 18th century, Louis Dominique Bourguignon is working with Malichots gang but their ways are too unethical for him. He hides out from Malichot and joins the army where he and his two new friends survive by hiding out on the battlefield. Tog ...

                                               

Congo (film)

Congo is a 1995 American science fiction action-adventure film loosely based on Michael Crichtons novel of the same name. The picture was directed by Frank Marshall starring Laura Linney, Dylan Walsh, Ernie Hudson, Tim Curry, Grant Heslov and Joe ...

                                               

The Long Ships (film)

The Long Ships is a 1964 Anglo–Yugoslav adventure film shot in Technirama directed by Jack Cardiff and stars Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier and Russ Tamblyn.

                                               

Red Shadow (film)

Red Shadow is a 2001 Japanese action comedy film directed by Hiroyuki Nakano. It is a feature film remake of the 1967 TV series Masked Ninja Akakage, created by Mitsuteru Yokoyama. The film stars Masanobu Andō in the title role and features a gue ...

                                               

Red Devils (film)

Red Devils is a 1923 Soviet adventure film directed by Ivan Perestiani based on the eponymous story by Pavel Blyakhin. It has become one of the most famous and oft-quoted works of the Soviet adventure film.

                                               

Rat Race (film)

Rat Race is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Jerry Zucker. Inspired by Stanley Kramers 1963 classic Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, the film features an ensemble cast consisting of Rowan Atkinson, Whoopi Goldberg, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jon Lov ...

                                               

Legionnaire (film)

Legionnaire is a 1998 American drama war film directed by Peter MacDonald and starring Jean-Claude van Damme as a 1920s boxer who wins a fight after having been hired by gangsters to lose it, then flees to join the French Foreign Legion. The cast ...

                                               

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (film)

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, also promoted as LXG, is a 2003 steampunk-dieselpunk superhero film loosely based on the first volume of the comic book series of the same name by Alan Moore and Kevin ONeill. It was released on July 11, 200 ...

                                               

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a 2018 adventure drama film directed by Andy Serkis with a screenplay by Callie Kloves, based on stories collected in All the Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling. The film stars Rohan Chand, Matthew Rhys, and Freida ...

                                               

Night of the Twisters (film)

Night of the Twisters is a 1996 made-for-television disaster film that was directed by Timothy Bond. The film premiered on The Family Channel on February 11, 1996, as the cable channels first original movie. Filmed in Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada, ...

                                               

Lights on the River

Lights on the River is a 1954 Soviet childrens film directed by Viktor Eisymont. A screen version of the novel of the same name by Nikolai Dubov.

                                               

Ready Player One (film)

Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline based on Clines 2011 novel of the same name. It stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. ...

                                               

The Song of Roland (film)

Dominique Sanda as Anna Marilu Marini as La femme du seigneur Bruno Moynot as Pair Charlemagne / A pilgrim / A monk Mario Gonzales as Blancandrin / Jeannot, le voleur Pierre Clementi as Olivier / Le clerc Laszlo Szabo as Duc Naimes / Chevalier ho ...

                                               

Morgan, the Pirate

Morgan, the Pirate is a 1960 Italian-French co-production historical adventure film, directed by Andre de Toth and Primo Zeglio, and starring Steve Reeves as Sir Henry Morgan, the pirate who became the self-proclaimed governor of Jamaica.

                                               

Blackbeard the Pirate

Blackbeard the Pirate is a 1952 Technicolor adventure film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Robert Newton, Linda Darnell, William Bendix, Keith Andes, and Torin Thatcher. The film was made by RKO and produced by Edmund Grainger from a screenp ...

                                               

Secondhand Lions

Secondhand Lions is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Tim McCanlies. It tells the story of an introverted young boy who is sent to live with his eccentric great-uncles on a farm in Texas.

                                               

Abduction

Raptio, large scale abduction of women, either for marriage or enslavement Tiger kidnapping, taking a hostage to force a loved one or associate of the victim to do something Bride kidnapping, a practice in which a man abducts the woman he wishes ...

                                               

Kidnapped

"Kidnapped!" Jeeves and Wooster, a 1991 television episode Kidnapped TV series, an NBC drama show Kidnapped 2005 miniseries, based on R.L. Stevensons novel "Kidnapped!", a Frisky Dingo episode

                                               

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a 1988 adventure fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam and starring John Neville, Sarah Polley, Eric Idle, Jonathan Pryce, Oliver Reed, and Uma Thurman. The film is based on the tall tales abo ...

                                               

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (film)

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a 2010 American action fantasy film directed by Mike Newell. The film was written by Jordan Mechner, Boaz Yakin, Doug Miro, and Carlo Bernard, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Walt Disney Pictu ...

                                               

Red Sonja (film)

Red Sonja is a 1985 Dutch-American sword and sorcery action film directed by Richard Fleischer. The film introduces Brigitte Nielsen as the title character, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sandahl Bergman, Ronald Lacey, Ernie Reyes, Jr., Paul L. Smit ...

                                               

Rampage (2018 film)

Rampage is a 2018 American science fiction monster film directed by Brad Peyton, and based on the video game series of the same name by Midway Games. The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Åkerman, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello, and Jef ...

                                               

The Worst Witch (film)

The film follows the plot of the 1974 book. The movie centers around Mildred Hubble, who is invariably the "Worst Witch" at Miss Cackles Academy for Witches; a school of magic. Mildred creates many mishaps, including being late for school and mak ...

                                               

Vella kalpi

The Devils Servants is a 1970 film produced and distributed by Riga Film Studio. It was written and directed by Aleksandrs Leimanis during the time Latvia was part of the Soviet Union. In 1972, Riga Film Studio released a sequel to this film name ...

                                               

Dreams of Russia

Dreams of Russian is a 1992 Japanese-Russian period film directed and co-written by Junya Satō. It is based on a book of the same name by Japanese writer Yasushi Inoue.

                                               

Don Q, Son of Zorro

Don Q, Son of Zorro is the 1925 sequel to the 1920 silent film The Mark of Zorro. It was loosely based upon the 1909 novel Don Q.s Love Story, written by the mother-and-son duo Kate and Hesketh Hesketh-Prichard. The story was reworked in 1925 int ...

                                               

Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981 film)

Tarzan, the Ape Man is a 1981 adventure film directed by John Derek and starring Bo Derek, Miles OKeeffe, Richard Harris, and John Phillip Law. The screenplay by Tom Rowe and Gary Goddard is loosely based on the novel Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar ...