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  • 1. Action Adventure Ellie Mitchell
  • 2. 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 .
  • 3. Action Adventure film covers
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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?
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. 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
  • 12. 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
  • 13. 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
  • 14. 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
  • 15. 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
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. 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