Action & Adventure

While sensitively drawn characters and introspective stories have their place, sometimes only the loud bangs and raucous fights of action and adventure films will satisfy. Whether it's the classic swashbuckler films or modern shoot 'em up movies, action and adventure is cinema as a glorious thrill-ride, the way many of us fell in love with it in the first place.

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Nicholas Ray, Guy Green, 1963

£6.99

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55 Days at Peking

Nicholas Ray's last great Hollywood effort, 55 Days at Peking is a visually impressive and intell...

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J.B.L. Noel, 1924

£10.49

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The Epic of Everest

The Epic of Everest - the official film record of the legendary Everest expedition of 1924 - is o...

DVD+Blu-ray

Paul Greengrass, 2013

£8.99

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Captain Phillips

Directed by Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy , United 93), Captain Phillips is based on the ...

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Peter Jackson, 2013

£11.99

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The second of three epic instalments in director Peter Jackson's blockbuster preq...

DVD

John Huston, 1958

£9.49

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The Roots of Heaven

Filmed in French Equatorial Africa, The Roots of Heaven stars Trevor Howard as Morel, a crusading...

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Mutz Greenbaum, 1945

£7.99

The Man from Morocco

Espionage, romance and action combine in The Man from Morocco - a World War II thriller, starring...

DVD

Peter Graham Scott, 1962

£12.99

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Captain Clegg

A 1962 Hammer smuggling film, Captain Clegg stars Peter Cushing, Yvonne Romain, and Patrick Allen...

DVD

Leslie Norman, 1955

£13.99

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The Night My Number Came Up

Based on a true story, and acclaimed as a masterpiece of psychological filmmaking...

DVD

Christopher Nolan, 2010

£7.99

Inception

A blockbuster sci-fi thriller, Inception was written and directed by Christopher Nolan (Memento)....

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1954-62

£29.49

Kurosawa Samurai Collection

The films of Akira Kurosawa, one of the cinema’s greatest auteurs, have had a pro...

DVD

Peter Graham Scott, 1962

£13.99

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Captain Clegg

A 1962 Hammer smuggling film, Captain Clegg stars Peter Cushing, Yvonne Romain, and Patrick Allen...

Blu-ray

William Witney, 1961

£9.99

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Master of the World

Vincent Price stars in this 1960s sci-fi film based on Jules Verne's 'Robur the Conqueror' and it...

DVD

Herbert Ponting, 1924

£11.99

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The Great White Silence

Herbert Ponting's official record of Captain Scott's ill-fated expedition to the ...

DVD+Blu-ray

André De Toth, 1969

£9.99

Play Dirty

Michael Caine, Harry Andrews, Nigel Davenport and Nigel Green star in this WWII actioner about a ...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1960

£6.99

The Bad Sleep Well

The first feature from Kurosawa's own production company is an adaptation of an Ed McBain novel w...

DVD

Jean Negulesco, 1957

£9.49

Boy on a Dolphin

Sophia Loren, in her first American film - which also gave rise to one of her most iconic photogr...

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Michael Anderson, 1954

£10.99

The Dam Busters (Special Edition)

Based on the legendary true story of Commander Guy Gibson and his men, The Dam Bu...

DVD

Frank Capra, 1937

£6.99

Lost Horizon

En route from war-ravaged China, a plane is hijacked and taken to Shangri-La, mythical Tibetan sa...

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