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

£11.69

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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...

DVD

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

£11.99

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The Roots of Heaven

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

DVD

Paul Greengrass, 2013

£16.99

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Captain Phillips

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

DVD

David Lean, 1962

£7.99

Lawrence of Arabia

One of the most sumptuous of the postwar cycle of Hollywood epics, David Lean's 7 Oscar-winning r...

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...

DVD

J.B.L. Noel, 1924

£16.99

Must Watch Star

The Epic of Everest

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

DVD+Blu-ray

Sergei Bondarchuk, 1970

£8.99

Waterloo (Bondarchuk, 1970)

A star-studded historical record of the events surrounding the Battle of Waterloo...

DVD

Lawrence Huntingdon, 1963

£14.99

Death Drums Along the River

A murder investigation unearths a nefarious diamond smuggling setup in Africa in ...

DVD

Werner Herzog, 1967-87

£57.49

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The Werner Herzog Collection (Box Set)

An impressive box set containing eighteen of the inimitable director's films, wit...

Blu-ray

William Witney, 1961

£11.99

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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

Werner Herzog, 1967-87

£46.99

Must Watch Star

The Werner Herzog Collection (Box Set)

An impressive box set containing eighteen of the inimitable director's films, wit...

DVD

William A. Wellman, 1927

Must Watch Star

Wings

A thrilling effects-laden melodrama of World War I aerial combat, Wings was also the first-ever B...

DVD+Blu-ray

Carol Reed, Basil Dean, 1930-54

£13.49

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Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 1

A first collection of rare and classic features from the iconic British film stud...

DVD

George Marshall, 1954

£9.99

Duel in the Jungle

An exotic, action-filled adventure, Duel in the Jungle boasts a truly outstanding transatlantic c...

DVD

Jean Negulesco, 1957

£11.99

Boy on a Dolphin

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

DVD

James Gunn, 2014

£22.99

Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn directs and co-writes this sci-fi action adventure starring Chris Prat...

DVD

Jack Cardiff, 1964

£11.99

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The Long Ships

A 1964 adventure film from the great cinematographer Jack Cardiff, starring Richard Widmark and S...

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