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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William A. Wellman, 1927

£16.99

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Wings

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

DVD+Blu-ray

Fritz Lang, 1924

£13.49

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Die Nibelungen (Masters of Cinema)

Perhaps the most stately of Fritz Lang’s two-part epics, the five-hour Die Nibelu...

DVD

Nicholas Ray, Guy Green, 1963

£8.99

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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...

DVD

J.B.L. Noel, 1924

£10.99

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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

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

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 ...

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

Peter Jackson, 2013

£15.99

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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

DVD

David Lean, 1962

£5.99

Lawrence of Arabia

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

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1954-62

£22.99

Kurosawa Samurai Collection

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

DVD

Jeremy Summers, 1967

£5.99

Five Golden Dragons

Christopher Lee, George Raft and Brian Donlevy are among the villainous 'dragons' encountered by ...

DVD

Peter Graham Scott, 1962

£11.99

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Captain Clegg

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

DVD

Robert Lynn, 1964

£5.99

Coast of Skeletons

Heading an international cast – including German ‘krimi’ veteran Heinz Drache – Dam Busters star ...

DVD

William A Graham, 1969

£9.99

Submarine X-1

'Hell can be very cold, very wet...and very deep' After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a...

DVD

André De Toth, 1969

£11.99

Play Dirty

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

Blu-ray

Josef von Sternberg, 1932

£5.99

Shanghai Express

`It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.' Notorious adventuress Shanghai...

DVD

Carol Reed, Basil Dean, 1930-54

£8.49

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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

Terrence Malick, 1973

£6.99

Badlands

Entrancing photography, perfect script and superb acting in a beautiful and occasionally painful ...

DVD

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