Action & Adventure

Henry Levin, 1965


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Genghis Khan

Omar Sharif plays the Mongolian chieftain Genghis Khan in this spectacular re-telling of the warl...


Duncan Jones, 2011


Source Code

In Source Code, a sci-fi action thriller from the director of the acclaimed 'Moon', Captain Colt...


Luc Besson, 1995


Leon: The Director's Cut

Natalie Portman made her screen debut as 12 year-old Mathilda, who, on finding th...


James Cameron, 1991


Terminator 2: Judgement Day

High-voltage action abounds in this sequel to The Terminator in which young John ...


Walter Hill, 1978


The Driver

Brilliant film noir with laid-back performances from Bruce Dern and Ryan O'Neal, while Isabelle A...


Sergei Bondarchuk, 1970


Waterloo (Bondarchuk)

A star-studded historical record of the events surrounding the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, where ...


Henry Hathaway, 1946


13 Rue Madeleine

Good semi-documentary WWII spy film which reveals the workings of the Office of Strategic Service...


Ronny Yu, 2001


The 51st State

Kilt-wearing master chemist Elmo McElroy (Samuel L. Jackson) has developed a new drug that is mor...


Michel Ocelot, 1998


Kirikou and the Sorceress

An enchanting adventure inspired by the folk stories of Senegal and showing how a...


Mario Bava, 1968


Danger: Diabolik

Made at the height of the Swinging '60s, Mario Bava's stylish, tongue-in-cheek adaptation of the ...


Arnaud des PalliŤres, 2013


Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

Based on the novella by Heinrich von Kleist, Age of Uprising is a sweeping 16th c...


Teruo Ishii, 1970


Blind Woman's Curse

Directed by 'The King of Cult' Teruo Ishii, Blind Womanís Curse (also known as Black Catís Reveng...


Neill Blomkamp, 2013



A sci-fi drama starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, Elysium is set in the future, when two class...


Ken Annakin, 1967


The Long Duel

A lawman who is sworn to bring a rebel to justice finds himself developing a great respect and ad...


Ralph Thomas, 1957


Campbell's Kingdom

British-made action film set in Canada and starring Dirk Bogarde as a young Englishman who has be...


Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1956


The Battle of the River Plate

Powell and Pressburger's final directorial collaboration as The Archers may lack ...


Curtis Bernhardt, 1951



Action packed thriller set in war-torn Syria with ruthless gun-runner Harry Smith (Bogart) trappe...


Ralph Thomas, 1958


A Tale of Two Cities (Special Edition)

Based on the stormy Dickens novel, this is one of the last great British literary...