Action & Adventure

Anthony Mann, 1961


Recommended Star

El Cid

Anthony Mann's epic stars Charlton Heston as the legendary 11th Century Spanish patriot El Cid, w...


Stanley Kubrick, 1960



With the 1950s sword-and-sandal epic threatening to get bogged down in set pieces and fine speech...


Charles Crichton, 1957


The Man in the Sky

The efforts of Jack Hawkins' test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and...


Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003


The Return

A beautifully-photographed psychological drama with echoes of Tarkovsky and Sokurov in which two ...


Douglas Hickox, 1979


Zulu Dawn

The story of the 1879 battle of Isandlhwana, one of the worst defeats in British colonial history...


Guy Hamilton, 1969


Battle of Britain

An all-star tribute to 'The Few' of the Royal Air Force who stood between Hitler's ambitions and ...


Rob Reiner, 1987


The Princess Bride

A comical fantasy tale of beautiful princesses, foul villains and dashing heroes from director Ro...


Jean-Luc Godard, 1965


Pierrot le Fou

One of Jean-Luc Godard's most reknowned films, and a sort-of follow up to A bout de souffle, in w...


Richard Brooks, 1965


Lord Jim

Peter O'Toole plays a merchant seaman in this adaption of Joseph Conrad's novel. A moment of cowa...


Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1957


Ill Met By Moonlight

Powell & Pressburger's final film is set in Nazi-occupied Crete, with British officers, aided by ...


King Hu, 1969


A Touch Of Zen

Legendary film that was a major influence on 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'. Beginning as a gho...


The Wachowski Brothers, 1998


The Matrix

The special effects will leave you dumbfounded and the film will put you on a personal mission to...


Peter Yates, 1968



Steve McQueen stars in this classic action movie about Frank Bullitt, a maverick San Francisco de...


Pierre Morel, Patrick Alessandrin, 2004-09


District 13 Double Pack

Features District 13 and District 13: Ultimatum. Paris, 2013. With the authori...


Toshiya Fujita, Yasuharu Hasebe, 1970-71


The Stray Cat Rock Collection

The Stray Cat Rock series stars Meiko Kaji (Lady Snowblood, Blind Woman's Curse) ...


Fedor Bondarchuk, 2013


Stalingrad (Bondarchuk, 2013) (3D)

One of the biggest hits made in Russia since the end of the Soviet era, Stalingra...


Gareth Evans, 2011


Must Watch Star

The Raid

Deep in the heart of one of Jakarta's most deprived slums stands an impenetrable high-rise apartm...


Philipp Stolzl, 2008


North Face

A spectacular mountaineering drama set in 1930s Germany. Two German climbers attempt to scale the...