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  1. Adventure Inc.

    Adventure Inc. (2002)


    Adventure Inc. is a dramatised adventure television series produced primarily in Canada which aired from 30 September 2002 to 12 May 2003. It was a co-production of Fireworks Entertainment (Canada), Tribune Entertainment (United States), M6 (France), Amy International (UK), and Tele München (Germany). The series premise was inspired by the work of modern-day explorer Barry Clifford.

  2. All the Brothers Were Valiant

    All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953)


    All the Brothers Were Valiant is a 1953 adventure drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), based on the 1919 novel All the Brothers Were Valiant by Ben Ames Williams. The 1953 MGM film is a remake of the 1923 silent film starring Lon Chaney and made by Metro Pictures, a forerunner of MGM, and now considered lost, as well as the 1928 MGM version, which starred Ramon Novarro, Across to Singapore. The 1953 version was directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman from a screenplay by Harry Brown. The music score was by Miklós Rózsa, the cinematography by George J. Folsey and the art direction by Randall Duell and Cedric Gibbons.

  3. Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls

    Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (2008)


    Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls is a 2008 direct-to-DVD adventure film created by American studio The Asylum. The film follows the adventures of explorer Allan Quatermain, and was filmed entirely on location in South Africa.

  4. Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid

    Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)


    Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid is a 2004 adventure horror-thriller film and the stand-alone sequel to the 1997 film Anaconda. The film was directed by Dwight H. Little. The main plot entails a team of researchers setting out into the island of Borneo to look for a sacred flower, for which they believe will bring humans a longer and healthier life, and become stalked and hunted by deadly anacondas of the island. The origin of the giant anaconda from the original film is also explained.

  5. Black Sea

    Black Sea (2014)


    Black Sea is an upcoming British adventure thriller film directed by Kevin Macdonald and written by Dennis Kelly. The film stars Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Karl Davies and Konstantin Khabensky. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on January 23, 2015.

  6. Blue

    Blue (2009)


    Blue is a 2009 Bollywood underwater action thriller film directed by Anthony D'Souza, and written by American writers Joshua Lurie and Bryan M. Sullivan. The film stars Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Zayed Khan and Lara Dutta in lead roles, whilst Katrina Kaif stars in a cameo appearance. Kylie Minogue appears in a musical number in the film. Blue released on October 16 2009, and received negative response from critics. The story & screenplay were written by Anthony D'Souza while the dialogues were written by Mayur Puri. During the time of release, it broke the record for the most expensive Bollywood film ever produced. Loosely based on the Hollywood film Into the Blue (2005), Blue failed to recover its high budget from the box office.

  7. Bonekickers

    Bonekickers (2008)


    Bonekickers was a BBC drama about a team of archaeologists, set at the fictional Wessex University. It made its début on 8 July 2008 and ran for one series.

  8. Boy on a Dolphin

    Boy on a Dolphin (1957)


    Boy on a Dolphin is a 1957 20th Century Fox romantic film set in Greece and shot in CinemaScope. It was directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Samuel G. Engel from a screenplay by Ivan Moffat and Dwight Taylor, based on the novel by David Divine.

  9. Caine

    Caine (1969)


    Shark! (also known as Caine and Maneater) is a 1969 American action film directed by Samuel Fuller and starring Burt Reynolds. The film was based on the Victor Canning novel His Bones are Coral with the original screeplay written by Ken Hughes. When Fuller joined the project, he rewrote the script and retitled it Caine.

  10. Charade

    Charade (1963)


    Charade is a 1963 Technicolor American romantic comedy/mystery film directed by Stanley Donen, written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. The cast also features Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Dominique Minot, Ned Glass, and Jacques Marin. It spans three genres: suspense thriller, romance and comedy. Because Universal Pictures published the movie with an invalid copyright notice, the film entered the public domain in the United States immediately upon its release.

  11. City Beneath the Sea

    City Beneath the Sea (1953)


    City Beneath the Sea is a 1953 adventure film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Robert Ryan and Anthony Quinn. The film is based on the book Port Royal: The Ghost City Beneath the Sea by Harry E. Rieseberg.

  12. City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold

    City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)


    City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold is a 1994 comedy film directed by Paul Weiland. It is the sequel to City Slickers (1991) and stars Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Jon Lovitz and Daniel Stern.

  13. Coast of Skeletons

    Coast of Skeletons (1964)


    Coast of Skeletons is a 1965 British-South African adventure film, directed by Robert Lynn and starring Richard Todd and Dale Robertson. It is a sequel to the 1963 film Death Drums Along the River, and just as that film, it uses the characters from Edgar Wallace's 1911 novel Sanders of the River and Zoltán Korda's 1935 film based on the novel, but placed in a totally different story.

  14. Congo

    Congo (1995)


    Congo is a 1995 action adventure film loosely based on Michael Crichton's novel of the same name. It was directed by Frank Marshall (a frequent collaborator of Steven Spielberg, who directed another film based on Crichton's work, Jurassic Park) and stars Laura Linney, Dylan Walsh, Ernie Hudson, Tim Curry, Grant Heslov, and Joe Don Baker. The film was released on June 9, 1995 by Paramount Pictures.

  15. Cutthroat Island

    Cutthroat Island (1995)


    Cutthroat Island is a 1995 romantic comedy action adventure film directed by Renny Harlin. The film stars Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, and Frank Langella. The film, having endured a notoriously troubled and chaotic production involving multiple rewrites and recasts, received mixed reviews from critics and was a tremendous box office bomb. It was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest box office flop of all time.

  16. Easy Come, Easy Go

    Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)


    Easy Come, Easy Go is a 1967 American musical film comedy starring Elvis Presley. Hal Wallis produced the film for Paramount Pictures, and it was his final movie for Elvis Presley. The film co-starred Dodie Marshall, Pat Harrington, Jr., Pat Priest, Elsa Lanchester and Frank McHugh. (It was McHugh's last feature film.) The movie reached #50 on the Variety magazine national box office list in 1967.

  17. El kárate, el Colt y el impostor

    El kárate, el Colt y el impostor (1974)


    The Stranger and the Gunfighter is a 1974 kung fu Spaghetti Western comedy film produced by the Shaw Brothers in collaboration with an Italian company, and filmed on location in Hong Kong and Spain. It was directed by Antonio Margheriti starring Lo Lieh (at the time one of Hong Kong's most famous action stars) as Ho Chiang. For English-language release, the film was retitled The Stranger and the Gunfighter and Blood Money.

  18. Firewalker

    Firewalker (1986)


    Firewalker is a 1986 action/adventure starring Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett, Jr., Will Sampson and Melody Anderson. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson and written by Norman Aladjem, Robert Gosnell and Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum. This was the first comedic role for Norris, giving him a chance to poke fun at his action persona.

  19. Flight to Fury

    Flight to Fury (1964)


    Flight to Fury is a 1964 film starring Jack Nicholson, and Dewey Martin. The film was directed by Monte Hellman and filmed back to back with Back Door to Hell in the Philippines.

  20. Fool's Gold

    Fool's Gold (2008)


    Fool's Gold is an 2008 American adventure-romance film from Warner Bros. Pictures about a recently divorced couple who rekindle their romantic life while searching for a lost treasure. The film was directed by Andy Tennant and reunites the How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days stars Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson.

  21. Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain

    Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)


    Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain is a 1995 drama film starring Christina Ricci and Anna Chlumsky. It takes place in the fictional town of Wheaton, Washington, but was filmed on location in Norfolk, Virginia, Vancouver, B.C, Nelson, B.C, Pleasant Grove, Utah, and Pemberton, B.C.. The film chronicles the adventures of two girls, Beth (Christina Ricci) and Jody (Anna Chlumsky), exploring caves beneath Bear Mountain.

  22. Green Hell

    Green Hell (1940)


    Green Hell is a 1940 jungle adventure film directed by James Whale with photography by Karl Freund. The cast includes Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Bennett, John Howard, George Sanders, Alan Hale, Sr., Vincent Price and Ray Mala. The film was released by Universal Studios.

  23. Hell's Island

    Hell's Island (1955)


    Hell's Island is a 1955 American color film noir starring John Payne and directed by Phil Karlson. The film was the last teaming of actor Payne and film director Karlson. The film was shot in the VistaVision wide-screen format. Hell's Island was re-released in 1962 under the title South Sea Fury. The working titles of this film were Love Is a Weapon and The Ruby Virgin.

  24. High Road to China

    High Road to China (1983)


    High Road to China is a 1983 adventure-romance film, set in the 1920s, starring Tom Selleck as a hard-drinking biplane pilot hired by society heiress Eve "Evie" Tozer (Bess Armstrong) to find her missing father (Wilford Brimley). The supporting cast includes Robert Morley and Brian Blessed. The Golden Harvest film (released by Warner Bros.) was directed by Brian G. Hutton, loosely based on a novel of the same name by Australian author Jon Cleary. Little beyond character names and the basic premise of an aerial race to China survived the translation to film. The musical score was composed by John Barry. It was the 27th highest grossing film of 1983, bringing in $28,445,927 at the domestic box office.

  25. Hunters of the Golden Cobra

    Hunters of the Golden Cobra (1982)


    Hunters of the Golden Cobra (Italian: I Cacciatori del Cobra d'Oro) is an Italian 1982 action film starring David Warbeck. It was directed by Antonio Margheriti, and is one of several Italian imitations of Raiders of the Lost Ark, shot in an exotic location involving the recovery of supernatural relics.

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