American adventure films

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  1. 10,000 BC

    10,000 BC (2008)

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    10,000 BC is a 2008 American epic fantasy adventure film from Warner Bros. Pictures set in the prehistoric era. It was directed by Roland Emmerich and stars Steven Strait and Camilla Belle. The world premiere was held on February 10, 2008 at Sony Center on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. General release was on March 7, 2008.


  2. 2012

    2012 (2009)

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    2012 is a 2009 American epic science fiction disaster film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. It stars John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover, and Woody Harrelson. It was produced by Columbia Pictures and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. Filming began in August 2008 in Vancouver, although it was originally planned to be filmed in Los Angeles.


  3. 47 Ronin

    47 Ronin (2013)

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    47 Ronin is a 2013 Japanese-American fantasy action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of Ronin (masterless samurai) in 18th-century Japan who avenged the death of their lord (stories, plays and other dramatic performances of the 47 Ronin story are commonly referred to as Chūshingura in Japan). Produced by Universal Studios, the film was directed by Carl Rinsch and stars Keanu Reeves and Hiroyuki Sanada. Filming started in Budapest in Origo Studios in March 2011; it moved to Shepperton Studios in London and was concluded in Japan.


  4. A Demon for Trouble

    A Demon for Trouble (1934)

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    A Demon for Trouble is a 1934 American black-and-white action/adventure/romance short film directed by Robert F. Hill and produced by A. W. Hackel for Supreme Pictures. It stars Bob Steele, Don Alvarado, Gloria Shea, and Nick Stuart and was released in the United States on August 10, 1934.


  5. A Goofy Movie

    A Goofy Movie (1995)

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    A Goofy Movie is a 1995 American animated musical comedy film, produced by Disney MovieToons, and released in theaters on April 7, 1995 by Walt Disney Pictures. The film features characters from The Disney Afternoon television series Goof Troop; the film itself acts as a sequel to the TV show.


  6. A Plumm Summer

    A Plumm Summer (2007)

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    A Plumm Summer is a 2007 adventure-family film directed by Caroline Zelder. It starred Owen Pearce, Chris Massoglia (appearing under the name "Chris J. Kelly"), Morgan Flynn, William Baldwin, Henry Winkler, and Lisa Guerrero. The film follows a teenage boy, his young brother, and a new-to-town teenage girl as they try to find a marionette from a local television show which has been stolen and held for ransom. Meanwhile, the brothers' father struggles with alcoholism and their mother tries to hold her marriage together.


  7. A Tale of Two Critters

    A Tale of Two Critters (1977)

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    A Tale of Two Critters is a 1977 American adventure film written and directed by Jack Speirs. The film was released on June 22, 1997, by Buena Vista Distribution.


  8. Across the Pacific

    Across the Pacific (1926)

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    Across the Pacific is a lost 1926 American silent romantic adventure film produced by Warner Bros., directed by Roy del Ruth and starring Monte Blue. It was based on a turn of the century play by Charles Blaney and J. J. McCloskey. The play had been filmed before in 1914 with Dorothy Dalton.


  9. After Earth

    After Earth (2013)

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    After Earth is a 2013 American science fiction action adventure film directed by M. Night Shyamalan, which he co-wrote with Gary Whitta, based on an original story idea by Will Smith.


  10. Aftershock

    Aftershock (2012)

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    Aftershock is a 2012 Chilean-American disaster horror film starring Eli Roth. It is directed by Nicolás López and written by López, Roth, and Guillermo Amoedo, from a story by Roth and López.


  11. Against All Flags

    Against All Flags (1952)

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    Against All Flags is a 1952 American pirate film starring Errol Flynn as Brian Hawke, Maureen O'Hara as Prudence "Spitfire" Stevens and Anthony Quinn as Roc Brasiliano. In 1700, British officer Brian Hawke infiltrates a group of pirates located on Libertatia on the coast of Madagascar, and falls in love with pirate captain "Spitfire" Stevens.


  12. Air Devils

    Air Devils (1938)

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    Air Devils is a 1938 American comedy and action film directed by John Rawlins, based on an original story, "The Fighting Marines" by Harold Buckley. The film stars Larry J. Blake, Dick Purcell and Beryl Wallace.


  13. Alaska

    Alaska (1944)

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    Alaska is a 1944 American crime adventure film directed by George Archainbaud. It stars Kent Taylor, Margaret Lindsay, and John Carradine.


  14. Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker

    Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)

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    Stormbreaker is a 2006 spy film based on Anthony Horowitz's novel of the same name, the first novel in the Alex Rider series. It features newcomer Alex Pettyfer as the teenage spy alongside actors Mickey Rourke and Bill Nighy. In the U.S., the film was promotionally named Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker. The film was intended to be the first of a series of Alex Rider films, but no further films have been made since due to poor box office returns.


  15. All the Brothers Were Valiant

    All the Brothers Were Valiant (1923)

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    All the Brothers Were Valiant is a 1923 American silent sea adventure and romantic drama film starring Lon Chaney. The movie was produced and distributed by Metro Pictures corporation and directed by Irvin Willat. The cast also features Malcolm McGregor, Billie Dove and Robert McKim. As its survival status is classified as unknown, the film is now considered lost.


  16. Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls

    Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (2008)

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    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.


  17. American Ninja V

    American Ninja V (1993)

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    American Ninja V is a 1993 action/adventure sequel starring David Bradley and Lee Reyes. It was directed by Bobby Jean Leonard and written by John Bryant Hedberg, Greg Latter and George Saunders. The film is set in Los Angeles, Rome and Venezuela. This film was not originally intended to be part of the American Ninja franchise. Cannon Pictures made it under the title American Dragons (it is even shown on many cable TV stations with this title) but the title was changed to American Ninja V before release. This explains why star David Bradley plays Joe, a different character than the Sean Davidson character he played in American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt and American Ninja 4: The Annihilation. Working title was Little Ninja Man.


  18. Angel on the Amazon

    Angel on the Amazon (1948)

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    Angel on the Amazon is a 1948 American adventure film directed by John H. Auer and starring George Brent, Vera Ralston and Brian Aherne. After a plane crashes in the Amazonian jungle, its passengers are rescued by a mysterious young woman. It is also known by the alternative title Drums Along the Amazon.


  19. Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie

    Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014)

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    Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (commonly referred to as AVGN: The Movie) is an independent American comedy film based on the web series of the same name. James Rolfe, the creator and producer of the web series serves as the co-director and co-writer of the film, and he also reprises his on-screen role as the titular Nerd. The film premiered July 21, 2014 at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. It was released online via video-on-demand on September 2, 2014, and DVD and Blu-ray releases are scheduled by the end of the year. The film's budget of more than US$325,000 was secured entirely via Internet crowdfunding.


  20. Apocalypse Pompeii

    Apocalypse Pompeii (2014)

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    Apocalypse Pompeii is an 2014 American disaster film produced by The Asylum and directed by Ben Demaree. The film stars Adrian Paul, Jhey Castles, John Rhys-Davies, Dylan Vox, Dan Cade.


  21. Arabian Nights

    Arabian Nights (1942)

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    Arabian Nights is a 1942 adventure film starring Sabu, Maria Montez, Jon Hall and Leif Erickson and directed by John Rawlins. The film is derived from The Book of One Thousand and One Nights but owes more to the imagination of Universal Pictures than the original Arabian stories. Unlike other films in the genre (The Thief of Baghdad), it features no monsters or supernatural elements.


  22. Arizona Dream

    Arizona Dream (1993)

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    Arizona Dream is a surrealist comedy-drama 1993 film directed by Emir Kusturica and starring Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis and Faye Dunaway.


  23. Around the World in Eighteen Days

    Around the World in Eighteen Days (1923)

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    Around the World in Eighteen Days was a 1923 American silent film serial directed by B. Reeves Eason and Robert F. Hill. A total of twelve episodes of the serial were released. The film is now considered lost.


  24. Ashanti

    Ashanti (1979)

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    Ashanti (aka Ashanti, Land of No Mercy) is a 1979 action adventure film, produced by Georges-Alain Vuille, and directed by Richard Fleischer. Despite its impressive cast and setting (on location in the Sahara, and in Kenya, Israel, and Sicily), it was widely panned by critics upon release. Michael Caine was reportedly very disappointed with the project and claims it was the third worst film along with his previous films The Magus and The Swarm (despite appearing in other failures in the 1980s), after director Fleischer and co-star Beverly Johnson, were both removed from filming two-thirds of the way through the shoot. Fleischer departed after being hospitalised with sunstroke. However, an interview with Ms. Johnson included on the 2013 Severin Films Blu-ray edition of Ashanti makes no reference to these "removals," suggesting that they may belong to myth.


  25. At the End of the Rainbow

    At the End of the Rainbow (1965)

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    At the End of the Rainbow (also known as The Princess and the Magic Frog) is a 1965 American children's fantasy adventure film, originally released by Fantasy Films. Written by Harold Vaughn Taylor, and produced and directed by Austin Green, the film stars David Bailey as a boy who finds himself lost in an enchanted forest, encountering an assortment of fanciful characters and navigating a series of fantastical (mis)adventures as he attempts to find his way home. Originally released as a weekend "kiddie matinee" feature, the film was rediscovered and re-released on DVD in 2004 by Something Weird Video, and has subsequently gained something of a cult following for its low budget production values, as well as for the unintentionally camp performances by the adult character actors.


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