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Jungle Book (1942) [Action] [Adventure]

Jungle Book is an American color action-adventure film from 1942 based on the famous Rudyard Kipling book. The film was directed by the Hungarian Zoltán Korda based on a screenplay adaptation by Laurence Stallings. The cinematography was by Lee Garmes and W. Howard Greene and music by Miklós Rózsa. The film starred Sabu Dastagir as […]

Beat The Devil (1953) [Action] [Adventure] [Comedy]

Beat the Devil is a 1953 British film directed by John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones and Gina Lollobrigida, and featuring Robert Morley, Peter Lorre and Bernard Lee. Huston and Truman Capote wrote the screenplay, loosely based upon a novel of the same name by British journalist Claud Cockburn, writing under the pseudonym James […]

Women In The Night (1948) [Action] [Drama] [Thriller]

Women in the Night is a 1948 American film directed by William Rowland shot in Mexico. The film is also known as “When Men Are Beasts”. The film depicts activities of German and Japanese who wish revenge on the Allies with a cosmic ray weapon. As World War II nears its end, beautiful women forced […]

Lancelot and Guinevere (1963) [Action] [Adventure] [Fantasy]

Lancelot is King Arthur’s most valued Knight of the Round Table and a paragon of courage and virtue. Things change, however, when he falls for Guinevere (Wallace), bride of Arthur (Brian Aherne, who had essayed this character previously in 1954’s Prince Valiant), and she for him. Made ten years after Richard Thorpe’s film Knights of […]

The Invisible Avenger (1958) [Action] [Drama]

Pablo Ramirez is an expatriate from the Caribbean nation of Santa Cruz that is under control of a military dictator called the Generalissimo. From New Orleans, Ramirez plots a revolution and his return to Santa Cruz. To assist in this and to protect him from the Santa Cruz secret police who are in New Orleans […]

Undercover Men (1934) [Action] [Crime] [Western]

Undercover Men is an American film directed by Sam Newfield. For showing cowardice during a holdup, bank teller Bob Hunter is fired. He joins the Mounties and is assigned to look for those robbers. To have him work undercover, the Inspector’s scheme is to have Bob supposedly kicked out of the Mounties. — Directed by […]

The White Warrior (1961) [Action] [Adventure] [Drama]

“The White Warrior” (originally: “Agi Murad, il diavolo bianco” is an Italian adventure film directed by Riccardo Freda. It is loosely based on Lev Tolstoy’s novel Chadži-Murat. The story of Hadji Murad, a 19th-century Chechen chieftain who led his warriors in a fight against the invading forces of the Russian Czar. — Directed by Riccardo […]

The Big Trees (1952) [Action] [Western]

In 1900, lumberman Jim Fallon (Kirk Douglas) greedily eyes the big sequoia redwood trees in the virgin region of northern California. The land is already settled by, among others, a religious group led by Elder Bixby (Charles Meredith) who have a religious relationship with the redwoods and refuse to log them, using other smaller trees […]

Hercules Unchained (1959) [Action] [Adventure] [Fantasy]

“Hercules Unchained” (Italian: “Ercole e la regina di Lidia”, translated; “Hercules and the Queen of Lydia”) is an Italian-French epic fantasy feature film starring Steve Reeves and Sylva Koscina in a story about two warring brothers and Hercules’ tribulations in the court of Queen Omphale. The film’s screenplay is loosely based upon various Greek myths. […]

Sword of Lancelot (1963) [Action] [Adventure] [Fantasy]

“Sword of Lancelot” (known as “Lancelot and Guineveret” in the UK) is a British film starring Cornel Wilde, his real-life wife at the time, Jean Wallace, and Brian Aherne. This lesser-known version of the Camelot legend is a work almost solely made by Cornel Wilde, who co-produced, directed, co-wrote, and played Lancelot. Lancelot is King […]

Captain Calamity (1936) [Action] [Adventure] [Crime]

“Captain Calamity” is an American South Seas adventure film directed by John Reinhardt and starring George Houston released by Grand National Pictures. It was filmed in an early color process called Hirlicolor at Talisman Studios and Santa Catalina Island, California. A penniless ship’s captain is taking a passenger ashore after their voyage. The passenger throws […]

The Ten Gladiators (1963) [Action] [Adventure] [Comedy]

“The Ten Gladiators” (I dieci gladiatori) is an Italian film directed by Gianfranco Parolini. The movie is about Rocca and his band of fellow gladiators, which joined forces with a patrician named Glaucus Valerius to replace Nero with a new emperor. During the course of this bloody struggle, the gladiators lose their mentor and trainer […]