ADVENTURE FILMS


Examples


Adventure Films
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Selection of Greatest Adventure Films:


Early Classic Adventure Films:
The Mark of Zorro (1920) (remade 1940)
The Three Musketeers (1921) (remade 1948)
Robin Hood (1922)
The Thief of Bagdad (1924) (remade 1940, UK)
The Black Pirate (1926)
Don Juan (1926)
The General (1926)
Red Dust (1932)
Shanghai Express (1932)
Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
King Kong (1933)
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
Treasure Island (1934)
The Call of the Wild (1935)
Captain Blood (1935)
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
She (1935)
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
Captains Courageous (1937)
The Hurricane (1937)
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Kidnapped (1938)
Beau Geste (1939)
The Four Feathers (1939, UK)
Gunga Din (1939)
The Man In the Iron Mask (1939)
Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
Hudson's Bay (1940)
The Mark of Zorro (1940)
The Sea Hawk (1940)
The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
The Black Swan (1942)
Saboteur (1942)
They Died With Their Boots On (1942)
To Have and Have Not (1944)
The Three Musketeers (1948)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The Adventures of Don Juan (1949)
The Flame and the Arrow (1950)
King Solomon's Mines (1950)
The African Queen (1951)
The Crimson Pirate (1952)
Mogambo (1953)
The Wages of Fear (1953, Fr./It.)
The High and the Mighty (1954)
The Seven Samurai (1954, Jp.)
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Moby Dick (1956)
War and Peace (1956)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
The Vikings (1958)
North by Northwest (1959)

More Recent Greatest Adventure Films:
Spartacus (1960)
Yojimbo (1961, Jp.)
Dr. No (1962, UK)
Hatari! (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The Great Escape (1963)
Zulu (1964)
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Khartoum (1966)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972, Germ./Peru/Mex.)
Deliverance (1972)
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Papillon (1973)
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Jaws (1975)
Rocky (1976)
Star Wars (1977)
Black Stallion (1979)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Excalibur (1981)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
The Road Warrior (1981)
Blade Runner (1982)
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Fitzcarraldo (1982, Germ./Peru)
Return of the Jedi (1983)
The Right Stuff (1983)
The Emerald Forest (1985)
Aliens (1986)
The Mission (1986)
Top Gun (1986)
The Abyss (1989)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
White Hunter, Black Heart (1990)
Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves (1991)
K2: The Ultimate High (1992)
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Cliffhanger (1993)
The River Wild (1994)
Apollo 13 (1995)
Braveheart (1995)
Goldeneye (1995)
Rob Roy (1995)
First Knight (1995)
The Mummy (1999)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Gladiator (2000)
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Hidalgo (2004)
King Kong (2005)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Australia (2008)
Robin Hood (2010)




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