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Adventure Film: Adventure films are a genre of film. Unlike action films, they often use their action scenes preferably to display and explore exotic locations in an energetic way.

  • also known as Adventure fiction, Adventure Drama, /m/03k9fj

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Google previewMotion Pictures From the Fabulous 1960's

by Terry Rowan

Torin Thatcher, Diana Chesney, Ivor Barry, Bill Glover, Emile Genest, Alex Montoya Dir: Don Weis The pirate adventure film is a remake of the 1952 film ' Against All Flags.' A British naval officer Lt. Brian Fleming (McClure) volunteers for a 88.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

The adventure film starred Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner (as the titular Tron) and David Warner as the villain Sark. More importantly, the Steve Lisberger–directed flick featured a gaggle of revolutionary special effects: computer-generated ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

It didn't deserve Oscars, but itis a rousing old- fashioned adventure film witha lovely princess and awicked king (Sophie Marceau and Patrick McGoohan) and agreat deal ofbloodand lost limbs.Itis also a pretty accurate portraitofGibson's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Cinema (2005)

by Richard Abel

Here, foreign models from the French, German, Danish, and American cinema influenced the Italian adventure film or crime thriller. An archetypal villain in adventure films opposite Bertini, Emilio Ghione introduced the character of Za la Mort in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema (2012)

by Daw-Ming Lee

a war—adventure film. After Dodder ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Instead the adventure film is scored like a pastoral symphony with full orchestra stirring up mystery, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Cinema (2013)

by Alan Burton, Steve Chibnall

the adventure film Ferry to Hong Kong (1959) starring Curt Jiirgens and Orson Welles; the classic war film Sink the Bismarck/ (1960); the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australian and New Zealand Cinema (2005)

by Errol Vieth, Albert Moran

For here was an action/adventure film set in a futuristic society but was nonetheless recognizably Hollywood. Telling a classic story of revenge that was more usually associated with a genre such as the Western, Mad Max featured a lawman ...

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ShAFF: Sheffield Adventure Film Festival

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