Captain Kidd (1945) is a film starring Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, and John Carradine, directed by Rowland V. Lee, produced by Benedict Bogeaus and James Nasser, music conduced by Werner Janssen, and released by United Artists.
Captain Edward Reynolds brags about his victory over the dreaded pirate Victor Stagnetti to his loyal companion Jules; he has even assembled a new crew for his ship, including Ai Chow and Olivia, Serena’s cousin. It is Olivia who informs the crew that the governor of Jamaica has ordered Serena’s arrest and Olivia is on board to protect the crew from enemies, and to convince Edward and Jules to ask for Serena’s pardon. When they finally go to Jamaica and ask Governor Littleton to pardon Serena, he is more interested in Jules’ appearance than anything else. They convince the governor, who first sends them on a mission to kill another group of pirates and find another hidden treasure.
Convoy is a 1978 action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine and Burt Young. The movie is based on the 1975 country and western and novelty song “Convoy” by C.W. McCall and Chip Davis. It is considered the premier example of the CB Radio/trucker film genre which rose to prominence in the 1970s following the success of Smokey and the Bandit, White Line Fever and the television series Movin’ On.
The Most Dangerous Game is a 1932 Pre-Code adaptation of the 1924 short story of the same name by Richard Connell, the first film version of that story. The plot concerns a big game hunter on an island who chooses to hunt humans for sport. The film stars Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks, and King Kong leads Fay Wray and Robert Armstrong, and was made by a team including Ernest B. Schoedsack and Merian C. Cooper, the co-directors of King Kong (1933). Source:wikipedia.org
The Silent Flute aka Circle of Iron is a 1978 martial arts and fantasy film co-written by Bruce Lee, who intended to star in the film himself, but he died before production.. After Lee’s death in 1973, Silliphant and Stanley Mann completed the screenplay, and Lee’s part was given to the Kung Fu television star, David Carradine. Many other well known character actors also had small roles in the film, including Roddy McDowall, Eli Wallach, and Christopher Lee.
The Adventures of Gerard is a 1970 British adventure comedy film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski and starring Peter McEnery, Claudia Cardinale, Eli Wallach and Jack Hawkins. It was based on The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Three Musketeers is a 1973 film based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It was directed by Richard Lester and written by George MacDonald Fraser. It was originally proposed in the 1960s as a vehicle for The Beatles, whom Lester had directed in two other films. It was intended to run for three hours, but later it was split into two, the second part becoming 1974s The Four Musketeers. In 1989, the cast and crew returned to film The Return of the Musketeers, loosely based on Dumas Twenty Years After.
The Patriot is a 2000 war film directed by Roland Emmerich, written by Robert Rodat, and starring Mel Gibson, Chris Cooper, and Heath Ledger. It was produced by the Mutual Film Company and was distributed by Columbia Pictures. The film mainly takes place in South Carolina (and was entirely filmed there) and depicts the story of an American swept into the American Revolutionary War when his family is threatened. The protagonist, Benjamin Martin, is loosely based on real Continental Army officer Francis Marion, Andrew Pickens and other Revolutionary War figures.
The biography of the famous motorcycle dare-devil. Much of this action movie was filmed in Knievel’s home town of Butte, Montana. The film is about Knievel reflecting on major events in his life and his relationship with his wife, Linda. The film opens with Knievel at the Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California.
Red Sonja is a 1985 action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and introducing Brigitte Nielsen as Red Sonja.
The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969) also known by its German title Die Folterkammer des Dr. Fu Man Chu, is the fifth and final Fu Manchu film with Christopher Lee portraying the title character. The spy/crime film was filmed on location in Spain and Istanbul and originally released in West Germany in 1969. It was directed by Jesus Franco and also stars Richard Greene as Nayland Smith and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Petrie.
The Fast and the Furious is a 1955 film starring John Ireland and Dorothy Malone. It was the first film produced by American International Pictures production company. The black-and-white B-movie was co-directed by the film’s leading man, John Ireland. The story was written by Roger Corman and the screenplay by Jean Howell and Jerome Odlum. Except for the title, the film bears no relation to the 2001 film of the same name.
Ma Barker’s Killer Brood is a crime film, released in 1960. The low budget film was directed by Bill Karn and starred Lurene Tuttle as the title character, Ma Barker, and Tristam Coffin as Arthur Dunlop.
The film was mainly about Ma Barker and her four sons who terrorize the South and Midwest in the 1930s, with a string of kidnappings, robberies, and murders. The gang members also meet with John Dillinger (Eric Sinclair), and Baby Face Nelson (Robert Kendall). Directed by Bill Karn. With Lurene Tuttle, Tristram Coffin, Paul Dubov, Nelson Leigh.