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History of Action films

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    Film History

  • James Bond - Dr. No

    James Bond - Dr. No
    Dr. NoDr. No is a 1962 spy film, starring Sean Connery;it is the first James Bond film. James Bond is one of the first action movies and still is a very successful series. This showed writers/directors and producers that there was a market for action films and has inspired many films today.
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    RaidersRaiders of the Lost Ark (also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark) is a 1981 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by George Lucas, and starring Harrison Ford. It is the first (chronologically the second) film in the Indiana Jones franchise.
  • Batman

    batmanBatman is a 1989 superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name, directed by Tim Burton. The film stars Michael Keaton in the title role, as well as Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl and Jack Palance. The film, in which Batman deals with the rise of a costumed criminal known as "The Joker", is the first installment of Warner Bros.' Batman film series.
    This was another big success for an Action film and sold alot of copies worldwide
  • Transformers

    Transformers is a 2007 American science fiction action film based on the Transformers toy line. The film, which combines computer animation with live-action, is directed by Michael Bay, with Steven Spielberg serving as executive producer. It stars Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky, a teenager involved in a war between the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, two factions of alien robots who can disguise themselves by transforming into everyday machinery.