NETFLIX Genre: Classic Action & Adventure



Netflix box art for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
1954 / 127
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Sent to investigate a rash of shipwrecks, Ned encounters the nefarious Capt. Nemo's submarine in this adaptation of the classic Jules Verne adventure. Something mysterious is sinking ships. Rough seas, a mega-octopus ... or maybe a megalomaniacal submarine captain.

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Netflix box art for Batman Batman
1966 / 104

Batman and Robin battle a host of villains while trying to maintain their secret identities in this big-screen version of the campy 1960s TV series. Humanity is dust unless a vigilante in spandex breaks out the shark repellent and campy dialogue. KAPOW!

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Netflix box art for Battle of Britain Battle of Britain
1969 / 131
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This star-studded epic re-creates the 1940 air battle over England, as the Royal Air Force fended off a Nazi attack in the early days of World War II. In 1940, World War II took to the skies. Lives were lost, heroes were made and history changed forever.

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Netflix box art for The Bridge on the River Kwai Bridge on the River Kwai, The
1957 / 162
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This sweeping epic is set in a World War II Japanese prison camp, where British prisoners are forced to build a bridge as a morale-building exercise. Even in war, victory is a battle of wills. But just because you've won the battle, it doesn't mean you've won the war.

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Netflix box art for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1969 / 110

To evade a posse, legendary outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid flee to Bolivia -- but trouble finds the charming desperadoes wherever they go.

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Netflix box art for The Day of the Jackal Day of the Jackal, The
1973 / 142
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A French paramilitary group disgusted with President Charles de Gaulle's decision to free French Algeria plans his assassination. To take down the president, it'll cost them half a million. But this assassin is worth every penny.

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Netflix box art for Earthquake Earthquake
1974 / 121
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When a massive earthquake hits Los Angeles, a construction engineer must try to rescue his father-in-law boss, who's trapped in his own building. The Big One hits L.A., ripping the city to shreds. Personal aftershocks may cause even more destruction.

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Netflix box art for Escape from Alcatraz Escape from Alcatraz
1979 / 111

Lifer Frank Morris plans his unauthorized departure from Alcatraz in this thriller based on the penitentiary's only successful jailbreak. He's a lifelong hardened criminal. He's escaped from prison before. But can he flee this notorious island penitentiary?

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Netflix box art for For a Few Dollars More For a Few Dollars More
1965 / 131
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A bounty hunter joins forces with a rival to capture a crazed outlaw in this gritty follow-up to the 1964 classic "A Fistful of Dollars." A nameless avenger and a bounty hunter bury the hatchet. Then they turn their guns on a common enemy.

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Netflix box art for The French Connection French Connection, The
1971 / 103

Tough narcotics detective "Popeye" Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

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Netflix box art for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The
1966 / 4.0 / 178
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While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men comb the American Southwest in search of $200,000 in stolen gold. Three unsavory gunslingers. A fortune in Confederate gold stashed in an unidentified grave. Lead is gonna fly.

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Netflix box art for The Great Escape Great Escape, The
1963 / 172
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This epic adventure centers on an audacious plan by Allied officers to stage a massive breakout from an ostensibly escape-proof German prison camp. If they want freedom, they'll have to take it. Nothing stands in their way ... except for all of Nazi Germany.

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Netflix box art for Khartoum Khartoum
1966 / 136

In 1883, Gen. Charles "Chinese" Gordon leads the defense of the Sudanese garrison against a Muslim rebellion led by Mahdi, the leader of the Sudan. The struggle to stop a rising tide of fanaticism against all odds isn't work for the weak of heart.

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Netflix box art for Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia
1962 / 227

This Oscar-winning epic tells the true story of T.E. Lawrence, who helped unite warring Arab tribes to strike back against the Turks in World War I. He's brave, flamboyant and iconoclastic. Among the desert tribes of Arabia, this British adventurer finds his calling.

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Netflix box art for The Magnificent Seven Magnificent Seven, The
1960 / 128

Fed up with outlaw raids led by a merciless brigand, the besieged citizens of a Mexican town hire seven American gunslingers to repel the marauders. A soldier of fortune puts together a lean team for a big job. Can the outnumbered defeat an outlaw army?

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Netflix box art for One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
1975 / 3.7 / 93
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Lord Southmere escapes from China with the secret formula for Lotus X and hides it in the skeleton of a dinosaur in the British national museum. Something pretty important is missing, so they run all over London to find it. First place to look? In a dinosaur!

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Netflix box art for Rooster Cogburn (...and the Lady) Rooster Cogburn (...and the Lady)
1975 / 107
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A prim and proper minister's daughter is more than a match for cranky U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn in this sequel to True Grit. Put a cantankerous old lawman and a clergyman's offspring together and you get a match made somewhere other than heaven.

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Netflix box art for Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
1977 / 124

Obi-Wan Kenobi guides intrepid Luke Skywalker on a valiant bid to save Princess Leia from Darth Vader in a classic battle between good and evil. The battle between light and dark requires a lot of space. Want adventure? These are the droids you're looking for.

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Netflix box art for The Sword and the Rose Sword and the Rose, The
1953 / 92

Before Mary Tudor, King Henry VIII's sister, can marry the man she loves, she must consent to a political union with the aging King of France. A princess falls for a commoner, but the king has a royal marriage in mind for her. Love and politics don't mix.

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