Adventure

Arabesque (1966) Stanley Donen, Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, Action, Adventure, Crime

Arabesque (1966)
Professor David Pollock is an expert in ancient Arabic hieroglyphics. A Middle Eastern Prime Minister convinces Pollock to infiltrate the organization of a man named Beshraavi, who is involved in a plot against the Prime Minister. The nature of the plot is believed to be found in a hieroglyphic code. Beshraavi’s mistress, Yasmin Azir is a mystery intertwined in the plot. Pollock needs her help, but when she repeatedly seems to double cross him in one escapade after another, he can’t decide on whose side she is working. Ultimately working together, Pollock and Yasmin decipher the plot and set out to stop an assassination of the Prime Minister.

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13 Frightened Girls! (1963) William Castle, Murray Hamilton, Joyce Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

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An international bevy of beautiful teenage girls represent their countries as the daughters of diplomats. The teenage temptresses use their feminine wiles to steal some top-secret files vital to the survival of freedom-loving nations everywhere. Produced and directed by William Castle, the drawbridge of the film’s plot falls between suspense and comedy and ends up mired in a moat of demeaning international caricatures.

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Como Era Gostoso o Meu Frances / How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman (1971) Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Arduíno Colassanti, Ana Maria Magalhães, Eduardo Imbassahy Filho, Adventure, Comedy

Como Era Gostoso o Meu Frances (Nelson Pereira dos Santos, 1971)
In 1594 in Brazil, the Tupinambás Indians are friends of the Frenches and their enemies are the Tupiniquins, friends of the Portugueses. A Frenchman (Arduíno Colassanti) is captured by the Tupinambás, and in spite of his trial to convince them that he is French, they believe he is Portuguese. The Frenchman becomes their slave, and maritally lives with Seboipepe (Ana Maria Magalhães). *Contains Spoilers* Later, he uses powder in the cannons that the Portuguese left behind to defeat the Tupiniquins in a battle. In order to celebrate the victory, the Indians decide to eat him.

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The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976) Bryan Forbes, Richard Chamberlain, Gemma Craven, Annette Crosbie, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

The Slipper and the Rose The Story of Cinderella (Bryan Forbes, 1976)
In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile, young Cinderella finds life drastically altered with her father’s death as she’s forced to be a servant in her own house. But a cheery fairy godmother helps her with her impossible tasks, and even gets her to take an evening out at the King’s bride-finding ball. But when the magic wears off, and the prince with shoe-in-hand searches for Cinderella and finds her, what is going to happen to Euphrania without the needed marriage alliance to prevent war?

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