1996The Way to Dusty Death 4.0

Too many things have been going wrong in too many Formula One races. Johnny Harlow, world champion driver and apparent cause of the latest accident, decides the time has come to sort things out. And what he finds has nothing to do with cars.

113mDirector: Geoffrey ReeveWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), Paul Wheeler, Christopher WickingActors: Linda Hamilton, Simon MacCorkindale, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Anthony ValentineLanguage: EnglishGenre: ActionFormat: movieUSALuxembourg

1989River of Death Suitable only for 15 years and over 4.3

An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit off more than they can chew. What with a nazi doctor still doing his experiments on people in the same place.

107mDirector: Steve CarverWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), Andrew Deutsch (screenplay), Edward Simpson (screenplay)Actors: Michael Dudikoff, Robert Vaughn, Donald Pleasence, Herbert LomLanguage: EnglishGenre: AdventureFormat: movieUSA

1979Bear Island Parental guidance 5.9

A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives become apparent. Could the fortune in buried Nazi gold be the key to the mystery? Donald Sutherland and Vanessa Redgrave investigate.

118mDirector: Don SharpWriter: David Butler (screenplay), Don Sharp (screenplay), Murray Smith (additional material), Alistair MacLean (based on the novel by)Actors: Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher LeeLanguage: EnglishGenre: Action, Adventure, MysteryFormat: movieUKCanada

1978Force 10 from Navarone Video release suitable for 12 years and over 6.4 Rotten Tomatoes - Rotten Created with Sketch. 54 42

Mallory and Miller are back. It seems that there was traitor with them at Navarone, whom they thought was executed. But it seems that not only was he not executed, and he was not a traitor but a German spy. Intelligence believes he made it to Yugoslavia and is now with the Partisans. So, Mallory and Miller being the only ones who can positively identify him are sent along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby, who objects to their presence. It seems that Force 10 has a mission of their own which Mallory and Miller know nothing about. When their plane is shot and most of the team is killed, they mistakenly believe that some of the locals they meet are Partisans but in reality are German Allies, so they are taken prisoner, and have to convince the German commander that they are not spies or else they will be killed.

118mDirector: Guy HamiltonWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), Robin Chapman (screenplay), Carl Foreman (screen story)Actors: Robert Shaw, Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach, Edward FoxLanguage: English, Croatian, SerbianGenre: Action, Drama, WarFormat: movieUKUSA

1975Breakheart Pass Parental guidance 6.7 Rotten Tomatoes - Fresh Created with Sketch. 60

Train with medical supplies and small U.S. Army unit is heading through Rocky mountains towards plagued Fort Humboldt. Among its passengers are territory governor, priest, doctor and U.S. Marshal with his prisoner, John Deakin. However, nothing on that train is what it seems.

95mDirector: Tom GriesWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), Alistair MacLean (screenplay)Actors: Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Richard Crenna, Jill IrelandLanguage: EnglishGenre: Mystery, WesternFormat: movieUSA

1974Caravan to Vaccares Parental guidance 4.6

American Neil Bowman is traveling through France when he meets British photographer Lila. They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But they soon realize that the job is not a cushy number, and have to deal with a gang of kidnappers who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the scientist.

98mDirector: Geoffrey ReeveWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), Paul Wheeler (screenplay), Joseph Forest (adaptation)Actors: David Birney, Charlotte Rampling, Michael Lonsdale, Marcel BozzuffiLanguage: English, FrenchGenre: Action, Mystery, ThrillerFormat: movieUKFrance

1972Fear Is the Key Suitable only for 15 years and over 6.3

Following the death of his family in an aeroplane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. By setting himself up as a criminal, he plans to get close to a certain tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of the lost plane.

103mDirector: Michael TuchnerWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), Robert Carrington (screenplay)Actors: Barry Newman, Suzy Kendall, John Vernon, Dolph SweetLanguage: EnglishGenre: Action, Crime, DramaFormat: movieUK

1971Puppet on a Chain Suitable only for 15 years and over 6.0

Following a triple professional hit a U.S. agent arrives in Amsterdam to investigate a heroin smuggling ring. He finds a city rife with drugs and a police force unable or unwilling to do much about it. With his incognito female fellow agent the American is soon stirring things up.

98mDirector: Geoffrey ReeveWriter: Alistair MacLean (screenplay), Paul Wheeler (additional material), Don Sharp (additional material)Actors: Sven-Bertil Taube, Barbara Parkins, Alexander Knox, Patrick AllenLanguage: EnglishGenre: Action, ThrillerFormat: movieUK

1971When Eight Bells Toll Suitable only for 15 years and over 6.0

In a vein similar to the James Bond movies, British Agent Philip Calvert (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is on a mission to determine the whereabouts of a ship that disappeared near the coast of Scotland.

94mDirector: Etienne PérierWriter: Alistair MacLean (screenplay)Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Robert Morley, Nathalie Delon, Jack HawkinsLanguage: EnglishGenre: Action, Adventure, CrimeFormat: movieUK

1977Golden Rendezvous Suitable only for 15 years and over 5.7

Aboard the cargo vessel converted into a luxury cruise ship SS Campari somewhere in the Caribbean is lying in port due to a succession of delays. Chief Officer Johnny Carter, who has to put up a moody captain and the unwanted charms of the beautiful young Susan Beresford, realizes these delays are due to sabotage and that there is something seriously wrong. When the Campari finally sails, a member of the crew is suddenly missing. An unsuccessful stem to stem search for the crew member, with violence suddenly erupting endangers the whole ship. The ship is then controlled by a master criminal whose intention is not a simple hijacking and ransoming of the wealthy hostages on board, so what exactly does he have in mind?

101mDirector: Ashley Lazarus, Freddie FrancisWriter: Stanley Price (screenplay), John Gay (screen story)Actors: Richard Harris, Ann Turkel, Gordon Jackson, John VernonLanguage: EnglishGenre: Crime, ThrillerFormat: movieSouthAfrica

1968Where Eagles Dare Parental guidance 7.7 Rotten Tomatoes - Fresh Created with Sketch. 91 63

During WW2 a British aircraft is shot down and crashes in Nazi held territory. The Germans capture the only survivor, an American General, and take him to the nearest SS headquarters. Unknown to the Germans the General has full knowledge of the D-Day operation. The British decide that the General must not be allowed to divulge any details of the Normandy landing at all cost and order Major John Smith to lead a crack commando team to rescue him. Amongst the team is an American Ranger, Lieutenant Schaffer, who is puzzled by his inclusion in an all British operation. When one of the team dies after the parachute drop, Schaffer suspects that Smith's mission has a much more secret objective.

158mDirector: Brian G. HuttonWriter: Alistair MacLean (story), Alistair MacLean (screenplay)Actors: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick WymarkLanguage: English, GermanAwards: 1 win & 3 nominations.Genre: Action, Adventure, WarFormat: movieUKUSA

1968Ice Station Zebra Suitable for all 6.6 Rotten Tomatoes - Rotten Created with Sketch. 43

Commander James Ferraday, USN, has new orders: get David Jones, a British civilian, Captain Anders, a tough Marine with a platoon of troops, Boris Vasilov, a friendly Russian, and the crew of the nuclear sub USS Tigerfish to the North Pole to rescue the crew of Drift Ice Station Zebra, a weather station at the top of the world. The mission takes on new and dangerous twists as the crew finds out that all is not as it seems at Zebra, and that someone will stop at nothing to prevent the mission from being completed.

148mDirector: John SturgesWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), Douglas Heyes (screenplay), Harry Julian Fink (screen story)Actors: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Jim BrownLanguage: EnglishGenre: Adventure, ThrillerFormat: movieUSA

1965The Satan Bug Parental guidance 6.2 Rotten Tomatoes - Rotten Created with Sketch. 50

A germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the nasty germs has gotten free and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, named The Satan Bug because all life can be killed off by it should it escape, may have been stolen.

114mDirector: John SturgesWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), James Clavell (screenplay), Edward Anhalt (screenplay)Actors: George Maharis, Richard Basehart, Anne Francis, Dana AndrewsLanguage: EnglishGenre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-FiFormat: movieUSA

1961The Guns of Navarone Parental guidance 7.5 Rotten Tomatoes - Fresh Created with Sketch. 95

Two powerful German guns control the seas past the Greek island of Navarone making the evacuation of endangered British troops on a neighboring island impossible. Air attack is useless so a team of six Allied and Greek soldiers is put ashore to meet up with partisans to try and dynamite the guns. The mission is perilous enough anyway but are the Germans on the island getting further help too?.

158mDirector: J. Lee ThompsonWriter: Alistair MacLean (novel), Carl Foreman (written for the screen by)Actors: Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley BakerLanguage: English, Greek, GermanAwards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations.Genre: Action, Adventure, DramaFormat: movieUK