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Adventure Films

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JacqueLYn Yee

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by JacqueLYn, Ivy & Claire Adventure Films Pirates of the Caribbean:
On Stranger Tides (Cont.) It has gained popularity around the 1930s and 1940s in Hollywood. The films would normally show heroic, courageous protagonists who were often male.

The very first adventure films were made in the 1910s like 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea and The Spiders.

Other adventure films after included of being Captain Blood, The Adventures of Robin Hood and The Mark of Zorro. They mostly included having huge successful actors. The History of Adventure Films Raiders of the Lost Ark The Mummy
(Cont.) Raiders of the Lost Ark (Cont.) 2010s - Present 2000s 1981 Adventure Films Through The Years 1960s & Earlier 1980s What makes it an Adventure Film? - Traveling to foreign areas
- Set in a more different era in history
- In search for famous lost cities or hidden treasure
- Similar to action films
- Intense moments (Tension/Excitement)
- Usually shows a team of people
- To show explorations of new exotic places to the world
- Discovering extraordinary experiences through the journey
(ex. jungles, forests and/or desserts)
- Ancient myths and artifacts
- Many are combined with other genres like historical, fantasy, science-fiction and war. The Mummy 1970s 1977 2005 2003 1990s Resources 1993 Jurassic Park Plot Genre: Historical-Adventure
Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Released: May 7th 1999 Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo and Kevin J. O'Connor Ankh-sun-Amun
(Patricia Velásquez) Pirates of the Caribbean:
On Stranger Tides Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark The Mummy Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Other Information http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1298650/



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirates_of_the_Caribbean:_On_Stranger_Tides http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082971/



http://floobynooby.blogspot.ca/ 2011 2010 2012 Genre: Action-Adventure
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Release: June 12th 1981 Plot In the year 1936, an Archeologist named Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. Government to find a lost ark. He meets up with a couple of old friends as they travel to the middle east. But along the way a team of Nazi soldiers have followed them on a dig for the Well of Souls which is burried in the Ark.
The Great Escape Star Wars IV:
A New Hope Indiana Jones:
Raiders of the Lost Ark King Kong Pirates of the Caribbean:
On Stranger Tides 2008 1963 1999 The Mummy 2001 The Mummy Returns 1994 2000 2002 2004 2009 2006 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean:
The Curse of the Black Pearl Journey to the
Center of the Earth 1997 Jurassic Park II: The Lost World Jurassic Park III Pirates of the Caribbean:
Dead Man's Chest Characters Pirates of the Caribbean:
At World's End Indiana Jones
and the Temple of Doom 1984 1985 Indiana Jones
and the Last Crusade National Treasure National Treasure:
Book of Secrets Indiana Jones
(Harrison Ford) His full name is Dr. Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr. He has a double life as an Archeologist and a college professor who searches for rare artifacts. He has a curiosity with a strong personality, is smart when he encounters enemies and deathly traps. Although he is brave, he still has an extreme fear of snakes. Marion Ravenwood
(Karen Allen) Former lover of Indiana's, and is the daughter of Abner Ravenwood who was Indiana's mentor. She shows toughness and is very spirited. She also owns a bar in Nepal. Characters Plot Dr. Rene Belloq
(Paul Freeman) Maj. Arnold Toht
(Ronald Lacey) Sallah
(John Rhys- Davies) Dr. Marcus Brody
(Denholm Elliott) Rick O'Connell
(Brendan Fraser) An adventurer who has been aided by Evelyn and her brother to help them look for the ancient mummy city of Hamunaptra. He doesn't really show that he is serious but has a knowledgeable creative mind. Evelyn Carnahan
(Rachel Weisz) Johnathan Carnahan
(John Hannah) Characters High Priest Imhotep
(Arnold Vosloo) Beni Gabor
(Kevin J. O'Connor)
Thank you for listening! YOU MADE IT! Genre: Fantasy-Adventure
Release: May 18th 2011
Directed by: Rob Marshall
Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures Starring: Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush, Ian McShane, Kevin McNally Starring: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey, John Rhys-Davies He has been called"the best digger in Cairo" them excavate Tanis. Although he fears disturbing the Ark, he remains loyal to his old friend Indiana. He agrees to help him retrieve the ark. http://www.adventurefilm.org/about_us/history.aspx

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http://www.fandango.com/themummy_v179644/plotsummary He is an interrogator for the Gestapo serving for the Nazis. He has also tormented Marion to give him the headpiece of the Staff of Ra. As he tried to receive it when it was dropped into the fire, it has severely burned his hand. Jones' arch nemesis, Belloq is also an archaeologist after the Ark, but is working for the Nazis. Sound Music soundtrack composed by John Williams.
Well-known iconic theme song. Set Cinematography He is a museum curator. He meets up with Indiana to buys the artifacts that he finds to display in his museum. The U.S. government agents approach him with regard to recovering the Ark. She is clumsy yet an intelligent Egyptologist. Evelyn undertakes the expedition to Hamunaptra to discover an ancient book while also accidentally reading from the Book of the Dead that unleashes the curse. Cinematographer: Douglas Slocombe

- Lots of use of shadows and silhouettes
- Natural sunlit areas
- Use of eye direction that sets the mood and atmosphere of the scene
- Lots of foreground and background in shots Captain Jack Sparrow
(Johnny Depp) Captain Hector Barbossa
(Geoffrey Rush) Angelica
(Penélope Cruz) Edward "Blackbeard" Teach
(Ian McShane) Joshamee Gibbs
(Kevin McNally) He is Evelyn's older brother, who only wants to get rich. He is also like a thief and steals the key needed to open the Book of Amun-Ra from Rick in prison, and manages to have the same key from Imhotep through to the end. He is a bit selfish and is a bit clumsy like his sister. Beni is obsessed with wealth but has a cowardly personality he is not very trustworthy and shows selfish acts. He betrays the group when Imhotep makes him as his servant when he prays in what Imhotep recognizes as the "language of the slaves". He is one of the Pharaoh's most trusted men but is cursed and slowly killed when he is discovered for his secret affair with the Pharoah's mistress. She is the secret lover of Imhotep and the mistress of Pharaoh Seti I. She kills the pharaoh and tells Imhotep to resurrect her so they can continue their relationship before she kills herself. In 1926, an American archaeologist visit the ancient city of Hamunaptra with a couple of Cairo librarians and aspiring Egyptologists discover an ancient book and accidentally awaken a mummy from its tomb. After the mummy begins to hunt down the men who have stolen the jars from a box saying "Any and all who open the box are cursed to mutilation of their flesh if he is awakened." Set Location: Filming began in Marrakech, Morocco
Chatham Docks. Chatham, Kent, England, UK.
Shots of Egypt filmed in Glen Canyon, Arizona, USA.
Photography moved to the Sahara desert. Props/Symbolism 1989 The Scorpian King Treasure Planet U-571 Clash of the Titans Set Locations: The shores of Long Beach, California
Hampton Court Palace in London
The back lot of Universal Studios
United Kingdom Props/Symbolism Cinematography Sound 20,000 Leagues
Under The Sea 1916 1960 The Time Machine 1956 Around the World
in Eighty Days 1947 Sinbad the Sailor 1920 The Mark of Zorro Locations: La Rochelle, France
All scenes set in Egypt were filmed in Tunisia He was takened by Blackbeard to help him and his crew to find the Fountain of Youth. There he meets his former lover Angelica and learns she is Blackbeard's daughter. He is smart, usually improvises and is very witty. He is now a privateer in King George II's Royal Navy and plans to seek revenge on Blackbeard. He is sent to find the Fountain of Youth before the Spanish do. Later on he and Sparrow team up to go against Blackbeard. Cinematography Sound Props/Symbolism A love interest of Jack Sparrow's and claims to be Blackbeard's daughter. She constantly shows that she cares for her father's well-being but is on the edge of betraying and usually manipulating him into doing what she wants. A notorious pirate and the heartless pirate captain of the Queen Anne's Revenge. He is a master of black arts and wants to find the Fountain of Youth to escape a prophecy of his death. A very knowledgeable person and a reliable man of Sparrows. He would often provide the characters including the audience some background information. Music: Film score was composed by Hans Zimmer with some featured songs from Rodrigo y Gabriela
He wanted it to add a more rock feel to it and some spanish On Stranger Tides Angry and Dead Again Cinematographer: Dariusz Wolski Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman of his past. There she takes him on board on the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard as they are on the search for the Fountain of Youth. At the same time Barbossa is hired by King George to lead the British crew to get there before the Spaniards. http://www.indianajonestheexhibition.com/documents/images/room/treasure-album-2.jpg http://latimesherocomplex.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/ind-018_props_arch_11x85_300ppi.jpg?w=600 http://images.hollywood.com/site/indy%20idol.jpg Gives an exciting feel and lots of suspense in the music. http://oi45.tinypic.com/2ew1q9t.jpg http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110727092539/pirates/images/c/c7/JackVoodooDoll.jpg http://blastercontest.pbworks.com/w/file/fetch/39920166/chalice%20closeup.jpg The score music is composed by Jerry Goldsmith
Allmusic described it as a "grand, melodramatic score". Cinematographer: Adrian Biddle Extreme wide shots for the desert scenes 1973 Robin Hood Time After Time 1979 1975 Jaws The Poseidon Adventure 1972 1974 Herbie Rides Again Star Trek II:
The Wrath of Khan 1982 Back To The Future 1983 1986 1987 1988 1998 1996 1995 1992 1991 Star Wars Episode VI:
Return of the Jedi The Princess Bride Star Trek IV:
The Voyage Home My Neighbor Totoro 1990 Total Recall An American Tail:
Fievel Goes West Aladdin Toy Story The Lion King Muppet's Treasure Island A Bug's Life
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