Boys and Toys: Ulitmate Action-Adventure Movies

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Citadel Press, 2003 - Performing Arts - 326 pages
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Loaded with stills that give a sweeping presentation of what guys like, this is the perfect book for downtime, college campus, the bar, late-night poker games, pizza parties or the chronically dateless. Here are all the top film picks, along with a brief description of each and how they are rated. Performers such as Willis, Segal, Cruise, Ford, Schwarzenegger, Washington, Stallone, Connery, Brando, Wayne, Clooney, Eastwood, Gibson, Bronson, Nicholson and McQueen are featured in this comprehensive list of every type of action-adventure movie.
 

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Contents

Into the New Millennium
14
Action Stars of the Nineties
24
The Shape of Things to Come
39
The Nineties
51
Stars Who Swing both Ways
65
Action Films to Watch with Your Kids
81
The RunnerUp Tier of Action Stars
155
The Sixties
211
The BMovie Boys
231
Classic Fight Films
259
The Korean Conflict on Film
265
The Racers
284
World War II on Film
305
Index
320
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DOUGLAS BRODE is a novelist, screenwriter, playwright, film historian, and multi-award winning journalist. The author of more than thirty books on film, TV, and American popular culture, he teaches at Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications.

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