During an archaeological expedition to Siam, the power of the Golden Scorpion allows young radio broadcaster Billy Batson to meet the ancient wizard Shazam who gives him magic underpants so that he can protect those who may be in danger from the Scorpion’s curse.
From Sword and Sandal to other Adventures, here are the Adventure Movies.
King Solomon’s Mines is a 1985 action adventure film, the fourth of five film adaptations of the 1885 novel of the same name by Henry Rider Haggard. It stars Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom and John Rhys-Davies. It was adapted by Gene Quintano and James R. Silke and directed by J. Lee Thompson. This version of the story was a light, comedic take, deliberately referring to, and parodying Indiana Jones (in which franchise actor Rhys-Davies appeared in two installments). It was filmed outside Harare in Zimbabwe
Two couples are on a boating trip when they come across an uncharted island. The four investigate and find themselves in the clutches of Dr. Albert Balleau , whose hobby is hunting both animals and humans
Steve Haines is a reporter looking for a scoop. He follows a rich man aboard an ocean liner and gets tangled up in murder and intrigue. It’s pretty rare that William Boyd is in a movie and isn’t Hopalong Cassidy.
The Snows of Kilimanjaro is about a writer and adventurer waiting to die from a thorn scratch as he reminisces about his life and it’s trials including lost loves and time spent in the Spanish Revolution. It stars Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner as his first erratic love.
A Dutch missionary boards a ship in the middle of the night. The Captain soon finds he has a guest that no country in the world will allow off the ship.