Plane (2023)

Introduction Plane is a 2023 American action thriller film directed by Jean-Fran├žois Richet from a screenplay by Charles Cumming and J.P. Davis. The film stars Gerard Butler, Mike Colter, Yoson An, and Tony Goldwyn. The plot centres on a pilot (Butler) allying with a prisoner (Colter) to save his passengers from a hostile territory they… Read More

Lionheart (1990)

Introduction Lionheart (also known as AWOL and Wrong Bet) is a 1990 action film directed by Sheldon Lettich, starring Jean-Claude van Damme and co-starring Brian Thompson, along with Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan, and Ashley Johnson. Van Damme plays a paratrooper legionnaire. When his brother is seriously injured, he returns to Los Angeles to… Read More

Ten Tall Men (1951)

Introduction Ten Tall Men is a 1951 American Technicolor adventure film about the French Foreign Legion during the Rif War in Morocco. Outline After capturing an important Rif prisoner in an undercover operation, Sergeant Mike Kincaid (Lancaster) is imprisoned himself for striking a Lieutenant (Stephen Bekassy) who beats a French woman (Mari Blanchard) with his… Read More

Desert Command (1946)

Introduction Edited version of the 1933 Mascot serial “The Three Musketeers,” first released in 1946. Outline In this feature-length abridgement of the 1933 serial The Three Musketeers (1933), three Foreign Legionnaires (Clancy, Renard, and Schmidt) who refer to themselves in song and banter as the Three Musketeers fight renegade Arab forces under the mysterious El… Read More