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Extreme Ops (Hladina adrenalínu) - Action/Thriller by Christian Duguay. A small crew films a TV commercial of sport enthusiasts, who are measuring their skills by running away from avalanches in the Austrian Alps, near the former Yugoslavia. But the real life-or-death chase through the mountains starts after they accidentally film the face of a wanted Serbian war criminal.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Liga výnimočných) - Action/Adventure by Stephen Norrington. Sean Connery stars as Allan Quatermain, the world's greatest adventurer, who leads a league of superheroes - cartoon characters, such as Captain Nemo, Tom Sawyer, vampire Mina Harker, and Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde.


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The league members are weird individualists with chequered pasts. They are gifted with special powers, and destined to save civilization. The movie was filmed during the 2002 floods in Prague.


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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Piráti Caribiku: Kliatba Čiernej Perly) - Adventure/Comedy by Gore Verbinski. For the eccentric Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), the world's oceans and the Caribbean Sea are one big playground, until the vicious Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) steals his ship, the Black Pearl, and kidnaps Elizabeth (Keira Knightley), the beautiful daughter


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of a governor. Together with Elizabeth's friend, a blacksmith (Orlando Bloom), Jack sails after Barbossa.

The Quiet American (Tichý Američan) - Drama/Thriller by Phillip Noyce. Set in Saigon, Vietnam, in 1952, during the French Indochina war, the movie tells the story of a middle-aged British reporter, Thomas Fowler (Michael Caine).
He works in Vietnam, covering politics and lives with a beautiful woman. He truly loves her, but he cannot marry her, because he is already married to a Catholic woman in London who does not believe in divorce. Also starring Brendan Fraser.

The Italian Job (Lúpež po taliansky)- Action/Thriller by F. Gary Gray. Inspired by the 1969 Michael Caine


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film of the same name.
A gang of highly professional robbers escape a heavily guarded palazzo in Venice with a car full of gold. However, a double-crosser (Edward Norton) steals the loot and causes the death of one of his colleagues. The team's mastermind (Mark Wahlberg) is ready for revenge.

Equilibrium- Action/Sci-fi by Kurt Wimmer. In a futuristic world, a strict regime has eliminated war by suppressing human emotions. Art is strictly forbidden, and feeling is a crime punishable by death.
A top-ranking government agent (Christian Bale), who is responsible for destroying those who resist the rules, misses his daily dose of a mind-altering drug that hinders emotion,


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and thus becomes the only person capable of overthrowing the system.

A Man Apart (Kokaínový kartel) - Action/Drama by F. Gary Gray. Sean Vetter (Vin Diesel) and his partner Demetrius Hicks (Larenz Tate), members of the Drug Enforcement Administration, are fighting an ongoing drug war on the US-Mexican border. Being thugs who converted to cops, they use their street tactics to catch Diablo, the leader of a notorious drug cartel.

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