Charlton Heston has remained in history for a number of heroic roles played in films quite difficult to be created in those days. We talk about the alien movies, movies based on battles or events of the ancient world, natural disasters and more.
10. Any Given Sunday
The movie presents the problems encountered by a football coach apparently obsolete in the face of progress. The star team is injured and in its place comes an unknown young who played amazingly well. The coach is going to encounter some problems of the Head of the team and the times and strict rules of football.
09. Beneath the Planet of the Apes
The movie tells the story of an astronaut sent to rescue Taylor (whose story we saw in the first movie) Brent collapses on the Planet of the Apes with along the young Nova quest to find him on a restricted area. The action follows the adventures of Brent, a religious meeting of people who worshiped monkeys, a series of military actions and the start of a huge conflict between humans and monkeys in the underground world.
08. The Omega Man
The story has a sad reality, Russia and China enter into a biologically war that almost destroyed the entire planet. A few survivors remain in the empty cities and at two years after the end of the war from Los Angeles were living only a scientist – Robert Neville (who was immune to viruses) and a group of survivors seriously affected at the biological level. The group of survivors was led by Matthias who now was on total destruction of all remnants of the old civilizations (normal people) and the scientist was the first on its list of enemies.
07.The Greatest Show on Earth
The movie presents the attempts of a circus manager to ensure its success, a profitable season mean the further of circus in the next year. The action follows the tensions between different artists who together formed the most beautiful show on Earth.
06. Soylent Green
The action takes place in 2022 when the Earth is overpopulated and everyone lived from rations consisting in portions of water and a mysterious substance called Soylent. The movie tells the story of a detective that investigated the death of the Company’s President which produced that food. The investigation will wear the detective in new places and the shed had the power to shake the entire planet.
05. True Lies
The movie tells the story of Harry Tasker, a man which lead a double life. On one side was an ordinary husband with an ordinary job and with a very bored wife of him, at one step to cheat him. On the other hand an international spy out on the trail of stolen nuclear transport by a group of terrorists. Things get complicated when her personal life interfere with the professional life, the wife gets to be involved in Harry’s mission and he is in front of a situation full of adrenaline.
The movie tells the story of Moses that when he was a baby in a basket floating on the Nile river, is saved from death by Pharaoh’s daughter and raised in the royal house. Moses slowly is liked by the Pharaoh and Princess Nefertiti but is hated from jealousy by his son Rameses. Things change when Moses origins are discovered, a Jew is expelled from Egypt. Moses travels through desert and make a family after years and years and receive a divine mission – the release of Jews from slavery.
03. Planet of the Apes
The action takes place in a distant future and tells the story of George Taylor and his colleagues who awakens from hibernation on a very interesting planet. The human population was reduced to the level of animals, lack of technology and culture, they are living in the wilderness and the world was ruled by apes, now more advanced than before.
The movie tells the story of Ben Hur, a Jew Prince who lived in Jerusalem. He felt the breeze of change, his childhood friend Messala became the commander of the Roman legions and with its arrival came and the new government. The two men were joined by an old friendship but on ideological side the differences were too large to pass unnoticed. The fate make that during a parade a brick from the roof’s house of BenHur to falls near to the governor and was ordered to Messala to send his old friend as a slave on the Roman boat.
01. Touch of Evil
A noir-film which present the world of crime in a new light. The story shows us the conflict between two people of the law thrown into a strange and very tense investigation related to a crime and drug transport through the Mexican border. Mike Vargas found of the Mexico side and sheriff Hank Quinlan enters in a conflict of minds in the investigation of this mysterious case.