Around the World in 80 DaysJune 16, 2004
A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
OctopussyJune 10, 1983
James Bond is sent to investigate after a fellow “00” agent is found dead with a priceless Fabergé egg. James Bond follows the mystery and uncovers a smuggling scandal and a Russian General who wants to provoke a new World War.
Tad, the Lost ExplorerJune 28, 2013
Tad is a celebrity archaeologist and adventurer just like his hero Max Mordon... in his dreams! In reality, Tad is a Chicago construction worker. One day, however, he is mistaken for a real professor and takes his place on a flight to Peru in search of the lost city of Paititi.
Around the World in Eighty DaysOctober 17, 1956
Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.
The Adventures of Baron MunchausenMarch 10, 1989
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
The Concorde... Airport '79August 17, 1979
The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Mannequin Two: On the MoveJanuary 7, 1991
Although Jason works as a department store clerk, he is also a reincarnated prince. Long ago, his beloved Jessie was snatched away from him by an evil wizard who used his powers to transform her into wooden statue. Now Jessie is in Jason's department store as a mannequin. When he encounters her, she awakens from her thousand-year sleep. They quickly revive their romance, but the evil wizard has been reincarnated as well, and he's up to no good.
Before Night FallsSeptember 3, 2000
Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Mysterious IslandDecember 20, 1961
During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devise a way to return home. Sequel to '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' .
BalloonSeptember 27, 2018
Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape DDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to build a new escape balloon. With each passing day the Stasi is closer on their heels – a nerve-wracking race against time begins.
The Fabulous World of Jules VerneNovember 11, 1958
As the world progresses into the industrial age, a professor studying the "nature of pure matter" is spirited away by a would-be dictator and connived into building a super-bomb, as a young reporter and a girl rescued from the sea attempt to warn him of their mutual kidnapper's intentions to dominate the world with a new and more-deadly-yet weapon.
Jönssonligan på MallorcaNovember 3, 1989
Vanheden and Dynamit-Harry, together with Harry's fiancée Doris, are in Mallorca while Sickan is still in Stockholm...
Enduring LoveNovember 26, 2004
Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned a postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside with his partner, Claire. But as Joe and Claire prepare to open a bottle of champagne, their idyll comes to an abrupt end. A hot air balloon drifts into the field, obviously in trouble. The pilot catches his leg in the anchor rope, while the only passenger, a boy, is too scared to jump down. Joe and three other men rush to secure the basket. But fate has other ideas...
The White DiamondJanuary 13, 2005
This 2004 documentary by Werner Herzog diaries the struggle of a passionate English inventor to design and test a unique airship during its maiden flight above the jungle canopy.
Grandma's EncyclopaediaJanuary 1, 1963
A short film by Walerian Borowczyk. This first volume looks at the first three letters in Grandma's encyclopaedia: A for 'Automobile', B for 'Ballon', and C for 'Chemin de fer'.
The Flight of the EagleAugust 26, 1982
The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, "The Eagle", takes off from Svalbard in 1897, but the three men are not heard of again.
What's Up: Balloon to the Rescue!January 1, 2009
Dr. Crumb, a scientist who never liked to leave home, invented a way to see the world without leaving your lab. Using a stone extraterrestrial Crumb, his assistant and his two nephews Zoox: the beautiful Amanda and irreverent Guto, will make his house float through the world in search of adventures. The problem is that this stone has other special powers, can hypnotize people and open portals to other dimensions. To fall into the hands of a greedy French archaeologist, the stone eventually releasing four monsters creatures and muddled fleeing to different corners of the world. Now these monsters need to be captured before they destroy the main monuments of the world and the stone must be recovered before the archaeologist hypnotize them all.
Flight of the Lost BalloonDecember 28, 1961
Period adventure tale about an expedition using a hot-air balloon to rescue an explorer lost in Africa.
Mysterious IslandMay 3, 1941
Based on Verne's book The Mysterious Island, five POWs escape from a camp in a balloon during the Civil War and crash-land on an uninhabited island in the Pacific. Trying to settle with their lives they find someone is helping them.
Bird's-Eye View of San Francisco, Cal., from a BalloonJanuary 22, 1902
Taken while ascending some 2,000 yards into the clouds, and represents a most diversified view of the city of San Francisco, the Golden Gate, Pacific Ocean, and surrounding country for miles. The huge balloon from which this picture was taken is 75 feet in diameter, 250 feet in circumference and about 105 feet high, and it requires some 150,000 feet of gas to raise it from the ground.