A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.
Join 2014's greatest characters on their various quests and adventures. If you're in the mood for pure adventure, our particular highlights were 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.
Are you in the long GoT off-season and craving some more of the gang - why not pick from this collection of movies starring Thrones actors? And the best part is, most of them won't die horrific, unexpected deaths. Well, unless it's a horror movie.
Mixing action-packed superhero flicks with more traditional action-thrillers, 2014 offers the discerning action fan a buffet of options. Make sure to check out the now red-hot 'Chris Pratt' in his breakthrough role as Starlord in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.
Ancient war and action movies, in the vein of 'Gladiator' and '300': ancient heroes duking it out against mythological monsters, Persians, and wooly mammoths. Check out our 'Great Medieval Action' list for similar themes set at a later date.