Action Speaks Louder: Violence, Spectacle, and the American Action Movie


Examines the American action movie as it has evolved into one of the most significant genres of Hollywood's post-studio era, exploring its major films, sources, stars, and conventions, and the ways in which it both has shaped and has reflected American culture.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Richard Slotkin
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2004


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