Adapting his own novel, Michael Crichton wrote and directed the historical heist movie The Great Train Robbery, where Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland scheme to rob a massive gold shipment from the train that is used to transport it monthly to the soldiers fighting the Crimean War in 1855.
A favorite here at Everything Action, Sidekicks is a wonderfully cheesy and weird fusion of The Karate Kid and various Chuck Norris movies and you can watch the entire thing in the latest Everything Action Theater, thanks to YouTube.
One of the best adaptations of Spider-Man, The Spectacular Spider-Man ran for two seasons starting in 2008 but the early legal disputes over rights between Disney and Sony (which have since been mostly worked out) caused the show to be cancelled despite universal acclaim from critics and fans. You can check out the first episode in the latest Everything Action Theater.
One of the greatest exports to ever come out of Australia, Danger 5 was a hilarious meta-comedy that spoofed 60s spy shows (and later 80s cop shows) as a team of Allied secret agents attempt to thwart Hitler and his many bizarre schemes for world domination.
Now the source of wonderfully goofy memes, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction? began its life as a Fox anthology series hosted (starting in its second season) by Jonathan Frakes where every episode featured five short stories where you had to determine which were based on actual events and which were made up.