June 4, 2018 by getTV Staff
For many viewers – especially those of us who grew up in the VHS Era – Chuck Norris is the face of the action genre. As John Wayne is to Westerns, Norris is synonymous with a distinctly American variation on the Asian martial arts films that exploded in popularity during the 1970s. His was the name many of us looked for when we scanned the shelves of our local video stores back in the day. And he rarely disappointed, because Chuck Norris movies had one thing very few American action films had: a world champion athlete as the star.