Best Action Movies of 1916


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

6.1/10 IMDB

Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver - a man who caused the death of Princess Daaker. Seeing what he had done, Denver took the daughter to his yacht and sailed away.

Starring: Lois Alexander, Curtis Benton, Wallace Clarke, Howard Crampton, Jane Gail, Joseph W. Girard, Dan Hanlon, Allen Holubar, Leviticus Jones, Matt Moore ..
Directed by: Stuart Paton
Release date: 1916-12-24
Best Action Movies of 1916 : Hell's Hinges

Hell's Hinges

6.7/10 IMDB

When Reverend Robert Henley and his sister Faith arrive in the town of Hell's Hinges, saloon owner Silk Miller and his cohorts sense danger to their evil ways. They hire gunman Blaze Tracy to run the minister out of town. But Blaze finds something in Faith Henley that turns him around, and soon Silk Miller and his compadres have Blaze to deal with.

Starring: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing, Alfred Hollingsworth, Robert McKim, J. Frank Burke, Louise Glaum, John Gilbert, Fritz the Horse ..
Directed by: Charles Swickard
Release date: 1916-03-05
Best Action Movies of 1916 : Beatrice Fairfax

Beatrice Fairfax

7.2/10 IMDB

Beatrice Fairfax, the original advice-to-the-lovelorn reporter and her friend and not-so-secret admirer Jimmy Barton investigate calls for help and escape exotic perils and dangers. Episodes include exciting and fun stories of baby-napping, blackmail, jewel thievery, disguise, counterfeiting, and the long-unseen episode featuring entrancing cult starlet Olive Thomas and the real New York Yankees and Giants playing a game in the Polo Grounds.

Starring: Harry Fox, Grace Darling, Allan Murnane, Nigel Barrie, Bruce McRae, F.W. Stewart, Robin H. Townley, May Hopkins, Betty Howe, Elaine Hammerstein ..
Directed by: Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton
Release date: 1916-08-07
Best Action Movies of 1916 : The Return of Draw Egan

The Return of Draw Egan

6.3/10 IMDB

A small town marshal’s secret past as an outlaw comes back to haunt him when an old associate shows up and threatens to expose his former dark deeds.

Starring: William S. Hart, Margery Wilson, Robert McKim, Louise Glaum, J.P. Lockney, Dorothy Benham, Hector Dion, J.H. Gilmour, Aggie Herring, Florence La Badie ..
Directed by: William S. Hart
Release date: 1916-10-14
Best Action Movies of 1916 : Reggie Mixes In

Reggie Mixes In

5.5/10 IMDB

Reggie, a wealthy young man about town, is eager for excitement, so he takes to visiting the rougher sections of the city in search of thrills. He meets and falls for a cabaret singer, but she turns out to be the inamorata of the local gang boss. The gangster sends his men after Reggie, but eventually it comes down to a duel between the two men themselves.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Bessie Love, Joseph Singleton, William Lowery, Alma Rubens ..
Directed by: Christy Cabanne
Release date: 1916-06-10
Best Action Movies of 1916 : The Iron Claw

The Iron Claw

6.3/10 IMDB

Only Episode 7, "The Hooded Helper," of this 20-Episode Serial is known to survive. All other episodes are believed to be lost.

Starring: Pearl White, Creighton Hale, Sheldon Lewis, Harry L. Fraser, J.E. Dunn, Carey Lee, Clare Miller, Henry G. Sell, Edward José, E. Cooper Willis ..
Directed by: Edward José, George B. Seitz
Release date: 1916-02-28
Best Action Movies of 1916 : Davy Crockett

Davy Crockett

5.7/10 IMDB

The story of the famous Tennessee frontiersman, soldier, scout, and Congressman who fought and died at the Alamo.

Starring: Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, Harry De Vere, Herbert Standing, Howard Davies, Page Peters, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Ida Darling ..
Directed by: William Desmond Taylor
Release date: 1916-07-16
Best Action Movies of 1916 : Jerry In Mexico

Jerry In Mexico

0.0/10 IMDB

A formerly lost film from the silent era, part of the Cub Comedy series starring George Ovey as comedic hero "Jerry", who appeared in short "Jerry" comedies from 1915-1917.

Starring: George Ovey, Belle Benett, George George, Louise Horner ..
Release date: 1916-01-14
Best Action Movies of 1916 : The Parson of Panamint

The Parson of Panamint

0.0/10 IMDB

A tough preacher comes to the rip-roaring gold town of Panamint in hopes of reforming it. But disaster awaits.

Starring: Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, Pomeroy Cannon, Howard Davies, Colin Chase, Ogden Crane, Jane Keckley, Tom Bates ..
Directed by: William Desmond Taylor
Release date: 1916-09-03
Best Action Movies of 1916 : The Yellow Menace

The Yellow Menace

0.0/10 IMDB

A silent movie serial

Starring: Edwin Stevens, Florence Malone, Marguerite Gale, Armand Cortes, David Wall, Tina Marshall, Eric Mayne, J. Albert Hall, William McKey, Roy Gahris ..
Directed by: Aubrey M. Kennedy
Release date: 1916-09-04

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