Best Action Movies of 1917


Easy Street

7.5/10 IMDB

A derelict, huddled under the steps of a missionary church, feels enlightened by the sermon of a passionate preacher and infatuated by the beauty of the congregation's pianist, in such a way that he tries to improve his life of poverty by becoming a policeman. His first assignment will be to patrol along Easy Street, the turf of a vicious bully and his criminal gang.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, James T. Kelly, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman, Frank J. Coleman, William Gillespie, Charlotte Mineau ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-01-22
Best Action Movies of 1917 : Wild and Woolly

Wild and Woolly

6.4/10 IMDB

A rich Easterner who has always wanted to live in "the Wild West" plans to move to a Western town. Unknown to him, the town's "wild" days are long gone and it is an orderly and civilized place now. The townsmen, not wanting to lose a rich potential resident, contrive to make over the town to suit the young man's fantasy.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter, Charles Stevens, Sam De Grasse, Tom Wilson, Monte Blue, Walter Bytell, Wharton James, Bull Montana ..
Directed by: John Emerson
Release date: 1917-06-24
Best Action Movies of 1917 : The Hazards of Helen

The Hazards of Helen

7.1/10 IMDB

The Hazards of Helen is an American melodramatic adventure film serial of 119 twelve-minute episodes released between November 7, 1914 and February 24, 1917. Most episodes of this serial are presumed lost.

Starring: Helen Holmes, Helen Gibson ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan, J. Gunnis Davis
Release date: 1917-02-24

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