Best Action Movies of 1919


From Hand to Mouth

6.9/10 IMDB

As a penniless man worries about how he will manage to eat, he is joined by a young waif and her dog, who are in the same predicament. Meanwhile, across town a dishonest lawyer is working with a gang of criminals, trying to swindle an innocent young heiress out of her inheritance. As the heiress is on her way home from the lawyer's office, she notices the young man and the waif in the midst of their latest problem with the authorities, and she rescues them. Later on, the young man will have an unexpected opportunity to repay her for her kindness.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Peggy Cartwright, Harry 'Snub' Pollard, Noah Young, Charles Stevenson ..
Directed by: Hal Roach, Alfred J. Goulding
Release date: 1919-12-28
Best Action Movies of 1919 : When the Clouds Roll By

When the Clouds Roll By

6.9/10 IMDB

Daniel Boone Brown is a pleasure-seeking playboy carousing around New York City without a care in the world -- that is, until he becomes the unwitting subject of a series of experiments at the hands of a sadistic psychiatrist. Through various means of control, the mad scientist drives Daniel to think he's losing his mind, but ultimately introduces him to the lovely Lucette.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Albert MacQuarrie, Kathleen Clifford, Frank Campeau, Ralph Lewis, Herbert Grimwood, Daisy Jefferson, Bull Montana, Victor Fleming, Thomas J. Geraghty ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1919-12-28
Best Action Movies of 1919 : The False Faces

The False Faces

6.0/10 IMDB

During World War I, a professional thief known as The Lone Wolf is assigned to steal a cylinder with important information from behind the German lines and bring it to Allied intelligence headquarters. However, German agents set out to stop him, headed by the man who was responsible for the death of the thief's sister.

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Lon Chaney, Mary Anderson, Milton Ross, Thornton Edwards, William Bowman, Garry McGarry, Ernest Pasque ..
Directed by: Irvin Willat
Release date: 1919-02-15
Best Action Movies of 1919 : The Grocery Clerk

The Grocery Clerk

5.9/10 IMDB

Big Ben has the largest store in the town of New Ralgia. His chief clerk is in love with the post mistress. The three of them get involved in a series of mishaps with their customers and with the town ladies' man, whose advances conceal a more sinister purpose.

Starring: Larry Semon, Lucille Carlisle, Monty Banks, Frank Hayes, Jack Duffy ..
Directed by: Larry Semon
Release date: 1919-12-01
Best Action Movies of 1919 : Charley Out West

Charley Out West

4.9/10 IMDB

Animated Charlie Chaplin encounters several obstacles on the way to rescuing a distressed damsel held as captive by indigenous Indians.

Directed by: Otto Messmer, Pat Sullivan
Release date: 1919-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1919 : The Trail of the Octopus

The Trail of the Octopus

6.9/10 IMDB

Carter Holmes, master criminologist, must help the oft-kidnapped Ruth Stanhope to find the 9 daggers that will unlock the secret of the cursed Devil's Trademark!

Starring: Ben F. Wilson, Neva Gerber, William Dyer, Howard Crampton, William A. Carroll, Marie Pavis, Al Ernest Garcia, Harry Archer, C.M. Williams, John George ..
Directed by: Duke Worne
Release date: 1919-10-19
Best Action Movies of 1919 : The Carter Case

The Carter Case

6.1/10 IMDB

Science fiction serial.

Starring: Herbert Rawlinson, Marguerite Marsh, Ethel Grey Terry, William Pike, Kempton Greene, Coit Albertson, Joe Smith Marba, Donald Hall, Gene Baker, Dexter McReynolds ..
Directed by: Donald MacKenzie, William F. Haddock
Release date: 1919-03-17
Best Action Movies of 1919 : Smashing Barriers

Smashing Barriers

5.7/10 IMDB

When sawmill owner Helen Cole is kidnapped by bandits, it falls on lumberjack Dan Stevens to rescue her, but "Wirenail" Hedges is not willing to give up without a fight. Originally a fifteen-episode serial, all that is known to survive of "Smashing Barriers" today is this single reel abridgment created for the home movie market in 1932.

Starring: William Duncan, Edith Johnson, Joe Ryan ..
Directed by: William Duncan
Release date: 1919-09-01
Best Action Movies of 1919 : The Tiger's Trail

The Tiger's Trail

2.7/10 IMDB

A cult of Hindu tiger worshippers and a gang of Western outlaws try to cheat a young woman out of rich mines that belong to her.

Starring: Ruth Roland, George Larkin, Mark Strong, Harry Moody, Fred Kohler, George Field, Easter Walters, Bud Osborne, Chet Ryan, Rose Dione ..
Directed by: Paul Hurst, Louis J. Gasnier, Robert Ellis
Release date: 1919-04-20
Best Action Movies of 1919 : The Green Eyed Monster

The Green Eyed Monster

2.8/10 IMDB

The Green Eyed Monster is a lost 1919 Black-and-White silent film action adventure with little to scant information as to its release. It was produced by the Norman Film Manufacturing Company, a historic all-black film production company. Various dates of release are quoted in 1919 and 1921.

Starring: Jack Austin, Louise Dunbar, Robert A. Stuart, Steve Reynolds ..
Release date: 1919-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1919 : The Adventures of Ruth

The Adventures of Ruth

0.0/10 IMDB

Daniel Robin has become mixed up with a band of criminals known as "the 13," and is shot when he refuses to do their bidding. His daughter Ruth, brought home from boarding school, reaches his bedside before he expires. He tells her that she will be given thirteen keys. Instructions will be provided with each key and, if she follows the instructions, she will eventually fully learn of her birthright. Many adventures then follow as Ruth attempts to solve the puzzle of each key and establish her true birthright.

Starring: Ruth Roland, Herbert Heyes, Thomas G. Lingham, William Human, Charles Bennett, Helen Case, Helen Deliane, Charles Belcher, George Larkin ..
Directed by: George Marshall, Ruth Roland
Release date: 1919-12-28
Best Action Movies of 1919 : John Petticoats

John Petticoats

0.0/10 IMDB

John Haynes is known as "Hardwood" in the Northwoods town where he is the boss lumberjack. But his uncle bequeaths him a store in Louisiana, which he discovers to his dismay is the modiste shop. When Judge Meredith needs a graduation dress for his granddaughter Caroline, but can't afford it, John comes to the rescue by offering to board at the judge's residence.

Starring: William S. Hart, Walt Whitman, George Webb, Winifred Westover, Ethel Shannon, Andrew Arbuckle ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1919-11-02
Best Action Movies of 1919 : Squatters Rights

Squatters Rights

0.0/10 IMDB

A land grabbing robber baron attempts to chase a man and his daughter off their rightful property when he realizes a railroad will soon be going through their ranch.

Starring: Harry Myers, Allene Ray, Charles Graham, Ben Hill, Tex O'Reilly ..
Release date: 1919-01-01

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