Best Action Movies of 1920


Way Down East

7.4/10 IMDB

A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Lowell Sherman, Burr McIntosh, Kate Bruce, Mrs. David Landau, Josephine Bernard, Mrs. Morgan Belmont, Patricia Fruen, Florence Short ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1920-09-03
Best Action Movies of 1920 : The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

7.1/10 IMDB

Douglas Fairbanks impersonates a wealthy young Spanish noble who, in his proper person, is an indolent imbecile, the despair of his father and of his charming sweetheart. When he sallies forth a masked black figure on a black horse, the terrible Zorro, he rescues the oppressed and leaves “The Mark of Zorro,” a “Z” made with his rapier, on the oppressor of the weak.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Noah Beery, Charles Hill Mailes, Claire McDowell, Marguerite De La Motte, Robert McKim, George Periolat, Walt Whitman, Sidney De Gray, Tote Du Crow ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1920-12-05
Best Action Movies of 1920 : The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

6.7/10 IMDB

As Alice and Cora Munro attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War, they are set upon by French soldiers and their cohorts, Huron tribesmen led by the evil Magua. Fighting to rescue the women are Chingachgook and his son Uncas, the last of the Mohican tribe, and their white ally, the frontiersman Natty Bumppo, known as Hawkeye.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe, Lillian Hall, Henry Woodward, James Gordon, George Hackathorne, Nelson McDowell, Nelson McDowell, Harry Lorraine ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown, Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1920-11-21
Best Action Movies of 1920 : The Son of Tarzan

The Son of Tarzan

5.7/10 IMDB

Tarzan's son Jack is kidnapped from England by his old enemy Paulovich. Jack escapes into the African jungle where he meets Meriem, a European girl held captive. Freeing her, he falls in love but she's sought by Paulovich. Then Tarzan arrives with Jane to save the day!

Starring: Karla Schramm, Gordon Griffith, Mae Giraci, Raymond Thompson, Kamuela C. Searle, P. Dempsey Tabler, Nita Martan, Eugene Burr, Frank Morrell, Saville De Sacia ..
Directed by: Harry Revier
Release date: 1920-04-30
Best Action Movies of 1920 : Bullet Proof

Bullet Proof

5.8/10 IMDB

Pierre Winton promises to avenge his father's killing at the hands of McGuirk, the bandit. While hunting for McGuirk, Pierre comes upon Mary Brown who has been badly injured in a rock slide. They fall in love, but while attempting to rescue Mary, Pierre is trapped and rendered unconscious in another rock slide. Saved by Jim Boone's band of outlaws, Pierre joins the gang, and Boone's daughter Jackie falls in love with him, but, Pierre still loves Mary, from whom he has been separated.

Directed by: Lynn Reynolds
Release date: 1920-05-03
Best Action Movies of 1920 : The Revenge of Tarzan

The Revenge of Tarzan

5.1/10 IMDB

Tarzan and Jane are traveling to Paris to help his old friend Countess de Coude, who is being threatened by her brother, Nikolas Rokoff. Rokoff has Tarzan tossed overboard. He survives, comes ashore in North Africa, and goes to Paris to search for Jane. In Paris, Tarzan reunites with his old friend Paul D'Arnot, who informs him that Jane was taken to Africa. Tarzan returns just in time to save Jane from a lion attack, and soon defeats Rokoff and his henchmen.

Starring: Gene Pollar, Karla Schramm, Estelle Taylor, Armand Cortes, Franklin B. Coates, George Romain, Walter Miller ..
Directed by: Harry Revier, George M. Merrick
Release date: 1920-05-30
Best Action Movies of 1920 : The Dragon's Net

The Dragon's Net

3.8/10 IMDB

A set of eight golden lotus leaves holds the secret for eternal life. A young girl is tricked out of the one she holds, and enlists the aid of an adventurer is tracking down the entire set. Based on "The Petals of Lao-Tze".

Starring: Marie Walcamp, Harland Tucker, Otto Lederer, Wadsworth Harris ..
Directed by: Henry MacRae
Release date: 1920-08-23

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