Best Action Movies of 1921


The Three Musketeers

6.9/10 IMDB

The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Adolphe Menjou, Mary MacLaren, Nigel De Brulier, Thomas Holding, Marguerite De La Motte, Willis Robards, Barbara La Marr, Sidney Franklin, Eugene Pallette ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1921-08-28

The Sheik

6.2/10 IMDB

Sheik Ahmed desperately desires feisty British socialite Diana, so he abducts her and carries her off to his luxurious tent-palace in the desert. The free-spirited Diana recoils from his passionate embraces and yearns to be released. Later, allowed to go into the desert, she escapes and makes her way across the sands...

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Ruth Miller, George Waggner, Frank Butler, Charles Brinley, Lucien Littlefield, Adolphe Menjou, Walter Long, Sally Blane ..
Directed by: George Melford
Release date: 1921-11-20
Best Action Movies of 1921 : A Daughter of the Law

A Daughter of the Law

6.1/10 IMDB

A city girl revenuer spies on illegal whiskey making in the hills.

Starring: Grace Cunard, Cole Hebert, Gordon Griffith ..
Directed by: Grace Cunard
Release date: 1921-02-06
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Rent Collector

The Rent Collector

6.4/10 IMDB

The Rent Collector is a 1921 American silent comedy film featuring Larry Semon & Oliver Hardy.

Starring: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Norma Nichols, Eva Thatcher, Frank Alexander, Pete Gordon, William Hauber, Leo Willis ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog, Larry Semon
Release date: 1921-05-22
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Nut

The Nut

6.5/10 IMDB

Eccentric inventor Charlie Jackson tries to interest wealthy investors in his girlfriend's plan to help children from poor neighbourhoods.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite De La Motte, William Lowery, Gerald Pring, Morris Hughes, Barbara La Marr, Frank Campeau, Jeanne Carpenter, Charles Stevens ..
Directed by: Theodore Reed
Release date: 1921-03-06
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Adventures of Tarzan

The Adventures of Tarzan

5.8/10 IMDB

Tarzan spurns the love of La, Queen of Opar. When he isn't trying to keep the Bolshevik Rokoff and Clayton (pretender to the Greystoke estate) from reaching Opar, he is attacked simultaneously by two lions, dropped into a pit when a volcano splits the ground, nearly sacrificed by sun worshipers, and so on.

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Louise Lorraine, Scott Pembroke, Frank Whitson, Zip Monberg, Lillian Worth, Charles Gay, Charles Inslee, Charles Inslee, Fifi R. Lachoy ..
Directed by: Robert F. Hill, Scott Sidney
Release date: 1921-12-01
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Sky Pilot

The Sky Pilot

6.0/10 IMDB

Arthur Moore, a missionary preacher, attempts to fit into the cowboy community so he can set up a church in the local saloon. Gwen, daughter of the "Old Timer," is injured in a stampede and loses her ability to walk. Though rejected by the townsfolk, the preacher's wisdom and love are needed if the young girl is to be healed. Shot in 'Vidor Village', Vidor's ill-fated studio property in California's High Sierra.

Starring: Colleen Moore, John Bowers, John Bowers, Harry Todd, James Corrigan, Donald MacDonald, Kathleen Kirkham, Donald MacDonald, David Butler ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1921-04-16
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Fall Guy

The Fall Guy

5.4/10 IMDB

Larry falls afoul of wanted criminal Gentleman Joe, who runs a saloon full of tough guys and gunslingers.

Starring: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Norma Nichols, Frank Alexander, William Hauber, Al Thompson ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog, Larry Semon
Release date: 1921-07-15
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Love Special

The Love Special

6.9/10 IMDB

Jim Glover is an engineer in charge of constructing a railroad to the sea. He gives the company president Gage a tour of the area of land coveted for its use as a short cut that can save hours on the journey. After the officials visit a recently constructed dam, the train makes a stop in a dull town, and Gage's daughter Laura throws a charity bazaar to combat the boredom. Jim puts together a mock-holdup that saves the event from financial ruin, endearing Laura to him. Later, an accident traps three workers in a cave, and Jim is called away to rescue the victims.

Starring: Wallace Reid, Agnes Ayres, Theodore Roberts, Lloyd Whitlock, Sylvia Ashton, William Gaden, Clarence Burton, Snitz Edwards, Ernest Butterworth, Zelma Maja ..
Directed by: Frank Urson
Release date: 1921-03-20
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Hope Diamond Mystery

The Hope Diamond Mystery

6.5/10 IMDB

The true story of Lord Francis Hope who inherits the Hope Diamond and marries showgirl May Yohe. Lord Francis Hope gambles away the family fortune and May Yohe leaves him. Another suspected curse of owning the Hope Diamond.

Starring: Grace Darmond, George Chesebro, Boris Karloff, Carmen Phillips, Harry Archer, Arthur Clayton, Ethel Shannon, William Buckley, Harry Carter, Frank M. Seki ..
Directed by: Stuart Paton
Release date: 1921-02-19
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Devil Within

The Devil Within

5.7/10 IMDB

Director Bernard J. Durning's silent seafaring romantic melodrama

Starring: Dustin Farnum, Virginia Valli, Nigel De Brulier, Bernard J. Durning, Jim Farley, Tom O'Brien, Bob Perry ..
Directed by: Bernard J. Durning
Release date: 1921-11-20
Best Action Movies of 1921 : Cameron of the Royal Mounted

Cameron of the Royal Mounted

0.0/10 IMDB

A young Scottish immigrant to Canada becomes a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Starring: Gaston Glass, Irving Cummings, Vivienne Osborne, Frank Lanning, George Larkin, Joseph Singleton, Marion McDonald, Gordon Griffith, George Clarke, Richard Brydon ..
Directed by: Henry MacRae
Release date: 1921-12-25

The Primal Law

0.0/10 IMDB

silent cowboy western starring Dustin Farnum as a rancher whose partner is killed by rustlers. He takes in his partner's young son, and begins to sell his ranch, but the boy finds oil on the land.

Starring: Dustin Farnum, Mary Thurman, Harry Dunkinson, Philo McCullough, William Lowery, Charles Gorman, Glen Cavender, Frankie Lee, Rosita Marstini, Allan Cavan ..
Directed by: Bernard J. Durning
Release date: 1921-09-11
Best Action Movies of 1921 : Too Much Speed

Too Much Speed

0.0/10 IMDB

Egotistical race-car driver Dusty Rhoades learns that humility pays off even better than acclaim.

Starring: Wallace Reid, Agnes Ayres, Theodore Roberts, Jack Richardson, Lucien Littlefield, Guy Oliver, Henry Johnson, Jack Herbert, Teddy Tetzlaff ..
Directed by: Frank Urson
Release date: 1921-06-05
Best Action Movies of 1921 : The Golden Snare

The Golden Snare

0.0/10 IMDB

Sgt. Philip Raine of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police is sent to the mountains to capture killer Bram Johnson.

Starring: Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery, Melbourne MacDowell, Ruth Renick, Wellington A. Playter, DeWitt Jennings, Little Esther Scott, Francis McDonald ..
Directed by: David Hartford
Release date: 1921-07-10

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