Best Action Movies of 1922


Robin Hood

7.1/10 IMDB

Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John as regent, who promptly emerges as a cruel, grasping, treacherous tyrant. Apprised of England's peril by message from his lady-love Marian, the dashing Earl of Huntingdon endangers his life and honor by returning to oppose John, but finds himself and his friends outlawed, with Marian apparently dead. Enter Robin Hood, acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set things right through swashbuckling feats and cliffhanging perils!

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Enid Bennett, Wallace Beery, Sam De Grasse, Alan Hale, Bud Geary, Willard Louis, Lloyd Talman, Paul Dickey, William Lowery ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1922-10-18
Best Action Movies of 1922 : The Valley of Silent Men

The Valley of Silent Men

7.4/10 IMDB

The hunter becomes the hunted, an officer of the Royal Mounted, fleeing, fighting for his life. Guided to a secret valley in the frozen North by a hot-blooded French-Canadian beauty, with a secret of her own...

Starring: Alma Rubens, Lew Cody, Joe King, Mario Majeroni, George Nash, Jack W. Johnston ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1922-09-10
Best Action Movies of 1922 : The Three Must-Get-Theres

The Three Must-Get-Theres

7.0/10 IMDB

In this movie, Max Linder parodies the famous novel "The Three Musketeers".

Starring: Max Linder, Bull Montana, Frank Cooke, Caroline Rankin, Jobyna Ralston, John J. Richardson, Charles Mezzetti, Clarence Wertz, Fred Cavens, Harry Mann ..
Directed by: Max Linder
Release date: 1922-08-22
Best Action Movies of 1922 : The Show

The Show

5.8/10 IMDB

A harried propman backstage at a theater must put up with malfunctioning wind machines, roosters that spit nitroglycerine, and a gang planning to rob the theater's payroll.

Starring: Oliver Hardy, Larry Semon, Frank Alexander, Lucille Carlisle, Betty Young, Alice Davenport, Al Thompson, Pete Gordon, Frank J. Coleman, Jack Miller ..
Directed by: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog
Release date: 1922-03-19
Best Action Movies of 1922 : Golf


5.8/10 IMDB

Comedy on the golf links.

Starring: Larry Semon, Lucille Carlisle, Oliver Hardy, Vernon Dent, Al Thompson, William Hauber, Fred Lancaster, Joe Rock, Pete Gordon ..
Directed by: Tom Buckingham, Larry Semon
Release date: 1922-09-03
Best Action Movies of 1922 : The Sawmill

The Sawmill

5.8/10 IMDB

A bumbling sawmill employee tries to win the hand of the owner's daughter while staying out of the clutches of the mill's bullying foreman.

Starring: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Frank Alexander, Kathleen O'Connor, Ann Hastings, Al Thompson ..
Directed by: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog
Release date: 1922-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1922 : On Patrol

On Patrol

6.1/10 IMDB

Billy Bevan trying to escape the cops! Roughly only half of the original short's twenty-two minutes still exists.

Starring: Billy Bevan, Mildred June, James Donnelly, Kalla Pasha, Kewpie Morgan, Fanny Kelly, Andy Clyde, Al Cooke, Patrick Kelly, Marvin Loback ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1922-03-12
Best Action Movies of 1922 : Nan of the North

Nan of the North

5.9/10 IMDB

A Canadian Mountie and a young girl team up to prevent an evil couple from finding a fallen meteorite that contains a powerful element called "Tilano."

Starring: Ann Little, Tom London, Joseph W. Girard, Hal Wilson, Howard Crampton, J. Morris Foster, Edith Stayart, Boris Karloff ..
Directed by: Duke Worne
Release date: 1922-03-01
Best Action Movies of 1922 : The Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby

5.3/10 IMDB

Posing as relatives, Ralph and Helen Gordon visit Col. Moncrief Gordon's Kentucky mansion, hoping to marry Helen to the colonel's son, Donald. The colonel agrees, but Donald balks at the suggestion, then reveals his secret marriage to Alice Brown. The colonel turns them out, and Ralph conspires with Bob Thurston to frame Donald for theft of Colonel Gordon's wager money and to shanghai him. After 3 years Donald discovers the source of his misfortune, returns, finds his wife, hears of a plot against his father's best racehorse, wrings a complete confession from Thurston, and saves the Derby for his repentant father.

Starring: Reginald Denny, Lillian Rich, Emmett King, Walter McGrail, Gertrude Astor, Lionel Belmore, Kingsley Benedict, Bert Woodruff, Bert Tracy, Harry Carter ..
Directed by: King Baggot
Release date: 1922-12-04
Best Action Movies of 1922 : Perils of the Yukon

Perils of the Yukon

4.8/10 IMDB

A silent serial with the following chapter titles: 1. Fangs of Jealous; 2. Doomed; 3. Tricked by Fate; 4. Master and Man; 5. Terrors of the North; 6. Menace of Death; 7. Trapped by Fire; 8. Hurled into Space; 9. The Gold Rush; 10. Valley of Death; 11. A Race for Life; 12. The Path of Doom; 13. Martial Law; 14. Trail of Vengeance; 15. The Final Reckoning.

Starring: William Desmond, Ruth Royce, Laura La Plante, Clark Comstock, Joseph W. Girard, Joseph McDermott, George A. Williams, Mack V. Wright, Fred Kohler, Neola May ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan, Perry N. Vekroff, Jay Marchant
Release date: 1922-07-24
Best Action Movies of 1922 : The Boss of Camp 4

The Boss of Camp 4

3.8/10 IMDB

To fulfill a contract entered into by his boss, Chet Fanning agrees to finish the construction within a certain amount of time. However, Andrew Paxton has an enemy in the camp's boss, Dave Miller, who is determined to see the job fail.

Starring: Buck Jones, Fritzi Brunette, G. Raymond Nye, Francis Ford, Sid Jordan, Milton Ross ..
Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke
Release date: 1922-11-26
Best Action Movies of 1922 : Boomerang Bill

Boomerang Bill

1.2/10 IMDB

When New York City police officer O'Malley learns of a young man who is about to embark on a life of crime by taking part in a robbery, he takes the boy aside and tells him the story of Boomerang Bill, another wanna-be gangster who wanted to be a big shot in the New York crime scene. It seems that Bill fell for a pretty young dance-hall girl, and went up against local gang boss Tony the Wop when he insulted her. Tony, who never forgot a slight, found a way to make things very, very tough for Boomerang Bill, in a way that he never saw coming.

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Marguerite Marsh, Margaret Seddon, Frank Shannon, Matthew Betz, Charles Fang, Harry Lee, Miriam Battista, Helen Kim ..
Directed by: Tom Terriss
Release date: 1922-01-15
Best Action Movies of 1922 : My Lady of the Cave

My Lady of the Cave

6.0/10 IMDB

My Lady of the Cave is the first feature film by pioneer filmmaker Rudall Hayward.

Starring: Bob Ramsey, Hazel West ..
Directed by: Rudall Hayward
Release date: 1922-02-24
Best Action Movies of 1922 : Let's Go

Let's Go

0.0/10 IMDB

The first film in the first "Leather Pushers" series from Universal.

Starring: Reginald Denny, Hayden Stevenson, Sam J. Ryan, Charles Ascot, Helen Toombs, Brian Darley, Warren Cook, Doreen Banks ..
Directed by: Harry A. Pollard
Release date: 1922-02-13

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