Best Action Movies of 1923


Safety Last!

8.1/10 IMDB

When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young, Westcott Clarke, Roy Brooks, Mickey Daniels, Richard Daniels, Ray Erlenborn, William Gillespie ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1923-04-01
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Why Worry?

Why Worry?

7.3/10 IMDB

A hypochondriac vacations in the tropics for the fresh air - and finds himself in the middle of a revolution instead.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen, Wallace Howe, Jim Mason, Leo White, Gaylord Lloyd, Mark Jones, William Gillespie, Sam Lufkin ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1923-09-09
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Let's Go

Let's Go

4.9/10 IMDB

The no-good son of a company owner is sent to investigate a problematic business deal.

Starring: Richard Talmadge, Eileen Percy, George Nichols, Tully Marshall, Bruce Gordon, Al Fremont, Matthew Betz, Louis King, Aggie Herring, John Steppling ..
Directed by: William K. Howard
Release date: 1923-10-31
Best Action Movies of 1923 : The Grub Stake

The Grub Stake

7.1/10 IMDB

A young woman is lured to the Yukon by a gambler with promises of marriage and a grubstake for a gold mine. She takes her ailing father with her, only to discover when she gets there that the gambler was lying to her and actually planned to sell her to a dance hall. She gathers her father and an old miner she has met, takes a dogsled and supplies from the gambler and the three of them head for the wilderness to look for a lost gold claim the old miner has been looking for.

Starring: Nell Shipman, Hugh Thompson, Alfred Allen, Lillian Leighton, George Berrell, Walt Whitman, Cecil Van Auker, Ah Wing ..
Directed by: Nell Shipman, Bert Van Tuyle
Release date: 1923-02-18
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Where the North Begins

Where the North Begins

6.9/10 IMDB

Action adventure set in the wilds of Alaska

Starring: Claire Adams, Fred Huntley, Walter McGrail, Pat Hartigan, Myrtle Owen, Charles Stevens, Rin-Tin-Tin ..
Directed by: Chester M. Franklin
Release date: 1923-07-01
Best Action Movies of 1923 : The Shriek of Araby

The Shriek of Araby

5.7/10 IMDB

An employee in a theater showing Valentino's "The Shiek" daydreams about himself playing Valentino's role.

Starring: Ben Turpin, Kathryn McGuire, George Cooper, Charles Stevenson, Ray Grey, Louis Fronde, Dick Sutherland, Tiny Ward, Kewpie Morgan ..
Directed by: F. Richard Jones
Release date: 1923-03-04
Best Action Movies of 1923 : North of Hudson Bay

North of Hudson Bay

5.4/10 IMDB

On a steamboat heading North, where his brother has struck gold, Mike Dane falls in love with Estelle MacDonald. When he arrives at the Canadian trading post, Dane learns that his brother has been murdered and his partner sentenced to death as the killer.

Starring: Tom Mix, Kathleen Key, Jennie Lee, Frank Campeau, Eugene Pallette, Will Walling, Frank Leigh, Fred Kohler ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1923-11-18
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Luck


7.2/10 IMDB

A young man is bet $100,000 that his famous luck can hold out and he can make that sum in one year's time, literally starting with nothing. He proceeds to Pennsylvania, where prize fight winnings are used to build a new town.

Starring: Johnny Hines, Violet Mersereau, Robert Edeson, Edmund Breese, Charles Murray, Polly Moran, Warner Richmond, Flora Finch, Harry L. Fraser, Matthew Betz ..
Release date: 1923-03-01

The Fighting Blade

5.8/10 IMDB

In the war-like times of Oliver Cromwell, in and around 'olde Oxford towne', Dutchman Karl Van Kerstenbrook, Dutch soldier-of-fortune and sword-for-hire, stands ready to defend his lady-love, the fair Thomsine Musgrove, and prove his nettle, and that his blade is made of the finest metal.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Mackaill, Lee Baker, Morgan Wallace, Bradley Barker, Frederick Burton, Stuart Sage, Phil Tead, Walter Horton, Allyn King ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1923-09-10
Best Action Movies of 1923 : The Thrill Chaser

The Thrill Chaser

5.2/10 IMDB

In this partially lost silent film, a man working as a motion picture extra in Hollywood westerns impresses a visiting sheikh with his boxing skills and is engaged to go to Arabia, where he becomes involved in warring and falls in love with a beautiful princess.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, James Neill, Billie Dove, W.E. Lawrence, Bob Reeves, Gino Corrado, Lloyd Whitlock, King Baggot, Reginald Denny, Hobart Henley ..
Directed by: Edward Sedgwick
Release date: 1923-11-26
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Cupid's Fireman

Cupid's Fireman

5.1/10 IMDB

McGee becomes a fireman over the protests of his mother, who doesn't want to see her son sacrifice his life the way his father did. When she dies, McGee adopts little Elizabeth Stevens, who takes care of him instead of vice versa. Along the way he meets Agnes Evans, a chorus girl, and falls in love.

Starring: Buck Jones, Marian Nixon, Brooks Benedict, Eileen O'Malley, Lucy Beaumont, Al Fremont, Charles McHugh, Mary Warren, Louis King ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1923-12-16
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Border Law

Border Law

4.7/10 IMDB

Texas Ranger Chuck Williams is the bashful sweetheart of the daughter, Ellen, of the captain of his Texas Rangers troop. He is working with the Mexican Rurales in an effort to stop a gang of gun runners. The gang-leader shows up, posing as an artist, and Ellen takes him in as a boarder to make Chuck jealous. But Chuck is wise to the boarder, who kidnaps Ellen and heads for the mountain hideout of his gang.

Starring: Leo D. Maloney, Pauline Curley, Pedro Valenzuela, Bud Osborne, Tom Grimes ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1923-01-20
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Her Dangerous Path

Her Dangerous Path

3.6/10 IMDB

Her Dangerous Path

Starring: Edna Murphy, Charley Chase, Hayford Hobbs, William F. Moran, Scott Pembroke, William Gillespie, Glenn Tryon, Ray Myers, Colin Kenny, Eddie Baker ..
Directed by: Roy Clements
Release date: 1923-08-12
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Snowdrift


0.0/10 IMDB

A Northwest melodrama about a mining engineer who loses his money gambling in the Yukon.

Starring: Buck Jones, Bert Sprotte, Gertrude Ryan, Colin Chase, Evelyn Selbie, Annette Jean, Irene Rich, G. Raymond Nye, Dorothy Manners, Lalo Encinas ..
Directed by: Scott R. Dunlap
Release date: 1923-04-22
Best Action Movies of 1923 : Plunder


0.0/10 IMDB

Various groups of people, both well-intentioned and otherwise, search for a buried treasure that is buried underneath a skyscraper.

Starring: Pearl White, Warren William, Harry Semels, Tom McIntyre, William Nally ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1923-01-28
Best Action Movies of 1923 : The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

0.0/10 IMDB

An evil prince plans to use a super-explosive to take over the world.

Starring: Shirley Mason, Buck Jones, Richard Tucker, Alan Hale, Walter McGrail, June Elvidge, Fred Kelsey, Nigel De Brulier, Fred Kohler ..
Directed by: Bernard J. Durning
Release date: 1923-07-19

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