Best Action Movies of 1924

1.

Sherlock Jr.

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly, Ward Crane, Doris Deane, George Davis, Kewpie Morgan, Steve Murphy, John Patrick ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton
Release date: 1924-04-17
Best Action Movies of 1924 : Girl Shy
2.

Girl Shy

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Harold Meadows is a shy, stuttering bachelor working in a tailor shop, who is writing a guide book for other bashful young men, "The Secret of Making Love." Fate has him meet rich girl, Mary, and they fall in love. But she is about to wed an already married man, so our hero embarks upon a hair-raising daredevil ride to prevent the wedding.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin, Ethel Broadhurst, Sammy Brooks, Billy Butts, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1924-04-20
Best Action Movies of 1924 : Captain Blood
3.

Captain Blood

3.0
6.3/10 IMDB

Young Irish physician Peter Blood is exiled as a slave to Barbados, where he and his friend Jeremy are purchased by Colonel Bishop at the behest of his niece Arabella. With other slaves he captures a Spanish galleon and becomes the terror of the Caribbean privateers until offered a commission in the English Navy. He defeats the French at Port Royal, and as a reward he is named governor of Jamaica and marries Arabella.

Starring: J. Warren Kerrigan, Jean Paige, Charlotte Merriam, James Morrison, Allan Forrest, Bertram Grassby, Otis Harlan, Jack Curtis, Wilfrid North, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: David Smith, Albert E. Smith
Release date: 1924-09-21
4.

Roaring Rails

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

A railroad engineer adopts a French orphan while he's fighting in the army in World War I, and takes him back to the US when the war ends. Later the boy needs an eye operation that the engineer can't afford, so he takes the rap for a murder he didn't commit in order to get his son the operation.

Starring: Harry Carey, Frankie Darro, Edith Roberts, Wallace MacDonald, Frank Hagney, Duke R. Lee ..
Directed by: Tom Forman
Release date: 1924-09-20
5.

Lizzies of the Field

2.6
6.8/10 IMDB

There is no love lost between the Red Dog Garage and the Black Cat Garage, two auto repair shops on opposite sides of the street. A big cross-country auto race is announced, and it turns into a no-holds-barred contest as the rival garages go all out to win.

Starring: Billy Bevan, Sidney Smith, Jack Lloyd, Barbara Pierce, John J. Richardson, Andy Clyde, Thelma Hill, Elsie Tarron, Tiny Ward, Hazel Williams ..
Directed by: Del Lord
Release date: 1924-09-07
6.

Dynamite Dan

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

Dan (Kenneth MacDonald) knocks out the foreman (Boris Karloff) at his workplace so the foreman accuses him of stealing money from the company safe. Dan takes off to visit his girlfriend when they're attacked by a man who Dan eventually knocks out with a single punch. A boxing manager see this and signs him up.

Starring: Kenneth MacDonald, Frank Rice, Boris Karloff, Eddie Harris, Diana Alden, Harry Woods, Jack Richardson, Emily Gerdes, Jack Waltemeyer, Max Asher ..
Directed by: Bruce Mitchell
Release date: 1924-10-02
Best Action Movies of 1924 : Kid Speed
7.

Kid Speed

2.2
5.9/10 IMDB

Avery DuPoise is a wealthy business man, organising a race. He meets one the competitors of the race, who is in love with DuPoises daughter. Another competitor crashes into the action, who is also in love DuPoises daughter. DuPoise suggests that who ever wins the race will have the opportunity to visit his daughter every Wednesday night. An action packed races commences, with one competitor doing more than usual to win the race.

Starring: Larry Semon, Dorothy Dwan, Oliver Hardy, Frank Alexander, Spencer Bell, William Hauber, James J. Jeffries, Grover Ligon ..
Directed by: Larry Semon, Noel M. Smith
Release date: 1924-11-16
Best Action Movies of 1924 : The Navigator
8.

The Navigator

0.0
7.7/10 IMDB

The wealthy and impulsive Rollo Treadway decides to propose to his beautiful socialite neighbor, Betsy O'Brien. Although Betsy turns Rollo down, he still opts to go on the cruise that he intended as their honeymoon. When circumstances find both Rollo and Betsy on the wrong ship, they end up having adventures on the high seas.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Clarence Burton, H.N. Clugston, Noble Johnson ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1924-10-13
9.

The Further Mysteries of Fu-Manchu: The Coughing Horror

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Detective Nayland Smith, comissioned by the British Government to investigate a series of murders comes up against the "Coughing Horror", Dr Fu-Manchu's servant.

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Dorinea Shirley, Humberston Wright, Fred Morgan, Johnny Butt, Harry Rignold ..
Directed by: Fred Paul
Release date: 1924-08-01

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