Best Action Movies of 1927



7.5/10 IMDB

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, both in love with the same woman, become US Air Corps fighter pilots and, eventually, heroic flying aces during World War I. Devoted best friends, their mutual love of the girl eventually threatens their bond. Meanwhile, a hometown girl who's the lovestruck lifelong next door neighbor of one of them, pines away. Cinema's first ever gay kiss?

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston, El Brendel, Richard Tucker, Gary Cooper, Gunboat Smith, Roscoe Karns, Julia Swayne Gordon ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1927-08-12
Best Action Movies of 1927 : The Kid Brother

The Kid Brother

7.6/10 IMDB

The most important family in Hickoryville is (not surprisingly) the Hickorys, with sheriff Jim and his tough manly sons Leo and Olin. The timid youngest son, Harold, doesn't have the muscles to match up to them, so he has to use his wits to win the respect of his strong father and also the love of beautiful Mary.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James, Leo Willis, Olin Francis, Constantine Romanoff, Eddie Boland, Frank Lanning, Ralph Yearsley, Jocko the Monkey ..
Directed by: Ted Wilde, J.A. Howe
Release date: 1927-01-17
Best Action Movies of 1927 : Jaws of Steel

Jaws of Steel

7.8/10 IMDB

Rin Tin Tin drama

Starring: Rin-Tin-Tin, Jason Robards Sr., Helen Ferguson, Mary Louise Miller, Jack Curtis, Bob Perry, Buck Connors ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1927-09-10
Best Action Movies of 1927 : The Beloved Rogue

The Beloved Rogue

6.9/10 IMDB

François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot.

Starring: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day, Lawson Butt, Henry Victor, Slim Summerville, Angelo Rossitto, Nigel De Brulier, Lucy Beaumont, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1927-03-12
Best Action Movies of 1927 : The Gaucho

The Gaucho

7.0/10 IMDB

A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich with gold from the grateful worshipers. Ruiz, an evil and sadistic general, captures the city, confiscates the gold, and closes the shrine. But the Gaucho, the charismatic leader of a band of outlaws, comes to the rescue.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Lupe Vélez, Eve Southern, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Michael Vavitch, Nigel De Brulier, Mary Pickford ..
Directed by: F. Richard Jones
Release date: 1927-11-21
Best Action Movies of 1927 : Hills of Kentucky

Hills of Kentucky

6.2/10 IMDB

Adapted from Dorothy Yost's story, "The Untamed Heart"

Starring: Rin-Tin-Tin, Jason Robards Sr., Dorothy Dwan, Tom Santschi, Billy Kent Schaefer ..
Directed by: Howard Bretherton
Release date: 1927-02-19
Best Action Movies of 1927 : The Last Trail

The Last Trail

7.6/10 IMDB

The robberies on Jasper Carrol's stages have been so frequent that the stage line plans to hold a stagecoach race with the winner getting the new contract. Tom foils Cal Barker's attempt to kill him and gets a confession from him that Kurt Morley is behind the robberies. But first Tom must win the race for Carrol although Morley's stages have him greatly outnumbered.

Starring: Tom Mix, Carmelita Geraghty, William B. Davidson, Jerry Madden, Lee Shumway, Frank Hagney, Robert Brower, Oliver Eckhardt, Frank Beal, Tony the Horse ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler
Release date: 1927-01-23
Best Action Movies of 1927 : The Night of Love

The Night of Love

7.2/10 IMDB

Montero, son of a Gypsy leader, is about to take a bride according to primitive ritual, when the Duke de la Garda demands his right as feudal lord--to take the bride to his castle for a night. Rather than accede to the duke's advances, the girl chooses death by her own hand. Montero swears vengeance.....

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Banky, Montagu Love, Natalie Kingston, Gibson Gowland, Winter Blossom, Sally Rand, William H. Tooker, John George ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1927-01-22
Best Action Movies of 1927 : Señorita


7.4/10 IMDB

Señorita is a 1927 American silent action comedy film directed by Clarence Badger, and starring Bebe Daniels. The film is a parody of The Mark Zorro (1920), Bebe Daniels was one of the first actresses to play a female Zorro-like character.

Release date: 1927-04-29

Red Signals

7.0/10 IMDB

Sabotage on the railroad with trains being derailed and looted. Good coverage of the Santa Fe La Grande Station that was demolished in 1939 due to earthquake damage.

Starring: Wallace MacDonald, Eva Novak, Earle Williams, J.P. McGowan, Sylvia Ashton ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan
Release date: 1927-03-01

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