Best Action Movies of 1928

1.

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

The just out of college effete son of a no-nonsense steamboat captain comes to visit his father whom he's not seen since he was little.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Ernest Torrence, Tom McGuire, Marion Byron, Tom Lewis, James T. Mack, Tom Lewis ..
Directed by: Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1928-05-09
Best Action Movies of 1928 : Speedy
2.

Speedy

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Speedy loses his job as a soda jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the game. When the railroad tries to run the last horse-drawn trolley (operated by his girl's grandfather) out of business, Speedy organizes the neighborhood old-timers to thwart their scheme.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Brooks Benedict, Babe Ruth, Ernie Adams, James Bradbury Jr., Edna Mae Cooper, Josephine Crowell, Andy De Villa ..
Directed by: Ted Wilde
Release date: 1928-04-07
Best Action Movies of 1928 : A Perfect Gentleman
3.

A Perfect Gentleman

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Monty Banks gets involved in tracking down a stolen fortune, his adventures culminating in a whirlwind, gag-filled climax at sea.

Starring: Monty Banks, Ernest Wood, Henry A. Barrows, Ruth Dwyer, Arthur Thalasso, Hazel Howell, Agostino Borgato, Mary Foy, Syd Crossley, Jackie Combs ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman
Release date: 1928-01-15
4.

Burning Daylight

3.0
6.7/10 IMDB

Elam "Burning Daylight" Harnish is a prospector who makes a million dollars in the Dawson, Alaska gold rush and loses the million dollars in Dawson. He journeys to San Francisco, makes three million dollars and loses it in San Francisco. He returns to Alaska and eventually finds his treasure.

Starring: Milton Sills, Doris Kenyon, Arthur Stone, Guinn Williams, Lawford Davidson, Jane Winton ..
Directed by: Charles Brabin
Release date: 1928-03-10
Best Action Movies of 1928 : A Girl in Every Port
5.

A Girl in Every Port

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Two sailors with a rivalry over chasing women become friends. But when one decides to finally settle down, will this mysterious young women come between them?

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Robert Armstrong, Louise Brooks, Natalie Joyce, Maria Alba, Francis McDonald, Leila Hyams, Elena Jurado, Natalie Kingston, Caryl Lincoln ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1928-02-26
Best Action Movies of 1928 : The Viking
6.

The Viking

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

In this historical adventure based on traditional legend concerning Leif Ericsson and the first Viking settlers to reach North America by sea, Norse half-brothers vie for a throne and for the same woman.

Starring: Donald Crisp, Pauline Starke, LeRoy Mason, Anders Randolf, Richard Alexander, Harry Woods, Albert MacQuarrie, Roy Stewart, Torben Meyer, Claire McDowell ..
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Release date: 1928-11-02
Best Action Movies of 1928 : In Old Arizona
7.

In Old Arizona

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

Army Sergeant Mickey Dunn sets out in pursuit of the Cisco Kid, a notorious if kind-hearted and charismatic bandit of the Old West. The Kid spends much of his loot on Tonia, the woman he loves, not realizing that she is being unfaithful to him in his absence. Soon, with her oblivious paramour off plying his trade, Tonia falls in with Dunn, drawn by the allure of a substantial reward for the Kid's capture -- dead or alive. Together, they concoct a plan to ambush and do away with the Cisco Kid once and for all.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Edmund Lowe, Dorothy Burgess, Henry Armetta, James Bradbury Jr., Joe Brown, Frank Campeau, Alphonse Ethier, John Webb Dillion, Jim Farley ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1928-12-25
Best Action Movies of 1928 : The Night Flyer
8.

The Night Flyer

2.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Jimmy Bradley, a fireman on the old locomotive No. 99, loves Kate Murphy, daughter of the proprietress of the local lunch counter. His rival, Bat Mullins, is engineer of the new mail train scheduled to make a competition run. When Mullins overturns the new train, Bradley completes the run and earns the contract for his company by delivering the mail in record time on No. 99. A promotion to engineer helps him win Kate.

Starring: William Boyd, Jobyna Ralston, Philo McCullough, Anne Schaefer, DeWitt Jennings, John Millerta, Robert Dudley ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1928-02-05
Best Action Movies of 1928 : Submarine
9.

Submarine

2.3
6.0/10 IMDB

Two sailors who are always competing against each other set their sights on the same girl. When she chooses one over the other, their friendship ends acrimoniously. However, things change when one the men is in a submarine trapped beneath the ocean and the other, a diver, is sent down on a rescue mission.

Starring: Jack Holt, Dorothy Revier, Ralph Graves, Clarence Burton, Arthur Rankin ..
Directed by: Frank Capra, Irvin Willat
Release date: 1928-08-28
Best Action Movies of 1928 : The Crimson City
10.

The Crimson City

1.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Gregory Kent is on the run for a crime he did not commit.

Starring: Myrna Loy, John Miljan, Leila Hyams, SĂ´jin Kamiyama, Matthew Betz, Anders Randolf, Anna May Wong, Richard Tucker ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1928-04-07

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