Best Action Movies of 1945


The Man from Morocco

5.5/10 IMDB

With the ending of the Spanish Civil War, a dispirited band of volunteers from the International Brigades seeks refuge in France. But on reaching the frontier, the band is disarmed, and all are detained as political prisoners. Then come instructions from Vichy that all fit prisoners are to be sent to Morocco to work on the Sahara railway for the Germans. However, one man manages to escape to London with vital information for the Allies.

Starring: Adolf Wohlbrück, Margaretta Scott, Mary Morris, Reginald Tate, Peter Sinclair, David Horne, Hartley Power, Sybille Binder, Charles Victor, Joseph Almas ..
Directed by: Mutz Greenbaum
Release date: 1945-04-17
Best Action Movies of 1945 : Docks of New York

Docks of New York

5.5/10 IMDB

A 1945 East Side Kids comedy, with Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall and their pals pursued by killers seeking a stolen necklace.

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, William Benedict, Gloria Pope, Cy Kendall, Carlyle Blackwell Jr., Betty Blythe, George Meeker, Pierre Watkin, Patsy Moran ..
Directed by: Wallace Fox
Release date: 1945-02-24
Best Action Movies of 1945 : Who's Guilty?

Who's Guilty?

7.0/10 IMDB

Walter Calvert (Davison Clark) calls upon his brother Henry (Davison Clark) at his eerie old house and demands a share of the family fortune, and threatens to kill Henry if he doesn't get it. A few days later Henry's car goes over a cliff and he is presumed dead. Bob Stewart (Robert Kent, a detective whom Henry asked to investigate the matter if he should die, starts his investigation and Duke Ellis(Tim Ryan, a newspaper reporter friend is with him. Bob meets the family at their mansion and questions Henry's sister, his half-brother, his nephew and his nephew's bride, and Ruth Allen (Amelita Ward), whose father was in business with Henry. Henry's brother Patton (Charles Middleton) and a shadowy figure known as The Voice (NO, not the Narrator)plan to kill all the relatives and divide the fortune. As the murder attempts multiply, Bob, Ruth and Duke endeavor to track down the masterminds and bring them to justice.

Starring: Robert Kent, Amelita Ward ..
Directed by: Wallace Grissell, Howard Bretherton
Release date: 1945-12-13
Best Action Movies of 1945 : Don't Fence Me In

Don't Fence Me In

6.7/10 IMDB

Wildcat Kelly has been dead and buried for years. Or has he? Dale is a reporter for an Eastern magazine who comes West to find out the true story of Kelly, of whom Gabby seems to have mysterious knowledge. Songs include the title song by Cole Porter and two famous songs by the Sons of the Pioneers, "The Last Roundup" and "Tumbling Tumbleweeds."

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Robert Livingston, Moroni Olsen, Marc Lawrence, Lucile Gleason, Andrew Tombes, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: John English
Release date: 1945-10-20
Best Action Movies of 1945 : Brenda Starr, Reporter

Brenda Starr, Reporter

6.7/10 IMDB

Reporter Brenda Starr (Joan Woodbury) and her photographer Chuck Allen (Syd Saylor) get involved in a search for the loot from a payroll robbery. Cliffhanging action and adventure and a fair amount of comic relief follow them at every turn.

Starring: Joan Woodbury, Kane Richmond ..
Directed by: Wallace Fox
Release date: 1945-01-26
Best Action Movies of 1945 : Man from Oklahoma

Man from Oklahoma

6.5/10 IMDB

The feuding Lanes and Whittakers are brought together with the help of Roy Rogers, when a business tycoon tries to play one family against the other.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Roger Pryor, Arthur Loft, Maude Eburne, Si Jenks, June Gittelson, Elaine Lange ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1945-07-01

The White Gorilla

0.0/10 IMDB

A white gorilla causes trouble in the deepest heart of Africa. The film uses footage from the silent 1927 serial Perils Of The Jungle which was written by director of The White Gorilla Harry L Fraser under the name Harry P.Crist

Starring: Frank Merrill, Lorraine Miller, Ray Corrigan, Eugenia Gilbert, Bobby Nelson, Milburn Morante, Albert J. Smith, Will Herman, Harry Belmore, Frank D. Hutter ..
Directed by: Harry L. Fraser
Release date: 1945-07-12

The Woman in Green

6.7/10 IMDB

A series of murders of women, each with their right forefinger posthumously severed, leads Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to a mysterious, glamorous woman, a hypnotized assassin, and a blackmail scheme worthy of Professor Moriarty, who is its mastermind.

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke, Henry Daniell, Paul Cavanagh, Matthew Boulton, Eve Amber, Frederick Worlock, Coulter Irwin, Sally Shepherd ..
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Release date: 1945-06-15

Captain Kidd

6.4/10 IMDB

This unhistorical account of pirate Captain Kidd revolves around treasure and treachery. In 1699, William Kidd, presenting himself as an honest shipmaster, dupes King William III into backing his mission to fight pirates, with a crew of condemned pirates and the promise of pardon.

Starring: Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, John Carradine, Gilbert Roland, John Qualen, Sheldon Leonard, William Farnum, Henry Daniell, Reginald Owen ..
Directed by: Rowland V. Lee
Release date: 1945-11-22
Best Action Movies of 1945 : The House on 92nd Street

The House on 92nd Street

6.6/10 IMDB

The US Government tries to track down embedded Nazi agents in the States.

Starring: William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Signe Hasso, Gene Lockhart, Leo G. Carroll, Lydia St. Clair, William Post Jr., Harry Bellaver, Reed Hadley ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1945-09-10

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