Best Action Movies of 1946


Live Wires

6.4/10 IMDB

Slip gets fired from his job at a construction company for decking his boss. His sister, who got him a job at the company, is angry with him. Slip manages to get a job with the District Attorney serving warrants, as does Sach. Through his job, Slip finds out that all is not quite kosher at his old construction company, and that his sister may be in danger.

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Mike Mazurki, Bobby Jordan, William Benedict, William Frambes, Claudia Drake, Pamela Blake, John Eldredge, Bernard Gorcey ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1946-01-12
Best Action Movies of 1946 : My Pal Trigger

My Pal Trigger

6.5/10 IMDB

Gabby doesn´t want to breed his horse the Golden Sovereign with Roy's. When Sovereign and Roy's horse escape, the Sovereign get shoot accidentally by Skoville but Roy is blamed and jailed. A year later Roy returns with Trigger, the son of the Sovereign. When Skoville reveals he was present when the horse was shot, Roy sees an opportunity to clear his name.

Starring: Roy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes, Dale Evans, Jack Holt, LeRoy Mason, Roy Barcroft, Trigger, Sam Flint, Kenne Duncan, Ralph Sanford ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald, Yakima Canutt
Release date: 1946-07-10
Best Action Movies of 1946 : Desert Command

Desert Command

5.0/10 IMDB

Tom Wayne rescues Clancy, Renard and Schmidt in the Arabian desert and they join him in going after El Shaitan, a bad guy who is never seen as he tries to wipe out the Foreign Legion. Feature version of the movie serial, The Three Musketeers (1934).

Starring: John Wayne, Ruth Hall, Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, Francis X. Bushman Jr., Noah Beery, Jr., Robert Frazer, Robert Warwick, Hooper Atchley, George Magrill ..
Directed by: Colbert Clark, Armand Schaefer
Release date: 1946-05-31
Best Action Movies of 1946 : Home in Oklahoma

Home in Oklahoma

6.2/10 IMDB

In this Roy Rogers entry, featuring a song written by Oklahoma Governor Roy J. Turner (making him and Lousiania's Jimmie Davis and Texas' W.E. "Pappy" O'Daniel possibly the only state governors to write songs used in a western), Flying U ranch owner Sam Talbot is killed by a fall from a horse. St. Louis reporter Connie Edwards comes to check a rumor that he might have been murdered. She goes to Roy Rogers, editor of the local newspaper, and he takes her to the reading of Talbot's will. The ranch is left to Talbot's 12-year-old ward, Duke Lowery, much to the dismay of Talbot's niece, Jan Holloway. After some attempts on Duke's life, Roy finally proves that Jan, Steve McClory and coroner Jim Judnick had Talbot killed and are conspiring to do the same for Duke, making Jan the last heir.

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Carol Hughes, George Meeker, Lanny Rees, Ruby Dandridge, George Lloyd, Arthur Space, Frank Reicher ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1946-10-18
Best Action Movies of 1946 : The Fighting Guardsman

The Fighting Guardsman

5.8/10 IMDB

A French Baron robs Louis XVI like Robin Hood.

Starring: Willard Parker, Anita Louise, Janis Carter, John Loder, Edgar Buchanan, George Macready, Lloyd Corrigan, Elisabeth Risdon, Charles Halton, Ian Wolfe ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1946-01-04
Best Action Movies of 1946 : Deadline for Murder

Deadline for Murder

5.0/10 IMDB

A favor for an old friend leads a Los Angeles gambler (Kent Taylor) into a dangerous search for a missing document.

Starring: Paul Kelly, Kent Taylor, Sheila Ryan, Jerome Cowan, Renee Carson, Marion Martin, Joan Blair, Leslie Vincent, Eddie Marr, Matt McHugh ..
Directed by: James Tinling
Release date: 1946-08-01

The Notorious Lone Wolf

0.0/10 IMDB

Ex-thief Lone Wolf (Gerald Mohr) and his valet (Eric Blore) don turbans to solve a museum jewel theft.

Starring: Gerald Mohr, Janis Carter, Eric Blore, John Abbott, William B. Davidson, Don Beddoe, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: D. Ross Lederman
Release date: 1946-02-14
Best Action Movies of 1946 : It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog

It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog

6.8/10 IMDB

A pretty blonde with a Doberman pinscher walks into a bar on April Fool's Day and asks for a bag of bones. Thus begins a merry chase in which a newspaper reporter, a drunken policeman and a hand-painted necktie help locate the missing witness in a criminal investigation.

Starring: Carole Landis, Allyn Joslyn, Margo Woode, Harry Morgan, Reed Hadley, Jean Wallace, Roy Roberts, John Ireland, Whit Bissell, Tom Dugan ..
Directed by: Herbert I. Leeds
Release date: 1946-07-01
Best Action Movies of 1946 : Dick Tracy vs. Cueball

Dick Tracy vs. Cueball

6.1/10 IMDB

A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.

Starring: Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Lyle Latell, Rita Corday, Ian Keith, Dick Wessel, Douglas Walton, Esther Howard, Joseph Crehan, Byron Foulger ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1946-11-22
Best Action Movies of 1946 : Avalanche


0.0/10 IMDB

Two T-men (Bruce Cabot, Roscoe Karns) track a tax evader and his money to an Idaho ski resort, where a raven tends bar.

Starring: Bruce Cabot, Roscoe Karns, Helen Mowery, Veda Ann Borg, Regina Wallace, John Good, Philip Van Zandt, Eddie Parks, Wilton Graff, Harry Hays Morgan ..
Directed by: Irving Allen
Release date: 1946-06-30

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