Best Action Movies of 1947


High Barbaree

6.4/10 IMDB

After his plane is downed in the South Pacific, a Navy flier recounts his life to a co-pilot while awaiting rescue.

Starring: Van Johnson, June Allyson, Thomas Mitchell, Marilyn Maxwell, Cameron Mitchell, Claude Jarman Jr., Henry Hull ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1947-05-01
Best Action Movies of 1947 : Blaze of Noon

Blaze of Noon

6.7/10 IMDB

In this aerial melodrama, four brothers working as stunt pilots for a flying circus leave their jobs to become mail pilots. Because their job requires that they constantly travel, they are advised to not settle down with wives and kids. Still, one pilot falls in love and marries. Unfortunately, the woman dislikes his brothers and constantly worries that he will be killed during a flight. Her fears are not unfounded and much tragedy ensues as the story unfolds.

Starring: Anne Baxter, William Holden, Sonny Tufts, William Bendix, Sterling Hayden, Howard Da Silva, Johnny Sands, Jean Wallace, Lloyd Corrigan, Will Wright ..
Directed by: John Farrow
Release date: 1947-05-02
Best Action Movies of 1947 : Jesse James Rides Again

Jesse James Rides Again

6.8/10 IMDB

Jesse James wants to start a new life in a new location, but quickly finds himself wrapped-up in protecting townsfolk from the machinations of evil oilmen.

Starring: Clayton Moore, Linda Stirling, Roy Barcroft, John Compton, Tris Coffin, Tom London, Mike Ragan, Edmund Cobb, Gene Roth, Fred Graham ..
Directed by: Fred C. Brannon, Thomas Carr
Release date: 1947-08-02
Best Action Movies of 1947 : Born to Speed

Born to Speed

5.4/10 IMDB

The romantic, dangerous and fast-paced world of professional midget auto racing provides the backdrop for this dramatic tale of a young driver who decides to follow in his late father's footsteps and win the big race.

Starring: Johnny Sands, Vivian Austin, Don Castle, Frank Orth, Geraldine Wall, Joe Haworth ..
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Release date: 1947-01-12
Best Action Movies of 1947 : The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West

The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West

0.0/10 IMDB

Columbia's 33rd serial (made between "Jack Armstrong" and "The Sea Hound") was based on the character that first appeared in "Action Comics" No. 42.

Starring: Ralph Byrd, Ramsay Ames, Lyle Talbot, George Offerman, Jr., Robert Barron, Hugh Prosser, Jack Ingram, Eddie Parker, Tiny Brauer ..
Directed by: Wallace Fox
Release date: 1947-05-22
Best Action Movies of 1947 : The Crime Doctor's Gamble

The Crime Doctor's Gamble

5.8/10 IMDB

While visiting France, a criminal psychologist tries to clear a disturbed young man of his father's murder.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Micheline Cheirel, Roger Dann, Steven Geray, Marcel Journet, Eduardo Ciannelli, Maurice Marsac, Henri Letondal, Bernard DeRoux ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1947-11-27

Blonde Savage

5.0/10 IMDB

An expedition into the deep jungle discovers a native tribe led by a tall white blonde woman.

Starring: Gale Sherwood, Leif Erickson, Frank Jenks, Douglass Dumbrille, Veda Ann Borg, Matt Willis, Ernest Whitman, Alex Frazer, James Logan, Eve Whitney ..
Directed by: Steve Sekely
Release date: 1947-11-22
Best Action Movies of 1947 : Calcutta


6.4/10 IMDB

Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Gail Russell, William Bendix, June Duprez, Lowell Gilmore, Milton Parsons, John Whitney, Don Beddoe, Edith King ..
Directed by: John Farrow
Release date: 1947-08-29
Best Action Movies of 1947 : Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome

6.2/10 IMDB

A gang of criminals, which includes a piano player and an imposing former convict known as 'Gruesome', has found out about a scientist's secret formula for a gas that temporarily paralyzes anyone who breathes it. When Gruesome accidentally inhales some of the gas and passes out, the police think he is dead and take him to the morgue, where he later revives and escapes. This puzzling incident attracts the interest of Dick Tracy, and when the criminals later use the gas to rob a bank, Tracy realizes that he must devote his entire attention to stopping them.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd, Anne Gwynne, Edward Ashley, June Clayworth, Lyle Latell, Tony Barrett, Skelton Knaggs, James Nolan, Joseph Crehan ..
Directed by: John Rawlins
Release date: 1947-09-26
Best Action Movies of 1947 : The Prairie

The Prairie

0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Lenore Aubert, Alan Baxter, Russ Vincent, John Mitchum, Charles Evans, Edna Holland, Chief Thundercloud, Fred Coby, William Murphy, David Gerber ..
Directed by: Frank Wisbar
Release date: 1947-11-27

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