Best Action Movies of 1950

1.

Winchester '73

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester rifle, but Dutch steals it and leaves town. McAdam follows, intent on settling his old quarrel, while the rifle keeps changing hands and touching a number of lives.

Starring: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Millard Mitchell, Charles Drake, John McIntire, Will Geer, Jay C. Flippen, Rock Hudson ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1950-07-12
2.

Gun Crazy

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carnival. After upsetting the carnival owner who lusts after Starr, they both get fired. Soon, on Starr's behest, they embark on a crime spree for cash.

Starring: Peggy Cummins, John Dall, Berry Kroeger, Morris Carnovsky, Anabel Shaw, Harry Lewis, Nedrick Young, Russ Tamblyn, Trevor Bardette, Mickey Little ..
Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis
Release date: 1950-01-20
3.

Sands of Iwo Jima

4.4
7.0/10 IMDB

The relationship between Sergeant Stryker and a group of rebellious recruits is made difficult by the Sergeant's tough training tactics. At Tarawa, the leathernecks have a chance to see Stryker in action, and begin to appreciate him.

Starring: John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara, Forrest Tucker, Wally Cassell, James Brown, Richard Webb, Arthur Franz, Julie Bishop, James Holden ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1950-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Hillbilly Hare
4.

Hillbilly Hare

3.9
7.9/10 IMDB

While vacationing in the Ozark Mountains, Bugs Bunny encounters Curt and Pumpkinhead Martin, two dimwitted hillbillies who are duped by Bugs into a violent square dance.

Starring: Stan Freberg, John T. Smith, Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-08-12
5.

Annie Get Your Gun

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Gunslinger Annie Oakley romances fellow sharpshooter Frank Butler as they travel with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

Starring: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish, Edward Arnold, Keenan Wynn, Mae Clarke, John Hamilton, Benay Venuta, Clinton Sundberg ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1950-05-01
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Wagon Master
6.

Wagon Master

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.

Starring: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey, Jr., Ward Bond, Charles Kemper, Alan Mowbray, Jane Darwell, Ruth Clifford, Russell Simpson, Kathleen O'Malley ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1950-04-22
Best Action Movies of 1950 : The Sound of Fury
7.

The Sound of Fury

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

A family man -desperate for a job- latches onto a friend that encourages him into being a criminal.

Starring: Frank Lovejoy, Kathleen Ryan, Richard Carlson, Lloyd Bridges, Katherine Locke, Adele Jergens, Art Smith, Robert Altuna, Frank Baker, Joe Conlin ..
Directed by: Cy Endfield
Release date: 1950-12-12
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Armored Car Robbery
8.

Armored Car Robbery

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

The film tells the story of a well-planned robbery of an armored car when it stops at a sports stadium. Yet, the heist goes awry, and a tough Los Angeles cop is in hot pursuit.

Starring: Charles McGraw, Adele Jergens, William Talman, Douglas Fowley, Steve Brodie, Don McGuire, Don Haggerty, James Flavin, Gene Evans, Anne Nagel ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1950-06-08
9.

King Solomon's Mines

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas, Lowell Gilmore, Kimursi, Siriaque, Sekaryongo, Baziga, John Banner ..
Directed by: Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton
Release date: 1950-11-09
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Convicted
10.

Convicted

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Broderick Crawford, Millard Mitchell, Dorothy Malone, Carl Benton Reid, Frank Faylen, Will Geer, Martha Stewart, Henry O'Neill, Douglas Kennedy ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1950-08-01
11.

The Big Lift

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

The Berlin Air Lift from the point of view of two NCOs.

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas, Cornell Borchers, Bruni Löbel, O.E. Hasse, Dante V. Morel, John R. Mason, Gail R. Plush, Mack Blevins, William A. Stewart ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1950-04-26
12.

Dallas

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Land, a family, a future. They're "dreams, fried up, short order" for Blayde Hollister (Gary Cooper). Rightly or wrongly, this ex-Confederate from Georgia has waged his own war to settle past injustices. Now he's a wanted man. And he can feel the law closing in on him. Posing as a Boston dandy, he comes to the boom town with a gun and a plan: to smoke out the notorious Marlow brothers (including Steve Cochran and Raymond Massey), then give 'em a whiff of gunsmoke. Director Stuart Heisler (Along Came Jones) keeps the pace flowing like the local saloon's liquor. Max Steiner's score gallops like a hell-for-leather posse and screenwriter John Twist fires scene after scene with lines like "you'll get your pockets picked in a graveyard". Dallas, here we come!

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ruth Roman, Steve Cochran, Raymond Massey, Barbara Payton, Leif Erickson, Antonio Moreno, Jerome Cowan, Reed Hadley, Gil Donaldson ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1950-12-30
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Kansas Raiders
13.

Kansas Raiders

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Outraged by Redleg atrocities, the James and Younger Brothers along with Kit Dalton join Quantrill's Raiders and find themselves participating in even worse war crimes.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Brian Donlevy, Marguerite Chapman, Scott Brady, Tony Curtis, Richard Arlen, Richard Long, James Best, John Kellogg, Dewey Martin ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1950-11-15
14.

Chain Lightning

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Former World War II flying ace Matt Brennan takes a position as a test pilot for a commercial aircraft corporation and bumps into his old girlfriend, Jo Holloway, who now works as a receptionist for the company.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Eleanor Parker, Raymond Massey, Richard Whorf, James Brown, Roy Roberts, Morris Ankrum, Fay Baker, Fred Sherman ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1950-02-18
15.

Montana

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

An Australian sheep man comes to Montana looking for grazing space, is opposed by local ranchers and a wealthy cattle-woman.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Douglas Kennedy, James Brown, Ian MacDonald, Charles Irwin, Paul E. Burns, Tudor Owen, Lester Matthews ..
Directed by: Ray Enright, Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1950-01-28
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Hurdy-Gurdy Hare
16.

Hurdy-Gurdy Hare

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Organ grinder operator Bugs must get rid of his chimp when the ape steals the take from him. The replacement is a gorilla.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-01-20
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Fortunes of Captain Blood
17.

Fortunes of Captain Blood

2.9
5.7/10 IMDB

When he unwittingly sends some of his men into a trap, pirate Captain Peter Blood decides to rescue them. They've been taken prisoner by the Spanish Marquis de Riconete who is now using them as slave labor harvesting pearls from the sea.

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, George Macready, Alfonso Bedoya, Dona Drake, Lowell Gilmore, Wilton Graff, Curt Bois, Lumsden Hare, Billy Bevan ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1950-05-19
Best Action Movies of 1950 : To Please a Lady
18.

To Please a Lady

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

Mike Brannon is a former war hero turned midget car racer. His ruthless racing tactics have made him successful but the fans consider him a villain and boo him mercilessly. Independent, beautiful reporter Regina Forbes tries to interview him but is put off by his gruff chauvinism, and when Brannon's daredevil tactics cause the death of a fellow driver, he finds himself a pariah in the sport thanks to her articles. When she finds him earning money as a barnstorming daredevil driver hoping for a comeback, they begin to become mutually attracted.

Starring: Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Will Geer, Roland Winters, William C. McGaw, Lela Bliss, Emory Parnell, Frank Jenks, Helen Spring ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1950-10-13
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Gunmen of Abilene
19.

Gunmen of Abilene

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Abilene gunmen are bent on terrorizing the town of Blue Valley and massacring its inhabitants. They have been hired by local druggist Henry Turner, who has discovered gold beneath the town and wishes complete possession.

Starring: Allan Lane, Black Jack, Eddy Waller, Roy Barcroft, Donna Hamilton, Peter Brocco, Selmer Jackson, Duncan Richardson, Arthur Walsh, Don C. Harvey ..
Directed by: Fred C. Brannon
Release date: 1950-02-07
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Trigger, Jr.
20.

Trigger, Jr.

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Evil Grant Withers lets a killer horse loose to ruin valuable horses on nearby ranches. He hopes to shake down the ranchers for his "protection". Roy tracks down the bad guys, but is suddenly trapped by them. Peter Miles, a boy terrified of horses, overcomes his fear and rides for help to save the day.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Gordon Jones, Pat Brady, Grant Withers, Peter Miles, George Cleveland, Frank Fenton, I. Stanford Jolley ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1950-06-30
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Captain China
21.

Captain China

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

The title character, played by John Payne, is a ship's captain whose embittered behavior after losing his lady love seemingly leads to tragedy. Accused of deliberately scuttling his ship during a typhoon, Captain China hopes to clear himself by signing on as a common seaman on a vessel captain by his former first mate Brendensen. There's no love lost between the two men, and their mutual animosity is intensified when both fall in love with beautiful passenger.

Starring: John Payne, Gail Russell, Jeffrey Lynn, Lon Chaney Jr., Edgar Bergen, Michael O'Shea, Ellen Corby, Robert Armstrong, John Qualen, Ilka Grüning ..
Directed by: Lewis R. Foster
Release date: 1950-02-02
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Highly Dangerous
22.

Highly Dangerous

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A US newsman and a British entomologist spy on germ-warfare research in a mythical country.

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Dane Clark, Marius Goring, Naunton Wayne, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Eugene Deckers, Olaf Pooley, Gladys Henson, Paul Hardtmuth, Michael Hordern ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1950-12-06
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Hot Rod
23.

Hot Rod

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

A young man builds a hot rod despite the disapproval of his father, a Juvenile Court judge. Circumstantial evidence points to the innocent teenager when his car is involved in a hit-and-run accident and he must reconcile with his father.

Starring: Jimmy Lydon, Art Baker, Gil Stratton, Gloria Winters, Myron Healey, Tommy Bond, Jean Dean, Bret Hamilton, Marshall Reed, Dennis Moore ..
Directed by: Lewis D. Collins
Release date: 1950-10-22
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Colt .45
24.

Colt .45

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Gun salesman Steve Farrell gets two of his new Colt .45 pistols stolen from him by ruthless killer Jason Brett but vows to recover them.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, Zachary Scott, Lloyd Bridges, Alan Hale, Ian MacDonald, Chief Thundercloud ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1950-07-20
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Kill or Be Killed
25.

Kill or Be Killed

2.6
5.6/10 IMDB

An innocent man accused of a murder hides out aboard a steam ship in South American.

Starring: Lawrence Tierney, Marissa O'Brien, Rudolph Anders, George Coulouris, Veloso Pires, Helga Liné, Lopes da Silva, Leonor Maia, João Amaro, Licinio Sena ..
Directed by: Max Nosseck
Release date: 1950-04-01
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Dynamite Pass
26.

Dynamite Pass

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

A cowhand becomes involved in a war between a road construction crew and the greedy toll-owner hoping to thwart the new project.

Starring: Tim Holt, Lynne Roberts, Regis Toomey, Robert Shayne, Cleo Moore, John Dehner, Don Haggerty, Ross Elliott, Denver Pyle, Don C. Harvey ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1950-03-23
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Tarnished
27.

Tarnished

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Bud Dolliver, a former WWII hero, and an ex-convict, returns to his home town in an effort to make a new life for himself but, even with the help of Lou Jellison, a cannery worker, he finds it hard to live down his reputation.

Starring: Dorothy Patrick, Arthur Franz, Barbra Fuller, Jimmy Lydon, Harry Shannon, Don Beddoe, Byron Barr, Alex Gerry, Hal Price, Stephen Chase ..
Directed by: Harry Keller
Release date: 1950-02-28
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Atom Man vs Superman
28.

Atom Man vs Superman

2.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Serial - sequel to Superman (1948); Superman faces off against Lex Luthor.

Starring: Kirk Alyn, Lyle Talbot, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Pierre Watkin ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1950-07-20
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Chain Gang
29.

Chain Gang

2.5
5.2/10 IMDB

Crusading newspaperman Cliff Roberts masquerades as a prison guard to document inhuman conditions.

Starring: Douglas Kennedy, Emory Parnell, William Phillips, Don C. Harvey, Harry Cheshire, Marjorie Lord, Thurston Hall, Billy Lechner, Larry Steers, Herbert Rawlinson ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1950-01-11
Best Action Movies of 1950 : The Desert Hawk
30.

The Desert Hawk

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

A desert guerilla, with flashing scimitar, opposes a tyrannical prince and marries the caliph's daughter.

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Richard Greene, Jackie Gleason, George Macready, Rock Hudson, Carl Esmond, Joe Besser, Anne P. Kramer, Marc Lawrence, Lois Andrews ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1950-08-05
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Tripoli
31.

Tripoli

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

In 1805, the United States battles the pirates of Tripoli as the Marines fight to raise the American flag.

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Howard Da Silva, Phillip Reed, Grant Withers, Lowell Gilmore, Frank Fenton, Grandon Rhodes, Connie Gilchrist, Alan Napier ..
Directed by: Will Price
Release date: 1950-11-09
Best Action Movies of 1950 : The Kid from Texas
32.

The Kid from Texas

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Billy the Kid becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his naivety to kill rivals, lets the Kid take rap. Kid takes to the hills with friends until caught. Escapes hanging but remains in area to be near employer's young wife with whom he's infatuated

Starring: Audie Murphy, Gale Storm, Albert Dekker, Will Geer, William Talman, Martín Garralaga, Robert Barrat, Ray Teal, Paul Ford, Shepperd Strudwick ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1950-03-01
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Tarzan and the Slave Girl
33.

Tarzan and the Slave Girl

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

The Lionians, a tribe of lion worshippers, make a desperate attempt to find a cure for the mysterious disease plaguing their village. Their Chief decides to kidnap Jane and Lola, a half-breed nurse, in order to help repopulate his civilization. Tarzan must rescue them while fending off blowgun attacks from people called the Waddies who are disguised as bushes.

Starring: Lex Barker, Vanessa Brown, Robert Alda, Hurd Hatfield, Arthur Shields, Anthony Caruso, Denise Darcel, Robert Warwick, Shirley Ballard, Trevor Bardette ..
Directed by: Lee Sholem
Release date: 1950-06-23
Best Action Movies of 1950 : The Sundowners
34.

The Sundowners

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

Brother is pitted against brother in this tale of fueding ranchers in the old west.

Starring: Robert Preston, Robert Sterling, Chill Wills, Cathy Downs, John Litel, Jack Elam, Don Haggerty, Stanley Price, Clem Fuller, Frank Cordell ..
Directed by: George Templeton
Release date: 1950-02-02
Best Action Movies of 1950 : The Capture
35.

The Capture

2.5
5.9/10 IMDB

A badly injured fugitive explains to a priest how he came to be in his present predicament.

Starring: Lew Ayres, Teresa Wright, Victor Jory, Jacqueline White, Jimmy Hunt, Barry Kelley, Duncan Renaldo, William Bakewell, Milton Parsons, Frank Matts ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1950-04-08
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Buccaneer's Girl
36.

Buccaneer's Girl

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Buccaneer's Girl is a 1950 American romantic adventure film directed by Frederick De Cordova and starring Yvonne De Carlo, Philip Friend and Robert Douglas. A New Orleans singer becomes involved with a Pirate Lord.

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Philip Friend, Robert Douglas, Elsa Lanchester, Andrea King, Norman Lloyd, Jay C. Flippen, Henry Daniell, Douglass Dumbrille, Verna Felton ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1950-03-01
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Last of the Buccaneers
37.

Last of the Buccaneers

2.5
5.2/10 IMDB

Swashbuckler about the adventures of pirate Jean Lafitte after he helped save New Orleans from a British invasion during the War of 1812.

Starring: Paul Henreid, Jack Oakie, Karin Booth, Mary Anderson, Edgar Barrier, John Dehner, Harry Cording, William Fawcett, Ross Elliott, Pierre Watkin ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1950-10-25
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Flying Disc Man from Mars
38.

Flying Disc Man from Mars

2.4
5.4/10 IMDB

Mota is a Martian representative, who has come to impose interplanetary law on the Earth (which has become too dangerous); opposing his authority is Kent Fowler, who resists the alien plot, without understanding its details.

Starring: Walter Reed, Lois Collier, Gregory Gaye, James Craven, Sandy Sanders, Harry Lauter, Richard Irving, Michael Carr, Dale van Sickel, Tom Steele ..
Directed by: Fred C. Brannon
Release date: 1950-10-25
39.

David Harding, Counterspy

2.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A Counterspy in the US military is killed under suspicious circumstances. His friend, Jerry Baldwin, a Navy Commander, is assigned to replace him and stop a saboteur in a torpedo factory.

Starring: Willard Parker, Audrey Long, Raymond Greenleaf, Howard St. John, Alex Gerry, Harlan Warde, Anthony Jochim, John Dehner, Fred F. Sears ..
Directed by: Ray Nazarro
Release date: 1950-07-13
Best Action Movies of 1950 : The Torch
40.

The Torch

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

The story of a fear-inspiring revolutionary general who develops a passion for the daughter of a wealthy villager. It's hate at first sight so far as the girl is concerned, but this will soon change.

Starring: Paulette Goddard, Pedro Armendáriz, Gilbert Roland, Walter Reed, Julio Villarreal, Carlos Múzquiz, Margarito Luna, José Torvay, Pascual García Peña, Antonia Kaneem ..
Directed by: Emilio Fernández
Release date: 1950-06-02
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Federal Man
41.

Federal Man

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

A government agent (William Henry) travels from the United States to Mexico to nab drug dealers.

Starring: William Henry, Pamela Blake, Robert Shayne, Lyle Talbot, Movita, Joe Turkel ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1950-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Bomba and the Hidden City
42.

Bomba and the Hidden City

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

A photographer and his guide meet a corrupt Emir with a dirty secret. Only Bomba knows the truth and the Emir wants him silenced! Bomba defeats the Emir and his henchmen, returning a lost princess to her throne.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Sue England, Paul Guilfoyle, Damian O'Flynn, Leon Belasco, Charles La Torre, Smoki Whitfield, Frank Lackteen ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1950-09-24
Best Action Movies of 1950 : High Lonesome
43.

High Lonesome

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

When a sudden spurt of murders occurs in the Big Bend country, suspicion immediately falls on a young drifter who just moved to the area.

Starring: John Drew Barrymore, Chill Wills, John Archer, Lois Butler, Kristine Miller, Basil Ruysdael, Jack Elam, Dave Kashner, Frank Cordell, Clem Fuller ..
Directed by: Alan Le May
Release date: 1950-09-01
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Davy Crockett, Indian Scout
44.

Davy Crockett, Indian Scout

2.2
5.4/10 IMDB

It's 1848 and a wagon train with an Army escort is heading west through Indian territory, It's scout is Davy Crockett, nephew of his more famous namesake. There is spy amongst them informing the Indians. They survive the first Indian attack and then push on. They have a choice of two passes through the mountains. Learing of the pass to be defended by the Indians, they head for the other. But upon ariving, the Indians attack. Somehow they have been informed.

Starring: George Montgomery, Ellen Drew, Phillip Reed, Noah Beery Jr., Paul Guilfoyle, Addison Richards, Robert Barrat, Erik Rolf, Billy Wilkerson, John Hamilton ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1950-01-06
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Rogues Of Sherwood Forest
45.

Rogues Of Sherwood Forest

2.1
5.4/10 IMDB

The son of Robin Hood carries on his late father's tradition. Director Gordon Douglas' minor 1950 swashbuckler stars John Derek, Diana Lynn, Alan Hale, Billy House, George Macready, Lowell Gilmore, Paul Cavanagh. Lester Matthews, Billy Bevan, Wilton Graff, John Dehner, Donald Randolph and Paul Collins.

Starring: John Derek, Diana Lynn, George Macready, Alan Hale, Paul Cavanagh, Lowell Gilmore, Billy House, Lester Matthews, Billy Bevan, John Dehner ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1950-06-21
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Pirates of the High Seas
46.

Pirates of the High Seas

1.6
7.1/10 IMDB

For decades, pirates roamed the seas, searching for booty to plunder and coastal villages to terrorize. Who were these men and women? As you dig beneath the myth of Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and other legendary warriors of the waters in this docudrama, you'll discover who they were and what motivated them to wreak havoc wherever they sailed. Includes the movie Long John Silver's Return to Treasure Island.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Lois Hall, Tommy Farrell, Gene Roth, Tris Coffin, Neyle Morrow, Stanley Price, Hugh Prosser, Symona Boniface, William Fawcett ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr
Release date: 1950-11-02
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Spy Hunt
47.

Spy Hunt

1.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Roger Quain, escorting two zoo-bound black panthers on the train from Milan to Paris, is unaware that a Western agent, Catherine Ullven, has hidden a microfilm in the collar of one of the animals. But when the train is derailed in the Swiss Alps and the panthers escape, she is forced to involve him in her mission, which now includes enemy agents hunting the microfilm, the animals, Catherine and Roger. Corrected from an original submission by Guy Bellinger.

Starring: Howard Duff, Märta Torén, Philip Friend, Philip Dorn, Robert Douglas, Walter Slezak, Kurt Kreuger, Otto Waldis, Ivan Triesault, Jay Barney ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1950-06-08
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Code of the Silver Sage
48.

Code of the Silver Sage

1.5
6.9/10 IMDB

Arizona Territory is in the grip of outlaw terror and killer outlaws, secretly organized by Hulon Champion, who covers his power ambitions with the guise of a respectable firearms merchant. Hoping to eradicate the lawlessness plaguing the newspaperman Fred Gately prints a letter asking the president to visit the area. But Fred's killed by secret gang leader Champion, who also plans to assassinate the president. Undercover officer Rocky Lane teams with his assistant, Nugget, and Fred's spunky daughter to combat Champion's head gunslinger.

Starring: Allan Lane, Eddy Waller, Roy Barcroft, Kay Christopher, William Ruhl, Richard Emory, Rex Lease, Hank Patterson, John Butler, Forrest Taylor ..
Directed by: Fred C. Brannon
Release date: 1950-03-25
Best Action Movies of 1950 : Lightning Guns
49.

Lightning Guns

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

The Durango Kid rides again in Lightning Guns. As ever, the masked Durango (alias Steve Brandon) is played by Charles Starrett, who this time around is on the trail of a gang of cold-blooded killers. Rancher Dan Saunders (Edgar Dearing) is held responsible for the killings because of his opposition to a politically expedient dam project. Durango believes that Saunders is innocent, and he intends to prove it.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Gloria Henry, William Bailey, Raymond Bond, Jock Mahoney, Ken Houchins, Smiley Burnette ..
Directed by: Fred F. Sears
Release date: 1950-12-01
50.

Cody of the Pony Express

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Buffalo Bill Cody battles a gang of outlaws secretly headed by an unscrupulous lawyer.

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Moore, Peggy Stewart, William Fawcett, Tom London, Helena Dare, George J. Lewis, Pierce Lyden, Jack Ingram, Michael Whalen ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1950-04-05

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