Best Action Movies of 1951


The Enforcer

7.3/10 IMDB

After years of investigation, Assistant District Attorney Martin Ferguson has managed to build a solid case against an elusive gangster whose top lieutenant is about to testify…

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Ted de Corsia, Everett Sloane, Roy Roberts, Michael Tolan, King Donovan, Bob Steele, Adelaide Klein, Don Beddoe ..
Directed by: Bretaigne Windust, Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1951-02-24
Best Action Movies of 1951 : The Golden Horde

The Golden Horde

5.6/10 IMDB

The Princess of Samarkand and an English knight confront the armies of Genghis Khan.

Starring: Ann Blyth, David Farrar, George Macready, Henry Brandon, Richard Egan, Marvin Miller, Peggie Castle, Poodles Hanneford, Lucille Barkley ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1951-09-30
Best Action Movies of 1951 : Mysterious Island

Mysterious Island

5.9/10 IMDB

It is 1865 and Union prisoners use a military balloon to escape a Southern prison camp near the end of the Civil War. The balloon drifts for days and finally lands on a mysterious volcanic island with very unusual inhabitants. Also landing, in a better aircraft, is Rulu, a visitor from Mercury. She seeks a radio-active material that will enable her to manufacture an explosive that will destroy the world or, at least, the portion known as Earth in this 15 Chapter Serial from the 1950s.

Starring: Richard Crane, Marshall Reed, Karen Randle, Ralph Hodges, Gene Roth, Hugh Prosser, Leonard Penn, Terry Frost, Rusty Wescoatt, Bernie Hamilton ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1951-09-13
Best Action Movies of 1951 : Cavalry Scout

Cavalry Scout

6.2/10 IMDB

Kirby Frye, a former Confederate officer but now a Union Cavalry scout, is sent into Montana territory to locate and retrieve three Gatling Guns stolen from the U.S. Arsenal by outlaws believed to have taken them west to sell to the Soiux and Cheyenne. The trail leads him to Red Bluff where, aided by Claire Corville, he and the audience discover together and real quick like that Martin Gavin, a supposedly-honest operator of a freight line, has the guns and intends to exchange them to the Indians for furs.

Starring: Rod Cameron, Audrey Long, Jim Davis, James Millican, James Arness, John Doucette, Frank Wilcox ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1951-05-13
Best Action Movies of 1951 : Fury of the Congo

Fury of the Congo

6.4/10 IMDB

Jungle Jim must protect rare pony-like animals whose glands produce a powerful narcotic. On the way, he fights a giant spider.

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Sherry Moreland, William Henry, Lyle Talbot, Joel Friedkin, George Eldredge ..
Directed by: William Berke
Release date: 1951-02-26
Best Action Movies of 1951 : Elephant Stampede

Elephant Stampede

5.7/10 IMDB

Bomba the Jungle Boy swings into action when an elephant herd is threatened by ivory hunters.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Donna Martell, John Kellogg, Edith Evanson, Myron Healey, Leonard Mudie, Martin Wilkins ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1951-10-28
Best Action Movies of 1951 : Flame Of Stamboul

Flame Of Stamboul

5.4/10 IMDB

An American agent working undercover as a cafe pianist in Cairo sets out to capture a notorious spy and jewel thief known as "The Voice". Director Ray Nazarro's 1951 drama stars Richard Denning, Lisa Ferraday, Norman Lloyd, George Zucco, Nestor Paiva, Donald Randolph and Dick Elliott.

Starring: Richard Denning, Lisa Ferraday, Norman Lloyd, Nestor Paiva, George Zucco, Donald Randolph ..
Directed by: Ray Nazarro
Release date: 1951-03-05

Drums in the Deep South

5.8/10 IMDB

Two old friends find themselves on opposite sides during the Civil War in a desperate battle atop an impregnable mountain.

Starring: James Craig, Barbara Payton, Guy Madison, Barton MacLane, Robert Osterloh, Tom Fadden, Robert Easton, Louis Jean Heydt, Craig Stevens ..
Directed by: William Cameron Menzies
Release date: 1951-09-01
Best Action Movies of 1951 : The Racket

The Racket

6.7/10 IMDB

Mobster Nick Scanlon (Ryan) has managed to buy several of the local government and law-enforcement officials. However, he can't seem to touch the incorruptible police captain Tom McQueeg (Mitchum), who refuses all attempts at bribery. Prosecuting attorney, Welch (Collins), and a police detective, Turck (Conrad), are crooked and make McQueeg's job as an honest officer nearly impossible.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Lizabeth Scott, Robert Ryan, William Talman, Ray Collins, Joyce Mackenzie, Robert Hutton, Virginia Huston, William Conrad, Walter Sande ..
Directed by: John Cromwell
Release date: 1951-10-25
Best Action Movies of 1951 : Only the Valiant

Only the Valiant

6.5/10 IMDB

Only the Valiant, a classic western adventure, based on a novel by Charles Marquis Warren, the film tells the story of a Cavalry officer who volunteers for a suicidal mission to fight the hostile Apaches in an effort to prove his loyalty to his men and the woman he loves.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Barbara Payton, Ward Bond, Gig Young, Neville Brand, Lon Chaney Jr., Jeff Corey, Warner Anderson, Steve Brodie, Dan Riss ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1951-04-13

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