Best Action Movies of 1966


The Jade Bow

6.4/10 IMDB

A villain steals a kung fu manual and kills the good swordsmen it belongs to. He masters the powers it offers and goes on to commit various evils. Twenty years later, a young swordsman heads off to take him to account. On the way he meets a couple of feisty young swordswomen, and his life gets more complicated.

Directed by: Hsin-yen Chang, Fu Qi
Release date: 1966-01-20
Best Action Movies of 1966 : Where the Spies Are

Where the Spies Are

5.8/10 IMDB

A local doctor is recruited as a cold war spy to fulfill a very important secret mission in the Middle East, only to experience that his mission is complicated by a sexy female double agent.

Starring: David Niven, Françoise Dorléac, John Le Mesurier, Cyril Cusack, Eric Pohlmann, Richard Marner, Paul Stassino, George Pravda, Noel Harrison, Ronald Radd ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1966-01-26
Best Action Movies of 1966 : The Golden Buddha

The Golden Buddha

5.3/10 IMDB

Paul (Zhang Chong) is a businessman who gets caught up in an international espionage plot when he accidentally switches briefcases with a friend aboard a Singapore-bound plane. The friend turns up dead, and Paul discovers a small Golden Buddha inside the briefcase that contains a set of instructions. The instructions are only one of three parts, the other two being held in similar Golden Buddhas by Lo Wei (doing double duty as actor and director) and Lin Cui. When combined, the three Buddhas will lead the bearers to a buried treasure. But the nefarious Skeleton Gang is after the Buddhas, along with a buxom femme fatale (Fannie Fan) who isn't above showing a little skin to get her way. Luckily, Paul knows kung-fu, so the bad guys had better watch out!

Starring: Jeanette Lin Tsui, Paul Chang Chung, Lo Wei, Fanny Fan Lai, Fung Ngai, Chang Pei-Shan, Tien Shun, Wu Ma, Yam Ho, Cheung Hei ..
Directed by: Lo Wei
Release date: 1966-04-27
Best Action Movies of 1966 : The One Eyed Soldiers

The One Eyed Soldiers

4.1/10 IMDB

Action - The body of Dr. Charles Berens, Chief of the United Nations Medical Relief Organization, is seen hurtling from the lofty parapet of an ancient church. He has chosen death rather than capitulate to his murderous pursuers. Police chief Colonel Ferrer (Andrew Faulds) arrives in time to hear the dying Berens last words: "July the 18th! The One Eyed Soldiers." - Dale Robertson, Luciana Paluzzi, Guy Deghy

Starring: Dale Robertson, Luciana Paluzzi, Guy Deghy, Andrew Faulds ..
Directed by: John Ainsworth
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1966 : Johar in Kashmir

Johar in Kashmir

6.9/10 IMDB

Starring: Mumtaz Begum, Rajan Haksar, I.S. Johar ..
Directed by: I.S. Johar
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1966 : Comando de asesinos

Comando de asesinos

5.2/10 IMDB

A scientist discovers the formula of a particular resistant steel, and a spy ring from an enemy power sets after him to obtain it.

Starring: Peter van Eyck, Mikaela Wood, Klausjürgen Wussow, António Vilar, Corny Collins, Letícia Román ..
Directed by: Julio Coll
Release date: 1966-07-29

One Million Years B.C.

5.7/10 IMDB

As the Earth wrestles with its agonising birth, the peoples of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive. Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, their giant predators, and warring tribes. When two people from opposing clans fall in love, existing conventions are shattered forever as each tribe struggles for supremacy and Man embarks on his tortuous voyage of civilisation.

Starring: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert, Robert Brown, Martine Beswick, Jean Wladon, Lisa Thomas ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1966-11-28

Agent for H.A.R.M.

2.2/10 IMDB

The head of the Human Aetiological Relations Machine pits an agent against a flesh-to-fungus spore gun.

Starring: Peter Mark Richman, Wendell Corey, Carl Esmond, Barbara Bouchet, Martin Kosleck, Aliza Gur, Donna Michelle, Rafael Campos, Robert Quarry, Robert Donner ..
Directed by: Gerd Oswald
Release date: 1966-01-05

The Blue Max

7.1/10 IMDB

A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.

Starring: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, Jeremy Kemp, Karl Michael Vogler, Anton Diffring, Harry Townes, Peter Woodthorpe, Derek Newark, Derren Nesbitt ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1966-06-21

The Silencers

6.2/10 IMDB

Matt Helm is called out of retirement to stop the evil Big O organization who plan to explode an atomic bomb over Alamagordo, NM, and start WW III.

Starring: Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Webber, James Gregory, Nancy Kovack, Cyd Charisse, David Bond ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1966-02-18

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