Best Action Movies of 1969


On Her Majesty's Secret Service

6.8/10 IMDB

James Bond tracks his archnemesis, Ernst Blofeld, to a mountaintop retreat in the Swiss alps where he is training an army of beautiful, lethal women. Along the way, Bond falls for Italian contessa Tracy Draco, and marries her in order to get closer to Blofeld.

Starring: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Gabriele Ferzetti, Ilse Steppat, Angela Scoular, Lois Maxwell, George Baker, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn ..
Directed by: Peter R. Hunt
Release date: 1969-12-12

The Italian Job

7.2/10 IMDB

Charlie's got a 'job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one of his friends has attempted a high-risk job in Torino, Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over the 'job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars, and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal a fortune in gold and escape in the chaos.

Starring: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill, Margaret Blye, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Rossano Brazzi, Irene Handl, John Le Mesurier, Fred Emney ..
Directed by: Peter Collinson
Release date: 1969-06-02

Battle of Britain

6.9/10 IMDB

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.

Starring: Harry Andrews, Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Curd Jürgens, Ian McShane, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, Kenneth More, Nigel Patrick, Michael Redgrave ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1969-09-15

Paint Your Wagon

6.6/10 IMDB

A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. Their adventures include buying and sharing a wife, hijacking a stage, kidnapping six prostitutes, and turning their mining camp into a boom town. Along the way there is plenty of drinking, gambling, and singing. They even find time to do some creative gold mining.

Starring: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg, Harve Presnell, Ray Walston, Tom Ligon, Alan Dexter, William O'Connell, Robert Easton, Geoffrey Norman ..
Directed by: Joshua Logan
Release date: 1969-10-15

The Bridge at Remagen

6.7/10 IMDB

In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.

Starring: George Segal, Ben Gazzara, Robert Vaughn, Bradford Dillman, Peter van Eyck, Matt Clark, Tom Heaton, Bo Hopkins, E.G. Marshall, Hans Christian Blech ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1969-06-25

Mackenna's Gold

6.7/10 IMDB

A bandit kidnaps a Marshal who has seen a map showing a gold vein on Indian lands, but other groups are looking for it too, while the Apache try to keep the secret location undisturbed.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Camilla Sparv, Julie Newmar, Telly Savalas, Keenan Wynn, Ted Cassidy, Lee J. Cobb, Raymond Massey, Burgess Meredith ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1969-03-18

My Side of the Mountain

6.6/10 IMDB

Film adaption of the novel by Jean Craighead George. A family movie made by Paramount Studios, the story revolves around thirteen-year old Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles), a devotee of Thoreau, as many were back in the in 1960's. Sam decides to leave the city (set in Toronto) to spend a sabbatical in the Canadian woods and see if he can make it as a self-sufficient spirit after his parents promise a summer trip that doesn't pan out.

Starring: Ted Eccles, Theodore Bikel, Tudi Wiggins, Paul Hébert, Cosette Lee, Ralph Endersby, George Allan, Dan McIlravey ..
Directed by: James B. Clark
Release date: 1969-06-25

The Assassination Bureau

6.4/10 IMDB

The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the Bureau to assassinate its leader on the eve of World War I.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Curd Jürgens, Philippe Noiret, Warren Mitchell, Beryl Reid, Clive Revill, Kenneth Griffith, Vernon Dobtcheff ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1969-03-09

The Gypsy Moths

6.3/10 IMDB

Three skydivers and their travelling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Gene Hackman, Scott Wilson, Sheree North, Bonnie Bedelia, William Windom, Carl Reindel, Ford Rainey, John Napier ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1969-08-29
Best Action Movies of 1969 : The Immortal

The Immortal

7.6/10 IMDB

A professional race-car driver discovers that there are certain properties in his blood that will make him, basically, immortal. A dying multi-millionaire also finds out about the racer's blood, and is determined to get it to keep himself alive. This pilot film preceded the later TV series.

Starring: Christopher George, Jessica Walter, Barry Sullivan, Carol Lynley, Ralph Bellamy, Vincent Beck, William Sargent, Joseph Bernard, Garry Walberg, Lillian Adams ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1969-09-30
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Winning


6.0/10 IMDB

Frank Capua is a rising star on the race circuit who dreams of winning the big one - the Indianapolis 500. But to get there he runs the risk of losing his wife Elora to his rival, Luther Erding, and strains the relationship with his stepson.

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas, David Sheiner, Clu Gulager, Barry Ford, Karen Arthur, Bobby Unser, Tony Hulman ..
Directed by: James Goldstone
Release date: 1969-05-22

Castle Keep

6.1/10 IMDB

During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Peter Falk, Bruce Dern, Patrick O'Neal, Astrid Heeren, Scott Wilson, Tony Bill, Al Freeman Jr., James Patterson ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1969-07-23

100 Rifles

6.0/10 IMDB

When half-breed Indian Yaqui Joe robs an Arizona bank, he is pursued by dogged lawman Lyedecker. Fleeing to Mexico, Joe is imprisoned by General Verdugo, who is waging a war against the Yaqui Indians. When Lyedecker attempts to intervene, he is thrown into prison as well. Working together, the two escape and take refuge in the hills, where Lyedecker meets beautiful Yaqui freedom fighter Sarita and begins to question his allegiances.

Starring: Jim Brown, Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas, Dan O'Herlihy, Eric Braeden, Aldo Sambrell, Soledad Miranda, Alberto Dalbés, Charly Bravo ..
Directed by: Tom Gries
Release date: 1969-03-26
Best Action Movies of 1969 : The Good Guys and the Bad Guys

The Good Guys and the Bad Guys

6.1/10 IMDB

An aging lawman and an aging outlaw join forces when their respective positions in society are usurped by a younger, but incompetent Marshal, and a younger, but vicious gang leader.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, George Kennedy, Martin Balsam, David Carradine, Tina Louise, John Carradine, Douglas Fowley, Lois Nettleton, John Davis Chandler, Marie Windsor ..
Directed by: Burt Kennedy
Release date: 1969-11-19
Best Action Movies of 1969 : The Looking Glass War

The Looking Glass War

5.8/10 IMDB

When a Polish sailor jumps ship in Britain, a couple of local intelligence operatives keep him under surveillance. Soon, he’s recruited to infiltrate a missile installation outside of East Berlin and bring back photos of the new rockets.

Starring: Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark, Ralph Richardson, Anthony Hopkins, Paul Rogers, Susan George, Ray McAnally, Robert Urquhart, Vivian Pickles, Anna Massey ..
Directed by: Frank Pierson
Release date: 1969-05-22
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Secrets of the Pirate's Inn

Secrets of the Pirate's Inn

7.1/10 IMDB

A gang of kids helps a sea captain search for a pirate’s treasure that’s rumored to be hidden somewhere in the old dilapidated inn the sea captain just inherited from his dead brother. Along the way, they unravel a series of clues which lead to a variety of hidden passages and trap doors. But they are not alone in their quest for Jean Lafitte’s pirate goodies!

Starring: Ed Begley, Charles Aidman, Jimmy Bracken, Annie McEveety, Patrick Creamer, Paul Fix, Bill Zuckert, Fredd Wayne, Anne Whitfield ..
Directed by: Gary Nelson
Release date: 1969-11-23

Sam Whiskey

5.9/10 IMDB

Sam Whiskey is an all-round talent, but when the attractive widow Laura offers him a job, he hesitates: he shall salvage gold bars, which Laura's dead husband stole recently, from a sunken ship and secretly bring them back to the mint before they are missed. But how shall he manage to get several hundred pounds of gold into the mint without anyone noticing?

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Clint Walker, Ossie Davis, Wallace Earl, William Schallert, Woodrow Parfrey, Anthony James, Ayllene Gibbons, Del Reeves ..
Directed by: Arnold Laven
Release date: 1969-04-01
Best Action Movies of 1969 : The Chairman

The Chairman

5.5/10 IMDB

An American scientist is sent to Red China to steal the formula for a newly developed agricultural enzyme. What he is not told by his bosses is that a micro-sized bomb has been planted in his brain so that should the mission ever look likely to fail, he can be eliminated at the push of a button!

Starring: Gregory Peck, Anne Heywood, Arthur Hill, Alan Dobie, Keye Luke, Zienia Merton, Conrad Yama, Ori Levy, Burt Kwouk, Eric Young ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1969-06-25

Young Billy Young

5.7/10 IMDB

A peace-loving man named Ben Kane takes a job as deputy marshal of Lords, in the old West. Kane is no lawman, but he accepts the badge because he has an old score to settle with the town's chief trouble-maker. Once on the job, Kane must also deal with a young sharpshooter named Billy Young and a sharp and sassy saloon dancer, Lily.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Angie Dickinson, David Carradine, Paul Fix, Robert Walker Jr., Jack Kelly, Willis Bouchey, Parley Baer, John Anderson, Robert Anderson ..
Directed by: Burt Kennedy
Release date: 1969-10-15


5.6/10 IMDB

Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ina Balin, Victor French, Barbara Werle, Solomon Sturges, Lynn Kellogg, Paul Brinegar, Harry Landers, Tony Young, James Almanzar ..
Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren
Release date: 1969-03-13

Guns of the Magnificent Seven

5.7/10 IMDB

In this third remake of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's hugely influential The Seven Samurai, the seven gunslingers (George Kennedy, Michael Ansara, Joe Don Baker, Bernie Casey, Monte Markham, Fernando Rey and Reni Santoni) liberate Mexican political prisoners, train them as fighters and assist them in a desperate attack on a Mexican fortress in an attempt to free a revolutionary leader.

Starring: George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Monte Markham, Reni Santoni, Bernie Casey, Scott Thomas, Joe Don Baker, Tony Davis, Michael Ansara, Frank Silvera ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1969-07-14
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great

6.2/10 IMDB

While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows to take up arms against the invaders, leading the English Christians to fight for their country. Alfred soundly defeats the Danes and becomes a hero. But now, although Alfred still longs for the priesthood, he is torn between his passion for God and his lust for blood.

Starring: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely, Ian McKellen, Peter Vaughan, Alan Dobie, Julian Glover, Vivien Merchant ..
Directed by: Clive Donner
Release date: 1969-10-08

Pit Stop

6.7/10 IMDB

Rick Bowman, a drag racing street punk, comes to the attention of crafty businessman Grant Willard. Willard bails him out of jail and offers him sponsorship as a stock car driver. Bowman accepts and enters the demolition derby-adjacent world of "figure eight" racing. As Bowman moves up in the ranks, his regard for his friends slips-- giving way to outright obsession with becoming the best.

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Richard Davalos, Beverly Washburn, Ellen Burstyn, Sid Haig, George Washburn, Steve Pendleton, Robert Krist, Ted Duncan, Titus Moede ..
Directed by: Jack Hill
Release date: 1969-05-14
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Rodeo


6.9/10 IMDB

Shot in four days during the 1968 National Rodeo Finals in Oklahoma City, this lyrical documentary takes you inside the arena atop a 2800 lb bull. Watch Freckles Brown, a legendary cowboy, conferring with a young Larry Mahan, the previous year's champion and see crowd favorite Myrtis Dightman trying to hold his own in a dramatic ride. "Rodeo" shows the classic struggle of man against beast, a matter of life and death. Dick Rosmini's hypnotizing folk-fusion soundtrack and an intricate sound mix add to the climatic result.

Starring: Larry Mahan, Freckles Brown ..
Directed by: Carroll Ballard
Release date: 1969-07-10
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Vendetta for the Saint

Vendetta for the Saint

6.1/10 IMDB

Simon Templar is on holiday in Naples when a small uproar on a lunch table draws his attention. An English tourist attempts to greet an Italian businessman as an old friend, but the Italian refuses to acknowledge the greeting and claims never to have met him.

Starring: Roger Moore, Rosemary Dexter, Ian Hendry, Aimi MacDonald, Fulton Mackay ..
Directed by: Jim O'Connolly
Release date: 1969-01-05


5.9/10 IMDB

A riot in a state prison is staged to cover up an escape attempt, during which many inmates and guards are killed. Shot on location at Arizona State Prison.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Jim Brown, Mike Kellin, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ben Carruthers, Clifford David, Bill Walker, Jerry Thompson, Ricky Summers, Mr. Gerri ..
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Release date: 1969-01-15
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Spider-Man


5.4/10 IMDB

Spider-man must rescue the beautiful daughter of the evil Dr. Lightning.

Starring: Donald F. Glut, Rick Mitchell, Bill Obbagy, Bob Rosen, Donna Shannon, Jim Harmon ..
Directed by: Donald F. Glut
Release date: 1969-01-01

More Dead than Alive

6.1/10 IMDB

When the multiple murderer Cain is released from prison after 18 years, he wants to settle down as a rancher and never touch a gun again. But his former life haunts him; not only that nobody wants to give him a job, some villains also want to pay him back. So he has to accept the offer of showman Ruffalo to perform as "Killer Cain" in his traveling shooting show. However after 18 years without practice even Ruffalo's young assistant Billy shoots better than Cain.

Starring: Clint Walker, Vincent Price, Anne Francis, Paul Hampton, Mike Henry, Clarke Gordon, Beverly Powers, William Woodson, Harry Lauter, Eric Matthews ..
Directed by: Robert Sparr
Release date: 1969-01-15
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Scream Free!

Scream Free!

5.8/10 IMDB

A man flees with his girlfriend from a love-in and motorcycles to Mexico with drug smugglers.

Starring: Russ Tamblyn, Lana Wood, Richard Beymer, Casey Kasem, Jody McCrea, Lindsay Crosby, Elizabeth Thompson, Sandy Mansson, Randee Lynne Jensen, Joe Turkel ..
Directed by: Bill Brame, John Lawrence
Release date: 1969-10-15
Best Action Movies of 1969 : An Elephant Called Slowly

An Elephant Called Slowly

5.8/10 IMDB

Bill and Ginny are invited by a naturalist friend to take care of his home in Africa while he is away, and they find themselves adopted by three orphan elephants.

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, George Adamson, Vinay Inambar, Joab Collins, Ali Twaha, Raffles Harman ..
Directed by: James Hill
Release date: 1969-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1969 : The Desperate Mission

The Desperate Mission

6.3/10 IMDB

A man who has lost everything joins others paid to convey a wealthy man's wife - and a mysterious treasure - to safety in San Francissco.

Starring: Ricardo Montalban, Slim Pickens, Rosey Grier, Jim McMullan, Earl Holliman, Ina Balin, Robert J. Wilke, Miriam Colón, Anthony Caruso, Charles Horvath ..
Directed by: Earl Bellamy
Release date: 1969-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1969 : The Over-the-Hill Gang

The Over-the-Hill Gang

6.0/10 IMDB

A retired Texas Ranger and three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff.

Starring: Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, Jack Elam, Gypsy Rose Lee, Kristin Harmon, Ricky Nelson, Pat O’Brien, Chill Wills, Edward Andrews ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1969-07-06

Satan's Sadists

4.7/10 IMDB

The "Satans" are a very cruel biker gang led by Anchor. The gang goes to a diner in the middle of nowhere in the California desert where they begin to terrorize Lew and his patrons and his waitress, Tracy. After a little killing, one of the patrons named Johnny manages to escape from the bikers into the desert. They need to reach a town before the Satans catch up to them and kill them.

Starring: Russ Tamblyn, John "Bud" Cardos, Regina Carrol, Scott Brady, Robert Dix, Gary Kent, Greydon Clark, Kent Taylor, Jacqulin Cole, William Bonner ..
Directed by: Al Adamson
Release date: 1969-06-01

Some Girls Do

5.5/10 IMDB

A series of unexplainable accidents befall the people and companies responsible for developing the world's first supersonic airliner. A British agent is sent to investigate and with the help of another agent uncovers a plot masterminded by Carl Petersen who stands to gain eight million pounds if the aircraft is not ready by a certain date.

Starring: Richard Johnson, Daliah Lavi, Beba Lon?ar, James Villiers, Robert Morley, Maurice Denham, Vanessa Howard, Sydne Rome, Adrienne Posta, Florence Desmond ..
Directed by: Ralph Thomas
Release date: 1969-01-23
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Istanbul Express

Istanbul Express

5.8/10 IMDB

An art dealer on a special mission is pulled into dangerous intrigue while railway detective Cheval tries to help and pursues criminals on the Istanbul Express.

Starring: Gene Barry, John Saxon, Senta Berger, Tom Simcox, Mary Ann Mobley, Werner Peters, Donald Woods, Jack Kruschen, John Marley, Norma Varden ..
Directed by: Richard Irving
Release date: 1969-03-07

Submarine X-1

5.3/10 IMDB

After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.

Starring: James Caan, David Sumner, Norman Bowler, Paul Young, Brian Grellis, William Dysart, John Kelland, Kenneth Farrington, Keith Alexander, Carl Rigg ..
Directed by: William A. Graham
Release date: 1969-06-23


5.4/10 IMDB

A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.

Starring: Roger Moore, Martha Hyer, Alexis Kanner, Claudie Lange, Derek Francis, Ursula Howells, Bernard Lee, Francis Matthews, Dudley Sutton, Mona Bruce ..
Directed by: Alvin Rakoff
Release date: 1969-11-25
Best Action Movies of 1969 : The Battle of El Alamein

The Battle of El Alamein

5.4/10 IMDB

June 1942. As Rommel swept toward the Nile, the fall of Egypt and the capture of the Suez Canal seemed inevitable. Italian and German advance units raced toward Alexandria. Mussolini had given explicit orders: The Italians must arrive first!

Starring: Frederick Stafford, Enrico Maria Salerno, George Hilton, Robert Hossein, Michael Rennie, Giuseppe Castellano, Salvatore Borgese, Nello Pazzafini, Riccardo Pizzuti, Gérard Herter ..
Directed by: Giorgio Ferroni
Release date: 1969-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Shark


4.6/10 IMDB

A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he's stuck there. When a woman hires him to raid a sunken ship in the shark-infested waters, he sees a chance to compensate for his losses. He's not the only one.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Barry Sullivan, Silvia Pinal, Arthur Kennedy, Emilia Stuart, Manuel Alvarado, Enrique Lucero, Carlos Beriochoa ..
Directed by: Samuel Fuller
Release date: 1969-10-08

Hell's Belles

5.6/10 IMDB

When hot-headed Dan out-drives the thoroughly vicious Tony in a motorcycle race and wins a brand new bike, he sets in motion a chain of events that includes one blazing gas station and a disastrous rock slide.

Starring: Jeremy Slate, Adam Roarke, Jocelyn Lane, Angelique Pettyjohn, Michael Walker, Astrid Warner, William Lucking, Jerry Randell, Kristin Van Buren, Dick Bullock ..
Directed by: Maury Dexter
Release date: 1969-04-29
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Guns in the Heather

Guns in the Heather

6.2/10 IMDB

An American foreign exchange student in Ireland, Rich Evans (Kurt Russell), gets caught up in espionage when a dying man gives him a message to pass to his older brother, who is an American intelligence agent unbeknownst to Rich. Rich and his friend are then kidnapped by an Eastern Bloc agent pretending to be from the American Embassy in the hopes that they will lead him to a scientist who is attempting to defect to the West. Originally aired in 3 parts on 'Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color' TV series, then re-edited into a theatrical feature in Europe under the title, 'The Secret of Boyne Castle.'

Starring: Glenn Corbett, Alfred Burke, Kurt Russell, Patrick Dawson, Patrick Barr, Hugh McDermott, Patrick Westwood, Eddie Byrne, Godfrey Quigley, Kevin Stoney ..
Directed by: Robert Butler
Release date: 1969-07-07
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Impasse


5.0/10 IMDB

Adventurers search for World War II gold in the Philippines.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Anne Francis, Lyle Bettger, Rodolfo Acosta, Jeff Corey, Clarke Gordon, Miko Mayama, Joanne Dalsass, Vic Diaz, Rodolfo Acosta ..
Directed by: Richard Benedict
Release date: 1969-05-07

The Girl from Rio

4.1/10 IMDB

Sumuru, the beautiful leader of the all-female kingdom of Femina, plans to use her women to take over the world.

Starring: George Sanders, Maria Rohm, Shirley Eaton, Richard Wyler, Herbert Fleischmann, Elisa Montés, Beni Cardoso, Marta Reves, Walter Rilla, Jesús Franco ..
Directed by: Jesús Franco
Release date: 1969-03-14

Land Raiders

5.3/10 IMDB

An outlaw committing a string of robberies and murders manages to blame the crimes on Apaches, bringing about an Indian war.

Starring: Telly Savalas, George Maharis, Arlene Dahl, Janet Landgard, Guy Rolfe, George Coulouris, Susan Harvey, Paul Picerni, Phil Brown, Jocelyn Lane ..
Directed by: Nathan H. Juran
Release date: 1969-07-27

Hell's Angels '69

5.4/10 IMDB

Two brothers have a plan on how to rob the Ceasar's Palace in Las Vegas. They join a motorcycle gang and while the others are drinking and partying outside of town, they change their clothes and head off to rob the casino. Of course, the police do not look for two well dressed criminals among the Hell's Angels.

Starring: Tom Stern, G. D. Spradlin, Jeremy Slate, Conny Van Dyke, Steve Sandor, Sonny Barger, Terry the Tramp ..
Directed by: Lee Madden
Release date: 1969-09-10

The Cycle Savages

4.8/10 IMDB

The leader of a biker gang takes exception to an artist sketching them, so he makes plans to crush the artist's hands.

Starring: Bruce Dern, Melody Patterson, Chris Robinson, Maray Ayres, Karen Ciral, Mick Mehas, Jack Konzal, Walter Robles, Casey Kasem ..
Directed by: Bill Brame
Release date: 1969-08-22
Best Action Movies of 1969 : They Paid with Bullets: Chicago 1929

They Paid with Bullets: Chicago 1929

4.5/10 IMDB

Country bumpkin Frank runs into a gangland shooting, driving the victims to the gang's headquarters. He soon earns a place in Erik's mob. Syndicate head Big John wishes to unite the four gangs in Chicago, but Erik defies them, wishing to remain independent. An assassination attempt forces him to reconsider, and his gang isn't impressed with what they take for his cowardice. This is the point that allows the ambitious Frank to muscle in on Erik's mob, and his moll, Lucie. Frank's first move is to hire outside pros, and shoot up a casino of Big John's, challenging the entire syndicate. Erik, meanwhile, harbors feelings of revenge.

Starring: Peter Lee Lawrence, William Bogart, Ingrid Schoeller, Miguel del Castillo, Eduardo Fajardo, Fernando Sánchez Polack, Luis de Tejada, Luis Induni, Philippe Hersent ..
Directed by: Julio Diamante
Release date: 1969-02-05
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Che!


4.8/10 IMDB

Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The film covers Guevara's life from when he first landed in Cuba in 1956 to his death in an ambush by government troops in the mountains of Bolivia in 1967.

Starring: Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, Woody Strode, Cesare Danova, Rodolfo Acosta, BarBara Luna, Frank Silvera, Robert Loggia, Albert Paulsen, Linda Marsh ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1969-06-27
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Sisters in Leather

Sisters in Leather

4.6/10 IMDB

A husband is blackmailed by three lesbian bikers after they spot him having sex with another woman in a convertible. They then take the man's wife out for a picnic and some nude motorcycle riding. The husband finds some male bikers and together they try to save his wife from becoming a lesbian biker.

Starring: Kathy Williams, Bambi Allen, Karen Thomas, Dick Osmun, Larry Martinelli, Pat Barrington ..
Directed by: Zoltan G. Spencer
Release date: 1969-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1969 : Run, Angel, Run!

Run, Angel, Run!

5.3/10 IMDB

Angel (William Smith), an outlaw biker, sells out his gang by exposing their wild conquests to Like magazine for $10,000. With his photo on the cover, Angel skips town and tries to start over with help from sheep rancher Dan Felton (Dan Kemp). An ex-motorcycle enthusiast, Dan becomes a mentor to Angel, giving him hope for a peaceful future. But Angel must put hope aside when members of his former gang viciously attack Dan's teenage daughter.

Starring: William Smith, Valerie Starrett, Dan Kemp, Gene Shane, Lee de Broux, Margaret Markov, Eugene Cornelius, Paul Harper, Stafford Morgan, Joy Wilkerson ..
Directed by: Jack Starrett
Release date: 1969-04-18

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