Best Adventure Movies of 1917


The Adventurer

7.4/10 IMDB

The daring convict no. 23, known as The Eel, escapes from prison and, after mocking his inept persecutors, saves the lives of three people in peril: a beautiful girl, her mother and an annoying suitor, only to get exhausted and almost drowned. Once he regains his strength at Judge Brown's home, he participates on an upper-class social party where he competes with the suitor for the favors of the charming Miss Brown. But prison guards are still after him…

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin, Phyllis Allen, Frank J. Coleman, Marta Golden, James T. Kelley, Monta Bell ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-10-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : A Modern Musketeer

A Modern Musketeer

6.7/10 IMDB

A young man grows restless living in a small Kansas town, dreaming of the adventures of the Three Musketeers. So in hopes of becoming a modern D'Artagnan, he mounts his steed (a Model T Ford) and sets out across the West in search of excitement and adventure.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Kathleen Kirkham, Eugene Ormonde, Edythe Chapman, Frank Campeau, Tully Marshall, Jim Mason, Zasu Pitts, Charles Stevenson ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1917-12-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : Reaching for the Moon

Reaching for the Moon

6.4/10 IMDB

A button factory worker has always dreamed that he was meant for better things, to be rich and famous and in "the company of kings". One day he discovers that he is indeed the only heir to the throne of a small European kingdom. However, there are forces at work who don't want him to survive to take the throne.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Richard Cummings, Millard Webb, Eugene Ormonde, Frank Campeau ..
Directed by: John Emerson
Release date: 1917-11-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : A Romance of the Redwoods

A Romance of the Redwoods

5.9/10 IMDB

A young girl travels west to live with her uncle during the California Gold Rush only to find that he has been killed by Indians and his identity assumed by an outlaw.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall, Raymond Hatton, Charles Ogle, Walter Long, Winter Hall ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1917-05-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : On Dangerous Ground

On Dangerous Ground

8.6/10 IMDB

Carlyle Blackwell stars as an American in Germany at the outbreak of World War I. A mysterious stranger bursts into his room and proclaims him her husband. What's a gentleman to do? He poses as her husband to deliver "papers" to French headquarters. Adventure follows.

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Gail Kane, William Bailey, Stanhope Wheatcroft, Frank Leigh, Florence Ashbrooke, John Burkell ..
Directed by: Robert Thornby
Release date: 1917-01-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : Kidnapped


7.0/10 IMDB

In Scotland in 1751, young David Balfour is shanghaied aboard a ship where he meets Jacobite rebel Alan Breck Stewart with whom he escapes to the Scottish Highlands, dodging the redcoats.

Starring: Raymond McKee, Joseph Burke, Ray Hallor, William Wadsworth, Robert Cain, Walter Craven, John Nicholson, Franklyn Hanna, Samuel N. Niblack, Horace Haine ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1917-05-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : The Fighting Gringo

The Fighting Gringo

5.0/10 IMDB

Disturbed by the separation of his friends Mary Smith and Arthur Saxon, who really love each other, William "Red" Saunders resolves to reconcile the couple. Discovering that Belknap, a missionary with political aspirations, exercises a destructive hypnotic influence over Mary, Red schemes to eliminate Belknap.

Starring: Harry Carey, Claire Du Brey, George Webb, Rex De Rosselli, T.D. Crittenden ..
Directed by: Fred Kelsey
Release date: 1917-03-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : Man and Beast

Man and Beast

5.0/10 IMDB

During the great drought on the South African veldt, bitterness erupts between the von Haagen and Townsend families when they quarrel over a cattle spring. Nevertheless, a romance grows between Gretel von Haagan and Ned Townsend, who, to escape their families' opposition, marry and leave for the interior.

Starring: Eileen Sedgwick, Kingsley Benedict, Harry Clifton, L.M. Wells, Mattie Witting ..
Directed by: Henry McRae
Release date: 1917-06-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : Flirting with Death

Flirting with Death

0.0/10 IMDB

When an aviator dies performing in a traveling circus, the circus closes and sideshow con men "Sky-High" Billy Wardell and "Domino" Dominick are arrested for giving out fake watches to wheel of fortune winners. After Domino springs the jail's lock, they jump a freight train and arrive in the next town, where Billy falls in love when Jane Higgenbotham allows them to breakfast on her freshly baked pies.

Starring: Herbert Rawlinson, Agnes Vernon, Frank MacQuarrie, Mark Fenton, Doc Crane ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1917-09-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1917 : The Flame of the Yukon

The Flame of the Yukon

0.0/10 IMDB

George Fowler arrives at the Mias saloon, and the proprietor, "Blak Jack" Hovey, orders a saloon girl, known only as "The Flame," to fleece him, but he has no money...

Starring: Dorothy Dalton, Melbourne MacDowell, Kenneth Harlan, Margaret Thompson, William Fairbanks ..
Directed by: Charles Miller
Release date: 1917-07-01

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