Best Adventure Movies of 1919


Male and Female

7.0/10 IMDB

When an aristocratic family and their servants are shipwrecked, the butler becomes their ruler.

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Theodore Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Robert Cain, Gloria Swanson, Lila Lee, Bebe Daniels, Julia Faye, Mildred Reardon, Mayme Kelso ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1919-11-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : Back to God's Country

Back to God's Country

6.2/10 IMDB

After her father is killed by an outlaw, Dolores marries Peter. While they're at sea in the Arctic, Dolores meets the ship's captain, who is the man who killed her father. The captain causes an 'accident' to happen to Peter, so Dolores is all alone and defenceless as they drop anchor in a remote harbour.

Starring: Nell Shipman, Charles Arling, Wheeler Oakman, Wellington A. Playter, Ronald Byram, William Colvin, Roy Laidlaw, Kewpie Morgan, Charles Murphy ..
Directed by: David Hartford, Nell Shipman
Release date: 1919-10-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : His Majesty, the American

His Majesty, the American

6.2/10 IMDB

A European prince is raised in America without knowing his true identity; he spends his time thrill-seeking, but his country needs him when a revolt threatens the crown.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Frank Campeau, Sam Sothern, Jay Dwiggins, Lillian Langdon, Albert MacQuarrie, Bull Montana, William Gillis, Phil Gastrock ..
Directed by: Joseph Henabery
Release date: 1919-09-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : Scarlet Days

Scarlet Days

5.4/10 IMDB

Rosie Nell, a woman of disreputable dance halls in early lawless California, is wrongly charged with the murder of one of her fellow entertainers. Because her daughter, who knows nothing of her mother's station in life, is to return the next day from her school in the east, Rosie is granted three days of grace to be spent in company with her daughter at a nearby cabin. The three days begin happily enough, thanks to the serenades of heroic bandit Alvarez and the poetry of romantic Randolph. But Bagley, the dance hall manager, has seen the daughter and has determined to make her his own.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Eugenie Besserer, Carol Dempster, Clarine Seymour, Ralph Graves, George Fawcett, Walter Long, Kate Bruce, Adolph Lestina, Rhea Haines ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1919-11-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : Hawthorne of the U.S.A.

Hawthorne of the U.S.A.

5.1/10 IMDB

A light-hearted romantic adventure.

Starring: Wallace Reid, Lila Lee, Harrison Ford, Tully Marshall, Charles Ogle, Guy Oliver, Edwin Stevens, Clarence Burton, Theodore Roberts, Ruth Renick ..
Directed by: James Cruze
Release date: 1919-11-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : The Crimson Gardenia

The Crimson Gardenia

6.3/10 IMDB

Wastrel New York millionaire Roland Van Dam travels to New Orleans during Mardi Gras, looking for adventure and romance. Because the costume he is wearing includes a red gardenia, he is mistaken for escaped prisoner Emile Le Duc by a woman (who turns out to be a long-lost cousin) who was to meet Le Duc, who was to be wearing a red gardenia. It turns out that Le Duc is the head of a vicious gang of counterfeiters, and Roland winds up getting in more adventures than he had hoped for.

Starring: Owen Moore, Hedda Nova, Hector V. Sarno, Sydney Deane, Tully Marshall, Gertrude Claire, Alec B. Francis, Sidney Ainsworth, Edwin Stevens, Betty Schade ..
Directed by: Reginald Barker
Release date: 1919-06-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : Luck and Pluck

Luck and Pluck

6.4/10 IMDB

Professional thief Joe Grim is killing time in New York City's Central Park before he robs the Wall Street subtreasury. He spots pretty young Laura White on a runaway horse. He manages to rescue her. Falling for her, he tries to steal a photo of her but is discovered and held at gunpoint by Laura's friend Countess Briand--who, unbeknownst to Laura, is actually the head of a German spy ring, among whose members if Laura's fiance Karl Richter. The countess convinces Joe to steal plane for a new airplane by telling Joe that they're papers that are being used to blackmail Laura. But things don't go exactly as planned.

Starring: George Walsh, Virginia Lee, Joseph W. Smiley, George Fisher, Corene Uzzell, George Halpin ..
Directed by: Edward Dillon
Release date: 1919-02-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : Soldiers of Fortune

Soldiers of Fortune

6.1/10 IMDB

Civil engineer Robert Clay is commissioned by wealthy New Yorker Mr. Langham to open iron deposits in the tiny South American republic of Olancho. General Mendoza, the unscrupulous head of the army, unsuccessfully tries to persuade President Alvarez, and then Clay, to divide the spoils of the contract.

Starring: Norman Kerry, Pauline Starke, Anna Q. Nilsson, Melbourne MacDowell, Wallace Beery, Wilfred Lucas, Herold Lindsay, Ward Crane, Frank Wally, Fred Kohler ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1919-11-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : The Carter Case

The Carter Case

6.1/10 IMDB

Science fiction serial.

Starring: Herbert Rawlinson, Marguerite Marsh, Ethel Grey Terry, William Pike, Kempton Greene, Coit Albertson, Joe Smith Marba, Donald Hall, Gene Baker, Dexter McReynolds ..
Directed by: Donald MacKenzie, William F. Haddock
Release date: 1919-03-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : The Great Gamble

The Great Gamble

5.9/10 IMDB

The Great Gamble is a 1919 movie serial.

Starring: Charles Hutchison, Anna Luther, Richard Neill, William F. Moran, William Cavanaugh, Warren Cook, Karl Dane, Edith Thornton, Laura La Plante ..
Directed by: Joseph A. Golden
Release date: 1919-08-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : Smashing Barriers

Smashing Barriers

5.7/10 IMDB

When sawmill owner Helen Cole is kidnapped by bandits, it falls on lumberjack Dan Stevens to rescue her, but "Wirenail" Hedges is not willing to give up without a fight. Originally a fifteen-episode serial, all that is known to survive of "Smashing Barriers" today is this single reel abridgment created for the home movie market in 1932.

Starring: William Duncan, Edith Johnson, Joe Ryan ..
Directed by: William Duncan
Release date: 1919-09-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : Jinx


5.5/10 IMDB

The circus comes to town, and the town's orphans are treated to a day at the circus. The circus troupe's 'Jinx' girl causes so many problems for the performers and performances that, to escape punishment, she has to run away. She mingles with the orphans and runs away to join an orphanage.

Starring: Mabel Normand, Florence Carpenter, Ogden Crane, Cullen Landis, Clarence Arper, Gertrude Claire, Jackie Condon, Mae Giraci, Peaches Jackson, Frankie Lee ..
Directed by: Victor Schertzinger
Release date: 1919-12-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : Checkers


5.0/10 IMDB

Edward Campbell, known as Checkers, is a racetrack tout. Determined to reform himself, he foreswears gambling, but must take it up once more in order to save someone he loves from disaster.

Starring: Thomas Carrigan, Jean Acker, Julien Beaubien, Ellen Cassidy, Robert Elliott, Tammany Young, Bertram Marburgh, Edward Sedgwick ..
Directed by: Richard Stanton
Release date: 1919-08-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : The Best Man

The Best Man

4.9/10 IMDB

The Library of Congress lists this as a ‘lost’ film, however a copy exists in the UK. Gordon, disguised as Hayne, meets with the criminals and manages to purloin the stolen code but the real Hayne, who the police have failed to apprehend, gives chase. Gordon escapes in a taxi that had been pre-booked to take Hayne to church to marry Celia. Arriving at the church, and remembering his instructions ‘Let Nothing Hinder You’, Gordon allows himself to be married to Celia while planning how he will escape.

Starring: J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson, Gayne Whitman, Frances Raymond, Clyde Benson, R.D. MacLean, Bert Appling, Edwin B. Tilton, Mary Land, Fred Montague ..
Directed by: Thomas N. Heffron
Release date: 1919-05-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : The Tiger's Trail

The Tiger's Trail

2.8/10 IMDB

A cult of Hindu tiger worshippers and a gang of Western outlaws try to cheat a young woman out of rich mines that belong to her.

Starring: Ruth Roland, George Larkin, Mark Strong, Harry Moody, Fred Kohler, George Field, Easter Walters, Bud Osborne, Chet Ryan, Rose Dione ..
Directed by: Paul Hurst, Louis J. Gasnier, Robert Ellis
Release date: 1919-04-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : The Great Air Robbery

The Great Air Robbery

3.3/10 IMDB

A daredevil flyer delivers the night mail despite threats from weather and robbers.

Starring: Ormer Locklear, Allan Forrest, Ray Ripley, Francelia Billington, Carmen Phillips, Tom London ..
Directed by: Jacques Jaccard
Release date: 1919-12-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : The Green Eyed Monster

The Green Eyed Monster

2.9/10 IMDB

The Green Eyed Monster is a lost 1919 Black-and-White silent film action adventure with little to scant information as to its release. It was produced by the Norman Film Manufacturing Company, a historic all-black film production company. Various dates of release are quoted in 1919 and 1921.

Starring: Jack Austin, Louise Dunbar, Robert A. Stuart, Steve Reynolds ..
Release date: 1919-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1919 : The Grim Game

The Grim Game

6.7/10 IMDB

Jailed unjustly for a murder he did not commit, a young man uses his amazing powers of escape to free himself and pursue the actual killers, who hold his fiancée captive.

Starring: Harry Houdini, Thomas Jefferson, Ann Forrest, Augustus Phillips, Tully Marshall, Arthur Hoyt, Mae Busch, Edward Martin, Jane Wolfe, George Cowl ..
Directed by: Irvin Willat
Release date: 1919-10-11

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