Best Adventure Movies of 1920


The Mark of Zorro

7.1/10 IMDB

Don Diego Vega pretends to be an indolent fop as a cover for his true identity, the masked avenger Zorro.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Noah Beery, Charles Hill Mailes, Claire McDowell, Marguerite De La Motte, Robert McKim, George Periolat, Walt Whitman, Sidney De Gray, Tote Du Crow ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1920-12-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

6.7/10 IMDB

As Alice and Cora Munro attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War, they are set upon by French soldiers and their cohorts, Huron tribesmen led by the evil Magua. Fighting to rescue the women are Chingachgook and his son Uncas, the last of the Mohican tribe, and their white ally, the frontiersman Natty Bumppo, known as Hawkeye.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe, Lillian Hall, Henry Woodward, James Gordon, George Hackathorne, Nelson McDowell, Nelson McDowell, Harry Lorraine ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown, Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1920-11-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : Dinty


7.1/10 IMDB

Dinty is a newsboy whose fight to care for his ailing mother leads him into conflicts with the other boys on the street and then with drug smugglers in Chinatown.

Starring: Wesley Barry, Noah Beery, Colleen Moore, Anna May Wong, Aaron Mitchell, J. Barney Sherry, Marjorie Daw, Walter Chung, Tom Gallery, Newton Hall ..
Directed by: John McDermott, Marshall Neilan
Release date: 1920-11-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Ghost of the Canyon

The Ghost of the Canyon

6.7/10 IMDB

Two railroad companies compete for a very lucrative contract. Helen's father is the first in command, and her fiance the second in one of the companies. The rival company organizes a sabotage, which is exposed by Helen. Unfortunately for her, she is alone against three men who tie her up to the railroad tracks. She faces imminent death unless she finds a way to free herself from the ropes.

Starring: Helen Gibson, S.D. Wilcox, Millard K. Wilson, Burton Law ..
Directed by: Robert Myles
Release date: 1920-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Mollycoddle

The Mollycoddle

6.6/10 IMDB

An American who has lived much of his life outside the country returns to Arizona for the first time in years and encounters villainy.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Ruth Renick, Wallace Beery, Paul Burns, Morris Hughes, George Stewart, Charles Stevens ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1920-06-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Leopard Woman

The Leopard Woman

5.6/10 IMDB

An epic of passion, intrigue, and espionage set in the African Jungle.

Starring: Louise Glaum, House Peters, Noble Johnson, Benny Ayers, Nathan Curry, Alfred Hollingsworth ..
Directed by: Wesley Ruggles
Release date: 1920-10-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Son of Tarzan

The Son of Tarzan

5.6/10 IMDB

Tarzan's son Jack is kidnapped from England by his old enemy Paulovich. Jack escapes into the African jungle where he meets Meriem, a European girl held captive. Freeing her, he falls in love but she's sought by Paulovich. Then Tarzan arrives with Jane to save the day!

Starring: Karla Schramm, Gordon Griffith, Mae Giraci, Raymond Thompson, Kamuela C. Searle, P. Dempsey Tabler, Nita Martan, Eugene Burr, Frank Morrell, Saville De Sacia ..
Directed by: Harry Revier, Arthur J. Flaven
Release date: 1920-04-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : Nomads of the North

Nomads of the North

5.8/10 IMDB

A Canadian Mountie allows an innocent fugitive to escape with the women he loves.

Starring: Betty Blythe, Lon Chaney, Lewis Stone, Francis McDonald, Spottiswoode Aitken, Melbourne MacDowell, Gordon Mullen, Charles Smiley ..
Directed by: David Hartford
Release date: 1920-09-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : Terror Island

Terror Island

5.4/10 IMDB

Inventor Harry Harper (Harry Houdini) travels to the South Seas, where there is buried treasure belonging to a girl, Beverly West (Lila Lee). Naturally, others are after the loot, and Beverly's father (Fred Turner) is being held captive by cannibals until she returns to them with a pearl that belongs to one of their idols. The climax consists of Harper saving Beverly from a safe which has been lowered into the sea.

Starring: Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee, Wilton Taylor, Eugene Pallette, Ed Brady, Taylor N. Duncan, F.A. Turner, Rosemary Theby, Frank Bonner ..
Directed by: James Cruze
Release date: 1920-04-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : Treasure Island

Treasure Island

7.0/10 IMDB

Young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of the buried treasure of the buccaneer Captain Flint, in this adaptation of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Starring: Shirley Mason, Josie Melville, Al W. Filson, Wilton Taylor, Lon Chaney, Charles Ogle, Joseph Singleton, Bull Montana, Harry Holden, Sydney Deane ..
Directed by: Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1920-01-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Wonder Man

The Wonder Man

6.9/10 IMDB

French Secret Service agent and boxer Henri D'Alour uncovers a plot to con the government out of millions of francs in its purchase of machinery.

Starring: Georges Carpentier, Faire Binney, Florence Billings, Downing Clarke, Cecil Owen, Robert Barrat ..
Directed by: John G. Adolfi
Release date: 1920-05-29

The Call of the Road

6.8/10 IMDB

In 1820 a disowned gambler becomes a boxer and save his noble uncle from a highway man.

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Phyllis Shannaw, Warwick Ward, A.E. Coleby, Adeline Hayden Coffin, Philip Williams, A.E. Coleby ..
Directed by: A.E. Coleby
Release date: 1920-10-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : Isobel or the Trail's End

Isobel or the Trail's End

5.0/10 IMDB

In retaliation for an attack upon his wife Isobel, Scottie Dean, a passenger on a whaling ship, throws Captain Jim Blake overboard and, believing that he is responsible for the captain's death, flees to the Northwoods for safety.

Starring: House Peters, Jane Novak, Edward Peil Sr., Tom Wilson, Robert Walker, Pearlie Norton, Dick La Reno, Horin Konishi ..
Directed by: Edwin Carewe
Release date: 1920-12-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Phantom Foe

The Phantom Foe

5.4/10 IMDB

Janet Dale feels that there is a danger looming over her home but cannot put her finger on what it is. Days later her father disappears at her 18th birthday party; dematerializing into thin air before her eyes. She sets out to find him and grapples wit mobsters, psychics, murder, and family secrets.

Starring: Juanita Hansen, Warner Oland, Wallace McCutcheon Jr., William Bailey, Nina Cassavant, Tom Goodwin, Harry Semels, Joe Cuny ..
Directed by: Bertram Millhauser
Release date: 1920-10-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : An Arabian Knight

An Arabian Knight

5.3/10 IMDB

Japanese actor Sessue Hayakawa is cast as an ancient Egyptian donkey boy in An Arabian Knight. The humble Hayakawa rescues high-born Lillian Hall from lascivious pasha Fred Jones. All this brouhaha is actually a dream experienced by Hall.

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Lillian Hall, Jean Acker, Marie Pavis, Elaine Inescourt, Harvey Clark, Fred C. Jones, Roy Coulson, Tom Bates ..
Directed by: Charles Swickard
Release date: 1920-08-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Revenge of Tarzan

The Revenge of Tarzan

5.3/10 IMDB

Tarzan and Jane are traveling to Paris to help his old friend Countess de Coude, who is being threatened by her brother, Nikolas Rokoff. Rokoff has Tarzan tossed overboard. He survives, comes ashore in North Africa, and goes to Paris to search for Jane. In Paris, Tarzan reunites with his old friend Paul D'Arnot, who informs him that Jane was taken to Africa. Tarzan returns just in time to save Jane from a lion attack, and soon defeats Rokoff and his henchmen.

Starring: Gene Pollar, Karla Schramm, Estelle Taylor, Armand Cortes, Franklin B. Coates, George Romain, Walter Miller ..
Directed by: Harry Revier, George M. Merrick
Release date: 1920-05-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : For the Soul of Rafael

For the Soul of Rafael

5.2/10 IMDB

Starring: Clara Kimball Young, Bertram Grassby, Eugenie Besserer, Juan de la Cruz, J. Frank Glendon, Ruth King, Helene Sullivan ..
Directed by: Harry Garson
Release date: 1920-05-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : Under Crimson Skies

Under Crimson Skies

4.5/10 IMDB

The captain of a sailing ship has an affair with the wife of one of his passengers, and gets mixed up in a mutiny at sea and a revolution.

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Harry von Meter, Mabel Ballin, Nancy Caswell, Frank Brownlee, Paul Weigel, Dick La Reno, Noble Johnson, Beatrice Dominguez, Ethel Irving ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1920-07-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : Something New

Something New

5.8/10 IMDB

A young woman visiting in Mexico is kidnapped by a gang of bandits, who drag her through the rugged wilderness to their hideout. She manages to leave word for her friend Bill, who knows the country well. But when Bill cannot find a horse, his only available form of transportation is his roadster. Nevertheless, he is determined to come to her rescue, even though it means trying to drive the car across miles of rocky, broken terrain.

Starring: Nell Shipman, Bert Van Tuyle, L.M. Wells, Merrill McCormick ..
Directed by: Nell Shipman, Bert Van Tuyle
Release date: 1920-10-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The Woman Untamed

The Woman Untamed

0.0/10 IMDB

A lovely castaway is believed to be a goddess by the local natives. Popular dancer Mlle. Doraldina wrote the story to this film especially to highlight her talents, which trade paper Moving Picture World called "frankly sensual and of the athletic order."

Starring: Doraldina, Jay Morley, Dark Cloud ..
Directed by: Jack Pratt
Release date: 1920-10-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1920 : The River's End

The River's End

0.0/10 IMDB

In the gold fields of the Canadian Northwest, a man is falsely accused of a crime and determines that a lookalike is responsible.

Starring: Lewis Stone, Marjorie Daw, Jane Novak, J. Barney Sherry, George Nichols, Charles West, Togo Yamamoto ..
Directed by: Victor Heerman, Marshall Neilan
Release date: 1920-02-22

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