Best Adventure Movies of 1922


Nanook of the North

7.6/10 IMDB

This pioneering documentary film depicts the lives of the indigenous Inuit people of Canada's northern Quebec region. Although the production contains some fictional elements, it vividly shows how its resourceful subjects survive in such a harsh climate, revealing how they construct their igloo homes and find food by hunting and fishing. The film also captures the beautiful, if unforgiving, frozen landscape of the Great White North, far removed from conventional civilization.

Starring: Allakariallak, Nyla, Cunayou, Allee, Allegoo ..
Directed by: Robert J. Flaherty
Release date: 1922-06-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1922 : The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda

6.7/10 IMDB

A kingdom's ascending heir, marked for assassination, switches identities with a lookalike, who takes his place at the coronation. When the real king is kidnapped, his followers try to find him, while the stand-in falls in love with the king's intended bride, the beautiful Princess Flavia.

Starring: Lewis Stone, Alice Terry, Robert Edeson, Stuart Holmes, Ramon Novarro, Barbara La Marr, Malcolm McGregor, Edward Connelly, Lois Lee, John George ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1922-09-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1922 : Moran of the Lady Letty

Moran of the Lady Letty

6.5/10 IMDB

Wealthy young man Ramon Laredo is abducted and put into service aboard a ship commanded by a none-too-scrupulous smuggler. When the ship encounters the foundering "Lady Letty," some of the Letty's crew is brought aboard, including Letty 'Moran' Sternerson, feisty daughter of the Letty's captain. Moran and Ramon have little use for each other, but when trouble erupts and the smuggler Captain Kitchell turns his evil eye on Moran, it is Ramon who comes to her rescue.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Dorothy Dalton, Charles Brinley, Emil Jorgenson, Maude Wayne, Walter Long, George Kuwa, Cecil Holland, William Boyd, Charles K. French ..
Directed by: George Melford
Release date: 1922-02-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1922 : The Glorious Adventure

The Glorious Adventure

7.0/10 IMDB

An Earl's cousin survives drowning and saves a lady from the Great Fire of London.

Starring: Diana Manners, Gerald Lawrence, Cecil Humphreys, Victor McLaglen, Alice Crawford, Lois Sturt, William Luff, Fred Wright, Elizabeth Beerbohm, Flora le Breton ..
Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton
Release date: 1922-04-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1922 : Rob Roy

Rob Roy

6.8/10 IMDB

A clan chief seeks revenge on the jealous Duke who outlawed him.

Starring: David Hawthorne, Gladys Jennings, Simeon Stuart, Wallace Bosco, Alec Hunter, Tom Morris, Eva Llewellyn, Roy Kellino ..
Directed by: W.P. Kellino
Release date: 1922-08-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1922 : Hurricane's Gal

Hurricane's Gal

5.0/10 IMDB

Allen Holubar silent seafaring pirate ship adventure thriller

Starring: Dorothy Phillips, Robert Ellis, Wallace Beery, James O. Barrows, Gertrude Astor ..
Directed by: Allen Holubar
Release date: 1922-07-01

The Dictator

2.5/10 IMDB

A silent romantic adventure melodrama (from the play and novel by Richard Harding) about a womanizer who follows a beautiful Hispanic woman to her home country and his adventures there. He ends up helping her father become dictator of the entire country, and is rewarded with marriage to her and he is named Minister of Finance!

Starring: Wallace Reid, Theodore Kosloff, Lila Lee, Kalla Pasha, Sidney Bracey, Fred J. Butler, Walter Long, Alan Hale ..
Directed by: James Cruze
Release date: 1922-06-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1922 : Sky High

Sky High

5.8/10 IMDB

A government agent investigates a ring that is smuggling Chinese aliens across the border from Mexico. His investigation takes him to the Grand Canyon. He finds a dazed girl wandering around who has become separated from her companions and is lost. He and the girl are soon found by her companions - the smuggling ring!

Starring: Tom Mix, J. Farrell MacDonald, Eva Novak, Sid Jordan, William Buckley, Adele Warner ..
Directed by: Lynn Reynolds
Release date: 1922-01-15

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