Best Adventure Movies of 1925


The Gold Rush

8.1/10 IMDB

A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He soon gets mixed up with some burly characters, falls in love with the beautiful Georgia, and tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite, Harry Arras, James Dime, Charles Force, J. C. Fowler ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1925-07-12

The Lost World

7.0/10 IMDB

The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Starring: Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery, Lloyd Hughes, Alma Bennett, Arthur Hoyt, Margaret McWade, Bull Montana, Frank Finch Smiles, Jules Cowles ..
Directed by: Harry O. Hoyt
Release date: 1925-02-02

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

7.8/10 IMDB

Erstwhile childhood friends, Judah Ben-Hur and Messala meet again as adults, this time with Roman officer Messala as conqueror and Judah as a wealthy, though conquered, Israelite. A slip of a brick during a Roman parade causes Judah to be sent off as a galley slave, his property confiscated and his mother and sister imprisoned. Years later, as a result of his determination to stay alive and his willingness to aid his Roman master, Judah returns to his homeland an exalted and wealthy Roman athlete. Unable to find his mother and sister, and believing them dead, he can think of nothing else than revenge against Messala.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Carmel Myers, Nigel De Brulier, Claire McDowell, Kathleen Key, Frank Currier, Betty Bronson, Winter Hall ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram
Release date: 1925-12-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : The Eagle

The Eagle

6.6/10 IMDB

Vladimir Dubrouvsky, a lieutenant in the Russian army, catches the eye of Czarina Catherine II. He spurns her advances and flees, and she puts out a warrant for his arrest, dead or alive. Vladimir learns that his father's lands have been taken by the evil Kyrilla Troekouroff, and his father dies. He dons a black mask, and becomes the outlaw The Black Eagle. He enters the Troekouroff household disguised as a French instructor for Kyrilla's daughter Mascha. He is after vengeance, but instead falls in love with Mascha.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, Louise Dresser, Albert Conti, James A. Marcus, George Nichols, Carrie Clark Ward, Spottiswoode Aitken, Gary Cooper, Agostino Borgato ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1925-11-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Clash of the Wolves

Clash of the Wolves

6.5/10 IMDB

A fire in the mountains drive a wolf pack into the nearby desert where they terrorize the local residents. The leader of the wolf pack is Lobo, actually a halfbreed (Rin Tin Tin). When the pack is discovered hunting a herd of cows, a posse gives chase. Lobo leaves his pack to lead the posse away. He is injured and found by a local prospector, Dave Weston (Charles Farrell). The prospector nurses Lobo back to health and the two become close friends. Meanwhile, Weston has made a Borax find in the area. His girl friend May Barstowe (June Marlowe), daughter of a wealthy rancher, is pleased. However the local chemist, Borax Horton (Pat Hartigan), actually a claim jumper, plans to steal the claim.

Starring: Rin-Tin-Tin, Nanette, June Marlowe, Heinie Conklin, Will Walling, Pat Hartigan, Charles Farrell ..
Directed by: Noel M. Smith
Release date: 1925-11-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Don Q Son of Zorro

Don Q Son of Zorro

6.9/10 IMDB

Don Cesar De Vega crosses swords with a vicious member of the Queen's Guard, and steals the affection of a young heiress. When the officer frames the young upstart for murder, Don Cesar fakes his own death and retreats to the crumbling ruins of the family castle he plots his vengeance.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Astor, Donald Crisp, Jack McDonald, Warner Oland, Stella De Lanti, Jean Hersholt, Albert MacQuarrie, Lottie Pickford, Charles Stevens ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp
Release date: 1925-06-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Wolfheart's Revenge

Wolfheart's Revenge

6.5/10 IMDB

Blake, the crooked foreman of a cattle ranch, murders a sheep rancher. Then after framing ranch hand Jack for the murder, he urges the ranch hands to hang him. But Jack's dog Wolfheart finds evidence implicating Blake in the murder. The ranch owner then stops the hanging and Jack and Wolfheart head out after Blake. Written by Maurice VanAuken

Starring: Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Kathleen Collins, Larry Fisher, S.J. Bingham, Helen Walton, Wolfheart the Dog ..
Directed by: Charles R. Seeling
Release date: 1925-03-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Womanhandled


6.3/10 IMDB

Bill Dana, a New York City playboy, can't resist the flaming flappers and red-hot mamas along the Great White Way, so he decides to head out west to his uncle's ranch in Wind River, Texas. But the gold-diggers and their relatives follow him.

Starring: Richard Dix, Esther Ralston, Edmund Breese, Cora Williams, Olive Tell, Margaret Morris, Tammany Young, Eli Nadel, Basset Blakely, Edgar Nelson ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1925-12-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : She


5.7/10 IMDB

Mr. Blackwell discovers a relic that informs him about Blythe (as Ayesha, or "She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed"), who loved his father and others in the ancestral line. Blackwell accompanies pal Heinrich George and handyman Tom Reynolds to Arabia.

Starring: Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette, Tom Reynolds, Heinrich George, Jerrold Robertshaw, Alexander Butler, Marjorie Samuelson ..
Directed by: Leander De Cordova, G. B. Samuelson
Release date: 1925-06-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Lorraine of the Lions

Lorraine of the Lions

6.2/10 IMDB

A ship carrying a touring circus troupe sinks at sea, and Lorraine, a young girl, is washed up on a deserted island. Her only companion is a gorilla from the circus, Bimi, who raises her as its own. Several years later Lorraine's wealthy grandfather, who has hired a psychic to help find her, is led by the psychic to Lorraine's island, and she and Bimi are taken back to "civiliation" in San Francisco, but things don't work out exactly as planned.

Starring: Norman Kerry, Patsy Ruth Miller, Fred Humes, Doreen Turner, Harry Todd, Philo McCullough, Joseph J. Dowling, Frank Newburg, Rosemary Cooper, Walter Brennan ..
Directed by: Edward Sedgwick
Release date: 1925-10-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Too Many Kisses

Too Many Kisses

6.4/10 IMDB

Wanting his son to get away from his many girlfriends and buckle down to work, the New York industrialist father of a playboy sends him to an obscure village in Spain to find samples of a rare mineral. When the son gets to Spain, he runs afoul of the local police chief - who has a secret that he tries to keep the young man from discovering.

Starring: Richard Dix, Frances Howard, William Powell, Frank Currier, Harpo Marx, Paul Panzer, Joseph Burke, Albert Tavernier, Arthur Ludwig, Alyce Mills ..
Directed by: Paul Sloane
Release date: 1925-01-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Dick Turpin

Dick Turpin

5.9/10 IMDB

In eighteenth century England, gentleman highwayman Dick Turpin overcomes many difficulties to rescue his sweetheart from a terrible marriage.

Starring: Tom Mix, Alan Hale, Kathleen Myers, Philo McCullough, Lucille Hutton, James A. Marcus, Bull Montana, Jack Herrick, Tony the Horse, Gary Cooper ..
Directed by: John G. Blystone
Release date: 1925-02-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Raffles


5.0/10 IMDB

Raffles (House Peters) is an English gentleman with a secret life—he is the notorious jewel thief known as "The Amateur Cracksman". While sailing from India to England accompanied by his friend, Bunny Manners (Freeman Wood), it is rumored that the infamous cracksman is aboard ship. Raffles warns a lady passenger to keep an eye on her necklace, which is stolen soon afterward. Although a search reveals no evidence, the necklace is returned upon reaching London.

Starring: House Peters, Miss DuPont, Hedda Hopper, Fred Esmelton, Walter Long, Winter Hall, Kate Lester, Freeman Wood, Roland Bottomley, Lillian Langdon ..
Directed by: King Baggot
Release date: 1925-05-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : The Ancient Highway

The Ancient Highway

7.2/10 IMDB

When not cutting down trees and shouting "TIMMMM-BERRRRR!", Jack Holt has to deal with someone who's sabotaging the camp. The miscreant turns out to be the odious Montagu Love, whom Holt dispenses with in a climactic fisticuffs session. Billie Dove provides the toothsome romantic interest.

Starring: Jack Holt, Billie Dove, Montagu Love, Stanley Taylor, Lloyd Whitlock, William A. Carroll, Marjorie Bonner, Christian J. Frank ..
Directed by: Irvin Willat
Release date: 1925-11-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : The Power God

The Power God

6.1/10 IMDB

In this movie serial Professor Sturgess invents a miraculous engine which can draw unlimited power from the atoms of the air. When the professor is killed, his daughter and her fiance must fight to keep the secret of the power engine out of the hands of evil Weston Dore and his henchmen.

Starring: Ben F. Wilson, Neva Gerber, Lafe McKee, Al Ernest Garcia, William H. Turner, Ruth Royce, Catherine Kent, Nelson McDowell, Chief Eagle Wing, Sam Allen ..
Directed by: Francis Ford, Ben F. Wilson
Release date: 1925-05-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : The Air Mail

The Air Mail

6.3/10 IMDB

Russ Kane obtains work as a pilot in the airmail service with the purpose of robbing the mails. However, during his training period at the Reno field, he becomes imbued with the spirit of the service and dedicates himself to getting the mail through.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Billie Dove, Mary Brian, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., George Irving, Richard Tucker, Guy Oliver, Lee Shumway, Jack Byron, John Webb Dillion ..
Directed by: Irvin Willat
Release date: 1925-03-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : A Man Must Live

A Man Must Live

6.0/10 IMDB

Jeff Farnell, forced by circumstances to take a job on a New York scandal sheet while he awaits the settlement of his claim against a steel company. Job Hardcastle, the hardened city editor of the paper, sends Jeff to get a story on "Mops" Collins, a society divorcée who has been reduced to dancing in a cabaret. Jeff takes pity on Mops, who is dying of consumption, and takes her into his apartment, telling Hardcastle that he could not find her. Afraid of losing his job, Jeff hunts for a big story, finding it when he discovers that Clive Ross-Fayne, a friend he thought lost in the war, has been arraigned on charges of narcotics peddling. (Pamela Short)

Starring: Richard Dix, Jacqueline Logan, George Nash, Edna Murphy, Charles Byer, Dorothy Walters, William Ricciardi, Arthur Housman, Lucius Henderson, Jane Jennings ..
Directed by: Paul Sloane
Release date: 1925-01-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Perils of the Wild

Perils of the Wild

5.5/10 IMDB

Movie serial Perils of the Wild

Starring: Joe Bonomo, Margaret Quimby, Jack Mower, Alfred Allen, Eva Gordon, Jack Murphy, Howard Enstedt, Francis Irwin, William Dyer, Albert Prisco ..
Directed by: Francis Ford
Release date: 1925-08-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Adventure


5.0/10 IMDB

David Sheldon owns a plantation in the Solomon Islands. Many of his field hands die of blackwater fever, and then he becomes sick himself. Joan Lackland, a female soldier of fortune, arrives by schooner in the islands. With the help of her Kanaka crew, she protects David from an attack by the natives who are led by Googomy. Joan nurses David back to health and becomes his business partner, protecting his mortgaged property from two avaricious moneylenders. Seeking vengeance, the moneylenders incite the natives to revolt.

Starring: Tom Moore, Pauline Starke, Wallace Beery, Raymond Hatton, Walter McGrail, Duke Kahanamoku, James P. Spencer, Noble Johnson ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1925-04-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : The Isle of Hope

The Isle of Hope

3.3/10 IMDB

A ship captain's beautiful daughter and a wealthy playboy who is searching for buried treasure find themselves stranded on a desert island.

Starring: Richard Talmadge, Helen Ferguson, James A. Marcus, Bert Strong, Howard Bell, Edward Gordon, George Reed ..
Directed by: Jack Nelson
Release date: 1925-08-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : As Man Desires

As Man Desires

2.4/10 IMDB

The story of a man who was robbed of his greatest love and the South Seas wildflower who found it for him, in the land of pawn trees where men of all nations gather; some seeking vengeance and some forgiveness.

Starring: Milton Sills, Viola Dana, Ruth Clifford, Rosemary Theby, Irving Cummings, Paul Nicholson, Tom Kennedy, Hector V. Sarno, Louis Payne, Anna Mae Walthall ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1925-01-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : The Green Archer

The Green Archer

5.4/10 IMDB

Starring: Allene Ray, Walter Miller, Burr McIntosh, Frank Lackteen, Dorothy Janis, Stephen Grattan ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1925-12-06

The Gorgon's Head

0.0/10 IMDB

“Each vase has a story to tell, if only you have the eyes to read it.” In this charming silent film, a drawing student’s daydream at The Metropolitan Museum of Art brings the ancient Greek myth of Perseus to life. Embark on a classic journey filled with strange encounters, from the mysterious old women who share a single eye to the enchanting nymphs of the western sea. And of course, don’t miss the dramatic showdown with Medusa.

Starring: Charles Kennedy, Edith Wynne Matthison, Geoffrey Wardwell, George Blackwood, Frances Aikens, Eugenie Woodward, Kathleen Mcdermott, Honore Dyde, Margaret Gage, Berry Middleton ..
Release date: 1925-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Idaho!


1.7/10 IMDB

Frank Leon Smith's well-written story told of Carter's Creek, a bustling mining camp, and of how Beth Cameron (Rich) seeks to avenge the murder of her father (Frederick Vroom) by donning men's clothing and raiding the vicinity.

Starring: Mahlon Hamilton, Vivian Rich, Frederick Vroom, Frank Lackteen, Omar Whitehead, William Quinn, Fred DeSilva, Charles Brinley, Nelson McDowell, William Dale ..
Directed by: Robert F. Hill
Release date: 1925-03-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : In the Name of Love

In the Name of Love

0.0/10 IMDB

Naturalized American Raoul Melnotte travels from Chicago to his native France in search of his childhood sweetheart, Marie Dufrayne.

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, Greta Nissen, Wallace Beery, Raymond Hatton, Lillian Leighton, Edythe Chapman, Richard Arlen ..
Directed by: Howard Higgin
Release date: 1925-08-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1925 : Graustark


0.0/10 IMDB

An American falls for the princess of the Kingdom of Graustark, and decides to her marriage to a dastardly prince.

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Eugene O'Brien, Marc McDermott, Roy D'Arcy, Albert Gran, Lillian Lawrence, Michael Vavitch, Frank Currier, Lillian Lawrence, Winter Hall ..
Directed by: Dimitri Buchowetzki
Release date: 1925-08-30

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