Best Adventure Movies of 1926

1.

The General

5.9
8.1/10 IMDB

During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Henry Smith, Frank Barnes, Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1926-12-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : The Return of Grey Wolf
2.

The Return of Grey Wolf

3.8
7.8/10 IMDB

Grey Wolf, a German Shepherd Dog, leads the human hero to victory in this silent western.

Starring: James Pierce, Helen Lynch, Walter Shumway, Edward Coxen, Lionel Belmore, Whitehorse ..
Directed by: Jack Rollens
Release date: 1926-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : The Black Pirate
3.

The Black Pirate

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A nobleman vows to avenge the death of his father at the hands of pirates. To this end he infiltrates the pirate band. Acting in character he is instrumental in the capture of a ship, but things are complicated when he finds that there is a young woman on board whom he wishes to protect from the threat of rape.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Anders Randolf, Donald Crisp, Tempe Pigott, Sam De Grasse, Charles Stevens, John Wallace, Fred Becker, Charles Belcher ..
Directed by: Albert Parker
Release date: 1926-03-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : The Son of the Sheik
4.

The Son of the Sheik

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Ahmed, son of Diana and Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan, falls in love with Yasmin, a dancing girl who fronts her father's gang of mountebanks. She and Ahmed meet secretly until one night when her father and the gang capture the son of the sheik, torture him, and hold him for ransom.

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, George Fawcett, Montagu Love, Agnes Ayres, Karl Dane, Bull Montana, Bynunsky Hyman ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1926-09-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : Beau Geste
5.

Beau Geste

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Michael "Beau" Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their own sadistic commander than from the rebellious Arabs.

Starring: Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes, Alice Joyce, Mary Brian, Noah Beery, Norman Trevor, William Powell, George Regas, Bernard Siegel ..
Directed by: Herbert Brenon
Release date: 1926-08-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : The Sea Beast
6.

The Sea Beast

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

Based on Herman Melville's novel "Moby Dick."

Starring: John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, George O'Hara, Mike Donlin, Sam Baker ..
Directed by: Millard Webb
Release date: 1926-01-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : Don Juan
7.

Don Juan

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

If there was one thing that Don Juan de Marana learned from his father Don Jose, it was that women gave you three things - life, disillusionment and death. In his father's case it was his wife, Donna Isobel, and Donna Elvira who supplied the latter. Don Juan settled in Rome after attending the University of Pisa. Rome was run by the tyrannical Borgia family consisting of Caesar, Lucrezia and the Count Donati. Juan has his way with and was pursued by many women, but it is the one that he could not have that haunts him. It will be for her that he suffers the wrath of Borgia for ignoring Lucrezia and then killing Count Donati in a duel. For Adriana, they will both be condemned to death in the prison on the river Tigre.

Starring: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Myrna Loy, Hedda Hopper, Estelle Taylor, Warner Oland, Jane Winton, John Roche, Montagu Love, Josef Swickard ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1926-08-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : The Nervous Wreck
8.

The Nervous Wreck

2.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Henry Williams, out in Arizona looking for a cure for his imaginary ills, stops at the ranch of Jud Morgan, and decides to stay. Jud's daughter, Sally, attracts his attention, although she is engaged to be married to Sheriff Bob Wells. Henry rides with her to town, where she wants to go shopping for her wedding clothes, but they run out of gas. No, problem' Henry holds up a passing motorist, with a monkey-wrench, and takes gasoline out of his car. They stop at a ranch where the foreman makes them become the cook and dishwasher. Then Jerome Underwood and his daughter, Harriet, arrive and they recognize Henry and Sally as the ones who held them up for gas. The jealous sheriff adds to the complications.

Starring: Harrison E. Ford, Phyllis Haver, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain, Hobart Bosworth, Paul Nicholson, Vera Steadman, Charles K. Gerrard, Clarence Burton ..
Directed by: Scott Sidney
Release date: 1926-10-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : Moonland
9.

Moonland

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

The Man in the Moon invites little Mickey and his dog over for a visit. They go on a magical trip and meet strange characters along the way.

Starring: Mickey McBan ..
Directed by: William A. O'Connor
Release date: 1926-04-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1926 : Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
10.

Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

A poor cobbler's son enters a $25,000 cross-country hiking contest sponsored by the footwear company that has nearly bankrupted his father. He also has fallen in love with the girl on the company's billboards, the competition's daughter, and her sweet inspiration keeps him tramping along.

Starring: Harry Langdon, Joan Crawford, Edwards Davis, Tom Murray, Alec B. Francis, Brooks Benedict, Carlton Griffin ..
Directed by: Harry Edwards
Release date: 1926-03-21

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