Best Adventure Movies of 1927

1.

Downhill

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Roddy, first son of the rich Berwick family, is expelled from school when he takes the blame for his friend Tim's charge. His family sends him away and all of his friends leave him alone. Through many life choices that don't work out in his favor, Roddy begins to find his life slowly spiraling out of his control.

Starring: Ivor Novello, Annette Benson, Isabel Jeans, Ian Hunter, Ben Webster, Norman McKinnel, Robin Irvine, Sybil Rhoda, Lilian Braithwaite, Violet Farebrother ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1927-05-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Captain Salvation
2.

Captain Salvation

3.1
6.8/10 IMDB

A young divinity student helps and protects a down and out prostitute, at the cost of his own standing in the community.

Starring: Lars Hanson, Pauline Starke, Marceline Day, Ernest Torrence, George Fawcett, Sam De Grasse, Jay Hunt, Eugenie Besserer, Eugenie Forde, Flora Finch ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1927-05-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Tracked by the Police
3.

Tracked by the Police

3.0
5.8/10 IMDB

The Laguna Dam is to be built in Arizona to supply water to desert-land unfit for cultivation or stock-raising. Rival companies bid for the building contract, which leads to violence and danger for Bob Owen and his dog Satan.

Starring: Rin-Tin-Tin, Jason Robards Sr., Virginia Brown Faire, Tom Santschi, Dave Morris, Theodore Lorch, Wilfrid North, Ben Walker, Nanette the Dog ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1927-05-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : The Beloved Rogue
4.

The Beloved Rogue

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot.

Starring: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day, Lawson Butt, Henry Victor, Slim Summerville, Angelo Rossitto, Nigel De Brulier, Lucy Beaumont, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1927-03-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
5.

Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Elephants disrupt the lives of a family deep in the jungles of Northern Siam, and an entire village.

Starring: Wild Beasts, Kru, Chantui, Natives of the Wild, The Jungle, Nah, Ladah, Bimbo the Monkey, Namul, Than ..
Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1927-04-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : The Gaucho
6.

The Gaucho

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich with gold from the grateful worshipers. Ruiz, an evil and sadistic general, captures the city, confiscates the gold, and closes the shrine. But the Gaucho, the charismatic leader of a band of outlaws, comes to the rescue.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Lupe Vélez, Eve Southern, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Michael Vavitch, Nigel De Brulier, Mary Pickford ..
Directed by: F. Richard Jones
Release date: 1927-11-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Forbidden Daughters
7.

Forbidden Daughters

2.8
5.9/10 IMDB

A woman searching Africa for her long-lost husband stumbles across a lost civilization in the jungles consisting mainly of nude and semi-nude women (which probably explains why her husband has stayed lost for such a long time).

Directed by: Albert Arthur Allen
Release date: 1927-06-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Two Arabian Knights
8.

Two Arabian Knights

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

During World War I, two American soldiers fight to escape the Germans while squabbling over a beautiful harem girl.

Starring: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith, Michael Vavitch, Michael Visaroff, Boris Karloff, DeWitt Jennings, Nicholas Dunaew, Jean Vachon ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1927-09-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : What's Going on in Beely Circus?
9.

What's Going on in Beely Circus?

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Harry Piel plays Harry Peel who receives an urgent telephone call from a friend who has returned from South America recently. The call is being made from the circus "Beely" and our hero arrives there too late to prevent the murder of his friend. Now Harry must find his friend's killer and go on a strange mission involving a hidden document.

Starring: Harry Piel, Charly Berger, Eugen Burg, Fritz Greiner, Erich Kaiser-Titz, Ilona Karolewna, Max Ralph-Ostermann, Hanni Weisse ..
Directed by: Harry Piel
Release date: 1927-01-14
10.

The Non-Stop Fright

2.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Felix goes to Timbuctoo to win 50,000 buckaroos. Little does he know, his DIY airplane is about to be hi-jacked by terrorist fish. He finds a way out though, as usual. He also undresses an elephant in order to produce a balloon to escape from the hungry Timbuctoo residents. Again, an elephant.

Directed by: Otto Messmer
Release date: 1927-08-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Tarzan and the Golden Lion
11.

Tarzan and the Golden Lion

2.2
5.2/10 IMDB

Flora Hawks is in love with the overseer of Tarzan's African estate. After a search for a legendary city of diamonds, Tarzon races with his pet lion Jad-bal-ja to save Haws from being sacrificed to a lion-god.

Starring: James Pierce, Frederick Peters, Edna Murphy, Harold Goodwin, Dorothy Dunbar, D'Arcy Corrigan, Boris Karloff, Robert Bolder ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan
Release date: 1927-03-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Almost Human
12.

Almost Human

1.8
8.0/10 IMDB

Twelfth release in the 'Fearless, the Dog Detective' series.

Starring: Fearless the Dog, Frank Austin, Slim Whitaker, Kenne Duncan, Josephine Hill ..
Directed by: Robin Williamson
Release date: 1927-03-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : The Thief Trapper
13.

The Thief Trapper

1.7
7.7/10 IMDB

Last of the series of short films starring "Fearless the Famous Police Dog."

Starring: Fearless the Dog, Paul Power, Alma Rayford, Walter Shumway, Morgan Davis, Ann Girard ..
Release date: 1927-03-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Perils of the Jungle
14.

Perils of the Jungle

1.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A young woman and her father search for hidden treasure in the African jungle.

Starring: Eugenia Gilbert, Frank Merrill, Bobby Nelson, Milburn Morante, Albert J. Smith, Will Herman, Walter Maly, Harry Belmour, Frank D. Hutter ..
Directed by: Jack Nelson
Release date: 1927-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Set Free
15.

Set Free

1.7
7.3/10 IMDB

"Side Show" Saunders gains the respect of shopowner Holly Farrell and the townsfolk when he gives up entertaining with his trick horse and dog and goes to work in the general store.

Starring: Art Acord, Olive Hasbrouck, Claude Payton, Robert McKenzie, Harry Tenbrook, Gloria Davenport, Curley Witzel, Buck Moulton, Fred Burns, Jess Deffenbach ..
Directed by: Arthur Rosson
Release date: 1927-03-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Doc's Dog
16.

Doc's Dog

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A silent short film.

Starring: Fearless the Dog, Dick Hatton, Joan Meredith, Milburn Morante, Jack Waltemeyer, Agnes Aker, William Jenson ..
Directed by: Ernest Van Pelt
Release date: 1927-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : The Night of Love
17.

The Night of Love

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Montero, son of a Gypsy leader, is about to take a bride according to primitive ritual, when the Duke de la Garda demands his right as feudal lord--to take the bride to his castle for a night. Rather than accede to the duke's advances, the girl chooses death by her own hand. Montero swears vengeance.....

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Banky, Montagu Love, Natalie Kingston, Gibson Gowland, Laska Winter, Sally Rand, William H. Tooker, John George ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1927-01-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : A Sailor's Sweetheart
18.

A Sailor's Sweetheart

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Cynthia Botts is the headmistress of a girls' school who has left a fortune on the condition that no scandal could ever be associated with her name. But scandal, in the form of Sandy McTavish, a romantic sailor and Charlotte Ralston is just around the corner.

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Clyde Cook, Myrna Loy, William Demarest, John Miljan, Dorothea Wolbert, Tom Ricketts ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1927-09-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : She's a Sheik
19.

She's a Sheik

1.4
6.3/10 IMDB

The daughter of a desert chief kidnaps a member of the French Foreign Legion in the hopes of wooing him.

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Richard Arlen, William Powell, Josephine Dunn, James Bradbury Jr., Billy Franey, Paul McAllister, Al Fremont ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1927-11-12
20.

The Royal American

1.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Story of a young shanghaied sailor. Forced to work as a deckhand on a rough-and-tumble transport vessel, the sailor ends up in South America, where his brutish captain intends to sell guns and ammo to a band of revolutionaries. Besting the villains, Jack gets into the thick of things himself, ultimately rescuing the heroine -- likewise "shanghaied" by the captain -- from Certain Doom.

Starring: Reed Howes, Nita Martan, Billy Franey, David Kirby, J.P. McGowan, Hal Salter, Rosa Gore, Martin Turner ..
Directed by: Harry Joe Brown
Release date: 1927-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : The Warning
21.

The Warning

1.4
5.6/10 IMDB

This story of the British Silent Service operating on the coast of China finds Tom Fellows, captain of an opium-smuggling ship, going into a notorious Chinese joint called "The House of a Thousand Delights," where he finds a beautiful girl, Mary Blake, bound and captive. He starts a brawl, rescues Mary in the mêlée that follows, and then loses her when she flees to a hotel. He follows her and finds she is mixed up in some mysterious activity. However, he knows more about her than she does him (because he isn't what he is supposed to be - and she isn't, either), he stays close by, even to the point of using a machine-gun to dispel a mob at a Chinese temple.

Starring: Jack Holt, Dorothy Revier, Frank Lackteen, Pat Harmon, Eugene Strong, George Kuwa, Norman Trevor ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1927-11-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Silver Valley
22.

Silver Valley

1.3
5.2/10 IMDB

Fired for crashing his aeroplane into his employer's ranch, Tom Mix is elected sheriff in a town with, as a title stated, "a high mortality rate among sheriffs." Mix, of course, prevails against almost impossible odds, at one point cornering a gang of cutthroats holding leading lady Dorothy Dwan captive in the crater of a volcano about to erupt.

Starring: Tom Mix, Tony the Horse, Dorothy Dwan, Philo McCullough, Jocky Hoefli, Tom Kennedy, Lon Poff, Harry Dunkinson, Clark Comstock ..
Directed by: Benjamin Stoloff
Release date: 1927-10-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Soft Cushions
23.

Soft Cushions

1.1
4.8/10 IMDB

Douglas MacLean stars as The Young Thief, who falls in love with The Girl, played by Sue Carol. Alas, the Girl has been sold into the harem of The Wazir (Albert Prisco), forcing the Thief to sneak into the palace to rescue her.

Starring: Douglas MacLean, Sue Carol, Richard Carle, Russ Powell, Frank Leigh, Wade Boteler, Nigel De Brulier, Albert Prisco, Boris Karloff, Albert Gran ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1927-08-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Fangs of Destiny
24.

Fangs of Destiny

0.9
3.2/10 IMDB

Dynamite -- Universal's answer to Warner Bros.' canine star Rin Tin Tin -- and his owner Jerry Matthews (Edmund Cobb) come to the aid of a beleaguered rancher in this typical low-budget "doggie melodrama" set in the West.

Starring: Dynamite the Dog, Edmund Cobb, Betty Caldwell, George Periolat, Carl Sepulveda, Dynamite the Dog, Al Ferguson, Joan Hathaway, Brick Cannon ..
Directed by: Stuart Paton
Release date: 1927-12-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : The Understanding Heart
25.

The Understanding Heart

0.7
2.5/10 IMDB

Two men in love with the same girl are trapped with her in a forest fire.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Rockliffe Fellowes, Francis X. Bushman Jr., Carmel Myers, Richard Carle, Jerry Miley, Harvey Clark ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1927-02-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : The Silent Hero
26.

The Silent Hero

0.6
1.8/10 IMDB

Bud Taylor loves Mary Stoddard but is leaving for Alaska in search of gold, leaving a police-dog pup with her that he has named "Phantom." Wade Burton is anxious to win Mary and her father's money. Later, Wade follows Bud to Alaska and attempts to claim-jump Bud's gold strike, but is foiled by Bud and "Phantom."

Starring: Napoleon the Dog, Robert Frazer, Edna Murphy, Ernest Hilliard, Joseph W. Girard, Harry Allen ..
Directed by: Duke Worne
Release date: 1927-08-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Wolf's Trail
27.

Wolf's Trail

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Heralded as a "Universal Thrill Feature," this minor outdoor melodrama starred Dynamite, one of canine phenomenon Rin Tin Tin's legion of imitators. Veteran actor Edmund Cobb headed the human cast as Captain Tom Grant, a Texas ranger impersonating an outlaw in order to infiltrate a gang of smugglers.

Starring: Dynamite the Dog, Edmund Cobb, Dixie Lamont, Edwin Terry, Joseph Bennett ..
Directed by: Francis Ford
Release date: 1927-10-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Walt Disney Treasures: Oswald The Lucky Rabbit
28.

Walt Disney Treasures: Oswald The Lucky Rabbit

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Release date: 1927-09-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Fly Low Jack and the Game
29.

Fly Low Jack and the Game

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

This technically ambitious short fiction film utilized actors from the Rochester Community Players, and was shot on locations across Rochester, including Britton Field, now the Rochester International Airport. Kodak screened it for customers at sales conventions, and it proved to be the perfect finale to Gleason’s film career. The unofficial “Godmother of Amateur Filmmaking,” Gleason wrote "Scenario Writing and Producing for the Amateur" in 1929.

Starring: Olive K. Tuttle, Wilbur O’Brien, Howard Cumming, William W. Winans Jr., Adele Mogensen, Angela C. Sessions ..
Directed by: Marion Gleason
Release date: 1927-10-13
30.

His Pal

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Short featuring Fearless the Dog

Starring: Fearless the Dog ..
Release date: 1927-02-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : Sky High Saunders
31.

Sky High Saunders

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Sky High Saunders is a 1927 American silent action film directed by Bruce M. Mitchell. The film stars Al Wilson, Elsie Tarron and Frank Rice. Sky High Saunders was one of a series of films that showcased the exploits of the stunt pilots in Hollywood.

Starring: Al Wilson, Elsie Tarron, Frank Rice, Bud Osborne, Billy 'Red' Jones ..
Directed by: Bruce Mitchell
Release date: 1927-11-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1927 : The Black Diamond Express
32.

The Black Diamond Express

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Dan Foster, the engineer of the Black Diamond Express express train falls in love with Jeanne Harmon, whose snobbish, high society mother, Mrs. Harmon, does not approve of the blue-collar, rough-at-the-edges Dan Foster as a suitable husband for Jeanne.

Starring: Monte Blue, Edna Murphy, Myrtle Stedman, Claire McDowell, Carroll Nye, William Demarest, Jack W. Johnston, Austen Jewell ..
Directed by: Howard Bretherton
Release date: 1927-06-04

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