Best Adventure Movies of 1929


The Iron Mask

7.0/10 IMDB

King Louis XIII of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin, Cardinal Richelieu sees the second son as a potential for revolution, and has him sent off to Spain to be raised in secret to ensure a peaceful future for France. Alas, keeping the secret means sending Constance, lover of D'Artagnan, off to a convent. D'Artagnan hears of this and rallies the Musketeers in a bid to rescue her. Unfortunately, Richelieu out-smarts the Musketeers and banishes them forever.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Belle Bennett, Marguerite De La Motte, Dorothy Revier, Vera Lewis, Rolfe Sedan, William Bakewell, Nigel De Brulier, Lon Poff, Charles Stevens ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1929-02-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1929 : Desert Nights

Desert Nights

6.6/10 IMDB

A con man with his beautiful accomplice and a hostage steals a half million dollars worth of diamonds but finds they're all lost in the desert without water.

Starring: John Gilbert, Ernest Torrence, Mary Nolan, Claude King ..
Directed by: William Nigh
Release date: 1929-03-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1929 : Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo

6.9/10 IMDB

This epic adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo was directed by Henri Fescourt, and stars Jean Angelo, Lil Dagover, Pierre Batcheff, the beautiful Marie Glory, and Bernhard Goetzke as the Abbé Faria.

Starring: Jean Angelo, Lil Dagover, Gaston Modot, Jean Toulout, Marie Glory, Michèle Verly, Pierre Batcheff, Tamara Stezenko, François Rozet, Germaine Kerjean ..
Directed by: Henri Fescourt
Release date: 1929-04-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1929 : The Flying Fleet

The Flying Fleet

6.6/10 IMDB

Six friends, all hoping to become aviators, are to graduate the next day from the United States Naval Academy. When the officer of the day becomes sick, Tommy Winslow has to take his place, while the others go out and celebrate.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Ralph Graves, Anita Page, Alfred Allen, Wade Boteler, Bud Geary, Sumner Getchell, Gardner James, Roscoe Karns, Claire McDowell ..
Directed by: George W. Hill
Release date: 1929-01-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1929 : Redskin


6.7/10 IMDB

Wing Foot (Richard Dix), is a Navaho educated in an otherwise all-white school. In the course of the story he experiences prejudice from both the whites (because of his race) and the Navahos (who disown him because of his upbringing). Thus, Wing Foot is looked upon as neither Indian nor white, but simply a "redskin."

Starring: Richard Dix, Julie Carter, Tully Marshall, George Regas, Noble Johnson, Jane Novak, Larry Steers, Augustina López, Bernard Siegel ..
Directed by: Victor Schertzinger
Release date: 1929-09-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1929 : The Black Watch

The Black Watch

5.8/10 IMDB

Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on a secret mission to rescue British soldiers held prisoner there.

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence, David Rollins, Cyril Chadwick, Lumsden Hare, Roy D'Arcy, David Percy, Mitchell Lewis, Claude King ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1929-05-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1929 : Flight


6.0/10 IMDB

Two Marine pilots in love with the same girl are assigned a mission to find a notorious bandit in Nicaragua. This early talkie from director Frank Capra, released in 1929, stars Jack Holt, Ralph Graves and Lila Lee.

Starring: Jack Holt, Lila Lee, Ralph Graves, Joe Bordeaux, Walter Brennan, Eddy Chandler, Jimmy De La Cruze, Edgar Dearing, Harold Goodwin, George Irving ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1929-09-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1929 : The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island

6.1/10 IMDB

On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his daughter Sonia and her fiance, engineer Nicolai Roget have designed a submarine which Roget pilots on its initial voyage just before the island is overrun by Baron Falon, despotic ruler of Hetvia. Falon sets out after Roget in a second submarine and the two craft, diving to the ocean's floor, discover a strange land populated by dragons, giant squid and an eerie undiscovered humanoid race.

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Jacqueline Gadsden, Lloyd Hughes, Montagu Love, Montagu Love, Snitz Edwards, Gibson Gowland, Dolores Brinkman, Karl Dane, Pauline Starke ..
Directed by: Lucien Hubbard, Benjamin Christensen, Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1929-10-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1929 : The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers

6.9/10 IMDB

An Englishman (Richard Arlen) fights in the Sudan after receiving white feathers of cowardice from his fiancee (Fay Wray) and friends.

Starring: Richard Arlen, Fay Wray, Clive Brook, William Powell, Theodore von Eltz, Noah Beery, Zack Williams, Noble Johnson, Harold Hightower, Philippe De Lacy ..
Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Lothar Mendes, Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1929-06-01

The Lost Zeppelin

5.5/10 IMDB

Explorers to the South Pole in an airship Zeppelin crash in the frozen Antarctic and must struggle for survival in the land of eternal snow and ice.

Starring: Conway Tearle, Virginia Valli, Ricardo Cortez, Duke Martin, Kathryn McGuire, Winter Hall ..
Directed by: Edward Sloman
Release date: 1929-12-19

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