Best Adventure Movies of 1936


The Charge of the Light Brigade

7.0/10 IMDB

In 1853, as the British and Russian empires compete to gain and maintain their place in the dreadful Great Game of political intrigues and alliances whose greatest prize is the domination of India and the border territories, Major Geoffrey Vickers must endure several betrayals and misfortunes before he can achieve his revenge at the Balaclava Heights, on October 25, 1854, the most glorious day of the Crimean War.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Henry Stephenson, Nigel Bruce, Donald Crisp, David Niven, C. Henry Gordon, G.P. Huntley, Robert Barrat ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1936-10-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor

Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor

7.3/10 IMDB

Two sailors Sindbad and Popeye decide to test themselves in order to prove their supremacy. Popeye is then presented with a series of daunting tasks by Sindbad.

Starring: Lou Fleischer, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Gus Wickie ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky
Release date: 1936-11-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Stowaway


7.1/10 IMDB

Chin-Ching gets lost in Shanghai and is befriended by American playboy Tommy Randall. She falls asleep in his car which winds up on a ship headed for America. Susan Parker, also on the ship, marries Randall to give Chin-Ching a family.

Starring: Shirley Temple, Robert Young, Alice Faye, Eugene Pallette, Helen Westley, Arthur Treacher, Allan Lane, J. Edward Bromberg, Astrid Allwyn, Robert Greig ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1936-12-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Poor Little Rich Girl

Poor Little Rich Girl

7.0/10 IMDB

Cossetted and bored, Barbara Barry is finally sent off to school by her busy if doting widowed soap manufacturer father. When her nurse is injured en route, Barbara finds herself alone in town, ending up as part of radio song-and-dance act Dolan and Dolan sponsored by a rival soap company.

Starring: Shirley Temple, Jack Haley, Gloria Stuart, Alice Faye, Michael Whalen, Sara Haden, Jane Darwell, Claude Gillingwater, Paul Stanton, Henry Armetta ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1936-07-18

Anthony Adverse

6.3/10 IMDB

Based on the novel by Hervey Allen, this expansive drama follows the many adventures of the eponymous hero, Anthony Adverse. Abandoned at a convent by his heartless nobleman father, Don Luis, Anthony is later mentored by his kind grandfather, John Bonnyfeather, and falls for the beautiful Angela Giuseppe. When circumstances separate Anthony and Angela and he embarks on a long journey, he must find his way back to her, no matter what the cost.

Starring: Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods, Anita Louise, Edmund Gwenn, Claude Rains, Louis Hayward, Gale Sondergaard, Steffi Duna, Billy Mauch ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1936-08-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

6.8/10 IMDB

A well-established tale of a long-running feud between two mountain clans.

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, Fred Stone, Nigel Bruce, Beulah Bondi, Robert Barrat, George McFarland, Fuzzy Knight, Fred MacMurray, Tuffy ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1936-03-13

The Last of the Mohicans

6.6/10 IMDB

The story is set in the British province of New York during the French and Indian War, and concerns—in part—a Huron massacre (with passive French acquiescence) of between 500 to 1,500 Anglo-American troops, who had honorably surrendered at Fort William Henry, plus some women and servants; the kidnapping of two sisters, daughters of the British commander; and their rescue by the last Mohicans.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Binnie Barnes, Henry Wilcoxon, Bruce Cabot, Heather Angel, Phillip Reed, Robert Barrat, Hugh Buckler, Willard Robertson, William Stack ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1936-07-02

Rose Marie

6.7/10 IMDB

Opera singer, Marie de Flor, seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie, Sgt. Bruce, who is also searching for her brother. Romance ensues, resulting in several love duets between the two.

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen, Allan Jones, James Stewart, Alan Mowbray, Gilda Gray, George Regas, Robert Greig, Una O'Connor ..
Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke
Release date: 1936-01-31

Tarzan Escapes

6.5/10 IMDB

White hunter Captain Fry tries to take Tarzan back to civilization, caged for public display. He arrives in the jungle with Jane's cousins, Eric and Rita, who want Jane's help in claiming a fortune left her.

Starring: Johnny Weissmüller, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Buckler, Benita Hume, William Henry, Herbert Mundin, E. E. Clive, Darby Jones, Cheeta the Chimp ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe, John Farrow, James C. McKay, George B. Seitz, William A. Wellman
Release date: 1936-11-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The General Died at Dawn

The General Died at Dawn

6.5/10 IMDB

China, 1930s, during the ravaging civil war. General Pen entrusts O'Hara, an intrepid American adventurer, with the mission of providing a large sum of money to Mr. Wu with the task of buying weapons in Shanghai to help end General Yang's tyranny that keeps an entire province under his ruthless iron boot.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Akim Tamiroff, Madeleine Carroll, Porter Hall, Dudley Digges, William Frawley, J. M. Kerrigan, Philip Ahn, Leonid Kinskey, Willie Fung ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1936-11-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Garden of Allah

The Garden of Allah

5.8/10 IMDB

The star-crossed desert romance of a cloistered woman and a renegade monk.

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Basil Rathbone, C. Aubrey Smith, Joseph Schildkraut, John Carradine, Alan Marshal, Lucile Watson, Henry Brandon, Tilly Losch ..
Directed by: Richard Boleslawski
Release date: 1936-10-14

Winds of the Wasteland

6.0/10 IMDB

The arrival of the telegraph put Pony Express riders like John Blair and his pal Smoky out of work. A race will decide whether they or stageline owner Drake get the government mail contract.

Starring: John Wayne, Phyllis Cerf, Lew Kelly, Douglas Cosgrove, Lane Chandler, Sam Flint, Bob Kortman, Ed Cassidy, Jon Hall, Yakima Canutt ..
Directed by: Mack V. Wright
Release date: 1936-07-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Jungle Princess

The Jungle Princess

6.6/10 IMDB

Christopher Powell is in Malaysia with his fiancée and her father, capturing wild animals. While out hunting, he is attacked by a tiger, and his native guides run away, leaving him for dead. But the tiger is the pet of Ulah, a beautiful young woman who grew up by herself in the jungle. She rescues Chris and takes him back to her cave, where she nurses him to health and falls in love with him. When he eventually returns to camp, she follows. The fiancée is jealous, and the natives don't like Ulah or her pet tiger either, all of which leads to a lot of trouble.

Starring: Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Akim Tamiroff, Lynne Overman, Molly Lamont, Mala, Hugh Buckler, Sally Martin, Roberta Law, Richard Terry ..
Directed by: Wilhelm Thiele
Release date: 1936-11-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Ace Drummond

Ace Drummond

6.1/10 IMDB

This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to find out why a mysterious villain known only as 'The Dragon' is trying to prevent the newly formed International Airways from setting up an airport there. Ace meets Peggy Trainor (Jean Rogers) who is searching for her archaeologist father who has disappeared. Together they search for answers to the puzzles.

Starring: John 'Dusty' King, Jean Rogers, Noah Beery Jr., Jackie Morrow, Chester Gan, Guy Bates Post, Lon Chaney Jr., Selmer Jackson, Robert Warwick, James B. Leong ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe, Clifford Smith
Release date: 1936-10-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Bold Caballero

The Bold Caballero

5.7/10 IMDB

The Commandant is making life rough for the colonials in Spanish California. While trying to help, Zorro is charged with the murder of the new Governor, but in the end he triumphs over the evil Commandant.

Starring: Robert Livingston, Heather Angel, Sig Ruman, Ian Wolfe, Robert Warwick, Emily Fitzroy, Charles Stevens, Walter Long, Ferdinand Munier, Chris-Pin Martin ..
Directed by: Wells Root
Release date: 1936-12-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Under Two Flags

Under Two Flags

6.5/10 IMDB

Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison

Starring: Ronald Colman, Claudette Colbert, Victor McLaglen, Rosalind Russell, Gregory Ratoff, Nigel Bruce, C. Henry Gordon, Herbert Mundin, John Carradine, Frank Reicher ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1936-04-30

Trouble for Two

6.4/10 IMDB

A decadent prince unhappy over an impending arranged marriage, looking for a good time in London discovers the existence of a secret society called The Suicide Club, and so he seeks to become a member.

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Rosalind Russell, Frank Morgan, Reginald Owen, E. E. Clive, Louis Hayward, John George, Walter Kingsford, Ivan F. Simpson, Tom Moore ..
Directed by: J. Walter Ruben
Release date: 1936-05-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Ceiling Zero

Ceiling Zero

6.7/10 IMDB

War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this he changes flights with Texas.

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O’Brien, June Travis, Stuart Erwin, Barton MacLane, Henry Wadsworth, Isabel Jewell, Martha Tibbetts, Craig Reynolds, Dick Purcell ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1936-01-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : White Fang

White Fang

6.1/10 IMDB

A woman and her weakling brother inherit a mine. When the brother commits suicide the guide is accused of murder.

Starring: Michael Whalen, Jean Muir, Slim Summerville, Charles Winninger, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Thomas Beck, Lightning, Ward Bond, Joseph Herrick ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1936-07-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Wanted: Jane Turner

Wanted: Jane Turner

6.0/10 IMDB

Investigators set out to capture a gang of thieves transporting stolen cash through the U.S. mail.

Starring: Lee Tracy, Gloria Stuart, Ann Preston, John McGuire, Frank M. Thomas, Paul Guilfoyle, Barbara Pepper, Willard Robertson, Patricia Wilder, Irene Franklin ..
Directed by: Edward Killy
Release date: 1936-12-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Rangle River

Rangle River

6.3/10 IMDB

Marion Hastings returns to her father Dan's cattle property in western Queensland after being away in Europe for fifteen years. She is treated with hostility by her father's foreman, Dick Drake, and her father's neighbour, Don Lawton.

Starring: Victor Jory, Margaret Dare, Robert Coote, George Bryant, Rita Pauncefort, Leo Cracknell ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1936-12-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The House of the Spaniard

The House of the Spaniard

5.2/10 IMDB

A man ignores a warning to stay away from a sinister house on marshland near Liverpool; when someone drowns close by, he finds the evidence doesn’t add up…

Starring: Brigitte Horney, Peter Haddon, Jean Galland, Allan Jeayes, Gyles Isham, Hay Petrie, Ivor Barnard, Minnie Rayner, Gibson Gowland, David Horne ..
Directed by: Reginald Denham
Release date: 1936-11-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Alibi for Murder

Alibi for Murder

5.9/10 IMDB

A radio commentator named Perry Travis fancies himself a brilliant amateur detective. The cops wish he’d stick to his microphone and let them do the detecting. This proves impossible when a famed scientist is murdered in Perry’s studio, right in the middle of the interview. All evidence points to Perry, and he sets out to clear his name before the Shadow-like villain roaming the hallways of the radio station gets away with murder.

Starring: William Gargan, Marguerite Churchill, Gene Morgan, John Gallaudet, Romaine Callender, Egon Brecher, Drue Leyton, Wade Boteler, Dwight Frye, Raymond Lawrence ..
Directed by: D. Ross Lederman
Release date: 1936-09-23

Isle of Fury

5.5/10 IMDB

An island fugitive and his bride make room for a shipwrecked detective.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Woods, E. E. Clive, Paul Graetz, Gordon Hart, George Regas, Sidney Bracey, Tetsu Komai, Miki Morita ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1936-10-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Roaming Lady

Roaming Lady

6.0/10 IMDB

Joyce Reid, a wealthy young debutante, stows away on a cargo ship to China, carrying as passengers her dashing aviator sweetheart, Dan Bailey and and her munitions-producing father, E. J. Reid and an assortment of the usual south-seas characters along with some Asians with varying agendas. The cargo included a shipment of bombs and machine guns. She soon finds herself being held hostage and they will free her only if Dan agrees to pilot a bombing plane for some Chinese bandits.

Starring: Fay Wray, Ralph Bellamy, Thurston Hall, Edward Gargan, Roger Imhof, Paul Guilfoyle, Tetsu Komai, Arthur Rankin, Gene Morgan, Barnett Parker ..
Directed by: Albert S. Rogell
Release date: 1936-05-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : His Lordship

His Lordship

5.9/10 IMDB

A complicated adventure involving twin brothers and the Foreign Office trying to thwart the ambitions of a hostile sheikh.

Starring: George Arliss, Romilly Lunge, René Ray, Jessie Winter, John Ford, Allan Jeayes, Lawrence Anderson, Bernard Merefield, John Turnbull, Basil Gill ..
Directed by: Herbert Mason
Release date: 1936-11-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Lightnin' Bill Carson

Lightnin' Bill Carson

6.0/10 IMDB

A lawman captures the notorious "Pecos Kid", who is tried and hanged for his crimes--then starts to have doubts as to whether the Kid actually committed the crimes.

Starring: Tim McCoy, Lois January, Rex Lease, Harry Worth, Karl Hackett, John Merton, Joseph W. Girard, Lafe McKee ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1936-04-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Rose Hobart

Rose Hobart

5.6/10 IMDB

Cornell employs clips from 1931's jungle melodrama East of Borneo – more specifically, clips of its lead actress, Rose Hobart – to disquieting effect. Through Cornell's collage editing, Hobart becomes a singular object of desire and dread, trapped in an exotic paradise.

Starring: Rose Hobart, Charles Bickford, Noble Johnson, Georges Renavent, Lupita Tovar ..
Directed by: Joseph Cornell
Release date: 1936-12-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Dancing Pirate

Dancing Pirate

5.0/10 IMDB

Jonathan Pride is a mild-mannered dance instructor in 1820 Boston. En route to visit relatives, Jonathan is shanghaied by a band of zany pirates and forced to work as a galley boy. When the pirate vessel arrives at the port of Las Palomas, Jonathan, clad in buccaneer's garb, makes his escape. Everyone in Las Palomas, including Governor Alcalde (Frank Morgan) and fetching senorita Serafina (Steffi Duna), assumes that Jonathan is the pirate chieftain, leading to a series of typical comic-opera complications.

Starring: Charles Collins, Frank Morgan, Steffi Duna, Luis Alberni, Victor Varconi, Rita Hayworth, Jack La Rue, Alma Real, William V. Mong, Mitchell Lewis ..
Directed by: Lloyd Corrigan
Release date: 1936-05-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand

The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand

5.3/10 IMDB

15-Chapter Serial about a scientist that discovers a formula for making synthetic gold and the people that want it.

Starring: Jack Mulhall, Rex Lease, Marion Shilling, Mae Busch, Ruth Mix, William Farnum, Bryant Washburn, Robert Frazer, Gaston Glass, Mahlon Hamilton ..
Directed by: Albert Herman
Release date: 1936-04-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Wings over Africa

Wings over Africa

4.3/10 IMDB

Two prospectors in Africa, Tony Cooper and Dalton come across a skeleton that has nearly been picked clean by vultures. They find a letter on the body addressed to a clerk in London named Wilkins . Cooper goes to Wilkins in London and tells him that his brother, whose body they had found, has left a map and a deed to a large diamond mine. Wilkins decides to go to Africa with Cooper to find the mine and, in order to speed up and finance their venture, they give a third interest to Carol Reade and her partner John Trevor), who operate a barnstorming airplane service. In Africa, close to the mine location, they are greeted by some tough gentlemen named Collins and Quincy who have terrorized the natives and lorded over the region, who quickly discover the reason for the party's mission. They join, unasked, in the race for the diamonds. The race is interrupted by the death of Trevor who is found knifed in his bunk.

Starring: Joan Gardner, Ian Colin, James Harcourt, James Carew, James Craven, Alan Napier, Phil Thomas, Charles Oliver, Rufus Fennell ..
Directed by: Ladislao Vajda
Release date: 1936-09-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Go-Get-'Em, Haines

Go-Get-'Em, Haines

5.0/10 IMDB

Reporter Steve Haines, on the trail of a business tycoon, follows his subject onto an ocean liner and gets wound up in a cruise full of intrigue, romance and murder.

Starring: William Boyd, Sheila Terry, Eleanor Hunt, Lloyd Ingraham, LeRoy Mason, Jimmy Aubrey, Clarence Geldart, Lee Shumway, Louis Natheaux, Ernest Hilliard ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1936-06-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Frontier Justice

Frontier Justice

5.0/10 IMDB

When Brent Halston returns he finds his father in an insane asylum and Wilton about to foreclose on their ranch and bring sheep onto the cattle range. When Wilton kills a rancher, Brent is blamed and jailed. Escaping jail he gets Ware to confess that he payed to have Halston committed. He then gets unexpected help from Ethel Gordon when Wilton tries to foreclose.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Jane Barnes, Richard Cramer, Roger Williams, John Elliott, Franklyn Farnum, Lloyd Ingraham, Joseph W. Girard, Fred 'Snowflake' Toones, George Yeoman ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1936-10-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Bengal Tiger

Bengal Tiger

5.1/10 IMDB

After causing his friend's death, an animal trainer marries the man's daughter to atone.

Starring: Barton MacLane, June Travis, Warren Hull, Paul Graetz, Carlyle Moore Jr., Joe King, Milton Kibbee, Joseph Crehan, Dick Purcell, Paul Graetz ..
Directed by: Louis King
Release date: 1936-07-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Lion Man

The Lion Man

4.8/10 IMDB

A young British boy whose father was murdered by a treacherous Aran sheik finds himself in a position to exact revenge as an adult.

Starring: Jon Hall, Kathleen Burke, Ted Adams, Richard Carlyle, Lal Chand Mehra, Eric Snowden, Bobby Fairy, Finis Barton, Jimmy Aubrey, Henry Hale ..
Directed by: John P. McCarthy
Release date: 1936-08-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Dangerous Waters

Dangerous Waters

6.2/10 IMDB

While a ship captain is at sea dealing with a mutiny among his crew, his wife is at home having an affair with his best friend.

Starring: Jack Holt, Robert Armstrong, Grace Bradley, Diana Gibson, Charles Murray, Willard Robertson, Guy Usher, Dewey Robinson, Edward Gargan, Edwin Maxwell ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1936-02-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Adventures of Frank Merriwell

The Adventures of Frank Merriwell

6.7/10 IMDB

A 12-episode serial in which scholastic sports star Frank Merriwell leaves school to search for his missing father. His adventures involve a mysterious inscription on a ring, buried treasure, kidnaping and Indian raids. He saves his father and returns to school just in time to win a decisive baseball game with his remarkable pitching and hitting.

Starring: Donald Briggs, Jean Rogers, John 'Dusty' King, Carla Laemmle, House Peters Jr., Herschel Mayall Jr., Wallace Reid Jr., Edward Arnold Jr., Bryant Washburn Jr., Allan Hersholt ..
Directed by: Lew Landers, Clifford Smith
Release date: 1936-01-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Captain Calamity

Captain Calamity

4.2/10 IMDB

A South Seas skipper fights off thieves and pirates who are after a lost treasure.

Starring: George Houston, Marian Nixon, Vince Barnett, Crane Wilbur, Juan Torena, Movita, Roy D'Arcy, George J. Lewis, Margaret Irving, Louis Natheaux ..
Directed by: John Reinhardt
Release date: 1936-11-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Uncivilised


4.8/10 IMDB

A white authoress, looking for a story in the outback, is kidnapped by an Afghan slaver, betrothed to a white jungle-man, and menaced by a jealous half-caste rival, a hostile witch-doctor, his crazed-killer son, and opium smugglers!

Starring: Margot Rhys, Dennis Hoey, Ashton Jarry, Marcelle Marnay, Kenneth Brampton, Victor Fitzherbert, E. Gilbert Howell, Edward Sylveni, Pat Dwyer, Rita Aslim ..
Directed by: Charles Chauvel
Release date: 1936-09-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : North of Nome

North of Nome

7.2/10 IMDB

John Raglan is a seal hunter being hounded by hijackers, so he strands himself on an isolated island in the Bering Sea that is owned by a corporation. During a fierce sea-storm, Raglan rescues the passengers of a floundering ship, which includes the owner of the island, his daughter and her fiancée. The owner threatens to charge Ragland with poaching on private property, and then a gang of seal-skin thieves make an entrance.

Starring: Jack Holt, Evelyn Venable, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, John Miljan, Roger Imhof, Dorothy Appleby, Paul Hurst, Frank McGlynn Sr., Robert Gleckler, Ben Hendricks Jr. ..
Directed by: William Nigh
Release date: 1936-11-14

Wild Innocence

7.1/10 IMDB

A story dealing with civilization's effect and man's cruelty on the Australian outback.

Starring: A.C. Stevens, Dick Ryan ..
Directed by: Ken G. Hall
Release date: 1936-08-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : White Hunter

White Hunter

6.4/10 IMDB

Safari guide Capt. Clark Rutledge is hired by the man Michael Varek who was responsible for his father's death...

Starring: Warner Baxter, June Lang, Gail Patrick, Wilfrid Lawson, Alison Skipworth, George Hassell, Ernest Whitman, Forrester Harvey, Willie Fung, Olaf Hytten ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1936-11-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Counterfeit Lady

Counterfeit Lady

6.2/10 IMDB

Phyllis Fowler claims to be just a "simple little country girl" trying to get by in the wicked big-city, and she takes a big getting-by step when she pulls a scam that gains her a $17,000 diamond from an exclusive jewelry store. Soon, a private-detective, who has a dupe gem matching the stolen one, the police, and two gangster buddies of the jeweler are all racing each other to get the diamond back from Phyllis. The country-girl provides them all with a wild chase.

Starring: Ralph Bellamy, Joan Perry, Douglass Dumbrille, George McKay, Gene Morgan, Henry Mollison, John Tyrrell, Max Hoffman Jr., Edward LeSaint, John Harrington ..
Directed by: D. Ross Lederman
Release date: 1936-12-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Legion of Terror

Legion of Terror

6.0/10 IMDB

Two newly-appointed postal inspectors, Frank Marshall and 'Slim" Hewitt, set out to track down the sender of a time-bomb to a U. S. Senator and, during their investigation, run across a hooded organization that is terrorizing an American city. They also meet Don Foster, who is loud in his condemnation of the terrorists, and his sister, Nancy, who fears for her brother's life.

Starring: Bruce Cabot, Marguerite Churchill, Crawford Weaver, Ward Bond, Charles C. Wilson, John Hamilton, Arthur Loft, Nick Copeland, John Tyrrell ..
Directed by: Charles C. Coleman
Release date: 1936-11-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Crime Over London

Crime Over London

6.1/10 IMDB

With the police on their tail, a gang of New York criminals decided to relocate to London where they plan a major robbery on a department store.

Starring: Margot Grahame, Paul Cavanagh, David Burns, Joseph Cawthorn, Basil Sydney, René Ray, Bruce Lester, Edmon Ryan, John Darrow, Googie Withers ..
Directed by: Alfred Zeisler
Release date: 1936-10-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Leathernecks Have Landed

The Leathernecks Have Landed

5.8/10 IMDB

Dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Marines after starting a barroom brawl that gets his leatherneck buddy "Tubby" Waters killed, hothead "Woody" Davis infiltrates a gang of Shanghai gunrunners to bring the culprit to justice.

Starring: Lew Ayres, Isabel Jewell, James Ellison, James Burke, J. Carrol Naish, Clay Clement, Maynard Holmes, Ward Bond ..
Directed by: Howard Bretherton
Release date: 1936-02-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Two in Revolt

Two in Revolt

5.9/10 IMDB

A dog and a horse become unlikely allies when they attempt to thwart a crooked gambler from rigging a race.

Starring: John Arledge, Louise Latimer, Moroni Olsen, Willie Best, Harry Jans, Murray Alper, Emmett Vogan, Ethan Laidlaw, Max Wagner, Lightning the dog ..
Directed by: Glenn Tryon
Release date: 1936-04-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : The Black Coin

The Black Coin

5.7/10 IMDB

Government agents try to thwart smugglers, while some sort of plot unfolds, about a hidden treasure revealed by cursed coins.

Starring: Ralph Graves, Ruth Mix, Dave O'Brien, Constance Bergen, Matthew Betz, Robert Frazer, Harry 'Snub' Pollard, Robert Walker, Bryant Washburn, Clara Kimball Young ..
Directed by: Albert Herman
Release date: 1936-09-01

White Death

5.7/10 IMDB

Zane Grey bets he can catch a fish bigger than one he sees at Watsons Bay. He hears about a large shark, nicknamed "white death", terrorising the Queensland coast and goes to catch it. He is thwarted by the comic attempts of Newton Smith, a representative of the Wallanga Branch of Fish Protectors, to persuade Grey not to harm fish. There is also a romance between two young people. Eventually Grey manages to catch the shark.

Starring: Zane Grey, Alfred Frith, Nola Warren, John Weston, Harald Colonna, James Coleman ..
Directed by: Edwin G. Bowen
Release date: 1936-10-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1936 : Secret Patrol

Secret Patrol

5.3/10 IMDB

RCMP Alan Barclay is sent to investigate the presumed murder of his friend and fellow RCMP Gene when Gene's horse is found riderless.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Finis Barton, J.P. McGowan, Henry Mollison, Le Strange Millman, Ted Mapes, James McGrath, Arthur Kerr, Reginald Hincks, Michael Heppell ..
Directed by: David Selman
Release date: 1936-06-02

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