Best Adventure Movies of 1937

1.

Lost Horizon

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Protected by the mountains from the world outside, where the clouds of World War II are gathering, Shangri-la provides a seductive escape for the world-weary Conway.

Starring: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard, Thomas Mitchell, Margo, Isabel Jewell, H.B. Warner, Sam Jaffe, John Burton ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1937-03-03
2.

Captains Courageous

4.8
8.0/10 IMDB

Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an indulgent absentee-father, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. Harvey fails to persuade them to take him ashore, nor convince the crew of his wealth. The captain offers him a low-paid job, until they return to port, as part of the crew that turns him into a mature, considerate young man.

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas, Charley Grapewin, Mickey Rooney, John Carradine, Oscar O'Shea, Jack La Rue, Walter Kingsford ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1937-06-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : The Prisoner of Zenda
3.

The Prisoner of Zenda

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped.

Starring: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Massey, Mary Astor, David Niven, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Montagu Love, Philip Sleeman, Eleanor Wesselhoeft ..
Directed by: John Cromwell, W.S. Van Dyke
Release date: 1937-09-03
4.

The Hurricane

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

In the colonial era, island native Terangi (Jon Hall) spends a blissful honeymoon with his bride, Marama (Dorothy Lamour). Soon after, however, their relationship is torn asunder when Terangi is sent to prison for punching a prejudiced white man. Prominent members of the community -- including the governor's wife, Mme. De Laage (Mary Astor), petition the governor for clemency, but he refuses to budge. However, all pretense of law and order are soon shattered by an incoming tropical storm.

Starring: Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Mary Astor, C. Aubrey Smith, Thomas Mitchell, Raymond Massey, John Carradine, Jerome Cowan, Al Kikume, Kuulei De Clercq ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1937-11-09
5.

The Prince and the Pauper

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Two boys – the prince Edward and the pauper Tom – are born on the same day. Years later, when young teenage Tom sneaks into the palace garden, he meets the prince. They change clothes with one another before the guards discover them and throw out the prince thinking he's the urchin. No one believes them when they try to tell the truth about which is which. Soon after, the old king dies and the prince will inherit the throne.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Henry Stephenson, Barton MacLane, Billy Mauch, Robert J. Mauch, Alan Hale, Eric Portman, Lionel Pape, Leonard Willey ..
Directed by: William Keighley
Release date: 1937-04-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Wee Willie Winkie
6.

Wee Willie Winkie

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

In 1897, little Priscilla Williams, along with her widowed mother, goes to live with her army colonel paternal grandfather on the British outpost he commands in northern India.

Starring: Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen, C. Aubrey Smith, June Lang, Michael Whalen, Cesar Romero, Constance Collier, Douglas Scott, Gavin Muir, Willie Fung ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1937-07-30
7.

Dark Journey

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Madeline Goddard, is a British double agent who meets and falls in love with a German spy Baron Karl Von Marwitz during World War I. This tale of espionage blends high adventure and romance making perfect order from wartime chaos and growing in faith from despair.

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Conrad Veidt, Joan Gardner, Anthony Bushell, Ursula Jeans, Margery Pickard, Eliot Makeham, Austin Trevor, Sam Livesey, Edmund Willard ..
Directed by: Victor Saville
Release date: 1937-07-02
8.

Fire Over England

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

The film is a historical drama set during the reign of Elizabeth I (Flora Robson), focusing on the English defeat of the Spanish Armada, whence the title. In 1588, relations between Spain and England are at the breaking point. With the support of Queen Elizabeth I, British sea raiders such as Sir Francis Drake regularly capture Spanish merchantmen bringing gold from the New World.

Starring: Flora Robson, Raymond Massey, Leslie Banks, Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Morton Selten, Tamara Desni, Lyn Harding, George Thirlwell, Henry Oscar ..
Directed by: William K. Howard
Release date: 1937-03-05
9.

Knight Without Armour

3.3
6.8/10 IMDB

British agent working in Russia is forced to remain longer than planned once the revolution begins. After being released from prison in Siberia he poses as a Russian Commissar. Because of his position among the revolutionaries, he is able to rescue a Russian countess from the Bolsheviks.

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat, Irene Vanbrugh, Herbert Lomas, Austin Trevor, Basil Gill, David Tree, John Clements, Frederick Culley, Laurence Hanray ..
Directed by: Jacques Feyder
Release date: 1937-07-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : King Solomon's Mines
10.

King Solomon's Mines

3.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.

Starring: Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Anna Lee, Roland Young, John Loder, Arthur Sinclair, Robert Adams, Arthur Goullet, Tony Wane, Sydney Fairbrother ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1937-06-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Zorro Rides Again
11.

Zorro Rides Again

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

The California-Yucatan Railroad, being built for the good of Mexico, is under siege by a gang of terrorists hoping to force its sale; no one can prove their connection to profiteer Marsden. Manuel Vega, aged co-owner, calls in the aid of his nephew James, great-grandson of the original Zorro. Alas, James seems more adept at golf than derring-do; but after he arrives, Zorro rides again! Can one black-clad man on horseback defeat a gang supplied with airplanes and machine guns?

Starring: John Carroll, Helen Christian, Reed Howes, Duncan Renaldo, Noah Beery, Richard Alexander, Nigel De Brulier ..
Directed by: John English, William Witney
Release date: 1937-11-20
12.

Doctor Syn

2.9
6.1/10 IMDB

A highly respected clergyman is actually a former pirate who exacts vigilante justice in this British production.

Starring: George Arliss, Margaret Lockwood, John Loder, Roy Emerton, Graham Moffatt, Frederick Burtwell, George Merritt, Athole Stewart, Wilson Coleman, Wally Patch ..
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Release date: 1937-08-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Elephant Boy
13.

Elephant Boy

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

Robert Flaherty and Zoltán Korda shared best director honors at the Venice Film Festival for collaborating on this charming translation of Rudyard Kipling’s “Jungle Book” story “Toomai of the Elephants.” A harmonious mix of the two filmmakers’ styles, Flaherty's adeptness at ethnographic documentary meeting Korda's taste for grand adventure, ELEPHANT BOY also served as the breakthrough showcase for the thirteen-year-old Sabu, whose beaming performance as a young mahout leading the British on an expedition made him a major international star.

Starring: Sabu, W.E. Holloway, Walter Hudd, Allan Jeayes, D.J. Williams, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Iravatha, Harry Lane, Bruce Gordon ..
Directed by: Zoltan Korda, Robert J. Flaherty
Release date: 1937-04-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : The Soldier and the Lady
14.

The Soldier and the Lady

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

In the face of rebellion in Russia, Czar Alexander II sends soldier Michael Strogoff 2,000 miles away, with a critical message for Grand Duke Vladimir. On the train journey, Michael befriends a traveler and comes into contact with a mysterious spy, who both unexpectedly aid him in his quest. Once behind enemy lines, Michael is near his hometown and his mother, whom he must avoid in order to fulfill his mission.

Starring: Adolf Wohlbrück, Elizabeth Allan, Akim Tamiroff, Margot Grahame, Fay Bainter, Edward Brophy, Eric Blore, Paul Guilfoyle, William Stack, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: George Nichols Jr.
Release date: 1937-04-09
15.

Another Dawn

2.8
6.1/10 IMDB

Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but believes herself incapable of love following the death of her fiancé; some time before. Wister convinces her that he loves her enough to live without her romantic love and that she should marry him. She does so and returns to Dubik with him. There she meets his adjutant, Captain Denny Roark. Roark is a dashing young man who reminds Julia thoroughly of her lost love. Soon she finds she is indeed capable of love, but it is Roark with whom she falls in love, not her husband. As warfare with the local tribes heats up and as Wister gains awareness of the unconsummated romance growing between his wife and best friend, tragedy lurks.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Kay Francis, Ian Hunter, Frieda Inescort, Herbert Mundin, G.P. Huntley, Billy Bevan, Clyde Cook, Kenneth Hunter, Mary Forbes ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1937-06-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Fly Away Baby
16.

Fly Away Baby

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Torchy Blane solves a murder and smuggling case during a round-the-world flight.

Starring: Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane, Gordon Oliver, Hugh O'Connell, Marcia Ralston, Tom Kennedy, Joe King, Raymond Hatton, Gordon Hart, Anderson Lawler ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1937-06-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Souls at Sea
17.

Souls at Sea

2.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Michael 'Nuggin' Taylor and Powdah save lives during a sea tragedy in this story about the slave trade on the high seas during 1842.

Starring: Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee, Henry Wilcoxon, Harry Carey, Olympe Bradna, Robert Cummings, Porter Hall, George Zucco, Virginia Weidler ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1937-09-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Slave Ship
18.

Slave Ship

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Action-filled drama about a ship captain, ashamed of his background in the slave trade, forced against his will to again transport human cargo.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Wallace Beery, Elizabeth Allan, Mickey Rooney, George Sanders, Joseph Schildkraut, Jane Darwell, Minna Gombell, Francis Ford, Miles Mander ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1937-06-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Behind The Headlines
19.

Behind The Headlines

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

A radio reporter sets out to rescue his ex-girlfriend when she is kidnapped by gangsters.

Starring: Lee Tracy, Diana Gibson, Philip Huston, Paul Guilfoyle, Donald Meek, Tom Kennedy, Frank M. Thomas, Doodles Weaver, Arthur Thalasso, Ralph Robertson ..
Directed by: Richard Rosson
Release date: 1937-05-14
20.

Bulldog Drummond Escapes

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Drummond manages to save a woman from jumping in front of his car but she runs away with his car. He traces her and she asks him to help her out of a dangerous situation.

Starring: Ray Milland, Guy Standing, Heather Angel, Reginald Denny, Porter Hall, Fay Holden, E. E. Clive, Walter Kingsford, P.J. Kelly, Charles McNaughton ..
Directed by: James P. Hogan
Release date: 1937-01-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Jericho
21.

Jericho

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

An unjustly condemned corporal flees to Africa, chased by the captain blamed for his escape.

Starring: Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford, Kouka, John Laurie, James Carew, Lawrence Brown, Rufus Fennell, Ike Hatch, Frank Cram ..
Directed by: Thornton Freeland
Release date: 1937-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Jump for Glory
22.

Jump for Glory

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

A London cat burglar falls for the girlfriend of a stockbroker who used to be his partner.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Valerie Hobson, Alan Hale, Edward Rigby, Barbara Everest, Jack Melford, Anthony Ireland, Esme Percy, Basil Radford, Leo Genn ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1937-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Border Phantom
23.

Border Phantom

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

Cowboy Larry O'Day and his sidekick Lucky Smith happen upon a distraught Barbara Hartwell, who is about to be arrested for the murder of her uncle. With Barbara behind bars, Larry is determined to find the real killer and soon finds himself in the middle of a mystery involving crazed German entomologists and a smuggling ring bringing Chinese "picture girls" across the Mexican border for sale to wealthy Chinese bachelors.

Starring: Bob Steele, Harley Wood, Don Barclay, Karl Hackett, Horace Murphy, Miki Morita, Perry Murdock, John S. Peters, Frank Ball ..
Directed by: S. Roy Luby
Release date: 1937-06-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Time Out for Romance
24.

Time Out for Romance

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

A girl (Trevor) escapes marriage and hitchhikes with a young man (Whalen) in whose car a jewel thief has planted his loot.

Starring: Claire Trevor, Michael Whalen, Joan Davis, Chick Chandler, Douglas Fowley, Benny Bartlett, Billy Griffith, William Demarest, Lelah Tyler, Andrew Tombes ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1937-02-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Hollywood Cowboy
25.

Hollywood Cowboy

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

Just after Kramer goes to Wyoming to start his protection racket, cowboy actor Jeff Carson finishes a picture and goes camping. Attracted to Joyce Butler, he hires on at her ranch and quickly gets caught up in Butler's conflict with Kramer. When the Butlers refuse to buy his service, he has their cattle stampeded.

Starring: George O’Brien, Cecilia Parker, Maude Eburne, Joe Caits, Frank Milan, Charles Middleton, Lee Shumway, Walter De Palma, Al Hill, William Royle ..
Directed by: George Sherman, Ewing Scott
Release date: 1937-05-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Born Reckless
26.

Born Reckless

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

Racketeer Jim Barnes is trying to force the independent taxicab-drivers to join his "protection service" at the cost of five bucks a day. Champion race-car driver, Bob Kane, joins with his friends Lee and "Dad" Martin in a fight for the street rights of a big city.

Starring: Rochelle Hudson, Brian Donlevy, Barton MacLane, Robert Kent, Harry Carey, Pauline Moore, Chick Chandler, Joyce Compton, Joseph Crehan, Charles Lane ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair, Gustav Machatý
Release date: 1937-06-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Missing Witnesses
27.

Missing Witnesses

2.5
5.4/10 IMDB

A detective and his bumbling sidekick join the crackdown on racketeering in '30s New York City.

Starring: John Litel, Dick Purcell, Virginia Dale, Sheila Bromley, Ben Welden, Raymond Hatton, Veda Ann Borg, Carole Landis, Joan Valerie, Myrtle Stedman ..
Directed by: William Clemens
Release date: 1937-12-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Bulldog Drummond's Revenge
28.

Bulldog Drummond's Revenge

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

Captain Drummond is travelling to Switzerland to marry his girlfriend. However, when a cargo containing dangerous explosives goes missing from its place, Drummond is forced to delay his plans.

Starring: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny, E. E. Clive, Frank Puglia, Nydia Westman, Robert Gleckler, Lucien Littlefield, John Sutton ..
Directed by: Louis King
Release date: 1937-12-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : The Last Train from Madrid
29.

The Last Train from Madrid

2.5
6.4/10 IMDB

The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.

Starring: Dorothy Lamour, Lew Ayres, Gilbert Roland, Karen Morley, Lionel Atwill, Helen Mack, Robert Cummings, Olympe Bradna, Anthony Quinn, Lee Bowman ..
Directed by: James P. Hogan
Release date: 1937-06-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : She Had to Eat
30.

She Had to Eat

2.5
6.5/10 IMDB

An Arizona gas station owner faces comic adventures after traveling with an eccentric millionaire to New City, where he meets up with a small-time con woman and is repeatedly mistaken for a gangster.

Starring: Jack Haley, Rochelle Hudson, Eugene Pallette, Arthur Treacher, Douglas Fowley, John Qualen, Tom Kennedy, Franklin Pangborn, Tom Dugan, Lynn Bari ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1937-07-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : West Of Shanghai
31.

West Of Shanghai

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

American businessmen and missionaries working in China are captured and held prisoner by a local warlord.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Beverly Roberts, Ricardo Cortez, Richard Loo, Sheila Bromley, Gordon Oliver, Vladimir Sokoloff, Gordon Hart ..
Directed by: John Farrow
Release date: 1937-10-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : China Passage
32.

China Passage

2.4
5.6/10 IMDB

Americans Tommy Baldwin and Joe Dugan are hired to transport a fabulous diamond from Shanghai to San Francisco. They will be paid handsomely on success or killed on failure. The diamond is stolen as they take possession of it.

Starring: Constance Worth, Vinton Hayworth, Leslie Fenton, Gordon Jones, Alec Craig, Dick Elliott, Frank M. Thomas, George Irving, Billy Gilbert, Joyce Compton ..
Directed by: Edward Killy
Release date: 1937-03-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Flying Fists
33.

Flying Fists

2.3
5.5/10 IMDB

A lumberjack knocks out a champion boxer in a brawl, gets drawn into the boxing world where he is unknowingly set up for a fixed fight.

Starring: Bruce Bennett, Jeanne Martel, Fuzzy Knight, J. Farrell MacDonald, Guinn Williams, Dickie Jones, Charles Williams, John Elliott, William Benedict, Jack 'Tiny' Lipson ..
Directed by: Robert F. Hill
Release date: 1937-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : California Straight Ahead
34.

California Straight Ahead

2.3
5.9/10 IMDB

A truck driver races a train to the West Coast in an attempt to determine which method of transportation is faster.

Starring: John Wayne, Louise Latimer, Robert McWade, Theodore von Eltz, Tully Marshall, Emerson Treacy, Harry Allen, LeRoy Mason, Grace Goodall, Olaf Hytten ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1937-04-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Under the Red Robe
35.

Under the Red Robe

2.2
5.9/10 IMDB

In 1620s France, dreaded swordsman Gil de Berault returns from carrying out a mission for Cardinal Richelieu, and finds the Cardinal worried about growing opposition from the Huguenots in the south. The Cardinal also warns de Berault that dueling has been outlawed, and will henceforth be punishable by death. Gil, however, promptly disobeys the law and is indeed sentenced to death. The Cardinal offers to cancel the sentence if de Berault is able to capture the duke who is organizing plans for an uprising. Gil travels to the duke's castle and is allowed to stay as a guest, but the duke's wife and sister immediately suspect that he is a spy. He and his servant still make good progress, until he falls in love with the duke's sister, which complicates everything.

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Annabella, Raymond Massey, Romney Brent, Sophie Stewart, Wyndham Goldie, Lawrence Grant, Balliol Holloway ..
Directed by: Victor Sjöström
Release date: 1937-05-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Jungle Jim
36.

Jungle Jim

1.9
6.3/10 IMDB

Two safaris enter the African jungle intent on finding a white girl who is the heiress to a fortune. One safari, led by Jungle Jim, wants to make sure she gets the news that she is now a rich woman. The leaders of the other safari want to kill the girl so they can try to get hold of her inheritance.

Starring: Grant Withers, Betty Jane Rhodes, Raymond Hatton, Evelyn Brent, Henry Brandon, Bryant Washburn, Claude King, Selmer Jackson, Al Bridge, Paul Sutton ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe, Clifford Smith
Release date: 1937-01-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Trouble in Morocco
37.

Trouble in Morocco

1.6
7.2/10 IMDB

A newspaperman Paul Cluett (Jack Holt) gets rival reporter Linda Lawrence (Mae Clark) to admit that she is investigating a story in Morocco that guns are being smuggled illegally.

Starring: Jack Holt, Mae Clarke, Paul Hurst, C. Henry Gordon, Harold Huber, Oscar Apfel, Bradley Page, Victor Varconi, Bob Kortman ..
Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1937-03-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Blake of Scotland Yard
38.

Blake of Scotland Yard

1.6
5.1/10 IMDB

A 15 episode serial in which Blake battles the "Scorpion" over possession of a 'death ray' machine.

Starring: Ralph Byrd, Herbert Rawlinson, Joan Barclay, Lloyd Hughes, Dickie Jones, Lucille Lund, Nick Stuart, Sam Flint, Gail Newbury, Jimmy Aubrey ..
Directed by: Robert F. Hill
Release date: 1937-01-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Criminals of the Air
39.

Criminals of the Air

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Undercover agent Mark Owens is sent to aid the Border Patrol in the trans-border town of Hernandez in breaking up a well-organized band of smugglers.

Starring: Rosalind Keith, Rita Hayworth, Charles Quigley, Patricia Farr, John Gallaudet, Marc Lawrence, John Hamilton, Ralph Byrd, Walter Soderling, Russell Hicks ..
Directed by: Charles C. Coleman
Release date: 1937-04-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Two-Fisted Sheriff
40.

Two-Fisted Sheriff

1.6
4.9/10 IMDB

Another of the Charles Starret westerns that was billed above the title as a "Peter B. Kyne Production" and story in which Kyne had nothing to do with the production or the story other than allowing his name to be used for selling purposes. This is a remake of Columbia's 1932 "Cornered" that starred Tim McCoy. Bob Pearson (Bruce Lane, also known as Yancey Lane)saves the life of his friend, Sheriff Dick Houston (Charles Starrett), who has captured two stagecoach bandits and is about to be shot from ambush by a third. Bob is found a few days later near the murdered body of cattleman Herrick (Dick Rush) with a gun in his hand.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Barbara Weeks, Bruce Lane, Edward Peil Sr., Allan Sears, Walter Downing, Ernie Adams, Claire McDowell, Frank Ellis, George Chesebro ..
Directed by: Leon Barsha
Release date: 1937-06-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : The Mighty Treve
41.

The Mighty Treve

1.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Story of a dog that is fanatically devoted to its master.

Starring: Noah Beery Jr., Barbara Read, Samuel S. Hinds, Hobart Cavanaugh, Alma Kruger, Earle Foxe, Julian Rivero, Edmund Cobb, Spencer Charters, Frank Reicher ..
Directed by: Lewis D. Collins
Release date: 1937-01-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Love Takes Flight
42.

Love Takes Flight

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

A commercial pilot romances both a Hollywood actress and a female aviator. 1937.

Starring: Bruce Cabot, Beatrice Roberts, Astrid Allwyn, Edwin Maxwell, John Sheehan, Grady Sutton, Harry Tyler, Peter Potter, Elliot Fisher, Bill Elliott ..
Directed by: Conrad Nagel
Release date: 1937-11-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Wild West Days
43.

Wild West Days

1.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Retired lawman Kentucky Wade and his three buddies, Mike Morales, "Dude" Hanford and "Trigger" Benton come to Brimstone and help their friends Larry Munro and his sister, Lucy , in their fight to retain control of Larry's rich ore mine. "Doc" Hardy , as an old friend of Wade's, joins them in their efforts to keep Matt Keeler , the scheming owner of "The Brimstone News", from his efforts to wrest control of Munro's property and mine. Keller employs a legion of henchmen, and sidelines at running runs guns to Red Hatchet and his tribe so they can also get in on the fray against the Munro's and Kentucky and friends.

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, George Shelley, Lynn Gilbert, Frank Yaconelli, Bob Kortman, Russell Simpson, Walter Miller, Charles Stevens, Frank McGlynn Jr., Francis McDonald ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe, Clifford Smith
Release date: 1937-07-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Adventure's End
44.

Adventure's End

1.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Pacific pearl diver Duke Slade escapes angry natives by joining a whaler whose dying captain persuades him to marry his daughter who is already being wooed by the first mate.

Starring: John Wayne, Diana Gibson, Montagu Love, Moroni Olsen, Maurice Black, Paul White ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1937-12-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Ebb Tide
45.

Ebb Tide

1.4
6.0/10 IMDB

In 1890, two British expatriates, Robert Herrick and Huish, and German Captain Jakob Thorbecke, are commissioned to sail a Yankee schooner called The Golden State , whose captain and crew have died of smallpox. From Tehua in the South Seas to Australia, they are to deliver a cargo of champagne. Thorbecke decides to head for Peru, however, so he can sell the merchandise and pocket the money. While sailing, Faith Wishart, daughter of the deceased captain, comes out of her hiding place on board and, by briefly holding Thorbecke at gunpoint, demands he make the delivery.

Starring: Oskar Homolka, Frances Farmer, Ray Milland, Lloyd Nolan, Barry Fitzgerald, Charles Judels, Charles Stevens, David Torrence, Lina Basquette, Harry Field ..
Directed by: James P. Hogan
Release date: 1937-11-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : The Luck of Roaring Camp
46.

The Luck of Roaring Camp

1.4
5.9/10 IMDB

When the miners of Roaring Camp become Godfathers to a motherless baby, they name the boy Luck and promise to set aside money for him from their diggings. But when they strike it rich the money is gambled away instead.

Starring: Owen Davis Jr., Charles Brokaw, Joan Woodbury, Sheila Bromley, Ferris Taylor, Bob Kortman, Charles King, Byron Foulger, Robert McKenzie, Ray Bennett ..
Directed by: Irvin Willat
Release date: 1937-11-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : There Goes My Girl
47.

There Goes My Girl

1.4
5.8/10 IMDB

Jerry and Connie are engaged to be married, but they're also rival newspaper reporters, and when they're both assigned to cover the same murder case, the temptation to out-scoop the other threatens their relationship.

Starring: Gene Raymond, Ann Sothern, Gordon Jones, Frank Jenks, Richard Lane, Bradley Page, Joan Woodbury, Joseph Crehan, Maxine Jennings, Marla Shelton ..
Directed by: Ben Holmes
Release date: 1937-05-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1937 : Roaring Timber
48.

Roaring Timber

1.4
5.8/10 IMDB

Jim Sherwood , toughest logging boss in the timber country, takes on his toughest assignment when he agrees to cut an enormous volume of timber for Andrew MacKinley, who has to deliver the timber within sixty days.

Starring: Jack Holt, Grace Bradley, Ruth Donnelly, Raymond Hatton, Willard Robertson, J. Farrell MacDonald, Charles C. Wilson, Ernest Wood, Philip Ahn, Fred Kohler Jr. ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1937-07-03
49.

Windjammer

1.3
5.6/10 IMDB

The fourth and last of the George A. Hirliman-produced films starring George O'Brien (preceded by "Daniel Boone", "Park Avenue Logger" and "Hollywood Cowboy") that were distributed by RKO Radio. Hirliman sold O'Brien's contract to RKO, which then produced 18 series westerns starring O'Brien that ended when O'Brien went into the Navy at the outbreak of WW II. Long-time (past and future) O'Brien director David Howard served as Hirliman's Associate Producer on this film. "Windjammer" finds O'Brien as a subpoena server ordered to serve a subpoena on Brandon Evans (The Commondore) for a senate inquiry or lose his job. Posing as a playboy, he boards the Commodore's yacht during a yacht race, and the yacht is wrecked by a gun-running windjammer commanded by Captain Morgan (William Hall.) All hands are picked up by the windjammer, including the Commodore's daughter (played by Constance Worth) and put to work as galley slaves.

Starring: George O’Brien, Constance Worth, William Hall, Brandon Evans, Gavin Gordon, Stanley Blystone, Lal Chand Mehra, Ben Hendricks Jr., Lee Shumway, Frank Hagney ..
Directed by: Ewing Scott
Release date: 1937-08-06
50.

Tim Tyler's Luck

1.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A 12-episode serial in which Tim Tyler goes to Africa in search of his father in gorilla country. He meets up with Laura, who is after Spider Webb who has framed her brother. Webb causes the death of Tim's father, but is eventually tracked down.

Starring: Frankie Thomas, Frances Robinson, Jack Mulhall, Al Shean, Norman Willis, Anthony Warde, Earl Douglas, William Benedict, Frank Mayo, Alan Gregg ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe, Wyndham Gittens
Release date: 1937-12-27

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