Best Adventure Movies of 1938


The Adventures of Robin Hood

7.9/10 IMDB

Robin Hood fights nobly for justice against the evil Sir Guy of Gisbourne while striving to win the hand of the beautiful Maid Marian.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette, Alan Hale, Melville Cooper, Ian Hunter, Una O'Connor ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley
Release date: 1938-05-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1938 : If I Were King

If I Were King

7.1/10 IMDB

King Louis XI masquerades as a commoner in Paris, seeking out the treachery he is sure lurks in his kingdom. At a local tavern, he overhears the brash poet François Villon extolling why he would be a better king. Annoyed yet intrigued, the King bestows on Villon the title of Grand Constable. Soon Villon begins work and falls for a lovely lady-in-waiting, but then must flee execution when the King turns on him.

Starring: Ronald Colman, Basil Rathbone, Frances Dee, Ellen Drew, C.V. France, Henry Wilcoxon, Heather Thatcher, Stanley Ridges, Bruce Lester, Alma Lloyd ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1938-09-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1938 : Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

7.0/10 IMDB

A 15-episode serial starring Buster Crabbe.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Frank Shannon, Charles Middleton, Beatrice Roberts, Donald Kerr, Richard Alexander, C. Montague Shaw, Wheeler Oakman, Kane Richmond ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe, Robert F. Hill
Release date: 1938-03-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1938 : Her Jungle Love

Her Jungle Love

6.9/10 IMDB

While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell and Jimmy Wallace are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura, a beautiful jungle girl who is the only inhabitant of the island and is believed a goddess by the natives of the adjoining islands. The three are about to leave the island on a make-shift raft when a gang of savage tribesman land, headed by Kuasa, a half-mad potentate who informs them that all whites are his mortal enemies because an Englishwoman once spurned his love and he got his revenge by stealing her daughter, who is Tura.

Starring: Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Lynne Overman, J. Carrol Naish, Virginia Vale, Jonathan Hale, Archie Twitchell, Edward Earle, Sonny Chorre, Tony Urchel ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1938-04-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1938 : Kidnapped


6.7/10 IMDB

Robert Louis Stevenson's hero David Balfour (Freddie Bartholomew) joins rebel Alan Breck Stewart (Warner Baxter) in 18th-century Scotland.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith, Reginald Owen, John Carradine, Nigel Bruce, Miles Mander, Ralph Forbes, H.B. Warner ..
Directed by: Alfred L. Werker
Release date: 1938-05-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1938 : Four Men and a Prayer

Four Men and a Prayer

6.1/10 IMDB

The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name.

Starring: Loretta Young, Richard Greene, George Sanders, David Niven, C. Aubrey Smith, William Henry, Berton Churchill, Alan Hale, J. Edward Bromberg, Reginald Denny ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1938-04-29

Adventure in Sahara

5.7/10 IMDB

Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt. To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim Wilson soon followed by his fiancée, Carla Preston, who has been tracing him from post to post. Legionnaires seize the fort and turn Savitt loose in the Arab-haunted desert with only a fraction of the water and food needed to get back to civilization. But Savitt gets through and returns to the fort at the head of an avenging troop of men. But Arabs surround Savitt and his men, and the mutineers, knowing that to leave the fort and aid them means their own death

Starring: Paul Kelly, C. Henry Gordon, Lorna Gray, Robert Fiske, Marc Lawrence, Dick Curtis, Stanley Brown, Al Bridge, Ray Bennett, Charles R. Moore ..
Directed by: D. Ross Lederman
Release date: 1938-11-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1938 : Heart of the North

Heart of the North

5.5/10 IMDB

A two-fisted Canadian Mountie leads lawmen in pursuit of the thieves who stole an Edmonton-bound freighter's cargo.

Starring: Dick Foran, Gloria Dickson, Gale Page, Allen Jenkins, Patric Knowles, Janet Chapman, James Stephenson, Anthony Averill, Joe Sawyer, Joe King ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler
Release date: 1938-12-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1938 : Romance Road

Romance Road

4.7/10 IMDB

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police sergeant must mediate a land rights dispute between an advancing railroad construction gang and French Canadian trappers in the rugged Northwest Territory of Canada.

Starring: Walter Cassel, Anne Nagel, Craig Reynolds, Linda Perry, Owen King, Chuck Hamilton, Gordon Hart, Leyland Hodgson, Stuart Holmes, Wade Lane ..
Directed by: Bobby Connolly
Release date: 1938-01-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1938 : Swing It, Sailor!

Swing It, Sailor!

4.7/10 IMDB

Comical exploits of two Navy pals, at sea and on shore.

Starring: Wallace Ford, Ray Mayer, Isabel Jewell, Mary Treen, Tom Kennedy, Cully Richards, Max Hoffman Jr., George Humbert, Alexander Leftwich, Kenneth Harlan ..
Directed by: Raymond Cannon
Release date: 1938-02-04

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