Best Adventure Movies of 1941



7.1/10 IMDB

A World War II Hollywood propaganda film detailing the dark underside of Nazism and the Third Reich set between two brothers, Kurt and Erik Franken, whom are SS officers in the Nazi party. Kurt learns and exposes the evils of the system to Erik and tries to convince him of the immoral stance that marches under the symbol of the swastika.

Starring: Jeffery Lynn, Philip Dorn, Kaaren Verne, Ludwig Stössel, Arthur Tovey, Mona Maris, Peter Whitney, Martin Kosleck, Erwin Kalser, Ilka Grüning ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1941-06-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt

6.2/10 IMDB

Based on the play by Henrik Ibsen, Gynt, an imaginative young man looked down upon by most everybody, is banished from his village for running away with a bride on her wedding day.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Betty Hanisee ..
Directed by: David Bradley
Release date: 1941-08-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : International Lady

International Lady

6.6/10 IMDB

Tim Hanley, an American agent, posing as a lawyer with the United States Embassy in London, and Reggie Oliver, a Scotland Yard detective, posing as a music critic are both keeping their eye on Carla Nillson, a famous singer, whom they suspect of espionage. They all meet in London, then in Lisbon, and eventually in New York City, where Carla sings on the radio.

Starring: George Brent, Ilona Massey, Basil Rathbone, Gene Lockhart, George Zucco, Marjorie Gateson, Clayton Moore, Francis Pierlot, Martin Kosleck, Charles D. Brown ..
Directed by: Tim Whelan
Release date: 1941-10-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : The Spider Returns

The Spider Returns

6.7/10 IMDB

The evil and masked "Gargoyle" is sabotaging all of America's industrial plants. It is up to the Spider to save the country.

Starring: Warren Hull, Mary Ainslee, Dave O'Brien, Joseph W. Girard, Kenne Duncan, Corbet Morris, Bryant Washburn, Anthony Warde, Harry Harvey, Arthur Belasco ..
Directed by: James W. Horne
Release date: 1941-05-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : Hudson's Bay

Hudson's Bay

6.4/10 IMDB

Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest.

Starring: Paul Muni, Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar, John Sutton, Virginia Field, Vincent Price, Nigel Bruce, Morton Lowry, Robert Greig, Chief Thundercloud ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1941-01-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : Mutiny in the Arctic

Mutiny in the Arctic

5.8/10 IMDB

A pair head to the frozen wastes with an expedition in search of radium deposits. Certain members of the group succumb to greed, plotting to bump off the others and claim the radium for themselves.

Starring: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Anne Nagel, Addison Richards, Don Terry ..
Directed by: John Rawlins
Release date: 1941-04-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : Paris Calling

Paris Calling

5.8/10 IMDB

Marianne Jannetier, a well-to-do Parisian, engaged to Andre Benoit, a high-ranking government official, flees the city when the goose-stepping Nazi storm-troopers arrive. When her mother dies on the road to Bordeaux as a result of Nazi bombing, she returns to Paris and joins the underground movement. Nicholas Jordan, an American member of the RAF, stranded in Paris after the evacuation is also working with the Paris underground. Marianne kills her former fiancée, a pro-Nazi informant, for the traitorous state papers he is carrying, and she and Jordan try to flee over a French seaport...

Starring: Elisabeth Bergner, Randolph Scott, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard, Lee J. Cobb, Charles Arnt, Eduardo Ciannelli, J. Pat O'Malley, Elisabeth Risdon, Georges Renavent ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1941-12-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : Aloma of the South Seas

Aloma of the South Seas

5.7/10 IMDB

A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education and returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.

Starring: Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Lynne Overman, Phillip Reed, Katherine DeMille, Fritz Leiber, Dona Drake, Esther Dale, Pedro de Cordoba, John Barclay ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1941-08-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : The Blonde from Singapore

The Blonde from Singapore

5.7/10 IMDB

Fortune hunter Mary Brooks, posing as a missionary's daughter, strives to beat a couple of pilots, Terry Prescott and "Waffles" Billings, (who have turned pearl divers in order to buy a plane and join the Royal Air Force), out of their pearls, while also beating off the advances of Prince Sali who wants to add her to his harem.

Starring: Florence Rice, Leif Erickson, Gordon Jones, Don Beddoe ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1941-10-15

Men of the Timberland

5.3/10 IMDB

Tim MacGregor, unscrupulous lumber operator, obtains by bribery a contract to cut a vast quantity of timber from land owned by Kay Handley, rich débutante. When Dick O'Hara, forestry inspector, demands a postponement, MacGrgeor refuses and sends his henchman, Jean Collet, to obtain the services of the famous "bull-of-the-woods" Andy Jensen and his partner "Lucky." Kay arrives and gives her permission to cut the timber, defying Dick. Dick, with his two assistants, Withers and "Tex," begins a survey of the timber stand. When Dick and Tex finally reveal MacGrgeor as a crook, Collet is sent to kill "Tex" and obtain the reports. A fight ensues and "Lucky" is killed by one of Collet's flying knives. Kay then admits that Dick is right and helps him trap Collet. Dick and Andy force a confession from Collet and MacGregor is exposed.

Starring: Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Linda Hayes, Francis McDonald, Willard Robertson, Paul E. Burns, Steve Pendleton ..
Directed by: John Rawlins
Release date: 1941-05-06

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