Best Adventure Movies of 1941

1.

Sullivan's Travels

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to "know trouble" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall, Byron Foulger, Margaret Hayes, Robert Greig, Eric Blore ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1941-11-30
2.

High Sierra

5.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Given a pardon from jail, Roy Earle gets back into the swing of things as he robs a swanky resort.

Starring: Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy, Joan Leslie, Henry Hull, Henry Travers, Jerome Cowan, Minna Gombell, Barton MacLane ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1941-01-25
3.

The Sea Wolf

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who's losing his mind.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Alexander Knox, Gene Lockhart, Barry Fitzgerald, Stanley Ridges, David Bruce, Francis McDonald, Howard Da Silva ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1941-03-21
4.

49th Parallel

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In the early days of World War II, a German U-boat is sunk in Canada's Hudson Bay. Hoping to evade capture, a small band of German soldiers led by commanding officer Lieutenant Hirth attempts to cross the border into the United States, which has not yet entered the war and is officially neutral. Along the way, the German soldiers encounter brave men such as a French-Canadian fur trapper, Johnnie, a leader of a Hutterite farming community, Peter, an author, Philip and a soldier, Andy Brock.

Starring: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Adolf Wohlbrück, Eric Portman, Raymond Lovell, Richard George, Niall MacGinnis, Peter Moore, John Chandos ..
Directed by: Michael Powell
Release date: 1941-11-24
5.

Tarzan's Secret Treasure

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A scientific expedition happens to discover that gold exits on Tarzan’s escarpment. The villainous Medford and Vandermeer kidnap Jane and Boy to extort from Tarzan the location of the gold. Everyone is captured by wicked natives. Tarzan and his elephants rush to the rescue.

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Reginald Owen, Barry Fitzgerald, Tom Conway, Philip Dorn, Cordell Hickman ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1941-12-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : Underground
6.

Underground

3.1
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
7.

Peer Gynt

3.1
6.3/10 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 : They Met in Bombay
8.

They Met in Bombay

3.1
6.6/10 IMDB

A jewel thief and a con artist are rivals in the theft of a valuable gem as the Japanese army invades China.

Starring: Clark Gable, Rosalind Russell, Peter Lorre, Reginald Owen, Jessie Ralph, Matthew Boulton, Eduardo Ciannelli, Luis Alberni, Rosina Galli, Jay Novello ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1941-06-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1941 : The Corsican Brothers
9.

The Corsican Brothers

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

The bloody hostility of two noble families on Corsica shapes the destiny of twins born conjoined. Surgically separated as newborns, the brothers are raised apart, unaware of one another's existence. Upon reaching adulthood they meet, and join forces to avenge their parents' murders.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Ruth Warrick, Akim Tamiroff, J. Carrol Naish, H.B. Warner, John Emery, Henry Wilcoxon, Gloria Holden, Walter Kingsford, Nana Bryant ..
Directed by: Gregory Ratoff
Release date: 1941-11-28
10.

King of the Zombies

2.8
5.2/10 IMDB

During World War II, a small plane somewhere over the Caribbean runs low on fuel and is blown off course by a storm. Guided by a faint radio signal, they crash-land on an island. The passenger, his manservant and the pilot take refuge in a mansion owned by a doctor. The quick-witted yet easily-frightened manservant soon becomes convinced the mansion is haunted by zombies and ghosts.

Starring: Dick Purcell, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Henry Victor, John Archer, Patricia Stacey, Guy Usher, Marguerite Whitten, Leigh Whipper, Madame Sul-Te-Wan ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1941-05-14

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