Best Adventure Movies of 1943


White Savage

6.0/10 IMDB

A native boy (Sabu) plays Cupid for a shark fisherman (Jon Hall) and a South Sea Islands princess (Maria Montez).

Starring: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Turhan Bey, Sidney Toler, Thomas Gomez, Don Terry, Paul Guilfoyle ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1943-04-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1943 : The Adventures of Smilin' Jack

The Adventures of Smilin' Jack

5.8/10 IMDB

A movie serial in 12 chapters: The famous comic strip character is on a mission to protect a secret tunnel passage between China and India.

Starring: Tom Brown, Marjorie Lord, Rose Hobart, Keye Luke, Edgar Barrier, Cyril Delevanti, Philip Ahn, Turhan Bey, Sidney Toler, Jay Novello ..
Directed by: Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor
Release date: 1943-01-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1943 : Bomber's Moon

Bomber's Moon

6.7/10 IMDB

An American pilot swears to get revenge on the German ace who shot his brother in this war movie set in war-torn Europe. Montgomery is the pilot. After he sees his brother die while trying to parachute to safety, Montgomery's plane is shot down over Germany. He is placed in a POW camp. There he meets a Russian medic and a Czech. Together the trio escapes.

Starring: George Montgomery, Annabella, Kent Taylor, Walter Kingsford, Martin Kosleck, Dennis Hoey, Robert Barrat, George N. Neise, Leon Tyler, Richard Graham ..
Directed by: Edward Ludwig, Harold D. Schuster
Release date: 1943-08-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1943 : Crash Dive

Crash Dive

6.3/10 IMDB

A US Navy submarine, the USS Corsair, is operating in the North Atlantic, hunting German merchant raiders that are preying on Allied shipping. Its new executive officer, Lt. Ward Stewart (Power), has been transferred back into submarines after commanding his own PT boat. At the submarine base in New London, Connecticut, he asks his new captain, Lt. Cmdr. Dewey Connors (Andrews), for a weekend leave to settle his affairs before taking up his new assignment. On a train bound for Washington D.C., Stewart accidentally encounters New London school teacher Jean Hewlett (Baxter) and her students. Despite her initial resistance to his efforts, he charms her and they fall in love.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, James Gleason, Dame May Whitty, Harry Morgan, Ben Carter, Stanley Andrews, John Archer, Gene Rizzi ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1943-04-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1943 : My Friend Flicka

My Friend Flicka

6.5/10 IMDB

Ken McLaughlin (Roddy McDowall) is a precocious 10-year-old who lives with his family on a remote Wyoming ranch. When Ken returns home from school with failing grades, his father, Rob (Preston Foster), blames the boy's lack of personal responsibility. At the suggestion of his wife, Nell (Rita Johnson), Rob allows Ken to choose a single colt from the herd to raise as his own. Much to his father's dismay, Ken chooses a fiery mustang filly -- but the two soon become fast friends.

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson, James Bell, Patti Hale, Jeff Corey ..
Directed by: Harold D. Schuster
Release date: 1943-05-26

Tarzan Triumphs

6.4/10 IMDB

Zandra, white princess of a lost civilization, comes to Tarzan for help when Nazis invade the jungle with plans to conquer her people and take their wealth. Tarzan, the isolationist, becomes involved after the Nazis shoot at him and capture Boy: "Now Tarzan make war!"

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Johnny Sheffield, Frances Gifford, Stanley Ridges, Sig Ruman, Philip Van Zandt, Rex Williams, Pedro de Cordoba ..
Directed by: Wilhelm Thiele
Release date: 1943-01-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1943 : Tarzan's Desert Mystery

Tarzan's Desert Mystery

6.3/10 IMDB

A letter from Jane, who is nursing British troops, asks Tarzan's help in obtaining a malaria serum extractable from jungle plants. Tarzan and Boy set out across the desert looking for the plants and wind up ruining a German's attempt to capture a wild horse. They arrive in an Arab city and rescue a stranded American lady magician, sentenced to be hanged for carrying a secret message to the Sheik. To obtain the plants, Tarzan must fight prehistoric monsters, Nazis, and so on.

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Nancy Kelly, Johnny Sheffield, Otto Kruger, Joe Sawyer, Lloyd Corrigan, Robert Lowery, Frank Puglia, Philip Van Zandt ..
Directed by: Wilhelm Thiele
Release date: 1943-12-26


6.4/10 IMDB

Japanese master spy Daka operates a covert espionage-sabotage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo, which turns American scientists into pliable zombies.

Starring: Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft, J. Carrol Naish, Shirley Patterson, William Austin, Knox Manning, Frank Austin, Lynton Brent, Roy Bucko, George Chesebro ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1943-07-16

Two Weeks to Live

0.0/10 IMDB

When Abner is mistakenly diagnosed as having only two weeks to live, his partner gets the idea that they can make a ton of money by having Abner perform all kinds of dangerous stunts.

Starring: Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Franklin Pangborn, Kay Linaker, Irving Bacon, Herbert Rawlinson, Ivan F. Simpson, Rosemary La Planche, Jack Carr ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1943-02-26

The Outlaw

5.5/10 IMDB

Newly appointed sheriff Pat Garrett is pleased when his old friend Doc Holliday arrives in Lincoln, New Mexico on the stage. Doc is trailing his stolen horse, and it is discovered in the possession of Billy the Kid. In a surprising turnaround, Billy and Doc become friends. This causes the friendship between Doc and Pat to cool. The odd relationship between Doc and Billy grows stranger when Doc hides Billy at his girl Rio's place after Billy is shot.

Starring: Jane Russell, Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Walter Huston, Mimi Aguglia, Joe Sawyer, Gene Rizzi, Ben Johnson, Julian Rivero ..
Directed by: Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks
Release date: 1943-02-05

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