Best Adventure Movies of 1944

1.

To Have and Have Not

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

A Martinique charter boat skipper gets mixed up with the underground French resistance operatives during WWII.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Moran, Hoagy Carmichael, Sheldon Leonard, Marcel Dalio, Walter Sande, Dan Seymour, Eugene Borden ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1944-10-11
2.

Passage to Marseille

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Matrac (Humphrey Bogart) is a freedom-loving French journalist who sacrifices his happiness and security to battle Nazi tyranny.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Michèle Morgan, Philip Dorn, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, George Tobias, Helmut Dantine, John Loder, Victor Francen ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1944-02-16
3.

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Orphaned as a young child and adopted by a band of notorious thieves, now-grown Ali Baba sets out to avenge his father’s murder, reclaim the royal throne, and rescue his beloved Amara from the iron fist of his treacherous enemy.

Starring: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine, Kurt Katch, Frank Puglia, Fortunio Bonanova, Moroni Olsen, Ramsay Ames, Chris-Pin Martin ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1944-01-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1944 : The Big Noise
4.

The Big Noise

3.2
6.6/10 IMDB

During World War II Stan and Ollie find themselves as improbable bodyguards to an eccentric inventor and his strategically important new bomb.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Doris Merrick, Arthur Space, Veda Ann Borg, Robert Blake, Frank Fenton, James Bush, Harry Hayden ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1944-09-22
5.

The Adventures of Mark Twain

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.

Starring: Fredric March, Alexis Smith, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale, C. Aubrey Smith, John Carradine, Robert Barrat, Walter Hampden, Joyce Reynolds, William Henry ..
Directed by: Irving Rapper
Release date: 1944-05-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1944 : The Story of Dr. Wassell
6.

The Story of Dr. Wassell

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

As the Japanese sweep through the East Indies during World War II, Dr. Wassell is determined to escape from Java with some crewmen of the cruiser Marblehead. Based on a true story of how Dr. Wassell saved a dozen or so wounded sailors who were left behind when able bodied men were evacuated to Australia.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso, Dennis O'Keefe, Carol Thurston, Carl Esmond, Paul Kelly, Elliott Reid, Laurette Luez, Stanley Ridges ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1944-07-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1944 : Home in Indiana
7.

Home in Indiana

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

'Sparke' Thorton, a lad with a penchant for trouble, is sent to live with his Uncle and Aunt Bolt in Indiana after his Aunt Henrietta Bolt dies. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young filly that he plans to race make life bearable. He also finds romance with tomboyish 'Char' Bruce who shares his love for horses.

Starring: Walter Brennan, Charlotte Greenwood, Ward Bond, Charles Dingle, Lon McCallister, Jeanne Crain, June Haver, Willie Best, Tom Dugan, Francis Ford ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1944-06-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1944 : Frenchman's Creek
8.

Frenchman's Creek

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

An English lady falls in love with a French Pirate after he kidnaps her from her ancestral home on the coast of Cornwall and swept off her feet into a world of adventure.

Starring: Joan Fontaine, Arturo de Córdova, Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Cecil Kellaway, Ralph Forbes, Harald Maresch, Billy Daniels, Moyna MacGill, Mary Field ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1944-09-20
9.

Cobra Woman

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

A man (Jon Hall) tracks his kidnapped bride (Maria Montez) to a jungle island, where her twin is the high priestess.

Starring: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Lon Chaney Jr., Edgar Barrier, Mary Nash, Anne G. Sterling, Lois Collier, Samuel S. Hinds, Moroni Olsen ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1944-05-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1944 : The Black Parachute
10.

The Black Parachute

2.5
5.3/10 IMDB

A paratrooper drops behind enemy lines to rescue the deposed king of a mythical Balkan nation.

Starring: John Carradine, Osa Massen, Larry Parks, Jeanne Bates, Jonathan Hale, Ivan Triesault ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1944-05-04

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