Best Adventure Movies of 1947


Meet Me at Dawn

6.0/10 IMDB

A young man makes his living in Paris in 1900 by fighting duels on behalf of other parties. He is hired to injure a leading politician and starts to get involved with a girl he uses to provoke the challenge. One newspaper, hostile to the politician, headlines the story of the impending duel asking who this Madame X is. Problem is, she is in fact the daughter of the paper's proprietor if only he knew it.

Starring: William Eythe, Stanley Holloway, Hazel Court, Margaret Rutherford ..
Directed by: Thornton Freeland
Release date: 1947-02-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Jassy


6.5/10 IMDB

In 19th century England, Jassy is a young Gypsy girl blessed with the gift of second sight. Pursued by superstitious villagers, she is rescued by the son of the owner of Mordelaine, a vast stately home. Unfortunately, his father's drinking and gambling threaten the very ownership of the house. Despite her humble origins as a servant girl, Jassy must try to use her talents to climb the social ladder and save Mordelaine for the man whom she loves.

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc, Dennis Price, Basil Sydney, Dermot Walsh, Esma Cannon, Cathleen Nesbitt, Linden Travers, Nora Swinburne, Ernest Thesiger ..
Directed by: Bernard Knowles
Release date: 1947-08-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Bush Pilot

Bush Pilot

5.4/10 IMDB

Two pilots, who happen to be half-brothers, compete for the same girl as well as the same air cargo assignment.

Starring: Jack La Rue, Rochelle Hudson, Austin Willis, Frank Perry, Joseph Carr, Florence Kennedy, Louise Campbell ..
Directed by: Sterling Campbell
Release date: 1947-06-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Bulldog Drummond at Bay

Bulldog Drummond at Bay

7.0/10 IMDB

"Bulldog" Drummond is vacationing in his country home in England, and his house if rifled by two thieves. After they leave he finds a card marked with some mysterious letters. Doris Meredith comes by the next day, pretending her car has broken down. Drummond knows better but plays along with her. Drummond calls Scotland Yard Inspector Holmes, and is informed that some of the letters comprise the code-name for a Yard-man who disappeared while carrying some diamonds from France to England. Doris tells Drummond the man is her brother. Drummond uses a decoy to lure the thieves out of hiding, but they adduct Doris.

Starring: Ron Randell, Anita Louise, Patrick O'Moore, Terry Kilburn, Holmes Herbert, Lester Matthews, Leonard Mudie ..
Directed by: Sidney Salkow
Release date: 1947-05-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Pirates of Monterey

Pirates of Monterey

6.2/10 IMDB

A woman journeys to Spanish California to marry a Spanish officer, but on the way she meets and falls in love with an American adventurer who is part of a movement to overthrow the Spanish in California.

Starring: Maria Montez, Rod Cameron, Mikhail Rasumny, Phillip Reed, Gilbert Roland, Gale Sondergaard, Tamara Shayne, Robert Warwick, Michael Raffetto, Neyle Morrow ..
Directed by: Alfred L. Werker
Release date: 1947-12-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Untamed Fury

Untamed Fury

6.0/10 IMDB

The swamp folk of the deep Okefenokee live a brutal primitive life untouched by modern times - they support themselves by hunting alligators and selling them to the outside world. Jeff returns home from college with an engineering degree and dreams of bringing modern medical care and education to the swamps. He is immediately confronted by his old boyhood rival, "Gator-Bait" Blair, who thinks things are just fine the way the are. "Gator" whips the ignorant locals into a frenzy of fear and resistance. When Jeff is unintimidated by their threats, Blair sets out to stop his plans once and for all - with a rifle.

Starring: Steve Pendleton, Mikel Conrad, Leigh Whipper, Mary Conwell, Althea Murphy, Jack Rutherford, Charles Keane, Rodman Bruce, Paul Savage, E.G. Marshall ..
Directed by: Ewing Scott
Release date: 1947-03-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Born to Speed

Born to Speed

5.4/10 IMDB

The romantic, dangerous and fast-paced world of professional midget auto racing provides the backdrop for this dramatic tale of a young driver who decides to follow in his late father's footsteps and win the big race.

Starring: Johnny Sands, Vivian Austin, Don Castle, Frank Orth, Geraldine Wall, Joe Haworth ..
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Release date: 1947-01-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Singapore


6.6/10 IMDB

After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Ava Gardner, Roland Culver, Richard Haydn, Spring Byington, Thomas Gomez, Porter Hall, George Lloyd, Maylia, Holmes Herbert ..
Directed by: John Brahm
Release date: 1947-08-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Golden Earrings

Golden Earrings

6.7/10 IMDB

A British colonel escapes from the Gestapo to the Black Forest and poses as a Gypsy's mate.

Starring: Ray Milland, Marlene Dietrich, Murvyn Vye, Bruce Lester, Dennis Hoey, Quentin Reynolds, Reinhold Schünzel, Ivan Triesault, Hermine Sterler, Leo Schlesinger ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1947-08-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : The Crime Doctor's Gamble

The Crime Doctor's Gamble

5.8/10 IMDB

While visiting France, a criminal psychologist tries to clear a disturbed young man of his father's murder.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Micheline Cheirel, Roger Dann, Steven Geray, Marcel Journet, Eduardo Ciannelli, Maurice Marsac, Henri Letondal, Bernard DeRoux ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1947-11-27

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