Best Adventure Movies of 1947


Mickey and the Beanstalk

7.7/10 IMDB

Based on the timeless adventures of "Jack and the Beanstalk," Mickey, Donald and Goofy climb a fantastic beanstalk up into the sky to a place where everything is huge -- the food, the castle and the fearsome giant named Willy who guards a beautiful golden harp! Will Mickey and his friends outwit the giant and make it safely back home?

Starring: Walt Disney, Clarence Nash, Pinto Colvig, Sterling Holloway, Billy Gilbert, Anita Gordon ..
Directed by: Hamilton Luske, William Roberts
Release date: 1947-09-27

Green Dolphin Street

6.8/10 IMDB

Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William fall in love. Marguerite's sister, Marianne, also loves William. Timothy, a lowly carpenter, secretly loves Marianne. He kills a man in a fight, and Edmund helps him flee to New Zealand. William deserts inadvertently from the navy, and also flees in disgrace to New Zealand, where he and Timothy start a profitable business. One night, drunk, William writes Octavius, demanding his daughter's hand; but, being drunk, he asks for the wrong sister.

Starring: Lana Turner, Van Heflin, Donna Reed, Richard Hart, Frank Morgan, Edmund Gwenn, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Gladys Cooper, Moyna MacGill ..
Directed by: Victor Saville
Release date: 1947-11-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry

6.8/10 IMDB

A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing comedies.

Starring: Alastair Sim, Harry Fowler, Jack Warner, Jack Lambert, Valerie White, Joan Dowling, Douglas Barr ..
Directed by: Charles Crichton
Release date: 1947-02-01

Sinbad the Sailor

6.2/10 IMDB

Daredevil sailor Sinbad embarks on a voyage across the Seven Seas to find the lost riches of Alexander the Great. His first stop is the port of Basra, where his ship is seized and scheduled for auction. In his attempt to win it back, he befriends beautiful concubine Shireen. But when her master, the nefarious Emir, calls her back to duty, Sinbad must interrupt his adventure to save the "Jewel of Persia."

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Anthony Quinn, George Tobias, Jane Greer, Mike Mazurki, Sheldon Leonard, Alan Napier, John Miljan ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1947-01-13


7.1/10 IMDB

Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva, Boris Karloff, Cecil Kellaway, Ward Bond, Virginia Campbell, Katherine DeMille, Henry Wilcoxon, C. Aubrey Smith ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1947-09-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Tarzan and the Huntress

Tarzan and the Huntress

6.3/10 IMDB

A shortage of zoo animals after World War II brings beautiful animal trainer Tanya, her financial backer and her cruel trail boss to the jungle. After negotiating a quota with the native king, they take more animals than allowed. Tarzan intervenes.

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Patricia Morison, Barton MacLane, John Warburton, Charles Trowbridge, Ted Hecht, Wallace Scott, Georges Renavent ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1947-04-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Meet Me at Dawn

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 : The Macomber Affair

The Macomber Affair

6.6/10 IMDB

A big-game hunter takes a rich American couple on an African safari. Film adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber".

Starring: Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Robert Preston, Reginald Denny, Jean Gillie, Carl Harbord, Frederick Worlock, Vernon Downing, Earl Smith, Darby Jones ..
Directed by: Zoltan Korda
Release date: 1947-04-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : The Exile

The Exile

6.6/10 IMDB

In 17th-century England, Charles II, the rightful heir to the kingdom, is driven from his country by militants working for rogue leader Oliver Cromwell. Charles ends up in the Netherlands, where he falls for local beauty Katie and spends his days happily in the quiet countryside. Unfortunately, Cromwell's associate Col. Ingram and his men track Charles down, and the would-be monarch must resort to swashbuckling his way to freedom.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Rita Corday, Maria Montez, Henry Daniell, Nigel Bruce, Robert Coote, Milton Owen, Otto Waldis, Eldon Gorst, Milton Owen ..
Directed by: Max Ophüls
Release date: 1947-10-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1947 : Intrigue


5.6/10 IMDB

Dishonorably discharged from the Army Air Corps, Brad Dunham (George Raft) disconsolately decides to try his luck with Shanghai's postwar black market. Teaming with the treacherous Tamara Baranoff (June Havoc), Dunham prospers in his newly-found illicit profession, much to the dismay of his best friend, reporter Mark Andrews (Tom Tully). When Tamara has the troublesome Andrews murdered, Dunham realizes the folly of his behavior and works overtime to squash the black market for good and all.

Starring: George Raft, June Havoc, Helena Carter, Tom Tully, Marvin Miller, Dan Seymour, Jay C. Flippen, Philip Ahn, Charles Lane, Marc Krah ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1947-12-06

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