Best Adventure Movies of 1947


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

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, May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Gladys Cooper, Moyna MacGill ..
Directed by: Victor Saville
Release date: 1947-01-15


7.0/10 IMDB

England, 1763. After being convicted of a crime, the young and beautiful Abigail Hale agrees, to escape the gallows, to serve fourteen years as a slave in the colony of Virginia, whose inhabitants begin to hear and fear the sinister song of the threatening drums of war that resound in the wild Ohio valley.

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: 1947-10-10

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
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

5.8/10 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 : Riff-Raff


6.7/10 IMDB

A private detective foils the plans of villains attempting to take over Panamanian oilfields when he hides a valuable map in plain sight.

Starring: Pat O’Brien, Anne Jeffreys, Walter Slezak, Percy Kilbride, Jerome Cowan, George Givot, Jason Robards Sr., Marc Krah ..
Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff
Release date: 1947-06-28
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 : Singapore


6.5/10 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 : Jungle Flight

Jungle Flight

5.9/10 IMDB

Kelly Jordan and Andy Melton are former AAF fliers operating a cargo service over the South American mountain ranges in order to get enough money to return to Texas and buy a commercial line.

Starring: Robert Lowery, Ann Savage, Barton MacLane, Douglas Fowley, Douglas Blackley, Curt Bois, Duncan Renaldo, Lorin Raker ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1947-08-22

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