Best Adventure Movies of 1950


Wagon Master

7.1/10 IMDB

Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Navajo, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.

Starring: Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey, Jr., Ward Bond, Charles Kemper, Alan Mowbray, Jane Darwell, Ruth Clifford, Russell Simpson, Kathleen O'Malley ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1950-04-22

Treasure Island

6.9/10 IMDB

Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large number of Flint's old pirate crew are aboard the ship, including Long John Silver.

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney, Walter Fitzgerald, Denis O'Dea, Finlay Currie, Ralph Truman, Geoffrey Keen, Geoffrey Wilkinson, John Laurie ..
Directed by: Byron Haskin
Release date: 1950-07-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

7.4/10 IMDB

France, 1640. Cyrano, the charismatic swordsman-poet with the absurd nose, hopelessly loves the beauteous Roxane; she, in turn, confesses to Cyrano her love for the handsome but tongue-tied Christian. The chivalrous Cyrano sets up with Christian an innocent deception, with tragic results.

Starring: José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince, Morris Carnovsky, Ralph Clanton, Lloyd Corrigan, Virginia Farmer, Edgar Barrier, Albert Cavens, Arthur Blake ..
Directed by: Michael Gordon
Release date: 1950-11-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : The Scarlet Pumpernickel

The Scarlet Pumpernickel

7.3/10 IMDB

Daffy tries to sell movie studio head J.L. his script for a swashbuckler set in Merry Olde England, a plot involving a maiden in distress, a scheming Chamberlain, an evil Grand Duke and a dashing masked hero (to be played by Daffy, of course).

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-03-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Armored Car Robbery

Armored Car Robbery

6.9/10 IMDB

While executing an armored car heist in Los Angeles, icy crook Dave Purvis shoots policeman Lt. Phillips before he and his cronies make off with the loot. Thinking he got away scot-free, Purvis collects his money-crazy mistress, Yvonne, then disposes of his partners and heads out of town. What Purvis doesn't know is that Phillips' partner, tough-as-nails Lt. Cordell, is wise to the criminal's plans and is closing in on his prey.

Starring: Charles McGraw, Adele Jergens, William Talman, Douglas Fowley, Steve Brodie, Don McGuire, Don Haggerty, James Flavin, Gene Evans, Anne Nagel ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1950-06-08

King Solomon's Mines

6.8/10 IMDB

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas, Lowell Gilmore, Kimursi, Siriaque, Sekaryongo, Baziga, John Banner ..
Directed by: Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton
Release date: 1950-11-09

The Flame and the Arrow

6.8/10 IMDB

Dardo, a Robin Hood-like figure, and his loyal followers use a Roman ruin in Medieval Lombardy as their headquarters as they conduct an insurgency against their Hessian conquerors.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Robert Douglas, Aline MacMahon, Frank Allenby, Nick Cravat, Lynn Baggett, Gordon Gebert, Norman Lloyd, Victor Kilian ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1950-07-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : The Big Lift

The Big Lift

6.4/10 IMDB

The Berlin Air Lift from the point of view of two NCOs.

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas, Cornell Borchers, Bruni Löbel, O.E. Hasse, Dante V. Morel, John R. Mason, Gail R. Plush, Mack Blevins, William A. Stewart ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1950-04-26

Destination Moon

6.3/10 IMDB

Postulates the first manned trip to the moon, happening in the (then) near future, and being funded by a consortium of private backers. Assorted difficulties occur and must be overcome in-flight. Attempted to be realistic, with Robert A. Heinlein providing advice.

Starring: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Mike Miller, Everett Glass, Bert Stevens, Franklyn Farnum, Steve Carruthers ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1950-06-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

6.3/10 IMDB

Jonesy and Lou are in Algeria looking for a wrestler they are promoting. Sergeant Axmann tricks them into joining the Foreign Legion, after which they discover Axmann's collaboration with the nasty Sheik Hamud El Khalid. Bits include Lou's mirage sightings, one a New York newsboy ("they gave me a bad corner").

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patricia Medina, Marc Lawrence, Walter Slezak, Douglass Dumbrille, Leon Belasco, William 'Wee Willie' Davis, Tor Johnson, Sammy Menacker ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1950-08-05

The Black Rose

6.2/10 IMDB

In the 13th century, Walter of Gurnie, a disinherited Saxon youth, is forced to flee England. With his friend, Tristram, he falls in with the army of the fierce but avuncular General Bayan, and journeys all the way to China, where both men become involved in intrigues in the court of Kublai Khan.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Cécile Aubry, Jack Hawkins, Michael Rennie, Finlay Currie, Herbert Lom, Mary Clare, Robert Blake, Alfonso Bedoya ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1950-09-01


6.5/10 IMDB

During the British Raj, the orphan of a British soldier poses as a Hindu and is torn between his loyalty to a Buddhist mystic and aiding the English secret service.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas, Robert Douglas, Thomas Gomez, Cecil Kellaway, Arnold Moss, Reginald Owen, Laurette Luez, Richard Hale ..
Directed by: Victor Saville
Release date: 1950-12-07

Rocky Mountain

6.7/10 IMDB

A Confederate troop, led by Captain Lafe Barstow, is prowling the far ranges of California and Nevada in a last desperate attempt to build up an army in the West for the faltering Confederacy. Because the patrol saves a stagecoach, with Johanna Carterr as one of the passengers, from an Indian attack, and is marooned on a rocky mountain, it fails in its mission but the honor of the Old South is upheld.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Patrice Wymore, Slim Pickens, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Dickie Jones, Howard Petrie, Scott Forbes, Chubby Johnson, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Sheb Wooley ..
Directed by: William Keighley
Release date: 1950-11-11

Kansas Raiders

6.1/10 IMDB

Outraged by Redleg atrocities, the James and Younger Brothers along with Kit Dalton join Quantrill's Raiders and find themselves participating in even worse war crimes.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Brian Donlevy, Marguerite Chapman, Scott Brady, Tony Curtis, Richard Arlen, Richard Long, James Best, John Kellogg, Dewey Martin ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1950-11-15


6.1/10 IMDB

An Australian sheep man comes to Montana looking for grazing space, is opposed by local ranchers and a wealthy cattle-woman.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Douglas Kennedy, James Brown, Ian MacDonald, Charles Irwin, Paul E. Burns, Tudor Owen, Lester Matthews ..
Directed by: Ray Enright, Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1950-01-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : On the Isle of Samoa

On the Isle of Samoa

4.4/10 IMDB

After committing a robbery, a man is inspired to confess by a lovely native girl he meets on a small island.

Starring: Jon Hall, Susan Cabot, Raymond Greenleaf, Henry Marco, Al Kikume, Rosa Turich, Leon Lontoc, Neyle Morrow, Jacqueline deWit, Ben Welden ..
Directed by: William Berke
Release date: 1950-08-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Fortunes of Captain Blood

Fortunes of Captain Blood

5.7/10 IMDB

When he unwittingly sends some of his men into a trap, pirate Captain Peter Blood decides to rescue them. They've been taken prisoner by the Spanish Marquis de Riconete who is now using them as slave labor harvesting pearls from the sea.

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, George Macready, Alfonso Bedoya, Dona Drake, Lowell Gilmore, Wilton Graff, Curt Bois, Lumsden Hare, Billy Bevan ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1950-05-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Call of the Klondike

Call of the Klondike

6.0/10 IMDB

A brother and sister are running a phony gold mine scam in the Klondike, which leads to murder. A Canadian Mountie sets out to bring them to justice.

Starring: Kirby Grant, Chinook, Anne Gwynne, Lynne Roberts, Tom Neal, Russell Simpson, Marc Krah ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1950-12-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : State Penitentiary

State Penitentiary

6.1/10 IMDB

A man wrongly accused of a crime must decide between getting involved in a prison break, or remaining in jail until his wife can prove his innocence.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Onslow Stevens, Karin Booth, Robert Shayne, Richard Benedict, Brett King, John Bleifer, Leo Cleary, Rick Vallin, William Fawcett ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1950-06-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Double Deal

Double Deal

6.1/10 IMDB

An oil engineer surrounded by foul play helps an heiress bring in a well.

Starring: Marie Windsor, Richard Denning, Taylor Holmes, Fay Baker, James Griffith, Carleton Young, Thomas Browne Henry ..
Directed by: Abby Berlin
Release date: 1950-12-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : The Good Humor Man

The Good Humor Man

6.3/10 IMDB

Biff Jones is a driver/salesman for the Good Humor ice-cream company. He hopes to marry his girl Margie, who works as a secretary for Stuart Nagel, an insurance investigator. Margie won't marry Biff, though, because she is the sole support of her kid brother, Johnny. Biff gets involved with Bonnie, a young woman he tries to rescue from gangsters. But Biff's attempts to help her only get him accused of murder. When the police refuse to believe his story, it's up to Biff and Johnny to prove Biff's innocence and solve the crime.

Starring: Jack Carson, Lola Albright, Jean Wallace, George Reeves, Peter Miles, Frank Ferguson, Chick Collins, Eddie Parker, Pat Flaherty, Richard Egan ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1950-03-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Harbor of Missing Men

Harbor of Missing Men

6.3/10 IMDB

A smuggler hides from hit men with a Greek fisherman and his daughter.

Starring: Richard Denning, Barbra Fuller, Steven Geray, Aline Towne, Percy Helton, George Zucco, Paul Marion, Ray Teal, Robert Osterloh, Fernanda Eliscu ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1950-03-26

Bitter Springs

6.1/10 IMDB

A family buy land set around a water hole in a remote location, that is occupied by native Australians. The two groups clash.

Starring: Tommy Trinder, Chips Rafferty, Gordon Jackson, Jean Blue, Michael Pate, Charles Tingwell, Nonnie Piper, Steve Dodd ..
Directed by: Ralph Smart
Release date: 1950-07-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : The Elusive Pimpernel

The Elusive Pimpernel

6.0/10 IMDB

A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.

Starring: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Cyril Cusack, Jack Hawkins, Arlette Marchal, Gérard Néry, Charles Victor, Danielle Godet, Edmond Audran, Eugene Deckers ..
Directed by: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell
Release date: 1950-11-07

Cargo to Capetown

6.1/10 IMDB

A sailor and his captain fight over a beautiful girl.

Starring: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Ellen Drew, Edgar Buchanan, Ted de Corsia, Robert Espinoza, Leonard Strong ..
Directed by: Earl McEvoy
Release date: 1950-04-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Tarnished


6.1/10 IMDB

Bud Dolliver, a former WWII hero, and an ex-convict, returns to his home town in an effort to make a new life for himself but, even with the help of Lou Jellison, a cannery worker, he finds it hard to live down his reputation.

Starring: Dorothy Patrick, Arthur Franz, Barbra Fuller, Jimmy Lydon, Harry Shannon, Don Beddoe, Byron Barr, Alex Gerry, Hal Price, Stephen Chase ..
Directed by: Harry Keller
Release date: 1950-02-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Black Jack

Black Jack

5.8/10 IMDB

A man who lost everything in the war now smuggles contraband into and out of Spain, but the law's closing in.

Starring: George Sanders, Herbert Marshall, Patricia Roc, Agnes Moorehead, Marcel Dalio, Dennis Wyndham, Howard Vernon, José Nieto, José Jaspe, José María Lado ..
Directed by: José Antonio Nieves Conde, Julien Duvivier
Release date: 1950-11-20

The White Tower

6.0/10 IMDB

Mountain climbers in the Swiss Alps mull over past problems while trying to conquer a perilous peak.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Alida Valli, Claude Rains, Oskar Homolka, Cedric Hardwicke, Lloyd Bridges, June Clayworth, Lotte Stein, Fred Essler, Edit Angold ..
Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff
Release date: 1950-06-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Rocket Ship

Rocket Ship

6.7/10 IMDB

Condensed feature version of the 1936 serial Flash Gordon, with altered musical score. The film, which was shown outside the US as simply "Flash Gordon", was re-named Rocket Ship for its 1950 stateside re-release.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Priscilla Lawson, Frank Shannon, Richard Alexander, Jack 'Tiny' Lipson, Theodore Lorch, James Pierce, Earl Askam ..
Directed by: Frederick Stephani, Ray Taylor
Release date: 1950-01-01

Buccaneer's Girl

6.1/10 IMDB

A New Orleans performer loves a pirate who robs only from the shipowner who ruined his father.

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Philip Friend, Robert Douglas, Elsa Lanchester, Andrea King, Norman Lloyd, Jay C. Flippen, Henry Daniell, Douglass Dumbrille, Verna Felton ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1950-03-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Tarzan and the Slave Girl

Tarzan and the Slave Girl

5.7/10 IMDB

The Lionians, a tribe of lion worshippers, make a desperate attempt to find a cure for the mysterious disease plaguing their village. Their Chief decides to kidnap Jane and Lola, a half-breed nurse, in order to help repopulate his civilization. Tarzan must rescue them while fending off blowgun attacks from people called the Waddies who are disguised as bushes.

Starring: Lex Barker, Vanessa Brown, Robert Alda, Hurd Hatfield, Arthur Shields, Anthony Caruso, Denise Darcel, Robert Warwick, Shirley Ballard, Trevor Bardette ..
Directed by: Lee Sholem
Release date: 1950-06-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : David Harding, Counterspy

David Harding, Counterspy

5.9/10 IMDB

A Counterspy in the US military is killed under suspicious circumstances. His friend, Jerry Baldwin, a Navy Commander, is assigned to replace him and stop a saboteur in a torpedo factory.

Starring: Willard Parker, Audrey Long, Raymond Greenleaf, Howard St. John, Alex Gerry, Harlan Warde, Anthony Jochim, John Dehner, Fred F. Sears ..
Directed by: Ray Nazarro
Release date: 1950-07-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Tripoli


5.7/10 IMDB

In 1805, the United States battles the pirates of Tripoli as the Marines fight to raise the American flag.

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Howard Da Silva, Phillip Reed, Grant Withers, Lowell Gilmore, Frank Fenton, Grandon Rhodes, Connie Gilchrist, Alan Napier ..
Directed by: Will Price
Release date: 1950-11-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Last of the Buccaneers

Last of the Buccaneers

5.2/10 IMDB

Swashbuckler about the adventures of pirate Jean Lafitte after he helped save New Orleans from a British invasion during the War of 1812.

Starring: Paul Henreid, Jack Oakie, Karin Booth, Mary Anderson, Edgar Barrier, John Dehner, Harry Cording, William Fawcett, Ross Elliott, Pierre Watkin ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1950-10-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : The Desert Hawk

The Desert Hawk

5.5/10 IMDB

A desert guerilla, with flashing scimitar, opposes a tyrannical prince and marries the caliph's daughter.

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, Richard Greene, Jackie Gleason, George Macready, Rock Hudson, Carl Esmond, Joe Besser, Anne P. Kramer, Marc Lawrence, Lois Andrews ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1950-08-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : The Lost Volcano

The Lost Volcano

5.5/10 IMDB

Little David Gordon lives in the jungle with his parents Ruth and Fred, along with their servant Nona. David likes living there while his father captures wild animals; he's made friends with Bomba the jungle boy, who has shown him a great deal about life in the jungle. One day two adventurers come looking for ancient treasure in the shadow of a live volcano.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Donald Woods, Marjorie Lord, John Ridgely, Tommy Ivo, Elena Verdugo, Don C. Harvey, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Lewis ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1950-06-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : South Sea Sinner

South Sea Sinner

5.6/10 IMDB

A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's secret.

Starring: Shelley Winters, Liberace, Macdonald Carey, Luther Adler, Frank Lovejoy, Helena Carter, Art Smith, John Ridgely, James Flavin, Molly Lamont ..
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Release date: 1950-08-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Federal Man

Federal Man

5.7/10 IMDB

A government agent travels from the United States to Mexico to nab drug dealers.

Starring: William Henry, Pamela Blake, Robert Shayne, Lyle Talbot, Movita, Joe Turkel, Lori Talbott, John Laurenz, Ben Moselle, George Eldredge ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1950-06-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Captain China

Captain China

5.9/10 IMDB

The title character, played by John Payne, is a ship's captain whose embittered behavior after losing his lady love seemingly leads to tragedy. Accused of deliberately scuttling his ship during a typhoon, Captain China hopes to clear himself by signing on as a common seaman on a vessel captain by his former first mate Brendensen. There's no love lost between the two men, and their mutual animosity is intensified when both fall in love with beautiful passenger.

Starring: John Payne, Gail Russell, Jeffrey Lynn, Lon Chaney Jr., Edgar Bergen, Michael O'Shea, Ellen Corby, Robert Armstrong, John Qualen, Ilka Grüning ..
Directed by: Lewis R. Foster
Release date: 1950-02-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : The Torch

The Torch

5.5/10 IMDB

The story of a fear-inspiring revolutionary general who develops a passion for the daughter of a wealthy villager. It's hate at first sight so far as the girl is concerned, but this will soon change.

Starring: Paulette Goddard, Pedro Armendáriz, Gilbert Roland, Walter Reed, Julio Villarreal, Carlos Múzquiz, Margarito Luna, José Torvay, Pascual García Peña, Antonia Kaneem ..
Directed by: Emilio Fernández
Release date: 1950-06-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Bomba and the Hidden City

Bomba and the Hidden City

5.3/10 IMDB

A nature photographer and his guide meet a corrupt emir with a dirty secret. Only jungle-dwelling Bomba knows the truth.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Sue England, Paul Guilfoyle, Damian O'Flynn, Leon Belasco, Charles La Torre, Smoki Whitfield, Frank Lackteen ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1950-09-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Rogues Of Sherwood Forest

Rogues Of Sherwood Forest

5.4/10 IMDB

The son of Robin Hood carries on his late father's tradition. Director Gordon Douglas' minor 1950 swashbuckler stars John Derek, Diana Lynn, Alan Hale, Billy House, George Macready, Lowell Gilmore, Paul Cavanagh. Lester Matthews, Billy Bevan, Wilton Graff, John Dehner, Donald Randolph and Paul Collins.

Starring: John Derek, Diana Lynn, George Macready, Alan Hale, Paul Cavanagh, Lowell Gilmore, Billy House, Lester Matthews, Billy Bevan, John Dehner ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1950-06-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Killer Shark

Killer Shark

4.4/10 IMDB

A college student takes a break and goes out to sea with his father, the captain of a shark-hunting boat. When his inexperience results in an accident in which his father and a crewman are badly injured, he tries to make up for it by rounding up another crew and going back out on the hunt. However, things don't turn out quite the way he planned.

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Laurette Luez, Roland Winters, Edward Norris, Rick Vallin, Douglas Fowley, Nacho Galindo, Ralf Harolde, Dickie Moore ..
Directed by: Budd Boetticher
Release date: 1950-03-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Mark of the Gorilla

Mark of the Gorilla

5.1/10 IMDB

Nazis dressed to look like Great Apes are looking for gold, and Jungle Jim must stop them.

Starring: Johnny Weissmüller, Trudy Marshall, Suzanne Dalbert, Onslow Stevens, Robert H. Purcell, Pierce Lyden, Neyle Morrow, Selmer Jackson ..
Directed by: William Berke
Release date: 1950-01-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Dick Barton at Bay

Dick Barton at Bay

4.4/10 IMDB

David Phillips (Patrick Macnee) is running down the darkened streets of London's Limehouse district, pursued by two men with guns. He finds a public phone and puts a call through to Dick Barton (Don Stannard), but before he can report, a shot rings out. Barton must piece together what Phillips found out that got him killed. Phillips had been assigned to protect Professor Mitchell (Percy Walsh) and his new development, a ray capable of exploding any unstable element aboard an aircraft in flight. Mitchell has been targeted for kidnapping by Serge Volkoff (Meinhart Maur), a foreign agent from Eastern Europe, as part of a larger, much more sinister plot to destroy England and cripple Western Europe. Complicating matters further is that Mitchell's daughter (Joyce Linden) has also been kidnapped, and Barton must contend with Volkoff's crafty female companion Anna (Tamara Desni).

Starring: Don Stannard, Tamara Desni, Meinhart Maur, Joyce Linden, Percy Walsh, Campbell Singer, Richard George, Beatrice Kane, George Crawford, Paddy Ryan ..
Directed by: Godfrey Grayson
Release date: 1950-10-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Pirates of the High Seas

Pirates of the High Seas

7.2/10 IMDB

For decades, pirates roamed the seas, searching for booty to plunder and coastal villages to terrorize. Who were these men and women? As you dig beneath the myth of Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and other legendary warriors of the waters in this docudrama, you'll discover who they were and what motivated them to wreak havoc wherever they sailed. Includes the movie Long John Silver's Return to Treasure Island.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Lois Hall, Tommy Farrell, Gene Roth, Tris Coffin, Neyle Morrow, Stanley Price, Hugh Prosser, Symona Boniface, William Fawcett ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr
Release date: 1950-11-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Pygmy Island

Pygmy Island

5.4/10 IMDB

Jungle Jim (Johnny Weissmuller) fights a gorilla, finds a Wac (Ann Savage) and keeps high fiber from falling into enemy hands.

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Ann Savage, Steven Geray, William Tannen, Tris Coffin, David Bruce, Billy Barty ..
Directed by: William Berke
Release date: 1950-11-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Cody of the Pony Express

Cody of the Pony Express

6.5/10 IMDB

Buffalo Bill Cody battles a gang of outlaws secretly headed by an unscrupulous lawyer.

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Moore, Peggy Stewart, William Fawcett, Tom London, Helena Dare, George J. Lewis, Pierce Lyden, Jack Ingram, Michael Whalen ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1950-04-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Tyrant of the Sea

Tyrant of the Sea

6.2/10 IMDB

In 1803, the only thing standing between Napoleon and his plan of world domination is England and the British Navy. The admiralty, learning that Napoleon has assembled an invasion fleet decides to send out one of its vessels to destroy it the French flagship under cover of fog. Forced out of retirement, ruthless, tyrannical and temperamental Captain William Blake is put in command. He wields his command with sadistic fury until an epidemic of scurvy attacks the crew and, when he refuses to go ashore for needed provision, mutiny and insubordination results...and, then, the French flagship arrives.

Starring: Rhys Williams, Ron Randell, Valentine Perkins, Doris Lloyd, Lester Matthews, Harry Cording, Terry Kilburn, Maurice Marsac, William Fawcett, Ross Elliott ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1950-02-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Lightning Guns

Lightning Guns

6.2/10 IMDB

The Durango Kid rides again in Lightning Guns. As ever, the masked Durango (alias Steve Brandon) is played by Charles Starrett, who this time around is on the trail of a gang of cold-blooded killers. Rancher Dan Saunders (Edgar Dearing) is held responsible for the killings because of his opposition to a politically expedient dam project. Durango believes that Saunders is innocent, and he intends to prove it.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Gloria Henry, William Bailey, Raymond Bond, Jock Mahoney, Ken Houchins, Smiley Burnette ..
Directed by: Fred F. Sears
Release date: 1950-12-01

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