Best Adventure Movies of 1950

1.

State Penitentiary

2.7
6.2/10 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
2.

Double Deal

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

An oil engineer (Richard Denning) surrounded by foul play helps an heiress (Marie Windsor) 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 : Fortunes of Captain Blood
3.

Fortunes of Captain Blood

2.6
5.8/10 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 ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1950-05-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Captain China
4.

Captain China

2.6
6.1/10 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 Desert Hawk
5.

The Desert Hawk

2.5
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 : Tarzan and the Slave Girl
6.

Tarzan and the Slave Girl

2.5
5.9/10 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 ..
Directed by: Lee Sholem
Release date: 1950-06-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : The Lost Volcano
7.

The Lost Volcano

2.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Little David Gordon lives in the jungle with his parents Ruth and Fred Gordon 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 a great deal about life in the jungle. His parents have heard the stories of Bomba but think it's just myth along with a bit of David's imagination. When David is kidnapped by two adventurers looking for ancient treasure in the shadow of a live volcano, Bomba comes to the rescue.

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 : Dick Barton at Bay
8.

Dick Barton at Bay

2.2
4.8/10 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 : Don Juan
9.

Don Juan

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Don Juan leaves Venice and gets back to Seville, his home city. When he arrives there, he learns that his father is dead and has left all his properties to him, on codition that he marries Doña Inés. Don Juan makes up a former marriage, but when he meets her he becomes fascinated by her beauty.

Starring: Antonio Vilar, Annabella, María Rosa Salgado ..
Directed by: José Luis Sáenz de Heredia
Release date: 1950-10-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1950 : Pygmy Island
10.

Pygmy Island

1.5
6.8/10 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

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