Best Adventure Movies of 1951


Soldiers Three

6.1/10 IMDB

Kiplingesque tale of British forces in 19th-century India.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Walter Pidgeon, David Niven, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, Greta Gynt, Frank Allenby, Robert Coote, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Ansara ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1951-04-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : The Golden Horde

The Golden Horde

5.6/10 IMDB

The Princess of Samarkand and an English knight confront the armies of Genghis Khan.

Starring: Ann Blyth, David Farrar, George Macready, Henry Brandon, Richard Egan, Marvin Miller, Peggie Castle, Poodles Hanneford, Lucille Barkley ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1951-09-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : Mysterious Island

Mysterious Island

5.9/10 IMDB

It is 1865 and Union prisoners use a military balloon to escape a Southern prison camp near the end of the Civil War. The balloon drifts for days and finally lands on a mysterious volcanic island with very unusual inhabitants. Also landing, in a better aircraft, is Rulu, a visitor from Mercury. She seeks a radio-active material that will enable her to manufacture an explosive that will destroy the world or, at least, the portion known as Earth in this 15 Chapter Serial from the 1950s.

Starring: Richard Crane, Marshall Reed, Karen Randle, Ralph Hodges, Gene Roth, Hugh Prosser, Leonard Penn, Terry Frost, Rusty Wescoatt, Bernie Hamilton ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1951-09-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : Valley of the Eagles

Valley of the Eagles

5.8/10 IMDB

A Norwegian scientist builds a device that can convert sound waves into electrical energy. However, the machine is stolen by the scientist's wife and assistant, who head across the frozen tundra towards Russia. A police inspector and a local girl team up with the scientist to help recover the device.

Starring: Jack Warner, Nadia Gray, John McCallum, Anthony Dawson, Laura Wood, Naima Wifstrand, Norman Macowan, Christopher Lee, Alfred Maurstad, Martin Boddey ..
Directed by: Terence Young
Release date: 1951-09-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : Cavalry Scout

Cavalry Scout

6.2/10 IMDB

Kirby Frye, a former Confederate officer but now a Union Cavalry scout, is sent into Montana territory to locate and retrieve three Gatling Guns stolen from the U.S. Arsenal by outlaws believed to have taken them west to sell to the Soiux and Cheyenne. The trail leads him to Red Bluff where, aided by Claire Corville, he and the audience discover together and real quick like that Martin Gavin, a supposedly-honest operator of a freight line, has the guns and intends to exchange them to the Indians for furs.

Starring: Rod Cameron, Audrey Long, Jim Davis, James Millican, James Arness, John Doucette, Frank Wilcox ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1951-05-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : Adventures of Captain Fabian

Adventures of Captain Fabian

5.5/10 IMDB

An ambitious girl (Micheline Presle) uses a sea captain (Errol Flynn) to climb the social ladder in old New Orleans.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Micheline Presle, Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, Victor Francen, Jim Gérald, Héléna Manson, Howard Vernon, Reggie Nalder, Zanie Campan ..
Directed by: William Marshall, Robert Florey
Release date: 1951-10-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : Mask of the Avenger

Mask of the Avenger

5.6/10 IMDB

Costume swashbuckler with heroic John Derek battling evil Anthony Quinn.

Starring: John Derek, Anthony Quinn, Jody Lawrance, Wilton Graff, Ian Wolfe ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1951-06-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : Fury of the Congo

Fury of the Congo

6.4/10 IMDB

Jungle Jim must protect rare pony-like animals whose glands produce a powerful narcotic. On the way, he fights a giant spider.

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Sherry Moreland, William Henry, Lyle Talbot, Joel Friedkin, George Eldredge ..
Directed by: William Berke
Release date: 1951-02-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : Elephant Stampede

Elephant Stampede

5.7/10 IMDB

Bomba the Jungle Boy swings into action when an elephant herd is threatened by ivory hunters.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Donna Martell, John Kellogg, Edith Evanson, Myron Healey, Leonard Mudie, Martin Wilkins ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1951-10-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1951 : The Sea Hornet

The Sea Hornet

6.1/10 IMDB

"The Sea Hornet" was a merchant ship sunk, supposedly by a torpedo, less than a mile off the California Coast during World War Two. Six years later when his buddy is killed, attempting to blow up the sunken ship, on the orders of Suntan Radford and Tony Sullivan, deep-sea diver "Gunner" McNeil has his suspicions aroused... especially since Suntan is the daughter of the ship's captain that died when the ship sunk, and Sullivan was a crew member. Plus the fact the ship had over a million dollars in cash on board. During the course of his investigation, he becomes romantically involved with Ginger Sullivan

Starring: Rod Cameron, Adele Mara, Lorna Gray, Chill Wills, Jim Davis, Richard Jaeckel, Ellen Corby, James Brown, Grant Withers, William Ching ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1951-11-06

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