Best Adventure Movies of 1952


Francis Goes to West Point

6.5/10 IMDB

Francis the talking mule gets his owner in and out of trouble while he is taking basic training at West Point.

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Lori Nelson, Alice Kelley, Gregg Palmer, William Reynolds, Les Tremayne, Otto Hulett, David Janssen, James Best, Leonard Nimoy ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1952-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : African Treasure

African Treasure

5.5/10 IMDB

Against stock footage of lions, elephants and wildebeasts, Bomba the Jungle Boy captures a pair of nefarious diamond smugglers.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Laurette Luez, Leonard Mudie, Arthur Space, Lane Bradford, Martin Garralaga, Lyle Talbot, Smoki Whitfield ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1952-05-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : The Planter's Wife

The Planter's Wife

5.9/10 IMDB

The wife of a rubber plantation owner must put her marriage problems on hold when her family is forced to defend themselves during a native uprising.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel, Jeremy Spenser, Bill Travers, Ram Gopal, Jeremy Spenser, Tom Macaulay, Andy Ho, Yah Ming ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1952-12-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : The Treasure of Lost Canyon

The Treasure of Lost Canyon

6.3/10 IMDB

Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired miner and pharmacist. Doc and David become fast friends in their scenic outdoor rambles. But when they discover a hidden treasure, the idyllic interlude gives way to more troubles and a strange coincidence.

Starring: William Powell, Julie Adams, Charles Drake, Rosemary DeCamp, Henry Hull, Tommy Ivo, Chubby Johnson, John Doucette, Marvin Press, Griff Barnett ..
Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff
Release date: 1952-03-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Storm Over Tibet

Storm Over Tibet

5.6/10 IMDB

During World War II, David Simms pilots supplies between India and China over the Himalaya Mountains.

Starring: Rex Reason, Diana Douglas, Myron Healey, Strother Martin, Robert Karnes ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1952-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Denver and Rio Grande

Denver and Rio Grande

5.8/10 IMDB

Jim Vesser and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Sterling Hayden, Dean Jagger, Kasey Rogers, Lyle Bettger, J. Carrol Naish, Zasu Pitts, Tom Powers, Robert Barrat, Paul Fix ..
Directed by: Byron Haskin
Release date: 1952-05-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Saturday Island

Saturday Island

6.3/10 IMDB

When their hospital ship sinks in the South Pacific during World War II, military nurse Elizabeth Smythe (Linda Darnell) and Marine Michael Dugan (Tab Hunter) find themselves stranded — and soon enough, falling in love — on an idyllic tropical island. But when British pilot William Peck (Donald Gray) crash-lands on their cozy little atoll, Dugan suddenly discovers he has a rival in love.

Starring: Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, Donald Gray, John Laurie, Sheila Chong, Russell Waters, Hilda Fenemore, Brenda Hogan, Diana Decker, Peggy Hassard ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1952-03-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Red Skies of Montana

Red Skies of Montana

6.4/10 IMDB

When a large forest fire breaks out in the mountains of Montana, a squad of 'Smoke Jumpers', the paratroop-corps of fire-fighters in the U. S. Forest Service, is flown to the scene from their regional headquarters in Missoula, Montana. The Forest Rangers, under Cliff Mason, put out the blaze, but several of the fire-fighters are killed. Ed Miller, son of one of the dead rangers, thinks he died because Mason was a coward, and sets out to prove it.

Starring: Richard Widmark, Constance Smith, Jeffrey Hunter, Richard Boone, Warren Stevens, James Griffith, Joe Sawyer, Robert Adler, Parley Baer, Charles Bronson ..
Directed by: Joseph M. Newman
Release date: 1952-01-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Kangaroo


5.5/10 IMDB

1952 romantic adventure set in Australia, starring Maureen O'Hara and Peter Lawford.

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lawford, Richard Boone, Finlay Currie, Chips Rafferty, Letty Craydon, Charles Tingwell ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1952-05-16

Last Train from Bombay

5.2/10 IMDB

An American diplomat risks his life to save an Indian prince from an assassination plot designed to ignite a war.

Starring: Jon Hall, Christine Larsen, Lisa Ferraday, Douglas Kennedy, Michael Fox ..
Directed by: Fred F. Sears
Release date: 1952-08-01

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