Best Adventure Movies of 1952

1.

Scaramouche

4.0
7.5/10 IMDB

In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Eleanor Parker, Janet Leigh, Mel Ferrer, Henry Wilcoxon, Nina Foch, Richard Anderson, Robert Coote, Lewis Stone, Elisabeth Risdon ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1952-05-08
2.

The Crimson Pirate

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light hearted adventure involving prison breaks, an oddball Scientist, sailing ships, naval fights, and tons of swordplay.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok, Torin Thatcher, James Hayter, Leslie Bradley, Margot Grahame, Noel Purcell, Frederick Leister, Eliot Makeham ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1952-09-27
3.

The Prisoner of Zenda

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

The classic tale of a king and an everyman switching places.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern, Jane Greer, Lewis Stone, Robert Douglas, Robert Coote, Peter Brocco, Francis Pierlot, James Mason ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1952-11-14
4.

Ivanhoe

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Sir Walter Scott's classic story of the chivalrous Ivanhoe who joins with Robin of Locksley in the fight against Prince John and for the return of King Richard the Lionheart.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Emlyn Williams, Robert Douglas, Finlay Currie, Felix Aylmer, Francis de Wolff, Norman Wooland ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1952-01-01
5.

The World in His Arms

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Gregory Peck is a boisterous sea captain in the Pacific Coast, circa 1850, who has a plan to buy Alaska from the Russians… if they don’t kill him first.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ann Blyth, Anthony Quinn, John McIntire, Carl Esmond, Sig Ruman, Andrea King, Eugenie Leontovich, Bill Radovitch, Rhys Williams ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1952-10-09
6.

The Big Sky

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

Kirk Douglas stars as the determined leader of a band of Tennessee fur trappers who set out to explore the uncharted Missouri river in 1830 and find them selves battling American Indians.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt, Arthur Hunnicutt, Buddy Baer, Steven Geray, Henri Letondal, Hank Worden, Jim Davis, Thol Simonson ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1952-08-19
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7.

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by henchmen of Prince John. Robin takes up the life of an outlaw, gathering together his band of merry men with him in Sherwood Forest, to avenge his father's death and to help the people of the land that Prince John are over taxing.

Starring: Richard Todd, Joan Rice, Peter Finch, James Hayter, James Robertson Justice, Martita Hunt, Hubert Gregg, Bill Owen, Reginald Tate, Elton Hayes ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1952-05-26
8.

Macao

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, William Bendix, Thomas Gomez, Gloria Grahame, Brad Dexter, Edward Ashley, Philip Ahn, Vladimir Sokoloff ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray
Release date: 1952-04-30
9.

Against All Flags

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

British Naval Officer (Errol Flynn) fights pirates on Madagascar.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Alice Kelley, Mildred Natwick, Robert Warwick, Harry Cording, Phil Tully, Lester Matthews, Tudor Owen ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1952-12-24
10.

Blackbeard, the Pirate

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Honest Edward Maynard finds himself serving as ship's surgeon under the infamous pirate Blackbeard.

Starring: Robert Newton, Linda Darnell, William Bendix, Keith Andes, Torin Thatcher, Irene Ryan, Alan Mowbray, Richard Egan, Skelton Knaggs, Dick Wessel ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1952-12-24

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