Best Adventure Movies of 1952
In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.
The Crimson Pirate
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.
The Prisoner of Zenda
The classic tale of a king and an everyman switching places.
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.
The World in His Arms
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.
The Big Sky
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.
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men
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.
A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.
Against All Flags
British Naval Officer (Errol Flynn) fights pirates on Madagascar.
Blackbeard, the Pirate
Honest Edward Maynard finds himself serving as ship's surgeon under the infamous pirate Blackbeard.