Best Adventure Movies of 1952

1.

The African Queen

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Theodore Bikel, Walter Gotell, Peter Swanwick, Richard Marner ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1952-01-07
2.

The Crimson Pirate

3.7
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: 1952-08-27
3.

The Big Sky

3.6
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
4.

The World in His Arms

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A boisterous sea captain in the Pacific Coast, circa 1850, 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
5.

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
6.

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, Don Zelaya ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray
Release date: 1952-04-11
7.

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
8.

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef, Leo G. Carroll, Torin Thatcher, Ava Norring, Helene Stanley, Marcel Dalio, Vicente Gómez ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1952-08-18
9.

Plymouth Adventure

3.1
6.3/10 IMDB

The story of the voyage of the "Mayflower" in its historic voyage across the Atlantic to the New World. The passenger list includes John Alden and Priscilla Mullins among those who made the 96-day storm-filled crossing. Along the way the Captain has an ill-starred romance with the wife of a religious fanatic that ends in a sudden, dramatic way off the coast of Cape Cod.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Gene Tierney, Leo Genn, Barry Jones, Dawn Addams, Lloyd Bridges, Noel Drayton, John Dehner, Tommy Ivo ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1952-11-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Francis Goes to West Point
10.

Francis Goes to West Point

2.9
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

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