Best Adventure Movies of 1952


The African Queen

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

Bend of the River

7.2/10 IMDB

Two men with questionable pasts, Glyn McLyntock and his friend Cole, lead a wagon-train load of homesteaders from Missouri to the Oregon territory...

Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Rock Hudson, Jay C. Flippen, Julie Adams, Lori Nelson, Chubby Johnson, Stepin Fetchit, Harry Morgan, Howard Petrie ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1952-01-23

The Crimson Pirate

7.1/10 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


6.7/10 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: 1952-07-31


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

The Prisoner of Zenda

6.9/10 IMDB

An Englishman vacationing in Ruritania is recruited to impersonate his cousin, the soon-to-be-crowned king after the monarch is drugged and kidnapped.

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: 1952-11-04

The Big Sky

6.9/10 IMDB

Two tough Kentucky mountaineers join a trading expedition from St. Louis up the Missouri River to trade whisky for furs with the Blackfoot Indians. They soon discover that there is much more than the elements to contend with.

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

The World in His Arms

6.8/10 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
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men

6.6/10 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


6.6/10 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, Mel Ferrer, Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1952-04-11

Against All Flags

6.5/10 IMDB

British Naval Officer 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
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Lost in Alaska

Lost in Alaska

6.2/10 IMDB

After two volunteer firemen rescue a gold prospector from suicide, they discover discover that the police mistakenly want them for murder.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Mitzi Green, Tom Ewell, Bruce Cabot, Minerva Urecal, Emory Parnell, Iron Eyes Cody, Jack Ingram, Rex Lease ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1952-08-13

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

6.1/10 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: 1952-10-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Horizons West

Horizons West

6.2/10 IMDB

Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a murder, he is rescued from a lynch mob by Neil, who is now the Marshal, but there is eventually a falling out between the brothers, good triumphing over evil.

Starring: Robert Ryan, Julie Adams, Rock Hudson, Judith Braun, John McIntire, Raymond Burr, James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Frances Bavier, Tom Powers ..
Directed by: Budd Boetticher
Release date: 1952-10-11

Blackbeard, the Pirate

6.0/10 IMDB

Honest Robert 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

Plymouth Adventure

6.2/10 IMDB

During the Mayflower pilgrims' long voyage across the Atlantic Ocean on their way to America, Captain Christopher Jones falls in love with William Bradford's wife Dorothy.

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

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

5.7/10 IMDB

Two hapless waiters in a tavern on the Spanish Main play cupid between aristocratic Lady Jane and tavern co-worker Bruce Martindale, but the two bumpkins mix-up a love letter with Captain Kidd's treasure map of Skull Island, leading to them being kidnapped and taken off to the notorious pirate's island.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton, Hillary Brooke, Bill Shirley, Leif Erickson, Fran Warren, Chuck Roberson, Paul Newlan, Harry Wilson ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1952-12-27

The Wild North

6.5/10 IMDB

In the Canadian mountains, a trapper goes on the run accused of a crime and is pursued by a rugged and determined lawman of the Royal North-West Mounted Police.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Wendell Corey, Cyd Charisse, Howard Petrie, Houseley Stevenson, Lewis Martin, John War Eagle, Ray Teal, Clancy Cooper, J. M. Kerrigan ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1952-01-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

6.9/10 IMDB

The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find...

Starring: James Hayter, James Donald, Nigel Patrick, Joyce Grenfell, Hermione Gingold, Hermione Baddeley, Donald Wolfit, Hattie Jacques, Kathleen Harrison, Alexander Gauge ..
Directed by: Noel Langley
Release date: 1952-11-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Caribbean


5.7/10 IMDB

Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery, by Andrew McAllister, and forced into piracy, enlists the aid of Dick Lindsay, to help him invade MacAllister's fortified island. The latter falls in love with MacAllister's daughter,Christine.

Starring: John Payne, Arlene Dahl, Cedric Hardwicke, Clarence Muse, Francis L. Sullivan, Willard Parker, Dennis Hoey, William Pullen, Walter Reed, Woody Strode ..
Directed by: Edward Ludwig
Release date: 1952-09-01
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

Big Jim McLain

5.1/10 IMDB

House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter come to post war Hawaii to track Communist Party activities even though belonging to the party was legal at the time. They are interested in everything from insurance fraud to the sabotage of a U.S. naval vessel.

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier, Veda Ann Borg, Hans Conried, Hal Baylor, Gayne Whitman, Gordon Jones, Robert Keys ..
Directed by: Edward Ludwig
Release date: 1952-08-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair

Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair

6.7/10 IMDB

Ma and Pa are trying to raise enough money at the county fair to send their daughter Rosie to college. Ma competes in baking and Pa enters a trotter in a horse race, while Rosie takes up with handsome young Marvin Johnson.

Starring: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, James Best, Lori Nelson, Esther Dale, Emory Parnell, Oliver Blake, Russell Simpson, Rex Lease, Sara Taft ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1952-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : African Treasure

African Treasure

5.1/10 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, Martín Garralaga, Lyle Talbot, Smoki Whitfield, Woody Strode ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1952-05-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Lydia Bailey

Lydia Bailey

6.4/10 IMDB

A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing L'Overture, the black president, and the French who are trying to retake possession of the country. Hamlin finds Lydia and, against the background of war and rebellion, they fall in love while helping the Haitians against the French.

Starring: Dale Robertson, Anne Francis, Charles Korvin, William Marshall, Luis van Rooten, Angos Perez, Robert Evans, Roy Glenn, Bill Walker, Rosalind Hayes ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1952-05-30

Gift Horse

6.3/10 IMDB

Compton Bennett's war drama The Gift Horse follows the fortunes of ageing destroyer The Ballantrae and her crew from the time they come together in 1940 until the climactic raid on occupied St Nazaire in 1942. Trevor Howard plays Lt Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser, the newly appointed captain, back in service after having left the navy following a court martial.

Starring: Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Sonny Tufts, Trevor Howard, Bernard Lee, Dora Bryan, Hugh Williams, Robin Bailey, Meredith Edwards, John Forrest ..
Directed by: Compton Bennett
Release date: 1952-06-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Botany Bay

Botany Bay

6.1/10 IMDB

Based on the story of Australia's colonization, this atmospheric drama stars Alan Ladd as Hugh Tallant, an American medical student falsely convicted of robbery and sent on a torturous voyage with other prisoners to the penal colony at Botany Bay. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny.

Starring: Alan Ladd, James Mason, Patricia Medina, Cedric Hardwicke, Murray Matheson, Dorothy Patten, John Hardy, Hugh Pryse, Malcolm Lee Beggs, Anita Sharp-Bolster ..
Directed by: John Farrow
Release date: 1952-12-26

Way of a Gaucho

6.5/10 IMDB

In 1875 Argentina, after killing a man, a gaucho is sentenced to harsh army duty but he deserts the army and becomes a bandit leader.

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Gene Tierney, Richard Boone, Hugh Marlowe, Everett Sloane, Enrique Chaico, Jorge Villoldo, Hugo Mancini, Néstor Atilio Yoan, Chuck Roberson ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1952-10-16

Les Miserables

6.8/10 IMDB

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character, has nevertheless been convicted for the minor crime of stealing bread. A minor infraction leads to his pursuit by the relentless policeman Javert, a pursuit that consumes both men's lives for many years.

Starring: Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, Robert Newton, Edmund Gwenn, Sylvia Sidney, Cameron Mitchell, Elsa Lanchester, James Robertson Justice, Joseph Wiseman, Rhys Williams ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1952-08-14

Francis Goes to West Point

6.2/10 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 : Lure of the Wilderness

Lure of the Wilderness

6.4/10 IMDB

A young girl and her father, who is unjustly accused of murder, seek refuge in a Georgia swamp until they are befriended by a trapper who penetrates the swamp in search of his dog.

Starring: Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter, Constance Smith, Walter Brennan, Tom Tully, Harry Shannon, Will Wright, Jack Elam, Harry Carter ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1952-07-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : The Treasure of Lost Canyon

The Treasure of Lost Canyon

6.2/10 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 : Yankee Buccaneer

Yankee Buccaneer

5.9/10 IMDB

A United States Navy ship in the first half of the 19th century, under the command of Captain David Porter, is expecting to put ashore after a year on the seas; but the arrival of one of Porter's ex-students, the willful and independent Lieutenant David Farragut, brings a new mission: to disguise the ship and crew as a pirate ship and help the Navy locate the criminals who have been robbing America's merchant fleet. But as Farragut's disobedience threatens the safety of the crew, they stumble upon an international conspiracy.

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Scott Brady, Suzan Ball, Joseph Calleia, George Mathews, Rodolfo Acosta, David Janssen, Joseph Vitale, Michael Ansara, James Parnell ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1952-09-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Stronghold


6.0/10 IMDB

In 1850s Mexico, the beautiful owner of a silver mine is kidnapped by a bandit leader, who needs money to finance his revolt against the Emperor Maximilian.

Starring: Veronica Lake, Zachary Scott, Arturo de Córdova, Rita Macedo, Alfonso Bedoya, Yadira Jiménez, Fanny Schiller, Carlos Múzquiz, Irén Ágay, Felipe de Alba ..
Directed by: Steve Sekely
Release date: 1952-02-15

Lone Star

6.1/10 IMDB

Rip-roaring big star, big budget semi-historical story about cattle baron Devereaux Burke, who is enlisted by an aging Andrew Jackson to dissuade Sam Houston from establishing Texas as a republic. Burke must fight state senator Thomas Craden, in the process winning the heart of Craden's newspaper-editor girlfriend Martha Ronda.

Starring: Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Broderick Crawford, Lionel Barrymore, Beulah Bondi, Ed Begley, James Burke, William Farnum, Lowell Gilmore, Moroni Olsen ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1952-10-24
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, Harold Fong, Harold Dyrenforth, Jarmila Marton, William Schallert ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1952-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Son of Ali Baba

Son of Ali Baba

5.7/10 IMDB

In ancient Persia the son of Ali Baba (of forty thieves fame), Kashma Baba is a military cadet by day and a party goer by night. He falls for a girl who he later finds is an escaped slave girl belonging to the wicked Caliph. They flee to his father's palace. But alas, there's more to her than meets the eye. Will the evil schemers succeed? The sons of the Forty Thieves to the rescue!

Starring: Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie, Susan Cabot, William Reynolds, Morris Ankrum ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1952-08-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Bomba and the Jungle Girl

Bomba and the Jungle Girl

5.4/10 IMDB

Bomba decides to find out who his parents were. He starts with Cody Casson's diary and follows the trail to a native village. An ancient blind woman tells him his parents and the village's true ruler were murdered by the current chieftain and his daughter.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Karen Sharpe, Walter Sande, Suzette Harbin, Martin Wilkins, Morris Buchanan, Leonard Mudie, Don Blackman, Amanda Randolph, Roy Glenn ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1952-12-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Captain Pirate

Captain Pirate

6.1/10 IMDB

In 1690, years have passed since Captain Blood was pardoned by the Crown for his daring deeds against the Spanish on the Spanish Main, and he is living quietly on his plantation in the West Indies, practicing medicine and planning his marriage to Isabella. But his peaceful existence is shattered when Hilary Evans arrives and arrests him on a piracy charge. Somebody has been raiding the islands, and making it appear it was Captain Blood. In order to prove his innocence, Captain Blood has to sail again under the "Jolly Roger."

Starring: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, John Sutton, Charles Irwin, Ted de Corsia, Rex Evans, Malú Gatica, George Givot ..
Directed by: Ralph Murphy
Release date: 1952-08-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Thunderbirds


5.8/10 IMDB

An Oklahoma National Guard unit, comprised mainly of Native Americans, is called up for duty at the start of World War II.

Starring: John Derek, John Drew Barrymore, Mona Freeman, Gene Evans, Eileen Christy, Ward Bond, Barton MacLane, Wally Cassell, Ben Cooper, Scott Elliott ..
Directed by: John H. Auer
Release date: 1952-11-20

Hurricane Smith

5.3/10 IMDB

South Sea freebooters fight for hidden treasure and the love of the beautiful Luana.

Starring: Yvonne De Carlo, John Ireland, James Craig, Forrest Tucker, Lyle Bettger, Richard Arlen, Murray Matheson, Henry Brandon, Mike Kellin, Emile Meyer ..
Directed by: Jerry Hopper
Release date: 1952-10-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Thief of Damascus

Thief of Damascus

5.2/10 IMDB

A young man assembles a band of adventurers to take on an evil sultan.

Starring: Paul Henreid, John Sutton, Jeff Donnell, Lon Chaney Jr., Elena Verdugo, Helen Gilbert, Robert Clary, Edward Colmans, Nelson Leigh, Philip Van Zandt ..
Directed by: Will Jason
Release date: 1952-04-01

The Brigand

6.0/10 IMDB

Carlos Delargo, the banished son of a royal princess of Mandorra, is returned to the kingdom to be tried for a murder change. However, he is freed by King Lorenzo, whom bears a remarkable resemblance to Delargo. When the king is wounded by assassins sent by Napoleon, Delargo takes over the throne at the request of the Prime Minister in a plot to thwart the traitors. He also falls in love with Princess Teresa, the king's fiancée.

Starring: Anthony Dexter, Jody Lawrance, Gale Robbins, Anthony Quinn, Carl Benton Reid, Ron Randell, Fay Roope, Carleton Young, Ian MacDonald, Lester Matthews ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1952-06-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Desperate Search

Desperate Search

5.8/10 IMDB

A man (Howard Keel), his wife (Jane Greer) and his famous-aviator ex-wife (Patricia Medina) search for their two children lost with a cougar.

Starring: Howard Keel, Jane Greer, Patricia Medina, Keenan Wynn, Robert Burton, Lee Aaker, Linda Lowell, Michael Dugan, Elaine Stewart, Jonathan Cott ..
Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis
Release date: 1952-11-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Blackhawk


6.1/10 IMDB

Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis. After the war, they continued to fight evil where ever they find it. In this movie, they are battling a group of spies and saboteurs bent on destroying democracy. The Blackhawks foil a succession of plots, with a cliff hanger ending in each episode.

Starring: Kirk Alyn, Carol Forman, Carol Forman, John Crawford, Michael Fox, Don C. Harvey, Rick Vallin, Larry Stewart, Weaver Levy, Zon Murray ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred F. Sears
Release date: 1952-07-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Saturday Island

Saturday Island

6.1/10 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 : Denver and Rio Grande

Denver and Rio Grande

5.7/10 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 sabotages 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 : 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 : Mara Maru

Mara Maru

6.0/10 IMDB

An American salvage diver plunges into dangerous intrigue around a sunken treasure in the Philippines.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Raymond Burr, Ruth Roman, Paul Picerni, Richard Webb, Dan Seymour, Georges Renavent, Robert Cabal, Henry Marco, Don C. Harvey ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1952-04-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1952 : Tarzan's Savage Fury

Tarzan's Savage Fury

5.8/10 IMDB

The jungle king's cousin tries to get him to help find a diamond treasure.

Starring: Lex Barker, Dorothy Hart, Patric Knowles, Charles Korvin, Tommy Carlton ..
Directed by: Cy Endfield
Release date: 1952-03-14

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