Best Adventure Movies of 1954


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

7.2/10 IMDB

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke, Ted de Corsia, Carleton Young, J. M. Kerrigan, Percy Helton, Ted Cooper ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1954-12-23

Creature from the Black Lagoon

6.9/10 IMDB

When scientists exploring the Amazon River stumble on a “missing link” connecting humans and fish, they plan to capture it for later study. But the Creature has plans of his own, and has set his sights on the lead scientist's beautiful fiancée, Kay.

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, Whit Bissell, Bernie Gozier, Henry A. Escalante, Sydney Mason, Perry Lopez ..
Directed by: Jack Arnold
Release date: 1954-03-05

River of No Return

6.6/10 IMDB

An itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun, Tommy Rettig, Murvyn Vye, Douglas Spencer, Will Wright, Don Beddoe, Arthur Shields, John Doucette ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1954-04-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : King of the Coral Sea

King of the Coral Sea

6.7/10 IMDB

A body is found floating in the Torres Strait and pearler Ted King is asked to investigate. He discovers the murder is connected to a people smuggling ring and involves one of his men, Yusep. He is helped by Peter Merriman, the playboy owner of King's company who romances King's daughter Rusty. Yusep kidnaps Rusty but Merriman and King rescue her.

Starring: Chips Rafferty, Ilma Adey, Rod Taylor, Reg Lye, Charles Tingwell ..
Directed by: Lee Robinson
Release date: 1954-08-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Demetrius and the Gladiators

Demetrius and the Gladiators

6.6/10 IMDB

The story picks up at the point where "The Robe" ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ's robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula wants it back to benefit from its powers. Marcellus' former slave Demetrius seeks to prevent this, and catches the eye of Messalina, wife to Caligula's uncle Claudius. Messalina tempts Demetrius, he winds up fighting in the arena, and wavers in his faith.

Starring: Victor Mature, Susan Hayward, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, Anne Bancroft, Jay Robinson, Ernest Borgnine, Richard Egan, Barry Jones, Charles Evans ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1954-06-16

The Naked Jungle

6.7/10 IMDB

The Leiningen South American cocoa plantation is threatened by a 2-mile-wide, 20-mile-long column of army ants.

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Charlton Heston, Abraham Sofaer, William Conrad, Romo Vincent, Douglas Fowley, John Dierkes, Leonard Strong, Norma Calderón ..
Directed by: Byron Haskin
Release date: 1954-03-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Green Fire

Green Fire

5.9/10 IMDB

In Colombia, mining engineer Rian Mitchell discovers Carrero, the lost emerald mine of the Conquistadors, but has to contend with notorious local bandit El Moro's gang and with coffee planter Catherine Knowland's love.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Grace Kelly, Paul Douglas, John Ericson, Murvyn Vye, José Torvay, Robert Tafur, Charlita, Joe Dominguez, Nacho Galindo ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1954-12-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Casanova's Big Night

Casanova's Big Night

6.7/10 IMDB

Italy 1757, Pippo Popolino, a lowly tailor, disguises himself as the great Casanova in order to romance the attractive widow Francesca. He little suspects what awaits him... Locked into the incongruous role by the desperation of the real Casanova's creditors, Pippo must journey to Venice on a delicate mission far beyond his capabilities.

Starring: Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine, Audrey Dalton, Basil Rathbone, Hugh Marlowe, Arnold Moss, John Carradine, John Hoyt, Hope Emerson, Robert Hutton ..
Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
Release date: 1954-04-07

Robinson Crusoe

6.7/10 IMDB

An English slave trader is marooned on a remote tropical island, forced to fend for himself and deal with crushing loneliness.

Starring: Dan O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernández, Felipe de Alba, Chel López, José Chávez, Emilio Garibay ..
Directed by: Luis Buñuel
Release date: 1954-08-05


6.6/10 IMDB

Two homicide detectives try to find just the facts behind a mobster's brutal murder.

Starring: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Richard Boone, Ann Robinson, Stacy Harris, Virginia Gregg, Vic Perrin, Georgia Ellis, James Griffith, Dick Cathcart ..
Directed by: Jack Webb
Release date: 1954-09-04

The High and the Mighty

6.7/10 IMDB

Dan Roman is a veteran pilot haunted by a tragic past. Now relegated to second-in-command cockpit assignments he finds himself on a routine Honolulu-to-San Francisco flight - one that takes a terrifying suspense-building turn when disaster strikes high above the Pacific Ocean at the point of no return.

Starring: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling, Phil Harris, Robert Newton, David Brian, Paul Kelly, Sidney Blackmer ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1954-07-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : The Purple Plain

The Purple Plain

6.5/10 IMDB

A RAF airfield in Burma in 1945, during World War II. Canadian bomber pilot Bill Forrester is a bitter man who lives haunted by a tragic past. He has became a reckless warrior, and is feared by his comrades, who consider him a madman. Dr. Harris, the squadron physician, is determined to help him heal his tormented soul.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Win Min Than, Brenda De Banzie, Bernard Lee, Maurice Denham, Lyndon Brook, Anthony Bushell, Josephine Griffin, Ram Gopal, Dorothy Alison ..
Directed by: Robert Parrish
Release date: 1954-09-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Tanganyika


5.8/10 IMDB

A landowner in colonial Africa leads a safari through Nukumbi territory in order to capture an escaped criminal.

Starring: Van Heflin, Ruth Roman, Howard Duff, Jeff Morrow, Noreen Corcoran, Gregory Marshall, Murray Alper ..
Directed by: André de Toth
Release date: 1954-07-03

The Black Shield of Falworth

6.4/10 IMDB

In the days of King Henry IV, stalwart young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. But one day, they journey to Macworth castle. There, Myles falls in love with the Macworth's daughter Anne, makes friends and enemies, and learns to be a knight.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, David Farrar, Barbara Rush, Herbert Marshall, Torin Thatcher, Dan O'Herlihy, Patrick O'Neal, Craig Hill, Ian Keith ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1954-09-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Drum Beat

Drum Beat

6.3/10 IMDB

President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle. After Modoc renegade Captain Jack engages in ambush and other atrocities, MacKay must fight him one-on-one with guns, knives and fists.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan, Charles Bronson, Rodolfo Acosta, Elisha Cook Jr., Hayden Rorke, Frank De Kova, Robert Keith, Warner Anderson ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1954-11-10

His Majesty O'Keefe

6.1/10 IMDB

Men steal for it. Nations go to war for it. The it is oil - and it grows on trees. Coconut oil is the precious lifeblood of 1870s South Seas traders. And lots of real blood will be spilled to get it! Screen royalty Burt Lancaster ist His Majesty O'Keefe in this last of three adventures that (along with The Flame and the Arrow and The Crimson Pirate) blew a revitalizing wind into the sails of the swashbucker genre. Action, cunning and derring-do are watchwords of the title seafarer as he befriends, defends and ultimately rules the islanders of exotic Yap. Lensed on gorgeus Fiji locations, grandly scored by Robert Farnon and rousingly directed by Byron Haskin, His Majesty O'Keefe delivers heroics of regal proportions.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Joan Rice, André Morell, Abraham Sofaer, Archie Savage, Benson Fong, Tessa Prendergast, Lloyd Berrell, Charles Horvath, Philip Ahn ..
Directed by: Byron Haskin
Release date: 1954-01-16

Prince Valiant

6.2/10 IMDB

A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.

Starring: James Mason, Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Sterling Hayden, Victor McLaglen, Donald Crisp, Brian Aherne, Barry Jones, Mary Philips ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1954-04-05

Secret of the Incas

6.0/10 IMDB

Harry Steele (Charlton Heston) is a tourist guide determined to make his fortune by finding the Sunburst, an Inca treasure.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Robert Young, Nicole Maurey, Thomas Mitchell, Glenda Farrell, Michael Pate, Leon Askin, William Henry, Kurt Katch, Edward Colmans ..
Directed by: Jerry Hopper
Release date: 1954-06-06

Valley of the Kings

6.0/10 IMDB

Hard-boiled archeologist Mark Brandon is searching for ancient tombs in Egypt when he is approached by beautiful Ann Mercedes, who convinces him to help her fulfill her deceased father's life's ambition - to provide solid proof of the biblical Joseph's travels in ancient Egypt. As an ex-pupil of Ann's father, Mark accepts and the two embark on a search for the tomb of the Pharoah Ra Hotep, said to have had some connection with Joseph. The trail to the tomb is fraught with intrigue, betrayal, murder, and the possibility that the tomb itself has been emptied of all its artifacts by ancient looters.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, Carlos Thompson, Kurt Kasznar, Victor Jory, Leon Askin, Aldo Silvani, Samia Gamal, Laurette Luez ..
Directed by: Robert Pirosh
Release date: 1954-07-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Golden Ivory

Golden Ivory

4.5/10 IMDB

Set amid the magnificent scenery of the Kenyan bush, this safari adventure from 1954 depicts the many dangers faced by a group of British settlers in East Africa during the last decade of the nineteenth century.

Starring: Robert Urquhart, John Bentley, Susan Stephen, Alan Tarlton, Howarth Wood, Morea Soutter, Tom Lithgow, Maureen Connell, Reginald Smart, Reginald Smart ..
Directed by: George P. Breakston
Release date: 1954-10-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Adventure in the Hopfields

Adventure in the Hopfields

6.6/10 IMDB

A little girl accidentally breaks her mother's favourite ornament and goes hop-picking to replace it.

Starring: Mandy Miller, Hilda Fenemore, Russell Waters, Melvyn Hayes, Harold Lang, León García, Mona Washbourne, June Rodney, Janice Field, Dandy Nichols ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1954-06-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Princess of the Nile

Princess of the Nile

6.2/10 IMDB

Shalimar, an Egyptian princess, striving to rid her country of its Bedouin conquerors, forms an alliance with Prince Haidi, son of the Caliph of Bagdad. She practices her intrigues both at the court and, disguised as a dancing girl, in the market place.

Starring: Debra Paget, Jeffrey Hunter, Michael Rennie, Dona Drake, Michael Ansara, Edgar Barrier, Wally Cassell, Jack Elam, Lisa Daniels, Phyllis Winger ..
Directed by: Harmon Jones
Release date: 1954-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Alaska Seas

Alaska Seas

6.1/10 IMDB

A crooked salmon fishermantries to steal his best friend's fiancée and put him out of business.

Starring: Robert Ryan, Jan Sterling, Brian Keith, Gene Barry, Ralph Dumke, Ross Bagdasarian, Fay Roope, Timothy Carey, Peter Coe, Aaron Spelling ..
Directed by: Jerry Hopper
Release date: 1954-01-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Child's Play

Child's Play

5.4/10 IMDB

A science-fiction film about children who manage to split the atom and thereby create a new form of popcorn.

Starring: Christopher Beeny, Ernest Scott, Patrick Wells, Ian Smith, Anneke Wills, Wendy Westcott, Peter Sallis ..
Directed by: Margaret Thomson
Release date: 1954-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter

Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter

7.8/10 IMDB

Davy Crockett seeks a truce with his Indian foes.

Starring: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, William Bakewell, Helene Stanley, Pat Hogan, Eugene Brindel, Ray Whitetree ..
Directed by: Norman Foster
Release date: 1954-12-15

Gypsy Colt

6.1/10 IMDB

In this trans-species remake of Lassie, Come Home, a faithful horse undertakes a perilous journey to return to the family it loves.

Starring: Donna Corcoran, Ward Bond, Frances Dee, Larry Keating, Lee Van Cleef, Robert Hyatt, Nacho Galindo, Joe Turkel, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Joe Dominguez ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1954-04-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Khyber Patrol

Khyber Patrol

5.4/10 IMDB

British officers of India is jeopardized when warlords Ahmed Shir and Prince Ishak Khan battle at the Khyber Pass. Enter Capt. Kyle Cameron of the British Lancers, whose renegade style may either save the day or doom the region to chaos. When Cameron learns that greater forces are pulling the strings, he attempts to destroy Shir's rebel faction from within.

Starring: Richard Egan, Dawn Addams, Raymond Burr, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh, Donald Randolph, Patrick O'Moore, Charlita, Laura Mason ..
Directed by: Seymour Friedman
Release date: 1954-09-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : The Men of Sherwood Forest

The Men of Sherwood Forest

5.6/10 IMDB

Robin Hood is persuaded by two nobles whom he believes to be loyal to King Richard to recover secret plans attaining to the rescue of the king from captivity in Germany. Though disguised as a troubadour, Robin is betrayed and captured. Lady Alys and the merry men help him escape in time to foil an intended ambush on King Richard as he returns from the Crusades.

Starring: Don Taylor, Reginald Beckwith, Eileen Moore, David King-Wood, Douglas Wilmer, Harold Lang, Ballard Berkeley, Patrick Holt, Wensley Pithey, Leslie Linder ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1954-11-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Rob Roy, The Highland Rogue

Rob Roy, The Highland Rogue

6.3/10 IMDB

After the 1715 defeat of the clans, one of the highland leaders, Rob Roy MacGregor escapes, has lots of adventures, gets married, and eventually becomes enough of a nuisance to George I to be outlawed, and hunted by the English

Starring: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough, Finlay Currie, Jean Taylor Smith, Geoffrey Keen, Archie Duncan, Russell Waters, Marjorie Fielding ..
Directed by: Harold French
Release date: 1954-02-27

The Adventures of Hajji Baba

5.9/10 IMDB

In Ispahan, Persia, Hajji Baba is leaving his father's shop to seek a greater fortune, while the Princess Fawzia is trying to talk her father, the Caliph into giving her in marriage to Nur-El-Din, a rival prince known far and wide as mean and fickle. Her father intends Fawzia for Fawzia to marry a friend and ally, and makes plans to send her to him.

Starring: John Derek, Elaine Stewart, Amanda Blake, Thomas Gomez, Rosemarie Stack, Paul Picerni, Donald Randolph, Laurette Luez, Anna Navarro ..
Directed by: Don Weis
Release date: 1954-10-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Duel in the Jungle

Duel in the Jungle

5.8/10 IMDB

An American insurance investigator is sent to Rhodesia to investigate the mysterious death of a diamond broker who drowned whilst diving off the coast. The broker was insured for $1 million so the insurers are suspicious.

Starring: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, David Farrar, Patrick Barr, George Coulouris, Charles Goldner, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Heather Thatcher, Michael Mataka, Paul Carpenter ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1954-06-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Hell Below Zero

Hell Below Zero

5.8/10 IMDB

Duncan Craig signs on a whaling ship, partly because his own business deal has fallen through, partly to help Judie Nordhall find her father. Rumor has it that her father may have been murdered by Erik Bland, son of her father's partner and her one-time lover. Duncan and Erik find themselves on rival whaleboats and, ultimately, on an ice floe.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Joan Tetzel, Basil Sydney, Stanley Baker, Paul Connell, Joseph Tomelty, Niall MacGinnis, Jill Bennett, Peter Dyneley, Edward Hardwicke ..
Directed by: Mark Robson
Release date: 1954-01-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Cannibal Attack

Cannibal Attack

5.4/10 IMDB

Jungle Jim fights enemy agents who are trying to steal cobalt while disguised as crocodiles.

Starring: Johnny Weissmüller, Judy Walsh, David Bruce, Bruce Cowling, Charles Evans, Steve Darrell, Joseph Allen ..
Directed by: Lee Sholem
Release date: 1954-11-01

War Arrow

5.9/10 IMDB

A thrilling Cavalry-versus-Indians adventure starring Jeff Chandler as an Army official recruiting Seminole allies, against his superior's wishes, to stop a planned Kiowa attack.

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Jeff Chandler, John McIntire, Suzan Ball, Dennis Weaver, Jay Silverheels, Noah Beery Jr., Charles Drake, Henry Brandon, Henry Brandon ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1954-01-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : King Richard and the Crusaders

King Richard and the Crusaders

5.5/10 IMDB

Based on Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman, this is the story of the romantic adventures of Christians and Muslims during the battle for the Holy Land in the time of King Richard the Lionheart.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Virginia Mayo, George Sanders, Laurence Harvey, Robert Douglas, Michael Pate, Paula Raymond, Lester Matthews, Anthony Eustrel, Henry Corden ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1954-08-07

The Seekers

5.5/10 IMDB

A western set in New Zealand during the 1820s following a group of British pioneers seeking a new life Down Under.

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Glynis Johns, Kenneth Williams, Noel Purcell, Inia Te Wiata, Laya Raki, Patrick Warbrick, Tony Erstich, Eddie Baker, Maharaia Winiata ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1954-06-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : The Black Knight

The Black Knight

5.2/10 IMDB

John, a blacksmith and swordsmith, is tutored at Camelot. As a commoner, he can't hope to win the hand of Lady Linet, daughter of the Earl of Yeoniland, so he creates a secret alternate identity as the Black Knight. In this new role, he is now able to help King Arthur when Saracens and Cornish men—disguised as Vikings -- plot to take over the country.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Patricia Medina, André Morell, Harry Andrews, Peter Cushing, Anthony Bushell, Laurence Naismith, Patrick Troughton, Bill Brandon, Ronald Adam ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1954-08-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Passion


6.0/10 IMDB

In old Spanish California, dashing cattleman Juan Obregon returns to the rancho of his friend Gaspar Melo, to find he's fathered a son on Rosa, one of Gaspar's identical twin daughters. Overjoyed, he plans to formalize his "unofficial" marriage. But trouble brews; Melo's land is of unclear title and the new Don Domingo hopes to grab it for his own profit. Violence results. Without even knowing who survived, Juan (accompanied by Rosa's tomboy sister Tonya) rides for revenge, through spectacular pastoral and wilderness scenery.

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Yvonne De Carlo, Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney Jr., Rodolfo Acosta, John Qualen, Anthony Caruso, Frank De Kova ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1954-10-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : West of Zanzibar

West of Zanzibar

5.7/10 IMDB

Game warden Bob Payton (Anthony Steel) tracks a ivory smuggling ring through some of the most treacherous passages of the Zanzibar territory.

Starring: Anthony Steel, Sheila Sim, Edric Connor, Orlando Martins, William Simons, Martin Benson, David Osieli, Bethlehem Sketch, Peter Illing, Juma ..
Directed by: Harry Watt
Release date: 1954-03-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Long John Silver

Long John Silver

5.7/10 IMDB

In this sequel to Treasure Island, Long John hopes to rescue his friend Jim from a rival pirate and return for more treasure.

Starring: Robert Newton, Connie Gilchrist, Lloyd Berrell, Grant Taylor, Rod Taylor, Harvey Adams, Muriel Steinbeck, Henry Gilbert, John Brunskill, Eric Reiman ..
Directed by: Byron Haskin
Release date: 1954-12-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl

Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl

5.2/10 IMDB

Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl is a 1954 Action-adventure film about a woman who disguises herself as a slave girl in order to try to gain information from Captain Kidd about his hidden treasure. The film was directed by Lew Landers, and stars Anthony Dexter, Eva Gabor, and Alan Hale Jr..

Starring: Anthony Dexter, Eva Gabor, Alan Hale Jr., James Seay, Richard Karlan, Noel Cravat, Lyle Talbot, Sonia Sorel, Michael Ross, Jack Reitzen ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1954-05-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : El enmascarado de plata

El enmascarado de plata

5.6/10 IMDB

Mysterious wrestler-dude teams up with a teenaged boy and fights supervillainous criminal gang.

Starring: Víctor Junco, Crox Alvarado, Luis Aldás, Aurora Segura, René Cardona Jr., Carlos Múzquiz, José Pulido, Julio Ahuet, El Médico Asesino, Elena Julián ..
Directed by: René Cardona
Release date: 1954-04-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Hell's Outpost

Hell's Outpost

5.9/10 IMDB

A returning Korean War vet becomes embroiled in a fight over possession of a tungsten mine.

Starring: Rod Cameron, Joan Leslie, John Russell, Chill Wills, Ben Cooper, Kristine Miller, Jim Davis, Barton MacLane, Oliver Blake, Taylor Holmes ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1954-12-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Jivaro


6.0/10 IMDB

At Rio Galdez's remote Brazilian trading post live assorted outcast Americans and Europeans, including Jerry Russell, ex-engineer who became obsessed with the Jivaro headhunters' treasure, quit his job, and took up with the bottle and local girl Maroa. But he still gets letters from his nominal fiancée in California, and unexpectedly the shapely, glamorous Alice Parker arrives, expecting to marry a rich planter. Disillusioned, Alice is almost ready to fall into Rio's arms when news comes that Jerry is missing in Jivaro country.

Starring: Fernando Lamas, Rhonda Fleming, Brian Keith, Pascual García Peña, Morgan Farley, Rita Moreno, Richard Denning, Marvin Miller, Lon Chaney Jr., Charles Lung ..
Directed by: Edward Ludwig
Release date: 1954-02-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : The Green Buddha

The Green Buddha

5.5/10 IMDB

Yankee charter pilot Morris inadvertently finds himself in the midst of thieves who have purloined a costly antique jade figure from an exhibit. He tracks the thieves to Battersea, where he rescues the fair Germaine from their unsavory clutches, and the Buddha boosters gain only jaded justice.

Starring: Wayne Morris, Mary Germaine, Marcia Ashton, Mary Merrall, Walter Rilla, Leslie Linder, Percy Herbert, Wolf Frees, Kenneth Griffith, Victor Platt ..
Directed by: John Lemont
Release date: 1954-11-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Killer Leopard

Killer Leopard

5.2/10 IMDB

Movie actress Linda Winters has gone into the jungle to find her lost husband Fred. Bomba the Jungle Boy helps in the rescue effort. A major obstacle facing them is a killer leopard which specializes in tearing people limb from limb.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Beverly Garland, Barry Bernard, Donald Murphy, Leonard Mudie, Russ Conway, Harry Cording ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1954-08-22

The Black Pirates

5.3/10 IMDB

Pirates searching for treasure take over a small town in Central America where they believe the loot is buried, but discover that a church has been built over the spot. They force the townspeople to dig for it, but there are more surprises in store for them than they counted on.

Starring: Anthony Dexter, Martha Roth, Lon Chaney Jr., Robert Clarke, Víctor Manuel Mendoza, Toni Gerry, Alfonso Bedoya, Eddie Dutko ..
Directed by: Allen H. Miner
Release date: 1954-12-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Bengal Brigade

Bengal Brigade

5.6/10 IMDB

Year 1856, British India. Capt. Jeffrey Claybourne is severely punished after disobeying an order. Feeling unworthy of his fiancée Vivian Morrow, the daughter of his superior officer, Claybourne leaves the army until he could regain his reputation. When the Rajah Karam launches an attack on the British forces in India, Claybourne finds a chance at redemption.

Starring: Rock Hudson, Arlene Dahl, Ursula Thiess, Torin Thatcher, Arnold Moss, Dan O'Herlihy, Harold Gordon, Michael Ansara, Leonard Strong, Shepard Menken ..
Directed by: László Benedek
Release date: 1954-11-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : Yankee Pasha

Yankee Pasha

6.3/10 IMDB

Tale of an adventurer trying to rescue a damsel kidnapped by pirates.

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Rhonda Fleming, Mamie Van Doren, Lee J. Cobb, Hal March, Rex Reason, Philip Van Zandt, Benny Rubin, Tudor Owen, Harry Lauter ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1954-04-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1954 : The Iron Glove

The Iron Glove

5.0/10 IMDB

Irishman Charles Wogan wields his sword in the cause of James Stuart who seeks to replace George I on the throne of England.

Starring: Robert Stack, Ursula Thiess, Richard Wyler, Alan Hale Jr., Leslie Bradley, Paul Cavanagh, David Bruce, Otto Waldis, Charles Irwin, Louis Merrill ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1954-04-01

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