Best Adventure Movies of 1955

1.

The Court Jester

5.5
7.9/10 IMDB

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against a usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury, Cecil Parker, Mildred Natwick, Robert Middleton, Michael Pate, Herbert Rudley, Noel Drayton ..
Directed by: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Release date: 1955-12-24
2.

This Island Earth

3.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Aliens have landed and are hiding on Earth, but need Earth’s scientists to help them fight an inter-planetary war.

Starring: Rex Reason, Faith Domergue, Jeff Morrow, Lance Fuller, Russell Johnson, Robert Nichols, Douglas Spencer, Karl Ludwig Lindt, Robert B. Williams, Coleman Francis ..
Directed by: Joseph M. Newman, Jack Arnold
Release date: 1955-06-01
3.

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davy Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russel fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and the last stand at the Alamo.

Starring: Fess Parker, Hans Conried, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, William Bakewell, Kenneth Tobey, Don Megowan, Helene Stanley, Mike Mazurki ..
Directed by: Norman Foster
Release date: 1955-05-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Moonfleet
4.

Moonfleet

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Set in the eighteenth century, Moonfleet is about John Mohune, a young orphan who is sent to the Dorset village of Moonfleet to stay with an old friend of his mother's, Jeremy Fox. Fox is a morally ambiguous character, an elegant gentleman involved with smugglers and pirates.

Starring: Stewart Granger, George Sanders, Joan Greenwood, Viveca Lindfors, Jon Whiteley, Liliane Montevecchi, Melville Cooper, Sean McClory, Alan Napier, John Hoyt ..
Directed by: Fritz Lang
Release date: 1955-06-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Quentin Durward
5.

Quentin Durward

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

During the 15th century reign of France's King Louis XI, a young Scottish man is sent by his English Lord to woo a French lady on his behalf. The plan goes awry when the young man falls in love with her. Based on the classic novel by Sir Walter Scott.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Kay Kendall, Robert Morley, George Cole, Alec Clunes, Duncan Lamont, Laya Raki, Marius Goring, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Eric Pohlmann ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1955-11-23
6.

The Indian Fighter

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A scout leading a wagon train through hostile Indian country unwittingly gets involved with a Sioux chief's daughter

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Elsa Martinelli, Walter Matthau, Diana Douglas, Walter Abel, Lon Chaney Jr., Eduard Franz, Alan Hale Jr., Elisha Cook Jr., Ray Teal ..
Directed by: André De Toth
Release date: 1955-12-21
7.

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

When the murder of an archaeologist puts a valuable medallion into their hands, Abbott and Costello waste little time in trying to sell it, only to find themselves pursued by police, a slinky adventuress, an Egyptian high priest, and the mummy himself.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor, Michael Ansara, Dan Seymour, Richard Deacon, Kurt Katch, Richard Karlan, Peggy King, Mel Welles ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1955-06-23
8.

Blood Alley

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

A merchant marine captain, rescued from the Chinese Communists by local visitors, is "shanghaied" into transporting the whole village to Hong Kong on an ancient paddle steamer.

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Paul Fix, Joy Kim, Berry Kroeger, Mike Mazurki, Anita Ekberg, James Hong, Lowell Gilmore, Henry Nakamura ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1955-10-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The White Poodle
9.

The White Poodle

3.2
6.9/10 IMDB

A story about three circus actors and their adventures. Based on classic novel by Aleksandr Kuprin.

Starring: Viktor Koltsov, Natalya Gitserot, Georgi Millyar, Aleksandr Antonov, Georgi Millyar ..
Directed by: Marianna Roshal, Vladimir Shredel
Release date: 1955-12-30
10.

Soldier of Fortune

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

An American woman arrives in Hong Kong to unravel the mystery of her missing photographer husband. After getting nowhere with the authorities, she is led by some underground characters to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists. He promises to help find her husband.

Starring: Clark Gable, Susan Hayward, Michael Rennie, Gene Barry, Tom Tully, Alexander D'Arcy, Anna Sten, Leo Gordon, Jack Kruschen, James Hong ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1955-01-01

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