Best Adventure Movies of 1955

1.

The Court Jester

4.8
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

3.6
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
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
6.7/10 IMDB

Set in the eighteenth century, Moonfleet is about John Mohune, a young orphan, played by Jon Whiteley, who is sent to the Dorset village of Moonfleet to stay with an old friend of his mother's, Jeremy Fox. Fox, played by Stewart Granger, 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
5.

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
6.

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 ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1955-10-01
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7.

The White Poodle

3.2
6.8/10 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
8.

Soldier of Fortune

3.1
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
9.

It Came from Beneath the Sea

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

A Giant Octopus, whose feeding habits have been affected by radiation from H-Bomb tests, rises from the Mindanao Deep to terrorize the California Coast.

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Chuck Griffiths, Ian Keith, Dean Maddox Jr., Harry Lauter, Richard W. Peterson ..
Directed by: Robert Gordon
Release date: 1955-07-01
10.

The Dark Avenger

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Edward, Prince of Wales, son and heir to his father King Edward III of England, leads an English army to the French province of Aquitaine to protect the inhabitant from the ravages of the French. After defeating the French in battle, the defeated French plot to kill the prince. Failing in this, they kidnap his lady, the lovely Lady Joan Holland. Of course Prince Edward has to ride to the rescue, adopting numerous guises to save his paramour, which ultimately end in him leading his men into one final climactic battle against the French. (Also known as "The Warriors" and "The Black Prince").

Starring: Errol Flynn, Joanne Dru, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1955-09-11

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