Best Adventure Movies of 1955


The Court Jester

7.8/10 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

This Island Earth

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

Revenge of the Creature

5.6/10 IMDB

In a tributary of the Amazon, a monster – half-man, half-fish – is captured and placed in a reservoir in a Florida national park to be observed by scientists.

Starring: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield, Dave Willock, Robert B. Williams, Nestor Paiva, Grandon Rhodes, Charles Cane, Ricou Browning, Ben Chapman ..
Directed by: Jack Arnold
Release date: 1955-05-13

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

6.9/10 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 : The Left Hand of God

The Left Hand of God

6.4/10 IMDB

A man in priestly robes, seemingly the long-awaited Father O'Shea, arrives at a little-frequented Catholic mission in 1947 China. Though the man seems curiously uncomfortable with his priestly duties, his tough tactics prove very successful in the Seven Villages, as around them China disintegrates in civil war and revolution. But he has a secret, and his friendship with mission nurse Anne (an attractive war widow) seems to be taking on an unpriestly tone.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Lee J. Cobb, Agnes Moorehead, E.G. Marshall, Jean Porter, Carl Benton Reid, Victor Sen Yung, Philip Ahn, Benson Fong ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1955-09-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Moonfleet


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

Quentin Durward

6.3/10 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: 1955-09-09

The Indian Fighter

6.3/10 IMDB

A scout leading a wagon train through hostile Indian country 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

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

6.2/10 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
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Desert Song

The Desert Song

8.2/10 IMDB

Live television version of the classic musical.

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Gale Sherwood, Otto Kruger, Salvatore Baccaloni, John Conte, Viola Essen, Earl William Sauvain, Rod Alexander, Felisa Conde, Bambi Linn ..
Directed by: William Friedberg, William Glickman, Max Liebman
Release date: 1955-05-07

Soldier of Fortune

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

Blood Alley

6.2/10 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

It Came from Beneath the Sea

5.9/10 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


6.3/10 IMDB

A roguish poet is given the run of the scheming Wazir's harem while pretending to help him usurp the young caliph. Kismet (The will of Allah), is the story of a young Caliph who falls in love with the beautiful Marsinah poet's daughter, in ancient Baghdad. Origin : Stranger in Paradise is a popular English song. The melody is an adaptation of the Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor), popular in Russia.

Starring: Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray, Vic Damone, Sebastian Cabot, Pat Sheehan, June Kirby, Reiko Sato, Wonci Lui, Patricia Dunn ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1955-10-08

The Rains of Ranchipur

5.8/10 IMDB

India. The spoilt and stubborn Edwina Esketh, comes to a small town with her husband. She falls in love with an indian doctor, Dr. Safti. She also meets an old friend of hers, the alcoholic Tom Ransome. An awful earthquake is followed by days of rain.

Starring: Lana Turner, Richard Burton, Fred MacMurray, Joan Caulfield, Michael Rennie, Eugenie Leontovich, Carlo Rizzo, Madge Kennedy, Beatrice Kraft, Gladys Hurlbut ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1955-12-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Underwater!


5.3/10 IMDB

Two scuba divers find a shipwreck which may contain undiscovered treasure, however, their attempt to salvage it is threatened by scavengers.

Starring: Jane Russell, Gilbert Roland, Richard Egan, Lori Nelson, Robert Keith, Joseph Calleia, Eugene Iglesias, Ric Roman, Dan Bernaducci, James H. Russell ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1955-02-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki

Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki

6.5/10 IMDB

Ma and Pa, along with daughter Rosie, go off to Hawaii in answer to cousin Rodney's call for help running his pineapple farm while he recovers from an illness. Pa soon causes a major explosion and gets himself kidnapped.

Starring: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Lori Nelson, Byron Palmer, Russell Johnson, Hilo Hattie, Loring Smith, Lowell Gilmore, Mabel Albertson, Fay Roope ..
Directed by: Lee Sholem
Release date: 1955-04-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Storm Over the Nile

Storm Over the Nile

6.2/10 IMDB

In 1885, while his regiment is sent to the Sudan to battle the rebellious Dervish tribes, British Lieutenant Harry Faversham resigns his officer's commission in order to remain with his fiancée Mary Burroughs in England. His friends and fellow officers John Durrance, Peter Burroughs and Tom Willoughby brand him a coward and present him with the white feathers of cowardice. His fiancée, Mary, adds a fourth feather and breaks off their engagement. However, former Lieutenant Faversham decides to regain his honor by fighting in the Sudan incognito. Re-used a great deal of stock footage from The Four Feathers (1939), including the entire final battle sequence.

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Anthony Steel, James Robertson Justice, Mary Ure, Ronald Lewis, Michael Hordern, Ferdy Mayne, Christopher Lee, Ian Carmichael, Jack Lambert ..
Directed by: Zoltan Korda, Terence Young
Release date: 1955-12-26

The Scarlet Coat

6.3/10 IMDB

An American officer goes undercover to unmask a Revolutionary War traitor.

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Michael Wilding, George Sanders, Anne Francis, Robert Douglas, John McIntire, Rhys Williams, John Dehner, Bobby Driscoll ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1955-07-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The King's Thief

The King's Thief

5.8/10 IMDB

An ex-soldier turned highwayman uncovers a plot to take control of England from King Charles II.

Starring: Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom, David Niven, George Sanders, Roger Moore, John Dehner, Sean McClory, Tudor Owen, Melville Cooper, Alan Mowbray ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard, Hugo Fregonese
Release date: 1955-08-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Top Of The World

Top Of The World

5.9/10 IMDB

A team of Air Force servicemen become stranded after setting up a weather station on an island of ice in Alaska.

Starring: Dale Robertson, Evelyn Keyes, Frank Lovejoy, Nancy Gates, Paul Fix, Robert Arthur, Peter Hansen, Nick Dennis, Russ Conway, William Schallert ..
Directed by: Lewis R. Foster
Release date: 1955-05-01

Escape to Burma

5.5/10 IMDB

A fugitive in British Burma hides on a tea plantation, thanks to a mutual attraction with owner Gwen Moore.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, David Farrar, Murvyn Vye, Lisa Montell, Robert Warwick, Reginald Denny, Robert Cabal, Peter Coe, Alex Montoya ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1955-04-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Blue Peter

The Blue Peter

6.1/10 IMDB

A Merchant Navy hero of the Korean War returns to England after three years of captivity in Communist hands, his mind confused by brain-washing and indoctrination at the hands of his captors, and accepts a post as an instructor at the Outward Bound Sea School.

Starring: Kieron Moore, Sarah Lawson, Greta Gynt, Mervyn Johns, Harry Fowler, Anthony Newley ..
Directed by: Wolf Rilla
Release date: 1955-11-01

Captain Lightfoot

6.2/10 IMDB

A boggy swashbuckler of Irish freedom-fighter Michael Martin. In 1815, Michael Martin, member of an Irish revolutionary society, turns highwayman to support it, and soon becomes an outlaw. In Dublin, he meets famous rebel "Captain Thunderbolt" and becomes his second-in-command, under the name "Lightfoot."

Starring: Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Jeff Morrow, Kathleen Ryan, Finlay Currie, Denis O'Dea, Geoffrey Toone, Hilton Edwards, Sheila Brennan, Charles B. Fitzsimons ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1955-03-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Lord of the Jungle

Lord of the Jungle

5.5/10 IMDB

The jungle boy tries to stop a herd of rogue elephants.

Starring: Johnny Sheffield, Wayne Morris, Nancy Hale, Paul Picerni, Bill Phipps, Leonard Mudie, Smoki Whitfield, James Adamson, Joel Fluellen, Juanita Moore ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1955-06-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Jedda


6.0/10 IMDB

An aboriginal girl is brought up by a white family that adopts her. As a young woman, she is mysteriously drawn to go "Walkabout" as people of her tribe have for hundreds of years.

Starring: Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Robert Tudawali, Betty Suttor, Paul Reynall, George Simpson-Lyttle, Margaret Dingle, Willie Farrar ..
Directed by: Charles Chauvel
Release date: 1955-05-05

The Dark Avenger

5.8/10 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, Patrick Holt, Moultrie Kelsall, Robert Urquhart, Noel Willman ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1955-04-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Pearl of the South Pacific

Pearl of the South Pacific

5.3/10 IMDB

Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict over the pearls brings violence and corruption to the quiet island.

Starring: Virginia Mayo, Dennis Morgan, David Farrar, Murvyn Vye, Lance Fuller, Basil Ruysdael, Lisa Montell, Carol Thurston ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1955-09-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Looters

The Looters

6.2/10 IMDB

A rescue team is dispatched to look for the survivors of a plane crash in the Colorado Rockies. They find the survivors--and also find $250,000 in cash among the debris.

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Julie Adams, Ray Danton, Thomas Gomez, Frank Faylen, Russ Conway, Bess Flowers, John Stephenson, Emory Parnell, Rod Williams ..
Directed by: Abner Biberman
Release date: 1955-04-30


6.0/10 IMDB

When the great potato famine hits Ireland, the diaspora begins as thousands emigrate. Among those leaving the Emerald Isle is Katie O'Neill and her husband, who decide that the promised land is South Africa and make their way there. Once there, they discover the hardships that are the reality of the homesteader experience.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward, Richard Egan, John Justin, Agnes Moorehead, Rita Moreno, Hope Emerson, Brad Dexter, Henry O'Neill, Paul Thompson ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1955-03-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Hell's Island

Hell's Island

5.9/10 IMDB

After being dumped by his fiancée, hard-drinking and depressed Mark Cormack loses his job in the Los Angeles district attorney's office and serves as bouncer in a Las Vegas casino. A wheelchair-using stranger Barzland hires him to locate a ruby that disappeared in a Caribbean plane crash. He lures Cormack into doing the job by telling him it may be in the possession of the very woman who jilted him. The ex-detective flies to remote island Santo Rosario to find the stone and investigate the mystery. When he finds his old flame he finds that her husband is in prison. Cormack, again falling for Janet, is convinced into helping him break out of jail. But Janet has other plans.

Starring: John Payne, Mary Murphy, Eduardo Noriega, Francis L. Sullivan, Arnold Moss, Paul Picerni, Walter Reed, Pepe Hern, Robert Cabal, Sándor Szabó ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1955-05-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Son of Sinbad

Son of Sinbad

5.3/10 IMDB

Legendary pirate and adventurer Sinbad is in single-minded pursuit of two things: beautiful women and a substance called Greek Fire--an early version of gunpowder.

Starring: Dale Robertson, Lili St. Cyr, Vincent Price, Mari Blanchard, Donald Randolph, Pat Sheehan, Kim Novak, Kalantan, Sally Forrest, Anna Navarro ..
Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff
Release date: 1955-06-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Seven Cities of Gold

Seven Cities of Gold

5.9/10 IMDB

In 1769, a Spanish expedition to California seeks to conquer the land and discover its famed gold treasures while missionaries aim to gain new converts and establish a network of Catholic missions.

Starring: Richard Egan, Anthony Quinn, Michael Rennie, Jeffrey Hunter, Rita Moreno, Eduardo Noriega, John Doucette, Leslie Bradley, Víctor Junco, Julio Villarreal ..
Directed by: Robert D. Webb
Release date: 1955-10-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Purple Mask

The Purple Mask

6.0/10 IMDB

France, 1803: 11 years after the Revolution, a royalist underground is led by a new 'Scarlet Pimpernel', the Purple Mask, who rescues nobles in distress and kidnaps Napoleon's officials for ransom, aided by the spy services of a group of lovely models headed by Laurette (really the Duc de Latour's daughter). But even she doesn't know the Purple Mask's real identity as foppish dancing master Rene...

Starring: Tony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Gene Barry, Dan O'Herlihy, Angela Lansbury, George Dolenz, John Hoyt, Donald Randolph, Robert Cornthwaite, Stephen Bekassy ..
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Release date: 1955-06-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Spoilers

The Spoilers

6.0/10 IMDB

In 1899 Alaska, miners have to protect themselves from a phony legal team trying to steal their gold claims.

Starring: Anne Baxter, Jeff Chandler, Rory Calhoun, Ray Danton, Barbara Britton, John McIntire, Wallace Ford, Forrest Lewis, Carl Benton Reid, Raymond Walburn ..
Directed by: Jesse Hibbs
Release date: 1955-12-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Americano

The Americano

5.6/10 IMDB

An American Rancher takes a small herd of Brahma bulls to Brazil where he has sold them for a small fortune. There, he finds himself in the middle of a range war......and in love. His concern, who are really his friends and who are his enemies

Starring: Glenn Ford, Frank Lovejoy, Cesar Romero, Ursula Thiess, Abbe Lane, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Salvador Baguez, Tom Powers, Dan White, Frank Marlowe ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1955-01-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Caroline and the Rebels

Caroline and the Rebels

4.5/10 IMDB

A swashbuckling heritage reveals itself as the adopted son of 19th-century Spaniards develops into a suave lady-killer.

Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Claude Pascal, Germaine Dermoz, Marcel Pérès, Alfred Adam, Daniel Ceccaldi, Jacques Dacqmine, Robert Dalban, Jean Debucourt, Charles Dechamps ..
Directed by: Jean Devaivre
Release date: 1955-03-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Jupiter's Darling

Jupiter's Darling

5.7/10 IMDB

Rome is on the verge of being conquered by Hannibal. While Rome's ruler, Fabius Maximus, plots a defense against Hannibal's armies, Fabius' fiancée, Amytis, is curious about the fearless conqueror. Amytis travels to Hannibal's camp just to get a look at him, but she ends up being captured. However, she is instantly smitten by the Carthaginian commander, so she tries to shift his attentions away from Rome -- and to her instead.

Starring: Esther Williams, George Sanders, William Demarest, Howard Keel, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Richard Haydn, Norma Varden, Douglass Dumbrille, Lovyss Bradley ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1955-02-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : That Lady

That Lady

5.4/10 IMDB

In 1570, widowed Princess Ana de Mendoza becomes the love object of a deadly rivalry between her cousin Don Inigo, King Philip II of Spain and his secretary of state Antonio Perez.

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland, Paul Scofield, Françoise Rosay, Dennis Price, Anthony Dawson, Peter Illing, José Nieto, Christopher Lee, Robert Harris ..
Directed by: Terence Young
Release date: 1955-05-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Vanishing American

The Vanishing American

6.3/10 IMDB

A woman arrives in New Mexico to claim property she's inherited and receives an education in the greedy exploitation of the local Navajo.

Starring: Audrey Totter, Scott Brady, Forrest Tucker, Jay Silverheels, Gene Lockhart, Jim Davis, Lee Van Cleef, John Dierkes, Glenn Strange, James Millican ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1955-11-17

Jungle Moon Men

5.0/10 IMDB

Priestess Oma is forever young in this Jungle Jim knockoff of "She" or the La of Opar stories from "Tarzan". The Jungle Jim-type character is played by Weissmuller using his own name.

Starring: Johnny Weissmüller, Jean Byron, Helene Stanton, William Henry, Myron Healey, Billy Curtis, Michael Granger, Frank Sully, Ben Chapman, K.L. Smith ..
Directed by: Charles S. Gould
Release date: 1955-04-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Tarzan's Hidden Jungle

Tarzan's Hidden Jungle

5.4/10 IMDB

Hunters trespass into Sukulu country, where animals are sacred, posing as photographers.

Starring: Gordon Scott, Vera Miles, Peter van Eyck, Jack Elam, Charles Fredericks, Richard Reeves, Maidie Norman, Jester Hairston, Don Beddoe, Rex Ingram ..
Directed by: Harold D. Schuster
Release date: 1955-02-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Pirates of Tripoli

Pirates of Tripoli

4.8/10 IMDB

A pirate tries to help a deposed Arabian princess reclaim her throne.

Starring: Paul Henreid, Patricia Medina, Paul Newlan, John Miljan, Mark Hanna, Jean Del Val, Lilian Bond ..
Directed by: Felix E. Feist
Release date: 1955-02-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Barbados Quest

Barbados Quest

5.6/10 IMDB

Special investigator Duke Martin is in London to investigate the authenticity of a rare postage stamp called the Barbados Overplate. Someone is willing to commit murder to get his or her hands on the stamp, which puts a crimp in Duke's efforts to romance every beautiful woman he meets.

Starring: Tom Conway, Delphi Lawrence, Brian Worth, Michael Balfour, Marianne Stone, Campbell Cotts, John Horsley, Ronan O'Casey, Launce Maraschal, Colin Tapley ..
Directed by: Bernard Knowles
Release date: 1955-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Desert Sands

Desert Sands

5.3/10 IMDB

The French Foreign Legion battles rebellious Arabs in North Africa.

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Marla English, J. Carrol Naish, John Smith, John Carradine, Keith Larsen, Lita Milan, Philip Tonge, Ron Randell ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1955-11-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

5.1/10 IMDB

This made-for-TV production originally aired on the "Climax!" show and opened up its second season. Huck and his buddy Tom Sawyer become blood brothers right before Huck takes off down the Mississippi River to try and get away from his abusive father. Along his journey Huck comes across a wide range of characters including The Duke.

Starring: Robert Hyatt, Denise Alexander, John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell, Walter Catlett, Sol Gorss, Elizabeth Patterson, Katherine Warren, Minor Watson, Charles Taylor ..
Directed by: Herbert B. Swope Jr.
Release date: 1955-09-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Kiss of Fire

Kiss of Fire

5.6/10 IMDB

In 1700, a Spanish princess travels from New Mexico to California with ruthless outlaw El Tigre as guide.

Starring: Jack Palance, Barbara Rush, Rex Reason, Martha Hyer, Leslie Bradley, Alan Reed ..
Directed by: Joseph M. Newman
Release date: 1955-09-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : The Gun That Won the West

The Gun That Won the West

4.7/10 IMDB

In the late 1880s, Colonel Carrington and his command are assigned the job of constructing a chain of forts in the Sious Indian territory of Wyoming. Carrington recruits former cavalry scouts Jim Bridger and "Dakota Jack" Gaines to lead the project. Bridger and Gaines are friendly with Sioux chief Red Cloud, and they feel a peace treaty with the Indians can be made. If an Indian-war breaks out, the cavalry is depending on getting a new type of Springfield rifle. Bridger, Gaines and Gaines wife, Maxine, arrive at the fort for the conference. Gaines, in a drunken fit, tries to intimidate the Indians unto signing a treaty. Chied Red Fox threatens war if his territory is invaded by any troops building forts.

Starring: Dennis Morgan, Paula Raymond, Richard Denning, Chris O'Brien, Robert Bice, Roy Gordon, Howard Wright, Victor Adamson, Edward Coch, Chris O'Brien ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1955-09-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Sabaka


4.1/10 IMDB

A fire worshipping cult of Indian is disbanded by a man, his elephant and tiger.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Nino Marcel, Lou Krugman, Reginald Denny, June Foray, Victor Jory, Jay Novello, Lisa Howard, Peter Coe, Paul Marion ..
Directed by: Frank Ferrin
Release date: 1955-02-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1955 : Headline Hunters

Headline Hunters

5.2/10 IMDB

A rookie reporter in pursuit of an expose gets tangled up with big-time mobsters.

Starring: Rod Cameron, Julie Bishop, Ben Cooper, Raymond Greenleaf, Chubby Johnson, John Warburton, Nacho Galindo, Virginia Carroll, Howard Wright, Stuart Randall ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1955-09-15

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