Best Adventure Movies of 1957

1.

Old Yeller

5.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog.

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Jeff York, Beverly Washburn, Chuck Connors ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1957-12-25
2.

Abandon Ship

4.0
7.5/10 IMDB

Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd, Moira Lister, James Hayter, Marie Lohr, Finlay Currie, John Stratton, Victor Maddern ..
Directed by: Richard Sale
Release date: 1957-03-12
3.

The Enemy Below

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

The crew of the American destroyer escort, the USS Haynes, detects a German U-Boat—resulting in a prolonged, deadly battle of wits.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel, Russell Collins, Kurt Kreuger, Frank Albertson, Biff Elliot ..
Directed by: Dick Powell
Release date: 1957-12-25
4.

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

In 1944, in South Pacific, the castaway Marine Corporal Allison drifts in a raft to the Tuasiva Island, where he meets Sister Angela. She tells him that she is the only person in the island and was left behind by the runaway boat to Fiji Island while seeking the local priest. Stranded in the island, but with water, fish and fruits, their paradisiacal life ends when the Japanese arrive to build a base, forcing Allison and the nun to hide in a cave. The crude marine provides the necessary supply for their survival and falls in love for the nun.

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1957-03-13
5.

Legend of the Lost

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

American ne'er-do-well Joe January is hired to take Paul Bonnard on an expedition into the desert in search of treasure.

Starring: John Wayne, Sophia Loren, Rossano Brazzi, Kurt Kasznar, Sonia Moser, Angela Portaluri, Ibrahim El Hadish ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1957-12-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Ill Met by Moonlight
6.

Ill Met by Moonlight

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo to embarrass the occupiers.

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Dimitri Andreas, Cyril Cusack, Laurence Payne, Wolfe Morris, Michael Gough, John Cairney, Paul Stassino ..
Directed by: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell
Release date: 1957-01-31
7.

The Abominable Snowman

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A kindly English botanist and a gruff American promoter lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Arnold Marlé, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis, Robert Brown, Michael Brill, Wolfe Morris, Anthony Chinn, Fred Johnson ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1957-08-26
8.

Band of Angels

3.3
6.6/10 IMDB

Living in Kentucky prior to the Civil War, Amantha Starr is a privileged young woman. Her widower father, a wealthy plantation owner, dotes on her and he sends her to the best schools. When he dies suddenly however, Amantha's world is turned upside down. She learns that her father had been living on borrowed money and that her mother was actually a slave and her father's mistress. The plantation is to be sold to pay off her father's debts and as the daughter of slave, Amatha is also to be sold as property. She is bought by a Louisiana plantation owner, Hamish Bond and over time she grows to love him until she learns he was a slave-trader. She tries again to become part of white society but realizes that her future lies elsewhere.

Starring: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Rex Reason, Patric Knowles, Torin Thatcher, Andrea King, Ray Teal, Noreen Corcoran ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1957-08-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Fire Down Below
9.

Fire Down Below

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Tony and Felix own a tramp boat, and sail around the Caribbean doing odd jobs and drinking a lot. They agree to ferry the beautiful but passportless Irena to another island. They both fall for her, leading to betrayal and a break-up of their partnership. Tony takes a job on a cargo ship. After a collision he finds himself trapped below deck with time running out (the ship is aflame), and only Felix, whom he hates and has sworn to kill, left to save him.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum, Jack Lemmon, Herbert Lom, Bernard Lee, Bonar Colleano, Edric Connor, Peter Illing, Joan Miller, Anthony Newley ..
Directed by: Robert Parrish
Release date: 1957-05-30
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Boy on a Dolphin
10.

Boy on a Dolphin

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold stature of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical power to grant wishes. Her shiftless boyfriend wants to sell it to an unscrupulous art collector, but Phaedra wants to give it to anthropologist Jim Calder, who would return it to the Greek government.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Sophia Loren, Clifton Webb, Alex Minotis, Jorge Mistral, Laurence Naismith, Piero Giagnoni, Gertrude Flynn ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1957-04-18

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