Best Adventure Movies of 1957


Walk Into Paradise

7.1/10 IMDB

Steve McAllister, an Australian official for The New Guinea Administration, gets orders to investigate an oil discovery by Ned 'Shark-Eye' Kelly in the interior. He selects his native policeman, Sergeant-Major Towalaka, to accompany him on his "walk into hell" and then finds that a French lady doctor, Louise Dumurcet, is to go with them part of the journey. They find the malaria-stricken Jeff Clayton in a deserted village and he joins the trek. They are captured by jungle-natives but are released after Dr. Dumurcet cures the fever-stricken children of the chief.

Starring: Chips Rafferty, Françoise Christophe, Reg Lye, Pierre Cressoy, Sergeant Major Somu, Fred Kaad, Richard Davis ..
Directed by: Lee Robinson, Marcello Pagliero
Release date: 1957-09-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Istanbul


6.3/10 IMDB

A suspected diamond smuggler returns to Istanbul and finds the lady love he thought was dead...or does he?

Starring: Errol Flynn, Cornell Borchers, John Bentley, Torin Thatcher, Leif Erickson, Peggy Knudsen, Martin Benson, Nat 'King' Cole, Werner Klemperer, Vladimir Sokoloff ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1957-05-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam

6.0/10 IMDB

Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, John Derek, Raymond Massey, Yma Sumac, Margaret Hayes, Joan Taylor, Perry Lopez, Sebastian Cabot ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1957-08-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Five on a Treasure Island

Five on a Treasure Island

7.2/10 IMDB

A story of the location of shipwrecked treasure (gold ingots) being hunted down by 4 children George, Julian, Dick and Ann (sic) and their dog Tim up against a couple of machinating baddies...

Starring: Rel Grainer, Richard Palmer, Gillian Harrison, John Baily, Robert Cawdron, Nicholas Bruce, Rufus Cruikshank ..
Directed by: Gerald Landau
Release date: 1957-08-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Hell on Devil's Island

Hell on Devil's Island

6.1/10 IMDB

An ex-con from Devil's Island enlists the support of the governor's daughter in exposing a prison mining operation.

Starring: Helmut Dantine, William Talman, Donna Martell, Jean Willes, Robert Cornthwaite, Jay Adler, Peter Adams, Edward Colmans, Mel Welles, Charles Bohbot ..
Directed by: Christian Nyby
Release date: 1957-08-04

The Enemy Below

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
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Ill Met by Moonlight

Ill Met by Moonlight

0.0/10 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: 1957-03-04

The Pride and the Passion

5.7/10 IMDB

During the Napoleonic Wars, when the French have occupied Spain, some Spanish guerrilla soldiers are going to move a big cannon across Spain in order to help the British defeat the French. A British officer is there to accompany the Spanish and along the way, he falls in love with the leader's girl.

Starring: Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren, Theodore Bikel, John Wengraf, Jay Novello, José Nieto, Carlos Larrañaga, Philip Van Zandt, Paco El Laberinto ..
Directed by: Stanley Kramer
Release date: 1957-07-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : Perri


6.8/10 IMDB

This True Life Fantasy follows and shows how the life of a female squirrel, Perri, in the forest is filled with danger and fraught with peril. When not fleeing her natural enemy, the Marten, Perri finds time to fall in love with her prince-charming male squirrel.

Starring: Walt Disney, Winston Hibler ..
Directed by: Paul Kenworthy, Ralph Wright
Release date: 1957-08-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1957 : The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent

The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent

3.1/10 IMDB

A group of Viking women build a ship and set off across the sea to locate their missing menfolk, only to fall into the clutches of the barbarian Grimolts who hold their men captive and worship the sea serpent which overturned their ship.

Starring: Abby Dalton, Susan Cabot, Bradford Jackson, June Kenney, Richard Devon, Betsy Jones-Moreland, Jonathan Haze, Jay Sayer, Lynette Bernay, Sally Todd ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1957-12-01

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