Best Adventure Movies of 1958

1.

The Vikings

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Viking half-brothers fight over a throne and a beautiful captive.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh, James Donald, Orson Welles, Alexander Knox, Maxine Audley, Frank Thring, Eileen Way ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1958-06-28
2.

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

4.4
7.1/10 IMDB

When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Torin Thatcher, Richard Eyer, Alec Mango, Danny Green, Harold Kasket, Alfred Brown, Nana DeHerrera, Nino Falanga ..
Directed by: Nathan H. Juran
Release date: 1958-12-05
3.

Ice Cold in Alex

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

A group of army personnel and nurses attempt a dangerous and arduous trek across the deserts of North Africa during the second world war. The leader of the team dreams of his ice cold beer when he reaches Alexandria.

Starring: John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Anthony Quayle, Harry Andrews, Diane Clare, Richard Leech, Liam Redmond, Allan Cuthbertson, David Lodge, Michael Nightingale ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1958-06-24
4.

The Old Man and the Sea

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Based on one of Hemingway's most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging, down on his luck Cuban fisherman. After catching nothing for nearly 3 months, he hooks a huge Marlin and struggles to land it far out in the Gulf Stream.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver, Don Diamond, Mary Hemingway, Joey Ray, Mauritz Hugo, Tony Rosa ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1958-10-07
5.

The Buccaneer

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes - and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that's more likely to win.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Claire Bloom, Inger Stevens, Charlton Heston, Charles Boyer, Henry Hull, Lorne Greene, E.G. Marshall, Ted de Corsia, Douglass Dumbrille ..
Directed by: Anthony Quinn
Release date: 1958-12-11
6.

Tom Thumb

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

The Forest Queen grants the wish of Jonathan, the woodcutter, and his wife, Anna.

Starring: Russ Tamblyn, Alan Young, June Thorburn, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Bernard Miles, Jessie Matthews, Ian Wallace, Peter Butterworth, Peter Bull ..
Directed by: George Pal
Release date: 1958-12-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1958 : Wind Across the Everglades
7.

Wind Across the Everglades

3.0
6.7/10 IMDB

An ornithologist battles a family of bird poachers in the Florida Everglades.

Starring: Burl Ives, Christopher Plummer, Chana Eden, Gypsy Rose Lee, Tony Galento, Sammy Renick, Pat Henning, Peter Falk, Cory Osceola, Emmett Kelly ..
Directed by: Nicholas Ray, Budd Schulberg
Release date: 1958-09-11
8.

The Barbarian and the Geisha

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.

Starring: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe, Sô Yamamura, Ryuzo Demura ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1958-09-30
9.

Floods of Fear

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

A man (Howard Keel) framed for murder escapes from prison during a flood and helps a young woman (Anne Heywood) in distress.

Starring: Howard Keel, Anne Heywood, Cyril Cusack, Harry H. Corbett, John Crawford, Eddie Byrne, John Phillips, Guy Kingsley Poynter, James Dyrenforth ..
Directed by: Charles Crichton
Release date: 1958-11-18
10.

From the Earth to the Moon

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

Set just after the American civil war, businessman and inventor Victor Barbicane invents a new source of power called Power X. He plans to use it to power rockets, and to show its potential he plans to send a projectile to the moon. Joining him for the trip are his assistant Ben Sharpe, Barbicane's arch-rival Stuyvesant Nicholl, and Nicholl's daughter Virginia. Nicholl believes that Power X goes against the will of God and sabotages the projectile so that they cannot return to earth, setting up a suspenseful finale as they battle to repair the projectile.

Starring: Joseph Cotten, George Sanders, Debra Paget, Don Dubbins, Patric Knowles, Carl Esmond, Henry Daniell, Melville Cooper, Ludwig Stössel, Morris Ankrum ..
Directed by: Byron Haskin
Release date: 1958-11-26

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