Best Adventure Movies of 1962

1.

Mutiny on the Bounty

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.

Starring: Trevor Howard, Marlon Brando, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith, Percy Herbert, Gordon Jackson, Chips Rafferty, Noel Purcell, Eddie Byrne, Tim Seely ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1962-11-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1962 : The Prince and the Pauper
2.

The Prince and the Pauper

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

In the London of 1537, two boys resembling each other exactly meet accidentally and exchange "roles" for a short while. After many adventures, the prince regains his rightful identity and graciously makes his "twin" a ward of the court.

Starring: Sean Scully, Guy Williams, Jane Asher, Paul Rogers, Donald Houston, Laurence Naismith, Niall MacGinnis, Geoffrey Keen, Walter Hudd, Peter Butterworth ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1962-04-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1962 : The Horse Without a Head
3.

The Horse Without a Head

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

When a kindly junk dealer gives a group of poor French children a headless toy horse, the kids dub themselves "The Knights Of The Headless Horse." The broken toy becomes their only source of fun, but suddenly the horse becomes the pawn in another game -- a deadly race against time between a ruthless gang of train robbers and the town's honest police inspector.

Starring: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Herbert Lom, Vincent Winter, Pamela Franklin, Leo McKern, Lee Montague, Denis Gilmore, Sean Keir, Loretta Parry, Michael Gwynn ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1962-12-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1962 : Mooncussers
4.

Mooncussers

2.5
7.6/10 IMDB

A young boy discovers the existence of a group called the Mooncussers - a gang of pirates that work at night and sends out false homing signals to ships at sea; the ships then crash on the shore, where they are looted by the gang.

Starring: Oskar Homolka, Kevin Corcoran, Robert Emhardt, Rian Garrick, Joan Freeman ..
Directed by: James Neilson
Release date: 1962-12-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1962 : Swordsman of Siena
5.

Swordsman of Siena

2.5
5.9/10 IMDB

A 16th-century Spanish overlord hires Thomas Stanswood (Stuart Granger) to protect his, less than eager, fiancee (Sylva Koscina) from rebels. Thomas finds himself drawn to both the fiancee and the rebels side.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Sylva Koscina, Christine Kaufmann, Alberto Lupo, Marina Berti, Tullio Carminati, Claudio Gora, Giulio Marchetti, Fausto Tozzi, Tom Felleghy ..
Directed by: Baccio Bandini
Release date: 1962-01-01
6.

Tiger of the Seven Seas

2.4
5.1/10 IMDB

Tigre is the skipper of the Santa Maria, a pirate-ship, but he feels tired and decides to leave the command of the ship. Unfortunately he has only a daughter, Consuelo. So he will leave the command and the ship to the winner of a challenge among his men. Unexpectedly Consuelo wins. The same night Tigre is killed, William is charged with the killing and is sentenced to death. But before the sentence could be executed the Spaniards of Grand Duke Inigo arrives. Consuelo escapes, however this is only the first move of Indigo's wife to get to the pirates treasure.

Starring: Gianna Maria Canale, Anthony Steel, Maria Grazia Spina, Ernesto Calindri, Andrea Aureli, Carlo Ninchi, John Kitzmiller ..
Directed by: Luigi Capuano
Release date: 1962-12-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1962 : Damon and Pythias
7.

Damon and Pythias

2.0
5.0/10 IMDB

Damon is a thief who begins to question his beliefs after he meets Pythias, a liberal Athenian who believes all men are brothers.

Starring: Guy Williams, Don Burnett, Ilaria Occhini, Liana Orfei, Marina Berti, Arnoldo Foà, Carlo Giustini, Aldo Silvani, Andrea Bosic, Maurizio Baldoni ..
Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt
Release date: 1962-09-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1962 : Daughter of the Sun God
8.

Daughter of the Sun God

0.9
3.7/10 IMDB

This adventure chronicles the exploits of an author/explorer on a trip to Peru to hunt for the missing uncle of his pretty young companion. Her archaeologist uncle disappeared while searching for a lost Incan city that he found upon an ancient map. Together the writer and the girl launch an expedition to search for this legendary city. They are guided by another Yankee archaeologist. It is he who swiped the map from the woman's uncle. With their help, he hopes to find the city so he and his gang of thieves can loot it. Along the way they encounter many dangers including, snakes, crocodiles, jaguars, and quicksand. The writer and the niece get their first and warn the Incas living their. The Indians neatly dispatch the evil archaeologist and his band.

Starring: William Holmes, Lisa Montell, Juanita Llosa, Harry Knapp ..
Directed by: Kenneth Hartford
Release date: 1962-01-01
9.

Sodom and Gomorrah

0.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Stanley Baker, Pier Angeli, Rossana Podestà, Rik Battaglia, Anouk Aimée, Alice Kessler, Ellen Kessler ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1962-01-01
10.

Taras Bulba

0.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Ukraine, 16th century. While the Poles dominate the Cossack steppes, Andrei, son of Taras Bulba, a Cossack leader, must choose between his love for his family and his folk and his passion for a Polish woman.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Yul Brynner, Sam Wanamaker, Brad Dexter, Perry Lopez, Christine Kaufmann, Guy Rolfe, George Macready, Ilka Windish, Vladimir Sokoloff ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1962-11-21

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