Best Adventure Movies of 1964

1.

Goldfinger

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

Special agent 007 comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the world's economy.

Starring: Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Fröbe, Shirley Eaton, Tania Mallet, Harold Sakata, Bernard Lee, Martin Benson, Cec Linder, Austin Willis ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1964-09-17
2.

Father Goose

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow!

Starring: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard, Jack Good, Sharyl Locke, Pip Sparke, Verina Greenlaw, Stephanie Berrington, Jennifer Berrington, Laurelle Felsette ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1964-10-12
3.

Topkapi

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Arthur Simon Simpson is a small-time crook biding his time in Greece. One of his potential victims turns out to be a gentleman thief planning to steal the emerald-encrusted dagger of the Mehmed II from Istanbul's Topkapi Museum.

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Gilles Ségal, Robert Morley, Jess Hahn, Akim Tamiroff, Titos Vandis, Joe Dassin, Ege Ernart ..
Directed by: Jules Dassin
Release date: 1964-09-02
4.

First Men in the Moon

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old British flag and a document declaring that the moon is taken for Queen Victoria proving that the astronauts were not the first men on the moon.

Starring: Edward Judd, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries, Miles Malleson, Norman Bird, Gladys Henson, Hugh McDermott, Betty McDowall, Erik Chitty, Douglas Ives ..
Directed by: Nathan H. Juran
Release date: 1964-07-01
5.

Robin and the 7 Hoods

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side. Although he's out-gunned, Robbo wants to keep his own territory. A pool-playing dude from Indiana and the director of a boys' orphanage join forces with Robbo; and, when he gives some money to the orphanage, he becomes the toast of the town as a hood like Robin Hood. Meanwhile, Guy schemes to get rid of Robbo, and Big Jim's heretofore unknown daughter Marian appears and goes from man to man trying to find an ally in her quest to run the whole show. Can Robbo hold things together?

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bing Crosby, Peter Falk, Barbara Rush, Victor Buono, Hank Henry, Robert Foulk, Allen Jenkins ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1964-03-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1964 : The Long Ships
6.

The Long Ships

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Rolfe tells others sailors of "The Mother of Voices," a mammoth bell made of gold and as tall as three men, but he adds enough incorrect details to throw them off the proper trail. However, Aly Mansuh, the leader of a group of ambitious Moors, sees through Rolfe's story, and soon the two are in a breakneck race to be the first to capture the precious bell.

Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn, Rosanna Schiaffino, Oskar Homolka, Edward Judd, Lionel Jeffries, Beba Lon?ar, Clifford Evans, Gordon Jackson ..
Directed by: Jack Cardiff
Release date: 1964-06-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1964 : Seven Slaves Against the World
7.

Seven Slaves Against the World

3.0
6.0/10 IMDB

Tribune Marcus Aulus, out of favor in Rome because of his alleged sympathy for Christians, arrives to take charge of an aqueduct project on the hot, arid fringes of the Empire. Centurion Gaius, cruel and corrupt, resents being replaced by Marcus. He instigates a revolt by his slave-workers, then blames the situation on Marcus. During the revolt, five muscular slaves escape. They meet up with fellow escapee Balisten, a farmer unjustly condemned to the aqueduct project. Balisten, impressed by Marcus's enlightened attitudes, has rescued the Tribune from the revolt. The six slaves, with Marcus's advice, plan to gain their freedom using their prowess as gladiators. Marcus plans to clear his name and to re-unite with his fiancée, Claudia, recently arrived from Rome. Gaius plans to kill Marcus and thus hide the truth about the slave revolt. Brawls and fights both inside and outside the arena come thick and fast.

Starring: Roger Browne, Gordon Mitchell, Arnaldo Fabrizio, Scilla Gabel, Aldo Pini, Alfredo Rizzo, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart ..
Directed by: Michele Lupo
Release date: 1964-08-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1964 : Revolt of the Praetorians
8.

Revolt of the Praetorians

2.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Rome chafes under the rule of the Emperor Domitian and his Egyptian mistress, Artamne. A mysterious champion arises to fight against the Emperor -- a masked man known as the Red Wolf. In fact, the Red Wolf is Valerius Rufus, one of the Emperor's trusted centurions who's aided by none other than the Emperor's court jester, the diminutive Elpidion. Rebels in league with Valerius kidnap Artamne, planning to exchange her for two of their imprisoned colleagues, but Artamne escapes and soon both Valerius, (now exposed as the Red Wolf), and his fiancee, Lucilla, are sentenced to be immersed in a cauldron of molten lead. Valerius's friends, however, rise up to rescue him and to liberate Rome.

Starring: Giuliano Gemma, Richard Harrison, Moira Orfei, Piero Lulli, Aldo Cecconi, Salvatore Furnari, Renato Montalbano, Mirko Ellis, Amedeo Trilli, Fedele Gentile ..
Directed by: Alfonso Brescia
Release date: 1964-09-04
9.

Hey There, It's Yogi Bear

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Yogi Bear and his pal Boo Boo are shipped off to the San Diego Zoo by Jellystone National Park's Ranger Smith who is tired of Yogi's "pick-a-nick" basket stealing. Yogi escapes by convincing a bear named Cornpone to switch places with him and go to sunny California and returns to the park. His girlfriend, Cindy, not realizing Yogi has escaped, goes looking for him and is kidnapped by a circus owne

Starring: Daws Butler, Don Messick, Julie Bennett, Mel Blanc, Paul Frees, Harvey Korman, Roddy McDowall ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1964-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1964 : Emil and the Detectives
10.

Emil and the Detectives

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

When Emil travels by bus to Berlin to visit his grandmother and his cousin, his money is stolen by a crook who specializes in digging tunnels. Emil must get the money back as it is for his grandmother. While following the thief, Emil runs into Gustav, an enterprising young boy who gathers up all his friends to help Emil find the money. Emil's cousin also gets involved and they get into more trouble than they bargained for when Emil's pickpocket turns out to be mixed up with a couple of notorious bank robbers.

Starring: Walter Slezak, Bryan Russell, Roger Mobley, Heinz Schubert, Peter Ehrlich, Cindy Cassell, Elsa Wagner, Eva Ingeborg Scholz, Wolfgang Völz, David Petrychka ..
Directed by: Peter Tewksbury
Release date: 1964-12-18

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