Best Adventure Movies of 1966


El Dorado

7.5/10 IMDB

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with a fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Starring: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Charlene Holt, Paul Fix, Arthur Hunnicutt, Michele Carey, R. G. Armstrong, Ed Asner, Christopher George ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1966-12-17

The Sand Pebbles

7.6/10 IMDB

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat USS San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the 'rice-bowl' system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river. Hostility towards the gunboat's presence reaches a climax when the boat must crash through a river-boom and rescue missionaries upriver at China Light Mission.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen, Mako, Larry Gates, Charles Robinson, Simon Oakland, Ford Rainey, Joe Turkel ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1966-12-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Professionals

The Professionals

7.3/10 IMDB

An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale, Ralph Bellamy, Joe De Santis, Rafael Bertrand, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1966-11-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Star Trek: The Original Series

Star Trek: The Original Series

8.4/10 IMDB

James T Kirk, who is the captain of the Starship Enterprise, explores the whole galaxy with his crew and goes on several adventures as they fight evil forces together.

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, James Doohan, Eddie Paskey, George Takei, Walter Koenig ..
Release date: 1966-09-08

Fantastic Voyage

6.8/10 IMDB

In order to save an assassinated scientist, a submarine and its crew are shrunk to microscopic size and injected into his bloodstream.

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O'Connell, William Redfield, Arthur Kennedy, Jean Del Val, Barry Coe, Ken Scott ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1966-08-24


6.5/10 IMDB

The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.

Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Cesar Romero, Burgess Meredith, Frank Gorshin, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton, Stafford Repp, Madge Blake ..
Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson
Release date: 1966-07-30


6.4/10 IMDB

When a plot against a prominent Middle Eastern politician is uncovered, David Pollock, a professor of ancient hieroglyphics at Oxford University, is recruited to help expose the scheme. Pollock must find information believed to be in hieroglyphic code and must also contend with a mysterious man called Beshraavi. Meanwhile, Beshraavi's lover, Yasmin Azir, seems willing to aid Pollock -- but is she really on his side?

Starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, Kieron Moore, Carl Duering, John Merivale, Duncan Lamont, George Coulouris, Ernest Clark, Harold Kasket ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1966-05-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Trap

The Trap

7.2/10 IMDB

A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

Starring: Rita Tushingham, Oliver Reed, Rex Sevenoaks, Barbara Chilcott, Blain Fairman, Walter Marsh, Merv Campone, Linda Goranson ..
Directed by: Sidney Hayers
Release date: 1966-04-07

Born Free

7.2/10 IMDB

At a national park in Kenya, English game warden George Adamson and his wife, Joy, care for three orphaned lion cubs. After the two larger lions are shipped off to a zoo in the Netherlands, the smallest of the three, Elsa, stays with the couple. When Elsa is blamed for causing an elephant stampede in the nearby village, head warden John Kendall demands the young lion either be trained to survive in the wilds of the Serengeti or be sent to a zoo.

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen, Peter Lukoye, Omar Chambati, Bill Godden, Robert S. Young, Bryan Epsom, Geoffrey Best, Robert Cheetham ..
Directed by: James Hill
Release date: 1966-04-20

The Blue Max

7.1/10 IMDB

A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.

Starring: George Peppard, James Mason, Ursula Andress, Jeremy Kemp, Karl Michael Vogler, Anton Diffring, Harry Townes, Peter Woodthorpe, Derek Newark, Derren Nesbitt ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1966-06-21

One Million Years B.C.

5.6/10 IMDB

As the Earth wrestles with its agonising birth, the peoples of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive. Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, their giant predators, and warring tribes. When two people from opposing clans fall in love, existing conventions are shattered forever as each tribe struggles for supremacy and Man embarks on his tortuous voyage of civilisation.

Starring: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert, Robert Brown, Martine Beswick, Jean Wladon, Lisa Thomas, Yvonne Horner ..
Directed by: Don Chaffey
Release date: 1966-11-24


6.5/10 IMDB

Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.

Starring: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris, Gene Hackman, Carroll O'Connor, Jocelyne LaGarde, Manu Tupou, Ted Nobriga, Elizabeth Logue, John Cullum ..
Directed by: George Roy Hill
Release date: 1966-10-10


6.8/10 IMDB

English General Charles George Gordon is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under threat of being conquered by a Muslim army.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson, Alexander Knox, Johnny Sekka, Nigel Green, Michael Hordern, Peter Arne, Hugh Williams ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon
Release date: 1966-06-09

The Wrong Box

6.7/10 IMDB

In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other—or can be made to have seemed to do so.

Starring: John Mills, Ralph Richardson, Michael Caine, Nanette Newman, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Peter Sellers, Tony Hancock, Wilfrid Lawson, Jeremy Lloyd ..
Directed by: Bryan Forbes
Release date: 1966-06-19

Our Man Flint

6.4/10 IMDB

When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, Intelligence Chief Cramden calls in top agent Derek Flint.

Starring: James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Gila Golan, Edward Mulhare, Benson Fong, Shelby Grant, Sigrid Valdis, Gianna Serra, Helen Funai, Michael St. Clair ..
Directed by: Daniel Mann
Release date: 1966-01-16

The Man Called Flintstone

6.5/10 IMDB

In this feature-length film based on the "Flintstones" TV show, secret agent Rock Slag is injured during a chase in Bedrock. Slag's chief decides to replace the injured Slag with Fred Flintstone, who just happens to look like him. The trip takes Fred to Paris and Rome, which is good for Wilma, Barney, and Betty, but can Fred foil the mysterious Green Goose's evil plan for a destructive missile without letting his wife and friends in on his secret?

Starring: Paul Frees, Harvey Korman, Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl, Gerry Johnson, June Foray, Gerry Johnson, Don Messick, Janet Waldo ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1966-08-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Silencers

The Silencers

5.9/10 IMDB

Matt Helm is called out of retirement to stop the evil Big O organization who plan to explode an atomic bomb over Alamagordo, NM, and start WW III.

Starring: Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Webber, James Gregory, Nancy Kovack, Cyd Charisse, David Bond ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1966-02-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

7.5/10 IMDB

Following the Doctor's regeneration into a new, younger body, the TARDIS lands at an Earth colony on the planet Vulcan in the far future. Mistaken for an official Earth Examiner, the Doctor discovers that a scientist called Lesterson is attempting to reactivate two inanimate, subservient Daleks found in a crashed space rocket. The colonists refuse to heed the Doctor's dire warnings that the Daleks are dangerous.

Starring: Patrick Troughton, Michael Craze, Robert James, Nicholas Hawtrey, Martin King, Bernard Archard, Pamela Ann Davy, Peter Bathurst, Edward Kelsey, Richard Kane ..
Directed by: Christopher Barry
Release date: 1966-11-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Doctor Who: The Tenth Planet

Doctor Who: The Tenth Planet

7.7/10 IMDB

The Doctor's TARDIS lands at the Snowcap space tracking station in Antarctica in December 1986. A routine space mission starts going wrong. When the base personnel's suspicions are roused, the Doctor informs them that the space capsule is being affected by the gravitational pull of another planet — a tenth planet in the Solar system.

Starring: William Hartnell, Anneke Wills, Michael Craze, Patrick Troughton, William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Robert Beatty, David Dodimead, Dudley Jones, Alan White ..
Directed by: Derek Martinus
Release date: 1966-10-29

Triple Cross

6.3/10 IMDB

A safecracker turns double agent during WWII.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Gert Fröbe, Claudine Auger, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Yul Brynner, Harry Meyen, Jess Hahn, Howard Vernon, Gordon Jackson ..
Directed by: Terence Young
Release date: 1966-12-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Night of the Grizzly

The Night of the Grizzly

6.4/10 IMDB

Marshall "Big Jim" Cole turns in his badge and heads to Wyoming with his family in order to settle on some land left him by a relative. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear nicknamed "Satan" who keeps killing Cole's livestock.

Starring: Clint Walker, Martha Hyer, Keenan Wynn, Ron Ely, Nancy Kulp, Kevin Brodie, Ellen Corby, Jack Elam, Don Haggerty, Leo Gordon ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1966-04-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Spy Smasher Returns

Spy Smasher Returns

6.5/10 IMDB

Edited version of the 1942 Republic serial "Spy Smasher," cut down to one hour and sold for TV release in 1966 in a syndication package with other truncated Republic serials.

Starring: Kane Richmond, Marguerite Chapman, Sam Flint, Hans Schumm, Franco Corso, Hans von Morhart, Georges Renavent, Rudolph Anders, Henry Zynda, Paul Bryar ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1966-01-01

Murderers' Row

5.8/10 IMDB

The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub - the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, inventor of the Helium laser beam, powerful enough to destroy a whole continent. It seems Dr. Solaris has been kidnapped by a criminal organization. The trace leads to the Cote D'Azur.

Starring: Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Camilla Sparv, James Gregory, Beverly Adams, Richard Eastham, Tom Reese, Helen Funai, Corinne Cole ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1966-12-20

Lt. Robin Crusoe U.S.N.

5.8/10 IMDB

Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house and begins to adjust to life. He is in for trouble however when a local girl is banished to the island by her father, who then comes after Crusoe.

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Nancy Kwan, Akim Tamiroff, Arthur Malet, Tyler McVey, Peter Renaday, Peter Duryea, John Dennis, Nancy Hsueh, Richard Deacon ..
Directed by: Byron Paul
Release date: 1966-07-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Maya


6.3/10 IMDB

An American boy runs away in the Indian jungle after a fight with his father.

Starring: Clint Walker, Jay North, I.S. Johar, Sajid Khan, P. Jairaj, Sonia Sahni, Ulhas, Nana Palsikar, Uma Rao, Madhusdan Pathak ..
Directed by: John Berry
Release date: 1966-05-26

The Brides of Fu Manchu

5.4/10 IMDB

This time Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnaping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the fathers help him to build a death ray, which he intends to use to take over the world. But Fu's archenemy, Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard, is determined not to let that happen.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Heinz Drache, Marie Versini, Howard Marion-Crawford, Tsai Chin, Rupert Davies, Kenneth Fortescue, Joseph Fürst, Roger Hanin ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1966-12-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Assault on a Queen

Assault on a Queen

5.6/10 IMDB

A group of adventurers refloat a WWII German submarine and prepare to use it to pull a very large heist; The Queen Mary which they plan to rob on the high seas.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa, Richard Conte, Alf Kjellin, Errol John, Murray Matheson, Reginald Denny, John Warburton, Lester Matthews ..
Directed by: Jack Donohue
Release date: 1966-06-15


6.6/10 IMDB

In this short film, a young man, a girl and a dog attempt to fly with wings more symbolic than practical.

Starring: Leonard Cohen ..
Directed by: Derek May
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Ghost of Monk's Island

The Ghost of Monk's Island

6.1/10 IMDB

Sailing too far from shore, the Robinson children are marooned on a deserted Island. Their fight for survival is hampered by mysterious events, and the even more mysterious 'Ghost of Monk's Island'.

Starring: Pierre Bedenes, Lucinda Jackson, Peter Bartlett, Robert Bartlett, Beryl Cooke, Conrad Phillips, Ivor Salter, Jerold Wells, Doel Luscombe ..
Directed by: Jeremy Summers, Jan Darnley-Smith
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass

6.0/10 IMDB

Alice returns to Wonderland through the looking glass in this TV musical.

Starring: Judi Rolin, Roy Castle, Robert Coote, Richard Denning, Jimmy Durante, Nanette Fabray, Ricardo Montalban, Agnes Moorehead, Jack Palance, Tom Smothers ..
Directed by: Alan Handley
Release date: 1966-11-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Daydreamer

The Daydreamer

6.1/10 IMDB

In this hybrid of live-action and stop-motion animation, a young Hans Christian Andersen goes in search of knowledge in the Garden of Paradise in order to make his studies easier. Each time he falls asleep, he experiences in his dreams the different characters he would later write about in fairy tales including The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina and The Emperor's New Clothes.

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, Victor Borge, Patty Duke, Jack Gilford, Sessue Hayakawa, Margaret Hamilton, Burl Ives, Boris Karloff, Hayley Mills, Paul O'Keefe ..
Directed by: Jules Bass
Release date: 1966-06-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Incident at Phantom Hill

Incident at Phantom Hill

6.1/10 IMDB

At the end of the Civil War, a major shipment of gold has been stolen and buried in the desert. Only one man knows the whereabouts of gold and the army sends captain Matt Martin to arrest him and come back with the gold. Martin, his prisoner and a handful of men enter Indian territory in search of the precious cargo. The Apaches, outlaws and storms will make it not too easy.

Starring: Robert Fuller, Jocelyn Lane, Dan Duryea, Tom Simcox, Linden Chiles, Claude Akins, Noah Beery Jr., Paul Fix, Denver Pyle, Mickey Finn ..
Directed by: Earl Bellamy
Release date: 1966-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Fighting Prince of Donegal

The Fighting Prince of Donegal

6.0/10 IMDB

Ireland 1587. Hugh O'Donnell inherits the title of The O'Donnell, the prince of Donegal, and tries to unite Ireland to make war on England. But then Hugh is kidnapped and imprisoned by the Viceroy of Ireland and held ransom for the Clans' good behavior. Hugh must escape prison and the Viceroy's villainous henchman, Captain Leeds, before he can fight.

Starring: Peter McEnery, Susan Hampshire, Gordon Jackson, Norman Wooland, Richard Leech, Tom Adams, Peter Jeffrey, Marie Kean, Bill Owen, Peggy Marshall ..
Directed by: Michael O'Herlihy
Release date: 1966-10-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Sea Pirate

The Sea Pirate

5.9/10 IMDB

A young naval officer becomes a corsair to make enough money to marry a pretty girl, and fights injustice and snobbery to reach home safely.

Starring: Gérard Barray, Terence Morgan, Antonella Lualdi, Geneviève Casile, Armand Mestral, Gérard Tichy, Alberto Cevenini, Giani Esposito, Antonio Molino Rojo, Gonzalo de Esquiroz ..
Directed by: Sergio Bergonzelli
Release date: 1966-01-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Our Man in Marrakesh

Our Man in Marrakesh

5.6/10 IMDB

One of six travelers who catch the bus from Casablanca airport to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to pay a local operator to fix United Nations votes. But which one?

Starring: Tony Randall, Senta Berger, Terry-Thomas, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Grégoire Aslan, John Le Mesurier, Klaus Kinski, Margaret Lee, Francisco Sánchez ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1966-05-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Where the Spies Are

Where the Spies Are

5.6/10 IMDB

A local doctor is recruited as a cold war spy to fulfill a very important secret mission in the Middle East, only to experience that his mission is complicated by a sexy female double agent.

Starring: David Niven, Françoise Dorléac, John Le Mesurier, Cyril Cusack, Eric Pohlmann, Richard Marner, Paul Stassino, George Pravda, Noel Harrison, Ronald Radd ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1966-01-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Texican

The Texican

5.8/10 IMDB

Wanted north of the border, Jess Carlin resides safely in Mexico. Then he hears his brother was killed in a gunfight with another man. Knowning his brother never carried a gun he heads north to find his brother's killer. After battling bounty hunters he arrives in Rimrock, a town controlled by Luke Starr. Starr is the man he wants but he unable to find any evidence until he is given an item found by his brother's body.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Broderick Crawford, Diana Lorys, Antonio Casas, Luz Márquez, Antonio Molino Rojo, Antonio Casas, Aldo Sambrell, Gérard Tichy, Antonio Molino Rojo ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1966-10-01

The Ballad of Smokey the Bear

7.0/10 IMDB

The Ballad of Smokey the Bear tells the story, or a story of Smokey the Bear. The premise has Smokey’s big brother, voiced by James Cagney, telling the story of how his brother got his name. It’s a long winded and rambling tale that has very little Smokey and a great deal of a cranky Jimmy. The story has the animals trying to find out who set a forest fire and is poisoning the water. Its not giving anything away to say it’s an escaped circus gorilla that smokes cigars.

Starring: James Cagney, Herbert Duncan, Rose Marie Jun, William Marine, Barry Pearl, George Petrie, Bryna Raeburn ..
Directed by: Larry Roemer
Release date: 1966-11-24

Around the World Under the Sea

5.2/10 IMDB

A five man submarine plants sensors around the worlds oceans to monitor for a impending earthquake.

Starring: Lloyd Bridges, Brian Kelly, Shirley Eaton, David McCallum, Keenan Wynn, Marshall Thompson, Gary Merrill, Ron Hayes, George Shibata, Donald Linton ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1966-05-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Savage Pampas

Savage Pampas

5.7/10 IMDB

An Army captain in Argentina learns why his lonely men are deserting to an outlaw's gaucho gang.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ron Randell, Marc Lawrence, Ty Hardin, Ingrid Ohlenschläger, Dieter Eppler, Rosenda Monteros, Laya Raki, Felicia Roc, Susana Mara ..
Directed by: Hugo Fregonese
Release date: 1966-07-07

Tarzan and the Valley of Gold

5.8/10 IMDB

In Central America, a little native boy, Ramel, is abducted by Vinaro, a madman who believes the child to be the sole link to a lost Aztec city of gold. Vinaro uses one of his diabolical explosive mechanisms to eliminate police and army officials; and the legendary Tarzan is flown in to help locate the jungle city, rescue the boy, and bring Vinaro to justice.

Starring: Mike Henry, David Opatoshu, Manuel Padilla Jr., Nancy Kovack, Don Megowan, Enrique Lucero, Eduardo Noriega, Yerye Beirute ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1966-07-01

One of Our Spies Is Missing

5.6/10 IMDB

A biochemist develops a process that reverses ageing but, when he disappears, it's up to Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin to recover or destroy the process before it falls into the hands of the THRUSH.

Starring: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Maurice Evans, Vera Miles, Ann Elder, Yvonne Craig, Bernard Fox, Harry Davis, Monica Keating ..
Directed by: E. Darrell Hallenbeck
Release date: 1966-12-01

One Spy Too Many

5.8/10 IMDB

The men from U.N.C.L.E." are back! This time Robert Vaughn and David McCallum must stop the megalomaniac Alexander from committing the world's greatest crimes.

Starring: Robert Vaughn, James Hong, Rip Torn, Cal Bolder, Dorothy Provine, Leo G. Carroll, Yvonne Craig, Carol Williams, David Sheiner, Donna Michelle ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1966-08-05

Man On The Spying Trapeze

5.3/10 IMDB

An American spy travels to Beirut where he's attacked by agents seeking a valuable microfilm.

Starring: Wayde Preston, Helga Sommerfeld, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Antonio Durán, Noé Murayama, Franco Fantasia, Pamela Tudor, Kai Fischer, Sergio Mendizábal, Robert Johnson Jr. ..
Directed by: Juan de Orduña
Release date: 1966-05-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Girls on F Street

The Girls on F Street

4.9/10 IMDB

A pathetic Joe pays a bitter prostitute, Margo to have sex with him, and is abused endlessly. A woman sculptor and her live model try to suppress their lesbian longings for each other. Lonely, bespectacled middle-aged Nick goes to the House of Fetish - the local brothel - after watching a buxom stripper do her exotic dance on stage. His wife catches him in bed with another woman, and whips her silly.

Starring: Ken McCormick, Toni Lee Oliver, Nick Nickerson, Althea Currier, Kellie Everts, Barbara Nordin, Eve St. Pierre, Margo Lynn Sweet, Dotty Dare, Bill Arnold ..
Directed by: Saul Resnick
Release date: 1966-06-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The Hobbit

The Hobbit

4.4/10 IMDB

The very first movie adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien's The Hobbit. Made in just 30 days so that the producer could keep the rights to Tolkien's books.

Starring: Herbert Lass ..
Directed by: Gene Deitch
Release date: 1966-06-30

Namu, the Killer Whale

5.7/10 IMDB

Based on the amazing true story of a marine biologist (Robert Lansing) who befriends a six-ton Orcawhale, this "honest, fascinating and vigorously wholesome film" (Citizen-News) is heartwarming fun for the whole family. Like all close pals, Hank (Lansing) and Namu love spending time together. Whether sharing a morning swim or soaking up the afternoon sun, these two are virtually inseparable. Trouble is, the local fishermen mistakenly think that Namu is a threat. Racing against time, Hank must enlist the help of a young widow and her daughter to save Namu and prove that he's a gentle giant!

Starring: Robert Lansing, John Anderson, Robin Mattson, Richard Erdman, Lee Meriwether, Joe Higgins, Michael Shea, Clara Tarte, Edwin Rochelle ..
Directed by: László Benedek
Release date: 1966-08-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : The One Eyed Soldiers

The One Eyed Soldiers

4.3/10 IMDB

Action - The body of Dr. Charles Berens, Chief of the United Nations Medical Relief Organization, is seen hurtling from the lofty parapet of an ancient church. He has chosen death rather than capitulate to his murderous pursuers. Police chief Colonel Ferrer (Andrew Faulds) arrives in time to hear the dying Berens last words: "July the 18th! The One Eyed Soldiers." - Dale Robertson, Luciana Paluzzi, Guy Deghy

Starring: Dale Robertson, Luciana Paluzzi, Guy Deghy, Andrew Faulds, Mile Avramovi?, Mirko Boman, Božidar Drni?, Dušan Tadi?, Milan Bosilj?i? 'Beli', Dragan Nikoli? ..
Directed by: John Ainsworth
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1966 : Captain Celluloid vs. the Film Pirates

Captain Celluloid vs. the Film Pirates

6.8/10 IMDB

Captain Celluloid battles the evil Master Duper and his criminal gang, the League of Film Pirates, who plan to hijack copies of classic films, copy them and sell them to desperate film collectors all over the world.

Starring: Robert Miller, Doris Burnell, Alan G. Barbour, Barney Noto, John Cullen, Jean Barbour, Al Kilgore, Grant Willis, William K. Everson ..
Directed by: Louis McMahon
Release date: 1966-01-01

The Last of the Secret Agents?

4.5/10 IMDB

Marty and Steve, American tourists in France, are given a multipurpose umbrella and pitted against an international band of art thieves. Among the stolen treasures is the Statue Of Liberty.

Starring: Marty Allen, Steve Rossi, John Williams, Nancy Sinatra, Thordis Brandt, Lou Jacobi, Theo Marcuse, Carmen Dell'Orefice, Ben Lessy, Loren Ewing ..
Directed by: Norman Abbott
Release date: 1966-05-25

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