Best Adventure Movies of 1968

1.

Planet of the Apes

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Daly, Linda Harrison, Robert Gunner, Lou Wagner, Woodrow Parfrey, Jeff Burton ..
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Release date: 1968-02-07
2.

Where Eagles Dare

5.6
7.7/10 IMDB

World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general before it's too late.

Starring: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern, Donald Houston, Peter Barkworth, William Squire, Robert Beatty, Brook Williams ..
Directed by: Brian G. Hutton
Release date: 1968-12-04
3.

Yellow Submarine

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

The Blue Meanies take over Pepperland, draining it of all its color and music, firing anti-music missiles, bonking people with green apples, and turning the inhabitants to stone by way of the pointed finger of a giant blue glove. As the only survivor, the Lord Admiral escapes in the yellow submarine and goes to Liverpool to enlist the help of the Beatles.

Starring: Paul Angelis, John Clive, Geoffrey Hughes, Peter Batten, Dick Emery, Lance Percival, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr ..
Directed by: George Dunning
Release date: 1968-07-17
4.

Barbarella

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.

Starring: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Marcel Marceau, Claude Dauphin, Milo O’Shea, Véronique Vendell, Serge Marquand, Catherine Chevallier, Marie Therese Chevallier ..
Directed by: Roger Vadim
Release date: 1968-10-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1968 : Robby
5.

Robby

3.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.

Starring: Warren Raum, Ryp Siani, John Garces, Rita Elliot, John Woodbridge, Ralph C. Bluemke, Norvin Baskerville ..
Directed by: Ralph C. Bluemke
Release date: 1968-08-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1968 : Istanbul Express
6.

Istanbul Express

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

An art dealer on a special mission is pulled into dangerous intrigue while railway detective Cheval tries to help and pursues criminals on the Istanbul Express.

Starring: Gene Barry, John Saxon, Senta Berger, Tom Simcox, Mary Ann Mobley, Werner Peters, Donald Woods, Jack Kruschen, John Marley, Norma Varden ..
Directed by: Richard Irving
Release date: 1968-10-22
7.

The Mouse on the Mayflower

1.6
7.0/10 IMDB

The famous ship called Mayflower is trapped amidst a huge storm. The entire story is narrated by a church-mouse called Willum, from his viewpoint. The tale begins with the pilgrim preachers deciding to move to America and getting aboard the Mayflower. However, because of the huge storm, the ship gets on the verge of sinking. Then, Willum, the pilgrim mouse, comes up with an idea to save the ship. When the pilgrims land safely, they write the Mayflower Compact and start constructing their new church and colony. However, it is already the autumn season and they do not have much food stored for the winter. The pilgrims then learn to plant crops during the spring season and celebrate a big feast toward the onset of the autumn season or fall. This is their first Thanksgiving celebration.

Starring: Tennessee Ernie Ford, Eddie Albert, John Gary, Joanie Sommers, Paul Frees, June Foray ..
Directed by: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr.
Release date: 1968-11-23
Best Adventure Movies of 1968 : The Syndicate
8.

The Syndicate

1.4
5.6/10 IMDB

Two vehicles lurch across the east African bush, carrying an ill-assorted party of prospectors who have formed a syndicate to search for uranium deposits. As their four-week window for digging starts to close, trouble soon starts amongst the group and there are some sinister 'accidents'... It is obvious that one of the party is trying to sabotage the expedition; but who?

Starring: William Sylvester, June Ritchie, Robert Urquhart, Christian Doermer, John Bennett, John De Villiers, Omari Suleman, Sal Davis, Bill Dixson ..
Directed by: Frederic Goode
Release date: 1968-09-16
9.

They Ran for Their Lives

1.2
4.9/10 IMDB

A man with a dog helps a young woman being chased by hoodlums in the desert.

Starring: John Payne, Scott Brady, Luana Patten, Jim Davis, Anthony Eisley, John Carradine, Darwin Lamb, Boyd Stockman ..
Directed by: Oliver Drake
Release date: 1968-01-01
10.

Head

0.0
6.6/10 IMDB

The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.

Starring: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Annette Funicello, Timothy Carey, Logan Ramsey, Vito Scotti, Charles Macaulay, T.C. Jones ..
Directed by: Bob Rafelson
Release date: 1968-11-06

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