Best Adventure Movies of 1974

1.

The Man with the Golden Gun

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Cool government operative James Bond searches for a stolen invention that can turn the sun's heat into a destructive weapon. He soon crosses paths with the menacing Francisco Scaramanga, a hitman so skilled he has a seven-figure working fee. Bond then joins forces with the swimsuit-clad Mary Goodnight, and together they track Scaramanga to a tropical isle hideout where the killer-for-hire lures the slick spy into a deadly maze for a final duel.

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Hervé Villechaize, Clifton James, Richard Loo, Soon-Tek Oh, Marc Lawrence, Bernard Lee ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1974-12-01
2.

The Four Musketeers

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.

Starring: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York, Christopher Lee, Geraldine Chaplin, Faye Dunaway, Roy Kinnear, Michael Gothard, Nicole Calfan ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1974-10-31
3.

Airport 1975

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

When an in-flight collision incapacitates the pilots of an airplane bound for Los Angeles, stewardess Nancy Pryor is forced to take over the controls. From the ground, her boyfriend Alan Murdock, a retired test pilot, tries to talk her through piloting and landing the 747 aircraft. Worse yet, the anxious passengers — among which are a noisy nun and a cranky man — are aggravating the already tense atmosphere.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, Gloria Swanson, George Kennedy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Susan Clark, Helen Reddy, Linda Blair, Dana Andrews, Roy Thinnes ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1974-10-18
4.

Harry and Tonto

4.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, Harry and his beloved cat Tonto begin a journey across the United States, visiting his children, seeing a world he never seemed to have the time to see before, making new friends, and saying goodbye to old friends.

Starring: Art Carney, Herbert Berghof, Ellen Burstyn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Larry Hagman, Chief Dan George, Melanie Mayron, Philip Bruns, Josh Mostel, Arthur Hunnicutt ..
Directed by: Paul Mazursky
Release date: 1974-08-12
5.

Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter

3.9
6.4/10 IMDB

When several young girls are found dead, left hideously aged and void of blood, Dr Marcus suspects vampirism. He enlists the help of the Vampire Hunter. Mysterious and powerful, Kronos has dedicated his life to destroying the evil pestilence. Once a victim of its diabolical depravity, he knows the vampire's strengths and weaknesses as well as the extreme dangers attached to confronting the potent forces of darkness.

Starring: Horst Janson, John Cater, Caroline Munro, John Carson, Shane Briant, Lois Daine, Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, William Hobbs, Brian Tully ..
Directed by: Brian Clemens
Release date: 1974-04-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Benji
6.

Benji

3.8
6.1/10 IMDB

Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes of their parents. When the children are kidnapped, however, the parents and the police are at a loss to find them. Only Benji can track them down, but will he be in time? If he can save the day, he may just find the permanent home he's been longing for.

Starring: Patsy Garrett, Allen Fiuzat, Cynthia Smith, Peter Breck, Frances Bavier, Terry Carter, Edgar Buchanan, Tom Lester, Christopher Connelly, Deborah Walley ..
Directed by: Joe Camp
Release date: 1974-10-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Swallows and Amazons
7.

Swallows and Amazons

3.6
6.4/10 IMDB

On holiday with their mother in the Lake District in 1929 four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the scene is set for serious rivalry.

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Ronald Fraser, Suzanna Hamilton, Simon West, Sophie Neville, Stephen Grendon, Kit Seymour, Lesley Bennett, Brenda Bruce, Mike Pratt ..
Directed by: Claude Whatham
Release date: 1974-06-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The City That Forgot About Christmas
8.

The City That Forgot About Christmas

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A young boy's grandfather tells him the story of a city that forgot about Christmas until a carpenter named Matthew comes to town and teaches the children about Christmas, much to the chagrin of the Mayor and his cronies.

Starring: Sebastian Cabot, Charles Nelson Reilly, Louis Nye, Casey Kasem ..
Release date: 1974-12-01
9.

The Land That Time Forgot

3.5
5.6/10 IMDB

During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.

Starring: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon, Keith Barron, Anthony Ainley, Godfrey James, Bobby Parr, Declan Mulholland, Colin Farrell, Ben Howard ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 1974-08-13
10.

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Down-on-their-luck racers Larry and Deke steal from a supermarket manager to buy a car that will help them advance their racing chances. Their escape does not go as planned when Larry's one-night stand, Mary, tags along for the ride.

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke, Kenneth Tobey, Eugene Daniels, Lynn Borden, Janear Hines, Elizabeth James, Adrianne Herman, T.J. Castronova ..
Directed by: John Hough
Release date: 1974-05-17
11.

The Island at the Top of the World

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

A Victorian gentleman hopes to find his long-lost son, who vanished whilst searching for a mysterious Viking community in a volcanic valley somewhere in uncharted Arctic regions. The gentleman puts together an expedition team to go on the search, but when they reach their destination they must escape from some Viking descendants who will kill to keep their existence a secret.

Starring: Donald Sinden, David Hartman, Jacques Marin, Mako, David Gwillim, Agneta Eckemyr, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Gunnar Öhlund, Lasse Kolstad, Erik Silju ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1974-12-16
12.

McQ

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.

Starring: John Wayne, Eddie Albert, Diana Muldaur, Colleen Dewhurst, Clu Gulager, David Huddleston, Al Lettieri, Julian Christopher, Julie Adams, Roger E. Mosley ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1974-01-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Mission: Monte Carlo
13.

Mission: Monte Carlo

3.1
6.2/10 IMDB

Two episodes of the TV series "The Persuaders" joined into a movie. Two playboys, Roger Moore, Tony Curtis, investigate crimes along the French Riviera.

Starring: Roger Moore, Tony Curtis, Terence Alexander, Annette Andre, Susan George, Laurence Naismith, Harold Goldblatt, Lionel Blair, Leslie Crawford, Jean Driant ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker, Basil Dearden
Release date: 1974-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Cay
14.

The Cay

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

When Young Phillip is separated form his mother and found by a black man named Timothy and his cat Stewcat, Phillip becomes blind and they all end up on an island. Will they survive or will they die?

Starring: James Earl Jones, Alfred Lutter, Gretchen Corbett ..
Directed by: Patrick Garland
Release date: 1974-10-24
15.

Gold

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Rod Slater is the newly appointed general manager of the Sonderditch gold mine, but he stumbles across an ingenious plot to flood the mine, by drilling into an underground lake, so the unscrupulous owners can make a killing in the international gold market.

Starring: Roger Moore, Susannah York, Ray Milland, John Gielgud, Bradford Dillman, Tony Beckley, Simon Sabela, Marc Smith, John Hussey, Bernard Horsfall ..
Directed by: Peter R. Hunt
Release date: 1974-06-08
16.

The Arena

2.9
5.2/10 IMDB

Female gladiators fight to the death. Inspired by the story of Spartacus, follow the adventures of a bevy of slave girls who, upon finding themselves thrust into the gladiator ring, mount a vicious rebellion to fight their way to freedom.

Starring: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Lucretia Love, Paul Müller, Daniele Vargas, Maria Pia Conte, Rosalba Neri, Marie Louise Sinclair, Vassili Karis, Silvio Laurenzi ..
Directed by: Steve Carver
Release date: 1974-03-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The White Dawn
17.

The White Dawn

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

In 1896, three survivors of a whaling ship-wreck in the Canadian Arctic are saved and adopted by an Eskimo tribe but frictions arise when the three start misbehaving.

Starring: Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, Louis Gossett Jr., Joanasie Salamonie, Simonie Kopapik, Pilitak, Sagiaktok, Munamee Sako, Pitseolai Kili, Meetook Mallee ..
Directed by: Philip Kaufman
Release date: 1974-07-21
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams
18.

The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

After fleeing into the mountains after he is wrongly accused of murder, woodsman "Grizzly Adams" discovers an uncanny bond to the indigenous wildlife of the region after rescuing an orphaned grizzly bear cub whom he adopts and calls "Ben".

Starring: Dan Haggerty, Don Shanks, Marjorie Harper, Lisa Jones, William Woodson ..
Directed by: Richard Friedenberg
Release date: 1974-11-13
19.

The Bears and I

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

When a man adopts three black bear cubs, he faces one of the hardest decisions of his life. Set in the wilderness of British Columbia, Canada, Robert Leslie struggles to keep his bears safe and maintain relations with native Americans and park rangers.

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Chief Dan George, Andrew Duggan, Michael Ansara, Robert Pine, Valentin de Vargas, Hal Baylor ..
Directed by: Bernard McEveety
Release date: 1974-07-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Mark of Zorro
20.

The Mark of Zorro

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

The swishing fop Don Diego de la Vega becomes the swashbuckling masked hero Zorro when tyranny threatens his people in nineteenth-century California.

Starring: Frank Langella, Ricardo Montalban, Gilbert Roland, Louise Sorel, Anne Archer, Yvonne De Carlo, Tom Lacy, Jorge Cervera Jr., Jay Hammer, Robert Middleton ..
Directed by: Don McDougall
Release date: 1974-10-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Fer-de-Lance
21.

Fer-de-Lance

2.6
4.8/10 IMDB

An American submarine leaves Tierra Del Fuego, and one of its crew has secretly brought aboard a container full of poisonous snakes which escape storage and bite key personnel on the submarine, causing an accident that cripples the vehicle so that it drops to the bottom of the Southern Ocean. Worse still, the snakes are still at large on the submarine and complicate the efforts of the crew to escape the sunken vessel.

Starring: David Janssen, Hope Lange, Ivan Dixon, Jason Evers, Charles Robinson, Ben Piazza, George Pan Andreas, Sherry Boucher, Robert Ito, William Mims ..
Directed by: Russ Mayberry
Release date: 1974-10-18
22.

Seven Alone

2.6
5.5/10 IMDB

A fictionalized account of the real-life adventure of the Sager family. Travelling with a wagon train from Missouri to Oregon, things are going well for the Sagers, until father Sager dies from blood poisoning following an Indian attack, and mother Sager dies soon afterward from pneumonia. The leaders of the wagon train decide to send the children back, but the oldest, John (who had been described by all the adults as lazy and worthless), decides to lead his siblings through the wilderness to complete the journey their parents started.

Starring: Dewey Martin, Aldo Ray, Anne Collings, Dean Smith, James Griffith, Stewart Petersen, Dehl Berti, Bea Morris, Scott Petersen, Debbie van Orden ..
Directed by: Earl Bellamy
Release date: 1974-12-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Wonder Woman
23.

Wonder Woman

2.6
4.6/10 IMDB

A super-hero uses her powers to thwart an international spy ring.

Starring: Cathy Lee Crosby, Kaz Garas, Andrew Prine, Ricardo Montalban, Charlene Holt, Anitra Ford, Richard X. Slattery, Jordan Rhodes, Donna Garrett ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1974-03-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Castaway Cowboy
24.

The Castaway Cowboy

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

A Wayward Texas cowboy washes up on the beaches of Hawaii and is taken home by an fatherless boy. He saves the family's business while romancing the single mom.

Starring: James Garner, Vera Miles, Eric Shea, Robert Culp, Manu Tupou, Gregory Sierra, Shug Fisher, Kim Kahana, Buddy Joe Hooker, Elizabeth Smith ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1974-08-01
25.

Huckleberry Finn

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

Huckleberry Finn is a 15-year-old boy who has had a difficult relationship with his often violent father for a long time. When Dad tried to kidnap him, Huck decides to run away from home, and heads out of town on a raft. Huck is soon joined by Jim, a runaway slave who is no more eager to see his master than Huck is to see his father. As the two friends make their way down the Mississippi, they're faced with a variety of challenges and adventures.

Starring: Jeff East, Paul Winfield, Harvey Korman, David Wayne, Arthur O'Connell, Gary Merrill, Natalie Trundy, Lucille Benson, Kim O’Brien, Jean Fay ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1974-05-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : When the North Wind Blows
26.

When the North Wind Blows

2.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Avakum (Henry Brandon) is an old trapper who is having a harder and harder time getting by because of the dwindling wildlife in the region. One day he is on a tiger hunt when a big cat attacks his friend's son. Ava tries to shoot the tiger but accidentally kills the boy instead. Thinking he's accused of murder, he flees civilization, and eventually adapts to life among these same tigers. Boris (Herbert Nelson) , knows that his son's death was an accident, and tries to find Avakum and tell him he's innocent and should came back to the village. In the year that follows, Ava survives the harsh Siberian winter and finds himself at home beyond civilized life, to the point where when Boris finally does find him, it is a very touching goodbye, since the two old friends have drifted apart and have to remain in their separate worlds

Starring: Henry Brandon, Fernando Celis, Dan Haggerty, Rex Holman, Dale Ishimoto ..
Directed by: Stewart Raffill
Release date: 1974-01-14
27.

Bamboo Gods and Iron Men

2.4
4.8/10 IMDB

The Jefferson’s honeymoon night in Hong Kong will be troubled by a number of people wishing to get hold of a Bouddha statuette that the husband offered her when window-shopping that day. When the going gets rough, it helps that Cal Jefferson is a top American boxer.

Starring: James Iglehart, Shirley Washington, Chiquito, Eddie Garcia, Ken Metcalfe, Michael Boyet, Robert Rivera, Joseph Zucchero, Marissa Delgado ..
Directed by: Cesar Gallardo
Release date: 1974-02-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Tribe
28.

The Tribe

2.3
5.6/10 IMDB

A family tribe of Cro-Magnons faces hardships, such as hunger, animal attacks, Neanderthal attacks, and death from injuries as they migrate to find a more bountiful land to live on.

Starring: Victor French, Warren Vanders, Henry Wilcoxon, Adriana Shaw, Stewart Moss, Sam Gilman, Tani Guthrie, Mark Gruner, Meg Wyllie, Nancy Elliot ..
Directed by: Richard A. Colla
Release date: 1974-12-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Kid and the Killers
29.

The Kid and the Killers

2.3
5.5/10 IMDB

Two men who have robbed a bank end up in a deadly pursuit of one another after one of them kills an innocent victim in attempt to steal the other's half.

Starring: Jon Cypher, John Garces, Gerry Rousseau ..
Directed by: Ralph C. Bluemke
Release date: 1974-04-27
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Skyway to Death
30.

Skyway to Death

2.2
5.7/10 IMDB

The passengers in an aerial tramway are trapped when the tramway breaks down 8,500 feet in the air.

Starring: Ross Martin, Stefanie Powers, Bobby Sherman, Tige Andrews, Nancy Malone, David Sheiner, John Astin, Joseph Campanella, Ruth McDevitt, Severn Darden ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1974-01-19
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : 99 and 44/100% Dead
31.

99 and 44/100% Dead

2.2
5.6/10 IMDB

Uncle Frank Kelly calls on Harry Crown to help him in a gang war. The war becomes personal when Harry's new girlfriend is kidnapped by Uncle Frank's enemy, Big Eddie.

Starring: Richard Harris, Edmond O'Brien, Bradford Dillman, Ann Turkel, Constance Ford, Zooey Hall, Kathrine Baumann, Janice Heiden, Zooey Hall, Max Kleven ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1974-08-29
32.

Five Loose Women

2.2
4.6/10 IMDB

Five inmates break out of a remote minimum security prison for women. Four are hardened convicts, the fifth was wrongfully convicted. As the authorities chase them down, the cons terrorize or kill anyone who gets in their way.

Starring: Margie Lanier, Rene Bond, Tallie Cochrane, Harvey Shain, Nicolle Riddell, Douglas Frey, Eve Orlon, Gary Schneider, Maria Arnold, Con Covert ..
Directed by: Stephen C. Apostolof
Release date: 1974-07-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Chase Step By Step
33.

Chase Step By Step

2.2
5.4/10 IMDB

Two circus performers are tasked with escorting relief in the form of gold bullion to a region hit by drought. On the way they are beset by countless bandits.

Starring: Barry Chan, Shu Lin Chang, Chou Chung-Lien ..
Directed by: Yu Min Sheong
Release date: 1974-02-06
34.

The Savage Is Loose

2.2
5.3/10 IMDB

A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, John David Carson, Lee Montgomery ..
Directed by: George C. Scott
Release date: 1974-11-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Dames and Dreams
35.

Dames and Dreams

2.1
4.1/10 IMDB

Four beautiful young women are foretold of mysterious adventures that will have them each take advantage of men with their enchanting looks. But, will they survive their escapade? And, in the end, are things really as they seem?

Starring: Serena, George Buck Flower, John F. Goff, Brandy Saunders, Tallie Cochrane, Margie Lanier, Cleo O'Hara, April Showers, Toni Telo ..
Directed by: Harry Sahn
Release date: 1974-02-15
36.

Ghost in the Noonday Sun

2.0
4.5/10 IMDB

A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just murdered to help him find the loot.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Anthony Franciosa, Spike Milligan, Clive Revill, Peter Boyle, James Villiers, Murray Melvin, Rosemary Leach, Thomas Baptiste, Bill Kerr ..
Directed by: Peter Medak
Release date: 1974-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : London Conspiracy
37.

London Conspiracy

1.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Life is never dull where Lord Brett Sinclair and Danny Wilde are concerned. But who would expect dire danger, hilarious though it may be, to face them in one of Brett's baronial homes? Even more unexpectedly, murder and black magic take place when Danny decides to own his own little piece of England and buys a tumble down old cottage. The old mansion, Greensleeves, has been in the Sinclair family for generations, but has been unoccupied for a long time except for an aged butler named Moorehead. It is only by chance that Brett discovers that it has been restored without his permission. He and Danny decide to investigate and, entering through a secret tunnel, find a letter addressed to a theatrical agent asking him to an actor who resembles Brett. Brett promptly poses as the actor and gets the job of impersonating himself. Danny and Brett have a lot to overcome before Danny can enjoy his little piece of England!

Starring: Roger Moore, Tony Curtis, Laurence Naismith, John Ronane, Andrew Keir, Tony Adams ..
Directed by: James Hill, David Greene
Release date: 1974-10-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Lustful Amazons
38.

The Lustful Amazons

1.6
3.9/10 IMDB

In medieval France, traveler Pygar tells he-man Karzan (Maciste in the French version) of his recent journey to a place called Antigua, and of its entire community of Amazons promising undreamed of sexual satisfaction to any man who comes upon them. More importantly, Pygar tells of a fortune in gold. Karzan/Maciste, is persuaded to undertake the journey in search of riches, unaware that Pygar is in collusion with the Amazon Queen to actually deliver Maciste as a slave stud to help rejuvenate the race.

Starring: Wal Davis, Alice Arno, Robert Woods, Montserrat Prous, Lina Romay, Chantal Broquet, Kali Hansa, Roger Sarbib, Richard Bigotini, Caroline Rivière ..
Directed by: Jesús Franco
Release date: 1974-05-15
39.

Cyrano

1.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Long-nosed Cyrano de Begerac helps an army officer woo Roxanne, the woman he loves in this animated version of Edmond Rostand's play.

Starring: José Ferrer, Joan Van Ark, Victor Garber, Jane Connell, Martyn Green, Kurt Kasznar, Alan Oppenheimer, John Stephenson ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols
Release date: 1974-03-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Rangers
40.

The Rangers

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

The adventures of a group of rangers that are tasked with saving a couple of alpinists and a young lady with a broken leg, while also dealing with a hungry bear.

Starring: James G. Richardson, Colby Chester, Jim B. Smith, Laurette Spang, Laraine Stephens, Larry Delaney, Michael Conrad, Roger Bowen, Stanley Brock, John Calvin ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1974-12-24
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Visit to a Chief's Son
41.

Visit to a Chief's Son

1.6
6.8/10 IMDB

An American anthropologist and his son benefit from their experiences with an East African tribe.

Starring: Richard Mulligan, Johnny Sekka, John Philip Hogdon, Jesse Kinaru ..
Directed by: Lamont Johnson
Release date: 1974-03-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Gone with the West
42.

Gone with the West

1.5
3.1/10 IMDB

After being framed, a cowboy is sent to jail. After his time is served, he leaves with vengeance in his heart. Soon he meets a young Native American woman and together they go to settle their score with a small town and its corrupt leader.

Starring: James Caan, Stefanie Powers, Aldo Ray, Barbara Werle, Robert Walker Jr., Sammy Davis Jr. ..
Directed by: Bernard Girard
Release date: 1974-12-14
43.

Evel Knievel

1.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Pilot for an adventure/comedy series starring Sam Elliott as the title character and Gary Barton as his sidekick. In the pilot Evel Knievel must compete against a female motorcycle daredevil.

Starring: Sam Elliott, Noble Willingham, Gary Barton, Michael Anderson Jr., Karen Philipp, Herbie Faye, Edward Ansara, Dean Bradley, Allen G. Norman, Mary Grover ..
Directed by: Michael O'Herlihy
Release date: 1974-03-29
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Legend of Hillbilly John
44.

The Legend of Hillbilly John

1.4
5.8/10 IMDB

A roaming hillbilly, on a quest to defy the Devil, encounters several supernatural characters and does battle with his silver-stringed guitar.

Starring: Hedges Capers, Severn Darden, Susan Strasberg, Percy Rodriguez, Denver Pyle, R. G. Armstrong, Harris Yulin, Sharon Henesy, Sidney Clute, William Traylor ..
Directed by: John Newland
Release date: 1974-02-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Inferno in Paradise
45.

Inferno in Paradise

1.3
5.6/10 IMDB

The tropical oasis of Honolulu is threatened by a maniacal arsonist, who strikes seemingly without pattern, or reason. This film stars Jim Davis (Jock in Dallas) and is about the Honolulu police and fire department trying to catch a deadly arsonist. Richard Young stars as Clay a young firefighter that is determined to find the arsonist after his father is killed in one of the arsonists fires. Jim Davis stars as Rocky Stratton who is the chief fire officer, Betty Ann Carr is his daughter who is a journalist and Clays girlfriend.

Starring: Richard Young, Betty Ann Carr, Jim Davis, Andy Jarrell, Dennis Chun, Kimo Kahoano, Phil Hoover, Bill Edwards, Marland Proctor ..
Directed by: Ed Forsyth
Release date: 1974-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : The Spots on My Leopard
46.

The Spots on My Leopard

1.1
5.1/10 IMDB

This children’s adventure is set in South Africa and chronicles the bond between a boy and his cheetah. The two have been pals for a long time, so when the cat is taken and placed in a traveling circus, the boy does all he can to free it.

Starring: Mark Hopley, Karen de Kock, Dale Cutts, Erica Rogers, Bess Finney, Denis Smith, Valerie Dunlop, Delia Sheppard, Johan Swanepoel, Theo Theron ..
Directed by: Tim Spring
Release date: 1974-05-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Doctor Who: The Time Warrior
47.

Doctor Who: The Time Warrior

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

When scientists start to go missing in the 20th century, the Doctor is called in by the Brigadier to investigate. His investigations lead him to deduce that they are being kidnapped through time and he sets off in pursuit, unknowingly kidnapping journalist Sarah Jane Smith in the process. Arriving in the middle ages, the Doctor and Sarah find themselves caught up in the machinations of the robber baron Irongron and his man from the stars. The alien, a Sontaran named Linx, is arming him with modern weapons in return for helping him repair his damaged ship, and it's up to the Doctor and Sarah to stop him from ruining the Earth's timeline.

Starring: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Nicholas Courtney, Kevin Lindsay, David Daker, John J. Carney, Alan Rowe, June Brown, Jeremy Bulloch, Donald Pelmear ..
Directed by: Alan Bromly
Release date: 1974-01-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Doctor Who: Invasion of the Dinosaurs
48.

Doctor Who: Invasion of the Dinosaurs

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Third Doctor and Sarah arrive in 1970s London to find it has been evacuated because dinosaurs have appeared mysteriously. It turns out the dinosaurs are being brought to London via a time machine to further a plan to revert London to a pre-technological level.

Starring: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Nicholas Courtney, Richard Franklin, John Levene, Noel Johnson, Peter Miles, Martin Jarvis, John Bennett, Terence Wilton ..
Directed by: Paddy Russell
Release date: 1974-02-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Doctor Who: Death to the Daleks
49.

Doctor Who: Death to the Daleks

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

An energy drain traps the Third Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith on the planet Exxilon with its hostile natives, causing the travellers to make an uneasy alliance with a Marine Space Corps expedition and a squadron of Daleks. The key to escape for all of them lies at the heart of a powerful and mysterious lost city, but only after a series of deadly traps.

Starring: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Duncan Lamont, John Abineri, Joy Harrison, Julian Fox, Neil Seiler, Arnold Yarrow, Roy Heymann, Mostyn Evans ..
Directed by: Michael E. Briant
Release date: 1974-03-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1974 : Doctor Who: The Monster of Peladon
50.

Doctor Who: The Monster of Peladon

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The Doctor returns to Peladon fifty years after his last visit, to find Queen Thalira, daughter of the late King Peladon, on the throne. A tense labour dispute between Pel nobility and miners is worsened when apparitions of their deity Aggedor attack and kill several miners. The Galactic Federation desperately needs trisilicate for its war against Galaxy 5 and sends in brutal Ice Warrior troopers to ensure production. The Doctor discovers a devious plot at the heart of Aggedor's appearances.

Starring: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Nina Thomas, Frank Gatliff, Rex Robinson, Ralph Watson, Graeme Eton, Michael Crane, Terry Walsh, Max Faulkner ..
Directed by: Lennie Mayne
Release date: 1974-04-27

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