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Action and Adventure Films II (1890-2010)

Action and Adventure Films II

(1890 - 2010)

Adventures in exotic locales which do not fall into the categories of Sword and Sandals, Martial Arts, War or Westerns


Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953) -- 101 minutes

Robert Wagner sponge dives. Octopus attacks!

Bird of Paradise (1932) -- 80 minutes , Joel McCrea, Dolores del Rio

A sailor falls for a beautiful island girl who may become a sacrifice to an erupting volcano .

The Black Pirate (1926) -- 75 minutes, Silent film with music track, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Billie Dove

Call of the Yukon (1938) -- 70 minutes, Richard Arlen

A fur trader guides a writer and her animals to safety in the Yukon territory when wolves are about to attack.

Captain Calamity (1936) -- Color, 65 minutes, George Houston

South Seas skipper pretends to discover a fortune but crooked seamen try to bump him off and get the non-existent treasure for themselves.

Sinful Cargo (1936) -- 53 minutes

Conrad Nagel pursues a smuggling ring bringing in Orientals

Captain Kidd (1945) -- 89 minutes

Randolph Scott vs. blackguard brigand Charles Laughton

Captain Scarlett (1953) -- Color, 78 minutes

Richard Greene protects citizens from tyrannical Royalists and saves a damsel in distress .

The Magic Sword (1960) -- Color, 80 minutes

Evil Basil Rathbone vs. St. George who must slay that dragon.

The Most Dangerous Game (1932) -- 70 minutes

Mad hunter stalks Fay Wray and Joel McCrea.

Outpost in Morocco (1949) -- 91 minutes

George Raft in the French Foreign Legion. Capt. Gerard, greatest lover in the Foreign Legion, is assigned to escort an emir's daughter to her father's mountain citadel, but rebellion brews!

The Son of Monte Cristo (1940) -- 92 minutes, Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, George Sanders

Count of Monte Cristo falls for besieged Zona and masquerades as a foppish banker and a masked freedom fighter to aid her.


Tarzan's Revenge (1938) -- 70 minutes

Glenn Morris as the ape man .

Tarzan the Fearless (1933) -- 85 minutes

Buster Crabbe in the feature version of a 12-chapter serial that no longer survives!

Tarzan and the Trappers (1958) -- 70 minutes, Gordon Scott

Tarzan deals with the villainous Schroeder, who is illegally collecting animals for zoos, only to be menaced by Schroeder's hunter brother Sikes.

The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935) -- 75 minutes

Bruce Bennett as the ape man helps secure secret of the Green Goddess statue deep in jungles of Guatemala. Feature version of the 12-chapter serial.

Blonde Savage (1947) -- 62 minutes

An expedition into the deep jungle discovers a native tribe led by a tall white blonde woman.

Law of the Jungle (1942) -- 61 minutes, Mantan Moreland

Nazis hunt down archaeologist and company in the jungle.

East of Borneo (1931) -- 77 minutes, Charles Bickford, Rose Hobart

An excellent jungle thriller about a woman who searches the wild Borneo jungles for her missing husband. Plenty of thrills and crocodiles!

Jungle Book (1942) -- Color, 109 minutes

Sabu stars in Kipling's classic tale.

Jungle Bride (1933) -- 63 minutes, Charles Starrett, Anita Page

Persons shipwrecked on the coast of Africa face many jungle perils. A nice Monogram effort.

In the Tentacles of the North (1926) -- Silent, 54 minutes

Two ships are trapped in the Arctic ice.

Jungle Cavalcade (1941) -- 76 minutes

Frank Buck documentary clips of his many animal trapping safaris.

Kong Island (1968) -- Color, 85 minutes

Scientists land on Kong Island to implant devices in the brains of the gorilla population.

Nabonga (1944) -- 75 minutes, Buster Crabbe

To clear his father's name, a young man travels deep into Africa to confront a beautiful White Witch - who is guarded by a giant gorilla.

Perils of the Jungle (1953) -- 63 minutes, Clyde Beatty, Phyllis Coates

An animal trainer goes to the Congo to catch lions where he finds a lady lion catcher who needs his help to catch a gorilla.

Desperate Cargo (1941) -- 62 minutes, Ralph Byrd

Two show girls are trapped on a cruise ship while hoods try to steal the ship's cargo.

Sabaka (1954) -- Color, 77 minutes, Boris Karloff

In India, a young elephant trainer vows revenge against the cult that killed his family and sets out alone to battle his enemy.

The Slave of the Cannibal God (1978) -- Italy, Color, 86 minutes, Ursula Andress

A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle.

The White Gorilla (1945) -- 62 minutes, Ray Corrigan

Wacky jungle thriller with two gorillas and stock footage from a silent jungle serial.

Queen of the Amazons (1947) -- 61 minutes

White Goddess of the Dark Jungle... She offered ecstasy and death!

White Huntress (1954) -- 62 minutes

In the 1890's a blonde battles a giant python and unfriendly natives in the untamed African frontier.

The White Orchid (1954) -- Color, 81 minutes

An archeologist explores the jungles of Mexico to find and document the lost civilization of the Toltecs.

White Pongo (1945) -- 72 minutes

Scientists and hunters search for an albino gorilla that could be the missing link.

The Wild Women of Wongo (1958) -- Color, 72 minutes

A clan of beautiful women pine for company.


The Big Wheel (1949) -- 92 minutes, Mickey Rooney

A young man is determined to follow in his father's tracks as a race car driver, even though it caused his dad's death.

Blonde Comet (1941) -- 67 minutes

Beverly Blake, the 'Blonde Comet ," and the daughter of a tire-manufacturer, gets behind the wheel of a race-car, tears up the tracks and wins races.

The Choppers (1961) -- 56 minutes

Arch Hall Jr. writes and stars in this thriller about a young hot-rodder who becomes involved with a gang of car thieves and a crooked salvage yard owner.

T-Bird Gang (1959) -- 65 minutes

A high school student, working undercover enforcement, goes undercover to infiltrate a teen-based gang called The T-Birds.

Evel Knievel (1972) -- Color, 89 minutes, George Hamilton

The famed daredevil reflects on major events in his life just before his biggest jump in this dramatized biography.

The Fast and the Furious (1955) -- 72 minutes, John Ireland, Dorothy Malone

Man on the lam takes a beautiful young woman and her fast sports car hostage and slips into a cross-border sports car race to try to escape the police.

High Gear (1933) -- 67 minutes, James Murray

When Mark 'High Gear ' Sherrod loses his nerve, the race car driver takes a job driving a taxi, but when he befriends a cute reporter and the young handicapped son of a deceased driver, he attempts to return to the track.

Half Pint Polly (1930) -- 20 minutes

Unusual western comedy with Tom Tyler.

Hot-Rod Girl (1956) -- 75 minutes

A small town is turned upside down by illegal drag racing and out of control rebel youth.

The Mystery Train (1931) -- 62 minutes, Hedda Hopper

A group of passengers are trapped in a runaway Pullman car.

The Return of Casey Jones (1933) -- 67 minutes, Charles Starrett

A young engineer is inspired by his role model, Casey Jones.

Phantom Express (1932) -- 70 minutes

An innocent man trying to save a train from a head-on crash with a 'ghost train' is blamed for a train derailment.

The Richard Petty Story #43 (1974) -- Color, 83 minutes, Darren McGavin

Story of race car driver Richard Petty.

Ten Laps to Go (1936) -- 67 minutes

Larry Evans (Rex Lease), champion race car driver, is envied by his chief rival, Eddie DeSylva (Duncan Renaldo), who has more ambitions than merely winning the races.

The Wild Ride (1960) -- 59 minutes

Jack Nicholson stars as a rebellious punk of the beat generation, who spends his days as an amateur dirt track driver

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