1956 Adventure Movies

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Moby Dick(1956)

1h 56min | Adventure, Drama
3.5/5 (with 120 votes)

In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian who exhorts his men to find Moby Dick, the great white whale. Ahab lost his his leg to that creature and is desperate for revenge. As the crew soon learns, he will stop at nothing to gain satisfaction.

The Cruel Tower(1956)

1h 19min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

The story of a bunch of hard-drinking steeplejacks.

Directed by Lew Landers

Uranium Boom(1956)

1h 7min | Adventure, Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Ex-lumberjack Brad Collins (Dennis Morgan) and mining engineer Grady Mathews (William Talman) find uranium in the Colorado badlands. While Grady guards the claim, Brad goes to register it in town, where he meets and marries Jean Williams (Patricia Medina.) Returning to the claim, Brad learns that Jean was once Grady's fiancee. Grady, as one would expect, is somewhat put out and leaves the mine in Brad's hands, while he hooks up with a confidence man and engineers a scheme to break the back of Brad's somewhat rapidly-created mining empire.

Congo Crossing(1956)

1h 27min | Adventure
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

Director Joseph Pevney's 1956 jungle drama, set in Africa, stars Virginia Mayo, George Nader, Peter Lorre, Michael Pate, Kathryn Givney, Raymond Bailey and Rex Ingram.


1h 28min | Adventure
1.8/5 (with 4 votes)

Three deep sea divers get involved in murder while searching for a lost treasure.

Directed by W. Lee Wilder - With John Bromfield

Liane, Jungle Goddess(1956)

1h 28min | Adventure
2.9/5 (with 5 votes)

Researchers in the African jungle find a young white woman living with a tribe, that adores her as goddess. They carry her off and proudly report to the press. It turns out that she may be Liane, the long lost daughter of the rich shipowner Amelongen. So Toren starts civilizing her and takes her to Germany, where she - now in love with Toren - has to defend herself against accusations of legacy-hunting. Will she fit into her new society?

Beyond Mombasa(1956)

1h 30min | Action, Adventure
3.7/5 (with 2 votes)

An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died.

Bold Adventure(1956)

1h 42min | Comedy, Adventure
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Based on the book by Belgian XIX century author Charles de Coaster.

Carib Gold(1957)

1h 11min | Drama

The hard-working but struggling crew of a shrimp boat discover a sunken treasure. Trouble ensues in this dramatic black-cast production.


3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Oil explorers suspect a South American jungle boy (Sabu) of murder.

Directed by George Blair - With Sabu Dastagir

Silent Fear(1956)

1h 6min
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Mexico miner Pete Carroll is in Acapulco and meets Terry Perreau and falls in love with her after he hears her singing (or dubbed) on a recording of "Extrano Amour (Strange Love.) The troubled Terry decides she wants to go shark fishing, so Pete poses as the skipper of a fishing boat, owned by Thursday, and off they go. Pete lands a mantray and cuts it up for bait and the sharks are soon swarming, and Terry dives in the water. Terry does likewise and fights a few sharks and gets his leg gaashed but finally rescues her. Gradually, her friendship also turns into love. But back in Acapulco she learns of Pete's "fake skipper" joke, is all hacked off and goes to Mexico City with her friend Dr. Antez. There, a specialist, Dr. Rivas tells her that unless she has a dangerous operation she has only three months to live. Depressed even more than usual, if possible, she returns to the hotel and is met by!

Directed by Edward L. Cahn

Sob o Céu da Bahia(1956)

3h 20min | Adventure

Sob o Céu da Bahia is a 1956 Brazilian adventure film directed by Ernesto Remani. It was entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival.

Directed by Ernesto Remani - With Sérgio Hingst
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