1920s Adventure Movies

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The Lost World(1925)

1h 33min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
3.4/5 (with 57 votes)

The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

The Last of the Mohicans(1920)

| 1h 13min | Adventure, Drama, Action, History
3.2/5 (with 16 votes)

As Alice and Cora Munro attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War, they are set upon by French soldiers and their cohorts, Huron tribesmen led by the evil Magua. Fighting to rescue the women are Chingachgook and his son Uncas, the last of the Mohican tribe, and their white ally, the frontiersman Natty Bumppo, known as Hawkeye.

Beggars of Life(1928)

| 1h 22min | Adventure, Drama
3.6/5 (with 18 votes)

After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond. She dresses as a boy, they hop freight trains, quarrel with a group of hobos, and steal a car in their attempt to escape the police, and reach Canada.

Robin Hood(1922)

3.3/5 (with 21 votes)

Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John as regent, who promptly emerges as a cruel, grasping, treacherous tyrant. Apprised of England's peril by message from his lady-love Marian, the dashing Earl of Huntingdon endangers his life and honor by returning to oppose John, but finds himself and his friends outlawed, with Marian apparently dead. Enter Robin Hood, acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set things right through swashbuckling feats and cliffhanging perils!

The Wizard of Oz(1925)

| 1h 21min | Comedy, Kids & Family, Fantasy
2.7/5 (with 18 votes)

A farm girl learns she is a princess and is swept away by a tornado to the land of Oz.

Shadows of the North(1923)

50min | Western

Based on the novel by Edison Marshall.

Directed by Robert F. Hill - With William Desmond

The Three Musketeers(1921)

| 1h 59min | Action, Adventure, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 13 votes)

The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.

Cross and Mauser(1925)

1h 14min | Adventure, Drama

The film takes place during the pre-revolutionary years and the initial period of the Soviet regime. At a monastery shelter in one of Russia's western towns, orphan Yulka gives birth to a son from the shepherd Jerome. Matron of the shelter Pavlikha as directed by the father kills the newborn baby and disposes of the corpse in the Jewish Quarter. The Black Hundreds are spreading the rumor that the murder was committed by the Jews for ritual purposes. Mayhem arises which is supported by the authorities of the city. The church refuses to shelter Jews fleeing from the violent thugs.

Directed by Vladimir Gardin - With Nikolay Kutuzov, Naum Rogozhin, Pyotr Starkovsky, Vladimir Kriger, Aleksey Pirogov, Pyotr Savin, ...

Red Devils(1923)

2h 10min | Adventure, Drama, Action
2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

Adventures of three Red Army soldiers. Misha, Duniasha and Tom Jackson, an afro-American boy, are fighting against enemies.

Directed by Ivan Perestiani - With Sofiya Jozeffi, Vladimir Sutyrin

The Prisoner of Zenda(1922)

1h 53min | Adventure, Drama
3.1/5 (with 7 votes)

A kingdom's ascending heir, marked for assassination, switches identities with a lookalike, who takes his place at the coronation. When the real king is kidnapped, his followers try to find him, while the stand-in falls in love with the king's intended bride, the beautiful Princess Flavia.

Don Juan(1926)

| 1h 52min | Adventure, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 5 votes)

If there was one thing that Don Juan de Marana learned from his father Don Jose, it was that women gave you three things - life, disillusionment and death. In his father's case it was his wife, Donna Isobel, and Donna Elvira who supplied the latter. Don Juan settled in Rome after attending the University of Pisa. Rome was run by the tyrannical Borgia family consisting of Caesar, Lucrezia and the Count Donati. Juan has his way with and was pursued by many women, but it is the one that he could not have that haunts him. It will be for her that he suffers the wrath of Borgia for ignoring Lucrezia and then killing Count Donati in a duel. For Adriana, they will both be condemned to death in the prison on the river Tigre.

The Gaucho(1927)

| 1h 35min | Action, Adventure
3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich with gold from the grateful worshipers. Ruiz, an evil and sadistic general, captures the city, confiscates the gold, and closes the shrine. But the Gaucho, the charismatic leader of a band of outlaws, comes to the rescue.

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Across the Pacific(1926)

1.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Following the Spanish-American War, a soldier is given the assignment of finding the leader of a band of rebels in the Philippines. In order to do this, he must romance Roma, a cabaret spy working for the rebels. This does not please the daughter of his commanding officer, whom he is romancing.

Directed by Roy Del Ruth - With Monte Blue, Jane Winton, Myrna Loy, Tom Wilson, Edgar Kennedy

The Torrent(1921)

50min | Adventure

Velma is unhappily married to Sam Patton, a millionaire roué. Aboard his yacht bound for the South Seas, Sam pays more attention to his guests than to his wife, and she flees when he attempts to force liquor on her. A sudden paralytic stroke renders him helpless, and she believes him dead. A storm comes up, and Velma is washed ashore on a desert isle. She is later joined by Lieut. Paul Mack, whose hydroplane has run out of fuel. They fall in love, but their idyll is broken when they are captured by a band of moonshiners.

Directed by Stuart Paton

The Revenge of Tarzan(1920)

1h 30min | Action, Adventure

Tarzan and Jane are traveling to Paris to help his old friend Countess de Coude, who is being threatened by her brother, Nikolas Rokoff. Rokoff has Tarzan tossed overboard. He survives, comes ashore in North Africa, and goes to Paris to search for Jane. In Paris, Tarzan reunites with his old friend Paul D'Arnot, who informs him that Jane was taken to Africa. Tarzan returns just in time to save Jane from a lion attack, and soon defeats Rokoff and his henchmen.

Directed by Harry Revier, George M. Merrick - With Gene Pollar, Karla Schramm, Estelle Taylor, Armand Cortes

According to Hoyle(1922)

"'Boxcar' Simmons, a tramp, represents himself as a mining millionaire in a small town. The population accepts him at his own valuation, and two of the town's 'slickers' make desperate efforts to 'take him for his roll.' One of their schemes is to sell him a worthless ranch, but he turns the tables on them by making them believe that the ranch is a veritable bed of silver ore, and then, after they buy it, he presents the major part of the proceeds to the girl who owns the place and with whom he had fallen in love."(Moving Picture World,24 Jun 1922, p. 736.)

Directed by W. S. Van Dyke

In Old Stamboul(1928)

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Directed by Roger Goupillières

Godless Men(1920)

1h 13min | Drama

On board his trading schooner in the South Pacific, tough sea captain Black Pawl confronts his own son, who has grown up in his father's shadow and reflects only his dark side.

The Call of the Wild(1923)

| 1h 10min | Adventure

A dog is stolen from his home in England and shipped to Canada to become a sled dog. Based on the novel by Jack London.

Directed by Fred Jackman - With Walter Long

The Notorious Lady(1927)

1h 19min | Drama

A man kills a man he finds alone with his wife. Although she is innocent of any wrong doing the wife claims to be guilty of having an affair to save her husband from a death sentence. Unfortunately, the husband also believes her guilt and so he runs off to Africa to forget and assumes a new identity.

The Shield of Honor(1927)

| 1h | Drama, Crime
2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Can Neil Hamilton, the first flying policeman on the force, save his dad from stop-at-nothing jewel thieves?

Directed by Emory Johnson - With Neil Hamilton

The Isle of Retribution(1926)

1h 10min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Five people are stranded on an island off the coast of Alaska. The poor girl, Bess Gilbert, competes with the rich girl, Lenor Harderworth, for the attentions of the heroic Ned Cornet. A snow-slide resolves a few issues.

Directed by James P. Hogan

Jaws of Steel(1927)

4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Our doggy hero is abandoned in the desert while in pup-hood. Upon reaching maturity, Tin Tin has undeservedly earned the reputation as a killer canine. Thus, the human characters spend most of their time hunting down the dog in hopes of collecting a huge bounty.

Directed by Ray Enright - With Rin Tin Tin

The Lady of the Harem(1926)

| 1h | Adventure

Rafi arrives in the city in search of Pervaneh who was taken by the Sultan. He is joined by Hassan the confectioner. Rafi is captured by the Sultan, but Hassan leads a surprise attack on the palace and the lovers are united.

Nan of the North(1922)

A Canadian Mountie and a young girl team up to prevent an evil couple from finding a fallen meteorite that contains a powerful element called "Tilano.".

Directed by Duke Worne - With Ann Little, Tom London

The Fighting Eagle(1927)

2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

The exploits of Brigadier Gerard who helps expose Foreign Minister Talleyrand as a traitor to Napoleon.

Directed by Donald Crisp

White Shadows in the South Seas(1928)

1h 28min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 7 votes)

An alcoholic doctor on a Polynesian island, disgusted by white exploitation of the natives, finds himself marooned on a pristinely beautiful island.

Terror Island(1920)

| 55min | Adventure, Mystery
2.7/5 (with 6 votes)

Inventor Harry Harper travels to the South Seas, where there is buried treasure belonging to a girl, Beverly West. Naturally, others are after the loot, and Beverly's father is being held captive by cannibals until she returns to them with a pearl that belongs to one of their idols. The climax consists of Harper saving Beverly from a safe which has been lowered into the sea.

The Mollycoddle(1920)

2.8/5 (with 2 votes)

An American who has lived much of his life outside the country returns to Arizona for the first time in years and encounters villainy.

Code of the Northwest(1926)

40min | Drama, Adventure

A Mountie and his dog must bring in his wanted brother.

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