1937 Adventure Movies

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Wee Willie Winkie(1937)

3.2/5 (with 10 votes)

In 1897, little Priscilla Williams, along with her widowed mother, goes to live with her army colonel paternal grandfather on the British outpost he commands in northern India.

The Prince and the Pauper(1937)

3.4/5 (with 15 votes)

Two boys – the prince Edward and the pauper Tom – are born on the same day. Years later, when young teenage Tom sneaks into the palace garden, he meets the prince. They change clothes with one another before the guards discover them and throw out the prince thinking he's the urchin. No one believes them when they try to tell the truth about which is which. Soon after, the old king dies and the prince will inherit the throne.

The Prisoner of Zenda(1937)

3.8/5 (with 19 votes)

An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.

Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel(1937)

2.1/5 (with 4 votes)

Sir Percy is forced to return to France one last time, to rescue his wife from the clutches of the sinister Robespierre. It clearly is a trap, but nothing will keep the good old Pimpernel from carrying out his mission. He is up against the usual clods and dolts, after all.

Slave Ship(1937)

| 1h 32min | Adventure, Drama
2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

Action-filled drama about a ship captain, ashamed of his background in the slave trade, forced against his will to again transport human cargo.

Jungle Menace(1937)

| 5h 8min | Action, Adventure

Mystery and adventure, surrounding a stolen rubber harvest.

Bulldog Drummond Comes Back(1937)

| 1h 4min | Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
2.9/5 (with 5 votes)

Drummond's girlfriend is kidnapped by his enemies and he along with his friend Nielsen, an inspector from Scotland Yard, follow the trail and try to rescue her from the kidnappers.

Directed by Louis King - With John Barrymore, John Howard

Wallaby Jim of the Islands(1937)

1h 1min | Adventure

Wallaby Jim and his men have just found a valuable source of pearls in the South Pacific. But Jim's associate Norman has put the whole operation in jeopardy because of his gambling problem. Jim's unscrupulous rival Richter decides to exploit the situation by jumping Jim's claim and trying to take over for himself.

Directed by Charles Lamont

Paradise Isle(1937)

Stranded on an island, a blind artist (Warren Hull) falls in love with a native (Movita).


The fourth and last of the George A. Hirliman-produced films starring George O'Brien (preceded by "Daniel Boone", "Park Avenue Logger" and "Hollywood Cowboy") that were distributed by RKO Radio. Hirliman sold O'Brien's contract to RKO, which then produced 18 series westerns starring O'Brien that ended when O'Brien went into the Navy at the outbreak of WW II. Long-time (past and future) O'Brien director David Howard served as Hirliman's Associate Producer on this film. "Windjammer" finds O'Brien as a subpoena server ordered to serve a subpoena on Brandon Evans (The Commondore) for a senate inquiry or lose his job. Posing as a playboy, he boards the Commodore's yacht during a yacht race, and the yacht is wrecked by a gun-running windjammer commanded by Captain Morgan (William Hall.) All hands are picked up by the windjammer, including the Commodore's daughter (played by Constance Worth) and put to work as galley slaves.

Directed by Ewing Scott

Under the Red Robe(1937)

3.0/5 (with 3 votes)

In 1620s France, dreaded swordsman Gil de Berault returns from carrying out a mission for Cardinal Richelieu, and finds the Cardinal worried about growing opposition from the Huguenots in the south. The Cardinal also warns de Berault that dueling has been outlawed, and will henceforth be punishable by death. Gil, however, promptly disobeys the law and is indeed sentenced to death. The Cardinal offers to cancel the sentence if de Berault is able to capture the duke who is organizing plans for an uprising. Gil travels to the duke's castle and is allowed to stay as a guest, but the duke's wife and sister immediately suspect that he is a spy. He and his servant still make good progress, until he falls in love with the duke's sister, which complicates everything.

Aloha, the Song of the Islands(1937)

1h 51min | Adventure

During the London-Melbourne race, two aviators, one male (Guy,) the other female (Betty), are forced to land on a lost island in Polynesia. They learn to survive in difficult conditions and fall in love. Back in civilization, their union does not prove obvious. Pierre is already married to Ginette, a movie actress, and Betty is engaged to her cousin Edouard. Moreover, Lord Stanton, her rich father, will not hear of a marriage with Guy. Will love ultimately triumph in spite of everything?

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The Mysterious Pilot(1937)

| 5h | Action

Jim Dorn endeavors to protect Jean McNain from a man she knows has committed a murder, Carter Snowden.

Directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet - With Frank Monroe Hawks

Outlaws of the Orient(1937)

1h 1min | Action, Drama, Adventure
1.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Johnny Eaton, trouble-shooter for an American oil company drilling in China, leaves his bride-to-be to head for the Orient and straighten out problems at the inland-concession site his company controls.

Directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack - With Jack Holt

Jungle Jim(1937)

| 3h 52min | Action, Adventure
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Two safaris enter the African jungle intent on finding a white girl who is the heiress to a fortune. One safari, led by Jungle Jim, wants to make sure she gets the news that she is now a rich woman. The leaders of the other safari want to kill the girl so they can try to get hold of her inheritance.

The Legion of Missing Men(1937)

2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Bob Carter, a member of the Foreign Legion, is glad to see his brother, Don, for the first time in ten years but is sorry that Don has joined the Legion. Bob, Don and Bob's buddies, Muggsy and Bilgey, go to a café and there Don falls for Nina, a singer in love with Bob. Bob doesn't know this and thinks she is Garccia's girl, and warns Don to have nothing to do with her. Don disregards the warning and Garcia discovers Nina and Don together and provokes Don into hitting him. Don is arrested and thrown into the company brig. Nina, with the aid of an Arabian sheik, Ul Ahmed, helps Don escape. Bob, Muggsy and Bilgey follow but are captured and taken to Ul Hamid's headquarters. The sheik tortures Don to force Bob to work some captured machine guns for him. Ah Hamid and his tribe attack the fort, but Bob manages to turn the machine guns against his captors, and the fort is saved.

Directed by Hamilton MacFadden - With Ralph Forbes

The Secrets of the Red Sea(1937)

1h 27min | Adventure

Said Ali, an old and sick noble Arab, living on an island in the Red Sea, has no other occupation than collecting pearls. The spiteful Nadir tries to take possession of the treasure, he kills Said Aly but finds a terrible death by desecrating his tomb.

Tim Tyler's Luck(1937)

A 12-episode serial in which Tim Tyler goes to Africa in search of his father in gorilla country. He meets up with Laura, who is after Spider Webb who has framed her brother. Webb causes the death of Tim's father, but is eventually tracked down.

West Of Shanghai(1937)

1h 4min | War, Adventure, Drama
2.7/5 (with 4 votes)

American businessmen and missionaries working in China are captured and held prisoner by a local warlord.

Island Captives(1937)

53min | Adventure

A murdered businessman's daughter is shipwrecked on a jungle island with the son of the man who killed her father. Both are threatened by a smuggling ring that uses the island as its headquarters.

Renfrew of the Royal Mounted(1937)

54min | Western
2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Counterfeit bills are being printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new plate, he inscribes a tiny help message on it. Renfrew catches a henchman who has one of the new bills. A magnifying glass lets him read the message and he heads out alone to round up the counterfeiters.

Directed by Albert Herman

The Lonely White Sail(1937)

2.8/5 (with 3 votes)

Two young boys strive to save the life of an officer trapped by the White Russians. Their efforts are both comic and dramatic.

Directed by Vladimir Legoshin

Puits en flammes(1937)

Jacques unsuccessfully drills for an oil company. On the last day of his mission, he finally finds oil. But he has an enemy who blows up the well.

North of the Yukon(1939)

1h 2min | Western

In this North western, a brave Canadian Mountie pursuing a gang of fur thieves finds himself drummed out of the RCMP and forced to run a gauntlet of Mountie whips. When the gang learns of this, they convince him to join them.

Directed by Sam Nelson
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