1942 Actionby dom316-1 | created - 05 Nov 2015 | updated - 05 Nov 2015 | Public
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1. Across the Pacific (1942)
Passed | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In December 1941, ex-army captain Rick Leland boards a Japanese ship heading to Asia via the Panama Canal where his Japanese hosts show interest in the American defense plans for the canal zone.
2. Flying Tigers (1942)
Approved | 102 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Capt. Jim Gordon's command of the famed American mercenary fighter group in China is complicated by the recruitment of an old friend who is a reckless hotshot.
Votes: 3,217 | Gross: $3.27M
3. Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Passed | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.
6. Arabian Nights (1942)
Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love.
Votes: 1,134 | Gross: $3.71M
7. Wake Island (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Action, Drama, War
December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines tries to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
8. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.
10. The Spoilers (1942)
Approved | 87 min | Drama, Western
In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.
11. Fingers at the Window (1942)
Passed | 80 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
In Chicago, an unemployed actor aims to solve the mystery concerning a string of ax murders, apparently committed by a lunatic.
12. Captains of the Clouds (1942)
Approved | 114 min | Action, Drama, War
Inspired by Churchill's Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF but are deemed too old to be fliers.
13. Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost (1942)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy
Carmelita and Uncle Matt find themselves in a haunted house, but the "ghosts" are actually enemy agents who are trying to frighten away visitors in order to develop a nitroglycerin bomb.
14. Captain Midnight (1942)
Passed | 270 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Secret Service Major Steel (Joseph W. Girard), is one of the few men in America aware of the fact that Captain Albright (Dave O'Brien) is also Captain Midnight, daring masked aviator ... See full summary »
15. Overland Mail (1942)
Approved | 279 min | Adventure, Western
Two investigators for a stagecoach company are assigned to find out why the company's stages keep being ambushed. They discover that the culprits are white men disguised as Indians, and they set out to discover who is behind the plot.
17. The Falcon's Brother (1942)
Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Tom Lawrence, Gay's brother, takes over for his injured sibling in a case which involves Nazi espionage and political assassination.
18. Bandit Ranger (1942)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Music
Rancher Clay Travers finds and brings in the body of ranger Frank Mattison, murdered on the road to Trail City, where he had been sent to deal with an outbreak of cattle rustling. ... See full summary »
20. Seven Miles from Alcatraz (1942)
Approved | 62 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
After Pearl Harbor, convicts at Alcatraz prison live in fear of bomb attacks, driving Champ Larkin and his pal Jimbo to a desperate escape attempt which lands them on a tiny lighthouse ... See full summary »
21. Prairie Pals (1942)
Passed | 58 min | Action, Music, Western
Shannon wants Hank Stoner's land for the vanadium ore it contains. He has chemist Wainwright, who can change the ore into gold, held prisoner. But the Frontier Marshals are on the job. Art ... See full summary »
23. Pirates of the Prairie (1942)
Approved | 57 min | Action, Music, Western
This film opens with two small Arizona towns, Spencerville and East Spencerville, separated by a dry gulch and a feud, and governed by a Vigilante Committee. Lew Harmon, committee member ... See full summary »
25. Hitler--Dead or Alive (1942)
Not Rated | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
A team of ex-con bounty hunters go to Germany in search of Hitler. If they can find him, a million dollar reward is to be paid to them.
26. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, War
A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.
Votes: 606 | Gross: $1.30M
27. Come on Danger (1942)
Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Ranger Jack Mason is sent to Manzanita to bring in Ann Jordan, head of the Jordan gang, reputed to have murdered a rancher and stolen his herd. Mason helps her out during an ambush and, ... See full summary »
28. Red River Robin Hood (1942)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Music
A crime boss uses a corrupt judge and fake land grant to steal ranchers properties, but is met with strong resistance organized by two cowboys and the town's newspaper editor.
29. Dr. Broadway (1942)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
New York City physician, Dr. Timothy Kane, knows Broadway, the Great White Way and all of its characters thoroughly, as does his receptionist, Connie Madigan. A man Kane had sent to prison ... See full summary »
30. Berlin Correspondent (1942)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Thriller
American correspondent Bill Roberts is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau means to plug the ... See full summary »