Obsessive quest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant obsessive quest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, visually appealing and humorous films and TV shows about / with obsessive quest, escapades, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, chase, adventure, danger, destiny and catastrophe plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
obsessive quest
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obsessive quest movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as obsessive quest: The 5th Wave (2016), National Treasure (2004), Supernatural (2005), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Sahara (2005), The Lord of the Rings (1978), Up (2009), The Da Vinci Code (2006), The Lost Room (2006), The Revenant (2015).

List of obsessive quest movies

 5.2
 104K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, adventure, alien invasion, obsessive quest, survival, danger, tsunami, space and aliens, alien, post apocalypse, chaos ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, bangkok thailand, london, new york ...
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, serious, clever, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, riddles and clues, treasure, archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, artifact, archaeology, heroic mission, map ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1770s, 18th century, 19th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, new york, boston, washington d.c. ...
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, dark fantasy, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, adventure, wizards, warrior, dragon, magical, adventurer, wizards and magicians, imaginary, elf, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 8.4
 404K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, good versus evil, supernatural ability, demon, ghost, supernatural power, death, deadly creature, angel, vampire, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1997 ...
Place: usa, arizona
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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, archaeology, obsessive quest, adventurer, good versus evil, friendship, friends, university ...
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, mummy, archaeologist, obsessive quest, strong female character, dinosaur, adventure, egyptology, pterodactyl, monster, expedition, back from the dead ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt
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 7.7
 394K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, not serious, humorous, touching, heroic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, adventure, heroes, villain, car race, nothing goes right, computer animation, escapades, misfit, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, california
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 6.0
 95K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure ...
Style: exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, desert, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, adventure, archaeology, good versus evil, escapades, danger, tyrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sahara desert, sahara, nigeria, egypt
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The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.
Style: atmospheric, scenic, exciting, serious, dark fantasy ...
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, mission, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, danger, save the world, elf, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
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 8.2
 970K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, loneliness, family, journey, friendship, dog, talking animals, friends, obsessive quest, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, clever, mind bending, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, riddles and clues, holy grail, conspiracy, adventure, uncover truth, investigation, christianity, religions or cults, secret society, secrets, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, france, europe ...
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 8.2
 30K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: lost, riddles and clues, escapades, alternate dimension, imaginary, characters in danger, obsessive quest, teleportation, peril, supernatural, investigator, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventurer, expedition, dinosaur, obsessive quest, adventure, mysterious place, cave, imaginary, volcano, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, prehistoric times, 19th century, prehistoric, 21st century ...
Place: iceland, europe, italy
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 8.0
 736K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, snow, bear attack, violence, native american, old west, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, grizzly bear ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
Style: visually appealing, captivating, serious, epic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, obsessive quest, fantasy world, good versus evil, wizards, dragon, prince, family, quest, female warrior, adventure ...
Place: england
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In Another World With My Smartphone (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After dying as a result of God's mistake, the main character finds himself in a parallel world, where he begins his second life. His only possessions are the body that God gave back to him and a smartphone that works even in this new world. As ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: parallel world, harem, magic, obsessive quest, travel, life after death, smartphone, life & death, new life, friends, romance, fantasy world ...
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 5.6
 124K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, afterlife, unlikely partners, ghost, obsessive quest, back from the dead, rivalry, escapades, police detective, uncover truth, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, new england, massachusetts
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Style: feel good, inspirational, motivational, scenic, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, adventurer, loneliness, daydreamer, adventure, disorder, obsessive quest, journey, coworker, escape from reality, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, usa, himalaya, new york, los angeles ...
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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, clever, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, museum, adventure, night watchman, save the day, escapades, imaginary, disorder, family, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt, pompeii ...
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Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 29-year-old programmer Suzuki Ichirou finds himself transported into a fantasy RPG. Within the game, he's a 15-year-old named Satou. At first he thinks he's dreaming, but his experiences seem very real. Due to a powerful ability he ...
Style: colourful, humorous, light, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: harem, parallel world, computer game, heroes, magic, friends, obsessive quest, magical, reincarnation, racial discrimination, demon, slave ...
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 6.2
 7K
Ruby Red (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Gwendolyn Shepherd is a normal 16-year-old, but her family holds a secret: A time-travel gene is expressed in the clan inherited, but not every member of the family is blessed with. Everyone is certain that Gwen's cousin Charlotte has the gene. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, time travel, supernatural ability, love and romance, teen romance, supernatural romance, youth, strong female character, supernatural, prophecy, imaginary, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, germany
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I Won't Come Back (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Belarus
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: orphan, friends, obsessive quest, friendship, teenage life, false accusation, escapades, odd couple, older man younger woman relationship, on the run, kids in trouble, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, kazakhstan, eastern europe, europe
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The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, utopia, changing the past or future, obsessive quest, adventure, dystopic future, steampunk, imaginary, haunted by the past, loneliness, survival ...
Time: future, near future, distant future, 19th century, 2030s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
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 7.6
 262K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, fall in love, adventure, magical, true love, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, witches, pirate, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
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 6.7
 229K
The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, tense, mad, scenic, serious ...
Plot: tourist, adventurer, utopia, marijuana, obsessive quest, beach, desire, secret place, island, hippie, delusion, map ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
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 6.5
 193K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark fantasy ...
Plot: evil, curses spells and rituals, ghost, witch, dark humor, supernatural, gypsy, heaven and hell, curse, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1969, year 2009 ...
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
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 6.4
 46K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: gothic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, knight, inquisition, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, sword and sorcery, dealing with death, mercenary, village ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, space battle, imaginary, obsessive quest, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, escapades, good versus evil, survivor ...
Time: future, 70s
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 6.6
 201K
EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: marijuana, travel, youth, stereotypes, nothing goes right, hitchhiking, nude beach, vacation, obsessive quest, culture clash, hitchhiker, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, germany, france, europe, belgium ...
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Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jesse and Chester, two bumbling stoners, wake up one morning from a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car. They encounter a variety of people while looking for it, including their angry girlfriends, an angry street gang, ...
Style: idiotic, not serious, parody, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stoners, stupidity, idiot, obsessive quest, friendship, memory loss, nothing goes right, dumb, save the world, alien, teenager, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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