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, humorous, stylized, entertaining and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, chase, danger, destiny and fantasy world plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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obsessive quest movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as obsessive quest: The Lost Room (2006), The Da Vinci Code (2006), The 5th Wave (2016), Supernatural (2005), R.I.P.D. (2013), The Lord of the Rings (1978), I Won't Come Back (2014), Sahara (2005), Ruby Red (2013), Black Death (2010).

List of obsessive quest movies

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, exciting, scenic, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, imaginary, wizards, obsessive quest, adventurer, dragon, adventure, magical, elf, monster, courage ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 8.2
 29K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, imaginary, obsessive quest, lost, alternate dimension, characters in danger, escapades, supernatural, peril, teleportation, investigator, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, holy grail, ancient mystery, adventure, uncover truth, riddles and clues, conspiracy, investigation, secrets, vatican, obsessive quest, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, holy land, france, europe, london ...
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 5.2
 98K
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, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, alien, chaos, tsunami, youth, teenage life ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, new york, ohio, bangkok thailand ...
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 8.4
 378K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural power, ghost, demon, angel, god or devil, vampire, deadly creature, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: 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, motivational, inspirational, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, adventurer, loneliness, daydreamer, adventure, obsessive quest, disorder, escape from reality, lifestyle change, travel, journal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, usa, himalaya, los angeles, new york ...
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 5.6
 116K
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: not serious, stylized, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, investigation, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, back from the dead, uncover truth, ghost, police detective, partners, escapades, gold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, new england, massachusetts
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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, exciting, serious, scenic, gloomy ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, mission, wizards and magicians, obsessive quest, heroes, imaginary kingdom, elf, imaginary, save the world, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
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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, obsessive quest, teenage life, friendship, false accusation, escapades, friends, older man younger woman relationship, odd couple, kids in trouble, on the run, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kazakhstan, russia, eastern europe, europe
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 6.0
 91K
Sahara (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, USA, France
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, desert, treasure, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, danger, archaeology, car chase, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, nigeria, sahara desert, egypt
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Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, light, romantic, humorous
Plot: parallel world, heroes, friends, computer game, obsessive quest, magical, harem, reincarnation, magic, slave, racial discrimination, love hate relationship ...
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 6.2
 7K
Ruby Red (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage love, time travel, supernatural romance, teen romance, youth, prophecy, supernatural, love and romance, strong female character, imaginary, time machine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, germany
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 6.4
 44K
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, rough ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, dealing with death, knight, heroic mission, village, good versus evil, inquisition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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In Another World With My Smartphone (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: entertaining, exciting, captivating, light
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: harem, love, romance, travel, obsessive quest, life after death, friends, danger, parallel world, fantasy world, life & death, magic ...
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, prince, obsessive quest, dragon, family, good versus evil, fantasy world, wizards, ship, heroes, father son relationship ...
Place: england
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, atmospheric, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, martial arts, friendship, obsessive quest, danger, on the road, hip hop, master warrior, pride and honor, road trip, journey ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, okinawa japan, feudal japan
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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, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, treasure, riddles and clues, adventurer, artifact, map, journey, ancient, search, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1770s, 11th century, 70s ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., new york, boston ...
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 7.6
 250K
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, feel good, captivating, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, imaginary, adventure, magical, pirate, true love, supernatural ability, love and romance, prince, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
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 6.6
 192K
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: humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: marijuana, youth, nothing goes right, nude beach, obsessive quest, travel, teen sex comedy, stereotypes, culture clash, comedy of errors, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, germany, belgium, france, london ...
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 8.1
 561K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, melancholic, inspirational, philosophical, motivational ...
Plot: self discovery, survival, wilderness, journey, freedom, life philosophy, on the road, isolation, adventure, solitude, lifestyle change, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: alaska, usa, washington state, south dakota, los angeles ...
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, mummy, adventure, archaeologist, obsessive quest, strong female character, pterodactyl, monster, dinosaur, expedition, tomb, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: paris france, europe, france, egypt
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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: not serious, idiotic, humorous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: stoners, idiot, obsessive quest, friendship, parody, memory loss, stupidity, nothing goes right, car, save the world, alien, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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 6.7
 219K
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, serious, exciting, tense, scenic ...
Plot: marijuana, utopia, beach, obsessive quest, tourist, delusion, island, survival, map, secret place, community, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
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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: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, save the world, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, archaeology, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, university ...
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Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: After losing their mother to a demon, two brothers grow up fighting supernatural beings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, family in danger, haunted by the past, deadly, rivalry, ghost, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest, museum, night watchman, adventure, escapades, save the day, magic, family, happy ending, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt, new york
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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, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventurer, dinosaur, expedition, volcano, adventure, cave, obsessive quest, danger, research, mysterious place, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, italy
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 7.2
 27K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, serious, captivating ...
Plot: desert, adventure, wilderness, solitude, obsessive quest, adventurer, journey, camel, outback, self discovery, beautiful scenery, loneliness ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1975, year 1976 ...
Place: australia, africa
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Everyone's Hero (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A boy begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, obsessive quest, baseball, against the odds, young heroes, ambition, sport, hopes, parents and children, human spirit, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york yankees, usa, bronx new york city, new york
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 6.4
 170K
Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, utopia, young heroes, end of the world, youth, save the world, heroes, apocalypse, androids and robots, alternate dimension, obsessive quest, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s, 1960s, 60s
Place: florida, paris france, africa, houston texas, new york
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