Adventure movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant adventure movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, humorous and clever films and TV shows about / with adventure, escapades, dialogue, danger, mentor, chase, transformation, storytelling, catastrophe and family plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as adventure: The Adventures of Tintin (2011), King Kong (2005), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), The Maze Runner (2014), Samurai Champloo (2004), Once Upon a Time (2011), Puss in Boots (2011), Up (2009), Jurassic Park (1993), Romancing the Stone (1984).
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
New Zealand, USA
178 min.
 8.8
Samurai Champloo
Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Japan
24 min.
 8.6
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Ready Player One
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA
140 min.
 7.6
Tag
Comedy
USA
100 min.
 6.6

List of adventure movies

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, entertaining, witty, biting, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure, treasure hunt, ship, ocean or sea, pirate ship, good versus evil, exotic island, captain, tombs and skeletons, greed ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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The Adventures of Tintin
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, amateur detective, comics, chase, fantasy world, danger, escapades, investigation, map, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1949, 1940s
Place: europe, morocco, seaport, north africa
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, scenic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, save the world, medieval, friendship, imaginary kingdom, magic, journey, mythology, master villain, sword and sorcery ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand, mine
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 7.2
 355K
King Kong
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: exciting, stylized, scenic, sentimental, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, island, jungle, gorilla, giant insect, survival, expedition, danger, exotic island, monster, dinosaur ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
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: scenic, inspirational, feel good, motivational, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, travel, self discovery, obsessive quest, lifestyle change, midlife crisis, life philosophy, adventurer, journal, escape from reality, social awkwardness, life changing experience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, himalaya, greenland
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: stylized, exciting, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, kick-butt women, good versus evil, fight scenes, archaeologist, adventurer, save the world, heroic mission, fantasy world, danger, chase ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa, hong kong, asia, greece, europe ...
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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, kick-butt women, chase, good versus evil, fight scenes, archaeology, lone hero, heroic mission, fantasy world, artifact, tomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, siberia, cambodia
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 6.8
 372K
The Maze Runner
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, futuristic, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: maze, survival, adventure, escape, teenagers, isolation, fantasy world, trapped, human experiment, memory loss, virus, young heroes ...
Time: future
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Samurai Champloo
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, atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating, ethnic humor ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, martial arts, on the road, road trip, danger, friendship, search for father, pride and honor, obsessive quest, master warrior, redemption ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan
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Once Upon a Time
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, twists and turns, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, magic, fantasy world, curse, imaginary kingdom, happy ending, friendship, parents and children, family relations, magical, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, new england, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 128K
Puss in Boots
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, talking animals, escapades, magic, talking cat, friendship, good versus evil, save the day, treasure hunt, imaginary kingdom, happy ending, family ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 802K
Up
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, touching, sweet, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, family, loneliness, aging, unlikely friendships, follow your dream, imagination, waterfall, dreams, dog, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, venezuela, mount everest
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 8.1
 744K
Jurassic Park
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, theme park, chase, genetics, natural disaster, fantasy world, science, animal attack, children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, humorous, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, swashbuckler, pirate, captain, treasure, ancient mystery, danger, adventurer, battle, chase, ship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, caribbean, england, spain
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Romancing the Stone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, romance, stranded, opposites attract, danger, escapades, unlikely couple, secrets, survival, chase, travel ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 355K
The Mummy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, entertaining, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: mummy, adventure, treasure hunt, supernatural, deadly creature, archaeology, fight scenes, tomb, chase, desert, adventurer, romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, cairo egypt, north africa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 257K
Jumanji
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, light, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, jungle, magic, animals, young heroes, fantasy world, board game, monkey, mischievous children, getting home, disorder, disappearance ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 90s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: exciting, stylized, scenic, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, friendship, wizards, storytelling, multiple storylines, heroic mission, pride and honor, save the world, magic, sword fight ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, intense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, robin hood, vengeance, folk hero, sword fight, greed, courage, romance, period piece, dishonesty, justice ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon, holy land, jerusalem
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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, island, adventurer, jungle, fantasy world, chase, danger, rescue, stranded, kids and family, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: exciting, feel good, entertaining, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, friendship, treasure hunt, heroes, pirate, adventurer, heroic mission, daring rescue, talking animals, disney, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 12K
The Odyssey
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, ...
Style: exciting, scenic, breathtaking, epic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, mythology, good versus evil, heroic mission, legends and myths, getting home, courage, battles, deadly creature, destiny, true love, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: magic, adventure, school, witch, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, orphan, best friends, wizards, chosen one, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 198K
Finding Dory
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fish, friendship, underwater, ocean, beautiful scenery, octopus, family, reunion, self doubt, teamwork, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 862K
WALL·E
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: light, feel good, futuristic, touching, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: robot, adventure, loneliness, outer space, happy ending, a.i., ecology, earth, love, technology, love and romance, garbage ...
Time: future
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Jurassic Park III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, adventure, survival, jungle, dinosaur, chase, fantasy world, family, tyrannosaurus rex, danger, rescue, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: costa rica
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The 10th Kingdom
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: fairy tale, scenic, feel good, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, magic, alternate reality, parallel universe, romance, chase, transformation, friendship, beautiful scenery, secrets, love ...
Place: new york, usa, virginia
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 827K
Finding Nemo
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, rescue, underwater, fish, missing child, father son relationship, odd couple, family, talking animals, anthropomorphism, shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seaport, sydney australia, pacific ocean
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 565K
The Incredibles
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, family, good versus evil, kids and family, alter ego, superhuman powers, save the day, villain, eccentric family, secret identity, violence ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Road to El Dorado
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, treasure, adventurer, jungle, disney, treasure hunt, good versus evil, con artists, indians, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, mexico, spain, egypt
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