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, stylized, entertaining, clever, humorous and light films and TV shows about / with adventure, escapades, imaginary, destiny, friendship, mentor, good versus evil, dialogue, fantasy world and danger plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Family genres shot in USA, UK, New Zealand and other countries.
adventure
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adventure movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as adventure: Game of Thrones (2011), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Once Upon a Time (2011), National Treasure (2004), Back to the Future (1985), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015), Tomorrowland (2015), Legend of the Seeker (2008), The Maze Runner (2014).

List of adventure movies

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
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, humorous, biting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, curses spells and rituals, treasure, pirate ship, treasure hunt, gold, captain, ocean or sea, ghost, boat ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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, captivating, epic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the world, friendship, imaginary, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, warrior, magical, wizards, pride and honor, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 9.4
 1.6M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, sexual, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, betrayal, adventure, king, political intrigue, politics, royal family, rivalry, killings, queen ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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: atmospheric, exciting, epic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, journey, mythology, friendship, imaginary, save the world, creature, heroic mission, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: mine, new zealand
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, warrior, adventure, imaginary, friendship, battles, save the world, sword and sorcery, ancient, magical, destiny ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, breathtaking, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, archaeologist, treasure hunt, artifact, adventurer, ancient, escapades, villain, treasure, courage, good versus evil, peril ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: egypt, nepal, himalaya, latin america, south america ...
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
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: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, offbeat, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magical, adventure, fairy, true love, good versus evil, power of love, parents and children, small town, family relations, friends, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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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, scenic, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, riddles and clues, treasure, adventure, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, artifact, map, adventurer, journey, ancient, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century, 1770s, 1830s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey, jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
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Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, time machine, chases and races, small town, sent to the past, teenage life, destiny, fish out of water, misfit partners ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, adventure, family, vikings, warrior, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, training, teamwork, foe turned friend, animal training ...
Place: scandinavia
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Philippines, South Korea
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, princess, youth, teenage life, friendship, imaginary, teenage girl, good versus evil, family relations, 14 year old, magic wand, high school life ...
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 6.4
 163K
Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, 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, feel good, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, utopia, heroes, apocalypse, youth, end of the world, save the world, young heroes, androids and robots, obsessive quest, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 1960s, 2010s
Place: paris france, florida, houston texas, africa
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Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, chosen one, imaginary, witch, save the world, magical, ancient, secret, escapades ...
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, sexy, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural romance, angel, supernatural, werewolf, teenage love, chosen one, love and romance, adventure, danger, vampire, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, dungeon
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 6.8
 392K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: 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: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: apocalypse, memory loss, survival, young heroes, adventure, isolation, trapped, maze, danger, youth, imaginary, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future
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Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series airing on Cartoon Network based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The series serves as a bridge between the first film and its 2014 sequel. Riders of Berk follows Hiccup ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, adventure, young heroes, imaginary, animal training, family, friends, island, training, imaginary kingdom, vikings, viking ...
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 6.6
 244K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mysterious planet, mars, adventure, space travel, imaginary kingdom, heroes, space wars, princess, danger, alien race, monster, chosen one ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future
Place: arizona, virginia
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 8.4
 921K
WALL·E (2008)
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: feel good, exciting, humorous, touching, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, outer space, adventure, future dystopia, ecological disaster, spacecraft, robot, a.i., imaginary, earth, determination, space travel ...
Time: future
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 6.7
 96K
Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, imaginary, teenage life, save the kingdom, protector, in the woods, young heroes, birds, queen ...
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 8.2
 860K
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, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: follow your dream, adventure, friendship, family, loneliness, dreams, friends, dog, journey, obsessive quest, aging, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, venezuela, mount everest
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The 10th Kingdom (2000)
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fairy, good versus evil, supernatural ability, magical, creature, journey, curses spells and rituals, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mythology, parallel world ...
Place: virginia, usa, new york
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 6.6
 135K
Puss in Boots (2011)
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, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, cat, imaginary kingdom, friendship, talking cat, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, happy ending, talking animals, treasure hunt, magic ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 462K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, emotional ...
Plot: island, survival, adventure, destiny, death, danger, desert island, lost, leadership, mysterious place, stranded, plane crash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.5
 524K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, family, adventure, royal family, magical, supernatural ability, queen, snow, love and romance, family relations, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: europe, dungeon
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 7.1
 3K
W.I.T.C.H. (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: W.I.T.C.H. is a European animated magical girl television series based on the Italian comic book series of the same name created by Gary Tomlin and Elisabetta Gnone. The series was produced by SIP Animation in association with and participation from ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, comic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, heroes, adventure, teenage life, parallel world, team, family, betrayal, friends, rescue mission, imaginary, freedom fighter ...
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 8.4
 97K
Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, danger, love affair, life turned upside down, adventure, fall in love, true love, rivalry, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, battles ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: exciting, touching, fairy tale, colourful, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, belief, childhood, holiday, dreams, heroes, santa claus, save the world, heroic mission ...
Place: saint petersburg
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 7.6
 230K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, female protagonist, cross dressing, adventure, princess, friendship, hidden identity, female warrior, human spirit, boot camp, impersonating ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, legends and myths, adventure, danger, best friends, parents and children, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, teenage life, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey, big ben london ...
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Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: exciting, stylized, feel good, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, ufo, space travel, flying saucer, benign alien, nasa, young heroes, artificial intelligence, alien encounter, getting home, outer space ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1978, future
Place: florida
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