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, visually appealing, stylized, atmospheric and suspense films and TV shows about / with escapades, adventure, mentor, dialogue, destiny, storytelling, fantasy world, danger, fight scenes and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, New Zealand and other countries.
adventure
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adventure movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as adventure: National Treasure (2004), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), The Maze Runner (2014), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Into the Wild (2007), City of Ember (2008), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Waterworld (1995), Up (2009).

List of adventure movies

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, clever, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, archaeologist, archaeology, riddles and clues, treasure hunter, adventurer, artifact, ancient, journey, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 19th century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., egypt, new jersey ...
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, outer space, heroes, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, teamwork, spacecraft, space and aliens, escapades, intergalactic, space opera ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1988, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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 6.8
 460K
The Maze Runner (2014)
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, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: survival, memory loss, maze, teenager, adventure, apocalypse, distopia, trapped, post apocalypse, youth, fantasy world, young heroes ...
Time: future
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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, entertaining, fairy tale, dark fantasy, colourful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, treasure hunt, treasure, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, disney, british empire, pirate ship, weirdo, pirate captain ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, 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: epic, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, magical, elf, friendship, wizards, imaginary kingdom, sword fight, warrior, sword and sorcery, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, 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: epic, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: friendship, sword fight, good versus evil, adventure, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, mythology, medieval, journey, wizards, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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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: conspiracy, adventure, christianity, holy grail, ancient mystery, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, treasure hunt, uncover truth, secrets, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, london, europe ...
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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, breathtaking, captivating, dark fantasy, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: dragon, adventure, fantasy world, wizards, imaginary kingdom, elf, creature, magical, adventurer, mythology, obsessive quest, warrior ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
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, breathtaking, entertaining, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, artifact, adventurer, escapades, treasure, archaeology, ancient, journey, desert, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, 20th century
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, south america, usa ...
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, 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, atmospheric, exciting, breathtaking, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, adventure, magical, wizards, warrior, imaginary kingdom, battles, courage, sword and sorcery, sword fight, ancient ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 8.1
 617K
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, philosophical, inspirational, melancholic, motivational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, self discovery, wilderness, road trip, journey, adventure, solitude, freedom, isolation, life philosophy, lifestyle change, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, year 1991, year 1992, 90s
Place: alaska, north america, usa, california, arizona ...
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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, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mythology, legends and myths, greek mythology, teenage life, monster, young heroes, superhuman powers, demi god, heroes, best friends, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, empire state building manhattan new york city, tennessee, usa, taj mahal ...
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 6.4
 66K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, steampunk, survival, dystopic future, save the day, uncover truth, ancient mystery, puzzle, cave, utopia, underground ...
Time: future
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, adventure, children, home alone, trap, when the parents are away, mischievous children, young heroes, homeless, boy, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, chicago illinois, miami ...
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 6.2
 196K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, entertaining, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, ocean, adventure, sailing, sea, dystopic future, distopia, rescue, water, future dystopia ...
Time: future
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 8.3
 1.0M
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, exciting, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: unlikely friendships, dog, loneliness, adventure, friendship, family, follow your dream, hopes, talking animals, friends, journey, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, mount everest, venezuela
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
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, touching, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: magic, witch, friendship, adventure, magical, fantasy world, school, chosen one, harry potter, wizards, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: year 1992, contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1981 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Last Action Hero (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, parody, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, magic, satire, heroes, boy, chase, villain, grim reaper, fantasy world, gunfight, miraculous event, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, new york state ...
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 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, culture clash, adventure, space and aliens, fantasy world, creature, alien planet, space travel, mysterious planet, human nature, beautiful scenery, expedition ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
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: exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, jungle, island, lost city, atlantis, fantasy world, lost world, legends and myths, expedition, gold, teenager, escapades ...
Time: 2010s, 19th century
Place: hawaii
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 7.1
 424K
The Mummy (1999)
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, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: mummy, archaeology, treasure hunt, adventure, ancient egypt, adventurer, archaeologist, tomb, deadly creature, desert, curses spells and rituals, treasure ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, middle east, africa, north africa
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 7.0
 341K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, childhood, board game, fantasy world, family, time travel, parallel world, magic, mischievous children, disappearance, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, year 1995, 19th century ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, treasure, adventurer, archaeology, chase, artifact, jungle, alien, desert, mythology ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, future, year 1957
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, usa, south america ...
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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: epic, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: mars, adventure, monster, alien, mysterious planet, space travel, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, space and aliens, distant planet, steampunk, battles ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1870s, 1860s
Place: virginia, arizona, new york
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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, exciting, enigmatic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, children, death in the family, steampunk, happy ending, young heroes, siblings relations, dishonesty, inheritance, child in peril, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, victorian era
Place: peru
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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, exciting, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, teenager, time machine, destiny, scientist, time paradox, inventor, alternate reality, sent to the past ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, year 1955, year 1985 ...
Place: usa, california
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, supernatural, journey, friendship, swashbuckler, friends, sailboat, fantasy world, determination, sword fight ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, singapore
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, imagination, magic, good versus evil, talking animals, journey, magical, youth, queen ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: london, china
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 9.2
 2.0M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
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: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, medieval, power struggle, political intrigue, fantasy world, conflict, king, vicious, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, gothic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, magic, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, magical, apprentice, supernatural ability, training, sorcerer, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2000, middle ages ...
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, rome italy, india ...
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