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, stylized, visually appealing, light and clever films and TV shows about / with adventure, escapades, destiny, dialogue, danger, mentor, storytelling, chase, good versus evil and fantasy world plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, New Zealand and other countries.
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adventure movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as adventure: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Game of Thrones (2011), WALL·E (2008), National Treasure (2004), The Da Vinci Code (2006), The Maze Runner (2014), The Incredibles (2004), Up (2009), Mulan (1998), Frozen (2013).

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, pirate ship, treasure, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, gold, treasure hunt, captain, ghost, desert island ...
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: epic, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, save the world, imaginary kingdom, friendship, elf, wizards, magical, sword and sorcery, warrior ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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: atmospheric, stylized, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, imaginary, journey, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, warrior, friendship, mythology, save the world, medieval ...
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, adventurer, artifact, escapades, ancient, journey, courage, map, good versus evil, treasure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: egypt, nepal, himalaya, latin america, washington d.c. ...
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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, breathtaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, warrior, battles, imaginary, friendship, sword and sorcery, save the world, ancient, magical, destiny ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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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, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, adventure, chosen one, friendship, magical, supernatural ability, fantasy world, magic, curses spells and rituals, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: england, europe
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 9.3
 1.7M
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: sexual, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, adventure, incest, king, political intrigue, betrayal, fantasy world, sex scene, royal family, killings, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages
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 8.4
 954K
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, futuristic, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, adventure, robot, future dystopia, outer space, imaginary, ecological disaster, happy ending, spacecraft, a.i., space travel, earth ...
Time: future
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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, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeologist, riddles and clues, adventurer, artifact, map, journey, ancient, search, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1830s, 1770s, 18th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey, jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
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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: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, mind bending, clever ...
Plot: christianity, ancient mystery, holy grail, adventure, riddles and clues, uncover truth, investigation, secrets, conspiracy, obsessive quest, vatican, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, france, europe, jerusalem, harvard university ...
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 6.8
 402K
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: twists and turns, exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, apocalypse, adventure, imaginary, maze, memory loss, isolation, youth, trapped, young heroes, danger, future dystopia ...
Time: future
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 8.0
 617K
The Incredibles (2004)
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, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, adventure, secret identity, disney, good versus evil, superhuman powers, family, secret, heroes, villain, parents and children, lawsuit ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 8.2
 891K
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: adventure, family, follow your dream, loneliness, friendship, journey, dog, friends, obsessive quest, dreams, aging, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, venezuela, mount everest
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 7.6
 238K
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: adventure, female warrior, female protagonist, princess, good versus evil, cross dressing, dragon, friendship, boot camp, hidden identity, human spirit, friends ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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 7.5
 550K
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: feel good, fairy tale, touching, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, adventure, disney, family, supernatural ability, magical, snow, love and romance, royal family, queen, imaginary, sisters ...
Place: europe, norway
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 6.2
 173K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 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, serious, futuristic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, post apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, ocean, dystopic future, future dystopia, rescue, water, sailing, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 167K
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, apocalypse, youth, end of the world, save the world, heroes, androids and robots, obsessive quest, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2010s, 1960s
Place: florida, africa, houston texas, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 183K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, journey, disney, family life, cave, parents and children, family relations, family, cavemen, caveman ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric, ancient world, prehistoric times ...
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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, date night, teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, chases and races, inventor, sent to the past, destiny, fish out of water, teenage life, small town ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 9.2
 330K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, adventure, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, imaginary, youth, disorder, odd, prodigy, family relations, relatives ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 249K
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, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, mars, imaginary kingdom, space travel, heroes, space wars, princess, danger, chosen one, monster, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: arizona, virginia
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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, epic, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, best friends, danger, parents and children, good versus evil, escapades, save the day, teenage life, youth ...
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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 7.0
 291K
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, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, mischievous children, getting home, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, childhood, danger, fantasy world, time travel, board game ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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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: fairy tale, exciting, offbeat, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, magical, fairy, adventure, imaginary, power of love, happy ending, true love, queen, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, chosen one, young heroes, heroic mission, youth, danger, supernatural ...
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 7.0
 378K
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, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: mummy, archaeology, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, ancient egypt, archaeologist, tomb, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, expedition ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, north africa, cairo egypt
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 6.7
 98K
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, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, teenage life, protector, save the kingdom, young heroes, birds, family, scientist ...
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 7.1
 107K
Anastasia (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, factual, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: princess, adventure, royal family, cinderella story, happy ending, childhood, good versus evil, family, memory loss, hopes, destiny, russian ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, france, paris france, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 30K
Young Justice (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.
Style: comic, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, rivalry, team, courage, heroine, fighting crime, heroes, adolescence, superhero team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 4K
Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In a magical universe, witches, warriors begin fighting in the name of good .vs. evil! At a magic school, five teenage girls are selected to defend the universe with their magic.
Style: light, entertaining, exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, adventure, good versus evil, teenage life, school, youth, friendship, imaginary, rivalry, wizards and magicians, friends, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
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