Top Adventure Movies


The Top Adventure Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Adventure List". Lists are calculated daily.

11. Jurassic Park

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
Plot: A rich scientist discovers a way to use dinosaur DNA to recreate dinosaurs on a remote island to make an amusement park.

12. Braveheart

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mel Gibson
Actors: Mel Gibson, James Robinson, Brendan Gleeson, David O'Hara
Plot: Mel Gibson's first official movie as producer paints a tragic, and sometimes beautiful, picture of what sacrifices must be made for freedom. Mel plays a thirteen-century freedom fighting Scott who motivates his countrymen to fight against the corrupt government.

13. Gladiator

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed
Plot: Maximus, a general and friend of Caesar, is sold as a slave by the new emperor to protect his thrown from Maximus who is the chosen heir. He fights as a gladiator to slowly wait for his revenge.

14. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri
Plot: After escaping from Hong Kong, Indiana Jones, a night-club singer and his 12-year old companion land in India where whey must help a village regain it's mysterous stones, along with their children, from a dangerous cult.

15. Seven Samurai, The ( Shichinin no samurai )

Year of Release: 1954
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Adventure/Action
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Actors: ToshirĂ´ Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi
Plot: A village under attack recruits seven warriors to try and protect their village.

16. Toy Story

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Adventure
MPAA Rating: G
Director: John Lasseter
Actors: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Ratzenberger ., Wallace Shawn
Plot: As the toys of a boys room argue, the Cowboy becomes jealous of a new "Buzz" toy and they embark on adventures of their own.

17. Toy Story 3

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Adventure
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Lee Unkrich
Actors: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Ratzenberger, Joan Cusack
Plot: In this third installment of the Toy Story series, when owner Andy heads off to college, he decides to drop his toys off at a day-care center.

18. Iron Man

Year of Release: 2008
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Jon Favreau
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges
Plot: Based on the Marvel Comic Book about a man who supports military suits and weapons is injured and must construct a suit to save his life. When he realizes the potential of the suit, he uses it to his advantage to fight crime.

19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Alfonso CuarĂ³n
Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Michael Gambon
Plot: In his third year at Hogwarts, Harry has to deal with the escape of Sirius Black from the wizard prison of Azkaban, the man said to have betrayed his parents to Voldemort.

20. Spirited Away ( Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi )

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise
Actors: Daveigh Chase, Lauren Holly, Suzanne Pleshette, Michael Chiklis
Plot: A young girl is whisked away to a world of witches, dragons, gods and spirits when her parents stop at a seemingly abandoned amusement park. When her parents are transformed into pigs, it's up to Chihiro to make new friends and believe in herself in order to find the way back to her own world.

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