Movies in the Action/Adventure genre

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Hellboy

Hellboy is director Guillermo del Toro's second venture behind the cameras for a comic-book themed motion picture. However, although the hyper-stylized setting and kinetic action sequences share a kinship with those in Blade 2, Hellboy showcases a...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2004-04-02
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor, ...
Hercules

These days, it seems damn near everything is based on a comic book, and not all the resultant cinematic material is worth the effort taken to adapt it. Certainly, Hercules is a big-budget misfire of a sizeable order, a visually busy but emotionall...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2014-07-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Brett Ratner
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, John Hurt, ...
Hidden Fortress, The

The Hidden Fortress is the third-most influential of Akira Kurosawa's films (behind Rashomon and The Seven Samurai). Unlike many of the great Japanese director's best-known efforts, The Hidden Fortress has not been remade in another language, but ...

Run Time: 2:19
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, ...
How to Eat Fried Worms

What would an after school special look like if it was made by the producers of Fear Factor? Although it's hard to say for sure, How to Eat Fried Worms provides a reasonable approximation. Despite being based on a popular children's book, the mot...

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 2006-08-25
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mature Themes)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Bob Dolman
Cast: Luke Benward, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Adam Hicks, ...
Hulk

Hulk represents the most involving superhero motion picture since >Superman soared skywards in 1978. By taking its time to develop characters and situations, Hulk does what so many action/adventure movies fail to do - allow us to really feel for t...

Run Time: 2:18
U.S. Release Date: 2003-06-20
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Nudity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Ang Lee
Cast: Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, ...
Incredible Hulk, The

Possible Spoilers: This review reveals some of the cameos in The Incredible Hulk. Those who wish to be surprised by these appearances would do well to stop reading now. For five years, Marvel has been trying to figure out what to do with one of ...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2008-06-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Louis Leterrier
Cast: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, ...
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Nineteen years is a long time to wait, a long time in which expectations can be fertilized and grow. The biggest challenges faced by Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull have less to do with entertaining an audience than competing wit...

Run Time: 2:06
U.S. Release Date: 2008-05-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Harrison Ford, Shia LeBeouf, Cate Blanchett, ...
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Although the third chapter in the Indiana Jones saga doesn't approach the highs of Raiders of the Lost Ark, it also avoids the lows of The Temple of Doom. A fitting end to the original trilogy, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade captures some of t...

Run Time: 2:07
U.S. Release Date: 1989-05-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, ...
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

The explosive (and not entirely unexpected) success of Raiders of the Lost Ark ensured that the movie-going public would meet Indiana Jones again. And, indeed, as soon as Harrison Ford removed the mantle of Han Solo for the final time, he once aga...

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Release Date: 1984-05-23
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Ke Huy Quan, ...
Iron Man

Iron Man is a different breed of superhero movie - a film that remembers it's possible to be outside the target demographic and still enjoy a tale set in this genre. What makes Iron Man interesting isn't the storyline which, except for a few wrink...

Run Time: 2:06
U.S. Release Date: 2008-05-02
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, ...