Movies in the Adventure genre

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10,000 B.C.

I suppose there's some entertainment value to be had from the sheer badness of 10,000 B.C. The movie takes itself serious enough that, viewed from a warped perspective in a state of inebriation, it might actually be fun. Seen in more mundane circ...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2008-03-07
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Roland Emmerich
Cast: Steven Strait, Camilla Belle, Cliff Curtis, ...
300

Whatever else 300 may be, it is destined to become beloved for a group of devotees. The size of that group will determine whether it achieves mainstream acceptance or attains cult status. Distilled to its essence, this is a graphic novel come to li...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2007-03-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, ...
300: Rise of an Empire

300: Rise of an Empire is one of those unnecessary sequels that exists primarily because the previous installment made a lot of money. The lack of a creative driver behind the film leads to a level of fundamental dissatisfaction. The movie delivers...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2014-03-07
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Bloody Mayhem, Nudity, Sexual Content)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Noam Murro
Cast: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, ...
5th Wave, The

The 5th Wave is an adaptation of Rick Yancey’s 2013 YA sci-fi novel. Although many recent multi-book YA properties have made successful book-to-screen translations (The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Maze Runner), The 5th Wave is a departure from...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2016-01-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Science Fiction/Adventure
Director: J Blakeson
Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Alex Roe, ...
6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain

6 Below is the second stranded-on-a-mountain yarn we have gotten in two weeks and, although this one is based on a true story, that doesn’t make it any better than the fictional The Mountain Between Us. In fact, without the considerable tal...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2017-10-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Disturbing Images, Drugs, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Adventure/Drama
Director: Scott Waugh
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Mira Sorvino, Sarah Dumont, ...
7 Guardians of the Tomb

You know a movie is doing something wrong when you find yourself counting to determine whether, in fact, there are seven guardians (as opposed to, for example, six or eight). 7 Guardians of the Tomb, a shameless rip-off of James Cameron’s Ali...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2018-02-23
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Violence, Disturbing Images, Profanity)
Genre: Horror/Adventure
Director: Kimble Rendall
Cast: Li Bingbing, Kellan Lutz, Kelsey Grammer, ...
Abyss, The

Spoilers follow! James Cameron is widely viewed as being one of the most difficult and demanding directors, due in large part to the powerful streak of perfectionism that defines his filmmaking. Cameron's most difficult and contentious shoot to...

Run Time: 2:51
U.S. Release Date: 1989-08-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/ADVENTURE
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Ed Harris, Capt. Kidd Brewer Jr., Kimberly Scott, ...
Act of Valor

Watching a movie like Act of Valor, it becomes clear how much synergy currently exists between film and video games. As the latter becomes increasingly more "cinematic" in the way action is depicted, there are times when the former adopts the style...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: 2012-02-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh
Cast: Roselyn Sanchez, Alex Veadov, Dimiter Marinov
Adrift

Adrift, like many competently-crafted survival films, chronicles the ultimate underdog bout: Human against Nature, where the odds are stacked against the former by the sheer power of the latter. Most survival tales come with a “based on a tr...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2018-06-01
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Scenes of Peril, Disturbing Images, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Drama/Adventure
Director: Baltasar Kormakur
Cast: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin
Aeronauts, The

For as long as humans have existed, the bravest of their number has sought to explore boundaries and expand vistas. Whether the New World, the Arctic and Antarctic, the peaks of great mountains, the bottom of the ocean, or the vastness of spac...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2019-12-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Scenes of Peril)
Genre: Adventure
Director: Tom Harper
Cast: Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne