Movies in the Adventure genre

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Cruella

Taking a page out of the Maleficent handbook, Disney has decided to take another of its iconic villains – in this case, Cruella DeVil – and provide her with an origin story that recasts her as a misunderstood victim rather than one of the ...

Run Time: 2:14
U.S. Release Date: 2021-05-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Adult Themes)
Genre: Adventure/Comedy
Director: Craig Gillespie
Cast: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, ...
Godzilla vs. Kong

This review contains spoilers, although if you have watched the trailers, you already know what the “spoilers” entail…If you experience a sense of déjà vu while watching Godzilla vs. Kong, it’s probably not because of a flashback to t...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-06-15
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Monster Mayhem)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Adam Wingard
Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Demian Bichir, Kyle Chandler, ...
King Kong vs. Godzilla

When it comes to bad movies, King Kong lovers have a plethora of choices but only three merit true consideration: King Kong Escapes, the 1968 Japanese film with a Blofeld-style villain named after Britain’s most beloved Time Lord; King Kong ...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Ishiro Honda
Cast: Tadao Takashima, Keji Sahaka, Ichiro Arishama, ...
Zack Snyder's Justice League

Spoiler Alert for any live-action movie with the words “Justice League” in the title.It’s bigger and longer and features a lot more slo-mo, but is Zack Snyder’s Justice League better than the hybrid Snyder/JossWhedon version that Warner...

Run Time: 4:02
U.S. Release Date: 2021-03-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, ...
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

Loosely based on the graphic novel of the same name, Gotham by Gaslight takes the venerable Batman franchise and dumps it into the Victorian era. While many of the characters retain their names and some of the basic building blocks of their ch...

Run Time: 1:18
U.S. Release Date: 2018-01-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Animated/Adventure
Director: Sam Liu
Cast: Bruce Greenwood, Jennifer Carpenter, Anthony Head, ...
Wonder Woman 1984

The ability of superhero movies to maintain momentum from installment-to-installment has proven over the years to be difficult, so it’s perhaps no surprise that the sequel to 2017’s well-received Wonder Woman fails to live up to the standa...

Run Time: 2:32
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-03-30
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Patty Jenkins
Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, ...
Greenland

Watching Greenland, I was reminded of how long it has been since a major studio has released an “old-school” disaster movie like this one. Perhaps the film might have worked better had it come out a year ago but this is an extraordinarily ...

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-02-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Disaster Sequences, Profanity, Violence)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Cast: Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd, ...
Mulan

If compared to the recent batch of high-profile live action remakes of animated classics, Mulan is a unique case. When it comes to baggage, it has the lightest load. Beauty & the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King all made more than $200M during...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-11-10
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: Adventure
Director: Niki Caro
Cast: Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Gong Li, ...
General, The

What movie-goers find funny has changed since the end of the silent era. Many of the pratfalls and hijinks that so delighted audiences in the 1910s and 1920s have long since ceased to provoke anything more full-bodied than a chuckle. Neverthel...

Run Time: 1:15
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Genre: Comedy/Adventure
Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Cast: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack
Da 5 Bloods

When it comes to a Spike Lee movie, it would be foolish to expect a politics-free zone. Lee is an activist filmmaker and has never pretended otherwise. He makes movies that entertain and educate but, most importantly, he seeks to challenge. So...

Run Time: 2:25
U.S. Release Date: 2020-06-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, )
Genre: War/Adventure
Director: Spike Lee
Cast: Delroy Lindo, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis, ...