Top 10 Adventure Movies
There are so many genres of movies that one can entertain itself with. Still, if you are someone who loves to watch protagonists as a hero who is fighting suppression, leaving their home to fulfill their goal of embarking on quests, heroic journey travels, and treasure hunts, you are a fan of adventurous movies. The corona outbreak going on an adventurous trip seems like a distant dream, but there are many adventure movies, which you can watch. If you are someone who likes rope swinging through the jungle or setting the open seas, this list of top ten adventure movies is for you.
1) The Hobbit: An Expected Journey
This story is about a boy Bilbo Baggins who was forced to go on a quest of dwarves by a wizard named Gandalf so that the dwarves can reclaim their homeland from dragon Smaug. This movie is a visual feast for the audience and is based on the 1937 novel of J.R.R Tolkien with the same title. The story is set before the events of The Lord of Rings and is a prequel that was released in 2012. This movie is a trilogy and was directed by Peter Jackson. Its IMDb rating is 7.8/10, and it's 64% fresh on rotten tomatoes.
2) The Lord Of The Rings
The protagonist of this movie is Frodo, who, with his loyal companion Sam is on a quest to demolish One Ring to ensure the destruction of Sauron, the Dark Lord. Gandalf, the wizard, joins them to save people and support Frodo. The movie was released in 2002. This is also a trilogy movie and is considered the most influential and greatest movie series of all time. This movie is based on the novel of J.R.R Tolkien and was directed by Peter Jackson. Its IMDb rating is 8.8/10, and it's 92% fresh on rotten tomatoes.
3) Indiana Jones
This is an American movie series based on the adventures of Indiana Jones aka Dr. Henry Walton, who is a fictional professor of archaeology who is hired by the American government to be sent on a quest to get the Ark of the Covenant. The first movie of the series was released in 1981. This is a five-movie series the fifth film in the series is set to be released in 2023. George Lucas created this series of stories, and Steven Spielberg directed the film. Its IMDb rating is 8.4/10, and it's 95% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
4) The Mummy
This American action-adventure movie is one of the best movies ever made in this genre, starring the handsome actor Brendan Fraser who played the role of Rick O'Connell, an adventurer helping Evelyn (who is an Egyptologist) and her brother to fight an evil mummy bought to life by some archaeologists. This movie was a remake of a 1932 movie of the same name. This movie is directed by Stephen Sommers and has many sequels. Its IMDb rating is 7/10, and it's 61% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
5) Pirates Of The Caribbean
This is an American adventure fantasy movie series based on the theme park of the same name by Walt Disney. There is a total of 5 movies in this series that have been released so far, and the movie from this lot was released in 2003. The story is about a pirate, Capt. Jack Sparrow, played by Johnny Depp, embarks on a different quest throughout the film series, accompanied by other important characters. The story of this movie series is written by Terry Rossio & others, and the movie is directed by Gore Verbinski (1-3), Rob Marshal(4), Joachim Ronning, and Espen Sandberg(5). Its IMDb rating is 8/10 and is 79% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
6) Jurassic Park
This is an American science-fictional adventure movie based on the novel of Michael Crichton in 1990 Jurassic Park. The story is about a wealthy businessman who, along with some genetic scientists, opened a wildlife park of de-extinct dinosaurs on an island and how things get out of hand dangerously that can not be controlled and saving the life of remaining visitors become a challenge. This movie is filled with so many heart-pounding scenes and adventures that you would love to watch all the movies of this franchise. The first movie of this series was released in 1993, and the fifth film of the series is set to be released in 2022. Steven Spielberg directs this movie. Its IMDb rating is 8.1/10, and it's 92% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
7) Life Of Pie
This movie is an adventure drama movie adapted from the 2001 novel of Yann Martel of the same name. The plot of the film revolves around Pi Patel, an Indian teenager telling his story of how he survived a sinking ship and was adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a lifeboat with a tiger till they reached an island. This movie was critically acclaimed and was a commercial success. It has won many awards like Golden Globe and Academy Awards. This movie was directed by Ang Lee and was released in 2012. Its IMDb rating is 7.5/10, and it's 86% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
This is a science fiction adventure movie that Nolan Brothers co-wrote. The story of the movie is set in the distant future where astronauts are searching for an alternative home for mankind near Saturn for the survival of humanity. This movie has won many prestigious awards, including Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Empire Award, etc. This movie was directed by Christopher Nolan and was released in October 2014. Its IMDb rating is 8.6/10, and it's 82% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
9) Mad Max: Fury Road
This is an Australian action-adventure movie set in posts apocalyptic situation of a wasteland deserted area where water and gasoline are commodities that are scarcely available. The real action starts when one of Joe's lieutenant Furiosa flees away with his five wives and leads to a lengthy road battle. George Miller directed this movie, and the movie was released in 2015. Its IMDb rating is 8.1/10, and it's 97% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
10) Thor: Ragnarok
This is an American action-adventure superhero movie. Thor (A Marvel Comic character) is deprived of his Mjolnir's need to escape an alien planet to save his own planet Asgard from his sister Hela with the help of Loki and a Valkyrie. This is one of the most loved and successful films in this movie series and the next movie of Thor is to be released in 2022. Taika Waititi directed this movie, and the movie was released in 2017. Its IMDb rating is 7.9/10, and it's 93% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.