Highest-Rated Movies about 'Adventure', Sort by Popularity


Blindsight (2006), A Fistful of Dollars (1964), The Hidden Fortress (1958), Burden (2016), Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015), First Love (2019), Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017), Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Adventure movies.


Blindsight (2006)

Six blind Tibetan teenagers, shunned by their culture as sinners or possessed by demons, band together to climb the north side of Mount Everest. With the inspiration of their fiery, blind teacher who fought to establish a Tibetan school for blind children, the teens are guided by Erik Weihenmayer, the only blind mountaineer to have successfully scaled Everest. The climbers suffer through illness, bad weather, and the stark challenge of tackling one of the greatest natural wonders on the planet.

blind person, mountain climber, teenager, teacher, emotional, incredible, gripping

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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Sergio Leone's classic about a mysterious drifter's involvement with warring factions in a Mexican border town.

mercenary, sheriff, criminal, brother, soldier, hostage, cool

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The Hidden Fortress (1958)

Two medieval misfits help a beaten Japanese warlord (ToshirĂ´ Mifune) and his princess (Misa Uehara) escape with the royal gold.

general, peasant, princess, wife, young girl, amusing, rousing

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Burden (2016)

The life of the always provocative artist Chris Burden, whose work consistently challenged ideas about the limits and nature of modern art, from his notorious performances in the 1970s to his later works.

artist, expert, curator, critic, friend, narrator, fascinating

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Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015)

Storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his wife, film researcher Lillian Michelson, were once considered the heart of Hollywood.

storyteller, artist, researcher, wife, filmmaker, touching, inspiring

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First Love (2019)

One night in Tokyo, a self-confident young boxer and a prostitute get caught up in a drug-smuggling plot involving organized crime, corrupt cops and a female assassin.

boxer, call girl, police officers, assassin, amusing, confident, engaging

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Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017)

In the 15th century, a young goatherd living alone in a mountain hut feels a dark presence in the woods.

young woman, mother, dead person, witch, child, friend, suspenseful

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Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)

Power-mad Aguirre (Klaus Kinski) leads an ill-fated raft party from Pizarro's 16th-century Amazon expedition.

conquistador, daughter, soldier, native, intense, brutal, gripping

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Ben-Hur (1925)

An enslaved Jewish prince (Ramon Novarro) meets his Roman betrayer (Francis X. Bushman) in a chariot race.

hero, villain, mentor, jesus, engaging, spirited, jerusalem

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Zama (2017)

In the 18th century, a highly-placed servant of the Spanish crown who is obsessed with petty grudges and fantasies plots his transfer to Buenos Aires.

officer, governor, villager, boy, king, bandit, amusing

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Castle in the Sky (1986)

Two orphans, one with a levitation stone, search for lost treasure and the keys to their past in a legendary floating city.

orphan, princess, general, pirate, father, thrilling, unrestrained

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Alice (1989)

In Czech director Jan Svankmajer's surreal adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic children's book, Alice (Kristyna Kohoutova) follows her stuffed rabbit through a portal inside her dresser to be whisked away to Wonderland. While the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat are still present, the familiar magical world and bizarre characters have undergone an unsettling transformation in the director's vision through the stop-motion animation of dead animals, puppets and other assorted objects.

alice, white rabbit, caterpillar, mad hatter, queen, dark, creepy

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Hero (2002)

Flashbacks reveal how a warrior (Jet Li) stopped the elusive assassins (Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) who tried to kill the emperor of China.

king, warrior, assassin, gripping, incredible, spectacular, rousing

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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Globe-trotting archaeologist Indiana Jones races the Nazis for possession of a legendary religious artifact.

archaeologist, villain, explorer, love interest, former lover, nazi, thrilling

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Traffic (1971)

Heavy traffic and oddball encounters plague Mr. Hulot's (Jacques Tati) journey from Paris to Amsterdam in a recreational vehicle.

auto builder, manager, publicist, truck driver, monsieur hulot, airy, amusing

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Suddenly (2002)

Two lesbians (Carla Crespo, Veronica Hassan) force a lonely, overweight saleswoman (Tatiana Saphir) into a cab and take her on a road trip.

lonely woman, teen girl, rebel, lesbian, kidnapper, playful, offbeat

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Divan (2003)

In this film, documentarian Pearl Gluck chronicles her Hasidic Jewish upbringing and her subsequent, more secular life as a Manhattanite. Gluck then documents her return trip to her old neighborhood, where she tries to reconcile with her devout father, who hopes that she will move back to Brooklyn. Gluck strikes an on-camera compromise with her dad, and agrees to trek to Hungary in order to find a long-lost family heirloom -- a couch that many notable rabbis have crashed on.

jew, great-grandfather, filmmaker, relative, rabbi, touching, amusing

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969)

Charlie Brown wins a slot in the national spelling bee in the "Peanuts" gang's first big-screen adventure.

charlie brown, snoopy, linus van pelt, lucy van pelt, cool, heartwarming, school

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Winged Migration (2001)

This documentary presents an epic portrait of winter bird migration. Filmed on all seven continents over four years, the footage is brought together into one portrait of a journey that's uniformly arduous for all kinds of different birds. Rather than concentrating on statistics and facts, the film near-wordlessly portrays the sheer physical effort demanded of the birds on their disparate routes. Along the way, we see the many dangers they face, from man-made waste to a group of hungry crabs.

bird, crab, penguin, owl, inspiring, incredible, dreamy

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Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened (2016)

Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" opened in November 1981 to scathing reviews and closed after just 16 performances. Archival footage of the rehearsals, along with interviews with the cast, tell the tale of this infamous production.

actor, actress, musician, director, critic, casting director, brooding

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The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Yoda teaches Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) to be a Jedi knight, and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) woos Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), as Darth Vader returns to threaten the rebel forces trying to save the galaxy.

knight, princess, mentor, robot, nemesis, rebel, thrilling

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A Band Called Impaled Rektum (2018)

A young man is trying to overcome his fears by leading an unknown heavy metal band to the hottest metal festival in Norway. The journey includes heavy metal, grave robbing, Viking heaven, and an armed conflict between Finland and Norway.

singer, band member, promoter, friend, corpse, drummer, amusing

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Loveling (2018)

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety about sending her eldest son out into the world on his own.

mother, father, child, brother, sister, teen boy, touching

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A Regular Woman (2019)

A German woman of Turkish descent struggles to achieve the life she wants. Faced by opposition and threats from her family, she leaves.

young woman, family, husband, abusive husband, father, turkish man, engaging

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Faith Based (2020)

Hoping to make millions, two slacker friends set out to film the first faith-based movie that takes place in outer space.

slacker, best friend, comedian, screenwriter, hilarious, madcap, witty

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Rogue (2013)

An undercover detective is tormented by the possibility that her actions contributed to a tragedy.

journalist, guide, ex-husband, photographer, teen girl, father, frightening

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Page Eight (2011)

Johnny (Bill Nighy), a long-serving member of MI5, finds a mysterious file after his mentor (Michael Gambon) dies.

spy, officer, best friend, boss, suspenseful, cheeky, charming

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Everest (1998)

Members of a 1996 expedition cross paths with an ill-fated group while planting scientific equipment and ascending to the summit. Liam Neeson narrates.

mountain climber, gripping, thrilling, powerful, mountain, himalayas, mount everest

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The Little Prince (2015)

The Aviator introduces a girl to a world where she rediscovers her childhood and learns that it's human connections that matter most, and that it is only with heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

little girl, neighbor, mother, prince, engaging, amusing, creative

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Wings (1927)

Two brothers run a one-plane commuter service from a small Nantucket airport.

pilot, cadet, friend, love interest, volunteer, military officer, rousing

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