Adventure, Movies
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Adventure movies provide an exciting experience for viewers as they don’t just hold your attention; they take you on a journey. And if you are looking for the best adventure movies to watch, we’ve got you covered with this top-30 list:

30. The Mummy (Peacock Plus)

The Mummy is about 1920s adventurer Rick O’Connell working with wannabe Egyptologist and librarian Evelyn Carnahan and her brother Jonathan are on a quest to find Hamunaptra, the city of the Dead. When Evelyn reads from the notebook of the Lifeless next to a tomb, she accidentally awakens a long-dormant curse, unleashing the mummified priest Imhotep on the world, who unleashes ten plagues on all of Egypt. The group must work together using the notebook smarts to defeat the extinct villain. They have a score of 61% on rotten tomatoes.

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29. Ready Player One (Prime Video) 

Ready Player One is about a teenage orphan, Wade Watts, who joins a contest to discover a digital Easter egg hidden in a game called OASIS. He becomes an unlikely hero in a reality-bending treasure hunt in a fantasy world of mystery, discovery, and danger. They have a score of 72% on rotten tomatoes

28. Kong: Skull Island (Prime Video) 

Scientists, soldiers, and adventures go on an exploration of an uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. End up being cut off from everything they know and come across Kong on his territory. They must fight to escape from a world where humanity does not belong. They have a score of 75% on rotten tomatoes

27. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (HBO Max) 

The setting is during the World War II bombings of London; four English siblings are sent to a country house to be safe. One day Lucy stumbles upon a wardrobe that transports her to a magical world called Narnia. She brings her siblings back to Narnia, where they join a mystical lion in a fight against the evil Witch named Jadis. They are recommended on rotten tomatoes with a score of 76%

26. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (Hulu) 

Jumanji is about four high school kids discovering an old video game console in the basement of their school. They find out that when you play the game, you get drawn into the world of the avatars you chose, and you must survive the game like your life depends on it because it does. You only get three lives. They must beat the game to return to the real world or be stuck in the game forever. They have a rotten tomatoes score of 76%

25. The Goonies (HBO Max) 

The Goonies is a classic movie from 1985 about adventurous kids who try to stop a developing company from destroying their home. The children discover a pirate map in the attic of one of the kids’ houses. They decide they must search for the lost treasure. Along the way, they stumble on dangerous obstacles that try and stop them from finding the treasure. They have a score on rotten tomatoes of 76%

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24. Gladiator (Prime Video) 

Gladiator is set in Roman times, focusing on an emperor’s son who is angry when he is passed over as an heir in favor of his father’s favorite General. He ends up killing his father and the general’s family. He ends up selling the General to slavery to be trained as a gladiator. On rotten tomatoes, the score is 78%

23. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Disney Plus) 

Caption Jack Sparrow is looking for a crew and a ship when he arrives in Port Royal in the Caribbean. A pirate ship arrives late at night to kidnap the Governor’s daughter Elizabeth who has a valuable coin linked to a curse to transform pirates into the undead where they can live forever. Jack Sparrow offers to help Will, a blacksmith, find Elizabeth for the price of one pirate ship Will has to help Jack steal. It is recommended on rotten tomatoes with a score of 79%

22. Mary Poppins Returns (Disney Plus)   

Michael Banks is now an adult with three children and learns his house will be repossessed in five days unless he pays back a loan. He must show proof of valuable shares his father left for him. They are the only thing to help him save the house. Michael and his sister get a surprise from Mary Poppins, their beloved nanny from their childhood. She arrives to save the day and takes the Banks on a magical, fun adventure. On rotten tomatoes, their score is 80%.

21. Free Guy (HBO Max)  

A bank teller finds out he is a background player in a video game. He decides to become someone more than the game has set out for him. In a world with no limits, he is determined to save the day in any way he can. He must save the game before it’s too late, and he and his friends get erased forever. They have a score of 80% on rotten tomatoes

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20. The Spiderwick Chronicles (HBO Max) 

Of the three Grace children, Jared has always been the troublemaker in the family. Strange things start happening in the family house they moved into. Things start being misplaced. His mom and brother, and sister all think it’s Jared’s doing. They don’t know that magical creatures are roaming the ground, wanting a unique book that lives in that house. On rotten tomatoes, they have a score of 81%

19. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (HBO Max) 

Harry Potter is based on novels written by J.K Rowling.  It is about a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses magical powers. He ends up going to a school for wizards called Hogwarts. He meets several friends who help him discover the truth about his parent’s death. The movie earned a rotten tomatoes score of 81%

18. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Paramount Plus) 

This adventure sequel follows an archaeologist Indiana Jones on a trail to fortune in Old Shanghai. Indiana searches for the gold and uncovers an ancient evil that threatens everyone who encounters it. This Indiana Jones move has a score of 83% on rotten tomatoes. 

17. The Mask of Zorro (Hulu)

Zorro saves three men from fleeing the Spanish Governor but then is followed home, where his wife is killed, he goes to prison, and his daughter is raisers as the Governor’s child. Zorro escapes prison 20 years later with the sight of revenge for his wife and daughter, who don’t know him.  Recommended on rotten tomatoes with a score of 83%

16.  The Hunger Games (Philo) 

It was once North America is now a Capitol of Panem that holds 12 districts by forcing them to select a boy and a girl they call Tributes, to compete in a nationally televised event called Hunger Games. Citizens are to watch the youths fight to the death until one remains standing. Katniss has few survival skills but must rely on her hunting skills and sharp instincts. She must outweigh the survival against love. They are recommended with a rotten tomatoes score of 84%.

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15. Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Paramount Plus) 

Spending most of her lifeexploring the wilderness, there was nothing to prepare Dora for her next adventure –high school. Dora embarks on a quest with a group of teens and Boots the monkey to save her parents while trying to solve an impossible mystery. On rotten tomatoes, they have a score of 85%

14. Bridge to Terabithia (Sling) 

Jesse and Leslie create an imaginary world called Terabithia, filled with magical creatures. Jesse and Leslie rule as king and queen of Terabithia. It helps them through the difficulties happening in their ordinary lives. Soon they must gather the strength to cope with a tragedy. They have a score of 85% on rotten tomatoes

13. Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney Plus) 

Space adventure Peter Quill finds himself hiding from bounty hunters when he steals an orb from Ronan, a powerful villain. Peter has a mission to take down Ronan he forms a group with Rocket Raccoon, Treelike Groot, Gamora, and Drax, known as the destroyer. Peter finds out the truth behind the orb and must save the universe. There is an audience score on rotten tomatoes of 85%

12. Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney Plus) 

Space adventure Peter Quill finds himself hiding from bounty hunters when he steals an orb from Ronan, a powerful villain. Peter has a mission to take down Ronan he forms a group with Rocket Raccoon, Treelike Groot, Gamora, and Drax, known as the destroyer. Peter finds out the truth behind the orb and must save the universe. There is an audience score on rotten tomatoes of 85%

11.  Life of Pi (HBO Max)

Pi’s father decides to sell their zoo in India to move to Canada and board a freighter with his sons and the few animals he has remaining. A storm hits and ends up sinking the ship and leaving Pi as the only human survivor, but he isn’t alone. A tiger is also on the lifeboat with him. Pi and the tiger must learn to trust each other to survive. Recommended on rotten tomatoes with a score of 86%.

10. Inception (HBO Max)

Dom Cobb is a thief that has the rare ability to enter people’s dreams and steal their secrets from their subconscious. He is a man people want to find, especially in corporate espionage, which has cost him everything he loves. Cobb wants a chance at redemption, so he takes on a task that is offered to him but seems impossible. If he ends up succeeding, it will be a perfect crime. It is recommended on rotten tomatoes with a score of 87%.  

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9. Pete’s Dragon (Disney Plus) 

Grace’s dad tells stories about the mysterious dragon that lives in the woods, but she doesn’t believe it until she meets Pete. A 10-year-old boy is a young orphan that lives in the forest with a dragon named Elliot. Grace starts to investigate everything she can learn about Elliot. The movie is recommended on rotten tomatoes with a score of 88%

8. Jurassic Park (HBO Max) 

Paleontologists Alan and Ellie and mathematician Ian are a select group chosen to tour the island theme park populated with dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. While park owner John says the park is entirely safe, they find out otherwise when the predators break free and start to go on a hunt. This movie has a rotten tomatoes score of 92%

7. Men in Black (Netflix)

Men in Black is about the best-kept secret in the universe. Kay and Jay are the Men in Black who provide services of all things alien on Earth. While investigating a series of unregistered close encounters, Jay and Kay uncover a plot by a terrorist on a mission to kill two ambassadors from galaxies hiding out in New York City. Recommend rotten tomatoes with a score of 92%

6. National Lampoon’s Vacation (Starz) 

Clark and his wife Ellen drive to an amusement park from Illinois to California with their kids. Along the way, they end up having car problems and the death of a family member. They reach Los Angeles, but Clark worries that the trip is taking another turn, so he impulsively gets himself and his family to the park. On rotten tomatoes, this movie’s score is 93%

5. The Jungle Book (Disney Plus) 

Mowgli was raised by a family of wolves from birth and must leave the only home he has ever known when a tiger unleashes his might roar on his family. He met a jungle of animals, some becoming friends and others being enemies. Mowgli learns life lessons as his journey and self-discovery lead him to fun and adventure. It is a family movie recommended through rotten tomatoes with a score of 94%.

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4. Spy (Prime Video) 

Despite having field training CIA analyst, Susan Cooper spent her entire career as a desk jockey working with a field agent Bradley. She is Bradley’s guardian angel making sure he avoids danger. Bradley ends up being killed on a job, and Susan goes undercover to help catch the killer who killed her partner. Their score on rotten tomatoes is 95%

3. Ghostbusters (Hulu) 

Scientist members lose their positions at a university in New York City, and decide to become ghostbusters. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save their town from destruction. The movie is highly recommended on rotten tomatoes with a score of 97%.  

2. Back to the Future (Prime Video)

In 1980 this small-town California ten Marty is thrown back in time to the 50s. When an experiment by his scientist friend Doc Brown goes Awry, traveling through time, Marty must make sure the young versions of his parents fall in love, or he will cease to exist. He also must return to his own time and save the life of Doc Brown. They have a high score of 97% on rotten tomatoes.

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1. The Wizard of Oz (HBO Max)

The Wizard of Oz is a classic adventure movie that is a must-watch. When Kansas teenager Dorothy and her dog Toto do not make it into the storm shelter ahead of a tornado, they’re blown to a strange land called Oz. Here, Dorothy immediately earns the wrath of the wicked Witch and on her quest to find a way home, Dorothy befriends the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, and the Tin Man. On rotten tomatoes, this movie has a score of 98%.

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