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1. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.
Votes: 277,125 | Gross: $73.71M
2. His Dark Materials (2019– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A young girl is destined to liberate her world from the grip of the Magisterium which represses people's ties to magic and their animal spirits known as daemons.
3. Tomb Raider (2018)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander), the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father, Lord Richard Croft (Dominic West) disappeared.
Votes: 203,297 | Gross: $58.25M
4. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Votes: 585,441 | Gross: $126.48M
5. Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game.
Votes: 216,382 | Gross: $316.83M
6. Transformers (2007)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.
Votes: 614,108 | Gross: $319.25M
7. Jumanji (1995)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped in it for decades - and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
Votes: 324,330 | Gross: $100.48M
8. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.
Votes: 346,247 | Gross: $404.52M
9. Annihilation (I) (2018)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Votes: 299,198 | Gross: $32.73M
10. Apocalypto (2006)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
Votes: 300,421 | Gross: $50.87M
11. Up (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.
Votes: 978,599 | Gross: $293.00M
12. Marco Polo (2014–2016)
TV-MA | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century Mongolia.
13. 9 Songs (2004)
Not Rated | 71 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In London, intense sexual encounters take place between an American college student, named Lisa, and an English scientist, named Matt, between attending rock concerts.
Votes: 22,130 | Gross: $0.05M
14. The English Patient (1996)
R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of World War II, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
Votes: 184,462 | Gross: $78.65M
15. Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold.
Votes: 28,029 | Gross: $54.89M
16. The Lost City of Z (2016)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Major Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Votes: 85,112 | Gross: $8.58M
18. Paddington (2014)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Votes: 105,601 | Gross: $76.27M
19. Pocahontas (I) (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth century Virginia.
Votes: 177,828 | Gross: $141.60M
20. The New World (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.
Votes: 84,845 | Gross: $12.71M
23. Explorers (1985)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A boy obsessed with '50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?
Votes: 21,181 | Gross: $9.87M
24. Sahara (2005)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.
Votes: 95,528 | Gross: $68.67M
25. The Road to El Dorado (2000)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.
Votes: 90,370 | Gross: $50.86M
26. Camp Camp (2016– )
TV-14 | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Three kids, Max, Neil and Nikki, spent the summer vacation at a dysfunctional campsite called 'Camp Campbell' which is currently in the hands the camp counselors, the overly cheerful David and the less optimistic Gwen.
27. The Aeronauts (2019)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A balloon pilot and a scientist find themselves in a fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon in the 1860s.
28. Tarzan the Ape Man (1981)
Approved | 115 min | Adventure, Drama
While on an African expedition with her father, Jane Parker meets Tarzan, and the two become fascinated by each other.
Votes: 5,589 | Gross: $36.57M
29. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
PG-13 | 154 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.
Votes: 29,347 | Gross: $7.19M
31. Missing Link (2019)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Mr. Link recruits explorer Sir Lionel Frost to help find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, this trio of explorers travel the world to help their new friend.
Votes: 24,302 | Gross: $16.65M
33. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, tiny people living in harmony with nature.
Votes: 35,264 | Gross: $15.13M
34. Slave of the Cannibal God (1978)
99 min | Adventure, Horror
A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle.
37. On the Silver Globe (1988)
Unrated | 166 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A team of astronauts land on an inhabitable planet and form a society. Many years later, a single astronaut is sent to the planet and becomes a messiah.
38. The Thing Returns (2021)
101 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After what happened in outpost 31, a team at McMurdo station, his sent to investigate, when they get there, the base is destroyed and they find two dead bodies in the ice.
39. Dersu Uzala (1975)
G | 142 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.
40. Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Not Rated | 125 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of forty years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Votes: 22,093 | Gross: $1.33M
42. The Lost World (1960)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.
43. Tarzan (2013)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Tarzan and Jane Porter face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzan's parents, after they died in a plane crash.
44. Mountains of the Moon (1990)
R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The legendary true-story of Capt. Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's tumultuous expedition to find the source of the Nile river.
Votes: 3,596 | Gross: $4.01M
45. Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (1996–2000)
TV-G | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Tarzan returns to Africa to defend his jungle from both human and supernatural foes alike with a little help from his friends, including in one episode Carson Napier of Venus, who's also authored by Tarzan's creator Edgar Rice Burroughs.
47. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
R | 189 min | Drama, Romance
Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,298 | Gross: $1.34M
48. Animal Crackers (1930)
G | 97 min | Comedy, Musical
Mayhem and zaniness ensue when a valuable painting goes missing during a party in honor of famed African explorer Captain Spaulding.
Votes: 14,219 | Gross: $0.91M