Category Archives: Adventure

Nebraska

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Drama

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Director: Alexander Payne
Writers: Bob Nelson
Stars: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1821549/

An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Jon M. Chu
Writers: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-hun Lee, Elodie Yung, Ray Stevenson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1583421/

The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.

Rio

Release 2011

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical

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Director: Carlos Saldanha
Writers: Carlos Saldanha, Earl Richey Jones, Todd R. Jones, Don Rhymer, Joshua Sternin, J.R. Ventimilia, Sam Harper
Stars: Karen Disher, Jason Fricchione, Sofia Scarpa Saldanha, Leslie Mann, Kelly Keaton
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1436562/

When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with this bird of his dreams.

The Amazing Spider-Man

Release 2012

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Marc Webb
Writers: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0948470/

Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Director: Ben Stiller
Writers: Steve Conrad, James Thurber
Stars: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly, Kathryn Hahn, Terence Bernie Hines
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0359950/

A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Fantasy

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Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien
Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1170358/

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

The Lego Movie

Release 2014

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Writers: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman
Stars: Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Berry, Alison Brie, David Burrows
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1490017/

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

The Wolverine

Release 2013

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Director: James Mangold
Writers: Mark Bomback, Scott Frank
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Svetlana Khodchenkova
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1430132/

When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.

The Way Back

Release 2010

Genre Adventure, Drama

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Director: Peter Weir
Writers: Keith R. Clarke, Slavomir Rawicz, Peter Weir
Stars: Dragos Bucur, Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Alexandru Potocean, Saoirse Ronan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1023114/

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Monsters University

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Dan Scanlon
Writers: Dan Scanlon, Daniel Gerson, Robert L. Baird
Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Peter Sohn
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1453405/

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

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