Category Archives: Adventure

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Director: Francis Lawrence
Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt, Suzanne Collins
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Jack Quaid, Taylor St. Clair, Sandra Ellis Lafferty
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1951264/

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

The Legend of Hercules

Release 2014

Genre Action, Adventure

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Director: Renny Harlin
Writers: Sean Hood, Daniel Giat, Renny Harlin, Giulio Steve
Stars: Kellan Lutz, Gaia Weiss, Scott Adkins, Roxanne McKee, Liam Garrigan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1043726/

The origin story of the the mythical Greek hero. Betrayed by his stepfather, the King, and exiled and sold into slavery because of a forbidden love, Hercules must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom.

Despicable Me 2

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi

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Director: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Writers: Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio
Stars: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1690953/

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

127 Hours

Release 2010

Genre Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Danny Boyle
Writers: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, Aron Ralston
Stars: James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Sean Bott, Koleman Stinger
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1542344/

A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

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.

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