5 Great Adventure Movies
If you’re interested in taking a journey through film, these 5 great adventure movies will supply you with plenty of action, suspense, and fantasy. The films below take viewers to long-lost tombs, seafaring ships, far off galaxies, and dinosaur inhabited islands. Settle in for the adventures with a bowl of popcorn.
- “Raiders of the Lost Ark” The film that cemented Harrison Ford’s status as the ultimate adventure hero features him in the role of Professor Indiana Jones. His battles against Nazis, his hunt for the lost ark, and his escapes from snakes pits and giant boulders make this a great adventure movie.
- “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” This pirate adventure starring Johnny Depp casts him as the drunk, but likable Jack Sparrow. The movie contains plenty of adventure on the sea, as a group of cursed pirates kidnap a young maiden played by Kiera Knightley and turn to skeletons come nightfall.
- “Star Wars” This great adventure movie trilogy takes place in the far reaches of space. In the ultimate fantastical quest, the movie shows young Luke Skywalker’s progression from a Jedi in training to a hero who must face off against his father and villain, Darth Vader.
- “Jurassic Park” Steven Spielberg’s 1990’s classic revolves around a tropical island that has come to house dinosaurs, who soon escape and wreak havoc on the unfortunate visitors. The characters’ constant race against time make this a great, imaginative adventure movie.
- “Back to the Future” This great adventure movie stars Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd as time travelers who inadvertently alter the future when Fox’s character goes back to the 1950’s and stumbles into his parents. The fast-paced story and many time loops give the movie constant suspense and adventure.