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Adventure movies are considered one of the best movie genres of all time. Life itself is an adventure which is why adventure movies are relatable to everyone. We often desire that fun and daring moment all in the quest of searching for the unknown. Adventure movies encapsulate the lives of real heroes and mythical legends, their journeys on the quest for more, struggle for freedom, and fight against injustice and discrimination.
Adventure movies help their viewers to escape into the world of the protagonist who is often faced with mystery, challenges, and terror. The suspense makes it more thrilling to watch as it makes you anticipate how the events will unfold in the subsequent scenes to the protagonist. Adventure movies range from action to sci-fi, fantasy and sometimes combine other genres such as comedy, animation, romance, and drama.
Here is a list of the 12 best adventure movies to add to your watch-list;
A 2018 American superhero film based on the life of T’challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda who must step forward to lead his people into a new future, and must confront a challenger from his country’s past.
Bad Boys For Life
A 2020 American action-comedy that entails the story of Miami detectives, Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett who must face off against a mother-and-son pair of drug lords who wreak vengeful havoc on their city.
Nightmare of the Wolf: Vessmir, a cocky young witcher, delights in slaying monsters for coins. When a dangerous new power rises on the continent, Vessmir learns that some witchering jobs are about more than just money.
Enola Holmes is a 2020 mystery film on the story of the teenage sister of the already-famous Sherlock Holmes, who travels to London to find her missing mother but ends up on a thrilling adventure, pairing up with a runaway lord as they attempt to solve a mystery that threatens the entire country.
The Old Guard
The Old Guard is a 2020 American superhero film. A group of mercenaries, all centuries-old immortals with the ability to heal themselves, discover someone is onto their secret, and they must fight to protect their freedom.
Far from Home: Peter Parker, the beloved superhero Spider-Man, faces four destructive elemental monsters while on holiday in Europe.
No Time To Die
A 2021 spy film where James Bond is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica after leaving active service. However, his peace is short-lived as his old CIA friend, Felix Leiter, shows up and asks for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond on the trail of a mysterious villain who’s armed with dangerous new technology.
No Man’s Land
No Man’s Land is a 2021 American Western film. When a vigilante border patrol turns fatal, a man flees on horseback to Mexico, seeking forgiveness from the victim’s father.
In ‘Free guy’, a bank teller discovers he’s actually a background player in an open-world video game, he decides to become the hero of his own story-one that he can rewrite himself. In a world where there are no limits, he’s determined to save the day his way before it’s too late, and maybe find a little romance with the coder who conceived him.
The Tomorrow War
The Tomorrow War is an American military science fiction action film based on a true story set in the future. It documents Earth’s struggle against an alien armada bent on exterminating all human life.
Bright is a 2017 American urban fantasy action film where a detective must work with Orc to find a powerful wand before evil creatures do.
Thunder Force is a 2021 American superhero comedy film based on the story of two childhood best friends who reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers.