Best Hollywood Adventure Movies You Must Put In The Watching List

Rose Advani |Feb 06, 2020

Here is the must-note list of best Hollywood adventure movies that creating great experience for watchers, from the adventure movies of all time to the latest ones.

A perfect combination of action and adventurous elements gives us good adventure movies to watch. This movie genre comes in various sorts, from thriller to space epic to historical drama. Here is the list of best Hollywood adventure movies based on critical reviews and their scores on the reliable movie websites.

Starbiz has sorted the best adventure films from the list of all times, best adventure movies in 2018 - 2019, and the much-awaited upcoming Hollywood adventure movies 2020.

Hollywood best adventure movies of all time

1. Up (2009)

Director: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson

Casts: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger

Up is an adventure movie that will make you cry

Up is a meaningful adventure movie that can touch the hearts of all guys in the world, even a toddler. The film based on a story about moving on and finding adventure of a curious youngster and a curmudgeonly old man. Watchers step by step feel the meaning of the movies. How great the adventure in a fly house by balloons can be! Watch the film now and all the beautiful moments will come to your heart.

2. Life of Pi (2012)

Director: Ang Lee

Casts: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain

Life of Pi tells a survival journey alone of Pi with a tiger

None of us don't know about the idiom: Happy is about the journey, not the destination. Life of Pi proves that the idiom never wrong. The movie based on a true story that tells an adventure of Pi alone on a boat with a tiger. Life of Pi showed watchers the value of bravery, friendship, and self-discovery.

3. 127 Hours (2010)

Director: Danny Boyle

Casts: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara

127 Hours is directed by the famous Danny Boyle

The list of best Hollywood adventure movies will be incomplete without 127 hours. The movie is an extraordinary true story that cautions the limitation of space exploration.

James Franco went over the limitation of his passion for exploring the world. Once adventuring, he was trapped underneath a rock in a remote rock canyon and cannot escape for 127 hours. The movies were created based on the real-life experiences of canyoneer Aaron Ralston. James recorded the 127 hours he was trapped and his effort to survive.

The movies alerted the unexpected things that might come during your adventure though you get the most well-prepared.

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4. The Mummy (1999)

Director: Stephen Sommers

Casts: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo

The Mummy brings you to the mythical Egyptian Pharaohs

The Mummy is the adventure movie that containing thrilling elements during the 90s. Late '90s Brendan Fraser was the apparent successor to Indiana Jones in this classic Hollywood romp. He and his co-star, Rachel Weisz perfectly collaborated to create one of the best adventure movies at that time. The movie is based on Egyptian Pharaohs and ancient curses aside.

5. The Beach (1998)

Director: Danny Boyle

Casts: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon

The Beach features the acting talent of Leo DiCaprio

Leo DiCaprio starred in this Danny Boyle film as a backpacker looking for the ultimate retreat from civilization. The Beach showed the watchers the beautiful scenes of the beach and the fight to protect what they love.

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Best Hollywood adventure movies 2018-2019

For more Hollywood adventure movies, you should take back the list of best adventure movies in 2018-2019. You can easily sort which are in the top list leaning on the reviews or the rating from the reliable movies websites.

Hollywood adventure movies

Year Director


Jumanji: The Next Level

2019 Jake Kasdan

Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan


2019 Guy Ritchie Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari
6 Underground 2019 Michael Bay

Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ben Hardy

Avengers: Endgame 2019 Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Frozen II 2019 Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

2018 Christopher McQuarrie Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

2018 ob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali


2018 James Wan

Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson

Black Panther

2018 Ryan Coogler

Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira

Deadpool 2 2018 David Leitch

Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison

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Upcoming Hollywood adventure movies 2020

This year is expected to be an unforgettable year with a huge number of 2020 blockbuster movies. There is no exception regarding the adventure movie genres. We are talking about the best adventure movies that might turn to blockbuster. These below films will be the best adventure movies that you can experience in theaters on the biggest silver screens

1. Birds Of Prey (February 7th, 2020)

Director: Cathy Yan

Casts: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ewan McGregor

Birds Of Prey tells the life of Margot Robbie

Birds of Prey, with the presence of Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn, lands at first in this list with the franchise The Suicide Squad from Warner Bros. movie lovers are so eager with the first expected blockbuster coming at the first of the year. All of us are so curious about their own film of Harley Quinn. With dazzling stunts, bouts of gallows humor, and extravagance galore, Birds of Prey should hopefully serve viewers a great watching time

2. Mulan (March 27th, 2020)

Director: Niki Caro

Casts: Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, Jet Li

Mulan 2020 with the performance of mostly Asian actors and actresses

Mulan also contributes a part in the list of best Hollywood adventure movies with its impressive martial-arts scenes. The film featured a predominantly Asian cast with beautiful photography and stunning action sequences will dedicate the watchers the best experience. Hopefully, the remake of Disney will get success as being expected and become one of the blockbuster movies in 2020.

3. No Time To Die (April 10th, 2020)

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga

Casts: Ana de Armas, Daniel Craig, Rami Malek

The legendary James Bond in No Time To Die

Hollywood fans once again see the 007 spies, James Bond, on the silver screen. The film marks the comeback of James Bond after Spectre and Skyfall. No time to Die will be the collaboration of Daniel Craig and James Bond with a more self-reflective journey after he retired. In this movie, viewers will see the best Bonds ever.

4. Black Widow (May 1, 2020)

Director: Cate Shortland

Casts: Florence Pugh, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr.

Black Widow features the acting of Scarlett Johansson

Black Widow is the recent famous name which is one of the most awaited movies of any Hollywood fans. Scarlett Johansson will keep her role as Black Widow and the leading role in this film certainly. Also, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, and Rachel Weisz star in this movie. If Black Widow gains success when releasing, it becomes a kick start for the solo movie genre.

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5. Fast & Furious 9 (May 22nd, 2020)

Director: Justin Lin

Casts: Charlize Theron, Jim Parrack, John Cena

Fast and Furious 9 movie poster

Fast & Furious 9 will bring all your family members in front of the screen with the breathtaking comeback in 2020. With the success of previous Fast & Furious parts, we are looking forward to watching Fast & Furious 9 which is a street race version of Point Break to one of the most daring, thrilling, and action franchises in Hollywood. Certainly, the film continues with the familiar famous names as Charlize Theron, Jim Parrack, John Cena.

6. Wonder Woman 1984 (June 5th, 2020)

Director: Patty Jenkins

Casts: Pedro Pascal, Gal Gadot, Chris Pine

Wonder Woman 1984

We easily find that 2020 is the year of the active women as Black Widow and now Wonder Woman. With the greatest success stories of 2017, there is no reason for not producing the sequel of the Wonder Woman series. All fans will see the great performance of Gal Gadot, which was a captivating, charming, empowering new take on the popular superhero. Patty Jenkins has returned to the helm, while Pedro Pascal and Kristen Wiig join the cast alongside returning stars Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, and Chris Pine, in a surprise turn of events.

7. Top Gun: Maverick (June 26th, 2020)

Director: Joseph Kosinski

Casts: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick marks the return of Tom Cruise and the Mission: Impossible franchise several times over. The movie with daring jet plane stunt scenes will attract the viewers. Top Gun: Maverick will allow the actor to reprise his high-flying role of Maverick in the latest addition to this '80s property Tom Cruise stars alongside Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, and Jon Hamm.

We have sorted the best Hollywood adventure movies that give any movie lovers great experience on this adventure genre. You easily get the best adventure films over the years, the good movie in 2018 - 2019, and update the most attractive upcoming adventure movies in 2020.

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