Top 5 Hollywood Adventure Movies of all Time
Adventure movies are often linked with action movies, but in reality, there is a difference in both of the terms. For instance: in adventure films, action scenes are preferably filmed to display and explore exotic locations in an energetic way.
The survival, Western, pirate, disaster, and historical dramas films, etc. All are considered as the sub-genres of adventure films which are mostly focused on themes like a jungle, mountain, island, ocean, city, or desert. The characters of these kinds of movies are also based upon that like mainly it includes Kings, battles, rebellion or piracy. Adventure films linked to a period background.
In Hollywood, such kinds of films took place around 1930's and 1940's; with the arrival of films like Captain Blood, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Mark of Zorro, etc. There are a number of movies which took place after that and truly left the audience stunned and made a unique place in their minds.
Here we are going to discuss Top 5 Hollywood Adventure Movies OF All Time:
1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Released on 17 Dec 2003)
While discussing this, the very first movie that comes to my mind is “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”. Released in 2003, this movie was directed by Peter Jackson and it's star cast includes Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom. This movie won a number of awards, which includes 11 Oscars and 4 BAFTA awards. This was the final movie in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and it was as successful as the other parts. Overall, it was a worth watching movie.
2. Jurassic Park (Released on 11 June 1993)
Directed by Steven Spielberg, this movie has everything that you want to see in an adventure movie. Featuring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, and Richard Attenborough in the lead roles. The movie is based on a theme park which suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run. You can witness a great work of scientific technology in this movie, as creating an island full of live dinosaurs was not an easy task. Along with that, the film also supports a good story line. Consider under genres Adventure, Sci-fi, and Thriller, the movie won 3 Oscars and got nominated for several other categories.
EstimatedGross Collection in US: $356,784,000
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Released on 9 July 2003)
Directed by Gore Verbinski, this movie is very popular among the audience. Featuring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley in leads. The movie is based on a story of the blacksmith, named Will Turner who teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love. Comes with genres Action, Adventure, and Fantasy; the movie got extreme commercial success as well as critical appreciation. It also won 1 BAFTA Award. It gained popularity for Johnny Depp's performance as Captain Jack Sparrow.
Estimated Gross Collection in US: $305,388,685
4. Avatar (Released on 18 Dec 2009)
This 162 minutes movie is based upon a unique story of a paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora. Directed by one of the most successful directors “James Cameron”; the movie featured Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez in lead roles. The movie was critically acclaimed and did well at the box office. AVATAR succeeded in winning 3 Oscars, and 2 BAFTA Awards. The movie belongs to action, Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genre. It was also released in 3D.
Estimated Gross Collection in US: $760,505,847
5. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Released on 24 May 1989)
One of the best works of Director “Steven Spielberg” in adventure films; the movie includes big names like Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody and Denholm Elliott. “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” It has won the Oscar and got nominated for other categories too. Promoting genres like Action, Adventure, and Fantasy; the movie had set various new records. Being produced by Paramount Pictures, the movie got great commercial success in the late 80's.
Estimated Gross Collection in US: $197,171,806
Well, You all must be very excited to watch them all as we have made you all aware about some of the interesting facts of these top 5 adventure movies of Hollywood. So, what are you guys waiting for, Watching these movies is like having a feast.
Top Hollywood Adventure Movies
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