Adventure Movies On Netflix
Growing up we all loved to make up adventures and use our imaginations to go on some epic journeys as kids. However, once you get older that kind of stops and you either really do get to go on adventures or you rely on some amazing movies to give you that same adrenaline rush. It’s crazy to watch a movie and see some of the things you would dream up as a kid make it onto the screen. Things such as booby traps and priceless treasures.
Luckily for us, there isn’t a shortage of adventure movies on Netflix. They offer up some of the greatest adventure films ever made. You’ll find some very well known films on this list which you may have not known are on Netflix. These movies will bring back that magical feeling we all had as children. So get ready to live your life of adventure vicariously through the movies we bring to your screen. Grab your popcorn, your blanket, sit back, relax, and enjoy our list of incredible adventure movies on Netflix.
1. Avengers: Infinity War
We have a banger to start off our list of the best adventure movies on Netflix. If you are like us then you are forever in debt to Netflix for having this movie on their service! You can’t go wrong with the Avengers movies!
Avengers: Infinity War Movie Description
The Avengers prepare for the biggest battle they have ever had against the most powerful enemy they have ever faced, Thanos. They must prevent Thanos from gathering the six Infinity Stones, which would give him the power to wipe out half the population in the entire universe. They only have one chance to stop Thanos, if they fail, that will be the end of life as they know it. The fate of humanity let alone the universe has never been in more danger than now.
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Next up we have the adventure movie of adventure movies. Lord of the Rings, is the movie that you go and watch when you are on the search for adventure movies. Sadly, this is the second movie of the trilogy and Netflix doesn’t offer the first. Regardless, this is one of the best adventure movies available on the service.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Description
Continue the journey with Frodo (Elijah Wood) as he attempts to destroy the One Ring. While on their journey Frodo and Sam (Sean Astin) have discovered that a creature who goes by Gollum has been following them. All the while, Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen), the Elf archer Legolas and Gimli the Dwarf arrive at Rohan kingdom, whose king has fallen victim to Saruman’s dark spell.
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3. Raiders of the Lost Ark
This just shows that there is no shortage of adventure movies on Netflix! They even have the beloved Indiana Jones! One of Harrison Ford’s staples. We shouldn’t have to tell you why you have to watch this one.
Raiders of the Lost Ark Movie Description
Archaeologist, Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) must find and obtain a powerful religious relic before a group of Nazis gets their hands on it to prevent them from using it in their plan for world domination. Constantly in danger, Jones doesn’t have much time to acquire the relic and he can’t afford any mistakes.
4. Solo: A Star Wars Story
Yup that’s right, the adventures of Han Solo have made it onto our favorite entertainment service! Making trips around the galaxy with the Millennium Falcon! How much more adventure do you want!?
Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Description
Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) joins a group of smugglers and a Wookie named Chewbacca. Due to a debt to gangster Dryden Vos, Han and the crew plan on making a treacherous trip to the planet Kessel. It’s a mining planet known to contain valuable coaxium which Han plans on stealing. Han meets Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover) the owner of the Millennium Falcon, which would serve as the perfect ship for this dangerous mission.
5. National Treasure
One of the films which Nicolas Cage is well known for! National Treasure is one of the best adventure/treasure hunting movies we have had the pleasure of viewing! It may have been a while since you’ve seen this and if it has you should definitely give it a watch!
National Treasure Movie Description
Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage), a historian, has spent his entire life searching for a single treasure. It is said it dates back all the way to the creation of the United States. Ben joins an expedition with Ian Howe (Sean Bean), a fellow treasure hunter. When a clue is found that links the treasure to the Declaration of Independence Ian betrays him. Now Ben must race Ian to the next clue or he may lose his chance at the lost treasure.
6. The Mummy
Another classic adventure movie is The Mummy! Usually, there are those people who like The Mummy and those who like Indiana Jones! However, we love them both and have enjoyed every single moment while watching them. If you have already seen this you have to rewatch it and reminisce the greatness of this movie.
The Mummy Movie Description
Richard (Brendan Fraser), an explorer who seeks to uncover hidden treasures, has finally met his match. When he comes across an ancient and untouched tomb, he accidentally releases a 3,000-year-old horrifying curse. It has been reincarnated into an Egyptian priest. Richard must find a way to prevent the terrors which are going to occur before it becomes too late.
7. Race to Witch Mountain
At the top of the adventure movies on Netflix, we have Race to Witch Mountain! The movie has The Rock in it so that alone lets you know it’s going to be pretty epic! If you are a conspiracy theorist this one may get you thinking of what the government is capable of hiding!
Race to Witch Mountain Movie Description
When taxi driver, Jack Bruno (Dwayne Johnson), meets Sara (AnnaSophia Robb) and Seth (Alexander Ludwig) he quickly learns he has an adventure of a lifetime ahead of him. These two teens aren’t ordinary whatsoever. They are extraterrestrial beings that have incredible powers. Jack must help the two kids reach their ship located at the center of Witch Mountain. If he fails to do so, an invasion of Earth will be imminent. It won’t be easy as the government and alien bounty hunters are on their tails.
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8. Bedtime Stories
This isn’t your average adventure movie. It’s quite different from your classic adventure styled movie. This one takes a very interesting concept and uses storytelling to create an epic and hilarious movie! If you know about Adam Sandler then you know you are in for a good laugh with this movie.
Bedtime Stories Movie Description
Skeeter Bronson (Adam Sandler), a hotel handyman, begins to notice strange occurrences. The stories which he has been telling his niece and nephew have begun to come true. Because of this, Skeeter attempts to milk the newfound power for all its worth. However, he underestimated just how much the two kids contribute to the stories making Skeeter’s life a fairytale mess.
9. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
For the final movie on this list of adventure movies on Netflix, we have a great Netflix original! This is a bit of a darker and more gritty take on the Jungle Book! If you haven’t seen it, it’s a great adventure film to add to your watch list.
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Movie Description
Deep in the wilderness of India, a human child lives among a family like no other. His name is Mowgli (Rohan Chand). A pack of wolves has raised him since he was an infant. As he grows, with the help of a charismatic bear named Baloo and his partner Bagheera, he learns all the rules of the jungle and earns the acceptance of all the animals living there. All but one. A vengeful tiger named Shere Khan doesn’t like Mowgli at all. However, Shere Khan may not be Mowgli’s greatest danger as he learns when he meets humans for the first time.
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