2008 Adventure Movies

Iron Man (2008)

Iron Man

  • 93%
  • PG-13
  • 126 min
  • Action

Based on the long-running Marvel comic book series, "Iron Man" tells the story of Tony Stark, the enigmatic heir to the Stark Enterprises fortune. A driven inventor and executive who seems to have it all, Tony is haunted by his dark side. Though he commands his empire by day, by night he secretly becomes "Iron Man," the living embodiment of decades of defense spending and innovation. Strapping on billions of dollars worth of state-of-the-art armor and weaponry each night to fight crime,...

Twilight (2008)

Twilight

  • 49%
  • PG-13
  • 120 min
  • Drama

"Twilight" is an action-packed, modern-day love story between a teenage girl and a vampire. Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) has always been a little bit different, never caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Phoenix high school. When her mother re-marries and sends Bella to live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she doesnt expect much of anything to change. Then she meets the mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a boy...

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

The Spiderwick Chronicles

  • 80%
  • PG
  • 97 min
  • Adventure

When the three Grace children -- troubled Jared; his bookish twin, Simon; and their sister, Mallory, a fencing jock -- move to the ancient Spiderwick mansion, they are at first none-too-enchanted by the rundown Victorian ... until they discover a Brownie, an enchanted creature, living in the walls. They soon find a book -- Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You -- that will open their eyes to the invisible, odd, and sometimes dangerous world of dragons and boggarts,...

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    • PG-13
    • 110 min
    • Action

    The sequel to the 2003 movie based on Mike Mignola's Dark Horse comic character.

    Ron Perlman returns to the title role as Hellboy, a humanoid creature born in the flames of Hell and brought to Earth as an infant. Raised in secret, the adolescent "HB" becomes an agent for the secret Bureau for Paranormal Research and Development (BPRD), a covert government agency which serves as the planet's line of defense against otherworldly evil. Selma Blair will also reprise the role of Liz Sherman, a...

    The Incredible Hulk (2008)

    The Incredible Hulk

    • 67%
    • PG-13
    • 114 min
    • Action

    "The Incredible Hulk," to be directed by Louis Leterrier, will return to the roots of the long-running comic series, combining a well-developed character storyline with incredible action and fun. Zak Penn, who previously collaborated with Marvel on X2 and this summer's smash hit X-Men: The Last Stand, is writing the script. The project is being produced by Avi Arad, Kevin Feige and Gale Ann Hurd and will be executive produced by Michael Helfant and Ari Arad.

    Quantum of Solace (2008)

    Quantum of Solace

    • 65%
    • PG-13
    • 106 min
    • Action

    "Quantum of Solace" continues the high octane adventures of James Bond (Daniel Craig) in "Casino Royale."

    Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M (Judi Dench) interrogate Mr White (Jesper Christensen) who reveals the organisation which blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

    Forensic intelligence links an Mi6 traitor to a bank account in...

    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    • 12%
    • PG-13
    • 114 min
    • Action

    Explorer Rick O'Connell to combat the resurrected Han Emperor in an epic that races from the catacombs of ancient China high into the frigid Himalayas.

    WALL-E (2008)

    WALL-E

    • 96%
    • G
    • 103 min
    • Animation

    A new animated film from Pixar.

    The year is 2700. WALL•E, a robot, spends every day doing what he was made for. But soon, he will discover what he was meant for. From Academy Award-winning director, Andrew Stanton ("Finding Nemo"), "WALL•E" is the story of one robot's comic adventures as he chases his dream across the galaxy.

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    • 78%
    • PG-13
    • 123 min
    • Action

    In 1957, Indiana Jones is thrust back in action, venturing into the jungles of South America in a race against Soviet agents to find the mystical Crystal Skull.

    Sex Drive (2008)

    Sex Drive

    • 46%
    • R
    • 109 min
    • Adventure

    Eighteen-year-old Ian Lafferty sets out on a cross country drive with his best friends Lance and Felicia in order to lose his virginity to a red-hot babe he met on the Internet. But the journey, filled with hilarious misadventures and raunchy escapades, teaches all three more than they expected about life and love. Randy, raucous and unexpectedly romantic, Sex Drive follows three friends on the road trip of a lifetime!.

    Kung Fu Panda (2008)

    Kung Fu Panda

    • 87%
    • PG
    • 95 min
    • Animation

    Enthusiastic, big and a little clumsy, Po is the biggest fan of Kung Fu around...which doesn't exactly come in handy while working every day in his family's noodle shop. Unexpectedly chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy, Po's dreams become reality when he joins the world of Kung Fu and studies alongside his idols, the legendary Furious Five -- Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey -- under the leadership of their guru, Master Shifu. But before they know it, the vengeful and treacherous snow...

    Bolt (2008)

    Bolt

    • 88%
    • PG
    • 96 min
    • Animation

    From Walt Disney Pictures comes an animated comedy adventure featuring a super-dog named BOLT (voice of JOHN TRAVOLTA), whose days are filled with danger and intrigue-at least until the cameras stop rolling. When the star of a hit TV show is accidentally shipped from his Hollywood soundstage to New York City, he begins his biggest adventure yet-a cross-country journey through the real world to get back to his owner and co-star, Penny (voice of MILEY CYRUS). Armed only with the delusions that...

    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

    • 67%
    • PG
    • 140 min
    • Action

    "Prince Caspian" finds the Pevensie siblings pulled back into the land of Narnia, where a thousand years have passed since they left. The children are once again enlisted to join the colorful creatures of Narnia in combating an evil villain who prevents the rightful Prince from ruling the land. "Prince Caspian" was first published in 1951, and is the fourth book in the seven-book series written by Lewis. It was intended as a continuation of "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe."

    The Fall (2008)

    The Fall

    • 59%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Adventure

    In a hospital a little girl with a broken collar bone meets a bedridden man who starts telling her a fantastical story which reflects his state of mind. As time goes by fiction and reality start to intertwine in this uplifting epic fantasy.

    Jumper (2008)

    Jumper

    • 16%
    • PG-13
    • 88 min
    • Action

    A genetic anomaly allows a young man to teleport himself anywhere. He discovers this gift has existed for centuries and finds himself in a war that has been raging for thousands of years between "Jumpers" and those who have sworn to kill them.

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

    • 64%
    • PG
    • 89 min
    • Animation

    The sequel of the first movie, the New York Zoo Animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, started to leave the island. All of a sudden, they landed in the wilderness of Africa. There, Alex soon meet the rest of his family and starting to have trouble communicating with them after much of his time at the Central Park Zoo.

    Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

    Journey to the Center of the Earth

    • 61%
    • PG
    • 92 min
    • Action

    When a group of kids find Jules Verne's original manuscript for his book "Journey to the Center of the Earth," they discover that he actually took the trip himself, and using the manuscript as a map, they follow his course into the earth's core.

    Ponyo (2008)

    Ponyo

    • 92%
    • G
    • 101 min
    • Animation

    Acclaimed anime master Hayao Miyazaki returns for his ninth animated feature with "Ponyo," which deals with a friendship between a five-year-old boy and a goldfish princess that yearns to be human.

    Australia (2008)

    Australia

    • 55%
    • PG-13
    • 165 min
    • Adventure

    A romantic action-adventure set in northern Australia prior to World War II, AUSTRALIA centers on an English aristocrat (Kidman) who inherits a ranch the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn cattle driver (Jackman) to drive 2000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only...

    Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who (2008)

    Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who

      • NONE
      • 88 min
      • Animation

      The makers of ICE AGE, and comedy giants Jim Carrey and Steve Carell, bring to life DR.

      SEUSS' beloved HORTON HEARS A WHO. An imaginative elephant named Horton (Carrey) hears a faint cry for help coming from a tiny speck of dust floating through the air. Although Horton doesn't know it yet, that speck houses an entire city named Who-ville, inhabited by the microscopic Whos, led by the Mayor (Carell). Despite being ridiculed and threatened by his neighbors who think he has lost his mind, Horton...