2017 Adventure Movies (By Date)

Jonny Quest

    • Action

    "High School Music" star Zac Efron has signed on to play the title role in Warner Bros.' planned live action version of the popular '60s Hanna-Barbera cartoon show "Jonny Quest." In the original animated series from 1964 - 65, which lasted a mere 26 episodes, the blond and brainy Jonny (who was voiced by Tim Matheson) was the 11-year-old son of scientist Dr. Benton Quest. Along for the adventure was Hadji Singh, the gifted 11-year-old Calcutta orphan who was adopted by Dr. Quest, and Race...

    Dead Rising

      • Adventure

      After surviving a terrifying car crash, a young woman discovers that aggressive, flesh-eating zombies have overtaken the entire area. She must figure out what is happening and why in hopes of escaping her horrifying circumstances.

      20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

        • Adventure

        Captain Nemo explores the mysteries of the ocean deep in his submarine Nautilus. Based on the classic Jules Verne novel.

        Edict of Expulsion 1492

          • 110 min
          • Adventure

          Untitled Sony Greek God Project

            • Fantasy

            Two projects, very similar in subject matter about Greek Gods on Earth, are being melded together into one project at Sony. Apollo Rising — which is based on an original idea by the legendary comic book creator Stan Lee (Spider-Man) and developed between Lee and Avi Arad is merging with Eternal, which was a spec script from Red Queen author Victoria Aveyard purchased earlier this year.

            San Andreas 2

              • PG-13
              • Adventure

              Plot details for the new installment are being sheltered, but the sequel is expanding the disaster locales by going global, focusing on the infamous Ring of Fire. The ring circles the Pacific Ocean with fault lines and volcanoes and, according to scientists, is home to about 90 percent of the worlds' earthquakes.

              Need for Speed 2

                • Action

                Much of “Need for Speed 2″ would be filmed in China, with the nation’s actors also taking significant roles.

                Mad Sheila

                  • Sci-Fi

                  A Chinese Rip-Off of Mad Max.

                  Rally Car

                    • Action

                    The Cannonball Run set in China.

                    Die Hard Year One

                      • Action

                      The sixth and final installment of the popular series finds John McClane heading out on one last mission to save the world from certain doom.

                      Adventure Time Movie

                        • Animation

                        Adventure Time follows the escapades of 12-year-old boy Finn and best friend dog Jake who fight fiercely in a quest to protect their beloved Land of Ooo, usually from the Ice King who is searching high and low for his Princess Bubblegum.

                        The Odyssey

                          • Fantasy

                          The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer.

                          Man at Arms

                            • Action

                            The project is a King Arthur story, but reminiscent of Clint Eastwood’s classic Western Unforgiven and follows Sir Lancelot as an older man who is bent on making amends after his love for Guinevere (and hers for him) ended up destroying Arthur’s Camelot. Great twist to the tried-and-true story.

                            The Chronicles of Riddick: Furia

                              • Sci-Fi

                              The next chapter in the Chronicles of Riddick saga.

                              Viva La Madness

                                • Action

                                A sequel to Layer Cake, with Jason Statham taking over the lead from Daniel Craig.

                                The Foundation

                                  • Thriller

                                  History shows that in the 1500s, Nostradamus' three volumes of prophecies were best-sellers, making him a rich man. But what the world doesn't know is that he used his vast treasure-trove of riches to create a foundation to prevent his most catastrophic prophesies from occurring! This secret team still functions today, using Nostradamus' published and unpublished tomes to predict threats to worldwide security.

                                  Astro Boy

                                    • Sci-Fi

                                    Astro (Boy) is a robot boy created by a scientist as a replacement for the man’s dead son. After going on a Pinocchio style adventure, he ends up with a new owner and a new mission: to fight evil (in human or robot form) using his many super-powers.  

                                    Gran Turismo

                                      • Action

                                      Plot details are being kept deep in the pit but at 2013’s Gamescon Kazunori Yamauchi, the lead designer of the Gran Turismo series, reportedly said it would center on a video game player turned racer.


                                        • Comedy

                                        20th Century Fox is making a deal with Hasbro for a live-action film based on the venerable toy brand Play-Doh. I’m told Bridesmaids helmer Paul Feig is in talks to direct the film, with Jason Micallef writing the script. Hasbro will produce with Chernin Entertainment.

                                        Fortunately, the Milk

                                          • Sci-Fi

                                          Based on the Time Travel adventure by Neil Gaiman's children's book.