Best Adventure Movies of 1984

1.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Ke Huy Quan, Amrish Puri, Roshan Seth, Philip Stone, Roy Chiao, David Yip, Ric Young, Chua Kah Joo ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1984-05-23
2.

The NeverEnding Story

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

Starring: Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Noah Hathaway, Chris Eastman, Darryl Cooksey, Nicholas Gilbert, Thomas Hill, Frank Lenart, Silvia Seidel, Tami Stronach ..
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Release date: 1984-04-05
3.

Romancing the Stone

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan flies to South America to hand it over. But she gets on the wrong bus and winds up hopelessly stranded in the jungle.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Ron Silver, Manuel Ojeda, Zack Norman, Holland Taylor, Mary Ellen Trainor, William H. Burton Jr., Kymberly Herrin ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1984-03-30
4.

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Merritt Butrick, Christopher Lloyd, Robin Curtis ..
Directed by: Leonard Nimoy
Release date: 1984-06-01
5.

A Passage to India

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj, the story begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela Quested, who is joining her fiancé, a city magistrate named Ronny Heaslop. She and Ronny's mother, Mrs. Moore, befriend an Indian doctor, Aziz H. Ahmed.

Starring: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox, Alec Guinness, Nigel Havers, Michael Culver, Richard Wilson, Antonia Pemberton, Michael Culver ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1984-12-14
6.

Dune

5.1
6.3/10 IMDB

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Arrakis—the only place where the space-travel substance Melange 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Francesca Annis, Jürgen Prochnow, Kenneth McMillan, Freddie Jones, Patrick Stewart, Richard Jordan, Siân Phillips, Sting, Brad Dourif ..
Directed by: David Lynch
Release date: 1984-12-14
7.

Conan the Destroyer

4.9
5.9/10 IMDB

Conan is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis to safely escort a teen princess and her powerful bodyguard to a far away castle to retrieve the magic Horn of Dagoth. Unknown to Conan, the queen plans to sacrifice the princess when she returns and inherit her kingdom after the bodyguard kills Conan. The queen's plans fail to take into consideration Conan's strength and cunning and the abilities of his sidekicks: the eccentric wizard Akiro, the warrior woman Zula, and the inept Malak. Together the hero and his allies must defeat both mortal and supernatural foes in this voyage to sword-and-sorcery land.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Wilt Chamberlain, Tracey Walter, Mako, Sarah Douglas, Olivia d'Abo, Pat Roach, Jeff Corey, Sven-Ole Thorsen ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1984-06-29
8.

The Last Starfighter

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the attack.

Starring: Lance Guest, Catherine Mary Stewart, Suzanne Snyder, Barbara Bosson, John O'Leary, Dan O'Herlihy, Robert Preston, Kay E. Kuter, Norman Snow, Dan Mason ..
Directed by: Nick Castle
Release date: 1984-07-13
9.

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both parents are killed. A female ape takes the tiny boy as a replacement for her own dead infant, and raises him as her son. Twenty years later, Captain Phillippe D'Arnot discovers the man who thinks he is an ape. Evidence in the tree house leads him to believe that he is the direct descendant of the Earl of Greystoke, and thus takes it upon himself to return the man to civilization.

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, James Fox, Richard Griffiths, Cheryl Campbell, Ian Charleson, Nigel Davenport, Nicholas Farrell ..
Directed by: Hugh Hudson
Release date: 1984-03-30
10.

Dreamscape

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in their sleep from a heart attack, Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in the dreams somehow and that is causing them to die in real life. He must find a way to stop the abuse of the power to enter dreams.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert, Kate Capshaw, David Patrick Kelly, George Wendt, Larry Gelman, Cory 'Bumper' Yothers, Redmond Gleeson ..
Directed by: Joseph Ruben
Release date: 1984-08-15
11.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.

Starring: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum, Christopher Lloyd, Lewis Smith, Rosalind Cash, Robert Ito, Pepe Serna, Ronald Lacey ..
Directed by: W.D. Richter
Release date: 1984-08-15
12.

The Philadelphia Experiment

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.

Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco, Louise Latham, Kene Holliday, Joe Dorsey, Michael Currie, Stephen Tobolowsky, Gary Brockette ..
Directed by: Stewart Raffill
Release date: 1984-08-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra
13.

G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra

4.4
7.9/10 IMDB

G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra is the second G.I. Joe miniseries based on the successful Hasbro Toys and Marvel Comics property. Using a laser core stolen from G.I.Joe, Cobra activates the Weather Dominator, an incredible weapon which controls the forces of Nature itself, Cobra Commander targets Washington for destruction, but the Joe team repels the attack and the Weather Dominator explodes into three parts setting off a chain reaction of natural disasters around the world. Can G.I.Joe recover the Weather Dominator in time to beat Cobra and save the world. It aired in 1984 and most of the 1984 and even some 1985 products are given plenty of screen time. Like the first miniseries, A Real American Hero, The Revenge of Cobra was written by Ron Friedman who created the series for television, and wrote all four miniseries.

Starring: Frank Welker, Michael Bell, Kene Holiday, Neil Ross, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Gregg Berger, Chris Latta, Will Ryan, Arthur Burghardt, Bill Ratner ..
Directed by: John Walker, Sam Weiss, Jeff Hale, Norm McCabe, Kent Butterworth, Dave Brain, Dan Thompson
Release date: 1984-09-10
14.

Against All Odds

4.1
5.9/10 IMDB

She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be nothing less than their lives.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Rachel Ward, James Woods, Alex Karras, Jane Greer, Richard Widmark, Dorian Harewood, Swoosie Kurtz, Saul Rubinek, Kid Creole ..
Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Release date: 1984-03-02
15.

Missing in Action

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW camp, Special Forces Colonel James Braddock (Norris) is on a mission to locate and save remaining MIAs.

Starring: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress, Lenore Kasdorf, James Hong, Ernie Ortega, Pierrino Mascarino, Erich Anderson, Joseph Carberry, Avi Kleinberger ..
Directed by: Joseph Zito
Release date: 1984-11-16
16.

The Ewok Adventure

4.0
5.3/10 IMDB

The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing when they are captured. The next day, the Ewok Deej is looking for his two sons when they find Cindel all alone in the shuttle (Mace and Cindel were looking for the transmitter to send a distress call), when Mace appears with his emergency blaster. Eventually, the four-year old Cindel is able to convince the teenage Mace that the Ewoks are nice. Then, the Ewoks and the Towani's go on an adventure to find the elder Towanis.

Starring: Aubree Miller, Fionnula Flanagan, Warwick Davis, Tony Cox, Debbie Lee Carrington, Daniel Frishman, Guy Boyd, Kevin Thompson, Burl Ives, Margarita Fernández ..
Directed by: John Korty
Release date: 1984-11-25
17.

Cloak & Dagger

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

11-year-old Davey's mother is dead and his father doesn't spend nearly enough time with him. So the boy loses himself in video games--and even has an imaginary friend, a super-resourceful secret agent. When he accidentally comes into possession of a spy group's secret plans, and winds up on the run from them, he must learn to rely on himself and his imaginary pal to save his skin. But, in the end, Dad proves to be his real hero.

Starring: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra, John McIntire, Eloy Casados, Doris Hargrave, William Forsythe, Robert Traynor, Jeanette Nolan ..
Directed by: Richard Franklin
Release date: 1984-06-01
18.

Supergirl

3.6
4.4/10 IMDB

After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

Starring: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Brenda Vaccaro, Hart Bochner, Peter O'Toole, Mia Farrow, Marc McClure, Peter Cook, Matt Frewer, Kelly Hunter ..
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Release date: 1984-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra
19.

G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra

3.5
7.9/10 IMDB

G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra is the second G.I. Joe miniseries based on the successful Hasbro Toys and Marvel Comics property. Using a laser core stolen from G.I.Joe, Cobra activates the Weather Dominator, an incredible weapon which controls the forces of Nature itself, Cobra Commander targets Washington for destruction, but the Joe team repels the attack and the Weather Dominator explodes into three parts setting off a chain reaction of natural disasters around the world. Can G.I.Joe recover the Weather Dominator in time to beat Cobra and save the world. It aired in 1984 and most of the 1984 and even some 1985 products are given plenty of screen time. Like the first miniseries, A Real American Hero, The Revenge of Cobra was written by Ron Friedman who created the series for television, and wrote all four miniseries.

Starring: Michael Bell, B. J. Ward, Christopher Collins, Arthur Burghardt, Zack Hoffman, Bill Ratner, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Neil Ross, Kene Holiday, Morgan Lofting ..
Release date: 1984-09-10
20.

Sheena

3.5
4.8/10 IMDB

Sheena's parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe. When her foster mother is framed for the murder of a political leader, Sheena and a newsman, Vic Casey, are forced to flee while pursued by the mercenaries hired by the real killer, who hopes to assume power. Sheena's ability to talk to the animals and knowledge of jungle lore give them a chance against the high tech weapons of the mercenaries.

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Donovan Scott, Elizabeth of Toro, France Zobda, Trevor Thomas, Clifton Jones, John Forgeham, Errol John, Sylvester Williams ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1984-08-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : American Dreamer
21.

American Dreamer

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

American housewife Cathy Palmer loses her memory on a trip to Paris after being hit by a car. She wakes up in the hospital believing she's the fictional international spy, Rebecca Ryan.

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini, Coral Browne, James Staley, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Huckleberry Fox, Jean Rougerie, Pierre Santini, Léon Zitrone ..
Directed by: Rick Rosenthal
Release date: 1984-10-26
22.

Airwolf: The Movie

3.3
6.6/10 IMDB

Airwolf is capable of supersonic speeds, invisible to radar and armed with ultra state-of-the-art hardware. Airwolf is the most awesome aerial weapon ever developed. When the helicopter is stolen by Libyan mercenaries, Michael Archangel, Project director for the CIA, enlists the help of Vietnam veteran Stringfellow Hawke and his closest friend Dominic Santini, to attempt to recover the Airwolf. The mission throws them into the midst of Middle Eastern violence and destruction, where they come face to face with danger, romance and intrigue in their battle to re-possess the deadliest aerial weapon ever used.

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, Ernest Borgnine, Alex Cord, David Hemmings, Belinda Bauer, Deborah Pratt, Eugene Roche, W.K. Stratton, Dean Wein, Frank Annese ..
Directed by: Donald P. Bellisario
Release date: 1984-06-26
23.

Tank

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

After relocating his family - and his prized restored Sherman tank - to a small Georgia town, Sargeant Major Zack Carey butts heads with the local sheriff. Zack doesn't agree with the ways of the local police, and when the sheriff goes after Zack's son, it's time for Zack to roll out the Sherman tank and wage a little war of his own.

Starring: James Garner, Shirley Jones, C. Thomas Howell, Mark Herrier, Sandy Ward, Jenilee Harrison, James Cromwell, Dorian Harewood, G. D. Spradlin, John Hancock ..
Directed by: Marvin J. Chomsky
Release date: 1984-03-16
24.

The Evil That Men Do

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist behind the political torture of innocent victims. Posing as a journalist, Holland lures Molloch out of his fortress-like headquarters by using his murdered friend's wife and daughter as bait. When Holland kidnaps Molloch's sister, the doctor is led on a wild chase that takes him to an abandoned opal mine where he finally comes face to face with Holland.

Starring: Charles Bronson, José Ferrer, Theresa Saldana, Joseph Maher, René Enríquez, John Glover, Raymond St. Jacques, Antoinette Bower, Enrique Lucero, Jorge Luke ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1984-03-14
25.

The River Rat

3.0
6.3/10 IMDB

On the lazy banks of the Mississippi, a young girl is reunited with her time-served but innocent father. But the reunion is tainted with the whereabouts of the stolen loot, and those who come looking for it...

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Martha Plimpton, Brian Dennehy, Shawn Smith, Dan Hewitt Owens, Nancy Lea Owen, Norman Bennett, Tony Frank, Angie Bolling ..
Directed by: Tom Rickman
Release date: 1984-09-28
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Surrender in Paradise
26.

Surrender in Paradise

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

After a plane crash, the surviving female passengers and a male prisoner who was being transported aboard the plane are stranded on a desert island.

Starring: Jerry Butler, Ginger Lynn Allen, Lois Ayres, Renee Tiffany, Stacey Donovan, Diva, Crystal Holland ..
Directed by: David I. Frazer, Svetlana
Release date: 1984-01-01
27.

Thumbelina

2.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Thumbelina is the answer to her mother's prayers but is all too soon stolen away by Mother Toad as a wife for her son. With the help of many different woodland creatures, especially the Swallow, Thumbelina overcomes many obstacles to try and get back to her mother.

Starring: Carrie Fisher, William Katt, Burgess Meredith, John Pielmeier, Maryedith Burrell, Conchata Ferrell, Lu Leonard, Donovan Scott, Mitchel Evans, Gary Schwartz ..
Directed by: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Release date: 1984-06-11
28.

Gwendoline

2.9
5.2/10 IMDB

A beautiful woman hires an intrepid adventurer to help find her father, who has disappeared in the jungle while searching for a rare and priceless butterfly. Along the way they run into cannibals, a race of Amazon warriors and all the usual attractions one would expect to find in a lost jungle.

Starring: Tawny Kitaen, Brent Huff, Zabou Breitman, Bernadette Lafont, Jean Rougerie ..
Directed by: Just Jaeckin
Release date: 1984-02-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Raw Courage
29.

Raw Courage

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

Three marathon runners on a seventy-two mile run through the deserts of New Mexico are pursued by right-wing survivalist militants who call themselves "The Citizen's Brigade".

Starring: Ronny Cox, Art Hindle, M. Emmet Walsh, Lois Chiles ..
Directed by: Robert L. Rosen
Release date: 1984-11-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Quest
30.

Quest

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

On a distant planet, descendants of a crashed spaceship are subjected to mysterious forces that cause them to age and die in just eight days. They must also live in caves to escape the bitter cold of night and the killing heat of day. One young boy is determined to find his way back to the ship that brought them there. But how will accomplish this in the short time left to him?

Starring: John Abbott, Noah Hathaway, David Comfort, Michael Mancini, Damian Cavalieri, Jay W. MacIntosh, Bill Erwin, Les Tremayne, Sam Fontana, Michael Wagner ..
Directed by: Saul Bass, Elaine Bass
Release date: 1984-10-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Valentine
31.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Valentine

2.7
7.0/10 IMDB

In this musical adventure, Alvin develops an alter ego after Brittany rejects his offer to the Valentine Ball. In a dream state, he becomes a dashing Don Juan, the Valentine heartbreaker extraordinaire CAPTAIN CHIPMUNK. Brittany is quickly won over and eagerly accepts his offer to the Valentine Ball. Hilarious consequences follow when Alvin wakes up at the dance and realizes he’s not the dashing debonair Captain Chipmunk.

Release date: 1984-02-12
32.

Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

2.6
4.3/10 IMDB

Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle.

Starring: Miles O'Keeffe, Leigh Lawson, Trevor Howard, Sean Connery, Emma Sutton, Cyrielle Clair, Peter Cushing, Ronald Lacey, Lila Kedrova, John Rhys-Davies ..
Directed by: Stephen Weeks
Release date: 1984-08-17
33.

Argie

2.6
6.6/10 IMDB

The time is the summer of 1982, and the Falklands war is at hand when the young "Argie" follows a British woman home and is stopped from raping her only because she starts to speak to him in Spanish, soon they enter into an ambivalent relationship, undecided as to whether they love or hate each other, or both. They end up on the streets when she is evicted and life becomes even less stable.

Starring: Jorge Blanco, Christine Plisson, Christine von Schreitter, Ella Blanco, Phillip Hartley, David Janes, Bill Evans ..
Directed by: Jorge Blanco
Release date: 1984-04-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : In Search of a Golden Sky
34.

In Search of a Golden Sky

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Recently orphaned siblings move in with their uncle but meet resistance from the welfare department.

Starring: George Buck Flower, Anne Szesny, Shane Wallace, Junior Richard ..
Directed by: Jefferson Richard
Release date: 1984-01-27
35.

The Lost Empire

2.6
4.6/10 IMDB

A police officer and her two companions battle an evil genius with diabolical plans to destroy the world. Whoever can find the three sacred jewels can anticipate total power.

Starring: Melanie Vincz, Raven De La Croix, Angela Aames, Paul Coufos, Robert Tessier, Angus Scrimm, Blackie Dammett, Linda Shayne, Kenneth Tobey, Tommy Rettig ..
Directed by: Jim Wynorski
Release date: 1984-06-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Haunters of the Deep
36.

Haunters of the Deep

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Josh Holman encounters the ghost of a child mine worker with a special warning on the headlands of his Cornish home town, as an old tin mine is about to be re-opened after the discovery of valuable deposits of ore.

Starring: Andrew Keir, Barbara Ewing, Bob Sherman, Brian Osborne, Brian Osborne, Sean Arnold, Peter Lovstrom, Patrick Murray, Barry Craine, Gary Simmons ..
Directed by: Andrew Bogle
Release date: 1984-02-05
37.

Kid Colter

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

A Boston boy escapes from spies and survives in the wild with tricks from his mountain-man father.

Starring: Jeremy Shamos, Hal Terrance, Greg Ward, Tom Hammonds, Thomas Peterson, Denise Frisino, Rebecca Osman, Jason Tanner, Donald Rosenberg, Jim Stafford ..
Directed by: David O'Malley
Release date: 1984-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Samson and Delilah
38.

Samson and Delilah

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

Samson and Delilah tv movie

Starring: Max von Sydow, Belinda Bauer, Daniel Stern, Clive Revill, Jennifer Holmes, David Eisner, David Byrd, José Ferrer, Maria Schell, Victor Mature ..
Directed by: Lee Philips
Release date: 1984-03-31
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : The Master of Ballantrae
39.

The Master of Ballantrae

2.4
6.9/10 IMDB

The Master of Ballantrae is a 1984 TV movie based on the 1889 novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.[2] It was a co production between the US and England for the Hallmark Hall of Fame

Starring: John Gielgud, Ian Richardson, Finola Hughes, Nickolas Grace, Brian Blessed, Ed Bishop, Nick Brimble, Brian Coburn, Timothy Dalton, Pavel Douglas ..
Directed by: Douglas Hickox
Release date: 1984-01-31
40.

Pinocchio

2.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A lonely wood-carver named Geppetto wishes for a son one night before going to bed. The Blue Fairy comes while he sleeps and partially grants the wish by turning his latest puppet, Pinocchio, into a living marionette. Pinocchio can himself fulfill Geppetto's wish of a real human son if he can prove himself to be a good soul. However, the road to becoming a real boy seems to never end, since his innocence continuously causes a problem, especially when the Evil Gypsy and his two goons want to exploit him. Not to mention, every time that he misbehaves or lies, his nose grows...

Starring: James Coburn, Carl Reiner, Paul Reubens, Lainie Kazan, Jim Belushi, Michael Richards, Vito Scotti, Avery Schreiber, Vincent Schiavelli, Helena Kallianiotes ..
Directed by: Peter Medak
Release date: 1984-05-14
41.

The Warrior and the Sorceress

2.3
4.2/10 IMDB

The mighty warrior, Kain, crosses the barren wastelands of the planet Ura, where two arch enemies, Zeg and the evil degenerate Balcaz, fight incessantly for control of the village's only well. Kain sees his opportunity and announces that his sword is for hire... but his eyes stay clearly on the beautiful captive sorceress Naja, and his newly awakened purpose.

Starring: David Carradine, Luke Askew, María Socas, Anthony De Longis, Harry Townes, William Marin, Arthur Clark, Daniel March, John Overby, Richard Paley ..
Directed by: John C. Broderick
Release date: 1984-09-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Pop Pirates
42.

Pop Pirates

2.2
5.4/10 IMDB

A story of adventure in the pop music world. A schoolboy pop group who call themselves The Pirates find themselves involved with a different sort of piracy when they discover a secret video tape-copying factory

Starring: George Sweeney, Roger Daltrey, Joe Melia, Freda Knorr, Allan Love, Robert Morgan, Christopher Beeny, P.P. Arnold, Jon Finch, Eamon Jones ..
Directed by: Jack Grossman
Release date: 1984-07-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Dream One
43.

Dream One

2.1
4.4/10 IMDB

Based on Winsor McCay's comic strip, a little boy embarks on a dream-like adventure. Also known as Dream One.

Starring: Seth Kibel, Jason Connery, Mathilda May, Nipsey Russell, Harvey Keitel, Dominique Pinon, Carole Bouquet, Michel Blanc, Katrine Boorman, Charley Boorman ..
Directed by: Arnaud Sélignac
Release date: 1984-12-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Scarab
44.

Scarab

2.1
3.7/10 IMDB

Satanic Nazis gather to perform ancient rites for evil Egyptian gods in hopes of bringing one back from the dead. Actually, the revivified body belongs to a slain Nazi. Unfortunately, the soul is that of the vengeful diety. Terror ensues.

Starring: Rip Torn, Robert Ginty, Cristina Sánchez Pascual, Isabel García Lorca, Mayrata O'Wisiedo, Donald Pickering, Sam Chew Jr., Héctor Alterio, José Luis de Villalonga, José Lifante ..
Directed by: Steven-Charles Jaffe
Release date: 1984-06-22
45.

What Waits Below

1.9
4.7/10 IMDB

The US military is running a test for a special type of radio transmitter, to be used to communicate with submarines, in a deep system of underground caves in Central America. When the signal from one of the transmitters suddenly disappears, a team of soldiers led by Major Elbert Stevens (Bottoms) and cave specialists led by Rupert 'Wolf' Wolfsen (Powell) including scientist Leslie Peterson (Blount) are sent in to find out what happened. Exploring deep underground, they stumble upon a tribe of albino cave-dwellers who have apparently been isolated from the rest of the world for thousands of years. The cave-dwellers are hurt by radio frequencies and are able to see in infra-red frequencies, tracking the explorers by their body heat.

Starring: Robert Powell, Timothy Bottoms, Lisa Blount, Anne Heywood, Richard Johnson, A.C. Weary, Liam Sullivan, Jackson Bostwick, Richard Beauchamp, Gary Carlos Cervantes ..
Directed by: Don Sharp
Release date: 1984-11-19
46.

Jungle Warriors

1.9
4.5/10 IMDB

A group of models fly into the jungle of some South American country to look for a photo location. Their plane is shot down and they are captured by a drug baron's private army. At the same time, the Mafia's representative arrive to negotiate future collaboration.

Starring: Nina van Pallandt, Paul L. Smith, John Vernon, Alex Cord, Sybil Danning, Marjoe Gortner, Woody Strode, Kai Wulff, Dana Elcar, Suzi Horne ..
Directed by: Ernst Ritter von Theumer
Release date: 1984-05-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Corduroy
47.

Corduroy

1.9
8.5/10 IMDB

CORDUROY (Live Action--Based on the book by Don Freeman) Corduroy longs for someone to take him home from the department store. He thinks that finding his lost button may help, so he searchers the store when no one is around. Will Corduroy find the button on his adventure?

Starring: Clarke Bittner, Muriel Gould, Tim Loomis, Ebb Miller, Amanda Mulea, Monica Parks, Ed Wolfe ..
Directed by: Gary Templeton
Release date: 1984-06-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : The Phantom Treehouse
48.

The Phantom Treehouse

1.9
8.4/10 IMDB

Two Australian children chase a cat and a dog into a swamp near thier homes. Here they find a treehouse which they never noticed before. Inside the treehouse is a trapdoor which brings them to a wild and wonderful world with pirates, talking trees and bunyips!

Directed by: Paul Williams
Release date: 1984-12-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : The Camel Boy
49.

The Camel Boy

1.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Young Ali and his camel-driver grandfather Moussa take part in an expedition through the Australian Outback. Faced with prejudice, Moussa's knowledge and the hardiness of his camels in the punishing conditions quickly prove vital to both the success of the expedition and the survival of its members.

Starring: Barbara Frawley, Ron Haddrick, John Meillon ..
Directed by: Yoram Gross
Release date: 1984-05-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : UFO Kidnapped
50.

UFO Kidnapped

1.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Two teenage boys, Alasdair and Kevin, out camping in the Ontario woods are abducted by a spaceship and are held with two other captives, a cat burglar and a teenage intellectual, by two aliens who take them on a trip through space and time while Alasdair and Kevin and their two other captives try to figure out the aliens agenda for them.

Starring: Alasdair Gillis, Kevin Kubusheskie, Les Lye ..
Directed by: Roger Damon Price, Geoffrey Darby
Release date: 1984-01-14

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