Best Adventure Movies of 1984


Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

6.7/10 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: 1984-05-31

Conan the Destroyer

5.9/10 IMDB

Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen princess (Olivia D'Abo) and her powerful bodyguard (Wilt Chamberlain) to a far away castle to retrieve the magic Horn of Dagon. 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 (Mako), the wild woman Zula (Grace Jones), and the inept Malak (Tracey Walter). 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 Iwamatsu, Sarah Douglas, Olivia d'Abo, Pat Roach, Jeff Corey, Sven-Ole Thorsen ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1984-06-29

Missing in Action

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


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 : Raw Courage

Raw Courage

6.6/10 IMDB

Marathon runners are taken captive in desert by right-wing militia.

Starring: Ronny Cox, Art Hindle, M. Emmet Walsh, Lois Chiles ..
Directed by: Robert L. Rosen
Release date: 1984-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : In Search of a Golden Sky

In Search of a Golden Sky

6.1/10 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
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : The Ark of the Sun God

The Ark of the Sun God

5.1/10 IMDB

A safecracker takes a job where he must go to Istanbul and steal a scepter that once belonged to the god Gilgamesh but is now in the temple of a secret cult.

Starring: David Warbeck, Luciano Pigozzi, Ricardo Palacios, Susie Sudlow, John Steiner ..
Directed by: Antonio Margheriti
Release date: 1984-10-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra

G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra

8.0/10 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
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : The Unknown Soldier

The Unknown Soldier

7.2/10 IMDB

A third part of the adventures of Krosh and his friends.

Starring: Vasili Funtikov, Nikolay Grinko, Ernst Romanov, Lyudmila Novosyolova ..
Directed by: Grigoriy Aronov, Vadim Zobin
Release date: 1984-06-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1984 : Access Code

Access Code

3.3/10 IMDB

A secret organization gains control over the American nuclear weapons. A journalist ventures out to stop them.

Starring: Martin Landau, Michael Ansara, Macdonald Carey, Michael Durrell, Marcia Walter, Michael Napoli, Martin Goslins, Gyl Roland, Jerold Pearson ..
Directed by: Mark Sobel
Release date: 1984-01-01

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