Best Adventure Movies of 1996

1.

Star Trek: First Contact

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from changing Federation history and assimilating the galaxy.

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard, Alice Krige ..
Directed by: Jonathan Frakes
Release date: 1996-11-22
2.

The Rock

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer, David Morse, William Forsythe, Michael Biehn, Vanessa Marcil, John C. McGinley, Bokeem Woodbine ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 1996-06-07
3.

Independence Day

6.0
7.0/10 IMDB

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Robert Loggia, Randy Quaid, Margaret Colin, Vivica A. Fox, James Rebhorn ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 1996-06-25
4.

Mission: Impossible

6.0
7.1/10 IMDB

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real double agent and, in the process, even the score.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Henry Czerny, Emmanuelle Béart, Jean Reno, Ving Rhames, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vanessa Redgrave, Emilio Estevez, Ingeborga Dapk?nait? ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1996-05-22
5.

Space Jam

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Jokes fly as the Tune Squad takes on the Nerdlucks in a hardcourt game to decide if the Looney Tunes remain here... or become attractions at a far-off galactic off-ramp called Moron Mountain. The Nerdlucks have a monstrous secret weapon: they've stolen the skills of top NBA stars like Charles Barkley and Patrick Ewing and become Monstars. But that's not all, folks. The Tune Squad’s secret weapon just happens to be the finest player in this or any other universe. He's outta this world. So's the fun.

Starring: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Billy West, Dee Bradley Baker, Theresa Randle, Danny DeVito, Brandon Hammond, Larry Bird, Bill Murray, Charles Barkley ..
Directed by: Joe Pytka
Release date: 1996-11-15
6.

Twister

5.5
6.4/10 IMDB

An unprecedented series of violent tornadoes is sweeping across Oklahoma. Tornado chasers, headed by Dr. Jo Harding, attempt to release a groundbreaking device that will allow them to track them and create a more advanced warning system. They are joined by Jo's soon to be ex-husband Bill, a former tornado chaser himself, and his girlfriend Melissa.

Starring: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lois Smith, Alan Ruck, Sean Whalen, Scott Thomson, Todd Field ..
Directed by: Jan de Bont
Release date: 1996-05-10
7.

James and the Giant Peach

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.

Starring: Paul Terry, Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, Susan Sarandon, David Thewlis, Steven Culp ..
Directed by: Henry Selick
Release date: 1996-04-12
8.

DragonHeart

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than he'd imagined: If he kills the king, Draco will die as well.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, Julie Christie, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Lee Oakes, Brian Thompson, Jason Isaacs ..
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Release date: 1996-05-31
9.

Aladdin and the King of Thieves

5.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Legendary secrets are revealed as Aladdin and his friends—Jasmine, Abu, Carpet and, of course, the always entertaining Genie—face all sorts of terrifying threats and make some exciting last-minute escapes pursuing the King Of Thieves and his villainous crew.

Starring: Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, Robin Williams, John Rhys-Davies, Gilbert Gottfried, Jerry Orbach, Val Bettin, Frank Welker, Jim Cummings, CCH Pounder ..
Directed by: Tad Stones
Release date: 1996-05-20
10.

Broken Arrow

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back. Traversing the deserted canyons of Utah, Hale teams with park ranger Terry Carmichael to put Deakins back in his box.

Starring: John Travolta, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Delroy Lindo, Bob Gunton, Frank Whaley, Howie Long, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Jack Thompson, Vyto Ruginis ..
Directed by: John Woo
Release date: 1996-02-09
11.

The Ghost and the Darkness

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly killed by a lion. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in famed hunter Charles Remington, who has finally met his match in the bloodthirsty lions.

Starring: Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani, Emily Mortimer, Bernard Hill, Brian McCardie, Om Puri, Henry Cele, Kurt Egelhof ..
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Release date: 1996-10-11
12.

Fly Away Home

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a local forest is torn down. The eggs hatch and Amy becomes "Mama Goose". When Winter comes, Amy, and her dad must find a way to lead the birds South...

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Terry Kinney, Holter Graham, Jeremy Ratchford, Michael J. Reynolds, David Hemblen, Carmen Lishman, Christi Hill ..
Directed by: Carroll Ballard
Release date: 1996-09-13
13.

Daylight

5.0
5.9/10 IMDB

A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who survived the explosion are now in peril. Kit Latura is the only man with the skill and knowledge to lead the band of survivors out of the tunnel before the structure collapses.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya, Jay O. Sanders, Karen Young, Danielle Harris, Claire Bloom, Colin Fox, Barry Newman ..
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Release date: 1996-12-06
14.

Muppet Treasure Island

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the hidden treasure, which was revealed by Bones before he died. On their voyage across the seas, they soon find out that not everyone on board can be trusted.

Starring: Tim Curry, Kevin Bishop, Jennifer Saunders, Billy Connolly, Dave Goelz, Frank Oz, Steve Whitmire, David Nicholls, Frederick Warder, Harry Jones ..
Directed by: Brian Henson
Release date: 1996-02-16
15.

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Mike Judge's slacker duo, Beavis and Butt-Head, wake to discover their TV has been stolen. Their search for a new one takes them on a clueless adventure across America where they manage to accidentally become America's most wanted.

Starring: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Robert Stack, Richard Linklater, Cloris Leachman, Greg Kinnear, Tony Darling, David Letterman, Kristofor Brown ..
Directed by: Mike Judge
Release date: 1996-12-15
16.

Jingle All the Way

4.9
5.7/10 IMDB

Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company, is constantly kept busy at his job, disappointing his son. After he misses his son's karate exposition, Howard vows to make it up to him by buying an action figure of his son's favorite television hero for Christmas. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man. Now, Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else to find a Turbo Man action figure.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Phil Hartman, Sinbad, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, Martin Mull, Laraine Newman, Jim Belushi, E.J. De la Pena, Robert Conrad ..
Directed by: Brian Levant
Release date: 1996-11-21
17.

Escape from L.A.

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his daughter, part of a resistance movement, steals the control unit for a doomsday weapon, Snake again gets tapped to save the day.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscemi, Pam Grier, Cliff Robertson, Georges Corraface, Michelle Forbes, Valeria Golino, A.J. Langer, Peter Fonda ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 1996-08-09
18.

Executive Decision

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is assigned to intercept the plane and hijackers.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, John Leguizamo, Oliver Platt, Joe Morton, David Suchet, BD Wong, Len Cariou, Whip Hubley ..
Directed by: Stuart Baird
Release date: 1996-03-15
19.

White Squall

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

In 1960, a hardy group of prep school students boards an old-fashioned sailing ship. With Capt. Christopher Sheldon at the helm, the oceangoing voyage is intended to teach the boys fortitude and discipline. But the youthful crew are about to get some unexpected instruction in survival when they get caught in the clutches of a white squall storm.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Caroline Goodall, John Savage, Scott Wolf, Jeremy Sisto, Ryan Phillippe, David Lascher, Eric Michael Cole, Jason Marsden, David Selby ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 1996-02-02
20.

Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco

4.5
5.9/10 IMDB

When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Ralph Waite, Robert Hays, Kim Greist, Michael Bell, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Al Michaels, Tommy Lasorda, Bob Uecker ..
Directed by: David R. Ellis
Release date: 1996-03-08
21.

My Fellow Americans

4.5
6.5/10 IMDB

They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a desperately frantic search for the evidence that will establish their innocence.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard, Wilford Brimley, Lauren Bacall, Sela Ward, Bradley Whitford, Everett McGill, James Rebhorn ..
Directed by: Peter Segal
Release date: 1996-12-20
22.

The Quest

4.2
5.5/10 IMDB

Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone will not be enough for Chris to triumph over such daunting foes.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar, Jack McGee, Louis Mandylor, Ryan Cutrona, Ze'ev Revach, Janet Gunn, Aki Aleong, Abdel Qissi ..
Directed by: Jean-Claude Van Damme
Release date: 1996-04-19
23.

Bulletproof

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is working undercover with the LAPD to bust Moses and Colton at a sting operation the LAPD has set up.

Starring: Damon Wayans, Adam Sandler, James Caan, Jeep Swenson, James Farentino, Kristen Wilson, Larry McCoy, Allen Covert, Bill Nunn, Monica Potter ..
Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson
Release date: 1996-09-06
24.

Maximum Risk

4.1
5.5/10 IMDB

Alain Moreau's investigation into the death of his identical twin brother leads him from the beauty of the south of France to the mean streets of New York City and into the arms of his brother's beautiful girlfriend. Pursued by ruthless Russian mobsters and renegade FBI agents, the duo race against time to solve his brother's murder and expose an international conspiracy.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Natasha Henstridge, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Zach Grenier, Paul Ben-Victor, Frank Senger, Dan Moran, Donald Burda, Stefanos Miltsakakis, Frank Van Keeken ..
Directed by: Ringo Lam
Release date: 1996-09-13
25.

Doctor Who

4.0
6.3/10 IMDB

The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.

Starring: Paul McGann, Eric Roberts, Daphne Ashbrook, Sylvester McCoy, Yee Jee Tso, Will Sasso, Dolores Drake, John Novak, Catherine Lough Haggquist, Bill Croft ..
Directed by: Geoffrey Sax
Release date: 1996-05-12
26.

Flipper

4.0
5.3/10 IMDB

Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, that brings uncle and nephew together and leads Sandy on the summer adventure of a lifetime.

Starring: Elijah Wood, Paul Hogan, Jonathan Banks, Jason Fuchs, Robert Deacon, Luke Halpin, Chelsea Field, Mark Casella, Isaac Hayes, Allison Bertolino ..
Directed by: Alan Shapiro
Release date: 1996-05-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Sharpe's Siege
27.

Sharpe's Siege

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, James Laurenson, Féodor Atkine, Christian Brendel, Christopher Villiers, Amira Casar, Hugh Fraser, Peter Wear ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1996-05-08
28.

The Glimmer Man

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. Although the two men clash, they gradually become effective partners as they uncover a conspiracy linked to the killings, which also involves terrorism and organized crime.

Starring: Steven Seagal, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bob Gunton, Brian Cox, Michelle Johnson, Johnny Strong, John M. Jackson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Ryan Cutrona, Richard Gant ..
Directed by: John Gray
Release date: 1996-10-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Sharpe's Regiment
29.

Sharpe's Regiment

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front that could jeopardize the Wellington's war.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, Michael Cochrane, Caroline Langrishe, James Laurenson, John Tams, Nicholas Farrell, Julian Fellowes, Norman Rossington ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1996-05-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Sharpe's Mission
30.

Sharpe's Mission

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, James Laurenson, Hugh A. Robertson, Mark Strong, John Tams, Hugh Fraser ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1996-05-15
31.

Dunston Checks In

3.8
5.3/10 IMDB

Hotel manager Robert Grant is forced by his boss to postpone his family vacation when a hotel critic checks in. Trouble is, the critic is really a villainous jewel thief with an orangutan assistant named Dunston. When Dunston gets loose and tries to escape a life of crime -- aided by Robert's sons -- havoc, hijinks and lots of laughs abound!

Starring: Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Eric Lloyd, Rupert Everett, Graham Sack, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix, Nathan Davis, Jennifer Bassey, Judith Scott ..
Directed by: Ken Kwapis
Release date: 1996-01-12
32.

T2 3-D: Battle Across Time

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

In the year 2029, a computer called Skynet is fighting against a human resistance, after having nearly destroyed the rest of humanity in 1997. Skynet has found a way to send some of it's warriors, called Terminators, back in time. This is the story of the Terminator sent to kill the resistance leader in 1996. The resistance sends a reprogrammed Terminator back to 1996 to protect the young man, and the two end up traveling to the year 2029. The question is, can the future resistance leader and the Terminator defeat another new Terminator while destroying Skynet in the future?

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick, Jim Cummings, Michael Biehn, Earl Boen, Mark Kriski ..
Directed by: James Cameron, John Bruno, Stan Winston
Release date: 1996-04-27
33.

The Phantom

3.8
5.0/10 IMDB

The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.

Starring: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones, James Remar, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Bill Smitrovich, Casey Siemaszko, David Proval, Joseph Ragno ..
Directed by: Simon Wincer
Release date: 1996-06-06
34.

Alaska

3.8
5.7/10 IMDB

Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the mountains. Annoyed that the authorities aren't doing enough, Jessie and Sean set out on an adventure to find their father with the help of a polar bear which they have saved from a ferocious poacher. Conflict ensues.

Starring: Thora Birch, Vincent Kartheiser, Dirk Benedict, Ben Cardinal, Kristin Lehman, Stephen E. Miller, Dolly Madsen, Don S. Davis, Charlton Heston, Duncan Fraser ..
Directed by: Fraser Clarke Heston
Release date: 1996-08-14
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Adventures in Odyssey: Someone to Watch Over Me
35.

Adventures in Odyssey: Someone to Watch Over Me

3.7
7.8/10 IMDB

Dylan and Jesse are on a smashing safari in the Imagination Station until a glitch in the computer program causes it to end prematurely. But when Dylan goes aboard to retrieve a forgotten backpack, he's catapulted into a series of bizarre events that would amaze even inventor John Avery Whittaker. Will Dylan survive his enemy's relentless pursuit? Can anyone lead him out of this labyrinth?

Starring: Tabitha St. Germain, Frank Welker, Kathleen Barr, Scott McNeil, Jim Cummings, Brian Drummond ..
Release date: 1996-04-16
36.

The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists

3.7
5.6/10 IMDB

Littlefoot and his dinosaur pals go in search of a medicinal flower that will cure his ailing grandfather.

Starring: John Ingle, Candace Hutson, Heather Hogan, Rob Paulsen, Jeff Bennett, Scott McAfee, Kenneth Mars, Linda Gary, Frank Welker, Carol Bruce ..
Directed by: Roy Allen Smith
Release date: 1996-12-10
37.

All Dogs Go to Heaven 2

3.6
5.4/10 IMDB

Charlie and Itchy return to Earth to find Gabriel's Horn, but along the way meet up with a young boy named David, who ran away from home.

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Bebe Neuwirth, Charlie Sheen, Hamilton Camp, Steve Mackall, Dan Castellaneta, Dom DeLuise, Tony Jay, Jim Cummings, Wallace Shawn ..
Directed by: Larry Leker, Paul Sabella, Snoop Dogg, Dogs Are, Adorable, Larry Ligma
Release date: 1996-03-29
38.

Gulliver's Travels

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is alternately aided and hampered by the Lilliputian town crier and general fussbudget, Gabby.

Release date: 1996-02-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : The Fatal Game
39.

The Fatal Game

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

In 1994, New Zealand mountaineer, Mark Whetu, summitted Mt Everest with climbing partner and friend Mike Reinberger. However it was late in the day and after a freezing night on the summit, Whetu was faced with a terrible decision...to leave Reinberger or stay with him forever.

Starring: Mark Whetu ..
Directed by: Richard Dennison
Release date: 1996-05-17
40.

The Paper Brigade

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A 14 year old boy named Gunther moves to a small town with his parents and little brother. He meets up with a group of overly charitable paper boys who want him to sub for their friend while he's out of town. Gunther agrees so he can get enough money for concert tickets to take his blonde and beautiful crush too, all the while dealing with Chad, her wannabe boyfriend and his bully friends. All in all, Gunther learns to respect himself and other people and to have fun during it all.

Starring: Kyle Howard, Robert Englund, Travis Wester, Chauncey Leopardi, Ethan Glazer, Matthew Ness, Bibi Osterwald, Kylee Cochran, Matthew Best, Michael 'Mikey' Peterson ..
Directed by: Blair Treu
Release date: 1996-09-25
41.

Space Truckers

3.5
5.4/10 IMDB

John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots.

Starring: Dennis Hopper, Stephen Dorff, Debi Mazar, George Wendt, Charles Dance, Shane Rimmer, Sandra Dickinson, Sean Lawlor, Vernon Wells, Mike Hagerty ..
Directed by: Stuart Gordon
Release date: 1996-03-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Return to Treasure Island
42.

Return to Treasure Island

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Jim Hawkins has been trying to keep his merchant ships out of the hands Captain Savage, an officer who's been hunting down English ships for his own gain. In trying to avoid Savage, Jim ends up meeting a young woman and instantly is attracted to her. However, what he finds out is that she is the only daughter of the man who had betrayed his trust so long ago - Long John Silver. Jim finds Silver retired and mourning the death of his wife. By coindidence, Savage also knows the Silvers and chases all of them back to the island where once Flint's trove was hidden. Will honor and respect win out over power or will Jim's lack of trust in John Silver and his daughter be justified?

Starring: Jed Brophy, Stig Eldred, Dean O'Gorman ..
Release date: 1996-12-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Lost in Vegas
43.

Lost in Vegas

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

An all star cast rounds out this EXCELLENT video shot on location by TITAN's Bruce Cam! Adult Video News gave it a AAAA1/2 rating - saying, "Adult films like this one rarely get made, check it out now". Sam Dixon has a non-sexual role.

Starring: Logan Reed, Billy Kemp, Dave Russell, Cutter West, Brad Michaels, Alec Danes, Dino DiMarco, Hank Hightower, Joshua Sterling, Alex Carrington ..
Directed by: Chi Chi LaRue
Release date: 1996-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : The Pyramid 2
44.

The Pyramid 2

3.4
7.0/10 IMDB

The Minister of Culture wants Amira as a national treasure, but he also wants his cock sucking, so he pays a visit to a hareem and is serviced by 15 beautiful girls. He sends the police to arrest Elizabeth and the goddess Amira. William needs help to track them down, he meets two mercenaries who demand a share of the ancient Egyptian treasure he has found and they will get Amira and Elizabeth back for him.

Starring: Angelica Marai, Adele Vanaga, Andrea Czepke, Anna Maria, Betty Anderson, Kriztina Schwartz, Demia Moor, Eva Falk, Gabriella Bond, Ildiko Varconi ..
Directed by: Pierre Woodman
Release date: 1996-09-14
45.

The Adventures of Pinocchio

3.3
5.2/10 IMDB

One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you the adventures on which he learns valuable lessons.

Starring: Martin Landau, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Geneviève Bujold, Udo Kier, Bebe Neuwirth, Rob Schneider, Corey Carrier, David Doyle, Dawn French, Oliver Barron ..
Directed by: Steve Barron
Release date: 1996-07-26
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : The Wind in the Willows
46.

The Wind in the Willows

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This fantastic roller-coaster ride of hilarious adventures was both written and directed by Terry Jones, who also plays the central role of Mr. Toad. Alongside three former Pythons are a gallery of well-known faces all bringing wit and wonder to a feast of colourful characters. An absolutely charming film to delight children and adults alike, The Wind in the Willows is a perfect updating of Kenneth Grahame’s well-loved children’s classic.

Starring: Terry Jones, Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Nicol Williamson, John Cleese, Stephen Fry, Bernard Hill, Michael Palin, Julia Sawalha, Victoria Wood ..
Directed by: Terry Jones
Release date: 1996-10-16
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : The Pyramid
47.

The Pyramid

3.2
6.6/10 IMDB

Archeologists William and Elizabeth Reuter are busy working in the forbidden ruins of Abu-Sir. They discover the treasure map of the pyramid, which leads them to an ancient sarcophagus containing the Egyptian goddess Amira, who is magically alive after 4,000 years. She recounts the days of her sex life with the pharaoh.

Starring: Tania Russof, Angelica Marai, Kristina Klevits, Mafalda, Regina Sipos, Sandra Dark, Adele Vanaga, Adrienne, Andrea Czepke, Anna Maria ..
Directed by: Pierre Woodman
Release date: 1996-09-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Samson and Delilah
48.

Samson and Delilah

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Mara and Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. One day, a mysterious stranger appears to Mara and promises her that she will bear a son whom she is to call Samson.

Starring: Eric Thal, Elizabeth Hurley, Dennis Hopper, Diana Rigg, Ben Becker, Pinkas Braun, Jale Ar?kan, Michael Gambon, Debora Caprioglio, Daniel Massey ..
Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
Release date: 1996-12-08
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Night of the Twisters
49.

Night of the Twisters

3.1
5.6/10 IMDB

A Nebraska farm community is plagued by a storm with a series of tornadoes acting against normal patterns...

Starring: Devon Sawa, John Schneider, Amos Crawley, Lori Hallier, Laura Bertram, Helen Hughes ..
Directed by: Timothy Bond
Release date: 1996-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1996 : Maze
50.

Maze

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Maze has gained incredible powers traveling through time and space, but she has also acquired one rather large problem: every night she turns into a really horny man. Unfortunately, Maze must rescue an equally lascivious princess from a mysterious warrior cult. Still, the male version of Maze would rather be chasing tail than rescuing willing princesses.

Starring: Tomokazu Seki, Kotono Mitsuishi, Sakura Tange, Masaharu Sat? ..
Directed by: Iku Suzuki
Release date: 1996-07-24

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