Best Adventure Movies of 2002

1.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

7.4
8.8/10 IMDB

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, John Rhys-Davies, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd, Andy Serkis ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2002-12-18
2.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

6.5
7.4/10 IMDB

Cars fly, trees fight back, and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts. Adventure and danger await when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber Of Secrets Has Been Opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione’s magical abilities and courage.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris, Alan Rickman, Tom Felton, Kenneth Branagh, Robbie Coltrane, Maggie Smith, David Bradley ..
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 2002-11-13
3.

Ice Age

6.3
7.5/10 IMDB

With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. Along the way, the unlikely allies become friends but, when enemies attack, their quest takes on far nobler aims.

Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Goran Visnjic, Jack Black, Cedric the Entertainer, Stephen Root, Diedrich Bader, Alan Tudyk, Lorri Bagley ..
Directed by: Chris Wedge
Release date: 2002-03-10
4.

The Count of Monte Cristo

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility.

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, James Frain, Dagmara Dominczyk, Michael Wincott, Luis Guzmán, Christopher Adamson, JB Blanc, Henry Cavill ..
Directed by: Kevin Reynolds
Release date: 2002-01-23
5.

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

6.1
7.1/10 IMDB

As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.

Starring: Matt Damon, James Cromwell, Daniel Studi, Chopper Bernet, Jeff LeBeau, John Rubano, Richard McGonagle, Matt Levin, Adam Paul, Robert Cait ..
Directed by: Kelly Asbury, Lorna Cook
Release date: 2002-05-24
6.

Treasure Planet

6.1
7.1/10 IMDB

When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms on their journey to find treasure.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brian Murray, David Hyde Pierce, Emma Thompson, Michael Wincott, Martin Short, Laurie Metcalf, Roscoe Lee Browne, Patrick McGoohan, Dane A. Davis ..
Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker
Release date: 2002-11-26
7.

Firefly

5.7
9.0/10 IMDB

Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Gina Torres, Adam Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, Jewel Staite, Summer Glau, Sean Maher, Ron Glass, Christina Hendricks ..
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2002-09-20
8.

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

5.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz, Ahmed Best ..
Directed by: George Lucas
Release date: 2002-05-15
9.

Bloody Sunday

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.

Starring: James Nesbitt, Allan Gildea, Gerard Crossan, Mary Moulds, Carmel McCallion, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Christopher Villiers, James Hewitt, Declan Duddy ..
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Release date: 2002-01-16
10.

Interstate 60

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.

Starring: James Marsden, Gary Oldman, Amy Smart, Christopher Lloyd, Chris Cooper, Matthew Edison, Paul Brogren, Wayne Robson, Michael J. Fox, John Bourgeois ..
Directed by: Bob Gale
Release date: 2002-04-13
11.

Men in Black II

5.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. Now it's a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay – who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the MIB, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy – to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn, Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, Tony Shalhoub, Patrick Warburton, Jack Kehler, David Cross ..
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Release date: 2002-07-03
12.

Star Trek: Nemesis

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan political leader, Shinzon, who claims to seek peace with the human-backed United Federation of Planets. Once in enemy territory, the captain and his crew make a startling discovery: Shinzon is human, a slave from the Romulan sister planet of Remus, and has a secret, shocking relationship to Picard himself.

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Tom Hardy, Ron Perlman, Shannon Cochran ..
Directed by: Stuart Baird
Release date: 2002-12-13
13.

Die Another Day

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, Rosamund Pike, Rick Yune, Toby Stephens, John Cleese, Lawrence Makoare, Michael Madsen, Will Yun Lee, Judi Dench ..
Directed by: Lee Tamahori
Release date: 2002-11-17
14.

Rabbit-Proof Fence

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

In 1931, three Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a trek across the Outback.

Starring: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, Kenneth Branagh, David Gulpilil, Jason Clarke, Ningali Lawford, Myarn Lawford, Deborah Mailman, Garry McDonald ..
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Release date: 2002-02-04
15.

Reign of Fire

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to hunt down the King of the Dragons -- has much at stake: His mother was killed by a dragon, but his love is still alive.

Starring: Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, Izabella Scorupco, Gerard Butler, Alexander Siddig, Scott Moutter, David Kennedy, Ned Dennehy, Rory Keenan, Terence Maynard ..
Directed by: Rob Bowman
Release date: 2002-07-09
16.

The Time Machine

5.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds mankind divided into two warring races.

Starring: Guy Pearce, Mark Addy, Phyllida Law, Sienna Guillory, Laura Kirk, Josh Stamberg, John W. Momrow, Max Baker, Jeffrey M. Meyer, Jeremy Irons ..
Directed by: Simon Wells
Release date: 2002-03-04
17.

Return to Never Land

5.0
5.8/10 IMDB

In 1940, the world is besieged by World War II. Wendy, all grown up, has two children; including Jane, who does not believe Wendy's stories about Peter Pan.

Starring: Harriet Owen, Blayne Weaver, Jeff Bennett, Kath Soucie, Corey Burton, Corey Burton, Andrew McDonough, Roger Rees, Spencer Breslin, Bradley Pierce ..
Directed by: Robin Budd, Donovan Cook
Release date: 2002-02-14
18.

Nicholas Nickleby

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Nicholas Nickleby, a young boy in search of a better life, struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his coldheartedly grasping uncle.

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Nathan Lane, Jim Broadbent, Christopher Plummer, Jamie Bell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Cumming, Timothy Spall, Romola Garai, Andrew Havill ..
Directed by: Douglas McGrath
Release date: 2002-12-27
19.

xXx

5.0
5.8/10 IMDB

Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just be planning the destruction of the world, led by the nihilistic Yorgi.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Samuel L. Jackson, Danny Trejo, Leila Arcieri, Marton Csokas, Michael Roof, Richy Müller, Werner Daehn, Jan Filipenský ..
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Release date: 2002-08-09
20.

The Four Feathers

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

The story, set in 1885, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.

Starring: Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Kate Hudson, Djimon Hounsou, Michael Sheen, Kris Marshall, Mohamed Bouich, Campbell Brown, Daniel Caltagirone, James Cosmo ..
Directed by: Shekhar Kapur
Release date: 2002-09-08
21.

Scooby-Doo

4.8
5.2/10 IMDB

The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that affects young visitors in very strange ways.

Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini, Rowan Atkinson, Neil Fanning, Scott Innes, Isla Fisher, Pamela Anderson, Mark McGrath ..
Directed by: Raja Gosnell
Release date: 2002-06-14
22.

Stuart Little 2

4.7
5.5/10 IMDB

Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, Snowbell, set out to rescue a friend.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Anna Hoelck, Ashley Hoelck, Nathan Lane, Melanie Griffith, James Woods, Steve Zahn ..
Directed by: Rob Minkoff
Release date: 2002-07-19
23.

The Scorpion King

4.6
5.5/10 IMDB

In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to his complicated world.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Hu, Michael Clarke Duncan, Steven Brand, Bernard Hill, Grant Heslov, Peter Facinelli, Ralf Moeller, Branscombe Richmond, Roger Rees ..
Directed by: Chuck Russell
Release date: 2002-04-18
24.

Undisputed

4.6
6.1/10 IMDB

Monroe Hutchens is the heavyweight champion of Sweetwater, a maximum security prison. He was convicted to a life sentence due to a passionate crime. Iceman Chambers is the heavyweight champion, who lost his title due to a rape conviction to ten years in Sweetwater. WHen these two giants collide in the same prison, they fight against each other disputing who is the real champion.

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ving Rhames, Peter Falk, Michael Rooker, Jon Seda, Ken Medlock, Wes Studi, Fisher Stevens, Dayton Callie, Amy Aquino ..
Directed by: Walter Hill
Release date: 2002-07-17
25.

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams

4.5
5.2/10 IMDB

Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative menagerie of creatures. On this bizarre island, none of the Cortez's gadgets work and they must rely on their wits--and each other--to survive and save the day.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Steve Buscemi, Mike Judge, Danny Trejo, Cheech Marin, Matt O'Leary, Emily Osment ..
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Release date: 2002-08-07
26.

Gerry

4.3
6.0/10 IMDB

Two friends named Gerry become lost in the desert after taking a wrong turn. Their attempts to find their way home only lead them into further trouble.

Starring: Casey Affleck, Matt Damon ..
Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Release date: 2002-09-20
27.

All About the Benjamins

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Bucum Jackson (Cube) is a bounty hunter with a lot of attitude and no interest in taking on a partner. Working at Martinez Bail Bonds, Jackson has unorthodox methods of tracking down low-life criminals, but they work, and one day he hopes to become his own boss and open up his own private investigation firm. Reggie Wright (Epps) is a slippery con artist who is avoiding the law, and Jackson. During a cat and mouse chase, the two stumble on a multi-million dollar diamond heist. Hiding from Jackson, Wright finds himself in the thieves' getaway van and ends up having to escape from them after they discover their booty is fake, much to the displeasure of their ruthless boss (Flanagan). When Wright meets up with his girlfriend (Mendes), he discovers that his recently purchased lottery ticket is the sole winner of $60 million. Unfortunately, his wallet, which held the ticket, was left in the thieves' van, so he persuades Jackson to help him get it back.

Starring: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Tommy Flanagan, Carmen Chaplin, Eva Mendes, Roger Guenveur Smith, Oscar Isaac, Tony Ward, Dominic Chianese Jr., Anthony Michael Hall ..
Directed by: Kevin Bray
Release date: 2002-03-08
28.

The Wild Thornberrys Movie

4.3
5.6/10 IMDB

Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....

Starring: Lacey Chabert, Tom Kane, Cree Summer, Tim Curry, Lynn Redgrave, Danielle Harris, Flea, Crystal Scales, Kimberly Brooks, Alfre Woodard ..
Directed by: Cathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath
Release date: 2002-12-20
29.

Blue Crush

4.3
5.7/10 IMDB

Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with no one's blessing but her own, Anne Marie finds all she needs in the adrenaline-charged surf scene - until pro quarterback Matt Tollman comes along...

Starring: Kate Bosworth, Matthew Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Sanoe Lake, Mika Boorem, Chris Taloa, Kala Alexander, Ruben Tejada, Kaupena Miranda, Asa Aquino ..
Directed by: John Stockwell
Release date: 2002-08-08
30.

Shottas

4.2
6.0/10 IMDB

A raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "Shotta" way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a life of crime, eventually moving to the US where they begin a ruthless climb from the bottom. They remain bound to each other by their shottas loyalty as they aggressively take control of the Jamaican underworld.

Starring: Ky-Mani Marley, Spragga Benz, Paul Campbell, Louie Rankin, Wyclef Jean, Screechie Bop, San San, Jabba, Assassin, Beast ..
Directed by: Lyndale V. Pettus, Adam Doench, Cess Silvera
Release date: 2002-02-27
31.

Big Fat Liar

4.2
5.5/10 IMDB

After one of his class papers is stolen and turned into a movie, a young student and his best friend exact a hilarious, slapstick revenge on the Hollywood hot shot who has taken credit!

Starring: Frankie Muniz, Paul Giamatti, Amanda Bynes, Amanda Detmer, Donald Faison, Lee Majors, Russell Hornsby, Michael Bryan French, Christine Tucci, Alexandra Breckenridge ..
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2002-02-08
32.

Bad Company

4.2
5.6/10 IMDB

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Peter Stormare, Gabriel Macht, Kerry Washington, Adoni Maropis, Garcelle Beauvais, Matthew Marsh, Dragan Mi?anovi?, John Slattery ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 2002-06-07
33.

I Spy

4.1
5.4/10 IMDB

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful arms dealers.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen, Keith Dallas, Malcolm McDowell, Crystal Lowe, Gary Cole, Bill Mondy, Lynda Boyd, Phill Lewis ..
Directed by: Betty Thomas
Release date: 2002-10-31
34.

Snow Dogs

4.0
5.2/10 IMDB

When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., James Coburn, M. Emmet Walsh, Sisqó, Nichelle Nichols, Graham Greene, Brian Doyle-Murray, Angela Moore, Joanna Bacalso, Jean Michel Paré ..
Directed by: Brian Levant
Release date: 2002-01-18
35.

Clockstoppers

3.8
5.2/10 IMDB

Until now, Zak Gibbs' greatest challenge has been to find a way to buy a car. But when he discovers an odd wristwatch amidst his father's various inventions and slips it on -- something very strange happens. The world around him seems to come to a stop, everything and everybody frozen in time. Zak quickly learns how to manipulate the device and he and his quick-witted and beautiful new friend, Francesca, start to have some real fun.

Starring: Jesse Bradford, Paula Garcés, Robin Thomas, French Stewart, Michael Biehn, Julia Sweeney, Garikayi Mutambirwa, Lindze Letherman, Jason George, Ken Jenkins ..
Directed by: Jonathan Frakes
Release date: 2002-03-17
36.

Balto II: Wolf Quest

3.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Balto and his daughter Aleu embark on a journey of adventure and self discovery.

Starring: Maurice LaMarche, Jodi Benson, Lacey Chabert, David Carradine, Mark Hamill, Charles Fleischer, Peter MacNicol, Joe Alaskey, Frank Welker, Rob Paulsen ..
Directed by: Phil Weinstein
Release date: 2002-02-19
Best Adventure Movies of 2002 : Ticker
37.

Ticker

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

The Driver drives a wounded diplomat, who carries a mysterious briefcase, while under helicopter attack. During the attack the briefcase is struck by a bullet, causing a display on it to begin counting down, and it to leak an unknown fluid from the bullet hole. The Driver manages to destroy his pursuers, but refuses to proceed without knowing the contents of the damaged briefcase. It is revealed that the diplomat guards a human heart for a peacekeeper, whose life is needed for the continued freedom of the people. The case is delivered, and the tyrant is forced to give up his attempt to take the country by force. The Driver leaves for another mission.

Starring: Clive Owen, Don Cheadle, F. Murray Abraham, Eli Danker, Dennis Haysbert, Ray Liotta, Robert Patrick, Clifton Powell, Bruce A. Young, Jimmy Ortega ..
Directed by: Joe Carnahan
Release date: 2002-01-01
38.

Steel Spirit

3.7
7.6/10 IMDB

This 90-minute, emotionally charged epic will have you asking yourself, “Who would I trust?” as Dallas McQuaid (Steven J. Pershing) struggles to stay alive after a five million-dollar bounty is placed on his head. While being hunted by every lowlife bounty hunter looking for beer money, McQuaid searches for friends among foes. Reunited with his best friend, Jack O'Donnell (Brian Papakie); ex-wife, Jennifer (Jennifer Rockelmann); and his old friend, Detective John Coleman (Stephen Pagano), McQuaid quickly discovers that sometimes loyalty is purely superficial.

Starring: Steven J. Pershing, Paul Burnley, Jennifer Rockelmann, Stephen Pagano, Matt Lonzi, Brian Papakie ..
Release date: 2002-04-12
39.

Highway

3.7
6.1/10 IMDB

Jack is caught with the wife of his employer, a Vegas thug. The thug sends goons after Jack, who convinces his best friend, Pilot, to flee with him. Pilot insists that they head for Seattle, but doesn't tell Jack why. The goons learn from Pilot's drug source where the youths are headed, and they follow, hell bent on breaking Jack's feet. On the road, Jack and Pilot give a ride to Cassie, a distressed young woman. She and Jack hit it off. They pick up an aging stoner headed to Seattle for Kurt Cobain's memorial, and they help a circus sideshow family. Why is Pilot so set on Seattle, will the goons catch Jack, and is there any way the friends' competing needs can be resolved?

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Selma Blair, Jared Leto, John C. McGinley, Jeremy Piven, Kimberley Kates, Mark Rolston, Arden Myrin, Stephen Shellen, M.C. Gainey ..
Directed by: James Cox
Release date: 2002-03-26
40.

The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water

3.7
5.6/10 IMDB

When heavy rains create a mysterious "new water", Littlefoot sets off to explore the Great Valley and quickly becomes friends with Mo, a fun-loving dolphin-like creature, who has been isolated from his pod by the weather. When Littlefoot and friends get separated from their parents because of an Earthshake, they help Mo get back home to the Big Water, while avoiding a hungry "Sharptooth Swimmer".

Starring: John Ingle, Kenneth Mars, Miriam Flynn, Thomas Dekker, Anndi McAfee, Aria Noelle Curzon, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, Jeff Bennett, Nicole Dault ..
Directed by: Charles Grosvenor
Release date: 2002-12-17
41.

101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure

3.6
5.7/10 IMDB

Being one of 101 takes its toll on Patch, who doesn't feel unique. When he's accidentally left behind on moving day, he meets his idol, Thunderbolt, who enlists him on a publicity campaign.

Starring: Barry Bostwick, Jason Alexander, Martin Short, Bobby Lockwood, Susanne Blakeslee, Samuel West, Maurice LaMarche, Jeff Bennett, Jodi Benson, Tim Bentinck ..
Directed by: Jim Kammerud, Brian Smith
Release date: 2002-11-06
Best Adventure Movies of 2002 : Hostage
42.

Hostage

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

The Driver is hired by the FBI to help defuse a hostage situation. A disgruntled employee has kidnapped a CEO and has hidden her, demanding $5,088,042. The Driver delivers the money, writing the sum on his hand as instructed by the hostage taker. After he is told that he holds the life of a person in his hand, he is ordered to burn the money. As he complies, the federal agents break in and attempt to subdue the man, who shoots himself in the head before he reveals where the woman is hidden. The Driver then tries to find the hostage before she drowns in the trunk of a sinking car. As a twist, the kidnapped woman is revealed to be the hostage taker's lover. She coldly taunts the dying man in the hospital.

Starring: Clive Owen, Maury Chaykin, Kathryn Morris, Darius McCrary, Gerry Becker, Rock Galotti, Jolyon Reese, James MacDonald, Lyon Reese ..
Directed by: John Woo
Release date: 2002-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 2002 : Scooby-Doo Safari, So Goodi!
43.

Scooby-Doo Safari, So Goodi!

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

When the gang goes on safari, they encounter a variety of freaky, glowing demon animals.

Starring: Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle, Jennifer Hale, Kevin Michael Richardson, Bumper Robinson ..
Release date: 2002-11-23
44.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

3.4
7.8/10 IMDB

A reworking of the 14th century Arthurian medieval poem as an animated film styled to look like stain glass windows.

Starring: James D'Arcy, Anton Lesser, Samantha Spiro, Ronan Vibert ..
Directed by: Tim Fernee
Release date: 2002-08-14
45.

Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Get ready as Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and the rest of the Veggies set sail on a whale of an adventure in Big Idea's first full-length, 3-D animated feature film. This is the story of Jonah and the Whale as you've never seen it before - a story where we learn that one of the best gifts you can give - or get - is a second chance.

Starring: Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tim Hodge, Lisa Vischer, Daniel Anderson, Kristin Blegen, Shelby Vischer, Jim Poole, Ron Smith, Sarah Catherine Brooks ..
Directed by: Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer
Release date: 2002-10-04
46.

Snow Queen

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves.

Starring: Bridget Fonda, Chelsea Hobbs, Jeremy Guilbaut, Robert Wisden, Jennifer Clément, Wanda Cannon, Meghan Black, Kira Clavell, Suzy Joachim, Rachel Hayward ..
Directed by: David Wu
Release date: 2002-12-07
Best Adventure Movies of 2002 : A Scooby-Doo! Christmas
47.

A Scooby-Doo! Christmas

3.3
6.7/10 IMDB

On the way to Daphne's relatives' condominium, the Mystery Inc. gang detours through the town of Winter Hollow, where the vengeful Headless Snowman has destroyed the town's Christmas spirit.

Starring: Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle, Casey Kasem, Kathy Kinney, Jim Belushi, Daryl Sabara, Peter Scolari, Mark Hamill ..
Directed by: Scott Jeralds
Release date: 2002-12-13
48.

Scooby-Doo! Winter WonderDog

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Celebrate the season Scooby-Doo style as Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang face off festive frights, frosty nights and - jeepers - the ghost of Christmas, who wants to wish everyone a scary Christmas! In this collection of cold-weather capers, Scooby-Doo and the gang unwrap a series of mysteries in order to stop a group of chilling crooks from stealing the spirits of the season!

Starring: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Don Messick, B.J. Ward, Heather North, Marla Frumkin, Indira Stefanianna ..
Directed by: Iwao Takamoto, William Hanna, Joseph Barbera, Charles A. Nichols
Release date: 2002-10-08
Best Adventure Movies of 2002 : Dinotopia
49.

Dinotopia

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island and soon discover it is not only inhabited by people, but by dinosaurs as well! While the place seems easy enough to get used to, the boys must find a way of returning to their home.

Release date: 2002-05-12
50.

When in Rome

3.3
4.6/10 IMDB

Teenage sisters Charli and Lola are on the verge of an experience beyond their wildest dreams! Pack your bags and jet off to Rome as the girls start their summer internship working for the legendary Derek Hanson - the totally cool international tycoon whose empire reaches from airlines to cutting-edge fashion. Amid the fabulous sights of this exciting city, the girls do their best to impress their boss, while still finding time to design their own line of very hip clothing, meet some very cute guys and turn their summer abroad into one awesome adventure they - and you - will never forget!

Starring: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Leslie Danon, Julian Stone, Michelangelo Tommaso, Ilenia Lazzarin, Archie Kao, Valentina Mattolini, Alberto Bognanni, Matt Patresi ..
Directed by: Steve Purcell
Release date: 2002-11-26

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