Best Adventure Movies of 2009

1.

Up

7.0
8.3/10 IMDB

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

Starring: Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson, Delroy Lindo, Jerome Ranft, John Ratzenberger, David Kaye, Elie Docter, Jeremy Leary ..
Directed by: Pete Docter
Release date: 2009-05-28
2.

Avatar

7.0
7.8/10 IMDB

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, Wes Studi, CCH Pounder, Laz Alonso ..
Directed by: James Cameron
Release date: 2009-12-10
3.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

6.8
7.6/10 IMDB

As Lord Voldemort tightens his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds, Hogwarts is no longer a safe haven. Harry suspects perils may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle fast approaching. Together they work to find the key to unlock Voldemorts defenses and to this end, Dumbledore recruits his old friend and colleague Horace Slughorn, whom he believes holds crucial information. Even as the decisive showdown looms, romance blossoms for Harry, Ron, Hermione and their classmates. Love is in the air, but danger lies ahead and Hogwarts may never be the same again.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Tom Felton, Michael Gambon, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Maggie Smith, Alan Rickman ..
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2009-07-07
4.

Star Trek

6.5
7.9/10 IMDB

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger, boldly going where no one has gone before. The human adventure has begun again.

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana, Bruce Greenwood, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin ..
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2009-05-06
5.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.

Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Chase Anderson, Michael Gambon, Jarvis Cocker ..
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 2009-10-23
6.

Sherlock Holmes

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Eccentric consulting detective Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan, Robert Maillet, Geraldine James, Kelly Reilly, William Houston, Hans Matheson ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2009-01-01
7.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

5.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.

Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Simon Pegg, Seann William Scott, Karen Disher, Chris Wedge, Kristen Wiig, Eunice Cho ..
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
Release date: 2009-06-26
8.

The Road

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker, Michael Kenneth Williams, Garret Dillahunt, Bob Jennings, Agnes Herrmann ..
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Release date: 2009-11-25
9.

9

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, John C. Reilly, Crispin Glover, Jennifer Connelly, Fred Tatasciore, Elijah Wood, Alan Oppenheimer, Tom Kane, Helen Wilson ..
Directed by: Shane Acker
Release date: 2009-08-19
10.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

5.5
6.5/10 IMDB

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, Lynn Collins, Ryan Reynolds, Will.i.am, Taylor Kitsch, Kevin Durand, Dominic Monaghan, Daniel Henney ..
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Release date: 2009-04-28
11.

Monsters vs Aliens

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

When Susan Murphy is unwittingly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk on her wedding day, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches. The military jumps into action and captures Susan, secreting her away to a covert government compound. She is renamed Ginormica and placed in confinement with a ragtag group of Monsters...

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Paul Rudd, Kiefer Sutherland, Rainn Wilson, Will Arnett, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Julie White ..
Directed by: Conrad Vernon, Rob Letterman
Release date: 2009-03-19
12.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

5.4
6.8/10 IMDB

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell, Andrew Garfield, Tom Waits, Lily Cole, Verne Troyer, Gwendoline Christie ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 2009-10-01
13.

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja, courageous Lucian leads the Lycans in battle against brutal Vampire king Viktor. Determined to break the king's enslavement of his people, Lucian faces off against the Death Dealer army in a bid for Lycan independence.

Starring: Bill Nighy, Michael Sheen, Rhona Mitra, Shane Brolly, Steven Mackintosh, Kevin Grevioux, David Aston, Geraldine Brophy, Leighton Cardno, Alexander Carroll ..
Directed by: Patrick Tatopoulos
Release date: 2009-01-22
14.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

5.3
5.9/10 IMDB

Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Rainn Wilson, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro, Kevin Dunn, Julie White, Ramón Rodríguez, Isabel Lucas ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2009-06-19
15.

A Perfect Getaway

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but well-meaning spirits who help guide them through the lush jungles. The picturesque waterfalls and scenic mountainsides quickly give way to terror when Cliff and Cydney learn of a grisly murder that occurred nearby and realize that they're being followed by chance acquaintances that suspiciously fit the description of the killers.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Timothy Olyphant, Steve Zahn, Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Ruivivar, Kiele Sanchez, Marley Shelton, Wendy Braun, Dale Dickey, Peter Navy Tuiasosopo ..
Directed by: David Twohy
Release date: 2009-06-08
16.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

5.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia Earhart, Abe Lincoln and Ivan the Terrible.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Robin Williams, Christopher Guest, Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais, Bill Hader, Jon Bernthal ..
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2009-05-20
17.

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie

5.2
6.2/10 IMDB

A young wizard accidentally conjures a spell that puts her family in jeopardy.

Starring: Selena Gomez, Jake T. Austin, David Henrie, Maria Canals-Barrera, David DeLuise, Jennifer Stone, Jonathan Dwayne, Jazmin Caratini, Xavier Torres, Eldim Correa ..
Directed by: Lev L. Spiro
Release date: 2009-08-28
18.

2012

5.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

Starring: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandiwe Newton, Oliver Platt, Tom McCarthy, Woody Harrelson, Danny Glover, Liam James, Morgan Lily ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 2009-10-10
19.

Wonder Woman

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

On the mystical island of Themyscira, a proud and fierce warrior race of Amazons have raised a daughter of untold beauty, grace and strength: Princess Diana. When an Army fighter pilot, Steve Trevor, crash-lands on the island, the rebellious and headstrong Diana defies Amazonian law by accompanying Trevor back to civilization.

Starring: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina, Rosario Dawson, Virginia Madsen, Marg Helgenberger, Oliver Platt, Skye Arens, John DiMaggio, Julianne Grossman ..
Directed by: Lauren Montgomery
Release date: 2009-03-03
20.

Knowing

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Chandler Canterbury, Ben Mendelsohn, Nadia Townsend, D.G. Maloney, Lara Robinson, Alan Hopgood, Adrienne Pickering, Joshua Long ..
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Release date: 2009-03-19
21.

Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars

5.1
8.7/10 IMDB

In a Mars base, the inhabitants are being infected by a mysterious water creature which takes over its victims. The Doctor is thrust into the middle of this catastrophe, knowing a larger one is waiting around the corner.

Starring: David Tennant, Lindsay Duncan, Gemma Chan, Peter O'Brien, Aleksander Mikic, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Joplin Sibtain, Alan Ruscoe, Cosima Shaw, Michael Goldsmith ..
Directed by: Graeme Harper
Release date: 2009-11-15
22.

Green Lantern: First Flight

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Test pilot Hal Jordan finds himself recruited as the newest member of the intergalactic police force, The Green Lantern Corps.

Starring: Christopher Meloni, Victor Garber, Michael Madsen, Tricia Helfer, John Larroquette, Kurtwood Smith, Larry Drake, William Schallert, Olivia d'Abo, Juliet Landau ..
Directed by: Lauren Montgomery
Release date: 2009-07-28
23.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

4.9
5.7/10 IMDB

From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to prevent them from plunging the world into chaos.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Sienna Miller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Saïd Taghmaoui, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Lee Byung-hun, Rachel Nichols ..
Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Release date: 2009-08-03
24.

Solomon Kane

4.9
6.1/10 IMDB

A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.

Starring: James Purefoy, Pete Postlethwaite, Alice Krige, Mackenzie Crook, Max von Sydow, Jason Flemyng, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Mark O'Neal, Robert Orr, Ian Whyte ..
Directed by: M.J. Bassett
Release date: 2009-09-16
25.

Planet 51

4.9
6.0/10 IMDB

When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51 -- a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 -- he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, John Cleese, Freddie Benedict, Alan Marriott, Mathew Horne, James Corden ..
Directed by: Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, Marcos Martínez
Release date: 2009-11-19
Best Adventure Movies of 2009 : Hulk Vs.
26.

Hulk Vs.

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Two stories featuring Marvel's anti-hero The Incredible Hulk and his encounters with the X-Man Wolverine and the god known as Thor.

Starring: Fred Tatasciore, Matthew Wolf, Grey DeLisle, Kari Wahlgren, Steve Blum, Bryce Johnson, Nolan North, Graham McTavish, Tom Kane, Jay Brazeau ..
Directed by: Frank Paur, Sam Liu
Release date: 2009-01-13
27.

Race to Witch Mountain

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig, Carla Gugino, Chris Marquette, Kim Richards, Meredith Salenger, Ciarán Hinds, Tom Everett Scott, Billy Brown ..
Directed by: Andy Fickman
Release date: 2009-03-12
Best Adventure Movies of 2009 : Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods
28.

Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods

4.7
8.0/10 IMDB

An alien similar to Ra appears out of the Stargate, killing five soldiers and kidnapping another, a year after the original Stargate mission. A new team is assembled, including some old members, and they go in search of the missing soldier in order to find out how Ra could still be alive. Meanwhile, the alien Gou'ald kidnap Sha're and Skaara, implanting them with symbiotes and making them Gou'ald hosts.

Starring: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Don S. Davis, Jay Acovone, Vaitiare Hirshon, Peter Williams, Alexis Cruz ..
Directed by: Mario Philip Azzopardi
Release date: 2009-07-21
29.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

4.7
4.7/10 IMDB

Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But before she knows it, she's thrust into a centuries-old conflict, and her desire to be with Edward at any cost leads her to take greater and greater risks.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed ..
Directed by: Chris Weitz
Release date: 2009-11-18
Best Adventure Movies of 2009 : Fanboys
30.

Fanboys

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

In 1999, Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of The Phantom Menace before its release.

Starring: Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Bell, Seth Rogen, William Shatner, Carrie Fisher, Ethan Suplee, Christopher McDonald ..
Directed by: Kyle Newman
Release date: 2009-02-06
31.

Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead

4.6
7.4/10 IMDB

A meeting in a London bus with jewel thief Lady Christina takes a turn for the worse for the Doctor when the bus takes a detour to a desert-like planet, where the deadly Swarm awaits.

Starring: David Tennant, Michelle Ryan, Lee Evans, Noma Dumezweni, Adam James, Glenn Doherty, Victoria Alcock, Daniel Kaluuya, Ellen Thomas, David Ames ..
Directed by: James Strong
Release date: 2009-04-11
32.

Agora

4.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Michael Lonsdale, Rupert Evans, Homayoun Ershadi, Sami Samir, Richard Durden, Omar Mostafa ..
Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar
Release date: 2009-05-17
33.

G-Force

4.5
5.1/10 IMDB

A team of trained secret agent animals, guinea pigs Darwin, Hurley, Juarez, Blaster, mole Speckles, and fly Mooch takes on a mission for the US government to stop evil Leonard Saber, who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. But the government shuts them down and they are sentenced to a pet shop. Can they escape to defeat the villain and save the world?

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Penélope Cruz, Tracy Morgan, Jon Favreau, Steve Buscemi, Nicolas Cage, Edwin Louis, Jared Lavette, Micah Lavette, Bill Nighy ..
Directed by: Hoyt Yeatman, Oliver Truman
Release date: 2009-07-21
34.

Land of the Lost

4.5
5.3/10 IMDB

On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Anna Friel, Danny McBride, Jorma Taccone, Matt Lauer, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Sierra McCormick, Shannon Lemke, Stevie Wash Jr., Brian Huskey ..
Directed by: Brad Silberling
Release date: 2009-06-05
35.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop

4.4
5.2/10 IMDB

Mild-mannered Paul Blart has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems to take his job seriously. All that changes when a team of thugs raids the mall and takes hostages. Untrained, unarmed and a super-size target, Blart has to become a real cop to save the day.

Starring: Kevin James, Keir O'Donnell, Jayma Mays, Raini Rodriguez, Shirley Knight, Stephen Rannazzisi, Peter Gerety, Bobby Cannavale, Adam Ferrara, Jamal Mixon ..
Directed by: Steve Carr
Release date: 2009-01-15
36.

Valhalla Rising

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Scandinavia, 1,000 AD. For years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together he and Are escape, beginning a journey into the heart of darkness. On their flight, One Eye and Are board a Viking vessel, but the ship is soon engulfed by an endless fog that clears only as the crew sights an unknown land. As the new world reveals its secrets and the Vikings confront their terrible and bloody fate, One Eye discovers his true self.

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Gary Lewis, Jamie Sives, Ewan Stewart, Alexander Morton, Callum Mitchell, Andrew Flanagan, Douglas Russell, Maarten Stevenson, Gordon Brown ..
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2009-09-04
37.

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady

Starring: John C. Reilly, Josh Hutcherson, Chris Massoglia, Patrick Fugit, Salma Hayek, Jessica Carlson, Michael Cerveris, Ray Stevenson, Morgan Saylor, Don McManus ..
Directed by: Paul Weitz
Release date: 2009-10-23
38.

Fighting

4.2
5.5/10 IMDB

Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn help at making the real cash, the two form an uneasy partnership.

Starring: Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Zulay Henao, Roger Guenveur Smith, Brian J. White, Angelic Zambrana, Michael Rivera, Flaco Navaja, Peter Anthony Tambakis, Luis Guzmán ..
Directed by: Dito Montiel
Release date: 2009-04-24
39.

Year One

4.1
4.9/10 IMDB

When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.

Starring: Jack Black, Michael Cera, Olivia Wilde, Oliver Platt, David Cross, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Vinnie Jones, Hank Azaria, Juno Temple, June Diane Raphael ..
Directed by: Harold Ramis
Release date: 2009-06-18
40.

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

4.1
7.1/10 IMDB

United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a relentless pursuit of Superman and Batman, who must unite—and recruit help—to try and stave off the action-packed onslaught, stop the meteor Luthors plot.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Clancy Brown, LeVar Burton, Xander Berkeley, Ricardo Chavira, John C. McGinley, CCH Pounder, Jennifer Hale, Allison Mack ..
Directed by: Sam Liu
Release date: 2009-09-29
41.

The Hole

4.1
5.7/10 IMDB

After moving into a new neighbourhood, brothers Dane & Lucas and their neighbour Julie discover a bottomless hole in the basement of their home. They find that once the hole is exposed, evil is unleashed. With strange shadows lurking around every corner and nightmares coming to life, they are forced to come face to face with their darkest fears to put an end to the mystery of THE HOLE.

Starring: Chris Massoglia, Haley Bennett, Nathan Gamble, Bruce Dern, Teri Polo, Ali Cobrin, Quinn Lord, John DeSantis, Douglas Chapman, Mark Pawson ..
Directed by: Joe Dante
Release date: 2009-09-09
42.

Aliens in the Attic

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.

Starring: Carter Jenkins, Austin Butler, Kevin Nealon, Robert Hoffman, Doris Roberts, Tim Meadows, Ashley Boettcher, Henri Young, Regan Young, Ashley Tisdale ..
Directed by: John Schultz
Release date: 2009-07-31
43.

Ed, Edd n Eddy's Big Picture Show

4.0
8.2/10 IMDB

When a scam goes horribly wrong and leaves the neighborhood kids furious, the Eds embark on a journey to find Eddy's brother in the "Ed, Edd, n Eddy" series finale.

Starring: Matt Hill, Sam Vincent, Tony Sampson, Keenan Christenson, David-Paul Grove, Keenan Christenson, David-Paul Grove, Janyse Jaud, Kathleen Barr, Erin Fitzgerald ..
Directed by: Danny Antonucci
Release date: 2009-11-08
44.

Turtles Forever

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Turtles Forever is a made-for-tv animated movie. Produced in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise, the movie teams up different incarnations of the titular heroes—chiefly the light-hearted, child-friendly characters from the 1987 animated series and the darker cast of the 4Kids' own 2003 animated series—in an adventure that spans multiple universes.

Starring: Michael Sinterniklaas, Wayne Grayson, Sam Riegel, Greg Abbey, Darren Dunstan, Marc Thompson, Veronica Taylor, Scottie Ray, Greg Carey, Karen Neil ..
Directed by: Roy Burdine, Lloyd Goldfine
Release date: 2009-11-21
45.

Universal Soldier: Regeneration

4.0
5.2/10 IMDB

When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a next-generation "UniSol" that seems almost unstoppable.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Andrei Arlovski, Mike Pyle, Corey Johnson, Emily Joyce, Kerry Shale, Garry Cooper, Zachary Baharov, Aki Avni ..
Directed by: John Hyams
Release date: 2009-10-01
46.

Blood: The Last Vampire

4.0
5.2/10 IMDB

On the surface, Saya is a stunning 16-year-old, but that youthful exterior hides the tormented soul of a 400-year-old "halfling". Born to a human father and a vampire mother, she has for centuries been a loner obsessed with using her samurai skills to rid the world of vampires, all the while knowing that she herself can survive only on blood like those she hunts.

Starring: Allison Miller, Jun Ji-hyun, Koyuki, Liam Cunningham, JJ Feild, Yasuaki Kurata, Larry Lamb, Andrew Pleavin, Michael Byrne, Colin Salmon ..
Directed by: Chris Nahon
Release date: 2009-04-02
47.

Reclaiming the Blade

4.0
8.2/10 IMDB

The Medieval and Renaissance blade, a profound and beautiful object handcrafted by master artisans of old. An object of great complexity, yet one with a singular use in mind- it is designed to kill. The truth of the sword has been shrouded in antiquity, and the Renaissance martial arts that brought it to being are long forgotten. The ancient practitioners lent us all they knew through their manuscripts. As gunslingers of the Renaissance they were western heroes with swords, and they lived and died by them. Yet today their history remains cloaked under a shadow of legend.

Starring: Karl Urban, John Rhys-Davies, Viggo Mortensen, Bob Anderson ..
Directed by: Daniel McNicoll
Release date: 2009-04-15
Best Adventure Movies of 2009 : The Color of Magic
48.

The Color of Magic

3.9
6.9/10 IMDB

A cowardly wizard is roped into a life of adventure. A tale from the first 2 books of Terry Pratchett's fantasy series "Discworld"

Starring: David Jason, Sean Astin, Tim Curry, Jeremy Irons, Brian Cox, Christopher Lee, Geoffrey Hutchings, Marnix Van Den Broeke, Michael Mears, Roger Ashton-Griffiths ..
Release date: 2009-07-11
Best Adventure Movies of 2009 : Halo Wars
49.

Halo Wars

3.8
6.8/10 IMDB

It begins in the year 2531, 21 years prior to Halo: Combat Evolved, during the Covenant eradication of the Outer Colonies in the Human-Covenant war.

Starring: Gregg Berger, Nolan North, Kim Mai Guest, Courtenay Taylor, David Sobolov, Robin Atkin Downes, Leigh-Allyn Baker ..
Release date: 2009-02-26
Best Adventure Movies of 2009 : Assassin's Creed: Lineage
50.

Assassin's Creed: Lineage

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

The story is a prequel to the video game Assassin's Creed II. It centers around the father of the game's main character, Ezio Auditore da Firenze. Giovanni is an assassin living during the Renaissance in 15th century Italy. At this dawn of a new era, a conspiracy is being plotted by one corrupt family to overthrow the powerful Medici family and destroy a unified Italy. As an assassin, Giovanni must face this threat and bring justice. The story introduces the situation before Assassin's Creed II, and the enemies of both characters.

Starring: Romano Orzari, Manuel Tadros, Jesse Rath, Devon Bostick, Alex Ivanovici, Michel Perron, Arthur Grosser, Peter Miller, Harry Strandjofski, Frank Fontaine ..
Directed by: Yves Simoneau
Release date: 2009-10-26

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