Best Adventure Movies of 2009

1.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

6.3
7.8/10 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
2.

9

5.7
7.1/10 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
3.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

5.2
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: 2009-06-29
4.

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

5.0
7.2/10 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
5.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

4.9
5.8/10 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: 2009-08-04
6.

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
7.

Fanboys

4.7
6.6/10 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
8.

G-Force

4.5
5.1/10 IMDB

A team of trained secret agent animals, guinea pigs Darwin, 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
Release date: 2009-07-21
9.

Valhalla Rising

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

1000 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
10.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop

4.4
5.2/10 IMDB

Mild-mannered Paul Blart (Kevin James) 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

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