Best Adventure Movies of 2010

1.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

6.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, John Hurt ..
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2010-10-17
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2.

How to Train Your Dragon

6.7
8.1/10 IMDB

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, David Tennant, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Robin Atkin Downes ..
Directed by: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Release date: 2010-03-10
Best Adventure Movies of 2010 : True Grit
3.

True Grit

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.

Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, Domhnall Gleeson, Bruce Green, Ed Lee Corbin, Roy Lee Jones, Paul Rae ..
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Release date: 2010-12-22
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4.

Iron Man 2

6.0
7.0/10 IMDB

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Favreau, Clark Gregg, John Slattery ..
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2010-04-28
5.

127 Hours

6.0
7.6/10 IMDB

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Starring: James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Clémence Poésy, Lizzy Caplan, Kate Burton, Treat Williams, Sean Bott, Koleman Stinger, Parker Hadley ..
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 2010-11-05
6.

The Pacific

5.9
8.3/10 IMDB

A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.

Release date: 2010-03-15
7.

Alice in Wonderland

5.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover, Marton Csokas, Lindsay Duncan, Matt Lucas, Geraldine James, Tim Pigott-Smith ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2010-03-03
8.

TRON: Legacy

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real world.

Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, Michael Sheen, James Frain, Beau Garrett, Yaya DaCosta, Serinda Swan, Elizabeth Mathis ..
Directed by: Joseph Kosinski
Release date: 2010-12-10
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9.

RED

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Starring: Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Mary-Louise Parker, Karl Urban, Richard Dreyfuss, James Remar, Morgan Freeman, Brian Cox, Ernest Borgnine ..
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Release date: 2010-10-13
10.

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. The film is based on the first three books in the series.

Starring: Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Essie Davis, Joel Edgerton, Deborra-Lee Furness, Ryan Kwanten, Anthony LaPaglia, Helen Mirren, Sam Neill, Richard Roxburgh ..
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Release date: 2010-07-10

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