Best Adventure Movies of 2012

1.

ParaNorman

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock can speak to the dead, but no one other than his eccentric new friend believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's eccentric uncle tells him of a ritual he must perform to protect the town from a curse cast by a witch centuries ago.

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Jodelle Ferland, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Goodman, Elaine Stritch ..
Directed by: Sam Fell, Chris Butler
Release date: 2012-08-03
2.

John Carter

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Willem Dafoe, Thomas Haden Church, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Bryan Cranston ..
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Release date: 2012-03-07
3.

Beasts of the Southern Wild

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe—for a time when he’s no longer there to protect her. When Wink contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack—temperatures rise, and the ice caps melt, unleashing an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. With the waters rising, the aurochs coming, and Wink’s health fading, Hushpuppy goes in search of her lost mother.

Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Gina Montana, Lowell Landes, Pamela Harper, Amber Henry, Jonshel Alexander, Nicholas Clark, Joseph Brown ..
Directed by: Benh Zeitlin
Release date: 2012-06-29
4.

Big Miracle

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the nonfiction book ‘Freeing the Whales: How the Media Created the World’s Greatest Non-Event’ by Tom Rose.

Starring: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Kristen Bell, Vinessa Shaw, Dermot Mulroney, Ted Danson, Kathy Baker, Tim Blake Nelson, Stephen Root, John Michael Higgins ..
Directed by: Ken Kwapis
Release date: 2012-02-02
5.

Sightseers

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.

Starring: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies, Roger Michael, Tony Way, Seamus O'Neill, Monica Dolan, Jonathan Aris, Aymen Hamdouchi, Tom Meeten ..
Directed by: Ben Wheatley
Release date: 2012-11-30
6.

On the Road

4.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.

Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Morgan, Alice Braga, Elisabeth Moss ..
Directed by: Walter Salles
Release date: 2012-05-22
7.

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening

4.2
5.5/10 IMDB

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.

Starring: Indiana Evans, Brenton Thwaites, Denise Richards, Frank John Hughes, Alix Elizabeth Gitter, Jacob Artist, Patrick St. Esprit ..
Directed by: Jake Newsome, Mikael Salomon
Release date: 2012-06-16
Best Adventure Movies of 2012 : Halo 4 Forward Unto Dawn
8.

Halo 4 Forward Unto Dawn

4.2
6.9/10 IMDB

UNSC Cadet Thomas Lasky must conquer his inner fears and join forces with super-soldier John-117 to take down a massive faction of the Covenant.

Starring: Thom Green, Anna Popplewell, Enisha Brewster, Ayelet Zurer, Masam Holden, Mike Dopud, Iain Belcher, Osric Chau, Katerina Katelieva ..
Release date: 2012-10-05
Best Adventure Movies of 2012 : Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
9.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

In 2525, as mankind has begun to colonise space, a group of cadets are training to fight against human insurrectionists. One of these cadets, Thomas Lasky, has doubts about his abilities as a soldier and his convictions for this war. Whilst he struggles with himself, the planet is invaded by an unknown alien race. Reeling under the assault, Lasky and his squad mates are rescued by John-117, one of the UNSC's legendary SPARTAN-II super-soldiers. John must inspire Lasky to fulfill his potential as a soldier and a leader to fight against an enemy deadlier than any that humanity has faced before

Starring: Tom Green, Anna Popplewell, Daniel Cudmore, Ayelet Zurer, Mike Dopud, Enisha Brewster, Masam Holden, Osric Chau, Iain Belcher, Katerina Katelieva ..
Release date: 2012-11-21
Best Adventure Movies of 2012 : A Time of Vultures
10.

A Time of Vultures

3.7
7.6/10 IMDB

A drifter walks into a saloon to settle a score.

Directed by: Adolfo Kolmerer
Release date: 2012-12-04

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