The Top 20 Adventure Movies of All Time

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1

Star Wars

1977    George Lucas    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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The Empire Strikes Back

1980    Irvin Kershner    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

1981    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Costume Adventure

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Return of the Jedi

1983    Richard Marquand    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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Back to the Future

1985    Robert Zemeckis    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Americana

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

1989    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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Yojimbo

1961    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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The Princess Bride

1987    Rob Reiner    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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Apocalypse Now

1979    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Anti-War Film

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

1948    John Huston    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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Jaws

1975    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG

Adventure    Horror    Monster Film

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

2001    Peter Jackson    Rated PG13

Adventure    Epic    Fantasy

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Toy Story

1995    John Lasseter    Rated G

Adventure    Animation    Comedy

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2003    Peter Jackson    Rated PG13

Adventure    Epic    Fantasy

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

2002    Peter Jackson    Rated PG13

Adventure    Epic    Fantasy

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The Wizard of Oz

1939    Victor Fleming    Not Rated

Adventure    Based-on-Theatre    Family

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The Gold Rush

1925    Charles Chaplin    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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