Most Popular Adventuress Movies and TV Shows
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PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.
Votes: 193,474 | Gross: $118.63M
2. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Video game adventurer Lara Croft comes to life in a movie where she races against time and villains to recover powerful ancient artifacts.
Votes: 195,466 | Gross: $131.14M
3. Queen of the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 128 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
4. Cutthroat Island (1995)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a hidden island that contains a fabulous treasure.
Votes: 25,613 | Gross: $10.02M
5. The Sheltering Sky (1990)
R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama
An American couple travel abroad to revitalize their relationship. But as the trip drags on, their attempt at recovering what they once had seems futile.
Votes: 11,445 | Gross: $2.08M
6. Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries (2019– )
Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In swinging 60's Melbourne, gorgeously reckless Peregrine Fisher inherits a windfall when the famous aunt she never knew goes missing over the highlands of New Guinea.
7. Amelia (2009)
PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Votes: 11,892 | Gross: $14.24M
8. Bright Young Things (2003)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, War
An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies", is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.
Votes: 5,122 | Gross: $0.93M
9. Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 155 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and World War II correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls, and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.
PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Family
An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century and focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
11. Vera Cruz (1954)
Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Western
During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.
12. The Ten Commandments (1923)
Passed | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy
After hearing the story of Moses, the sons of a devout Christian mother go their own ways, while the atheist brother's breaking of the Ten Commandments leads to tragedy.
Votes: 1,919 | Gross: $5.36M
13. It Came from the Desert (2017)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A pulpy, action monster movie, inspired by Cinemaware's cult 1980s video game "It Came from the Desert". A nostalgic tribute to creature features from the 1950's, It Came From The Desert ... See full summary »
15. Saratoga Trunk (1945)
Approved | 135 min | Drama, Romance, Western
An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.
16. Rope of Sand (1949)
Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Film-Noir
A man abused by a sadistic mining company cop before he could tell where on their desert property he'd found diamonds decides to steal them instead.
17. Franny's Feet (2003– )
TV-Y | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Franny spends her days with her grandfather at his shoe repair shop. When customers bring in their shoes, something magical happens: Franny is transported to far away lands where she meets new friends and solves fun problems.
18. East of Shanghai (1931)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Believing that an unexpected inheritance will bring them happiness, a married couple instead finds their relationship strained to the breaking point.
19. My Forbidden Past (1951)
Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Barbara Beaurevel lives with her aunt and cousin in New Orleans in the late 1800's. In love with Mark Lucas, a research doctor at Tulane University, her plans to marry him are thwarted. ... See full summary »
21. Love Takes Flight (1937)
Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
On a transcontinental flight from New York City to Los Angeles, Joan Lawson, the flight hostess, attracts the attention of a move producer, Dave Miller, and he tries to persuade her to sign... See full summary »
22. Paula Peril: Mystery of the Crystal Falcon (2009)
PG | 19 min | Short, Action, Mystery
When a high society auction is interrupted by the brazen theft of the mysterious Crystal Falcon, investigative reporter Paula 'Peril' Perillo and photographer Jimmy Smith team up to get the... See full summary »
27. Mutiny (1952)
Approved | 77 min | Adventure, History
During the War of 1812, the U.S. tasks Captain James Marshall to sail through the British blockade and bring back a French loan in gold but the secret leaks out and many greedy hands, including the mutinous crew's, are after the gold.
28. Un certain dimanche (2010)
14 min | Short, Adventure, Drama
Two young girls, Gabrielle and Jeanne, just coming out of adolescence, take off in a car one Sunday afternoon without their parents knowledge. This moment of rebellion allows them their ... See full summary »
30. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness (2003 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure
Accused of the murder of her former mentor, Von Croy, Lara becomes a fugitive on the run. To clear her name, Lara has no choice but to confront the secret alliance whose destiny it is to take over the world.
31. A Married Man (1983– )
240 min | Drama
A British lawyer, disillusioned with his marriage and career. After starting an affair with a beautiful woman with political connections, a murder leads him to the greatest challenge of his life.
32. Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation (1999 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Lara embarks on a journey of discovery across Egypt, where she must overcome the most ingenious puzzles and infernal traps ever devised, and face terrifying evil from beyond the grave.
33. Tomb Raider: Chronicles (2000 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure
Four new adventures take Lara from the rooftops of a high tech city to the bowels of a German U-boat. Utilize new moves to overcome obstacles: tightrope walking, parallel bar swinging, and a hand-to-hand stealth attack.
34. Poor Rich (1959)
104 min | Adventure
The old, sickly Demeter Lapussa is a tyrant in the family. He forces his granddaughter, the beautiful Henriette, to marry baron Hátszegi, although the girl loves the penniless Vámhidy ... See full summary »
35. Doctor Who: Good as Gold (2012 TV Short)
3 min | Short, Adventure, Drama
Amy reminds The Doctor he needs to have an adventure once in a while, the Doctor complies and sets the TARDIS to its "adventure setting". After a series of malfunctions, the ship lands in ... See full summary »
36. Raton Pass (1951)
Approved | 84 min | Western
In the midst of a feud between two rancher families, a shrewd woman marries one of the ranchers and later tries to take his land through divorce and violent tactics involving a gang of outlaws.
37. Simba: The King of the Beasts (1928)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
A groundbreaking travelogue, Simba follows the intrepid American filmmaking couple Osa and Martin Johnson on their four year expedition over the African subcontinent.
39. 3D Safari: Africa (2011 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure
Take your family on a real African Safari! Hunter Ellis (TV's "Survivor") is your guide across the Savannahs of Africa on a spectacular and educational journey -- with up-close footage of an amazing array of animals.
40. Smashing the Spy Ring (1938)
Approved | 62 min | Drama, Mystery
Top U.S. government spy-smasher John Baxter (Ralph Bellamy) does just that as he is aided by Eleanor Dunlap (Fay Wray) and companion federal agent Ted Hall (Regis Toomey) while being highly... See full summary »
41. The Blonde from Singapore (1941)
Passed | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Fortune hunter Mary Brooks, posing as a missionary's daughter, strives to beat a couple of pilots, Terry Prescott and "Waffles" Billings, (who have turned pearl divers in order to buy a ... See full summary »
42. Bethsabée (1947)
97 min | Drama
Arabella, a beautiful woman with a turbulent past, joins her lover, Captain Dubreuil, in a remote place of Morocco. Another officer, Captain Sommerville, who happens to be her former lover,... See full summary »
43. The Spy Ring (1938)
Passed | 61 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Two American-army officers are working on a new type of machine-gun for anti-aircraft warfare, when one of them is murdered. The other vows to get the spies that are after the invention and avenge his friend's death.
44. Danger Island (1931)
Passed | 220 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
The daughter of a man who has discovered radium on an African island is befriended by two people whose real goal is to keep the discovery to themselves.
45. Jungle Mystery (1932)
Passed | 240 min | Action, Adventure
In Africa, two hunters meet a girl and her father who are searching for her lost brother. Their search is complicated by rival hunters who are after ivory and by a tribe of hostile natives.
46. Mystery Plane (1939)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A pilot invents a revolutionary new bomb-targeting system. However, just before he is to deliver it to the Army Air Corps, he is kidnapped by a criminal gang who want to give the system to ... See full summary »
47. Die Krone von Arkus (2015)
95 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Arkus is reigned by Schiija. The Evil queen forces the inhabitants to give her their best work as gifts at the yearly gifts day. One day a former rival passes a hint on how to defeat the queen to the streetkids Jono and Saraja .
48. Trapped by G-Men (1937)
Approved | 65 min | Action, Crime, Drama
"River of Missing Men" is the story-source title and, briefly, the working title of this film while in production, but it is not an "alternate" title since "Trapped By G-Men" was never ... See full summary »
49. Port of Missing Girls (1938)
Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Nightclub singer Della Mason (Judith Allen)witnesses a murder and is forced by the killer to flee with him from the scene of the crime. Escaping from the gangster, she secretly boards the ... See full summary »
50. The Man Who Had Everything (1920)
50 min | Drama
Harry Bullway is a careless young man, always after a good time. He nearly runs over a blind beggar with his car, but he shows no remorse. In response to his heartlessness, the beggar ... See full summary »