The year 2020 started with very bad news, which is the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to prevent the virus from spreading, people around the world have been practicing social distancing by staying home, not traveling, and making as little as possible contact with the outside world.

 Top 5 Adventure Movies

For people who love going outside and explore the world, this is just like being kept in the prison. Luckily, we still have TV and the Internet to entertain ourselves. There is no better way to satisfy your soul than diving into the best adventure movies and enjoy their thrilling stories and explore carefully crafted worlds with unimaginable sights and wonders.

Here, we introduce to you the top 5 adventure movies to watch during the quarantine. Every movie in this list is a masterpiece that has been recognized by both critics and audiences around the world and I am sure they will make your quarantine quite thrilling.

1. Top 5 Adventure Movies - Lord of the Rings (2001)

Lord of the Rings is a film series that consists of 3 films The Lord of the Rings:

  • The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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The movie is set in a fantasy world called Middle Earth. Viewers will get to see the adventure of the hobbit Frodo Baggins as he and the Fellowship try to destroy the One Ring to defeat its maker, the Dark Lord Sauron. They eventually split up and Frodo goes on with his adventure with his loyal friend Sam and the treacherous Gollum.

Meanwhile, everyone else tries to unite the Free Peoples of Middle-earth to distract Sauron's attention in the War of the Ring to support Frodos.

Lord of the Rings is considered one of the best film series ever created. It is among the top-grossing film series of all time with $2.981 billion. Every movie in the series was highly praised for its special effect, acting, music scores,... The Lord of the Rings series won 17 Academic Awards.

2. Top 5 Adventure Movies - Pirates of the Caribbean (2003)

The Pirates of the Caribbean series has a total of 5 films so far and the sixth film is being made:

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

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Pirates of the Caribbean is a fantasy adventure film set between loosely 1720 and 1750 in a world ruled by the British Empire, the East India Trading Company (based on the real East India Trading Company), and the Spanish Empire. In this world, the pirate is considered as the symbol of freedom from the powers of the authority.

The movie features a huge world on the sea with many mysteries, folk tales, and legends. The movie follows Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, and Elizabeth Swan as they fight against mysterious creatures and the government.

The Pirates of the Caribbean series grossed a total of more than $4.5 billion worldwide.

3. Top 5 Adventure Movies - Life of Pi (2012)

Life of Pi is a 2012 adventure drama film based on a novel by Yann Martel.

The movie center around the life of Pi Patel as he retells it to a young writer. Pi was raised in a Hindu family but his family has to move to Canada along with all the animals they own in their zoo to sell them. But during the trip, there was a huge storm that drowned the ship and Pi found himself on a lifeboat with a zebra, a tiger, a hyena, and an orangutan.

Life of Pi

Eventually, there is only him and the tiger alive on the boat and Pi has to learn how to survive with it on the sea.

Life of Pi grossed over $600 million worldwide and was praised for its plot, visual effect, editing.

4. Top 5 Adventure Movies - Interstellar (2014)

Interstellar is a sci-fi adventure film directed by Christopher Nolan. The movie is set in a distant future where the EArth is slowly becoming uninhabitable. In this world, children were taught that the Apollo moon landings were frauds.


Farmer and ex-NASA pilot Cooper is assigned with a mission to explore 3 new planets for humanity to live. Viewers will get to the magnificent worlds with both terror and beauty. James Dyer of Empire describes the movie as "brainy, barmy, and beautiful to behold ... a mind-bending opera of space and time with a soul wrapped up in all the science."

Interstellar grossed a total of $696 million worldwide.

5. Top 5 Adventure Movies - Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Mad Max: Fury Road is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the Earth has become a desert wasteland. Due to there are no resources, civilization has collapsed. The movies follow the adventure of Max and Furiosa as they lead the despot's five wives in an escape on the massive, armored truck War Rig.

The movies feature intensive huge high-speed battles between Warlords on modified war vehicles. The film was highly praised for its stunts, screenplay, acting, and choreography.

Mad Max: Fury Road grossed a total of $375 million worldwide.

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