films The Best Adventure Movies of 2009  

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List of the best 2009 adventure movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. With stories that usually revolve around traveling to faraway lands, adventure films often feature characters like pirates, kings, treasure hunters and more. These are all the adventure movies that defined the year 2009, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

Examples include Avatar and Up. This isn't necessarily a list of all adventure movies from 2009, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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Star Trek Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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Avatar Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

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Fantastic Mr. Fox George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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Space Buddies Amy Sedaris, Diedrich Bader, Nolan Gould

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2012 Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton

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Race to Witch Mountain Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb

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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

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Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Selena Gomez, Maria Canals Barrera, Jennifer Stone

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A Christmas Carol Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright

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G-Force Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi

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Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné

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Astro Boy Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart

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Inglourious Basterds Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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Where the Wild Things Are Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

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Monsters vs. Aliens Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger

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Aliens in the Attic Ashley Tisdale, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Nealon

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Dragonball Evolution Emmy Rossum, Jamie Chung, James Marsters

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch

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Land of the Lost Will Ferrell, Leonard Nimoy, Matt Lauer

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Zombieland Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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The Road Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Viggo Mortensen

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Year One Olivia Wilde, Jack Black, Paul Rudd

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Bodyguards and Assassins Donnie Yen, Fan Bingbing, Cung Le

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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell

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Peranmai Jayam Ravi, Urvashi, Vadivelu

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The Descent Part 2 Josh Dallas, Shauna Macdonald, Nora-Jane Noone

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Planet 51 Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson, Gary Oldman

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Valhalla Rising Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Hugo Weaving

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Green Lantern: First Flight Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen

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Sherlock Holmes Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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Fighting Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzmán

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham

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Coraline Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

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Agora Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac, Max Minghella

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The Hole Bruce Dern, Teri Polo, Chord Overstreet

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Fanboys Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher, Seth Rogen

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Tekken Mircea Monroe, Tamlyn Tomita, Cung Le

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St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold Gemma Arterton, David Tennant, Colin Firth

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Black Dynamite Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall, Salli Richardson

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Sin Nombre Hector Jimenez, Diana Garcia, Tenoch Huerta

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The Secret of Kells Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Paul Tylak

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Solomon Kane Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, James Purefoy

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I Love You Phillip Morris Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann

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