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List of the best 2005 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 2005, 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.

This list below has a variety of movies in it, from Batman Begins to Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. This isn't necessarily a list of all adventure movies from 2005, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Batman Begins Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

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V for Vendetta Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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The Derby Stallion Zac Efron, Billy Preston, Bill Cobbs

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Zathura Kristen Stewart, Josh Hutchersonm, Tim Robbins

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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Racing Stripes Hayden Panettiere, Snoop Dogg, Mandy Moore

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Lassie Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage, Samantha Morton

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Duma Eamonn Walker, Hope Davis, Campbell Scott

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Madagascar Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith

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The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Queen Latifah, Quentin Tarantino, Ashanti

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Hilary Duff, Carmen Electra, Steve Martin

The Best Adventure Anime of All Time

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War of the Worlds Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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Herbie: Fully Loaded Lindsay Lohan, Anna Faris, Michael Keaton

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Kingdom of Heaven Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

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Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy? Ron Perlman, Jeremy Piven, Virginia Madsen

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Serenity Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion

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Æon Flux Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Jonny Lee Miller

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Sky High Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lynda Carter

Is Black Panther Really The Modern Day Version Of Lion King, Or Is Everyone Just Tripping?

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King Kong Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich

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Millions James Nesbitt, Leslie Phillips, Alun Armstrong

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The Descent Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid

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The Legend of Zorro Catherine Zeta-Jones, Antonio Banderas, Michael Emerson

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Sahara Penélope Cruz, Matthew McConaughey, William H. Macy

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Doom Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike, Karl Urban

The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks

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Robots Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Amanda Bynes

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The Brothers Grimm Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon, Lena Headey

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Everything Is Illuminated Elijah Wood, Eugene Hütz, Jonathan Safran Foer

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Chicken Little Patrick Stewart, Joan Cusack, Catherine O'Hara

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The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl Taylor Lautner, Kristin Davis, David Arquette

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Casanova Sienna Miller, Heath Ledger, Natalie Dormer

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Mazhai Shriya Saran, Jayam Ravi, Rahul Dev

The Most Rewatchable Movies

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The Great Yokai War Chiaki Kuriyama, Bunta Sugawara, Ryunosuke Kamiki

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The Poseidon Adventure Steve Guttenberg, Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell

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Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa Nana Mizuki, Rie Kugimiya, Toshio Furukawa

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Into the Blue Jessica Alba, Paul Walker, Josh Brolin

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The Promise Cecilia Cheung, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nicholas Tse

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BloodRayne Michelle Rodriguez, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf

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The World's Fastest Indian Anthony Hopkins, Walton Goggins, Diane Ladd

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Nancy Travis

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Stealth Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Wentworth Miller

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XXX: State of the Union Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Ice Cube

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Are We There Yet Ice Cube, Nia Long, Tracy Morgan

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The Fallen Ones Robert Wagner, Nautica Thorn, Tom Bosley

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A Sound of Thunder Ben Kingsley, David Oyelowo, Catherine McCormack

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The Marksman Wesley Snipes, Emma Samms, Matt Salinger

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Palindromes Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Barkin, Richard Masur