Film 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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Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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14 1
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Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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8 0
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Amy Sedaris, Diedrich Bader, Nolan Gould

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8 0
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Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb

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7 0
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Selena Gomez, Maria Canals Barrera, Jennifer Stone

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Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné

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Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright

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12 2
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George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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8 1
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Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton

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7 1
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Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi

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9 3
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Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

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11 5
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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

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6 4
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Ashley Tisdale, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Nealon

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5 3
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Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage

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6 7
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Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart

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6 7
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Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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5 6
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Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

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5 7
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Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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4 6
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Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger

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3 5
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Emmy Rossum, Jamie Chung, James Marsters

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6 9
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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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4 7
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Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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2 5
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Will Ferrell, Leonard Nimoy, Matt Lauer

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5 9
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Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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4 8
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Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch

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3 7
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Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Viggo Mortensen

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2 6
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Donnie Yen, Fan Bingbing, Cung Le

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2 6
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Olivia Wilde, Jack Black, Paul Rudd

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2 6
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Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell

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Josh Dallas, Shauna Macdonald, Nora-Jane Noone

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1 5
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Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis

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1 5
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Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson, Gary Oldman

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1 5
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Jayam Ravi, Urvashi, Vadivelu

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1 5
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Gemma Arterton, David Tennant, Colin Firth

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2 7
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Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen

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2 7
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Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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1 6
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Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzmán

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1 6
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Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham

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1 6
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Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

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3 9
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Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Hugo Weaving

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0 4
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Vikram, Shriya Saran, Brahmanandam

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0 4
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Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher, Seth Rogen

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0 4
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Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Paul Tylak

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0 4
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Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall, Salli Richardson

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0 4
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Hector Jimenez, Diana Garcia, Tenoch Huerta

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0 4
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Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, James Purefoy

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0 4
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Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann

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0 5
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Mircea Monroe, Tamlyn Tomita, Cung Le

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0 5
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Bruce Dern, Teri Polo, Chord Overstreet

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0 5
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Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac, Max Minghella