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The Best New Adventure Movies Of The Last Few Years

Updated May 7, 2021 5.4k votes 860 voters 17.6k views70 items

List RulesVote up your favorite adventure movies that were released on or after January, 1 2018.

It's time to vote for the best recent adventure movies. One of the great thrills of cinema is being able to vicariously live out amazing journeys and daring adventures. We get to feel some of the excitement of doing things that we could never do in real life. Films that deliver on that promise have long been popular, often becoming box office blockbusters. Modern advancements in CGI technology and stunt work have allowed current adventure movies to sweep audiences away more powerfully than ever.

There is a wide scope within the genre, which is one of its most impressive qualities. The most exciting new adventure movies are a diverse lot. Most recent adventure movies put realistic characters into a completely unrealistic -- but undeniably thrilling action -- situation. Then there's new adventure movies that are proudly and completely in the realm of fantasy. All of them get the viewer's adrenaline pumping as they watch.

Vote up your favorites on this list of new good adventure movies. Then check back for recently released adventure movies as they come out.

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    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

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    Ready Player One

    Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke

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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

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    Deadpool 2

    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin

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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

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    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning
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    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    Aquaman

    Jason Momoa, Amber Heard

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    Onward

    Chris Pratt, Tom Holland

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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston

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    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson

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    Jumanji: The Next Level

    Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black

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    Incredibles 2

    Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter

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    Rampage

    Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris

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    Tomb Raider

    Alicia Vikander, Dominic West

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    Love and Monsters

    Dylan O'Brien, Jessica Henwick
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    Hobbs & Shaw

    Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham

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    Toy Story 4

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

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    Isle of Dogs

    Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton

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    The New Mutants

    Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams

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    Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

    Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett
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    Togo

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