Film The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies  

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Due to their ridiculous premises, bad acting, and corny special effects, guilty pleasure adventure movies are fantastic when you need a laugh. Adventure films, as a genre, necessitate big concepts and epic scenes. When directors fail to deliver, the results are often unintentionally hilarious. The cheesiest adventure movies may be dumb, but you're not always in the mood for something high concept and thought provoking. It's okay to occasionally indulge in some easy so-bad-it's-good cinema. Browse this list to find the best guilty pleasure adventure movies for your viewing delight! 

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Anaconda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Owen Wilson Anaconda is a 1997 adventure-horror film, directed by Luis Llosa, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Owen Wilson, Kari Wuhrer and Jonathan Hyde. It centers on a film ...more

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The Cave is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut The Cave is a 2005 American action horror film, directed by Bruce Hunt. It stars Cole Hauser, Eddie Cibrian, Morris Chestnut, Marcel Iureş, Lena Headey, Rick Ravanello, Piper Perabo and Daniel ...more

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Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier. The story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his ...more

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Snakes on a Plane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Kitsch Snakes on a Plane is a 2006 American action thriller film directed by David R. Ellis and starring Samuel L. Jackson. It was released by New Line Cinema on August 18, 2006, in North America. The ...more

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Commando is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Bill Paxton Commando is a 1985 American action film directed by Mark L. Lester, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rae Dawn Chong. The film was released in the United States on October 4, 1985. The film ...more

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Big Trouble in Little China is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, John Carpenter Big Trouble in Little China is a 1986 American action film directed by John Carpenter, and starring Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun and James Hong. The film was released in the United ...more

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The Fast and the Furious is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 American street racing action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. The film is the first ...more

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War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum War of the Worlds is a 2005 American epic science fiction disaster film and a loose adaptation of H. G. Wells's novel The War of the Worlds, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Josh ...more

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The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser, Patricia Velásquez The Mummy is a 1999 American fantasy adventure film written and directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, and Kevin J. O'Connor, with Arnold Vosloo in ...more

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Jurassic World is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio Jurassic World is an upcoming 2015 American science fiction adventure film directed by Colin Trevorrow. It is the fourth installment in the Jurassic Park film series. The screenplay was ...more

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Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an adaptation of the 1981 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The film was directed by Joe ...more

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Small Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kirsten Dunst, Christina Ricci Small Soldiers is a 1998 American science fiction action film directed by Joe Dante. The film revolves around two adolescents, who get caught in the middle of a battle between two factions of ...more

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Rambo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish Rambo is a 2008 American-German independent action film directed, co-written by and starring Sylvester Stallone reprising his famous role as veteran John Rambo. It is the fourth installment in ...more

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2012 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton 2012 is a 2009 American science fiction disaster adventure film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. It stars John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, ...more

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Underworld is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Wentworth Miller Underworld is a 2003 action horror film directed by Len Wiseman about the secret history of Vampires and Lycans. It is the first installment in the Underworld series. The main plot revolves ...more

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Van Helsing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Jackman, Josie Maran Van Helsing is a 2004 American horror action film directed by Stephen Sommers. It stars Hugh Jackman as vigilante monster hunter Van Helsing, and Kate Beckinsale as Anna Valerious. The film is ...more

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Hook is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Robin Williams Hook is a 1991 American fantasy adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by James V. Hart and Malia Scotch Marmo. It stars Robin Williams as Peter Pan/Peter Banning, Dustin ...more

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The Postman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Kevin Costner, Tom Petty, Mary Stuart Masterson The Postman is a 1997 American epic post-apocalyptic adventure film. It is directed by, produced by, and stars Kevin Costner, with the screenplay written by Eric Roth and Brian Helgeland, based ...more

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Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson Ghost Rider is a 2007 American supernatural superhero film written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson. Based on the character of the same name which appeared in Marvel Comics, the character's ...more

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X-Men is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin X-Men is a 2000 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the first installment in the X-Men film series. The ...more

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Hackers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman, Jonny Lee Miller This film is a 1995 American science fiction thriller film directed by Iain Softley and starring Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Renoly Santiago, Matthew Lillard, Lorraine Bracco and Fisher ...more

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Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Salma Hayek, Will Smith, Kevin Kline Wild Wild West is a 1999 American steampunk western action-comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. A big-screen adaptation of the 1965–1969 TV series The Wild Wild West, it stars Will Smith, ...more

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Star Wars Episode I: The Phant... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregor (32 Years Before Episode IV) Stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen Amidala from the impending invasion of Naboo, Jedi apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master ...more

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The Rock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris The Rock is a 1996 action film that primarily takes place on Alcatraz Island and in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was directed by Michael Bay, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and ...more

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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Robert Mark Kamen, starring Ralph Macchio, who was 22 years old during principal ...more

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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Bridgette Wilson, Frank Welker, Talisa Soto Mortal Kombat is a 1995 American fantasy martial arts film written by Kevin Droney, directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, and starring Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Bridgette Wilson, Christopher Lambert, ...more

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X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel to ...more

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Conan the Barbarian is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Morgan Freeman, Rose McGowan, Rachel Nichols Conan the Barbarian is a 2011 American sword and sorcery film based on the character Conan the Barbarian created by Robert E. Howard. The film is a new interpretation of the Conan mythology, and ...more

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Road House is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Sam Elliott, Terry Funk, Kelly Lynch Road House is a 1989 action film directed by Rowdy Herrington and starring Patrick Swayze as a bouncer at a newly refurbished roadside bar who protects a small town in Missouri from a ...more

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National Treasure is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Adventure Movies
Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean National Treasure is a 2004 American adventure film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was written by Jim Kouf, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Cormac Wibberley, and Marianne ...more