The 10 best adventure movies of 2015, according to IMDb
2015 was a golden year for moviegoers, especially action and adventure fanatics. The year has offered something for every section of the public. All manner of films, from sci-fi to action, comedy to thriller, the year was marked by critical darlings and fan favorites in all its glory.
ten Tomorrow: 6.4 / 10
This sci-fi adventure film is also spiced with a generous dollop of mystery. The film was directed by Brad Bird. Bird also co-wrote the screenplay with other screenwriters.
The main role is played by George Clooney. A cynical but brilliant scientist and a teenage boy travel to an alternate timeline, to unlock the secrets of Tomorrowland. The film received praise for the original premise, music, good acting, and cinematography, but faced widespread criticism for the sloppy writing and overall tone.
9 Spectrum: 6.8 / 10
The twenty-fourth movie in the James Bond series, Spectrum was directed by Sam Mendes. It was also his second (which he directed) in the series after Skyfall. This is the fourth film in which Daniel Craig plays the role of James Bond. The story revolves around James Bond traveling the world battling a criminal organization called Specter.
A character who strongly resembles the controversial Blofeld also appears, but has not been explicitly named or shown. The film was praised for its action scenes, acting, music, and processing, but was criticized for its overly long runtime and slow pace.
8 Jurassic World: 7/10
The American science fiction adventure Jurassic World is the fourth film in the Jurassic Park series. It was directed by Colin Trevorrow. The script also included some suggestions from executive producer Steven Spielberg.
The first in the Jurassic World trilogy centers around the theme park of genetically modified dinosaurs. It turns into chaos when one of the dinosaurs escapes from the cage. The film broke all records upon its opening weekend release and became the second highest grossing film of 2015.
7 Everest: 7.1 / 10
Everest is an intense biographical adventure film directed by Baltasar KormÃ¡kur. It is inspired by the real disastrous event of 1996, known as the Mount Everest disaster. The plot revolves around two expedition groups on their final ascent to Mount Everest when the weather turns sour.
Their attempts at survival form the rest of the story. The film performed very well at the box office and received critical acclaim around the world. Fans loved him for his breathtaking visuals.
6 Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation: 7.4 / 10
The action-adventure MI: The rogue nation was directed and written by Christopher McQuarrie. This is the fifth film in the MI series. Lead actors Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hollander, Simon Pegg, and Ving Rhames reprized their original roles from previous films.
The main protagonist is Ethan Hunt who is pursuing an extremely skilled and dangerous terrorist organization. The film was a hit and grossed over $ 500 million worldwide and was the eighth highest paying film of 2015.
5 Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens: 7.9 / 10
This adventurous space opera episode was directed by JJ Abrams. It is the continuation of Return of the Jedi and the first film in the sequel trilogy. 30 years after the return of the Jedi; Rey, Finn, and Poe embarked on a mission to locate the Last Jedi, Luke and fight the New Order.
The film performed extremely well and is the fourth highest grossing film of all time, closely following Titanic, Avatar and Avengers: Endgame.
4 The Martian: 8/10
The Martian is a sci-fi adventure directed by Ridley Scott. The screenplay is adapted from the novel of the same name by Andy Weir. The plot revolves around an astronaut left on Mars, played by Hollywood star actor Matt Damon.
The story explores his struggle to survive and the efforts to save him and bring him home. The film is also special in that it is the highest paying Ridley Scott film to date. He has also won several awards and nominations for the team and lead actor Matt Damon.
3 The Revenant: 8/10
The survival drama and the adventure film The ghost was directed by Alejandro GonzÃ¡lez IÃ±Ã¡rritu. Part of the plot is based on a 2002 novel of the same name by Michael Punke, which also draws inspiration from actual events. The main actors are Lionardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy.
The protagonist of this suspenseful adventure is a legendary explorer, who is on a mission of survival after being attacked by a bear, abandoned by his crew and left for dead by his own team member. The film received incredible love and appreciation from fans and critics and won three Golden Globes. Lionardo DiCaprio also won three best actor awards for his performance.
2 Upside down: 8.2 / 10
Upside down is a bright toned animated adventure film. It was directed by Pete Docter. The script is loosely based on the changes in personality of Docter’s daughter during her teenage years. Many psychologists were also consulted to give the film a realistic approach.
The main protagonist is a young girl and her five emotions, which try to rule her life when she moves from Minnesota to San Francisco. The film received several awards for the concept, premise and performance of voiceover artists, in particular Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, of Office celebrity, Lewis Black and Richard Kind.
1 Mad Max: Fury Road: 8.1 / 10
Mad Max: Fury Road is an action-packed adventure film directed and co-written by George Miller. Interestingly enough, the film was pushed into pre-production in 1997 and it took 17 years to finalize and release it. The main actors are Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron. The plot explores a post-apocalyptic world where water is scarce.
Max and a rebellious woman form an army in an attempt to overthrow the tyrant who rules the wasteland. This is a movie you can’t miss, full of mind-blowing and jaw-dropping moments. Road of fury is the highest paying Mad Max movie and was rated as the best film of 2015 by many.
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