Biography, Adventure (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Revenant (2015)
16 | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
Votes: 596,643 | Gross: $183.64M
2. Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010–2013)
16 | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.
3. Adrift (I) (2018)
12 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.
Votes: 28,833 | Gross: $31.45M
4. Everest (2015)
12 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.
Votes: 177,310 | Gross: $43.48M
5. Into the Wild (2007)
12 | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 514,765 | Gross: $18.35M
6. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
12 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.
Votes: 106,003 | Gross: $25.02M
7. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
12 | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
Votes: 236,071 | Gross: $44.82M
8. The Lost City of Z (2016)
16 | 141 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Votes: 63,493 | Gross: $8.58M
9. Jungle (I) (2017)
R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A group of friends join a guide for a trek into the Bolivian jungle, searching for an Indian village. The men soon realize that the jungle is a difficult place to be.
10. 127 Hours (2010)
16 | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 317,790 | Gross: $18.34M
11. Wild (I) (2014)
6 | 115 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.
Votes: 108,073 | Gross: $37.88M
12. Alexander (2004)
16 | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.
Votes: 152,591 | Gross: $34.30M
16. The Mercy (2018)
6 | 112 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.
18. The Walk (II) (2015)
9 | 123 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
Votes: 107,408 | Gross: $10.14M
19. Rescue Dawn (2006)
16 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Votes: 93,872 | Gross: $5.49M
20. The Aeronauts (2019)
Action, Adventure, Biography | Post-production
Pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon.
22. Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
16 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story covers Paul going from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Jesus Christ's most influential apostle.
Votes: 4,946 | Gross: $17.56M
23. Queen of the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 128 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
24. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
12 | 136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.
Votes: 110,495 | Gross: $37.96M
25. Alive (1993)
12 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash.
Votes: 45,380 | Gross: $36.73M
26. 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain (2017)
12 | 98 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adrenaline seeking snowboarder gets lost in a massive winter storm in the back country of the High Sierras where he is pushed to the limits of human endurance and forced to battle his own personal demons as he fights for survival...."
27. Agora (2009)
16 | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Votes: 60,511 | Gross: $0.62M
28. The Dawn Wall (2017)
100 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
Votes: 1,273 | Gross: $0.07M
29. A Walk in the Woods (2015)
6 | 104 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Votes: 21,465 | Gross: $29.47M
30. Rob Roy (1995)
R | 139 min | Adventure, Biography, History
In 1713 Scotland, Rob Roy MacGregor is wronged by a nobleman and his nephew, becomes an outlaw in search of revenge while fleeing the Redcoats, and faces charges of being a Jacobite.
Votes: 37,874 | Gross: $31.60M
33. Montevideo, vidimo se! (2014)
141 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
A football team from Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, gets a chance to go to the First World Football Championship, but things get complicated along the way.
34. Diarios de motocicleta (2004)
AL | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 90,706 | Gross: $16.76M
35. Army of One (2016)
12 | 92 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
After a personal visit by God himself, the eccentric construction worker Gary Faulkner takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to bring Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden to justice.
38. Mongol (2007)
16 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.
Votes: 41,679 | Gross: $5.70M
39. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
12 | 154 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.
Votes: 25,720 | Gross: $7.19M
43. Urban Myths (2017– )
22 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
Our "Urban Myths" are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true? We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous -- and ... See full summary »
44. Attila (2001)
177 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect ... See full summary »
45. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
12 | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1931, three half-white, half-Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their houses to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a journey across the Outback.
Votes: 25,697 | Gross: $6.17M
46. El Cid (1961)
12 | 182 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors.
Votes: 11,473 | Gross: $26.62M
47. Joseph: King of Dreams (2000 Video)
75 min | Animation, Adventure, Biography
A prophet who has the ability to interpret dreams is sold into slavery in Egypt, where people learn of his gifts.
48. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
12 | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.
50. Amelia (2009)
AL | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Votes: 11,201 | Gross: $14.24M