Top 23 underrated adventure movies from year 1996

01.
The Phantom
100 min | 1996 |
4.9 (31725 votes)
|
7.84 (116 reviews)

The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.

02.
Dunston Checks In
88 min | 1996 |
5.4 (11659 votes)
|
7.85 (31 reviews)

A young boy befriends a larcenous orangutan in a luxury hotel.

03.
Fly Away Home
107 min | 1996 |
6.8 (23039 votes)
|
8.69 (71 reviews)

A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air.

04.
DragonHeart
103 min | 1996 |
6.5 (89599 votes)
|
8.01 (133 reviews)

The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying Knight must cooperate to stop an evil King, who was given partial immortality.

05.
Muppet Treasure Island
99 min | 1996 |
7.0 (20743 votes)
|
8.36 (53 reviews)

The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.

06.
Scream
111 min | 1996 |
7.2 (276690 votes)
|
8.56 (736 reviews)

A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.

07.
White Squall
129 min | 1996 |
6.6 (20424 votes)
|
7.84 (67 reviews)

Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.

08.
My Fellow Americans
101 min | 1996 |
6.5 (13233 votes)
|
7.69 (44 reviews)

Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.

09.
Executive Decision
133 min | 1996 |
6.4 (49328 votes)
|
7.57 (122 reviews)

When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

10.
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
81 min | 1996 |
6.8 (50451 votes)
|
7.97 (105 reviews)

The dim-witted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

11.
Broken Arrow
108 min | 1996 |
6.0 (88901 votes)
|
7.15 (156 reviews)

Terrorists steal nuclear warheads from the U.S. military but don't count on a pilot and park ranger spoiling their plans.

12.
Space Jam
88 min | 1996 |
6.4 (157441 votes)
|
7.54 (157 reviews)

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

13.
The Ghost and the Darkness
110 min | 1996 |
6.8 (55046 votes)
|
7.72 (154 reviews)

A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers.

14.
101 Dalmatians
103 min | 1996 |
5.7 (98641 votes)
|
6.58 (85 reviews)

An evil high-fashion designer plots to steal Dalmatian puppies in order to make an extravagant fur coat, but instead creates an extravagant mess.

15.
The Rock
136 min | 1996 |
7.4 (305318 votes)
|
8.19 (394 reviews)

A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.

16.
Police Story 4: First Strike
107 min | 1996 |
6.6 (17018 votes)
|
7.29 (46 reviews)

This installment of Chan's Police Story film franchise has our hero trying to locate a missing nuclear warhead.

17.
Star Trek: First Contact
111 min | 1996 |
7.6 (115441 votes)
|
8.28 (264 reviews)

The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.

18.
Black Mask: Mission Possible
99 min | 1996 |
6.1 (10913 votes)
|
6.77 (70 reviews)

A survivor of a supersoldier project must fight his former comrades as a masked hero.

19.
Escape from L.A.
101 min | 1996 |
5.8 (67846 votes)
|
6.45 (191 reviews)

Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.

20.
James and the Giant Peach
79 min | 1996 |
6.7 (58623 votes)
|
7.29 (68 reviews)

An orphan who lives with his two cruel aunts befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.

21.
Daylight
114 min | 1996 |
5.9 (64522 votes)
|
6.34 (86 reviews)

Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety.

22.
The Quest
95 min | 1996 |
5.6 (23291 votes)
|
5.97 (71 reviews)

A group of gentlemen of fortune visits a legendary "Lost City", located in Tibet. They plan to steal a priceless statue "Golden Dragon" during the martial arts tournament.

23.
Mission: Impossible
110 min | 1996 |
7.1 (377625 votes)
|
7.0 (358 reviews)

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

Top 2 overrated adventure movies from year 1996

01.
Independence Day
145 min | 1996 |
7.0 (516150 votes)
|
6.06 (731 reviews)

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

02.
Twister
113 min | 1996 |
6.4 (172103 votes)
|
6.06 (307 reviews)

Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.