Top 21 underrated adventure movies from year 1996

01.
The Phantom
100 min | 1996 |
4.9 (30961 votes)
|
7.66 (112 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.
Fly Away Home
107 min | 1996 |
6.8 (22392 votes)
|
8.8 (67 reviews)

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

03.
DragonHeart
103 min | 1996 |
6.5 (87565 votes)
|
8.03 (131 reviews)

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

04.
White Squall
129 min | 1996 |
6.6 (19955 votes)
|
7.93 (64 reviews)

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

05.
Muppet Treasure Island
99 min | 1996 |
7.0 (19678 votes)
|
8.29 (50 reviews)

The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.

06.
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.

07.
Space Jam
88 min | 1996 |
6.4 (145889 votes)
|
7.57 (135 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.

08.
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
81 min | 1996 |
6.8 (49188 votes)
|
7.96 (102 reviews)

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

09.
Executive Decision
133 min | 1996 |
6.4 (47589 votes)
|
7.54 (117 reviews)

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

10.
Broken Arrow
108 min | 1996 |
6.0 (86973 votes)
|
7.09 (156 reviews)

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

11.
Escape from L.A.
101 min | 1996 |
5.7 (65655 votes)
|
6.65 (177 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.

12.
Der Geist und die Dunkelheit
110 min | 1996 |
6.8 (53498 votes)
|
7.69 (143 reviews)

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

13.
101 Dalmatians
103 min | 1996 |
5.7 (94893 votes)
|
6.52 (76 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.

14.
The Rock
136 min | 1996 |
7.4 (297809 votes)
|
8.19 (366 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.

15.
Police Story 4: First Strike
107 min | 1996 |
6.6 (17018 votes)
|
7.28 (45 reviews)

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

16.
Star Trek: First Contact
111 min | 1996 |
7.6 (112183 votes)
|
8.27 (252 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.

17.
Black Mask: Mission Possible
99 min | 1996 |
6.1 (10616 votes)
|
6.76 (69 reviews)

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

18.
James And The Giant Peach
79 min | 1996 |
6.7 (57039 votes)
|
7.12 (67 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.

19.
Daylight
114 min | 1996 |
5.9 (62613 votes)
|
6.22 (83 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.

20.
The Quest
95 min | 1996 |
5.6 (22842 votes)
|
5.68 (70 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.

21.
Mission: Impossible
110 min | 1996 |
7.1 (366028 votes)
|
7.05 (333 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.
Twister
113 min | 1996 |
6.4 (165137 votes)
|
5.33 (284 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.

02.
Independence Day
145 min | 1996 |
7.0 (504176 votes)
|
6.0 (702 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.