Top 23 underrated adventure movies from year 2001

01.
Spy Kids
88 min | 2001 |
5.4 (102024 votes)
|
7.26 (161 reviews)

The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger.

02.
Bubble Boy
84 min | 2001 |
5.6 (28889 votes)
|
7.45 (129 reviews)

Bubble Boy's been in a bubble all his life due to no immune system. A cute blonde girl befriends BB. Her boyfriend proposes and BB decides to travel across USA to Niagara Falls to stop the wedding.

03.
Joe Dirt
91 min | 2001 |
5.9 (48548 votes)
|
7.3 (139 reviews)

After being abandoned by his parents at the Grand Canyon, Joe Dirt tells the story of his journey to find his parents.

04.
Osmosis Jones
95 min | 2001 |
6.3 (30383 votes)
|
7.49 (120 reviews)

A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

05.
A Knight's Tale
132 min | 2001 |
6.9 (160700 votes)
|
7.72 (510 reviews)

After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.

06.
Metropolis
108 min | 2001 |
7.2 (19331 votes)
|
8.01 (98 reviews)

Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima.

07.
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
92 min | 2001 |
4.8 (22565 votes)
|
5.6 (89 reviews)

Australian Outback adventurer Mick "Crocodile" Dundee travels to Los Angeles with his young son while his longtime companion suspects foul play at a movie studio.

08.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
100 min | 2001 |
5.8 (189066 votes)
|
6.59 (570 reviews)

Video game adventurer Lara Croft comes to life in a movie where she races against time and villains to recover powerful ancient artifacts.

09.
Pootie Tang
81 min | 2001 |
5.3 (12980 votes)
|
6.08 (98 reviews)

"The Man" is baffled by a chill hero's invincible weapon: gibberish.

10.
Rat Race
112 min | 2001 |
6.4 (104337 votes)
|
7.16 (367 reviews)

A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money.

11.
Monsters, Inc.
92 min | 2001 |
8.0 (760716 votes)
|
8.53 (496 reviews)

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

12.
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
95 min | 2001 |
6.9 (95127 votes)
|
7.38 (234 reviews)

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.

13.
Lagaan - Es war einmal in Indien
224 min | 2001 |
8.1 (95858 votes)
|
8.57 (227 reviews)

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

14.
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
82 min | 2001 |
6.0 (28772 votes)
|
6.46 (93 reviews)

An eight year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.

15.
Spirited Away
125 min | 2001 |
8.6 (577438 votes)
|
9.0 (951 reviews)

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

16.
The Mummy Returns
130 min | 2001 |
6.3 (288229 votes)
|
6.67 (689 reviews)

The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror.

17.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
152 min | 2001 |
7.6 (585059 votes)
|
7.85 (1309 reviews)

An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.

18.
Shrek
90 min | 2001 |
7.8 (576521 votes)
|
8.01 (809 reviews)

A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.

19.
Y Tu Mamá También
106 min | 2001 |
7.6 (109107 votes)
|
7.75 (297 reviews)

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

20.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
178 min | 2001 |
8.8 (1549728 votes)
|
8.91 (4456 reviews)

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

21.
The Musketeer - Der junge D'Artagnan
104 min | 2001 |
4.7 (13460 votes)
|
4.69 (214 reviews)

Alexander Dumas' novel is updated with an eastern influence as D'Artagnan attempts to join the king's elite guards, the Royal Musketeers, and find the man who killed his parents.

22.
The Mexican
123 min | 2001 |
6.1 (98711 votes)
|
6.08 (248 reviews)

A man tries to transport an ancient gun called The Mexican, believed to carry a curse, back across the border, while his girlfriend pressures him to give up his criminal ways.

23.
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
106 min | 2001 |
6.4 (78502 votes)
|
6.25 (573 reviews)

A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms.

Top 5 overrated adventure movies from year 2001

01.
Jurassic Park III
92 min | 2001 |
5.9 (280894 votes)
|
4.38 (914 reviews)

A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Grant to go to Isla Sorna for a holiday, but their unexpected landing startles the island's new inhabitants.

02.
Black Knight
95 min | 2001 |
4.9 (36109 votes)
|
4.07 (98 reviews)

Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

03.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
146 min | 2001 |
7.2 (278600 votes)
|
6.5 (1526 reviews)

A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.

04.
Brotherhood of the Wolf
142 min | 2001 |
7.0 (59825 votes)
|
6.41 (362 reviews)

In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.

05.
Planet of the Apes
119 min | 2001 |
5.7 (203812 votes)
|
5.22 (938 reviews)

In 2029, an Air Force astronaut crash-lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.