Top 32 underrated adventure movies from year 2004

01.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
93 min | 2004 |
5.1 (47610 votes)
|
7.48 (137 reviews)

The Mystery Inc. gang must save Coolsville from an attack of past unmasked monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to "unmask" the gang.

02.
Catwoman
104 min | 2004 |
3.4 (108261 votes)
|
5.31 (589 reviews)

A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.

03.
Wake of Death
91 min | 2004 |
5.8 (8078 votes)
|
7.48 (93 reviews)

After his wife is brutally murdered, club enforcer Ben Archer wages war against the Chinese triads.

04.
Aim
186 min | 2004 |
7.9 (19860 votes)
|
9.26 (59 reviews)

An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

05.
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
87 min | 2004 |
7.1 (76194 votes)
|
8.41 (183 reviews)

SpongeBob SquarePants takes leave from the town of Bikini Bottom in order to track down King Neptune's stolen crown.

06.
Two Brothers
109 min | 2004 |
7.1 (14168 votes)
|
8.39 (100 reviews)

Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.

07.
Renegade
124 min | 2004 |
5.2 (10201 votes)
|
6.45 (117 reviews)

In 1870, after a brutal run-in with an outlaw in a brothel, Mike Blueberry becomes marshal in Arizona where he keeps the peace between Whites and Apaches but an influx of Indian gold treasure-hunters threatens to lead to violence.

08.
Spider-Man 2
127 min | 2004 |
7.3 (529103 votes)
|
8.45 (1159 reviews)

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

09.
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London
100 min | 2004 |
4.6 (13752 votes)
|
5.58 (38 reviews)

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.

10.
Without a Paddle
95 min | 2004 |
5.9 (43475 votes)
|
6.81 (120 reviews)

After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood dream by going on a camping expedition for the lost D. B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.

11.
Hidalgo
136 min | 2004 |
6.7 (76051 votes)
|
7.58 (235 reviews)

In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross desert horse race.

12.
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid
97 min | 2004 |
4.7 (28206 votes)
|
5.5 (137 reviews)

A scientific expedition sets out for Borneo to seek a flower called the Blood Orchid, which could grant longer life. Meanwhile, they run afoul of snakes and each other.

13.
Hellboy
122 min | 2004 |
6.8 (301471 votes)
|
7.49 (513 reviews)

A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness.

14.
The Polar Express
100 min | 2004 |
6.6 (166998 votes)
|
7.24 (440 reviews)

On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

15.
Alien vs. Predator
101 min | 2004 |
5.6 (180934 votes)
|
6.21 (1000 reviews)

During an archaeological expedition on Bouvetøya Island in Antarctica, a team of archaeologists and other scientists find themselves caught up in a battle between the two legends. Soon, the team realize that only one species can win.

16.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
106 min | 2004 |
6.0 (80686 votes)
|
6.58 (486 reviews)

After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.

17.
Catch That Kid
91 min | 2004 |
5.2 (9465 votes)
|
5.78 (37 reviews)

A girl and her two friends raid a bank, looking for the money needed for financing the cure of her dying father.

18.
The Incredibles
115 min | 2004 |
8.0 (638839 votes)
|
8.57 (818 reviews)

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

19.
Shrek 2
93 min | 2004 |
7.2 (407459 votes)
|
7.73 (418 reviews)

Shrek and Fiona travel to the Kingdom of Far Far Away, where Fiona's parents are King and Queen, to celebrate their marriage. When they arrive, they find they are not as welcome as they thought they would be.

20.
The Punisher
124 min | 2004 |
6.4 (147135 votes)
|
6.88 (512 reviews)

An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash his wrath upon the corrupt businessman who slaughtered his entire family at a reunion.

21.
The Chronicles of Riddick
119 min | 2004 |
6.7 (211197 votes)
|
7.09 (542 reviews)

The wanted criminal Richard Bruno Riddick (Vin Diesel) arrives on a planet called Helion Prime and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe.

22.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
88 min | 2004 |
7.1 (178646 votes)
|
7.49 (285 reviews)

A Korean-American office worker and his Indian-American stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.

23.
Steamboy
126 min | 2004 |
6.9 (16403 votes)
|
7.17 (79 reviews)

In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict over a revolutionary advance in steam power.

24.
The Motorcycle Diaries
126 min | 2004 |
7.8 (94906 votes)
|
8.04 (245 reviews)

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

25.
Shark Tale
90 min | 2004 |
6.0 (162918 votes)
|
6.23 (252 reviews)

When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother decide to use the incident to their own advantage.

26.
Thunderbirds
95 min | 2004 |
4.2 (12911 votes)
|
4.27 (170 reviews)

When The Hood finds and invades International Rescue's secret base and traps most of the Tracy family, only young Alan Tracy and his friends can save the day.

27.
Howl's Moving Castle
119 min | 2004 |
8.2 (313804 votes)
|
8.26 (416 reviews)

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.

28.
Appleseed
101 min | 2004 |
7.0 (17383 votes)
|
7.02 (58 reviews)

In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind?

29.
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
108 min | 2004 |
6.8 (192006 votes)
|
6.81 (584 reviews)

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

30.
EuroTrip
92 min | 2004 |
6.6 (190441 votes)
|
6.52 (271 reviews)

Dumped by his girlfriend, a high school grad decides to embark on an overseas adventure in Europe with his friends.

31.
National Treasure
131 min | 2004 |
6.9 (297811 votes)
|
6.78 (649 reviews)

A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.

32.
G.O.R.A.
127 min | 2004 |
8.0 (54669 votes)
|
7.8 (62 reviews)

A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.

Top 12 overrated adventure movies from year 2004

01.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
119 min | 2004 |
7.3 (174615 votes)
|
5.65 (591 reviews)

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, Oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.

02.
Alexander
175 min | 2004 |
5.6 (159818 votes)
|
4.07 (1104 reviews)

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

03.
Flight of the Phoenix
113 min | 2004 |
6.1 (50903 votes)
|
4.86 (206 reviews)

Survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian desert work together to build a new plane.

04.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
142 min | 2004 |
7.9 (528373 votes)
|
6.82 (1124 reviews)

Harry Potter, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for their third year of study, where they delve into the mystery surrounding an escaped prisoner who poses a dangerous threat to the young wizard.

05.
Around the World in 80 Days
120 min | 2004 |
5.9 (82846 votes)
|
4.95 (161 reviews)

To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor, beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly eighty days.

06.
Blade: Trinity
113 min | 2004 |
5.9 (162590 votes)
|
5.41 (441 reviews)

Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula.

07.
Home on the Range
76 min | 2004 |
5.4 (19539 votes)
|
4.95 (81 reviews)

To save their farm, the resident animals go bounty hunting for a notorious outlaw.

08.
King Arthur
126 min | 2004 |
6.3 (157021 votes)
|
5.85 (709 reviews)

A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

09.
I, Robot
115 min | 2004 |
7.1 (488115 votes)
|
6.67 (671 reviews)

In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.

10.
The Day After Tomorrow
124 min | 2004 |
6.4 (406294 votes)
|
6.01 (906 reviews)

Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.

11.
House of Flying Daggers
119 min | 2004 |
7.5 (106016 votes)
|
7.12 (367 reviews)

A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.

12.
Van Helsing
131 min | 2004 |
6.1 (239400 votes)
|
5.73 (1016 reviews)

The notorious monster hunter is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula who is using Dr. Frankenstein's research and a werewolf for some sinister purpose.