Top 32 underrated adventure movies from year 2004

01.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
93 min | 2004 |
5.0 (44762 votes)
|
7.29 (123 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 |
3.3 (104795 votes)
|
5.21 (570 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)
|
7.53 (91 reviews)

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

04.
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
87 min | 2004 |
7.0 (73185 votes)
|
8.36 (177 reviews)

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

05.
Mut zur Entscheidung - Lakshya
186 min | 2004 |
7.9 (18820 votes)
|
9.2 (51 reviews)

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

06.
Two Brothers
109 min | 2004 |
7.1 (13799 votes)
|
8.39 (99 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 (10045 votes)
|
6.34 (116 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 (512595 votes)
|
8.39 (1097 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 |
4.5 (13320 votes)
|
5.47 (37 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.
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid
97 min | 2004 |
4.6 (26990 votes)
|
5.54 (129 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.

11.
Hidalgo
136 min | 2004 |
6.7 (74725 votes)
|
7.55 (231 reviews)

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

12.
Without a Paddle
95 min | 2004 |
5.9 (42475 votes)
|
6.72 (118 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.

13.
Hellboy
122 min | 2004 |
6.8 (295364 votes)
|
7.47 (498 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.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
106 min | 2004 |
6.0 (79519 votes)
|
6.61 (478 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.

15.
The Polar Express
100 min | 2004 |
6.6 (158815 votes)
|
7.17 (415 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.

16.
The Incredibles
115 min | 2004 |
8.0 (618739 votes)
|
8.56 (784 reviews)

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

17.
Alien vs. Predator
101 min | 2004 |
5.6 (176783 votes)
|
6.14 (976 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.

18.
Catch That Kid
91 min | 2004 |
5.2 (9211 votes)
|
5.72 (36 reviews)

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

19.
The Punisher
124 min | 2004 |
6.4 (144331 votes)
|
6.87 (500 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.

20.
Shrek 2
93 min | 2004 |
7.2 (392514 votes)
|
7.58 (391 reviews)

Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.

21.
The Chronicles of Riddick
119 min | 2004 |
6.7 (206744 votes)
|
7.08 (532 reviews)

The wanted criminal Riddick 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 (174399 votes)
|
7.47 (278 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 (15973 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 (92737 votes)
|
8.02 (244 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 (157861 votes)
|
6.17 (247 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.
Howl's Moving Castle
119 min | 2004 |
8.2 (291743 votes)
|
8.26 (360 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.

27.
Thunderbirds
95 min | 2004 |
4.2 (12650 votes)
|
4.22 (169 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.

28.
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
108 min | 2004 |
6.8 (187383 votes)
|
6.78 (576 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.

29.
EuroTrip
92 min | 2004 |
6.6 (185354 votes)
|
6.52 (264 reviews)

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

30.
National Treasure
131 min | 2004 |
6.8 (289668 votes)
|
6.68 (624 reviews)

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

31.
Home on the Range
76 min | 2004 |
5.3 (18432 votes)
|
5.06 (74 reviews)

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

32.
G.O.R.A.
127 min | 2004 |
8.0 (51444 votes)
|
7.72 (59 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 11 overrated adventure movies from year 2004

01.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
119 min | 2004 |
7.3 (169157 votes)
|
5.63 (576 reviews)

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, Oceanographer Steve Zissou 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 (156520 votes)
|
3.99 (1082 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 (50215 votes)
|
4.75 (203 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 (503319 votes)
|
6.7 (1074 reviews)

It's Harry's (Daniel Radcliffe's) third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, Professor Lupin (David Thewlis), but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

05.
Around the World in 80 Days
120 min | 2004 |
5.9 (80221 votes)
|
4.89 (158 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.
King Arthur
126 min | 2004 |
6.3 (153841 votes)
|
5.78 (697 reviews)

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

07.
Blade: Trinity
113 min | 2004 |
5.9 (158905 votes)
|
5.41 (431 reviews)

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

08.
I, Robot
115 min | 2004 |
7.1 (473905 votes)
|
6.62 (652 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.

09.
The Day After Tomorrow
124 min | 2004 |
6.4 (394434 votes)
|
5.95 (874 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.

10.
House of Flying Daggers
119 min | 2004 |
7.5 (103684 votes)
|
7.11 (361 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.

11.
Van Helsing
131 min | 2004 |
6.1 (233393 votes)
|
5.75 (1003 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.