Top 37 underrated adventure movies from year 2005

01.
Racing Stripes
102 min | 2005 |
5.2 (15069 votes)
|
7.5 (69 reviews)

An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds.

02.
Elektra
97 min | 2005 |
4.7 (83650 votes)
|
6.46 (293 reviews)

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

03.
Sky High
100 min | 2005 |
6.2 (73805 votes)
|
7.76 (223 reviews)

Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.

04.
Herbie Fully Loaded
101 min | 2005 |
4.8 (42903 votes)
|
6.31 (157 reviews)

Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Herbie, Number 53, the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own, puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.

05.
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D
93 min | 2005 |
3.5 (28382 votes)
|
4.78 (192 reviews)

A young boy is recruited by his imaginary friends Sharkboy and Lavagirl to help save their planet.

06.
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
85 min | 2005 |
7.4 (118383 votes)
|
8.65 (294 reviews)

Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.

07.
Die sieben Schwerter
153 min | 2005 |
6.1 (8837 votes)
|
7.27 (91 reviews)

Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.

08.
Ein ungezähmtes Leben
108 min | 2005 |
7.0 (27766 votes)
|
8.12 (153 reviews)

Desperate to provide care for her daughter, down-on-her-luck Jean moves in with her father in-law from whom she is estranged. Through time, they learn to forgive each other and heal old wounds.

09.
Transamerica
103 min | 2005 |
7.4 (39257 votes)
|
8.48 (211 reviews)

A preoperative transgender woman takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York.

10.
The Myth
122 min | 2005 |
6.1 (13608 votes)
|
7.18 (56 reviews)

Archeologist Jack keeps having reoccurring dreams of a past life, where he is the great General Meng Yi, who is sworn to protect a Korean Princess named Ok-Soo. Jack decides to go investigate everything with his friend William.

11.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
143 min | 2005 |
6.9 (346356 votes)
|
7.76 (1433 reviews)

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.

12.
Sahara
124 min | 2005 |
6.0 (88027 votes)
|
6.74 (437 reviews)

Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

13.
Robots
91 min | 2005 |
6.3 (125089 votes)
|
7.04 (202 reviews)

In a robot world, a young idealistic inventor travels to the big city to join his inspiration's company, only to find himself opposing its sinister new management.

14.
Serenity
119 min | 2005 |
7.8 (273788 votes)
|
8.41 (1575 reviews)

The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their members who is telepathic.

15.
Æon Flux
93 min | 2005 |
5.4 (120366 votes)
|
5.92 (505 reviews)

Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.

16.
Casanova
112 min | 2005 |
6.5 (50084 votes)
|
7.02 (136 reviews)

The fabled romantic Giacomo Casanova, after failing to win the affection of the Venetian woman Francesca Bruni, strives to discover the real meaning of love.

17.
Batman Begins
140 min | 2005 |
8.2 (1225154 votes)
|
8.69 (2674 reviews)

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

18.
Doom
105 min | 2005 |
5.2 (101426 votes)
|
5.65 (812 reviews)

Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines.

19.
Fantastic Four
106 min | 2005 |
5.7 (301143 votes)
|
6.14 (958 reviews)

A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom.

20.
Beowulf & Grendel
103 min | 2005 |
5.8 (16989 votes)
|
6.23 (162 reviews)

In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.

21.
BloodRayne
95 min | 2005 |
2.9 (33215 votes)
|
3.31 (445 reviews)

In the eighteenth century, a vampire escapes from the freak show, in which she once participated, and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother.

22.
Stealth
121 min | 2005 |
5.1 (50100 votes)
|
5.49 (361 reviews)

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war.

23.
Into the Blue
110 min | 2005 |
5.8 (71032 votes)
|
6.19 (197 reviews)

A group of divers find themselves in deep trouble with a drug lord after they come upon the illicit cargo of a sunken airplane.

24.
Are We There Yet?
95 min | 2005 |
4.7 (27502 votes)
|
5.05 (145 reviews)

To impress a foxy divorcee, ladies' man Nick offers to take her kids on an extended road trip, unaware of the torture he's in for.

25.
Zathura: A Space Adventure
101 min | 2005 |
6.1 (86179 votes)
|
6.39 (202 reviews)

Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing.

26.
Cheaper by the Dozen 2
94 min | 2005 |
5.5 (51542 votes)
|
5.78 (119 reviews)

The Bakers, while on vacation, find themselves competing with a rival family of eight children.

27.
Valiant
76 min | 2005 |
5.5 (19648 votes)
|
5.69 (73 reviews)

At the height of World War II, a tiny wood pigeon enlists in the elite Royal Homing Pigeon Service to serve Britain, as the fearsome General Von Talon and his deadly squadron of falcons patrol the English Channel. Is he a war-hero in the making?

28.
Three Burials
121 min | 2005 |
7.4 (37429 votes)
|
7.58 (188 reviews)

Ranch hand Pete Perkins looks to fulfill the promise to his recently deceased best friend by burying him in his hometown in Mexico.

29.
Survival Island
95 min | 2005 |
4.9 (8710 votes)
|
5.01 (59 reviews)

Three people - a rich couple and a crew member - are shipwrecked on a tropical island and their subsequent fight for survival becomes even tougher when they begin to turn on each other.

30.
Madagascar
86 min | 2005 |
6.9 (341665 votes)
|
6.97 (375 reviews)

A group of animals who have spent all their life in a New York zoo end up in the jungles of Madagascar, and must adjust to living in the wild.

31.
Mirrormask
101 min | 2005 |
6.8 (21872 votes)
|
6.8 (144 reviews)

In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a fifteen-year-old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home.

32.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
115 min | 2005 |
6.6 (398318 votes)
|
6.6 (1289 reviews)

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

33.
The Descent
99 min | 2005 |
7.2 (188862 votes)
|
7.12 (1122 reviews)

A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.

34.
The Legend of Zorro
129 min | 2005 |
5.9 (87910 votes)
|
5.71 (223 reviews)

Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Don Alejandro de la Vega (Antonio Banderas) and his wife, Elena (Catherine Zeta-Jones), to take action.

35.
Kingdom of Heaven
144 min | 2005 |
7.2 (254367 votes)
|
7.01 (894 reviews)

Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.

36.
A Sound of Thunder
101 min | 2005 |
4.2 (18293 votes)
|
3.98 (276 reviews)

When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways.

37.
xXx: State of the Union
101 min | 2005 |
4.4 (64781 votes)
|
4.14 (212 reviews)

Darius Stone, a new agent in the xXx program, is sent to Washington, D.C. to stop a coup attempt against the President of the United States.

Top 12 overrated adventure movies from year 2005

01.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
109 min | 2005 |
6.7 (179829 votes)
|
4.89 (997 reviews)

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

02.
King Kong
187 min | 2005 |
7.2 (373397 votes)
|
6.1 (2460 reviews)

A greedy film producer assembles a team of moviemakers and sets out for the infamous Skull Island, where they find more than just cannibalistic natives.

03.
The Brothers Grimm
118 min | 2005 |
5.9 (112133 votes)
|
4.85 (453 reviews)

Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.

04.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
157 min | 2005 |
7.7 (502042 votes)
|
6.68 (1846 reviews)

Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.

05.
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
101 min | 2005 |
7.2 (53741 votes)
|
6.24 (500 reviews)

An ex-mercenary is forced out of isolation when three mysterious men kidnap and brainwash the city's children afflicted with the Geostigma disease.

06.
War of the Worlds
116 min | 2005 |
6.5 (395042 votes)
|
5.69 (2587 reviews)

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival in this sci-fi action film.

07.
Chicken Little
81 min | 2005 |
5.7 (80572 votes)
|
5.07 (261 reviews)

After ruining his reputation with the town, a courageous chicken must come to the rescue of his fellow citizens when aliens start an invasion.

08.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
140 min | 2005 |
7.5 (655822 votes)
|
6.87 (3209 reviews)

Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.

09.
The Dukes of Hazzard
104 min | 2005 |
5.1 (73274 votes)
|
4.52 (576 reviews)

Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

10.
The Island
136 min | 2005 |
6.8 (290981 votes)
|
6.36 (847 reviews)

A man living in a futuristic sterile colony begins to question his circumscribed existence when his friend is chosen to go to the Island, the last uncontaminated place on earth.

11.
Domino
127 min | 2005 |
5.9 (62998 votes)
|
5.55 (365 reviews)

A recounting of Domino Harvey's life story. The daughter of actor Laurence Harvey turned away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.

12.
The Cave
97 min | 2005 |
5.1 (33649 votes)
|
4.76 (258 reviews)

Bloodthirsty creatures await a pack of divers who become trapped in an underwater cave network.