Top 41 underrated adventure movies from year 2005

01.
Racing Stripes
102 min | 2005 |
5.2 (15590 votes)
|
7.43 (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.
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D
93 min | 2005 |
3.5 (30367 votes)
|
5.27 (203 reviews)

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

03.
Elektra
97 min | 2005 |
4.7 (85685 votes)
|
6.42 (300 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.

04.
Herbie Fully Loaded
101 min | 2005 |
4.8 (44156 votes)
|
6.4 (165 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.
Sky High
100 min | 2005 |
6.2 (76586 votes)
|
7.76 (227 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.

06.
The Crow: Wicked Prayer
99 min | 2005 |
3.0 (8125 votes)
|
4.46 (154 reviews)

On his way to becoming an immortal demon, a gang leader orchestrates the murder of an ex-con and his girlfriend.

07.
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
85 min | 2005 |
7.4 (122365 votes)
|
8.63 (303 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.

08.
Goal! The Dream Begins
118 min | 2005 |
6.7 (59332 votes)
|
7.9 (97 reviews)

The extremely talented Santiago Muñez is spotted by a Newcastle United scout and given a chance at professional football.

09.
Die sieben Schwerter
153 min | 2005 |
6.1 (9001 votes)
|
7.26 (92 reviews)

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

10.
An Unfinished Life
108 min | 2005 |
7.0 (28412 votes)
|
8.11 (157 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.

11.
Transamerica
103 min | 2005 |
7.4 (39873 votes)
|
8.49 (212 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.

12.
The Myth
122 min | 2005 |
6.1 (14099 votes)
|
7.17 (57 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.

13.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
143 min | 2005 |
6.9 (356841 votes)
|
7.76 (1456 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.

14.
Unleashed
103 min | 2005 |
7.0 (97177 votes)
|
7.85 (294 reviews)

A man enslaved by the mob since childhood and raised into behaving like a human attack dog escapes his captors and attempts to start a new life.

15.
Robots
91 min | 2005 |
6.3 (129325 votes)
|
7.1 (206 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.

16.
Sahara
124 min | 2005 |
6.0 (90132 votes)
|
6.71 (447 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.

17.
Are We There Yet?
95 min | 2005 |
4.7 (28629 votes)
|
5.36 (152 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.

18.
Serenity
119 min | 2005 |
7.8 (278670 votes)
|
8.44 (1588 reviews)

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

19.
Casanova
112 min | 2005 |
6.5 (51158 votes)
|
7.01 (139 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.

20.
Doom
105 min | 2005 |
5.2 (104519 votes)
|
5.7 (835 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.

21.
Batman Begins
140 min | 2005 |
8.2 (1268777 votes)
|
8.69 (2765 reviews)

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

22.
Cheaper by the Dozen 2
94 min | 2005 |
5.5 (53291 votes)
|
5.96 (122 reviews)

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

23.
Fantastic Four
106 min | 2005 |
5.7 (306607 votes)
|
6.13 (969 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.

24.
Æon Flux
93 min | 2005 |
5.5 (122276 votes)
|
5.92 (513 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.

25.
Beowulf & Grendel
103 min | 2005 |
5.8 (17262 votes)
|
6.22 (162 reviews)

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

26.
BloodRayne
95 min | 2005 |
2.9 (33703 votes)
|
3.29 (449 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.

27.
Stealth
121 min | 2005 |
5.1 (51113 votes)
|
5.46 (364 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.

28.
Into the Blue
110 min | 2005 |
5.9 (72467 votes)
|
6.16 (201 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.

29.
Valiant
76 min | 2005 |
5.5 (20486 votes)
|
5.75 (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 (Tim Curry) and his deadly squadron of falcons patrol the English Channel. Is he a war-hero in the making?

30.
Zathura: A Space Adventure
101 min | 2005 |
6.2 (90168 votes)
|
6.36 (213 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.

31.
Three Burials
121 min | 2005 |
7.4 (38195 votes)
|
7.55 (195 reviews)

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

32.
Madagascar
86 min | 2005 |
6.9 (355278 votes)
|
7.03 (392 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.

33.
Survival Island
95 min | 2005 |
4.9 (8909 votes)
|
4.99 (61 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.

34.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
115 min | 2005 |
6.6 (413577 votes)
|
6.58 (1330 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.

35.
The Descent
99 min | 2005 |
7.2 (195576 votes)
|
7.13 (1162 reviews)

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

36.
Kingdom of Heaven
144 min | 2005 |
7.2 (261230 votes)
|
7.09 (923 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.

37.
A Sound of Thunder
101 min | 2005 |
4.2 (18584 votes)
|
4.04 (282 reviews)

A single mistake in the past, by a time travel company in the future, has devastating and unforeseen consequences.

38.
Mirrormask
101 min | 2005 |
6.8 (22113 votes)
|
6.56 (147 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.

39.
The Legend of Zorro
129 min | 2005 |
6.0 (90806 votes)
|
5.74 (226 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 and his wife, Elena, to take action.

40.
xXx: State of the Union
101 min | 2005 |
4.4 (66241 votes)
|
4.13 (218 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.

41.
The Cave
97 min | 2005 |
5.1 (34553 votes)
|
4.8 (273 reviews)

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

Top 13 overrated adventure movies from year 2005

01.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
109 min | 2005 |
6.8 (183496 votes)
|
4.93 (1008 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 (382604 votes)
|
6.11 (2489 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 (114346 votes)
|
4.82 (464 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 (525988 votes)
|
6.7 (1899 reviews)

Harry Potter 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 (54514 votes)
|
6.29 (507 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 (406639 votes)
|
5.69 (2622 reviews)

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

07.
Saw II
93 min | 2005 |
6.6 (227799 votes)
|
5.93 (846 reviews)

A detective and his team must rescue 8 people trapped in a factory by the twisted serial killer known as Jigsaw.

08.
Chicken Little
81 min | 2005 |
5.7 (83648 votes)
|
5.25 (269 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.

09.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
140 min | 2005 |
7.5 (690103 votes)
|
7.06 (3384 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.

10.
Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa
105 min | 2005 |
7.4 (10265 votes)
|
6.99 (30 reviews)

Edward Elric, an alchemist from an alternate world, races to prevent the Thule Society from harnessing alchemy to wage war on his home.

11.
The Dukes of Hazzard
104 min | 2005 |
5.1 (74531 votes)
|
4.7 (582 reviews)

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

12.
The Island
136 min | 2005 |
6.8 (296243 votes)
|
6.41 (865 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.

13.
Domino
127 min | 2005 |
5.9 (63923 votes)
|
5.54 (367 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.