Top 26 underrated adventure movies from year 2012

01.
Grabbers
94 min | 2012 |
6.3 (16065 votes)
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7.66 (73 reviews)

When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive.

02.
John Carter
132 min | 2012 |
6.6 (245401 votes)
|
7.88 (788 reviews)

Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior.

03.
Rise of the Guardians
97 min | 2012 |
7.3 (148086 votes)
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8.27 (189 reviews)

When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

04.
Wreck-It Ralph
101 min | 2012 |
7.7 (355321 votes)
|
8.59 (398 reviews)

A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

05.
Ernest & Celestine
80 min | 2012 |
7.9 (16456 votes)
|
8.75 (40 reviews)

The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.

06.
Gone
94 min | 2012 |
5.9 (40014 votes)
|
6.75 (114 reviews)

A woman is convinced her kidnapper has returned when her sister goes missing.

07.
Fun Size
86 min | 2012 |
5.4 (13138 votes)
|
5.95 (35 reviews)

Wren's Halloween plans go awry when she's made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. With her best friend and two nerds at her side, she needs to find her brother before her mom finds out he's missing.

08.
ParaNorman
92 min | 2012 |
7.0 (89074 votes)
|
7.45 (186 reviews)

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

09.
Kon-Tiki
118 min | 2012 |
7.2 (42730 votes)
|
7.58 (74 reviews)

Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

10.
Bait 3D - Haie im Supermarkt
93 min | 2012 |
5.2 (15180 votes)
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5.5 (97 reviews)

A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building - along with 12-foot Great White Sharks.

11.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
88 min | 2012 |
6.7 (42690 votes)
|
6.98 (97 reviews)

Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

12.
Mirror Mirror
106 min | 2012 |
5.6 (80499 votes)
|
5.82 (203 reviews)

An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.

13.
Act of Valor
110 min | 2012 |
6.5 (64333 votes)
|
6.71 (332 reviews)

An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.

14.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
115 min | 2012 |
5.5 (218943 votes)
|
5.71 (333 reviews)

After the birth of Renesmee/Nessie, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

15.
Armour of God - Chinese Zodiac
109 min | 2012 |
6.1 (19189 votes)
|
6.29 (59 reviews)

A man searches the world for a set of mystic artifacts. The twelve bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac.

16.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
93 min | 2012 |
6.8 (151376 votes)
|
6.75 (161 reviews)

The Madagascar animals join a struggling European circus to get back to New York, but find themselves being pursued by a psychotic animal control officer.

17.
The Amazing Spider-Man
136 min | 2012 |
6.9 (535413 votes)
|
6.85 (1208 reviews)

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to save the city from the machinations of a mysterious reptilian foe.

18.
Life of Pi
127 min | 2012 |
7.9 (547630 votes)
|
7.82 (794 reviews)

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

19.
The Avengers
143 min | 2012 |
8.0 (1207370 votes)
|
7.87 (1758 reviews)

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

20.
The Bourne Legacy
135 min | 2012 |
6.7 (272491 votes)
|
6.55 (495 reviews)

An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

21.
Snow White and the Huntsman
127 min | 2012 |
6.1 (262554 votes)
|
5.94 (643 reviews)

In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.

22.
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure
88 min | 2012 |
2.0 (14758 votes)
|
1.82 (86 reviews)

The Oogieloves, Goobie, Zoozie, and Toofie, set out to find five magical balloons that will make their good friend Schluufy's surprise birthday party extra special.

23.
Brave
93 min | 2012 |
7.1 (347603 votes)
|
6.91 (436 reviews)

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

24.
The Expendables 2
103 min | 2012 |
6.6 (281507 votes)
|
6.39 (461 reviews)

Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.

25.
Silent Hill: Revelation
95 min | 2012 |
5.0 (57788 votes)
|
4.77 (240 reviews)

When her adoptive father disappears, Sharon Da Silva is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.

26.
Men in Black 3
106 min | 2012 |
6.8 (318576 votes)
|
6.55 (351 reviews)

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Top 25 overrated adventure movies from year 2012

01.
The Hunger Games
142 min | 2012 |
7.2 (806637 votes)
|
4.84 (1773 reviews)

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

02.
Skyfall
143 min | 2012 |
7.7 (600570 votes)
|
5.67 (1430 reviews)

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

03.
Prometheus
124 min | 2012 |
7.0 (546513 votes)
|
5.1 (2346 reviews)

Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.

04.
Fetih 1453
162 min | 2012 |
6.7 (55125 votes)
|
5.14 (145 reviews)

After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do - conquer Constantinople.

05.
Red Dawn
93 min | 2012 |
5.4 (70626 votes)
|
4.02 (322 reviews)

A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.

06.
Red Tails
125 min | 2012 |
5.9 (32170 votes)
|
4.64 (264 reviews)

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.

07.
Beasts of the Southern Wild
93 min | 2012 |
7.3 (78181 votes)
|
6.14 (258 reviews)

Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.

08.
Total Recall
118 min | 2012 |
6.3 (231510 votes)
|
5.2 (532 reviews)

A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Recall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.

09.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
169 min | 2012 |
7.8 (728663 votes)
|
6.75 (1341 reviews)

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.

10.
On the Road - Unterwegs
124 min | 2012 |
6.1 (38324 votes)
|
5.1 (129 reviews)

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

11.
Sightseers
88 min | 2012 |
6.5 (25282 votes)
|
5.66 (115 reviews)

Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.

12.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
94 min | 2012 |
5.8 (85931 votes)
|
4.99 (150 reviews)

Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

13.
Underworld Awakening
88 min | 2012 |
6.4 (140288 votes)
|
5.74 (271 reviews)

When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind.

14.
Zorn der Titanen
99 min | 2012 |
5.7 (175099 votes)
|
5.09 (253 reviews)

Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world.

15.
Safe House
115 min | 2012 |
6.7 (195671 votes)
|
6.09 (287 reviews)

A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.

16.
Battleship
131 min | 2012 |
5.8 (227822 votes)
|
5.22 (777 reviews)

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

17.
Barfi! - Liebe braucht keine Worte
151 min | 2012 |
8.1 (70493 votes)
|
7.53 (227 reviews)

Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's definition of normal and abnormal.

18.
Ice Age: Continental Drift
88 min | 2012 |
6.6 (179896 votes)
|
6.03 (138 reviews)

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

19.
Man on a Ledge
102 min | 2012 |
6.6 (139107 votes)
|
6.09 (136 reviews)

As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.

20.
The Lorax
86 min | 2012 |
6.4 (92006 votes)
|
5.93 (206 reviews)

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

21.
Aftershock
89 min | 2012 |
4.8 (10686 votes)
|
4.38 (103 reviews)

In Chile, a group of travelers who are in an underground nightclub when a massive earthquake hits quickly learn that reaching the surface is just the beginning of their nightmare.

22.
Lockout
95 min | 2012 |
6.1 (90449 votes)
|
5.7 (241 reviews)

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

23.
Moonrise Kingdom
94 min | 2012 |
7.8 (297782 votes)
|
7.41 (401 reviews)

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.

24.
Chronicle
84 min | 2012 |
7.0 (232051 votes)
|
6.63 (459 reviews)

Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.

25.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
101 min | 2012 |
6.7 (103348 votes)
|
6.39 (236 reviews)

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.