Most Popular "Exploration" Titles
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1. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.
2. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them.
4. Star Trek (1966–1969)
50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the Galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.
5. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
6. Rio 2 (2014)
G | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law.
7. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A prequel series, set 100 years before the original Star Trek series, which focuses on the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the formation of the Federation and the Earth-Romulan Wars. The series is set aboard the Earth ship Enterprise NX-01, captained by Jonathan Archer.
8. Stargate (1994)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
9. The New World (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.
10. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.
Writers: Tab Murphy, Kirk Wise, Gary Trousdale, Joss Whedon, Bryce Zabel, Jackie Zabel, David Reynolds | Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, James Garner
11. Dragonball: Evolution (2009)
PG | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.
13. Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone.
14. Explorers (1985)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A boy obsessed with 50s Sci-Fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws to his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?
15. Tomb Raider (2013 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability, Tomb Raider delivers an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.
16. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)
52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...
17. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
PG-13 | 154 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.
18. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
22. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents.
24. Aliens of the Deep (2005)
G | 100 min | Documentary, Family
James Cameron teams up with NASA scientists to explore the Mid-Ocean Ridge, a submerged chain of mountains that band the Earth and are home to some of the planet's most unique life forms.
26. The Illustrated Man (1969)
M | 103 min | Sci-Fi
The Illustrated Man is classic Bradbury, a collection of eighteen startling visions of humankind's destiny, unfolding across a canvas of decorated skin, visions as keen as the tattooist's ... See full summary »
27. Mountains of the Moon (1990)
R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the... See full summary »
28. Virtuality (2009 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being ... See full summary »
29. Galaxy of Terror (1981)
R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
SciFi suspense thriller in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations.
30. Zerophilia (2005)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
In this provocative teen comedy, Luke, a young man insecure about his masculinity discovers he's a Zerophiliac, with the ability to change sex at will. Join Luke as he journeys into the ... See full summary »
31. Passage to Mars (2016)
105 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi | Completed
A NASA Arctic expedition designed to be the first Martian road trip on Earth becomes an epic two-year odyssey of human adventure and survival.
32. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)
120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.
Writers: Dayna Goldfine, Daniel Geller, Celeste Schaefer Snyder, Dore Strauch, Margret Wittmer, Friedrich Ritter, Hinz Wittmer, John Garth | Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger
33. The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982–1983)
TV-Y7 | 28 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A trio of kids must search throughout 16th Century South America for personal answers linked to the legendary El Dorado.
34. Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Genoese navigator overcomes intrigue in the court of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain and gains financing for his expedition to the East Indies.
35. Marooned (1969)
G | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out?
37. Sacrifice! (1972)
Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Horror
A photographer in the rain forest is captured by wild natives, and after months of living with them, he marries the chief's daughter and helps protect the village from a vicious cannibal tribe.
38. Far Cry 2 (2008 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Thriller
Choosing from nine different mercenary characters, you arrive in Africa in search of a notorious weapons dealer known only as 'The Jackal'. War ravages the land as the United Front for ... See full summary »
39. The Mummy: Secrets of the Medjai (2001– )
TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Set one year after The Mummy Returns, this series follows the adventures of Alex O'Connell and his archaeologist parents, as The Mummy tracks them down.
40. Xenogenesis (1978)
12 min | Short, Sci-Fi
A woman and an engineered man are sent in a gigantic sentient starship to search space for a place to start a new life cycle. Raj decides to take a look around the ship. He comes across a gigantic robotic cleaner. Combat ensues.
41. Horror Planet (1981)
R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A crew of interplanetary archaeologists is threatened when an alien creature impregnates one of their members, causing her to turn homicidal and murder them one by one.
42. The White Diamond (2004)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
About the daring adventure of exploring rainforest canopy with a novel flying device-the Jungle Airship. Airship engineer Dr. Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur Falls... See full summary »
43. Conquest of Space (1955)
Approved | 81 min | Sci-Fi
A team of American astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain's religious beliefs may get in the way.
Writers: Chesley Bonestell, Willy Ley, Philip Yordan, Barré Lyndon, George Worthing Yates, James O'Hanlon | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Walter Brooke, Eric Fleming, Mickey Shaughnessy, Phil Foster
44. The Valley (Obscured by Clouds) (1972)
106 min | Drama
Filmmaker Barbet Schroeder explores themes of sexual freedom, mind alteration, and pursuit of paradise against the backdrop of an early 70's encounter with the Mapuga rain forest tribe in upland New Guinea.
45. Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)
Approved | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs.
110 min | Horror, Thriller | Announced
A group of friends descend upon a remote wilderness area in celebration of Ridge and Allie's return after a year spent out West. Their decision to embark on a short exploration of a nearby cave turns into a horrific struggle for survival.
47. Dead Rising (2006 Video Game)
M | Action, Comedy, Drama
Photojournalist Frank West finds himself trapped in a shopping mall overrun by flesh eating zombies.
48. Unearthed (II) (2010)
23 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the near future... The world is in turmoil. Pollution is thick and heavy and energy sources are nearing exhaustion. The situation is out of control. In an urgent bid to solve the problem... See full summary »