Genre Archives: Adventure

Brothers of the Wind

June 8, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

Brothers of the Wind is a scenic and beautifully filmed movie focusing on the story of a boy named Lukas (Manuel Camacho), whose mother tragically died. He feels the pain of loneliness as his father (Tobias Moretti) is distant and withdrawn from him. But Lukas discovers a young eagle and takes it [...]

Sinjar: Valley of the Shadow

Dove Approved for 18+

Sinjar: Valley of the Shadows is a gritty movie about war—with all of its violence realistically and graphically portrayed—yet, its message of the Christian faith and of love and sacrifice shines through. Jacob Dufour stars as British salesman Gregory Kirk in this movie, which was inspired by [...]

Tarzan

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan gets a 21st century makeover in this film, re-imagining similar origins in the modern day. The young boy who grew up amongst African jungle apes is, instead of battling off Victorian-era colonialism, seeking justice towards Greystroke Energies, which would devastate the [...]

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

December 20, 2017
Cue the catchy drum beat because the classic game is back, but this time with a modern twist. With a nod to the original, the movie opens with Jumanji being unearthed from its forgotten place, buried in the sand. In order to ensnare the teenage mind of 1996, the board game, Jumanji, transforms [...]

The Mountain Between Us

October 6, 2017
The Mountain Between Us is a realistic portrayal of survival after a plane carrying two passengers crashes on a mountain, covered by snow. The pilot is killed and the two survivors, Ben (Idris Elba) and Alex (Kate Winslet), are left to fend for themselves. Well, not quite. The pilot's dog survives [...]

Ephraim’s Rescue

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Attention to period detail is what drives Ephraim's Rescue, the true story of Ephraim Hanks (Darin Southam), who tests his body and soul to risk his life and provide aid to the Martin Handcart Company in 1856, a group of pioneering Mormons. First and foremost it is an adventure story in which the [...]

17 Miracles

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

17 Miracles is a partially historical account of the Willie Handcart Company’s torturous journey, pulling handcarts through treacherous territory on their trek to Great Salt Lake City in 1857. The story of the Mormons’ journey to their Zion is played out through the eyes of Brother Levi Savage. [...]

The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer

August 1, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This animated version of Mark Twain's classic tale about Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn features many musical numbers and colorful characters. The story is filled with the boy's imagination of being Robin Hood and a pirate—plus Tom's love for the lovely Becky. It's important to [...]

The King’s Messengers

July 1, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Being in a war-torn country cannot be easy, especially for refugees. Anwaar and David meet in the forest and become friends. They help each other with their survival skills, but most importantly they never give up their faith in God even in these hard times. These young men also help others [...]

Running Free

July 18, 2000

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Running Free" is an intriguing story about a young boy that befriends an orphaned wolverine cub and the great friendship that develops between them. This scenic movie, which was filmed in Alaska, features beautiful landscapes throughout different seasons. The cute wolverine is curious, which makes [...]