Genre Archives: Adventure

The Great Wall

February 17, 2017
"The Great Wall" is an action-packed movie with a moral lesson: unchecked greed will not bring happiness. Two westerners, William (Matt Damon) and Tovar (Pedro Pascal), are captured near the Great Wall of China, 5,500 miles wide, with the intention of bringing gunpowder back to the West for a great [...]

Gold

January 27, 2017
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Monster Trucks

January 13, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Tripp is a young man who just wants to leave his small town. He works in a junkyard for Mr. Weathers. He has been trying to fix up an old truck, but it has been slow work until a smashed up truck comes into the yard with a great engine he thinks he can fix. What he did not know is that something [...]

Jungle Book (1942)

Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Jungle Book" is a wonderful display of jungle life and animals, and their interaction with human beings. The surrounding scenery is breathtaking and awesome. Mowgli (played by Sabu) is a boy that was raised by a pack of wolves after being lost in the jungle. He makes his way back to the village [...]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

December 16, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is a film that will be loved by most "Star Wars" fans. It is a mixture of old and new and the ending perfectly leads into the first-ever "Star Wars" film, "A New Hope". This prequel tells how the Death Star plans were stolen from the Empire, and it is an intriguing [...]

Lost & Found

January 10, 2017
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
Mark Walton is a swimmer and when he loses the meet, his so-called friends ditch him. When he gets caught stealing beer for the kids, they escape, and his punishment is being sent to live with an uncle he's never met. His little brother Mark also goes to the Island, and together the boys discover [...]

Fourth World

Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"Fourth World" is about a documentary filmmaker who documents poor street kids to learn what their lives are like. Along the way, he is captivated by a young girl named Rubelyn, called Rubie, who captures his heart. Her father dies after being shot by a drug dealer and after trading her for drugs. [...]

Oddball

December 6, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Oddball" is a cute and charming dog with a mind of his own. He gets into trouble every time he goes to town. Now he has been banned from town and is down to his last chance. Now what will Oddball's owner Swampy do? Swampy's daughter, Emily, has been taking care of the sanctuary on Middle Island [...]

Doctor Strange

November 4, 2016
"Doctor Strange" is a special effects-laden extravaganza that features a commanding performance by Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, the Marvel comics' surgeon who is endowed with mystical powers. In the movie, as well as the comic, he is arrogant, making it difficult for his former [...]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

September 30, 2016
"Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" is an imaginative adventure into a world unlike any you've ever seen before. It features the "peculiar" children, who are gifted in unusual ways, which includes a girl who can fly and needs lead shoes to stay earthbound. In addition, there is an [...]