Genre Archives: Adventure

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 [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

May 26, 2017
How many lives does a Sparrow have? Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is back and is, as usual, in deep peril and in danger of losing his life. He goes to the guillotine, and in what could be a tragic end for the pirate scoundrel turns out to be instead a very hilarious moment in the movie. [...]

Swallows and Amazons

July 14, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Swallows and Amazons" is all about kids having fun and helping stop a crime to boot! Have you ever dreamed about being the hero of a great story, which had you rescuing an innocent man from bad guys? Maybe not, but probably many people remember what it's like to be a kid and to imagine a world of [...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

May 5, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Life isn't perfect. That point is made in this explosive, action-oriented film. Fortunately for the viewer, the point is made with a lot of laughs. And this movie is a feast for the eyes, featuring dramatic effects, explosions, chases through space, shoot-'em-ups with laser blasts, and enough space [...]

The Lost World

Dove Approved for All Ages

Movie enthusiasts unite! Here is one for you buffs who like old films. This is a 1925 silent black and white movie about a professor, a sportsman, a reporter and young woman who travel to prove there are dinosaurs living on a plateau. This is an old classic that shows the modern viewer how much [...]