Genre Archives: Adventure

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
Not Recommended for Families
"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
Not Recommended for Families
"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 [...]

Big Bad

August 2, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Chase, Crystal and Donny volunteer to go on a field trip to the old jailhouse. Legend has it that a murder took place there many years ago. The teens wonder if it's haunted. Like most scary "spoof" movies, the "monster" is usually big, but not visible to most people, and the legend ends up being [...]

Heidi (Canadian Version Only)

October 25, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
As sweet Heidi goes to live with her grumpy grandfather in the Alps, her charming personality grows on the old man, and he comes to adore her. However, her aunt, who left her with him in the first place, decides Heidi needs a better education with a rich family in the city. Although the family [...]

Lone Mountain (Manuscript)

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
To the author: "Lone Mountain" is an interesting story that realistically portrays a young teen boy, Travis, and his relationship with his father, Skylar. Travis' mother, Ann, and his sister, Isabella, are tragically killed by a drunk driver. Now Travis and his dad are trying to move forward but [...]

Star Paws

December 13, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Adventure Cat is in space and wants to take over the world. He must find a very special dinosaur bone that will help him accomplish his goal. If he gets the legendary bone before the K-Nine team, Dr. Bones and Shortstack, Adventure Cat will rule. However, Dr. Bones and Shortstack want to get the [...]

Pete’s Dragon

August 12, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Pete's Dragon" will inspire a sense of awe in your family. It is a wonderful movie experience. The live action is seamlessly mixed with CGI, and it's so realistic that anyone might think a dragon named Elliot could fly around somewhere in the woods. The movie is today's "E.T." It has similarities [...]