• Released
  • January 10, 2014
  • PG , 1 hr 38 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Family
  • 11 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A teenager (Aneurin Barnard) must battle supernatural forces to save his kidnapped family.

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50

Slant Magazine

By R. Kurt Osenlund
The film gradually reveals a lot of unsavory motives, which ultimately deflate the buoyant virtues on which the film had blithely coasted.
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50

RogerEbert.com

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Meh and double meh on this movie. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Boasting uncommonly handsome production values and a stellar cast, the awkwardly titled The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bruce Ingram
There simply isn’t a whole lot of excitement being generated in this lackluster family adventure, though it tries oh so very hard.
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50

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
After a decent if formulaic setup, the story bogs down in dull midsection intrigue, and helmer Jonathan Newman doesn’t deliver as much...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
"The Misadventurer" is more like it.
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25

The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
For being a kids-centric film, the picture is relatively slow and joyless.
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Rated PG | For for adventure action and violence, some peril and brief smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ Solid Victorian adventure is too dark for younger kids.
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