THE FANTASTIC WORLD OF JULES VERNEby Maximilliann | created - 28 Jun 2015 | updated - 11 Sep 2016 | Public
The most relevant movies and TV series inspired by the work of the immortal French author, Jules Verne. From their fantastic adventure travel, to the ir stunning futuristic inventions for which he was known as the father of science fiction.
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2. From the Earth to the Moon (1958)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In 1868, American inventor Victor Barbicane develops a powerful military explosive that he also uses as fuel for a moon-bound rocket manned by himself and a motley crew.
3. The Conquest of the Pole (1912)
Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Adventure, Horror
Aboard the futuristic flying machine of his own invention, Professor Mabouloff and his team of intercultural explorers set off on yet another impossible expedition to North Pole's vast landscapes. What wonders await the bold adventurers?
5. Michael Strogoff (1956)
111 min | Adventure, History, War
In 19th century Russia, a Tartar rebellion led by Feofar Khan separates Russia from Siberia where the Tsar's brother and his troops are making a last stand. The Tsar entrusts Captain Michel Strogoff to deliver a vital message to them.
6. Le triomphe de Michel Strogoff (1961)
118 min | Adventure
Colonel Strogoff is assigned by the Empress to protect the young and impetuous Prince Bachenberg during an expedition against Kiva. Along the way he meets the beautiful and mysterious Tatiana, who turns out to be a spy.
10. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
G | 129 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
Votes: 14,343 | Gross: $10.00M
13. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1993 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Taking the title from the novel by Jules Verne, this story takes his basic premise of the desire to travel to the center of the Earth. The travelers, using their craft, penetrate an active ... See full summary »
14. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Unrated | 178 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
15. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family
On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Votes: 106,750 | Gross: $101.70M
16. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Set in the late 1870's - A woman hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband, who has disappeared while searching for an elusive passage to the center of the earth.
17. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008 Video)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A California research institute is performing a teleportation experiment to send their military research team to Stuttgart, Germany. But something goes wrong, and the team ends up at the ... See full summary »
20. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
G | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
Votes: 26,659 | Gross: $28.20M
21. Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)
G | 105 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
When Captain Nemo saves the passengers of a sinking ship and takes them to his Utopian underwater city he discovers that not all of his guests agree to remain there forever.
22. The Amazing Captain Nemo (1978 TV Movie)
102 min | Sci-Fi
After a century of being in suspended animation, the mysterious submarine commander is revived in modern times for new adventures.
23. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
158 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
In 1886, a French marine biologist aboard an American warship is scouring the Atlantic Ocean in search of a sea monster that routinely attacks and sinks passing ships.
24. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.
25. 30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Captain Nemo goes even deeper into insanity in this mesmerizing fantasy tale. Once again at the helm of his fearsome, wildly advanced vessel, the nautical madman endeavors to turn the world above the waves upside down.
26. The Mysterious Island (1929)
Passed | 95 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his ... See full summary »
Votes: 541 | Gross: $0.06M
27. Mysterious Island (1951)
Approved | 252 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Union prisoners use a balloon to escape a Southern prison camp near the end of the Civil War and end up marooned on a mysterious volcanic island with very unusual inhabitants.
28. Mysterious Island (1961)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island.
29. The Mysterious Island (1973)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of escaped prisoners, traveling in a hot air balloon, have to land on a remote islands and must try to survive there. They encounter a castaway, pirates, and captain Nemo with his ... See full summary »
30. Mysterious Island (2005 TV Movie)
172 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
To escape evils of the Civil War, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way of hot air balloon. Once landing on an island, the group finds they are surrounded by danger... See full summary »
31. Mysterious Island (2010)
91 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
The likeliest group of travelers meet in the strangest way. A few become a tight group as they fight to stay alive in a world unlike they have ever seen.
32. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Votes: 85,907 | Gross: $103.86M
33. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Votes: 22,697 | Gross: $42.00M
34. Around the World with Willy Fog (1981– )
TV-G | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A furry version of Jules Verne's classic adventure story of a British gentleman's challenge to circumnavigate the world in 80 days.
36. Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor, beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly eighty days.
Votes: 80,212 | Gross: $24.01M
37. Master of the World (1961)
Not Rated | 102 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure
In 1868, an American scientist and his team become hostages of fanatical pacifist Robur who uses his airship Albatross to destroy military targets on Earth.
38. Valley of the Dragons (1961)
Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In 1881, in Algeria, Michael Denning and Hector Servadac are fighting a duel when a comet brushing Earth takes the two men to the Moon where they discover a prehistoric civilization.
39. Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In 1862, the British commission inventor Fergusson to claim uncharted land in West Africa for Britain by flying his giant hot air balloon there.
40. In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In 19th century England, young Mary Grant and her brother, Robert, embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father, a sea captain who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.
Votes: 2,593 | Gross: $21.75M
42. Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
In Victorian England, an American showman uses a wealthy Frenchman's finances to build a German explosives expert's giant cannon designed to fire a people-filled projectile to the Moon but spies and saboteurs endanger the project.
43. The Southern Star (1969)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In 1912 West Africa, diamond tycoon Kramer hires penniless American fortune hunter Dan Rockland, who's posing as a geologist, but when a huge diamond is found, everyone wants to steal it.
44. The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
GP | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A ruthless pirate captures the keeper of a lighthouse, in the most southern city in Argentina. His goal is obvious and horrific. He plans to control the lighthouses signals in a way that the passing ships will be crushed on the rocks.
45. Deux ans de vacances (1974)
340 min | Adventure
The story of a group of young New Zealand school boys. Because one of them is the nephew of a ship captain, they win the opportunity to go on a sailing trip. Some pirates (Forbes and Pike) ... See full summary »
46. Mathias Sandorf (1963)
105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 19th century Europe, Mathias Sandorf, a former rebel turned rich doctor with a new name, decides to track down and kill the informants who sold his comrades out to the government decade ago. His daughter falls for one of them.
48. Mystery on Monster Island (1981)
TV-PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
A young European boy living in San Francisco is reluctant to marry his long-term girlfriend because he wants to travel around the world first. His wealthy uncle agrees to send him on a ... See full summary »
49. Los diablos del mar (1982)
85 min | Adventure