Adventure is a type of genre that features a protagonist in a new or exotic location, who is trying to solve a quest. Adventure films can be set in the real world, but often have imaginative elements as part of the narrative. Indiana Jones, a popular film franchise, is an example of the adventure genre. Indiana Jones is an archeologist who embarks on a series of quests in remote locations, often trying to solve clues quicker than the villains. Indiana Jones often has to travel to new and exciting places that no-one has ever been to before, which is very adventurous of him.

What is the adventure genre?

The adventure genre typically features the protagonist going into a journey either personally or geographically. Often protagonists have a mission and are forced to face many obstacles along the way. The adventure genre is generally paired with the action genre since the protagonist’s journeys involve a lot of action. The adventure genre can be combined with almost any other genre like romance or drama.

What are common characteristics of an adventure story?

Common characteristics of an adventure story include fast-paced plot lines, brave protagonists in dangerous situations, and a specific period of time to accomplish a goal or mission. Sometimes adventure stories have dark moods because of what the protagonist has to face and evil enemies that readers or viewers want the protagonist to beat. Adventure stories are also often set in unusual locations.

What is a Choose Your Own Adventure story?

A choose your own adventure story is a series of children’s gamebooks in which each story is written from a second-person point of view. The reader takes on the role of the protagonist and makes choices that determine actions of the main character as well as the outcome of the story. The concept was created by Edward Packard. The Choose Your Own Adventure stories were created for 7 to 14-year old children.

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Jeff Goldblum
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Jeff Goldblum was born in Pennsylvania in 1952. He moved to New York City to pursue an acting career aged 17, and began working on the stage. He is known for his early roles in Jurassic Park and Independence Day, as well as in Wes Anderson movies including The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Grand Budapest Hotel. Jeff Goldblum is also an accomplished musician, and signed a recording contract with Decca Records in 2018. He is married to Olympian Emilie Livingston - they have two children together.

Jeff Goldblum has a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

Jeff Goldblum was born in Pennsylvania in 1952. He moved to New York City to pursue an acting career aged 17, and began working on the stage. He is known for his early roles in Jurassic Park and Independence Day, as well as in many of Wes Anderson's movies.

Jeff Goldblum has a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

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Aquaman (Jason Momoa)
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Aquaman, also known as Arthur Curry, is a fictional half-atlantean and heir to the throne of Atlantis in Aquaman and the extended DC Comics universe. After learning his mother was shunned for falling in love with his father, a human, Arthur rejects Atlantis and everything to do with it. When Arthur’s half-brother attempts to unite the ocean against humans and their pollution, he is forced to accept his destiny.

His powers include super strength, control of the tides, the ability to talk to sea animals, and super speed when swimming. He falls in love with Mera, the princess of another sea kingdom, and eventually ascends the throne with her at his side.

Aquaman, portrayed by Jason Momoa in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), has a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

Series of elevation drawings of Aquaman in multiple poses and measured with overall height
Aquaman, also known as Arthur Curry, is a fictional half-atlantean and heir to the throne of Atlantis in Aquaman and the extended DC Comics universe. His powers include super strength, control of the tides, the ability to talk to sea animals, and super speed when swimming.

Aquaman, portrayed by Jason Momoa in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), has a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

Series of elevation drawings of Aquaman in multiple poses and measured with overall height
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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Luke Skywalker
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Luke Skywalker is a fictional Jedi in the Star Wars movies and their extended franchise. Leia’s brother, and Padmé and Anakin’s son, he is raised by his aunt and uncle on a moisture farm on Tatooine but always dreams of more. When his uncle purchases R2-D2 and C-3PO, Luke accidentally intercepts a message meant for Obi-Wan Kenobi. After the stormtroopers trace R2-D2 to Luke’s aunt and uncle and murder them, Luke is thrown into an intergalactic civil war. Like the rest of his family, he is force-sensitive and, after a crash course in Jedi basics from Yoda, a talented fighter.

Luke Skywalker, portrayed by Mark Hamill in Star Wars, is 5 foot 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Illustrations of Luke Skywalker in various poses with a lightsaber
Luke Skywalker is a fictional Jedi in the Star Wars movies and their extended franchise. Leia’s brother, and Padmé and Anakin’s son, he is raised by his aunt and uncle on a moisture farm on Tatooine but always dreams of more.

Luke Skywalker, portrayed by Mark Hamill in Star Wars, is 5 foot 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Illustrations of Luke Skywalker in various poses with a lightsaber
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Mark Hamill
First Appearance
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)

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Liam Neeson
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Liam Neeson was born in Northern Ireland in 1952. He began his work on the stage, appearing in 1980 in the play Excalibur opposite Helen Mirren. He moved into film and television work, appearing in films The Bounty and The Mission. In 1992 he was cast as Oskar Schindler in the Steven Spielberg Holocaust epic, entitled Schindler’s List. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning Neeson an Academy Award nomination and cementing his status as a leading actor. He went on to star as Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn in the Star Wars trilogy. He has recently become known for his role in action thrillers, including the Taken film franchise.

Liam Neeson has a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

Liam Neeson was born in Northern Ireland in 1952. He began his work on the stage and eventually moved into film and television work, appearing in films The Bounty and The Mission. In 1992 he was cast as Oskar Schindler in the Steven Spielberg Holocaust epic, entitled Schindler’s List.

Liam Neeson has a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

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Obi-Wan Kenobi
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Also known as Ben Kenobi, Obi-Wan Kenobi is the fictional mentor and Jedi master In the Star Wars movies and their extended franchise. Once Anakin Skywalker’s friend and Jedi trainer, after Anakin’s fall to the dark side and rise as Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi became a hermit on Tatooine. He lives in solitude near the farm where Luke grows up, and keeps a watchful eye over him until Luke is ready to fulfill his destiny. Obi-Wan is Luke Skywalker’s first introduction to the ways of the force, including giving Luke his father’s lightsaber. Even after his death, Obi-Wan’s spirit continues to guide Luke.

Obi-Wan Kenobi, portrayed by Alec Guinness in Star Wars, is 5 foot 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.

Collection of illustrations of Obi-Wan Kenobi with a lightsaber
Also known as Ben Kenobi, Obi-Wan Kenobi is the fictional mentor and Jedi master In the Star Wars movies and their extended franchise. Once Anakin Skywalker’s friend and Jedi trainer, after Anakin’s fall to the dark side and rise as Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi became a hermit on Tatooine.

Obi-Wan Kenobi, portrayed by Alec Guinness in Star Wars, is 5 foot 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.

Collection of illustrations of Obi-Wan Kenobi with a lightsaber
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Stewjon
Affiliation: Jedi Order
Weapon: Lightsaber

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Alec Guinness
First Appearance
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)

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