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Best Hollywood Treasure Hunt Movies of All Time

Did you enjoy watching treasure hunt movies in your childhood? Well, here’s a list of films that will help you in recalling your fond memories.

Best Hollywood Treasure Hunt Movies of All Time

Posters of a few English movies. 

Last Updated: 11.57 PM, May 15, 2024


Surprise! Surprise! Have you ever played treasure hunt games in your childhood? Do you remember the joy of unravelling each riddle? Sometimes, we feel that real life too presents us with such challenges. Here is a list of top Hollywood movies that give an immersive experience of a treasure hunt.

Treasure Hunt Movies on OTT

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


Directed by Sergio Leone, the film was released in 1966 and is one of the top Italian classics based on a story by Vincenzoni and Leone. The film stars Clint Eastwood as "the Good", Lee Van Cleef as "the Bad", and Eli Wallach as "the Ugly". The plot follows three gunslingers who compete to find gold amidst the violence during the American Civil War.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 8.8/10

The Mummy

This 1999 American action-adventure horror comedy is a finer version of the 1932 blockbuster. Written and directed by Stephen Sommers, the film is the story of an adventurer, Rick O'Connell (played by Brendan Fraser) and his companions as they travel Hamunaptra, the City of the Dead. Arnold Vosloo addresses the titular role of the reanimated mummy.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video, ZEE5, Jio Cinema

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Treasure Island

Based on R. L. Stevenson's classic novel, the film came out in 1999. Peter Rowe wrote and directed the film, while Kevin Zegers and Jack Palance are in the lead roles. The film is set in 1759 and is an adaptation of the seafaring adventure novel.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Raiders of the Lost Ark

The Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 Stephen Spielberg classic film. George Lucas and Philip Kaufman developed the character of Indiana Jones to modernise 20th-century serial films. The setting is in the pre-World War 2 era, where Indiana Jones competes with Nazi forces to recover the Ark of the Covenant that would make the owner invincible.

OTT Platform: Jio Cinema

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

The Count of Monte Cristo

An adaptation of the 1844 novel by Alexandre Dumas, the film was released in 2002. Starring Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce and Richard Harris, the historical adventure film was a Kevin Reynolds directorial. The film immaculately portrays the Napoleonic era in 1815.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Scavenger Hunt

A still from the film, Scavenger Hunt.
A still from the film, Scavenger Hunt.

Michael Schultz directed the American comedy classic, which hit the big screen in 1979. It had an eminent cast, including Richard Benjamin and James Coco and a special appearance by Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film follows a Scavenger Hunt held to inherit a $200 million estate.

OTT Platform: Apple TV+

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Treasure Planet

Treasure Planet is a 2002 American animated science fiction action-adventure film about a restless teen who becomes a cabin boy on a spaceship, only to later find out that the ship’s cook is actually a mutinous space pirate in disguise. Watch how a treasure hunt helps the teen save himself from the clutches of the pirate.

OTT Platform: Disney Plus Hotstar

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

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