The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box

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The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box
Adventurer the curse of the midas box poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJonathan Newman
Produced by
Screenplay by
Based onMariah Mundi
by G. P. Taylor
Music byFernando Velázquez
CinematographyUnax Mendía
Edited byDavid Gallart
Bernat Vilaplana
Release date
  • January 10, 2014 (2014-01-10)[2]
Running time
98 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, Belgium
Box office$6,399[3]

The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box is a 2014 British fantasy adventure film starring Michael Sheen,[4] Sam Neill, Lena Headey, Ioan Gruffudd, Keeley Hawes, Tristan Gemmill, and Aneurin Barnard[5] in the title role and directed by Jonathan Newman. It is the first in what is intended to be a film franchise, and was written by Christian Taylor and Matthew Huffman, based upon the novel Mariah Mundi by G. P. Taylor.


Mariah Mundi has no choice but to unite with the enigmatic Will Charity when his family is kidnapped by an unknown enemy. Their adventure leads them to the mysterious and majestic Prince Regent, a huge steam-powered hotel on a small island at the furthest reach of the Empire. Mariah, with the help of Sacha must unravel the secrets of the island to find the truth behind the disappearance of his family, and prevent Otto Luger from getting his hands on the mystical and powerful Midas Box.



The film was released in 2014. The film was produced by London- and Los Angeles-based production company Entertainment Motion Pictures.[7]


Filming took place in sound stages and locations throughout the South West of England including St Michael's Mount,[8] Bristol, Bath, Charlestown Harbour, Kidderminster Town railway station, and Lacock Abbey.


  1. ^ "Matthew Huffman". IMDb. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  2. ^ "The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box". Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  3. ^ "The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
  4. ^ "Mariah Mundi - Cast announcement". Variety article. 11 April 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Mariah Mundi - Aneurin Barnard on set". The Mail article. 9 May 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  6. ^ "'Captain Charity' in film debut". Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Mariah Mundi - Team Set". Variety article. 8 February 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  8. ^ "Mariah Mundi - Hollywood comes to town". This is Cornwall article. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2012.

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