Castaway movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant castaway movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, entertaining and humorous films and TV shows about / with castaway, island, survival, danger, adventure, escapades, catastrophe, ocean, desert island and isolation plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
castaway movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as castaway: Castaway on the Moon (2009), Mysterious Island (1961), Mysterious Island (2005), Cast Away (2000), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Wrecked (2016), The Lost Tribe (2009), Lost (2004), The Red Turtle (2016), Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012).

List of castaway movies

Castaway on the Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mr. Kim is jobless, lost in debt and has been dumped by his girlfriend. He decides to end it all by jumping into the Han River - only to find himself washed up on a small, mid-river island. He soon abandons thoughts of suicide or rescue and begins a ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suicide attempt, loneliness, isolation, castaway, island, redemption, wilderness, society, human nature, rescue, self discovery, irony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea, japan ...
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Mysterious Island (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devise a way to return home. Sequel to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, island, castaway, american civil war, adventure, stranded, escape, jules verne, ocean, race against time, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, 1950s, 50s
Place: pacific ocean
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Mysterious Island (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Thailand, Germany
Duration: 172 min.
Story: During the Civil War five survivors escape from a prison camp in Richmond, Virginia by hot air balloon and find themselves on an uncharted island in the Pacific. Far from any kind of known civilization, the island is inhabited with carnivorous ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Plot: castaway, island, adventure, pirate, prison, survival, stranded, escapades, danger, rescue, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 1860s
Place: virginia
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Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, island, human spirit, solitude, courage, adventure, stranded on an island, determination, sole survivor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
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Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: island, survival, initially antagonists, stranded, air disaster, adventure, opposites attract, jungle, love and romance, fall in love, battle of the sexes, castaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, tahiti, new york
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Wrecked (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Single-camera comedy centering on a diverse group of survivors adjusting to being stranded on an uninhabited island, a dangerous new world where they must face many threats – mostly brought on by themselves. No longer plugged into the rest of the ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, twists and turns, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: desert island, survival, castaway, adventure, flight attendant, parody, air disaster, friendship, betrayal, twists & turns, island, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
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The Lost Tribe (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While navigating with his girlfriend Alexis and his partners and friends Chris and Tom and his girlfriend Anna to a close a Broadband Internet access business in Asia in the motor pleasure yacht of Joe, they rescue a wounded drowned man in shock. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: castaway, island, deadly creature, survival, isolation, gory, friends, danger, characters killed one by one, monsters, monster, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, psychological, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, plane crash, death, lost, adventure, mysterious place, human nature, destiny, stranded, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
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The Red Turtle (2016)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Japan, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, enigmatic, colourful, bleak ...
Plot: desert island, deserted island, loneliness, raft, castaway, sea turtle, flood, survival, isolation, island, solitude, nature ...
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Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, sexual, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school student, island, love and romance, youth, teenage life, first sex, adventure, unlikely couple, fall in love, marooned, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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The Wild Life (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On a tiny exotic island, Tuesday, an outgoing parrot lives with his quirky animal friends in paradise. However, Tuesday can't stop dreaming about discovering the world. After a violent storm, Tuesday and his friends wake up to find a strange ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: parrot, desert island, bullying, castaway, island, talking to an animal, pirate, storm, anthropomorphism, cat, salvation, survival ...
Time: 18th century
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Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A plane carrying beauty contestants crash lands on a deserted island. Captain Maximus Powers (Roberts) and co-pilot Mike Saunders (Schlatter) have to take care of their passengers, while avoiding the dangers of Jurassic Pork (a giant prehistoric ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, parody, island, castaway, fish out of water, survival, race against time, misfit, save the day, escapades, isolation, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century
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The Vanishing (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: lighthouse, castaway, disappearance, mystery, lighthouse keeper, remote island, island, disorder, danger, treasure chest, investigation, shipwreck ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, year 1900, 1900s
Place: scotland
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Welcome to the Jungle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Puerto Rico, USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A company retreat on a tropical island goes terribly awry.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: island, stranded on an island, jungle, survival, desert island, wilderness, danger, instructor, workplace intrigue, isolation, castaway, stranded ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
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Temptation Island (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four beauty pageant contestants, who are vying for the coveted title of "Miss Manila Sunshine", set sail on a yacht. They ended up stranded on a deserted island after their vessel got caught up on fire. Together with an attractive young ...
Style: visually appealing, suspense, topical humor, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: model, hallucination, birthday party, shipwreck, castaway, jealousy, mother daughter relationship, dancing, survivor, birthday, virgin, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, sea, against the odds, whale, desert island, shipwreck, ocean or sea ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
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Dear Claudia (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a lonely postman, a desperate hitchhiker, a gifted sculptor, an infatuated pilot, a blind a sailor, a street kid, a mistress, a miner, a butcher, two thieves and a dead man. Walter and Claudia crashed into the story by plane. ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating, light
Plot: desert island, love, male female relationship, stranded, rescue, castaway, survivor, missing person, gold, boat, storm, theft ...
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The Shadows (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Marooned on a mysterious lighthouse island during a storm, five friends are forced to reveal their secrets and face their darkest fears.
Style: bleak, psychotronic, disturbing, scary, light
Plot: betrayal, death, island, castaway, storm, supernatural power, darkness, lighthouse, remote, limbo, grim reaper, lightning ...
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Mr. Robinson (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Robbie is a rich and wealthy man who is married to a woman called Magda. One day, they decide to go on holiday. Magda suggests via ferry, despite the fact that Robbie HATES sea travel. He suggests via airplane, but Magda has a fear of heights. ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, light
Plot: stranded on an island, interracial relations, castaway, adventure, culture clash, survival, friendship, stranded, man-woman relation, desert island, interracial romance, bird ...
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Everywhere But Here (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jeff is an entrepreneur with an unrelenting drive to succeed. His dream is to revolutionize the cell phone industry with his new invention called 'Everywhere', a mobile phone that presumably works everywhere in the world. His ambitions ...
Style: feel good, romanticism, visually appealing, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: shipwreck, survival, invention, desert island, marooned, 13 year old, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, spoiled brat, child, island, birthday party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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The Sea Wolf (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Plot: adventure, ship, sailing, survival, lone wolves, self discovery, isolation, danger, ocean or sea, ocean, social differences, castaway ...
Time: 1900s, 20s, 1920s
Place: pacific ocean
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Mystery on Monster Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story concerns a shipwrecked group who discover natural wonders and a gold treasure on a dangerous island populated by dinosaurs and living seaweed. Terence Stamp is the bad guy. Supposedly the most expensive film made in Spain to that point, it ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: island, stranded, creature, dinosaur, ship, isolation, survival, adventurer, chases and races, treasure, pirate, ocean ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: san francisco, usa
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Blue Island (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After an airplane crash, a handsome couple is left stranded on a tropical desert island. Bonnie and Billy are forced to fight against nature and the inhospitable environment to survive. Then soon learn to live with the environment then suddenly a ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: castaway, island, coming of age, beach, rescue, sex scene, falling in love, desert island, love, escape, topless girl, topless ...
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Treasure Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins and peg-legged Long John Silver set sail for adventure in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of dastardly pirates, swashbuckling heroes, buried treasure and a young boy's amazing courage. The narrative diverges from ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, heroes, traitor, child hero, castaway, treasure map, lost treasure, obsessive quest, rescue, escapades, danger ...
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The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The only chance to escape a desert island is to convert the plane carrying many different animals into a boat.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: airplane, stowaway, island, aviation, castaway, space and aliens, misfit, dangerous animal, heroes, young heroes, escapades, danger ...
Place: san francisco
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The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, storm at sea, catastrophe, forces of nature, adventure, shipwreck, natural disaster, rescue, weatherman, male camaraderie, sea disaster ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: atlantic ocean, portugal, new england, boston
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Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, drowning, shipwreck, ocean, forces of nature, adventure, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
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Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
Style: not serious, humorous, satirical, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, princess, island, goofy hero, fish out of water, mysterious place, giant, getting home, prisoner, sea disaster, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: new york
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Titanic (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: An extraordinary re-telling of the doomed voyage that features both fictional and historical characters, ranging from steerage passengers to upper class guests.
Style: emotional, realistic, epic, stylized, serious
Plot: titanic, shipwreck, ocean liner, passenger, ship, tragedy, catastrophe, iceberg, drowning, sea disaster, survival, castaway ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912
Place: england
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The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: underwater, ocean, ufo, submarine, first contact, space and aliens, alien encounter, sea, underwater scene, heroic mission, ocean or sea, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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