Exotic island movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant exotic island movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful, entertaining and intense films and TV shows about / with exotic island, island, danger, escapades, adventure, beach, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as exotic island: Nim's Island (2008), King Kong (2005), Holiday in the Sun (2001), Nine Guests for a Crime (1977), Lord of the Flies (1990), The Breed (2006), The Beach (2000), The Amazing Captain Nemo (1978), Mississippi Mermaid (1969), Jurassic Park III (2001).

List of exotic island movies

Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, scenic, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: island, young heroes, isolation, exotic island, adventure, danger, family, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, rainstorm, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, san francisco
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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: expedition, monster, adventure, jungle, dinosaur, rescue, human animal relationship, gorilla, island, beast, giant, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Holiday in the Sun (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sisters Alex and Madison are whisked away to the Bahamas for winter break but soon find themselves crossing paths with a man smuggling stolen artifacts.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: twin sister, when the parents are away, teenage life, mischievous children, family, family relations, youth, friends, school, rivalry, smuggling, exotic island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, usa, hawaii, caribbean
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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When diabolical genius, Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo’, Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself – with the help of American agent, Felicity Shagwell – to stop the dastardly plan. ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, undercover, parody, cloning, race against time, good versus evil, supermodel, secret agents, goofy hero, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, year 1967, year 1969 ...
Place: seattle washington, big ben london, washington d.c., london
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, humorous, biting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, boys' night, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, curses spells and rituals, treasure, pirate ship, treasure hunt, gold, captain, ocean or sea, ghost, boat ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Minuscule 2: Mandibles From Far Away (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Guadeloupe, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the conditioning unit of a small chestnut can factory in a quiet little country village as winter slowly settles, a young ladybug gets trapped by accident in a cardboard box shipped to the Caribbean. His parent sets off for the paradise ...
Plot: nature, exotic island, anthropomorphic animal, crab, coconut, mountain, spider, full moon, rescue, insect, animal protagonist, cardboard box ...
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Nine Guests for a Crime (1977)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nine members of the same family go to an island, where nobody lives - but the head of the family owns a nice house there. Problem is that he and his three sons keep a dark secret, and this dark secret begins to haunt them as soon as they are on the ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: whodunit, exotic island, tarot, murder mystery, island, beach, suicide, swimming, motorboat, burning, phantom, skeleton ...
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Lord of the Flies (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.
Style: psychological, captivating, rough, scenic, brutal ...
Plot: adventure, island, isolation, survival, coming of age, social relations, human nature, innocence lost, leadership, cruelty, death, literature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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The Breed (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, dog attack, dog, island, cabin in the woods, deadly, isolation, danger, rescue, plague, vacation ...
Time: contemporary
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The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Plot: marijuana, beach, obsessive quest, utopia, delusion, island, survival, map, community, tourist, love and romance, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, southeast asia
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The Amazing Captain Nemo (1978)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Captain Nemo (José Ferrer) is found in suspended animation under the sea and revived by modern-day people in order to battle the King of Atlantis, who is under the control of a fiendish mad scientist (Burgess Meredith).
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense
Plot: submarine, underwater, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest, adventure, disorder, swimming, danger, ocean or sea, battles, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1860s
Place: washington d.c., pacific ocean
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Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by William Irish, it's a noirish tale of a man who orders a mail-order bride but receives instead a con woman.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, french noir
Plot: island, private detective, reunion, on the run, murder, femme fatale, plantation, marriage, crime, cons and scams, destructive relationship, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
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Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, rescue, island, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, dangerous animal, danger, jungle, heroes, pterodactyl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
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Terminal Island (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder convicts, free to do what they like except leave. The main camp of ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, island, convict, danger, rivalry, clergy, death row, prison life, transplant, deadly, wilderness, survival ...
Time: 70s
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Horror on Snape Island (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they are surprised by a series of mysterious murders...
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure, murder, island, treasure hunt, fog, danger, serial killer, investigation, supernatural, terrorism, showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
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The New Swiss Family Robinson (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his sissy wife Ann, brave sons Shane and Todd and wining daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The gun he gets thrown in by ...
Style: serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pirate, adventure, family life, treasure hunt, isolation, island, family in danger, fish out of water, survival, desert, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: singapore, australia
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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, gloomy, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, human spirit, desert island, courage, adventure, suicide attempt, storm, air disaster, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
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The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A golden bullet has 007 engraved on it as it smashes into the secret service headquarters. The bullet came from the professional killer Scaramanga who has yet to miss a target and James Bond begins a mission to try and stop him.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret service, espionage, chase, assassin, undercover, gold, martial arts, karate, pistol, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia, england, beirut lebanon ...
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Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: exciting, sexy, clever, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, assassination, terrorism, megalomaniac, world domination, cia, sniper, gadget, undercover, secretary, casino ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, future
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, bahamas
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The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, cliffhanger ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, expedition, helicopter, rescue, genetic engineering, stowaway, capture, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, san diego california, costa rica, san francisco
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: pirate, adventure, legendary, ship, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, captain, treasure, freedom, chases and races, tombs and skeletons, swashbuckler ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Last Resort (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: George Lollar takes his family on vacation with "Club Sand", a shoddy and untrustworthy company. On their tropical island, they find soldiers everywhere, an unhelpful staff, inhospitable accomodation and undesirable holiday makers, but ...
Style: sexy
Plot: family vacation, exotic island, barbed wire, bunk bed, homosexual, christmas eve, m 16, canoe, starting a fire, beach party, drugs, voyeur ...
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Age of Consent (1969)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: lolita, island, old man, painter, starting over, human nature, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, romance, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: australia
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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: island, survival, american civil war, dangerous animal, adventure, giant animal, stranded, escape, castaway, race against time, danger, isolation ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1950s
Place: pacific ocean
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, mutiny, captain, betrayal, rebelliousness, ship, ocean or sea, military, crew, voyage, tyrant ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: tahiti, england, europe, seaport, battleship
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Survival Island (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A millionaire and his wife are shipwrecked after a yachting accident with their former servant, Manuel.
Style: sexy, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, survival, cheating wife, couple relations, isolation, unfaithful wife, shipwreck, adultery, husband wife relationship, romantic rivalry, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: island, ship, betrayal, sea captain, mutiny, murder, adventure, escapades, navy, rebelliousness, military life, journey ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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Aphrodite (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Harry is a young millionaire on holiday; he takes his yacht to a Greek island, and stays in the mansion of his friend...
Plot: wife swapping, arms dealer, yacht, eroticism, exotic island, female masturbation, erotica, female nudity, blow job, vulva, gay sex, love interest ...
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Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, fantasy world, survival, dangerous animal, theme park, team, scientist, triceratops, tyrannosaurus rex, natural disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine, costa rica
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, surprise ending, surreal ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, supernatural, journey, afterlife, danger, ocean or sea, friendship, curses spells and rituals, immortality, friends ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, singapore
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