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 serious, realistic, exciting, suspense, cult film and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with exotic island, island, beach, adventure, danger, escapades, catastrophe, survival, dialogue and mentor plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as exotic island: The Beach (2000), The White Lotus (2021), Holiday in the Sun (2001), Cast Away (2000), The New Swiss Family Robinson (1998), Nim's Island (2008), Lord of the Flies (1990), Aphrodite (1982), Survival Island (2005), The Straits (2012).

List of exotic island movies

The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, scenic, tense, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: island, adventurer, travel, utopia, obsessive quest, exotic island, tourist, drugs, beach, insanity, marijuana, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
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The White Lotus (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the exploits of various guests and employees at an exclusive tropical resort over the span of a week as with each passing day, a darker complexity emerges in these picture-perfect travelers, the hotel’s cheerful employees and the idyllic ...
Style: funny, humorous, psychological, captivating, anthology
Plot: satire, exotic island, tropical island, resort, coworker, social satire, beach resort, humour, workplace, weekend getaway, workplace situations, magic realism ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: hawaii
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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, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: mischievous children, exotic island, twin sister, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends, school, rivalry, high school, when the parents are away, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, usa, hawaii, caribbean
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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: suspense, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, adventure, stranded on an island, air disaster, solitude, desert island, determination, survivor, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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: exotic island, ocean, family, adventure, sailing, pirate, shipwreck, survival, rescue, treasure hunt, desert, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: singapore, australia
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Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, scenic, captivating, humorous, sad ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: island, adventure, little girl, young heroes, imaginary friend, family relations, exotic island, single father, scientist, agoraphobia, poacher, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean, singapore, patagonia, indonesia
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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: island, coming of age, adventure, isolation, innocence lost, death, bullying, literature, brutality, stranded on an island, survival, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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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...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: erotica, sex party, erotic massage, female female relationship, aristocracy, yacht, sex scene, group sex, explicit sex, girl, making love, massage ...
Place: greece, mediterranean sea
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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, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: survival, island, sex scene, love triangle, shipwreck, cheating wife, sexy woman, sexual tension, husband wife relationship, stranded on an island, infidelity, yacht ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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The Straits (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set among the turquoise waters and lethal wildlife of Australia’s Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait, The Straits is an exotic, darkly humorous crime drama. The Montebellos are not your average Australian family. Modern day smugglers, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, criminal heroes, family relations, crimes, family business, parents and children, exotic island, rivalry, temperamental, dark humor, family feud, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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: sex comedy, sexy, teen comedy, hot
Plot: beach, teenager, love, guilty pleasure, satire, family vacation, exotic island, homosexual, drugs, female nudity, gay slur, vacation ...
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Age of Consent (1969)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 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: erotic, art house, sexy, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: artist, lolita, island, painter, female nudity, beach, swimming, painting, art, adolescence, dream girl, age difference ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: australia, new york
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McHale's Navy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of retirement when his old nemesis turned the second best ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: u.s. navy, military, island, farce, terrorism, law enforcement, save the day, military life, partners, race against time, reluctant partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, cuba
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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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, breathtaking, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, survival, scientist, animal attack, dangerous animal, creature feature, island, child in peril, research, children, experiment ...
Time: 20th century, prehistoric times, 90s
Place: central america, costa rica, dominican republic
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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: epic, psychological, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean, ship, adventure, sailboat, mutiny, betrayal, captain, leadership, brutality, sea, rebelliousness, military ...
Time: 18th century, 60s, 1930s, 1780s, georgian era ...
Place: tahiti, england, 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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, island, adventure, tyrannosaurus rex, fantasy world, survival, genetics, monster, dangerous animal, rescue, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
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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: suspense, scenic, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, dangerous animal, jungle, giant monster, island, animals, survival, adventure, monster, creature, expedition ...
Time: prehistoric times, 90s, 20th century
Place: costa rica, california, san diego california, kenya, san francisco
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The Journey to Melonia (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a ship sinks during a storm, a slave from the industrial island of Plutonia is washed up on the beaches of paradise island Melonia, where the "all-powerful" wizard Prospero and his strange friends reside.
Plot: environmental, magic, good versus evil, tragic love, capitalism, shipwreck, working class, paradise, exotic island, magical creature, water, creature ...
Place: eastern europe
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The Amazing Captain Nemo (1978)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 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: fairy tale, semi serious, tense, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, ocean, battles, adventurer, exotic island, swimming, disorder, mad scientist, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, cryogenics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 1860s
Place: washington d.c., pacific ocean
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, women in prison, female nudity, convict, island, woman with a gun, martial arts, boat, jail, fistfight, skinny dipping, gunfight ...
Time: 70s
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Tiki (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Amy moves from her beloved Hawaiian Islands to study drama on the mainland, she has little cause to rejoice as a gang of vicious co-eds plots to make her life a living hell. With the aid of their boyfriends, the girls set Amy up as the target ...
Style: suspense
Plot: monster, killer doll, puppet, exotic island, teacher student relationship, hawaiian, psychiatrist, aunt niece relationship, police investigation, coma, serial killer, gore ...
Place: hawaii
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Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, natural disaster, island, escapades, survival, rivalry, adventure, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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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: epic, suspenseful, captivating, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: ship, island, mutiny, betrayal, sea, storm at sea, survival, sailboat, adventure, lost at sea, murder, greed ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, georgian era, year 1984, 1780s
Place: england, tahiti, pacific ocean, europe
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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: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, stranded, adventure, ocean, island, civil war, pirate, castaway, monster, american civil war, escape, race against time ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, year 1865, 1860s
Place: 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: neo noir, suspense, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: femme fatale, mail order bride, murder, plantation, marriage, female villain, time travel, love story, bdsm, island, private detective, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mississippi, france, nice france, europe, lyon ...
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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: exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, friendship, friends, journey, determination, supernatural, sailboat, sea ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: singapore, caribbean
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Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, breathtaking, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, pirate ship, swashbuckler, betrayal, female protagonist, sword fight, island, adventurer, ship, treasure map ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
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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 ...
Audience: kids
Plot: ladybug, rescue, insect, spider, nature, praying mantis, dog, crab, ant, beach, exotic island, cobweb ...
Place: caribbean
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Nine Guests for a Crime (1977)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 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: sexploitation, serial killer, brother brother relationship, unfaithful, phantom, whodunit, island, swimming, beach, murder mystery, revenge, mental patient ...
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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: sexy, exciting, humorous, slasher, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, espionage, assassin, spy, martial arts, car, secret service, hitman, car chase, 007, chase, secret agents ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia, beirut lebanon, england ...
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