Tropics movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tropics movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, bleak and interesting films and TV shows about / with tropics, island, jungle, beach, suspense, nude, female nudity, brutality, boat and survival plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres shot in USA, France, Australia and other countries.
tropics movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as tropics: Troppo (2022), Operation Christmas Drop (2020), The Thin Red Line (1998), The 317th Platoon (1965), Papillon (1973), Gilligan's Island (1964), The Chipmunk Adventure (1987), Apocalypse Now (1979), Down River (2018), Island of 1000 Delights (1978).

List of tropics movies

Troppo (2022)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An eccentric private investigator with a criminal past recruits a disgraced ex-cop to help solve the disappearance of a Korean tech pioneer in the wilds of Far North Queensland.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: sleuth, false accusation, rain forest, suspense, accused of murder, framed for murder, teamwork, ex cop, investigation, tropics, falsely accused, crime investigation ...
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Operation Christmas Drop (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While gathering evidence to support closing a tropical U.S. Air Force base, a congressional aide warms to its generous captain.
Style: breathtaking, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: christmas, air force, interracial love, pilot, military, u.s. navy, tropical island, military base, charity, help, good deed, ambition ...
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The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: epic, visually appealing, thought provoking, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: war, soldier, world war two, sergeant, anti war, jungle, infantry, existentialism, survival, invasion, pacific island, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: asia, canada, japan, pacific ocean
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The 317th Platoon (1965)
Genre: War
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: vietnam war, military, jungle, soldier, jungle warfare, tropics, cold war, dying man, platoon, opium, behind enemy lines, french soldier ...
Time: year 1954, 50s
Place: indochina, vietnam, southeast asia, asia, laos ...
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Papillon (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Style: inspirational, psychological, realistic, dramatic, talky ...
Plot: prison escape, prison, escape, life philosophy, human spirit, survival, runaway, escape attempt, brutality, criminal heroes, jail, escape plan ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
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Gilligan's Island (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz and originally produced by United Artists Television. The situation comedy series featured Bob Denver; Alan Hale, Jr.; Jim Backus; Natalie Schafer; Tina Louise; ...
Style: sitcom, campy, epic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: island, tropical island, castaway, stranded on an island, shipwreck, ship, boat, lost at sea, humour, tv show, jungle, inventor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean, fictional island
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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, 2d animation, cult film
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: balloon, reckless driving, superhero, love affair, brother sister relationship, nanny, child in peril, sister sister relationship, shark attack, siblings, brother brother relationship, penguins ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, north america, balkan, egypt, united kingdom ...
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter ...
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: vietnam war, insanity, jungle, anti war, mission, military, violence, army, soldier, violent, war, secret mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, the philippines, southeast asia
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Down River (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, psychological, sad ...
Plot: war criminal, behind enemy lines, 18 year old, truck, 20 year old, gas mask, fictional war, bosnian war, military, survival, murder, suspense ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: germany, normandy, congo, vietnam, cambodia
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Island of 1000 Delights (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bea Fiedler and Olivia Pascal star in this erotic tale set against the backdrop of the sun soaked Seychelles, and detailing the situation that arises when an incurable gambling addict loses his wife in a wager with a casino owner who runs a secret ...
Style: erotic
Plot: female voyeur, female masturbation, tropical island, sex show, erotica, sexploitation, stripper, cheating wife, island, lesbian, beach, rape ...
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Australia Day (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On Australia's most controversial national holiday, the lives of three Australians from diverse cultural backgrounds will collide, illuminating contemporary issues of racial tension and national identity that simmer beneath the surface of ...
Style: multicultural, touching, sincere, anthropological, controversial ...
Plot: sociology, human trafficking, nationalism, immigration, criminal underworld, racial tension, manhunt, tolerance, on the run, australian, society, gang ...
Time: 2010s
Place: australia, austria, china, oceania
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Made in Japan (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: cowboy from “Tampopo”) who appears to have gone native but actually maintains a cynical detachment from everything around him. As does the movie, which holds Nippon materialism, corrupt military governments and insurgent opportunism in equal ...
Plot: government agent, female nudity, betrayal, engagement, partisan, nude, jungle, rescue, coup d'etat, kidnapping, rebelliousness, helicopter ...
Time: 90s
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She's 19 and Ready (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman, just turning 19, is ready for anything, including fullfilling her dreams and fantasies. But two young men, Klaus and Stephen, are after her with their raging hormones to lead the way. The young lady learns to grow up fast, though, ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: female nudity, lust, skiing, beach, duel, tropics, erotica, breasts, bare breasts, shared bath, telephone call, 19 year old
Time: 70s
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Pacific Banana (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his search for a true love. Together, they... well, they ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy, hot
Audience: adult
Plot: erotica, beach, pilot, fleeing, sex scene, tropics, female objectification, nude, sex, resort, farce, holiday ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, south australia
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Wailing in the Forest (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An indigenous family, one of the last forest people of old, copes with the unusual changes in their environment including the imposing lifestyle and customs of the more sociable tribes on the plains.
Style: mysterious, fairy tale
Plot: isolation, indigenous people, tropics, ritual
Place: the philippines, asia
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Fascination (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Scott Doherty (Adam Garcia) gets suspicious when his mother (Jacqueline Bisset) plans to wed Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson) soon after her husband's untimely death. Scott investigates with Oliver's pretty daughter, Kelly (Alice Evans), ...
Style: erotic, sexy, neo noir, serious, romantic ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, femme fatale, uncover truth, fall in love, dangerous attraction, family problems, dishonesty, love affair, death in the family, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york
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The Man on the Shore (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Haiti, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Early 1960s Haiti during Duvallier's dictatorship seen through the eyes of a young girl whose family heavily suffered.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: child, blaxploitation, family relations, dictator, oppression, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, on the run, siblings relations, memory, courage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: haiti, africa, caribbean
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Wide Sargasso Sea (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of Jamaican emancipation, French colonist Annette Cosway falls into poverty and marries racist Englishman Paul Mason. But when Annette's young son dies in a fire started by former slaves, Mason flees to England, leaving his ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, romantic, sensual ...
Audience: girls' night, adult
Plot: erotica, infidelity, plantation, lust, adultery, sex, voodoo, obsession, slavery, fear, wedding, promise ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: jamaica, england, caribbean, europe, britain
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Turistas (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, jungle, torture, murder, youth, violence, brutality, suspense, transplant, strong violent content, chase, bondage ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, south america, rio de janeiro
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Swashbuckler (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious
Plot: pirate, sword fight, sea, tyrant, sailing, courage, ancient, caribbean sea, swashbuckler, friends, daring rescue, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 18th century, 70s
Place: caribbean, west indies, jamaica
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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, little girl, young heroes, exotic island, imaginary friend, writers, family relations, single father, scientist, child, poacher, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, patagonia, singapore, pacific ocean, indonesia ...
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My Father the Hero (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend by saying that her father is actually her lover.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, remake of french film
Audience: kids, date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, father daughter relationship, nymphet, bad father, love, first love, summer, lesbian, holiday, vacation, family relations, jailbait ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas, new york, west indies, atlantic ocean, north america ...
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The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, harsh, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, nature, utopia, survival, village, obsessive quest, mental illness, immigrants, father son relationship, missionary, inventor, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, central america, usa, baltimore ...
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Bare Essentials (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A couple leaves for a vacation on a tropical island and finds happiness and love... just not with each-other.
Style: sexy
Plot: stranded on an island, wife swapping, mate swapping, vacation, sex, beach, woman in a bikini, sex scene, concierge, secretary, swimming, sexy woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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The Crab-Drum (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dying French naval frigate captain tries to make a last rendezvous in the winter storm-tossed seas off the Grand Banks, with "le crabe tambour," a French war hero he had betrayed twenty years earlier. "Le crabe tambour" ...
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: military, world war two, soldier, french military, doctor, veteran, french soldier, french army, courtroom, battles, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s
Place: algeria, france, atlantic ocean, indochina, newfoundland ...
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Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: rough, realistic, epic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, soldier, battles, battlefield, squad, war, anti war, jungle warfare, combat, violent, jungle ...
Time: year 1967, year 1968, 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, the philippines, southeast asia, asia
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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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, ocean, sailboat, mutiny, betrayal, suspense, captain, leadership, brutality, sea, rebelliousness, military ...
Time: 18th century, 60s, 1930s, georgian era, 1780s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
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