Island movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant island movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense and entertaining films and TV shows about / with island, adventure, survival, danger, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, escapades, mentor and destiny plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
island movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as island: Lost (2004), Cast Away (2000), The Blue Lagoon (1980), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Death in Paradise (2011), Shutter Island (2010), Harper's Island (2009), Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), Mindhunters (2004), Mako Mermaids (2013).

List of island movies

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: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, stranded on an island, lost, mysterious place, plane crash, death, human nature, destiny, adventure, asthma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
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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, suspense, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, island, stranded on an island, solitude, hopes, human spirit, courage, adventure, tropical island ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
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The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard ...
Style: sexual, erotic, romantic, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: island, fall in love, love and romance, first sex, teenage sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), masturbation, teenage sexuality, adventure, teenage love, desert island, sexual awakening ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 70s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
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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: survival, island, stranded, initially antagonists, jungle, adventure, love and romance, opposites attract, fall in love, air disaster, battle of the sexes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, tahiti, new york
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Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with ...
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, semi serious, light ...
Plot: police detective, island, police investigation, crimes, lifestyle change, law enforcement, coworker, whodunit, multiple suspects, murder investigation, new job, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, mental illness, psychology, island, uncover truth, hallucination, psychiatrist, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1952, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
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Harper's Island (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A group of family and friends travels to a secluded island for a destination wedding. They've come to laugh... to love... and, though they don't know it... to die. As the wedding festivities begin, friendships are tested and secrets ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: island, serial killer, serial murder, multiple suspects, murderer, murder, fear, friends, threat, wedding, plan gone awry, haunted by the past ...
Place: washington state
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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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school student, island, love and romance, youth, tropical island, teenage life, first sex, fall in love, adventure, unlikely couple, marooned ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, mind game, island, trap, investigation, dishonesty, psycho killer, confined, bad guy, sadistic psychopath, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Mako Mermaids (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Real-life mermaids, Sirena, Nixie and Lyla are part of a mermaid pod, which lives in the waters of Mako Island. As young members of the pod, it is their job to protect the Moon Pool and guard it from trespassers. But on the night of a full moon, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, island, supernatural romance, supernatural ability, friends, teenage life, merman, superhuman powers, friendship, save the day, adventure, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, youth, friends, hidden identity, supernatural, teenage girl, supernatural ability, island, adventure, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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King of Devil's Island (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Norway, France, Sweden, Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, ...
Style: bleak, tense, atmospheric, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: punishment, island, prison life, child abuse, reform school, juvenile detention, sexual abuse, humiliation, riot, escape attempt, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: norway, scandinavia, eastern europe, poland, japan
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Fear Island (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five students on spring break meet at a secluded island cabin for a weekend getaway. Stranded on the island they become the prey of a mysterious killer who seems bent on revenge for something the friends have done.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: island, characters killed one by one, mystery, vengeance, riddles and clues, unknown killer, stranded, remote island, ship, trapped, psycho killer, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: entertaining, colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, ocean, magic, girl, mythology, adventure, island, disney princess, destiny, family, quest ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
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Cut Off (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Thriller set in the world of Forensic Pathology. Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak, sexy
Plot: abduction, island, serial killer, rape, coroner, death, riddles and clues, kidnapped daughter, clue, blizzard, father daughter relationship, crimes ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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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: ship, island, betrayal, mutiny, murder, storm at sea, adventure, sea captain, escapades, navy, rebelliousness, military life ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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The Condemned (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from ...
Style: exciting, rough, intense, harsh, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, jungle, betrayal, chase, brutality, battles, death row, survival, game of death, surveillance, vengeance, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this sequel to the 1980 classic, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become tanned teenagers in love.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, melancholic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: island, tropical island, adventure, love affair, survival, romance, love and romance, ocean, exploring sexuality, teenager, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: island, mutant, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, experiment, hybrid, genetic engineering, genetics, isolation, confined, chaos, human becoming an animal ...
Place: pacific ocean
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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, suspense, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, dangerous animal, island, fantasy world, survival, research, animal attack, team, child in peril, tyrannosaurus rex, amusement park ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: costa rica, central america, dominican republic
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Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert island, survival, shipwreck, island, adventure, friendship, stranded on an island, adventurer, destiny, ocean, jungle, sea disaster ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
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Castaway (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the ...
Style: sexy, serious, scenic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: desert island, island, sexy woman, adventure, friendship, survival, beautiful scenery, couples, fish out of water, adaptation, love story, character study ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, england, london, australia, antarctica
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Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, lion, escape, jungle, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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DreamWorks Dragons (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series airing on Cartoon Network based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The series serves as a bridge between the first film and its 2014 sequel. Riders of Berk follows Hiccup ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, young heroes, adventure, friends, training, island, family, animal training, imaginary kingdom, creature, enemy, young kid ...
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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, jungle, fantasy world, lost city, island, atlantis, expedition, legends and myths, gold, rescue, escapades, mission ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s
Place: hawaii
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Treasure Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, epic, realistic ...
Plot: island, expedition, treasure hunt, pirate, treasure map, ship, adventurer, adventure, heroes, rivalry, escapades, musketeer ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, intense ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant animal, creature, expedition, survival, giant creature, island, monster versus monster, prehistoric creature, gorilla, chase ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1973, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean, thailand, washington d.c., vietnam, bangkok thailand
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Swept Away (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tropical island, shipwreck, island, stranded on an island, rich woman, survival, romance, power relations, opposites attract, love affair, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, italy, europe, london
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Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, adventure, island, rivalry, mad scientist, spy, secret agents, heroes, villain, good versus evil, genetic engineering, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand, 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, scenic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, jungle, giant animal, beast, human animal relationship, expedition, adventure, dangerous animal, dinosaur, gorilla, rescue, escape ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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