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 realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, visually appealing and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with island, adventure, survival, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, destiny, death, isolation and transformation plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as island: Lost (2004), Cast Away (2000), Death in Paradise (2011), Harper's Island (2009), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), The Blue Lagoon (1980), Shutter Island (2010), Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), Moana (2016), Madagascar (2005).

List of island movies

 8.3
 486K
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, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, plane crash, death, adventure, destiny, stranded, human nature, danger, air disaster, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
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 7.8
 515K
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, desert island, island, human spirit, courage, air disaster, sole survivor, adventure, tropical island, solitude ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
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: semi serious, realistic, stylized, touching, captivating
Plot: island, police detective, police investigation, crimes, multiple suspects, lifestyle change, british humour, coworker, law enforcement, new job, unhappy, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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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: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, serial killer, murder, danger, fear, haunted by the past, friends, gory, multiple suspects, wedding, plan gone awry, serial murder ...
Place: washington state
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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, adventure, air disaster, jungle, opposites attract, love and romance, battle of the sexes, castaway, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, tahiti, new york
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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, romantic, captivating, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: island, love and romance, first sex, fall in love, adventure, stranded, teenage sex, teenage sexuality, teenage love, masturbation, shipwreck, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian, 1900s, victorian era ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
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 8.2
 1.1M
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, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, paranoia, investigation, mental illness, uncover truth, island, psychology, losing-it hero, disorder ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
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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, touching, romantic, sexual, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, island, high school student, youth, love and romance, adventure, first sex, fall in love, self discovery, survival, first sexual experience, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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 7.6
 265K
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, adventure, mythology, island, magic, destiny, young girl, quest, family, girl ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
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 6.9
 360K
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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, island, jungle, rescue, adventure, escape, journey, wilderness, animal life, giraffe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.0
 50K
The Condemned (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, betrayal, chase, jungle, brutality, last man standing, battles, battle, death row, survival, surveillance, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 8.1
 853K
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, adventure, fantasy world, island, team, survival, natural disaster, theme park, animal attack, dangerous animal, scientist, triceratops ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: dominican republic, costa rica
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, desert island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, shipwreck, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
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 7.1
 24K
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, mutiny, murder, adventure, sea captain, escapades, navy, military life, rebelliousness, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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Turkish for Beginners (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During an emergency landing on a deserted island suddenly traumatized by antiauthoritarian education Lena Schneider (Josefine Preuss) together with the Turkish Super Macho Cem Öztürk (Elyas M'Barek) must fight for survival. After initially ...
Style: light, feel good, romantic, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: island, youth, resort, survival, love and romance, remote island, stranded on an island, opposites attract, teenage life, adventure, culture clash, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, humorous, feel good, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, animal training, friends, island, training, viking, imaginary kingdom, family, vikings ...
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 5.4
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: woman in danger, island, isolation, psychopath, couple relations, confined, danger, honeymoon, insanity, newlyweds, vengeance, lake or river ...
Time: contemporary
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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, melancholic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: island, adventure, love affair, survival, ocean or sea, romance, love and romance, teenager, danger, tropical island, exploring sexuality, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, victorian, 19th century
Place: pacific ocean
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 6.0
 12K
Cold Skin (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lighthouse, creature, island, lighthouse keeper, beast, loneliness, sea, underwater scene, weatherman, night, survival, danger ...
Time: year 1914
Place: antarctic
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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, stylized ...
Plot: punishment, prison life, island, beating, child abuse, sexual abuse, juvenile detention, humiliation, riot, escape attempt, rebellion, violence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: norway, scandinavia, poland, japan
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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, enigmatic, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mermaid, youth, teenage life, supernatural, friends, adventure, best friends, supernatural ability, transformation, love and romance, teenage girl, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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, absurd, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, expedition, survival, island, gorilla, monsters, prehistoric creature, creature, danger, bomb, giant creature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, 1940s, year 1944
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, thailand, vietnam, washington d.c.
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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, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: island, mutant, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, experiment, genetic engineering, genetics, isolation, confined, deadly, hybrid, chaos ...
Place: pacific ocean
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 5.8
 3K
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, adventure, island, friendship, survival, isolation, sexy woman, deserted island, couples, fish out of water, adaptation, love story ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, england, london, australia, antarctica
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 6.8
 298K
The Island (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, future dystopia, fugitives, cloning, technology gone awry, island, freedom, distopia, life is a bitch, genetics, on the run, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2019
Place: los angeles
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 7.2
 386K
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, scenic, epic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: monster, expedition, adventure, dinosaur, human animal relationship, jungle, island, beast, gorilla, rescue, giant animal, giant ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 3.6
 16K
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: shipwreck, island, rich woman, tropical island, survival, romance, sexual relations, opposites attract, master and servant, power relations, fall in love, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, greece, london
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, teenage love, countryside, best friends, love and romance, coming of age, foster home, island, young heroes, imagination ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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The Decoy Bride (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A local woman is hired to draw paparazzi away from a Hollywood actress who has come to Scotland to get married.
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, island, paparazzi, disorder, love and romance, hidden identity, hiding, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, disguise, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
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Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is frustrated by her physical withdrawal. Her younger bother, Minus, is ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: island, incest, mental illness, schizophrenia, brother sister incest, insanity, electroshock therapy, dysfunctional family, confined, estrangement, self destructing, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
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