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, suspenseful, psychological, exciting and melancholic films and TV shows about / with island, survival, danger, catastrophe, suspense, mentor, dialogue, beautiful scenery, desert island and beach plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
island movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as island: The Blue Lagoon (1980), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), And Then There Were None (2015), Swept Away (2002), Cast Away (2000), Survival Island (2005), Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991), Swept Away (1974), Fear Island (2009).

List of island movies

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: romantic, erotic, sexual, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night ...
Plot: island, coming of age, love and romance, stranded, sexual awakening, teenage love, desert island, fall in love, beautiful scenery, love, shipwreck, youth ...
Time: victorian era, turn of the century, 19th century, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean, fictional island
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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, romantic, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: survival, island, love and romance, desert island, stranded, jungle, opposites attract, initially antagonists, battle of the sexes, fall in love, disaster, air disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, tahiti, new york, fictional island
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And Then There Were None (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts – the improbably named Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen – the weather sours and they find themselves ...
Style: twist ending, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder mystery, island, whodunit, isolation, murder, twists and turns, suspense, investigation, survival, justice, plot twist, accusation ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: europe, united kingdom, england
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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, light, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: island, stranded on an island, tropical island, rich woman, shipwreck, survival, stranded, stockholm syndrome, yacht, twists and turns, life philosophy, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, europe, italy, greece
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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, psychological, serious, emotional, sad ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, desert island, air disaster, stranded on an island, lost at sea, courage, solitude, determination, survivor ...
Time: 20th century, year 1999, year 1995, year 2000, 2000s ...
Place: moscow russia, russia, fictional island
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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: entertaining, feel good, exciting, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: jungle, island, lost city, atlantis, fantasy world, expedition, legends and myths, beautiful scenery, lost world, gold, teenager, chase ...
Time: 2010s, 19th century
Place: hawaii, fictional island
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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, erotic, scenic ...
Audience: adult
Plot: island, survival, sex scene, love triangle, sexual tension, husband wife relationship, cheating wife, shipwreck, desert island, romantic rivalry, marital infidelity, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: caribbean
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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: romantic, sexy, touching, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, youth, love and romance, teenage life, marooned, high school student, true love, tropical island, fall in love, desert island, lost at sea, survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: caribbean
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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: sexy, melancholic, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: island, coming of age, tropical island, children, teenage pregnancy, love affair, survival, female nudity, stranded on an island, desert island, sexual awakening, teen romance ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: pacific ocean, fictional island
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Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 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. He is stood up.
Style: sexy, talky, melancholic, harsh, realistic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, strong sexual content, love story, survival, sodomy, stranded, love, fall in love, happy ending, opposites attract, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, island, survival, stranded on an island, psycho killer, survival horror, vengeance, stranded, unknown killer, expedition, suspense, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
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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, intense, harsh, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, survival, death row, brutality, betrayal, death, vengeance, game of death, chase, battles, last man standing, surveillance ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
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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, stylized, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: travel, island, adventurer, utopia, obsessive quest, exotic island, beach, drugs, tourist, marijuana, desire, secret place ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
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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: psychological, surprise ending, scary, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, investigation, mind game, survival, island, profiler, fbi, murder, suspense, trap, psycho killer ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
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Deeply (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On Ironbound Island, native Fiona McKay arrives from Europe with her teenage daughter Clair, hoping that the peace of the island will help the girl get over the death of her boyfriend. The girl finds comfort in the company of a visiting American ...
Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: curse, island, memory, hopes, starting over, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, writers, viking, funeral, remote island, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, berlin germany, nova scotia
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Club Dread (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!
Style: parody, sexy, humorous, scary, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, serial killer, farce, resort, twists and turns, murder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, satire, isolation, buddies, suspense ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: costa rica, central america
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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, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, desert island, stranded on an island, human nature, air disaster, lost, island, mysterious place, destiny, plane crash, death, mysterious character ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, fictional island
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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, bleak, sexy, tense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, coroner, island, abduction, death, riddles and clues, blizzard, rape, suspense, kidnapped daughter, clue, kidnapping ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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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, emotional, scenic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: island, desert island, friendship, beautiful scenery, survival, sexy woman, nude, erotica, beach, childhood, honest, solitude ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: australia, antarctica, london, europe, england ...
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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: investigation, police detective, whodunit, police investigation, law enforcement, lifestyle change, murder, island, new job, suspicion, coworker, multiple suspects ...
Time: 21st century
Place: caribbean, fictional island
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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, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, multiple suspects, murder, serial murder, friends, island, murderer, threat, plan gone awry, fear, suspicion, victim ...
Place: washington state
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The Red Turtle (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, anime, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: nature, isolation, island, raft, sea turtle, loneliness, desert island, beach, survival, swimming, transformation, castaway ...
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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, suspenseful, intense, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, adult
Plot: dinosaur, island, survival, tyrannosaurus rex, jungle, fantasy world, genetics, monster, dangerous animal, suspense, rescue, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, 2000s, future, 21st century
Place: costa rica, fictional island
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Beast (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, enigmatic, twist ending ...
Plot: island, serial killer, mother daughter relationship, suspicion, hunting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dark past, isolated community, beach, nightmare, loner, sea ...
Time: 20th century
Place: britain
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A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, twist ending, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murderous pair, psychopath, honeymoon, wilderness, island, twists and turns, suspense, paranoia, murder, deception, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, oceania
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Corn Island (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Georgia, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Inguri River forms a natural border dividing Georgia from Abkhazia. One of the spring floods has created a little island in the middle of the river, as if made for the cultivation of corn. At least, this is the belief of an old peasant, whose ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, teenage girl, female nudity, military, grandfather granddaughter relationship, building a house, family relations, wartime life, stranger, flood, wounded soldier, hiding ...
Time: 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), georgia
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Reef Break (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cat Chambers is a thief-turned-fixer for the governor of a stunning and seductive Pacific Island paradise. Impulsive, reckless, and irresistible, Cat's less-than-perfect past gives her an instinctive gift for understanding crime and criminals ...
Style: exciting, captivating, scenic, semi serious
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: island, fbi, pacific island, thief, fighting crime, new life, paradise, beautiful scenery, redhead girl, crime investigation, partners, danger
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The Wilds (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of teen girls from different backgrounds must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. The castaways both clash and bond as they learn more about each other, the secrets they keep, and the traumas ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, psychological, queer cinema, contemplative
Audience: teen drama
Plot: survival, island, stranded on an island, desert island, survivor, teenager, stranded, lesbian, group of teenagers, crash, strong female character, lgbt ...
Place: oakland california
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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, isolation, innocence lost, death, bullying, childhood, survival, distopia, literature, brutality, child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: fictional island
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No Escape (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of ...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: prison, island, survival, jungle, prison guard, escape, prisoner, suspense, chase, distopia, prison escape, violent ...
Time: future, near future
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