Movies and TV shows set in polynesia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in polynesia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, humorous, serious, exciting and light films and TV shows about / with island, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, destiny, adventure, culture clash, fantasy world, fight scenes and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
polynesia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as polynesia: Bora Bora (1968), Moana (2016), Donovan's Reef (1963), Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti (2017), Bali (1970), Rescue from Gilligan's Island (1978), How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965), In Harm's Way (1965), South Pacific (2001), Kon-Tiki (2012).

List of movies set in polynesia

Bora Bora (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Musical
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Frenchman finds his runaway wife on an island in the Pacific.
Style: sexploitation film, sexy
Plot: island, south seas, tropical island, infidelity, ecology, topless woman, folk dance, husband wife relationship, female nudity, marital infidelity, kicked in the groin, child bride ...
Place: polynesia
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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, touching, colourful, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, adventure, island, ocean, mythology, magic, young girl, destiny, quest, good versus evil, family ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
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Donovan's Reef (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, scenic, entertaining ...
Plot: half sister, romance, priest, island, clergy, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, reunion, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, missing person ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: hawaii, boston, polynesia, usa, pacific ocean ...
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Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul Gauguin feels smothered by the atmosphere prevailing in Paris in the year 1891. Around him, everything is so artificial and conventional: he needs authenticity to renew his art. Failing to convince his wife Mette and his five children to follow ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, interracial romance, painting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, money problems, husband wife conflict, heart attack, wilderness, fishing, interracial relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), artistic creation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tahiti, paris france, polynesia
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Bali (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, Indonesia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The wife of a European photographer on assignment in exotic Bali falls for an enigmatic ex patriot under the spell of a mystical death cult...
Plot: polygamy, magic, murder, island, black magic, flashback, erotica, topless woman, monkey, funeral pyre, puppet, cremation ...
Place: polynesia, bali
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Rescue from Gilligan's Island (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a decaying Russian satellite crashes on the island, the Professor uses a key component for a barometer. With that device, he learns that a massive wave is going to swamp the island. In desperation, the castaways lash their huts together into ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: island, rescue, goofy hero, adventure, escapades, catastrophe, disorder, car chase, ocean or sea, silly humor, ocean, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: hawaii, usa, california, polynesia, pacific ocean
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How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When he's stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: satire, wizards and magicians, friends, couples, motorcycle chase, beach, disorder, nothing goes right, youth, infidelity, couple relations, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, tahiti, france, tokyo ...
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In Harm's Way (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, factual ...
Plot: naval battle, naval officer, military life, world war two, battleship, military, war, heroic mission, politics, danger, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: year 1941
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, san francisco, pacific ocean, polynesia
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South Pacific (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war is tearing them apart.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: world war two, couples, couple relations, fall in love, battle of the sexes, wartime life, unfulfilled love, military life, island, romance, love and romance, father daughter relationship ...
Place: polynesia
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Style: harsh, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ocean, survival, expedition, ocean or sea, adventure, adventurer, sea voyage, raft, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 40s ...
Place: pacific ocean, peru, usa, south america, new york ...
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Rapa Nui (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Inter-tribal rivalry leads to a competition to erect a huge statue (moai) in record time before Make can take part in the race to retrieve the egg of a Sooty Tern. The reward for winning this race is to rule the island for one year.
Style: captivating, sentimental, romantic, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: island, rivalry, love triangle, love and romance, love affair, family feud, state affairs, adventurer, isolation, parents and children, map, catastrophe ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: chile, latin america, polynesia
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The Last Kiss (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, pregnancy, casual sex, romance, wedding, infidelity, introspection, human nature, power of love, free spirited, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cape town south africa, sydney australia, florence italy, patagonia ...
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Godzilla (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, dinosaur, danger, human versus monster, save the world, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, giant, deadly creature, chases and races, save the day, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, panama, ukraine, brooklyn new york city ...
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