Adrift movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant adrift movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, suspense, touching and captivating films and TV shows about / with adrift, island, death, boat, survival, ship, danger, catastrophe, kiss and adventure plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
adrift movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as adrift: Swept Away (2002), Life of Pi (2012), The Parent Trap II (1986), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977), Pirates (1986), Against the Sun (2014), Tiffany Jones (1973), Avengers: Endgame (2019), October Gale (2014), The Silent One (1984).

List of adrift movies

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: stranded on an island, island, tropical island, rich woman, shipwreck, stockholm syndrome, stranded, romance, life philosophy, twists and turns, beautiful scenery, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, greece, europe, italy
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada, India, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, motivational, visually appealing, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: survival, ocean, human animal relationship, adventure, stranded, loneliness, life, animals, beautiful scenery, survivor, hopes, journey ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, mexico ...
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The Parent Trap II (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two best friends plot to get their single parents together to stop one of them from moving to New York.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, single parent, summer school, disney, jealousy, marriage, coming of age, moving, twins, family relations, parents and children, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
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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, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychedelic ...
Plot: island, mad scientist, isolation, hybrid, laboratory, experiment, experiment gone awry, violence, human becoming an animal, genetic engineering, confined, man beast ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Pirates (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: pirate, pirate ship, ship, sea, piracy, sailing, sword, farce, swashbuckler, against the odds, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, europe
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Dauntless: The Battle of Midway (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By June 1942, the Japanese Navy has swept across the Pacific. In an effort to change the course of the war, a United States carrier group is positioned off the coast of Midway, tasked with springing a trap on the enemy. During this pivotal battle, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, emotional, sad
Plot: sea battle, world war two, aircraft carrier, plane crash, aviation, bravery, courage, war, u.s. military, heroism, attack, fighter pilot ...
Time: year 1941
Place: honolulu hawaii
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Against the Sun (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, world war two, military, human spirit, adventure, ocean, disaster, soldier, getting home, human nature, lifeboat, isolation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
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Tiffany Jones (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Light-hearted and occasionally unclothed adaptation of a British comic strip in the over-the-top, on-beyond-Bond spy fantasy vein. Based on the Daily Mail comic strip.
Style: sexy, sex comedy, sexploitation film, hot
Plot: dictator, foreign agent, spy, james bond spoof, seduction, female nudity, interrogation, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexploitation, deviant sex, poker, skinny dipping ...
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: sad, epic, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, alternate timeline, invasion, superhero team, alien, final battle, epic battle, raccoon, humanity in peril, revenge ...
Time: future, year 2014, year 2012, year 1970, 70s ...
Place: new jersey, japan, norway, missouri, manhattan new york city ...
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October Gale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: mysterious character, isolation, track down, revenge, rescue, fear, chase, cottage, woman in danger, house, pills, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Silent One (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A baby is washed up on a Pacific Island and is adopted by a childless woman. The tribal priest takes an instant dislike to the child, proclaiming him a demon. The child is deaf and mute and therefore excluded from hunting with the other young ...
Plot: village, foundling, island, swimming, baby, little boy, turtle, adrift, south seas
Place: new zealand, pacific ocean
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Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea (2003)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
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Story: In 1913, laconic sea captain Corto Maltese, adrift in the Pacific, gets rescued by his bandit friend Rasputin who's taking two rich shipwrecked teens to an island where his boss the Monk will hold them for ransom. WWI complicates things.
Plot: superhero, wealthy family, castaway, execution, teenager, captain, world war one, hostage, native, piracy, tribe, court martial ...
Time: 1910s
Place: pacific ocean
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Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: biblical, harsh, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, ancient rome, roman empire, arena, survival, christian, slavery, justice, mentor, religion, false accusation, friendship between men ...
Time: 1st century
Place: israel, palestine, rome italy, italy, greece ...
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The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India, Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.
Style: touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: lighthouse, love, lighthouse keeper, island, trying to get pregnant, mother love, isolation, missing child, husband wife relationship, motherhood, miscarriage, redemption ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era, 20th century, year 1918
Place: australia
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Oyster Farmer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, fish out of water, love affair, society, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, romance, love and romance, human nature, working class, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Kung Fu Arts (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The emperor's right hand man frames the princess's fiancé, King Chi, who goes into hiding for ten years, vowing revenge. Meanwhile, the princess is married to King Chi's monkey.
Style: exciting, serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, assassination attempt, island, right hand man, rivalry, daring rescue, escapades, intrigue, assassination, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 70s
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Shout at the Devil (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: During World War One an English adventurer, an American elephant poacher and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar. The story is based on a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, woman with a gun, spy, submarine, battleship, adventurer, military, ship, revenge, husband wife relationship, loss of child, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa
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Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: sexy, factual, intense, serious, emotional ...
Plot: plague, redemption, romance, royal family, science, betrayal, medicine, rise and fall, fall in love, jealousy, justice, doctor ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
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King Kong (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, ...
Style: suspense, satirical, melancholic, visually appealing, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: king kong, survival, monster, beast, island, giant ape, giant monster, jungle, gorilla, giant animal, giant snake, world trade center manhattan new york city ...
Time: 70s, prehistoric times, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, asia, usa, indonesia
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In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Search of the Castaways is a 1962 Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Hayley Mills and Maurice Chevalier in a tale about a worldwide search for a shipwrecked sea captain. The film was directed by Robert Stevenson from a screenplay by ...
Style: humorous, scenic, entertaining, witty, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, ship, disney, family, survival, pirate, stranded, fantasy world, heroic mission, rescue, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, victorian era, 1850s
Place: australia, south america, argentina, new zealand, latin america ...
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48 Angels (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Seamus is a 9 year old boy who has been diagnosed with a serious illness. In search of a miracle, he sets off to find God before God comes for him. Inspired by Saint Columcille, Seamus sets out in a small boat without oars or sail.
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, on the run, self discovery, human spirit, hopes, life is a bitch, child illness, crimes, friendship, religion, fight, irish republican army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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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, erotic, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night ...
Plot: island, survival, coming of age, love and romance, teenager, stranded, sexual awakening, teenage love, fall in love, adventure, teenage sexuality, shipwreck ...
Time: victorian era, turn of the century, 19th century, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
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