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 serious, realistic, suspense, captivating, visually appealing and epic films and TV shows about / with adrift, island, death, survival, danger, boat, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, adventure and fire plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
adrift movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as adrift: The Light Between Oceans (2016), 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), The Blue Lagoon (1980), Ben-Hur (2016).

List of adrift movies

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: sad, suspenseful, suspense, emotional, based on true events
Plot: aircraft carrier, sea battle, plane crash, adrift, world war two, courage, bravery, u.s. military, war, drowning, danger, military ...
Time: year 1941
Place: honolulu hawaii
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The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand, USA, India, Australia
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: melancholic, sentimental, heartbreaking, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: lighthouse, love, lighthouse keeper, miscarriage, ocean or sea, isolation, wanting to have children, adoption, trying to get pregnant, island, marriage, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: australia
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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, suspense ...
Plot: island, mutant, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, experiment, hybrid, genetic engineering, genetics, isolation, deadly, confined, chaos ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Pirates (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: pirate, ship, sea, pirate ship, treasure hunt, rebelliousness, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, kidnapping, legends and myths, dishonesty, escapades ...
Place: spain, europe
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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: captivating, tense, psychological, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, military, human spirit, danger, getting home, adventure, human nature, ocean or sea, lifeboat, isolation, soldier, disaster film ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
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: sex comedy, sexploitation film, sexy
Plot: dictator, spy, foreign agent, james bond spoof, hot, slide projector, bare breasts, man wrapped in a towel, sweating, telegraph, lighting a candle, female star appears nude ...
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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: psychotronic, entertaining, epic, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: heroes, supernatural power, army, superhero, catastrophe, superhero team, time machine, spacecraft, alien, good versus evil, apocalypse, time travel ...
Time: year 1970, near future, 2010s, year 2012, 2020s ...
Place: tokyo, san francisco, new york, missouri, new jersey ...
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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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: island, mysterious character, isolation, track down, revenge, pursuit, fear, rescue, gunshot wound, cottage, woman in danger, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: little boy, swimming, island, baby, foundling, turtle, south seas, village, adrift
Place: pacific ocean, new zealand
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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, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: island, love and romance, fall in love, first sex, teenage sex, teenage sexuality, masturbation, adventure, teenage love, desert island, shipwreck, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 70s, victorian, turn of the century ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
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Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea (2002)
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: native, island, tribe, piracy, giant squid, adrift, castaway, wealthy family, execution, world war one, hostage, bandit ...
Time: 1910s
Place: pacific ocean
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Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
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: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, roman empire, roman soldier, betrayal, vengeance, roman, false accusation, survival, arena, resistance fighter, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, palestine, jerusalem, greece ...
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Mexico, Canada, France, India
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, captivating, motivational, scenic, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, hopes, beautiful scenery, journey, teenage boy, storytelling, adventure, ocean or sea, human nature, lost at sea, ocean, stranded ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, montreal, paris france, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat
Plot: fall in love, love affair, love triangle, fish out of water, unlikely criminals, romance, society, lovers on the run, love and romance, couples, human nature, working class ...
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
Plot: martial arts, island, assassination attempt, daring rescue, intrigue, master warrior, danger, deadly, escapades, legends and myths, vengeance, ship ...
Time: 70s
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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: shipwreck, tropical island, island, rich woman, survival, romance, sexual relations, master and servant, opposites attract, power relations, fall in love, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, italy, london
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, ship, military, adventurer, battleship, one man army, danger, rivalry, survival, vengeance, cons and scams, treasure hunt ...
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: serious, emotional, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, fall in love, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love and romance, couple relations, human spirit, love triangle, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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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: suspenseful, sentimental, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: beast, giant animal, island, survival, jungle, woman in danger, rescue, stowaway, king kong, giant ape, world trade center manhattan new york city, giant snake ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, indonesia, asia, usa ...
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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, semi serious, scenic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, pirate, treasure hunt, ship, family, survival, missing person, heroic mission, rescue, friendship, young heroes, danger ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: australia, south america, new zealand, latin america, glasgow scotland ...
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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: on the run, terminal illness, self discovery, human spirit, danger, hopes, life is a bitch, teenage life, child illness, crimes, religion, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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