Movies and TV shows set in caribbean

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in caribbean ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, suspense, semi serious and light films and TV shows about / with island, caribbean sea, adventure, danger, escapades, crimes, female nudity, beach, catastrophe and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as caribbean: Death in Paradise (2011), Water (1985), Extortion (2017), A Caribbean Mystery (1983), The Rum Diary (2011), After the Sunset (2004), Sand Dollars (2014), Dr. No (1962), Black Sails (2014), Survival Island (2005).

List of movies set in caribbean

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: whodunit, murder, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, lifestyle change, investigation, island, crimes, suspicion, new job, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, colourful, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, ship, sword fight, treasure, disney, british empire, fantasy world, pirate captain, pirate ship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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 6.0
 2K
Water (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Michael Caine stars as Baxter Thwaites, the laid-back Governor of the sleepy British colony of Cascara. But when American oil drillers accidentally strike a gusher of ultra-delicious mineral water, the forgotten Caribbean out-post becomes a global ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Plot: island, politics, disorder, dishonesty, farce, leadership, society, fish out of water, political corruption, destiny, political satire, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, west indies
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 6.2
 8K
Extortion (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, colourful
Plot: extortion, kidnapping, ransom, evil man, police, captivity, nothing goes right, island, ocean, ship, kidnapped, expedition ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas
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A Caribbean Mystery (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an ...
Style: mind bending, talky, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: amateur detective, hotel, murder, murder mystery, psychopath, couples, private detective, crimes, law enforcement, army investigation, serial killer, aging ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, bahamas
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 6.1
 106K
The Rum Diary (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden ...
Style: stylized, light, surreal, sexy, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, cockfight, newspaper, writers, journalist, adaptation, eccentricity, gangsters, lifestyle, addiction, drugs, satire ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1960, 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean, latin america, new jersey
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Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When the Boogey Man causes Grim to lose his powers, rank, and title in the Underworld Court for misusing his powers, he plots to seek out Horror's Hand and take over the world. It's up to Billy, Mandy, Irwin, and Grim to get to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, adventurer, family, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, rivalry, adventure, escapades, superhuman powers, ocean, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
Place: caribbean
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On Vacation, Miss Marple discovers that death of a British Officer is actully a murder and must solve the the case before the murderer strikes again
Style: serious, realistic, talky, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, murder, investigation, resort, hotel, amateur detective, forensics, vacation, caribbean sea, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, bahamas
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After the Sunset (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ...
Style: humorous, sexy, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, one last job, island, crimes, master thief, cons and scams, fbi, chase, relationships, diamond, partners in crime, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean, bahamas, los angeles
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 5.9
 526
Sand Dollars (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Mexico, Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every afternoon Noelí, a young Dominican woman, hangs out on the beach at Las Terrenas. With her boyfriend, Yeremi, they look for ways to make a living at the expense of one of the hundreds of tourists there. However Noelí also has a steady ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: moral dilemma, love and romance, gays and lesbians, rich and poor, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, island, lgbt, lesbian, woman, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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 7.2
 169K
Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: realistic, sexy, exciting, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, spy, 007, british secret service, terrorist plot, spy hero, secret agents, espionage, cia agent, death of friend, person on fire, cold war ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, london ...
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 8.2
 105K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, captain, graphic violence, pirate ship, adventure, island, swashbuckler, gold, treasure, killings, twists and turns, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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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, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: survival, island, sex scene, love triangle, shipwreck, cheating wife, sexy woman, sexual tension, husband wife relationship, stranded on an island, infidelity, yacht ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Live and Let Die (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.
Style: exciting, humorous, sexy, saga, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, snake, spy, fictional country, espionage, virginity, human sacrifice, british, 007, cia, boat, heroin ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, caribbean, west indies, new york ...
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, chick flick ...
Plot: disney, mermaid, princess, love, talking animals, imaginary kingdom, disney princess, prince, father daughter relationship, romance, transformation, first love ...
Time: 1830s, 80s, 19th century
Place: caribbean, denmark
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 6.1
 552
Sanky Panky (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Dominican Republic, the local Genaro works in a small family store and lives with his mother in a poor neighborhood. He is learning a couple of words in English and dreams on being a sanky-panky: to get married to an American tourist, move to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, fall in love, cons and scams, couples, infidelity, womanizer, immigrants, dishonesty, latin, woman, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Zombie Island Massacre (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Americans on vacation in the Caribbean take a tour of a nearby island at night and watch a local voodoo ritual. Soon after, they find themselves stranded on the island and under attack by unseen foes. One by one they meet violent ends.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, island, voodoo, massacre, jungle, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, strong violent content, psychopath, wizards and magicians, hitman, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean
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 2.8
 2K
Last Resort (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam and Dave are living the boring life until they are beckoned to Sam's uncle's Island. When they get there (still not quite sure how that worked) they are compelled by beautiful women and a dastardly enemy of the Island. After ...
Style: humorous, absurd, intense, parody, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, resort, scuba diving, stupidity, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, partners, lifestyle, down on your luck, teenager, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: caribbean
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How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: sexy, touching, romantic, feel good, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, friendship, romance, couples, love and romance, unlikely couple, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, africa, san francisco, usa ...
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Un'estate ai Caraibi (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Several groups of Italians experience amusing adventures and tests of character on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Some of the characters are there simply for rest and relaxation, while others act with different motivations. Multiple plot lines ...
Style: satirical, humorous, light, feel good, funny ...
Plot: holiday, sexy woman, caribbean sea, satire, tourist, humour, relationships, island, jealousy, female nudity, blonde, pretty woman ...
Place: caribbean, italy
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1313: Giant Killer Bees! (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Giant killer bees attack scientists.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic, homoerotic, serious ...
Plot: gay, supernatural, chaos, save the world, escapades, college, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, zombie, island, homoeroticism, gay interest ...
Place: caribbean
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 7.1
 5K
Burn! (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, island, bank, racism, rebellion, slavery, betrayal, assassination, political unrest, adventure, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: caribbean, england, europe, portugal
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Minuscule 2: Mandibles From Far Away (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Guadeloupe, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the conditioning unit of a small chestnut can factory in a quiet little country village as winter slowly settles, a young ladybug gets trapped by accident in a cardboard box shipped to the Caribbean. His parent sets off for the paradise ...
Audience: kids
Plot: ladybug, rescue, insect, spider, nature, praying mantis, dog, crab, ant, beach, exotic island, cobweb ...
Place: caribbean
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 5.8
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Cristo Rey (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Haiti, France, Dominican Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the Dominican Republic, Leticia Tonos Paniagua’s uniquely Caribbean retelling of Romeo and Juliet chronicles the love between a kind-hearted teenager, ostracized for his mixed Haitian-Dominican descent, and the beautiful sister of a local ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, touching
Plot: gang, family relations, fall in love, siblings relations, love triangle, crimes, society, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, love, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean, dominican republic, haiti
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Turks & Caicos (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The second movie in David Hare's Johnny Worricker trilogy. Loose-limbed spy Johnny Worricker, last seen whistleblowing at MI5 in Page Eight, has a new life. He is hiding out in Ray-Bans on the Caribbean islands of the title, eating lobster and ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspense, political ...
Plot: cia, espionage, island, secret agents, undercover, businessman, dishonesty, state affairs, head of state, spy, on the run, caribbean sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Powerful magic cast by Alex spells trouble for the Russo's. The kids must go on an adventure to save their family and their existence.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, chick flick
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, magic wand, teenager, supernatural ability, witch, vacation, disney, treasure hunt, family vacation, escapades, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, new york
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Over Sarith En Caesar (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story about two half-sisters life in the eighteenth century Suriname. There is Lynda, a white colonial and slave owner, and her slave Mini-Mini's. While Lynda is slowly embittered by the hard life in the colony, Mini-Mini gets a chance at ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: slavery, half sister, plantation, slave auction, imperialism, first love, marriage, rebelliousness, rebellion, family problems, family relations, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: latin america, caribbean
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 6.0
 495
Limbo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sonia arrives in Trinidad with her two children to join her husband Jo who is working as an oil engineer. On the surface she lives a life of luxury in a large houses with servants. The days are uneventful and blend together into an everlasting ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: family problems, couples, introspection, infidelity, social relations, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, children, love affair, monastery, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
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Pirates: Blood Brothers (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Two brothers fell in love with the same woman, who was nearly killed by one of them in an accident. After the two men parted in anger, they meet years later when one is a famous pirate and the other one is a soldier who needs to hunt him down...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, fight for supremacy, spy, notoriety, family relations, reconciliation, love and romance, adventurer, soldier, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
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 5.7
 7K
Haven (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During a weekend, two shady businessmen flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native to commit a crime that changes the nation.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: island, interracial relations, prison, family relations, drug dealing, crimes, parents and children, investigation, jail, brother sister relationship, empire, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, caribbean
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