Stranded movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant stranded movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, serious, suspenseful, intense, realistic and tense films and TV shows about / with stranded, survival, danger, catastrophe, death, dialogue, first contact, escapades, mentor and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as stranded: Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Frozen (2010), The Blue Lagoon (1980), The Martian (2015), Lost (2004), Identity (2003), Open Water (2003), Passengers (2016), Rust Creek (2018), Chernobyl Diaries (2012).

List of stranded movies

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, humorous, romantic, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: island, survival, stranded, adventure, jungle, air disaster, initially antagonists, love and romance, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, fall in love, castaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, new york, tahiti
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 6.1
 66K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sole survivor, isolation, danger, ski resort, mountain, stranded, youth, skiing, snow, death, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, captivating, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: island, first sex, love and romance, teenage love, adventure, stranded, fall in love, shipwreck, masturbation, teenage sexuality, friendship, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
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 8.0
 729K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, space travel, isolation, mars, nasa, astronaut, stranded, alone, loneliness, human spirit, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, china, beijing china, london, pasadena california
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 8.3
 476K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, atmospheric, enigmatic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, adventure, death, plane crash, destiny, air disaster, danger, stranded, leadership, stranded on an island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
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 7.3
 220K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, psycho film, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, motel, isolation, investigation, psychology, stranded, coincidence, death, psychiatrist, split personality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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 5.7
 50K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: shark, survival, stranded, isolation, panic, scuba diving, shark attack, danger, ocean or sea, abandonment, husband wife relationship, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 7.0
 334K
Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, surprise ending, scenic, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: outer space, love story, isolation, space travel, space station, survival, loneliness, spacecraft, trapped in space, adventure, malfunction, stranded ...
Time: future
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 5.8
 5K
Rust Creek (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When an overachieving college senior makes a wrong turn, her road trip becomes a life-changing fight for survival in rural Kentucky.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing
Plot: stranded, survival, in the woods, gang, fight to the death, crimes, small town sheriff, illegal drugs, murder, sheriff, forest, meth lab ...
Place: kentucky
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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, abandoned building, nuclear power plant, mutant, radiation, death, brutality, group of friends, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, survival ...
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, paris france, rome italy, london
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 7.1
 115K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, desert, deadly creature, rescue, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, danger, mutant, stranded, small town, tentacle ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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 6.9
 42K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, space wars, space and aliens, friendship, stranded, racism, survival, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, romantic, erotic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, tragic love, love story, expedition, mysterious character, stranded, loss of loved one, power of love, love and romance, destiny, life & death, war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944 ...
Place: ethiopia, italy, libya, egypt, africa ...
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 7.1
 49K
Alive (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, exciting ...
Plot: survival, air disaster, starvation, cannibalism, stranded, danger, human spirit, human nature, against the odds, isolation, rescue, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uruguay, andes mountains, latin america, chile, south america
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: allegory, disturbing, gloomy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: stranded, monster, cemetery, nightmare, murder, violence, pursuit, island, hallucination, police, death, escape ...
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 6.2
 126K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: devil, elevator, trapped in an elevator, mysterious character, supernatural, twists & turns, danger, mystery, sin, captivity, police investigation, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.1
 190K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, forces of nature, mountain climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, natural disaster, climbing, death, stranded, against the odds, adventurer ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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 6.8
 236K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wolf, wilderness, dangerous animal, isolation, air disaster, male camaraderie, stranded, danger, death, snow, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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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: sexy, touching, romantic, sexual, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, island, high school student, love and romance, youth, adventure, first sexual experience, self discovery, first sex, survival, sex scene, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, tsunami, global warming, scientist, forces of nature, chaos, evacuation, climate change, post apocalyptic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, new delhi, antarctica ...
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Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, unlikely couple, adventure, treasure hunt, opposites attract, escapades, map, gem, danger, stranded, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, central america, new york
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Edge of Winter (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: winter, cold weather, stranded, psychological thriller, parent child relationship, survival, child in peril, father son relationship, male friendship, brother brother relationship, male bonding, divorced parents ...
Place: ontario canada, canada
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Vinyan: Lost Souls (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, UK, Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple leaves the civilized world behind and descends into a living nightmare in this chilling horror thriller. Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne (Emmanuelle Beart, Mission: Impossible) is convinced she ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: stranded, island, tsunami, missing person, survival, jungle, missing child, danger, isolation, orphan, couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, burma, asia
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Territorial Behavior (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A survival specialist encounters poachers and something malevolent while backpacking in the remote wilderness of Montana.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, rough
Plot: wolf, survival, stranded, isolation, forest, wilderness, fear, machismo, campfire, poacher, danger, backpack ...
Place: montana
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Mystery on Monster Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story concerns a shipwrecked group who discover natural wonders and a gold treasure on a dangerous island populated by dinosaurs and living seaweed. Terence Stamp is the bad guy. Supposedly the most expensive film made in Spain to that point, it ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: island, stranded, creature, dinosaur, ship, adventurer, survival, chases and races, isolation, treasure, pirate, cannibal ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: san francisco, usa
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: space travel, space opera, alien, stranded, chase, good versus evil, rescue mission, space battle, alien race, self sacrifice, friendship, interracial friendship ...
Time: 23rd century, future
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Romania
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, cannibalism, desert, rape, survival, victim, kidnapping, massacre, danger, escape attempt, fear, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa
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Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: cannibal, island, slasher, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, confined, isolation, survival, gory, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, europe
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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desert, adventure, survival, air disaster, rescue, stranded, struggle for survival, danger, human nature, getting home, radio, threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both ...
Style: serious, stylized, touching, harsh, sexy ...
Plot: tarzan, adventure, feral man, culture clash, adventurer, orphan, rescue, fish out of water, stranded, shipwreck, human spirit, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 1880s, 1910s
Place: africa, england, scotland, europe, london
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