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1. Lost (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Stars: Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway

Votes: 379,816

2. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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63 Metascore

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Votes: 812,726 | Gross: $305.39M

3. Cast Away (2000)

PG-13 | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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73 Metascore

A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White

Votes: 395,886 | Gross: $233.63M

4. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.0
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47 Metascore

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 73,528 | Gross: $24.99M

5. The Wild Life (2016)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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A daring parrot recounts how Robinson Crusoe came to be stranded on a tropical island.

Directors: Vincent Kesteloot, Ben Stassen | Stars: Matthias Schweighöfer, Kaya Yanar, Ilka Bessin, Dieter Hallervorden

Votes: 1,320

6. The Blue Lagoon (1980)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.7
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In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern, William Daniels

Votes: 50,261

7. Wrecked (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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After a plane crashes on a remote island, two best friends, and a diverse group of survivors cope with dangerous threats (many of which they cause). The two best friends, Danny and Owen, ... See full summary »

Stars: Zach Cregger, Asif Ali, Rhys Darby, Brooke Dillman

Votes: 1,819

8. I Dream of Jeannie (1965–1970)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A United States astronaut finds his life vastly complicated when he stumbles on to a bottle containing a female genie.

Stars: Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Bill Daily, Hayden Rorke

Votes: 8,592

9. Gilligan's Island (1964–1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Seven men and women are stranded on an uncharted island following a torrential storm.

Stars: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer

Votes: 8,975

10. Knight and Day (2010)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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46 Metascore

A young woman gets mixed up with a disgraced spy who is trying to clear his name.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 148,731 | Gross: $76.42M

11. Top Secret! (1984)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 46,377

12. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.4
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68 Metascore

Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg

Votes: 177,792 | Gross: $77.56M

13. The Red Turtle (2016)

80 min | Animation, Fantasy

7.6
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89 Metascore

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

Director: Michael Dudok de Wit

Votes: 990

14. Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.1
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In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon (1980), two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan, Courtney Barilla

Votes: 14,179 | Gross: $2.81M

15. Twins (1988)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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53 Metascore

A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is a short small-time crook.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Kelly Preston, Chloe Webb

Votes: 87,879 | Gross: $111.94M

16. The Black Stallion (1979)

G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport

7.4
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84 Metascore

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse

Votes: 8,897

17. Welcome to the Jungle (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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25 Metascore

A company retreat on a tropical island goes terribly awry.

Director: Rob Meltzer | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Adam Brody, Rob Huebel, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 9,614

18. Survival Island (I) (2005)

TV-MA | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.0
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Three people - a rich couple and a crew member - are shipwrecked on a tropical island, and their subsequent fight for survival becomes even tougher when they begin to turn on each other.

Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Billy Zane, Kelly Brook, Juan Pablo Di Pace, Todd Collins

Votes: 7,409

19. Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

Votes: 10,159 | Gross: $40.35M

20. The Breed (2006)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.1
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A group of five college kids are forced to match wits with unwelcoming residents when they fly to a "deserted" island for a party weekend.

Director: Nicholas Mastandrea | Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Oliver Hudson, Taryn Manning, Eric Lively

Votes: 10,251

21. Lord of the Flies (1963)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin

Votes: 13,540

22. The Blue Lagoon (1949)

Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Jean Simmons, Donald Houston, Susan Stranks, Peter Rudolph Jones

Votes: 296

23. Robinson Crusoe (1997)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Adventure

5.9
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Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left ... See full summary »

Directors: Rod Hardy, George Miller | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, William Takaku, Polly Walker, Ian Hart

Votes: 9,828

24. Castaway (1986)

R | 117 min | Adventure, Drama

5.9
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Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irvine takes a chance on contacting him and ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, Georgina Hale, Frances Barber

Votes: 2,492 | Gross: $0.48M

25. Anthropophagus (1980)

90 min | Horror

5.4
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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.

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Tisa Farrow, Saverio Vallone, Serena Grandi, Margaret Mazzantini

Votes: 3,765

26. Jumping Ship (2001 TV Movie)

TV-G | 93 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Michael has big plans to show his cousin Tommy a good time aboard a luxury yacht until he discovers that the yacht he's chartered is actually an old rusted fishing boat. But when modern-day... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lange | Stars: Joey Lawrence, Matthew Lawrence, Andrew Lawrence, Susan Walters

Votes: 1,299

27. Hell in the Pacific (1968)

G | 103 min | Adventure, War

7.4
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During World War II, an American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain are deserted on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must cease their hostility and cooperate if they want to survive, but will they?

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 5,921

28. Shipwrecked (1990)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Family

6.7
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A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates.

Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Stian Smestad, Gabriel Byrne, Louisa Milwood-Haigh, Trond Peter Stamsø Munch

Votes: 1,992

29. Robinson Crusoe (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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The classic story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Dan O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernández, Felipe de Alba, Chel López

Votes: 2,449

30. The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Family

5.8
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When a plane carrying various animals makes a forced landing on a desert island, the only chance to escape is to convert the plane into a boat.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Elliott Gould, Geneviève Bujold, Ricky Schroder, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 822

31. Le Sauvage (1975)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Caracas, Venezuela. Just after her engagement with Vittorio, Nelly runs away from him. As he pursued her, she looks for help to Martin, a French middle-aged man she met by accident. He ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Yves Montand, Catherine Deneuve, Luigi Vannucchi, Tony Roberts

Votes: 1,110

32. The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This ... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Davy Kaye

Votes: 1,196

33. Robby (1968)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.0
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Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.

Director: Ralph C. Bluemke | Stars: John Garces, Rita Elliot, Warren Raum, Ryp Siani

Votes: 191

34. Private Collections (1979)

103 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.3
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Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he's found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and compliant. He ... See full summary »

Directors: Walerian Borowczyk, Just Jaeckin, Shûji Terayama | Stars: Roland Blanche, Laura Gemser, Catherine Gandois, Marpessa Djian

Votes: 209

35. The Black Pirate (1926)

88 min | Adventure, Action

7.2
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Seeking revenge, an athletic young man joins the pirate band responsible for his father's death.

Director: Albert Parker | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Tempe Pigott, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,254

36. Crusoe (1988)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.3
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Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.

Director: Caleb Deschanel | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Ade Sapara, Elvis Payne, Richard D. Sharp

Votes: 695 | Gross: $0.32M

37. Mysterious Island (1995)

85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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"Loosely" based on the novel by Jules Verne. In 1865 a group escapes from a Confederate prison in a balloon, only to be carried halfway around the world. They are shot down while ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Scarfe, Colette Stevenson, Stephen Lovatt, Gordon Michael Woolvett

Votes: 164

38. Up to His Ears (1965)

104 min | Comedy, Adventure

6.4
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The farcical adventures of unhappy suicidal billionaire Arthur Lempereur.

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Ursula Andress, Maria Pacôme, Valérie Lagrange

Votes: 1,197

39. Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone (2005)

75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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An Orphaned Boy sets out in search of adventure, but when a shipwreck lands him on an island where Dinosaurs and Humans coexist, he finds not only adventure but a family as well.

Director: Davis Doi | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Jamie Kennedy, Kathy Griffin, Wayne Knight

Votes: 258

40. The New People (1969–1970)

45 min | Drama

7.3
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A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a ... See full summary »

Stars: Tiffany Bolling, Zooey Hall, David Moses, Peter Ratray

Votes: 59

41. Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

2.4
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A spoof that combines Cast Away with Miss Congeniality, Planet of the Apes, Love Boat, Gilligan's Island, The Sixth Sense, Jurassic Park, and more

Director: Bryan Michael Stoller | Stars: Eric Roberts, Charlie Schlatter, Joyce Giraud, Stuart Pankin

Votes: 2,406

42. Ukradená vzducholod (1967)

90 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Hanus Bor, Jan Cizek, Jan Malát, Michal Pospísil

Votes: 417

43. The New Adventures of Gilligan (1974–1977)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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The further misadventures of the inept sailor, Gilligan and his fellow castaways, in an animated series.

Stars: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer

Votes: 77

44. The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964 TV Mini-Series)

85 min | Adventure

8.1
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Shipwrecked on an uninhabited island, Robinson Crusoe fills his time in either building a shelter for himself, or by reminiscing about the years he spent at sea and the adventures that led ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Hoffmann, Fabian Cevallos, Erich Bludau, Oskar von Schab

Votes: 209

45. Island of Desire (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Romance, War

6.4
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Based on and screenplay adapted from a Hugh Brooke story that appeared in "The Saturday Evening Post" and was not a novel: Lieutenant Elizabeth Smythe, a U.S. Military hospital-ship nurse, ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, Donald Gray, John Laurie

Votes: 102

46. Birds in Paradise (1984 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy

7.4
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Playboy sex comedy about three girlfriends who inherit a luxurious yacht in the Florida Keys. They "just" need to pay 10 000 dollars each of the next four months to get it. They try everything to raise the money, even a treasure hunt.

Director: Kent Ames | Stars: Michael Buschel, Charles Gorson, Jennifer Inch, Victoria Lake

Votes: 16

47. Survivor Type (2012)

30 min | Short, Drama, Horror

7.7
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A disgraced surgeon stranded on a deserted island with no food and only a handful of supplies must go to great lengths to stay alive for rescue that may never come.

Director: Billy Hanson | Stars: Gideon Emery, P.J. Brown, Carolina Castro, Cutty Cuthbert

Votes: 47

48. Swiss Family Robinson (1940)

93 min | Adventure

6.9
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A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create a home for themselves in the jungle environment.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Thomas Mitchell, Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn

Votes: 165

49. Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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Yachtsman Steve Drexel bets his friends that he can swim ashore on a remote south-seas island with nothing but a toothbrush and be 'living the life of Riley' when they return. With handmade... See full summary »

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, William Farnum, Earle Browne, Maria Alba

Votes: 263

50. The Admirable Crichton (1968 TV Movie)

89 min

8.2
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A group of people are shipwrecked when their yacht runs around on a South Pacific island. The usable hierarchy in a upper-class British family breaks down quickly when it becomes apparent ... See full summary »

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Norman Barrs, Pamela Brown, Edward Cicciarelli, Richard Easton

Votes: 38