Most Popular "Desert Island" Titles
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PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 812,726 | Gross: $305.39M
4. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
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.
Votes: 73,528 | Gross: $24.99M
6. The Blue Lagoon (1980)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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.
7. Wrecked (2016– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
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 »
11. Top Secret! (1984)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music
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.
12. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.
Votes: 177,792 | Gross: $77.56M
14. Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 14,179 | Gross: $2.81M
16. The Black Stallion (1979)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport
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 »
18. Survival Island (I) (2005)
TV-MA | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
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.
20. The Breed (2006)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
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.
21. Lord of the Flies (1963)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that.
23. Robinson Crusoe (1997)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Adventure
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 »
24. Castaway (1986)
R | 117 min | Adventure, Drama
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 »
Votes: 2,492 | Gross: $0.48M
25. Anthropophagus (1980)
90 min | Horror
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.
26. Jumping Ship (2001 TV Movie)
TV-G | 93 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy
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 »
27. Hell in the Pacific (1968)
G | 103 min | Adventure, War
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?
30. The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Family
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.
31. Le Sauvage (1975)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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 »
32. The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
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 »
33. Robby (1968)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.
34. Private Collections (1979)
103 min | Drama, Fantasy
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 »
36. Crusoe (1988)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 695 | Gross: $0.32M
37. Mysterious Island (1995)
85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
"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 »
39. Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone (2005)
75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
40. The New People (1969–1970)
45 min | Drama
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 »
41. Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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
44. The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964 TV Mini-Series)
85 min | Adventure
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 »
45. Island of Desire (1952)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Romance, War
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 »
46. Birds in Paradise (1984 TV Movie)
45 min | Comedy
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.
47. Survivor Type (2012)
30 min | Short, Drama, Horror
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.
48. Swiss Family Robinson (1940)
93 min | Adventure
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.
49. Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)
Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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 »
50. The Admirable Crichton (1968 TV Movie)
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 »