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1. Royal Pains (2009–2016)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.

Stars: Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D'Orsay

Votes: 17,029

2. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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66 Metascore

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively

Votes: 47,490 | Gross: $39.01M

3. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and, after six pleasant months on Tahiti, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 17,271

4. Zorba the Greek (1964)

Unrated | 142 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas, Lila Kedrova

Votes: 16,479

5. The Island (1980)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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In New York, the journalist Blair Maynard convinces his editor to travel to Florida to investigate the mysterious disappearance of ships in the Bermuda's Triangle area. Maynard is divorced ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Michael Caine, David Warner, Angela Punch McGregor, Frank Middlemass

Votes: 3,103 | Gross: $10.00M

6. Stromboli (1950)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.3
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Karen, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prisoners camp. But the life in Antonio's village, Stromboli, threatened by the volcano, is a tough one and Karen cannot get used to it.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana, Mario Sponzo

Votes: 4,336

7. Amos & Andrew (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, ... See full summary »

Director: E. Max Frye | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Lerner, Margaret Colin

Votes: 7,543 | Gross: $9.75M

8. La veuve de Saint-Pierre (2000)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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73 Metascore

In a small French colony, a drunken man kills someone. While a guillotine is being shipped in, he changes, becoming a good and popular man.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Emir Kusturica, Michel Duchaussoy

Votes: 4,925 | Gross: $3.06M

9. Island of the Blue Dolphins (1964)

93 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.1
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The story of a Native American girl, abandoned on a tiny island, who is protected by a wild dog.

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: Celia Milius, Larry Domasin, Ann Daniel, Carlos Romero

Votes: 358

10. Du hast es versprochen (2012)

96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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During a vacation on an island, two best friends from childhood are haunted by the ghosts of their past.

Director: Alex Schmidt | Stars: Mina Tander, Laura de Boer, Lina Köhlert, Mia Kasalo

Votes: 545

11. Wilby Wonderful (2004)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A day-in-the-life dark comedy concerning a group of islanders, their respective secrets, and one man's plan to kill himself quietly.

Director: Daniel MacIvor | Stars: James Allodi, Callum Keith Rennie, Ellen Page, Rebecca Jenkins

Votes: 1,363

12. Santorini Blue (2013)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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Felix and Alexandra's tender marriage unravels after a devastating betrayal. The story travels on an international journey of discovery from New York City to Santorini, Greece while addressing this very question.

Director: Matthew D. Panepinto | Stars: Deirdre Lorenz, Matthew D. Panepinto, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 111

13. Sanctuary (2001 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.5
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A famous photographer, Jo Ellen Hathaway, has been being stalked for quite some time. She returns to the island she grew up on in an effort to get away from the stalker and get some ... See full summary »

Director: Katt Shea | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Costas Mandylor, Chris William Martin, Leslie Hope

Votes: 210

14. Gargantua (1998 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Action

2.7
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Marine biologist Jack Ellway and his son Brandon are drawn to the Polynesian island of Malau to study the effects of recent seismic activity on the area's marine life. Along with the local ... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Adam Baldwin, Julie Carmen, Emile Hirsch, Bobby Hosea

Votes: 1,018

15. Lost Lagoon (1957)

79 min | Drama

6.2
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Presumed to be lost at sea during a tropical storm, Charlie Walker washes up on a small island in the Bahamas and encounters Elizabeth, a lovely younger woman. As their partnership develops, an insurance investigator seeks Charlie.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Jeffrey Lynn, Leila Barry, Peter Donat, Don Gibson

Votes: 70

16. Nabbie no koi (1999)

92 min | Drama

7.2
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The film tells the story of a small community on a small island in Okinawa, Japan. Especially it focusses on the story of a grandma named Nabbie, but although it's her story told in the ... See full summary »

Director: Yuji Nakae | Stars: Naomi Nishida, Jun Murakami, Tomi Taira, Reiko Kaneshima

Votes: 215

17. Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

5.9
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Dan works for Pritchard and Pritchard out of San Francisco and is in love with Maisie, referred to as "the icebox" by his news reporter friend. As one of his ships returns to San Francisco,... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Leslie Howard, Conchita Montenegro, C. Aubrey Smith, Karen Morley

Votes: 113

18. Sacred & Secret (2010)

86 min | Documentary

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The film is aspiring to capture Bali's constantly changing face in all its spirituality, complexity and polarity. At its core there will be the celestial cycle of a year on Bali as ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Gelpke | Star: Adrian Paul

19. Tavake (2006)

15 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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Set in the Kingdom of Tonga (South Pacific Islands), this film looks at the influence and encroachment of western culture as shown in the relationship of a young man and his traditional father.

Director: Paul Stoll | Stars: William Guttenbeil, Opeti Mahina, Folau Kaitapu, Soane Paulo Po'oi

Votes: 11

20. Nefrin (1973)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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An old man who works for a rich landlord brings a young worker to paint the house of him. The old landlord is alcoholic and has a young wife and together they manage a ranch. Little by ... See full summary »

Director: Naser Taghvai | Stars: Mohammad Taghi Kahnemoui, Fakhri Khorvash, Jamshid Mashayekhi, Behrouz Vossoughi

Votes: 56

21. No pongso do tedted no mondo: Ang isla sa dulo ng mundo (2005)

Documentary, Drama

5.9
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Director: Raya Martin | Stars: Advencula Alcantara, Leon Alcantara, Maria Alcantara, Vicente Cano

Votes: 21

22. Sea Spiders (1932)

9 min | Documentary, Short

5.4
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A look at the everyay life of Tahitian natives.

Star: Gayne Whitman

Votes: 45

23. Breed of the Sea (1926)

Passed | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Tom and Tod Pembroke are the twin sons of Jefferson Pembroke, a Virginia Bishop, and are divinity-school students. Tom is serious and Tod carefree and adventurous, and both are in love with... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Ralph Ince, Margaret Livingston, Pat Harmon, Alphonse Ethier

24. The Western Isles (1941)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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How Harris Tweed is made by the islanders in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

Director: Terry Bishop | Stars: Bean Ailein, Somhaisle Mac 'Ille Mhoire, Ian Mac Néill Ghiolais, Kitty MacLeod

25. Inselleben (2007– )
Episode: Agios Efstratios und die Magie des Einfachen (2007)

Documentary

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Agios Efstratios long served only as a penitentiary for political prisoners. At times, up to 6,000 political opponents and "undesirables" were interned on the small Greek island. Today only... See full summary »

Director: Paul Weber | Star: Byron Manikakis

26. Minority Report (2015)
Episode: Fiddler's Neck (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Dash and Arthur think a young, sick girl living in a community that eschews the use of modern technology is in danger.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Meagan Good, Stark Sands, Nick Zano, Daniel London

Votes: 208