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1. Cast Away (2000)

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

7.8
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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: 428,952 | Gross: $233.63M

2. The Thin Red Line (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, War

7.6
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78 Metascore

Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas

Votes: 148,589 | Gross: $36.40M

3. Donovan's Reef (1963)

Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Elizabeth Allen, Jack Warden

Votes: 6,317

4. Tanna (2015)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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75 Metascore

Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

Directors: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean | Stars: Mungau Dain, Marie Wawa, Marceline Rofit, Charlie Kahla

Votes: 2,751 | Gross: $0.01M

5. It Happened One Night (1934)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 72,228

6. South Pacific (1958)

Unrated | 157 min | Musical, Romance, War

6.9
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On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston

Votes: 6,540

7. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A shipwrecked survivor discovers a remote island owned by a crazed scientist who is carrying out sinister experiments on the island's inhabitants.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Votes: 4,452 | Gross: $8.00M

8. Father Goose (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.4
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During World War II, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for a teacher and several students, all female.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard, Jack Good

Votes: 7,939 | Gross: $12.50M

9. In Harm's Way (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Votes: 6,688 | Gross: $4.20M

10. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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A marine and a nun form an unlikely friendship. The marine is shipwrecked on a Pacific island and the nun has been left behind there; they find comfort in one another as the two wait out the war.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Votes: 6,653

11. The Other Side of Heaven (2001)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.5
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38 Metascore

John Groberg, a farm kid from Idaho Falls, crosses an ocean to become a missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan islands during the 1950s.

Director: Mitch Davis | Stars: Christopher Gorham, Anne Hathaway, Joe Folau, Nathaniel Lees

Votes: 3,402 | Gross: $4.72M

12. Gehenna: Where Death Lives (2016)

105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A group visits Saipan to search for locations for their company's newest resort. As they find what they think is the perfect spot, they discover a hidden bunker on the property which they ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Katagiri | Stars: Doug Jones, Lance Henriksen, Patrick Gorman, Simon Phillips

Votes: 61

13. Zombie Holocaust (1980)

R | 84 min | Horror

5.3
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An expedition in the East Indies, encounters not only the cannibals they were looking for, but also an evil scientist and his zombie army.

Director: Marino Girolami | Stars: Ian McCulloch, Alexandra Delli Colli, Sherry Buchanan, Peter O'Neal

Votes: 4,207

14. Men of War (1994)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A former Special Ops soldier leads a group of mercenaries to an island in the South China Sea: their mission is obtain the rights to the unusual treasure that the island beholds.

Director: Perry Lang | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Charlotte Lewis, BD Wong, Tony Denison

Votes: 3,212

15. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »

Stars: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

Votes: 320

16. Hurricane (1979)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama

4.5
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The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Jason Robards, Mia Farrow, Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard

Votes: 444

17. The Gallant Hours (1960)

Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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A semi-documentary dramatization of five weeks in the life of Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey, Jr., from his assignment to command the U.S. naval operations in the South Pacific to the Allied victory at Guadalcanal.

Director: Robert Montgomery | Stars: James Cagney, Dennis Weaver, Ward Costello, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 1,062

18. Attack Force Z (1981)

84 min | Action, Drama, History

5.6
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A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: John Phillip Law, Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood

Votes: 1,784

19. Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

Approved | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.8
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Scientists become trapped on a shrinking island with intelligent, murderous giant crabs.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Richard Garland, Pamela Duncan, Russell Johnson, Leslie Bradley

Votes: 2,160

20. L'ordre et la morale (2011)

136 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Iabe Lapacas, Malik Zidi, Alexandre Steiger

Votes: 2,199

21. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)

TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure

7.6
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On the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, a young couple's love is threatened when the tribal chief declares the girl a sacred virgin.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Anne Chevalier, Matahi, Hitu, Bill Bambridge

Votes: 3,793

22. South Pacific (2001 TV Movie)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
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During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Glenn Close, Harry Connick Jr., Rade Serbedzija, Jack Thompson

Votes: 822

23. McHale's Navy (1964)

93 min | Comedy, War

6.4
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The hilarious misadventures of the crew of PT-73 during WW2 in the Pacific.

Director: Edward Montagne | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway, Joe Flynn, Robert Hastings

Votes: 654

24. Sea Wife (1957)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.8
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In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator, and a ... See full summary »

Director: Bob McNaught | Stars: Joan Collins, Richard Burton, Basil Sydney, Cy Grant

Votes: 480

25. Hustler Squad (1976)

R | 98 min | Action, War

2.5
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World War II: Allied Command learns that in 60 days three Japanese generals and an admiral party at a bordello on a tiny Philippine island. It's fortified and hard to attack, so a creative,... See full summary »

Director: Cesar Gallardo | Stars: John Ericson, Karen Ericson, Crystin Sinclaire, Nory Wright

Votes: 374

26. 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: 109

27. Tender Scoundrel (1966)

94 min | Comedy

5.9
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Tony Maréchal is a professional seducer. Having conquered countless women, proclaims that there is none that can resist his charm. To prove this makes a difficult challenge: to seduce baroness Minna von Strasshofer.

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nadja Tiller, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Robert Morley

Votes: 223

28. Her Jungle Love (1938)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Music

7.1
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While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell and Jimmy Wallace are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura, a ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Lynne Overman, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 61

29. An Indecent Obsession (1985)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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Sister Honour Langtree (Wendy Hughes), is in charge of a military hospital for psychiatric patients. She however transgresses boundaries by developing a sexual attraction for a new patient.

Director: Lex Marinos | Stars: Wendy Hughes, Gary Sweet, Richard Moir, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 74

30. Seven Were Saved (1947)

Approved | 73 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Shortly after WW2, a military transport plane carrying an assortment of passengers crashes into the South China Sea forcing the survivors to await their rescue into a life-raft.

Director: William H. Pine | Stars: Richard Denning, Catherine Craig, Russell Hayden, Ann Doran

Votes: 77

31. For the Love of Mary (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Young girl gets a job at the White House as a switchboard operator and gets mixed up in politics.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Don Taylor, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 145

32. Prisoner of Japan (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, War

5.4
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On a small tropical island in the South Pacific, David Bowman (Alan Baxter), a young American planter, finds himself pitted against a ruthless Japanese agent, Matsuru (Ernst Deutsch). He ... See full summary »

Directors: Arthur Ripley, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Alan Baxter, Gertrude Michael, Ernst Deutsch, Corinna Mura

Votes: 18 | Gross: $0.35M

33. Momotarô: Umi no shinpei (1945)

TV-PG | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.3
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This animated film--Japan's first--was a propaganda piece made to show the Japanese public how the Japanese military had achieved such decisive victories in the South Pacific. It tells the ... See full summary »

Director: Mitsuyo Seo

Votes: 120

34. Price for Peace (2002)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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This powerful and thought provoking film chronicles the compelling events in the Pacific Theater of WWII, from the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 to the American occupation of Japan in ... See full summary »

Director: James Moll | Stars: Zenji Abe, Stephen Ambrose, Hal Braun, Jeanne Doll Dolan

Votes: 225

35. Sea Spoilers (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.3
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When Coast Guard Commander arrives at his actress girlfriend's yacht he find the owner killed, contraband seal skins, and no girlfriend.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: John Wayne, Nan Grey, William Bakewell, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 72

36. The Mad Doctor of Market Street (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.2
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A mad scientist is forced to leave San Francisco when his experiments become known. He lands on a tropical island, takes control and terrorizes the local populace. The survivor of a ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Una Merkel, Claire Dodd, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 198

37. Le récif de corail (1939)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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The adventures of a sailor (Lennard) from Mexico to a lagoon in the Pacific ocean, and the meeting with a lonely girl (Lilian White).

Director: Maurice Gleize | Stars: Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Saturnin Fabre, Gina Manès

Votes: 95

38. The Fighting Marines (1935)

Approved | 216 min | Action, Adventure

6.4
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Corporal Larry Grant and Sergeant "Mac" McGowan, of the United States Marine Corps, are rival for the love of Frances Schiller, but team up to hunt down "The Tiger Shark," a mad, scientific... See full summary »

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Grant Withers, Adrian Morris, Ann Rutherford, Robert Warwick

Votes: 45

39. Snafu (1945)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.5
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A 14-year-old boy lies about his age and enlists in the United State Marine Corps without his family's consent or knowledge. He is sent into battle, in the Pacific war-zone, and decorated, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Moss | Stars: Robert Benchley, Barbara Jo Allen, Conrad Janis, Nanette Parks

Votes: 11

40. Duke of the Navy (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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Two sailors go on shore leave, get mixed up with gangsters and buried treasure.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Veda Ann Borg, Stubby Kruger, Herbert Corthell

Votes: 7

41. Port of Hate (1939)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.7
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A group of American adventurers discover a bed of black pearls off a South Pacific island. When one of them is shot dead, a young girl in the group is accused of the crime.

Director: Harry S. Webb | Stars: Polly Ann Young, Kenneth Harlan, Carleton Young, Shia Jung

Votes: 7

42. Isle of Destiny (1940)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

5.3
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Society glamor girl/aviatrix Virginia Allerton decides to alter her around-the-world flight by stopping off on the Pacific isle of Palo Pango where her brother, Lieutenant Allerton is ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: William Gargan, Wallace Ford, June Lang, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 33

43. Story of a Dog (1945)

10 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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We watch the life of a Coast Guard dog, from the dog's point of view, from induction to graduation and then into a jungle to hunt for an enemy sniper. To pass muster, dogs must be of a ... See full summary »

Star: Knox Manning

Votes: 77

44. Air Devils (1938)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.7
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Two daredevil pilots go after the same girl.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Larry J. Blake, Dick Purcell, Beryl Wallace, Mamo Clark

Votes: 30

45. The Graffiti of Mr. Tupaia (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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When a Cook Island school cleaner answers an unusual message on the wall of a girls' toilet cubicle, his life, and the life of the mysterious author, will never be the same again.

Director: Christopher Dudman | Stars: Kip Chapman, Alex Hunter, Kirstie O'Sullivan, Rawiri Paratene

Votes: 8

46. The Last Paradise (1955)

87 min | Documentary, Romance

7.0
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A 1955 Italian independent film, released in the USA in 1956, which is basically a travelogue telling four stories, each about a different island in the South Pacific. Native customs, ... See full summary »

Director: Folco Quilici | Stars: Vairia Hatamou, Terei Autoroi, Marii Hatuguto, Teura Teratemia

Votes: 9

47. Suva: 'Pride of Fiji' (1940)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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James A. FitzPatrick takes a tour of the Fiji Islands. The short depicts the different types on natives that inhabit the islands, and shows villages that have not been changed in ... See full summary »

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Noelle Bënda Richards

Votes: 23

48. Strategic Trust: The Making of a Nuclear Free Palau (1984)

60 min | Documentary

6.0
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Director: James Heddle | Stars: Stuart Beck, Roger Clark, John Kenneth Galbraith, Ibedul Yutak Gibbons

Votes: 5

49. Millennium Island (2018)

Documentary | Filming

A family, pacific islands, and the end of the world. Millennium Island is personal documentary about climate change in Kiribati.

Director: Lulu Deboer | Stars: Miraka Kekeri, Lulu Deboer

50. Fuku-chan no sensuikan (1944)

30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.2
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The film portrays a submarine attack on an enemy cargo ship. Though this, too, was to boost patriotism, Japanese children particularly enjoyed the scenes in which the kitchen crew cooked in... See full summary »

Directors: Isoji Sekiya, Ryuichi Yokoyama | Star: Roppa Furukawa

Votes: 9