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1. Cast Away (2000)

PG-13 | 143 min | Adventure, Drama

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.

Writer: William Broyles Jr. | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White

Votes: 350,838

2. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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A shipwrecked survivor discovers a remote island with a mad scientist.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Al Ramrus, John Herman Shaner | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Michael York, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera

Votes: 3,706

3. It Happened One Night (1934)

Unrated | 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.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Samuel Hopkins Adams | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 56,768

4. South Pacific (1958)

Unrated | 157 min | Musical, Romance, War

7.0
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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.

Writers: Paul Osborn, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Joshua Logan, James A. Michener | Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston

Votes: 5,696

5. 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.

Writers: Wendell Mayes, James Bassett | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Votes: 5,819

6. Donovan's Reef (1963)

Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, James Edward Grant, Edmund Beloin | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Elizabeth Allen, Jack Warden

Votes: 5,299

7. 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 1950's.

Writers: Mitch Davis, John H. Groberg | Director: Mitch Davis | Stars: Christopher Gorham, Anne Hathaway, Joe Folau, Nathaniel Lees

Votes: 3,001

8. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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A Marine and a Nun, 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.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, John Huston, Charles Shaw | Director: John Huston | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Votes: 5,668

9. Rebellion (2011)

136 min | Action, Drama

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

Writers: Mathieu Kassovitz, Pierre Geller, Benoît Jaubert, Serge Frydman, Philippe Legorjus | Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Iabe Lapacas, Malik Zidi, Alexandre Steiger

Votes: 1,845

10. Zombie Holocaust (1980)

R | 84 min | Horror

5.3
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The members of an expedition in search for the last faithful of Kito, the cannibal god, land on a small island in the Moluccas (East Indies) and are soon hunted by cannibals and zombies, ... See full summary »

Writers: Fabrizio De Angelis, Romano Scandariato | Director: Marino Girolami | Stars: Ian McCulloch, Alexandra Delli Colli, Sherry Buchanan, Peter O'Neal

Votes: 3,589

11. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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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: 268

12. Men of War (1994)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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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.

Writers: Stan Rogow, John Sayles, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Perry Lang | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Charlotte Lewis, BD Wong, Tony Denison

Votes: 2,689

13. Attack Force Z (1982)

84 min | Action, Drama, History

5.5
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A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.

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

Votes: 1,561

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

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

7.7
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In his final film, F.W. Murnau presents the tale of two young lovers on the idyllic island of Bora Bora in the South Pacific. Their life is shattered when the old warrior declares the girl ... See full summary »

Writers: F.W. Murnau, Robert J. Flaherty | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Anne Chevalier, Matahi, Hitu, Bill Bambridge

Votes: 3,021

15. South Pacific (2001 TV Movie)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.9
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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 »

Writers: James A. Michener, Oscar Hammerstein II, Joshua Logan, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Glenn Close, Harry Connick Jr., Rade Serbedzija, Jack Thompson

Votes: 782

16. Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

Approved | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.8
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People are trapped on a shrinking island with intelligent, brain-eating giant crabs. Roger Corman directs.

Writer: Charles B. Griffith | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Richard Garland, Pamela Duncan, Russell Johnson, Leslie Bradley

Votes: 1,833

17. Sea Wife (1957)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.7
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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 »

Writers: George K. Burke, J.M. Scott | Director: Bob McNaught | Stars: Joan Collins, Richard Burton, Basil Sydney, Cy Grant

Votes: 382

18. Hurricane (1979)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama

4.3
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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.

Writers: James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Jason Robards, Mia Farrow, Timothy Bottoms, Piero Bushin

Votes: 405

19. The Dirty Half Dozen (1976)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, War

2.4
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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: 352

20. His Majesty O'Keefe (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.2
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A Yankee sea captain has adventures in paradise trying to become an entrepreneur in Micronesia.

Writers: Borden Chase, James Hill, Lawrence Klingman, Gerald Green | Directors: Byron Haskin, Burt Lancaster | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Joan Rice, André Morell, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 784

21. Seven Were Saved (1947)

Approved | 73 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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A nurse is taking an amnesia victim, who was imprisoned by the Japanese during WW II, to the United States in a plane piloted by Richard Denning. The passengers include a Japanese colonel ... See full summary »

Writers: Maxwell Shane, Julian Harmon | Director: William H. Pine | Stars: Richard Denning, Catherine Craig, Russell Hayden, Ann Doran

Votes: 58

22. Island of Desire (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Romance, War

6.3
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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 »

Writers: Stuart Heisler, Hugh Brooke, Stephanie Nordli | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter, Donald Gray, John Laurie

Votes: 100

24. An Indecent Obsession (1985)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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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.

Writers: Colleen McCullough, Denise Morgan | Director: Lex Marinos | Stars: Wendy Hughes, Gary Sweet, Richard Moir, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 71

25. Tender Scoundrel (1966)

94 min | Comedy

5.8
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Writers: Michel Audiard, Jean Becker, Daniel Boulanger, Albert Simonin | Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nadja Tiller, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Robert Morley

Votes: 191

26. The Fighting Marines (1935)

Approved | 216 min | Action, Adventure

6.3
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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 »

Writers: Wallace MacDonald, Maurice Geraghty, Ray Trampe, Sherman L. Lowe, Barney A. Sarecky | Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Grant Withers, Adrian Morris, Ann Rutherford, Robert Warwick

Votes: 46

27. Sea Spoilers (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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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.

Writers: George Waggner, Dorrell McGowan, Stuart E. McGowan | Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: John Wayne, Nan Grey, William Bakewell, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 71

28. Price for Peace (2002)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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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: 210

29. Her Jungle Love (1938)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Gerald Geraghty, Curt Siodmak, Joseph Moncure March, Lillie Hayward, Eddie Welch | Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Lynne Overman, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 52

30. For the Love of Mary (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Young girl gets a job at the White House as a switchboard operator and gets mixed up in politics.

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

Votes: 126

31. 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.

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

Votes: 8

32. The Mad Doctor of Market Street (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 172

33. Prisoner of Japan (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, War

4.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 18

34. Coral Reefs (1939)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

6.0
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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).

Writers: Jean Martet, Charles Spaak | Director: Maurice Gleize | Stars: Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Saturnin Fabre, Gina Manès

Votes: 87

35. Snafu (1945)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Louis Solomon, Harold Buchman | Director: Jack Moss | Stars: Robert Benchley, Barbara Jo Allen, Conrad Janis, Nanette Parks

Votes: 14

36. Port of Hate (1939)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

3.4
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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.

Writers: Forrest Sheldon, Joseph O'Donnell | Director: Harry S. Webb | Stars: Polly Ann Young, Kenneth Harlan, Carleton Young, Shia Jung

Votes: 5

37. 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 »

Writer: Saul Elkins | Star: Knox Manning

Votes: 77

38. Isle of Destiny (1940)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

5.4
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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 »

Writers: Allan Vaughan Elston, Arthur Hoerl, Robert Lively, M. Coates Webster | Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: William Gargan, Wallace Ford, June Lang, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 27

39. The Last Paradise (1955)

87 min | Documentary, Romance

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Folco Quilici, Ennio Flaiano, Dario Cecchi | Director: Folco Quilici | Stars: Vairia Hatamou, Terei Autoroi, Marii Hatuguto, Teura Teratemia

Votes: 10

40. 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: 17

41. Air Devils (1938)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.2
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Two daredevil pilots go after the same girl.

Writers: Harold Buckley, George Waggner | Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Larry J. Blake, Dick Purcell, Beryl Wallace, Mamo Clark

Votes: 34

42. Ship of Wanted Men (1933)

63 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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A gang of escaped convicts hijacks a ship and heads for a remote island. On the way they pick up a young woman who's been shipwrecked.

Writer: Ethel Hill | Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Dorothy Sebastian, Fred Kohler, Leon Ames, Gertrude Astor

43. Otherwise Engaged (1965 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Henry has been busy with his business. After seeing what his family has become, he decides to take charge.

Writer: John Cameron | Stars: Anne Charleston, Lloyd Cunnington, Michael Duffield, Jeffrey Hodgson

44. Duke of the Navy (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.7
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Two sailors go on shore leave, get mixed up with gangsters and buried treasure.

Writers: Gerald Drayson Adams, William Beaudine, John T. Coyle | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Veda Ann Borg, Stubby Kruger, Herbert Corthell

Votes: 6

45. Transatlantic Hop (1953)

Approved | 15 min | Short

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Writer: Earle Luby | Director: Jay Bonafield | Stars: Dwight Weist, Amelia Earhart, Howard Hughes

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

60 min | Documentary

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Director: James Heddle | Star: Joanne Woodward

47. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
Episode: Away from It All (1950)

60 min | Drama

5.4
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A Navy pilot on a flight over the Pacific Ocean with a female crewmate develops trouble over a remote island and is forced to ditch his plane into the ocean. When they land on the island, ... See full summary »

Writers: Val Gielgud, Worthington Miner | Director: John Peyser | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Catherine McLeod, Haila Stoddard, Faith Brook

Votes: 5

48. Unnatural Causes (2008– )
Episode: Collateral Damage (2008)

27 min | Documentary

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Director: Eric Stange | Stars: Abacca Anjain-Maddison, Tony de Brum, Sandy Hainline, Rihna James

49. Captain David Grief (1957–1960)
Episode: Eye of the Octopus (1959)

Adventure

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Writer: Jack London | Stars: Maxwell Reed, Miriam Colon, William Marshall, Tudor Owen

50. Adventures of the Seaspray (1965– )
Episode: Forgotten Island (1967)

Adventure, Family

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Writer: Bill Strutton | Director: David Baker | Stars: Walter Brown, Gary Gray, Susanne Haworth, Leoni Lesinawi