Most Popular "Pacific Island" Titles
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2. The Thin Red Line (1998)
R | 170 min | Drama, War
Votes: 143,379 | Gross: $36.39M
3. Tanna (2015)
100 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 1,316 | Gross: $0.01M
5. South Pacific (1958)
Unrated | 157 min | Musical, Romance, War
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.
7. Donovan's Reef (1963)
Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy.
8. Father Goose (1964)
Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
During WW2, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for a teacher and several students, all female.
10. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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 »
11. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
12. The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 3,314 | Gross: $4.72M
13. Gehenna: Where Death Lives (2016)
105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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 »
15. Men of War (1994)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
16. Zombie Holocaust (1980)
R | 84 min | Horror
An expedition in the East Indies, encounters not only the cannibals they were looking for, but also an evil scientist and his zombie army.
19. South Pacific (2001 TV Movie)
129 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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 »
20. The Gallant Hours (1960)
Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, War
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.
21. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)
TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure
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.
22. Hurricane (1979)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
23. Sea Wife (1957)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Thriller, War
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 »
24. Hustler Squad (1976)
R | 98 min | Action, War
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 »
25. 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 »
26. Her Jungle Love (1938)
Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Music
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 »
27. Seven Were Saved (1947)
Approved | 73 min | Adventure, Drama
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 »
28. Tender Scoundrel (1966)
94 min | Comedy
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.
29. Price for Peace (2002)
90 min | Documentary, History, War
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 »
30. Sea Spoilers (1936)
Approved | 63 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
When Coast Guard Commander arrives at his actress girlfriend's yacht he find the owner killed, contraband seal skins, and no girlfriend.
31. Momotarô: Umi no shinpei (1945)
74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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
33. Isle of Destiny (1940)
Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama
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 »
34. An Indecent Obsession (1985)
100 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
35. The Fighting Marines (1935)
Approved | 216 min | Action, Adventure
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 »
36. The Mad Doctor of Market Street (1942)
Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
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 »
37. Prisoner of Japan (1942)
Approved | 64 min | Drama, War
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 »
40. Port of Hate (1939)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
41. The Graffiti of Mr. Tupaia (2008)
15 min | Short, Drama
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.
43. Snafu (1945)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy
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 »
44. The Last Paradise (1955)
87 min | Documentary, Romance
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 »
48. Suva: 'Pride of Fiji' (1940)
Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short
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 »
49. Fuku-chan no sensuikan (1944)
30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
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 »