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1. Moana (I) (2016)

PG | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

A young woman uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall, Chris Williams | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudyk, Nicole Scherzinger, Jemaine Clement

2. Lost (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Stars: Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway

Votes: 382,920

3. Apollo 13 (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

Votes: 210,598 | Gross: $172.07M

4. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy

Votes: 169,425 | Gross: $93.93M

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.

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

Votes: 6,258

6. Return to Paradise (1953)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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An American drifter comes to a remote Polynesian island controlled by a Puritanical missionary and turns the social life of the island upside-down.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barry Jones, Roberta Haynes, Moira Walker

Votes: 378

7. Nim's Island (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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55 Metascore

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin | Stars: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman

Votes: 28,308 | Gross: $48.01M

8. Deep Rising (1998)

R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.0
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A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Treat Williams, Famke Janssen, Anthony Heald, Kevin J. O'Connor

Votes: 26,729 | Gross: $11.15M

9. Virus (1999)

R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.8
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19 Metascore

When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.

Director: John Bruno | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, William Baldwin, Donald Sutherland, Joanna Pacula

Votes: 22,095 | Gross: $14.01M

10. Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A man tells his story of how he became unstuck in time and abducted by aliens.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche, Sharon Gans

Votes: 9,665

11. Against the Sun (2014)

PG | 100 min | Adventure

6.5
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43 Metascore

A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.

Director: Brian Falk | Stars: Garret Dillahunt, Tom Felton, Jake Abel, Nadia Parra

Votes: 3,231

12. Mister Roberts (1955)

Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2.

Directors: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan | Stars: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 12,922 | Gross: $21.20M

13. Father Goose (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.4
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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.

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

Votes: 7,414

14. 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: 5,839

15. When Time Ran Out... (1980)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.3
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An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, Edward Albert

Votes: 1,959 | Gross: $1.70M

16. Savage Islands (1983)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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A swashbuckling adventure which takes place in the mid-1800's on the South Pacific islands where bloody raids and battles were once the rule of the day.

Director: Ferdinand Fairfax | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Michael O'Keefe, Max Phipps, Jenny Seagrove

Votes: 1,541

17. 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: 6,134

18. The Sea Chase (1955)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

6.5
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As World War II begins, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Wayne, Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger

Votes: 2,086

19. Jumping Ship (2001 TV Movie)

TV-G | 93 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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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 »

Director: Michael Lange | Stars: Joey Lawrence, Matthew Lawrence, Andrew Lawrence, Susan Walters

Votes: 1,308

20. 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: 3,435

21. The Sullivans (1944)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and of World War II and their eventual deaths in action in the Pacific theater are ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle, Edward Ryan

Votes: 1,694

22. Utopia (1951)

82 min | Comedy

5.6
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Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys are shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea. Along with their cook, a stowaway and a girl who is fleeing her ... See full summary »

Directors: Léo Joannon, John Berry, Alfred J. Goulding, Tim Whelan | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Suzy Delair, Max Elloy

Votes: 1,327

23. In a Savage Land (1999)

Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II.

Director: Bill Bennett | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Martin Donovan, Maya Stange, Max Cullen

Votes: 377

24. None But the Brave (1965)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, War

6.5
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During WW2, a platoon of Marines crash-lands on a tiny Pacific island occupied by a small Japanese unit.

Director: Frank Sinatra | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Clint Walker, Tatsuya Mihashi, Takeshi Katô

Votes: 1,174

25. Hear My Song (1991)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Ned Beatty, Adrian Dunbar, Brian Flanagan, Constance Cowley

Votes: 1,292 | Gross: $4.31M

26. Beyond the Reef (1979)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Romance

4.8
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Tikoyo lives by the Bora Bora lagoon in the South Pacific, where he found a man-eating tiger shark when it was an orphaned baby, just a foot long. He named it Manidu, and it grew to be ... See full summary »

Director: Frank C. Clarke | Stars: Dayton Ka'ne, Maren Jensen, Kathleen Swan, Keahi Farden

Votes: 150

27. Up Periscope (1959)

Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In 1942, Navy Lieutenant Kenneth Braden from the underwater demolition team is sent to a Japanese island to photograph secret radio codes.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Garner, Edmond O'Brien, Andra Martin, Alan Hale Jr.

Votes: 1,087

28. His Majesty O'Keefe (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.3
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A Yankee sea captain has adventures in paradise trying to become an entrepreneur in Micronesia.

Directors: Byron Haskin, Burt Lancaster | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Joan Rice, André Morell, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 837

29. Miss Sadie Thompson (1953)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.1
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A self-righteous missionary man seeks to save the soul of a former prostitute.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Rita Hayworth, José Ferrer, Aldo Ray, Russell Collins

Votes: 996

30. Rain (1932)

Passed | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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A prostitute finds redemption in Pago Pago thanks to a hard missionary man.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr., William Gargan, Mary Shaw

Votes: 1,799

31. And the Sea Will Tell (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 179 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Richard Crenna, Rachel Ward, Hart Bochner, Deidre Hall

Votes: 382

32. The Legend of Johnny Lingo (2003)

G | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.3
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When a storm washes a canoe bearing an infant boy ashore upon a small South Pacific island, he is at first well-received as a gift from the heavens, even to the point of the tribal chief ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Ramirez | Stars: George Henare, Rawiri Paratene, Joe Folau, Alvin Fitisemanu

Votes: 590

33. The Dove (1974)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Deborah Raffin, John McLiam, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 276

34. The New People (1969–1970)

45 min | Drama

7.3
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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 »

Stars: Tiffany Bolling, Zooey Hall, David Moses, Peter Ratray

Votes: 59

35. Don't Go Near the Water (1957)

Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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On a small South Pacific island during WW2, various US Navy P.R. personnel pass the time romancing the nurses and the native girls while trying to avoid front line Sea Duty.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gia Scala, Earl Holliman, Anne Francis

Votes: 455

36. Pacific Banana (1981)

R | 82 min | Comedy

4.8
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The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his ... See full summary »

Director: John D. Lamond | Stars: Graeme Blundell, Robin Stewart, Deborah Gray, Alyson Best

Votes: 105

37. Till There Was You (1991)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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New York sax player arrives on the island nation of Vanuatu to find his missing brother. He learns that his brother had teamed up with a powerful shady foreigner and his femme fatale wife to find some sort of treasure.

Director: John Seale | Stars: Mark Harmon, Martin Garner, Gregory T. Daniel, Shane Briant

Votes: 213

38. 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: 102

39. Johnny Lingo (1969)

Not Rated | 25 min | Drama, Family, Short

7.5
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Johnny Lingo, one of the sharpest traders in the south pacific islands decides to bargain for a wife, and offers a record price of eight cows for Mahana, a plain girl who shuns contact. ... See full summary »

Director: Judge Whitaker | Stars: Makee K. Blaisdell, Naomi Kahoilua, Francis L. Urry, Joseph R. TeNgaio

Votes: 173

40. Twilight for the Gods (1958)

120 min | Drama

5.7
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The sailing vessel Cannibal has a leaking hull. The captain (Rock Hudson) reluctantly changes course for Honolulu, where one passenger (Cyd Charisse) is wanted by the law. The water rising, everyone struggles against nature to survive.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Rock Hudson, Cyd Charisse, Arthur Kennedy, Leif Erickson

Votes: 149

41. South Sea Woman (1953)

Approved | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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AWOL marine Sgt. Jim O'Hearn is court-martialed for a variety of offenses that carry 143 years in the stockade or the death penalty but refuses to aid in his own defense.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Chuck Connors, Arthur Shields

Votes: 416

42. Mysterious Island of Beautiful Women (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure

5.8
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Some men in a plane land on an uncharted island. They discover that it's inhabited by women. Women who don't trust men. They try to get them to help them.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Steven Keats, Jaime Lyn Bauer, Jayne Kennedy, Kathryn Davis

Votes: 82

43. Crosswinds (1951)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Adventurer tries to recover gold from sunken plane.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Forrest Tucker, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 120

44. The Last Bullet (1995 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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Set during WWII, an Australian and Japanese soldier play a deadly game of Cat and mouse in a South Pacific Jungle.

Director: Michael Pattinson | Stars: Jason Donovan, Kôji Tamaki, Daniel Rigney, Kazuhiro Muroyama

Votes: 280

45. The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On (1987)

122 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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A documentary following Kenzo Okuzaki, a 62-year-old WW2 veteran notorious for his protests against Emperor Hirohito, as he tries to expose the needless executions of two Japanese soldiers during the war.

Director: Kazuo Hara | Stars: Kenzo Okuzaki, Riichi Aikawa, Masaichi Hamaguchi, Toshio Hara

Votes: 936

46. Waikiki Wedding (1937)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Martha Raye, Shirley Ross

Votes: 184

47. Dangerous Money (1946)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Sidney Toler, Gloria Warren, Victor Sen Yung, Rick Vallin

Votes: 804

48. Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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War-weary Captain Willoby and his men are the occupation force on an island of lovely women...and are forbidden to fraternize.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: William Lundigan, Jane Greer, Mitzi Gaynor, David Wayne

Votes: 72

49. The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)

97 min | Adventure, Family

5.4
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Welcome to the world of stamps with Tommy Tricker and friends as they learn the magic of travelling through time and space for the mere price of the postage. Though of course, nothing is as... See full summary »

Director: Michael Rubbo | Stars: Michael Stevens, Joshawa Mathers, Heather Goodsell, Paul Nicholls

Votes: 160 | Gross: $0.09M

50. Her Jungle Love (1938)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Music

7.2
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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: 54