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1. Lost (2004–2010)

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

8.6
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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.

Creators: J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Lieber, Damon Lindelof | Stars: Jorge Garcia, Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Josh Holloway

2. 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.

Writers: Patrick O'Brian, Peter Weir, John Collee | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy

3. Apollo 13 (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

Three astronauts must devise a strategy to return to Earth safely after their spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage.

Writers: Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger, William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

4. In Harm's Way (1965)

Approved | 165 min | Drama, War

7.3
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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

5. 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.

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

6. 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.

Writers: Joseph Kwong, Paula Mazur, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett, Wendy Orr | Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin | Stars: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman

7. 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.

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

8. Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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

Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Stephen Geller | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche, Sharon Gans

9. Mister Roberts (1955)

Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.9
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Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Joshua Logan, Thomas Heggen | Directors: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan | Stars: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon

10. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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A Marine and a Nun, both shipwrecked on a Pacific Island, find solace 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

11. 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 »

Writers: Chad Hayes, Carey Hayes | Director: Michael Lange | Stars: Joseph Lawrence, Matthew Lawrence, Andrew Lawrence, Susan Walters

12. Up Periscope (1959)

Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Lieutenant Braden discovers that Sally, the woman he's been falling in love with, has actually been checking out his qualifications to be a U.S. Navy frogman. He must put his personal life ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard H. Landau, Robb White | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Garner, Edmond O'Brien, Andra Martin, Alan Hale Jr.

13. Nate and Hayes (1983)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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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.

Writers: John Hughes, David Odell, Lloyd Phillips | Director: Ferdinand Fairfax | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Michael O'Keefe, Max Phipps, Jenny Seagrove

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

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.2
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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.

Writers: Gordon Thomas, Max Morgan Witts, Carl Foreman, Stirling Silliphant | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, Edward Albert

15. The Sea Chase (1955)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

6.4
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As World War II begins, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gantlet of Allied warships.

Writers: James Warner Bellah, John Twist, Andrew Geer | Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Wayne, Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger

16. Hear My Song (1991)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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The film is based loosely on the life of the Irish Tenor, Josef Locke (1917-1999), played by Ned Beatty... See full synopsis »

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

17. The Legend of Johnny Lingo (2003)

G | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Riwia Brown, John Garbett | Director: Steven Ramirez | Stars: George Henare, Rawiri Paratene, Joe Folau, Alvin Fitisemanu

18. 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 »

Writers: Robin Lee Graham, Derek Gill, Peter S. Beagle, Adam Kennedy | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Deborah Raffin, John McLiam, Dabney Coleman

19. None But the Brave (1965)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, War

6.6
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American and Japanese soldiers, stranded on a tiny Pacific island during World War II, must make a temporary truce and cooperate to survive various tribulations. Told through the eyes of ... See full summary »

Writers: John Twist, Katsuya Susaki, Kikumaru Okuda | Director: Frank Sinatra | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Clint Walker, Tatsuya Mihashi, Takeshi Katô

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

Not Rated | 179 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Vincent Bugliosi, Bruce Henderson, James S. Henerson | Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Richard Crenna, Rachel Ward, Hart Bochner, Deidre Hall

21. 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.

Writers: John Colton, Clemence Randolph, W. Somerset Maugham, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr., William Gargan, Mary Shaw

22. The Sullivans (1944)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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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 »

Writers: Edward Doherty, Mary C. McCall Jr., Jules Schermer | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle, Edward Ryan

23. Johnny Lingo (1969)

Not Rated | 25 min | Drama, Family, Short

7.4
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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 »

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

24. Return to Paradise (1953)

Approved | 100 min | Drama

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.

Writers: James A. Michener, Charles Kaufman | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barry Jones, Roberta Haynes, Moira Walker

25. 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

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

Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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On a small island in the South Pacific, the Navy's P.R. department is spending WWII without getting near a ship. Lt. Max Siegal is the Second in command to a clueless Commanding Officer who... See full summary »

Writers: William Brinkley, Dorothy Kingsley, George Wells | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Glenn Ford, Gia Scala, Earl Holliman, Anne Francis

27. Beyond the Reef (1980)

PG | 91 min | Adventure

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Writers: Louis LaRusso II, James Carabatsos, Clement Richer | Director: Frank C. Clarke | Stars: Dayton Ka'ne, Maren Jensen, Kathleen Swan, Keahi Farden

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

122 min | Documentary, War

8.2
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This documentary was five years in the making, and revolves around 62-year-old Okuzaki Kenzo, a survivor of the battlefields of New Guinea in World War II who gained notoriety by ... See full summary »

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

29. In a Savage Land (1999)

Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Drama

6.4
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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.

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

30. 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

31. 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.

Writers: Edwin Blum, Earl Baldwin, Stanley Shapiro, William Rankin | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Chuck Connors, Arthur Shields

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

100 min | Adventure

5.9
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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.

Writers: Gary Sherman, Sandor Stern | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Steven Keats, Jaime Lyn Bauer, Jayne Kennedy, Kathryn Davis

33. 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

34. 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 »

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

35. Twilight for the Gods (1958)

120 min | Drama

5.6
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Writer: Ernest K. Gann | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Rock Hudson, Cyd Charisse, Arthur Kennedy, Leif Erickson

36. Pacific Banana (1981)

R | 82 min | Comedy

5.0
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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 »

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

37. Dangerous Money (1946)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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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.

Writers: Miriam Kissinger, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Sidney Toler, Gloria Warren, Victor Sen Yung, Rick Vallin

38. Crosswinds (1951)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure

6.9
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Adventurer tries to recover gold from sunken plane.

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

39. 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.

Writers: Frank Butler, Walter DeLeon, Don Hartman, Francis Martin | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Burns, Martha Raye, Shirley Ross

40. The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)

97 min | Adventure, Family

5.2
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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 »

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

41. South of Tahiti (1941)

Passed | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.5
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An airplane crashes in an uncharted Pacific island, south of Tahiti. Three men survive, and one gets in love with a beautiful native girl. She is the the daughter of the tribe's leader, who may inherit the throne after the tragic death of her brother, and she is as savage as her pet leopard. The other men prefer to think about how to rob the tribe's gold treasure.

Writers: Ainsworth Morgan, Gerald Geraghty | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Broderick Crawford, Andy Devine, Maria Montez

42. 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 »

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

43. 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.

Writers: Edward Hope, Claude Binyon, Albert E. Lewin, Burt Styler | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: William Lundigan, Jane Greer, Mitzi Gaynor, David Wayne

44. Dangerous Paradise (1930)

Passed | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Music

5.5
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Heyst, a hermit on his own tropical island, plays unwilling host to red-headed stowaway Alma. Danger looms...

Writers: Joseph Conrad, William Slavens McNutt, Grover Jones | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Nancy Carroll, Richard Arlen, Warner Oland, Gustav von Seyffertitz

45. John Paton Project (2015)

Action, Adventure, History | Announced

Based on a True Story. John Paton, a Scottish missionary arrives on the shores of a cannibalistic island in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu today), where many missionaries have arrived before ... See full summary »

Writers: Gary Denson, Pat Denson, Rich Swingle | Director: Pat Denson | Stars: Nancy Stafford, Maisie McSwiney, Jeremiah Tauamiti, Chief Ronnie II

46. Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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The owner of a seedy dive and brothel on a South Seas island meets two treasure hunters looking for a sunken ship with a $3-million cargo of gold. She persuades them to let her in on the ... See full summary »

Writers: Edgar G. Ulmer, Raymond L. Schrock | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Gale Sondergaard, Sidney Toler, Frank Fenton

47. Blood and Steel (1959)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, War

3.7
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Native girl helps US Seabees free her villagers from Japanese troops.

Writer: Joseph C. Gilette | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: John Lupton, James Edwards, Brett Halsey, John Brinkley

48. Forbidden Island (1999– )

Sci-Fi

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Survivors of a plane crash are stranded on a tropical island, which seems to have mysterious supernatural powers.

Stars: Nikita Ager, Paul Kersey, Grayson McCouch, Zeus Mendoza

49. I Won't Play (1944)

Passed | 18 min | Short, Drama, Music

7.0
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In this Warner Bros. short, a Marine in a South Sea island during World War II, Joe Fingers, tells tales of the influence he's had on various personalities. In the words of one of his ... See full summary »

Writers: Laurence Schwab, James Bloodworth | Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Dane Clark, Janis Paige, Warren Douglas, Robert Shayne

50. Devil Monster (1946)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure, Horror

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This is an edited version of a ten-year-old film, _Sea Fiend, The (1936)_.

Writers: Thelma Brooks, Juan Duval, S. Edwin Graham, Terry Grey, Tom Hubbard | Director: S. Edwin Graham | Stars: Barry Norton, Blanche Mehaffey, Jack Barty, Terry Grey