MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 28,313 this week

Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)

Passed  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  15 August 1943 (USA)
4.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.3/10 from 189 users  
Reviews: 18 user | 6 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 237 titles
created 11 Jan 2013
 
R20
a list of 35 titles
created 21 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 2787 titles
created 10 Jul 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 5 months ago
 
list image
a list of 228 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)

Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943) on IMDb 4.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Isle of Forgotten Sins.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Love Letters II (1983)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A story of love and obsession. A young radio personality who, after her mother dies, discovers she had been having a love affair for 15 years. Now she finds herself recreating her mother's ... See full summary »

Director: Amy Holden Jones
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Bonnie Bartlett, Matt Clark
The Sea Wolf (TV Movie 1993)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.

Director: Michael Anderson
Stars: Charles Bronson, Catherine Mary Stewart, Marc Singer
Dead Men Walk (1943)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The twin of a kindly small-town physician returns from the grave for vengeance against his brother, who secretly killed him because the twin served Satan.

Director: Sam Newfield
Stars: George Zucco, Mary Carlisle, Nedrick Young
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A crazed scientist invents an invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to create an army of invisible zombies.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Stars: Marguerite Chapman, Douglas Kennedy, James Griffith
Deadtime (2013)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A daughter's discovery of her fathers heinous criminal organization thrusts her into a dark world, fighting for her life against hit men assigned to silence her. Against such assassins, her only hope rests on a chance encounter.

Director: Rody Claude
Stars: Rody Claude, Kenny Low, Jessica Hegarty
Eternal Blood (2002)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Carmilla, A journalism student, meets a group of kids that play a role-game called "Eternal Blood". She gets interested in this hobby by "M", a young man she met in a philosophy seminar. "M... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Olguín
Stars: Juan Pablo Ogalde, Blanca Lewin, Patricia López
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Two men and a woman are approached by this hypnotist and they have a vision from looking into the crystal attribute he's carrying with him.

Director: Sergio Stivaletti
Stars: John Phillip Law, Riccardo Serventi Longhi, Elisabetta Rocchetti
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When a motorbike gang kills an occultist, the evil spirit he was summoning inhabits a damaged bike. The bike is then bought and restored, but reveals its true nature when it tries to exact ... See full summary »

Director: Dirk Campbell
Stars: Neil Morrissey, Amanda Noar, Michael Elphick
Ruthless (1948)
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Stars: Zachary Scott, Louis Hayward, Diana Lynn
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Private detective Varg Veum investigates a case where his good friend Evans, a highly decorated ex-army officer, is falsely accused of bombing armakon, a weapons storage facility, and to ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Eik
Stars: Trond Espen Seim, Bjørn Floberg, George Mendel
Jive Junction (1943)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A young, classical-trained musician, Peter Crane, transfers from the Conservatory to Clinton High School, where he finds his music in conflict to that of the high school's world of jive and... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Stars: Dickie Moore, Tina Thayer, Gerra Young
Circle of Friends (TV Movie 2006)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A woman returns home to investigate the mysterious deaths of her childhood friends.

Director: Stefan Pleszczynski
Stars: Julie Benz, Chris Kramer, Venus Terzo
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Marge Willison
...
Frank Fenton ...
Jack Burke
Veda Ann Borg ...
Rita Quigley ...
Diane
Rick Vallin ...
Johnny Pacific
...
Christine
Patti McCarty ...
Bobbie Nelson
...
Olga
Marian Colby ...
Mimi
William Edmunds ...
Noah - Native Chief (as William Edmonds)
Edit

Storyline

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 deal. Complications ensue because of intrigue, double-crosses and an approaching violent monsoon. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

ship | island | gold | south seas | monsoon | See All (40) »

Taglines:

Tidal wave of torrid romance and thrills in the South Seas!


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 August 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Monsoon  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2004 National Film Museum Incorporated print ) | (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The 2004 National Film Museum Incorporated print is missing the director credit as well as 8 minutes of running time. See more »

Goofs

The sky in back of a boat, an obvious backdrop, has visible creases. See more »

Quotes

Marge Willison: Cut it! I said cut it or I'll throw you both out! If you want to maul each other, do it when there's no boat in port. Understand?
See more »

Connections

Featured in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Sleepy Island Moon
(1943)
Music and Lyrics by Leo Erdody and June L. Stillman
Sung by Veda Ann Borg
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

South Seas hunt for sunken treasure
3 June 2002 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Had I known who the romantic leads are in this film I would have made it a point to see it years ago. How often do you get the opportunity to see Gale Sondergaard and John Carradine play characters better suited to Humprhey Bogart and Lauren Bacall? ISLE OF FORGOTTEN SINS is a thoroughly enjoyable South Seas adventure with Carradine and Sondergaard, cast completely against type, doing terrific work for low budget miracle worker Edgar G. Ulmer. Add Frank Fenton as Carradine's battling buddy, Sidney Toler as their jovial adversary, Rik Vallin as Toler's classical piano-playing second mate and Veda Ann Borg as a treacherous native girl, clever use of a puppet (!) for the deep sea diving scenes and a climactic monsoon -- what more do you need?

NOTE: The running time of this film is usually listed as 82 minutes. The video print I watched (from VCI Video) ran 76 minutes, and did not appear to be missing anything major.


14 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?