MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,373 this week

Terminal Island (1973)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  June 1973 (USA)
5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 335 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 28 critic

It's every man and woman for himself on an island where convicted murderers are dumped, rather than kept in prison.

Director:

Writers:

(as Jim Barnett) , , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 04 Oct 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 15 Jul 2013
 
a list of 2828 titles
created 20 Apr 2014
 
a list of 7987 titles
created 19 Jun 2014
 
a list of 39 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Terminal Island" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Terminal Island (1973)

Terminal Island (1973) on IMDb 5.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Terminal Island.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Gemini Affair (1975)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A hopeful young actress is lured to Hollywood by the seduction of fame and fortune. A friend she lives with while in Hollywood becomes her lover, and they both soon come to realize that the... See full summary »

Director: Matt Cimber
Stars: Marta Kristen, Kathy Kersh, Anne Seymour
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Satan's bug, a deadly pathogen, is being developed in a secret Nazi laboratory underneath a vineyard in an occupied French village during WWII. A team of allied operatives must infiltrate ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio
Stars: James Whitmore Jr., Tom Selleck, Joseph Ruskin
Bunco (TV Movie 1977)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Tom Selleck is a member of the "Bunco" squad the squad in charge of nabbing con men, cheats, and swindlers. Most of their time is spent dealing with penny-ante street-corner crooks. But ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Singer
Stars: Tom Selleck, Robert Urich, Milt Kogan
Lassiter (1984)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Lassiter is a handsome jewel thief operating in London in the late 1930s. One day he is arrested and told that if he wishes to avoid prison, he must break into the heavily guarded German ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young
Stars: Tom Selleck, Jane Seymour, Lauren Hutton
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Male chauvinist Mike attempts to get an intelligent burgeoning feminist Delilah into his harem. When she resists, Mike then poses as his brother Herbert, but in the process falls in love with Delilah.

Director: Stephanie Rothman
Stars: Deborah Walley, Tommy Kirk, Bobby Pickett
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels her. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Sarne
Stars: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch
Drama | Thriller | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A women's prison camp is located deep in the tropical rain forest. Sadistic guards and a warden from hell make life almost unbearable for the inmates, and any infraction of the rules is ... See full summary »

Director: Edoardo Mulargia
Stars: Anthony Steffen, Ajita Wilson, Cristina Lay
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Sleepy-eyed nice guy Lee Ritter and his vapid, but pretty wife, Susan accept the invitation of mysterious vixen Diane LeFanu to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Tensions arise when ... See full summary »

Director: Stephanie Rothman
Stars: Michael Blodgett, Sherry E. DeBoer, Celeste Yarnall
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Sexy young nurses apply special therapy in their daily rounds.

Director: Stephanie Rothman
Stars: Elaine Giftos, Karen Carlson, Brioni Farrell
A Case of Rape (TV Movie 1974)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When she was raped, Ellen thought it was the worst thing to ever happen to her. What was worse, was the treatment by the hospital staff, police and the court system, when she reported it, ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, William Daniels, Cliff Potts
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

It's about people and their situations and Tyler Curtis Duncan was an extra in it.

Director: Stephanie Rothman
Stars: Victoria Vetri, Aimée Eccles, Solomon Sturges
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An unscrupulous businessman tries to win a government contract by playing up to the engineer assigned to review the project. He comes to the engineer's hotel room to offer him money, all ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Stoloff
Stars: Barry Sullivan, Carol Lynley, Tom Selleck
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Marshall ...
...
Joy
Ena Hartman ...
...
...
Randy Boone ...
...
...
...
Geoffrey Deuel ...
Ford Clay ...
Jo Morrow ...
Clyde Ventura ...
Frank Christi ...
James Whitworth ...
Edit

Storyline

In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder convicts, free to do what they like except leave. The main camp of convicts is controlled by the tyrannical Bobby, who rules with an iron hand, and the women are used as sex slaves. A.J. and a group of more free-minded murderers have escaped and gone into hiding. When A.J. and his men liberate the women from Bobby's custody, tensions mount to an all-out confrontation for control of the island. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Where we dump our human garbage. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

June 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Djeveløya  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Tom Selleck and Roger E. Mosley both went on to star in Magnum, P.I. (1980). See more »

Goofs

After a knife fight where a man is killed by a thrust to the chest, the corpse subsequently has no knife hole in his shirt. See more »

Connections

Featured in Famous T & A (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Too Damn Bad
Written by Jerry Styner (uncredited)
Sung by Jeff Thomas
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Tropical island replaces death row? Sign me up!
22 August 2003 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

Minor drive-in classic concerns the replacement of capitol punishment with exile to a guarded island. Men and women alike must fend for themselves in this rugged terrain(which looks like paradise to me).

TERMINAL ISLAND takes full advantage of it's many opportunities to present titties and sexual situations. If, for some strange reason, that doesn't manage to hold your attention, there's equal portions of violent action for good measure...it's a more professionally appointed example of it's type, and should manage to please many folks outside the trash-cinemaphile radius.

A sleazy, cheesy champion of drive-in splendor. 6/10.


12 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
SERIOUS QUESTION: If you were in prison and offered a chance for freedom skinny_school_girl
Discuss Terminal Island (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page