MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,305 this week

Terminal Island (1973)

 -  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 323 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...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 84 titles
created 10 Feb 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 04 Oct 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 15 Jul 2013
 
a list of 3316 titles
created 26 Dec 2013
 
a list of 41 titles
created 2 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... 

Sweet Sugar (1972)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Prostitute Sugar is set up by a corrupt politician. She is convinced of the futility of appealing her case in the courts and signs on to a chain gang run by the notorious Dr. John who ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Levesque
Stars: Phyllis Davis, Ellaraino, Timothy Brown
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 4.2/10 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
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Honey comes to Los Angeles to seek her new lifestyle, but is flat broke. She gets a place to stay with Denise and Jill. Honey has hard luck finding a job, but eventually gets hired by a ... See full summary »

Director: Stephanie Rothman
Stars: Sarah Kennedy, Laurie Rose, Mark Thomas
Divorce Wars: A Love Story (TV Movie 1982)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

High-powered Seattle divorce lawyer Jack Sturgess discovers that his own marriage is failing and must juggle his own domestic conflicts with his clients' problems.

Director: Donald Wrye
Stars: Tom Selleck, Jane Curtin, Candice Azzara
The Shadow Riders (TV Movie 1982)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Tom Selleck (TV's Magnum P.I.) and Sam Elliot (Tombstone) star as brothers who battled on opposing sides of the Civil War only to return home to discover that their family, including a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Dominique Dunne
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

The wife of a famous anthropologist is rushed to hospital in labor. At the same time, druggies raid the hospital looking for drugs, causing the baby to be stillborn. While recovering from ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Buchanan
Stars: Jenny Neumann, Barbara Leigh, Garth Pillsbury
The Movie Murderer (TV Movie 1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An experienced arson investigator takes along his young associate as they try to find an arsonist who is burning down movie sets.

Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: Arthur Kennedy, Warren Oates, Tom Selleck
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
Returning Home (TV Movie 1975)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The story of three returning World War II veterans, and how they try to cope with returning to civilian life.

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Dabney Coleman, Tom Selleck, James R. Miller
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 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
Superdome (TV Movie 1978)
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

It's Superbowl. And there's a lot of drama, one of the players, Dave Wolecki, has been so preoccupied with the game and if his bum knee will hold out until the game, has been completely ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Jameson
Stars: David Janssen, Edie Adams, Clifton Davis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Marshall ...
...
Joy
Ena Hartman ...
...
...
Randy Boone ...
Sean Kenney ...
...
...
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:

No one here gets out alive. 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 The Best of Sex and Violence (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Too Damn Bad
Music by Michael Andres
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

Discuss Terminal Island (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page