In this revival of the popular 1970s television series, Mr. Roarke and his three assistants run a tropical paradise where guests come in to have their wildest dreams and fantasies come true.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1999   1998  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett
The Cave of the Golden Rose (TV Movie 1991)
Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

During archery in a wood Princess Fantaghiro is discovered by the hostile king's son Romualdo. He is able to take a short look at her before she can escape and immediately falls in love ... See full summary »

Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: Alessandra Martines, Mario Adorf, Kim Rossi Stuart
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A San Francisco poet who fears commitment has a girlfriend who he suspects may not be who she appears.

Director: Thomas Schlamme
Stars: Mike Myers, Nancy Travis, Anthony LaPaglia
The Hunted (TV Movie 1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Insurance investigator Samantha Clark goes deep into a Pacific Northwest forest to retrieve $12 million from a crashed airplane. While there she meets a mysterious mountain man who claims ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Cooper
Stars: Harry Hamlin, Mädchen Amick, Hannes Jaenicke
Pauly (TV Series 1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Pauly Sherman, son of wealthy businessman Edward Sherman, is a freeloader going nowhere. One day, his dad brings home Dawn Delaney, a sexy blonde that looks just a few years older than ... See full summary »

Stars: Pauly Shore, Charlotte Ross, Kevin Weisman
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

"Loosely" based on the novel by Jules Verne. In 1865 a group escapes from a Confederate prison in a balloon, only to be carried halfway around the world. They are shot down while ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Scarfe, Colette Stevenson, Stephen Lovatt
Wounded (1997)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The forest rangers Julie Clayton and her boyfriend Don Powell find several grizzly-bear slaughtered in the forest. They report to their superior and he comes with the FBI Agent Eric Ashton ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Martin
Stars: Mädchen Amick, Graham Greene, Adrian Pasdar
Documentary
Director: Lauren Greenfield
Fantasy Island (TV Movie 2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Sean Travis
Stars: Eric Soden, Kimberly Atkinson, Mike Faiola
Comedy

A feature adaptation of the popular '70s TV show about a magical island resort

Pearl (1996–1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Pearl is a mature woman from modest up-bringings. When she realizes she missed out on a lot, she decides to go back to college, in spite of her grown son's protests. She makes a bunch of ... See full summary »

Stars: Rhea Perlman, Carol Kane, Kevin Corrigan
Adventure | Comedy

A socially-awkward college student, who lives vicariously through his hero fantasies, takes his roommates on a trip around the world only to end up held hostage by a crazy Italian man, hell-bent on his daughter marrying an American.

Director: Sean Michael Beyer
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Robert Davi, Richard Riehle
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Mr. Roarke (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
...
 Ariel (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
...
 Harry (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
...
 Fisher (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
...
 'Hotel employee' Pilot (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
...
 Cal (11 episodes, 1998-1999)
Tracy R. Bautista ...
 Hotel employee (9 episodes, 1998-1999)
...
 Clia (7 episodes, 1998)
Edit

Storyline

In this revival of the popular 1970s television series, Mr. Roarke and his three assistants run a tropical paradise where guests come in to have their wildest dreams and fantasies come true. Written by Phil Fernando

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on tv series | island | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Careful what you wish for. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La isla de la fantasía  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Lenny Venito turned down the role of Cal. See more »

Quotes

Ariel: Voyeurism is so... unsatisfying.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Queer as Folk: Hypocrisy: Don't Do It (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Tempest meets prime time TV
25 July 2000 | by (TX) – See all my reviews

This revival of the 1970's series is a little darker and a little edgier than the one starring Ricardo Monteblan and Tattoo. This version harkens to Shakespeare's "The Tempest", with Malcom McDowell taking on the Prospero role accompanied by an Ariel and Cal(iban). In one episode we even meet Roarke's daughter Miranda. I found the original series bland and unappealng, but this new version (appearing on the Sci-Fi Channel) is certainly much more entertaining. It just goes to show that network programmers get everything bass ackwards.. throwing out the gold and keeping the dross.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How to watch this show? amanda_mauno
'Estrogen' pics k_rothacher
New New Fantasy Island (2002)? ffabioo
New FI on DVD? Mlle_Bienvenu
Episodes nagnar_88
Siliva Sindey - how many episdoes? PeterBradford
Discuss Fantasy Island (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?