Most Popular Desert Island Movies and TV Shows
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PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.
Votes: 965,994 | Gross: $305.41M
3. The Blue Lagoon (1980)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.
Votes: 58,340 | Gross: $58.85M
5. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.
Votes: 108,902 | Gross: $25.02M
7. Twins (1988)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is short, a womanizer, and small-time crook.
Votes: 103,981 | Gross: $111.94M
9. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.
Votes: 202,688 | Gross: $77.59M
10. Top Secret! (1984)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music
Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.
Votes: 54,788 | Gross: $20.50M
11. Wrecked (2016–2018)
TV-MA | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a plane crashes on a deserted island on the way to Thailand, the remaining survivors of the crash struggle to get along and heads clash as they have differing views on how to stay alive and how they will get off the island.
12. Survival Island (I) (2005)
TV-MA | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Three people - a rich couple and a crew member - are shipwrecked on a tropical island and their subsequent fight for survival becomes even tougher when they begin to turn on each other.
13. Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon (1980), two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love.
Votes: 16,833 | Gross: $2.81M
17. Lord of the Flies (1963)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that.
18. The Black Stallion (1979)
G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »
20. Antropophagus (1980)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
22. The Breed (2006)
R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of five college kids are forced to match wits with unwelcoming residents when they fly to a "deserted" island for a party weekend.
Votes: 11,546 | Gross: $0.01M
24. The Blue Lagoon (1949)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific and fall in love while growing up together.
25. Robinson Crusoe (1997)
PG-13 | 105 min | Adventure, Drama
Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left ... See full summary »
27. The Wild Life (2016)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A daring parrot recounts how Robinson Crusoe came to be stranded on a tropical island.
Votes: 5,051 | Gross: $7.97M
28. Hell in the Pacific (1968)
G | 103 min | Adventure, War
During World War II, an American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain are deserted on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must cease their hostility and cooperate if they want to survive, but will they?
Animation | Announced
When young Michael is shipwrecked on a remote Pacific island he struggles to survive alone. But what if he is not alone? And what if there is something more frightening than being alone? Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo.
32. The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Family
When a plane carrying various animals makes a forced landing on a desert island, the only chance to escape is to convert the plane into a boat.
Votes: 1,126 | Gross: $11.00M
33. Le Sauvage (1975)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Caracas, Venezuela. Just after her engagement with Vittorio, Nelly runs away from him. As he pursued her, she looks for help to Martin, a French middle-aged man she met by accident. He ... See full summary »
34. Robby (1968)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.
36. Jumping Ship (2001 TV Movie)
TV-G | 93 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy
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 »
37. Blue Island (1982)
92 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
After an airplane crash, a handsome couple is left stranded on a tropical desert island. Bonnie and Billy are forced to fight against nature and the inhospitable environment to survive. ... See full synopsis »
38. Iguana (1988)
Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
In 19th century, a bullied, disfigured man dubbed Iguana flees from abusive locals, finds his own island and declares himself tyrant of his new domain. A man and a woman get stranded there and become victims of his new sadistic nature.
39. The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
In London, when Australian gangsters disguised as "Bobbies" rob British criminals, the panicked British mobsters seek an alliance with Scotland Yard in order to eliminate the foreign competition and return things to "normal".
40. The New People (1969–1970)
45 min | Drama
A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a ... See full summary »
42. The Savage Is Loose (1974)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama
A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.
43. Island of Desire (1952)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Romance, War
In 1943, an Allied hospital-ship is sunk by the Japanese in the South-Pacific where a nurse and a Marine become marooned on an island abandoned by natives.
44. Swiss Family Robinson (1940)
93 min | Adventure
A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create a home for themselves in the jungle environment.
Votes: 220 | Gross: $1.94M
45. Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A spoof that combines Cast Away with Miss Congeniality, Planet of the Apes, Love Boat, Gilligan's Island, The Sixth Sense, Jurassic Park, and more
46. Private Collections (1979)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy
Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he's found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and compliant. He ... See full summary »
48. Survivor Type (2012)
30 min | Short, Drama, Horror
A disgraced surgeon stranded on a deserted island with no food and only a handful of supplies must go to great lengths to stay alive for rescue that may never come.
49. Crusoe (1988)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama
Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.
Votes: 874 | Gross: $0.32M
50. Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone (2005)
75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An Orphaned Boy sets out in search of adventure, but when a shipwreck lands him on an island where Dinosaurs and Humans coexist, he finds not only adventure but a family as well.