Most Popular Polynesian Movies and TV Shows
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1. Moana (I) (2016)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
Votes: 231,854 | Gross: $248.76M
2. Donovan's Reef (1963)
Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy.
3. The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
John Groberg, a farm kid from Idaho Falls, crosses an ocean to become a missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan islands during the 1950s.
Votes: 3,846 | Gross: $4.72M
4. Summer Heights High (2007)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G.
5. The Dead Lands (2014)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure
After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, the teenage son of a slain Maori chieftain looks to avenge his father's murder and bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones.
Votes: 4,248 | Gross: $0.00M
6. The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson (1998– )
30 min | Adventure, Family
Richard Thomas stars in this amazing tale of a family looking for adventure only to find themselves marooned on a deserted island. Having no means of provision or shelter they struggled to ... See full summary »
7. Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical
Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.
Votes: 1,683 | Gross: $2.50M
8. Wake of the Red Witch (1948)
Approved | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
During the 1860s in the South Pacific, Capt. Ralls, skipper of the Red Witch, has a series of adventures involving sunken gold bullion, pearls, natives, an unscrupulous ship owner and a giant octopus.
9. Pacific Banana (1980)
R | 82 min | Comedy
The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his ... See full summary »
11. Dangerous Money (1946)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life.
12. Samoan Wedding (2006)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Four raucous Samoans are banned from their best friend's wedding. To get in, they have to prove themselves as mature individuals by getting and keeping girlfriends.
Votes: 1,452 | Gross: $0.07M
15. Flipper & Lopaka (1999–2005)
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Animated series about the friendship between a boy named Lopaka and dolphin Flipper. Once Flipper saved the boy's life, and then they became best friends. Dolphin began to show Lopaka ... See full summary »
16. Beyond the Reef (1979)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Romance
Tikoyo lives by the Bora Bora lagoon in the South Pacific, where he found a man-eating tiger shark when it was an orphaned baby, just a foot long. He named it Manidu, and it grew to be ... See full summary »
Votes: 176 | Gross: $0.55M
17. Tiara Tahiti (1962)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Comedy
James Mason and Sir John Mills star in this comedy-drama about a tough Colonel and a refined Captain who clashed during the war, and continue their personal battle in peacetime Tahiti.
18. Tamahine (1963)
95 min | Comedy, Sport
A free-spirited young Polynesian girl is sent to live with her uncle in England. The many social and other rules new to her that she encounters there, as well as attention from student body of a local school cause much hilarity.
21. Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island (1936)
Approved | 256 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A 14-episode serial in which Mala, a Polynesian in the employ of U.S. Intelligence investigates sabotage on Clipper Island. A gang of spies causes the eruption of a volcano, for which our ... See full summary »
22. Kumu Hina (2014)
Unrated | 75 min | Documentary, Biography
A transgender Native Hawaiian teacher inspires a young girl to fulfill her destiny of leading the school's male hula troupe, even as she struggles to find love and a committed relationship in her own life.
23. In Football We Trust (2015)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Family, Sport
"In Football We Trust" captures a snapshot in time amid the rise of the Pacific Islander presence in the NFL. Presenting a new take on the American immigrant story, this feature length ... See full summary »
25. Black Magic (1933)
60 min | Drama
Wajan, the son of Nudonk,a witch, is beset with difficulties. His mother is in ill favor with the Balinese natives who want to get rid of her, and the hand of Sari, a native chieftain's ... See full summary »
27. Island Captives (1937)
Approved | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A murdered businessman's daughter is shipwrecked on a jungle island with the son of the man who killed her father. Both are threatened by a smuggling ring that uses the island as its headquarters.
28. Au large d'une vie (2015)
30 min | Short, Drama, Family
Teva, a young Tahitian with a passion for filmmaking, was compelled to leave his homeland to fulfill his ambitions. Having become a director, he returns to Tahiti and is once again ... See full summary »
29. NWA Cyberspace: Fatal Attraction (2005 Video)
Slyck Wagner Brown defends the NWA Cyberspace Heavyweight Title against Michael Shane, America's Most Wanted defend the NWA Cyberspace Tag Team Titles against Jeff Jarrett and Matt Striker,... See full summary »
Nova (1974– )
Great Human Odyssey
TV-PG | 113 min | Documentary, Biography
Scientists are using archaeological and cultural findings to map humans' exodus from Africa and identify the adaptive skills required for the journey.
So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
The Top 16 Perform
TV-PG | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV
The Top 16 dancers on "So You Think You Can Dance" were set to show America what they could do -- and for the first time in Season 6 the decision would fall to the viewers as to who should ... See full synopsis »
History Specials (2010– )
Who Really Discovered America?
TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary, History, War
Did other explorers beat Columbus to our shores? New evidence suggests that America may have been discovered -- and rediscovered -- by Asian, Celtic, and Polynesian tribes, among others. ... See full summary »