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1. The Blue Lagoon (1980)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.7
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31 Metascore

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.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern, William Daniels

Votes: 58,354 | Gross: $58.85M

2. Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.2
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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.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan, Courtney Barilla

Votes: 16,837 | Gross: $2.81M

3. Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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51 Metascore

Robin Monroe, a New York magazine editor, and the gruff pilot Quinn Harris must put aside their mutual dislike if they are to survive after crash landing on a deserted South Seas island.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, David Schwimmer, Jacqueline Obradors

Votes: 68,539 | Gross: $74.33M

4. Kon-Tiki (2012)

PG-13 | 118 min | Adventure, History

7.2
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62 Metascore

Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg | Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd-Magnus Williamson

Votes: 41,795 | Gross: $1.52M

5. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)

Not Rated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.

Directors: Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed | Stars: Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 13,613 | Gross: $13.68M

6. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

60 min | Adventure

8.5
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »

Stars: Gardner McKay, James Holden, Lani Kai, Guy Stockwell

Votes: 242

7. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 18,978

8. Island of Lost Souls (1932)

Not Rated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Charles Laughton, Bela Lugosi, Richard Arlen, Leila Hyams

Votes: 7,290

9. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure

7.6
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On the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, a young couple's love is threatened when the tribal chief declares the girl a sacred virgin.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Anne Chevalier, Matahi, Hitu, Bill Bambridge

Votes: 4,419

10. L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies: Return to Savage Beach (1998)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure

3.4
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A stolen computer floppy disc filled with information about the location of a mythical treasure in Savage Island will lure both villains and L.E.T.H.A.L. Agents into a dangerous treasure hunt.

Director: Andy Sidaris | Stars: Julie Strain, Rodrigo Obregón, Julie K. Smith, Shae Marks

Votes: 897

11. In Search of the Castaways (1962)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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In 19th century England, young Mary Grant and her brother, Robert, embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father, a sea captain who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Maurice Chevalier, George Sanders, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 2,527 | Gross: $21.75M

12. Bird of Paradise (1932)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A native girl falls for a visitor to her island, but she's chosen to be sacrificed to the volcano god.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Joel McCrea, John Halliday, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Votes: 943

13. Wake of the Red Witch (1948)

Approved | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.7
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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.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Adele Mara

Votes: 2,237

14. His Majesty O'Keefe (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.2
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A Yankee sea captain has adventures in paradise trying to become an entrepreneur in Micronesia.

Directors: Byron Haskin, Burt Lancaster | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Joan Rice, André Morell, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 1,048

15. Kon-Tiki (1950)

Approved | 77 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl.

Director: Thor Heyerdahl | Stars: Thor Heyerdahl, Herman Watzinger, Erik Hesselberg, Knut Haugland

Votes: 2,133

16. The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Frank Sinatra, Kerwin Mathews, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 1,733

17. Bird of Paradise (1951)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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An island Princess falls for a visiting Frenchman, but her people are against it.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Debra Paget, Louis Jourdan, Jeff Chandler, Everett Sloane

Votes: 372

18. Moana (1926)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

6.9
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Filmmaker Robert J. Flaherty presents a docufictional account of a family living in a Samoan village in the early 1920s.

Directors: Frances H. Flaherty, Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Ta'avale, Fa'amgase, T'ugaita, Tama

Votes: 471

19. The Hurricane (1937)

Approved | 110 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A Polynesian sailor -- unjustly imprisoned after defending himself against a colonial bully -- is relentlessly persecuted by his island's martinet French governor.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Mary Astor, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 2,126

20. Miss Sadie Thompson (1953)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.0
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A self-righteous missionary man seeks to save the soul of a former prostitute.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Rita Hayworth, José Ferrer, Aldo Ray, Russell Collins

Votes: 1,235

21. The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

6.6
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Set in the early '40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii, hoping to start a new life. Though ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Jane Russell, Richard Egan, Joan Leslie, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 478

22. Forever Emmanuelle (1976)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

4.4
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At an institute in Manila, researchers and eco-tourists trade stories about the Mara tribe, who live on a remote island and have an annual festival of rebirth in which some of the tribe ... See full summary »

Directors: Emmanuelle Arsan, Roberto D'Ettorre Piazzoli, Louis-Jacques Rollet-Andriane | Stars: Annie Belle, Emmanuelle Arsan, Pierre Haudebourg, Al Cliver

Votes: 255

23. Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Cheated out of his estate by his sadistic uncle, young Benjamin Blake goes to the South Seas to make his fortune so he can return to claim his birthright.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, George Sanders, Frances Farmer

Votes: 1,288

24. Daikyojû Gappa (1967)

Unrated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.9
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An expedition in the South Pacific lands on a tropical island where the natives worship the mysterious deity Gappa. An earthquake opens up an underground cavern and a baby reptile is ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Noguchi | Stars: Tamio Kawaji, Yôko Yamamoto, Yuji Kodaka, Kôji Wada

Votes: 1,200

25. Sadie Thompson (1928)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama

7.9
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A prostitute seeking a fresh start becomes the obsession of a religious extremist.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Friderici, Charles Lane, Florence Midgley

Votes: 2,389 | Gross: $1.00M

26. Sinners in Paradise (1938)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.8
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A seaplane departs for China. On board are a nurse escaping a loveless marriage to do work with refugees, a woman hoping to surprise her estranged son, a wealthy heiress trying to distance ... See full summary »

Director: James Whale | Stars: Madge Evans, John Boles, Bruce Cabot, Marion Martin

Votes: 288

27. South Sea Woman (1953)

Passed | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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AWOL marine Sgt. Jim O'Hearn is court-martialed for a variety of offenses that carry 143 years in the stockade or the death penalty but refuses to aid in his own defense.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Chuck Connors, Arthur Shields

Votes: 600

28. Cobra Woman (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Edgar Barrier

Votes: 825

29. Return to Paradise (1953)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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An American drifter comes to a remote Polynesian island controlled by a Puritanical missionary and turns the social life of the island upside-down.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barry Jones, Roberta Haynes, Moira Walker

Votes: 464

30. Fair Wind to Java (1953)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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In 1883, an American merchant ship's captain is searching for a treasure in diamonds from a sunken Dutch ship in the vicinity of a volcanic island in the Dutch East Indies.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Vera Ralston, Robert Douglas, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 256

31. Bora Bora (1968)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

6.0
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A Frenchman finds his runaway wife on an island in the Pacific.

Director: Ugo Liberatore | Stars: Haydée Politoff, Corrado Pani, Doris Kunstmann, Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia

Votes: 75

32. Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.6
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The owner of a seedy dive and brothel on a South Seas island meets two treasure hunters looking for a sunken ship with a $3-million cargo of gold. She persuades them to let her in on the ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Gale Sondergaard, Sidney Toler, Frank Fenton

Votes: 242

33. The Single Standard (1929)

Passed | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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The wealthy Arden Stuart is bored in a party; after refusing the wedding proposal of Tommy Hewlett, she drives her car with her driver to a lonely place. She has one night stand with him ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian

Votes: 445 | Gross: $0.66M

34. The Seawolf (1971– )

93 min | Adventure, Drama

8.2
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The writer Humphrey van Weyden gets overboard in 1906 in a shipwreck in the fog in the Bay of San Francisco and is rescued by a seal catcher, the schooner Ghost under the brutal Captain Wolf Larsen.

Stars: Edward Meeks, Raimund Harmstorf, Emmerich Schäffer, Peter Kock

Votes: 593

35. Die Einsteiger (1985)

100 min | Comedy

5.3
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Mike has invented a machine to get into movies currently running on his video tape recorder.

Director: Sigi Rothemund | Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Mike Krüger, Anja Kruse, Ankie Lau

Votes: 664

36. Adventure's End (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure

5.9
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Pacific pearl diver Duke Slade escapes angry natives by joining a whaler whose dying captain persuades him to marry his daughter who is already being wooed by the first mate.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: John Wayne, Diana Gibson, Montagu Love, Moroni Olsen

Votes: 68

37. Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942)

Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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A young girl's parents are killed on a tropical island, and the girl is raised and protected by the jungle animals. When she is found, as a grown woman, she is taken back to the United ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Richard Denning, Jack Haley, Patricia Morison

Votes: 86

38. Pearl of the South Pacific (1955)

Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure

5.6
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Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Dennis Morgan, David Farrar, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 226

39. Tamahine (1963)

95 min | Comedy, Sport

6.5
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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.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Nancy Kwan, John Fraser, Dennis Price, Coral Browne

Votes: 86

40. Johnny Lingo (1969)

Not Rated | 25 min | Drama, Family, Short

7.3
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Johnny Lingo, one of the sharpest traders in the south pacific islands decides to bargain for a wife, and offers a record price of eight cows for Mahana, a plain girl who shuns contact. ... See full summary »

Director: Judge Whitaker | Stars: Makee K. Blaisdell, Naomi Kahoilua, Francis L. Urry, Joseph R. TeNgaio

Votes: 206

41. Isle of Fury (1936)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure

5.6
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In the South Seas, Val Stevens and Lucille Gordon are getting married when a ship goes down offshore. Val rescues Captain Deever and passenger Eric Blacke. Later Eric saves Val from an ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Woods, E.E. Clive

Votes: 444

42. White Heat (1934)

Passed | 62 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Plantation owner William Hawkes (David Newell) doesn't approve of the fact that most of the white men on the island have married, or are living with native girls. He doesn't approve of ... See full summary »

Director: Lois Weber | Stars: Virginia Cherrill, Mona Maris, Hardie Albright, David Newell

Votes: 33

43. Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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After making a bet, Steve strands himself on uninhabited island.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, William Farnum, Earle Browne, Maria Alba

Votes: 330

44. Under Capricorn (1983– )

Not Rated | Drama, History

7.0
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Charles Adair arrives in New South Wales from Ireland, eager to make his fortune. He's tempted into a land scheme by the wealthy Sam Flusky, who hopes that Charles can also help his ... See full summary »

Stars: Lisa Harrow, John Hallam, Peter Cousens, Julia Blake

Votes: 35

45. The Beachcomber (1938)

G | 92 min | Drama

6.9
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In the Dutch islands, the sister of a pious missionary attempts to reform a womanizing, drunken beach bum.

Director: Erich Pommer | Stars: Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Robert Newton, Tyrone Guthrie

Votes: 218

46. South Seas Adventure (1958)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance

7.5
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The fifth in a series of Cinerama travelogues---and not a Documentary since the vast majority of the film, aside from the scenery, is comprised of fictional stories. The first one involves ... See full summary »

Directors: Carl Dudley, Richard Goldstone, Francis D. Lyon, Walter Thompson, Basil Wrangell | Stars: Diane Beardmore, Marlene Lizzio, Tommy Zahn, Igor Allan

Votes: 85

47. The Silent One (1985)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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This is a story of a South Seas island village. The villagers find a baby that had been set adrift. The villagers are warned of the dangers of keeping the child. The young boy is ridiculed ... See full summary »

Director: Yvonne Mackay | Stars: George Henare, Pat Evison, Teraki Tokorangi, Turi Tama

Votes: 114

48. Caterpillar Wish (2006)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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A young girl's view on belonging and loss.

Director: Sandra Sciberras | Stars: Victoria Thaine, Jamie Black, Susie Porter, Wendy Hughes

Votes: 245

49. Cannibal Island (1956)

75 min | Documentary

6.2
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Though the release date says 1956, this film consists mostly of footage from a 1931 documentary called "Gow the Killer." It was the first sound film to deal with cannibalism, as it ... See full summary »

Votes: 19

50. Paradise Island (1930)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.0
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Ellen Bradford comes to the south sea island of Tonga to marry her fiancée and finds out he is a drunk. She also finds out that she is the only white woman on the island and, as such, has ... See full summary »

Director: Bert Glennon | Stars: Kenneth Harlan, Marceline Day, Tom Santschi, Paul Hurst

Votes: 61



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