Movies about a desert island

Movies about a desert island
List of the best movies about an uninhabited island, selected by visitors to our site: Cast Away, Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, Survival Island, Swept Away, Six Days Seven Nights, The Blue Lagoon, Lost Together, Stranded, Sweetheart, Swiss Army Man.

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Genre
Country
Cast Away (2000)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny island with nothing but some flotsam and jetsam from the aircraft's cargo.

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.

Survival Island (2005)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Luxembourg
Duration01:35

A millionaire and his wife are shipwrecked after a yachting accident with their former servant, Manuel.

Swept Away (2002)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:29

Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue.

Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they're forced to team up to escape from the island -- and some pirates who want their heads.

The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard (Christopher Atkins) make a home for themselves surrounded by exotic creatures and nature's beauty. But will they ever see civilization again?

Lost Together (2019)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:20

Novice journalist Nina, in pursuit of a sensation, goes to an uninhabited island where, according to rumors, a millionaire lives a reclusive. The launch with a film crew falls into a terrible storm, and Nina regains consciousness on the deserted shore. Fortunately, this is the island that she needed, which means that she was in the safe hands of the young and handsome hero of her report. But only Nina still does not suspect that in fact it is her colleague, a local journalist who just needed a hot topic, and he invented it. And he doesn’t understand anything about survival ...

Stranded (2002)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA

A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.

Sweetheart (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

Jenn has washed ashore a small tropical island and it doesn’t take her long to realize she’s completely alone. She must spend her days not only surviving the elements, but must also fend off the malevolent force that comes out each night.

Swiss Army Man (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration01:55

Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new “friend” and an unusual bag of tricks, the duo go on an epic adventure to bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

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The Jungle (2012)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:20

A comedy about funny adventures of the married couple on the remote island.

Turkish for Beginners (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:45

During an emergency landing on a deserted island suddenly traumatized by antiauthoritarian education Lena Schneider (Josefine Preuss) together with the Turkish Super Macho Cem Öztürk (Elyas M'Barek) must fight for survival. After initially Cem macho repulsive acts on Lena, a jellyfish in the water and sand in a bikini, she recognizes the time the romantic core behind his cool facade. Meanwhile, meet also their parents, who obdurate psychologist Doris (Anna Stieblich) and Metin Öztürk (Adnan Maral) to work together to find their missing children. So both generations take an involuntary Turkish Basic Course for beginners.

Love Wrecked (2005)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

On a Caribbean cruise, Jenny (Bynes) is marooned on a beach with her rock and roll idol. Deliriously in love with the idea of time alone with him, she manages to hide the fact that they're a stone's throw away from their resort.

Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

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 to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival on the island, until he meets Friday, a tribesman whom he saves from being sacrificed. Initially, Crusoe is thrilled to finally have a friend, but he has to defend himself against the tribe who uses the island to sacrifice tribesman to their gods. During time their relationship changes from master-slave to a mutual respected friendship despite their difference in culture and religion.

The New Swiss Family Robinson (1998)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his sissy wife Ann, brave sons Shane and Todd and wining daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The gun he gets thrown in by Sheldon Blake proves disabled, and for a sinister reason: near Borneo, Blake's men turn up to capture them. The family escapes but loses the yacht on a reef. They build a cool camp on an island. But the pirates keep coming back, and the boys discover why: he hid a treasure in the yacht. Shane is also discovered and captured in more then one way by French plane wreck survivor Françoise, who later teams up with the family.

Lord of the Flies (1990)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.

Prey (2019)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

After being put on a supposedly uninhabited island as a form of behavioral rehabilitation, a high school senior finds that he's not alone on the island, and that getting discovered could be deadly.

Eden (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, USA, Malaysia

After their plane crashes off the coast of a deserted Pacific island, the surviving members of an American soccer team find themselves in the most dire of circumstances with limited resources, dwindling food supply and no rescue coming any time soon. Team spirit evaporates as disagreements cause the group to separate into factions - a violent one lead by an unbalanced ruler, and a compassionate one led by a selfless player.

The Abandoned (2016)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A troubled young woman who, in a last-ditch effort at getting her life together, takes a job working nights as a security guard at an abandoned luxury apartment building. Stuck with a brusque rent-a-cop as her partner, she tries to not let her mind play tricks on her while she patrols the empty halls. But as the night progresses strange things begin to happen - and she realizes it may not all be in her head.

Dick Figures: The Movie (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:13

Two best friends, Red and Blue, risk everything to find the greatest treasure of all time.

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Australia, Spain
Duration02:10

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.  But that told only half the story.  “Heart of the Sea” reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.  Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.

Wrecked (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:52

Single-camera comedy centering on a diverse group of survivors adjusting to being stranded on an uninhabited island, a dangerous new world where they must face many threats – mostly brought on by themselves. No longer plugged into the rest of the world, the group struggles to navigate their makeshift society while also learning to live without such modern comforts as indoor plumbing, Wi-Fi, social media and Chipotle.

Welcome to the Jungle (2013)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom
Duration01:34

A company retreat on a tropical island goes terribly awry.

Absolute Fear (2012)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Jessie Valiquette follows her scribe boyfriend of 3 years Dale Morrow on a search for his long lost Father last heard from on a deserted island in the Philippines. Along with a group of unwitting friends, the young couple encounters more than they bargained for when they discover not only was Dale's father part of a top-secret government project testing the depth of people's fears, but also that he had very good reason for not wanting to be found. Written by In-Motion Pictures

Crusoe (2008)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa

Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a man who has been shipwrecked on an island for six years and is desperate to return home to his wife and children. His lone companion is Friday, a native whom Crusoe rescued and taught English.

My Favorite Wife (1940)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Seven years after a shipwreck in which she was presumed dead, Ellen Arden arrives home to find that her husband Nick has just remarried. The overjoyed Nick struggles to break the news to his new bride. But he gets a shock when he hears the whole story: Ellen spent those seven years alone on a desert island with another man.

The Breed (2006)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy
CountryGermany, South Africa, USA
Duration01:31

Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after arriving, the group is besieged by ravenous dogs. They watch in horror as another vacationer, Luke, is eaten alive. Soon, they discover a training facility where the dogs have been bred to kill.

2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:16

Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard, Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryNew Zealand, USA, United Kingdom, France, Australia
Duration01:41

Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of stealing a priceless treasure. Tintin and Snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous Captain Haddock and bumbling detectives, Thompson and Thomson, travel half the world, one step ahead of their enemies, as Tintin endeavors to find the Unicorn, a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse.




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