Movies about the islands

List of the best movies about the islands selected by visitors to our site: Finding 'Ohana, The Wedding Unplanner, Wendy, Death of Me, Tremors: Shrieker Island, Serenity, Minuscule 2: Mandibles From Far Away, Prey, Wonder Woman: Bloodlines, Sweetheart
In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Finding 'Ohana (2021)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersChildrens, Teens
PlotMystery, Treasures, Adventure
PlaceIslands
StyleNetflix

Two Brooklyn siblings' summer in a rural Oahu town takes an exciting turn when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an adventure, leading them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.

The Wedding Unplanner (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersDogs, Teachers
PlotLove triangle, Wedding
PlaceSchool, Islands, Hotels, Party, Aircraft

Marina is a woman in her thirties who works organizing weddings. Not because she is an inveterate romantic just because, as she says, "when people are in love, they don't care about money". Unlike her customers, she enjoys a life without ties or commitments, until the moment when she falls in love with Carlos. The problem is not only he is about to get married, but also his fiancee is Marina's childhood friend and they have hired her as their Wedding Planner.

Wendy (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
PlotAdventure
PlaceIslands
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

A re-imagining of "Peter Pan" from the point of view of Wendy Darling, who finds herself lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued. She must fight to save her family, her freedom and the joyous spirit of youth.

Death of Me (2020)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUSA, Thailand
CharactersPhotographers
PlotDeath
PlaceIslands

A couple on holiday on a remote South Pacific island awaken one morning with a hang over and no recollection of what transpired. When playing back a video of the previous night, they see they participated in a local ritual that somehow ends with him murdering her.

Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersMonsters, Mutant
PlotSupernatural, Survival
PlaceIslands
StyleTense, Disturbing

Graboids are illegally taken to a new island resort by a rich playboy as a dangerous form of trophy hunting, and Burt Gummer steps up to save the day.

Serenity (2019)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:46
PlotRevenge, Seduction
PlaceIslands, Yachts

Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.

Minuscule 2: Mandibles From Far Away (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, China
Duration01:41
CharactersBeetles, Insects
PlotAdventure
PlaceIslands
StyleFor children

In the conditioning unit of a small chestnut can factory in a quiet little country village as winter slowly settles, a young ladybug gets trapped by accident in a cardboard box shipped to the Caribbean. His parent sets off for the paradise archipelago to find his little kid and free him. Once he finally makes it there, our hero finds himself entrusted with a double mission: find his offspring and save his new Caribbean ladybug friends’ home threatened by a human construction site. Thankfully our hero will be able to count on his friend the black ant that flies to the rescue from the other side of the world.

Prey (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersDemons, Teens, Parents, Psychologists, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceIslands, Uninhabited island, USA, Lighthouse
StyleDepressive, Disturbing

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.

Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Disasters, Magic, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceAircraft, Islands
StyleExciting

When Amazon princess Diana of Themyscira chooses to save fighter pilot Steve Trevor, it’s a choice that will change her world and ours. Fulfilling the role of both ambassador as well as protector, Diana earns the name Wonder Woman from the gracious people of Earth. But her heart is as strong as her will as she is determined to help a troubled and embittered young girl whom has fallen in with a deadly organization known only as Villainy, Inc! Get ready for an exciting adventure packed with brutal battles, myth and wonder!

Sweetheart (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
PlotDisasters, Death, Survival, Hunting, Loneliness
PlaceSea, Islands, Uninhabited island

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.

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The Lighthouse (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersMermaids, Singers
PlotTravel, Death, Dancing, Mystery
PlaceCanada, USA, Islands, Lighthouse
StyleTense, Gothic, Exciting

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Finland
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Birds, Dogs, Family, Snake, Eagle
PlotAdventure, War, Rivalry, Dancing
PlaceIslands, Submarines
StyleFascinating, Light

Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are surprised when a green pig suggests that they put aside their differences and unite to fight a common threat. Aggressive birds from an island covered in ice are planning to use an elaborate weapon to destroy the fowl and swine.

Paradise Hills (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy
CountrySpain
Duration01:42
CharactersSurgeons
PlotBulimia
PlaceSpain, Islands
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Tense

A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed, only to learn that the high-class facility's beautiful facade hides a sinister secret.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:37
CharactersSpecial agents, Killers, Criminals, Tough guys, Partners, CIA, Spy, Scientists, Warriors, Thieves, Terrorists
PlotMartial Arts, Motorcycles, Chase, Cars
PlaceUkraine, Islands, Helicopters, Aircraft, Night Clubs
StyleUnexpected ending

A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.

Stockholm (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSnipers, Criminals
PlotHostage, Weapon, Bank robbery, On real events
PlaceIslands, Prison
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating

Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages bonded with their captors and turned against the authorities, giving rise to the psychological phenomenon known as “Stockholm Syndrome.”

Klaus (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountrySpain, United Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Couriers, Dogs
PlotMoving, Holidays, Love, Snow, Cold, Toys
PlaceIslands, Ships, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix, Soulful, Makes me think

When Jesper distinguishes himself as the Postal Academy's worst student, he is sent to Smeerensburg, a small village located on an icy island above the Arctic Circle, where grumpy inhabitants barely exchange words, let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up and abandon his duty as a postman when he meets local teacher Alva and Klaus, a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys.

Away (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersAnimals
PlotAdventure, Survival, Motorcycles, Fear, Loneliness
PlaceIslands, Uninhabited island
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating

After suffering a plane crash on a mysterious island, a young man embarks on an epic journey through forests, deserts and mountains trying to escape the shadow of a huge dark spirit.

An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Italy
CharactersLawyers, Jews, Spy, Terminally ill
PlotWeapon, On real events
PlaceIslands, France, Court

In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.

Tomb Raider (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersStrong women
PlotSurvival, Mystery, Adventure, Death, Missing people, Mystery, Skirmishes, Slavery, Chase, Fear
PlaceJungle, Islands, Tomb, Ships, Helicopters
StyleBy games, Exciting, Tense

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:34
CharactersDinosaurs, Lifeguards, Scientists, Dogs, Bodyguards, Monsters, Special Forces
PlotVolcanoes, Survival, Death, Money
PlaceIslands, Prison, Ships, Aircraft
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Tense, Gothic, Unexpected ending

Three years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the isla Nublar, so Claire Dearing, the former park manager, recruits Owen Grady to help prevent the extinction of the dinosaurs once again.

Isle of Dogs (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersChildrens, Animals, Dogs, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Freedom, Fear
PlaceJapan, Islands
StyleFancy, Soulful, Tense, Fascinating

In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved pet.

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:32
CharactersSuperhero
PlotAdventure, Superpowers
PlaceIslands, School, Japan
StyleExciting, Tense

All Might and Deku accept an invitation to go abroad to a floating and mobile manmade city, called 'I Island', where they research quirks as well as hero supplemental items at the special 'I Expo' convention that is currently being held on the island. During that time, suddenly, despite an iron wall of security surrounding the island, the system is breached by a villain, and the only ones able to stop him are the students of Class 1-A.

Cut Off (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration02:06
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotMystery, Investigation, Death, Tornadoes
PlaceIslands

Thriller set in the world of Forensic Pathology. Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.

The Vanishing (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:32
PlotTreasures, On real events, Mystery, Investigation
PlaceLighthouse, Islands, Scotland
StyleDisturbing, Fascinating, Tense

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

Revenger (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:00
CharactersCriminals
PlotRevenge
PlaceIslands
StyleNetflix

Hell-bent on avenging the murder of his family, a former detective infiltrates a remote island that serves as a prison for vicious death row criminals.

Angolmois: Record of Mongol Invasion (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, cartoon, military, history
CountryJapan
CharactersSoldier, Emperors, Heroes
PlotPower, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, Islands
StyleExciting, Disturbing

The story follows a group of samurai attempting to defend Japan from the first Mongol invasion in 1274.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersWriters, Strong women
PlotDancing, Love, Hunger
PlaceEngland, London, Islands, Beach
StyleNetflix, Touching, Soulful, Worth watching

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.

The Island (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryChina
Duration01:28
PlotSurvival, Death, Fear
PlaceUninhabited island, Scotland, Islands
StyleFor men, Tense, Disturbing

A cataclysmic event causes a man, who dreams of winning the lottery, to become stranded on an island with his co-workers.

Lake Placid: Legacy (2018)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountrySouth Africa
CharactersCrocodiles, Students, Sisters
PlotDeath, Chase
PlaceLake, Islands

A group of young explorers discover a secret area hidden from all maps and GPS devices. When they reach the center of the lake, they discover an abandoned facility that houses one of the largest, and deadliest apex-predators known to man.

Death Race: Beyond Anarchy (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:02
CharactersTough guys
PlotRacing, Survival, Death, Motorcycles, Competitions
PlacePrison, Islands
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

Black Ops specialist Connor Gibson infiltrates a maximum security prison to take down legendary driver Frankenstein in a violent and brutal car race.

Aquaman (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:25
CharactersSuperhero, Kings, Fish, Warriors, Sharks, Mermaids
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Power, Tsunami
PlaceUnderwater world, Islands
StyleDC, Exciting, Spectacular

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Arthur Curry, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne.

Chappaquiddick (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration02:21
CharactersLawyers, Orphans, Presidential, Fathers, Singers
PlotDancing, Investigation, Death, Political, Cars, On real events
PlaceUSA, Party, Islands, Hotels, Beach

Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersRich, Lawyers, Lesbians, Twins, Cooks, Rich guys and poor girls
PlotWedding, Dancing, Money
PlaceIslands, Aircraft
StyleSoulful, Light, Fascinating

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.

22 July (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryNorway, Iceland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersTerrorists, Lawyers, Sisters, Photographers, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Death, Political, Snow
PlaceNorway, Court, Islands
StyleNetflix

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

He's Out There (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersManiacs, Family, Killers, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Fear
PlaceIslands, Lake
StyleTense, Disturbing

On vacation at a remote lake house, a mother and her two young daughters must fight for survival after falling into a terrifying and bizarre nightmare conceived by a psychopath.

Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:53
CharactersChildrens, Princesses, Family, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Magic
PlaceTrains, Islands
StyleFor children, Exciting, Cute

An orphan boy in search of his origin. A young princess held prisoner in deadly Dragon City. Jim and his friend Luke discovering mysterious lands on the quest of a lifetime.

There Is No Place Like Home (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly
PlotLove
PlaceIslands, Italy, Sea
StyleLight, Fascinating

A big family that like any other one includes relatives that see each other often and others that rarely meet, reunite to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of grandma Alba and grandpa Pietro in a big Villa, on the island they moved to. Because of weather conditions they all remain stranded on the island and the idyll between them seems to be over.

Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Vietnam, China
Duration02:17
CharactersMonkeys, Monsters, Military
PlotSurvival, Death, Adventure, Expeditions, Chase, Fear
PlaceIslands, Jungle
StyleExciting, Unexpected ending

Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.

Cold Skin (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountrySpain, France
Duration02:38
PlotSurvival, Loneliness
PlaceLighthouse, Islands, Sea
TimeNight
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense, For men

A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.

Beast (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersKillers, Parents, Family, Serial killers, Journalists, Dogs, Sisters, Losers, Rabbits
PlotTime travel, Love, Happiness
PlaceIslands, USA, Sea, Beach, Night Clubs
StyleDisturbing, Depressive, Fascinating

A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.

The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecartoon
CountryDenmark
Duration02:09
CharactersWizards, Pirates, Friends, Lifeguards
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Magic, Ghosts, Witchcraft
PlaceSea, Ships, Islands
StyleSoulful, Light, Cute

Life in Solby is nice and peaceful until one day Mitcho and Sebastian find a message in a bottle by the harbour. The bottle is from the missing mayor of Solby with a message that he is on a mysterious island and has made a great discovery. Now they must embark on a perilous journey to help save the mayor and bring him home, and in the process they uncover something that will bring great pleasure to the city of Solby – a giant pear.

The Battleship Island (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:55
CharactersFamily, Strong women, Musicians, Soldier, Ants
PlotThe escape, Death, Weapon, Freedom, On real events
PlacePrison, Japan, Islands, Sea, Ships
TimeFuture, Night

During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.

Descendants 2 (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersWizards, Friends
PlotLove, Magic, Fidelity, Witchcraft
PlaceIslands

When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.

Earth: One Amazing Day (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersPandas
PlotDeath, Survival, Competitions
PlaceSpace, Sea, Forest, Nature, Islands
StyleFascinating

An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles.

Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration00:30
CharactersHeroes
PlotDisasters, Mystery, The escape, Adventure
PlaceIslands

Natsu Dragneel and his friends travel to the island Kingdom of Stella, where they will reveal dark secrets, fight the new enemies and once again save the world from destruction.

Lu Over the Wall (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, music
CountryJapan
Duration01:02
CharactersTeens, Fathers
PlotLove, Divorce, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, Japan, Village, Islands

In an small fishing village, a gloomy middle school student named Kai meets a mermaid named Lu.

The Wild Boys (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Dogs, Horses, Teachers, Criminals
PlotMagic, Dreams, Supernatural
PlaceFrance, Islands, Sea, Court, Beach

In the beginning of the 20th century, five children on the island of La Réunion commit a savage crime. As punishment, a Dutch captain takes them to a supernatural island with luxuriant vegetation and bewitching powers.

Outrage Coda (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryJapan
Duration01:14
CharactersYakuza
PlotRevenge, Power
PlaceIslands, Korea, Hotels, Japan

Ôtomo gets involved with new Yakuza battles after he comes back the Yakuza society.

The Woman Who Left (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryPhilippines
Duration02:05
CharactersLawyers
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Radio, False accusations
PlacePrison, Islands, Beach
TimeNight

After spending the last 30 years in prison, Horacia is immediately released when someone else confessed to the crime. Still overwhelmed by her new freedom, she comes to the painful realization that her aristocratic former lover had set her up. As kidnappings targeting the wealthy begin to proliferate, Horacia sees the opportunity to plot her revenge.

Top End Wedding (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryAustralia
CharactersLawyers, Brides
PlaceIslands

Lauren and Ned are engaged, they are in love, and they have just ten days to find Lauren’s mother who has gone AWOL somewhere in the remote far north of Australia, reunite her parents and pull off their dream wedding.

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