Movies About Islands

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Movies About Islands

Have you heard all of these Movies About Islands? We think you'll find some new films. We listed 25 of our favorites.

Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
Rated PG-13

Jurassic Park is a science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel by Michael Crichton. The film follows a wealthy entrepreneur, John Hammond, who creates a wildlife park of cloned dinosaurs. When a team of scientists visit the park to approve its safety, they end up having to fight for survival as the dinosaurs get loose. With the help of a game warden, they must find a way to shut down the power and escape the park before they become the dinosaurs' next meal. Through thrilling action sequences, exciting special effects, and a classic score, the film captures the wonder and danger of the prehistoric creatures and shows the consequences of screwing with nature.

Cast Away (2000)

Cast Away
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White
Rated PG-13

Cast Away is a 2000 American survival drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee stranded on a deserted island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific. As he struggles to survive and make sense of his new life, he forms a strong bond with a volleyball he names “Wilson” and eventually finds a way to make it off the island and return to his old life. Along the way, he must come to terms with his past and the choices he has made in life. The film is a powerful exploration of being lost and alone, and finding hope, strength and purpose even in the most dire of circumstances.

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Escape from Alcatraz
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Don Siegel, starring Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau
Rated PG

Escape from Alcatraz is a 1979 American prison escape thriller film directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood. The film is based on the true story of Frank Morris and the Anglin brothers, who successfully escaped from the maximum security prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay in 1962. The film follows Frank Morris (Eastwood), a career criminal with a history of escape attempts, as he and two other inmates, John and Clarence Anglin (Fred Ward and Jack Thibeau), plan and execute an escape from the prison. With the help of a number of ingenious escape tools, the trio is able to make it out of the prison and into the San Francisco Bay. However, their fate following the escape remains unknown and is left up to the viewer's imagination.

Enter the Dragon (1973)

Enter the Dragon
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Robert Clouse, starring Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly, Ahna Capri
Rated R

Enter the Dragon is a 1973 martial arts action film directed by Robert Clouse. The movie stars Bruce Lee in his final film performance as martial arts champion and undercover agent, Lee. The story follows Lee, who has been asked by the British Secret Service to investigate a mysterious martial arts tournament hosted by the villainous Han, who is suspected of drug trafficking, kidnapping, and murder. Lee agrees to enter the tournament, using it as a way to gain an inside look of Han's operations. Along the way, he befriends two other martial arts experts, Roper and Williams, and together they uncover Han's evil plans. The film culminates in an epic martial arts battle between Lee and Han. In the end, Lee and his allies are triumphant, while Han is left humiliated and defeated. Enter the Dragon was a commercial and critical success upon its release, and it gained a cult following in the years since. It is now considered one of the most influential martial arts films of all time, and is seen as a landmark in the development of the genre.

King Kong (2005)

King Kong
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann
Rated PG-13

Evil Under the Sun (1982)

Evil Under the Sun
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Guy Hamilton, starring Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith, Colin Blakely
Rated PG

A Perfect Getaway (2009)

A Perfect Getaway
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From David Twohy, starring Milla Jovovich, Steve Zahn, Timothy Olyphant, Kiele Sanchez
Rated R

Mindhunters (2004)

Mindhunters
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Renny Harlin, starring Val Kilmer, LL Cool J, Christian Slater, Eion Bailey
Rated R

After the Sunset (2004)

After the Sunset
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Brett Ratner, starring Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek, Woody Harrelson, Don Cheadle
Rated PG-13

April Fool's Day (1986)

April Fool's Day
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Fred Walton, starring Deborah Foreman, Griffin O'Neal, Clayton Rohner, Jay Baker
Rated R

Nim's Island (2008)

Nim's Island
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin, starring Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman
Rated PG

Mortal Kombat (1995)

Mortal Kombat
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Paul W.S. Anderson, starring Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Rated PG-13

When Animals Dream (2014)

When Animals Dream
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Jonas Alexander Arnby, starring Sonia Suhl, Lars Mikkelsen, Sonja Richter, Jakob Oftebro
Rated R

Club Dread (2004)

Club Dread
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Jay Chandrasekhar, starring Jay Chandrasekhar, Bill Paxton, Kevin Heffernan, Elena Lyons
Rated R

Couples Retreat (2009)

Couples Retreat
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Peter Billingsley, starring Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman
Rated PG-13

Sacrifice (2016)

Sacrifice
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Peter A. Dowling, starring Radha Mitchell, Ian McElhinney, Rupert Graves, David Robb
Rated Not Rated

Scooby-Doo (2002)

Scooby-Doo
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Raja Gosnell, starring Matthew Lillard, Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Linda Cardellini
Rated PG

Welcome to the Jungle (2013)

Welcome to the Jungle
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Rob Meltzer, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Adam Brody, Rob Huebel, Megan Boone
Rated Not Rated

The Big Bounce (2004)

The Big Bounce
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From George Armitage, starring Owen Wilson, Morgan Freeman, Gary Sinise, Sara Foster
Rated PG-13

Black Rock (2012)

Black Rock
★★★★
★★★★
1.9 out of 4 stars

From Katie Aselton, starring Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth, Will Bouvier
Rated R

DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)

DOA: Dead or Alive
★★★★
★★★★
1.9 out of 4 stars

From Corey Yuen, starring Jaime Pressly, Devon Aoki, Sarah Carter, Holly Valance
Rated PG-13

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
★★★★
★★★★
1.9 out of 4 stars

From Danny Cannon, starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr., Brandy Norwood, Mekhi Phifer
Rated R

Come Out and Play (2012)

Come Out and Play
★★★★
★★★★
1.9 out of 4 stars

From Makinov, starring Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Vinessa Shaw, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Gerardo Taracena
Rated R

The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)

The Island of Dr. Moreau
★★★★
★★★★
1.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Frankenheimer, Richard Stanley, starring David Thewlis, Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, Fairuza Balk
Rated PG-13

Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero (2014)

Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero
★★★★
★★★★
1.8 out of 4 stars

From Kaare Andrews, starring Sean Astin, Currie Graham, Ryan Donowho, Brando Eaton
Rated Not Rated

 



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