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1. Royal Pains (2009–2016)

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.

Stars: Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D'Orsay

Votes: 18,449

2. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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87 Metascore

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: 19,782

3. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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66 Metascore

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively

Votes: 52,221 | Gross: $39.01M

4. Abgeschnitten (2018)

132 min | Action, Crime, Horror

6.7
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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.

Director: Christian Alvart | Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Lars Eidinger, Fahri Yardim

Votes: 2,394

5. Zorba the Greek (1964)

Not Rated | 142 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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An uptight English writer travelling to Crete, on a matter of business, finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.

Director: Michael Cacoyannis | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas, Lila Kedrova

Votes: 19,563

6. The Island (1980)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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A journalist takes his son with him to investigate pirate activity off the coast of Florida. But he gets stranded on a mysterious island--where he might not be alone.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Michael Caine, David Warner, Angela Punch McGregor, Frank Middlemass

Votes: 3,655 | Gross: $15.72M

7. Amos & Andrew (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.7
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A Pulitzer prize writer buys a cabin. The neighbors get suspicious when a stranger "breaks in". They see a black man and call the police, who start shooting at him. The sheriff tries a cover-up involving a white petty crook. Bad idea.

Director: E. Max Frye | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Lerner, Margaret Colin

Votes: 8,248 | Gross: $9.75M

8. Stromboli (1950)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.3
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Karin, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prison camp. But she cannot get used to the tough life in Antonio's volcano-threatened village, Stromboli.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana, Mario Sponzo

Votes: 5,415

9. Island of the Blue Dolphins (1964)

93 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.1
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The story of a Native American girl, abandoned on a tiny island, who is protected by a wild dog.

Director: James B. Clark | Stars: Celia Milius, Larry Domasin, Ann Daniel, Carlos Romero

Votes: 399

10. The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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73 Metascore

In a small French colony, a drunken man kills someone. While a guillotine is being shipped in, he changes, becoming a good and popular man.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Emir Kusturica, Michel Duchaussoy

Votes: 5,190 | Gross: $3.06M

11. Santorini Blue (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

4.3
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Felix and Alexandra's tender marriage unravels after a devastating betrayal. The story travels on an international journey of discovery from New York City to Santorini, Greece while addressing this very question.

Director: Matthew D. Panepinto | Stars: Deirdre Lorenz, Matthew D. Panepinto, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 128

12. Gargantua (1998 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Action

3.0
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Marine biologist Jack Ellway and his son Brandon are drawn to the Polynesian island of Malau to study the effects of recent seismic activity on the area's marine life. Along with the local ... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Adam Baldwin, Julie Carmen, Emile Hirsch, Bobby Hosea

Votes: 1,091

13. Wilby Wonderful (2004)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A day-in-the-life dark comedy concerning a group of islanders, their respective secrets, and one man's plan to kill himself quietly.

Director: Daniel MacIvor | Stars: James Allodi, Callum Keith Rennie, Ellen Page, Rebecca Jenkins

Votes: 1,462

14. Kruso (2018 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.9
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The young student Ed (Jonathan Berlin) wants to get out, leave everything behind. He finds refuge on the Baltic Island of Hiddensee, at a time when the GDR is in its last legs. Many have ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Stuber | Stars: Albrecht Schuch, Jonathan Berlin, Andreas Leupold, Peter Schneider

Votes: 78

15. Sanctuary (2001 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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A famous photographer, Jo Ellen Hathaway, has been being stalked for quite some time. She returns to the island she grew up on in an effort to get away from the stalker and get some ... See full summary »

Director: Katt Shea | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Costas Mandylor, Chris William Martin, Leslie Hope

Votes: 231

16. Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

5.6
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Dan works for Pritchard and Pritchard out of San Francisco and is in love with Maisie, referred to as "the icebox" by his news reporter friend. As one of his ships returns to San Francisco,... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Leslie Howard, Conchita Montenegro, C. Aubrey Smith, Karen Morley

Votes: 153

17. Forgotten (2012)

96 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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During a vacation on an island, two best friends from childhood are haunted by the ghosts of their past.

Director: Alex Schmidt | Stars: Mina Tander, Laura de Boer, Lina Köhlert, Mia Kasalo

Votes: 639

18. The Curse (1973)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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An old man who works for a landlord brings a young worker to paint the house for him. The old landlord is alcoholic and has a young wife and together they manage a ranch. Little by little ... See full summary »

Director: Naser Taghvai | Stars: Mohammad Taghi Kahnemoui, Fakhri Khorvash, Jamshid Mashayekhi, Behrouz Vossoughi

Votes: 74

19. Lost Lagoon (1957)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama

6.3
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Presumed to be lost at sea during a tropical storm, Charlie Walker washes up on a small island in the Bahamas and encounters Elizabeth, a lovely younger woman. As their partnership develops, an insurance investigator seeks Charlie.

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Jeffrey Lynn, Leila Barry, Peter Donat, Don Gibson

Votes: 79

20. Nabbie no koi (1999)

92 min | Drama

7.0
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The film tells the story of a small community on a small island in Okinawa, Japan. Especially it focusses on the story of a grandma named Nabbie, but although it's her story told in the ... See full summary »

Director: Yuji Nakae | Stars: Naomi Nishida, Jun Murakami, Tomi Taira, Reiko Kaneshima

Votes: 217

21. Sea Spiders (1932)

9 min | Documentary, Short

5.7
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A look at the everyay life of Tahitian natives.

Star: Gayne Whitman

Votes: 69

22. The Island at the End of the World (2005)

Documentary, Drama

6.2
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Director: Raya Martin | Stars: Advencula Alcantara, Leon Alcantara, Maria Alcantara, Vicente Cano

Votes: 24

23. Tavake (2006)

15 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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Set in the Kingdom of Tonga (South Pacific Islands), this film looks at the influence and encroachment of western culture as shown in the relationship of a young man and his traditional father.

Director: Paul Stoll | Stars: William Guttenbeil, Opeti Mahina, Folau Kaitapu, Soane Paulo Po'oi

Votes: 11

24. The Western Isles (1941)

14 min | Documentary, Short

5.2
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How Harris Tweed is made by the islanders in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

Director: Terry Bishop | Stars: Bean Ailein, Somhaisle Mac 'Ille Mhoire, Ian Mac Néill Ghiolais, Kitty MacLeod

Votes: 6

25. Sacred & Secret (2010)

86 min | Documentary

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The film is aspiring to capture Bali's constantly changing face in all its spirituality, complexity and polarity. At its core there will be the celestial cycle of a year on Bali as ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Gelpke | Star: Adrian Paul

26. Breed of the Sea (1926)

Passed | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Tom and Tod Pembroke are the twin sons of Jefferson Pembroke, a Virginia Bishop, and are divinity-school students. Tom is serious and Tod carefree and adventurous, and both are in love with... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Ince | Stars: Ralph Ince, Margaret Livingston, Pat Harmon, Alphonse Ethier

Votes: 10

27. Lesvos: Fall in Love (2016)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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A group of friends visit take a quirky road trip across an island known for humane treatment of refugees, the first Lesbian (Sappho), and a culture/lifestyle that is different to anywhere else.

Directors: Billy Cotsis, Basil Genimahaliotis | Stars: Billy Cotsis, Basil Genimahaliotis, Mitsos Seli

28. Inselleben (2007– )
Episode: Agios Efstratios und die Magie des Einfachen (2007)

Documentary

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Agios Efstratios long served only as a penitentiary for political prisoners. At times, up to 6,000 political opponents and "undesirables" were interned on the small Greek island. Today only... See full summary »

Director: Paul Weber | Star: Byron Manikakis

29. Minority Report (2015)
Episode: Fiddler's Neck (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Dash and Arthur think a young, sick girl living in a community that eschews the use of modern technology is in danger.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Meagan Good, Stark Sands, Nick Zano, Daniel London

Votes: 229

30. Creature (1998)
Episode: Night 1 (1998)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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At a secret research base, the government creates an amphibious, shark-like creature. When the creature escapes, the base is abandoned and the inhabitants have to deal with the ravenous monster.

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Kim Cattrall, Colm Feore, Cress Williams

Votes: 21



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