Filming Location Matching "Polynesia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Moana (I) (2016)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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81 Metascore

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall, Chris Williams | Stars: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison

Votes: 234,233 | Gross: $248.76M

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: 19,293

3. Point Break (2015)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Sport

5.3
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34 Metascore

A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists.

Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 54,785 | Gross: $28.78M

4. xXx (2002)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.9
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48 Metascore

An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 167,751 | Gross: $142.11M

5. Couples Retreat (2009)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy

5.5
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23 Metascore

A comedy centered around four couples who settle into a tropical-island resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on the marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resort's therapy sessions is not optional.

Director: Peter Billingsley | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman

Votes: 97,023 | Gross: $109.21M

6. The Bounty (1984)

PG | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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62 Metascore

Fed up with their Captain's harsh discipline, a sailing ship's crew decides to take action.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Votes: 22,421 | Gross: $8.60M

7. 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: 13,881 | Gross: $13.68M

8. Hawaii (1966)

Approved | 189 min | Drama

6.6
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An American missionary and his wife travel to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris, Gene Hackman

Votes: 2,474 | Gross: $34.56M

9. Love Affair (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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55 Metascore

Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. Both engaged to others, they become romantic on board the ship sent to take ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Gordon Caron | Stars: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Katharine Hepburn, Garry Shandling

Votes: 4,204 | Gross: $18.25M

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

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure

7.5
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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: 4,505

11. The Endless Summer (1966)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters.

Director: Bruce Brown | Stars: Robert August, Michael Hynson, Lord James Blears, Bruce Brown

Votes: 4,740

12. Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti (2017)

102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.9
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54 Metascore

Focused on French painter Paul Gauguin's affair with a younger lady in Tahiti.

Director: Edouard Deluc | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Tuheï Adams, Malik Zidi, Pua-Taï Hikutini

Votes: 1,306 | Gross: $0.20M

13. Atlantis (I) (1991)

TV-PG | 78 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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Atmospheric soundtrack follows this compilation of nature footage that focuses on the ocean and various life forms that live, mate and die in it.

Director: Luc Besson

Votes: 1,686 | Gross: $0.14M

14. Riding Giants (2004)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.9
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80 Metascore

Documentary detailing the origins and history of surf culture.

Director: Stacy Peralta | Stars: Laird Hamilton, Darrick Doerner, Dave Kalama, Jeff Clark

Votes: 4,205 | Gross: $2.28M

15. Gauguin a Tahiti. Il paradiso perduto (2019)

88 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Director: Claudio Poli | Stars: Adriano Giannini, Caroline Boyle-Turner, Paul Yeou Chichong, Marcel Tai Gauguin

Votes: 7

16. Maidentrip (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.5
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70 Metascore

14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

Director: Jillian Schlesinger | Stars: Dick Dekker, Kim Dekker, Laura Dekker, Barbara Mueller

Votes: 3,531 | Gross: $0.07M

17. South Pacific (2001 TV Movie)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.7
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During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Glenn Close, Harry Connick Jr., Rade Serbedzija, Jack Thompson

Votes: 870

18. Itinéraire d'un enfant gâté (1988)

125 min | Drama, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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A successful entrepreneur in his fifties decides to abandon his loved ones and the empire he has built to find the liberty he yearns for, unaware that the itinerary of one's life often changes in the funniest of ways.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Richard Anconina, Lio, Béatrice Agenin

Votes: 1,838

19. The Intruder (2004)

Unrated | 130 min | Drama

6.9
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85 Metascore

An emotionally cold man leaves the safety of his Alpine home to seek a heart transplant and an estranged son.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Yekaterina Golubeva, Bambou

Votes: 1,602 | Gross: $0.04M

20. And the Sea Will Tell (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 179 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Two couples--one wealthy and married, the other an ex-con and his hippie girlfriend-- separately set sail for a remote South Pacific island, each hoping to play "Adam and Eve" in paradise. ... See full summary »

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Richard Crenna, Rachel Ward, Hart Bochner, Deidre Hall

Votes: 429

21. White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)

Passed | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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An alcoholic doctor on a Polynesian island, disgusted by white exploitation of the natives, finds himself marooned on a pristinely beautiful island.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Monte Blue, Raquel Torres, Robert Anderson, Renee Bush

Votes: 716

22. Hurricane (1979)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama

4.6
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The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Jason Robards, Mia Farrow, Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard

Votes: 492

23. Pacific Banana (1980)

R | 82 min | Comedy

4.4
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The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his ... See full summary »

Director: John D. Lamond | Stars: Graeme Blundell, Robin Stewart, Deborah Gray, Alyson Best

Votes: 146

24. Beyond the Reef (1979)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Romance

4.5
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Tikoyo lives by the Bora Bora lagoon in the South Pacific, where he found a man-eating tiger shark when it was an orphaned baby, just a foot long. He named it Manidu, and it grew to be ... See full summary »

Director: Frank C. Clarke | Stars: Dayton Ka'ne, Maren Jensen, Kathleen Swan, Keahi Farden

Votes: 176 | Gross: $0.55M

25. Far Away Places (2018)

Drama, Thriller

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A boy from the streets of L.A., travels to Tahiti to visit his relatives., only to find out his younger cousin is being abused by one of the locals.

Director: Tatiana Shanks | Stars: Kenta Asars, Manu Bonnefin, Tina Buisson, Marie Dasse

26. Overboard (1978 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.4
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Attractive, affluent married couple Mitch and Lindy Garrison sail their yacht to Tahiti to recharge their relationship and add spice to their upper-middle-class lives.

Director: John Newland | Stars: Angie Dickinson, Cliff Robertson, Acajou, Joan Cox

Votes: 101

27. Sky Pirates (1986)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.2
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Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a supernatural ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Eggleston | Stars: John Hargreaves, Meredith Phillips, Max Phipps, Bill Hunter

Votes: 347

28. Adam sucht Eva - Promis im Paradies (2016– )

60 min | Reality-TV

4.4
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Stars: Leonore Bartsch, Janni Hönscheid, Sarah Joelle Jahnel, Peer Kusmagk

Votes: 22

29. Captain James Cook (1988)

480 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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Based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. It was on his first voyage, in 1770 (while in the South Pacific region to observe the transit of Venus), that Captain Cook discovered the east ... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Michell, John Gregg, Erich Hallhuber, Jacques Penot

Votes: 254

30. Il grande colpo dei 7 uomini d'oro (1966)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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The Professor (Leroy) and his men are captured by U.S. agents during an attempted train robbery. To avoid jail, they must kidnap a Latin dictator. The film is filled with cool sci-fi ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Vicario | Stars: Philippe Leroy, Rossana Podestà, Gastone Moschin, Gabriele Tinti

Votes: 129

31. The Pagan (1929)

Passed | 83 min | Drama

6.9
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A carefree South Seas native falls for the half-caste ward of a religious white man who desires her for himself.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Renée Adorée, Donald Crisp, Dorothy Janis

Votes: 273

32. Step Into Liquid (2003)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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72 Metascore

Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary.

Director: Dana Brown | Stars: Laird Hamilton, Layne Beachley, Dan Malloy, Robert August

Votes: 2,524 | Gross: $3.67M

33. 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: 77

34. xXx: A Filmmaker's Diary (2002 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Action

5.7
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A DVD extra about making of the movie xXx (2002).

Director: Todd Matthew Grossman | Stars: Rob Cohen, Vin Diesel, Neal H. Moritz, Rich Wilkes

Votes: 95

35. In the Wake of the Bounty (1933)

66 min | Action, Drama

5.0
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The true story of HMS Bounty. Plus documentary

Director: Charles Chauvel | Stars: Arthur Greenaway, Mayne Lynton, Errol Flynn, Victor Gouriet

Votes: 223

36. Tiara Tahiti (1962)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Comedy

5.8
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James Mason and Sir John Mills star in this comedy-drama about a tough Colonel and a refined Captain who clashed during the war, and continue their personal battle in peacetime Tahiti.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: James Mason, John Mills, Claude Dauphin, Herbert Lom

Votes: 205

37. Love in Bora Bora (2018 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Valentine is convinced she's in love with Jérôme, her best friend and work partner. She decides to share her feelings with him while they're away in Bora Bora on a business trip but his new girlfriend, Céleste, has decided to tag along.

Director: David Morlet | Stars: Laëtitia Milot, Philippe Bas, Amaury de Crayencour, Tiphaine Daviot

Votes: 34

38. Gauguin the Savage (1980 TV Movie)

125 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Based on the turbulent life of the temperamental French painter, Paul Gauguin, and his compulsive search for creative freedom which caused him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for a life of contentement in Tahiti.

Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: David Carradine, Lynn Redgrave, Barrie Houghton, Flora Robson

Votes: 73

39. Villervalle i Söderhavet (1963– )

Comedy, Family

7.9
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Stars: Roland Grönros, Gittan Wernström, Anna-Lisa Baude, Lena Granhagen

Votes: 31

40. Take Me to Pitcairn (2013 Video)

55 min | Documentary

8.2
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Seduced by tales of endurance, villainy and adventure, one man attempts to re-trace the romantic voyages of the most infamous fugitives in British naval history.

Director: Julian McDonnell

Votes: 35

41. 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: 87

42. Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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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: 338

43. Tender Scoundrel (1966)

94 min | Comedy

5.9
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Tony Maréchal is a professional seducer. Having conquered countless women, proclaims that there is none that can resist his charm. To prove this makes a difficult challenge: to seduce baroness Minna von Strasshofer.

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nadja Tiller, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Robert Morley

Votes: 252

44. Around the World (1967)

178 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Raj Singh is the nephew and heir apparent of multi-millionaire J.J. Singh. J.J. Singh has to travel worldwide for business purposes, and he asks Raj to join him in Tokyo. An employee, Pran,... See full summary »

Director: Pachhi | Stars: Raj Kapoor, Rajshree, Ameeta, Mehmood

Votes: 82

45. 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: 86

46. Immersion the Movie (2012)

104 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Immersion the movie is a journey of what is surfing now. 7 years in the making, Immersion features some of surfing's greatest talents and personalities and takes you to some of the world's ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Bonython | Stars: Carlos Burle, Tom Carroll, Nathan Fletcher, Mark Healey

Votes: 9

47. Doomed (2007 Video)

Unrated | 76 min | Horror

3.2
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On a new TV reality series titled "Survival Island 2020" contestants are deposited on a remote island, all of whom are felons facing long prison sentences who compete for their freedom and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Su | Stars: Drew Russell, Kara Schaaf, Edwin Villa, Aaron Gaffey

Votes: 544

48. Captain Cook: Obsession and Discovery (2007– )

54 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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This documentary tells the real story of the life & times of Captain James Cook; the greatest explorer in history who discovered Australia & New Zealand. His 3 great voyages of discovery ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Young, Bridget Bezanson, Vanessa Collingridge, Huw Lewis-Jones

Votes: 62

49. Gauguin: The Full Story (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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In 1903, on the island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas, a syphilitic and alcoholic Frenchman called Paul Gauguin died of a heart attack. At that point nobody realised the incredible impact ... See full summary »

Director: Waldemar Januzczak | Stars: Waldemar Januzczak, Dario Encinas Pareja, Marc Douezy, Mette Gauguin

Votes: 34

50. Nude Odyssey (1961)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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Director: Franco Rossi | Stars: Enrico Maria Salerno, Venantino Venantini, Dolores Donlon, Elizabeth Logue

Votes: 11


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