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The Best Movies With Island in the Title 

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Updated February 18, 2020 580 votes 201 voters 29.2k views 101 items

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with island in the name? This list ranks the best movies with island in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with island in the name? Leonardo DiCaprio gave a great performance in Shutter Island, a movie with a twist so genius your mind will be blown to pieces when you realize what's going on. There are probably one or two movies with island in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with island in the title includes movies like Nim's Island, Muppet Treasure Island, and The Island. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word island in it.
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Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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Survival Island is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Kelly Brook, Billy Zane, Gary Brockette

Released: 2005

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

Survival Island, also known as Three, is a 2005 Drama Thriller film written and directed by Stewart Raffill. It stars Billy Zane, Kelly Brook, and Juan Pablo Di Pace.
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Muppet Treasure Island ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders

Released: 1996

Directed by: Brian Henson

Muppet Treasure Island is a 1996 American musical adventure comedy film based on Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. It is the fifth feature film to star The Muppets and was directed by ...more

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The Island is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2005

Directed by: Michael Bay

The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It was released on July 22, 2005, in the United States ...more

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Island in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Joan Collins, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Fontaine

Released: 1957

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Island in the Sun is a 1957 drama film produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and directed by Robert Rossen. It features an ensemble cast including James Mason, Harry Belafonte, Joan Fontaine, Joan ...more
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Mysterious Island is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Herbert Lom, Joan Greenwood, Nigel Green

Released: 1961

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Mysterious Island is a 1961 science fiction adventure film. Based very loosely upon the novel The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne, the film was produced by Charles H. Schneer and directed by Cy ...more

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Daffy Duck's Fantastic I... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Mel Blanc, June Foray, Les Tremayne

Released: 1983

Directed by: Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones

Daffy Duck's Fantastic Island is a 1983 Looney Tunes film with a compilation of classic Warner Bros. cartoon shorts and animated bridging sequences, hosted by Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales. ...more

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The Island at the Top of... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Mako Iwamatsu, Donald Sinden, Agneta Eckemyr

Released: 1974

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

The Island at the Top of the World is a 1974 Disney film starring Donald Sinden and David Hartman.

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Journey 2: The Mysteriou... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Vanessa Hudgens, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine

Released: 2012

Directed by: Brad Peyton

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is a 2012 American 3D science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Brad Peyton. It is the sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth. Following the first ...more

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Treasure Island is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Patrick Troughton, Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton

Released: 1950

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Treasure Island is a 1950 live action adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions, adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson's 1883 novel Treasure Island. It stars Bobby Driscoll as Jim ...more

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The Island is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Michael Caine, David Warner, Don Henderson

Released: 1980

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

The Island is a 1980 American thriller film, directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Michael Caine and David Warner. The film was based on a novel of the same name by Peter Benchley who also ...more
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Nim's Island is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett

Nim's Island is a 2008 American-Australian adventure-fantasy film directed by Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin and starring Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, and Gerard Butler. The story is based ...more

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Scooby-Doo on Zombie Isl... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Mark Hamill, Frank Welker, Adrienne Barbeau

Released: 1998

Directed by: Jim Stenstrum, Kazumi Fukushima, Hiroshi Aoyama

Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island is a 1998 animated direct-to-video horror-comedy film based on the animated television series Scooby-Doo Saturday morning cartoon franchise. In the film, Scooby-Doo, ...more

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Treasure Island is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Lionel Barrymore, Jackie Cooper, Lionel Stander

Released: 1934

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Treasure Island is a 1934 film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous 1883 novel Treasure Island. Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map and travels on a sailing ship to a remote island, ...more
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Island in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
John Wayne, James Arness, Fess Parker

Released: 1953

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Island in the Sky is a 1953 American aviation adventure drama film written by Ernest K. Gann based on his 1944 novel Island in the Sky, directed by William A. Wellman, and starring and ...more

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Jules Verne's Mysterious... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Jules Verne's Mysterious Island
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Cutthroat Island is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Geena Davis, Frank Langella, Matthew Modine

Released: 1995

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Cutthroat Island is a 1995 romantic comedy action adventure film directed by Renny Harlin. The film stars Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, and Frank Langella. The film, having endured a notoriously ...more

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An American Tail: The Tr... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Lacey Chabert, Ron Perlman, Don Knotts

Released: 1998

Directed by: Larry Latham

An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island is the third film in the An American Tail series. and the first direct-to-video film. This film was first released in 1998. It was released by ...more

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The Mysterious Island is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Lionel Barrymore, Montagu Love, Lloyd Hughes

Released: 1929

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur, Lucien Hubbard, Benjamin Christensen

The Mysterious Island is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film directed by Lucien Hubbard, a film adaptation of Jules Verne's novel L'Île mystérieuse, published in 1874. The film was released ...more
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Seal Island is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title

Released: 1948

Directed by: James Algar

Seal Island is a 1948 American documentary film directed by James Algar. The film was produced by Walt Disney and was the first installment of the True-Life Adventures series of nature ...more
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Spy Kids 2: The Island o... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Taylor Momsen, Steve Buscemi, Carla Gugino

Released: 2002

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams is a 2002 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the second installment in the Spy Kids film ...more

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One Piece: Chopper's Kin... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Tomokazu Seki, Kappei Yamaguchi, Daisuke Gōri

Released: 2002

Directed by: Junji Shimizu

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Island of Fire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Tony Leung Ka-fai

Released: 1990

Directed by: Chu Yen-ping

Island of Fire is a 1990 Hong Kong action film directed by Chu Yen-ping, and starring Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Sammo Hung, Tony Leung Ka-fai and Barry Wong. It was shot in Taiwan and the ...more
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Wake Island is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
Alan Hale, Jr., Robert Preston

Released: 1942

Directed by: John Farrow

Wake Island is a 1942 American film written by W. R. Burnett and Frank Butler, and directed by John Farrow. The film tells the story of the United States military garrison on Wake Island and the ...more

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The Island of Dr. Moreau... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Island in the Title
The Island of Dr. Moreau Burt Lancaster, Barbara Carrera, Michael York

Released: 1977

Directed by: Don Taylor

The Island of Dr. Moreau is a 1977 science fiction film, and is the second English-language adaptation of the H. G. Wells novel of the same name, a story of a scientist who attempts to convert ...more

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