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: 220,580 | Gross: $248.76M

2. 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: 94,236 | Gross: $109.21M

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: 53,370 | 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: 165,234 | Gross: $142.11M

5. The Bounty (1984)

PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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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: 21,669 | Gross: $8.60M

6. 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: 13,507 | Gross: $13.68M

7. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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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: 18,831

8. 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: 1,100 | Gross: $0.20M

9. 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: 2,423 | Gross: $34.56M

10. Love Affair (1994)

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

5.9
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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: 4,144 | Gross: $18.25M

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: 4,616

12. 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: 1,546 | Gross: $0.04M

13. 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: 1,788

14. Atlantis (I) (1991)

TV-PG | 78 min | Documentary, Music

6.8
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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: 1,659 | Gross: $0.14M

15. South Pacific (2001 TV Movie)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
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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: 866

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 | Star: Laura Dekker

Votes: 3,440 | Gross: $0.07M

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

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure

7.6
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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: 4,361

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

Not Rated | 179 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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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: 411

19. 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

20. Hurricane (1979)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama

4.5
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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: 481

21. 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: 4,152 | Gross: $2.28M

22. 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

23. 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: 200

24. Overboard (1978 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.5
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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

25. Beyond the Reef (1979)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Romance

4.6
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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: 170 | Gross: $0.55M

26. White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)

Passed | 88 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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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: 692

27. Step Into Liquid (2003)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

7.5
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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: 2,487 | Gross: $3.67M

28. 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: 248

29. 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: 343

30. In the Wake of the Bounty (1933)

66 min | Action, Drama

5.1
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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: 213

31. Bora Bora (1968)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

5.9
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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: 73

32. Thicker Than Water (2000 Video)

45 min | Documentary

8.1
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Thicker Than Water is a 2000 documentary surf film directed by singer/songwriter Jack Johnson and his film school friend Chris Malloy. It shows surfing footage from different locations like... See full summary »

Directors: Jack Johnson, Chris Malloy, Emmett Malloy | Stars: Raimana Boucher, Saxon Boucher, Timmy Curran, Shane Dorian

Votes: 276

33. 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: 248

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

97 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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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: 121

35. Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)

Passed | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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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: 327

36. Coral Reef Adventure (2003)

Not Rated | 45 min | Documentary

7.0
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Take a once in a lifetime journey across the South Pacific for a spectacular IMAX adventure. Joy, ecstasy, a spiritual high: these words describe the exhilaration of diving a pristine coral... See full summary »

Director: Greg MacGillivray | Stars: Liam Neeson, Howard Hall, Michele Hall, Jean-Michel Cousteau

Votes: 500 | Gross: $24.60M

37. Pacific Banana (1980)

R | 82 min | Comedy

4.6
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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: 133

38. Tamahine (1963)

95 min | Comedy, Sport

6.6
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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: 82

39. Love in Bora Bora (2018 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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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: 15

40. 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: 72

41. 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

42. Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

5.8
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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: 144

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

60 min | Reality-TV

4.8
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 22

44. 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: 539

45. Billabong Odyssey (2003)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

6.9
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50 Metascore

Action sports documentary that follows the industry's best big wave surfers as they travel the world searching for the largest waves that nature has to offer. The journey spanned 18 months, 6 continents and produced up to 70 foot waves.

Director: Philip Boston | Stars: Ken Bradshaw, Ken Collins, Brian L. Keaulana, Brad Gerlach

Votes: 466 | Gross: $0.05M

46. A Brokedown Melody (2004)

Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Sport

8.0
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A Brokedown Melody explores the times, travels and experiences of a tribe of surfers who search for the spark of life and look to pass it on to the younger generation. The film follows ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Malloy | Stars: Mark Cunningham, Tom Curren, CJ Hobgood, Jack Johnson

Votes: 224

47. 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: 77

48. Stranded (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

6.3
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Loni Anderson and Perry King are stranded on a desert island.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Loni Anderson, Perry King, Elaine Stritch, Joel Brooks

Votes: 38

49. The Journey: Mère Océan (2016 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

8.4
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Leina Sato and Jean-Marie Ghislain are expecting. As an apneist and a shark photographer, they wish to spend the pregnancy in the deep ocean, with the wild cetaceans. Part philosophical ... See full summary »

Directors: Jan Kounen, Anne Paris | Stars: Jean-Marie Ghislain, Leina Sato

Votes: 8

50. Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures (2006– )

360 min | Documentary

8.2
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A generation ago, Jacques-Yves Cousteau revealed the oceans' mysteries to millions of landlocked PBS viewers and inspired a groundswell of public awareness of the unique problems faced by ... See full summary »

Stars: Fabien Cousteau, Celine Cousteau, Pierce Brosnan, Robert Redford

Votes: 59


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