Ten Classic Island Movies for the Stranded
While we all “hibernate” for a bit, here’s our hit list of older classics to help get your mind on islands, blue water, sunshine and the good days to come. Maybe a few of these are on your own list, but maybe a few you’ve forgotten about.
Swiss Family Robinson: 1960 Disney movie set in the South Pacific. Easy family film.
Heavens Knows, Mr. Allison: 1957 adventure set in WWII South Pacific. Two Oscar nominations.
Island in the Sun: 1957 drama set in the Caribbean. Controversial for its time.
South Pacific: 1958 musical set in WWII South Pacific. Oscar winner.
Robinson Crusoe: 1997 Pierce Brosnan version had most votes on an IMDb poll. Other versions out there.
Zorba the Greek: 1964 drama set in Crete. Won 3 Oscars.
To Catch a Thief: 1955 Hitchcock version. Although set on the French Riviera, it’s still a classic. Oscar winner.
Blue Hawaii: 1961, Elvis. Grammy nominee for Best Soundtrack Album.
Cast Away: We know, but it just had to be on this list. Bunch of nominations & awards.