Movies Similar to the Light at the Edge of the World (1971)

Movies like The Light at the Edge of the World (1971).

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Robinson Crusoe (1997)

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, William Takaku, Polly Walker, Ian Hart
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama

The film opens to a fictionalized Daniel Defoe being offered to read a castaway's autobiography. He grudgingly obliges and begins to get engrossed in the narrative.
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Black Sails (2014 - 2017)

Starring: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Toby Stephens, Hannah New, Zach McGowan
Duration: 56mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama

A prequel to the (fictional) events of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". The series centres on a group of pirates operating out of Nassau in the Bahamas.
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Man Friday (1975)

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Richard Roundtree, Peter Cellier, Christopher Cabot
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama

Friday and four of his friends arrive in a canoe on the island on which Crusoe has been stranded for years.
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The Mysterious Island (1973)

Starring: Omar Sharif, Ambroise Bia, Jess Hahn, Philippe Nicaud
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Adventure, Sci-Fi

L'Ile Mysterieuse / La Isla misteriosa y el capitán Nemo / Die Geheimnisvolle Insel (The Mysterious Island) is a 1973 European film (96 minutes) adapted from Jules Verne's 1875 novel L'Île mystérieuse.
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Stranded (2002)

Starring: Liam Cunningham, Brana Bajic, Roger Allam, Jesse Spencer
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama

PART ONE After being falsely accused of a crime he never committed, Pastor David Robinson is shipped off to a penal colony to serve out an eight-year sentence.
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Survival Quest (1988)

Starring: Lance Henriksen, Mark Rolston, Steve Antin, Michael Allen Ryder
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Adventure, Thriller

There are two sets of campers on California's Sierra Madre Mountain.
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Thor: Hammer of the Gods (2009)

Starring: Zachery Ty Bryan, Alexis Kendra, Mac Brandt, Daz Crawford
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In the opening, a narrator tells us, ". It was unmistakable. A wolf rising its stem and stern. Its sailed dripped blood red.
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Deliverance (1972)

Starring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Four Atlanta businessmen—Lewis Medlock, Ed Gentry, Bobby Trippe and Drew Ballinger—decide to canoe down a river in the remote northern Georgia wilderness before it is dammed.
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Lord of the Flies (1990)

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly, James Badge Dale
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

An aircraft carrying 24 American military school cadet boys returning home crash lands into the sea near a remote, uninhabited, jungle island in the Pacific Ocean.
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The Island (1980)

Starring: Michael Caine, David Warner, Angela Punch McGregor, Frank Middlemass
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Blair Maynard is a British-born American journalist who was once in the Navy and who decides to investigate the mystery of why so many boats disappear in the Bermuda Triangle of the Caribbean.
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Taken in Broad Daylight (2009)

Starring: Sara Canning, James Van Der Beek, LeVar Burton, Diana Reis
Duration: 1h 29mins
Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

On April 6, 2001, Anne Sluti (Sara Canning), an all-American 17-year-old from Kearney, Nebraska, is seen running on a track at her high school as her boyfriend, Gary, and her best friend, Paige, watch.
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Crossbones (2014 - 2014)

Starring: John Malkovich, Richard Coyle, Claire Foy, Yasmine Al Massri
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

The tale takes place on the island of New Providence in the Bahamas.
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Edge of Honor (1991)

Starring: Corey Feldman, Meredith Salenger, Scott Reeves, Alex 'Sasha' Walkup
Duration: 1h 29mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

The film begins with an account of impoverished families living on the North-West coast of the United States having taken up arms smuggling to support themselves and their families.
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The Crew (1994)

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Donal Logue, Jeremy Sisto, Pamela Gidley
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Drama, Thriller

Reluctantly Bill agrees to spend a weekend on his brother-in-law's boat in the Bahamas.
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Opposing Force (1986)

Starring: Tom Skerritt, Lisa Eichhorn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Roundtree
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller

A group of elite soldiers, including one woman, sign up for the ultimate training mission.
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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)

Starring: Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

In 1898, Sir Robert Beaumont, the primary financier of a railroad project in Tsavo, Kenya, is furious because the project is running behind schedule.
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Crusoe (1988)

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Ade Sapara, Elvis Payne, Richard D. Sharp
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Drama

Tidewater, Virginia 1808. The story begins at sea with the main protagonist, Crusoe (Aidan Quinn), en route to Africa to retrieve slaves.
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Master of Dragonard Hill (1987)

Genres: Adventure, Drama

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Survive! (1976)

Starring: Pablo Ferrel, Hugo Stiglitz, Norma Lazareno, Luz María Aguilar
Duration: 1h 25mins
Genres: Drama, Thriller

Survive! (Spanish: Supervivientes de los Andes - Andes Survivors) is a 1976 Mexican thriller film directed by René Cardona Jr.
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Shadow of the Wolf (1992)

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Toshirô Mifune, Jennifer Tilly, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Shadow of the Wolf (also known as Agaguk) is a 1992 Canadian-French adventure film directed by Jacques Dorfmann and Pierre Magny and starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Toshiro Mifune, Jennifer Tilly, and Donald Sutherland.
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