Based on Daniel Dafoe's classic novel, the story revolves around the adventures of Robinson Crusoe who hits an island after a shipwreck and how the man survives on an isolated island.
A rich arrogant woman and her shipmate are forced to live on an island after a shipwreck.
A group of young military cadets get stuck on an island.
'Swiss Family Robinson' is a story of a shipwrecked family who manage to make a home on the island.
'The Black Stallion' revolves around the story of a young boy who is shipwrecked on an island with a wild stallion.
Castaway films have also given romance some scope in their genre. 'Six Nights Seven Days' is an example of the same. A pilot and a magazine editor survive on an island after a crash landing.
The film tells the story of two young children who are marooned on an island after the shipwreck.
2005 film 'Survival Island' revolves around a rich couple. Later, their ship catches fire due to a storm and the woman is the only survivor who reaches a deserted island.
Tom Hanks starrer 'Castaway' went onto become one of the most appreciated films in this category. The films shows the struggle for survival on an island using the remnants of a plane cargo.
Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi', which has hit the theatres today, revolves around a teenager who is the alone survivor of a shipwreck. It is one of the most anticipated films of the year.