Most Popular Honolulu Hawaii Movies and TV Shows
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1. Baywatch (1989–2001)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
At a Los Angeles beach, a team of lifeguards led by Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon save lives, deal with personal dramas, fight crime and participate in over the top adventures on a daily basis.
2. Godzilla (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.
Votes: 362,537 | Gross: $200.68M
3. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a surprise attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.
Votes: 30,235 | Gross: $29.55M
4. Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.
Votes: 96,860 | Gross: $59.87M
5. Big Eyes (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Votes: 80,596 | Gross: $14.48M
6. Snakes on a Plane (2006)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent takes on a plane full of deadly venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss.
Votes: 128,182 | Gross: $34.02M
7. Death Wish (1974)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.
Votes: 33,326 | Gross: $22.00M
9. Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical
Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.
Votes: 1,729 | Gross: $2.50M
10. A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
Passed | 120 min | Comedy, Romance
In Hong Kong, the ambassador returning to America meets the Russian countess, a refugee without a passport, who decides to hide in his cabin.
11. Sons of the Desert (1933)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy
When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way.
12. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »
13. Amelia (2009)
PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Votes: 11,585 | Gross: $14.24M
14. Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style (1992 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 92 min | Comedy
Kelly's grandfather, Harry, invites the gang for a vacation at his hotel, the Hawaiian Hideaway, in Honolulu, but they soon discover that a rival threatens to put Harry out of business and scheme to help save the Hideaway.
16. It's a Date (1940)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An aspiring actress is offered the lead in a major new play, but discovers that her mother, a more seasoned performer, expects the same part. The situation is further complicated when they both become involved with the same man.
18. Silk (1986)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Silk, the toughest cop in Honolulu, busts small time smugglers only to reveal a larger syndicate smuggling Asian mobsters into the States by buying the identities of Hawaiian citizens.
19. Diamond Head (1962)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance
Rich Hawaiian pineapple grower and US Senatorial candidate Richard Howland tries to control everything and everyone around him, including his headstrong sister, Slone. Howland learns the ... See full summary »
20. Kiss Them for Me (1957)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
In 1944, three Navy pilots stationed in Hawaii and a P.R. officer go on a 4-day leave to San Francisco where they party with a good crowd in the executive suite of a busy hotel.
21. The Black Camel (1931)
Passed | 71 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The unsolved murder of a Hollywood actor several years earlier and an enigmatic psychic are the keys to help Charlie solve the Honolulu stabbing death of a beautiful actress.
23. One Way Passage (1932)
Unrated | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret.
25. Honolulu (1939)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Wanting a break from his overzealous fans, a famous movie star hires a Hawaiian plantation owner to switch places with him for a few weeks.
26. Flirtation Walk (1934)
Not Rated | 97 min | Musical, Romance
A Musical-romance with Dick Powell as a private stationed in Hawaii who gets involved with Ruby Keeler, the general's engaged daughter. In order to avoid a scandal, the pair break up, but ... See full summary »
27. Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (1973 TV Special)
87 min | Documentary, Music
A 1973 concert by Elvis Presley taped at the Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. This was the first program to ever be beamed around the world by satellite.
28. Hawaiian Heat (1984)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Chicago police officers Riley and Sikowski leave the cold climate of their home town for jobs with the Honolulu, Hawaii Police Department. As if the climate isn't reason enough for anyone ... See full summary »
29. Sinners in Paradise (1938)
Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A seaplane departs for China. On board are a nurse escaping a loveless marriage to do work with refugees, a woman hoping to surprise her estranged son, a wealthy heiress trying to distance ... See full summary »
30. Silk 2 (1989)
85 min | Action, Thriller
SYNOPSIS - Silk, the smoothest, toughest, and sexiest cop in Honolulu is hot on the trail of ruthless art smugglers who are after a priceless Asian Scroll. Silk will stop at nothing to get ... See full summary »
31. Hell's Half Acre (1954)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An American woman goes to Hawaii to search for her husband, MIA since the war, but he's a fugitive from the law and involved in a private feud against his former crime syndicate partners.
32. In the Navy (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Russ Raymond, America's number one crooner, disappears and joins the Navy under the name Tommy Halstead. Dorothy Roberts, a magazine journalist, is intent on finding out what happened to ... See full summary »
33. Waikiki Wedding (1937)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion.
34. Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When a friend of Charlie's is found kicked to death by his own race horse on board a Honolulu-bound liner, the detective discovers foul play and uncovers an international gambling ring.
35. Twilight for the Gods (1958)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama
The sailing vessel Cannibal has a leaking hull. The captain (Rock Hudson) reluctantly changes course for Honolulu, where one passenger (Cyd Charisse) is wanted by the law. The water rising, everyone struggles against nature to survive.
36. 'Til We Meet Again (1940)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy
Phileas Fogg III, great grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph ... See full summary »
Votes: 610 | Gross: $2.18M
38. China Clipper (1936)
Approved | 88 min | Drama
Dave Logan takes his regional Pan American airline and with vision and sometimes ruthless determination establishes pan-American and trans-Pacific routes.
40. December 7th (1943)
Unrated | 82 min | Documentary, Action, Drama
"Docudrama" about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 and its results, the recovering of the ships, the improving of defense in Hawaii and the US efforts to beat back the Japanese reinforcements.
42. Feet First (1930)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy
An ambitious shoe salesman unknowingly meets his boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon, then has to try to hide his true circumstances.
Votes: 907 | Gross: $1.59M
44. Navy Blues (1941)
Passed | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
On a layover in Hawaii two conniving Navy seamen borrow money to lay down bets that their ship will win the upcoming gunnery practice trophy, having found out that the current gunnery champ... See full summary »
46. Million Dollar Weekend (1948)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Nicholas Lawrence, a young stockbroker, embezzles a million dollars worth of cash and stock, planning to flee to Shanghai. En route, he meets Cynthia Strong, who is fleeing Los Angeles ... See full summary »
47. Wings of the Navy (1939)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Romance
Jerry and Cass have always been competitive. Now that Cass is a well respected Naval aviator like his father, Jerry leaves the submarine service to become a flying cadet with Class 61 at ... See full summary »
48. The House Without a Key (1926)
Passed | 210 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother, who owns a hotel next to Winterslip's estate, in over twenty ... See full summary »
49. Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)
Approved | 65 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Disguised as an Austrian archaeologist, Moto helps unearth the priceless crown of the legendary Queen of Sheba and sans disguise defends it from a variety of thugs and criminals.
50. Missing Brendan (2003)
100 min | Drama, Romance, War
George takes a trip to Vietnam to find his missing son. George's son Bob and Bob's son Patrick accompany George on the trip. George's son, Brendan, has been Missing in Action since the ... See full summary »