Blue Lagoon: The Awakening is an American television film that premiered on Lifetime Television on June 16, 2012. The movie is a remake of the various versions of the theatrical movie of the same name. Brenton Thwaites and Indiana Evans were cast for the lead roles and Christopher Atkins, the male lead of the 1980 film version, made a cameo appearance.
Emma and Dean are two high school students on a class trip to Trinidad to build a school for children and explore the island. The two have little in common. During a boat party, Emma falls overboard when the party is interrupted by a police raid, Dean jumps in the water to save her. While the pair drifts in a dinghy to a tropical island, their parents desperately search for them. Wondering if they will ever be rescued, Emma and Dean must rely on each other to survive. At first they strictly remain friends, but as time goes on their feelings start to blossom and it evolves into a romantic relationship. Dean asks Emma if she could be pregnant, but she assures him that she doesn't think so.
After being stuck for over 100 days, they are rescued by a tourist helicopter and taken back. They are met by family, friends, and the media. After Emma is thrust back into more popular position in school, Dean still somewhat of an outcast longs for her. Emma attends prom and Dean eventually decides to go as well after being persuaded by his father. Dean and Emma kiss passionately and dance as the final scene.