Beach movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant beach movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, humorous, weird, melancholic and cult film films and TV shows about / with beach, bikini, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager, male nudity, female nudity, ocean, death, friendship and love plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
beach movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as beach: Baywatch (2017), Baywatch (1989), The Shallows (2016), The Beach (2000), Jaws (1975), The Malibu Bikini Shop (1986), Paradise: Love (2012), The Horror of Party Beach (1964), Last Summer (1969), Ride Your Wave (2019).

List of beach movies

National Lampoon Presents: Endless Bummer (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a crime that cannot go unpunished. Gathering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, fight, surfing, juvenile delinquency, partners, best friends, follow your dream, young lovers, criminal heroes, youth, escapades, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Baywatch (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lifeguard, beach, sea, swimming, rookie, chase, disguise, crimes, bodyguard, drug dealer, muscleman, male objectification ...
Time: 2010s, future, year 2017
Place: california, florida, usa, north america
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Baywatch (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Baywatch is an American action drama series about the Los Angeles County Lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles County, California, starring David Hasselhoff. The show was canceled after its first season on NBC, but survived and later ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, captivating
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: beach, lifeguard, rescue, adventure, workplace, workplace situations, swimming, workplace romance, heroism, female friendship, friendship, ocean ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: southern california, california, los angeles, usa, hawaii ...
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The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, scary, tense, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, animal attack, shark attack, sea, killer shark, ocean, surfing, trapped, beach, island, strong female character ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, tijuana mexico, texas
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The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, scenic, tense, intellectual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, island, travel, utopia, obsessive quest, beach, marijuana, exotic island, tourist, survival, secret place, tropical island ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
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Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, monster, dangerous animal, survival, fear, beach, great white shark, creature feature, killer shark ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, new york state, new york ...
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The Malibu Bikini Shop (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After inheriting a failing bikini shop, two recent grads decide to make a go of it. One, in the hopes of building it into a successful business, the other, in the hopes of getting to look at lots of women in (and out) of swimsuits. As they try more ...
Style: teen sex comedy, not serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: beach, family relations, family life, family business, teenage life, youth, couples, store, romance, brother brother relationship, party, inheritance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, malibu california, usa, los angeles, venice california
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Paradise: Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the beaches of Kenya they're known as "Sugar Mamas" -- European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living. Teresa, a 50-year-old Austrian and mother of a daughter entering puberty, travels to this vacation ...
Style: sexual, thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: tourist, beach, interracial relations, older woman younger man relationship, strong sexual content, black man white woman relationship, exploitation, male prostitute, resort, older woman younger man sex, lifestyle, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya
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The Horror of Party Beach (1964)
Genre: Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Radioactive waste dumped off the coastline creates mutant monsters. The beasts attack slumber parties, beaches, tourists, and terrorize a waterfront community as a scientist, his daughter, her boyfriend and the local police try to find a way to stop ...
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, absurd, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, mutant, monster, sea monster, teenager, voodoo, beach party, rock music, partying, deadly creature, chaos, voodoo doll ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island, new york
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Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: disturbing, slasher, talky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, friendship, love, teenager, summer, coming of age, teenage love, friends, female nudity, rape, seagull, cruelty ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
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Ride Your Wave (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hinako is a surf-loving college student who has just moved to a small seaside town. When a sudden fire breaks out at her apartment building, she is rescued by Minato, a handsome firefighter, and the two soon fall in love. Just as they become ...
Style: touching, sweet, romantic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: love, beach, firefighter, slice of life, tragedy, surfing, fire, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, relationships, afterlife ...
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Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military, war, evacuation, soldier, army, rescue mission, military officer, air attack, battlefield, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, united kingdom ...
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Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, erotic, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, older woman younger man sex, mother son relationship, love affair, lust, sexual relations, sexual tension, adultery, fall in love, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Miracle Beach (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy set in the Southern California beach scene. Down on his luck, Scotty McKay becomes the master of a very lonely genie, who brings him wealth, power and true love. Miracles can happen!
Style: sexy, teen sex comedy, not serious, humorous, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, strong sexual content, genie, female nudity, love, desire, contest, supernatural, love and romance, supernatural ability, romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Ava (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner than expected. Her mother decides to act as if everything were normal so as to spend their best summer ever. Ava confronts the problem in her ...
Style: touching, art house, disturbing, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: underage sex, sex with teenager, nudism, nude beach, teenage girl, beach, first love, single mother, teenage sexuality, mother daughter relationship, dog, summer ...
Time: 2010s
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Lightning Point (2012)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
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Story: When a spaceship carrying pretty, teen aliens Zoey and Kiki lands in the quiet Australian surf town of Lightning Point, the girls have to befriend local surfiegirl Amber and let her in on their secret. But while the duo learns about Earth, surf and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: surfing, beach, secret identity, benign alien, alien, teenage life, family, space and aliens, intergalactic, alien encounter, youth, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Holiday (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera.
Style: melancholic, captivating, serious, scenic, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: beach, erection, explicit sex, forced sex, older man young girl relationship, physical abuse, female nudity, sexual assault, drug lord, murder, love triangle, wealth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
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The Red Turtle (2016)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, stylized, enigmatic, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: isolation, nature, desert island, island, loneliness, raft, sea turtle, castaway, beach, transformation, swimming, turtle ...
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SPF-18 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 18-year-old Penny Cooper spent years pining for Johnny Sanders Jr., but when a mysterious musician shows up on the beach, Penny is torn.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, light, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, surfing, voyeurism, country music, awkward situation, death of father, love and romance, friendship, self discovery, introspection, grownups, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: malibu california, usa
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Summer Heat (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Photographer Bob loses his girlfriend. A year later he meets Kathleen. Is she in love? Or does she use him for her dark dealings with the mafia?
Style: suspenseful, sexy, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: beach, dangerous attraction, masturbation, love affair, photographer, island, crimes, couple relations, illegal drugs, love and romance, romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sharknado (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A freak hurricane hits Los Angeles, causing man-eating sharks to be scooped up in tornadoes and flooding the city with shark-infested seawater. Surfer and bar-owner Fin sets out with his friends Baz and Nova to rescue his estranged wife April and ...
Style: absurd, suspenseful, parody, scary, suspense ...
Plot: shark, beach, shark attack, killer shark, creature feature, survival, storm, stupidity, chaos and mayhem, disaster, tornado, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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Psycho Beach Party (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. A not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu becomes the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach, only she suffers from dissociative identity disorder and occasionally ...
Style: slasher, parody, sexy, satirical, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: surfer, beach, serial killer, murder, surfing, dark humor, camp, brutality, revenge, friends, youth, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: malibu california, florence, europe, italy
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Blue Crush 2 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: surfing, beach, surfer, ocean, friendship, disorder, lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, south africa, africa
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Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: beach, friendship, love triangle, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couples, nightlife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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Blue Water High (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Blue Water High is an Australian television drama series, broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on ABC1 and on Austar/Foxtel Nickelodeon channel in Australia and on various channels in many other countries. Each season follows the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: surfing, teenage life, beach, ambition, follow your dream, teenager, best friends, youth, training, athlete's life, family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, beach, supernatural, investigation, death, violence, murder, brutality, crimes, missing person, escapades, sexploitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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In Another Country (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: beach, lifeguard, interracial romance, human nature, infidelity, jealous spouse, couples, destiny, french, cheating wife, adultery, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Pauline at the Beach (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emtying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday . Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and ...
Style: sexy, witty, ironic, erotic, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, womanizer, jealousy, beach, love, vacation, teenager, divorce, holiday, romance, virginity, male nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, mediterranean sea, normandy, paris france
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Love Wrecked (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a Caribbean cruise, Jenny (Bynes) is marooned on a beach with her rock and roll idol. Deliriously in love with the idea of time alone with him, she manages to hide the fact that they're a stone's throw away from their resort.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: resort, teenage love, beach, love triangle, adventure, lifeguard, marooned, shipwreck, island, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
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10 (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
Style: sexy, sex comedy, sexual, funny, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: midlife crisis, honeymoon, beach, gay, songwriter, voyeur, wedding, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), surprise birthday party, telescope, composer ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, california, latin america, beverly hills
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