Cruise movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cruise movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, entertaining, clever and talky films and TV shows about / with cruise, ship, mentor, cruise ship, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, death, brutality and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cruise: Death on the Nile (1978), Table for Five (1983), Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997), Ghost Ship (2002), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Love Affair (1994), Bitter Moon (1992), Open Water 2: Adrift (2006), Jack and Jill (2011), And the Ship Sails On (1983).

List of cruise movies

Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, talky, atmospheric, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: cruise, murder, private detective, mystery, investigation, crime, murder mystery, heir heiress, lake or river, ship, deadly, multiple suspects ...
Time: 1930s
Place: egypt, england, washington d.c.
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 6.3
 610
Table for Five (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, ocean or sea, romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations, single parent, family life, family problems, couples, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, tunisia, cairo egypt, usa ...
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Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Sandra Bullock and Jason Patric star as a young couple whose dream cruise turns to terror when a lunatic computer genius (Willem Dafoe) sets a new course for destruction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cruise, boat, one man army, race against time, heist, boat chase, ship, danger, hijacking, computer, unstoppable, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seaport, caribbean, los angeles
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 5.5
 86K
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, ship, sea disaster, isolation, slasher, supernatural, survival, cruise, danger, gory, death, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1962
Place: alaska, usa
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The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: cruise, ship, survival, hysteria, passenger, race against time, new year's eve, adventure, sea disaster, escapades, forces of nature, jealous spouse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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 5.9
 4K
Love Affair (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. They become romantic on board a ship sent to take them to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York three months later to see if ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cruise, airplane, accident, accident victim, romance, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, opposites attract, reunion, ship, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
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 7.2
 31K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, femme fatale, sexual relations, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, passionate interest, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
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Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A weekend cruise on a luxurious party yacht goes horribly wrong for a group of old high-school friends. They forget to let the ladder down before they jump into the ocean for a swim. The boat proves impossible to climb. They are stuck in the water ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: survival, cruise, drowning, yacht, shark, baby, isolation, human nature, family relations, parents and children, forces of nature, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 3.3
 70K
Jack and Jill (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Sadelstein, a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife and kids, dreads one event each year: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister Jill. Jill's neediness and passive-aggressiveness is maddening to Jack, ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, family, eccentric family, looking for love, life turned upside down, misfit, cruise, thanksgiving, celebration, quibbling, actor playing female role, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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And the Ship Sails On (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1914, a cruise ship sets sail from Naples to spread the ashes of beloved opera singer Edmea Tetua near Erimo, the isle of her birth. During the voyage, the eclectic array of passengers discovers a group of Serbian refugees aboard the vessel. ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: cruise, ship, bohemian life, danger, ocean or sea, celebrity culture, sea disaster, artists and showbiz, escapades, war, boat accident, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tokyo
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 6.0
 31K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, scenic, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: island, isolation, young heroes, adventure, family, rescue, danger, cruise, exotic island, agoraphobia, rainstorm, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, san francisco
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, music band, island, friends, cruise ship, chipmunk, young heroes, youth, animal life, siblings relations, goofy hero, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: africa, new jersey
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 3.5
 326
Deep Water (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hotshot Navy special ops guys get assigned to take a cruise to keep an eye on a VIP's daughter. Once the voyage is under way, somehow a nuke A) gets lost in the vicinity, and goes off. The resulting tidal wave capsizes the cruise ship, and its ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, tidal wave, video telephone, underwater scene, explosion, teenager, blowtorch, cover up, flashlight, taxi, corpse ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s
Place: san diego california, pentagon
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 6.1
 15K
Like Father (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few ...
Style: light, sincere, sweet, touching
Plot: father daughter relationship, workaholic, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, cruise, breakup, travel, honeymoon, canoe
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Welcome Aboard (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, HR of a large cruise company, made the mistake of choosing her boss as a lover. Before embarking on the maiden voyage of the new flagship of the fleet, though, he decided to disembark from their relationship! Some women take their revenge ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: cruise, power relations, workplace romance, disorder, breakup, workplace, vengeance, farce, boss and employee, goofy hero, rivalry, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seaport
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Film Socialism (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday... Our Europe. At night, a sister and her younger brother have summoned ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: politics, cruise, human nature, social differences, society, ship, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, philosophy, dictator, resentment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, palestinian authority, barcelona, europe ...
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The Lonely Guy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, singleness, starting over, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, loneliness, honeymoon, cruise, traffic jam, adaptation, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 6.5
 9K
City Hunter (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Extremely silly comedy about a self-indulgent private investigator who winds up on a cruise ship full of rich patrons, gorgeous women, murderous terrorists, and scarce food.
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, hijacking, private detective, one man army, cruise, womanizer, ship, terrorist, hostage, heroes, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, hong kong
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 6.1
 7K
Out to Sea (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, gambling, cruise ship, romance, cons and scams, partners, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, solar eclipse, cruise ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico
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A Talking Picture (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a professor tells her young daughter ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: cruise, ship, greek, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, legends and myths, parents and children, self discovery, couples, introspection, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, middle ages
Place: athens greece, lisbon portugal, middle east, egypt, israel ...
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Ship of Fools (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in love with one of the passengers, La Condesa. A young American woman, ...
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: ship, racism, cruise, prostitute, anti semitism, couple relations, love and romance, social misfits, fall in love, couples, greek, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: mexico, latin america, europe, germany, spain ...
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 6.6
 4K
Juggernaut (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bomber has planted 7 bombs on a transatlantic cruise ship. While a crack bomb squad team try to defuse the bombs the police attempt to track down the mad bomber.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ransom, terrorism, race against time, cruise, ship, passenger, sea, bomb, cruise ship, interrogation, sea disaster, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, atlantic ocean, scotland yard, scotland, london
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 5.6
 91K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, ship, drowning, ocean, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time, sea disaster, adventure, giant wave, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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 6.6
 1K
Breaker High (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Breaker High is a Canadian teen comedy-drama series that ran from 1997 to 1998, airing on YTV in Canada and on UPN in the United States.
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ship, cruise, high school, high school hunk, friendship, first sex, couples, teenage life, youth, meaningful kiss, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2: College @ Sea (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sequel to Dorm Daze has most of the original group of college students on a cruise ship in the Pacific, putting on a school play which takes a turn involving the theft of a priceless diamond.
Style: sexy, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ship, cruise, ocean or sea, college, college life, stoners, couples, misfit, lifestyle, cons and scams, friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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A Trip Down the River (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A stowaway (Stanisław Tym) sneaks aboard a ship departing on a cruise down the Vistula River. The captain takes him for a Communist Party cultural coordinator and the intruder gladly adapts to his new role, immediately setting to work at ...
Plot: ship, communism, cruise, mistaken identity, river, socialism, sight gag, steamship, propaganda
Place: poland
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The Greek Tycoon (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A lusty Greek shipping magnate courts the widow of an assassinated U.S. president.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, assassination, greek, yacht, widow, cruise, couples, dealing with death, family relations, love and romance, state affairs, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, usa, england, new york, europe ...
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 7.8
 942K
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, love and romance, ship, love story, romance, drowning, iceberg, survival, tragic love, opposites attract, sea disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 1990s
Place: england
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, uncover truth, crime, multiple suspects, crimes, murder mystery, danger, private investigator, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london
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 3.8
 1K
Bizaardvark (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The live-action comedy follows comedy duo Paige and Frankie, two quirky teens who write funny songs and create music comedy videos for their online channel. With the help of friend and aspiring agent Bernie plus Vuuugle stars Dirk and Amelia, the ...
Style: absurd, entertaining, idiotic, funny, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenager, aspiring singer, music, viral video, teenage protagonist, friends, showbiz, musician's life, cruise, music band, rivalry, blog ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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