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, clever, entertaining and melancholic films and TV shows about / with cruise, ship, cruise ship, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling, death, adaptation and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.

cruise movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cruise: Bitter Moon (1992), Death on the Nile (1978), Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997), Jack and Jill (2011), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Ghost Ship (2002), Table for Five (1983), Open Water 2: Adrift (2006), Nim's Island (2008), And the Ship Sails On (1983).
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The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
117 min.
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
100 min.
The list contains the new films ordered by year. Click "View All" to show all items.
Like Father (2018)
Comedy, Drama
98 min.
Luis & the Aliens (2018)
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark
86 min.

List of cruise movies

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: sexual, erotic, psychological, sexy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, cruise, sexual relations, ship, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, passionate interest ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
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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, atmospheric, serious, mind bending, talky ...
Plot: murder, cruise, private detective, mystery, murder mystery, crime, investigation, ship, lake or river, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 1930s
Place: egypt, england, washington d.c.
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cruise, hijacking, boat, ship, one man army, computer, heist, danger, race against time, boat chase, tough law enforcer, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seaport, caribbean, los angeles
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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, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, family, eccentric family, looking for love, cruise, celebration, life turned upside down, misfit, actor playing female role, brother sister relationship, siblings relations, quibbling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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, realistic, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ship, cruise, survival, race against time, new year's eve, adventure, passenger, hysteria, wife husband relationship, prostitute, faith, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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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, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, ship, isolation, supernatural, sea disaster, survival, danger, supernatural ability, slasher, cruise, gory, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1962
Place: alaska, usa
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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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, ocean or sea, single parent, parents and children, family vacation, romance, family life, family problems, family relations, human nature, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, cairo egypt, europe, italy, africa ...
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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: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: music band, family, island, young heroes, friends, cruise ship, chipmunk, youth, goofy hero, siblings relations, animal life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa
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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, rough, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, cruise, friendship, parents and children, ocean or sea, family in danger, forces of nature, isolation, danger, escapades, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: island, isolation, family, young heroes, cruise, rescue, turtle, shipwreck, pirate, volcano, adventure, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, san francisco
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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, surreal, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: cruise, ship, celebrity culture, ocean or sea, artists and showbiz, boat accident, war, danger, escapades, sea disaster, bohemian life, surrealism ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
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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: emotional, sentimental, serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cruise, airplane, accident victim, accident, romance, young lovers, ship, opposites attract, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 90s
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: cruise, ship, buddies, college life, disappearance, student, student life, ocean or sea, twentysomething life, college, nothing goes right, island ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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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, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: ship, fall in love, love and romance, love story, drowning, survival, iceberg, opposites attract, sea disaster, romance, young lovers, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, riddles and clues, uncover truth, murder, multiple suspects, crimes, danger, suicide, private investigator, murder mystery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cruise ship, cruise, underwater scene, video telephone, tidal wave, fighter jet, fighter pilot, female reporter, u.s. air force, pistol whip, punched in the chest, bravery ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s
Place: san diego california, pentagon
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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: cruise, communism, ship, mistaken identity, steamship, sight gag, socialism, propaganda, river
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, cruise, yacht, widow, greek, assassination, mistress, love affair, love and romance, wealth, president, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, england, europe, usa, london ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ship, high school, cruise, friendship, teenage love, cruise ship, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, ocean, ship, drowning, giant wave, race against time, adventure, daring rescue, sea disaster, chaos and mayhem, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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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, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ransom, ship, interrogation, bomb, cruise ship, sea, race against time, terrorism, cruise, passenger, adventure, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, atlantic ocean, scotland, london
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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, gloomy, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: ship, racism, prostitute, anti semitism, cruise, human nature, society, social misfits, young lovers, aging, opposites attract, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: mexico, europe, latin america, germany, cuba ...
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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, semi serious, realistic, psychological, talky ...
Plot: ship, cruise, greek, parents and children, on the road, couples, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, legends and myths, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, middle ages
Place: africa, greece, athens greece, cairo egypt, middle east ...
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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, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cruise ship, widower, womanizer, gambling, romance, solar eclipse, cruise, buddies, cons and scams, fall in love, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico
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City Hunter (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, hijacking, ship, one man army, hostage, terrorist, private detective, womanizer, cruise, master criminal, boat, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, hong kong
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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, talky, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: singleness, breakup, traffic jam, cruise, honeymoon, urban, romance, hopes, couples, disorder, starting over, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: politics, cruise, human nature, social differences, society, family relations, parents and children, ship, state affairs, resentment, family business, dictator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, egypt, europe, greece, palestinian authority ...
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: cruise, ship, vengeance, farce, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, disorder, goofy hero, workplace romance, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seaport
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A Christmas Cruise (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Story: When her best friend invites her along for a holiday themed sail, an aspiring novelist, Pam, unexpectedly finds the love of her life on board. But what will happen when the ship returns to port for Christmas?
Plot: christmas, cruise, karaoke, island, best friends, lesbian couple, young couple, cruise ship
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Marnie (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. ...
Style: clever, suspense, psychological, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: honeymoon, suicide attempt, horse, psychology, rape, prostitute, frigidity, blackmail, kleptomania, horse race, clerk, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: baltimore, maryland, philadelphia, usa, atlantic city new jersey ...
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