Cruise ship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cruise ship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out entertaining, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, suspense and serious films and TV shows about / with cruise ship, cruise, ship, ocean, sea, death, catastrophe, chase, ocean liner and storytelling plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cruise ship: Boat Trip (2002), Poseidon (2006), The Love Boat (1977), Lost Voyage (2001), Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997), The Poseidon Adventure (2005), Out to Sea (1997), Deep Water (2000), Let Them All Talk (2020), Going Overboard (1989).

List of cruise ship movies

Boat Trip (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.
Style: sexy, not serious, realistic, funny, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cruise ship, homosexuality, gay, pretending to be gay, farce, singleness, cheerleading, mistaken for gay, fish out of water, sex, lifestyle, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, sweden
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Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, shipwreck, ship, catastrophe, cruise ship, ocean liner, trapped, drowning, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: atlantic ocean
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The Love Boat (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from September 24, 1977, until May 24, 1986. The show starred Gavin MacLeod as the ship's captain. It was part of ABC's popular ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: cruise ship, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, tour guide, family relations, passenger, romance, workplace, fall in love, parents and children, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: pacific ocean
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Lost Voyage (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twenty five years ago, the SS Corona Queen disappeared in the region known as, "The Bermuda Triangle". Now, it has returned. Seven people go on board to learn the truth behind her disappearance but the ship did not return alone...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, bermuda triangle, cruise ship, space and aliens, survival, investigation, supernatural ability, ghost ship, race against time, mystery, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
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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: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, ocean liner, disaster, happy ending, one man army, heroes, race against time, bomb, caribbean sea, sign language, spouse in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, caribbean
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The Poseidon Adventure (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, cruise ship, adventure, ship, survival, natural disaster, christmas, disaster, new year's eve, greed, ocean, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
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Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of best friends Barb and Star, who leave their small midwestern town for the first time to go on vacation in Vista Del Mar, Florida, where they soon find themselves tangled up in adventure, love, and a villain’s evil plot to kill ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cruise ship, alligator, vacation, female friendship, friends, sea voyage, friendship, escapades, adventure, showdown, conspiracy, girlfriend ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: florida, nebraska
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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: feel good, humorous, talky, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cruise ship, romance, adventure, womanizer, cons and scams, crimes, partners, dishonesty, love and romance, fall in love, solar eclipse, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, mexico
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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, exciting, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: cruise ship, sinking ship, hostage, survival, one against many, teenage girl, kidnapping, ocean, betrayal, terrorist group, fight, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, san diego california, pentagon
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Let Them All Talk (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A celebrated author takes a journey with some old friends to have some fun and heal old wounds. Her nephew comes along to wrangle the ladies and finds himself involved with a young literary agent.
Style: semi serious, surprise ending, suspense, artsy, humorous
Plot: writers, cruise ship, nephew, female friendship, cruise, aunt, literary agent, friendship, justice, conspiracy, clue, chase ...
Place: new york, wales, dallas texas, cleveland ohio, seattle
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Going Overboard (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Style: humorous, sexy, sex comedy, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cruise ship, dictator, ship, god, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, disaster, childhood, parallel universe, mad scientist, friendship ...
Time: 80s
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Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: political, intellectual, atmospheric, absurd, brutal ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, cruise ship, nazi, jewish, ship, anti semitism, catastrophe, ocean liner, murder, sea, world politics ...
Time: 20th century, year 1939, 1930s
Place: germany, cuba, california, israel, havana cuba ...
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Dorm Daze 2 (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, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, cruise ship, college life, voyeurism, college student, nothing goes right, youth, friends, disorder, student life, island, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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Carry on Cruising (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the ...
Style: parody, not serious, melancholic, entertaining, light ...
Plot: cruise ship, sea, cruise, escapades, romance, goofy hero, sea voyage, vacation, drunk, boss and employee, workplace situations, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
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: romantic, emotional, sentimental, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids, teens ...
Plot: love, titanic, disaster, love story, romance, ship, forbidden love, love and romance, ocean, survival, shipwreck, tragedy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 50s, victorian era ...
Place: new york, atlantic ocean, england
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All Summer Long (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tia's dream job of captaining a dining cruise hits rough water when her ex Jake is hired as the restaurant's chef. Will they be able to open a new business, navigate the sea, and each other? Stars Autumn Reeser and Brennan Elliott.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, suspenseful
Audience: date night
Plot: cruise ship, romance, father daughter relationship, love, love affair, new love, love and romance, travel, male female relationship, family business, couple relations, picnic ...
Place: seattle, san francisco
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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, suspense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: terrorism, bomb, shipwreck, disaster, ship, ransom, adventure, cruise ship, sea, race against time, cruise, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, scotland, scotland yard, atlantic ocean
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Tiger Cruise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple ...
Style: sad
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cruise ship, disney, father daughter relationship, father figure, terrorism, teenager, aviation, us military, aircraft carrier, career, responsibility, navy ...
Time: september 11 2001
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M/S Romantic (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 254 min.
TV show
Story: One night on a cruise ship between Helsinki and Stockholm, six stories of happiness and misfortune.
Style: light, humorous, touching, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: wedding ceremony, singer, ferry, cruise ship, wedding party, talent show, uncle nephew relationship, bachelor, bride and groom, anger, nervous breakdown, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, stockholm sweden, helsinki finland, sweden, eastern europe
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Anchored (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Comedy about the daily lives of a semiluxury cruise's crew and the committed situations that will lead their life together in this vast floating city. Thus we find the captain of the ship and its new manager who is his former hated partner; the ...
Style: satirical, funny, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: staff, cruise ship, cruise, co worker co worker relationship, workplace situations, coworker, sea voyage, crew, workplace, humour, father daughter relationship, employer employee relationship ...
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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: psychological, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, cruise, greek, ship, love and romance, introspection, legends and myths, self discovery, couple relations, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, middle ages
Place: mediterranean sea, cairo egypt, athens greece, greece, middle east ...
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Triangle (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas.
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time loop, twists and turns, ship, time travel, supernatural, ghost ship, ocean, isolation, insanity, sea, shipwreck, time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, 1930s ...
Place: miami, florida, caribbean
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Christmas on the Nile (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While a curse chase two brothers in the Nile a father and daughter together with another dysfunctional family aboard a cruise to crash in an adventure full of fun ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, feel good ...
Plot: misunderstanding, cruise ship, father daughter relationship, father and daughter, shipwreck, humour, adventure, family relations, multiple storylines, dysfunctional family, curse, family ...
Place: egypt, rome italy
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Deadly Honeymoon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome silver spoon Texan Trevor Forrest can't always control his tendencies to flirt and gamble, even on honeymoon cruise to Tahiti with Lindsey Ross Forrest, which may compromise their business ambitions. The ship captain asks FBI agent ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cruise, fight, betrayal, honeymoon, husband wife relationship, ship, infidelity, marriage, wedding, crime scene, lifetime, cruise ship ...
Place: hawaii
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Human, Space, Time and Human (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A group of very different people set sail on an old warship. The passengers include a senator with his son, a newly-wed couple, a mysterious old man, a group of sex workers and a gang of violent criminals. At first the aggressive behaviour of the ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: cruise ship, gang, society, criminal, cons and scams, organized crime, sea voyage, cruise, bandit, sea disaster, social relations, crimes ...
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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: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: cruise ship, coming of age, cruise, family relations, divorce, youth, family vacation, family problems, couples, human nature, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, cairo egypt, greece, africa ...
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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, slasher, atmospheric, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, ship, ghost ship, survival, death, supernatural horror, twists and turns, monster, ocean, escapades, greed ...
Time: year 1962, 60s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
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The Bermuda Triangle (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The passengers and crew of a boat on a summer cruise in the Caribbean stray near the famed Bermuda Triangle, and mysterious things start happening.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: bermuda triangle, ocean, ship, cruise ship, supernatural, bird attack, sea, ufo, alien, time travel, paranormal phenomena, doll ...
Time: 70s
Place: caribbean
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3-Headed Shark Attack (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The world’s greatest killing machine is three times as deadly when a mutated shark threatens a cruise ship. As the shark eats its way from one end of the ship to the next, the passengers fight the deadly predator using anything they can find.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, captivating, intense ...
Plot: shark, monster, shark attack, mutation, eaten alive, absurdism, cruise ship, machete, creature feature, fisherman, beach, adventure ...
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Window Boy Would Also Like to Have a Submarine (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Netherlands, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Aboard a cruise ship out at sea, a young sailor discovers a door mysteriously leading to an apartment in Montevideo. Meanwhile, a group of Asian farmers find an abandoned shed in the valley, attributing it supernatural powers.
Style: romantic, mystical, captivating, entertaining
Plot: portal, cruise ship, supernatural, mysticism, relationships, love, sea, male nudity, farmer, loneliness
Place: the philippines, uruguay
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