Sailboat movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sailboat movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, visually appealing and serious films and TV shows about / with sailboat, sea, boat, adventure, ship, ocean, island, escapades, catastrophe and mentor plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
sailboat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sailboat: Styx (2018), Longitude (2000), Adrift (2018), Waterworld (1995), White Squall (1996), A High Wind in Jamaica (1965), Message in a Bottle (1999), Double Jeopardy (1999), Scarlet Sails (1961), The Bounty (1984).

List of sailboat movies

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: dark fantasy, psychotronic, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, sailboat, sea battle, sea, swashbuckler, fantasy world, jungle, ship, ghost, ship captain, runaway, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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Styx (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Malta
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rike is forty, a successful doctor whose job demands everything of her. She intends to use her much-needed annual holiday to fulfill her long-cherished dream of sailing alone from Gibraltar to Ascension, a small tropical island in the middle of the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: sailboat, storm at sea, sinking ship, holiday, ocean, rescue, moral dilemma, map, female protagonist, dehydration, thunderstorm, sailing ...
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, humorous, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, journey, supernatural, friendship, courage, sailboat, sword fight, determination, friends, immortality ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, singapore
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ship, sea battle, napoleonic wars, navy, battles, adventure, heroic mission, leadership, naval battle, escapades, sailboat, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: brazil, europe, england, pacific ocean, france
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Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: inventor, sailboat, sea, british navy, against the odds, military life, adventure, ocean, sea disaster, escapades, father son relationship, world war one ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, jamaica
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Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: sea battle, sailboat, rebellion, war hero, military, adventure, military life, rivalry, army investigation, war, napoleonic wars, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: jamaica, west indies
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Adrift (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Iceland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman and her fiancé find themselves caught in a hurricane after departing Tahiti by boat. She wakes up after being knocked out, only to discover him missing, and the elements threatening.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, thought provoking, sentimental, twists and turns
Plot: survival, survivor, storm, boat, sailboat, love, human spirit, death, female protagonist, power of love, sailing, surfing ...
Time: year 1983
Place: tahiti, pacific ocean
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Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, adventure, rescue, ocean, dystopic future, future dystopia, sailing, sailboat, water, escapades ...
Time: future
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White Squall (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sailing, storm at sea, coming of age, adventure, friendship, survival, catastrophe, sailboat, ocean, escapades, disaster, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: jamaica, west indies, south america, cuba, florida ...
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: pirate, sword fight, fantasy world, adventure, ship, treasure, supernatural, swashbuckler, sailboat, beast, curses spells and rituals, magical ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: pirate ship, pirate, stowaway, sea battle, sailboat, child in peril, sword fight, kidnapping, escapades, ship, ocean, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: jamaica, caribbean
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Message in a Bottle (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction blossoms, the man struggles to make peace with his past so that he can move ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: haunted by the past, love letter, single parent, anonymous letter, romance, sailboat, sailing, love, father son relationship, boat accident, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, new york, virginia
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Double Jeopardy (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: false accusation, vengeance, faked death, betrayal, prison, sailboat, crimes, manipulation, manhunt, presumed dead, protagonist as suspect, probation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, southern usa, georgia
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Scarlet Sails (1961)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A little girl Assol met a wizard and it has been foretold: "... it will be a fine sunny day when a beautiful ship under scarlet sail comes and the noble prince will take you away from here. He'll take you to the world of your dreams, where ...
Style: romantic, scenic, sentimental, lyrical, fairy tale
Plot: sailboat, love, love and romance, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, prince, friendship, poverty, village, wedding, boat accident, mad woman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, ussr
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, colourful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, treasure, curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, theft, sea battle, british empire, weirdo, tombs and skeletons, pirate captain ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: ship, island, betrayal, mutiny, murder, storm at sea, adventure, sea captain, escapades, navy, rebelliousness, military life ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, captain, mutiny, ocean, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, military, sailboat, crew, tyrant ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: scenic, suspense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ship, ocean, lost at sea, dangerous animal, sea, whale, shipwreck, adventure, starvation, against the odds, castaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1850s, georgian era
Place: new england, south america, ecuador, pacific ocean, massachusetts
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Dead Calm (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, forced sex, yacht, isolation, married couple, psychopath, ship, mysterious character, crimes, manic, sinking boat, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, california
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All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: harsh, touching, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, isolation, forces of nature, desperation, adventure, lost at sea, loneliness, human spirit, hopes, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: entertaining, colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, ocean, magic, girl, mythology, adventure, island, disney princess, destiny, family, quest ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
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The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sir Francis Drake goes on a quest to find the legendary Tree of Life, battling the Spanish Armada, sea monsters, sorceress and his bitter nemesis Captain Don Sandovate on the way.
Style: mystical, entertaining, intense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: storm at sea, puzzle, kidnapping, death, queen, magic, sultan, pirate, sailboat, quest, atlantis, sea ...
Time: 16th century
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Inseln vor dem Wind (2012)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Style: captivating, light, feel good, suspense
Plot: treasure hunt, expedition, gold, island, sailboat, tropical island, sunken ship, sunken treasure, sailing, captain, scuba diving, emerald ...
Place: caribbean
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A Boy Called Sailboat (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Hispanic family find hope in their extraordinary son named Sailboat when a personal gesture awakens a global desire. Armed with a "little guitar", Sailboat leads an offbeat cast into the miraculous story of the greatest secret never told.
Style: sincere, captivating, semi serious, psychological, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, boy, mexican, sailboat, musician's life, grandmother grandson relationship, music, kids and family, guitarist, musician, parents and children, family relations ...
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Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of ...
Style: serious, epic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, greek god, imaginary kingdom, adventure, redemption, destiny, heroic mission, rivalry, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals, murder, legends and myths ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Musketeers of the Sea (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Italian adventure movie directed by Steno.
Plot: musketeer, sailboat, exile, mistress, torture, swashbuckler, abduction, identical twins, dungeon, pirate, bound and gagged
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The Truth About Spring (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tommy Tyler, a lazy Caribbean sailor, and his tom-boy daughter, Spring, are out to search for a buried treasure. Tommy brings aboard William Ashton, a young lawyer, to help with the search. Ashton turns out to be handy when they encounter dangerous ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, tomboy, sailboat, treasure hunt, sunken treasure, coming of age, map, lawyer, marriage proposal, single father, youth, yacht ...
Place: caribbean
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My Blood Runs Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Wealthy, reckless Californian Julie Merriday, accompanied by her boyfriend Harry Lindsay, an attorney, narrowly avoids crashing into a motorcycle driven by young Ben Gunther. Ben temporarily abandons his damaged cycle and accepts a ride from Julie ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: accident, sailboat, reincarnation, ancestor, deception, diary, murder, lawyer, heiress, driver, aunt, psychopath ...
Place: california
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, scenic, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, friendship, female friendship, boyfriend, dancing, greek island, holiday, blonde, dating, pregnant woman, restaurant, hotel ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 70s, 2010s
Place: greece, new york, tokyo, mediterranean sea, paris france ...
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To the Ends of the Earth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
Story: From Nobel Laureate William Golding's (Lord of the Flies) epic sea-voyage trilogy comes the story of an ambitious British aristocrat, humbled by the lives of his fellow passengers, as he embarks on an ocean voyage for Australia where he is to ...
Style: sincere, epic, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: ship, sea voyage, sea captain, fall in love, introspection, social differences, family relations, imperialism, couples, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era
Place: australia, england
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