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 captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful and bad ending films and TV shows about / with sailboat, sailing, boat, ocean, sea, adventure, island, beach, escapades and danger plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
sailboat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sailboat: Waterworld (1995), Styx (2018), Message in a Bottle (1999), Longitude (2000), Adrift (2018), Double Jeopardy (1999), A High Wind in Jamaica (1965), Scarlet Sails (1961), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Moana (2016).

List of sailboat movies

Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 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, serious, futuristic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, adventure, ocean, post apocalyptic, future dystopia, dystopic future, rescue, sailboat, sailing, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
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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: captivating, psychological, disturbing, tense
Plot: sailboat, storm at sea, sinking ship, ocean, holiday, rescue, moral dilemma, female protagonist, thunderstorm, map, dehydration, danger ...
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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: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: sailboat, haunted by the past, love letter, single parent, anonymous letter, romance, sailing, love, father son relationship, boat accident, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, virginia, new york
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Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 250 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, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: inventor, sailboat, sea, adventure, military life, against the odds, ocean or sea, sea disaster, ocean, escapades, danger, british navy ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1700s
Place: jamaica, england
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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, sentimental, thought provoking, disaster movie ...
Plot: survivor, storm, survival, love, sailboat, human spirit, hurricane, underwater, death, female protagonist, power of love, surfing ...
Time: year 1983
Place: tahiti, pacific ocean
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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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: false accusation, faked death, sailboat, vengeance, prison, betrayal, crime, crimes, manipulation, manhunt, presumed dead, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, southern usa, georgia
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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: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: pirate ship, pirate, stowaway, child in peril, sword fight, sailing ship, sailboat, kidnapping, danger, escapades, ship, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: jamaica, caribbean
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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, lyrical, scenic, sentimental, fairy tale
Plot: sailboat, love, sailing ship, love and romance, life is a bitch, friendship, father daughter relationship, poverty, based on a novel, prince, sea, mad woman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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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, scenic, sentimental, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, singing, female friendship, friendship, boyfriend, sailboat, dancing, greek island, holiday, reunion, pregnant woman, dating ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 70s
Place: greece, mediterranean sea, stockholm sweden, paris france, new york ...
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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, adventure, ocean, island, mythology, magic, young girl, destiny, good versus evil, family, friendship ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
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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, coming of age, catastrophe, adventure, storm at sea, friendship, survival, 15 year old, danger, ocean, escapades, ocean or sea ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: connecticut, florida, cuba, south america, west indies ...
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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: psychotronic, exciting, entertaining, funny, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, sea, sea battle, swashbuckler, ship, ghost, dark fantasy, good versus evil, naval officer, jungle, artifact, revenge ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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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, intense, stylized, suspense, tense ...
Plot: pirate, queen, death, kidnapping, sultan, magic, puzzle, sailor, storm at sea, ship captain, sea battle, sea captain ...
Time: 16th century
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Moomins on the Riviera (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Finland, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Moomins along with Little My and Snorkmaiden had a sea journey that after storms and desert island dangers leads the family to Riviera, the place that takes their unity to the test.
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, disorder, social relations, friends, family relations, youth, escapades, family, family life, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Place: french riviera, riviera
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Inseln vor dem Wind (2012)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Style: captivating, suspense, light, feel good
Plot: expedition, treasure hunt, sunken treasure, tropical island, sailboat, sailing, island, gold, sunken ship, schooner, emerald, scuba diving ...
Place: caribbean
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Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
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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, rivalry, destiny, heroic mission, redemption, sword and sorcery, murder, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
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The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and ...
Style: epic, rough, gloomy, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: immigrants, starvation, emigrant, seasickness, sailboat, ship, farm hand, sailing ship, journey, sea voyage, family in crisis, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, europe, eastern europe
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The Corsairs (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After the death of her father, the viceroy of a small Caribean island, the beautiful young Isabella is in a big danger. The crafty duke of Burt wants to grab the power on the isle so he decides to eliminate her. Fortunately then comes a group of ...
Plot: bondage, coach, pirate, sailing ship, gun, sailboat, fencing, arm wrestling, midget
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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: sailboat, treasure hunt, father daughter relationship, tomboy, coming of age, sunken treasure, florida keys, single father, beach, cave, held at gunpoint, binoculars ...
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: lawyer, heiress, accident, sailboat, deception, murder, diary, reincarnation, ancestor, swimming underwater, underwater photography, chase ...
Place: california
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Summer of '04 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sommer ’04 is a character study of a family on vacation. German director Stefan Krohmer examines the emotional abyss and problems behind the seemingly nice facade of an intact family as they experience guilt, love and jealousy.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, innocence lost, lifestyle, social decay, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, youth, society, gender, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany
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The Rat Pack (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a brief flash-forward to Frank Sinatra as an old man, saying "I miss my guys," the movie's main narrative begins during high points in the solo careers of the Rat Pack: Dean Martin has become a big success despite the breakup of ...
Style: talky, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, showbiz, interracial relations, nightclub, friendship, sailboat, kennedy family, wiretap, presidential candidate, bishop, society, rise and fall ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: las vegas
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The Wild Boys (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, on the island of La Réunion, five adolescents of good families enamoured with the occult, commit a savage crime. A Dutch Captain takes them in charge for a repressive cruise on a haunted, dilapidated sailboat. ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: criminal, shipwreck, teenager, teacher, supernatural power, trial, sea, boat, supernatural, teenage boy, sailor, beach ...
Time: 20th century
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Wild Things (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but ...
Style: erotic, tense, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, blackmail, dangerous attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, strong sexual content, teachers and students, desire, mind game, fatal attraction, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, everglades, miami, miami beach
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Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, debt, investigation, money, crimes, crime, siblings relations, moral dilemma, gambling, blackmail, loan, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, brighton
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The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The 20th century's first man lands on the moon and discovers - that Baron Munchausen has already beaten him to it, along with Cyrano and characters from Jules Verne's lunar-landing novel. The Baron spirits the young cosmonaut by ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: palace, moon, cosmonaut, giant bird, sultan, beauty, blue, sailing ship, princess, rose, gunpowder, new love ...
Place: constantinople
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The Sea Gypsies (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: stowaway, island, wilderness, survival, shipwreck, pelican, adventure, youth, escapades, family, journalism, pirate ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington
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Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, ocean, adventurer, femme fatale, adventure, escapades, danger, island, ship, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
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Hen in a Boat (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During the summer on their Grandfather’s land Johanna, Robert, Harald and Alex begin a secret journey up the river on a boat with a chicken in search of a new path to the North Sea of Germany. A classic German children’s adventure movie.
Plot: sailboat, chicken, pirate, river, cousin, factory, boat, grandfather, gang, prosecution, holiday, houseboat ...
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The Boat (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Malta
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lone fisherman on his daily run finds himself lost in a thick fog which proves impossible to navigate. The worst is yet to come when his encounter with a seemingly abandoned sailboat becomes a fight for survival against an enemy unknown.
Style: captivating, suspense, rough, psychotronic, macabre ...
Plot: survival, lost at sea, alone, boat, ocean, ghost ship, sailing, isolation, freak accident, dolphins, fisherman, survival horror ...
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