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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting and sentimental films and TV shows about / with sailboat, boat, sea, sailing, sailing ship, adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, ship and danger plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
sailboat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sailboat: Styx (2018), Adrift (2018), Message in a Bottle (1999), Waterworld (1995), Double Jeopardy (1999), Scarlet Sails (1961), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), A High Wind in Jamaica (1965), Jason and the Argonauts (2000), The Emigrants (1971).

List of sailboat movies

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: sinking ship, sailboat, storm at sea, ocean, holiday, rescue, moral dilemma, dehydration, female protagonist, map, thunderstorm, danger ...
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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: sentimental, sincere, suspenseful, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Plot: survivor, storm, survival, underwater, sailboat, sailing, surfing, human spirit, vegetarian, marriage proposal, death, dancing ...
Time: year 1983
Place: tahiti, pacific ocean
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: haunted by the past, single parent, love letter, sailboat, romance, sailing, love, anonymous letter, father son relationship, boat accident, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, virginia, new york
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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: apocalypse, adventure, survival, post apocalypse, ocean, dystopic future, post apocalyptic, rescue, future dystopia, water, sailing, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
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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, prison, sailboat, betrayal, crime, crimes, vengeance, manipulation, manhunt, chases and races, presumed dead ...
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: lyrical, romantic, sentimental, scenic, fairy tale
Plot: sailboat, love, sailing ship, love and romance, friendship, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, poverty, based on a novel, prince, pneumonia, crazy ...
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, sentimental, scenic, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female friendship, singing, friendship, boyfriend, sailboat, dancing, greek island, pregnant woman, reunion, dating, blonde ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 70s
Place: greece, oxford university, paris france, stockholm sweden, mediterranean sea ...
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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, stylized, serious
Plot: pirate, ocean or sea, stowaway, pirate ship, danger, kidnapping, escapades, young heroes, ship, piracy, sea battle, child in peril ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: jamaica, caribbean
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Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
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, heroic mission, destiny, rivalry, redemption, sword and sorcery, curses spells and rituals, murder, imaginary ...
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, atmospheric, contemplative, saga, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, starvation, sailing ship, farm hand, emigrant, seasickness, ship, sailboat, journey, sea voyage, escapades, family in crisis ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, 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: gun, bondage, pirate, sailboat, fencing, sailing ship, coach, arm wrestling, midget
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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, murder, deception, lawyer, reincarnation, ancestor, diary, heiress, sailboat, inheritance, driver, woman in danger ...
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: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: youth, infidelity, innocence lost, cheating wife, social decay, lifestyle, love affair, destructive relationship, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, gender, society ...
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: serious, talky, realistic, sentimental
Plot: racism, showbiz, nightclub, friendship, interracial relations, sailboat, wiretap, presidential candidate, kennedy family, politics, unfulfillment, gangsters ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: las vegas
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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, touching, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, adventure, island, ocean, mythology, destiny, young girl, quest, family, magic, courage ...
Place: pacific ocean, new zealand
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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: tense, erotic, twists and turns, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, femme fatale, seduction, blackmail, teachers and students, desire, mind game, rape, strong sexual content, crime, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami
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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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, debt, money, crime, crimes, moral dilemma, siblings relations, gambling, loan, actress, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, brighton
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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, adventure, storm at sea, friendship, survival, catastrophe, danger, escapades, ocean or sea, 15 year old, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: florida, south america, jamaica, west indies, connecticut ...
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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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: inventor, against the odds, adventure, military life, escapades, danger, sea disaster, ocean or sea, british navy, father son relationship, sea, obsession ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1700s
Place: jamaica, england
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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: cosmonaut, palace, sultan, new love, blue, moon landing, rose, beauty, princess, gunpowder, horse chase, sailboat ...
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The Boat (2018)
Genre: 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: exciting, captivating, suspense, rough
Plot: lost at sea, survival, alone, boat, sailing, ocean, sailboat, fisherman, dolphins, lost, isolation, sailor
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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, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: stowaway, island, wilderness, survival, shipwreck, pelican, escapades, confined, child in peril, youth, danger, treasure hunt ...
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, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, alcohol abuse, store, island, escapades, adventure, beach, love triangle, ship, adventurer ...
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: factory, boat, river, grandfather, sailboat, gang, prosecution, houseboat, pirate, holiday, chicken, cousin ...
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How to Shake Off a Bride (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Eva, the owner of a pastry shop hopes to re-unite with her ex-husband Honza, with whom she has a son Tobias. Honza surprises Eva with the request for a wedding cake. He is planning to marry Linda, his new girlfriend. Eva and Tobias don't like ...
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: wedding, selfie, sailing boat, drunken woman, skype, learning the truth, screwball, paintball gun, taking off shirt, manipulative behavior, screaming woman, female antagonist ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
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Good Time (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Style: brutal, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Plot: on the run, loneliness, brother, bank robber, violence, prison, wheelchair, stolen money, one night, brother brother relationship, promise, teenage sex ...
Time: year 2016
Place: bronx new york city, new york, manhattan new york city
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Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial romance, immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, iraq veteran, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, culture clash, forbidden love, life is a bitch, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
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Moonfleet (2013)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An adaptation of J Meade Falkner’s 1898 swashbuckling novel. A young man craving adventure joins a gang of smugglers in search of Blackbeard's diamond
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, semi serious, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, smuggler, unlikely partners, social relations, youth, treasure hunt, coming of age, family, escapades, cons and scams, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: england
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Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A prequel to "Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame"
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, martial arts, empress, betrayal, police investigation, political conspiracy, uncover truth, missing person, crimes, state affairs, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: bankruptcy, uncover truth, family problems, rivalry, family business, neo noir, hidden identity, love and romance, crimes, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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