Water movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant water movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, realistic and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with water, danger, catastrophe, blood, death, brutality, survival, rescue, underwater scene and transformation plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Horror genres shot in USA, Australia, Canada and other countries.
water movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as water: Waterworld (1995), Underwater (2020), The Shape of Water (2017), Mermaid: The Lake of the Dead (2018), 12 Feet Deep (2017), Sanctum (2011), Young Ones (2014), 4 latas (2019), The Last Wave (1977), Black Water: Abyss (2020).

List of water 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, sailing, sailboat, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
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Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: underwater, sea monster, giant monster, monster, animal attack, sea creature, lovecraftian, giant creature, ocean, explorer, fear, earthquake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: biting, touching, fairy tale, disturbing, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: female full frontal nudity, interspecies sex, sign language, laboratory, cold war, escape, healing power, creature, supernatural, love story, water, interracial friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, pittsburgh, united states, usa, maryland ...
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Mermaid: The Lake of the Dead (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An evil Mermaid falls in love with Marina's fiancé Roman and aims to keep him away from Marina in her Kingdom of Death under water. The Mermaid is a young woman who drowned a few centuries ago. Marina only has one week to overcome her fear of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, touching, psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, lake, water, mythical creature, love, comb, summer house, tombstone, engaged, headstone, salvation, romance ...
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12 Feet Deep (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, two sisters are trapped under the fiberglass cover of an Olympic sized public pool and must brave the cold and each other to survive the harrowing night.
Style: disturbing, suspense, serious, sad, suspenseful
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: trapped, swimming pool, survival, water, endurance, family secret, determination, sibling relationship, family secrets, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, female empowerment ...
Time: contemporary
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Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, danger, forces of nature, deathtrap, adventure, underground, panic, struggle for survival, death, underwater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
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Young Ones (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: South Africa, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a future where water is scarce, a farmer defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, futuristic, clever ...
Plot: survival, water shortage, violence, land, drought, farm, murder, water, human nature, life is a bitch, teenager, love ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: usa
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4 latas (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To find Joseba, a dying friend, and see him reunite with his daughter Ely, two old friends, Jean Pierre and Tocho, embark with her on a road trip through the Sahara desert, from Spain to Mali.
Plot: sahara, road trip, friendship between men, poverty, desert, friendship, water, memories, river, race car, bribery, drugs ...
Place: sahara desert, spain, france
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The Last Wave (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: White Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: murder, catastrophe, lawyer, water, apocalypse, storm, aborigine, sign, manslaughter, beach, court, shaman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Black Water: Abyss (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An adventure-loving couple convince their friends to explore a remote, uncharted cave system in the forests of Northern Australia. With a tropical storm approaching, they abseil into the mouth of the cave, but when the caves start to flood, tensions ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: survival, animal horror, hunting, cave, dangerous animal, beast, crocodile, animal attack, adventurer, stranded, forces of nature, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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Planet of the Sharks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the near future, glacial melting has covered 98% of earth's landmass. Sharks have flourished and now dominate the planet, operating as one massive school led by a mutated alpha shark.
Style: intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: shark, extinction, mutation, danger, fear, blood, rescue, water, glacier, earth, brutality, deadly ...
Time: future
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The Curse (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathan Hayes is a religious man trying to hold onto his farm and keep his family in line. A real estate developer is trying to buy most of the farm property in the area, including Mr. Hayes family farm, in the hope that the Tennesse Valley Authority ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, contamination, infection, farm, meteorite, space and aliens, chaos, danger, escapades, supernatural, rescue, countryside ...
Time: 80s
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Turtle Diary (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they plan to steal two of the turtles and free them into the ocean.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bookstore, rescue, romance, environmentalism, couples, against the rules, ocean, ocean or sea, zoo, water, book, writer's block ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, atlantic ocean, new jersey
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The Source (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favours as long as the men refuse to install a water pipe.
Style: sentimental, stylized, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: village life, sexism, desert, against the rules, battle of the sexes, rebellion, ultimatum, marital rape, machismo, power relations, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, north africa
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Shark Zone (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man must hunt down ferocious sharks that are threatening a small beach community.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, danger, treasure hunt, crimes, ocean, heroes, escapades, dangerous animal, deadly, ocean or sea, beach, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, captivating, humorous, inspirational ...
Plot: small town, ethnic conflict, village life, small town life, politics, racial tension, farm, police, racism, water, justice, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, texas, england
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, psychotronic, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, supernatural, chosen one, destiny, master warrior, hopes ...
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Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, maniac, serial killer, camp, drowning, teenager, danger, fear, gory, cult, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1958, 50s ...
Place: usa, new jersey
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Crawl (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Serbia, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While struggling to save her father during a Category 5 hurricane, a young woman finds herself trapped inside a flooding house and fighting for her life against Florida’s most savage and feared predators.
Style: suspense, disaster movie, psychotronic, awful, surprise ending
Plot: alligator, flood, animal attack, hurricane, animal horror, trapped, tsunami, survival, natural disaster, predator, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, ridiculous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret organization, secret agent, undercover, espionage, secret service, undercover agent, mentor, british, tough guy, child spy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 2014, 2010s
Place: england, britain, london, kentucky, middle east ...
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, murder, supernatural, serial killer, teenage life, good versus evil, violent, gory, goth, slasher, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, military, navy, battleship, ufo, u.s. navy, ship, save the world, alien encounter, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, japan, new york, tokyo ...
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The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, life is a bitch, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, little girl, telephone, urban legend, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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247°F (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Georgia, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four friends travel to a lakeside cabin for a carefree weekend, the fun turns into a nightmare when 3 of them end up locked in a hot sauna. Every minute counts and every degree matters as they fight for their lives in the heat up to 247°F.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, friends, danger, sauna, isolation, heat, friendship, in the woods, haunted by the past, fireworks, locked in, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, demi god, superhero, atlantis, mythology, super powers, underwater, superhuman powers, mermaid, power, ocean, creature ...
Time: 1990s, year 1985, 2010s, 90s, 80s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, sicily, maine, sahara desert ...
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Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the harrowing true story of an October 1982 shark encounter. After a yacht bound for Florida capsizes during an unexpected storm, its crew is left to drift for days in the chilling waters of the Atlantic where they become prey to a group of ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: shark attack, killer shark, shark, survival, struggle for survival, storm, animal attack, blood, fear, water, hallucination, yacht ...
Time: year 1982, 20th century
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The Ark (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Noah, a farmer and family man, is instructed by an angel to build an ark in the middle of a desert in order to save both his family and the faithful from a devastating flood. A seemingly impossible task, especially when his sons refuse to believe ...
Style: captivating, serious, biblical, suspense, epic ...
Plot: noah's ark, obsession, apocalypse, hopes, redemption, religions or cults, society, chaos, parents and children, old testament, end of the world, religion ...
Time: ancient history
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Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a fracking mishap accidentally rips apart the earth’s crust, the resulting hole opens up a gaping underground water way to a vast and mysterious ocean somewhere deep below. Instantly, giant prehistoric sharks begin wending their way upward ...
Style: bloody, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: shark, escape, monster, blood, women's prison, police detective, danger, partners, fear, death, investigation, rage ...
Place: arkansas
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Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, serious, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in danger, on the road, survival, starvation, militant, parents and children, survivor, desert, village, social relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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Absurdistan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, offbeat, realistic
Plot: village, battle of the sexes, social relations, ultimatum, couples, love and romance, young lovers, romance, first time, water shortage, strike, absurdism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, caucasus, azerbaijan
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