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 serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, realistic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with water, danger, catastrophe, death, escapades, brutality, transformation, storytelling, mentor and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Action and Horror genres shot in USA, Australia, France and other countries.
water movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as water: Waterworld (1995), Sanctum (2011), 12 Feet Deep (2017), Young Ones (2014), The Last Wave (1977), The Curse (1987), Mermaid: The Lake of the Dead (2018), The Last Airbender (2010), The Shape of Water (2017), The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010).

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, adventure, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, ocean, rescue, future dystopia, sailing, sailboat, water ...
Time: future
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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, adventure, isolation, underwater, underground, deathtrap, water, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
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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, water, survival, endurance, family secret, determination, family secrets, sibling relationship, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, strong female lead ...
Time: contemporary
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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, water shortage, violence, drought, land, farm, murder, human nature, life is a bitch, love, teenager ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: usa
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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, scary ...
Plot: water, murder, catastrophe, lawyer, apocalypse, paranoia, manslaughter, beach, court, aborigine, sign, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
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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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, infection, contamination, water, meteorite, farm, space and aliens, escapades, supernatural, danger, chaos, rescue ...
Time: 80s
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Mermaid: The Lake of the Dead (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 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, mythical creature, water, love, summer house, comb, lake, tombstone, engaged, headstone, danger, couples ...
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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, epic, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, young heroes, youth, danger, heroic mission, friendship ...
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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, creature, healing power, supernatural, interracial friendship, love story, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, united states, pittsburgh, maryland, usa ...
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: stylized, gothic, exciting, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, training, apprentice, magical, adventure, magic, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, sorcerer, chosen one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt, rome italy, britain ...
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Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, biblical, exciting, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, god, chaos, angel, forces of nature, god or devil, adventure, human nature, christianity, end of the world, belief ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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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, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, isolation, storm, boat, forces of nature, desperation, adventure, ocean or sea, lost at sea, human spirit, overcoming, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: captivating, serious, atmospheric, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in danger, on the road, survival, starvation, militant, parents and children, survivor, desert, village, escapades, social relations ...
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, couples, ultimatum, young lovers, love and romance, romance, first time, water, childhood sweetheart, water shortage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, azerbaijan, caucasus
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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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: animal horror, survival, stranded, dangerous animal, adventurer, escape, crocodile, wilderness, water, cave, bait, danger ...
Time: 21st century
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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, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: shark, extinction, mutation, danger, fear, blood, rescue, water, earth, glacier, brutality, deadly ...
Time: future
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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: rescue, bookstore, romance, environmentalism, couples, against the rules, ocean or sea, zoo, water, book, writer's block, turtle ...
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: stylized, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: village life, sexism, desert, battle of the sexes, against the rules, rebellion, ultimatum, marital rape, social relations, machismo, couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: rough, realistic, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, danger, treasure hunt, crimes, deadly, heroes, dangerous animal, escapades, ocean or sea, beach, ship, killer shark ...
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, police, farm, racism, water, justice, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, texas, england
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Blind Sun (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: ​Greece. A seaside resort struck by a heavy heat wave. Water is scarce and violence is ready to explode. Ashraf, a solitary immigrant, is looking after a villa while its owners are away. On a dusty road crushed by the sun, he is stopped by a ...
Plot: water, swimming pool, heat, police, female director, hostility, house, french, isolation, isolated house, priest, alone ...
Time: future, near future
Place: greece
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The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by cosmic force, he soon finds himself ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: reincarnation, college, murder, ghost, water, occult, pursuit, rape, search, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
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Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins slaughtering blonde, blue-eyed women - and leaving their eyeballs ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, danger, sadism, violence, water, masked killer, rapist, psycho killer, ex convict ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, spain, france
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Death Street USA (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Scientists poison the water supply of a small town, turning the residents into homicidal maniacs who kill each other and anybody who passes through.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, slasher, water, sheriff, helicopter, violence, deadly, danger, legal action, heroes, crimes, zombie ...
Time: 80s
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Stryker (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret to where one of the last springs being guarded by a group of Amazons. A "Road Warrior" like crew captures her and tries to make ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, water, post apocalypse, violence, future dystopia, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, strong sexual content, strong violent content, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: future
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The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, violence, ritual murder, vengeance, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, supernatural, religions or cults, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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Dark Water (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, missing child, supernatural, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, losing-it hero, family problems, custody, parents and children, single parent, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desert, adventure, survival, air disaster, rescue, stranded, introspection, struggle for survival, human nature, danger, getting home, radio ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
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Eggs (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two brothers in their seventies, Pa and Moe, have lived together all their lives in a little house in the country, the only interruption being when Pa made a weekend trip to Småland on his moped during the second World War. The past returns when ...
Style: cult film, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: visitor, routine, water, house, radio, alcohol, wheelchair, hostility, countryside, winter, old man, youth ...
Time: 90s
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Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, danger, starting over, parents and children, haunted by the past, supernatural, imaginary friend, elevator, drowning, teacher, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1974, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle ...
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