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, exciting and entertaining films and TV shows about / with water, danger, underwater scene, catastrophe, death, survival, violence, chase, dialogue and swimming plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Australia, Germany and other countries.
water movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as water: Waterworld (1995), Underwater (2020), Luca (2021), The Colony (2021), Sanctum (2011), The Shape of Water (2017), 12 Feet Deep (2017), In the Heart of the Sea (2015), Young Ones (2014), Flatliners (2017).

List of water movies

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, entertaining, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, ocean, adventure, sailing, sea, dystopic future, distopia, rescue, water, future dystopia ...
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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, sea monster, giant monster, ocean, creature, giant creature, animal attack, fear, survival, earthquake, water, sea creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
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Luca (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, two young boys experience an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another ...
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, water, ocean, disney, monster, coming of age, sea voyage, sea, magical creature, disguise, seaside town, friends ...
Time: 50s, future, year 1959
Place: italy, europe, riviera
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The Colony (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future: after a global catastrophe has wiped out nearly all of humanity on Earth, an elite astronaut from Space Colony Kepler must make a decision that will seal the fate of the people on both planets.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Plot: space travel, distopia, shipwreck, crash landing, water, post apocalypse, children, survival, female protagonist, space colony, vestiges of humanity, father daughter reunion ...
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, disaster, forces of nature, deathtrap, death, adventure, struggle for survival, underground, panic, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
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, romantic, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sign language, interspecies romance, creature, love story, laboratory, rescue, female protagonist, interspecies sex, cold war, supernatural, mute woman, scientist ...
Time: year 1962, 60s
Place: maryland, baltimore, ussr, pittsburgh, usa
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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: suspense, disturbing, serious, sad, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: trapped, survival, water, endurance, determination, sibling relationship, family secret, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, sisters, struggle for survival, deathtrap ...
Time: contemporary
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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, exciting, suspense, captivating, factual ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, sea, whale, shipwreck, starvation, dangerous animal, castaway, lost at sea, natural disaster, disaster ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, victorian era, 1820s, georgian era ...
Place: ecuador, pacific ocean, new england, south america, massachusetts
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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, bleak, futuristic, clever, tense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, drought, water shortage, survival, violence, water, farm, desert, betrayal, murder, vestiges of humanity, bandit ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: usa
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Flatliners (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the ...
Style: surprise ending, serious, disturbing, light, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical experiment, death, paranormal, medical student, guilt, haunted by the past, near death experience, afterlife, paranoia, experiment, morgue, hallucination ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 2017
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Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, monster, dangerous animal, survival, fear, beach, great white shark, creature feature, killer shark ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, new york state, new york ...
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Frozen II (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.
Style: fairy tale, emotional, feel good, touching, 3d animation
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: disney, disney princess, princess, magic, magical, autumn, giant, kingdom, female protagonist, good versus evil, castle, queen ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scandinavia, norway
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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: ridiculous, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, secret service, secret organization, mentor, british, undercover, tough guy, chase, secret society, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 1997
Place: england, london, united kingdom, britain, kentucky ...
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, dark, suspense, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: capitalism, cure, patient, nubile girl, torture, therapist, capitalist, slut, spa, incestuous relationship, dark secret, slutty woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, entertaining, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, u.s. navy, military, evil alien, battleship, navy, alien, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, save the world, sea battle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, london, tokyo, pentagon ...
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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, sauna, isolation, locked in, water, beer, heat wave, friendship, forest, haunted by the past, 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: epic, exciting, twists and turns, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Plot: superhero, super powers, atlantis, supernatural power, creature, princess, muscleman, power, mythology, ocean, half breed, demi god ...
Time: 2010s, year 1985, 90s, 80s
Place: maine, atlantic ocean, sahara, boston, sicily ...
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The Mermaid: 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: rough, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, mythical creature, lake, water, love, salvation, supernatural, obsession, romance, couples, transformation, hopes ...
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Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, shark, stranded, isolation, ocean, shark attack, panic, diving, animal attack, scuba diving, loneliness, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: love, titanic, disaster, romance, love story, ship, forbidden love, love and romance, survival, shipwreck, tragic love, ocean ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, year 1912, 50s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, new york, england
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The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, spy, navy, nuclear threat, u.s. navy, warship, cia, espionage, politics, cold war era, military ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr, usa, atlantic ocean, iceland ...
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Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, shipwreck, ship, catastrophe, ocean, drowning, forces of nature, trapped, cruise ship, ocean liner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, adult animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, peril, chosen one, friendship, heroic mission, friends, magical, save the day, martial arts, adventure, honor, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
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, slasher, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: evil doll, serial killer, supernatural, dark humor, murder, goth, homicidal maniac, soul transference, transformation, violent, good versus evil, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom (2023)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: When an ancient power is unleashed, Aquaman must forge an uneasy alliance with an unlikely ally to protect Atlantis, and the world, from irreversible devastation.
Style: exciting, entertaining, colourful, twists and turns, psychotronic
Plot: superhero, mermaid, ocean, mythology, atlantis, superhuman powers, superheroine, shark, giant monster, tsunami, water, warrior ...
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily
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Black Water: Abyss (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: Australia
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, cave, crocodile, hunting, beast, animal attack, dangerous animal, survival horror, stranded, adventurer, monster, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Vincent has an extraordinary ability: his strength and reflexes increase tenfold when in contact with water. To make full use of this gift, he settles in a region with many lakes and rivers, and that is isolated enough to allow him to live a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, emotional, humorous, serious ...
Plot: fall in love, love affair, supernatural ability, supernatural, hidden identity, police, water, river, disorder, social relations, romance, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, atlantic ocean, quebec
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The Waterboy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, absurd, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: football, sport, bullying, college, social outcast, american football, underdog, low self esteem, rags to riches, farce, mentor, ridicule ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, new jersey, new orleans, southern usa
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Split Second (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him.
Style: futuristic, suspense, rough, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, cyberpunk, post apocalypse, global warming, future dystopia, police detective, creature, monster, supernatural, flooding, brutality, escapades ...
Time: future, year 2008, 2000s, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
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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, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, investigation, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, curse, death, race against time, female protagonist, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
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