Fishing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fishing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, visually appealing, feel good, serious, captivating and melancholic films and TV shows about / with fishing, fish, boat, nudity (full frontal - brief), fisherman, dog, friendship, storytelling, female nudity and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, Australia, Canada and other countries.
fishing movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fishing: Jindabyne (2006), A River Runs Through It (1992), Blue Miracle (2021), Grumpier Old Men (1995), Assisted Fishing (2012), At the Foot of the Rainbow (2017), Short Cuts (1993), Big Fish (2003), Beyond Loch Ness (2008), Land (2021).

List of fishing movies

Peculiarities of the National Fishing (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: General Ivolgin, forester Kuzmich, and good-natured Lyova lose their way on a fishing trip and wind up in a neighboring country, where they decide to have a good time anyway but end up leaving their vodka and fishing equipment behind.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fishing, friendship, lake or river, disorder, culture clash, river, nothing goes right, society, escapades, alcohol, alcohol abuse, boat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: finland, europe, russia
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Jindabyne (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in the river. Rather than return to the town immediately, they ...
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, fishing, police detective, serial killer, countryside, small town, investigation, crimes, couple relations, weekend, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
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A River Runs Through It (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A River Runs Through is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing up, and how their love of fly fishing keeps them together despite varying ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: beautiful scenery, fishing, childhood, wilderness, americana, generation gap, family relations, self discovery, coming of age, friendship, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: montana, usa
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Blue Miracle (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To save their cash-strapped orphanage, a guardian and his kids partner with a washed-up boat captain for a chance to win a lucrative fishing competition.
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: sea, fishing, orphanage, competition, orphan, rivalry, money problems, sea adventure, contests and competitions, escapades, children's home, jousting ...
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Grumpier Old Men (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family wedding reignites the ancient feud between next-door neighbors and fishing buddies John and Max. Meanwhile, a sultry Italian divorcée opens a restaurant at the local bait shop, alarming the locals who worry she'll scare the fish away. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fish, prank, fishing, romance, vengeance, odd couple, friendship, partners, disorder, bait, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: minnesota
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Assisted Fishing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dewey Winfield is a lovable loser who wants nothing more than to beat the guy who has bullied him his whole life in a big fishing tournament. In order to win, Dewey will need the help of some eccentric senior citizens who are about to be evicted ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: loser, fishing, goofy hero, ambition, family, retirement home life, disorder, fishing boat, win over, negligence, silly humor, fisherman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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At the Foot of the Rainbow (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago 1830s muskrat trapper Dannie Mcnoun, loves Mary and sends his best friend, Jimmy, to win her over for Dannie. Jimmy married her instead. Now neighbors, Dannie works both farms as Jimmy tries to drown his problems with a bottle.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: friendship, fishing, loneliness, farming, true love, perseverance, tavern, cabin, love and romance, friends, family relations, love ...
Time: 1830s
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Short Cuts (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary ...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, talky, depressing ...
Plot: multiple storylines, suicide, cheating, redemption, infidelity, loss of loved one, party, family relations, hit by a car, fishing, family in crisis, adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
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Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, fantasy world, storytelling, family relations, circus, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
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Beyond Loch Ness (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Murphey is a rugged cryptozoologist, who thirty years earlier, during a trip to Loch Ness, Scotland, had a fatal encounter with the fabled "Nessie" creature that killed his father, and left James with deep facial scar. Twenty years ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, dangerous animal, abandoned mine, survival, obsessive quest, deadly creature, mystery, chaos and mayhem, danger, experiment gone awry, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, year 1976, 2000s
Place: europe, scotland, scottish highlands, united kingdom
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Land (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: solitude, mountain, female nudity, living alone, fishing, hunting, family tragedy, new life, deer hunting, winter, native american, countryside ...
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois
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The Hatching (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the death of his father, Tim Webber returns to his childhood village in Somerset to find something sinister is disturbing the idyllic peace of the villagers.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: crocodile, small town, fishing, creature feature, save the day, aggression by animal, animal attack, monster, giant animal, danger, deadly, fight ...
Place: england
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The Valley of Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Valley of Light is a beautifully-filmed, sentimental movie of a young man's quest to make sense of his experiences and find new meaning in life. While this film deals with weighty material such as the suicide of Eleanor's husband and ...
Style: scenic, melancholic, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: fishing, love and romance, post war, happy ending, romance, war, angst, love story, life & death, fisherman, province, anguish ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 1940s
Place: usa, north carolina
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A Polar Year (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Danish teacher takes a job in Greenland and tries to overcome the animosity of the tight-knit locals through a series of errors that help him embrace the snow-covered life.
Style: semi documentary, sincere, touching, sweet, captivating ...
Plot: dog sled, inuit, polar bear, grandmother grandson relationship, isolation, grandfather grandson relationship, funeral, remote village, elementary school, language learning, blizzard, death of grandfather ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: greenland, denmark
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Temptation Island (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four beauty pageant contestants, who are vying for the coveted title of "Miss Manila Sunshine", set sail on a yacht. They ended up stranded on a deserted island after their vessel got caught up on fire. Together with an attractive young ...
Style: visually appealing, suspense, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: birthday party, hallucination, castaway, model, shipwreck, spoiled brat, social climber, dancing, mother daughter relationship, waiter, virgin, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
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Oh No Not Rudy Again! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 55 year old Bernd is looking forward to a quiet weekend at the lake with his best friend Klaus, 56 and his brother Peter, 53. But when Peter decides to bring along Casanova Murat, 37 hopes for a harmonic get together wane thanks to Bernd's ...
Style: road movie, humorous, feel good, disturbing, light ...
Plot: friendship, alzheimer's disease, nature, vacation, love, dog, fishing, missing person, escapades, group of friends, deception, elderly ...
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The Sweet Escape (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Michel, a fifty year old man, graphic designer, decides to change the urban lifestyle and go on an adventure. Fascinated by airmail, he dreams at Jean Mermoz when he's on scooter. One day, Michel sees a picture of a kayak.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, witty ...
Plot: midlife crisis, anger, dancing, widow, night watchman, painting, husband wife relationship, kayak, fishing, vacation, birthday, drunkenness ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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The Isle (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-Shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, brutal, erotic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexualized violence, prostitute, island, lifestyle, fish, violence, suicide attempt, insanity, murder, mute, sex, fishing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south korea
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The Perfect Storm (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, catastrophe, storm at sea, forces of nature, natural disaster, shipwreck, adventure, rescue, male camaraderie, fish, weatherman ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: new england, boston, atlantic ocean, portugal
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Mississippi River Sharks (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sharks attack a fish rodeo on the Mississippi River, and it is up to a group of locals to stop them.
Plot: shark, fishing, shark attack, competition, river, shotgun, actor, gore, kiss, father daughter relationship, trophy, flare ...
Place: mississippi river, mississippi, new orleans
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Thorn Castle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Hungary
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Story: A story about two urban boys, who spend a summer at the romantic Kis-Balaton side with an old field keeper, and gradually change their point of view about their civilized life, and fall in love with the nature.
Plot: summer vacation, harvest, lake, rifle, crab, classmate, smoking, cigar smoking, fishing, sunburn, coming of age, friendship ...
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The Monster of Camp Sunshine or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Nature (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A scientist carelessly dumps some toxic waste into a river. The gardener at a nudist camp drinks the water, turns into a monster and attacks all the (female) nudists.
Style: parody
Plot: nudism, rat, monster, fishing, nudist camp, nudist, axe murder, female nudity, airplane, broken mirror, toxic waste, creature feature ...
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The Stepford Children (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this sequel to The Stepford Wives, Steven and Laura Harding (along with their kids David and Mary) have moved to the quiet community of Stepford, CT. Steven joins the men's club, which is still assimilating their wives into robots. This ...
Style: microfilm
Plot: deception, swimming, motorcycle, corruption, secret, secret society, brainwashing, housewife, kidnapping, cheerleader, past, grave digging ...
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Thorn Castle (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Hungary
Story: Tutajos is an excellent student whose parents decide to reward his academic achievements with a vacation to the countryside. Robbed of his gadgets and easy city-lifestyle, Tutajos finds himself completely out of his element – until a goodhearted ...
Plot: classmate, school, sunburn, cigar smoking, fish, summer vacation, snake, dog, boat, nature, fishing, teenage boy ...
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Mullet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, sincere, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, small town, starting over, love and romance, prodigy, hopes, couples, family problems, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, weakness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Tennessee Waltz (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When entertainment lawyer Wolfgang Leighton decides to take a break from business for some fishing in Tennessee's backwoods, he ends up embroiled in a bank robbery and murder. Pursued by the killers, he's running from the police and a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: fishing, deadly, protagonist as suspect, legal action, heroes, intrigue, nudity (full frontal - brief), off the road, false accusation, murder, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
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Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: suspenseful, clever, thought provoking, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, campaign, political corruption, murder mystery, political intrigue, society, dishonesty, love affair, immigrants, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths with Abigail Paige (Paula Prentiss), a sweetly annoying girl who has just ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: contest, fiance fiancee relationship, fishing, screwball, romance, contests and competitions, sport, workplace, rivalry, goofy hero, nothing goes right, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, ireland, england
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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, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, animal horror, fear, dangerous animal, monster, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, underwater, survival, police chief, chief of police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, new york, new england ...
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Islands in the Stream (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, island, father son relationship, fishing, sculptor, estrangement, family relations, family life, isolation, human nature, human spirit, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: bahamas
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