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, serious, melancholic, suspenseful, semi serious and harsh films and TV shows about / with fishing, fish, friendship, boat, female nudity, redemption, family, dialogue, storytelling and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Hungary, Canada and other countries.
fishing movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fishing: Big Fish (2003), Beyond Loch Ness (2008), Jaws (1975), A River Runs Through It (1992), The Country Years (1992), Mississippi River Sharks (2017), Thorn Castle (1967), The Stepford Children (1987), Bayo (1985), Trilogy of Lust (1995).

List of fishing movies

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: sentimental, offbeat, feel good, touching, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: witch, parents and children, mermaid, escapades, true love, fish, fantasy world, love and romance, adventure, fishing, father son relationship, cancer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: usa, texas, morocco, russia, cuba ...
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Beyond Loch Ness (2008)
Genre: 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: dangerous animal, sea monster, violence, fishing, abandoned mine, obsessive quest, gory, survival, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, mystery, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
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Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, fear, survival, small town, police chief, shark, ocean, fish, monster, beach, great white shark, shark attack ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, usa, atlantic ocean, new york
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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: emotional, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, fishing, childhood, fish, gambling, small town, wilderness, americana, bishop, generation gap, boat ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: montana, usa
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The Country Years (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adolescent comes of age during a summer in the Rhône valley with his maternal grandparents. Jules seems a little too close to his mother and distant from his father, who wants Jules out of their Parisian house. It's to be a summer of ...
Plot: fishing, coming of age, summer vacation, summer, provence, grandson, teenager, vacation, bully, grandfather grandson relationship, gang, grandfather
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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: fishing, shark attack, flare, tow truck, hardware store, net, cassette tape, riverboat, gore, kiss, bomb, blood ...
Place: mississippi river, mississippi
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Thorn Castle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Hungary
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: swamp, fish, cigar, bird, snake, lake, boat, nature, coming of age, smoking, fishing, summer vacation ...
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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.
Plot: monster, fishing, nudist camp, nudism, rat, nudist, parachute, toxic waste, axe, cat, axe murder, mirror ...
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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: fishing, cemetery, motorcycle, robot, cheerleader, high school, secret, swimming, corruption, fire, deception, rock music ...
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Bayo (1985)
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sharon and her ten year old son Bayo live in Tickle Cove on the shores of Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland like generations of their family have before them. Sharon hates her life there. She dreams of moving to Toronto - where her now deceased mother was ...
Plot: boy, single mother, fishing, seaside, grandparent grandchild relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, small town
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Trilogy of Lust (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A failed medical student running a fish farm in Hong Kong buys a new wife...
Plot: sex, eel, fishing, love triangle, egg, violent sex, object in vagina, fisting, blow job, unsimulated sex, penetration, porn magazine ...
Place: hong kong
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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, ruins, sunburn, crab, cigar smoking, teenager, dog, boy, rifle, teenage boy, teacher, school ...
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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.
Plot: friendship, fishing, tavern, cabin, loneliness, farming, priest, true love, perseverance, funeral, devotion, loyalty
Time: 1830s
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The Last Challenge (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An upstart outlaw baits a legendary gunslinger, now a marshal in love with a saloon keeper.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: small town, poker, rattlesnake, haunted by the past, native american, fishing, duel, gunslinger, ambush, marshal, whiskey, mind game ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
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Vixen! (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody including a husband and his wife, and even her biker brother. She is openly racist, and she ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: sexual abuse, adultery, jealousy, impotence, communism, pilot, sexually aggressive woman, taboo, cuckold, motorcycle, incest, fishing ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, british columbia, seattle washington
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The Thirteenth Year (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, coming of age, family, imaginary, fishing, birthday, rivalry, youth, parent child relationship, family relations, danger ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: fishing, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, room service, car chase, recording studio, bank robbery, crimes, crime, dishonesty, intrigue, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, politics, campaign, fishing, political campaign, investigation, murder mystery, lobbyist, love affair, political corruption, republican, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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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: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: suicide, cheating, redemption, infidelity, earthquake, cellist, fishing, helicopter, artist, loss of loved one, party, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
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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, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fiance fiancee relationship, fishing, contest, screwball, romance, store, goofy hero, contests and competitions, love affair, sport, nothing goes right, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: california, ireland, england
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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: serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, small town, countryside, fishing, aborigine, serial killer, marriage, police detective, friendship, crimes, marriage crisis, male friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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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: island, sculptor, fishing, family life, human spirit, sibling relationship, introspection, parents and children, holocaust, hopes, family relations, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: bahamas
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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, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Plot: fishing, fish, prank, romance, rivalry, friendship, buddies, best friend, old man, vengeance, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota
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Gone Fishin' (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: boat, buddies, on the road, fishing, friendship, adventure, swamp, odd couple, sea, nothing goes right, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. Like other guys, Philo finally falls in love - with a flighty singer who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beer, on the road, orangutan, threesome, overweight, fishing, motel, camping, waitress, biker, meat hook, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, california, los angeles, san francisco
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Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sea, fishing, friendship, sailing, coming of age, adventure, adventurer, school, mischievous children, family, friends, father ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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Blood Hook (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a local fishing contest, people are being mysteriously dragged into the lake and killed by a giant fish hook. After a sufficient number of deaths, the killer is finally revealed.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: murder, slasher, lake, fishing, blood, murderous pair, gory, serial killer, gore, ocean or sea, isolation, new wave ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: loser, fishing, goofy hero, contests and competitions, fishing boat, family, rivalry, disorder, sport, retirement home life, ambition, negligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Creeping Terror (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat people.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Plot: alien, sheriff, monster, evil alien, save the world, creature, army, fishing, baby, grandparent grandchild relationship, thermometer, newlywed ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
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Gone with the Fish (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on director Lotte Svendsen's own memories of her childhood on the Baltic island of Bornholm, but though it is set in 1981 the conflicts portrayed do not seem far away. At the start of the film Lars Erik and his wife Sonja are doing well ...
Plot: fishing, childhood memory, female director, island, hanging
Place: denmark
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