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, feel good, suspense, sexy, serious and humorous films and TV shows about / with fishing, fish, fisherman, friendship, redemption, storytelling, catastrophe, husband wife relationship, mentor and boat plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
fishing movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fishing: A River Runs Through It (1992), Jindabyne (2006), Jaws (1975), Land (2021), The Perfect Storm (2000), Big Fish (2003), Blue Miracle (2021), Bait Shop (2008), Serenity (2019), Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011).

List of fishing movies

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, emotional, sentimental, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Plot: fishing, beautiful scenery, coming of age, self discovery, father son relationship, americana, river, brother brother relationship, wilderness, childhood, tragedy, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: montana, usa
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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: disturbing, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, fishing, crimes, serial killer, friendship, husband wife relationship, self discovery, small town, police detective, complex characters, mental illness, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
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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, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fishing, alcohol abuse, friendship, disorder, culture clash, river, society, nothing goes right, escapades, male camaraderie, boat, nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, europe
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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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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: captivating, psychological, sincere
Plot: solitude, native american, new life, fishing, mountain, nature, female nudity, countryside, living alone, lifestyle change, family tragedy, nurse ...
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, storm at sea, catastrophe, ship, storm, shipwreck, forces of nature, adventure, fish, sea, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, boston, portugal
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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, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, father son relationship, fish, adventure, fantasy world, witch, journey, parents and children, mermaid, surrealism, magic realism, magic ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, alabama, paris france, miami ...
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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
Audience: family outing
Plot: sea, fishing, fisherman, orphanage, rivalry, workplace situations, social problems, contests and competitions, sea adventure, escapades, financial problem, children's home ...
Place: mexico
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Bait Shop (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Its Barbershop for Rednecks. Bill is a bait shop owner who has to make a balloon payment of $15,000 or else the bank will close his shop. Unable to make the payment from the proceeds of the shop, Bill must compete in the annual Bass Tournament, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: fishing, save the day, rivalry, bait, family business, contests and competitions, workplace, ambition, small town, friends, working class, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
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Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: fishing boat, father son relationship, husband, ex wife, captain, fisherman, tuna, abusive husband, nudism, domestic violence, abusive stepfather, boat ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.
Style: sentimental, feel good, inspirational, entertaining, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: businessman, desert, fish, hopes, muslim, romance, doubts and hesitations, friendship, midlife crisis, culture clash, life philosophy, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, scotland, england, afghanistan, london ...
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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, funny, melancholic, suspense, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fish, romance, friendship, vengeance, wedding, fishing, prank, odd couple, disorder, bait, partners, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 70s
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: feel good, humorous, parody, road movie, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, fishing, boat, swamp, adventure, fish, con artists, chase, stupidity, hotel, farce, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, florida, usa, everglades
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: fishing, loser, goofy hero, ambition, fishing boat, family, disorder, retirement home life, silly humor, negligence, win over, fisherman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, sincere, emotional, melancholic, romantic ...
Plot: fishing, love and romance, post war, romanticism, war, life philosophy, romance, anguish, in love, kindness, provincial life, happy ending ...
Time: post world war two, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, north carolina
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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: feel good, exciting, humorous, witty, light ...
Plot: night watchman, birthday, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis, dancing, anger, widow, airplane, vacation, drunkenness, painting, fishing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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, erotic, brutal, enigmatic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexualized violence, prostitute, sex, island, fish, violence, insanity, suicide attempt, fishing, mute, runaway, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south korea
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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, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
Plot: friendship, fishing, loneliness, farming, true love, perseverance, love and romance, friends, disorder, family relations, love, escapades ...
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: depressing, talky, philosophical, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: multiple storylines, infidelity, redemption, suicide, waitress, destruction of property, loss of loved one, life philosophy, character study, fishing, party, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california
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The Hatching (2014)
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: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense, scenic
Plot: crocodile, monster, animal attack, creature feature, small town, fishing, attack, giant animal, save the day, rescue, fight, aggression by animal ...
Place: england
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Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, racism, wedding, marriage, sister sister relationship, black man, catholic, happy ending, racist, jewish, stereotypes, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: intense, sincere, exciting, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, coming of age, friendship, river, youth, nature, summer, adventure, mountain climbing, teenager, guide ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, california, usa, new york
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Survival Island (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A millionaire and his wife are shipwrecked after a yachting accident with their former servant, Manuel.
Style: sexy, realistic, suspenseful, erotic, suspense ...
Plot: cheating wife, survival, love triangle, shipwreck, desert island, extramarital affair, sex scene, sexual tension, sexy woman, island, husband wife relationship, yacht ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, dramatic, thought provoking, tragicomedy, uplifting ...
Plot: fighting the system, mental institution, mental illness, freedom, human spirit, insanity, crazy, unlikely friendships, nurse, psychiatrist, escaped mental patient, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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633 Squadron (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Norwegian resistance leader Lieutenant Erik Bergman reports the location of a German V-2 rocket fuel plant, the Royal Air Force's 633 Squadron is assigned the mission to destroy it. The plant is in a seemingly-impregnable location beneath ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, air raid, against the odds, hopes, save the day, military, war, behind enemy lines, crash landing, fishing, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: norway, europe
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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: sexy, humorous, feel good, funny, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fishing, screwball, romance, farce, fiance fiancee relationship, contest, british, existentialism, fish, friendship, distopia, doctors ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, california, ireland, san francisco
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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: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: incest, cuckold, taboo, sexploitation, taboo sex, sexually aggressive woman, satire, sex with sister, jealousy, sex scene, seductress, racism ...
Time: 60s
Place: british columbia, canada, seattle
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Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological, epic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, lgbt teen, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys, friendship, first love, nature, unrequited love, teenager ...
Place: iceland
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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: suspense, suspenseful, rough, scary, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, loch ness monster, dangerous animal, deadly creature, abandoned mine, survival, monster, mystery, chaos and mayhem, creature feature, experiment gone awry, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1976
Place: scottish highlands, europe, scotland, united kingdom
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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, disturbing, light, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, alzheimer's disease, nature, fishing, dog, love, vacation, missing person, group of friends, escapades, love and romance, dishonesty ...
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