Sea movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sea movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining, suspenseful and realistic films and TV shows about / with sea, danger, adventure, ship, ocean, boat, catastrophe, dialogue, escapades and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
sea movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sea: Turning Tide (2013), Black Sea (2014), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Moby Dick (1998), Siren (2018), Flipper (1964), The Abyss (1989), All Is Lost (2013), Carry on Cruising (1962).

List of sea movies

Turning Tide (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yann Madec, long-time best mate of Frank Drevil, the star skipper of Global System Insurance, sees his dream come true when he replaces the injured Frank at the last minute for the start of the Vendée Globe. Nine days into the race and leading, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: sea, once in a lifetime opportunity, contests and competitions, adventure, follow your dream, rivalry, human spirit, escapades, ship, adventurer, around the world, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, sea, gold, adventure, ocean or sea, danger, boat, survival, human nature, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
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The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul? Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times. She is caught by Heo Joon Jae, a charming but cold con artist who is the doppelgänger for Kim Moon, the son ...
Plot: mermaid, sea, star crossed lovers, past life, rebirth, reincarnation, super strength, underwater, erased memory, promise
Place: korea
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, emotional, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sea, ship, pirate, artifact, ghost, betrayal, swashbuckler, sword fight, chase, adventure, adventure hero, map ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, dungeon
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: factual, emotional, compassionate, intense, exciting ...
Plot: natural disaster, trapped, oil rig, sea, rescue, explosion, survival, courage, post traumatic stress disorder, greed, self mutilation, employee employee relationship ...
Time: year 2010, 2010s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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Moby Dick (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: ship, sea, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, whale, captain, adventure, ocean or sea, friendship, vengeance, deadly, danger ...
Time: 19th century
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Siren (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The coastal town of Bristol Cove is known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: mermaid, siren, legend, boat, investigation, polyamory, small town, sea, danger, fisherman, myth, brutality ...
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Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Flipper, from Ivan Tors Films in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television, is an American television program first broadcast on NBC from September 19, 1964, until April 15, 1967. Flipper, a bottlenose dolphin, is the companion animal of ...
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, park ranger, animal life, adventure, save the day, escapades, young heroes, family relations, friendship, youth, danger, swimming ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: florida, usa
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The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: exciting, psychological, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: underwater, ocean, submarine, space and aliens, sea, alien encounter, sea disaster, first contact, ocean or sea, ufo, sacrifice, scuba diving ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, touching, rough, captivating, harsh ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, sea disaster, isolation, forces of nature, adventure, ocean or sea, desperation, lost at sea, human spirit, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Carry on Cruising (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the ...
Style: not serious, melancholic, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: ship, cruise ship, sea, cruise, escapades, goofy hero, parody, romance, workplace situations, boss and employee, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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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: exciting, captivating, suspense, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, ship, lost at sea, ocean, dangerous animal, isolation, against the odds, adventure, danger, whale, death, starvation ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, south america, pacific ocean
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: light, feel good, fairy tale, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, prince, princess, disney, witch, imaginary kingdom, first love, good versus evil, magic, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: denmark, caribbean
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The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one ...
Style: colourful, humorous, funny, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: kids
Plot: pirate, ship, rivalry, sea, rescue, adventure, mentor, competition, treasure, twists & turns, greed, treasure hunt ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: england, london
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Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: apocalypse, adventure, survival, ocean, post apocalyptic, rescue, post apocalypse, water, future dystopia, sailing, dystopic future, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
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The Wolf's Call (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Thriller set in the milieu of French nuclear submarines.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, futuristic
Plot: submarine, sea, army, sonar, underwater scene, french army, nuclear missile, investigation, danger, bug, romance, entrapment ...
Time: near future
Place: france
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Moby Dick (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 184 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: obsession, ship, sea, mutiny, whale, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
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December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, adoption, best friends, orphan, orphanage, rivalry, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, youth, beach, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, england, london, tokyo
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The Sea Wolves (1980)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, british intelligence, heroic mission, war, military, danger, ship, undercover, sea, battle, world war two, adventure ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1930s
Place: seaport, india, asia, germany, portugal ...
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Amy Foster (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for ...
Style: touching, captivating, scenic, romantic, emotional ...
Plot: social differences, fall in love, human nature, society, sea disaster, countryside, sea, ship, chess, prejudice, xenophobia, doctor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, wales, ukraine, cornwall ...
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The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ship, adventure, cruise, survival, race against time, hysteria, passenger, underwater, forces of nature, faith, sea disaster, group of strangers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, fish, underwater, megalomaniac, adventure, disorder, goofy hero, family, race against time, danger, dishonesty, ocean or sea ...
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Amphibian Man (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: People living at the seashore town are frightened by reports about the unknown creature called "the sea devil." Nobody knows what it is, but it's really a son of a doctor Salvator. The doctor performed a surgery on his son and now ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: underwater, hidden identity, superhuman powers, swimming, love and romance, social misfits, lovers apart, romance, unfulfilled love, tragic love, greed, mermaid ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: seaport
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The Odyssey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Biopic of the great French ocean-going adventurer and filmmaker
Style: factual, exciting, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: environmental, diver, flashback, underwater scene, sea, ship, love, unfaithful husband, frenchman abroad, explorer, adventure, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, year 1949, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: paris france, antarctica
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The Pirate Fairy (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Zarina, a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy who’s captivated by Blue Pixie Dust and its endless possibilities, flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock, who make her captain of their ship. Tinker Bell and her ...
Style: feel good, exciting, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, pirate, adventure, imaginary, friendship, family, danger, female protagonist, sea, magic, ship ...
Time: 2010s
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Titanic II (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened "Titanic 2," follows the path of its namesake. But when a tsunami hurls an ice berg into the new ship's path, the passengers and crew must fight to ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, iceberg, ship, survival, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger, ocean or sea, escapades, chaos and mayhem, sinking ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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Virgins (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sincere, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, rumor, beach, sea, mermaid, teenage life, life is a bitch, urinating on someone, binoculars, urination ...
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Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Treasure Island (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Japan, France, Hong Kong, USA, Belgium, Brazil, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is based on Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island novel.
Style: entertaining, light, sweet, funny
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: sea, friendship, obsessive quest, fantasy life, love of one's life, space exploration, treasure chest, abduction, pirate ship, universe, restaurant, beer ...
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Baywatch (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, feel good, based on cult tv series ...
Plot: lifeguard, beach, drug dealer, rookie, chase, police car, disguise, conspiracy, party, crime, yacht, sea ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, california
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Abandoned (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When their yacht capsizes during a storm; four men face almost certain death.
Plot: ship, storm, sea, boat, survivor, death, survival, fear, water, fight, courage, barefoot male
Time: year 1989
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