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, suspenseful, suspense, captivating and realistic films and TV shows about / with sea, danger, boat, adventure, underwater scene, ocean, ship, death, catastrophe and survival plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
sea movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sea: Turning Tide (2013), Moby Dick (1998), Abandoned (2015), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), Black Sea (2014), Siren (2018), The Abyss (1989), In the Heart of the Sea (2015), Flipper (1964), The Little Mermaid (1989).

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: realistic, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, serious
Plot: sea, once in a lifetime opportunity, adventure, contests and competitions, rivalry, follow your dream, adventurer, escapades, human spirit, ship, around the world, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
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, emotional, captivating, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, sea, ship, swashbuckler, sea battle, ghost, artifact, betrayal, sword fight, chase, adventure, pirate ship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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Moby Dick (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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: sea, ship, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, whale, captain, adventure, ocean or sea, friendship, danger, deadly, shipwreck ...
Time: 19th century
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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.
Style: intense, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: sea, storm, catastrophe, boat, ship, survival, death, fear, desert island, courage, survivor, lost at sea ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pacific ocean
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The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: visually appealing, humorous, entertaining, light, romantic
Plot: mermaid, sea, star crossed lovers, erased memory, past life, rebirth, con artists, reincarnation, destiny, underwater, crimes, challenge ...
Place: korea
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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, sea, boat, treasure hunt, gold, adventure, ocean or sea, danger, sunken ship, survival, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
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Siren (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: mermaid, siren, polyamory, sea, boat, legend, small town, investigation, danger, myth, fisherman, mystery ...
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The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 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, serious ...
Plot: underwater, submarine, ocean, ufo, first contact, sea, space and aliens, alien encounter, ocean or sea, heroic mission, sacrifice, alien life-form ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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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: suspense, exciting, captivating, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, sea, against the odds, whale, shipwreck, isolation, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, georgian era, 1850s
Place: new england, massachusetts, pacific ocean, ecuador, south america
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Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: realistic, feel good, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, family relations, park ranger, animal life, save the day, adventure, young heroes, escapades, friendship, youth, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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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: fairy tale, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, mermaid, prince, disney, imaginary kingdom, witch, first love, spell, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: denmark, caribbean
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Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 250 min.
Story: Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: inventor, sea, adventure, military life, against the odds, ocean or sea, sea disaster, danger, escapades, british navy, father son relationship, sailboat ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1700s
Place: england, jamaica
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China, 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: exciting, disaster movie, factual, emotional, compassionate ...
Plot: natural disaster, trapped, oil rig, survival, rescue, courage, explosion, sea, post traumatic stress disorder, catastrophe, greed, self mutilation ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, 21st century, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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Greyhound (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the ...
Style: suspense, serious, tragic, exciting, emotional ...
Plot: u.s. navy, submarine, navy, world war two, convoy, warship, sea, ship captain, war, ocean, naval officer, shipwreck ...
Time: 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean
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Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, adventure, post apocalyptic, ocean, rescue, dystopic future, future dystopia, sailing, sailboat, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
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Papicha (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Algiers, 1997. The country is in the hands of terrorist groups, seeking to establish an Islamic and archaic state. Women are particularly affected and oppressed by primitive diktas, who seek to take control of their bodies and control their passage ...
Plot: violence against women, sea, hijab, cutting hair, university student, abduction, blood, mass murder, female friendship, crying girl, attempted rape, bus ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: algeria
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Cold Skin (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lighthouse, creature, island, lighthouse keeper, beast, loneliness, sea, underwater scene, weatherman, night, survival, danger ...
Time: year 1914
Place: antarctic
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All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: harsh, touching, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, isolation, storm, boat, forces of nature, desperation, adventure, ocean or sea, lost at sea, human spirit, overcoming, hopes ...
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, entertaining, melancholic, light, humorous
Plot: ship, cruise ship, sea, escapades, cruise, goofy hero, parody, romance, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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Jaws 19 (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, Kazakhstan, Czech Republic
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The beaches of the Baltic Sea are terrorized by a shark. The military manage to destroy it, but the shark returns in spectral form.
Style: humorous, amateur film, experimental, underground film, psychotronic ...
Audience: student film
Plot: military, sea, killer shark, ocean, shark, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, nature, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christian, brutality, investigation ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2015
Place: ukraine, russia, kazakhstan
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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, twists and turns, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: pirate, ship, rivalry, sea, rescue, adventure, mentor, competition, treasure, twists & turns, greed, treasure hunt ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: london, england
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Moby Dick (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
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: realistic, exciting, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, ship, whale, mutiny, sea, hunt down, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, dangerous animal, escapades, self destructing ...
Time: 19th century
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The Wolf's Call (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Thriller set in the milieu of French nuclear submarines.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric
Plot: submarine, sonar, sea, army, underwater scene, nuclear missile, french army, danger, investigation, romance, bug, entrapment ...
Time: near future, frogman
Place: france
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Children of the Sea (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ruka is a young girl whose parents are separated and whose father works in an aquarium. When two boys, Umi and Sora, who were raised in the sea by dugongs, are brought to the aquarium, Ruka feels drawn to them and begins to realize that she has the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: sea, supernatural, adventure, friendship, fantasy world, youth, family, female protagonist, aquarium, underwater scene, baby, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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An Easy Girl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Naïma has just turned 16. This summer, she will have to decide what she wants from life if she doesn’t want to miss out. Then her cousin Sofia arrives, with an amazing body and a dangerously seductive lifestyle. Naïma desires only to follow her ...
Style: erotic, realistic, scenic, controversial, melancholic ...
Plot: 16 year old, summer vacation, oral sex, sea, older man younger woman sex, coming of age, female nudity, seductress, seaside, teenage girl, sex scene, skinny dipping ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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Storm Boy (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a highly successful retired businessman, Michael Kingley, starts to see things he at first can't explain, his life takes a dramatic turn. And when his grand-daughter rebels against her father, he is forced to re-evaluate his life and to ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy, ocean, pelican, grandfather, sea, son, friendship, adventure, granddaughter, family relations, youth, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south australia, adelaide south australia
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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: entertaining, light, feel good, captivating, buddy comedy ...
Plot: lifeguard, beach, chase, rookie, drug dealer, conspiracy, crime, crimes, sea, police car, disguise, party ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: florida, california
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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: adoption, friendship, orphan, orphanage, best friends, rivalry, couple relations, parents and children, youth, love and romance, male friendship, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, england, london, tokyo ...
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Buoyancy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An innocent Cambodian boy is sold to a Thai broker and enslaved on a fishing trawler. As fellow slaves are tortured and murdered around him, he starts to wonder if his only hope of freedom is to become as violent as his captors.
Style: suspense, serious, disturbing, rough
Plot: slave, slavery, human trafficking, sea, revenge, teenage boy, murder, fishing boat, running away from home, child trafficking, farmer, fishing ...
Place: cambodia
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The Ninth Passenger (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of salacious students party aboard a luxury yacht only to turn on each other as a 9th PASSENGER picks them off one by one.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, sea, mysterious stranger, serial killer, isolation, psychopath, group of friends, danger, deathtrap, yacht, crimes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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