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, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, serious and entertaining films and TV shows about / with sea, danger, ocean, underwater scene, boat, adventure, ship, water, escapades and death plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
sea movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sea: Turning Tide (2013), The Abyss (1989), Abandoned (2015), In the Heart of the Sea (2015), The Shallows (2016), Black Sea (2014), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Moby Dick (1998), Flipper (1964), Siren (2018).

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, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: sea, ocean, once in a lifetime opportunity, contests and competitions, adventure, follow your dream, rivalry, human spirit, ship, adventurer, escapades, around the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: first contact, ufo, ocean, space and aliens, sea, submarine, heroic mission, disaster, alien encounter, alien life-form, catastrophe, survival ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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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: suspense, exciting, intense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: sea, storm, lost at sea, desert island, ship, death, boat, fear, courage, survival, adventure, disaster ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pacific ocean
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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: scenic, suspense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ship, ocean, lost at sea, dangerous animal, sea, whale, shipwreck, adventure, starvation, against the odds, castaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1850s, georgian era
Place: new england, south america, ecuador, pacific ocean, massachusetts
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The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, tense, exciting, absurd ...
Plot: shark, survival, trapped, strong female character, animal attack, killer shark, ocean, sea, surfing, stranded, island, fear ...
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico, australia, texas
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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, sea, treasure hunt, gold, boat, adventure, survival, ocean, isolation, human nature, obsessive quest, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
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, tense, suspense, realistic, factual ...
Plot: natural disaster, trapped, disaster, courage, rescue, oil rig, catastrophe, sea, survival, evacuation, heroism, panic ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, 21st century, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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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, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ship, sea, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, whale, captain, ocean, adventure, friendship, shipwreck, vengeance, hunting ...
Time: 19th century
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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, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, family relations, park ranger, save the day, adventure, young heroes, escapades, youth, friendship, swimming, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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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, captivating ...
Plot: mermaid, polyamory, boat, sea, legend, investigation, small town, myth, fisherman, mystery, supernatural being, creature ...
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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: dark fantasy, psychotronic, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, sailboat, sea battle, sea, swashbuckler, fantasy world, jungle, ship, ghost, ship captain, runaway, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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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: buddy comedy, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: lifeguard, beach, sea, rookie, drug dealer, chase, disguise, crimes, saving a life, trainee, co worker co worker relationship, surfing ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: usa, north america, california, florida
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Children of the Sea (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, China, Hong Kong
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, seinen
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, friendship, supernatural, adventure, female protagonist, fantasy world, family, parents and children, youth, baby, philosophy, shark ...
Time: contemporary
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Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 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, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: inventor, sailboat, sea, british navy, against the odds, military life, adventure, ocean, sea disaster, escapades, father son relationship, world war one ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, jamaica
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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: humorous, captivating, visually appealing, light, romantic ...
Plot: mermaid, past life, star crossed lovers, erased memory, sea, rebirth, reincarnation, destiny, con artists, embezzler, love, supernatural ...
Place: korea
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Beast (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, enigmatic, twist ending ...
Plot: dark past, mother daughter relationship, island, hunting, suspicion, serial killer, sea, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, isolated community, nightmare, loner, beach ...
Time: 20th century
Place: britain
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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, fisherman, orphan, competition, rivalry, workplace situations, social problems, contests and competitions, sea adventure, escapades ...
Place: mexico
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47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five backpackers, diving in a ruined underwater city, quickly learn they are not alone in the submerged caves.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bloody, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, cave, great white shark, killer shark, shark attack, diving, ruins, teenage girl, teenager, panic, fear, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
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Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 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, futuristic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, adventure, rescue, ocean, dystopic future, future dystopia, sailing, sailboat, water, escapades ...
Time: future
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, disney, princess, prince, talking animals, witch, imaginary kingdom, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: caribbean, denmark
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Sea Fever (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The crew of a West of Ireland trawler—marooned at sea—struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: sea monster, beast, biologist, expedition, sea, crew, ship, rescue from drowning, forces of nature, collision, victim, gene manipulation ...
Place: ireland
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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, melancholic, scenic, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: seaside, older man younger woman sex, seductress, 16 year old, sea, oral sex, summer vacation, muslim girl, yacht, coming of age, teenage girl, sex scene ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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American Warships (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an alien force wages war on Earth, only the crew of the USS Iowa - the last American battleship, stands in their way.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battleship, warship, aircraft carrier, ocean, battles, military, ship, naval battle, sea, alien encounter, heroes, fictional war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
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In Search for Captain Grant (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Soviet Union, Bulgaria
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Lord and Lady Glenarvan found a bottle in the ocean. this bottle contained a letter from captain Grant that he and 2 of his sailors had survived a disaster in sea and need help. Unfortunately, the letter was damaged by water, and only latitude is ...
Style: sincere, intense, exciting, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: travel, sea, adventurer, ship captain, journey, obsessive quest, ship
Time: 19th century
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Leviathan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, experiment gone awry, ocean, ship, survival, race against time, mutant, isolation, shipwreck, sea, rescue, suicide ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
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The Patrick Star Show (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Star hosts his very own talk show, with the support of his family.
Style: captivating, satirical, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sea, satire, humour, silly humor, sea creature, everyday life, beach, fish, starfish, star
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Storm Boy (2019)
Genre: 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: disturbing, captivating, sincere, touching, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy, sea, ocean, pelican, friendship, grandfather, son, bird, adventure, granddaughter, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south australia, adelaide south australia
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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, captivating, rough ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, isolation, forces of nature, desperation, adventure, lost at sea, loneliness, human spirit, hopes, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: serious, exciting, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, u.s. navy, navy, warship, submarine, war, convoy, ship captain, ocean, battleship, us military, naval officer ...
Time: 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean, san francisco
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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: parody, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, light ...
Plot: ship, cruise ship, sea, cruise, escapades, goofy hero, romance, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, nothing goes right, vacation ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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