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, suspenseful, suspense, serious, entertaining and captivating films and TV shows about / with sea, danger, boat, ocean, underwater scene, ship, adventure, catastrophe, chase and death plots mostly in Adventure, Drama 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), Abandoned (2015), In the Heart of the Sea (2015), The Abyss (1989), The Shallows (2016), Moby Dick (1998), Siren (2018), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Flipper (1964).

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, ocean, once in a lifetime opportunity, rivalry, follow your dream, adventure, contests and competitions, adventurer, escapades, human spirit, ship, around the world ...
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, sea, underwater scene, boat, ocean or sea, treasure hunt, gold, adventure, danger, survival, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
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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, exciting, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: sea, desert island, storm, catastrophe, boat, ship, survival, death, lost at sea, fear, courage, survivor ...
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: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie, serious ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, sea, adventure, against the odds, desert island, ocean or sea, whale, shipwreck ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 1850s, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
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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, cerebral ...
Plot: underwater, ocean, ufo, first contact, submarine, space and aliens, sea, alien encounter, ocean or sea, underwater scene, heroic mission, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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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, strong female character, trapped, animal horror, ocean, killer shark, animal attack, island, surfing, sea, fear ...
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, australia, texas
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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, ocean or sea, deadly, friendship, danger ...
Time: 19th 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: psychotronic, exciting, entertaining, funny, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, sea battle, sea, swashbuckler, jungle, ship, ghost, dark fantasy, fantasy world, good versus evil, sailboat, artifact ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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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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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: disaster movie, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: natural disaster, courage, oil rig, rescue, trapped, explosion, survival, catastrophe, panic, sea, disaster film, oil ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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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: feel good, realistic, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, family relations, park ranger, animal life, young heroes, escapades, adventure, save the day, friendship, youth, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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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, past life, erased memory, sea, star crossed lovers, rebirth, con artists, reincarnation, destiny, underwater, crimes, challenge ...
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 thriller, psychological, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: dark past, suspicion, hunting, serial killer, island, mother daughter relationship, sea, loner, isolated community, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, beach ...
Time: 20th century
Place: britain
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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, crime, saving a life, police car, disobeying orders ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: california, florida
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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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, mermaid, prince, disney, imaginary kingdom, witch, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water, king ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 80s
Place: denmark, caribbean
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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, bloody, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, ruins, cave, underwater, great white shark, diving, killer shark, fear, survival horror, research, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
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Children of the Sea (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
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, entertaining, captivating, disturbing, seinen
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: supernatural, friendship, sea, adventure, aquarium, fantasy world, female protagonist, youth, family, underwater scene, baby, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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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, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: inventor, british navy, sea, sailboat, adventure, military life, against the odds, ocean or sea, sea disaster, escapades, danger, ocean ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1700s
Place: jamaica, england
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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, futuristic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, adventure, ocean, future dystopia, dystopic future, post apocalyptic, rescue, sailing, water, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
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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, storm, forces of nature, boat, isolation, desperation, ocean or sea, adventure, human spirit, hopes, overcoming, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: world war two, war, espionage, battles, ship, military, seaport, british intelligence, undercover, sea, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1943 ...
Place: india, asia, germany, portugal, goa india ...
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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, escapades, cruise, goofy hero, romance, nothing goes right, boss and employee, workplace situations, disorder, drunk ...
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: amateur film, humorous, underground film, experimental, psychotronic ...
Audience: student film
Plot: sea, military, killer shark, ocean, beast, shark, supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, investigation, fear ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary, year 2015
Place: russia, ukraine, kazakhstan
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The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, France, Canada
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, rivalry, sea, ship, rescue, adventure, mentor, competition, treasure, twists & turns, greed, treasure hunt ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
Place: london, england
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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: navy, u.s. navy, warship, world war two, submarine, war, convoy, ocean, ocean or sea, ship captain, battleship, captain ...
Time: 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean
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Cold Skin (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspense, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: creature, lighthouse, lighthouse keeper, island, loneliness, merman, survival, beast, weatherman, sea, world war one, aquatic humanoid ...
Time: year 1914
Place: antarctic
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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, bug, romance, entrapment ...
Time: near future
Place: france
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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, meditative, scenic, melancholic ...
Plot: oral sex, seductress, 16 year old, bare breasts, summer vacation, older man younger woman sex, large breasts, sea, coming of age, teenage girl, sex scene, skinny dipping ...
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, alien encounter, battles, military, evil alien, ship, naval battle, heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
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: intense, sincere, light, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: travel, sea, journey, ship captain, obsessive quest, ship, adventurer
Time: 19th century
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