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, serious, captivating, visually appealing and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with sea, danger, boat, ocean, suspense, ship, survival, underwater scene, water and disaster plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
sea movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sea: An Easy Girl (2019), Longitude (2000), All Is Lost (2013), In the Heart of the Sea (2015), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019), Turning Tide (2013), Abandoned (2015), Black Sea (2014), The Shallows (2016), Baywatch (2017).

List of sea movies

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, meditative, controversial, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: sea, seaside, coming of age, 16 year old, summer vacation, older man younger woman sex, female protagonist, sex scene, muslim girl, seductress, teenage sexuality, teenage girl ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: inventor, sea, british navy, sailboat, ocean, military life, against the odds, escapades, sea disaster, father son relationship, sailing, seafaring ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era, 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, jamaica
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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, tense, reflective ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, boat, isolation, sea, storm, survivor, loneliness, forces of nature, ship, ocean, human spirit, sailor ...
Time: 21st century
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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, exciting, inspirational, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, adult
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, whale, sea, boat, disaster, starvation, shipwreck, man versus nature, dangerous animal, castaway ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, middle ages, georgian era ...
Place: new england, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america, massachusetts
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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: funny, exciting, fairy tale, dark fantasy, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: pirate, fantasy world, sword fight, ship, swashbuckler, sea, sailboat, revenge, ghost, ship captain, jungle, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: 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: suspenseful, psychotronic, bloody, natural horror, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: shark, sea, great white shark, killer shark, shark attack, animal attack, panic, fear, secret place, research, chase, diving ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
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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, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: sea, ocean, follow your dream, contests and competitions, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, human spirit, adventurer, escapades, ship, sailing, sport ...
Time: 21st 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: exciting, intense, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: sea, lost at sea, desert island, ship, suspense, death, survival, fear, storm, courage, boat, against the odds ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
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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, tricky, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: submarine, boat, sea, treasure hunt, survival, gold, ocean, heist, murder, greed, suspense, disaster ...
Time: year 2008, year 1941, 21st century
Place: black sea, russia, scotland, ukraine, crimea
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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: scary, exciting, tense, harsh, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, surfing, animal attack, shark attack, creature feature, ocean, beach, sea, killer shark, trapped, surfer ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, tijuana mexico, texas
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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, light, feel good, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: lifeguard, beach, sea, rookie, swimming, chase, disguise, male objectification, muscleman, saving a life, co worker co worker relationship, rescue ...
Time: year 2017, future, 2010s
Place: north america, usa, florida, california
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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, inspirational, tense, emotional, compassionate ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, courage, sea, oil rig, oil, trapped, rescue, heroism, fire ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 2010, 21st century
Place: california, boston, usa, louisiana
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: ocean, ufo, first contact, submarine, alien, sea, disaster, catastrophe, survival, heroic mission, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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The North Water (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Henry Drax is a harpooner and brutish killer whose amorality has been shaped to fit the harshness of his world, who will set sail on a whaling expedition to the Arctic with Patrick Sumner, a disgraced ex-army surgeon who signs up as the ship’s ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: whaling, expedition, arctic, sea, north pole, scientific expedition, struggle for survival, ship, sailor, psychopath, irishman, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
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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, retro, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea, ship, disaster, survival, forces of nature, sinking ship, race against time, escapades, titanic, chaos and mayhem, drowning, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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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: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, rough ...
Plot: sea, expedition, biologist, sea monster, ship, beast, crew, suspense, rescue from drowning, forces of nature, victim, collision ...
Place: ireland
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K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, nuclear submarine, military, courage, nuclear, radiation sickness, sea, suspense, radiation, disaster ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1989 ...
Place: ussr, russia, moscow russia
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Cold Skin (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
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, scary, interesting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lighthouse keeper, lighthouse, suspense, creature, island, sea, night, loneliness, mermaid, interspecies sex, survival, beast ...
Time: year 1914
Place: antarctic
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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, rough ...
Audience: manly, boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, ship, storm at sea, storm, forces of nature, shipwreck, fish, sea, ocean, fishing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, boston, portugal
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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, inspirational
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, fisherman, fishing, orphanage, rivalry, financial problem, sea adventure, escapades, contests and competitions, workplace situations, social problems, youth ...
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: futuristic, exciting, serious, apocalyptic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, adult
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, ocean, sailing, boat, distopia, water, rescue, dystopic future, sea, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: canada
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, tense, epic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, navy, battles, sea battle, heroic mission, leadership, naval battle, sailboat, friendship, military, royal navy ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, regency period, edwardian era, georgian era
Place: england, france, brazil, europe, pacific ocean ...
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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, ship, race against time, survival, experiment gone awry, ocean, suicide, shipwreck, creature feature, sea, disaster, survival horror ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
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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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, battleship, warship, ocean, aircraft carrier, sea, battles, naval battle, ship, heroes, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pentagon
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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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mermaid, boat, legend, sea, suburban life, investigation, myth, suspense, magical creature, fisherman, small town, harbor ...
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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, serious, tense, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: ship, sea, ocean, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, whale, captain, friendship, shipwreck, suspense, revenge, hunting ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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The Red Turtle (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, anime, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: nature, isolation, island, raft, sea turtle, loneliness, desert island, beach, survival, swimming, transformation, castaway ...
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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, atmospheric, disturbing, futuristic
Plot: submarine, sea battle, torpedo, naval battle, sea, nuclear submarine, nuclear war, chain of command, nuclear threat, naval officer, investigation, navy ...
Time: near future
Place: france
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Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien, alien invasion, military, u.s. navy, ship, battleship, evil alien, navy, alien encounter, battles, sea battle, space and aliens ...
Time: future, year 2012, year 2005, year 2006, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, tokyo, new york, pacific ocean, london ...
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Evolution (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 11-year-old Nicolas lives with his mother in a seaside housing estate. The only place that ever sees any activity is the hospital. It is there that all the boys from the village are forced to undergo strange medical trials that attempt to disrupt ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, psychedelic, dark, mind bending ...
Plot: nurse, sea, boy, distopia, beach, youth, twists and turns, children, woman, body horror, suspense, coming of age ...
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