Lost at sea movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lost at sea movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with lost at sea, escapades, danger, adventure, ocean, survival, catastrophe, boat, island and death plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as lost at sea: In the Heart of the Sea (2015), The Boat (2018), Life of Pi (2012), For Those in Peril (2013), The Boat (2011), Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012), All Is Lost (2013), The Mercy (2017), The Whale (2013), Atlantics (2019).

List of lost at sea movies

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, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, sea, against the odds, whale, desert island, shipwreck, ocean or sea ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
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The Boat (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Malta
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lone fisherman on his daily run finds himself lost in a thick fog which proves impossible to navigate. The worst is yet to come when his encounter with a seemingly abandoned sailboat becomes a fight for survival against an enemy unknown.
Style: captivating, suspense, rough, psychotronic, macabre ...
Plot: survival, lost at sea, alone, boat, ocean, ghost ship, sailing, isolation, freak accident, dolphins, fisherman, survival horror ...
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Mexico, Canada, France, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, captivating, motivational, scenic, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, storytelling, beautiful scenery, hopes, journey, adventure, teenage boy, ocean or sea, ocean, human nature, life, lost at sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, montreal, mexico, montreal quebec, pacific ocean ...
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For Those in Peril (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: lost at sea, outcast, sole survivor, society, social relations, village life, misfit, death of brother, village, fishing village, coast, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
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The Boat (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, adventure, danger, confined, escapades, family relations, parents and children, lost at sea, end of the world, isolation, mystery, ship captain ...
Time: 21st century
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Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, sexual, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school student, island, love and romance, youth, teenage life, first sex, adventure, unlikely couple, fall in love, marooned, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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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, adventure, ocean or sea, human spirit, overcoming, hopes, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Mercy (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst's disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea.
Style: scenic, captivating, exciting, tense, factual ...
Plot: yacht, lost at sea, inventor, husband wife relationship, sea, adventure, ambition, escapades, sea voyage, against the odds, human spirit, press agent ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1968
Place: england, argentina
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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, factual, disaster movie ...
Plot: warship, u.s. navy, world war two, lost at sea, disobeying orders, rescue, stranded, male camaraderie, secret mission, trial, survival, top secret ...
Time: 1940s, frogman, year 1945
Place: washington d.c., san francisco, the philippines, pacific ocean
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The Whale (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatic retelling of the fateful last voyage of the Nantucket whaleship Essex. When the Essex is attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820, her crew take to three fragile whalers. Alone in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the men must ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, factual ...
Plot: whale, shipwreck, ship, adventure, survival, dangerous animal, danger, ocean, escapades, lost at sea, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
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Atlantics (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Senegal, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Along the Atlantic coast, a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleiman and his co-workers ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: construction worker, emigration, forced marriage, supernatural, emigrant, police investigation, police inspector, lost at sea, corruption, superstition, ocean, police ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: atlantic ocean, africa, senegal
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Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, island, human spirit, solitude, courage, adventure, stranded on an island, determination, sole survivor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
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Harragas (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the northern Algerian port city of Mostaganem. The title refers to the hordes of refugees, the 'Harragas', who smuggle themselves out of the country via any means possible. Here we meet one such group, Rachid, Nasser and Imene who ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: immigrants, against the rules, hopes, human nature, corrupt officer, danger, seaport, refugee, lost at sea, ocean, rebellion, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: algeria, africa, spain, mediterranean sea
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Murders in Batz (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of a woman in an abandoned house is the first murder this rural French island has had in 100 years. Or is it? A cop who left the island 20 years earlier and a young intern who moved away when she was six years old - but doesn't ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, visually appealing
Plot: crime scene, whodunit, childhood memory, erased memory, death of mother, presumed dead, lost at sea, crime investigation, missing person, murder case, sea, dog ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brittany
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The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, time travel, ancient mystery, world war one, adventurer, adventure, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
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Benji the Hunted (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet, tear jerker ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, mountain, lost at sea, hunter, family, adventure, rescue, love and romance, heroes, orphan, escapades, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
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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, emotional, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: sea, desert island, storm, catastrophe, boat, ship, survival, death, fear, courage, survivor, lost at sea ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pacific ocean
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Style: harsh, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ocean, survival, ocean or sea, adventure, expedition, sea voyage, raft, adventurer, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 40s ...
Place: pacific ocean, peru, usa, south america, tahiti ...
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, ship, mutiny, whale, sea, hunt down, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, rivalry, danger, escapades, ocean ...
Time: 19th century
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The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: island, ship, betrayal, mutiny, murder, adventure, sea captain, escapades, navy, military life, rebelliousness, storm at sea ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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Satan’s Triangle (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The female survivor of a shipwreck and two Coast Guard helicopter pilots sent to rescue her find themselves trapped in a mysterious part of the ocean known as Satan's Triangle.
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: bermuda triangle, womanizer, catholic priest, lost at sea, ocean, supernatural power, ship wreck, prostitute, survivor, stranger, murder, helicopter ...
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The Pagemaster (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old library, he is mystically transported into the unknown world of books, and he ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, magic, fantasy world, young heroes, imaginary, getting home, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, imagination, dragon ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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An American Tail (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, american dream, immigrants, good versus evil, heroes, orphan, hopes, family relations, friendship, cat, immigration, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, russia, usa, hong kong, hamburg germany ...
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Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, youth, friendship, children, rich and poor, missing person, family, heroes, mischievous children, cons and scams, wealth, conspiracy ...
Place: usa
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Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: shark, survival, stranded, isolation, panic, ocean, shark attack, scuba diving, ocean or sea, danger, abandonment, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A weekend cruise on a luxurious party yacht goes horribly wrong for a group of old high-school friends. They forget to let the ladder down before they jump into the ocean for a swim. The boat proves impossible to climb. They are stuck in the water ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: survival, danger, social relations, couple relations, family in danger, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, contests and competitions, family relations, drowning, ocean ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, scenic, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: island, young heroes, family relations, adventure, danger, exotic island, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, little girl, poacher, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, indonesia, pacific ocean
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: ship, sea battle, navy, battles, napoleonic wars, adventure, ocean or sea, leadership, heroic mission, escapades, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, brazil, england, pacific ocean, france
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Lovewrecked (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a Caribbean cruise, Jenny (Bynes) is marooned on a beach with her rock and roll idol. Deliriously in love with the idea of time alone with him, she manages to hide the fact that they're a stone's throw away from their resort.
Style: humorous, funny, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: resort, teenage love, love triangle, adventure, island, lie, marooned, shipwreck, stranded, escapades, love and romance, rock star ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
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The Big Picture (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Paul Exben is a success story – partner in one of Paris's most exclusive law firms, big salary, big house, glamorous wife and two sons straight out of a Gap catalog. But when he finds out that Sarah, his wife, is cheating on him with Greg ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: downfall, law firm, infidelity, redemption, couples, starting over, haunted by the past, hotshot lawyer, accidental killing, disposing of a dead body, crimes of passion, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, paris france, montenegro
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