Boat movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant boat movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful and intense films and TV shows about / with boat, danger, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, survival, death and escapades plots mostly in Thriller, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
boat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as boat: All Is Lost (2013), Flushed Away (2006), Siren (2018), Fool's Gold (2008), Mean Creek (2004), Rambo (2008), Live and Let Die (1973), Black Sea (2014), Anaconda (1997), The Mechanic (2011).

List of boat movies

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, suspenseful, touching, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, isolation, storm, boat, forces of nature, adventure, ocean or sea, desperation, lost at sea, human spirit, overcoming, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: boat, frog, getting home, talking animals, friendship, heroic mission, disorder, fish out of water, rivalry, lifestyle change, escapades, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london, buckingham palace
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, biting, colourful, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, pirate ship, treasure, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, gold, treasure hunt, boat, captain, ghost ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Siren (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, legend, sea, boat, small town, investigation, danger, fisherman, myth, brutality ...
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Fool's Gold (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan has sunk his marriage to Tess and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he ...
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, yacht, ocean or sea, boat, rivalry, obsessive quest, divorce, beautiful scenery, escapades, scuba diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, spain, caribbean, chicago illinois ...
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Mean Creek (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenagers living in small-town Oregon take a boat trip for a birthday celebration. When they get an idea to play a mean trick on the town bully, it suddenly goes too far. Soon they're forced to deal with the unexpected consequences of their ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: prank, bully, birthday, unsupportive friend, boat, friends, small town, friendship, guilt, drowning, kids in trouble, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
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Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, boat, mercenary, warrior, sniper, bomb, heroes, torture, rapist, military, master warrior, rebel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia
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Live and Let Die (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat, heroin, espionage, chase, secret service, spy, secret agents, boat chase, cards, heroes, stowaway, underground ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, new york, harlem, jamaica ...
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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, treasure hunt, boat, gold, adventure, danger, ocean or sea, survival, obsessive quest, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
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Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, giant snake, danger, snake, amazon river, survival, lake or river, boat, obsessive quest, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil
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The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, boat, deception, revenge, partners, mafia, teaching the ways of the world, loss of friend, mentor, betrayal, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
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The Boat (2018)
Genre: 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: exciting, captivating, suspense, rough
Plot: lost at sea, survival, alone, boat, sailing, ocean, sailboat, fisherman, dolphins, lost, isolation, sailor
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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, captivating, exciting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: sea, storm, catastrophe, boat, ship, survival, death, fear, courage, survivor, adventure, lost at sea ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
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The Reef (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: shark, survival, ocean or sea, boat accident, underwater, tourist, boat, shark attack, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, hysteria ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Dead in the Water (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young, rich, and randy Gloria (Dominique Swain) takes the family motorboat for some fun in the sun off the coast of Brazil. Along with her are her longtime boyfriend Danny (Scott Bairstow), his best friend Jeff (Henry Thomas), and the son of an ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: ocean, murder, boat, violence, danger, survival, friendship, dishonesty, deadly, couples, forbidden love, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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The Reeds (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A weekend boating party turns into a nightmare for a group of young Londoners when they stumble upon a terrifying secret hidden in the reeds.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: boat, supernatural, psychopath, deadly creature, danger, survival, curses spells and rituals, deadly, gory, curse, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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Head Above Water (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Judge George (Harvey Keitel) brings his young wife, Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), to a remote island for a vacation. But while George accompanies their only neighbor -- Nathalie's childhood friend Lance (Craig Sheffer) -- on a fishing trip, Nathalie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, boat, investigation, dishonesty, couple relations, vacation, deadly, couples, crimes, woman in danger, danger, honeymoon ...
Time: 90s
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, inheritance, loss of parent, attempted murder, death in the family, dishonesty, siblings relations, children, boat, death of parent, danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
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Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, vigilantism, dark hero, human trafficking, chase, woman in danger, daring rescue, rescue, danger, child abduction, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, arc de triomphe paris
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Cargo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak
Plot: pandemic, zombie, post apocalypse, aborigine, father daughter relationship, community, boat, australian, houseboat, baby, cargo, infected ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia
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Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, fear, dangerous animal, shark attack, animal horror, monster, police chief, chief of police, survival, underwater, great white shark, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york
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Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tense, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, battleship, evil alien, ship, alien invasion, save the world, navy, sea battle, danger, ocean or sea, ufo, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, pentagon, pacific ocean, pearl harbor ...
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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: exciting, serious, harsh, inspirational, intense ...
Plot: ocean, survival, adventure, ocean or sea, sea voyage, raft, expedition, escapades, adventurer, against the odds, survivor, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1947, 1930s
Place: pacific ocean, peru, south america, new york, tahiti ...
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The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, colourful ...
Plot: rock, radio, hippie, rebelliousness, friendship, rebellion, music, ambition, friends, ship, ocean or sea, boat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: britain, london, england
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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, against the odds, sea, shipwreck, isolation, danger, whale ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, south america, pacific ocean, ecuador
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Operation Mekong (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Chinese narco-cops take their mission to the Golden Triangle following the Mekong River massacre of innocent fishermen by the region's drug lord.
Style: suspense, psychological, complex, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: illegal drugs, river, boat, danger, murder, crimes, crew, deadly, ship, fight, soldier, opium ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, thailand
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Oceans Rising (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A scientist builds a massive ark after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. But when it's evident the disaster will occur, those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, boarding the ark and seeking his ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: end of the world, scientist, natural disaster, apocalypse, boat, storm, sea, disaster film, hopes, society, adaptation, deadly ...
Time: future
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The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, adventure, courage, storm at sea, sinking ship, ocean, rescue mission, daring rescue, coast guard, forces of nature, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1952
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
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Mud (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two teenage boys encounter a fugitive and make a pact to help him escape from an island in the Mississippi.
Style: atmospheric, touching, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage boy, river, unlikely friendships, human relationship, unfulfillment, drifter, ex convict, lake or river, boat, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas, usa, mississippi
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter ...
Style: tense, bleak, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: army, anti war, jungle, mission, soldier, losing-it hero, vietnam war, military, insanity, unfulfillment, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia
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