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 exciting, suspense, suspenseful, entertaining, visually appealing and intense films and TV shows about / with boat, danger, catastrophe, survival, dialogue, adventure, escapades, ocean, storytelling and sea plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
boat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as boat: All Is Lost (2013), Anaconda (1997), The Boat (2018), Flushed Away (2006), Black Sea (2014), Siren (2018), Adrift (2018), In the Heart of the Sea (2015), Cargo (2017), The Reef (2010).

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, touching, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, boat, isolation, storm, sea, forces of nature, adventure, loneliness, human spirit, survivor, ocean, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Peru
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, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, snake, dangerous animal, adventure, boat, survival, monster, animal attack, giant snake, amazon river, river, strong violent content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
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The Boat (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Malta, UK
Duration: 88 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: suspense, captivating, macabre, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, lost at sea, boat, ocean, ghost ship, sailing, alone, survival horror, paranoia, disappearance, freak accident, isolation ...
Place: malta
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Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
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: funny, feel good, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: boat, talking animals, rat, friendship, getting home, mouse, adventure, sewer, heroic mission, animals, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
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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, suspense ...
Plot: submarine, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, ocean, survival, adventure, sunken ship, heist, murder, greed ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008, year 1941, 21st century
Place: black sea, russia
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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, tense ...
Plot: mermaid, boat, sea, legend, small town, investigation, myth, fisherman, mystery, polyamory, suburban life, supernatural being ...
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Adrift (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Iceland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman and her fiancé find themselves caught in a hurricane after departing Tahiti by boat. She wakes up after being knocked out, only to discover him missing, and the elements threatening.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, sad, twists and turns, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, survivor, storm, sailboat, love, boat, young couple, human spirit, sailing, female protagonist, hurricane, loss of loved one ...
Time: year 1983
Place: pacific ocean, tahiti
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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, suspense, captivating, factual ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, sea, whale, shipwreck, starvation, dangerous animal, castaway, lost at sea, natural disaster, disaster ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, victorian era, 1820s, georgian era ...
Place: ecuador, pacific ocean, new england, south america, massachusetts
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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: zombie, post apocalypse, pandemic, survival, boat, father daughter relationship, infected, australian, baby, aborigine, infection, community ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia
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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: scary, psychotronic, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: shark, survival, ocean, killer shark, shark attack, panic, boat, tourist, creature feature, boat accident, dangerous animal, diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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, entertaining, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, ocean, adventure, sailing, sea, dystopic future, distopia, rescue, water, future dystopia ...
Time: future
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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, light, romantic, ridiculous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunter, obsessive quest, yacht, beautiful scenery, sunken treasure, escapades, treasure, ex husband ex wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, bahamas, usa, spain, chicago illinois ...
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Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military, war, evacuation, soldier, army, rescue mission, military officer, air attack, battlefield, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, united kingdom ...
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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, entertaining, fairy tale, dark fantasy, colourful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, treasure hunt, treasure, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, disney, british empire, pirate ship, weirdo, pirate captain ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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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: psychological, bleak, disturbing, epic, tense ...
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, anti war, insanity, army, military, war, secret mission, violence, river, mission, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, southeast asia, the philippines
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Piranha 3D (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Each year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria, Arizona explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 residents for the annual Spring Break celebration. But then, an earthquake opens an underwater chasm, releasing an enormous swarm of ancient Piranha that have ...
Style: scary, sexy, brutal, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, killer animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, dangerous animal, animal attack, monster, rescue, female sheriff, death, killer fish, spring break ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: arizona, 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: suspense, exciting, intense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: sea, lost at sea, desert island, survival, boat, storm, ship, death, fear, courage, adventure, hopes ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pacific ocean
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Deep Blue Sea 3 (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Emma Collins and her team are spending their third summer on the island of Little Happy studying the effect of climate change on the great white sharks who come to the nearby nursery every year to give birth. Along with the last two inhabitants ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, killer shark, science runs amok, predator, characters killed one by one, animal attack, scientist, experiment gone awry, research, female scientist, experiment ...
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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, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, u.s. navy, military, evil alien, battleship, navy, alien, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, save the world, sea battle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, london, tokyo, pentagon ...
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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: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, disaster, boat, scientist, apocalypse, sea, storm, adaptation, hopes, society, destiny ...
Time: future
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Captain Ron (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When mild-mannered Martin Harvey finds out that he has inherited a vintage yacht, he decides to take his family on a Caribbean vacation to retrieve the vessel. Upon arriving on a small island and realizing that the ship is in rough shape, Martin and ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, stylized, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: boat, sailing, childhood, adventure, sea, female nudity, island, gangsters, destiny, culture clash, chase, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: puerto rico, cuba, caribbean
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Jungle Cruise (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Disney’s live-action adaptation of its iconic theme park ride.
Style: scenic, colourful, captivating, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, amazon river, explorer, treasure, amazon jungle, artifact, adventure, snake, amazon rainforest, expedition, traveler ...
Time: 1910s, future, 90s, year 1916
Place: brazil, london
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Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: fishing boat, father son relationship, husband, ex wife, captain, fisherman, tuna, abusive husband, nudism, domestic violence, abusive stepfather, boat ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, mischievous children, teacher, children, factory, childhood, overweight child, tour guide, surrealism, grandfather grandson relationship, candy, poverty ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, germany, europe, west germany, paraguay ...
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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK, France, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, colourful, stylized, intense, 3d animation ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, dog, riddles and clues, young heroes, adventurer, amateur detective, escapades, reporter, pirate, captain ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1949
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
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Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
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, realistic, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, vigilantism, human trafficking, one man army, revenge, chase, dark hero, father daughter relationship, lone hero, secret service, abduction, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, usa, north america
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, inspirational, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ocean, survival, shark, adventurer, raft, expedition, sea voyage, adventure, sailing, obsessive quest, boat, travel ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, peru, usa, south america ...
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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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, monster, dangerous animal, survival, fear, beach, great white shark, creature feature, killer shark ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, new york state, new york ...
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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: sexy, exciting, humorous, saga, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, james bond, fictional country, espionage, spy, virginity, human sacrifice, british, 007, voodoo, racial slur, cia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, west indies, caribbean, new york ...
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Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Peru
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Fitzcarraldo, a dreamer who plans to bring opera and Enrico Caruso to the South American jungles. With limited funding, he must figure out how to finance the opera house, and ultimately decides to capitalize on South America's rubber ...
Style: cerebral, surreal, breathtaking, sexy, tense ...
Plot: jungle, amazon river, steamship, opera, boat, obsession, river, art, dreams, tribe, nature, amazon rainforest ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: south america, peru, latin america, brazil
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