Reef movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant reef movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, captivating, suspenseful, feel good, entertaining and realistic films and TV shows about / with reef, ocean, underwater scene, danger, sea, island, beach, adventure, blood and survival plots mostly in Adventure, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
reef movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as reef: Kon-Tiki (2012), Solo (2018), The Shallows (2016), Avatar: The Way of Water (2022), Great White (2021), Shark Season (2020), Finding Nemo (2003), Shark Tale (2004), PT 109 (1963), Moana (2016).

List of reef movies

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, epic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ocean, survival, shark, adventure, adventurer, raft, sea voyage, sailing, expedition, obsessive quest, travel, diary ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, peru, usa, south america ...
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Solo (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After falling off a cliff and suffering substantial injures, for 48 long hours a young surfer must face a merciless nature and his own physical and mental agony to try to survive.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental
Plot: survival, surfing, swimming, ship, friendship, pride, storm, weather, beach, delusion, dune, hallucination ...
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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, scary, exciting, tense, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, surfing, animal attack, shark attack, killer shark, sea, ocean, creature feature, great white shark, trapped, beach ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, texas, tijuana mexico
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Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Twelve years after exploring Pandora and joining the Na’vi, Jake Sully has since raised a family with Neytiri and established himself within the clans of the new world. Of course, peace can only last so long. Especially when the military ...
Style: breathtaking, exciting, futuristic, colourful, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, escapades, fantasy world, heroes, alien, fight, good versus evil, planet, battles, survival, tribe, mother son relationship ...
Time: future
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Great White (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: What should have been a tourist trip to remember, quickly turns into a living nightmare when five passengers on a seaplane become stranded, miles away from shore. What follows is a desperate bid for survival as the group try to make it to land ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, bloody ...
Plot: shark, shark attack, great white shark, killer shark, monster, island, rescue, airplane, killer animal, death, fear, rage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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Shark Season (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dozens of great white sharks attack the sleepy coastal town of Goldcoast, CA, resulting in several deaths and forcing the town council to bring in a group of marine biologists and shark hunters to solve the problem. But when one shark in particular ...
Style: suspense, scary, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: shark, killer shark, dangerous animal, monster, giant animal, creature feature, fear, ocean, brutality, violence, showdown, chase ...
Time: 21st century
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Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: animals, friendship, memory loss, adventure, shark, friends, courage, family, father son relationship, rescue, talking animals, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new south wales, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
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Shark Tale (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fish, shark, loss of son, gangsters, family, adventure, heroes, animal life, fantasy world, anthropomorphism, ransom, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
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PT 109 (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Dramatization of President John F. Kennedy's war time experiences during which he captained a PT boat, took it to battle and had it sunk by a Japanese destroyer. He and the survivors had to make their way to an island, find food and shelter and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, john f. kennedy, ship, war, island, leadership, usa president, usa history, president, sea, heroes, military ...
Time: 1940s
Place: pacific ocean
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The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sgt. O'Farrell an Army soldier on an island in the South Pacific during World War II is trying to bring the two basics of life to his fellow servicemen, women and beer. The supply ship carrying the beer is torpedoed and the contingent of nurses ...
Plot: world war two, sea, navy, sergeant, japanese soldier, submarine, airplane, beach, funeral, island, rescue, torpedo ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Die Millennium-Katastrophe - Computer-Crash 2000 (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A convicted murderer holds the world hostage with a year 2000 virus in all the world's major computer systems.
Plot: wrongful conviction, computer, professor, chancellor, executioner, sailboat, television reporter, satellite, new year, minister, ambulance, prison riot ...
Place: pacific ocean, berlin germany, sydney australia
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Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: colourful, touching, fairy tale, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: disney, ocean, magic, adventure, disney princess, girl, island, happy ending, mythology, destiny, family, young girl ...
Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, new zealand
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Fortress (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being kidnapped by four, masked men, a teacher and her students rebel by plotting against the criminals.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: survival, kidnapping, school, teacher, revenge, underground, adventure, confined, crimes, escapades, criminal heroes, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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Into the Blue 2: The Reef (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When they're hired to recover the lost treasure of Columbus, married scuba divers Sebastian (Chris Carmack) and Dani (Laura Vandervoort) think they've hit the jackpot. But as they get closer to the fortune, the couple begins to suspect ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, terrorist, heroes, ocean, crimes, beach, scuba diving, treasure hunter, shark, sea, diving, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: honolulu hawaii, hawaii
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The Pack (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Man’s best friend becomes his worst nightmare when a horde of bloodthirsty wild dogs descends upon a family’s farmhouse in a fang-bearing fight for survival.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, rough
Plot: dog, farmer, survival, animals, australian outback, husband wife relationship, farmhouse, outback, isolation, battles, teenager, attack ...
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Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Horatio Homblower, now promoted to Acting Lieutenant, captures the French ship Le Reve off the Spanish coast. The Captain of the French ship is furious that such a youngster has pulled off such a coup. But far more daunting is Hornblower's ...
Style: feel good, exciting, serious
Plot: ship, sea battle, napoleonic wars, pirate, heroes, sea, sailing, french revolution, navy, pow, battles, pardon ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: jungle, island, adventure, lost city, atlantis, fantasy world, legends and myths, expedition, lost world, gold, teenager, chase ...
Time: 2010s, 19th century
Place: hawaii
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Shout at the Devil (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: During World War One an English adventurer, an American elephant poacher and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar. The story is based on a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war one, woman with a gun, spy, submarine, battleship, adventurer, military, ship, revenge, husband wife relationship, loss of child, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa
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Savage Islands (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nathaniel Williamsen (O'Keefe) is taken to an island mission with his fiancee Sophie (Seagrove). Their ship, the Rona, is captained by the roguish Bully Hayes (Jones), who also takes a liking to Sophie. When Sophie is kidnapped by slave trader ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, bleak
Plot: pirate, empire, piracy, treasure hunt, historical event, rescue, kidnapping, island, naval battle, on the run, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: pacific ocean, spain
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My Father the Hero (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend by saying that her father is actually her lover.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, remake of french film
Audience: kids, date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, father daughter relationship, first love, summer, love, lesbian, vacation, holiday, family relations, jailbait, misunderstanding, family holiday ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas, new york, north america, west indies, atlantic ocean ...
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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a ...
Style: witty, humorous, stylized, surreal, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ocean, revenge, expedition, submarine, eccentricity, rivalry, adventure, vengeance, sea, dysfunctional family, marijuana, magic realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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Blue Crush (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with ...
Style: feel good, intense, serious, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: surfing, romance, friendship, female athlete, sport, beach, teenager, coming of age, sea, women, cheerleading, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hawaii, new jersey, california, usa
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Blue Juice (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: surfing, friendship, coming of age, lifestyle, fish out of water, drug dealing, romance, best friends, buddies, sport, sex, british ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, cornwall, california, scotland ...
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Beyond the Reef (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tikoyo lives by the Bora Bora lagoon in the South Pacific, where he found a man-eating tiger shark when it was an orphaned baby, just a foot long. He named it Manidu, and it grew to be sixteen feet long. Tikoyo believes that his companion houses the ...
Plot: shark, ocean, boy, airport, airplane, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, little boy, beach, holiday, dancing, map ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Age of Consent (1969)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
Style: erotic, art house, sexy, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: artist, lolita, island, painter, female nudity, beach, swimming, painting, art, adolescence, dream girl, age difference ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: australia, new york
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Old (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of families on a tropical holiday discover that the secluded beach where they are staying is somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.
Style: suspense, mysterious, macabre, tense, psychological ...
Plot: time, vacation, medical experiment, race against time, island prison, island, aging, rapid aging, human experiment, ocean, escape, climbing ...
Time: 2020s
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The Reef: Stalked (2022)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After her sister's murder, Nic, her younger sister and two friends seek solace through a Pacific island kayaking adventure. Hours into the trip the women are stalked by a shark and must band together, face their fears and save each other.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: animal attack, monster, shark attack, island, death of sister, murder, shark, woman in danger, killer animal, killer shark, struggle for survival, sea disaster ...
Place: australia, papua new guinea
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