Navy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant navy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, intense and dramatic films and TV shows about / with navy, military, dialogue, danger, catastrophe, courage, military life, chase, mentor and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as navy: The Last Ship (2014), Sea Patrol (2007), The Boat (1981), JAG (1995), Below (2002), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Battleship (2012), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), Last Resort (2012), Act of Valor (2012).

List of navy movies

 7.5
 51K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, military, save the world, survival, apocalypse, ocean or sea, danger, heroes, worldwide chaos, quarantine, shooting, plague ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
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 7.4
 2K
Sea Patrol (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Sea Patrol is an Australian television drama that ran from 2007 to 2011, set on board HMAS Hammersley, a fictional patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy. The series focuses on the ship and the lives of its crew members. Despite similarities in ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, colourful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, ship, ocean, friends, danger, chases and races, criminal, military, adventure, law and order, sea, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: ship, navy, sea battle, leadership, battles, adventure, ocean or sea, escapades, heroic mission, napoleonic wars, doctor, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, brazil, battleship, england, france
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 8.3
 214K
The Boat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: naval battle, submarine, navy, ocean or sea, battles, german, nazi officer, military, mission, war, third reich, team ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1941, 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean, seaport, germany, mediterranean sea
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 6.5
 15K
JAG (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: JAG is an American legal drama television show with a distinct military theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in association with Paramount Network Television. The first season was co-produced with NBC ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: navy, military, marines, army investigation, insubordination, military life, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, legal, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: california, battleship, usa
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 6.1
 20K
Below (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub's narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, submarine, navy, isolation, underwater, leadership, supernatural, survival, uncover truth, danger, mystery, delusion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
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The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, cold war, navy, warship, underwater, spy, cia, politics, russian, defection, nuclear threat, against the rules ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, russia, soviet union, iceland, washington d.c. ...
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 5.8
 227K
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, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, save the world, ocean or sea, ship, evil alien, alien invasion, navy, alien encounter, sea battle, ufo, danger, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, year 2012, 2000s ...
Place: battleship, hawaii, hong kong, pearl harbor, pentagon ...
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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, rough, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, navy, sea disaster, nuclear, cold war, underwater, patriotism, radiation, heroes, state affairs, ocean or sea, politics ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: soviet union, russia
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 7.4
 21K
Last Resort (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Last Resort is an American military drama television series. When the crew of the U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, the USS Colorado, pick up a U.S. Navy SEAL team off Pakistan's coast, the Colorado receives an order to launch ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, submarine, nuclear threat, island, military, captain, moral dilemma, power relations, treason, heroes, leadership, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.5
 64K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, military, terrorism, cia, soldier, bomb, terrorist plot, national security, pistol, military life, pregnant wife, heroism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: somalia, mexico, costa rica, ukraine, san diego california ...
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 7.7
 217K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: intense, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, navy, military, suicide, army investigation, lawyer, murder, sexism, trial, marines, u.s. navy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
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An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond ...
Style: sexy, emotional, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: navy, officers and cadets, unwanted pregnancy, military life, military, romance, self discovery, breaking point, power relations, fall in love, love of one's life, factory worker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manila philippines, washington state
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 6.6
 73K
U-571 (2000)
Genre: Action, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the midst of World War II, the battle under the sea rages and the Nazis have the upper hand as the Allies are unable to crack their war codes. However, after a wrecked U-boat sends out an SOS signal, the Allies realise this is their chance to ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, submarine, german, nazism, military, mission, war, survival, battles, ocean or sea, top secret, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany
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 8.3
 90K
The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, battles, soldier, war, navy, world war two, marines, squad, battle zone, friends, peril, selflessness ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, korea
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Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: ship, pirate, hijacking, rescue, navy, hostages, kidnapping, terrorism, confined, team, ship captain, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s
Place: somalia, africa, united states, vermont, kenya ...
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 6.9
 84K
The Guardian (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: rescue, teamwork, navy, ocean, friendship, storm, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, coast guard, team, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
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 5.9
 70K
G.I. Jane (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: soldier, strong female character, fighting the system, military, female soldier, basic training, navy, sexism, feminism, strong female lead, army, sexual harassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, libya, israel
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 7.8
 109K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, forensics, crime investigation, computer genius, navy, evidence, crime, special agents, victim, interrogation, government agency, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, fighter pilot, sniper, behind enemy lines, atrocity, navy, rescue, escape, gunfight, war, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, europe, bosnia herzegovina, iraq
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 6.2
 296K
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, exciting, epic, factual ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, war, world war two, love and romance, aerial combats, navy, tragic event, friends, airplane, u.s. navy, love, wartime ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1942, 1920s ...
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor, japan, battleship, england ...
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The Bedford Incident (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, submarine, navy, war, danger, heroic mission, military, journalism, race against time, nuclear missile, battlefield, confrontation ...
Time: 1960s
Place: atlantic ocean, greenland, russia
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NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The exploits of the Los Angeles–based Office of Special Projects (OSP), an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, navy, forensics, crime investigation, crimes, partners against crime, crime, partners, fighting crime, special agents, law enforcement, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.9
 268K
Top Gun (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and Co-Pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. A tragedy, as well as personal demons, threaten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: fighter pilot, officers and cadets, navy, pilot, cold war, u.s. navy, fall in love, love and romance, military, contests and competitions, ambition, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, battleship
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 7.3
 10K
SIX (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, veteran, terrorism, military, danger, adventure, crimes, twists & turns, heroes, violence, betrayal, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.8
 4K
Billy Budd (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
Style: tense, emotional, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: navy, ship, injustice, mutiny, crimes, courtroom drama, betrayal, military, life is a bitch, captivity, rebelliousness, military life ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
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 7.3
 95K
Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, navy, nuclear threat, danger, cold war, russian, save the day, battles, rebelliousness, anti war, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, mediterranean sea, pacific ocean, alabama
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 7.2
 102K
Men of Honor (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Against formidable odds -- and an old-school diving instructor embittered by the U.S. Navy's new, less prejudicial policies -- Carl Brashear sets his sights on becoming the Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true ...
Style: touching, uplifting, disturbing, sincere, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, military, u.s. navy, racism, prejudice, instructor, navy, ambition, society, african american, respect, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, cuba, new jersey
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Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, navy, rescue, saddam hussein, military life, daring rescue, heroic mission, danger, military, iraq war, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, washington d.c., thailand
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 7.0
 22K
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, sea captain, mutiny, navy, murder, adventure, escapades, rebelliousness, military life, journey ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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