Fisherman movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fisherman movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, suspense and touching films and TV shows about / with fisherman, boat, fishing, fishing boat, death, fish, danger, friendship, murder and underwater scene plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
fisherman movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fisherman: Fisherman’s Friends (2019), True North (2006), The Deep (2012), Undertow (2009), Humanoids from the Deep (1980), Snow Falling on Cedars (1999), The Sea (2002), Blood Diamond (2006), Siren (2018), Dark Sea (2013).

List of fisherman movies

Fisherman’s Friends (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties. Based on the true-life story of Cornish folk band, Fisherman's Friends.
Style: realistic, disturbing, semi serious, captivating
Plot: fisherman, choir, folk music, artist, singer, ambition, society, friendship, rivalry, fishing village, fishing, coastal town
Time: contemporary
Place: cornwall
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True North (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The crew of a bankrupt Scottish trawler turn to smuggling illegal immigrants over the stormy waters of the North Sea.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, touching, serious
Plot: ship, fisherman, illegal immigration, dishonesty, parents and children, moral dilemma, human nature, ocean, stowaway, ocean or sea, life is a bitch, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
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The Deep (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on an astonishing true incident that took place on the frigid seas off Iceland in 1984, The Deep fashions a modern-day everyman myth about the sole survivor of a shipwreck, whose superhuman will to survive made him both an inexplicable ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: fisherman, storm at sea, ocean, survival, human spirit, against the odds, danger, drowning, swimming, struggle for survival, sea disaster, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: iceland, atlantic ocean
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I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, teenager, secret, urban legend, small town, fisherman, characters killed one by one, mystery, buried truth, revenge, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
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Undertow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Peru, Colombia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, scenic ...
Plot: ghost, gay relationship, lgbt, gay love, supernatural, gay, fisherman, homosexual, drowning, love triangle, male homosexuality, magic realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru, latin america
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Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, suspenseful, intense, absurd, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, rape, contamination, experiment gone awry, survival, fisherman, mad scientist, deadly creature, mutation, danger, deadly, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
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Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, forbidden love, jury, fisherman, japanese american, racism, culture clash, who done it, life is a bitch, crimes, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: seattle, washington state, pearl harbor, seattle washington
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The Sea (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wealthy, aging patriarch Thordur assembles his scattered heirs in his remote Icelandic fishing village to discuss the future of the family fishery. But bringing everyone together unleashes a storm of long-repressed dark family secrets.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, fisherman, life is a bitch, family problems, favoritism among siblings, family life, parents and children, family gatherings, family business, small town, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe, paris france
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Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, bleak, intense, thought provoking ...
Plot: mercenary, gem, adventure, smuggling, greed, treasure hunt, rebel, journalism, black market, escapades, obsessive quest, terrorist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: africa, south africa, zimbabwe, morocco, angola ...
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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, bleak
Plot: mermaid, siren, polyamory, sea, boat, legend, small town, investigation, danger, myth, fisherman, mystery ...
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Dark Sea (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A strange black spot approaches the coast, bringing death and destruction to a fishing village. In a desperate flight to escape the chaos, lonely Albino fights for the great love of his life at the risk of his own soul.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: sea monster, murder, monster, zombie, bloodbath, fisherman, survival, secret identity, salvation, treasure hunt, creature, zombie attack ...
Place: brazil
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Tidelands (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-con Cal McTeer's return to her hometown of Orphelin Bay blows the lid off a generations-long conspiracy of silence around murder, drugs and Sirens.
Style: enigmatic, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: mermaid, sea creature, superhuman powers, supernatural power, clan, fisherman, fishing village, drug dealing, betrayal, corruption, australian, murder ...
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Navigating the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When sophisticated New York journalist Edith Iglauer is assigned to go to British Columbia to write a frivolous piece on the fishing industry, she butts heads with local fisherman and notorious loner, John Daly. While she thrives on the fast-paced ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, romantic, sincere, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, journalism, small town, unlikely couple, true love, love affair, society, writer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada ...
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Land Legs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dom, 36 years old, is a sailor on board of the fishing boat Petit Gael II from the port of Les Sables d'Olonne, a small town in western France. He is used to leave for the open sea for at least three weeks in a row. Despite of his absences, his ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: fisherman, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, teenager, children, divorced man, moral dilemma, family relations, family, parents and children, storytelling, ultrasound ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, adventure, good versus evil, monster, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, god, curses spells and rituals, danger, ancient ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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Assisted Fishing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dewey Winfield is a lovable loser who wants nothing more than to beat the guy who has bullied him his whole life in a big fishing tournament. In order to win, Dewey will need the help of some eccentric senior citizens who are about to be evicted ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: fishing, loser, ambition, goofy hero, family, disorder, retirement home life, fishing boat, win over, negligence, silly humor, fisherman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Little Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Little Man lives happily in his little house in the Hollow Mountain. His peaceful life ends once he begins to have dreams about a mysterious house where he is to find what he desires. Even though he does not feel like having any desires, he ...
Style: retro, psychotronic, fairy tale, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, puppetry, puppeteer, children, transformation, reception, metamorphosis, fisherman, island, flying machine, bird, nightmare ...
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A Mermaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 12-year-old Ryan moves to the town where her father was born—a bleak, dying fishing town. However, exploring the coast, she discovers a cove that is home to a mysterious girl named Coral who reveals herself to be a mermaid.
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fisherman, healing power, saving a life, friends, mythical creature, escapades, moving, youth, parents and children, family ...
Place: usa
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Way Back Home (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jessica Santiago & Ana Bartolome are two sisters who have lived in separate lives for 12 long years. Jessie, though an excellent student, has grown to feel sorrow of Ana’s lost while Ana, not knowing that she’s an orphan, grew up in a ...
Style: touching, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: missing person, siblings, sister sister relationship, long lost daughter, fisherman, mother daughter relationship, missing sister, jealousy, fishing village, sibling rivalry, reunion, piano ...
Place: the philippines
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The Net (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is groomed to be a spy by an ambitious South Korean military officer.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: politics, human rights, poverty, military, video surveillance, prostitute, spy, money, breakdown, murder, husband wife relationship, fisherman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: east asia, south korea, korea, seoul, north korea
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, rescue mission, courage, coast guard, daring rescue, danger, sinking ship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1952
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
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Desire (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair despite the differences in their lifestyles. He asks her to marry him but ...
Style: erotic, sexy, romantic, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, opposites attract, tragic love, university professor, class differences, sex, fisherman, passion, scotsman, frenchwoman, love at first sight, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, scotland, europe, france
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A Lobster Tale (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cody Brewer, a quiet New England fisherman isn't doing too well for himself. His wife feels neglected, and his son keeps getting picked on by the school bully. While out collecting his lobster traps one day, Cody finds a strange green moss that ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, family relations, family life, family, moral dilemma, fisherman, supernatural, friendship, rivalry, social relations, down on your luck, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, maine, newfoundland
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I, the Other (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Not available
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, terrorism, danger, confined, mind game, rivalry, partners, deadly, isolation, human nature, betrayal, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sicily
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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, psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: fishing boat, father son relationship, abusive stepfather, ex wife, husband, male prostitution, video game, playing a video game, existentialism, domestic violence, childhood trauma, captain ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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Kadal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wrongdoer is caught red-handed and he is not going to forgive the man who exposed him.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, romantic
Plot: frame up, teenage love, love, priest, young love, teenage life, dishonesty, starting over, youth, love and romance, fall in love, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Chemmeen (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Karutthamma, the daughter of a Hindu fisherman, falls in love with a Muslim fish trader. However, social prejudices seem to ruin their love life and invite the wrath of their communities.
Style: cult film
Plot: fisherman, hindu, arranged marriage, gossip, betrayal, beach, father daughter relationship, rumor, fishing, sea, ambition, loan ...
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Whither Now (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kesse is a third generation fisherman, living in a small coastal town in Northern Jutland. Life trudges along without surprises, but all this is about to change. The fishing industry is hit by financial crisis and the small fishing boats are swiftly ...
Plot: fisherman, aquarium, small town, biologist, lighthouse, male nudity, sex scene
Place: denmark
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Uppercut (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The "Bulldozer", a former football star, is now working as a fisherman. As a group of street-people arranges a football match against the local Armybase, he is asked to be their trainer. His boat was damaged by a submarine and he currently ...
Plot: fisherman, brawl, soldier, pub, boat, american football, punching, city, football, uniform, harbor, gangster ...
Place: italy, naples italy, southern italy
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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unfinished business with coed Julie James brings the murderer to the Bahamas to terrorize her and her friends, Karla, Tyrell and Will, during a vacation. Can Ray Bronson who survived a bloody attack alongside Julie two summers ago, get to the island ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: murder, island, resort, serial killer, danger, woman in danger, deadly, killer, survival, attempted murder, offscreen killing, escape ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1988, 80s
Place: bahamas
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