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, suspenseful, touching, intense and emotional films and TV shows about / with fisherman, fishing, boat, death, murder, blood, betrayal, escapades, brutality and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fisherman: Blood Diamond (2006), Humanoids from the Deep (1980), Uppercut (1978), Tidelands (2018), Kadal (2013), Chemmeen (1965), The Awakening of Candra (1983), Mars Needs Women (1967), The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000), Snow Falling on Cedars (1999).

List of fisherman movies

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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, revenge, small town, secret, fisherman, mystery, who done it, buried truth, characters killed one by one, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
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Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, suspenseful, thought provoking, intense ...
Plot: mercenary, smuggling, treasure hunt, adventure, gem, journalism, greed, fisherman, journalist, rebel, obsessive quest, against humanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 2003
Place: africa, south africa, morocco, belgium, zimbabwe ...
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rape, boat, fisherman, mass murder, carnival, exploitation, gory, mad scientist, zombie, village, anti heroes, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
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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: brawl, fisherman, soldier, pub, sport, boat, american football, hit in the face, mentor, gangster, arm wrestling, betting ...
Place: italy, southern italy, naples 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: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, island, resort, murder, serial killer, revenge, hotel, hook, knife, fisherman, vacation, storm ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: bahamas
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Tidelands (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, atmospheric, based on legend
Plot: mermaid, fishing village, supernatural power, sea creature, superhuman powers, clan, fisherman, drug dealing, australian, cheating girlfriend, murder, female nudity ...
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Kadal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: semi serious, realistic
Plot: frame up, teenage love, young love, love, christian, priest, fisherman, clergy, starting over, revenge, romance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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.
Plot: fishing village, fisherman, fishing boat, arranged marriage, greed, gossip, marriage, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, muslim, tragedy ...
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The Awakening of Candra (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the true-life story of teenage bride Candra Torres who was abducted in 1975 while on a honeymoon camping trip in the High Sierras.
Plot: psychological thriller, fisherman, vacation, wilderness, amnesia, psycho terror, police officer, fishing, psychopath, police, violence, honeymoon ...
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Mars Needs Women (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tommy Kirk leads his fellow Martians to Earth on an interplanetary quest for females. Kirk proves that Martians have impeccable taste when one of his first conquests turns out to be sexy scientist Yvonne Craig.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: map, fisherman, alien abduction, alien, martian, interracial relations, cult, alien encounter, space travel, kidnapping, love and romance, space and aliens ...
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The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1850, on the isolated French island of Saint-Pierre, a murder shocks the natives. Two fishermen are arrested. One of them, Louis Ollivier, dies in custody. The other, Neel Auguste, is sentenced to death by the guillotine. The island is so small ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: murder, island, redemption, prison, fisherman, execution, death row, tragic love, love, death sentence, human nature, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1950s
Place: france, europe
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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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, racism, small town, fisherman, japanese american, trial, courtroom drama, forbidden love, jury, romance, protagonist as suspect, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: washington state, seattle washington, pearl harbor
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The Man Who Sued God (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lawyer becomes a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was “an act of God”. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: church, lightning, fisherman, legal, media, lawsuit, insurance, legal action, courtroom, courtroom drama, god, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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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: bleak, dark humor, talky, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, fisherman, parents and children, family business, ocean or sea, small town, family gatherings, family in crisis, small town life, family life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, paris france
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Alamo Bay (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A despondent Vietnam veteran in danger of losing his livelihood is pushed to the edge when he sees Vietnamese immigrants moving into the fishing industry in a Texas bay town.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: shrimp, fisherman, racism, immigrants, legal action, interracial relations, small town, culture clash, discrimination, small town life, working class, injustice ...
Place: texas, vietnam, asia, usa
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After the Storm (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On the run from smugglers and the police, world-weary scavenger Arno (Benjamin Bratt) takes a job as a courier for a tycoon. But when the tycoon's yacht goes down in a storm, can Arno partner with a fellow sea scavenger to loot the ship's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: ship, fisherman, treasure hunt, betrayal, crime, manipulations, crimes, danger, dishonesty, escapades, adventurer, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas
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Undertow (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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, serious, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: gay relationship, ghost, supernatural, gay, homosexuality, gay sex, village, death, fisherman, love triangle, homosexual, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, latin america
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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, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, fisherman, swimming, ocean or sea, human spirit, storm at sea, rescue from drowning, shipwreck, hypothermia, drowning, struggle for survival, storm ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: iceland, atlantic ocean
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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, intense ...
Plot: ship, hijacking, pirate, hostages, navy, kidnapping, confined, team, rescue, ship captain, terrorism, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s
Place: somalia, africa, united states, kenya, vermont ...
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Sea Patrol (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
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, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, military, ship, sea, military life, marine, forbidden love, death, criminal, fisherman, ocean, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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The Old Man and the Sea (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. Then a shark attacks and tries to steal his catch.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: ocean or sea, dangerous animal, adventure, lone wolves, fisherman, human spirit, escapades, obsessive quest, survival, self discovery, fishing, cuban ...
Time: 80s
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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.
Plot: brazilian, murder, devil, sea monster, monster, fisherman, gatling gun, fishing, zombie, bloodbath, black magic
Place: brazil
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The Postman (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, feel good, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: poet, letter, island, love, friendship, postman, romance, communism, exile, fall in love, introspection, fisherman ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, argentina
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The Big Mouth (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fisherman crosses paths with a diamond-smuggling gangster who is his double and inadvertently takes his place at a resort hotel where he meets a special girl.
Plot: fisherman, smuggling, map, incognito, gangster, diamonds, diamond
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Angels of the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Northeastern of Brazil, the father of the twelve years old illiterate Maria sells his daughter to Tadeu to be employed as a housemaid and have a better life. However, the girl is resold to the farmer Lourenço that deflowers her, and he gives the ...
Plot: prostitution, fisherman, brothel, jungle, child prostitution, loss of virginity, child abuse
Place: brazil
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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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, touching
Plot: ship, illegal immigration, immigrants, moral dilemma, bankrupt, smuggling, little girl, human trafficking, decision, chinese woman, death, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland, seaport
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Moon Warriors (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A kind-hearted fisherman, content with simple life, is reluctantly drawn into helping a noble emperor regain his throne from his evil brother.
Style: semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, betrayal, master warrior, adventure, romance, tragic hero, fisherman, vengeance, redemption, friendship, true love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, hong kong
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Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: disturbing, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, brutal ...
Plot: fishing boat, ex wife, husband, neo noir, captain, lie, male female relationship, planned murder, tyranny, secrets, island, seduction ...
Place: florida
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, scenic, captivating
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: flashback, friendship, mother daughter relationship, dating, girl band, boyfriend, holiday, pregnant woman, reunion, blonde woman, female friendship, hotel ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary
Place: greece, stockholm sweden, paris france, oxford university
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The Dream Team (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former footballer living in Brittany enlists his old teammates to help the local fisherman to win some games in order to raise money and save jobs.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, sport, self discovery, hopes, sport team, contests and competitions, reunion, working class, village, ambition, athlete and trainer, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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