Sailor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sailor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with sailor, escapades, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, redemption, catastrophe, death, danger and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sailor: The Rover (1967), All Is Lost (2013), Popeye (1980), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973), Sinbad (2012), Marius (2013), A Hijacking (2012), Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey (2014), Lakeboat (2000), Fanny (2013).

List of sailor movies

 6.3
 404
The Rover (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former counterrevolutionary pirate befriends a mentally ill young woman and this in turn leads to tragedy when she falls in love with a French naval officer.
Plot: sailor, pirate, treasure, mediterranean, wine, military uniform, french revolution, treasure chest, military officer, ship, duel, gold coin ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: france, mediterranean sea
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 6.9
 74K
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, suspenseful, touching, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, isolation, storm, boat, forces of nature, adventure, ocean or sea, desperation, lost at sea, human spirit, overcoming, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a widowed mother falls in love with an American sailor, her troubled young son is pressured by the bullying leader of his clique to seek revenge.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: sailor, revenge, murder, mentally unstable, crimes, dangerous attraction, mischievous children, deadly, coming of age, destiny, voyeurism, death of father ...
Time: 70s
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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, minotaur, heroic mission, heroes, adventurer, battles, daring rescue, escapades, curses spells and rituals, sailor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 5.3
 28K
Popeye (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, family relations, kidnapping, disney, family, sailor, love triangle, love and romance, adventure, escapades, eccentric family, missing person ...
Time: 80s
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The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, good versus evil, island, pirate, adventurer, treasure hunt, map, adventure, tattoo, supernatural, escapades, danger ...
Time: middle ages
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 6.4
 3K
Sinbad (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sinbad accidentally kills the son of the powerful Lord Akbari in a fist fight. As recompense for the blood debt, Sinbad's brother is killed in front of his eyes. Sinbad escapes, but his grandmother uses a magic talisman to curse him for the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: ocean or sea, escapades, destiny, rivalry, adventurer, legends and myths, ship, heroes, danger, thief, storm, sea voyage ...
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 6.7
 968
Marius (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Marius" takes place in Marseilles' Old Port, at the La Marine Bar, owned by César and his son Marius. Marius' biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to set off to a faraway land. Fanny, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, hopes, follow your dream, couples, seaport, lovers apart, unfulfillment, couple relations, unfulfilled love, sailor, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: france, south of france
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 7.2
 15K
A Hijacking (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions are high after a Danish freighter is captured and held for ransom by Somali pirates, leading to weeks of high-stakes negotiations – and an escalating potential for explosive violence.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: hijacking, pirate, negotiation, hostage, ransom, cargo ship, hostages, captivity, moral dilemma, confined, danger, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: denmark
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Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alice is a sailor. While her partner Félix waits for her on land, she sets off as second mechanic on the Fidelio, an old freighter. On board, she discovers not only that her predecessor has just died, but also that the skipper is none other than ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, ship, love and romance, self discovery, escapades, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), seductress, sailor, cargo ship, introspection, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: marseille, romania
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 6.1
 607
Lakeboat (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Coming-of-age tale set aboard a shipping freighter traveling America's Great Lakes. Dale is an Ivy League college student who briefly joins a world-weary crew. Exposed to a seafaring lifestyle which falls short of his literary visions, Dale ...
Style: realistic, humorous, surreal, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: working class, graduate student, ship, cargo ship, college, machismo, prostitute, husband wife relationship, trust, father son relationship, student, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, boston, chicago illinois, england, tokyo ...
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 6.8
 981
Fanny (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she discovers she is pregnant. Her ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, parents and children, pregnancy, love and romance, social differences, society, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, rich man, working class, sailor ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: france, south of france
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Vampire Hookers (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This horror film revolves around a sinister vampire (John Carradine) who sends out a horde of undead beauties to bring back victims for his dinner.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: vampire, blood, cemetery, blood drinking, prostitute, sailor, occult, tied to a bed, supernatural power, bait, crossbow, female vampire ...
Place: the philippines
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Follow the Boys (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bonnie (Connie Francis), Toni (Paula Prentiss), Michele (Dany Robin) and Liz follow the course of their Navy mates along the Riviera.
Plot: sailor, u.s. navy, fiance fiancee relationship, american abroad, promotion, honeymoon, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, frenchwoman, husband wife relationship
Place: riviera, french riviera, france, cannes
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 5.7
 243
Radiant Sea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Marek starts as a trainee on a container ship. It's 197 meters long, 30 meters wide, and bound for Martinique. Full of anticipation, he leaves his parents' farm in Western Pomerania and goes on board at Saint-Nazaire. Marek wants to find ...
Style: gay cinema, queer cinema
Plot: sailor, lgbt, caribbean sea, male in shower, camera shot of bare feet, colleague colleague relationship, taking a shower, taking off shirt, orange, homoerotic fight, workplace romance, translation ...
Place: atlantic ocean, caribbean
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The Immortal Story (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 58 min.
Story: An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: power, sailor, legend, power relations, dishonesty, sexual dysfunction, couples, rich and poor, social relations, obsession, betrayal, true love ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: europe
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, dark humor, atmospheric, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, insanity, vengeance, social injustice, violence, murderous pair, goth, shaving, haunted by the past, widow, cannibalism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 4.7
 704
The Skipper (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two British beauties go to Barbados with a yacht captain who does not know what he's in for.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, jealousy, boat, sailor, introspection, human nature, couples, deadly, ship, down on your luck, gays and lesbians, escapades ...
Time: 80s
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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: exciting, feel good, entertaining, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, pirate, daring rescue, adventurer, treasure hunt, danger, disney, prince, good versus evil, friendship, chase, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
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 6.8
 1K
Raggedy Man (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor on leave causes tongues to wag in town.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: small town, world war two, friendship, couples, family relations, parents and children, social relations, single parent, woman in danger, prejudice, telephone operator, gossip ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
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 6.4
 2K
Night Tide (1961)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Writer/director Curtis Harrington does an admirable job working around the severe budget limitations of the 1961 psychological chiller Night Tide. Sailor Johnny (Dennis Hopper) falls in love with carnival-girl Mora (Linda Lawson), despite warnings ...
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: mermaid, tarot, sailor, octopus, fortune teller, carnival, tarot card, massage, nightmare, underwater scene, smoking, sea ...
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 8.0
 76K
The Sea Inside (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, sad, touching ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, freedom, dignity, lawyer, mercy killing, wheelchair, fighting the system, nursing, suicide, euthanasia, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, galicia
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Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, family life, lifestyle, human nature, actor's life, family problems, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
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The Last Detail (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.
Style: realistic, witty, road movie, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: navy, military, taxi, road trip, sailor, fighting the system, power relations, buddies, realism, partners, military life, petty criminal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: boston, virginia, new york, usa, maine ...
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The Demoniacs (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gang of pirates rape the two sole survivors of a ship wreck. The violated girls are rescued by the strange inhabitants of a supposedly haunted island, where they are granted supernatural powers to strike revenge against the pirates.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, pirate, nudity (full frontal - brief), deal with the devil, revenge, sailor, skeleton, tomb, clown, rape, sadism, tavern ...
Time: 70s
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Cinderella Liberty (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.
Style: touching, sentimental, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, dentist, sailor, parents and children, life is a bitch, bittersweet, youth, military life, pregnancy, family relations, society, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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 8.3
 223K
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: submarine, naval battle, navy, world war two, ocean or sea, german, battles, nazi officer, mission, military, third reich, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: atlantic ocean, germany, mediterranean sea
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Days of Being Wild (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English, is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen who suffered emotional and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, contemplative, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, underwear, rain, sailor, fight, drink, radio, beating, romance, kiss, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia, macau, tokyo
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, sailor, shipwreck, professor, ocean or sea, chases and races, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, forces of nature, deadly creature ...
Time: 1860s
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 7.1
 391
Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sailor, inadvertently, lifestyle, urban, love and romance, city life, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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