Lifeboat movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lifeboat movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with lifeboat, survival, catastrophe, adventure, ship, danger, ocean, escapades, sea and chase plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
lifeboat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lifeboat: Against the Sun (2014), Titanic (1997), Titanic: The Legend Goes On... (2000), The Land That Time Forgot (1974), The Last Survivors (1975), Life of Pi (2012), Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019), The Guard (2008), Say This Is Love (2000), Aquaman (2018).

List of lifeboat movies

Against the Sun (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, military, human spirit, adventure, getting home, danger, human nature, ocean or sea, lifeboat, isolation, soldier, disaster film ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: pacific ocean
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Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, based on true events, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, love, love story, ship, fall in love, titanic, forbidden love, drowning, iceberg ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, england, new york
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Titanic: The Legend Goes On... (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An animated retelling of the worst passenger ship disaster in history. In this version, love blossoms between the upper-class Sir William and the blue-collar Angelica, who is hoping to find romance in America. At the same time, there are also a ...
Style: light, melancholic
Plot: titanic, ship, iceberg, dog, lifeboat, anthropomorphic animal, happy ending, cat, female protagonist, musical number, song, sinking ship ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
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The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, time travel, ancient mystery, world war one, adventurer, adventure, danger, ocean, ocean or sea, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
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The Last Survivors (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a passenger ship sinks, a ship's officer must decide which passengers in an overcrowded lifeboat must be sacrificed so the rest can survive an approaching typhoon.
Plot: shipwreck, lifeboat, survival, sinking ship, sea, catastrophe
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Mexico, Canada, France, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, captivating, motivational, scenic, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, storytelling, beautiful scenery, hopes, journey, adventure, teenage boy, ocean or sea, ocean, human nature, life, lost at sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, montreal, mexico, montreal quebec, pacific ocean ...
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Capsized: Blood in the Water (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the harrowing true story of an October 1982 shark encounter. After a yacht bound for Florida capsizes during an unexpected storm, its crew is left to drift for days in the chilling waters of the Atlantic where they become prey to a group of ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, intense, scary ...
Plot: shark attack, shark, killer shark, survival, struggle for survival, hallucination, storm, animal attack, blood, fear, water, yacht ...
Time: 20th century, year 1982
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The Guard (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Guard is a Canadian drama television series portraying the life of the Canadian Coast Guard along the British Columbia Coast. Filming takes place in Squamish, British Columbia with Howe Sound standing in for the fictional Port Hallet and a real ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, touching ...
Plot: coast guard, heroic mission, workplace, rescue team, workplace romance, drowning, danger, search and rescue, rescue, friendship, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, british columbia, pacific ocean
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Say This Is Love (2000)
Genre: Action, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Life is paradise for an upright young man and a sweet-natured girl until fate intervenes. Now they're separated by circumstances beyond their control.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, emotional, toilet humor
Plot: betrayal, opposites attract, fall in love, mistaken identity, social differences, tragic love, family relations, lookalikes, couples, romance, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new zealand, india, asia
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Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, demi god, atlantis, mythology, underwater, super powers, superhuman powers, mermaid, power, ocean, creature ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1985, 90s, 80s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, sicily, maine, sahara desert ...
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Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspense, surprise ending, reboot, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, chase, female fighter, survival, peril, rescue, island, treasure hunt, courage, jungle ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: hong kong, london
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The Sinking of the Laconia (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Germany
TV show
Story: Two-part drama based on the true story of the Allied ship Laconia, sunk in WWII by a German U-Boat, which then surfaced against orders to rescue the civilian crew
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful
Plot: submarine, ship, rescue, ocean or sea, german, military, danger, pow, world war two, ocean, survivor, sinking ship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
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The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, giant animal, survival, giant creature, sea monster, danger, catastrophe, ancient, swimming, giant, predator ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: usa, california, china, shanghai, shanghai china ...
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The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Majestic mountains are in the background and a waterfall in the foreground. Is that a canoe on the river? No it's a cradle with a baby. The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life -- a flood. Sixteen years later she sets ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: titanic, wealth, catastrophe, survival, romance, love and romance, misfit, lifestyle, nanny, ambition, society, orphan ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: colorado, europe, usa, rome italy, athens greece ...
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The Raft of the Medusa (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: shipwreck, sea, ship, raft, scene based on painting, cannibalism, survival, scandal, painter, catastrophe, lifeboat, corpse ...
Place: france, senegal
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Black Island (1979)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Joe and Michael, 13-year-old Brits, become separated from their class outing, stranded on a small island, and captured by armed men.
Plot: tied up, island, teenage boy, rowboat, lifeboat, friendship between boys, escape, fire, boat, ex convict, theft, 13 year old ...
Place: england
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Murders in Batz (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of a woman in an abandoned house is the first murder this rural French island has had in 100 years. Or is it? A cop who left the island 20 years earlier and a young intern who moved away when she was six years old - but doesn't ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, visually appealing
Plot: crime scene, whodunit, childhood memory, erased memory, death of mother, presumed dead, lost at sea, crime investigation, missing person, murder case, sea, dog ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brittany
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Temptation Island (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four beauty pageant contestants, who are vying for the coveted title of "Miss Manila Sunshine", set sail on a yacht. They ended up stranded on a deserted island after their vessel got caught up on fire. Together with an attractive young ...
Style: visually appealing, suspense, topical humor, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: model, hallucination, birthday party, shipwreck, castaway, jealousy, mother daughter relationship, dancing, survivor, birthday, virgin, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, factual, disaster movie ...
Plot: warship, u.s. navy, world war two, lost at sea, disobeying orders, rescue, stranded, male camaraderie, secret mission, trial, survival, top secret ...
Time: 1940s, frogman, year 1945
Place: washington d.c., san francisco, the philippines, pacific ocean
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Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, androids, fantasy world, alien encounter, spacecraft, space travel, mysterious planet, distant planet, expedition, human versus alien, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
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The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Phileas Fogg III, great grandson of the original Phileas Fogg, accepts a bet to duplicate his great grandfather's famous trip around the world in response to a challenge made by Randolph Stuart III, the descendant of the original Fogg's ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: three stooges, disorder, power relations, silly humor, world spanning, dishonesty, friends, farce, on the road, frame up, master and servant, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: honolulu hawaii, canada, tokyo, san francisco, london
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Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house and begins to adjust to life. He is in for trouble however when a local girl is banished to the island by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, survival, chimpanzee, romance, space travel, chaos and mayhem, isolation, human spirit, wartime life, friendship, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 60s
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The Lost Continent (1968)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An eclectic group of characters set sail on Captain Lansen’s leaky cargo ship in an attempt to escape their various troubles. When a violent storm strikes, the ship is swept into the Sargasso Sea and the passengers find themselves trapped on an ...
Style: scary, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: ship, island, shark, monster, sea monster, ocean, graphic violence, deadly creature, confined, survival, isolation, disorder ...
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No Greater Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When her parents and fiancé are lost in the Titanic disaster, young Edwina Winfield (Rutherford) shoulders the responsibility of raising her three younger siblings and taking over the reins at her father's newspaper. Although she has no ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: iceberg, responsibility, groom, titanic, sibling, haunted by the past, fall in love, family business, siblings relations, starting over, family in crisis, sexual content ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, london
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Out to Sea (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, cruise ship, romance, cons and scams, gambling, crimes, dishonesty, partners, love and romance, fall in love, cruise, solar eclipse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, mexico
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Falcon Down (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: U.S. Air force officer Hank Thomas attempts to expose a military cover-up after a civiian airliner crashes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. air force, military, heroic mission, terrorism, confined, undercover, espionage, government agency, one man army, military life, frame up, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: u.s. capitol building, pentagon
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Britannic (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It was the sister ship of the infamous Titanic... and its final destiny was the same. Experience the true untold story of Britannic, a tumultuous, epic voyage of human passion, courage and betrayal aboard an ill-fated ocean liner bound for a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, espionage, betrayal, titanic, military, cruise, catastrophe, escapades, secret agents, survival, undercover, danger ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
Place: balkan, mediterranean sea, greece, europe
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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, mutiny, murder, adventure, sea captain, escapades, navy, military life, rebelliousness, storm at sea ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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Boat Trip (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: homosexuality, pretending to be gay, bikini, cruise ship, fish out of water, farce, lifestyle, fall in love, comedy of errors, singleness, goofy hero, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, cuba
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Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, scenic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, adventure, solitude, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, journey, camel, outback, self discovery, adventurer, loneliness ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1935, year 1973 ...
Place: australia, africa
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