Port movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant port movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, weird, visually appealing and tense films and TV shows about / with port, death, storytelling, dialogue, twists and turns, mentor, ship, friendship, destiny and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres shot in France, USA, Italy and other countries.
port movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as port: Marseille (2016), The Boat (1981), Lord Jim (1965), Le Havre (2011), The Diamond Arm (1969), In This Corner of the World (2016), Batman Begins (2005), Kon-Tiki (2012), Story of Women (1988), Three Colors: Red (1994).

List of port movies

Marseille (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: The longtime mayor of Marseille is preparing to hand over the reins to his protégé when a sudden and ruthless battle erupts for control of the city.
Style: suspense, tense, political, erotic, contemplative
Plot: politics, mayor, rivalry, politician, port, family relations, political candidate, political campaign, political leader, twists and turns, power, corruption ...
Place: france, marseille
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The Boat (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Italy, France, UK
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, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, world war two, war, navy, naval battle, ocean, nazi, anti war, military, battles, survival, mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century, year 1941
Place: germany, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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Lord Jim (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.
Style: tense, sexy, psychological, philosophical, dramatic ...
Plot: ocean, guilt, betrayal, honor, shame, cowardice, brutality, existentialism, gangsters, adolescence, god, greed ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, 80s
Place: indonesia, southeast asia, cambodia
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Le Havre (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a ...
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, surreal, atmospheric, uplifting ...
Plot: poverty, friendship, refugee, human spirit, working class, elderly, society, social misfits, goodhearted, misfit, bohemian life, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 70s
Place: france, paris france, latin america, tokyo, london ...
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The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, gem, cons and scams, police investigation, smuggling, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, espionage, smuggler, goofy hero, police station, secret mission ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: ussr, istanbul turkey, russia
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In This Corner of the World (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Newlywed Suzu Urano moves to her new life in Kure City on the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, where she perseveres through World War II with pluck and determination.
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, war, wedding, bombing, military, female protagonist, anniversary, evacuation, couples, society, teenager ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1945 ...
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, east asia, asia
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Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: dark, suspense, exciting, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, secret identity, double life, martial arts, crime fighter, good versus evil, vigilante, disguise, social decay, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, africa, himalaya, tibet
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Style: harsh, realistic, exciting, epic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ocean, survival, shark, adventure, adventurer, raft, sea voyage, sailing, expedition, obsessive quest, travel, diary ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, peru, usa, south america ...
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: feminist film, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, women's prison, street prostitution, ends with death, death row, wartime life, unwanted pregnancy, women, feminist, lawyer, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
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Three Colors: Red (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog ...
Style: reflective, art house, cerebral, thought provoking, enigmatic ...
Plot: coincidence, loneliness, friendship, love affair, dog, judge, isolation, twists and turns, model, encounter, love, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, poland, english channel, tokyo, paris france ...
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Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, mental illness, investigation, insanity, mystery, psychology, psychiatrist, paranoia, mental institution, memory, schizophrenia ...
Time: year 1954, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night ...
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, swashbuckler, sword fight, friendship, friends, journey, determination, supernatural, sailboat, sea ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: singapore, caribbean
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My Name Is Nobody (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Jack Beauregard, one of the greatest gunman of the Old West, only wants to retire in peace and move to Europe. But a young gunfighter, known as "Nobody", who idolizes Beauregard, wants him to go out in glory. So he arranges for Jack to ...
Style: funny, humorous, clever, parody, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cowboy, gunfight, heroes, farce, vengeance, police investigation, violent, unlikely friendships, gangsters, mentor, revenge, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: albuquerque new mexico, arizona, new mexico, new orleans, el paso texas ...
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 169 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, breathtaking, sincere, sentimental, inspirational ...
Plot: genius, jazz, music, prodigy, musician, pianist, loneliness, child prodigy, orphan, ship, friendship, musician's life ...
Time: victorian era, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 1910s ...
Place: new orleans, new york
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: neo noir, funny, humorous, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, dark humor, investigation, satire, murder, actor, twists and turns, thief, kidnapping, gay, murder mystery, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, california, denver colorado, usa ...
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The Story of Adele H (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, art house, disturbing ...
Plot: lieutenant, love, romance, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, downfall, women, father daughter estrangement, british soldier, father daughter relationship, delusion ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: france, canada, nova scotia, nova scotia, canada, europe ...
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Father Goose (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow!
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, sexy, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids
Plot: island, world war two, war, stranded on an island, wartime, radio, adventure, romance, stranded, boat, imaginary friend, school ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: san francisco, germany, pacific ocean
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Radio Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One (and not the most easy one) day from the life of a big Moscow radio station.
Style: atmospheric, entertaining, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: radio, drunkenness, assistant, ship, one day, lie, coworker, workplace situations, friendship, group of friends, co worker co worker relationship, media satire ...
Place: moscow russia
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Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, 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: suspense, realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: ship, hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, survival, rescue, u.s. navy, escapades, pirate, hostage situation, ocean, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2010s, 2000s
Place: somalia, africa, kenya, virginia, vermont ...
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Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, captain, graphic violence, pirate ship, adventure, island, swashbuckler, gold, treasure, killings, twists and turns, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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Pirate's Passage (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in 1952 Grey Rocks – a centuries old town that was famous 250 years ago as a favored port of pirates – Pirate’s Passage follows the story of 12-year-old Jim. Fraught by the death of his father and forced to endure schoolyard bullying each ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: pirate, port, small town, pirate ship, showdown, sea adventure, sailor, escapades, seaside town, adventure, sea voyage, pirate captain ...
Time: 50s
Place: nova scotia
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State of Happiness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The night before Christmas 1969, the gas flare at the Ocean Viking is lit. Phillips has found the largest sub sea oil basin in history. And everything is about to change.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: oil, oil industry, class differences, oil rig, politics, changing lives, coastal town, port, financial problem, intrigue, women, post war ...
Time: 70s, 60s
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Cinderella the Cat (2017)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cenerentola struggles to escape the shadow and evil schemes of her stepmother and six stepsisters who all live aboard the Megaride, a ship stuck in the port of a decaying future Naples.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: camorra, ship, drug dealing, mob boss, evil stepmother, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, fighting crime, port, crimes, organized crime, crime boss, drug dealer ...
Place: naples italy
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Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, family relations, infidelity, couple relations, cheating wife, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: marseille, europe, france
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Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, law enforcement, odd couple, partners against crime, misfit, buddies, gangsters, gang, partners, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
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In Another Country (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, contemplative ...
Plot: beach, lifeguard, human nature, jealous spouse, couples, destiny, cheating wife, french, interracial romance, interracial relations, cinema, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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The Police Serve the Citizens? (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Genoa, the Commissioner Sironi has identified the leader of the ferocious racket that controls the port activities. But the law restrains his action.
Plot: corruption, investigation, mafia, port, gunfight, chase, police, italian police, police shootout, police officer, police corruption, police officer killed ...
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Remembrance (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Devonport-based Royal Navy ratings, due to sail to America for a six-month NATO exercise, go out on the town on their last night in port, hitting Plymouth's notorious Union Street district, with violent results.
Plot: british navy, sailor, port, pub, royal navy
Place: plymouth
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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychopath, chimpanzee, boarding school, school, disfigurement, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: switzerland, europe, munich germany, alps
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Golden Door (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. Before they embark, they meet Lucy. She is supposed to be a ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: hopes, social relations, starting over, society, progress, tradition, superstition, immigrants, parent child relationship, emigration, family history, doctor ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, 1920s, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: sicily, usa, italy, new york, europe ...
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