Oil tanker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant oil tanker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, cult film, suspense and humorous films and TV shows about / with oil tanker, danger, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, heroes, storytelling, death, brutality and vengeance plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as oil tanker: The Finest Hours (2016), Iron Island (2005), Waterworld (1995), Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981), [REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014), Free Willy 2 (1995), Greyhound (2020), Hangar 18 (1980), Iron Man 3 (2013), Winter Kills (1979).

List of oil tanker movies

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, realistic, scenic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, ocean, disaster, courage, adventure, forces of nature, shipwreck, storm at sea, coast guard, daring rescue, sinking ship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952, year 1951, 50s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
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 7.2
 876
Iron Island (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Squatters live on a mothballed oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. The children attend a school on board; men harvest scrap metal and old oil in the hull; women keep house and raise children and Captain Nemat runs it all with an iron hand. We follow a ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: ship, forbidden love, power relations, injustice, human nature, hopes, misfit, young lovers, human spirit, anarchist, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, persia
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 6.2
 198K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, apocalyptic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, ocean, apocalypse, survival, adventure, sailing, distopia, water, sea, rescue, dystopic future, boat ...
Time: future
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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre ...
Style: road movie, apocalyptic, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, desert, car chase, loner, truck, dystopic future, biker, car, oil, gang, survival ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, middle east
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[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ángela Vidal the young television reporter who entered the building with the fireman, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don?t know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional ...
Style: scary, bloody, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, quarantine, zombie outbreak, demonic possession, isolation, apocalypse, violence spree, chaos, confined, virus, found footage, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
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 5.0
 19K
Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: sweet, sentimental, touching, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: killer whale, whale, friendship, adventure, family, animals, childhood, rescue, daring rescue, greed, human animal relationship, island ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards (1963)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tajima is a private detective in charge of his own company, Detective Bureau 2-3. When warring criminal gangs go overboard by robbing U.S. military munitions, Tajima steps in to stop what the cops can't.
Style: captivating, exciting, not serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, yakuza, undercover, private detective, hidden identity, fighting crime, crimes, dishonesty, dark humor, disorder, working undercover, heist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 7.0
 97K
Greyhound (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the ...
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, compassionate, motivational ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, war, convoy, u.s. navy, navy, ocean, warship, us military, naval officer, ship captain, captain ...
Time: 1940s
Place: san francisco, atlantic ocean
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 5.3
 3K
Hangar 18 (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it's existence because of the near presidential elections. ...
Style: splatter, suspense, unusual plot structure, allegory, surreal ...
Plot: alien, ufo, nasa, alien invasion, investigation, first contact, extraterrestrial, conspiracy, chase, astronaut, god, life philosophy ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: las vegas, arizona, california, texas
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 7.1
 849K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: entertaining, exciting, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, heroes, billionaire, rescue, terrorism, kidnapping, flying superhero, androids and robots, adventure, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012, 90s, year 1999, 21st century ...
Place: malibu california, california, tennessee, america, switzerland ...
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 6.1
 3K
Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: political, surreal, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, assassination of president, assassination, winter, paranoia, political conspiracy, investigation, hitman, satire, sex scene, female nudity, assassin ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1960, 50s ...
Place: new york, havana cuba, philadelphia
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Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Sandra Bullock and Jason Patric star as a young couple whose dream cruise turns to terror when a lunatic computer genius (Willem Dafoe) sets a new course for destruction.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, ocean liner, disaster, happy ending, one man army, heroes, race against time, bomb, caribbean sea, sign language, spouse in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, caribbean
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 6.0
 7K
A Fish Tale (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Ireland, Denmark, USA, France, Canada, UK, Spain, Estonia, Latvia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three children accidentally get turned into fish after drinking a potion made by an eccentric scientist. The kids end up in the sea, with one problem. They must find and drink the antidote within 48 hours, or forever remain as fish.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, cult film, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: laboratory, transformation, ocean, race against time, antidote, adventure, survival, rescue, heroic mission, friendship, disorder, young heroes ...
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The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sinbad, the original Prince of Persia, must complete seven tasks in order to save the world from catastrophe.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, mystical
Plot: save the world, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, escapades, race against time, chaos, legends and myths, sword and sorcery, medieval, arabian nights ...
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 8.4
 1.1M
WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: touching, feel good, futuristic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: robot, loneliness, distopia, post apocalypse, space travel, ecology, love, adventure, society, happy ending, ecological disaster, androids and robots ...
Time: future, distant future
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A Talking Picture (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a professor tells her young daughter ...
Style: psychological, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, cruise, greek, ship, love and romance, introspection, legends and myths, self discovery, couple relations, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, middle ages
Place: mediterranean sea, cairo egypt, athens greece, greece, middle east ...
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 6.9
 131K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: suspense, political, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, espionage, capitalism, politics, globalization, corruption, oil, conspiracy, political conspiracy, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, usa, iran, lebanon, israel ...
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 5.0
 71K
Superman III (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. ...
Style: psychotronic, breathtaking, ridiculous, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, superman character, bowling, adventure, alien, superhuman powers, computer, fight, redemption, weather, artificial intelligence, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: kansas, colombia, new york, arizona, italy
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The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the ...
Style: exciting, witty, sexy, visually appealing, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: james bond, spy, espionage, cold war, 007, secret agents, adventure, car chase, secret service agent, sea, chase, nuclear ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, england, sardinia, cairo egypt, ussr ...
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 5.8
 54K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, shark, isolation, stranded, ocean, shark attack, panic, animal attack, diving, water, loneliness, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 209K
Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, road movie, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, chase, car, revenge, biker, vengeance, dystopic future, car chase, chaos, violence spree, society ...
Time: future
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 33K
King Kong (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, ...
Style: suspense, satirical, melancholic, visually appealing, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: king kong, survival, monster, beast, island, giant ape, giant monster, jungle, gorilla, giant animal, giant snake, world trade center manhattan new york city ...
Time: 70s, prehistoric times, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, asia, usa, indonesia
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 6.2
 70K
Hackers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Along with his new friends, a teenager who was arrested by the US Secret Service and banned from using a computer for writing a computer virus discovers a plot by a nefarious hacker, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: hacker, cyberpunk, computer cracker, computer, hacking, high school, internet, secret service, crimes, programmer, computer virus, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1995, year 1988
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, seattle
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The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then ...
Style: bloody, stylized, breathtaking, splatter, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, samurai, fight, mafia, kidnapping, exploitation, violence, yakuza, vengeance, kung fu classic ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, hong kong, tokyo, china, asia
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Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Style: apocalyptic, depressing, talky, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, time travel, distopia, gorilla, astronaut, adventure, chimpanzee, spacecraft, sent to the past, escape, monkey, survival ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1973, 20th century
Place: los angeles, tokyo, california, usa, pacific ocean
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Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.
Style: political
Plot: environmental, ecological disaster, environmental issue, scandal, oil industry, ship captain, corporate greed, environmentalism, senator, corruption, ecology, boss ...
Time: year 1989
Place: alaska
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 74K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: slasher, suspense, intense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, gang, murder, crimes, car, hostage, police investigation, violence, tough cop, rivalry, car chase, resistance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 190
Iron Island (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: On an offshore oil rig, "Iron Island" showcases the duality of people who have their lives torn apart: wherever they are, they feel incomplete. In this scenario, Dante, the oil rig's production coordinator, is an irascible man who ...
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Plot: oil rig, workplace situations, co worker co worker relationship, family problems, male female relationship, relationship problems, family relations, oil industry, workplace, sea, husband wife relationship, lifestyle ...
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