Sailing ship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sailing ship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining, stylized and captivating films and TV shows about / with sailing ship, ship, adventure, escapades, pirate, sword fight, sword, destiny, catastrophe and fire plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Family genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.

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TOP 10 movies tagged as sailing ship: Jason and the Argonauts (2000), The Emigrants (1971), The Corsairs (1971), The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962), The Bounty (1984), Van Helsing (2004), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), Treasure Island (1966), Hawaii (1966), Good Time (2017).
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The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
83 min.
The Corsairs (1971)
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Spain, Italy
102 min.
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Good Time (2017)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
101 min.
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
113 min.

List of sailing ship movies

Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
Story: One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of ...
Style: stylized, serious, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, sailing ship, sword and sorcery, greek mythology, greek god, ship, master warrior, adventure, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, legends and myths, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
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The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: ship, sailing ship, journey, immigrants, human spirit, redemption, couple relations, family in crisis, ambition, hopes, couples, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, europe, minnesota
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The Corsairs (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After the death of her father, the viceroy of a small Caribean island, the beautiful young Isabella is in a big danger. The crafty duke of Burt wants to grab the power on the isle so he decides to eliminate her. Fortunately then comes a group of ...
Plot: pirate, coach, bondage, sailing ship, arm wrestling, midget
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The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The 20th century's first man lands on the moon and discovers - that Baron Munchausen has already beaten him to it, along with Cyrano and characters from Jules Verne's lunar-landing novel. The Baron spirits the young cosmonaut by ...
Plot: cosmonaut, sultan, palace, ocean, gunpowder, rose, beauty, princess, new love, blue, moon landing, sailing ship ...
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The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, based on true events ...
Plot: island, ship, adventure, mutiny, sea, betrayal, navy, adventurer, rebellion, exotic island, lake, sailor ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, exciting, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, curses spells and rituals, werewolf, immortality, supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, dracula, frankenstein, castle, adventure, trap ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: transylvania, europe, paris france, romania, budapest hungary ...
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutiny, leadership, adventure, betrayal, adventurer, exotic island, captain, ship, ocean or sea, survival, rebelliousness, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: tahiti, england, europe, battleship, seaport
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Treasure Island (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 26 min.
Story: As a young boy finds an old map of a treasure island in the mid 1700s, he joins a sailing crew on an adventure to find the treasure island. He does not realize however that bloodthirsty pirates are amongst the crew, desperately wanting to claim the ...
Plot: adventure, treasure, wooden leg, sea captain, treasure map, sailing ship, tavern, treasure hunt, amputee, blind man, skeleton, sea ...
Place: caribbean, scotland
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Hawaii (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, interracial relations, culture clash, adventure, society, clergy, romance, redemption, religions or cults, fish out of water, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1810s, 1820s
Place: hawaii, usa, connecticut, new hampshire, yale university
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Good Time (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Style: brutal, dark humor
Plot: wheelchair, on the run, bank robber, amusement park, hospital, violence, prison, brother, security guard, patient, running, loneliness ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, flying machine, friendship, train ride, painting, adventurer, on the road, family, obsessive quest, race against time, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 21st century, 2000s, 1870s ...
Place: france, san francisco, england, europe, new york ...
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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two minor characters from the play, "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.
Style: clever, talky, witty, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: existentialism, destiny, shakespeare, tennis, backstage, prince, actor, postmodernism, verbal byplay, escapades, palaces castles and temples, partners ...
Time: 17th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
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Shipwrecked (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Norway, Sweden, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates.
Style: feel good, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: pirate, ship, island, rescue, treasure hunt, stowaway, adventure, adventurer, family, sailor, daring rescue, survival ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england, europe, norway
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The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard ...
Style: sexual, romantic, melancholic, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: island, love and romance, fall in love, teenage love, first sex, adventure, stranded, friendship, coming of age, isolation, masturbation, sexual identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, victorian, victorian era, 1900s ...
Place: pacific ocean, san francisco
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The Legends of Treasure Island (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Story: The Legends Of Treasure Island is an animated cartoon from the UK that ran from 1993-1995. It had two series of 13 episodes each and each episode runs for 22–25 minutes. The series was loosely based on Robert Louis Stevenson's original story ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: island, pirate, treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, magic, family, escapades, good versus evil, danger, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1700s
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The Pirates of Penzance (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This Pirates of Penzance is primarily a historical document, part of the Broadway Theater Archive television series. It presents, with some inevitable, tiny technical shortcomings, a live 1980 performance in Central Park, not the 1983 movie of the ...
Plot: pirate, queen victoria, musician, music conductor, singing, singer, song, dancing, police officer, sword, costume, performance ...
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The Bermuda Depths (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.
Plot: sea monster, nightmare, helicopter crash, island, ghost story, sea turtle, bermuda triangle, turtle, troubled youth, devil, giant animal, expedition ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: atlantic ocean
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The Man Without a Country (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: At his court-martial, an American Army officer renounces his country. For his punishment he is ordered to spend the rest of his life on a ship that sails all over the world, but he will never be allowed to set foot on his country's soil. nor ...
Plot: patriot, amnesty, rebellious youth, patriotism, sailor, burial at sea, sea battle, traitor, sailing ship, political conspiracy, court martial, exile
Time: 1800s
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Kaptein Sabeltann-Drømmen om Kaptein Sabeltanns rike (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Norway
Story: Joachim, a preteen Norwegian boy, has an obsession with pirates. When his parents object, he takes their outboard rubber dinghy out and begins a dream of an exciting and dangerous adventure -- involving Captain Sabertooth's ship and treasure. ...
Plot: dream, pirate ship, pirate, rescue, island, cliff, sword fight, disbelieving adult, sailing ship, treasure, boy in peril, boy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: norway
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Journey of Honor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The son of a besieged Shogun in war-torn 17th century Japan travels to Spain to buy weaponry from the king.
Plot: king, army, fight, musket, harem, warrior, chess, martial arts, samurai, evil man, battlefield, duel ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: spain, japan, dungeon, morocco, feudal japan
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The Middle Passage (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Martinique
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A realistic look at the horrors of the slave trade, told entirely through the voice of a dead African slave whose spirit haunts the ocean route
Plot: freedom, illness, revolt, ship, village, genocide, french, shark, captive, chain, slavery, racism ...
Place: atlantic ocean, africa
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Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, humorous, offbeat, dark humor, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, curse, vengeance, lost love, werewolf, supernatural, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 1770s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, ship, adventure, survival, danger, family, ocean or sea, escapades, pirate, young heroes, fall in love, isolation ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, surreal, funny
Audience: family outing
Plot: queen, fantasy world, adventure, magic, rabbit, sister sister relationship, beautiful scenery, imagination, talking animals, falling from height, rivalry, chess ...
Place: london
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For the Term of His Natural Life (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 520 min.
Story: In 1830's England, a young man from a good but troubled family is unjustly convicted of stealing a watch. He's transported to Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania) where he suffers under the enmity of Lt. Frere while falling in love with ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prison, false accusation, adventure, rich and poor, convict, crime, frame up, mistaken identity, murder, prison life, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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Fanny (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Almost 19-year-old Marius feels himself in a rut in Marseille, his life planned for him by his cafe'-owning father, and he longs for the sea. The night before he is to leave on a 5-year voyage, Fanny, a girl he grew up with, reveals that she is ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: voyage, love, young lovers, romance, moral dilemma, wife husband relationship, couple relations, village, love affair, relationship vs career, ocean or sea, love and romance ...
Time: 30s
Place: belgium, europe, marseille, france, marseille provence
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A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling, but their ship is taken over by pirates, who become fond of the kids.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: pirate, stowaway, adventure, ship, danger, ocean or sea, escapades, young heroes, kidnapping, coming of age, heroes, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: jamaica, caribbean
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The Son of Captain Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Spain, Italy, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The son of a notorious pirate is placed on the path of righteousness by his love for a beautiful young woman.
Plot: pirate, dead rat, sailing ship, sword fight, slavery
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Queen of the Seas (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Redhead Mary is a girl who dresses like a man to better approach, and rob the jewels worn by the pretty ladies of her time...
Plot: pirate, transvestism, battle, kiss, violence, rapier, sailing ship, tavern, jewel, flirt, pirate captain, duel ...
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Lafayette (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 158 min.
Story: At 13 years old, Marie-Joseph Paul Roch Yves Gilbert Motier inherited from his parents a long name, a fortune bigger then that, and the title of Marquis de La Fayette. Barely past majority, he was a brilliant lieutenant and a King Musketeer, and ...
Plot: british army, uniform, sailing ship, american revolution, king, horse, queen, battle, american flag, spy, incognito, british flag ...
Time: 18th century
Place: britain, france
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