Movies and TV shows set in pacific ocean

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in pacific ocean ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, epic and realistic films and TV shows about / with ocean, danger, ship, death, sea, island, survival, boat, escapades and friendship plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as pacific ocean: Kon-Tiki (2012), Abandoned (2015), Adrift (2018), The Pacific (2010), Underwater (2020), Midway (2019), Moana (2016), Gehenna: Where Death Lives (2016), Black Sheep Squadron (1976), Point Break (2015).

List of movies set in pacific ocean

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, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ocean, survival, shark, boat, adventurer, raft, sea voyage, obsessive quest, expedition, travel, fish, diary ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, peru, usa, south america ...
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Abandoned (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When their yacht capsizes during a storm; four men face almost certain death.
Style: exciting, intense, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: sea, lost at sea, desert island, ship, suspense, death, survival, fear, storm, courage, boat, against the odds ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
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Adrift (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Iceland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman and her fiancé find themselves caught in a hurricane after departing Tahiti by boat. She wakes up after being knocked out, only to discover him missing, and the elements threatening.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, sad, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, survivor, boat, sailboat, storm, human spirit, female protagonist, young couple, love, sea adventure, power of love, sailing ...
Time: year 1983
Place: pacific ocean, tahiti
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The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
TV show
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, battlefield, battles, squad, soldier, marines, american soldier, u.s. military, imperial japan, navy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean, japan, alabama, okinawa, asia ...
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Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, creature, giant monster, sea monster, animal attack, water, fear, suspense, survival horror, earthquake, ocean, destruction ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
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Midway (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.
Style: exciting, bleak, scary, sad, motivational ...
Plot: world war two, sea battle, naval battle, aerial combat, aircraft carrier, warship, air battle, fighter plane, fighter pilot, navy, u.s. navy, war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 1930s, year 1937, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, tokyo, washington d.c., hawaii ...
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Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: disney, ocean, magic, disney princess, girl, island, happy ending, mythology, destiny, good versus evil, beautiful scenery, friendship ...
Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, oceania, new zealand, fictional island
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Gehenna: Where Death Lives (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group visits Saipan to search for locations for their company's newest resort. As they find what they think is the perfect spot, they discover a hidden bunker on the property which they decide to explore. However, they soon find out that ...
Style: bleak, dark, scary, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Plot: urban legend, suicide, fear, death, panic, myth, corpse, creature, nightmare, fight, resort, monster ...
Place: pacific ocean, japan
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Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, aviation, mission, wartime, american soldier, soldier, army, air force, attack, pilot, us military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
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Point Break (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sport, Thriller
Country: China, Germany, USA, Austria, Italy, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young undercover FBI agent infiltrates a gang of thieves who share a common interest in extreme sports. A remake of the 1991 film, "Point Break".
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, extreme sports, surfing, bank robbery, skydiving, rescue, fbi, chase, sport, redemption, working undercover, friendship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, california, italy, usa, mumbai india ...
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada, India, France
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, visually appealing, atmospheric, motivational, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: survival, ocean, human animal relationship, stranded, lost at sea, animals, life, hopes, life & death, beautiful scenery, survivor, journey ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, paris france ...
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Ride (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, thought provoking, light
Plot: surfing, writers, mother son relationship, young man, beach, family relations, friendship, couples, surfer, book editor, art, chauffeur ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, pacific ocean, usa, los angeles, new york
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Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, robot, battles, kaiju, creature, androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, destruction, survival, heroic mission, giant robots ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, year 2017, 2020s ...
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, hong kong, asia, australia ...
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Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The first journey around the world began under the command of Ferdinand Magellan and was concluded by Juan Sebastián Elcano. Five boats left Seville on September 20, 1519. Storms, famine, tribes… Three years later, only one made it back. An ...
Style: anime
Plot: journey, mutiny, captain, riot, sailor, historical event, betrayal, odyssey, travel, battles, ship, boat ...
Time: 16th century
Place: pacific ocean, portugal, spain, atlantic ocean
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Flight 29 Down (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Flight 29 Down is a television series about a group of teenagers who are stranded on an island. It was produced by Discovery Kids. The show was created by Stan Rogow and D. J. MacHale. The executive producers are Rogow, MacHale, Shauna Shapiro ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: survival, stranded on an island, teenager, air disaster, isolation, island, desert island, escapades, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, crash landing ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, oceania
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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
Style: intense, realistic, emotional, sincere, epic ...
Plot: war, world war two, military, battles, survival, guilt, propaganda, fame, political intrigue, suspense, wartime, loss of friend ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, iraq, usa ...
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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Burger Beard is a pirate who is in search of the final page of a magical book that makes any evil plan he writes in it come true, which happens to be the Krabby Patty secret formula. When the entire city of Bikini Bottom is put in danger, SpongeBob, ...
Style: surreal, humorous, absurd, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, superhero, time travel, sea, pirate, best friends, surrealism, fish out of water, goofy hero, good versus evil, escapades, friends ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, usa
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Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, South Africa, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two researchers discover a colossal shark's tooth off the Mexican coast their worst fears surface - the most menacing beast to ever rule the waters is still alive and mercilessly feeding on anything that crosses its path. Now they must ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, killer shark, shark attack, animal attack, suspense, killer animal, monster, dangerous animal, deadly creature, escapades, good versus evil, ancient mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, latin america, mexico
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Megalodon (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, mad
Plot: shark, monster, prehistoric animal, prehistoric creature, giant animal, shark attack, animal attack, creature feature, creature, rescue, u.s. navy, human versus animal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
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SpongeBob SquarePants: Sea Side Story (2017)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bikini Bottom's baddest gang, the Sharks, just got a new member! But can SpongeBob prove that he isn't as square as he looks when they face their rivals, the Pods? Soak up the action and 7 more tales of nautical nonsense, including ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, sincere, 2d animation
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: stupidity, city, sea creature, animal that acts human, best friends, absurdism, disorder, creature, fish, goofy hero, dark humor, anthropomorphic animal ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Unbroken (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.
Style: motivational, uplifting, epic, inspirational, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, survival, torture, soldier, human spirit, prison, prisoners of war, sport, u.s. air force, hopes, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, germany, tokyo ...
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The Legend of Johnny Lingo (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a storm washes a canoe bearing an infant boy ashore upon a small South Pacific island, he is at first well-received as a gift from the heavens, even to the point of the tribal chief adopting him as a successor. However, with time as hardships ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, youth, tragic love, friendship, starting over, young heroes, adoption, family life, orphan, social misfits, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
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Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a backwater corner of the South Pacific in 1938, a young American adventurer and his ragtag group of friends become involved in death-defying hi-jinx, transporting people-on-the-run in a well-worn Grumman Goose seaplane.
Style: entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: aviation, medieval, pilot, spy, affection, dark humor, fight, best friends, violence, friend, best friend, death ...
Time: 1930s
Place: pacific ocean
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The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sgt. O'Farrell an Army soldier on an island in the South Pacific during World War II is trying to bring the two basics of life to his fellow servicemen, women and beer. The supply ship carrying the beer is torpedoed and the contingent of nurses ...
Plot: world war two, sea, navy, sergeant, island, torpedo, nurse, japanese soldier, raft, rescue, beach, funeral ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Pacific Banana (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his search for a true love. Together, they... well, they ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy, hot
Audience: adult
Plot: erotica, beach, pilot, fleeing, sex scene, tropics, female objectification, nude, sex, resort, farce, holiday ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, south australia
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Deep Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
Style: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, natural horror, perverse ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, sea monster, deadly creature, tentacle, suspense, creature feature, ship, ocean, creature, catastrophe, survival, sea ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean, china, asia
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SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Deep down in the Pacific Ocean in the subterranean city of Bikini Bottom lives a square yellow sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants. SpongeBob lives in a pineapple with his pet snail, Gary, loves his job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab, and has a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, anime, sitcom, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: best friends, optimism, friendship, fast food, anthropomorphic animal, escapades, disorder, goofy hero, boat, surrealism, neighbor, talking animals ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 2010s, 90s, 2020s ...
Place: pacific ocean
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War and Remembrance (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 1620 min.
TV show
Story: War and Remembrance is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. It is the sequel to highly successful The Winds of War.
Style: saga, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, holocaust, nazi germany, military, german, submarine, nazi, wartime, winston churchill, soldier, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, asia, japan, pearl harbor, pacific ocean ...
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: scenic, exciting, inspirational, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, adult
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, whale, sea, boat, disaster, starvation, shipwreck, man versus nature, dangerous animal, castaway ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, middle ages, georgian era ...
Place: new england, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america, massachusetts
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Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: epic, factual, talky, intense, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war two, war, u.s. navy, battles, fighter plane, aviation, military life, navy, military, air raid, airplane, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: hawaii, japan, pearl harbor, washington d.c., asia ...
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