Movies and TV shows set in mediterranean sea

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in mediterranean sea ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting, serious, visually appealing and captivating films and TV shows about / with beach, sea, mediterranean, death, danger, boat, island, blood, chase and murder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mediterranean sea: The Durrells (2016), Table for Five (1983), A Talking Picture (2003), Catch-22 (2019), Who Can Kill a Child? (1976), Murder Mystery (2019), Hot Shots! (1991), Aphrodite (1982), Signs of Life (1968), Swept Away (1974).

List of movies set in mediterranean sea

 8.2
 7K
The Durrells (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: In 1935, financially strapped widow Louisa Durrell, whose life has fallen apart, decides to move from England, with her four children (three sons, one daughter), to the island of Corfu, Greece. Once there, the family moves into a dilapidated old ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, stylized, based on true events
Plot: family, friendship, greek island, englishwoman abroad, expatriate, female protagonist, adventure, province, culture shock, dead husband, island, based on a novel ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935
Place: greece, mediterranean sea
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 6.1
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Table for Five (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, cruise, cruise ship, ocean or sea, family problems, couples, bittersweet, single parent, romance, unfulfillment, custody, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, greece, africa, usa ...
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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: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, clever ...
Plot: ship, cruise, greek, family relations, love and romance, legends and myths, introspection, couple relations, self discovery, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2001
Place: ottoman empire, israel, jerusalem, istanbul turkey, cairo egypt ...
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 7.8
 14K
Catch-22 (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in Italy during World War II, the series follows the story of the incomparable, artful dodger Yossarian, a bombardier for the U.S. Air Force, who is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. But his real ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: war, aviator, world war two, transformation, frustration, soldier, bureaucracy, society, paradox, escapades, friendship, danger ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: mediterranean sea, southern italy
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Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A couple of English tourists arrive on an island where all the children have gone crazy and are murdering the adults.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: island, murder, pregnancy, evil child, isolation, children, haunted by the past, mystery, danger, stranded, manhunt, killer child ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, mediterranean sea
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 6.0
 95K
Murder Mystery (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, satirical, romantic
Plot: murder, crimes, inheritance, troubled marriage, wanted, chase, money, yacht, amateur detective, book, whodunit, adventure ...
Place: monaco, mediterranean sea, monte carlo, new york
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 6.8
 97K
Hot Shots! (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: parody, goofy hero, secret mission, heroic mission, military, save the day, military base, disorder, danger, love and romance, pilot, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1971, year 1975 ...
Place: mediterranean sea, california, iraq
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 4.4
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Aphrodite (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Harry is a young millionaire on holiday; he takes his yacht to a Greek island, and stays in the mansion of his friend...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: wife swapping, yacht, aristocracy, eroticism, arms dealer, exotic island, world war one, masturbation, female masturbation, british officer, jug, woman in bathtub ...
Place: greece, mediterranean sea
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Signs of Life (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, three German soldiers are withdrawn from combat when one of them, Stroszek, is wounded. They are assigned to a small coastal community on the Greek island of Kos while Stroszek recuperates. The men become increasingly stir crazy ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, soldier, island, german soldier, isolation, village, greek, dull life, military base, losing-it hero, military, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: greece, italy, mediterranean sea, europe
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 7.6
 5K
Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, fall in love, strong sexual content, romance, adventure, opposites attract, survival, couple relations, love affair, isolation, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
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Man spricht deutsh (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A very middle-class Bavarian family spend the last day of their Mediterranean vacation on the beach, day-dreaming and muttering racist remarks about Italians.
Style: comic
Plot: beach, holiday, dream, family holiday, vacation, arrogance, father son relationship, car, sunbathing, german, couples, one day ...
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who completes compiling a dossier on a mysterious billionaire begins to get the feeling that he is becoming the victim of a conspiracy.
Plot: cruise, american, suspicion, surveillance, witness, journal, job interview, helicopter, castle, yacht, escape, guard dog
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: mediterranean sea, paris france, swiss alps
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 6.5
 2K
The Tempest (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek island where he hopes to conjure meaning into his life - ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, midlife crisis, architect, greek island, romance, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, teenage life, couple relations, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, new york, europe, usa, mediterranean sea ...
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The House by the Sea (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: By a little bay near Marseille lies a picturesque villa owned by an old man. His three children have gathered by his side for his last days. It’s time for them to weigh up what they have inherited of their father’s ideals and the community ...
Plot: grief, refugee, nostalgia, older woman younger man relationship, seaside, family, fisherman, actress, grave, kiss, refugees, migrant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france, southern france, mediterranean sea
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Let the Corpses Tan (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Every summer, Luce, an eccentric 50-something painter, spends her time in a small and isolated township, which lies in ruins in southern France, surrounded by guests. This summer, these guests are Max Bernier (an old flame, author and alcoholic), ...
Plot: ruins, armored truck, criminal, heist, gold, isolation, police officer, seaside, female director, gunfight, murder, gunshot ...
Place: mediterranean sea
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 6.5
 1K
Mediterranea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva ...
Plot: smuggling, illegal immigration, grandfather grandson relationship, song, ship, singer, drink, drinking, telephone call, money, fight, theft ...
Place: italy, africa, algeria, libya, mediterranean sea
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 5.2
 1K
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: espionage, ship, betrayal, military, cruise, titanic, catastrophe, survival, escapades, secret agents, undercover, danger ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916
Place: balkan, mediterranean sea, europe, greece
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 6.0
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Salvatore (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Salvatore is a young orphan, living in Sicily with his little sister and his grandmother; after loosing his father in a tragic way he quits school and starts working as a fisherman and a farmer in order to support his little family. The Social ...
Plot: school, tomato, father, tomb, child, table, beach, street, cemetery, accident, sea, teacher ...
Time: 2000s
Place: sicily, italy, southern italy, mediterranean sea
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, snow, murder, train, vengeance, whodunit, justice, suspect, doctor, conspiracy, stabbed to death ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two, year 1934
Place: europe, alps, venice, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
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 8.4
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The Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka.
Plot: odyssey, greek island, greek mythology, cyclops
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
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 7.0
 14K
The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration: 176 min.
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, ...
Style: epic, exciting, scenic, breathtaking, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, adventure, battles, greek mythology, good versus evil, heroic mission, deadly creature, friendship, rescue, legends and myths, getting home, monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, fantasy world, adventure, sexy woman, treasure map, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, save the world, adventurer, kick-butt women ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, asia ...
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Carry on Cruising (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the ...
Style: not serious, entertaining, melancholic, light, humorous
Plot: ship, cruise ship, sea, escapades, cruise, goofy hero, parody, romance, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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Harragas (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the northern Algerian port city of Mostaganem. The title refers to the hordes of refugees, the 'Harragas', who smuggle themselves out of the country via any means possible. Here we meet one such group, Rachid, Nasser and Imene who ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, gloomy
Plot: immigrants, hopes, danger, human nature, corrupt officer, against the rules, seaport, refugee, lost at sea, ocean or sea, society, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: algeria, africa, mediterranean sea, spain
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On se calme et on boit frais à Saint-Tropez (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager lies to her parents and goes to the South of France instead of studying for the summer. Meeting with her not-so faithful boyfriend and his DJ friend, she discovers her father is also there - with another woman.
Plot: gay stereotype, mother daughter relationship, beach, flirting, seaside, nightclub, radio, taxi driver, summer vacation, teenage girl in underwear, swimsuit, villa ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, saint tropez, mediterranean sea, riviera, french riviera
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 5.6
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Waves of Lust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple become embroiled with the personal problems of another couple on a yacht moored off Sicily during a turbulent weekend of fun, games, sex games, betrayal, spouse abuse, and murder.
Plot: wife swapping, swinger, yacht, sadism, murder, eroticism, lesbian, art, erotica, blonde, weekend, boat ...
Place: sicily, mediterranean sea
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Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two reunite. On the way he discovers France, bicycling and true love, among other things.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, goofy hero, misfit, escapades, actress, videotaping, road trip, movie business, video camera, vacation, love and romance, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, london, french riviera, europe ...
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Young Aphrodites (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Parallel stories of Eros set in 200 B.C. Nomadic shepherds, plagued by drought, happen on a fishing encampment with plentiful fresh water. The local men are away but will return when it rains; the shepherds stay to refresh their flock until the rain ...
Style: avant garde, sexy, allegory, tragic ending
Plot: female nudity, maturity, desire, buttocks, chief, hair, pelican, injury, mud, chase, fishing, nomad ...
Time: ancient world
Place: greece, athens greece, mediterranean sea, hellas
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 7.5
 14K
Mediterraneo (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in ...
Style: touching, captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: world war two, island, friendship, soldier, greek island, italian army, war, culture clash, anti war, fish out of water, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: italy, greece, europe, mediterranean sea
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 5.8
 2K
Cold Sweat (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Joe Moran, is convicted for striking a colonel. Imprisoned in Germany he encounters his former company commander Captain Ross, jailed for black marketeering. Together with Ross' cohorts Joe agrees to escape with them, but ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, gangsters, danger, chase, revenge, car, cabin, crash, boat, american, gun ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, south of france, cote d'azur ...
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