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Sailing & Seamanship Movies

by mskmehmet created 22 Nov 2011 | last updated – June 2016

Movies about sailing, boating, pirates, castaway, fishing, sea & boat adventure, biography, discovery, exploration, island and surfing, and hijacking.

(163 Titles)

 

1.

180° South (2010 Documentary)

    7.7/10  

The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. (85 mins.)

Director: Chris Malloy

Stars: Yvon Chouinard, Doug Tompkins, Keith Malloy, Alicia Salome Acuna Ika

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2.

Wind (1992)

    6.4/10  

Will Parker, played by Matthew Modine, loses the Americas Cup, the worlds biggest sailing prize, to... (126 mins.)

Director: Carroll Ballard

Stars: Matthew Modine, Jennifer Grey, Cliff Robertson, Jack Thompson

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“ Best sailing... ” - mskmehmet

 

3.

Waterworld (1995)

    6.1/10  

In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land. (135 mins.)

Director: Kevin Reynolds

Stars: Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis Hopper, Tina Majorino

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4.

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

    7.5/10  

During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters. (117 mins.)

Director: Raoul Walsh

Stars: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Moultrie Kelsall

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5.

Captains Courageous (1937)

    8.0/10  

Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns... (117 mins.)

Director: Victor Fleming

Stars: Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas

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“ Some sailing and excellent story ” - mskmehmet

 

6.

White Squall (1996)

    6.6/10  

Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage. (129 mins.)

Director: Ridley Scott

Stars: Jeff Bridges, Caroline Goodall, John Savage, Scott Wolf

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7.

Dead Calm (1989)

    6.8/10  

After a tragedy, John Ingram and his wife Rae spend some time isolated at sea when they come across a stranger who has abandoned a sinking ship. (96 mins.)

Director: Phillip Noyce

Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane, Rod Mullinar

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8.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

    7.4/10  

During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. (138 mins.)

Director: Peter Weir

Stars: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy

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“ Best sea war ” - mskmehmet

 

9.

The Bounty (1984)

    7.0/10  

The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows... (132 mins.)

Director: Roger Donaldson

Stars: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

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10.

Captain Ron (1992)

    5.6/10  

A family in Chicago inherits the yacht formerly owned by Clark Gable. They decide to sail it from the island of Ste... (90 mins.)

Director: Thom Eberhardt

Stars: Kurt Russell, Martin Short, Mary Kay Place, Benjamin Salisbury

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“ Best sailing comedy ” - mskmehmet

 

11.

The African Queen (1951)

    7.9/10  

In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. (105 mins.)

Director: John Huston

Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull

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12.

A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)

    6.8/10  

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. (103 mins.)

Director: Alexander Mackendrick

Stars: Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Dennis Price, Lila Kedrova

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13.

Against All Flags (1952)

    6.7/10  

Brian Hawke of the Royal Navy versus the pirates of Madagascar. (83 mins.)

Director: George Sherman

Stars: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Alice Kelley

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14.

Knife in the Water (1962)

    7.6/10  

On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization. (94 mins.)

Director: Roman Polanski

Stars: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Anna Ciepielewska

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“ if you liked "Dead Calm" you may enjoy this one also. ” - mskmehmet

 

15.

The Riddle of the Sands (1979)

    6.4/10  

In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale)... (102 mins.)

Director: Tony Maylam

Stars: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Simon MacCorkindale, Alan Badel

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16.

The Perfect Storm (2000)

    6.4/10  

An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger. (130 mins.)

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane

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17.

Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)

    7.2/10  

In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian. (178 mins.)

Director: Lewis Milestone

Stars: Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith

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18.

Plymouth Adventure (1952)

    6.4/10  

Trials and tribulations beset the one hundred odd settlers that journey to Virginia in 1620 including unexpectedly arriving in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (105 mins.)

Director: Clarence Brown

Stars: Spencer Tracy, Gene Tierney, Van Johnson, Leo Genn

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19.

Robinson Crusoe (1954)

    7.0/10  

The classic story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck (90 mins.)

Director: Luis Bunuel

Stars: Dan O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernández, Felipe de Alba, Chel López

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20.

Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950)

    5.7/10  

When he unwittingly sends some of his men into a trap, pirate Captain Peter Blood decides to rescue them... (91 mins.)

Director: Gordon Douglas

Stars: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, George Macready, Alfonso Bedoya

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21.

Morning Light (2008 Documentary)

    6.0/10  

Fifteen young sailors... six months of intense training... one chance at the brass ring. This documentary... (100 mins.)

Director: Mark Monroe

Stars: Chris Branning, Kate Theisen, Chris Schubert, Graham Brant-Zawadzki

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22.

Captain James Cook (1987 Mini-Series)

    8.3/10  

Based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. It was on his first voyage, in 1770 (while in the South Pacific region to observe the transit of Venus)... (480 mins.)

Stars: Keith Michell, John Gregg, Erich Hallhuber, Jacques Penot

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“ must watch ” - mskmehmet

 

23.

The Black Swan (1942)

    6.9/10  

An ex-pirate contends with rowdy buccaneers and a love-hate relationship with an aristocratic woman who's tougher than she seems. (87 mins.)

Director: Henry King

Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar, Thomas Mitchell

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24.

1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

    6.5/10  

Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people. (154 mins.)

Director: Ridley Scott

Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver, Loren Dean

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25.

The Hunt for Red October (1990)

    7.6/10  

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war? (135 mins.)

Director: John McTiernan

Stars: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

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26.

The Sea Hawk (1940)

    7.8/10  

Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword. (127 mins.)

Director: Michael Curtiz

Stars: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

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27.

Das Boot (1981)

    8.4/10  

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

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28.

The Vikings (1958)

    7.1/10  

A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess. (116 mins.)

Director: Richard Fleischer

Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh

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29.

Ondine (2009)

    6.8/10  

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net whom his precocious daughter believes to be a selkie. (111 mins.)

Director: Neil Jordan

Stars: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Dervla Kirwan, Alison Barry

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30.

Masquerade (1988)

    6.0/10  

A recently orphaned millionairess, Olivia, really hates her scheming step-father. Olivia finds love with a young yacht racing captain... (91 mins.)

Director: Bob Swaim

Stars: Rob Lowe, Meg Tilly, Kim Cattrall, Doug Savant

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31.

The Weight of Water (2000)

    6.0/10  

A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873... (113 mins.)

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Stars: Catherine McCormack, Sean Penn, Sarah Polley, Elizabeth Hurley

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32.

Voyage (1993 TV Movie)

    5.4/10  

Morgan and Catherine Norvell have their future plans ready. In Monte Carlo, their sailboat is stocked... (86 mins.)

Director: John Mackenzie

Stars: Rutger Hauer, Eric Roberts, Karen Allen, Connie Nielsen

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“ if you enjoyed "dead calm" you may want to watch this one also ” - mskmehmet

 

33.

Deep Water (2006 Documentary)

    7.9/10  

A documentary about the disastrous 1968 round-the-world yacht race. (93 mins.)

Director: Louise Osmond, Jerry Rothwell

Stars: Tilda Swinton, Donald Crowhurst, Jean Badin, Simon Russell Beale

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“ interesting story. if you have time and nothing else to watch... ” - mskmehmet

 

34.

Triangle (2009)

    6.9/10  

The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas. (99 mins.)

Director: Christopher Smith

Stars: Melissa George, Joshua McIvor, Jack Taylor, Michael Dorman

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35.

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

    7.3/10  

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son. (119 mins.)

Director: Wes Anderson

Stars: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston, Cate Blanchett

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“ should be good but very boring ” - mskmehmet

 

36.

Summer Rental (1985)

    6.2/10  

Jack Chester, a stressed air-traffic controller, takes his family on a beach vacation to Florida but is soon beset by problems, especially when an arrogant sailing champion shows up, who Jack challenges to a race. (87 mins.)

Director: Carl Reiner

Stars: John Candy, Richard Crenna, Rip Torn, Karen Austin

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“ should be good but not funny enough. ” - mskmehmet

 

37.

Yellowbeard (1983)

    6.0/10  

Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure... (96 mins.)

Director: Mel Damski

Stars: Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

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38.

The World in His Arms (1952)

    7.2/10  

Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco... (104 mins.)

Director: Raoul Walsh

Stars: Gregory Peck, Ann Blyth, Anthony Quinn, John McIntire

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39.

Billy Budd (1962)

    7.9/10  

Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried. (123 mins.)

Director: Peter Ustinov

Stars: Robert Ryan, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas, Paul Rogers

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40.

Wake of the Red Witch (1948)

    6.7/10  

During the 1860s in the South Pacific, Capt. Ralls, skipper of the Red Witch, has a series of adventures involving sunken gold bullion, pearls, natives, an unscrupulous ship owner and a giant octopus. (106 mins.)

Director: Edward Ludwig

Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Adele Mara

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41.

The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960)

    6.3/10  

Lieutenant Rip Crandall is hoodwinked into taking command of the "Wackiest Ship in the Navy" - a real... (99 mins.)

Director: Richard Murphy

Stars: Jack Lemmon, Ricky Nelson, John Lund, Chips Rafferty

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42.

South (1919 Documentary)

    7.5/10  

The story of the 1914-1916 Antarctic exploration mission of Sir Ernest Shackleton. The ship sails south... (88 mins.)

Stars: Ernest Shackleton, Frank Worsley, J. Stenhouse, L. Hussey

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43.

Longitude (2000 TV Movie)

    7.9/10  

Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it. (200 mins.)

Director: Charles Sturridge

Stars: Jonathan Coy, Christopher Hodsol, Jeremy Irons, Peter Cartwright

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44.

The Enemy Below (1957)

    7.6/10  

During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are good ones, and the engagement lasts for a considerable time. (98 mins.)

Director: Dick Powell

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel

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45.

The Endurance (2000 Documentary)

    7.9/10  

A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new... (97 mins.)

Director: George Butler

Stars: Liam Neeson, Julian Ayer, John Blackborow, David Cale

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46.

Kon-Tiki (1950 Documentary)

    8.0/10  

A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. (77 mins.)

Director: Thor Heyerdahl

Stars: Thor Heyerdahl, Herman Watzinger, Erik Hesselberg, Knut Haugland

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47.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

    8.1/10  

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. (143 mins.)

Director: Gore Verbinski

Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

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48.

Poseidon (2006)

    5.6/10  

On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship. (98 mins.)

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Josh Lucas

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49.

Cast Away (2000)

    7.7/10  

A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island. (143 mins.)

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Stars: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White

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50.

Nim's Island (2008)

    6.0/10  

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading. (96 mins.)

Director: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin

Stars: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman

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51.

Sea Wolf (2009 Mini-Series)

    6.4/10  

A young man is taken aboard a seal-hunting vessel helmed by the cruel captain Wolf Larsen. (180 mins.)

Stars: Sebastian Koch, Tim Roth, Neve Campbell, Stephen Campbell Moore

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52.

Robinson Crusoe (1997)

    5.9/10  

Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean... (105 mins.)

Director: Rodney K. Hardy, George Miller

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, William Takaku, Polly Walker, Ian Hart

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53.

Lord of the Flies (1990)

    6.4/10  

Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery. (90 mins.)

Director: Harry Hook

Stars: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly, James Badge Dale

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54.

Kon-Tiki (2012)

    7.2/10  

Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. (118 mins.)

Director: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg

Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd-Magnus Williamson

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55.

The Dove (1974)

    6.3/10  

The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove"... (105 mins.)

Director: Charles Jarrott

Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Deborah Raffin, John McLiam, Dabney Coleman

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56.

Violets Are Blue... (1986)

    5.7/10  

Young love may endure in your heart and one day re-ignite, but reality may soon dowse the flames. (88 mins.)

Director: Jack Fisk

Stars: Sissy Spacek, Kevin Kline, Bonnie Bedelia, John Kellogg

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57.

Lucky Lady (1975)

    5.1/10  

A trio of rum-runners during prohibition in the 1930s engage in a menage-a-trios after business hours. (118 mins.)

Director: Stanley Donen

Stars: Gene Hackman, Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Geoffrey Lewis

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58.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

    6.8/10  

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible. (107 mins.)

Director: Lasse Hallström

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Amr Waked, Kristin Scott Thomas

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59.

Message in a Bottle (1999)

    6.1/10  

A woman discovers a tragic love letter in a bottle on a beach, and is determined to track down its author. (131 mins.)

Director: Luis Mandoki

Stars: Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Paul Newman, John Savage

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60.

The Sea Wolf (1993 TV Movie)

    6.2/10  

Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost. (90 mins.)

Director: Michael Anderson

Stars: Charles Bronson, Catherine Mary Stewart, Marc Singer, Len Cariou

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61.

Charlie St. Cloud (2010)

    6.5/10  

Charlie's brother, Sam, dies in a car crash that Charlie survives. Charlie is given the gift of seeing his dead brother, but when the girl he falls in love with's life is at risk, he must choose between his girlfriend and his brother. (99 mins.)

Director: Burr Steers

Stars: Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew

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62.

Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)

    5.1/10  

When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive. (95 mins.)

Director: Hans Horn

Stars: Susan May Pratt, Richard Speight Jr., Niklaus Lange, Ali Hillis

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63.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

    7.3/10  

Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well. (151 mins.)

Director: Gore Verbinski

Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

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64.

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

    7.1/10  

Captain Barbossa, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must sail off the edge of the map, navigate treachery and betrayal, find Jack Sparrow, and make their final alliances for one last decisive battle. (169 mins.)

Director: Gore Verbinski

Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush

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65.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

    6.7/10  

Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too. (136 mins.)

Director: Rob Marshall

Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush

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66.

The Isle (2000)

    7.1/10  

A Carer becomes the mother to a secluded isle. (90 mins.)

Director: Ki-duk Kim

Stars: Jung Suh, Yoosuk Kim, Sung-hee Park, Jae-hyeon Jo

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67.

The Endless Summer (1966 Documentary)

    7.8/10  

The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters. (95 mins.)

Director: Bruce Brown

Stars: Robert August, Michael Hynson, Lord James Blears, Bruce Brown

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68.

Riding Giants (2004 Documentary)

    7.9/10  

Documentary detailing the origins and history of surf culture. (105 mins.)

Director: Stacy Peralta

Stars: Laird John Hamilton, Darrick Doerner, Dave Kalama, Jeff Clark

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69.

Moby Dick (1956)

    7.4/10  

The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. (116 mins.)

Director: John Huston

Stars: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice

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70.

The Old Man and the Sea (1958)

    7.0/10  

An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story. (86 mins.)

Director: John Sturges

Stars: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver, Don Diamond

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71.

Open Water (2003)

    5.7/10  

When two divers find themselves stranded in the ocean, getting rescued becomes the least of their worries when a frenzy of hungry sharks close in on them. (79 mins.)

Director: Chris Kentis

Stars: Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis, Saul Stein, Michael E. Williamson

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72.

Wild Caribbean (2007 TV Series)

    8.4/10  

Wild Caribbean is a four-part nature documentary series exploring the natural and cultural history of the Caribbean Islands and Sea. (50 mins.)

Stars: Steve Toussaint

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73.

Wild Pacific (2009 Mini-Series)

    8.8/10  

A documentary series on life in and adapted to the conditions of the Southern part of the Pacific Ocean...

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Mike Rowe, Richard Wollocombe, Mark Brownlow

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74.

Captain Kidd (1945)

    6.4/10  

The unhistorical adventures of pirate Captain Kidd revolve around treasure and treachery. (90 mins.)

Director: Rowland V. Lee

Stars: Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, Reginald Owen

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75.

Long John Silver (1954)

    5.9/10  

In this sequel to Treasure Island, Long John hopes to rescue his friend Jim from a rival pirate and return for more treasure. (106 mins.)

Director: Byron Haskin

Stars: Robert Newton, Connie Gilchrist, Lloyd Berrell, Grant Taylor

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76.

The Reef (2010)

    5.8/10  

A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef. (94 mins.)

Director: Andrew Traucki

Stars: Damian Walshe-Howling, Gyton Grantley, Adrienne Pickering, Zoe Naylor

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77.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

    7.2/10  

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo. (127 mins.)

Director: Richard Fleischer

Stars: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre

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78.

Uninhabited (2010)

    4.4/10  

A young couple go to a remote and deserted coral island for a camping holiday, only to find that the island is inhabited by a ghost seeking retribution for a past outrage. (93 mins.)

Director: Bill Bennett

Stars: Geraldine Hakewill, Henry James, Bob Baines, Billy Milionis

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79.

The New Swiss Family Robinson (1998)

    4.7/10  

When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his wife Ann, sons Shane... (90 mins.)

Director: Stewart Raffill

Stars: Jane Seymour, David Carradine, James Keach, John Asher

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80.

Cassandra's Dream (2007)

    6.7/10  

The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go badly and the two become enemies. (108 mins.)

Director: Woody Allen

Stars: Colin Farrell, Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Peter-Hugo Daly

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81.

The Sea Gypsies (1978)

    6.5/10  

A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle... (102 mins.)

Director: Stewart Raffill

Stars: Robert Logan, Mikki Jamison, Heather Rattray, Cjon Damitri Patterson

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82.

Big Miracle (2012)

    6.5/10  

In small town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. (107 mins.)

Director: Ken Kwapis

Stars: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, John Pingayak, Ahmaogak Sweeney

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83.

The Ferryman (2007)

    4.7/10  

The story of a group of twenty-something's who charter a boat to Fiji for the trip of a lifetime, before stumbling upon an evil that demands vengeance at any cost. (100 mins.)

Director: Chris Graham

Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Kerry Fox, Tamer Hassan, Amber Sainsbury

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“ HORROR ” - mskmehmet

 

84.

Down Periscope (1996)

    6.0/10  

Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days... (92 mins.)

Director: David S. Ward

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly, Rob Schneider, Harry Dean Stanton

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85.

Mister Roberts (1955)

    7.8/10  

Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2. (123 mins.)

Director: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy

Stars: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon

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86.

Visitors (2003)

    5.1/10  

The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo. (100 mins.)

Director: Richard Franklin

Stars: Radha Mitchell, Susannah York, Ray Barrett, Dominic Purcell

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87.

Captain Blood (1935)

    7.8/10  

After being wrongly convicted as a traitor, Peter Blood, an English physician, is sent to exile in the British colonies of the Caribbean, where he becomes a pirate. (119 mins.)

Director: Michael Curtiz

Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone

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88.

Last of the Buccaneers (1950)

    5.3/10  

Swashbuckler about the adventures of pirate Jean Lafitte after he helped save New Orleans from a British invasion during the War of 1812. (79 mins.)

Director: Lew Landers

Stars: Paul Henreid, Jack Oakie, Karin Booth, Mary Anderson

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89.

Father Goose (1964)

    7.4/10  

During WW2, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for a teacher and several students, all female. (118 mins.)

Director: Ralph Nelson

Stars: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard, Jack Good

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90.

Castaway (1986)

    5.9/10  

Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island... (117 mins.)

Director: Nicolas Roeg

Stars: Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, Georgina Hale, Frances Barber

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91.

Swept Away (1974)

    7.7/10  

A trip into the Mediterranean sea becomes a trip into the discovery of how society's frameworks of the rich and poor are delicate and temporary. (116 mins.)

Director: Lina Wertmüller

Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Riccardo Salvino, Isa Danieli

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92.

Love Wrecked (2005)

    4.9/10  

On a Caribbean cruise, Jenny is marooned on a beach with her rock and roll idol. Deliriously in love with the idea of time alone with him, she manages to hide the fact that they're a stone's throw away from their resort. (87 mins.)

Director: Randal Kleiser

Stars: Amanda Bynes, Chris Carmack, Jonathan Bennett, Jamie-Lynn Sigler

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93.

Married with Children (1987 TV Series)

Episode: Ship Happens: Part 1 (1995)

    8.0/10  

Peg wins a cruise but decides to take Al and the Darcys along with her, leaving the kids at home with Wolfman Jack, but as always, misfortune follows. (22 mins.)

Stars: Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal, Amanda Bearse

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94.

Married with Children (1987 TV Series)

Episode: Ship Happens: Part 2 (1995)

    7.9/10  

The Bundys ocean cruise takes a turn for the worse when their ship sinks and they are stranded on a... (22 mins.)

Stars: Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal, Amanda Bearse

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95.

The Bow (2005)

    7.2/10  

On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a baby. It is agreed that they will get married on her 17th birthday, and she is 16 now. They live a quiet and secluded life, renting the boat to day fishermen and practicing strange divination rites. Their life changes when a teenage student comes aboard... (90 mins.)

Director: Ki-duk Kim

Stars: Yeo-reum Han, Si-jeok Seo, Gook-hwan Jeon, Seong-hwang Jeon

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96.

Step Into Liquid (2003 Documentary)

    7.5/10  

Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary. (87 mins.)

Director: Dana Brown

Stars: Laird John Hamilton, Layne Beachley, Dan Malloy, Robert August

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97.

Billabong Odyssey (2003 Documentary)

    6.9/10  

Action sports documentary that follows the industry's best big wave surfers as they travel the world searching for the largest waves that nature has to offer. The journey spanned 18 months, 6 continents and produced up to 70 foot waves. (88 mins.)

Director: Philip Boston

Stars: Ken Bradshaw, Ken Collins, Brian L. Keaulana, Brad Gerlach

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98.

Treasure Island (1990 TV Movie)

    7.4/10  

The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver. (132 mins.)

Director: Fraser Clarke Heston

Stars: Charlton Heston, Christian Bale, Oliver Reed, Christopher Lee

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99.

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

    7.8/10  

Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard the HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti... (132 mins.)

Director: Frank Lloyd

Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

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100.

Mamma Mia! (2008)

    6.3/10  

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA. (108 mins.)

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård

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101.

Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998 TV Movie)

    8.2/10  

While Lt. Hornblower studies for his promotion examination, he is distracted by the serious supply problems that face his crew. (93 mins.)

Director: Andrew Grieve

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Denis Lawson, Ian McNeice

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102.

Finding Nemo (2003)

    8.2/10  

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. (100 mins.)

Director: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

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103.

Morituri (1965)

    7.0/10  

A war pacifist is blackmailed to pose as an SS officer and to disable the scuttling explosives on freighter carrying rubber cargo to be captured by the Allies. (123 mins.)

Director: Bernhard Wicki

Stars: Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Janet Margolin, Trevor Howard

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104.

The Sea Wolves (1980)

    6.3/10  

A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old. (120 mins.)

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen

Stars: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard

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105.

Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West (2002 Short Film)

    7.2/10  

This documentary chronicles the Lewis and Clark expedition and breathtaking landscape they crossed while searching for the northwest passage. (Source: Netflix) (42 mins.)

Director: Bruce Neibaur

Stars: Kelly Boulware, Sonny Surowiec, Alex Rice, Gregory Paul Jackson

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106.

Pirates (1986)

    6.1/10  

The adventures of pirate Captain Red and his first mate Frog. (121 mins.)

Director: Roman Polanski

Stars: Walter Matthau, Cris Campion, Damien Thomas, Olu Jacobs

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107.

Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998 TV Movie)

    8.3/10  

Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications. (93 mins.)

Director: Andrew Grieve

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Dorian Healy, Michael Byrne

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108.

Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999 TV Movie)

    8.0/10  

Lt. Hornblower and his crew are captured by the enemy while escorting a Duchess who has secrets of her own. (93 mins.)

Director: Andrew Grieve

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Cherie Lunghi, Christopher Fulford

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109.

Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999 TV Movie)

    8.1/10  

Lt. Hornblower and his mates are sent to accompany a doomed royalist invasion of revolutionary France. (100 mins.)

Director: Andrew Grieve

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Antony Sher, Samuel West

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110.

Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001 TV Movie)

    8.4/10  

Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain. (98 mins.)

Director: Andrew Grieve

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, David Warner, Nicholas Jones

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111.

Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 TV Movie)

    8.2/10  

Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny. (240 mins.)

Director: Andrew Grieve

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, David Warner, Nicholas Jones

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112.

Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003 TV Movie)

    8.2/10  

Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks. (125 mins.)

Director: Andrew Grieve

Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Greg Wise

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113.

Whale Rider (2002)

    7.6/10  

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize. (101 mins.)

Director: Niki Caro

Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis

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114.

Damn the Defiant! (1962)

    7.2/10  

On HMS Defiant, during the Napoleonic Wars, fair Captain Crawford is locked in a battle of wills against his cruel second-in-command Lt. Scott-Paget whose heavy-handed command style pushes the crew to mutiny. (101 mins.)

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Stars: Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Maurice Denham, Nigel Stock

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115.

The Buccaneer (1958)

    6.5/10  

During the War of 1812 against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland: General Andrew Jackson... (119 mins.)

Director: Anthony Quinn

Stars: Yul Brynner, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer, Inger Stevens

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116.

The Blue Lagoon (1980)

    5.7/10  

In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene. (104 mins.)

Director: Randal Kleiser

Stars: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern, William Daniels

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117.

All Is Lost (2013)

    6.9/10  

After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face. (106 mins.)

Director: J.C. Chandor

Stars: Robert Redford

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118.

A Hijacking (2012)

    7.2/10  

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. (103 mins.)

Director: Tobias Lindholm

Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim, Roland Møller

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119.

Captain Phillips (2013)

    7.9/10  

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. (134 mins.)

Director: Paul Greengrass

Stars: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener

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120.

Black Sails (2014 TV Series)

    8.2/10  

Captain Flint and his pirates, twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island". (56 mins.)

Stars: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Toby Stephens, Hannah New, Zach McGowan

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121.

Way Upstream (1987 TV Movie)

    8.2/10  

Two couples who go on a boating holiday together, and run into some strange people and events. (101 mins.)

Director: Terry Johnson

Stars: Nick Dunning, Joanne Pearce, Barrie Rutter, Marion Bailey

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122.

Crossbones (2014 TV Series)

    6.5/10  

Set during the golden age of piracy in the 1700s and centers on legendary pirate Blackbeard. (60 mins.)

Stars: John Malkovich, Richard Coyle, Claire Foy, Yasmine Al Massri

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123.

The Last Ship (2014 TV Series)

    7.4/10  

The crew of a naval destroyer is forced to confront the reality of a new existence when a pandemic kills off most of the earth's population. (60 mins.)

Stars: Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle

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124.

Vikings (2013 TV Series)

    8.6/10  

The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth. (44 mins.)

Stars: Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick

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125.

Last Resort (2012 TV Series)

    7.4/10  

A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the circumstances of the order, the Captain refuses to fire. After escaping an attack from another US sub, the crew and SEALs take refuge on a small island. (60 mins.)

Stars: Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, Daisy Betts, Camille De Pazzis

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126.

The Love Boat (1977 TV Series)

    6.1/10  

The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess. (60 mins.)

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

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127.

Doctor Dolittle (1967)

    6.2/10  

After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail. (152 mins.)

Director: Richard Fleischer

Stars: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough

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128.

Blessed (2008)

    6.4/10  

A successful city trader suddenly loses everything he truly cares about. Seeking comfort in isolation on a remote island, his life is turned upside down by the arrival of a little girl. (83 mins.)

Director: Mark Aldridge

Stars: James Nesbitt, Natascha McElhone, Gary Lewis, Lil Woods

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129.

Purple Noon (1960)

    7.8/10  

Tom Ripley is a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser; but there's more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess. (118 mins.)

Director: René Clément

Stars: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Laforêt, Erno Crisa

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130.

The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)

    6.7/10  

Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. (88 mins.)

Director: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt

Stars: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Martin Freeman

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131.

The Deep (2012)

    6.7/10  

Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland. (95 mins.)

Director: Baltasar Kormákur

Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Joi Johannsson, Thora Bjorg Helga

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132.

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

    7.0/10  

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick. (122 mins.)

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw

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133.

Lakeboat (2000)

    6.2/10  

Film adaptation of David Mamet's comic play Lakeboat about a grad student who takes a summer job on a Great Lakes freighter and sees life through the eyes of his low-brow crew members. (98 mins.)

Director: Joe Mantegna

Stars: Charles Durning, Peter Falk, Denis Leary, Robert Forster

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134.

Thicker Than Water (2000 Documentary)

    8.2/10  

Thicker Than Water is a 2000 documentary surf film directed by singer/songwriter Jack Johnson and his film school friend Chris Malloy... (45 mins.)

Director: Jack Johnson, Chris Malloy

Stars: Raimana Boucher, Saxon Boucher, Timmy Curran, Shane Dorian

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135.

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

    7.0/10  

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick. (122 mins.)

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw

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136.

Barinia: Food and People of the Mediterranean (2015 TV Series)

    9.1/10  

Patrick and Narelle Stevens celebrate a 25 year dedication to a classic yacht called Barinia. They will take viewers on a voyage of culture, food and friendship along the alluring coastlines of Italy, Greece, Turkey and France. (25 mins.)

Stars: Narelle Stevens, Patrick Stevens

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137.

The Admiral (2014)

    7.1/10  

At the strait 'Roaring Currents', master strategist Admiral Yi and his 12 battleships oppose enemy's fleet of 330, and win the most incredible victory of history. (126 mins.)

Director: Han-min Kim

Stars: Min-sik Choi, Seung-ryong Ryu, Jin-woong Jo, Myung-gon Kim

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138.

Pirates (2014)

    6.6/10  

A band of pirates and a group of bandits fight to catch a gray whale that has swallowed a royal stamp. (130 mins.)

Director: Seok-hoon Lee

Stars: Nam-gil Kim, Ye-jin Son, Hae-jin Yoo, Kyeong-yeong Lee

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139.

Titanic (1997)

    7.7/10  

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)

Director: James Cameron

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

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140.

The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)

    6.8/10  

A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a result, vindicate his good name. (105 mins.)

Director: Michael Anderson

Stars: Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams

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141.

The Cove (2009 Documentary)

    8.5/10  

Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health. (92 mins.)

Director: Louie Psihoyos

Stars: Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Hardy Jones, Michael Illiff

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142.

Nova Zembla (2011)

    5.8/10  

A Dutch exploration team sets sail to find the North East passage to the Indies. The weather had other ideas for them. (108 mins.)

Director: Reinout Oerlemans

Stars: Doutzen Kroes, Derek de Lint, Robert de Hoog, Jan Decleir

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143.

Sharkwater (2006 Documentary)

    8.0/10  

An investigation of sharks' importance to ecosystems and humankind's mass destruction of shark species worldwide. (89 mins.)

Director: Rob Stewart

Stars: Rob Stewart, Paul Watson, Patrick Moore, Erich Ritter

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144.

Blackfish (2013 Documentary)

    8.1/10  

A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. (83 mins.)

Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite

Stars: Tilikum, Dave Duffus, Samantha Berg, Dean Gomersall

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145.

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

    7.2/10  

A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island. (126 mins.)

Director: Ken Annakin

Stars: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

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146.

12 Paces without a Head (2009)

    5.5/10  

East Fresia 1401: the era of the feared sea pirates Klaus Störtebeker and Gödeke Michels is coming to an end... (108 mins.)

Director: Sven Taddicken

Stars: Ronald Zehrfeld, Matthias Schweighöfer, Oliver Bröcker, Hinnerk Schönemann

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147.

Swashbuckler (1976)

    6.0/10  

A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant. (101 mins.)

Director: James Goldstone

Stars: Robert Shaw, James Earl Jones, Peter Boyle, Geneviève Bujold

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148.

Treasure Island (2007)

    4.7/10  

A terrible storm is raging the night it all begins - with a knock on the door. 17-year-old Jim Hawkins... (186 mins.)

Director: Hansjörg Thurn

Stars: François Goeske, Diane Willems, Tobias Moretti, Christian Redl

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149.

Captains Courageous (1996 TV Movie)

    6.8/10  

Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar... (93 mins.)

Director: Michael Anderson

Stars: Robert Urich, Kenny Vadas, Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Robert Wisden

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150.

Captains Courageous (1977 TV Movie)

    7.3/10  

A spoiled little rich boy learns what life is really like after he falls overboard in the middle of the ocean and is picked up by a crusty old sea captain. (100 mins.)

Director: Harvey Hart

Stars: Karl Malden, Jonathan Kahn, Johnny Doran, Neville Brand

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151.

Undercurrent (2010)

    6.4/10  

The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea...

Director: Árni Ásgeirsson

Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Gísli Örn Garðarsson

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152.

Shun Li and the Poet (2011)

    7.3/10  

A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon. (98 mins.)

Director: Andrea Segre

Stars: Tao Zhao, Rade Serbedzija, Marco Paolini, Roberto Citran

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153.

The Finest Hours (2016)

    6.8/10  

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. (117 mins.)

Director: Craig Gillespie

Stars: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana

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154.

The Wave (2015)

    6.7/10  

Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger, collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it. (105 mins.)

Director: Roar Uthaug

Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro, Edith Haagenrud-Sande

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155.

Pressure (2015)

    5.7/10  

A group of men are trapped in a small pod on the sea bed, after diving down to fix an oil pipeline and becoming separated from their ship. (91 mins.)

Director: Ron Scalpello

Stars: Danny Huston, Matthew Goode, Joe Cole, Alan McKenna

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156.

Against the Sun (2014)

    6.5/10  

A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission. (100 mins.)

Director: Brian Falk

Stars: Garret Dillahunt, Tom Felton, Jake Abel, Nadia Parra

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157.

Into the Blue (2005)

    5.8/10  

A group of divers find themselves in deep trouble with a drug lord after they come upon the illicit cargo of a sunken airplane. (110 mins.)

Director: John Stockwell

Stars: Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Scott Caan, Ashley Scott

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158.

Swept Away (2002)

    3.6/10  

A snooty socialite is stranded on a Mediterranean island with a communist sailor. (89 mins.)

Director: Guy Ritchie

Stars: Madonna, Adriano Giannini, Bruce Greenwood, Elizabeth Banks

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159.

Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)

    5.1/10  

In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love. (102 mins.)

Director: William A. Graham

Stars: Brian Krause, Milla Jovovich, Lisa Pelikan, Courtney Barilla

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160.

Abandon Ship (1957)

    7.7/10  

Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner. (100 mins.)

Director: Richard Sale

Stars: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd

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161.

Admiral (2015)

    7.1/10  

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and the country itself is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the county's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter. (151 mins.)

Director: Roel Reiné

Stars: Charles Dance, Rutger Hauer, Daniel Brocklebank, Ella-June Henrard

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162.

Martha (1967)

    7.2/10  

A great cult comedy that was probably ahead of its time. A beloved movie among danish sailors. Martha is a very old and very rusty freight steamer... (93 mins.)

Director: Erik Balling

Stars: Poul Reichhardt, Poul Bundgaard, Morten Grunwald, Ove Sprogøe

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163.

The Guardian (2006)

    6.8/10  

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's "A" School, where legendary rescue swimmer Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice. (139 mins.)

Director: Andrew Davis

Stars: Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward, Melissa Sagemiller

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